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2014-10-07 08:29:53

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of malignant mesothelioma or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 as soon as possible after the actual diagnosis in order to ensure they have instant access to the nation's best mesothelioma compensation attorneys. This week the group is sharing a recent CNN Money article on the topic of wills to provide valuable information for those who may not know where to look...

2014-10-07 08:29:21

Funds to Be Used to Extend Commercial Efforts, Capitalize on Promising Patient Data KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions(®) today announced the addition of $8.5 million to its previously announced financing. Arboretum Ventures, a Michigan-based venture capital firm specializing in the healthcare sector, joined an international syndicate of institutional investors from Australia, the U.S. and Canada that includes M.H. Carnegie & Co. and Lumira Capital....

2014-10-06 23:02:20

The Capital Area Food Bank launches a new series of brownbag lunch conversations to foster discourse around hunger in the Washington metro area. For the inaugural brownbag, the CAFB welcomes DC Council Member and four-time Mayoral Candidate Carol Schwartz. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 What: The Capital Area Food Bank launches a new series of brownbag lunch conversations to foster discourse around hunger in the Washington metro area. For the inaugural brownbag, the CAFB...

2014-10-06 16:21:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 9, to outline the space and Earth-based assets that will have extraordinary opportunities to image and study a comet from relatively close range to Mars on Sunday, Oct. 19. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The briefing will be held in NASA Headquarters' auditorium, 300 E Street SW in Washington, and broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's website....

Florida Keys
2014-10-06 16:21:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA are funding three demonstration projects that will lay the foundation for the first national network to monitor marine biodiversity at scales ranging from microbes to whales. The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) also plans to contribute. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The projects, funded at...

2014-10-06 12:30:39

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FOX Architects, LLC won multiple awards October 2 at the NAIOP Maryland/DC Chapter's 2014 Awards of Excellence. FOX Architects was recognized for their Nuclear Energy Institute, American Forest & Paper Association, Barbaricum, Marriott, and 440 First Street projects. "The NAIOP Maryland/DC Awards of Excellence incorporate so many great achievements in our industry," said Founding Partner, Bob Fox. "It is always a tremendous honor to be...

2014-10-06 08:24:52

- Michael Kurtzman Joins thePlatform as Vice President of Sales for the Americas - SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company and independent subsidiary of Comcast, today announced the appointment of Michael Kurtzman as Vice President of Sales for the Americas, where he will be responsible for leading the company's sales in North, South and Central America. Additionally, the company today announced that Jouari Santiago...

2014-10-03 23:02:54

Issaquah citizens invited to join Mayor, Chamber of Commerce, Salmon Days Committee, Sister-City Commission, and residents of University House Issaquah at gala to welcome artist delegation from Chefchaouen, Morocco. (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 To welcome the delegation from Issaquah’s Sister-City, Chefchaouen, Morocco, University House Issaquah is hosting a Delegation Celebration on Friday October 3rd from 3:30pm until 7pm at 22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah 98029. The Chefchaouen...

space radiobiology research
2014-10-03 12:21:03

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Human Research Program will fund nine proposals for ground-based research that will help enable extended and safer human exploration of space by quantifying and, ultimately, reducing the risks posed by space radiation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Using beams of high-energy, heavy ions that simulate space radiation, the research will employ new experimental approaches to understand better the role of...

2014-10-02 16:29:23

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telect, a global leader in the design and manufacture of network infrastructure equipment solutions, headquartered in Liberty Lake, Washington, announces the addition of five new Regional Sales Directors. Effective immediately, Telect welcomes Michael Crook in Northern California, Russ Evans in Southern California, Chris Scirpoli in Maryland, Kevin Stevens in Connecticut, and Blaine Walton in Texas. "This marks an exciting day for...


Latest Washington Reference Libraries

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

Mount Rainer National Park
2013-04-24 16:30:45

Mount Rainer National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States. The park holds 236,381 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Puyallup and Yakama tribes. Many sites were found throughout the park showing evidence of older tribes including rock shelters and projectile points. The establishment of the park began in 1893, when the Pacific Forest Reserve was established. This area included a national forest as well as Mount Rainer and...

Olympic National Park
2013-04-18 01:02:08

Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula, in the United States. The park holds 922,650 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Most of the tribes were wiped out once European explorers introduced diseases into the area. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the logging industry boomed, but the public began to express concerns of over logging in the 1920’s. However, the first proposal to establish the area as a...

North Cascades National Park
2013-04-18 00:41:24

North Cascades National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States and was established in 1968. The park holds 504,781 acres and is the largest of three national park areas known as the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. It once contained 318 glaciers, but all of these have retreated at a fast rate and many glaciers have completely disappeared. The largest remaining glacier is Boston Glacier, but other large glaciers include Redoubt, Neve, and McAllister....

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.