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2011-02-03 13:11:24

Analyzing billions of pieces of genetic data collected from people around the world, Boston College biologist Gabor Marth and his research team are playing an integral role in the global effort to sequence 1000 genomes and move closer to understanding in fine detail how genetics influence human health and development.

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2011-01-31 11:40:00

Red Bull’s red and gold logo can “give you wings” – for better or worse – even if consumers don’t know it, according to a new study by two Boston College professors, who found the brand’s edgy marketing efforts have sold a heavy dose of attitude to consumers.

2011-01-25 16:06:16

Researchers from Boston College, MIT, Clemson University and the University of Virginia have used nanotechnology to achieve a 60-90 percent increase in the thermoelectric figure of merit of p-type half-Heusler, a common bulk semiconductor compound.

2011-01-07 00:00:48

Boston College Libraries is one of the first in the nation to serve students with a mobile app McLean, VA (PRWEB) January 6, 2011 Boston College Libraries has released an iPhone app that leverages LogiXML’s new library data reporting technology to help students find and use library resources.

2010-12-05 17:18:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston College, riding a five game winning streak to close out the regular season, will face No. 13 Nevada in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl game at AT&T Park. The 7-5 Eagles and 12-1 Wolf Pack will play Sunday, January 9, 2011 with a 6 p.m.

2010-10-27 16:18:00

NCPA says shortfall leaves players ripe for illegal payments plaguing college sports RIVERSIDE, Calif., Oct.

2010-10-26 00:35:27

The development and first use of a high-density SNP array for the malaria vector mosquito have established 400,000 genetic markers capable of revealing new insights into how the insect adapts to outsmart insecticides and other preventive measures.

2010-08-26 09:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm® Insurance Companies kicks off Friday Night Feats, a national high school football video contest to find the biggest moments of the season, this Friday. Players, parents, and fans can win up to $17,500 for their high school.

2010-08-17 17:32:43

English and math teachers who took professional development courses online improved their instructional practices and boosted their subject knowledge scores, producing modest performance gains for their students.

2010-06-29 02:30:58

A cluster of carbon nanotubes coated with a thin layer of protein-recognizing polymer form a biosensor capable of using electrochemical signals to detect minute amounts of proteins, which could provide a crucial new diagnostic tool for the detection of a range of illnesses.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.