When Dr. Gustavo Aguirre set out to find a cure for night blindness in dogs, a disease related to Progressive Retinal Atrophy, he knew it was going to require a lot of patience. When he started studying this disease, there was no map for the canine genome. He was able to find the mutated gene that caused the disease, and, by saving his genetic samples, he made a significant contribution to the mapping of the canine genome, which was completed in 2004.
It’s highly likely, if you’ve traveled anywhere across the globe, you’ve either stayed in or come in contact with an Accor hotels property. With properties in over ninety countries around the world, the company is well known for taking to heart their mission to make travelers “Feel Welcome”. While the welcoming nature and restful environment of an Accor hotel stay might be what you remember, it’s what they’re doing behind the scenes that might have the greatest impact on your impression of an Accor property.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 /3BL Media/– During National Preparedness Month in September, the American Red Cross is celebrating the significant impact of its signature disaster preparedness program for youth –The Pillowcase Project – which has reached more than 500,000 students nationwide, resulting in six lives saved.
Arrow takes on the challenge of bringing technology to people with no electricity. Miranda Ingram reports…
Every so often a concept comes along that is so simple and so effective that you can’t believe it didn’t already exist.
The DigiTruck, a mobile, solar-powered unit made from an old shipping container mounted on a trailer to create a fully computer-equipped classroom, is such a game changer. It drives 21st century technology to parts of the world still governed by the cycles of day and night.
In 2009 I was diagnosed with stage 3 cervical cancer. I was told I would immediately need a radical hysterectomy and five weeks of radiation and four cycles of chemotherapy. While I was in the middle of complete shock, my oncologist advised I should think about preserving my eggs or embryos before surgery. If she hadn’t mentioned this, I doubt it would have crossed my mind. I was in survival mode at that time. She sent me to a fertility doctor right away.
The first ever SHAPE, an AT&T Tech Expo, included some of the best mobile app developers, video content creators and tech professionals, as well as kids ages 7 to 17, who took part in Maker Camp Live.
The buzz around the first ever SHAPE, an AT&T Tech Expo, is still going strong. While some of the best mobile app developers, video content creators and tech professionals were there to take part in SHAPE’s immersive activities, some of the youngest attendees had the biggest takeaways.
Employees Also Raised $66,000 for Charity at the Company’s 2.5K “Spirit Run” Down the Las Vegas Strip
LAS VEGAS – June 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Approximately 1,200 Astellas employees attending the international pharmaceutical company’s National Sales Forum in Las Vegas, Nev., recently took time out of their busy meeting schedule to volunteer their time to benefit four different charities in Southern Nevada. The events kicked off Astellas’ annual day of service, Changing Tomorrow Day, where Astellas offic
20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios have partnered with Save the Children for a new emergency preparedness PSA campaign featuring the beloved characters from the upcoming animated adventure Ice Age: Collision Course. The campaign encourages parents to create In Case of Emergency (ICE) cards for their children so that families can quickly reunite after an emergency. Ice Age: Collision Course will open in theaters everywhere July 22.
June 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line, Texas’ number one cruise operator, and the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, hosted a special day of fun, food and baseball this weekend at Dr Pepper Ballpark for hundreds of children and their families across the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The third annual “Carnival Kids Day” was part of the cruise line’s multi-year partnership with the RoughRiders.