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2013-08-28 08:25:16

Theatre Professor, Tracy Callahan selected to direct Mockingbird, a play focused on the daily struggles and successes of a young girl with Asperger's syndrome OGDEN, Utah, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Weber State University Department of Performing Arts (WSUDPA) today announced a workshop production of Mockingbird, a play by Utah playwright, Julie Jensen, will be directed by Theatre Professor, Tracy Callahan. The Weber State University Theatre Department will present...

2013-08-27 12:33:42

Personalized management is the only way to close the mortality gap for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), according to an ESC consensus paper presented at ESC Congress 2013 by Professor Paulus Kirchhof (UK). The Atrial Fibrillation competence NETwork (AFNET) and European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) consensus paper is published online in the European Journal of Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology (EP-Europace)1 and presented during the ESC Congress session on...

Chinese Hamster Genome Decoded
2013-08-22 04:58:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The genome of the Chinese hamster - which supplies the cell cultures used by the pharmaceutical industry to produce biopharmaceutical products such as antibodies used in medicine - has been sequenced by an international team of genome researchers led by Professor Dr. Alfred Pühler from Bielefeld University’s Center for Biotechnology (CeBiTec). The CeBiTec team collaborated with the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences...

World Water Supply Purified With Help From Plasma-treated Nano Filters
2013-08-21 09:47:52

CSIRO Access to safe drinking water is a step closer to being a reality for those in developing countries, thanks to new research published today in Nature Communications. The study paves the way for the next generation of portable water purification devices, which could provide relief to the 780 million people around the world who face every day without access to a clean water supply. An international team of researchers – led by Associate Professor Hui Ying Yang from Singapore...

2013-08-21 08:25:53

Updated Overall Survival Data to be presented LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) announced today that Ronnie T.P. Poon, MD, MS, PhD, FRCS (Edin), FACS, Professor of Surgery at the University of Hong Kong and Lead Asia Pacific Principal Investigator for Celsion's Phase III HEAT Study of ThermoDox® in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) will present the official clinical trial results from the HEAT Study at the International Liver Cancer...

2013-08-20 16:24:15

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Los Angeles filmmaker who produced a 36-minute documentary on evolution, is taunting Richard Dawkins to come out of hiding and address his flock because he says they are "in tatters" after seeing his movie. Professor Dawkins has on three occasions tweeted about the movie to his 794,000 followers, but has not addressed the one question raised by the controversial documentary. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130820/LA66930)...

2013-08-20 10:38:38

A US model of treating depression through a network of specialists could effectively be imported into the UK, new research has revealed. Collaborative care involves depressed people having access to a team of specialists, with advice and support often given over the phone. A trial led by Professor David Richards at the University of Exeter Medical School found that collaborative care led to improvement of depression symptoms immediately after treatment. Furthermore, 15 per cent more...

2013-08-19 08:30:50

BEIJING, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/- Deyu Agriculture Corp. (OTCBB: DEYU) (the "Company"), a Shanxi Province, China-based vertically integrated producer, processor, marketer and distributor of organic and other agricultural products made from corn and grains, today announced that Mr. Jianming (Jimmy) Hao has amicably resigned from his directorship and chairmanship positions on the Board and Mr. Longjiang Yuan has amicably resigned from his position as a director of the Company,...

Western Australian State Government Invests $26M In Astronomy And The Square Kilometre Array
2013-08-16 17:13:42

ICRAR The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), based in Perth, Western Australia has been extended for another five years thanks to a $26M investment announced by WA Premier Colin Barnett today. The $26M from the Western Australian State Government will allow ICRAR’s local activities in science and with industry to continue, but will also expand the high tech and scientific capabilities of the State. A joint venture between Curtin University and The University of...

Transfer Of Flying Quantum Bits At The Touch Of A Button
2013-08-15 10:40:22

Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz Hybrid technology makes possible highly reliable transmission of photonic qubits By means of the quantum-mechanical entanglement of spatially separated light fields, researchers in Tokyo and Mainz have managed to teleport photonic qubits with extreme reliability. This means that a decisive breakthrough has been achieved some 15 years after the first experiments in the field of optical teleportation. The success of the experiment conducted in Tokyo...