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2011-06-30 18:23:17

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, have identified a series of novel proteins in human cerebrospinal fluid. The proteins, which carry specific sugar molecules, are found in greater concentrations in patients with dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease than in patients with dementia caused by other diseases. This gives hope for new forms of treatment in the future. Göran Larson is a professor at the Sahlgrenska Academy and one of the authors of the article...

2011-05-26 06:50:00

CAPE CORAL, Fla., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Robert F. Asleson Memorial ALA Conference Grant has announced this year's award recipient. The winning essay was submitted by Catherine Larson, a student in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Ms. Larson will receive a $1,500.00 grant to help defray the cost of attending ALA's 2011 Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana in June. The Robert...

2011-02-24 09:38:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PKD Foundation is today announcing that Mr. Dan Larson will be retiring from his long-time position as the Foundation's President and CEO, and will be transitioning into a new role as the Foundation's Senior Advisor and CEO-Emeritus. Mr. Larson began his work at the PKD Foundation in 1993, and has served as its President and CEO since 1994. In that role, he has directed the transformation of the organization from a small,...

2007-10-08 18:00:24

Nancy Larson Publishers, Inc. announces a contest for elementary school teachers. Winners will receive a free grade-appropriate classroom kit for the new Nancy Larson Science 1--3 program. Included are teacher manuals, student materials, science tool kit, teaching posters, charts and photos and vocabulary word wall cards. First, second, and third grade teachers are invited to submit a personal story about a challenge they face or have faced in their teaching and how they addressed...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.