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2013-10-03 23:02:36

October 5th Marks the 1-Year Anniversary of MEMA’s Public Private Partnership with Ping4, The Location Based Smartphone App That Instantly Notifies Commonwealth Citizens About Dangerous Storms, Missing Persons, Traffic Situations, Natural Disasters, & Other Emergencies Nashua, NH (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 In the 12 months since adopting ping4alerts!, MEMA (Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency) has used the mobile alert platform to manage a series of public emergencies including...

2013-10-03 08:27:31

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIP Concierge Inc., the nation's leading source for award show tickets and luxury lifestyle services, has just launched two new, improved iOS applications optimized especially for clients who have Apple iPhone or iPad devices. Customers and music fans seeking award show tickets and access to unforgettable experiences can now choose from two free applications designed to provide the best viewing experience for multiple Apple devices....

2013-10-02 08:30:32

DUBLIN, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced the appointment of its Board of Directors, effective until the next annual meeting of shareholders in May 2014. The appointment of the Actavis plc Board follows the completion of Actavis, Inc.'s acquisition of Warner Chilcott plc in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at approximately $8.5 billion. The combination creates Actavis plc, a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company with...

2013-10-01 12:30:46

Will Work in Parallel with President Obama's BRAIN Initiative CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move to dramatically accelerate brain research -- and possible cures for autism, Parkinson's and stroke -- the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today awarded Konrad Kording, Ph.D., research scientist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), a $9 million, five-year NIH Transformative Research Award to build a non-invasive, molecular-biologic tool to record, measure and...

2013-09-30 12:22:31

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced today that Susan M. Suver has advanced to senior vice president - human resources and administration effective Oct. 1, and will continue to report directly to Chief Executive Officer Mario Longhi. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130930/NE88630 ) Suver, 54, who has served as the company's vice president - human resources since 2007, will retain responsibilities for worldwide...

2013-09-27 23:03:52

Everolimus Drug Study with TSC Patients to Measure Impact on Brain New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Bcureful® presented a check in the amount of $15,000.00 to Dr. Orrin Devinsky, Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, for his upcoming everolimus research project. Bcureful Board members Lori Nerheim of Chicago and Laurie Marshall of New York City presented the check to Dr. Devinsky. “Now is one of the most exciting times in TSC...

2013-09-26 08:22:34

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that it will add three new independent directors to its Board of Directors and will commence a search to identify a successor to chairman and CEO John E. McGlade, who will retire in 2014. The actions reflect the Board's ongoing focus on best-in-class corporate governance and leadership succession planning to ensure the Air Products Board and management has the appropriate experience and...

New Field Of Optogenetics Could Offer Solutions For Cardiac Arrhythmia
2013-09-19 14:05:49

National Science Foundation With a few flicks of a light switch--on-off-on-off--Stanford University's Oscar Abilez is one step closer to changing the lives of millions. Why? Because as a focused speck of light turns on and off in Abilez's lab, a cluster of heart cells begins to expand and contract. He demonstrates that he can control the rhythm of a heart using just light. Currently, 4 million Americans suffer from some degree of cardiac arrhythmia, wherein a person's heart beats too...

2013-09-18 12:28:46

Launches Worldwide Two-Year Anniversary Celebration Featuring Concert Tours on Three Continents, New CD and DVD, and Documentary by Award-winning Director Morgan Neville. BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Silk Road Project celebrates its 15(th) anniversary with a Carnegie Hall performance by the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma on October 16th, and a new CD and DVD. The celebration will continue with concerts on three continents, including return engagements across North...

2013-09-17 23:33:28

Presented by the World Technology Network, in Association with TIME, Fortune, CNN, Science/AAAS & Kurzweil Technologies; The World's Top Technology & Science Innovators (Peer-Selected) to Meet in NYC New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The World Technology Network (The WTN) announced today the names of the 50 corporate Finalists (in 10 categories) and 100 individual Finalists (in 20 categories) for the prestigious 2013 World Technology Awards, presented by the WTN in...


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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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