Latest Andrew Marks Stories

2012-02-22 15:00:00

Leader in agile business analytics appoints former SAP executives as VP of Professional Services and VP of Alliances and Technology Partnerships. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Birst Inc., the leading provider of agile business analytics, today named Andrew Marks as the Vice President of Professional Services and Sharon Gordon as Birst´s Vice President of Alliances and Technology Partnerships. “Birst is thrilled to add Andrew and Sharon to our team. With their...

2011-08-02 19:54:25

There is a reason exercise becomes more difficult with age. A report in the August Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, ties the weakness of aging to leaky calcium channels inside muscle cells. But there is some good news: the researchers say a drug already in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of heart failure might plug those leaks. Earlier studies by the research team led by Andrew Marks of Columbia University showed the same leaks underlie the weakness and fatigue that come...

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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).