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AUA Foundation names the 2009 Astellas Rising Stars in Urology award winners

The American Urological Association (AUA) Foundation has announced its Astellas Rising Stars in Urology for 2009. William Roberts, MD, of the University of Michigan, and Edward Schaeffer, MD, of Johns Hopkins Medicine are this year's recipients of the award, one of the most prestigious research aw...

Photos: Tommy & Thalia Mottola Honored at 7th Annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala

MIAMI, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) celebrated its 7th annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala by honoring Tommy and Thalia Mottola on May 16th, at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, Florida. Lili Estefan , co-host of the popular Univision show El Gor...

Photos: The Nation's Leading Scientists and Top Rock Stars Shine a Spotlight on the Promise of Medical Research

GEOFFREY BEENE GIVES BACK(R) and GQ Magazine Launch Public Service Campaign with Designer Menswear Photo Feature WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire/ --- GEOFFREY BEENE GIVES BACK(R) and GQ Magazine have joined forces to bring celebrity rock stars like nine-time Grammy Award winner, Sheryl C...

6 Top Stars From Acting, Music and Politics Go Home With You for Mother's Day

LOS ANGELES, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If it takes irreverence to get noticed, the Men for Women Now initiative is doing just that. "Using humor in the same sentence as mammogram and pap smear may be a little unorthodox, but if that's what it takes to get the women in your life to make appointment...

7th Annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala Announces 2009 Honorees Tommy Mottola & Thalia

MIAMI, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 7th annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala will be held Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the InterContinental Miami Hotel benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R), one of the world's premier pediatric cancer research center...

Chicago's Sports Stars Honored at Annual Dinner Benefiting the March of Dimes

CHICAGO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of Chicago's best-known professional athletes will receive honors at the 21st Annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards presented by Navistar to benefit the March of Dimes. The dinner will be held on Monday, February 9th, 5 - 9 p.m. at the H...

Neurological & Orthopedic Named Official Hospital of Chicago Red Stars Women's Pro Soccer Team

CHICAGO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago (NOHC) has been named the exclusive hospital partner of the Chicago Red Stars, a charter member of Women's Professional Soccer, a newly formed league which features the best soccer players in the world. The NOHC w...

Kaiser Permanente Receives the Most Stars in California Office of Patient Advocate's Annual Quality Report Card

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente is the only health plan in California to earn excellent, four-star ratings in the 2009 Edition Healthcare Quality Report Card from the California Office of the Patient Advocate (OPA). The report card results, announced today by the...

'Sopranos' Star Vincent Pastore Produces and Stars in Sold-Out Off-Broadway Show

NOVEMBER 17 PERFORMANCE TO BENEFIT THE LUSTGARTEN FOUNDATION FOR PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH BETHPAGE, N.Y., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Vincent Pastore, who portrayed Salvatore "Big P*ssy" Bonpensiero on the Emmy Award winning series, "The Sopranos," is producing and starring in the sold-out show...

MYA Makes Big Brother Stars Amazing!

LEEDS, England, August 29 /PRNewswire/ -- - MYA Cosmetic Surgery Seems to be the Provider of Choice for Recent Big Brother Stars but the big Question is who Will be Next? Months of constant cameras, mirrors all around and being on national television for an hour each night can have a major...
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Artists for a New South Africa Will be 'Shaking The Blues' at Gala Benefit November 15, With Performances by Erykah Badu, Nikka Costa, Keb' Mo', Taj Mahal Trio, The Roots, and Guest Stars at The Wiltern in Los Angeles

EVENT CHAIRS INCLUDE JACKSON BROWNE, MORGAN FREEMAN, SAMUEL L. JACKSON, GEORGE LOPEZ, DEBORAH SANTANA, ALFRE WOODARD, AND FOREST WHITAKER LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 15, 2007, Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) will host "Shaking The Blues," a star-studded b...

Awardees for the 2009 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Announced

...ced the two recipients of the annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO) today. The program was created to identify young rising stars who will continue to contribute to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the United States. This year, the grant f...

