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2014-04-14 16:25:36

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky., announced today that it has joined the supply chain collaborative established by the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va., and VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Va. In 2007, the two Virginia hospitals combined their purchasing efforts and began working with UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation. The University of Kentucky Hospital will now also benefit...

2014-02-28 23:33:09

Study will explore how guided interaction with horses can develop emotional intelligence in humans. The study is a collaboration between the University of Kentucky and The Horse Institute (http://www.thehorseinstitute.com). Ancramdale, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Horse Institute has committed to match individual donations, dollar for dollar up to a total of $2,500, to assist the University of Kentucky’s (UK) fundraising efforts. Proceeds will directly support research on the...

2013-06-19 12:21:46

Wood borer makes its own enzyme, which could thrive in industrial setting Researchers from the United Kingdom, the Energy Department´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and the University of Kentucky have recently published a paper describing a novel cellulose-degrading enzyme from a marine wood borer Limnoria quadripunctata, commonly known as the gribble. Gribbles are biologically intriguing because they exhibit a relatively unique ability to produce their own enzymes...

2011-03-29 07:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with its 20-year anniversary, Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced an education initiative to promote math and science achievement in several local communities where Lexmark operates. The nearly $1.7 million in planned investments* will advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. The company's corporate philanthropic focus is on education, with a specific emphasis on science,...

2010-10-07 08:57:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Carhartt, a global manufacturer of premium work wear, is donating 6,000 pair of retired jeans to the University of Kentucky Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles Club (MAT Club) for their COTTON. FROM BLUE TO GREEN. denim drive. The denim will be repurposed by Bonded Logic Inc. into UltraTouch(TM) Natural Cotton Fiber Insulation and provided to communities in need of building assistance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100831/DE56697LOGO...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.