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2013-08-29 23:04:16

Led by WPI, a multi-institution team is developing a system that combines an MRI-guided robot with ablation by high-intensity ultrasound to accurately destroy tumors without damaging surrounding tissue. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 With a five-year, $3 million R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a team of researchers led by Gregory Fischer, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and robotics...

2013-08-28 23:01:42

Five-year program will refine use of adult stem cells and novel biological sutures developed at WPI to heal damaged hearts. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a five-year, $1.94 million grant to a biomedical research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) working at the forefront of cell therapies for healing cardiac muscle damaged by heart attack or chronic disease. Funded through the NIH's premiere Research Project Grant...

2013-07-30 23:04:25

Global pioneer of biotechnology education, research and workforce development programs to lead the BETC. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Worcester Polytechnic Institute today named Kamal A. Rashid, PhD, as director of the university’s Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC). An internationally recognized leader in biotechnology education, research and workforce development programs, he will also hold research professorships in the departments of Chemical Engineering,...

2013-06-27 23:32:18

Join a creative yoga adventure in Elm Park every Saturday, starting July 6th, 2013. Register for the full 9-weeks and receive a complimentary health consultation for your child. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 When 5-year-old Olivia Frimpong learned how the ‘Calming Hands’ technique could make her “feel happy when she’s sad”, her mother, Patience Frimpong, couldn’t be more proud about this remarkable improvement. Olivia, along with other children, practiced yoga through...

2013-06-11 23:04:24

Will study food security, sustainability, and social justice in the Netherlands; Business Professor Steven Taylor will spend a month in New Zealand as a Fulbright Specialist Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Michael Elmes, a professor in WPI's School of Business, has been awarded a grant through the Fulbright Scholars Program to lecture and conduct pioneering research on food security, sustainability, and social justice in the Netherlands during the 2013-14 academic year. This is the...


Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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