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2013-10-02 23:24:09

High-performance cluster to aid Tufts researchers in developing new bioinformatics. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Silicon Mechanics, Inc. today announced the award to Tufts University researchers of a complete high-performance computer cluster by the company and its vendor partners as part of its second annual Research Cluster Grant competition. The cluster will be a key component of a cutting-edge multidisciplinary effort to transform the way biological pattern formation is investigated. The...

2013-09-03 23:22:48

NWH's Breast Institute has earned a three-year full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Mt. Kisco, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 The Breast Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital has earned a three-year, full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers(NAPBC). Administered by the American College of Surgeons, this NAPBC certification is only given to breast centers that have voluntarily undergone, endured, and...

2013-08-27 23:25:11

Planetree Organization Recognizes Northern Westchester Hospital for Sustained Achievement and Innovation in Delivering Patient-Centered Care Mount Kisco, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) has been formally designated by Planetree, Inc. as a “Planetree Designated® Patient-Centered Hospital” for the third time. This designation recognizes NWH’s achievement and innovation in the delivery of patient-centered care, defined as an approach to...

2013-08-25 23:02:28

Acera School, which focuses on science, creativity and leadership, launched a new partnership with the Tufts University Center for Engineering Education. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 This year at Acera, students are engaged in something different in their book group projects. Zooming in on ocean related literature linking to an environmental science theme for the classroom, book group teams defined an engineering challenge that the characters in the book faced and then they built...

2013-05-28 23:26:09

A recent Tufts University study showed Food for the Hungry´s child health and nutrition work in Bolivia is impacting lives years after the program´s conclusion. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 A recent Tufts University study showed Food for the Hungry´s (FH) child health and nutrition work in Bolivia is impacting lives, years after the program´s conclusion. Stunting among children in Potosi and Cochabamba areas of Bolivia decreased 25 percent during the life of this...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.