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2011-04-21 09:55:00

NORCROSS, Ga., April 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UHS-Pruitt Corporation is excited to announce the redesign of its website. The new layout leads viewers through options individual to their needs and to solutions that meet their healthcare requirements.

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2011-03-23 07:25:00

Team effort between UH, Michigan State may lead to strategies to reduce antibiotic resistance.

2011-03-07 09:56:00

HOUSTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) (sportswriters.net) has announced that its annual basketball awards will be presented at an 8 a.m. breakfast celebration on Friday, April 1, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

2011-02-11 19:09:04

Eliminating tens of thousands of manual lab experiments, two University of Houston (UH) professors are working toward a method to cut the development time of new antibiotics.

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2011-01-21 09:53:24

Monitoring everything from explosives to tainted milk, materials for use in creating sensors for detection devices have been developed by a University of Houston (UH) chemist and his team.

2011-01-12 12:52:00

Legal education organization to provide survey of recent developments and actions in the energy and environmental legal arenas HOUSTON, Jan.

2011-01-11 13:42:27

Research with significant implications in the treatment and intervention of cancer and obesity has been published recently in two prestigious journals by University of Houston (UH) biochemist Dr. Jan-Ã…ke Gustafsson.

2010-11-19 13:47:21

University of Houston (UH) physicists are using complex computer simulations to illuminate the workings of a crucial protein that, when malfunctioning, may cause Alzheimer's and cancer.

2010-10-26 00:38:04

Some unexpected effects of lead exposure that may one day help prevent and reverse blindness have been uncovered by a University of Houston (UH) professor and his team.

2010-10-23 01:42:40

'Walking' bacteria, kidney stones addressed in junior faculty members' health-related work.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.