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2009-10-12 12:53:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Kansas Hospital has deployed NeoFax(®) from Thomson Reuters to provide physicians, nurses, and pharmacy staff in its neonatal intensive care unit with electronic drug dosing, interaction checking, and reference information.

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2009-10-07 09:39:02

Ancient soil biota decreased in size by up to 46 percent during period 55 million years ago.

2009-09-24 07:15:22

A researcher at the University of Kansas has made a vital study of how a population in perpetual motion impacts local tax bases and economies around the nation.

2009-09-15 08:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the hospitality partner to North America's premier convention centers and sports venues, announced today its new additions to the University of Kansas (KU) to improve the overall guest experience and the University's returns.

2009-08-27 16:57:03

A new candidate gene for Specific Language Impairment has been identified by a research team directed by Mabel Rice at the University of Kansas, in collaboration with Shelley Smith, University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Javier Gayán of Neocodex, Seville, Spain.

2009-08-13 19:50:19

Kansas has given its women's basketball coach, Bonnie Hendrickson, a three-year contract extension through the 2013-14 season, the school announced Thursday. We are excited about what the future holds, and very pleased that Bonnie will be the coach to lead us into that future, Athletic Director Lew Perkins said. She has done an excellent job building our women's basketball program to a high level in what is perhaps the most difficult conference in the country.

2009-06-16 07:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate announced today that it has reached an agreement to provide food and beverage concessions services at the University of Kansas athletics complex, which includes Kansas football's 50,000-seat Memorial Stadium and Allen Fieldhouse, home of the defending Big 12 Conference champion and 2008 National Champion Men's Basketball Team.

2009-06-13 14:00:40

Former University of Kansas athletic director Bob Frederick has died from injuries sustained in a bicycling accident. He was 69. The accident occurred on Thursday when he struck the pavement near an intersection in Lawrence. Frederick was flown by helicopter to University of Kansas hospital, where he died Friday evening. Bob Frederick was an outstanding collegiate athletics administrator, and more importantly a terrific human being, a loving husband and a great father, Kansas AD Lew Perkins...

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2009-05-24 15:25:00

Despite calamities from economic recessions, wars and famine to a flu epidemic afflicting the Earth, a new study from the University of Kansas and Gallup indicates that humans are by nature optimistic.

2009-05-19 11:26:00

$11 Million in New Projects Approved in Atlanta ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meeting at the world's largest bioscience and biotechnology convention, the Kansas Bioscience Authority has approved more than $11 million in new investments as part of a $581 million initiative to help researchers and businesses thrive in the state. The funding decisions made at the Bio International Convention will create bioscience centers of innovation in biomaterials and plant biology, expand...


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.