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2013-01-18 08:22:42

NORWOOD, Mass., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Students 15 to 17 get a jump on peers on becoming marketing innovators. "Where's the Beef?" "Taste the rainbow." "Open happiness." In the era of Mad Men, a slogan said it all. But in today's marketing universe -- where the audience is global and customer service is as important as the product itself -- the message needs to communicate so much more. Stirring a frenzy around this season's must-have item isn't as straightforward as creating a...

2012-12-14 05:03:42

ForkliftArticles.com takes an unusually detailed inside look at the tailor-made components of a selected Yale lift truck to provide insight into the interaction of parts which results in safety and durability. Moorestown, New Jersey (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 ForkliftArticles.com recently delved into the secret of Yale´s success by focusing on the inner workings of a selected Yale Forklift. Yale sees components as critical to a truck´s value and economic life. The interaction of...

2012-12-04 05:01:08

The Yale University Center for Language Study has Installed the OWL Test Management System for Online Language Assessments in more than 200 Different Languages. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 OWL Testing Software, a premier provider of affordable Web-based testing and assessment systems, announced today that Yale University is using the OWL Test Management System (TMS) in their Center for Language Study (CLS). The CLS is a resource for Yale students of foreign language and also...

Beneficial Bacteria In Honeybees Show Resistance To Antibiotics
2012-10-30 13:18:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Overuse of antibiotics in American agriculture and food production has long been a public concern over the potential for engendering more resilient microbes. A new study from Yale University shows that beneficial bacteria living in the gut of honeybees are demonstrating signs of resistance to such antibiotics. A genetic analysis of the digestive bacteria showed eight different resistance genes for the antibiotic tetracycline in samples...

Star Stream Serves As Light Snack For Growing Milky Way
2012-10-27 05:56:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Milky Way apparently has one voracious appetite, as researchers from a prominent American university have discovered our home galaxy slowly consuming the remnants of an ancient star cluster. Astronomers from Yale University used the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to locate a stream of stars being slowly ingested by the galaxy. While researchers have previously discovered evidence that the Milky Way has gobbled up dwarf galaxies,...

2012-10-22 04:02:15

Designed by Charney Architects with Vanderweil Engineers, Cogeneration Plant Powers Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 The new 15 MWe cogeneration expansion at Yale University´s Sterling Power Plant in New Haven, Conn., was recognized with the 2012 Honor Award for design excellence and sustainability from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Connecticut chapter. Designed by Charney Architects with Vanderweil Power Group, a...

Planet Found Orbiting Two Stars
2012-10-15 13:37:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of international astronomers, along with Planethunters.org volunteers, found the first reported case of a planet orbiting twin suns that in turn is orbited by a second distant pair of stars. Researchers said that only six planets are known to orbit two stars, and none of these are orbited by distant stellar companions. "Circumbinary planets are the extremes of planet formation," said Meg Schwamb of Yale University and lead...

Diamond Planet
2012-10-11 12:25:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One nearby super-Earth planet could have a lot more "bling" on it than our planet, because astronomers say it maybe a diamond planet. Yale University scientists reported in the Astrophysical Journal Letters that the surface of 55 Cancri e is likely covered in graphite and diamond, rather than water and granite. The planet has a radius twice of Earth's, and a mass eight times greater, allowing it to fall into the classification...

2012-10-05 14:23:56

Raises hopes for new class of antidepressant Many chronically depressed and treatment-resistant patients experience immediate relief from symptoms after taking small amounts of the drug ketamine. For a decade, scientists have been trying to explain the observation first made at Yale University. Today, current evidence suggests that the pediatric anesthetic helps regenerate synaptic connections between brain cells damaged by stress and depression, according to a review of scientific...

2012-09-21 23:01:22

Monique Walton and Andia Winslow, filmmakers of “Still Black, at Yale”, will be on hand at a special screening at GateWay Community College on October 3. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 Monique Walton and Andia Winslow, filmmakers of “Still Black, at Yale”, will be on hand at a special screening at GateWay Community College, at 3:30 and 7 p.m., Oct. 3, in the IE Building, Copper Room. After the screenings, discussions with the filmmakers will follow. Walton...