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2014-07-24 16:33:11

Washington University now accepting applications for new online MLS degree, the latest addition to @WashULaw ST. LOUIS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, in partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) today announced the launch of a new, fully online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree. 2U is a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality education. The...

common marmoset genome
2014-07-22 03:45:07

Glenna Picton, Baylor College of Medicine A team of scientists from around the world led by Baylor College of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis has completed the genome sequence of the common marmoset – the first sequence of a New World Monkey – providing new information about the marmoset's unique rapid reproductive system, physiology and growth, shedding new light on primate biology and evolution. The team published the work today in the journal Nature Genetics....

2014-07-16 16:25:33

@WashULaw Hosts Inaugural Immersion for Students ST. LOUIS, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington University in St. Louis School of Law recently welcomed students enrolled in its online Master of Laws (LL.M.) in U.S. Law program to their first immersion. The online program, @WashULaw, offers immersions that give students the chance to gain real-world experience as well as network in person with classmates and faculty. Students spent two weeks exploring the legal centers of St. Louis,...

2014-07-15 00:20:42

Named to Prestigious Lists in all 12 Methodology-Ranked Specialties CLEVELAND, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center has once again been named one of the nation's top hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals rankings. UH Case Medical Center was ranked in all 12 methodology-ranked specialties for the third year in a row and in the Top 20 in four specialties - Cancer, Gastroenterology, Ear, Nose & Throat, and...

2014-06-24 16:24:43

TAMPA, Fla., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Storm recognized more than 100 children during the 17(th) annual Kids are Heroes at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Kids are Heroes is a St. Joseph's Children's Hospital program that honors children ages 5-18 for doing the right thing. Parents, teachers, guidance counselors and neighbors nominate children for doing heroic deeds that range from saving someone's life to...

2014-06-23 23:12:00

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees recently awarded a total of $250,500 in Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I & II Scholarships and a New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative (NIFTI) to 16 physical therapists. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy Board of Trustees recently awarded a total of $250,500 in Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I & II Scholarships and a New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative...

2014-06-19 10:12:13

Washington University in St. Louis Researchers have identified the first genetic variations linked to race that begin to explain a higher risk of death among some African American and Caucasian patients taking the anti-clotting drug clopidogrel (Plavix) after a heart attack. These variants increased patients’ risk of dying in the year following a first heart attack, but they appeared to do so for different reasons depending on race, according to a study at Washington University...

2014-05-14 08:29:35

MONTRÉAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Canada held a press conference to share progress on the construction project of its new hospital in Montreal which is currently 35% complete. The event was also the occasion to launch a coast to coast awareness campaign about the hospital's specialty care in pediatric orthopedics for children from Quebec and across the country. An online article posted tonight to the Montreal Gazette's website, misquotes hospital...

2014-05-14 00:21:37

MONTRÉAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Canada held a press conference to share progress on the construction project of its new hospital in Montreal which is currently 35% complete. The event was also the occasion to launch a coast to coast awareness campaign about the hospital's specialty care in pediatric orthopedics for children from Quebec and across the country. An online article posted tonight to the Montreal Gazette's website, misquotes hospital...

2014-04-07 16:21:31

At St. Paul's Cathedral in London, a section of the dome called the Whispering Gallery makes a whisper audible from the other side of the dome as a result of the way sound waves travel around the curved surface. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have used the same phenomenon to build an optical device that may lead to new and more powerful computers that run faster and cooler. Lan Yang, PhD, associate professor of electrical and systems engineering, and her collaborators...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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