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2013-06-27 12:30:15

DALLAS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard announced today its investment in a multifamily community slated for development in the Prospect Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. The 2.6-acre development site, at the intersection of Huron Street and W. 29th Street, is near Coors Field and four blocks from the Union Station redevelopment project, which will be the central hub of a new regional transit system. (Logo:...

Pain At The Pump Could Be Eased With High-octane Bacteria
2013-06-25 12:58:05

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard New lines of engineered bacteria can tailor-make key precursors of high-octane biofuels that could one day replace gasoline, scientists at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School report in the June 24 online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The same lines can also produce precursors of...

2013-06-24 12:21:34

White House Applauds Citizen Science, Big Data Initiative CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The search for more versatile and less expensive materials for solar energy received a boost today as Harvard launched a free database that catalogues the suitability of 2.3 million organic, carbon compounds for converting sunlight into electricity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) Harvard's Clean Energy project -- which screened the molecules using...

2013-06-20 16:24:21

DETROIT, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- David A. Thomas, Ph.D., a recognized thought leader in organizational behavior and strategic human resource management, was named to the DTE Energy Board of Directors effective June 21. Thomas has been the dean and William R. Berkeley professor of business administration at Georgetown University McDonough School of Business since 2011. Previously, he was the H. Naylor Fitzhugh professor of business administration and chair of the Organizational Behavior...

2013-06-17 23:18:24

When it comes to heart disease, myths and misconceptions abound. Believing in and following these can increase the chances of having a heart attack. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Knowledge about heart disease changes quickly, but our beliefs don't always keep up. As a result, misconceptions abound. The June 2013 issue of the Harvard Heart Letter addresses ten commonly held but mistaken, ideas about heart disease. For example, many people believe that everyone with heart disease should...

2013-06-13 23:20:06

Losing energy as the day goes on is sometimes due to a medical condition. When it isn't, several simple steps can help maintain energy. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Some days do you feel like the Energizer Bunny with a weak battery–starting strong but unable to keep going and going? There are several ways to help boost flagging energy, like pacing activities, taking power naps, and eating healthfully, according to the June 2013 issue of the Harvard Men's Health Watch. One thing...

2013-06-12 12:28:38

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics. NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten years ago the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics was founded at Harvard with a $30 million dollar grant from a financier called Jeffrey Epstein. Since then, the Program, under the direction of Martin Nowak, a professor of Mathematics and Biology at Harvard, has changed the way in which evolution is studied and utilized. The Program...

2013-06-12 12:25:32

-- Harvard and Yale Announce Participation in Special "Rivalry on Ice" Hockey Game at Madison Square Garden -- NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Back in 1900, Harvard and Yale played their first hockey game at the St. Nicholas Rink in New York City in front of a crowd of 2,000 dressed in black tie. Now America's most storied collegiate rivals will return to where it all began as Madison Square Garden plays host to a special hockey game between Harvard and Yale on January 11,...

2013-06-10 23:16:39

Exercise and weight loss, not surgery, are generally the first line of defense for people with painful knees and hips due to arthritis. Boston MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 As summer beckons people outdoors for a bevy of activities, those limited by hip and knee pain due to arthritis may be wondering if it's time for joint replacement surgery so they can be active again. But surgery isn't generally the initial go-to method of treatment, reports the June 2013 Harvard Health Letter. "Exercise and...

2013-06-05 08:29:45

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Voxiva, Inc., a pioneer in interactive mobile health programs, announced today that members of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care are now able to enroll in Care4Life(SM), a personalized diabetes self-management program delivered to their mobile phones. Care4Life combines the best in diabetes education with proven evidence-based behavior change techniques. The program uses text messages, a personal online web portal and a mobile website to connect, engage...