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2013-03-09 23:00:04

The Florida Institute of Technology Department of Extended Studies invites prospective graduate students to attend an Extended Studies Instant Decision Day (IDD) April 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. MELBOURNE, FLA. (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 The Florida Institute of Technology Department of Extended Studies invites prospective graduate students to attend an Extended Studies Instant Decision Day (IDD) April 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. The Florida Tech Huntsville Site event will be held at 6767 Old Madison Pike,...

2013-03-09 23:00:03

The Florida Institute of Technology Department of Extended Studies invites prospective graduate students to attend an Extended Studies Instant Decision Day April 2, from 3 to 8 p.m. MELBOURNE, FLA. (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 The Florida Institute of Technology Department of Extended Studies invites prospective graduate students to attend an Extended Studies Instant Decision Day April 2, from 3 to 8 p.m. The Florida Tech Orlando Site event will be held at 2420 Lakemont Ave., Suite 190. This is...

2012-09-24 12:53:20

Applications include new cancer detection strategies Shengyuan Yang, Florida Institute of Technology assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, with graduate student Sang Joo Lee, has published a paper on the first-ever imaging of cells growing on spherical surfaces. The paper is published in the online journal, Review of Scientific Instruments, and will appear later in September in the print version. The potential biomedical applications of the researchers' technique...

Climate Change Affected Coral Reefs In Ancient Times
2012-07-06 12:20:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Climate change has historically affected the growth of coral reefs, with some reefs experiencing a long-term growth stoppage around 4,000 years ago, according to newly published research in the journal Science. An international team of scientists, who used radiocarbon dating and other research techniques, said that the growth stoppage they identified in eastern Pacific reefs took 2,500 years to recover from. "We were shocked to find...

Pre-Columbian Humans Had Little Effect On Amazon Rainforest
2012-06-15 07:01:54

Early inhabitants of the Amazon River Basin had little long-term impact on the forests in the area, overturning the notion that the region was a cultural parkland during pre-Columbian times, claims a new study published in the June 15 edition of the journal Science. The discovery comes after a team of researchers hailing from the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT), the Smithsonian Institution, Wake Forest University and the University of Florida (UF) conducted the first landscape-scale...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.