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2013-10-01 23:18:34

Harvard Business Publishing clients win awards in CLO Learning in Practice Awards competition. Merck wins Gold in the Global Learning category and Goodyear wins Bronze in the Trailblazer category with leadership development programs based on Leadership Direct. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Harvard Business Publishing today announced that last night’s CLO Learning in Practice awards reception yielded prestigious awards for two of its clients. Merck was named Gold winner in the...

How Rare 'Words' In Bacterial Genes Boost Protein Production
2013-09-27 07:29:50

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard Scientists routinely seek to reprogram bacteria to produce proteins for drugs, biofuels and more, but they have struggled to get those bugs to follow orders. But a hidden feature of the genetic code, it turns out, could get bugs with the program. The feature controls how much of the desired protein bacteria produce, a team from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University reported in the...

2013-09-25 11:04:21

Comparing species, researchers at Harvard SEAS and Harvard Medical School investigate a process they dub “villification” “You are not just a ball of cells,” says Clifford Tabin, George Jacob and Jacqueline Hazel Leder Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School (HMS). The way cells organize within the human body allows us all to function the way we do, but a couple of Harvard professors are concerned as much with that developmental process as with the end result. Tabin...

2013-09-13 23:04:28

Low-fat diets are not necessarily healthier. It is unproven that reducing total fat intake prevents heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 When it comes to healthy eating, dietary fat often tops the list of things that are "bad" for health. But such lists ignore the fact that some fats are good for you. What's more, scrupulously counting how much fat you consume or avoiding all fats indiscriminately are not helpful moves, according to the September 2013 issue...

2013-09-12 23:18:01

NSAIDs can help relieve pain and reduce inflammation from arthritis and other chronic aches and pains. However, you want to use the lowest dose for the shortest time. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 For aching joints or a throbbing head, millions of Americans turn to aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) every day. They are generally safe, but if not used carefully NSAIDs can have a dark side, according to the September 2013...

2013-09-09 23:24:03

Harvard Business Publishing survey reveals striking lack of confidence in leadership capability of global organizations. Results indicate that the majority of organizations need stronger leaders to achieve strategic goals and drive business transformation. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Global executives are suffering from a crisis of confidence. According to a survey by Harvard Business Publishing, their leaders lack the skills to achieve strategic goals, and the need to develop...

2013-09-09 23:17:42

Family history of heart disease is one of the most powerful tools for guiding personal health decisions and motivating lifestyle change. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 When heart disease or stroke runs in a family, it's important to talk about it with children and other close family members. The conversation may be hard, but the payoff—better health for all—can be huge, according to the September 2013 Harvard Heart Letter. "Knowing your family history is one of most...

2013-09-02 23:00:06

Aging brings physical changes that can jeopardize driving skills. It's important to address potential driving issues as soon as possible to stay safe on the road. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Most senior citizens dread the day they'll be told it's time to give up their car keys. But aging brings physical changes that jeopardize safety on the road, reports the September 2013 Harvard Health Letter. "Most people I see don't think they have any driving...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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