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Current Research: A Blood Test to Detect Breast Cancer

We are nearing the end of another month, however, I don’t want to miss the opportunity to make a plug for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM).  The purpose of this post is to highlight some emerging research that may be a game changer in the area of breast cancer detection and could save countless … Continue reading

Unconscious Bias: Incorrectly Judging Others and Creating False Realities

  What does a doctor look like in 2016? I’ve been following a story in the news media for the past two weeks that should be disappointing and surprising but is neither to me. As reported by NBC News, The Washington Post, The Minnesota Star Tribune and other media outlets, Dr. Tamika Cross, a Houston … Continue reading

Initiation of Dr. Joseph N. Cannon Chemical Engineering Academic Endowment Scholarship

  The Dr. Joseph N. Cannon Chemical Engineering Endowment Scholarship Fund will be initiated during Howard University’s (HU) Homecoming Weekend, October 20-22, 2016. The Chemical Engineering Department is proud to announce the initiation of the Dr. Joseph N. Cannon Chemical Engineering Endowment Scholarship Fund Kick-off during HU Homecoming Weekend 2016. Due to Dr. Cannon’s tireless … Continue reading

Samsung Halts Production of the Galaxy Note 7

As a follow up to an earlier post, The Continuing Overheating Problem In Lithium-Ion Batteries, this post serves as a public service announcement to Galaxy Note 7 smart phone users: Customers with an original or replacement Galaxy Note 7 should power down and stop using their devices immediately! Owners of Galaxy Note 7s are advised to … Continue reading

Grady Gammage, Jr. To Discuss New Book At SusTech 2016

Phoenix, AZ.  Grady Gammage, Jr. is one of the featured keynote speakers at the upcoming SusTech 2016 Conference on Technologies Driving Sustainability on October 9-11, 2016 at the Phoenix Airport Marriott, 1101 North 44th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85008, USA.  Gammage, a part time academic, a practicing lawyer, an author, a sometime real estate developer and … Continue reading

What Causes Gasoline Price Spikes?

It’s the first full week of October. Autumn arrived along with a burst of color and an increase in falling leaves about two weeks ago. After a hot summer, we’ll all happy to welcome slightly cooler temperatures. It’s also a good time to get an update on gasoline prices. This post will also take a … Continue reading