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Press Release Network
Dubai has Potential to become �City of the Future� by Fostering Culture of Discovery, Affirms Neil deGrasse Tyson at WGS 2016 The most fertile times in the history of civilizations come from a culture of
Dubai has Potential to become �City of the Future� by Fostering Culture of Discovery, Affirms Neil deGrasse Tyson at WGS 2016
Press Release Network / Posted 2 hours ago
The most fertile times in the history of civilizations come from a culture of discovery, which was prevalent in the Arab... Read more
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Newswise
Early Human Ancestor Didn’t Have the Jaws of a Nutcracker, Study Finds Biting too hard would have dislocated jaw of Australopithecus sediba Availabl
Early Human Ancestor Didn’t Have the Jaws of a Nutcracker, Study Finds
Newswise / Posted 8 hours ago
Biting too hard would have dislocated jaw of Australopithecus sediba Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsNature Communications; NSF BCS 0725219, 0725183, 0725147,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bring own pillow: Museum slumber partiesWashington - After the daytime visitors have left, many museums reopen their do
Bring own pillow: Museum slumber parties
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
Washington - After the daytime visitors have left, many museums reopen their doors for the second shift of explorers: adventurous souls willing to spend the night among such unusual bedfellows as mummies, a giant squid (battling a sperm whale, no... Read more
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Japan Today
Genes show why bedbugs are tough suckers to kill ‹ Japan TodayBedbugs, the notorious bloodthirsty critters which tormented the residents of N
Genes show why bedbugs are tough suckers to kill ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 20 hours ago
Bedbugs, the notorious bloodthirsty critters which tormented the residents of New York City some years ago, have become genetically wired to resist pesticides, experts say. In a pair of studies published in the science journal Nature Communications,... Read more
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Quartz
These architects are in the process of reshaping New York City’s skyline - Quartz Up New York has long been a laboratory for architecture—a “theater
These architects are in the process of reshaping New York City’s skyline
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
- Quartz Up New York has long been a laboratory for architecture—a “theater of progress,” as Rem... Read more
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Science Daily
New tarantula named after Johnny Cash among 14 spider species found in the United States"We often hear about how new species are being discovered from remote corners o
New tarantula named after Johnny Cash among 14 spider species found in the United States
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
"We often hear about how new species are being discovered from remote corners of the Earth, but what is remarkable is that these spiders are in our own backyard," says Dr. Chris Hamilton, lead author of the study. "With the Earth in the midst of a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Should scientists stop thinking about race? 'Misleading' racial labels should be ignored in genetic research, say experts
Should scientists stop thinking about race?
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
'Misleading' racial labels should be ignored in genetic research, say experts Paper calls on experts to find better ways to divide people in genetics Claims race is a social construct that should be... Read more
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PhysOrg
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: Researchers discover first-ever native malaria in the AmericasWhite-tailed deer in the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. Credit: Ellen
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: Researchers discover first-ever native malaria in the Americas
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
White-tailed deer in the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. Credit: Ellen Martinsen Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen, was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, looking for malaria that might infect birds—when she discovered... Read more
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Science Daily
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: First-ever native malaria in the AmericasBy chance, she had discovered a malaria parasite, Plasmodium odocoilei--that in
Many white-tailed deer have malaria: First-ever native malaria in the Americas
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
By chance, she had discovered a malaria parasite, Plasmodium odocoilei--that infects white-tailed deer. It's the first-ever malaria parasite known to live in a deer species and the only native malaria parasite found in any mammal in North or South... Read more
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Newswise
Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria Smithsonian and UVM researchers find first-ever native malaria in the Americas
Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria
Newswise / Posted 2 days ago
Smithsonian and UVM researchers find first-ever native malaria in the Americas Newswise — Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, looking for malaria... Read more
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Science Daily
Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared 'bizarre' feature with dinosaur"The nasal dome is a completely new structure for mammals-- it doesn't look lik
Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared 'bizarre' feature with dinosaur
Science Daily / Posted 3 days ago
"The nasal dome is a completely new structure for mammals-- it doesn't look like anything you could see in an animal that's alive today," says Haley O'Brien of Ohio University, Athens. "The closest example would be hadrosaur dinosaurs with... Read more
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PhysOrg
