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2014-08-22 08:25:01

ITHACA, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Riccio, director of Cornell University's multi-scale 3D computed tomography (CT) imaging facility, is using the online crowd-funding platform Kickstarter to bring non-invasive 3D, 4D and even 5D imaging to researchers and would-be superheros everywhere: "for FREE." Riccio's campaign, which just launched, asks "What would YOU do if you had Superman's X-ray vision?" The campaign exposes the possibility to researchers and explorers...

2014-06-02 23:01:35

Four-person team wins $10,000 prize for development of smart robotic prosthetic hand; team aims for improved functionality at price point accessible for greater number of amputees. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A four-person undergraduate team from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) captured first-place honors at the Third Annual Cornell Cup USA recently at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., for the development of a smart robotic prosthetic hand. The WPI team was...

2014-05-27 12:32:24

Findings help schools get "smart" about upcoming regulation changes; encourage healthy eating behaviors at school ELMHURST, Ill., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The final phase of nutrition regulations in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act will go into place this July, requiring school districts to offer more whole grains, fruits, and vegetables both in school meals and outside the meal program. With more than 31 million students receiving school meals each day, ensuring access to healthy food...

2014-04-29 23:03:31

A Whodunnit Mystery Dinner Theater starring: County Legislator Harriet Cornell, Clarkstown Councilman George Hoehmann, County Sheriff Louis Falco, Cris Spezial, owner of The Nyack Gourmet and many more special guest actors. Congers, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 On Sunday, May 18, 2014 Rockland Country Day School is presenting a Whodunnit Dinner Theater at The Nyack Seaport. The event filled with mystery and fun will begin at 4:30 PM. The Whodunnit Dinner Theater featuring Sheriff Lou Falco,...

2014-04-28 16:32:44

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust (AFT) and the Hudson Valley Farmlink Network (HVFN) are hosting two workshops on farm leasing for farmers and agricultural landowners on May 4 in Ulster County and May 6 in Orange County. "One of the biggest challenges facing the next generation of farmers in the Hudson Valley is access to farmland," said David Haight, New York State Director of AFT. "A farmland lease is an effective tool, but leasing...

2014-03-17 08:29:38

View the White Paper at: www.expectad.com/wp.pdf CLIFTON, N.J., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an ongoing effort to promote the usage of FDA-approved drugs, Medicast, Inc., a medicaleducation organization, has released a White Paper -- The Hazards of Unapproved Drugs and Importance of Utilizing Approved Drugs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140317/MN84069) The White Paper was developed by a leading hospital pharmacist - Cindy Ippoliti, Pharm.D., NYP/Weill...

2014-02-20 23:22:21

Three More Top Schools Have Selected the OWL Test Management System for Language Assessments Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 OWL Testing Software announced today that the universities of Columbia, Cornell and Yale are using the OWL Test Management System for their Shared Course Initiative. The Shared Course Initiative is a cooperative learning program coordinated by the language centers at each of the three schools. Instructors participating in this Shared Course Initiative will...

2014-02-19 12:29:57

The program helps students aspire to careers in science and engineering MEXICALI, Mexico, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today brought Nobel Laureate Eric A. Cornell to Centro de Ensenanza Tecnica y Superior (CETYS) University, Mexicali, for a two-day program of inspirational exchanges with students and faculty. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/NY65878 ) Organized by Honeywell Hometown Solutions through its Honeywell Initiative for Science...

2014-01-31 12:25:20

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer Helps Commemorate Opening of Building that Nearly Doubles Medical College's Research Space, Enhances Student Education NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weill Cornell Medical College today opened the Belfer Research Building, a state-of-the-art facility that ushers in a new era at the institution for cutting-edge, translational science. The 18-story, $650 million building, made possible through the generosity of numerous donors, nearly doubles Weill...

2014-01-16 23:00:20

In a novel approach to stroke research, investigators from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center will collaborate to create the New York Stroke Trials Network of Columbia and Cornell. The network is one of 25 regional stroke centers across the country funded by the National Institutes of Health Stroke Trials Network (NIH StrokeNet), announced by the National Institutes of Health in December 2013. New York, NY (PRWEB)...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.