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2014-03-28 23:03:16

J. Lance Lichtor, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics; Section Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology; and Fellowship Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, presented on Drug Shortage in Anesthesia. Jennifer I. Lim, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology; Marion H. Schenk, Esq., Chair in Ophthalmology for Research of the Aging Eye; and Director, Retina Service, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, presented on Advances in Vitreoretinal...

2014-03-27 23:31:15

Summer Senn and Hank Jeannel complete dual-enrollment online course with a flourish with The King’s College, New York. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Oaks Christian Online High School (OCO) partners with several colleges to offer dual-enrollment courses, including Berklee College of Music and Grand Canyon University, but two OCO students recently completed online courses with The King’s College in New York City, NY, with honors. Hank Jeannel and Summer Senn, OCO...

2014-03-27 08:37:07

MINNEAPOLIS and REHOVOT, Israel, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Architect, designer and MIT Professor Neri Oxman collaborates with Professor W Craig Carter and composer and MIT Professor Tod Machover to explore material properties and their spatial arrangement using Stratasys Objet500 Connex3 Color Multi-material 3D Printer "Vocal Vibrations" exhibition opens at Le Laboratoire on March 28th 2014 Stratasys,...

artist impression of debris around a white dwarf star
2014-03-27 08:16:01

University of Leicester and The Royal Astronomical Society New theory advanced for how collapsed stars become polluted -- pointing to ominous fate that awaits planet Earth A decades old space mystery has been solved by an international team of astronomers led by Professor Martin Barstow of the University of Leicester and President-elect of the Royal Astronomical Society. Scientists from the University of Leicester and University of Arizona investigated hot, young, white dwarfs —...

2014-03-26 11:29:21

Scientists have shown for the first time that a chemical in the brain called galanin is involved in the risk of developing depression. And the research, undertaken by a European research team, points to a strong reason to develop drugs that modify galanin functioning as a new class of antidepressant drug. Galanin is a neuropeptide (a small protein) that was discovered and investigated over 30 years ago by various groups including the Swedish scientist Tomas Hokfelt. He is one of the...

2014-03-24 23:23:25

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, IBM’s Florence Hudson, Microsoft’s Julie Larson-Green, and UCF's Pamela McCauley Bush are among the 42 members of this year’s Connected World magazine Women of M2M. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 "There are few lists that celebrate successful women and only one that recognizes women of the M2M and technology space. Call it the Internet of Things or M2M, our industry and these women have enabled the world of people and machines to collide...

2014-03-24 16:24:30

TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Prize, established by Friends of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (FCIHR), in collaboration with the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences recognizes leaders of exceptional achievement in science and health policy of international stature. Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong, will receive the Prize and deliver a Public Forum Lecture on September 17(th), 2014 in Ottawa. In 2015, he will...

2014-03-21 12:22:51

CANTERBURY, England, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Phase 2b data demonstrates a 60% reduction in pruritus in psoriatic patients treated with CT327 - Data analysis also published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Phase 2b CT327 topline data in patients with Atopic Dermatitis and Pruritus due in mid-2014 Creabilis Ltd, the dermatology company with the most advanced targeted topical...

2014-03-21 04:21:24

STOCKHOLM, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor John Briscoe, a native of South Africa, is named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contributions to global and local water management, inspired by an unwavering commitment to improving the lives of people on the ground. John Briscoe lives in the United States, where he teaches at Harvard University. Upon receiving the news, Professor Briscoe said he was "Very surprised and honored. I am...

2014-03-18 12:27:29

Cards are designed to evoke emotion, stimulate conversation and generate creative interpretation in a classroom or therapeutic setting CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Teenage Archetype Card Deck designed by a variety of artists is helping therapists and educators connect with teens by evoking dialogue and expression to help them better communicate their thoughts and emotions. Award-winning Art Professor, Jennifer Hereth, recently began offering the collection of 88 cards to...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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