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2011-09-12 11:26:57

The amount of radiation released during the Fukushima nuclear disaster was so great that the level of atmospheric radioactive aerosols in Washington state was 10,000 to 100,000 times greater than normal levels in the week following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that triggered the disaster.

Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Is A Hybrid
2011-09-09 09:59:31

Flitting among the cool slopes of the Appalachian Mountains is a tiger swallowtail butterfly species that evolved when two other species of swallowtails hybridized long ago, a rarity in the animal world.

2011-08-25 21:28:14

Researchers at Rutgers University and the University of Texas at Austin have reported a discovery that could help scientists develop drugs to fight seasonal influenza epidemics caused by the common influenza B strain.

2011-08-12 07:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Petroleum Extension Service (PETEX(R)) is proud to announce the launch of its new Professional Land Management Certificate Program in Austin, Houston and San Antonio.

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2011-08-08 08:45:00

Recently researchers tested packed lunches of more than 700 school children and found less than two percent of the meats, vegetables and dairy products were in a safe temperature zone, increasing the risk of foodborne illness for the children who bring them into day care and school.

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2011-08-07 06:42:06

Female cognitive ability can limit how melodious or handsome males become over evolutionary time.

2011-08-04 06:07:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Education technology firm AcademyOne announced the launch of the Grad TX website (www.GradTX.org). AcademyOne develops innovative technology including, websites, portals and mobile applications promoting college and career success.

2011-08-03 00:00:29

Collaboration represents new training opportunities for San Antonio professionals. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 Continuing and Innovative Education (CIE) at The University of Texas at Austin is teaming with The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) to offer human resources and project management training on UTSA’s downtown campus.

2011-07-28 11:30:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentry Data Systems, Inc., a healthcare business intelligence technology solutions company headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Florida, announces the opening of a new office in Austin, Texas on August 1, 2011.


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2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.