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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...

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...

2013-10-28 23:01:00

Rockland Immunochemicals Inc. has received a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NCI/NIH) to develop nanoprobes for in vivo imaging of cancer cells and tumors that express one of the three important cancer therapeutic targets: EGFR, Her2 and Mesothelin. This project is a joint collaboration between Rockland and Abzyme Therapeutics with in vivo imaging consultants from Yale University and the University...

Unearthed Ancient Roman Structure Predates Invention Of Mortar
2013-08-26 07:06:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists digging at a long-buried city in Italy have unearthed a massive stone monument dating back at least 300 years before the Colosseum and 100 years before the invention of mortar. The new discovery indicates that the ancient Romans had developed architectural skills much earlier than previously believed. The team of 60 researchers, including 35 undergraduates and 15 graduates, from the University of Michigan and Yale...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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