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2014-04-03 12:30:52

BOSTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tufts Medical Center Board of Trustees announced today that it has voted unanimously to appoint Michael Wagner, MD, FACP as President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children on a permanent basis. Wagner, a nationally respected physician executive and health care thought leader, has held the title of Interim President and CEO since September 2013. He had previously served as President and CEO of the...

First Two-Headed Bull Shark Discovered
2013-03-26 09:36:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a report in the Journal of Fish Biology,“¯American marine biologists discovered the first ever two-headed bull shark last year in the Gulf of Mexico. Different from conjoined twins whose bodies are connected in utero, the phenomenon known as dicephalia has previously  been observed in other marine species such as blue or tope sharks. “This is certainly one of those interesting and rarely...

2010-11-18 13:59:18

McGill linguist's findings show how languages differ in their use of emphasis A better understanding of how we use acoustic cues to stress new information and put old information in the background may help computer programmers produce more realistic-sounding speech. Dr. Michael Wagner, a researcher in McGill's Department of Linguistics, has compared the way French- and English-speakers evaluate poetry, as a way of finding evidence for a systematic difference in how the two languages use these...

2009-06-10 14:54:06

Police in Pennsylvania said a man arrested for drunken driving was seen speeding through a police parking lot before parking in a police-only spot for a nap. Chief Dennis McMaster said an officer in the East Pennsboro Township police parking lot saw Michael Wagner, of Mechanicsburg, speed through the lot at about 10:32 p.m. Sunday before parking between two cruisers in a spot marked for police vehicles only, the Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot-News reported Wednesday. McMaster said the officer...


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