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2013-08-09 23:00:46

America’s first woman in space hailed as a “role model to generations of young women” and passionate advocate of science education. San Diego, CA (PRWEB)

2013-07-31 23:34:48

Individuals work to increase participation of girls and women in technology and computing Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The National Center

2013-07-31 23:28:37

Sproglit unveils a back-to-school app that boosts math scores by 8-11% in just one hour of play.

2013-07-12 23:37:24

In an exclusive one-hour sit-down with the host of The Costa Report, Rebecca Costa, Linda Tripp ended her self-imposed ban on speaking to the press. San Jose,


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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