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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.

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 Veloxum™ 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 Swan has...

2011-04-05 21:29:46

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.

2011-04-04 18:25:28

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

2010-11-12 12:38:21

The liver's unique ability among organs to regenerate itself has been little understood.

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  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.