Worcester Polytechnic Team Grows Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

Worcester Polytechnic Team Grows Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

Worcester, MA…Researchers face a fundamental challenge as they seek to scale up human tissue regeneration from small lab samples to full-size tissues, bones, even whole organs to implant in people to treat disease or traumatic injuries: how to establish a vascular system that delivers blood deep into the developing tissue. Current bioengineering techniques, including 3-D […]

CTA Human Rights Awards Go To Eight Educators Across State Who Transformed Communities, Students

CTA Human Rights Awards Go To Eight Educators  Across State Who Transformed Communities, Students

Burlingame, CA…Eight inspiring and dedicated educators from across the state are this year’s winners of the annual California Teachers Association’s Human Rights Awards for their outstanding dedication to promoting and protecting human and civil rights. “The passion and sense of justice and community involvement that these educators all show inspires them to make a difference […]

California’s 20th Annual ‘Read Across America’ Is Thursday ~ Teachers, Students, Parents & Celebrities Celebrate Joys of Reading

California’s 20th Annual ‘Read Across America’  Is Thursday ~ Teachers, Students, Parents & Celebrities Celebrate Joys of Reading

Burlingame, CA…California’s public school educators will join a nationwide celebration of reading on Thursday, March 2, as they meet up with parents, city officials, firefighters and TV and movie actors at events statewide for the National Education Association’s 20th annual “Read Across America” extravaganza. Millions of people across the nation will take part in the […]

California Highway Patrol Start Smart Presentation

California Highway Patrol Start Smart Presentation

Aptos, CA…The California Highway Patrol is offering a traffic safety program for teenage drivers and their parents. The Start Smart Program is aimed at helping future and newly licensed teenage drivers become aware of the responsibilities that accompany the privilege of being a licensed California driver. This program is designed as an educational tool for […]

California Teacher’s Association Says Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos Disastrous For Public Schools

California Teacher’s Association Says Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos Disastrous For Public Schools

Los Angeles, CA…California’s educators say White House nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos would be a disaster for California’s students and public schools. Flanked by the nearly 800 delegates to the CTA State Council of Education, CTA President Eric Heins held a news conference today calling for the rejection of DeVos at her […]

PSR Sacramento Announces Opening Of 2017 High School Scholarship Essay Contest

PSR Sacramento Announces Opening Of 2017 High School Scholarship Essay Contest

Sacramento, CA…The Sacramento Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility is pleased to announce that its 2017 High School Scholarship Essay Contest is now open to high school seniors in Sacramento and surrounding counties (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, San Joaquin, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba). A total of $15,000 in scholarship money will […]

New Year’s Advice In “The Way To Wealth” From America’s Grandfather Ben Franklin

New Year’s Advice In “The Way To Wealth” From America’s Grandfather Ben Franklin

Philadelphia, PA..America’s first self help author and motivational best seller was Benjamin Franklin. Not only that but he was America’s first publishing self made millionaire. He made enough that before he left to be our first Ambassador to France he loaned the Continental Congress money to help fund the revolution. He rose from humble beginnings […]