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2014-06-05 23:10:20

David Stern Brings Food Expertise to the Whitewater at Siena Reno, NV (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Siena Hotel Spa Casino in Reno, NV proudly announced the release of their new Whitewater Dining and Spirits menu. Whitewater will now feature an original local dining experience with New American Cuisine menu items crafted by well-accomplished Reno Chef, David Stern of Sodo Restaurant and Bar and Charlie Palmer. Under the guidance of Stern, the Siena now provides menu items as unique as their...

2011-06-30 17:51:57

The natural world contains great diversity in the shape and size of organisms.  But how does this variety evolve?  The group of David Stern at Princeton University is investigating changes in morphology in fruit flies and has managed to show how a gene enhancer (a piece of DNA that controls the timing and level of a gene's expression) can change its function through stepwise changes in DNA sequence to give rise to differences in animals' appearance.  Alistair McGregor of the...

2010-07-16 14:09:05

Seemingly redundant portions of the fruit fly genome may not be so redundant after all New findings from a Princeton-led team of researchers suggest that repeated instructional regions in the flies' DNA may contribute to normal development under less-than-ideal growth conditions by making sure that genes are turned on and off at the appropriate times. If similar regions are found in humans, they may hold important clues to understanding developmental disorders. The research results, published...

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2010-02-23 09:19:43

Aphids could be considered the "mosquitoes" of the plant world, depending on the "blood" of plants to survive. They live in symbiosis with bacteria that pass from one generation to the next, producing essential amino acids. Aphids with the same genotype can be wingless or winged. In different seasons, they develop as asexual females who produce offspring with identical genes through parthenogenesis. When temperatures drop, they can give birth to males who then fertilize the eggs laid by...

2009-06-04 21:11:43

NBA Commissioner David Stern announced Thursday the league had fined Cleveland superstar LeBron James $25,000. Stern said the fine had been levied became James did not speak with the media following his team's season-ending loss to Orlando last Saturday. Cleveland produced the best regular-season record in the NBA this year and swept its first two playoff opponents. The Cavaliers then lost at home twice to Orlando and eventually were knocked out in six games. I spoke with LeBron James, Stern...

2009-02-15 13:30:50

The NBA has named its annual most valuable player award for the playoff finals after Boston Celtics great Bill Russell beginning this season. Commissioner David Stern made the announcement in Phoenix, the site of this year's all-star contest. Who better to name this prestigious award for than one of the greatest players of all time and the ultimate champion? Stern asked during a news conference Saturday. He is respected by colleagues, coaches, fans, and his legacy clearly has withstood the...

2009-01-22 14:25:54

A New York resident says an anti-firearm law is preventing would-be hunters from killing troublesome geese, which he says are delicious when cooked. New York resident David Stern said if city or Port Authority officials began offering a limited number of individuals the right to hunt area geese, he could help protect aircraft from the winged creatures while also trying out his recipe for goose jerky, the New York Post said Thursday. Maybe the city or the Port Authority could license a number...

2008-10-02 18:00:03

A 116-page report says Tim Donaghy was the only NBA referee involved in a highly publicized betting scandal. The report was released Thursday by Lawrence B. Pedowitz, a former chief of the Criminal Division in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. He was appointed by the league to review its officiating program and make recommendations, and his report followed a 14-month investigation. Pedowitz recommended significant changes, but found no evidence of...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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