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46-Year-Old Canada Man Donates A Part Of His Liver To A Complete Stranger

In an extreme act of generosity, Canada based Kevin Gosling donated a part of his liver to a 5-year old comatose child to help him recover from an incurable liver disease //. He further stated that he had no regrets about donating his organ to a complete stranger or about putting his own life at ri...

Eye Doctors of Washington Awards DC Resident Free LASIK as Part of its Good Deeds Campaign

...ng video for a contest sponsored by a prominent Washington, DC LASIK vision care practice. She’s also proving that a simple, kind gesture to a stranger can brighten someone’s day. (Vocus) July 6, 2009 -- In tough times, random acts of kindness and gestures of goodwill ...

Wayne County Community College District's Downtown Campus Presents the 2nd Annual Summer Safety Fair

...y Presentation Swimming Safety Injury Prevention Skateboard Safety Eddy the Eagle - Gun Safety stranger Danger Emergency vehicles The Safety Bear Program Poison Prevention WCCCD is pleased to have the opp...

MORE WOMEN SHUN HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY Garden of Life Offers a Natural Solution with Oceans 3™ Healthy Hormones™

...er and more 'even keel' than I did before taking Healthy Hormones and I can definitely say I handle stress much better." Garden of Life is no stranger to success with launching ocean-based products. Its non-stimulant, natural fat burner fucoTHIN® is the number one seller in the natural products i...

National Marrowthon Campaign Aims to Bring Nearly 50,000 to the Be The Match Registry(SM) in Two Weeks

...s perfectly healthy, will go through transplant this summer to prevent his HLH from presenting later. Each brother has relied on the gift of a perfect stranger to join the registry and donate when called. Kenna Emmons (age 6) was born with a rare condition called combined immune deficiency syndrome. ...

Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling Gets Energized with the Extreme Energy Shot!

...me. Stacker 2, Diet and Energy Specialists, who manufactures 6 Hour Power Extreme Energy Shot and the famous Stacker 2 Diet Supplement line is no stranger to the sport of professional wrestling. Owner Robert Occhifinto felt that "partnering with TNA Wrestling was a natural fit because the show is all ab...

Former HHS Deputy Secretary Tevi Troy Joins Hudson Institute

...unity provided by Hudson Institute to join in the continued development of thoughtful policy responses to the challenges we face." Dr. Troy is no stranger to the intersection of research and public policy. Prior to his position at HHS, he served as Deputy Assistant and Acting Assistant to the President f...

Paying it Forward: Washington, DC LASIK Vision Care Practice Sponsors New Contest to Reward Good Deeds

...free pair of glasses to charity for each video submitted. Contestants are encouraged to videotape themselves, a friend, a family member, or even a stranger doing something positive for someone else, and the “good deed” can be either big or small. After submitting the video to the facility, st...

'Access Hollywood' Co-Host Billy Bush and 'My Name is Earl' Star Nadine Velazquez to Host the 2009 Miss USA(R) Pageant Live From Las Vegas on April 19th

...orrespondent on the program beginning in 2001. Bush is widely known for his penchant for celebrity high-jinx and unique brand of reporting. Bush is no stranger to the Miss Universe Organization as he has hosted both the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants in 2003, 2004 and 2005. In addition, he has hosted sev...

Brits Kiss With Confidence - Some More Than Others

...d the web to improve their puckering up prowess Nearly a third of people (31%) admit that they are more likely to have a one night stand with a stranger if they're a good kisser More than quarter of people say they kiss members of the same sex for fun - with a third of men admitting to snogging ...
Stranger in Medical Technology

Texas Back Institute Leads Way in New Facet Joint Clinical Trial

... affected with spinal stenosis or spondylolisthesis should investigate this unique opportunity with Texas Back Institute. Texas Back Institute is no stranger to motion preservation spinal technology. It pioneered the artificial disc replacement procedure in 2000 and is furthering the practice by helping wit...
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UNH researcher receives presidential environmental award

... eelgrass growth has exceeded expectations. Although his "home lab" is UNH's Jackson Estuarine Laboratory on New Hampshire's Great Bay, Short is no stranger to the Rhode Island coastal ponds. "The award meant a great deal to me, as I first started work in these coastal ponds for my master's degree at the U...

