- Created on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 15:29
- Written by Amy Patterson Neubert
Washington, DC - Many countries will mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I this summer, and even though America's military role in the conflict came later, now is a chance to learn about a war that is often overlooked, says a Purdue University historian.
- Created on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 14:46
- Written by Emil Venere
West Lafayette, Indiana - Students taking the Zero-Gravity Flight Experiment course at Purdue University will see their creation soar to the upper atmosphere to study a new green propellant, partnering with Aerojet Rocketdyne to demonstrate that the propellant can replace the traditional but highly toxic hydrazine fuel.
- Created on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 14:39
- Written by Danielle Nierenberg
Washington, DC - Perennials are growing all around us in fields, forests, and grasslands. These plants regenerate themselves each year and survive through a hardy network of roots. Unfortunately, many farmers in the industrialized world rely on monocultures of annual crops that need to be planted from season to season and can place a heavy toll on soil, water sources, and biodiversity.
- Created on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 10:30
- Written by NAPSI
Chicago, Illinois (NAPSI) - When meat is on the menu, there’s a good chance it’s pork. Whether it’s bacon, ham or other favorites, pork accounts for about 40 percent of all global meat consumption.
- Created on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 10:18
- Written by NAPSI
Imperial, California (NAPSI) - People may be surprised to learn that an emergency alert can be sent to their mobile phones, providing them with the life-saving information they need during an emergency.
- Created on Monday, 21 July 2014 20:15
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Today, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United States is providing $47 million to help address the humanitarian situation in Gaza. This assistance includes:
Appointments of Mary Robinson as UN Special Envoy for Climate Change and Said Djinnit as UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa
- Created on Monday, 21 July 2014 13:46
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The Secretary welcomes the appointment of Mary Robinson of Ireland as the UN Special Envoy for Climate Change. For many years, Ms. Robinson has demonstrated her leadership and personal dedication to advancing just and gender-informed climate change action. The Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice provides an important voice to people around the world who are most vulnerable to climate change impacts, and its advocacy work has helped keep these issues at the forefront of the international climate agenda.
- Created on Sunday, 20 July 2014 22:50
- Written by •Pat Bailey
Davis, California - Labrador retrievers are less vulnerable than golden retrievers to the long-term health effects of neutering, as evidenced by higher rates of certain joint disorders and devastating cancers, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine.
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