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2010-06-03 07:00:00

TEMPE, Ariz., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Advancing Technology (UAT), a leading innovator in education focused on new and emerging technologies, has named Dr.

2010-03-23 08:47:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Qteros, Inc., and the University of Massachusetts Amherst announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No.

2009-01-17 12:16:00

W.E.B. Du Bois' The Gift of Black Folk originally part of K of C 'Racial Contribution Series' NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1924, Jim Crow laws were still enforced in many parts of the United States and the KKK was experiencing a resurgence. Martin Luther King Jr.

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2009-01-14 08:39:48

A researcher's request to open what would have been the nation's second federally approved medical marijuana research lab was flatly declined by the US Drug Enforcement Agency.

2008-08-14 03:00:22

By Menard, Joan Today's young people were bom into the Internet era and live a life saturated by digital media. They use iPods, laptops, video games, text messaging and other tools on a day-to-day basis for entertainment, communication and, we hope, to support their studies.

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2008-04-07 14:50:00

Researchers have made a breakthrough in the development of "green gasoline," a liquid identical to standard gasoline yet created from sustainable biomass sources like switchgrass and poplar trees.

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2008-03-12 15:25:00

Some medical devices such as implantable cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers are now equipped with wireless technology, allowing for remote device checks and freeing patients from repeated doctor visits. But this convenience may come with unanticipated risks. A team of researchers from three leading universities has demonstrated that patients’ private medical information could be extracted and their devices reprogrammed without the patients’ authorization or knowledge.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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