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2011-07-29 14:42:29

New technology called 'Spinach,' modeled after Nobel Prize"“winning green fluorescent protein The ability to tag proteins with a green fluorescent light to watch how they behave inside cells so revolutionized the understanding of protein biology that it earned the scientific teams who developed the technique Nobel Prizes in 2008. Now, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have developed a similar fluorescent tool that can track the mysterious workings of the various forms of...

2011-07-07 00:06:36

It's like a Brownie camera for the digital age: The microscopic device fits on the head of a pin, contains no lenses or moving parts, costs pennies to make "“ and this Cornell-developed camera could revolutionize an array of science from surgery to robotics. The camera was invented in the lab of Alyosha Molnar, Cornell assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and developed by a group led by Patrick Gill, a postdoctoral associate. Their working prototype, detailed...

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. Cornell is the manager of a JobLink/Career Connections Center in Winston-Salem, NC. He and his staff help people in their local community receive the services they need to earn jobs and build fulfilling careers. Through Anthony's hard work and leadership, he has helped...

2011-06-15 06:23:41

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- New medical technology is showing that Cornell dots may be a potential cancer diagnostic tool. The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved the first clinical trial in humans using Cornell Dots- brightly glowing nanoparticles that can light up cancer cells in PET-optical imaging. Cornell Dots are silica spheres less than eight nanometers in diameter that enclose several dye molecules. To make the dots stick to tumor cells, organic molecules that bind...

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. A paper describing this new medical technology, "Multimodal silica nanoparticles are effective cancer-targeted probes in a model of human melanoma," will be published June 13, 2011 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation (July 2011). This is a collaboration between Memorial...

2011-05-27 10:58:00

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmiston & Company, a global leader in the sale, charter, and management of super and mega yachts, announced today that Mark Cornell has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Based out of the company's headquarters in Monaco, Cornell will oversee global business for the brand which includes locations in London, New York, Abu Dhabi, and Mexico City. Nicholas Edmiston, who made the announcement, previously served...

2011-05-18 13:31:33

Victims of third-degree burns and other traumatic injuries endure pain, disfigurement, invasive surgeries and a long time waiting for skin to grow back. Improved tissue grafts designed by Cornell scientists that promote vascular growth could hasten healing, encourage healthy skin to invade the wounded area and reduce the need for surgeries. These so-called dermal templates were engineered in the lab of Abraham Stroock, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Cornell...

2011-05-18 00:01:31

Veloxum President, Kevin Cornell, promotes two top execs: Chris Cicchetti named Vice President of Marketing in charge of Veloxum's global branding and marketing and Casey Swan as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Scotts Valley, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Veloxumâ“ž¢ Corporation, a performance management company, today announced that Chris Cicchetti has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing in charge of Veloxum's global branding and marketing, and that Casey...

2011-04-05 21:29:46

Discovery suggests new drug targets and markers to help treat the aggressive, deadly skin cancer Thanks to the zebrafish, there is new hope for people with melanoma, an aggressive skin cancer that is responsible for approximately 8,700 deaths each year in the United States. In a study that was published in the March 24th issue of the journal Nature, and featured on the cover, researchers identified SETDB1 as a new gene that promotes the growth of melanoma and may play a role in up to 70...

2011-04-04 18:25:28

Dr. Antonio M. Gotto, a Leading Authority on Lipid Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease, and Other Physician-Scientists Are Available for Expert Commentary Available for expert commentary on the latest research findings presented at the 2011 American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, April 2 to 5, is Dr. Antonio M. Gotto Jr., the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College and a recognized authority on lipid therapy and cardiovascular disease. Among those...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.