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2010-11-03 11:10:00

Women now dominate the field of veterinary medicine — the result of a nearly 40-year trend that is likely to repeat itself in the fields of medicine and law.

2010-10-26 14:01:56

The human hand is an amazing machine that can pick up, move and place objects easily, but for a robot, this "gripping" mechanism is a vexing challenge.

2010-10-25 07:05:00

In one set of schools, sales of fruit increased by 100% when it was moved to a colorful bowl, and salad bar sales tripled when the cart was placed in front of cash registers.

2010-09-28 06:20:00

Hydrodynamic model of spore plumes explains how plume gives spores an extra oomph.

2010-08-26 15:09:00

ITHACA, N.Y., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrew Karolyi, professor of Finance and Global Business at the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, has been named an editor of the Review for Financial Studies (RFS).

2010-08-06 07:51:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Vemma Nutrition Company announces a partnership with Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina to provide ultra-premium nutrition to underprivileged children.

2010-08-03 18:56:00

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2010-06-28 13:59:00

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but when it comes to nurses, one Big Apple company is using more than fruit to entice care givers to come to its City! Leading Manhattan-based employment agency, Prime Staffing, not only employs its nurses but provides the total New York experience - including luxury accommodation, entree to New York's dining hot-spots, and tickets to sold out Broadway shows - to attract dedicated nurses to come to the Metropolis. It...

2010-06-22 15:16:00

Third edition connects the financial crisis with the need for sustainable innovation ITHACA, N.Y., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Capitalism at the Crossroads: Next Generation Business Strategies for a Post-Crisis World, Stuart Hart, professor of Management at the Johnson School, suggests that the most powerful institutions in the world - multinational corporations - have a unique opportunity to devise the innovations needed to create a sustainable form of global capitalism, while...

2010-06-03 16:28:12

A nutrient found in egg yolks, liver and cauliflower taken by mothers during pregnancy and nursing may offer lifelong "dramatic" health benefits to people with Down syndrome.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.