"A Woman in Love" is a song recorded by American rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. It was released in June 1981 as the second single from their album Hard Promises, it peaked at number 79 on the U. S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Tom Petty - lead vocals, rhythm guitar Mike Campbell - lead guitar Benmont Tench - keyboards Stan Lynch - drums Duck Dunn - bass guitar Phil Jones - percussion
Marvin Zelen was Professor Emeritus of Biostatistics in the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Lemuel Shattuck Research Professor of Statistical Science. During the 1980s, Zelen chaired HSPH's Department of Biostatistics. Among colleagues in the field of statistics, he was known as a leader who shaped the discipline of biostatistics, he "transformed clinical trial research into a statistically sophisticated branch of medical research."Zelen was noted for his developing some of the statistical methods and study designs still used in clinical cancer trials, in which experimental drugs are tested for toxicity and proper dosage. He introduced measures to ensure that data gathered from human trials would be as free as possible of errors and biases—measures that are now standard practice. Zelen helped transform clinical trial research into a well-managed and statistically sophisticated branch of medical science, his work in this area led to significant medical advances, such as improved treatments for several different forms of cancer.
His research focused on improved early detection of cancer. He died after a prolonged battle with cancer. One of those experimental design models for randomized clinical trials is known as Zelen's design or Zelen's randomized consent design, in which patients are randomized to either the treatment or to the control group before they give their informed consent; because the group to which any given patient is assigned is known at the time of consenting, the study patient's consent can be sought conditionally. In 1962 Zelen was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. Diploma - Evander Childs High School, New York City, 1944 B. S. - City College of New York, New York City, mathematics, 1949 M. S. - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, mathematical statistics, 1951 Ph. D. - American University, Statistics, 1957 1951-1952 - Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey 1952-1961 - National Bureau of Standards 1960-1961 - University of Maryland, Associate Professor 1961-1963 - University of Wisconsin’s Mathematics Research Center 1963-1967 - National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 1967-1977 - State University of New York and Leading Professor 1975 - Founder, Chairman of Board, Frontier Science & Technology Research Foundation 1977-2014 - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Professor of Statistical Science 1977–2007 - Harvard School of Public Health, Professor of Statistical Science 2007-2014 - Harvard School of Public Health, Lemuel Shattuck Research Professor of Statistical Science Visiting faculty member: University of California, Berkeley University of Wisconsin - early 1960s Imperial College of Science & Technology - Fulbright Scholar London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Hebrew University Marvin Zelen was born and reared in New York City, where he attended and in 1944 received a diploma from Evander Childs High School.
As a mathematics major at City College of New York, he discovered and developed his lifelong interest in statistics and probability. In 1949, he earned his bachelor's degree in mathematics there. After earning a master's degree in mathematical statistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1951, he worked for 10 years at the mathematics lab of the National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D. C, he was the only math lab employee without a doctorate, which he earned in 1957 at American University. In the early 1960s, Zelen spent two years as a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin’s Mathematics Research Center, where he first worked with cancer researchers, helping them address problems with study design. After that, for four years beginning in 1963, he led the National Cancer Institute’s applied mathematics and statistics section, where he delved further into cancer and clinical research, he spent a year in London as a Fulbright Scholar, he joined the biostatistics department at the State University of New York in Buffalo, now University at Buffalo.
During his 10 years in Buffalo, Zelen helped the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group — one of several regional organizations established by the National Cancer Institute to test experimental cancer treatments — with its studies. In an American University alumni magazine article in 2008, Zelen said those early studies were “terrible.” He said. He urged biomedical researchers in charge of the studies to begin from scratch because they had learned little because of study design flaws, they agreed with Zelen, along with his longtime collaborator Paul Carbone, he established research standards and practice now used in clinical trials for many infectious diseases. During that period, Zelen formed the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Buffalo, which focused on overseeing and improving statistical aspects of large, complex drug trials. ECOG would become one of the world's largest programs for testing and evaluating various can
Candi & The Backbeat was a Canadian pop band fronted by lead vocalist Candita "Candy" Pennella. Band members included Nino Milazzo, Paul Russo, Rich Imbrogno; the band is best known among U. S. audiences for the freestyle classic "Dancing Under a Latin Moon", a major dance hit which made number 68 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1988. An Italian wedding band they released their debut self-titled album Candi in 1988 on the I. R. S. Records label, which included "Dancing Under a Latin Moon", "Under Your Spell", nominated for Single of the Year at the Juno Awards of 1990. Candi's "Under Your Spell" and "Missing You" were both nominated for Best Dance Recording at the same award show. Pennella was nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year, losing to Rita MacNeil, she was nominated for the same award the next year. The band, renamed Candi & The Backbeat, released the album World Keeps on Turning in 1990; the title track from the album was nominated for the Best Dance Recording at the Juno Awards of 1991. After the promotion of the album, they decided not to continue with the project.