Study reveals conflict between doctors, midwives over homebirth

... not to have a hospital birth, is already feeling upset at the change in birth plan, and is now watching her care provider come into conflict with the stranger who is about to deliver her baby. "It's an extremely tension-fraught encounter," Cheyney said, "and something needs to be done to address it." As h...

No helicopter moms among Rutgers mutant mice

...tant mice showed much less cautious behavior to other peers than did the normal mice. "The equivalent human behavior would be if a person hugged every stranger she met," said Shumyatsky. "In fact, that's something that humans with amygdalar damage might do they're very trusting." The research adds further...

Second Life a first for UH department of health and human performance

...e years and may become a permanent fixture if it proves to be successful. Brian McFarlin, assistant professor of health and human performance, is no stranger to instructional technology. His study on 'hybrid classes' found that students who took a hybrid exercise physiology class earned a letter grade high...

Roadrunner supercomputer puts research at a new scale

...nable to match human performance on such visual tasks as flawlessly detecting an oncoming automobile on the highway or distinguishing a friend from a stranger in a crowd of people. Roadrunner is now changing the game. On Saturday, Los Alamos researchers used PetaVision to model more than a billion visual ...

Scientists show that streams are critical to preservation of oceanic coastal zones

...ond what could be accomplished with a single-investigator grant focused on one region. As a professor in ASUs School of Life Sciences, Grimm is no stranger to long-term collaborative efforts. For the last 10 years she has led the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-term Ecological Research (CAP-LTER) project cen...

Computer learns dogspeak

... into different situations, the software correctly classified the barks in 43 percent of cases. The best recognition rates were achieved for fight and stranger contexts, and the poorest rate was achieved when categorizing play barks. These findings suggest that the different motivational states of dogs in agg...

Humans and monkeys share Machiavellian intelligence

...nfronts another one and monkey warfare begins. Rhesus macaques dislike strangers and will viciously attack their own image in a mirror, thinking its a stranger threatening them. When warfare begins, Even a low-ranking rhesus loner becomes an instant patriot. Every drop of xenophobia in rhesus blood is transf...

'The eyes have it' -- Autism research yields surprising results

...ne aged 11?5, with two control groups of non-autistic children. They underwent a series of tests to see whether they could gauge the mental state of a stranger by looking at different parts of the face. Researchers conducted two experiments in which the participants looked at a series of facial expressio...

Eminent inventor of DNA fingerprinting gains new recognition

...ing to realise how a chance discovery in my lab in Leicester over 20 years ago has gone on to make a revolutionary impact in the world."Sir Alec is no stranger to awards. Last year he was awarded the Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research and has previously been awarded the Davy Medal by the Royal ...
Stranger in Biological Technology

'Far From Beyond': A Glimpse into the World of Biotechnology and the Future of the Free World

...al Business. Having worked in several high-profile positions within the biotech and pharmaceutical industry both in Singapore and Sydney, Dr. Ng is no stranger to the evolution of science and technology. When not authoring scientific journal articles, college textbooks or fiction novels, Dr. Ng enjoys residin...

Confoti: Revisiting a dotcom business model

...xternal product design and development for Fortune 100 clients. Wayshak's co-founder and CTO is Chris Burmester, a UC Berkeley Ph.D. Burmester is no stranger to start-ups; Confoti is his fourth such venture. Wayshak and Burmester have assembled a small team of very bright people with deep experience i...

In the Wisconsin Legislature, the promise of a productive session

...igo, and Senate Majority Leader Dale Schultz, R-Richland Center, have lived through the best and worst of times in the Legislature, and neither is a stranger to working with Democrats. Gard and Assembly Minority Leader Jim Kreuser, D-Kenosha, may spar on the debating floor or through the press, but they als...

Inner-city entrepreneurship isn't 'Easy Street,' but some are walking the walk

... type of angel "angel investors." These angels don't have wings, but they may have a high-flying checkbook. In a Milwaukee neighborhood that is no stranger to economic hardship, some citizens are thinking about launching their own businesses. McGee, a first-term alderman whose father is a familiar figure ...

UW biotech program launches graduates into evolving industry (part 1)

...st ask some of the M.S. in Biotechnology Programs recent graduates. Michael Bragin, Class of 2005 A California native, Michael Bragin was no stranger to biotechnology. Michael Bragin He had worked and attended school in what many consider to be the birthplace of biotech San Francisco. He als...
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