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Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)

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abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)

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a university in Rhode Island

fry in a pan until it changes color

of a color similar to that of wood or earth

(of skin) deeply suntanned

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The thinking then went that the Patriots released Browner, who could have earned about $5.5 million next season, because there was no need for the physical corner whose forte is press coverage as they transition back to a zone-based approach with the departure of Revis.
The play of the Patriots secondary with Browner and Darrelle Revis has stood out to Packers coach Mike McCarthy.
Browner's comments came as BP said it had reached "a significant milestone" in its effort to permanently plug the well, which has spewed millions of barrels of crude into the Gulf of Mexico.
But we don't want to enter into a situation where we have uncontrolled leaks all over the Gulf floor," Browner said.
With the 43-day-old disaster ongoing, Browner said an independent flow team
"The President has said from the very beginning, in addition to health care, the White House needs to be focused on energy," Browner said.
White House climate adviser Carol Browner said that the Obama administration is not backing down from a market-based approach to curbing greenhouse-gas emissions.
Many Obama appointees who will be in a position to influence science-and technology-related issues are overtly hostile to modern technology and the industries that use it: Kathleen Merrigan, the deputy secretary of agriculture; Joshua Sharfstein, deputy FDA commissioner; Lisa Jackson, EPA administrator; and Carol Browner (she's baaack!), coordinator of environmental policy throughout the executive branch.
The two others, however, including Obama's so-called climate tsar Carol Browner, have a lower profile and yet will be involved in taking key policy decisions affecting EU-US relations.
She met Carol Browner, President Barack Obama's climate czar, Congressman Henry Waxman (Democrats, California), the key figure steering a cap and trade' bill through the House of Representatives, and Todd Stern, US climate change special envoy.
Carol Browner, former head of the EPA under President Clinton and soon to be the energy/environment czar for the Obama administration, is a member of the Socialist International's Commission for a Sustainable World Society.
Steven Chu, who won the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics and now directs the government's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California, will work closely with Browner. Chu will be the first Chinese-American to lead the Energy Department.
He also named Lisa Jackson, former head of New Jersey's environmental department, to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and Carol Browner, administrator of the EPA under President Clinton, to lead a new White House council on energy and climate.
The US president-elect said on Monday that his choice of Steven Chu as energy secretary and Carol Browner to lead a White House council on energy and climate, signalled his determination to tackle global warming quickly and develop alternative forms of energy.
Mr Obama selected Nobel-prize winning physicist Steven Chu as energy secretary and Carol Browner, a confidante of former Vice President AlGore, to lead a White House council on energy and climate.