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2012-04-02 23:01:33

The Mount Sinai Medical Center and MRC Technology (MRCT), the technology transfer organization for the United Kingdom´s prestigious Medical Research Council, have reached an agreement to collaborate on the development of monoclonal antibodies that can be commercialized as drugs to control infection and treat diseases. New York (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 The Mount Sinai Medical Center and MRC Technology (MRCT), the technology transfer organization for the United Kingdom´s prestigious...


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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