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2014-04-16 16:30:21

GERMANTOWN, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced the appointment of James S. Turley to its Board of Directors, effective April 16. Mr. Turley will occupy the board seat vacated by Thomas Reed, Ph.D., Founder and Chief Science Officer of Intrexon. Dr. Reed will continue to serve as Chief Science Officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130919/NY83283LOGO Mr. Turley is the former Chairman and Chief...

2012-03-26 18:29:39

In the wake of the Enron and other corporate scandals, new research from Binghamton University suggests that strengthening parts of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act would improve corporate performance and shareholder value. It's particularly relevant as Republican presidential candidates have called for repealing some or all of SOX's provisions and even President Obama has mentioned easing its restrictions. Meanwhile, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, established to oversee...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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