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2013-05-28 21:29:51

A simpler and faster way of producing designer bacteria used in biotechnology processes has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers. The researchers have developed a new one-step bacterial genetic engineering process called 'clonetegration', published in the journal ACS Synthetic Biology. Led by Dr Keith Shearwin, in the University's School of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, the research facilitates faster development of designer bacteria used in therapeutic drug...

2013-05-09 23:03:51

Abington's cancer treatment program is one of 79 in the US to earn this award and one of three in Pennsylvania. Abington, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons(ACS) has granted a 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award to The Rosenfeld Cancer Center at Abington Memorial Hospital,one of only 79 cancer programs in the U.S. to earn this award and one of only three in Pennsylvania. Award criteria were based on qualitative and quantitative surveys...

Gulf Of Mexico Bacteria Found To Break Down And Consume Crude Oil
2013-04-09 09:49:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it happened in 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill released 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and was described as one of the greatest man-made ecological disasters to ever impact the region. However, new research presented at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in New Orleans this week suggested that the Gulf has a natural mechanism capable of breaking down spilled...

2013-03-14 23:01:43

CFS Corporation is the 2013 Pink Ribbon Classic´s Presenting Sponsor again this year. CFS is a national wholesale distributor of hard surface flooring through over 1,800 retailers. Suwanee, GA (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 The 2013 Pink Ribbon Classic golf tournament will be held September 24 at the immaculate River Club located in Suwanee, Georgia. CFS Corporation will be the Presenting Sponsor again this year. The annual “philanthrosporting” event raised over $100,000 in...

2013-02-26 23:03:06

ACS has signed The Braley Company as a new Division 12 casework dealer for the Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama markets. Marion, Indiana (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Advanced Cabinet Systems (ACS), a manufacturer of Division 12 Plastic Laminate Casework and Retail Store Fixtures, has expanded their dealer network by signing The Braley Company as their latest dealer of Division 12 casework in the Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama Markets. Darryl Braley, Founder and President of The Braley Company,...

2013-02-06 13:00:54

Metals contained in nanoparticles can enter into the food chain Scientists have, for the first time, traced the nanoparticles taken up from the soil by crop plants and analyzed the chemical states of their metallic elements. Zinc was shown to dissolve and accumulate throughout the plants, whereas the element cerium did not dissolve into plant tissue. The results contribute to the controversial debate on plant toxicity of nanoparticles and whether engineered nanoparticles can enter into the...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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