American Lung Association Celebrates 101st Annual Christmas Seals Campaign

...upport through Better Breathers Clubs across the country. Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Gold Medalist and most recent winner of Dancing With the stars , is chairperson for the 2008 American Lung Association Christmas Seals Campaign. "I know many families have been affected by the economy, ...
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Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...Says 200,000 Who Started Anthrax-Shot Regimen Must Continue" Sandra Jontz, stars and Stripes European Edition, October 20, 2004 ^ [1] DC District Co... U.S. Department of Defense web site for AVIP. Vaccination Timeline at stars and Stripes. The Military Vaccine Resource Directory maintained by Kat...
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Sneeze

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Pulse

..., at the wrist (radial artery), behind the... Pulse is an 2006 horror film, directed by Jim Sonzero and written by Wes Craven and Ray Wright. It stars Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder and Christina Milian. It is a remake of the 2001 Japanese horror film Kairo. Long Island Pulse Magazine December/J...

Patches

...atches with savings of 20% - 40 ... Flag Patches . Sport Shirts. Stripes, stars ... Security Patches and Caps ... Flag Patches . Sport Shirts. Stripes, stars & More. Territorial - State ... Misc. Shoulder patches () Shoulder Lo...

Milk

...e by evaporating some of the water from whole ... Canned milk can be stored at room temperature until ... Sean Penn (in an Oscar-winning role) stars in this fact-based drama about Harvey Milk , the openly gay activist and San Francisco politician who was murdered along with... There is a place...

Hunchback

...ot head with a... Hunchback (1982): In a role that predates his Hannibal Lector, Anthony Hopkins ... Narrated by Robert Powell, HUNCHBACK also stars David Suchet, Lesley-Anne Down, ... IMDb: The biggest, best, most award-winning movie site on the planet. ... The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)...

Fracture

...erms: ... Introduction to fracture ... Fracture , Fracture Video Game - Reviews, Trailers, and Interviews For Fracture . Anthony Hopkins stars in this legal thriller as Ted Crawford, a man who allegedly attempted to murder his wife and is now locked in a battle of wits with an assistant... ...

Developmental Disabilities

...tate of Washington. ... Division of Developmental Disabilities strives to ... 11.20.09 Developmental Disabilities Institute to Host Annual stars ... Smithtown, NY â€" August 3, 2009 â€" The Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI... OCDD is the agency through which the State of Louisi...

Appetite

...nosis) ... A moody hybrid between a psychological thriller and a horror film, Appetite is an assured debut from director George Milton. The film stars talented and sexy Ute... Overview of appetite loss, and how to treat it in a natural way. ... Appetite problems can come in different ways and...
Stars in Biological News

Scientists confirm that parts of earliest genetic material may have come from the stars

Scientists have confirmed for the first time that an important component of early genetic material which has been found in meteorite fragments is extraterrestrial in origin, in a paper published on 15 June 2008. The finding suggests that parts of the raw materials to make the first molecules of...

PNNL scientist garners early career presidential award

...oblem not just from out of the box, but from out of this world. He has taken mathematical theories originally developed to understand the formation of stars and applied them to subsurface flow. The gases of a young star whirl around each other in fluid motion; so too do fluids meander through the subsurfac...

Exploring standards to advance microbial genomics

...l genomics, Kyrpides observes: "The remarkable number of microbes⎯already estimated to be several orders of magnitude greater than the number of stars in the universe⎯urgently calls for a transition from random, anecdotal, and small scale surveys towards a systematic and comprehensive explorati...

Elevated water temperature and acidity boost growth of key sea star species: UBC researchers

...a water tanks containing juvenile Purple Ochre Sea stars (Pisaster ochraceus), a species found along much o...and doubling of CO2 concentrations enabled the sea stars to grow almost twice as fast as they normally woul... over a period of 10 weeks. "This means the sea stars could potentially reach adulthood in about half th...

Healing wounds with lasers, vehicles that drive themselves, other cutting-edge optics

...se lasers, discussed in Forrest Williams' talk, may have uses for other projects, such as making anti-counterfeit identifiers or projecting artificial stars into the night sky that can be used to calibrate astronomical instruments. The projector, which creates a 2:1 image twice as wide as it is high, wi...

Public lecture at UC Riverside to discuss origin and fate of universe

.... Bahram Mobasher , a professor in UCR's Department of Physics and Astronomy , will present results from the search for the first generation of stars and galaxies, formed 13 billion years ago when the universe was one percent of its present age. His talk, titled "Let There Be Light: The First Bi...

Bacteria create aquatic superbugs in waste treatment plants

... ANN ARBOR, Mich.---For bacteria in wastewater treatment plants, the stars align perfectly to create a hedonistic mating ground for antibiotic-resistant superbugs eventually discharged into streams and lakes. In the first ...

