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2014-10-22 23:07:47

Top Midwest colleges are ranked on factors of green space, landscape instillation, and general lawn maintenance. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Academics, football championships, Greek life and now...lawn care? College rankings received a new category, thanks to a recent list researched and organized by LawnStarter. Those that top the list in the Midwest region include Washington University, Northwestern University, Carleton College, Luther College, Miami University of Ohio, Notre...

2014-09-29 08:39:49

Yale Welcomes Scientists to Participate in Core Facility Opening and Super-Resolution Workshops October 20 Through 31 WEST HAVEN, Conn. and WETZLAR, Germany, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, October 20, 2014, Yale University West Campus will open the doors to a new microscopy Center of Excellence made possible through a partnership with Leica Microsystems. Housed in a newly created core facility, the Leica Center of Excellence at Yale West Campus will provide scientists with...

2014-09-29 08:32:13

SYDNEY, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Ltd. (ASX: NRT, NASDAQ: NVGN) CEO & Chairman, Dr Graham Kelly, conducted an interview with ABC TV that was broadcast on Saturday September 27th during the national 7.00 pm news bulletin and on the following day on Weekend Breakfast. The interview concerned the Company's efforts in bringing its drug candidate, Trilexium, into the clinic in Australia for the treatment of primary brain cancers such as glioblastoma multiforme. The...

2014-09-14 23:00:36

A study led by University of Colorado Cancer Center published today in the journal Nature uses a novel approach to target the activation of a protein that drives some cancers. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 When active, the protein called Ral can drive tumor growth and metastasis in several human cancers including pancreatic, prostate, lung, colon and bladder. Unfortunately, drugs that block its activity are not available. A study published today in the journal Nature uses a...

2014-08-31 23:04:11

Sports Conflict Institute’s Joshua Gordon and Dr. Ken Pendleton explore the world of NCAA college football with Yale University’s Associate Athletics Director Steve Conn. Discussed in the interview are the types of issues that are unique to college football, and unique features of Yale’s program, as compared to other college football programs. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 With the NCAA set to undergo significant change, the Sports Conflict Institute hosted an interview with...

2014-08-30 23:04:58

Nearly 4.5 million children ages 14 and under are injured in the home every year. HomeSafe provides parents with facts and tips to keep children safe after school. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Austin-based home security pioneer Protect America and interactive door lock brand Yale Locks & Hardware have initiated the HomeSafe campaign targeting “Latchkey Child” safety in observance of this year’s back-to-school period. “Latchkey Child” is a term for children who...

2014-08-04 09:15:31

Yale University Preventing weight gain, obesity, and ultimately diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers. Published in the Aug. 1 issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI), the study showed that when the researchers blocked the effects of the nuclear receptor PPARgamma in a small number of brain cells in mice, the animals ate less and became...

2014-07-21 09:39:42

Yale University From the physics labs at Yale University to the bottom of a played-out gold mine in South Dakota, a new generation of dark matter experiments is ready to commence. The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science and the National Science Foundation recently gave the go-ahead to LUX-Zeplin (LZ), a key experiment in the hunt for dark matter, the invisible substance that may make up much of the universe. Daniel McKinsey, a professor of physics, leads a contingent of Yale...

Predatory Characteristics Of Extinct Sea Scorpion Reexamined
2014-07-11 10:42:07

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientist from Yale University studied the extinct pterygotid eurypterid, a giant sea scorpion, the largest arthropod that ever lived. It was always believed to be a fierce predator, but a recent study revealed that may not have been the case. The paper titled, “What big eyes you have: The ecological role of giant pterygotid eurypterids,” is published in the journal Biology Letters. Ross Anderson, a Yale graduate student and...

2014-06-27 11:52:30

Yale University Given the chance to vote, people will leave behind a legacy of resources that ensures the survival of the next generation, a series of experiments by Yale and Harvard psychologists show. However, when people are left to their own devices, the next generation isn't so lucky. "People want to do the right thing; they just need a little help from their institutions," said David Rand, assistant professor of psychology at Yale and a co-author of the study appearing June 25 in...


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