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Sub-Saharan Africa Farm Yields 70-90 Percent Below Potential, Atlas Research Finds

 Sub-Saharan Africa has the world's largest gap in farm yields – 70-90 percent below their potential – according to a new research...

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Disruptors Could Cost Medical Device Industry $34 billion by 2020 According to Global A.T. Kearney Study

 The medical device industry has enjoyed stability, strong growth, healthy margins and above average price-to-earnings ratios over the last 20...

Oct 17, 2014, 18:00 ET
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ASU's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Records State's Highest Bar Exam Passage Rate

 The No. 1 bar exam passage rate among Arizona law schools once again belongs to ASU's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Results of the July...

Oct 17, 2014, 08:00 ET

Jefferson Project at Lake George Reaches New Milestones and Celebrates Year of Collaboration, Scientific and Technological Advances

The Jefferson Project at Lake George today announced new milestones in the multimillion-dollar collaboration that seeks to understand and manage...

Oct 16, 2014, 15:05 ET

CMU Research Shows Highly Competitive Elections Create Extremely Polarizing Politics

Close elections fuel extreme ideological differences in party nominees. And that appeals to voters, say researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's...

Oct 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Leading Company Procurement Organizations Generate Twice the Average Measurable Cost Reduction According to Global A.T. Kearney Study

Leading company procurement organizations reap double the measurable cost reduction versus other companies, while also driving competitive...

Oct 09, 2014, 13:22 ET
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Clint Williamson, former US Ambassador for War Crimes Issues, joins ASU

Clint Williamson, who most recently served as a special prosecutor for the European Union, will be a Professor of Practice at the Sandra Day...

Oct 09, 2014, 12:58 ET
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THE RINK AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER to Open for the 2014-2015 Season on Monday, October 13

 The start of the 2014-15 winter season in New York will kick off with the opening of The Rink at Rockefeller Center, the most famous ice rink...

Oct 07, 2014, 11:00 ET

At Home Brings The 'Home Of Endless Possibilities' To Pharr

 At Home™, the home decor superstore, today announced it will host a grand opening event for its Pharr, Texas store on Friday, Oct. 10....

Oct 07, 2014, 09:00 ET
Oct 06, 2014, 11:00 ET

At Home™ Brings The 'Home Of Endless Possibilities' To Pflugerville

 At Home, the home décor superstore, will host grand opening events for a new 101,000 square-foot store in Pflugerville, Texas this...

Oct 02, 2014, 12:18 ET

The epidemic in our midst: Painkillers, opioids and heroin

What: Oregon Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici will deliver welcoming remarks. This is the beginning of a community discussion about how opioid...

Oct 01, 2014, 16:00 ET
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New Directions for U.S. Water Policy

On October 20th, The Hamilton Project at Brookings and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment will host a forum and release new papers...

Oct 01, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Google, Tesla Motors and Flextronics to speak at A.T. Kearney's Silicon Valley Thought Leaders Series event

On 2 October, global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney will bring together over 100 senior-level executives from the high-tech...

Sep 30, 2014, 11:00 ET
Mt San Jacinto College Superintendent/President Roger Schultz and California State University President Karen Haynes signed an innovative transfer agreement at the Grand Opening of the new Temecula Higher Education (THE) Center on Saturday September 27 (PRNewsFoto/CSUSM)

MSJC and CSUSM Celebrate Grand Opening of Temecula Higher Education Center

Mt San Jacinto College Superintendent/President Roger Schultz and California State University President Karen Haynes signed an innovative transfer...

Sep 30, 2014, 11:00 ET

At Home™ Brings The 'Home Of Endless Possibilities' To Springfield

At Home, the home decor superstore, today announced it will host a grand opening event for its Springfield, Missouri store on Friday, Oct. 3....

Sep 30, 2014, 10:00 ET

Free Gym Bag Tags With ACL Prevention Exercises Could Help Save Athlete's 'Knees for Life'

 Attention parents of athletes who want to prevent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries -- you can get a free gym bag tag listing ACL...

Sep 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

"Knee Pain Solutions for Active Adults" Complimentary Seminars Open to the Public

 The orthopedic specialists at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR), ranked the nation's No. 6 orthopedic group by US News & World Report,...

Sep 30, 2014, 07:30 ET

AT Conference Introduces New Music On Hold Options

 AT Conference, a leading provider of conference call services, today announced the release of new options for music on hold. Users will now...