Candy ended up marrying her drummer and teaches high school in the Toronto area. 1988 - Dancing Under a Latin Moon, 1988 - Under Your Spell 1989 - Missing You 1989 - Love Makes No Promises 1990 - The World Just Keeps On Turning 1991 - Friends Forever, 1991 - Good Together Side one: "Under Your Spell" "Missing You" "Shine On" "Independent" "Love Makes No Promises" Side two: "Dancing Under a Latin Moon" "Dance With Me" "Lucky Night" "Pleasure Island" "Closer Than Ever" featuring Eugene Hunt Side one: "The World Just Keeps On Turning" "Friends Forever" "What's In A Love" "Dream Train" "Good Together"Side two: "Time For A New Life" "Getting Closer" "Someone Like You" "Find Love" "Saving All The Love"
In Anglo-Saxon law, corsned known as the accursed or sacred morsel, or the morsel of execration, was a type of trial by ordeal that consisted of a suspected person eating a piece of barley bread and cheese totalling about an ounce in weight and consecrated with a form of exorcism as a trial of his innocence. If guilty, it was supposed the bread would cause choking. If innocent, it was believed the person could swallow it and the bread would turn to nourishment; the term dates to before 1000 AD. The ecclesiastical laws of Canute the Great mention the practice. According to Isaac D'Israeli, the bread was of unleavened barley, the cheese was made of ewe's milk in the month of May. Writers such as Richard Burn and John Lingard have considered it an imitation of the "water of jealousy" used in the ordeal prescribed in Numbers 5:11-31 for cases of jealousy. In this ordeal, the priest wrote the Lord's Prayer on the bread, of which he weighed out ten pennyweights, so with the cheese. Under the right foot of the accused, he set a cross of poplar wood, holding another cross of the same material over the man's head, threw over his head the theft written on a tablet.
He placed the bread and cheese in the mouth of the accused at the same moment and, on doing so, recited the conjuration: I conjure thee, O man, by the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost and by the four-and-twenty elders, who daily sound praises before God, by the twelve patriarchs, the twelve prophets, the twelve apostles, the evangelists, martyrs and virgins, by all the saints and by our Redeemer, our Lord Jesus Christ, who for our salvation and for our sins did suffer His hands to be affixed to the cross. Through Him who liveth; the following prayer and exorcism were used and ordered to be repeated three times: Holy Father, eternal God, maker of all things visible, of all things spiritual, who dost look into secret places, dost know all things, who dost search the hearts of men, dost rule as God, I pray Thee, hear the words of my prayer. I exorcize thee, most unclean dragon, ancient serpent, dark night, by the word of truth, the sign of light, by our Lord Jesus Christ, the immaculate Lamb generated by the Most High, conceived of the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary—Whose coming Gabriel the archangel did announce.
Adjured by Him, to come to judge the quick and the dead, so thou close his throat with a band—not, unto death. Legal historian Richard Burn believed that corsned bread may have been the sacramental bread, but that the bishops and clergy would no longer allow the communion bread for such superstitious purposes, it has been asserted that this ordeal was preserved for the clergy. On the other hand, Earl of Wessex, is said to have died in this manner in 1053 while denying that he had any role in the death of King Edward the Confessor's brother Alfred in 1036; the practice has long since been abolished. Du Cange observed that the expression, "May this piece of bread choke me!" comes from this custom. Other common phrases of the same origin include "I will take the sacrament upon it!" and "May this morsel be my last!" Alphitomancy Witches of Belvoir - One of the women in this case died after wishing she should choke on her food if she was guilty
The Houston Fire Museum known as the Fire Museum of Houston, is located in the Midtown District of Houston, Texas. The museum contains interactive exhibits and displays featuring antique and modern firefighting paraphernalia; the museum educates its visitors in fire safety and prevention and is considered to be one of the finest centers of its kind in Texas. The museum's building, home to the Houston Fire Department's Fire Station No. 7, is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. The building which houses the Houston Fire Museum was Fire Station No. 7, Houston's oldest fire house. Designed in the Romanesque style by Olle J. Lorehn, the two-story brick building was completed in January 1899 and features rusticated stone details, a five bay front with Central arched entry flanked by two apparatus bay entries and unique parapet details, it was updated in the 1920s to accommodate motorized vehicles. Used as a fire station until 1968, the building sat empty after Fire Station No. 7 was relocated until its complete restoration in 1981 in preparation for the opening of the museum.
The museum's exhibits highlight the evolution of firefighting technology as well as local fire service history and features interactive elements including a fire pole which visitors can slide down and a fire engine cab. The collection comprises both antique and modern firefighter uniforms, uniform emblems, equipment; the collection features firefighting vehicles such as a hand-drawn and hand-powered pumper, a horse-drawn steam engine, a 1912 American Automatic ware tower with an American LaFrance engine, the only vehicle of its type used by the HFD. According to the Houston Fire Museum's official website, the construction of a new fire museum is in the planning stages; this new museum will be modeled after the old Central Fire Station and will emphasize fire safety and prevention education over firefighting history. Official site