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2014-08-29 23:10:02

For more than a week, Boston’s Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC has been declining offers from participants in the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Ice Bucket Challenge who wish to make donations for research that does not use human embryonic stem cells or tissues derived from aborted fetuses. The company has informed those wishing to donate that its for-profit status prevents it from inviting or receiving charitable donations. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Due to a...

2014-08-29 23:09:59

Now approaching the one-year mark since its founding, The Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC (ASCTC) in Boston, Massachusetts has lined-up participation in three conferences focused on stem cells and regenerative medicine over the next two months. At two of the conferences, ASCTC Director James Sherley will provide updates on the company’s progress with development of its new technology for detecting drug candidates that are toxic to tissue stem cells. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 29,...

2014-08-27 23:15:03

The unyielding commitment of the Edusei Foundation and its founder Dr. Kwame Bawuah-Edusei to place youth education and development at the forefront of its mission was showcased last week with a donation of GHC50,000 to the Western Nananom Education Fund (WeNNEF), the official education fund of the Western Regional House of Chiefs. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 At an August ceremony held on the premises of the Western Regional House of Chiefs in Takoradi and chaired by Nana Kwesi Agyeman IX,...

2014-08-14 16:21:13

VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / NASDAQ:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicle systems, announced today that Jill Bodkin has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. Former Chairman, John Beaulieu, will remain on the board as a director and has been awarded the title 'Chairman Emeritus.' Joseph Caron, formerly of Westport's Advisory Board, has been appointed to the Board of Directors. "Our Board...

2014-08-13 12:25:03

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released Census PoP Quiz, a new interactive mobile application that challenges users' knowledge of demographic facts for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The new app, which draws from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, aims to raise statistical literacy about the U.S. population. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135869 "Census PoP Quiz provides an introduction to the...

2014-08-12 23:00:36

The Gift Card Network is proud to announce that Martha Weaver, long tenured gift card industry member, has been named the Director of the Gift Card Network. Vancouver, Wa (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Weaver, as Director, will be responsible for the overall success of the network, meeting goals of providing exposure, opportunities, and support for members and the gift card industry as a whole. Weaver will spearhead business development, marketing, committee moderation, the development of peer...

2014-08-06 12:26:42

Heidrick & Struggles' LeadershipTV(TM) explores what boards look for in a GC as a director candidate CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a time of increased shareholder activism, regulation and uncertainty, the role of the general counsel in the corporate boardroom has never been more important. Yet, companies have been slow to recruit general counsels to serve as directors, according to a new video thought piece from Heidrick & Struggles, a premier provider of senior-level Executive...

2014-07-28 23:05:40

Frank Moss, Dave Girouard and Christopher Ahlberg bring to Tamr vision and experience in the pioneering use of data analytics. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Tamr, Inc., today announced that it has named three successful entrepreneurs and data analytics visionaries as advisors to the company. They are Frank Moss, former director of the MIT Media Lab and former CEO and chairman of Tivoli Systems; Dave Girouard, founder and CEO of Upstart Network and former president of Google...

2014-07-28 08:32:59

- James A. Hyde Resigns as Chief Executive Officer and President WAYNESBORO, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTELOS Holdings Corp. (the "Company" or "NTELOS"; NASDAQ: NTLS) announced today that its Board of Directors ("the Board") has accepted the resignation of James A. Hyde as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board, effective today. The Board also announced the immediate appointment of NTELOS Director Rodney D. Dir as President and Chief Operating Officer....

antibiotic resistance
2014-07-24 05:43:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Antibiotic resistance could bring about the “next pandemic,” turning run-of-the-mill disease-causing bacteria into nearly untreatable illnesses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned on Tuesday. Speaking at a National Press Club event, CDC director Tom Frieden said that the common use of antibiotics and other anti-microbial agents over the past 70 years has caused some pathogens to mutate and become...


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2011-04-25 15:17:02

Robert Cabana is the director of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center, a former astronaut, and a veteran of four Space Shuttle flights. He is also a former Naval Flight Officer and Naval Aviator in the United States Marine Corps. He was born Robert Donald Cabana on January 23, 1949, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has two brothers and is married to Nancy Joan. Together they have three children: Jeffrey, Christopher and Sarah. In 1967, Cabana graduated from Washburn High School in Minneapolis,...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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