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2014-06-19 08:29:32

First of four projects chosen to enable development of nano-bio devices for the U.S. Air Force SAN JOSE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC) has selected a proposal by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to develop a wearable sensor patch subsystem as its first project in its mission to develop human performance-monitoring electronics. The project has $450,000 in total funding. Fifty percent will come from NBMC's U.S. Air Force...

2014-04-08 16:25:33

Leading universities standardizing on Fuze, giving students access to new resources and curriculum; allowing faculty to connect in new ways, regardless of location SAN FRANCISCO and DENVER, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearing impaired students in disparate locations learning together through a rich visual experience. Nursing school students interning at hospitals able to remotely attend classes. Fuze video collaboration technology is enabling leading universities across the U.S....

2014-03-20 23:22:53

Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) showcases best innovative growth companies. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Sevo Nutraceuticals, Inc. announced that it has been nominated for the 2014 SBANE New England Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards showcase the best innovative companies in the region that possess the growth potential to expand the New England economic base. Sevo Nutraceuticals’ flagship product, PERCEPTIV™, addresses one of the most significant...

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2014-02-28 08:51:09

University of Massachusetts at Amherst Scoffing at or cutting funds for basic biological research on unusual animal adaptations from Gila monster venom to snail sex, though politically appealing to some, is short-sighted and only makes it more likely that important economic and social benefits will be missed in the long run, say a group of evolutionary biologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Writing in a recent issue of BioScience, researchers Patricia Brennan, Duncan...

Engineering Plus Evolutionary Analyses Used To Answer Natural Selection Questions
2014-01-24 14:45:08

University of Massachusetts at Amherst Introducing a new approach that combines evolutionary and engineering analyses to identify the targets of natural selection, researchers report in the current issue of Evolution that the new tool opens a way of discovering evidence for selection for biomechanical function in very diverse organisms and of reconstructing skull shapes in long-extinct ancestral species. Evolutionary biologist Elizabeth Dumont and mechanical engineer Ian Grosse at the...

2014-01-14 08:29:03

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, is proud to announce it will co-sponsor the 2014 Massachusetts Medical Device Development (M2D2) Center's New Venture Competition. Designed to showcase innovative ideas coming out of early-stage medical device companies, the nationwide competition will focus on Joint Reconstruction, Sports Medicine, and Trauma. The prizes will total $50,000 of in-kind services including...

2013-12-12 23:25:13

Worldwide Rights to Formula Held by Sevo Nutraceuticals Waltham, MA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Sevo Nutraceuticals is pleased to announce a significant patent protecting its over-the-counter brain health formula, PERCEPTIV™. U.S. Patent No. 8,597,640 entitled “Over-the-Counter Vitamin/Nutraceutical Formulation that Provides Neuroprotection and Maintains or Improves Cognitive Performance in Alzheimer’s Disease and Normal Aging” was awarded on December 3, 2013 to the University of...

2013-12-12 23:19:37

New study by Cybex Research Institute and University of Massachusetts-Lowell reveals link between posture and metabolic cost. Medway, MA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A recent study conducted by the Cybex Research Institute and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell uncovered how body posture can positively impact exercise. Published by the Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, “Arm Use and Posture Alter Metabolic Cost During Non- Impact Cardiovascular Cross Training at a Constant Machine...

2013-11-22 23:04:11

Dr. Marshall Jones is an expert on laser material processing and the publisher of a book which inspires kids from underrepresented communities to follow their dreams. Niskayuna, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), is proud to announce that Dr. Marshall Jones, a world renowned expert on laser manufacturing, is a recipient of the 2013 University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst “Salute to Service”...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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