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2011-06-22 14:43:00

"Darth Vader" Among Kids Speaking Out for Children's Access to Services ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although they are the youngest patients in the health care system, they know firsthand how open heart surgery, organ transplants or physical therapy can transform a life. More than 25 children and their families will travel from around the nation to share their stories with Capitol Hill lawmakers during the National Association of Children's Hospitals (N.A.C.H.)...

2011-06-20 13:40:47

Picture a menacing drill sergeant, a gory slaughterhouse, a devastating scene of a natural disaster.

2011-06-20 07:30:00

PHOENIX, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Arizona facing its share of tragedies lately - economically, politically and most recently the wildfires which have impacted thousands of residents - the community has found comfort in rallying together to celebrate the grand opening of the new Phoenix Children's Hospital.

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2011-06-11 09:07:15

Combining electrochemistry and photovoltaics to clean up oxidation reactions .

2011-06-08 14:54:00

Collector, Philanthropist and Real Estate Developer Recognized for Strengthening Cultural and Educational Opportunities for Americans WASHINGTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Collector, philanthropist and real estate developer Albert H.

2011-05-27 00:00:30

2011 May 23rd, the Washington University-Fudan University Executive MBA Program welcomed its 10th class of students and officially launched a year-long celebration of its 10th Year at an Opening Ceremony held in Yuan Tianfan Hall, Guanghua Building, Fudan University. (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 2011 May 23rd, the Washington University-Fudan University Executive MBA Program welcomed its 10th class of students and officially launched a year-long celebration of its 10th Year at an Opening Ceremony...

2011-05-24 11:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's hospitals can reduce higher patient occupancy rates most often experienced during weekdays by scheduling more patients to be admitted on days with lighter schedules, according to a study published by researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and other pediatric institutions. The study, which appears today in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, evaluated inpatient information from 39 children's hospitals during 2007...

2011-05-17 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today posted the 2011-12 Best Children's Hospitals rankings online at www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals.

2011-05-17 07:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership from Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) today announced the creation of the VARI Pediatric Cancer Translational Research Program, which will unite basic research and clinical care through a nationwide consortium of partners.

2011-05-12 22:12:16

"I have a slide that has a photo of a cornfield and a big photovoltaic array," says Robert Blankenship, a scientist who studies photosynthesis at Washington University in St. Louis.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.