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 […]

Honey Nut Cheerios Calls on Consumers to Plant 100 Million Wildflower Seeds to Support Pollinator Conservation

Honey Nut Cheerios Calls on Consumers to Plant 100 Million Wildflower Seeds to Support Pollinator Conservation

Minneapolis, MN…Shoppers may notice something unusual about the boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios on grocery store shelves this spring — “BuzzBee,” the brand’s iconic spokesbee, is missing and there’s a very important reason why. Buzz disappeared from boxes because there’s something serious going on with the world’s pollinators. Pollinators are critical to our environment. More […]

Disney*Pixar’s “Cars 3” Fuels Up For Nationwide Tour

Disney*Pixar’s “Cars 3” Fuels Up For Nationwide Tour

Burbank, CA…Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” is hitting the road this month with Road to the Races, a nationwide tour inviting fans of #95 to gear up for the upcoming big-screen release. Life-size, character look-alikes of five-time Piston-Cup champion Lightning McQueen, tech-savvy trainer Cruz Ramirez and the sleek next-gen racer Jackson Storm will be rolling into 27 […]

William “Bill” Paxton, May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017

William “Bill” Paxton, May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017

Los Angeles, CA…William “Bill” Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017) was an American actor and director. The films in which he appeared include The Terminator, Weird Science, Aliens, Predator 2, True Lies, Apollo 13, Twister, and Titanic. Paxton also starred in the HBO series Big Love (2006–2011) and was nominated for an Emmy […]