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2014-09-16 12:34:48

Offered through Canvas Network, New Massive Open Online Course Marks a Milestone for HBCUs Adopting 21st Century Educational Innovation MARSHALL, Texas and SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been shaking up higher education since 2012 by offering free courses to students anywhere in the world, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been notably absent from MOOC platforms, until now. Today Canvas Network...

2014-09-16 12:31:31

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denovo Biopharma, LLC, today announced that it has acquired enzastaurin, a late-stage oncology drug, from Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY). Denovo gains all rights to develop, manufacture and commercialize enzastaurin globally, including transfer of all intellectual property and other rights, data, and information. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140820/138306 Lilly developed enzastaurin in a variety of indications, including in...

2014-09-16 08:36:12

RADX Technologies is a pioneer in the synthetic instrumentation market, focusing on high-performance COTS applications with emphasis on programmability, precision and accuracy MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the peripheral component interconnect or PCI eXtensions for instrumentation (PXI)-based instrumentation for electronic test applications market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes RADX Technologies ("RADX") with the 2014 Global Frost...

2014-09-16 08:29:51

EHR Integration Drives Interest in ACR Select Appropriate Use Criteria for Imaging ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Decision Support Company (NDSC) continues to expand its customer base with more than 60 healthcare provider organizations adopting ACR Select for use within their electronic health record (EHR) order entry workflow. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145606 According to Bob Cooke, VP of Marketing, NDSC, "adoption of ACR Select has...

2014-09-15 23:10:36

Demand for Intelligent Voice Automation Drives Growth at SmartAction; New Hires from Large, Respected Brands El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 SmartAction, the leading provider of artificial intelligence voice self-service systems, today announced a 28 percent increase in staff since the beginning of the year. The additional employees will support the growing demand for its Intelligence Voice Automation (IVA™) in customer service. In 2014, SmartAction hired several team members...

2014-09-15 23:09:23

The NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence releases its first book on innovation - INNOVATE! How Successful Distributors Lead Change In Disruptive Times. Ground breaking research for the book identifies "distribution as we know it is dead" and that 85% of distributors believe they must reinvent their business before someone else does. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Leaders within wholesale distribution are too consumed by the tyranny of the urgent to confront a new...

2014-09-15 23:06:03

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for bioengineered protein drugs was valued at $151.9 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach about $157 billion in 2014. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Wellesley, Mass., September 15, 2014 – BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, GLOBAL MARKETS FOR BIOENGINEERED PROTEIN DRUGS, the global market for bioengineered protein drugs was valued at $151.9 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach about $157...

2014-09-15 23:05:59

The Science of Happiness Learning Community is a joint collaboration between Sennseis.com and the Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) at UC Berkeley Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Sennseis, a new Silicon Valley company, has launched a global online community to support the Greater Good Science Center’s massive open online course (MOOC), "The Science of Happiness." The course -- which has attracted more than 100,000 students -- is the first MOOC to teach the...

2014-09-15 23:03:45

EHS Today named Draper Laboratory to its 2014 list of “America’s Safest Companies,” which the publication released on Sept. 15. The award recognizes Draper’s efforts to drive not only the number of workplace injuries to zero, but to reduce the risk of such injuries to zero as well, according to Robert Najjar, Draper’s director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 EHS Today named Draper Laboratory to its 2014 list of “America’s...

2014-09-15 23:03:13

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Speech Technology markets. Global market for Speech Technology is projected to exceed US$30 billion by 2020, driven by growing sophistication of industrial machinery as well as consumer devices due to increasing integration of microphones, sensors, and microprocessors. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Speech technology, which represents the latest interface between man and machine,...


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Northwestern Salamander, Ambystoma gracile
2014-05-26 07:53:38

The northwestern salamander (Ambystoma gracile) is a species of mole salamander that can be found along the Pacific Coast of North America. Its range extends from May Island in southeastern Alaska to the Gulala River in Sonoma County, California. It resides in a number of habitats from sea level to the timberline, including grasslands and woodlands, but cannot be found east of the Great Divide. It holds two subspecies known as A. g. decorticatum and A. g. gracile, which are separated by a...

2014-04-22 14:52:09

Edwin Harris Colbert (September 28, 1905 – November 15, 2001), known as “Ned” to his friends and colleagues, was a distinguished American Paleontologist. He helped popularize the study of dinosaurs through his prolific research, writings, and 40 years of work as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Colbert was born in Clarinda, Iowa, but moved to Maryville, Missouri during infancy. Like many young children, and most of his predecessors and contemporaries,...

Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

Astrophysics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 56,000 light-years in diameter and approximately 60 million light-years distant. Credit: NASA/ESA/Wikipedia What is Astrophysics? For much of the modern age the term Astrophysics has been used synonymously with Astronomy. This interchange is so common that many textbooks even offer the two as having the same meaning. However, from a strictly historical perspective there are differences...

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