Marine scientists to assess environment before offshore drilling begins in US arctic waters

...olumn sinks to the bottom, and this supports huge populations of organisms on the seabed, including crustaceans, mollusks and echinoderms, such as sea stars and sea urchins. These in turn support walrus, a diverse array of birds, humpback whales and much more. "The huge flux of food from the overlying ...

Global warming threatens Antarctic sea life

...rethe ones with the antifreeze proteinseat small, shrimp-like crustaceans and other soft foods. The main bottom dwelling predators are slow-moving sea stars and giant, floppy ribbon worms. To understand their history, Aronson and a team of paleontologists collected marine fossils at Seymour Island off ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Jan. 28, 2009

... haven't kept pace with NASCAR's push for faster cars, the article notes. But a series of spectacular crashes that claimed the lives of several NASCAR stars brought about a new focus on safety.Researchers recently established the NASCAR R&D Center to focus on safety innovations, leading to a major redesign...
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ROCK STARS OF SCIENCE: Prana's Co-Founding Scientist, Rudy Tanzi Teams up with Star-Powered Cast in GQ Photoshoot

- GQ Magazine Pays Tribute to America's Top Research Scientists - - Also Featured Jeffrey Cummings, Chair of Prana's Biotechnology Research & Development Advisory Board - MELBOURNE, Australia, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rudy Tanzi, Prana Biotechnology's (Nasdaq: PRAN ) Co-Founding...

Milky Way churning out new stars at a furious pace

MADISON - Some of the first data from a new orbiting infrared telescope are revealing that the Milky Way - and by analogy galaxies in general - is making new stars at a much more prolific pace than astronomers imagined. The findings from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope were announced today (May 2...

The Foundation for Biomedical Research Wins Telly Award for Majestic

...slational research and shows viewers how research with animals continues to contribute to saving both human and animal lives." Majestic - which stars two of the world's top equine veterinarians, Dr. Larry Bramlage (Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky) and Dr. C. Wayne McIlwraith...

American Oriental Bioengineering Announces May 2009 Conference Participation

...d over the counter ("OTC") products in China, today announced the Company's participation in the following conferences: -- Merrill Lynch Asian stars 2009, held May 6-8 at the Ritz Carlton in Singapore. Ms. Lily Li, the Company's COO and CFO, is scheduled to meet with institutional in...

Health Canada Approves SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

...fers patients an effective new medication that can be self-administered once monthly." "This is the first approval for SIMPONI, one of the five stars in our late-stage pipeline," said Thomas P. Koestler, Ph.D., executive vice president, Schering-Plough Corporation and president, Schering-Plough Rese...

Jennifer Brownstein, of CONNEXION Healthcare, Honored as 'Rising Star' by Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

...care Businesswomen's Association (HBA). HBA Rising stars are up-and-coming professionals in various sectors...arch. Nominated by HBA's corporate members, Rising stars represent various career stages and disciplines. T...orees, go to www.hbanet.org and click on Rising stars under the Awards drop-down menu. ...

Nanotechnology makes supertelescopes much more sensitive

...titude of 5,000 metres and together will provide a more precise image of the universe. They are chiefly aimed at shedding light on the question of how stars and planets are formed. ALMA is expected to be taken into service in 2012 and is viewed by astronomers as a major step forward for their field. Al...

AlloSource, Tissue Recipient Join 'Stars of Life' Affected by Organ and Tissue Donation Aboard Donate Life Float in 2009 Rose Parade(R)

...riders will be immersed in a spectacular shower of stars climbing more than 30 feet in the air, representin...oSource representative will also be honored by the stars of Life float: Medical Advisory Board Member Richa... Kagan was selected to be one of 14 "Walk of Fame" stars within the float, which honor those who've made a ...

NVIDIA CUDA Technology Dramatically Advances the Pace of Scientific Research

...nology will soon be powering the third most widely used BOINC project, Einstein@Home, which uses distributing computing to search for spinning neutron stars (also called pulsars) using data from gravitational wave detectors. "We expect that porting Einstein@Home to GPUs will increase the throughput...

