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2008-12-02 07:00:00

LONDON, December 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Manpower Software plc, the leading provider of clinical workforce scheduling and optimization, is pleased to announce Boston University Radiology Associates(BURA), has selected Manpower Software's MAPS Healthroster solution for electronic scheduling of all their radiology staff.

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2008-11-04 09:05:00

Boston University undergraduate Jessica Rogge and associate professor Karen Warkentin, working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's laboratories in Gamboa, Panama, discovered that frog embryos at a very early developmental stage actively respond to oxygen levels in the egg

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2008-09-21 08:00:00

Boston University's Center for Space Physics (CSP) announced today that it will participate in NASA's next mission to Mars to study the planets atmosphere and climate history – particularly the history of water on the planet.

2008-08-18 09:01:01

BOSTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston University and Aubrey Milunsky, MB.B.Ch, D.Sc., President of the Center for Human Genetics, Inc.

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2008-07-29 07:30:00

Although sweetened fruit drinks promise a healthier alternative to non-diet soft drinks, researchers say they are just as likely to cause weight gain and increase the risk of diabetes.

2008-06-17 15:00:47

ArtusLabs, Inc., a leading provider of life science software tools and data management solutions, has entered into a partnership with Boston University's Center for Chemical Methodology and Library Development (CMLD) to develop a way to standardize and expand the way in which stereochemistry, and ultimately a three-dimensional structures, are represented in the International Chemical Identifier (InChI(TM)).

2008-05-20 16:22:23

When our distant ancestors were making their way out from the water, they had to evolve a way to lay their eggs on land. Now a tree frog could help shed light on this mysterious, pivotal moment in history.

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2008-04-25 00:50:00

A team of international astronomers announced this week they had obtained images of a supermassive black hole just as it was ejecting an enormous jet of supercharged particles traveling at the speed of light.

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2008-03-27 09:05:00

Neurons spoke to Dr. Joe Z. Tsien when he was a sophomore college student searching for some meaningful extracurricular activity.

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2008-02-11 19:50:00

New research shows that even people who develop heart disease or diabetes late in life still have a good chance of living to be 100 years old.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.