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2011-08-15 11:43:00

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GetEducated.com, http://www.geteducated.com, an online education research group that publishes online college rankings based on college affordability and credibility, has released their list of the Best Online Colleges for an online management degree that ranks high in quality yet low in consumer cost. The Get Educated online college rankings are based on a survey of higher education costs at 61 regionally accredited universities that...

2011-06-07 00:00:33

GetEducated releases its 2011 online college rankings for the most affordable online computer science masters nationwide, all found at non-profit universities offering distance learning degrees. Essex Junction, VT (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 GetEducated.com, a consumer research group that publishes online college rankings along the dimensions of cost and credibility has released its list of the top affordable online computer science degrees for distance learning students nationwide. GetEducated's...

2011-05-05 00:00:31

GetEducated.com releases new 2011 online university rankings for the most affordable online engineering masters. These rankings were derived from a nationwide survey of 57 regionally accredited engineering schools or allied technology career discipline schools offering 213 online graduate degrees. Essex Junction, VT (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Get Educated, the consumer's guide to the best online colleges, http://www.geteducated.com, as rated for cost and credibility, has released its 2011...

2011-02-16 07:59:00

DUBLIN, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - First-of-Its-Kind Clinical Study by East Carolina University Establishes Efficacy of Bejeweled(R) and Other Games in Reducing Clinical Depression and Anxiety East Carolina University's Psychophysiology Lab and Biofeedback Clinic today revealed the results of a year-long randomized, controlled clinical study that measured the efficacy of so-called "casual" video games (CVGs) in reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety as a co-morbid...

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2011-02-03 05:35:00

Scientists reported on Wednesday that they have successfully grown bio-engineered blood vessels that surgeons could someday take off the shelf and implant into patients, something that could ultimately help people lacking healthy veins for coronary bypass surgery or dialysis. The researchers employed a novel way of using human cells to generate the blood vessels that could allow them to function without triggering a patient's immune response. Furthermore, unlike other engineered vessels,...

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2010-03-29 14:58:12

A Brazilian scorpion has provided researchers at North Carolina State University and East Carolina University insight into venom's effects on the ability of certain cells to release critical components. The findings may prove useful in understanding diseases like pancreatitis or in targeted drug delivery. A common result of scorpion stings, pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. ECU microbiologist Dr. Paul Fletcher believed that scorpion venom might be used as a way to discover how...

2008-06-26 09:02:58

By Matt Tessnear, Sun Journal, New Bern, N.C. Jun. 26--Scholarhip to honor Rivernbark--companion story at bottom Bill Rivenbark says he accomplished everything he made a priority during his 40 years in Craven County schools and 12 years as superintendent. Some of his colleagues say he was able to do that because he was a visionary. Rivenbark will retire Tuesday as superintendent, and Larry Moser will take his place. "You just feel like there's a time to retire, and it's time,"...

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2007-06-10 06:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C. -- In North Carolina, global warming isn't a future worry. It's already lapping ashore. Nags Head Mayor Renee Cahoon sees all the proof of climate change she needs at the end of Old Oregon Inlet Road. The street once led to rows of oceanfront houses. Now it ends suddenly in bulldozed piles of sand. Some beach erosion occurs naturally, and development near the ocean tends to make it worse. But some scientists think erosion has grown more pronounced in recent years as the...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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