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2012-04-16 21:39:06

Researchers at the Institute of Neurosciences at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (INc-UAB) identified the fundamental role played by the Nurr1 gene in neuron survival associated with synaptic activity. The discovery, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, allows scientists to study a new target that could help to understand the relationship between alterations in neural connections, which are known to cause early cognitive deficit, and the neurodegeneration...

2012-03-08 08:00:00

Beaming White, a leading American teeth whitening manufacturer, opens new European headquarters and separate 4,000 SF warehouse facility in Barcelona, Spain. Beaming White´s sales tripled in 2011, pushing them to expand their overseas operations and establish the Barcelona location. Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 Beaming White has served the dental and salon/spa teeth whitening industry for four years yet has grown to be the leading teeth whitening supplier to the beauty...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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