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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...

2014-10-02 12:21:49

SEATTLE, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Group CEO Stein Kruse presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children's Hospital's Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Seattle Mariners home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and their "K's for Kids" program that debuted during the 2014 baseball season....

2014-10-02 08:35:27

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), continues its ongoing mission to expand and diversify the Internet's global addressing system in October by making two highly anticipated gTLDs available to the public. This week, users worldwide are able to register addresses in .CITY, followed on October 15 by .HEALTHCARE. Donuts' significant role in the new gTLD program continues to expand,...

2014-10-01 12:35:55

Leading Research University Leverages Jointly Created Learning, Analytics, and Content Solution WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has reaffirmed and expanded their partnership with Blackboard by moving to the company's customized learning and analytics offering for Internet2's higher education members. Announced earlier this year, Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ offering was developed in partnership with technology leaders from...

2014-10-01 12:27:03

The Real Deal With Diabetes; Dangerous Drug Shortages; Mending The Safety Net; 50+ Have The Bucks; Medicare Enrollment Scams & More WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don't Ignore the Signs of Diabetes: 1 in 4 Americans over the age of 65 have diabetes and a shocking 86 million Americans have prediabetes. Although manageable, diabetes can be a life-threatening disease if left untreated. In the new issue of AARP Bulletin, Actress S. Epatha Merkerson reveals her own...

2014-09-30 08:35:17

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canna Brands, Inc. ("Canna Brands" or the "Company") today announced its request for new ticker symbol CBMJ, replacing CBWP, was approved by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Effective today, all trading in Canna Brands common shares will proceed under the new symbol CBMJ. No action is required of shareholders. Canna Brands acquires, develops and markets branded cannabis specialty goods for infusion and...

2014-09-30 08:22:37

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and security company Saab, the Virginia SATSLab, Inc. (VSATS) and the Leesburg Executive Airport (Leesburg, VA) are partnering to demonstrate and evaluate Saab remote tower technologies at Leesburg Executive Airport. During the summer of 2015, the partnership will demonstrate and evaluate the remote tower system for use at non-towered airports. The Virginia Department of Aviation is an advisory partner for the project. For the...

2014-09-28 23:02:55

Athenix Body Sculpting Institute offers Innovative Fat Reduction Technology for visible results within 2 weeks of treatment Bellevue, Washington (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 Athenix Body Sculpting Institute, a cosmetic plastic surgery practice that specializes in body contouring is the first in the State of Washington to offer the UltraShape™, a breakthrough treatment recently FDA cleared for fat cell destruction. The UltraShape System developed by medical device leader Syneron Candela...

2014-09-26 23:08:24

Delivering knowledge solutions and value-based design has been the mission of Flad's San Francisco office since its inception 20 years ago. The firm's West Coast practice has been enhanced by the addition of three new professionals, Brad Leathley, Martin Regge and Kim Drake, located in Seattle, Washington. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Delivering knowledge solutions and value-based design has been the mission of Flad Architects’ San Francisco office since its...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin