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2014-07-08 23:01:36

Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo found that cognitive assessment of surgeons during robot-assisted procedures can effectively a surgeon's expertise level and may be a valuable element to incorporate into robotic surgery training. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 What clues might brain metrics hold about the skill levels of surgeons who perform robot-assisted surgeries? Looking for better ways to assess the proficiency of surgeons performing...

2014-07-03 08:25:26

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to campus and regional flooding encountered during Hurricanes Irene & Lee, emergency managers at Colgate University identified that they needed an emergency management system to allow key staff members to share information and coordinate their response. Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) was the logical choice to meet these needs because Colgate University emergency managers were already familiar with DisasterLAN (DLAN)...

2014-06-25 08:37:36

BUFFALO, N.Y., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When 8,000 riders, 2,000 volunteers, and hundreds of bystanders hit the streets of Buffalo, serious logistical and safety issues need be considered. This year Buffalo Computer Graphics (BCG) will be working with coordinators to help manage these concerns to create a safe and successful event. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140624/121000 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140624/120999 BCG is the manufacturer of...

2014-06-19 16:20:59

COPPELL, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adventure Power®, and Kinetik®, Universal Power Group, Inc. brands, have signed on as sponsors for the annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip (August 1 - 9, 2014). Under the terms of the agreement, both brands will be featured across multiple promotional and onsite engagement programs during the event including title sponsorship of the Legends Ride and new Top Builders Competition, and will host the Top Shelf VIP area during the event's...

2014-06-17 12:27:04

THE ROYAL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC'S INVENTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM BOOSTS ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT AND SUCCESS WOOD BUFFALO, AB, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) students in Northern Alberta's Wood Buffalo region logged test results above provincial averages for students of all backgrounds following enrollment in a breakthrough program, The Royal Conservatory of Music announced today. The Conservatory's Learning Through the Arts® Youth Empowerment Program (YEP)...

2014-06-16 12:27:41

For Twitter: @EWScrippsCo adds WMYD and @WKBW to its portfolio now totaling 21 stations. The $110MM deal with Granite closed today. CINCINNATI, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today closed its deal to acquire two television stations owned by Granite Broadcasting Corp. - Detroit MyNetworkTV affiliate WMYD and Buffalo, N.Y., ABC affiliate WKBW. The addition of WMYD to the Scripps portfolio creates a duopoly with the largest Scripps station, Detroit...

2014-06-13 23:04:53

Syndicated columnist, author, and founder of worldwide Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) acknowledges effort and ingenuity of Buffalo and Rochester small business owners Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Verne Harnish recently acknowledged the success of EO Western New York companies throughout Buffalo and Rochester due to their CEO's focus on specialized marketplaces. "I've visited a large number of EO chapters throughout the world and I think I've found the most business...

2014-06-12 16:24:26

The 5K Obstacles-Optional Event Brings Good Unclean Fun to Buffalo BUFFALO, N.Y., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dirty Girl Mud Run, the original women-only national 5K mud and obstacle run series, returns to Buffalo on Saturday, September 6, and Sunday, September 7. Dirty Girls are encouraged to make a friend, make a memory and make a mess at this empowering event. Dirty Girl Mud Run BuffaloSeptember 6 and 7, 2014Elegant Builders Raceway Park57 Gunnville Rd.Lancaster, NY 14086...

2014-06-10 23:16:57

Marijuana use may impact a couple's ability to have a baby. Only Dr. Lani Burkman's LifeCell Dx's Advanced Semen Analysis will give couples the detailed information about the sperm they will need to make informed decisions. Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 LifeCell Dx’s founder, Chief Science Officer and Andrologist, Dr. Lani Burkman warns that the use of marijuana can impact fertility – the ability to produce a baby. Dr. Burkman is an internationally recognized...

2014-06-10 23:01:03

Perceptive Capture and Perceptive Content integrate seamlessly with Infor Lawson software to provide efficient processing and image enablement for healthcare financial and human resources transactions and workflow. Shawnee, Kan. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 News Facts Lexmark’s Perceptive Software announces that Buffalo, New York-based Catholic Health will deploy Perceptive Capture and Perceptive Content to complement the Infor Financial Management (FM) and Human Capital Management (HCM)...


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2012-08-16 09:49:56

The wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is a member of the Bovidae family that is native to Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Asiatic buffalo and the Asian buffalo. Its range includes Nepal, India, Cambodia, and Thailand and once included other areas like Laos and Pakistan, but populations there have gone extinct. In India, populations are mainly restricted to protected areas including Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks and D'Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, among other areas....

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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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2006-12-14 13:15:09

The American Bison (Bison bison) is a bovine mammal, the largest terrestrial mammal in North America, and one of the largest wild cattle in the world. With their huge bulk, Wood Bison"“which are the largest subspecies in North America "“ are only surpassed in size by the massive Asian gaur and wild water buffalo, both of which are found mainly in India. The bison inhabited the Great Plains of the United States and Canada in massive herds, ranging from the Great Slave Lake in Canada's far...

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2006-12-14 13:09:57

The African Buffalo or Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is a bovid from the family of the Bovidae. It is up to 5.6 ft (1.7 meters) high, 9.8 ft (3 meters) long, and can reach a weight of 1.1 tons (1000 kilograms). On average, an adult male stands about 5 ft (1.5 m) high at the shoulder and weighs 1,500lbs (680 kg), while a female is .3-.5 ft (10 - 15 cm) shorter and weighs between 1,100-1,300 pounds 500 - 600 kg. The Cape Buffalo is not closely related to the Asian Water Buffalo, but its...

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2006-12-12 11:20:15

The Water Buffalo is a very large ungulate (hoofed) and a member of the bovine subfamily. The Arni or Wild Buffalo survives in the wild in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Vietnam and Thailand. The domestic Buffalo are very widespread in Asia, South America, North Africa and Europe. They are feral in northern Australia. Wild-living populations also exist in much of South-east Asia but their origins are uncertain. They may be descendants of wild Water Buffalo, formerly domesticated...

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  • 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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