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2012-10-10 04:01:17

Industry Veteran to Lead Technical Efforts as Company Begins Expansion Phase Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Dr. Kathleen Vaeth (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kathleen-vaeth/1/235/8a) has joined MicroGen Systems, Inc. as Vice President of Engineering. Dr. Vaeth has more than a decade of experience building and leading multi-disciplinary teams, most recently with Eastman Kodak. She has developed technologies in MEMS microfluidics, organic electronics and displays, and piezoelectric...

2012-09-19 23:02:25

Cornell Integrates New Business Plan Platform, LaunchPlan, into Business School Curriculum - Discovers Many Advantages For Students and Professors Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 In this economy with its continued soft job market, college students need every advantage they can get. Cornell University is boosting its students´ future value by helping them create more effective business plans. Utilizing the LaunchPlan.com platform, Cornell's students can focus their...

2012-08-23 23:03:18

Students across the world are turning to new online fundraising technologies to pay for their educational expenses. Whether it be school supplies, tuition, or robotics, parents and students are using Rally.org, an online fundraising platform for causes that matter, to pay for their school related expenses. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 As students across the nation head back to school this week, children and their parents are turning to the Internet to prepare for the year...

2012-06-30 23:01:42

Becker's Hospital Review has published its annual list of the 50 top grossing hospitals in the United States, which includes organizations with annual revenue ranging from $3 to $10 billion. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 Becker's Hospital Review has published its annual list of the 50 top grossing hospitals in the United States, which includes organizations with annual revenue ranging from $3 to $10 billion. This list includes short-term acute-care hospitals, critical access...

Scientists Find Gene Behind Ripe, Tasteless Tomatoes
2012-06-29 05:38:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at University of California Davis and Cornell University have unraveled the mystery behind those tasteless tomatoes in your salad that lack sweetness and flavor yet look perfectly ripe. Ironically, it turns out the same genetic change that causes the tomatoes to ripen uniformly also make them produce less sugar, making them somewhat tasteless, the scientists said in their study published Friday in the journal Science....

2012-06-26 23:03:13

University of Denver´s Defiant! - An Innovative, Empowering Spa for Teen Girls Takes First Prize New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS), the premier annual event for spa and wellness industry leaders, today announced the winners of its fourth annual “Spa of the Future” Student Challenge Competition. Top honors went to the University of Denver for its creative “Power Spa” for teen girls, while Cornell University, the...


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