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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...

Fossil Skeleton Of Australopithecus Is Older Than Previously Believed
2014-03-17 04:51:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thirteen years of meticulous excavation by South African and French scientists has shown that the nearly complete fossil skeleton of Australopithecus, nicknamed Little Foot, is most likely around 3 million years old. Professor Ron Clark from the University of Witwatersrand led the study, which refutes previous dating claims that suggest Little Foot is younger. The findings, published in a recent issue of the Journal of Human...

2014-03-14 23:25:10

NOVA nominates Rebecca Kamen, Professor of Art, for Professor Emeritus to celebrate 35 years of distinguished service. Kamen's work is recognized for embodying the STEM to STEAM movement, and her approach is celebrated in both the art and scientific communities. McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Northern Virginia Community College ( NOVA) recently nominated Rebecca Kamen, Professor of Art, for Professor Emeritus to celebrate 35 years of distinguished service, teaching excellence and...

Parental Care From 450 Million Years Ago
2014-03-14 11:27:40

University of Leicester A portrait of prehistoric parenthood captured deep in the fossil record has been uncovered by an international team of scientists led by University of Leicester geologist Professor David Siveter. The 'nursery in the sea' has revealed a species new to science – with specimens preserved incubating their eggs together with probable hatched individuals. As a result, the team has named the new species Luprisca incuba after Lucina, goddess of childbirth, and alluding...

2014-03-13 17:16:51

New paper in Age and Ageing calls for more routine HIV testing and more collaborative care for older patients with HIV A new paper published online today in the British Geriatrics Society journal Age and Ageing argues that despite a year-on-year increase in the number of people over the age of 50 being diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), there is a reluctance of healthcare professionals to offer HIV tests to older people. This results in high rates of "late presentation"...

2014-03-13 08:25:11

AMSTERDAM, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor D.L. Bliwise appointed as Associate Editor to increase multidisciplinary understanding of the causes and treatments of nocturia The joint editors of European Urology's Nocturia Resource Centre [http://nocturia.elsevierresource.com ], a freely accessible educational platform designed for healthcare professionals specialized in urology, are pleased to announce the appointment of sleep medicine...

2014-03-12 23:03:49

Cautions Attendees on Detrimental Impacts of Health and Nutrition Disparities on Women Bronx, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that Denese Ramadar, professor at the college’s School of Allied Health Professions, spoke on the detrimental impacts of global health and nutrition disparities on women as a panelist during today’s workshop for The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s...

2014-03-10 23:27:33

The PolyU Branch of Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Machine Intelligence and Advanced Computing, jointly established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Sun Yat-sen University, commissioned on 5 March 2014. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The PolyU Branch of Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Machine Intelligence and Advanced Computing, jointly established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), commissioned on 5 March 2014. Through...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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