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2014-04-25 23:03:23

First-time entry for Utah-based Remember My Service (RMS) Productions; Feature-length documentary produced as part of RMS partnership with Department of Defense Korean War 60th Commemoration; Premiere in Salt Lake City May 14, GIFF Screening in Washington, D.C., May 25 Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Remembered War, a first-time entry for RMS Productions, has been selected for the GI Film Festival 2014 Memorial Day weekend in Washington, D.C., and in Los Angeles this...

2014-04-24 16:22:31

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take you 25 hours driving 60 miles per hour to cross them. That's like driving the 1,500 miles between Boston and Miami. And it's a problem that's close to home. An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released this month by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) shows...

2014-04-23 23:17:54

Career Step is pleased to announce that it is offering over $450,000 in scholarships to seniors graduating from Utah high schools this year. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education, is pleased to announce that it is offering over $450,000 in scholarships to seniors graduating from Utah high schools this year. One career training scholarship will be awarded to a student from each of the 149 approved Utah high schools. “Education is...

2014-04-23 08:37:21

-Co-Chair of Utah Technology Council's CEO Peer-2-Peer Forum Receives Acknowledgement for Exceptional Contributions To UTC and to the Technology Community During 2013- SALT LAKE CITY and SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of exceptional work in vitalizing and enriching Utah's technology companies and their leadership teams, the Utah Technology Council (UTC) today named Veracity Solutions CEO Galen Murdock its 2014 CEO of the Year....

2014-04-23 08:31:46

University of Utah Health Care was the first academic medial center to post physician reviews online in Dec. 2012 and continues to advance its system. SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As other health care systems around the country prepare to follow in the footsteps of University of Utah Health Care --the first hospital system in the country to post online physician reviews and comments --Utah's only academic medical center is reporting new data about the...

2014-04-22 23:10:15

To celebrate MOJO-Themes.com turning four years old this month, customers can buy a bundle of premium WordPress themes including WooCommerce themes, business themes and more. The 4th Anniversary Bundle starts on April 21, 2014 and lasts for one week. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 MOJO-Themes, a premium website theme and template marketplace, announces its 4th Anniversary Bundle. MOJO-Themes.com has become known as one of the leading WordPress theme marketplaces. To...

2014-04-22 20:20:27

- Memorial will educate youth on the cost of freedom and honor fallen Utah soldiers - SALT LAKE CITY, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah Freedom Memorial (www.utahfreedommemorial.org) today announced groundbreaking on a new Memorial designed to honor Utah's military heroes, veterans past, present and future, prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action, wounded or disabled and those that have paid the ultimate price for freedom. Utah native Adam Galvez who died in action in Iraq in...

2014-04-22 12:37:07

SecurityMetrics PCI scanning tests, finds, and remediates 24/7/365 OREM, Utah, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Running thousands of scans per day, SecurityMetrics has successfully recertified as an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council (SSC) for the ninth consecutive year. A leading provider of data security and compliance solutions, SecurityMetrics' award-winning External Vulnerability Scanning services help businesses identify...

2014-04-22 08:38:41

New study from Experian's ProtectMyID® reveals the habits that make people vulnerable COSTA MESA, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- A new online survey conducted for Experian's ProtectMyID(®) reveals Utahns still are potentially at risk from the continuing threat of identity theft. The survey shows that more than half (52 percent) of Utah residents either have been a victim of identity theft or know someone who has been affected by the crime. Despite this, people fail to take even...

2014-04-22 08:29:11

Study Results Are Published in The American Journal of Human Genetics SALT LAKE CITY, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new computational tool developed at the University of Utah has successfully identified diseases with unknown gene mutations in three separate cases, University of Utah researchers and their colleagues report in The American Journal of Human Genetics. The software, Phevor (Phenotype Driven Variant Ontological Re-ranking tool), identifies undiagnosed...


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Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
2013-11-21 15:52:49

Caribou-Targhee National Forest can be found in the states of Idaho and Wyoming, with a small section located in Utah in the United States. The forest is broken into several separate sections and stretches over 2.63 million acres. Towards the east, the forest borders Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest. The majority of the forest is a part of the 20 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Caribou and Targhee National Forests were...

Ashley National Forest
2013-11-21 09:50:52

Ashley National Forest is a National Forest found in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Within the boundaries of this forest are 1,382,346 acres in Utah and 96,223 acres in Wyoming of vast forests, lakes, and mountains with elevations ranging from 6,000 to 13,500 feet. It covers portions of Daggett, Summit, Uintah, Duchesne, and Utah counties in Utah and Sweetwater County in Wyoming. Some of the most popular landmarks in this forest include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area...

Bear Lake Monster
2013-10-28 10:22:57

The Bear Lake monster is a cryptid said to inhabit Bear Lake that sits on the border between Utah and Idaho. The creature is part of local folklore that first appeared from articles that were written by Joseph C. Rich in 1868. The article said that the local Indians called the creature a “water devil”, and that the creature has reappeared. According to the article, many white settlers have seen the creature. Rich 26 years later admitted that he fabricated the original sightings as a...

Bryce Canyon National Park
2013-04-17 23:38:39

Bryce Canyon National Park is located in the southwestern portion of Utah in the United States. The park holds 35,835 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes like the Basketmaker Anasazi and the Paiute Indians. The first explorers of European and American ancestry visited the area in the 18th and 19th centuries. Many explorers searched the area for viable farming and ranching grounds. A scientific expedition traveled into the area in 1872, led by John Wesley Powell....

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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