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2009-09-17 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, Boston University College of Fine Arts' InCite Arts Festival will take place in Washington, D.C., October 30 through November 2, under the artistic direction of Olney Theatre Center's Jim Petosa.

2009-09-01 17:15:00

In its quest to find new strategies to treat osteoarthritis and other diseases, a Boston University-led research team has reported finding a new computer tomography contrast agent for visualizing the special distributions of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) – the anionic sugars that account for the strength of joint cartilage.

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2009-08-13 09:45:00

A team of researchers from Boston University, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently made a discovery that changes a long held paradigm about how bacteria move through soft gels.

2009-08-10 08:00:00

New Tool to be the Center of the One-of-a-Kind Program Focused on Healthy Eating Exclusive to the BU Community BOSTON, Aug.

2009-07-16 08:30:00

When people learn they are predisposed to Alzheimer's disease, any depression or anxiety is not long lasting, a new study indicates.

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2009-06-05 14:10:00

Experts warned Congress on Thursday that a mysterious fungus attacking America's bats represents the most serious threat to wildlife in a century and could spread nationwide within years.

2009-05-07 09:17:00

New England's Academic and Industry Leaders Discuss Future of Life Sciences, Energy and IT Sectors, Showcase Start-Ups Cambridge, Mass., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Xconomy, the authoritative voice on business and technology in the exponential economy, has partnered with Boston University's Office of Technology Development to announce XSITE 2009 -- the first annual Xconomy Summit on Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship showcasing innovation in New England.

2009-05-01 11:00:00

Steven Spielberg & Larry Bird among Honorary Degree Recipients BOSTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Michael E.

2009-04-10 20:39:39

Boston University senior defenseman Matt Gilroy was named Friday as the winner of the Hobey Baker Award -- college hockey's most prestigious honor. The award is named for a Princeton hockey player who died in World War I.

2009-04-09 15:48:00

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Stream57, the leading provider of fully customizable webcasting and streaming media communications, is pleased to have teamed up with WGBH, the largest producer of PBS prime-time programming and a pioneer in education multimedia, to stream the live television and radio program Project Dropout to a large online audience. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090325/NY88768LOGO ) On Tuesday, April 7 at 6pm EDT, Stream57 webcasted WGBH and WBUR 90.9's...


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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