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2011-03-01 11:02:00

SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomatica, the emerging leader in sustainable chemicals, announced it has raised an additional $45 million. New investors include VantagePoint Venture Partners, the largest investor in this new round, which has committed $2.5 billion to cleantech investment; Bright Capital, the venture arm of RU-COM group, a diversified business group based in Russia with investments in industrial engineering and construction management, power and coal-mining,...


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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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