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2014-04-14 14:18:13

Scientists at Yale University have devised a dramatically faster way of identifying and characterizing complex alloys known as bulk metallic glasses (BMGs), a versatile type of pliable glass that's stronger than steel. Using traditional methods, it usually takes a full day to identify a single metal alloy appropriate for making BMGs. The new method allows researchers to screen about 3,000 alloys per day and simultaneously ascertain certain properties, such as melting temperature and...

2014-04-07 12:34:22

In the news release, BioMed Realty Invests In Life Science Research Facilities Leased To Yale University, Yale-New Haven Hospital And Alexion Pharmaceuticals, issued 07-Apr-2014 by BioMed Realty over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the 4th paragraph, 1st sentence, should read "...a global pharmaceutical company with a marketed product, Soliris®..." rather than, "...a global pharmaceutical company with a marketed product, Solaris®..." as originally issued inadvertently. The...

2014-04-07 08:29:41

Two properties will aggregate over 1.0 million square feet upon completion SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced the investment in two properties, 300 George Street and 100 College Street, in the growing life science research community adjacent to the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091005/BIOMEDLOGO The property at 300 George Street is a nine-story, 519,000 square...

2014-04-01 14:09:40

A Yale University-led study has found that using more wood and less steel and concrete in building and bridge construction would substantially reduce global carbon dioxide emissions and fossil fuel consumption. Despite an established forest conservation theory holding that tree harvesting should be strictly minimized to prevent the loss of biodiversity and to maintain carbon storage capacity, the new study shows that sustainable management of wood resources can achieve both goals while...

2014-02-28 12:26:23

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank and Yale University Athletics today announced a sponsorship agreement making Webster "The Official Bank of Yale Athletics." The partnership - officially announced during the Yale-Union men's hockey game at Yale's Ingalls Rink - is a first of its kind for Yale, one of the most prestigious universities in the world. By partnering with Webster, a leading regional bank serving businesses and consumers from metro New York to...

2014-01-06 16:28:03

TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage") (OTCQB: PTGEF, CNSX: PBT.U), is pleased to announce that it has acquired approximately 54% equity in Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Limited ("Biohaven"), a private corporation formed under the laws of the British Virgin Islands, for $3.5 million, payable as $1.75 million upfront and the balance in three installments over the next eleven months. Biohaven is engaged in the identification and development...

2013-12-20 08:25:46

SYDNEY, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited, an oncology drug development company, announced today the signing of a Sponsored Research Agreement with Cornell University. The Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) in New York will become the cornerstone of a collaboration across Europe, US, Asia and Australia involving universities and biotechnology companies seeking a treatment capable of delivering long-term remission for the main form of primary brain cancer, glioblastoma...

Hubble Reveals First Visual Evidence Of Milky Way's Formative Years
2013-11-14 16:35:20

HubbleSite NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided the first visual evidence showing how our home galaxy, the Milky Way, assembled itself into the majestic pinwheel of stars we see today. Perusing Hubble's deep-sky surveys, astronomers traced 400 galaxies similar to our Milky Way at various stages of construction over a time span of 11 billion years. "For the first time we have direct images of what the Milky Way looked like in the past," said study co-leader Pieter G. van Dokkum...

2013-11-14 12:26:46

Center Expands Mission To Include All Addictions And Addictive Behaviors NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse elected Samuel A. Ball, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, to be the Center's President and Chief Executive Officer. The Board also expanded The Center's mission to encompass all addictions and addictive behaviors including not only those involving...

2013-11-14 12:20:48

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has revealed the first visual evidence of how our home galaxy, the Milky Way, assembled itself into the majestic pinwheel of stars we see today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Astronomers used Hubble's deep-sky surveys to study the evolution of 400 galaxies similar to the Milky Way and noted their appearance at various stages of development over a time span of 11 billion...