Statement From the Rosalind Franklin Society: Lawrence Summers Not the Right Choice for Cabinet Position in Obama Administration
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American
electorate has changed the course of history by demonstrating that an
African American can do anything. We hope that the messages of the Obama
presidency will be broader than that -- that any American can do anything.
Season affects weight loss drive: summers the best!
New Year brings with it the burden of making resolutions. But how true are they? We all know.
We might decide // to loose weight and look gorgeous at the New Year’s but it gets relegated to the summer season. March is when most people actually try to follow through on it, as put by a study base...
Benetton Perfumes Add Fragrance to Sweaty Summers
After chic clothes and fashion accessories, United Colors of Benetton has unveiled its new range of perfumes called 'Cotton' to make the hot , sweaty summers
fresh and fragrant.
The new range is available in three variations - Woman, Man and Unisex.
The Benetton Group has signed an ...
Hamptons' Artists & Writers 61st Annual Charity Softball Game To Benefit Phoenix House - To be Held at Herrick Park, East Hampton, Saturday, August 15, 2009, 3 pm
...rom the Phoenix Academy of Long Island will be selling hot dogs and other concession items.
"I was proud to serve as umpire for this event more summers
ago than I care to admit," said former President Bill Clinton , in a letter to the organizers. "I know firsthand how much fun it is, and how dedicate...
Seven Tips for Safer Home Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs
...hat summer is in full swing, stories about home pool or hot tub tragedies are making headlines across the county.
With millions enjoying their summers
by swimming in backyard pools and relaxing in hot tubs, the need for home pool and hot tub safety is urgent.
The American Red Cross and Nation...
Lloydspharmacy Reveals Hayfever Misery to Hit One in Two People by 2060
...llion people will have hayfever due to severe pollen seasons caused by climate change.
City-dwellers will be worst affected by hayfever as warmer summers
will intensify air pollution which affects the respiratory tract and allergenicity of pollens. In 50 years time, it is likely that almost three quarte...
Free Heat Illness Prevention Seminars Offered by State Fund and Cal/OSHA Consultation Service
...nd their employees about the serious dangers of heat illness.
"The hazards of heat illness cannot be overstated. Last year was one of the hottest summers
on record for outdoor workers," said State Fund President Jan Frank. "State Fund provides these seminars to help protect businesses and workers in Cal...
Winter's Cold, Summer's Heat Take a Toll
...ely affect health."
But cold weather wasn't the only cause of seasonal fluctuations in exercise. Women who lived in regions that have extremely hot summers
recorded lower activity levels during that season, the study reported.
The participants were divided into two groups of physical activity counselin...
Senior Market Sales Offers Discounted E&O Insurance for Agents
...ss placed through SMS because we work with top carriers in the Medicare, Life, Annuity and Long-Term Care markets, and our service is second-to-none," summers
said. "So the E&O insurance discount is just one more reason for our agents to place all of their business with Senior Market Sales."
Old-Growth Forests Dying Off in U.S. West
... correlated with the increase in mortality rates."
Rising temperatures in the Western United States have changed weather patterns, Stephenson said. summers
are getting longer, increasing drought conditions. "It is possible that trees are under more drought stress," he said.
Moreover, warmer temperature...
summers in Biological News
Pest management specialist Charles Summers wins prestigious Woodworth Award
A University of California entomologist whose career spans 39 years in the pest management of field and vegetable crops, is the winner of the prestigious Charles W. Woodworth Award from the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America.
Charles "Charlie" Summers, stationed at the UC ...
Lands surface change on Alaska tundra creating longer, warmer summers in Arctic
A gradual lengthening of the snow-free season in Alaska's tundra, and a corresponding northward progression of the growth of shrubs and trees, may be creating a cycle of warmer and longer summers
in the Alaskan Arctic according to a new study to be published in the Sept. 22, 2005, issue of Science ...
Recovery act-funded research projects aid communities across the country
...onomies. Through the National Institutes of Health's ARRA-funded summer experience program, more than 3,000 educators and students are spending their summers
in the nation's leading biomedical research laboratories. The Department of Energy's Office of Science is using ARRA funding to establish 16 Energy Fr...
