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2014-10-21 16:27:40

Gift will create a new Center for Genomics and Computational Biology, endow new faculty positions and boost funding for cutting-edge disease research FARMINGTON, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) today announced that technology investor David Roux and his wife Barbara have gifted $10 million to support research and find cures for genetically-based diseases. The center will be based at the Laboratory's locations in both Maine and Connecticut. The newly...

2014-10-21 08:30:14

MADISON, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A proposed vitaminwater class-action settlement is of little benefit to consumers who have been deceived by Coca-Cola's marketing, according to an analysis by consumer advocacy organization, truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org). Class members in Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, and the Virgin Islands will soon be subject to this settlement that awards attorneys $1.2 million while leaving consumers empty-handed. TINA.org is urging...

2014-10-20 16:27:01

Boehringer Ingelheim launches comprehensive support resources for people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that OFEV® (nintedanib) capsules are now commercially available in the United States. OFEV was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 15, 2014 for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). It is the only kinase inhibitor approved to treat...

2014-10-20 08:26:17

Fitness trainer Shaun T, creator of "INSANITY Training System," will lead an open workout Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Mohegan Sun Resort Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. TRUMBULL, Conn., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitness Atlantic Presents Live Workout with Shaun T Open workout with Shaun T will kick off one of New England's largest fitness events.... Fitness trainer Shaun T, creator of "INSANITY Training System," will lead an open workout Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the...

2014-10-17 12:20:45

Gale Toyota offering family-friendly Toyota Models ENFIELD, Conn., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gale Toyota is a family-owned Toyota dealership located in Enfield, Connecticut that has been providing quality, family-friendly new and used cars to area residents for 45 years. Three exceptional Toyota models that deliver versatility, performance and family-oriented features are the 2015 Toyota Sienna minivan, the 2015 Toyota 4Runner SUV and the three-row 2015 Toyota Highlander....

2014-10-16 12:30:15

- High-intensity Interval Fitness Franchise Now in 26 States - FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orangetheory® Fitness, the energizing and fast-growing fitness franchise, today announced it has expanded into Connecticut, opening the state's first studio in Fairfield, Ct., approximately 50 miles outside of New York City. This announcement comes on the heels of explosive growth for the Orangetheory Fitness brand in 2014, and marks its presence in 26 states. Owned...

2014-10-16 12:27:56

New Household Survey: Support Among Parents is Strong But Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs in the State is High WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Connecticut is failing to keep pace with the rest of New England and the nation on participation in afterschool, according to a new household survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance. The 2014 edition of America After 3PM found that demand for afterschool programs in Connecticut far exceeds supply; the number of...

2014-10-16 08:27:54

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Group, Inc. will hold an informational call to discuss the results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, October 30, 2014. The conference call will be broadcast live and can be accessed by dialing 1.866.394.8483 (domestic) or 1.706.758.1455 (international) and entering passcode 20717893. Interested parties should call at least ten (10) minutes prior to the call to register. The company will also...

2014-10-15 23:05:00

The First Community Health Center in Connecticut Aligns Purchasing and Accounts Payable to Reinvent the Purchase-to-Pay Cycle Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Verian announced today that The Cornell Scott – Hill Health Center, the oldest and among the largest community health centers in Connecticut, has won the Verian Innovator Award in the category of “P2P Alignment.” The award recognizes teams that have reinvented processes to align Purchasing and Accounts Payable...

2014-10-15 20:22:42

Company to make OFEV available to IPF community within 10 days, along with comprehensive patient support resources RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved OFEV® (nintedanib) capsules for oral use for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Granted Breakthrough Therapy designation during its review by the FDA, OFEV, capsules for oral use, taken twice...


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2012-06-14 10:57:58

Symbol: RURO4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: RubusrossbergianusBlanch. distribution:USA(CT, MA, RI, VT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida –...

2012-06-18 04:57:55

Symbol: CRPE17 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataeguspequotorumSarg. distribution:USA(CT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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2005-05-26 11:32:33

Chalcocite, copper(I) sulfide (Cu2S), is an important copper mineral ore. It is opaque, being colored dark-gray to black with a metallic luster. It has a hardness of 2½ - 3. It is a sulfide with an orthorhombic crystal system. Chalcocite is sometimes found as a primary vein mineral in hydrothermal veins. However, most chalcocite occurs in the supergene enriched environment below the oxidation zone of copper deposits as a result of the leaching of copper from the oxidized minerals. It is...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.