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2011-07-14 15:03:42

An international team of scientists from the Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (Göttingen, Germany), Cornell University (Ithaca, New York) the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France), the University Medicine Göttingen (Germany), the Rochester Institute of Technology (USA), and the Institut Non-Linéaire de Nice (France) have developed a new low-energy method for terminating life-threatening cardiac fibrillation of the heart.

2011-06-28 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthony Cornell, an employee of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, has won the Undercover Boss Employee of the Season grand prize of $5,000 on CBS.com.

2011-06-22 00:00:35

Average Starting Salary for Olin College Graduates is Highest Ever; Microsoft Hires Seven Members of the Class of 2011 Needham, MA (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 Olin College of Engineering today announced the post graduate plans of the 88 students in its Class of 2011: 55 percent have accepted offers of employment with an average starting salary of $68,825; 30 percent will attend graduate school beginning in the fall; and two graduates are starting their own businesses.

2011-06-13 15:58:53

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first clinical trial in humans of a new technology: Cornell Dots, brightly glowing nanoparticles that can light up cancer cells in PET-optical imaging.

2011-06-11 06:40:00

A widespread wheat plague is threatening farms, raising bread prices and unleashing fresh political and economic unrest, according to experts.

2011-06-10 00:00:30

Maryland based TIC Gums is investing in the future of food science and food scientists. White Marsh, MD (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Officials from TIC Gums are investing in the future of food science and tomorrow’s food scientists with a gift to Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

2011-06-02 14:50:00

Most of us never considered eating the mud pies we made as kids, but for many people all over the world, dining on dirt is nothing out of the ordinary.

2011-05-26 00:00:28

Three Graduates from Olin's Class of 2011 join two members of the Class of 2010 as the first five Olin College Grand Challenge Scholars (GCS). Olin alongside the University of Southern California and Duke University founded the GCS program.

2011-05-13 07:45:00

Is your teen on the computer for non-school research, homework, or writing too many hours each day? Alcohol use has been linked to time spent using a computer for non-school-related activities, including the use of social networking sites.

2011-05-12 13:00:00

NEW YORK, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Promising study results published in the May issue of JAIDS show that a novel medical device has the potential to revolutionize how male circumcision services are offered in countries hardest hit by the HIV epidemic.

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  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.