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2010-11-07 07:15:00

Researchers have found that men who sit with a computer in their lap could be adversely affecting the quality of their sperm. Authors of the study, published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, said there is not really a lot that can be done about it, short of putting the laptop on a desk. The researchers, led by Dr Yefim Sheynkin, a urologist at the State University of New York, hooked up thermometers to the scrotums of 29 young men who placed a laptop on their knees while using it....

2010-01-19 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Voice Mobility International, Inc. (TSX: VMY, OTCBB: VMII and FWB: VMY), a Vancouver-based developer and provider of carrier and enterprise messaging solutions, today announced a new UCN 250 installation at the State University of New York in Potsdam (SUNY Potsdam). SUNY Potsdam has migrated approximately 5000 mailboxes and caller application mailboxes from their OCTel 250 to the Voice Mobility UCN 250. The entire migration was accomplished with no...

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2009-10-06 08:14:52

Study suggests strategies for converting hydrogen to metal at significantly lower pressures Scientists have a long and unsuccessful history of attempting to convert hydrogen to a metal by squeezing it under incredibly high and steady pressures. Metallic hydrogen is predicted to be a high-temperature superconductor. A superconductor is a state of matter where electrons, and thus electricity, can flow indefinitely and without resistance. In a paper published this week in the online edition of...

2009-08-19 08:23:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A multidisciplinary team led by Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist Edmund M. Clarke has received a five-year, $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation's Expeditions in Computing program to create revolutionary computational tools that will advance science on a broad array of fronts, from discovering new cancer treatments to designing safer aircraft. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) The researchers...

2009-07-08 05:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uni-Pixel, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UNXL), the developer of a color display technology called Time Multiplexed Optical Shutter ("TMOS"), today announced that it has joined the Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing (CAMM) at Binghamton University, State University of New York. Supporting the CAMM's mission to demonstrate the feasibility of roll-to-roll (R2R) flexible electronics manufacturing, UniPixel will leverage its...

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2008-12-23 15:20:00

Finding suggests that unwanted memories might be erasable without harming other brain functions The brain acts as a computer to both store information and process that information. In a computer, separate devices perform these roles; while a hard disk stores information, the central processing unit (CPU) does the processing. But the brain is thought to perform both these functions in the same cells "“ neurons "“ leading researchers to ask if distinct molecules within the brain...

2008-09-29 21:00:31

Jill K. Singer, Buffalo State College professor of earth sciences and director of the Undergraduate Research Office, was honored Thursday with the State University of New York's Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities for 2008 at the college's academic convocation in Rockwell Hall auditorium. The award was for her service to Buffalo State and SUNY. Singer, who for more than two decades has researched river restoration and sediment dynamics, has received...

2008-09-29 03:00:17

By Talbot, Brandon SYRACUSE - Syracuse is a historical crossroad that links products and services from Upstate to the rest of the state, and with Internet technology, it's no different thanks to the efforts of NYSERNet.org, a 501 (c) (3) research and education technology organization. According to Timothy Lance, president and chairman of the board, networks are increasingly linking economic development activities with technological and scientific experiments. One such experiment will be...

2008-08-26 03:00:17

By Dangler, Jamie F One university system's union moves toward paid family leave. Faculty and professional staff at State University of New York campuses know all too well that balancing family life with the demands of an academic career is often a losing battle. Like their counterparts at other academic institutions across the country, they struggle to carve out a satisfying family life in the face of a system that rewards "ideal workers," to borrow a term from legal scholar Joan...

2008-07-21 06:00:00

By Marc Parry, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 21--BINGHAMTON -- Proposals to establish three new law schools in New York are pitting colleges against each other in a statewide debate that touches on money, politics and prestige. The end result may be a significant expansion of choices for aspiring attorneys upstate, where Buffalo claims the only low-cost public law school north of New York City. Here in the Southern Tier 140 miles southwest of Albany, one of SUNY's most prestigious...