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Biologists Help Solve Fungi Mysteries
2014-04-18 08:24:38

By Bjorn Carey, Stanford University A new genetic analysis revealing the previously unknown biodiversity and distribution of thousands of fungi in North America might also reveal a previously underappreciated contributor to climate change. Pine forests are chock full of wild animals and plant life, but there's an invisible machine underground. Huge populations of fungi are churning away in the soil, decomposing organic matter and releasing carbon into the atmosphere. Despite the...

2014-04-10 12:26:24

Scholastic Education expands collaboration with Mindset Works to offer programs and consulting that foster a growth mindset culture in schools on a large scale NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Education and Mindset Works(®) today announced a joint effort that will expand the impact of research that has shown students can learn more when their perceptions of intelligence are shifted from a "fixed mindset," a belief that you are or are not born smart, to a "growth...

2014-03-18 23:23:45

Sterling Bank, Stanford University and Dignity Health Recognized at the First Annual EPMmys at Performance Management Summit Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Axiom EPM, a leading provider of cloud-based and on premise financial planning and performance management software for enterprises, today announced the winners of its first ever customer achievement awards, the EPMmys, which were presented during the company’s annual Performance Management Summit at the Bellagio in Las Vegas on...

2014-03-17 08:31:26

Three Preeminent Northern California Properties - the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa, Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa and Stanford Park Hotel - Drive Higher ADRs with Duetto NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Woodside Hotels - two high-end resorts and an upscale property in the high demand Palo Alto market near Stanford University - have adopted Duetto Edge, the industry's leading revenue strategy and profit optimization solution. With Duetto Edge, the Monterey Plaza Hotel &...

2014-03-11 23:22:18

Researchers from Stanford University’s Mobile Innovation Group access Shared2you data to help analyze mobile industry trends through unique mobile application insights. Eden Prairie, MN (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Shared2you, creators of Powerslyde, a social way to share and discover great mobile applications, has just announced a key strategic partnership with the world’s top non-profit, educational mobile data group. The Mobile Innovation Group is interested in:...

2014-03-07 04:20:55

ASUS ZenFones and Stanford University Among Omlet's Early Adopters MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif, and AUSTIN, Texas, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SxSW - Omlet Chat, the world's first open mobile sharing and collaboration platform, launched today at the SxSW Accelerator competition. Also launching today is MobiSocial - the creator of Omlet and a member of the StartX incubator for Stanford-affiliated entrepreneurs. The company's technology originated from a $10 million National Science...

2014-03-05 23:31:47

Morf Media Inc. is the global leader in mobile simulation training for Enterprises. Corporate America will be first to take advantage of motivated up-skilled employees that can drive dramatic performance gains using Morf's new mobile platform. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Arthur Bienenstock, Stanford Professor of Applied Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, and Presidential Advisor for President Obama and President Clinton respectively, will be helping mobile simulation...

Cheaper Methanol Production From New Catalyst
2014-03-03 08:59:49

By Mark Shwartz, Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University An international research team has discovered a potentially clean, low-cost way to convert carbon dioxide into methanol, a key ingredient in the production of plastics, adhesives and solvents, and a promising fuel for transportation. Scientists from Stanford University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Technical University of Denmark combined theory and experimentation to identify a new nickel-gallium...

2014-02-26 08:27:36

More information at: http://thesynergytrial.org MILL VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- K-PAX Pharmaceuticals is working with Stanford University and several other leading research institutions to perform a Phase II double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a currently available FDA-approved medication concurrently administered with a novel mitochondrial support product in order to identify a safe and effective treatment for the chronic...

2014-02-20 23:21:35

Innovative online course connects participants around the world to build creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music. Stanford, California (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Stanford University announced today the launch of ‘Creativity: Music to My Ears,’ a free, massive open online course (MOOC) teaching creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music. Taught by Stanford Engineering Professor Tina Seelig, the course features contributions of Warner Music Group artists,...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.