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Sleeping Boy Does A Rip Van Winkle

A nine-year-old boy in a West Bengal town is said to be in slumber for the past 11 months, baffling doctors by his Rip Van Winkle act. // Reports Saturday said Arup Manna of Panskura in East Midnapore district was an active and playful boy of eight until 11 months ago when he suddenly started ...

Human Services, Health Organizations and Transit Receive a Majority of Kresge's Nearly $73 Million in First Quarter Grants

...ng organizations do more of what they do best - work on the front lines of human suffering to meet the basic human needs of adults and children," says rip Rapson, president of the Kresge Foundation. "For these organizations and so many others, the economic crisis means that their clientele is increasing ...

Flooding in Fargo: World Vision Sending Supplies and Staff to Help Affected Families

...," Freeman said. "Families that have had their homes heavily flooded will need to shovel out mud, wash down the walls, bleach everything, and possibly rip out drywall," she added. Cash donations are needed to help with the response. The public can help by calling 1.888.56.CHILD or visiting www.wor...

Kresge Foundation Meets Economic Downturn Head on, Awarding a Record $63.6 Million in Grants in Fourth Quarter 2008

...f the Argonaut is an extraordinary example of a project that ripples in multiple ways beyond the immediate needs of the educational institution," says rip Rapson, president of the foundation. "It will contribute momentum to the Woodward Corridor's increasingly dynamic creative economy. It will signal the...

'A Conversation About Alzheimer's': Woman Shares Story of Love, Hope, Loss and Survival in New Book About Alzheimer's Disease

...ne for me and my family," Michele writes. "We've learned a great deal of how sophisticated the brain actually is. We've also learned how the brain can rip away your very existence. But mostly, we learned patience." About the Author: Michele L. Tucker, a native Virginian, currently resides there with he...

The Wireless World: Untethered Opportunities

...IT, Atrium-Campus Center, Newark SPONSORS: AT&T, Verizon, CTIA - The Wireless Association & T-Mobile REGISTER: http://www.njtc.org Unless you are rip Van Winkle or an honest to goodness luddite, you likely -- at this very moment -- have a PDA in one pocket and an mp3 player in the other. For many of...

DigitalBridge Signs the Arizona Ocular Trauma Service as a Customer of Its DigitalBridge Digital On-Call Scheduling System (DBDOCS)(TM)

... protecting the security, privacy and integrity of the information. DigitalBridge technology rests on top of existing legacy systems without requiring rip and replace, allowing authorized users to access the right information, at the right time, in the right context, in a secure and timely manner, 24/7/3...

Utah Schools Leading the Nation in Adopting Technology to Manage Individual Student Achievement

...gitalSAMS is deployed over existing legacy systems, eliminating the need to rip and replace those systems. This approach preserves and extends the life of ...unique solutions reside on top of existing legacy systems without requiring rip and replace, allowing authorized users to access the right information, at ...

Researchers find new way to block destructive rush of immune cells

...rgy to enable cell skeletons to contract. That contraction creates force that is used in many cases to move muscle fibers, but in the case of MyH9, to rip the trailing end of a migrating T cell foot away from the surface it is migrating across by breaking integrin-ICAM bonds. The results provide the firs...

Medicare Anti-Fraud Measures are Way Overdue, Says Durable Medical Equipment Industry

...to help stem illegal activity. Medicare has failed to enforce critical up-front controls that would curb the opportunity for fly-by-night operators to rip off Medicare. The vast majority of homecare companies are owned and operated by law-abiding individuals. In many cases, these firms are family ope...

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Rip in Biological News

Drugs needed to preserve eggs for reproduction need to be given in stages

...tect eggs at subzero temperatures dramatically reduces the amount eggs contract and expand in the process. These dramatic size shifts can literally rip an egg apart or, at the very least, reduce the chances it can be fertilized, says Dr. Ali Eroglu, reproductive biologist and cryobiologist in the Medi...

America's smallest dinosaur uncovered

...lt, so they seem to have served a purpose," Longrich said. "They are built for digging but too short to burrow, so we think they may have been used to rip open log in search of insects." Longrich studied 70 million-year-old bones that were collected on a dig led by Currie at Dry Island Buffalo Jump Pr...

APS lecturer shows rare video of 'teacher-student' immune cell interactions in live animal

...mph nodes are the school, the dendritic cells the teachers and the T cells the students, von Andrian explained. Dendritic cells find foreign invaders, rip them apart and bring the pieces (antigens) via the lymphatic system to the nearest lymph node. When the dendritic cell arrives at the lymph node, it p...

'Genetic network' guards against lethal DNA damage

...The dSLAM strategy is somewhat like pulling out parts of a radio at random to see what happens, Boeke said. "With yeast, as with a radio, you might rip out part A or part B and find that the radio still works; but if you pull out both parts and the radio dies you would learn that A and B can compensat...

Normal chromosome ends elicit a limited DNA damage response

... During the next cell division the sorting mechanism, which ensures that each daughter cell receives a full complement of chromosomes would inevitably rip the fused chromosomes apart. "Such fusion breakage cycles scramble the genome over time, and cause genome instability, which is a hallmark of canc...

Atmosphere may cleanse itself better than previously thought

...ally," Francisco said. "For that, the atmosphere relies on a reactive group of chemicals called OH radicals that attach themselves to hydrocarbons and rip them into inert pieces." OH radicals arise naturally from many atmospheric constituents, and the effect they have on pollution has long been factor...

Successful Test Of Single Molecule Switch Opens The Door To Biomolecular Electronics

...tained at its highly conductive state (at low voltage) and then the voltage applied to the molecule is increased, the connections to the molecule will rip electrons out of the molecule, pushing it back into its insulating state. This decrease of current with increasing voltage is called “negative differe...

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