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2013-09-26 12:30:02

John Theurer Cancer Center Chairman and Lymphoma Chief Andre Goy, M.D., M.S., Continues to Lead Advances in MCL Research and Treatment HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andre Goy, M.D., M.S., Chairman and Director of John Theurer Cancer Center and Chief of the Lymphoma Program, has just published two important papers in relapsed/refractory mantle-cell lymphoma (MCL) in the Journal of Clinical Oncology and New England Journal of Medicine. MCL is a difficult subtype...

2013-06-06 23:33:47

PhoneDaddy.com offers to purchase the cell phones of about 100 AirTran rule-breaking students from the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School in Brooklyn in order to help them follow airline regulations, and make extra summer cash. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 After about 100 students from the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School in Brooklyn, as well as their eight chaperones, were kicked off an AirTran flight departing to Atlanta for their senior class trip...

2012-08-09 10:28:27

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NIWeek - National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) this week welcomed a record 3,500+ attendees to the Austin Convention Center for the 18th annual graphical system design conference and exhibition. The three-day conference ran Aug. 7-9 and included the unveiling of the world's first software-designed instrument, the NI PXIe-5644R vector signal transceiver; LabVIEW 2012 system design software with application architecture structures and stability...

2012-08-07 06:28:01

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NIWeek - National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) today introduced the world's first RF vector signal transceiver (VST), the NI PXIe-5644R, and with it, a new class of software-designed instrumentation. This software-centric architecture represents a new era in which engineers and scientists can use LabVIEW to tailor open, field-programmable gate array (FPGA)-based hardware for their specific needs. Quotes "A quarter-century ago, NI redefined...

2012-08-06 10:26:36

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) hosts its Annual Investor Conference in Austin, Texas, in conjunction with NIWeek, the company's annual premier customer and industry event for graphical system design. A key platform for launching new products, NIWeek provides a forum for customers, members of the press, strategic partners and exhibitors to learn about and discuss the latest trends and technologies in test, control and design. The investor...

2012-07-11 02:26:13

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today reported 32 new contracts in 2Q2012, continuing its three-year dominance of the global Sterile Compounding Automation market. On a year-to-date basis, 2012 new contracts reached an all-time record of 63 new contracted installations over the last 6-month period, a three-fold increase in sales bookings year-over-year. Health Robotics continued to consistently demonstrate that it is the only real choice in...

2012-06-19 06:24:08

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action (FRC Action), the legislative advocacy arm of the Family Research Council, will host Governor Mike Huckabee, along with Congressmen Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-Nebraska) for a special video webcast program where Christians from across denominational lines will come together in an event that will mark the beginning of a two week period of nationwide prayer and action in support of religious...

2012-06-18 06:33:15

AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) today announced new connectivity between NI LabVIEW system design software and the AWR Visual System Simulator (VSS) software for RF and microwave system design. As the first major joint development between NI and AWR following NI's recent acquisition of AWR, the new connectivity helps engineers to better use measurements in the design flow by executing LabVIEW code directly from the AWR design environment....

2012-06-08 02:23:34

PHILADELPHIA, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LEGO® Friends, a new construction toy theme designed to engage more children in LEGO play, announced today that it will build the world's largest LEGO lemonade stand June 7-8. The build will take place in front of Philadelphia's National Constitution Center (NCC) in an effort to inspire children nationwide to create their own lemonade stand to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a non-profit organization dedicated to finding better...

2012-05-11 11:52:29

Autonomous robots created by 11 teams of engineers from across the country will compete for a NASA prize purse of $1.5 million on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), in Worcester, Mass., June 14 -17. The challenge: design and develop the next generation of robots to explore the landscapes of other worlds. The NASA-WPI Sample Return Robot Challenge requires the competing teams to design and build an autonomous robotic system that will locate and collect a set of specific...