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2014-09-06 16:20:15

LUND, Sweden, September 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase Holographic Imaging (PHI) today announces a collaboration agreement with Northeastern University of Boston. PHI will provide Northeastern with HoloMonitor(R) technology for establishing novel cell analysis applications and techniques based on PHI's non-invasive time-lapse imaging cytometry technology. Northeastern and PHI anticipate extending the program to create a regional center of excellence - an educational resource...

credit where credit is due
2014-08-19 02:00:28

Joe O'Connell, Northeastern University It makes sense that the credit for science papers with multiple authors should go to the authors who perform the bulk of the research, yet that’s not always the case. Now a new algorithm developed at Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research helps sheds light on how to properly allocate credit. The research was published this month in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in a paper co-authored by Hua-Wei Shen, a visiting...

2014-08-04 16:23:42

BOSTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is pleased to announce the return of AWARE for All Boston, a free event designed to promote understanding and dialogue around clinical research participation. The event will be hosted at the Curry Student Center Ballroom at Northeastern University on Monday, October 27(th) from 5PM to 8PM and will feature free health screenings, informational exhibits,...

social interaction stereotypes
2014-07-17 07:56:10

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Throughout the years, we have all had to deal with the unfair notion that women talk more than men. Women deal with the stereotype that not only do they talk more, but that their talk also tends to be gossip, while chatty men have to deal with name calling and unfair stigmas. In fact, because of the stereotype that women talk more than men, we all have to deal with unfair stigmas. But is there any truth to this idea of the more...

mud crabs noisy world
2014-06-19 04:52:48

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The overly amorous exhortations of a couple in the hotel room next to your own might be enough to mar a vacation experience. A polite knock or a phone call to the front desk could be effective in dampening the passion enough to allow you to return to sleep. But what does one do when the lovemaking is occurring just off the coastline, underwater, by freakishly loud fish? This was the case in 2005 when the black drum fish, engaging...

2014-06-03 15:54:17

Rice University Animal tests show Rice-developed technology effective against aggressive cancer The first preclinical study of a new Rice University-developed anti-cancer technology found that a novel combination of existing clinical treatments can instantaneously detect and kill only cancer cells -- often by blowing them apart -- without harming surrounding normal organs. The research, which is available online this week Nature Medicine, reports that Rice's "quadrapeutics" technology...

2013-08-28 23:23:34

Metro College students can get assistance with tuition, books and supplies, transportation, living, and other expenses associated with training through the Second Career Ontario Program. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Metro College now helps laid off and underemployed workers and professionals upgrade their skills, and train for a career currently in high demand in Ontario. With Second Career Ontario students can get assistance with tuition, books and supplies, transportation,...

2013-07-23 23:17:51

Recognition comes from both Sound and Communications and Commercial Integrator Magazines. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Whitlock, a global AV solutions provider, recently received accolades for its work on the visitor center for Northeastern University in Boston. The company received a ProAV Spotlight Award from Sound and Communications Magazine in the Best Education AV category. It also earned an honorable mention from Commercial Integrator for the Higher Education category of its...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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