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2011-08-12 12:08:39

A computer model of the spread of West Nile virus was able to predict areas where human cases would be concentrated, especially around Sacramento in 2005. The success of the model, say researchers, depended on its focus on biological factors and on a high volume of reports from members of the public. A computerized epidemiological model of the spread of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in 17 counties of California in 2005 successfully predicted where 81.6 percent of human cases of the...

2011-08-11 11:30:00

NEWARK, Del., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLG), a technology company focused on the development of a Next Generation Non Linear Optical Polymer Materials Platform for applications in high speed fiber-optic data communications and optical computing, announced today at its annual meeting of its shareholders that it has received outstanding test results demonstrating the Third-order properties of one of its Perkinamine chromophores. In tests...

2010-09-02 09:21:00

East Harlem Project will be Union Built and Financed NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced today that it has committed $9.8 million to help build housing for faculty and graduate students at the new campus of the City University of New York (CUNY) in East Harlem. Work on the project is expected to create approximately 166 union construction jobs. The $28.8 million Graduate Center Housing facility will feature 77 housing units,...

2010-02-23 15:45:42

Competition from other bears may threaten a polar bear population Biologists affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History and City College of the City University of New York have found that grizzly bears are roaming into what was traditionally thought of as polar bear habitat"”and into the Canadian province of Manitoba, where they are officially listed as extirpated. The preliminary data was recently published in Canadian Field Naturalist and shows that sightings of Ursus...

2009-10-02 08:47:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verizon Foundation has awarded a $125,000 grant to fund scholarships to The City University of New York Leadership Academy. The scholarships, each for $5,000, will cover the full cost of tuition and fees for the 2009-2010 academic year for 25 CUNY Leadership Academy Fellows. The Fellows Program is the academy's signature program and provides a unique academic and co-curricular opportunity for students who have demonstrated extraordinary...

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