Corn yield stability varies with rotations, fertility
...en requirements, continuous corn can perform equally well to the rotated in high-yielding years, but performs poorly in low-yielding years such as dry summers
and wet springs.
When synthetic fertilizers or phosphorus-based manure are applied, however, continuous corn may yield less than rotated corn in lo...
New theory gives more precise estimates of large-scale biodiversity
...e, for example, will have a worse impact than people think, while losing half of a large area would turn out better, he said.
Harte, who spends his summers
in the Rocky Mountains studying the impact of climate change on plants, has for decades mulled over the problem of extrapolating from small study plot...
Arctic climate under greenhouse conditions in the Late Cretaceous
... New evidence for ice-free summers
with intermittent winter sea ice in the Arctic Ocean during the Late Cretaceous a period of greenhouse conditions - gives a glimpse of how the Arctic...
First ever worldwide census analysis of caribou/reindeer numbers reveals dramatic decline
...s include; earlier spring green ups that now occur before migrating herds arrive north and which deprive mothers and calves of quality feeding; warmer summers
that cause more intense insect activity harassing animals and affecting their feeding; the impact of more freezing rain during winter on the lichens t...
CU-Boulder study shows 53 million-year-old high Arctic mammals wintered in darkness
...surface drinking water tied to precipitation and temperature, providing additional climate information, said Eberle. The results point to warm, humid summers
and mild winters in the high Arctic 53 million years ago, where temperatures probably ranged from just above freezing to near 70 degrees Fahrenheit, E...
New dinosaur species possible in Northwestern Alberta
...Miyashita. "It also shows for the first time a significant number of Troodons in the area [who] hunted hatchling dinosaurs."
Over the course of two summers
of field work Miyashita and Fanti began building a theory that Grande Prairie is a "missing link" between known dinosaur species that existed much fur...
Field Museum paleontologist leads study on two new dinosaurs from China
... During the summers
of 2006 and 2007, an international team of researchers from China and the United States excavated a treasure trove of dinosaur skeletons from Early Cr...
summers in Biological Technology
Ultrafast optical shutter is switched entirely by laser light
... makes it possible for the structure to change from the semiconducting to the metallic states. Its a little like taking a deep breath to get into last summers
This mechanism also allows the researchers to trigger the transition without changing the films temperature. We can focus the laser beam on ...
Greeks get space-based help in wake of deadly fires
... Cleanup and rebuilding teams responding to the devastation across Greece caused by this summers
deadly fires are getting help from space. A series of crisis map products based on satellite acquisitions of affected areas are being provided to aid ...
Entrepreneurial Spirit Infectious in Milwaukee
... a tiny creature whose sheer powers of multiplication were quickly making it the scourge of the entire Great Lakes region.
Having both worked many summers
at a Toledo-area marina, my buddies had heard the complaints about the mussels, read about a way to eradicate them, and then decided to launch a busin...
Doyle and the Legislature Have Much To Agree Upon When It Comes To The Economy
... MADISON Remember this summers
property tax freeze budget proposal? Legislative Republicans voted for it because they thought it was great politics; many of them were less convinced...
Sony Completes Acquisition of Sonic Foundry
...th he and his company have received an incredibly warm welcome in Madison. He has fond memories of this area as he grew up in Minnesota and spent many summers
at his familys farm just outside Madison.
We intend to be an active member of the community. We will be visible and do what we can to support the t...
Diversity still an elusive goal in IT, other tech fields
... Former Harvard president Lawrence H. summers
created a firestorm last year when he suggested that female under-represent...es between men and women. While that comment may be only part of the reason summers
is the former president of Harvard, it focused the spotlight on the need fo...
Midwest shines among best hospitals in U.S.
...back lots of memories of childhood sing-alongs. A good part of my childhood summers
were spent on a former whaling island off the coast of Massachusetts known ...ting," "Erie Canal," and "O Mary don't you weep." I had flashbacks to those summers
listening to this album. It is clear that Springsteen and friends are havi...