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2014-08-27 23:06:59

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Biopower – Global Market Size, Technology Review, Competitive Landscape, and Key Country Analysis to 2020” to its store. The report provides a clear overview of and detailed insight into the global biopower market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 “Biopower – Global Market Size, Technology Review, Competitive Landscape, and Key Country Analysis to 2020”, the latest report from industry analysis specialist offers comprehensive information and...

2014-08-25 08:27:22

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today is issuing this response to the most commonly asked questions in regards to the STEP study and clarify its plan for moving forward with Ampion(TM) for osteoarthritis of the knee. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Letter to Ampio Shareholders from Michael Macaluso, Chairman & CEO and David Bar-Or, MD, Chief Scientific Officer The STEP study of Ampion(TM)...

2014-08-14 16:26:36

GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentigen Corporation, a global leader in lentiviral technology for cell and gene therapy applications, today announced the sale of its lentiviral vector manufacturing business and related assets to Miltenyi Biotec, who will operate through its newly formed, wholly-owned US subsidiary Lentigen Technology, Inc. based in Gaithersburg, MD. In connection with the transaction, Lentigen Corporation has been renamed Opus Bio, Inc., and has been...

2014-08-11 16:28:00

Oncothyreon to Leverage Alpine's Protocell Technology to Enable Targeted Delivery of Molecular Therapeutics for Serious Diseases Company to Hold Conference Call at 4:30 p.m. EDT Today SEATTLE, WA, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTY), a biotechnology company specializing in the development of innovative therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer, today announced that it has acquired Alpine Biosciences, Inc., of Seattle, Washington, a privately...

2014-07-29 08:33:38

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently unveiled at the annual American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology conference in Hollywood, FL, a new randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled human clinical trial conducted by The Brain Institute, at the University of Utah, found that adolescent males experienced increased motor speed and attention after supplementation of citicoline. The trial involved 75 adolescent males over a 28-day period in which the citicoline, a known...

2014-07-24 08:34:04

Expanding bio-risk management support for federal, state and institutional laboratories PRINCETON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WIRB-Copernicus Group(®) ("WCG")(TM), the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced today that it has acquired Alliance Biosciences. Formerly a division of Richmond, VA-based Alliance Engineering, Alliance Biosciences was the leading biosafety and biosecurity consulting firm in the United...

2014-07-21 10:19:04

North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Health System The brain network measures placebo effects in Parkinson's disease patients Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have utilized a new image-based strategy to identify and measure placebo effects in randomized clinical trials for brain disorders. The findings are published in the August issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation. Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the...

2014-07-18 08:23:13

BASEL, Switzerland, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Basel Declaration presented the Award for Education in Animal Research for the third consecutive year. The award winner, Vladimir Sergeevich Popov from the Moscow State University, will attend a 1-week course at Zuerich University for research with animals according to the rules of the 3Rs (Replace, Reduce, Refine). As head of the animal research laboratory at the Moscow State University, Popov has been given the task of...

2014-07-14 23:03:17

Dr. Carol Isaacson Barash is leading a provocative panel in discussing “Cluster Innovations in Personalized Medicine” at the CONVERGE: Innovation Meets Health Care conference on July 15, 2014. Dr. Barash and fellow panelists will discuss the confluence of innovations that are converging to advance the pace of personalized medicine. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Dr. Carol Isaacson Barash is leading a provocative panel in discussing “Cluster Innovations in Personalized Medicine”...

2014-07-14 08:27:24

HAMILTON, N.J., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Invivotek L.L.C., a member of the Genesis Biotechnology Group, LLC is pleased to announce that its animal research facility was awarded full accreditation from the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC). AAALAC promotes the humane treatment of animals in science worldwide through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. AAALAC recognizes the highest standards for animal...


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OncoMouse
2013-10-02 09:29:43

The OncoMouse or Harvard Mouse is a type of laboratory mouse that has been genetically modified utilizing modification designed by Philip Leder and Timothy A. Stewart, of Harvard University, to carry a certain gene called an activated oncogene. The activated oncogene considerably increases the mouse’s vulnerability to cancer, therefore making the mouse suitable for cancer research. The rights to the invention were owned by DuPont until recently. The USPTO found that the patent expired in...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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