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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.

2011-05-06 00:00:30

Five seniors from Olin College have been working with Draper Laboratory for the past nine months to continue a collaboration to build a capable, autonomous off-road vehicle.

2011-05-03 00:01:50

Among children whose parents and other primary caregivers have limited English proficiency, there is an associated increased length of hospital stay and decreased number of home health care referrals for pediatric inpatients with infections requiring long-term antibiotics.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.