New tarantula named after Johnny Cash among 14 spider species found in the United StatesA comparison of the largest and the smallest tarantula species in the United St
New tarantula named after Johnny Cash among 14 spider species found in the United States
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
A comparison of the largest and the smallest tarantula species in the United States. These are adult females of Aphonopelma anax (L) from Texas and Aphonopelma paloma (R) from Arizona. Credit: Dr. Brent Hendrixson (A. anax) and Dr. Chris A. Hamilton... Read more
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redOrbit
How Antarctic dinosaurs can solve Earth's greatest mysteriesFebruary 2, 2016How Antarctic dinosaurs can solve Earth’s greatest mysteries b
How Antarctic dinosaurs can solve Earth's greatest mysteries
redOrbit / Posted 4 days ago
February 2, 2016How Antarctic dinosaurs can solve Earth’s greatest mysteries by Susanna Pilny Paleontologists from across the world are following a hot lead to the coldest place on Earth—Antarctica—all in hopes of finding fossil clues that resolve... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers sequence first bedbug genomeMale and female adult bedbugs in both unfed and fed conditions in comparison to
Researchers sequence first bedbug genome
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Male and female adult bedbugs in both unfed and fed conditions in comparison to apple seeds. Credit: AMNH/L. Sorkin Scientists have assembled the first complete genome of one of humanity's oldest and least-loved companions: the bedbug. The new work,... Read more
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Wired News
Museum openings, festivals, conferences, and more: Here's what WIRED Design's calendar in 2016It’s a new year, which means we have 366 days of fresh design ahead of us. Don’
Museum openings, festivals, conferences, and more: Here's what WIRED Design's calendar in 2016
Wired News / Posted 4 days ago
It’s a new year, which means we have 366 days of fresh design ahead of us. Don’t get us wrong, 2015 was great and all, but 2016 is looking very promising. We rounded up some of the design-world happenings—conferences, museum openings, giant... Read more
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Wired News
18 NYC Museums Swap Instagram Subjects for the DayToday 18 of New York City’s biggest museums are repping one another’s collectio
18 NYC Museums Swap Instagram Subjects for the Day
Wired News / Posted 4 days ago
Today 18 of New York City’s biggest museums are repping one another’s collections on their Instagram accounts. For 24 hours, each institution will be posting images taken at a partner museum, to draw parallels between the two institutions’ themes and... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Ancient daddy long legs fossil found with erectionA 90-million-year-old fossil of a distant relative of the daddy long legs was f
Ancient daddy long legs fossil found with erection
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
A 90-million-year-old fossil of a distant relative of the daddy long legs was found with one extra leg –- his erection. The “unique specimen” of the harvestman Halitherses grimaldii was described in The Science of Nature on Jan. 28, and is believed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Partners With Jimmy Carter to Eradicate Guinea WormBritain is working with the Carter Center in the push to beat Guinea Worm suppo
UK Partners With Jimmy Carter to Eradicate Guinea Worm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Britain is working with the Carter Center in the push to beat Guinea Worm supporting its treatment and prevention. Britain is partnering with The Carter Center to help make Guinea worm only the second human disease in history to be eradicated,... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Scientists Map Bedbug Genome, Follow Pest Through NYC Subway Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it to follow an ar
Scientists Map Bedbug Genome, Follow Pest Through NYC Subway
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it to follow an army of the nefarious pests through the New York subway system. In the grubby recesses of hundreds of stations,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Genome map aids study of spread of bedbugs in NYC | TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods NEW YORK — Scientists have mapped the genome
Genome map aids study of spread of bedbugs in NYC
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
| TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods NEW YORK — Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayIn this March 30, 2011, file photo, a bedbug is displayed at the Smithsonian Mu
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
In this March 30, 2011, file photo, a bedbug is displayed at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington. Researchers from Weill Cornell and scientists at the American Museum of Natural History have traced the nefarious pest through the New York City subway... Read more
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ABC News
Scientists Map Bedbug Genome, Follow Pest Through NYC SubwayScientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced frag
Scientists Map Bedbug Genome, Follow Pest Through NYC Subway
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests' DNA through the subway system. In the grubby recesses of hundreds of stations, they discovered surprising genetic diversity among the... Read more
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News.com.au
Tiny bed bugs stage global resurgence They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake their thirst f
Tiny bed bugs stage global resurgence
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake their thirst for human blood. Vampires? No. Bed bugs! These tiny insects have staged a global resurgence in the past two decades after being... Read more
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Perth Now
Tiny bed bugs stage global resurgence They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake their thirst f
Tiny bed bugs stage global resurgence
