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2014-08-19 08:36:18

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review releases its annual list of Innovators Under 35 (www.technologyreview.com/lists/innovators-under-35). Since 1999, the global media company has annually recognized exceptionally talented young technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131106/DC11309LOGO "Over the years, we've had success in choosing young innovators whose work has...

2014-06-30 11:42:11

University at Buffalo Researchers suggest this may lead to pro-social behavior in the real world New evidence suggests heinous behavior played out in a virtual environment can lead to players’ increased sensitivity toward the moral codes they violated. That is the surprising finding of a study led by Matthew Grizzard, PhD, assistant professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Communication, and co-authored by researchers at Michigan State University and the University of...

Thermal Interface Material Cools Hot Electronic Devices At 200 Degrees C
2014-03-31 15:10:24

John Toon, Georgia Institute of Technology Polymer materials are usually thermal insulators. But by harnessing an electropolymerization process to produce aligned arrays of polymer nanofibers, researchers have developed a thermal interface material able to conduct heat 20 times better than the original polymer. The modified material can reliably operate at temperatures of up to 200 degrees Celsius. The new thermal interface material could be used to draw heat away from electronic...

2013-09-24 23:33:27

Saint Xavier University is proud to announce that Mary Haras, an Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing, has received the Nurse Educator Fellowship from the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Saint Xavier University is proud to announce that Mary Haras, an Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing, has been awarded a Nurse Educator Fellowship from the Illinois Board of Higher Education. The Nurse Educator Fellowship program is designed to...

2013-09-18 23:02:15

Western University of Health Sciences' College of Pharmacy assistant professor Olivia J. Phung, PharmD, has published an article proposing that using a certain class of diabetes medication could potentially increase risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular problems. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 College of Pharmacy assistant professor Olivia J. Phung, PharmD, has published an article proposing that using a certain class of diabetes medication could potentially increase...

2013-07-23 23:19:37

Author Hassan Bukhari, assistant professor at Umm Al-Qura University in Saudi Arabia and Consultant in General Surgery, has written a smart, easy-to-remember guidebook for students studying for the American and Canadian examinations in General Surgery. "Puzzles in General Surgery: A Study Guide," is now available everywhere books are sold. MIAMI, Fl. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 General surgery is something that should never be a puzzle to a surgeon. Neither should the examinations...

2012-09-30 23:03:58

Chances of concussions for contact sports athletes high as 19 percent per season Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 As the new school year kicks off and the weather begins to cool, students and weekend warriors alike will be spending more time playing outdoor sports. However, with all of the benefits of physical activities comes the increased risk of concussion in sports, especially when it comes to contact sports. “Each year, approximately 300,000 people in the United States...

2012-05-17 14:18:12

Landmark research presented at annual cancer meeting Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers will present several landmark studies, including data on treatment trends in late-stage cancer, a promising multiple myeloma vaccine, and predictive models of soft tissue sarcomas, prostate and bladder cancer, at the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting June 1-5, 2012 in Chicago. Highlights of Mount Sinai research at ASCO: Age, Race, Lower Income, and Lack of...

2012-04-02 09:09:21

Researchers control drug side effects for treatment gains in Phase I trial A pair of targeted therapies shrank tumors in some patients with treatment-resistant Ewing's sarcoma or desmoplastic small-round-cell tumors, according to research led by investigators from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reported at the AACR Annual Meeting 2012. Five of 17 Ewing's sarcoma patients responded to the combination, with two achieving complete responses, one for 27 weeks. The...


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