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2014-03-18 08:34:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Frank H. Netter's medical illustrations to be showcased at NYU Langone Medical Center, March 18 - April 30 Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that it will celebrate the 25th anniversary and newest edition of Dr. Frank H. Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy with an exhibition of...

2014-03-06 08:21:37

White House Director Samara N. Moore Joins Telecom and Energy Leaders for NYU School of Engineering/Sloan Lecture NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the Obama Administration's release of guidelines to protect the nation's essential infrastructure from cyber attacks, White House Director for Cybersecurity Critical Infrastructure Protection Samara N. Moore will headline an open discussion at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering about the implications for...

2014-03-04 16:03:43

Researchers at New York University and the University of Texas at Austin have discovered that carbohydrates serve as identifiers for cancer cells. Their findings, which appear in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, show how these molecules may serve as signals for cancer and explain what's going on inside these cells, pointing to new ways in which sugars function as a looking glass into the workings of their underlying structures. "Carbohydrates can tell us a lot...

2014-02-25 16:27:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NYU Sports and Society program, headed by University Professor Arthur R. Miller, issued a white paper today examining the phenomenon of bullying and other intolerant behavior in sports, and proposing a comprehensive range of initiatives focused on youth athletics to combat them. While these issues have been central to the Sports and Society program, work on this latest project began after NYU Law alumnus Stephen M. Ross (LLM '66)...

2014-02-20 08:38:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific American and the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering--leaders in science and technology with more than 300 years of combined experience--will launch an online continuing educational program next month. The jointly delivered Professional Learning Program balances interactive, prerecorded content and live, engaging webinars. Enrollment is now open for the first course in March 2014....

2014-02-17 23:01:15

Manhattan College’s Senior Associate Director of Athletics to Become the Next Director of Athletics Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Noah LeFevre, currently Manhattan College’s senior associate director of Athletics, will become the next director of Athletics at Manhattan College, it was announced today by President Brennan O’Donnell and Vice President Richard Satterlee, who led the national search. LeFevre will replace current Director of Athletics Robert J. Byrnes ’68,...

2014-02-17 12:27:32

University Research Center Explores 5G Wireless Technologies NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the ever-increasing demand for wireless data capacity on the part of current consumers and the urgent need to bridge the digital divide in the developing world, Huawei Technologies is joining NYU WIRELESS as an industrial affiliate sponsor of research. NYU WIRELESS, launched by the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in August 2012, is a unique...

2014-02-14 08:24:24

NYU School of Engineering Researchers Urge Game Designers to Follow their 'Odd Couple' Path to Developing Wearable Controllers and Cooperative Computer Games NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Fashion Week closes in Manhattan, New York's outer boroughs are offering a glimpse of what the best-dressed techies will be wearing this Valentines Day: electronic-embedded costumes for a video game that demands hand-holding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO...

2014-02-12 23:28:58

Florida Poly and Microsoft will collaborate to provide practical, hands-on learning opportunities for students. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University, the state’s newest university, today announced that it has signed Microsoft to its growing list of industry partners. Together, Poly and Microsoft will form a collaborative relationship to aid in providing practical, hands-on learning opportunities for students. “Microsoft is a globally recognizable and...

2014-02-06 08:26:32

Research Center Explores Millimeter Wave Spectrum in Response to Skyrocketing Demand for Wireless Data Transfer NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU WIRELESS announced that AT&T joined the university research center as an affiliate sponsor--a three-year commitment to collaborating on the next generation of mobile network technology. Their research aims to ensure that the telecommunications industry can stay ahead of the demands of its users, who are consuming data at an...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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