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake their thirst for human blood. Vampires? No. Bed bugs! These tiny insects have staged a global resurgence in the past two decades after being... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Tiny bed bugs stage global resurgence They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake their thirst f
Tiny bed bugs stage global resurgence
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake their thirst for human blood. Vampires? No. Bed bugs! These tiny insects have staged a global resurgence in the past two decades after being... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Tiny bed bugs stage global resurgence They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake their thirst f
Tiny bed bugs stage global resurgence
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake their thirst for human blood. Vampires? No. Bed bugs! These tiny insects have staged a global resurgence in the past two decades after being... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sleep tight: genome secrets could help beat the bedbug's biteWASHINGTON: They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake thei
Sleep tight: genome secrets could help beat the bedbug's bite
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON: They emerge from their hiding places at night, driven to slake their thirst for human blood. Vampires? No. Bedbugs! These tiny insects have staged a global resurgence in the past two decades after being nearly eradicated in many regions,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Researchers reveal bedbug genome and say it could lead to treatmentHow the bedbug got its bite: Researchers follow pest around New York's subway t
Researchers reveal bedbug genome and say it could lead to treatment
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
How the bedbug got its bite: Researchers follow pest around New York's subway to reveal its genetic makeup In recent years, bedbugs developed resistances to common insecticides Researchers used samples of DNA and RNA along with data from New... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayNEW YORK (AP) � Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it t
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it to follow an army of the nefarious pests through the New York subway system. In the grubby recesses of hundreds of stations, they discovered something surprising: genetic... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayNEW YORK (AP) � Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it t
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it to follow an army of the nefarious pests through the New York subway system. In the grubby recesses of hundreds of stations, they discovered something surprising: genetic... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayNEW YORK (AP) � Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it t
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it to follow an army of the nefarious pests through the New York subway system. In the grubby recesses of hundreds of stations, they discovered something surprising: genetic... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayNEW YORK (AP) � Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it t
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it to follow an army of the nefarious pests through the New York subway system. In the grubby recesses of hundreds of stations, they discovered something surprising: genetic... Read more
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Daily Mail
Male harvestman with 99 million year old erection encased in amberThe 99 million year old erection: Ancient daddy long legs found encased in ambe
Male harvestman with 99 million year old erection encased in amber
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The 99 million year old erection: Ancient daddy long legs found encased in amber with fully erect penis half its body length Ancient arachnid was fully erect when tree resin trapped and preserved it Erection also possibly caused by raised blood... Read more
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Newswise
New Research Sharpens Understanding of Poison-Arrow Hunting in Africa Newswise — LAWRENCE -- While academic awareness of African peoples' hunting w
New Research Sharpens Understanding of Poison-Arrow Hunting in Africa
Newswise / Posted 5 days ago
Newswise — LAWRENCE -- While academic awareness of African peoples' hunting with poison-tipped arrows extends back for centuries, knowledge of the ingenious practice has been... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayNEW YORK (AP) - Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it t
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it to follow an army of the nefarious pests through the New York subway system. In the grubby recesses of hundreds of stations, they discovered something surprising: a big... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayNEW YORK (AP) - Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it t
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it to follow an army of the nefarious pests through the New York subway system. In the grubby recesses of hundreds of stations, they discovered something surprising: a big... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayFILE - In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, people move through the turnstiles in t
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, people move through the turnstiles in the subway in New York's Times Square station. Researchers from Weill Cornell and scientists at the American Museum of Natural History have traced the bedbug through the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayFILE - In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, people move through the turnstiles in t
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, people move through the turnstiles in the subway in New York's Times Square station. Researchers from Weill Cornell and scientists at the American Museum of Natural History have traced the bedbug through the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayNEW YORK (AP) - Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it t