Genome Technology Names 2008 'Tomorrow's PIs'

...stigators, selected by the field's elite scientists NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Genome Technology magazine has named the 30 rising young stars who comprise its third annual "Tomorrow's PIs" special edition. This issue offers readers a chance to see large-scale biological research thr...
Stars in Biological Definition

Absorption spectrum

...ugh a spectroscope . The wavelengths of these lines shown are particular to particular elements, and allows for identification of elements present in stars and other gaseous objects that cannot be measured directly. See also Fraunhofer lines spectrometry densitometry compare with ...

Animal

...ages. The main phyla of deuterostomes are the Echinodermata and Chordata . The former are radially symmetric and exclusively marine, such as sea stars , sea urchins , and sea cucumbers . The latter are dominated by the vertebrates , animals with backbones. These include fish , amphibians , re...

Life

...s the spatial extension of the living being, such as a cell membrane .) stars could be considered living beings (with an extraordinary life span and siz... the survival of their species.) Note also that the two cases of fire and stars fitting the definition of life can be simply remedied by defining metabolis...

Marine biology

... their life in the zooplankton before they become large enough to take their familiar forms. Fish larvae generally begin life as zooplankton and sea stars (a.k.a. starfish ) do too, just as two examples of the many. Plant life Plant life is relatively rare undersea, most of the niche occupied b...

Animal

...ages. The main phyla of deuterostomes are the Echinodermata and Chordata . The former are radially symmetric and exclusively marine, such as sea stars , sea urchins , and sea cucumbers . The latter are dominated by the vertebrates , animals with backbones. These include fish , amphibians , re...

Optical spectrum

...exoplanets to be discovered were found by analysing the doppler shift of stars at such high resolution that variations in their radial velocity as small a... planets was revealed by their gravitational influence on the motion of the stars analysed. See also Frequency Wavelength Rydberg formula ...

Astrobiology

...Interstellar Chemistry and the Origin of Life on the Earth Scientists Find Clues That Life Began in Deep Space - NASA Astrobiology Institute stars and Habitable Planets Life Around a Red Dwarf Reading Exercise ...
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Xenobiology

... for life that is based on water and carbon, xenobiologists look for more "alien" life-forms, not excluding life in non-terrestrial planets, stars or larger or more exotic celestial bodies . xenobiology became friends with charleswindsorisdead (1 day ago) ... xenobiology uploaded a new vid...

Tube feet

...Compatible on many chairs. Product Pricing. Metal Finish $33.00 ... The grooves contain rows of tiny, flexible appendages called tube feet . Sea stars move by means of the tube feet , which are operated by a hydraulic, or ... Information about tube foot in the free online English dictionary...

Terminator

...reviews at Fandango.com. In the highly anticipated new installment of The Terminator film franchise, set in post-apocalyptic 2018, Christian Bale stars as John Connor, the man fated to lead ... Terminator Salvation summary of box office results, charts and release information and related links. ....

Stigma

... can be worse than the illness itself. ... This chilling psychological tale from Spanish horror master José Ramón Larraz (Vampyres, Black Candles) stars Christian Borromeo (Tenebra, Murder Rock) Stigma means that people are reluctant to present with psychiatric problems to ... Such findings prompt...

Molecular evolution

...otics and ... All Molecular Evolution Group ... Reading the Story in DNA: A Beginner's Guide to Molecular Evolution $31.96 ... 5.0 out of 5 stars Serious molecular evolution , November 26, 2000. By ... Journal providing a forum for molecular studies that advance the understanding of phy...

Degeneracy

... if/ degeneracy / Site Search: ... ... pressure is known as electron degeneracy pressure and it is the ... there are other kinds of degeneracy stars as the system is ... 01 Degeneracy Star ... Electron degeneracy pressure occurs when electrons are compressed into a very small ... Chandrasekh...

Asters

... Care and cultivation of Asters in your garden ... Asters should be planted in moist well-drained soil in full sun, but they will ... Asters : stars of the Show in Fall ... Since wild asters generally grow to about 5 or 6 feet tall and have "weedy ... Many asters are prone to mildew and leaf ...

Adaptation

...pike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman. The film is based on Susan Orlean's book The Orchid Thief through self-referential events. Adaptation stars Nicolas Cage,... Director Spike Jonze delivers a stunningly original comedy that seamlessly blends fictional characters and situations with the liv...

Absorption spectrum

... the topic absorption - spectrum are discussed in the following places at Britannica. Assorted References chemical elements ( in chemical element: stars and gas clouds ) ...an emission, or bright-line, spectrum . When light passes through a gas or cloud at a lower temperature than the light source, th...
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