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2010-03-26 07:00:00

Composer Carlisle Floyd and Soprano Phyllis Curtin reunite for historic production BOSTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five decades after its premiere, the Boston University School of Music and School of Theatre will produce the classic American opera Susannah with composer and librettist Carlisle Floyd and original soprano Phyllis Curtin in residence.

2010-03-10 14:47:00

BOSTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Canada and Boston University's Culinary Arts School will co-host Feast Your Senses, a demonstration of non-traditional lobster and mussel recipes for top New England chefs as part of the Atlantic provinces participation in the 2010 International Boston Seafood Show, March 14-16.

2010-02-16 08:00:00

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2010-01-13 11:35:00

The 1-888-606-1688 "helpline" will connect callers with Boston University licensed physical therapists NEW YORK, Jan.

2010-01-06 12:55:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig, Inc., one of the nation's leading authorities on weight management, announced today Jason Alexander as the newest Jenny Craig celebrity client and spokesperson.

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2009-12-30 08:00:00

Regularly consuming super-sized portions of high-calorie fast food, such as fried chicken, may dramatically increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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2009-12-20 13:15:00

Boston University biomedical engineers have devised a method for making future genome sequencing faster and cheaper by dramatically reducing the amount of DNA required, thus eliminating the expensive, time-consuming and error-prone step of DNA amplification.

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2009-11-10 13:50:00

Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are benefiting from powerful scans that allow doctors to see just how the brain changes in soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder and concussion-like brain injuries.

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2009-10-27 07:49:38

New technique for "seeing" how proteins interact is a potential game changer.

2009-10-22 14:27:58

Scientists who study RNA have faced a formidable roadblock: trying to examine RNA's movements in a living cell when they can't see the RNA.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.