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2008-06-24 12:03:00

FULLERTON, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hope International University joins the University Center of North Puget Sound in Everett, WA, offering bachelor's degree programs in Human Development (Education or Counseling concentration) and Management beginning in the Fall of 2008.

2008-06-24 09:03:23

By MARIE LEVY TEESSIDE parents today welcomed the unveiling of plans for the North-east's first specialist children's hospital - a pounds 100m facility set to revolutionise children's care in the region.

2008-06-17 06:00:41

By Mary Jo Feldstein, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 17--As part of an ongoing restructuring, SSM HealthCare-St. Louis on Monday dismissed 75 members of its management team, including all hospital chief operating officers and vice presidents.

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2008-06-16 14:15:00

Residents of the central and southern Midwest are crossing their fingers, saying their prayers, planning evacuations, and in some cases filling sandbags in preparation for the excessive water ravishing communities in Iowa and Wisconsin.

2008-06-16 06:00:38

Toshiba America Medical Systems' Infinix(TM) Hybrid cardiovascular X-ray imaging system will be featured in three live cases during the International Symposium on the Hybrid Approach to Congenital Heart Disease (ISHAC), June 16 - 18, 2008.

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2008-06-05 13:22:43

A seismologist at Washington University in St. Louis and colleagues at Pennsylvania State University and Newcastle University in the United Kingdom have found seismic signals from a giant river of ice in Antarctica that makes California's earthquake problem seem trivial.

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2008-04-28 16:30:00

Converting light to energy by day, moonlighting at night

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2008-04-25 08:40:00

To the surprise of many, the earthquake on April 18, 2008, about 120 miles east of St. Louis, originated in the Wabash Valley Fault and not the better-known and more-dreaded New Madrid Fault in Missouri's bootheel.

2008-04-12 00:30:00

When Dennis Quaid’s newborn twins received too large of a dose of blood thinner last November, the public eye was drawn to an important issue. One out of 15 hospitalized children is harmed due to drug mix-ups and overdoses of the proper medication. This number is staggering, and a safety alert was issued Friday to combat it.

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2007-12-19 19:06:38

Enceladus, the tiny satellite of Saturn, is colder than ice, but data gathered by the Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan has detected a hot spot that could mean there is life in the old moon after all. In fact, for researchers of the outer planets, Enceladus is so intellectually hot, it's smokin'.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.