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2008-10-23 09:00:38

BAROnova, Inc. announced today the closing of its Series B financing of $7.5 million, led by a strategic investment from Allergan, Inc., a global multi-specialty healthcare company with a leading portfolio in obesity intervention devices. Series A investors, Arboretum Ventures, Highland Capital Partners and ONSET Ventures, filled out the round. The proceeds will be used to continue the clinical development of BAROnova's non-surgical, non-pharmacologic TransPyloric Shuttle (TPS)...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'