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2014-06-05 12:36:29

12 Faculty Research Projects from Seven Universities to Study the Impact and Effectiveness of Online Learning DALLAS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world's largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it has awarded 12 grants to researchers from seven universities to study the impact and effectiveness of online learning. These grants are part of AP's commitment to supporting the research conducted by partner university faculty members...

2014-06-04 23:07:57

Omixon and CHOP have used next-generation sequencing tools to significantly advance HLA typing, characterizing whole genes with variations fully phased. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Global bioinformatics software company Omixon, headquartered in Budapest with US offices in Cambridge, MA, announces an exclusive licensing agreement with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to commercialize a new Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) HLA genotyping assay, for use on the...

Rare Chemical Phenomenon To Harvest Solar Energy Demonstrated By Scientists
2014-06-03 03:57:10

National University of Singapore Landmark study opens doors to further studies into chemical modification of materials for alternative energy conversion A team of international scientists led by Professor Jagadese J Vittal of the Department of Chemistry at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Faculty of Science has successfully unraveled the chemical reaction responsible for propelling microscopic crystals to leap distances up to hundreds of times their own size when they are...

Researchers Develop World's Most Sensitive Thermometer
2014-06-03 03:46:00

University of Adelaide University of Adelaide physics researchers have produced the world's most sensitive thermometer - three times more precise than the best thermometers in existence. Published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the researchers from the University's Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) report they have been able to measure temperature with a precision of 30 billionths of a degree. "We believe this is the best measurement ever made of...

2014-06-03 12:36:20

NORWALK, Conn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international multi-disciplinary panel of leading gastroenterologists and surgeons addressed the role of Stretta(®) in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) on May 5 at Digestive Disease Week 2014. The panel, consisting of nine GERD experts, discussed the findings of an international consensus statement on the use of Stretta therapy in GERD treatment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130211/NY56794 The panel was...

2014-06-03 12:20:53

NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Taysir Nayfeh, of Cleveland State University, received the Copper Development Association (CDA) "Trailblazer in Copper Technology" award for his research in ultraconductive copper - a technology that could revolutionize how copper is used in applications ranging from aerospace in the medium term to residential wiring in the longer term. Nayfeh has led an International Copper Association (ICA)-sponsored initiative to better understand...

2014-06-02 08:32:12

President & Director Professor Robert Melamede Retires, Remains as a Scientific Advisor, and Named 'President Emeritus'; CEO Dr. Dorothy Bray Assumes Title of President COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in the development of cannabis based medicine is very pleased to announce that the first set of data from the preclinical development of proprietary cannabinoid-based product is expected this week. The...

2014-05-30 23:16:54

Dr. Bhubaneswar (Bud) Mishra joins InSilico Medicine Inc, a Baltimore-based bioinformatics and drug discovery company specializing in cancer and aging research and personalized medicine in age-related diseases. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 InSilico Medicine, Inc, engaged in cancer and aging research for drug discovery and developing personalized approaches to extending productive longevity is proud to announce the addition of Prof. Bud Mishra to its board of scientific advisors....

2014-05-29 16:28:59

CAMPBELL, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Information Display (SID), will honor the recipients of its prestigious 2014 Honors and Awards for exceptional contributions to the field of information display next Monday, June 2 at its annual banquet during Display Week, being held at the San Diego Convention Center. More information and background on each of this year's well-deserved winners will be available at the event, but those that can't attend the banquet can...

2014-05-28 23:15:08

Professor Mark Wainberg from McGill University in Montreal shows that Dolutegravir rarely selects for resistance mutations and when they occur, HIV growth is impaired. Toulon, Var, France (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Professor Mark Wainberg stated at the ISHEID that "Dolutegravir resistance is very difficult to obtain in vitro" and that this situation is unique among other antiretrovirals. A New Mechanism of Resistance Selection Actually, Dolutegravir is the last approved integrase...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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