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug, then used it to follow an army of the nefarious pests through the New York subway system. In the grubby recesses of hundreds of stations, they discovered something surprising: a big... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subwayFILE - In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, people move through the turnstiles in t
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, people move through the turnstiles in the subway in New York's Times Square station. Researchers from Weill Cornell and scientists at the American Museum of Natural History have traced the bedbug through the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Evolution of a pest: Scientists map genetic differences between bedbugs on the East and West sidesScientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug. And in New York, they did som
Evolution of a pest: Scientists map genetic differences between bedbugs on the East and West sides
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 days ago
Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug. And in New York, they did something more: They traced the nefarious pest through every subway station in the city and discovered a big genetic diversity among the bloodsucking creatures. Christopher... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Evolution of a pest: Scientists map genetic differences within NYC's bedbug populationScientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug. And in New York, they did som
Evolution of a pest: Scientists map genetic differences within NYC's bedbug population
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 days ago
Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug. And in New York, they did something more: They traced the nefarious pest through every subway station in the city and discovered a big genetic diversity among the bloodsucking creatures. Christopher... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NY subwaysNEW YORK (AP) - Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug. And in New Yo
Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NY subways
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug. And in New York, they did something more: They traced the nefarious pest through every subway station in the city and discovered a big genetic diversity among the bloodsucking... Read more
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PhysOrg
Model suggests Neanderthal extinction occurred due to human cultural superiorityA Neanderthal skeleton, left, compared with a modern human skeleton. Credit: Am
Model suggests Neanderthal extinction occurred due to human cultural superiority
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
A Neanderthal skeleton, left, compared with a modern human skeleton. Credit: American Museum of Natural History (Phys.org)—A trio of researchers, two with Stanford University in the U.S. and the third with Meiji University in Japan has created a... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
5 things you didn’t know about Groundhog DayThe desire to forecast the weather dates back thousands of years. Long before t
5 things you didn’t know about Groundhog Day
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
The desire to forecast the weather dates back thousands of years. Long before there were meteorologists with state-of-the-art technology for tracking atmospheric patterns, humans have relied on many things -- including furry little critters -- to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Montclair's Weston Awards will be marking its 25th and final yearThrough the past 25 years, the Judy and Josh Weston Awards for Excellence in Te
Montclair's Weston Awards will be marking its 25th and final year
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
Through the past 25 years, the Judy and Josh Weston Awards for Excellence in Teaching have been one of the premier recognitions for Montclair's public school teachers. However, like all good things, the awards will come to an end. In a posting on... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
5 things you didn’t know about Groundhog DayThe desire to forecast the weather dates back thousands of years. Long before t
5 things you didn’t know about Groundhog Day
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 6 days ago
The desire to forecast the weather dates back thousands of years. Long before there were meteorologists with state-of-the-art technology for tracking atmospheric patterns, humans have relied on many things -- including furry little critters -- to... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
5 things you didn’t know about Groundhog DayThe desire to forecast the weather dates back thousands of years. Long before t
5 things you didn’t know about Groundhog Day
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
The desire to forecast the weather dates back thousands of years. Long before there were meteorologists with state-of-the-art technology for tracking atmospheric patterns, humans have relied on many things -- including furry little critters -- to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
5 things you didn’t know about Groundhog DayThe desire to forecast the weather dates back thousands of years. Long before t
5 things you didn’t know about Groundhog Day
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
The desire to forecast the weather dates back thousands of years. Long before there were meteorologists with state-of-the-art technology for tracking atmospheric patterns, humans have relied on many things -- including furry little critters -- to... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
5 things you didn’t know about Groundhog DayThe desire to forecast the weather dates back thousands of years. Long before t
5 things you didn’t know about Groundhog Day
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
The desire to forecast the weather dates back thousands of years. Long before there were meteorologists with state-of-the-art technology for tracking atmospheric patterns, humans have relied on many things -- including furry little critters -- to... Read more
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