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Image 1 - Bats Can Change Ear Shape To Make Their Hearing More Flexible
2011-11-15 05:24:09

"Certain bats can deform the shapes of their ears in a way that changes the animal's ultrasonic hearing pattern. Within just one tenth of a second, these bats are able to change their outer ear shapes from one extreme configuration to another," said Rolf Müller, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech. Müller and his students wrote a paper on their work that is appearing this week in Physical Review Letters, a prestigious peer-reviewed...

2011-04-15 07:14:00

BEIJING, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: FFHL) ("Fuwei Films" or the "Company"), a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality BOPET plastic films in China, today announced that its board of directors has appointed Mr. Yong Jiang as the Board Secretary of the Company to replace Mr. Zhibing Qian who resigned from his position as the Senior Vice President and Secretary of the Company, effective April 2, 2011. Mr. Xiaoan He, Chairman...

2010-05-12 08:00:00

JINAN, China, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Jinan Yinquan Technology Co., Ltd., the wholly-owned subsidiary of China VoIP & Digital Telecom Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CVDT), has recently established Virtualization Technology as an elective course in the Computer & Information Engineering School (CIE) of Shandong University of Finance. This elective course is designated for third-year CIE students and postgraduates who are interested in Virtualization and Cloud...

2009-07-16 07:43:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS), which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, announced today it has entered into an advisory consulting agreement with Dr. Cai Jianqian, (Mrs Mao) of the Shandong Provincial Association of Chinese Medicine, to assist the company with its expansion into China and facilitate collaborations with prestigious hospitals in the Peoples...

2009-02-03 15:41:02

As many as 1 percent of women suffer premature ovarian failure, a disorder associated with infertility that has important health implications as well.Now, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Shandong University in China find that a mutation in a gene called FIGLA causes early ovarian failure in a percentage of women. A report of their work appears in the American Journal of Human Genetics."We hope to use the information from this study and others that identify genes associated with...

2008-10-01 15:00:40

Democrat Adam Goode Age: 25 Hometown: Bangor Address: 303 Hammond St., Apt. 15 E-mail: adamisrunning@gmail.com Education: Graduate of Bangor High School; BA, University of Maine, Orono Family: Single Occupation: Environmental organizer at the Maine People's Alliance and Maine People's Resource Center Experience: Successful organizer working on social and environmental issues at the Maine People's Alliance. Steering committee member of the Alliance for a Clean and Healthy...

2008-08-04 06:00:27

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As China showcases its rapid modernization at this summer's Beijing Olympics, an international group of college students is trying to preserve the country's rich heritage. They created ChinaVine, a project that places vanishing Chinese art forms and village life on the Web. Its online videos offer a glimpse of traditional shoe and kite makers, gourd carvers, woodblock painters and more, with detailed stories, descriptions and photos. ChinaVine aims to...

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2008-03-03 15:05:00

At 13 years, one of longest running Sino-American scientific collaborations of any kindImagine future archaeologists trying to understand Illinois, California or New York based on a few excavations in each of those states. They might excavate small areas in city centers, since those sites would probably be the first ruins they would come across. Meanwhile, the archaeologists might fail to notice or study farms, suburbs, shopping malls, canals and airports. Although still relatively unknown to...