Prevent Blindness and the National Black Church Initiative Team Up to Address Vision and Eye Health

Prevent Blindness and the National Black Church Initiative Team Up to Address Vision and Eye Health
CHICAGO (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health organization and the National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches across 15 denominations, are announcing today that they are joining forces to improve the vision and eye health of the coalition’s 15.7 million African American churchgoers. African ...

National Aquarium Challenges Public to Help Protect Our Oceans

National Aquarium Challenges Public to Help Protect Our Oceans
Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 Did you know that half of the oxygen we take in on a given day comes directly from the oceans? Our oceans are the life-sustaining lungs of our planet and to kick off this Earth Day, the National Aquarium is reminding the public it’s not only about going green, ...

CIRTEMO to Showcase Results from National Science Foundation Funded Research at Photonics West 2015

Columbia, SC (PRWEB) February 07, 2015 Dr. Ryan Priore, Chief Technology Officer of Multivariate Optical Element innovator CIRTEMO, will present a poster showcasing National Science Foundation funded research for advancing Multivariate Optical Computing for fluorochrome discrimination during the 5:30pm “Optical Diagnostics and Sensing XV: Toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics” session Monday, February 9, 2015 at Photonics West. ...

UH Law Professor David Callies Earns National Award for Scholarship Addressing Takings and Private Property Rights

UH Law Professor David Callies Earns National Award for Scholarship Addressing Takings and Private Property Rights
Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2015 Professor David L. Callies, the Benjamin A. Kudo Professor of Law at the William S. Richardson School of Law, has been recognized by the Owners’ Counsel of America, a nationwide network of eminent domain and property rights attorneys, for his lifetime of scholarship that focuses on takings law and ...

Brightbox Mobile Charging Lockers Securely Powering the Major Sports Event Industry at 2015 National Sports Forum

Brightbox Mobile Charging Lockers Securely Powering the Major Sports Event Industry at 2015 National Sports Forum
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2015 Brightbox, Inc. (http://www.brightboxcharge.com), the leading platform provider of secure mobile device charging lockers, is pleased to announce it will be enhancing the attendee experience with its Brightbox® Mark3 Mobile Charging Platform at the 2015 National Sports Forum (NSF) in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Duke Energy Convention Center in ...

National Science Foundation Honors SD Mines’ Gadhamshetty with CAREER Award

National Science Foundation Honors SD Mines' Gadhamshetty with CAREER Award
RAPID CITY, S.D. (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Assistant Professor Venkataramana Gadhamshetty, Ph.D., P.E., with the prestigious CAREER award that carries a $ 500,000 research grant. Over the next five years, the award will fund Gadhamshetty’s research that could pave the ...

Cyber Security Expert Charles Denyer Publishes In-Depth White Paper On North America’s Growing National Security Nightmare Scenario

Cyber Security Expert Charles Denyer Publishes In-Depth White Paper On North America's Growing National Security Nightmare Scenario
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 09, 2015 Information technology has completely transformed society – there’s no debating that – such as the early morning espresso machine that ingeniously pours the perfect cup of caffeine, to the complex computer software programs capable of processing literally millions of requests within microseconds, or less. It’s a great time to ...

NJIT Physicist Is Named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

NJIT Physicist Is Named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow
Newark, NJ (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 Gordon Thomas, an inventive problem-solver whose creations – from medical devices, to weapons sensors, to optical communications fiber – are remarkable for their diversity as well as their ingenuity and practicality, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Thomas, a professor of physics, joins ...

Study Published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute Demonstrates High Heritability of Volumetric Breast Density

Study Published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute Demonstrates High Heritability of Volumetric Breast Density
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (PRWEB) January 26, 2015 A study published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI), demonstrates the high heritability of volumetric breast density and validates the genetic influence of breast density on breast cancer risk. (DOI:10.1093/jnci/dju334). Conducted by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, the article, “Volumetric mammographic density: heritability and association with ...

EnviroScience, Inc. Awarded Five-Year $37.3 Million EPA Contract for National Aquatic Resource Surveys

Stow, OH (PRWEB) March 29, 2012 EnviroScience, Inc. has been selected as a prime contractor for a five-year $ 37.3 million contract with the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS) program. “The expertise of our biologists, lab specialists and fishery scientists makes us a natural fit for the EPA’s requirements of gauging ...