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2013-10-21 08:28:28

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., an industry leader in RNAi technologies for the treatment of rare orphan diseases, today announced it has secured $5 million in a Series A funding round led by multiple private capital, high net-worth investors from Canada, Japan and the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130531/MM24393LOGO) The Series A funding, which comprised more than 90% of the Series Seed investors, will enable...

2013-08-12 12:21:12

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arcturus T-20 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle flew to an altitude of 23,500' MSL during a training flight at Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center, Wyoming. The previous altitude record for the T-20 was 15,000 MSL set at Edwards AFB California. No special modifications to the aircraft were needed. The T-20 UAV was catapult launched and landed safely after the 8-hour flight. Another high altitude flight with second T-20 was also successful,...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Ursa Major (big bear) Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 11h; Declination: +50; Source: Greek, Roman, and Native American mythology The constellation name, Ursa Major, means Big Bear. The "bear" association has its origins in two major civilizations which saw two very different bears in the sky. The Greeks who named this constellation (later translated into the Latin name we use today) thought that the stars outlined the shape of a bear walking...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Bootes Constellation -- Bootes (the herdsman) is one of the 88 modern constellations and was also one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy. It contains the bright star Arcturus. The constellation is located between 0 and +60 declination, 13 and 16 hours of right ascension on the celestial sphere. The exact person who Botes is supposed to represent is not clear. According to one version, he was a man (name would be helpful) who was robbed by his brother of everything he had. He...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Big Dipper Constellation (Ursa Major) -- Ursa Major is a constellation visible throughout the year in the northern hemisphere. Its name means "Great Bear" in Latin, and is derived from the legend of Callisto. Its seven brightest stars form a famous asterism known in the United States as the Big Dipper, because the major stars can be seen to follow the rough outline of a large ladle, or dipper. The Big Dipper is recognized as a grouping of stars in many cultures and eras. In the United...

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