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2013-07-31 12:26:54

Anxious Zebrafish Help NYU-Poly Researchers Understand How Alcohol Affects Fear BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest in a series of experiments testing the ability of robots to influence live animals shows that bio-inspired robots can not only elicit fear in zebrafish, but that this reaction can be modulated by alcohol. These findings may pave the way for new methodologies for understanding anxiety and other emotions, as well as substances that alter them....

2013-07-30 23:04:25

Global pioneer of biotechnology education, research and workforce development programs to lead the BETC. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Worcester Polytechnic Institute today named Kamal A. Rashid, PhD, as director of the university’s Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC). An internationally recognized leader in biotechnology education, research and workforce development programs, he will also hold research professorships in the departments of Chemical Engineering,...

2013-07-24 12:29:26

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just months after setting a record for detecting the smallest single virus in solution, researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) have announced a new breakthrough: They used a nano-enhanced version of their patented microcavity biosensor to detect a single cancer marker protein, which is one-sixth the size of the smallest virus, and even smaller molecules below the mass of all known markers. This...

2013-07-18 16:25:55

PITTSBURGH, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's Disruptive Health Technology Institute (DHTI), a multi-year $11 million initiative aimed at transforming health care, has appointed Lynn M. Brusco as executive director, effective Aug. 1. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) "I am excited to join DHTI and work with CMU thought leaders and position innovation that will transform health care products and services that historically have been...

2013-07-17 23:24:46

Vérité is celebrating 20 years as a full service interactive agency, producing innovative mobile and web solutions as well as marketing, advertising, and training campaigns. Vérité has produced national and international campaigns and web tools for Adobe, Ancestry.com, DentalSelect, Intel, Mars, Merit Medical, Symantec and more. Sandy, UT (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Since mid 1993, Vérité has been a Utah based digital marketing and communications agency offering a...

2013-07-08 08:30:47

National Science Foundation Director of Engineering Education Dr. Theresa Maldonado Keynotes Launch for 16 Summer Programs Building a Model for the Rest of the Country BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to evidence that the United States is falling behind other countries in preparing youngsters in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-and to President Barack Obama's recent call for "an all-hands on deck approach to...

2013-06-27 23:48:18

Art Center College of Design and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) launch The Design Accelerator, an incubator aimed at helping startups grow by merging great design, cutting-edge technology and business strategy to create innovation. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Pasadena, CA: Art Center College of Design and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) today announced the launch of The Design Accelerator, an incubator aimed at helping startups grow by merging great design,...

2013-06-25 12:28:04

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the bane of streaming media--the endlessly spinning cursor on a dark screen, or the final minutes of a favorite show freezing to a halt when the wireless signal weakens. A new technology developed by researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) may make spotty streaming and data-hogging downloads a thing of the past. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO) The patent-pending...

2013-06-25 08:31:04

PITTSBURGH, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- You may think the best place to build a wind farm would be on the Great Plains, and the prime spot for a solar plant would be in the Southwest. But that's not the case according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) The main reason to build wind and solar plants is to reduce air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, therefore the Southwest and California are about the last...

2013-06-24 12:20:50

This collaboration allows for continued expansion of aerospace education and leadership CLEVELAND and DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI), which supports the state's aerospace economy, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide's Center for Aviation and Aerospace Leadership (CAAL) announced today that they have formed a special partnership that will allow them to collaborate on aerospace education, research and development,...