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2014-08-29 23:09:43

The Children's Environmental Health Network's (CEHN) Policy Award, an annual recognition of an individual who has made exceptional strides in children's environmental health policy, has been award to Dr. Jackson. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Richard Joseph Jackson of California has been named the winner of the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN’s) 2014 Policy Award, and will be honored at the CEHN 2014 Annual Child Health Advocate Award Reception in Washington,...

2014-08-27 23:09:52

First-of-its kind, Stanford Area Facility Will Help Startups Develop Products Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 StartX, a nonprofit technology accelerator program affiliated with Stanford University and QB3, a pioneering institute driving biotechnology innovation at the University of California, are partnering to open a life science laboratory customized for the needs of early stage medical and hardware technology companies. The 2,000 square-foot lab space, named “StartX-QB3...

2014-08-27 23:02:34

Researchers and engineers from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the ELI Beamlines facility in the Czech Republic have successfully synchronized components for what will be the world's highest average power petawatt laser system. Livermore, California (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 In 2013, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), through Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC (LLNS), was awarded more than $45 million to develop and deliver a state-of-the-art laser...

2014-08-25 08:20:30

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that the U.S. Department of the Army, through the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, has funded a Phase II clinical trial at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), that will examine the use...

hacking apps is easy
2014-08-22 07:05:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new security vulnerability in mobile operating systems could allow hackers to gain access to a user’s personal information with a surprising success rate, researchers from the University of California, Riverside and the University of Michigan claim in a new report. According to Sean Nealon of Phys.org, study authors Qi Alfred Chen, Zhiyun Qian, Z. Morley Mao reported that they believe the flaw exists in Android, Windows and...

2014-08-14 16:31:12

More than 100 UC San Diego researchers will be involved in a two-year pilot program SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Benefunder, a San Diego-based philanthropic research funding platform for higher education institutions, and the University of California, San Diego, recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to embark on a two-year pilot program. The long-term goal of the partnership between UC...

2014-08-13 12:30:20

***Looking to enhance the entrepreneurial human capital and job creation in South America, the multinational Crystal Lagoons, founded by scientist Fernando Fischmann, and the University of California awarded entrepreneurs with scholarships for an intensive academic program in the U.S. SANTIAGO, Chile, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The multinational of innovation Crystal Lagoons, founded by Fernando Fischmann, and UC Berkeley announced the winners of the "Crystal Lagoons- Berkeley...

2014-08-08 08:25:57

GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) today reported its financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2014 and provided a business and clinical update. "We are pleased to report that 2014 has already seen the company achieve several major milestones. In late July, we completed the last of the surgeries in the NSI-566/ALS Phase II trial. Each of the patients in the final cohort have received a total of 16 million NSI-566 neural...

2014-08-04 08:29:04

The initiative is hoped to be a major step toward accelerating the pace of discoveries about the brain in health and disease. OXNARD, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Allen Institute for Brain Science, California Institute of Technology, New York University School of Medicine, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) are collaborating on a project aimed at making databases about the brain more useable and...

2014-08-02 23:02:03

Anne Mangahas joins the Oaks Christian Online High School faculty and writes a new lab science course. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Anne Mangahas has been working for Oaks Christian Online School (OCO) as a subject matter expert for the past year and during that time she has written a new, UC approved Biology course that she will teach this fall. Approved labs for online high school science courses are new this year for the University of California A-G high school...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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