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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...

2011-03-22 00:25:45

A paper announcing a breakthrough discovery in the fight against Niemann-Pick Type C, coauthored by Olaf Wiest and Paul Helquist of the University of Notre Dame's Department Chemistry & Biochemistry and Frederick Maxfield, Chair of Biochemistry at Cornell University Weill College of Medicine, appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week. The paper shows how use of a histone deacetylase inhibitor correct the damage done by the genetic disorder and allowed...

2011-02-28 13:54:30

Gaining new insight into how efficiently the microbes in large bioreactors produce methane from brewery waste, Cornell scientists hope to use their new knowledge to shape these microbial communities to produce liquid biofuels and other useful products. The scientists Largus T. Angenent, associate professor of biological and environmental engineering, and the first author and research associate Jeffrey J. Werner, published "Bacterial Community Structures Are Unique and Resilient in Full-Scale...

2011-01-20 13:16:00

Alliance with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business will connect Elite Chinese Leaders with Cornell's world-class students and faculty ITHACA, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management has announced the partnership with the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), one of the leading business schools in China. Specific areas of collaboration will include MBA student exchange, a certificate program hosted by Johnson...

2011-01-15 00:00:44

-- International price intelligence company takes part in Americas Lodging Investment Summit -- Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 When the prestigious Cornell University School of Hotel Administration holds its annual reception at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) this month, it will be with the sponsorship of travel technology leader Lixto, Inc. Lixto, an international specialist in web data extraction and analysis, will serve as a gold sponsor and member of the planning...

2011-01-06 03:29:35

Cornell scientists find their electrical and mechanical properties Artistry from science: Cornell University researchers have unveiled striking, atomic-resolution details of what graphene "quilts" look like at the boundaries between patches, and have uncovered key insights into graphene's electrical and mechanical properties. (Nature, Jan. 5, 2010.) Researchers focused on graphene "“ a one atom-thick sheet of carbon atoms bonded in a crystal lattice like a honeycomb or chicken wire...

2010-11-12 12:38:21

Weill Cornell Medical College studies lay groundwork for new treatments for regenerating liver and bone marrow The liver's unique ability among organs to regenerate itself has been little understood. Now Weill Cornell Medical College scientists have shed light on how the liver restores itself by demonstrating that endothelial cells -- the cells that form the lining of blood vessels -- play a key role. The results of their study are published today in the online edition of the journal Nature,...

2010-10-24 00:14:01

Ring in the holiday season with local crafts & delicious home-made food. Carolers, Frosty, Mrs. Clause, and an Oregon symphony harpist create a unique seasonal atmosphere! Hillsboro, OR (PRWEB) October 22, 2010 Cornell Estates and members of the Hillsboro Firefighter's Random Acts are gearing up for the 10th annual Christmas Marketplace Bazaar on Saturday, November 20th from 10am to 3pm in the Party Room. The annual bake sale will be held on Tuesday, November 30th from 10am to noon....

2010-10-22 00:00:40

Insure Communication, a web-based CTRM system by Radar Medical Systems, is the first SaaS critical alert communication platform available for hospitals, radiology practices, labs and other medical testing facilities. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) October 21, 2010 RADAR Medical Systems, LLC, a leading provider of CTRM software to the medical community, announces the introduction of the first low-cost web-based CTRM platform, Insure Communication. "There are a number of very important reasons to use a...

2010-10-21 00:49:56

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell paper reports that restoring a crucial gene in a tiny area of the brain reverses depression-like behavior in mice; human data back up the promise of such therapy In a report published in the Oct. 20 issue of Science Translational Medicine, researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center say animal and human data suggest gene therapy to the brain may be able to treat patients with major depression who do not respond to traditional...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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