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2015-04-30 08:40:55

SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding genetic causes of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is the goal of a joint research project announced today between Cypher Genomics and the

2015-04-30 08:40:06

PARIS, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (NYSE: SNY; EURONEXT: SAN) Q1 2015 Change Change

2015-04-30 08:38:24

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.

2015-04-30 08:38:10

LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd.

2015-04-30 08:36:26

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diabetes

2015-04-30 08:34:58

Use of Test Significantly Impacts Treatment Recommendations for One in Four Men and Improves Confidence in 85 Percent of Physicians REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/

isthmia
2015-04-30 08:37:45

Call him isthmia. Well. More properly: Nanokogia isthmia. This is the name of an extinct species of pygmy sperm whale recently discovered in Central America--by Dr. Jorge Velez-Juarbe and an international team of researchers.

2015-04-30 00:27:46

WILMINGTON, Del., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit involving Leaf 123, Inc.

2015-04-29 23:11:43

In her new book, 'The Bonobo Way: The Evolution of Peace through Pleasure,' sex therapist Dr.

2015-04-29 23:10:40

Stem cell medicine technology start-up company Asymmetrex, LLC faces the unusual challenge of wishing to evaluate its new biomarker technologies, developed to count tissue stem cells for the first


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Ipomopsis polyantha
2014-12-13 15:16:45

Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...

Elingamita
2014-12-13 14:45:59

Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...

Poli's Stellate Barnacle
2014-12-10 12:25:57

Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...

Wharf Roach, Ligia exotica
2014-12-10 11:29:16

The wharf roach (Ligia exotica) is a species of sea slater and crustacean that is thought to be native to the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe, although some experts suggest it is native to the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. It can be found in many temperate and tropical waters throughout the world, most likely due to unintentional shipping. This lives in crevices of rocks and cliffs just above the water line, as well as in jetties and the walls of harbors. The wharf roach reaches a...

Dodecatheon poeticum
2014-12-08 18:23:39

Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....

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Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.