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2013-12-12 23:25:07

PCS Edventures, Inc. (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced the execution of a contract with T4EDU, a company that administrates and oversees contracting and projects for the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 PCS Edventures, Inc. (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today...

2013-11-12 23:33:46

High-level Award Ceremony Celebrates the Winners of the 2013 Contest of High School and University Students from Across Azerbaijan Addressing the Global Challenges Described by the Millennium Project (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 “Face to Face with the Future Generation” National Essay Contest is a joint project of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of Azerbaijan Republic, the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Republic, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of...


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Persian cyclamen, Cyclamen persicum
2014-01-08 20:39:58

Cyclamen persicum is a flowering, herbaceous plant from the Myrsinaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Persian cyclamen. C. persicum is a tuberous plant. A tuber is a modified plant structure that is enlarged to store nutrients. The flowers and leaves come from buds at the top of the tuber. Roots emerge from the sides and bottom. Wild specimens have heart-shaped leaves that grow as long as 6 inches. They are usually green in color, with a light green marbling effect on the...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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