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2014-06-09 23:01:47

Michael Ulbrich, former JP Morgan executive and NY native, returns to Buffalo as President of EWI New York. Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 EWI is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ulbrich as President of EWI New York, which is leading the Buffalo Billion initiative to operate a new advanced manufacturing institute dedicated to support the growth of Western New York’s manufacturing sector. EWI New York, focused on applied R&D services, is based in downtown...

2014-01-20 16:21:53

BINGHAMTON, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will include $10 million in his 2014-2015 executive budget proposal for Binghamton University to begin site acquisition and design work for a School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy, State Sen. Thomas W. Libous and Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger announced today. "We all have been talking about a School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy and Harvey, the governor and I have...

2014-01-14 12:30:13

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTG (NASDAQ: CTG), an IT solutions and services company, announced today that it was named by the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) as one of the companies that will gain access to its Center for Computational Research (CCR), which houses UB's supercomputing resources including one of the world's largest, most powerful supercomputers. CTG will become a key user of the CCR as part of one of several UB initiatives to be funded by...

2013-09-20 23:01:39

Firms come together to develop the 301,473 square foot Conventus MOB on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Developing and acquiring innovative healthcare facilities that address and anticipate industry trends has been a cornerstone of the investment strategy for Seavest Healthcare Properties LLC for decades. It is a proven formula that has enabled the White Plains, N.Y.-based private real estate firm to successfully develop and acquire more than...

2013-09-12 11:28:15

New methodology provides better understanding of factors causing Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome, proves utility for studying other diseases The first proteomic analysis of an animal model of a rare, sometimes deadly birth defect, Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (SLOS), has revealed that the molecular mechanisms that cause it are more complex than previously understood. SLOS involves multiple neurosensory and cognitive abnormalities, mental and physical disabilities, including those affecting vision...

2013-04-10 23:02:42

State-of-the-art medical school and integrated transit station will anchor vibrant mixed-use district. Buffalo and New York, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 The University at Buffalo (UB) has unveiled HOK's dramatic design for its new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. The seven-story medical school will bring 2,000 UB faculty, staff and students daily to downtown Buffalo and, at more than 500,000-square-feet, will be one of the largest...

2012-05-17 23:04:53

New medical center will redefine medical education and translational research in the 21st century. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 After winning a global design ideas competition, HOK has been selected to design the new University at Buffalo (UB) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on its downtown campus. Competition finalists included Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and Cannon Design, Rafael Vinoly Architects with Foit-Albert Associates, and Grimshaw and Davis Brody Bond. Located at...

2012-04-19 11:31:02

The task of choosing toys inspires more physical activity, especially in girls In an age when even preschoolers have electronic toys and devices, many parents wonder how to get their children to be more physically active. Now, two studies published by University at Buffalo researchers provide some answers. The UB studies are among the few laboratory-controlled studies of how the choice and type of toys given to children affects their physical activity. Study subjects were 8-12 years...

2012-03-09 14:00:00

The newest addition to the BOTW Directories, Be Green, is launched with the goal of educating and guiding Internet users seeking a greener lifestyle. (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 Best of the Web has always aimed to empower the online community through meaningful and reliable guidance. It began with the classic Web Directory, but has since evolved into a series of helpful directories including the UK Directory, Local Directory, and Online Degree Directory. Today BOTW has launched Be Green: a new...

2012-01-05 14:42:06

In this small clinical trial, 53 percent of participants who used varenicline (Chantix) for four weeks before trying to quit were still tobacco-free three months later versus 40 percent of those who took varenicline as usually prescribed, for just one week before quitting. -- Among women, 67 percent of those who received the extra varenicline before quitting were still smoke-free at follow-up. -- As predicted, the extra weeks of medication allowed participants to reduce their smoking...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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