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2014-02-04 16:29:33

$3 Million Gift Establishes Anaerobic Structural Biology Program, Focusing on C. Difficile BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the foe is a disease-causing microbe, identifying the structure of its component proteins can greatly aid efforts to kill or disable it. Research to gain this knowledge will be bolstered by a $3 million grant from The Price Family Foundation. The gift to Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the University of...

2014-01-14 00:20:35

BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first study of hepatitis C infection among different Hispanic groups in the U.S. has found that infection with the virus varies widely, with Puerto Rican Hispanics much more likely than other groups to be infected. The study, led by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, highlights which Hispanic populations would benefit most from increased hepatitis C testing and treatment. It was published...

2014-01-09 12:27:16

BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roadside bombs and other blasts have made head injury the "signature wound" of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. Most combat veterans recover from mild traumatic brain injury, also known as concussion, but a small minority experience significant and long-term side effects. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/DC16559LOGO) Now, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, in cooperation...

2014-01-07 04:21:16

BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More women are choosing science careers, yet women are notoriously underrepresented in senior academic positions--often because they abandon their careers due to pessimism about advancement. New research suggests that putting more women in decision-making roles on the teams that organize symposia could offer a simple, effective step forward. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/DC16559LOGO) Women have made dramatic...

2013-11-09 23:03:41

Warrior Gateway’s is celebrating the completion of the first mural apart of their Patriots in Paint initiative this Saturday from 10:30 -11:30am EST at the Jericho Project’s Veterans Residence at Kingsbridge Terrace in the Bronx, NY. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 From 10:30 -11:30am EST today, Warrior Gateway will be unveiling the first completed mural a part of their Patriots in Paint initiative at the Jericho Project’s Veterans Residence at Kingsbridge Terrace in the...

2013-10-25 23:24:54

Warrior Gateway’s newest initiative, Patriots in Paint, will launch next week at the Jericho Project’s Kingsbridge Terrace veteran's community. Muralist, Sam Welty, in partnership with Warrior Gateway will be creating a 70 by 15 foot outdoor mural beginning October 28th to kick off the Veteran Artist Program’s Arts & Service Celebration in honor of Veterans Day. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 On Monday, October 28th, muralist Sam Welty in partnership with Warrior...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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