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2014-10-24 23:01:11

A new way to produce engineered skin not only appears to overcome several pitfalls of current skin grafting technologies, it also speeds up the healing process, reduces scarring and produces hair. The method, outlined in the October issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, could represent a breakthrough for treating deep skin injuries that result from severe burns and chronic wounds. Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 A new way to produce engineered skin not only appears to overcome...

2014-10-20 08:30:55

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Triangle Business Journal Honors Michael Rosenberg, MD, MPH http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153002 Health Decisions, the full-service CRO of choice for forward-looking biopharma and medical device companies, today announced that Triangle Business Journal has named Health Decisions' CEO, founder and technology visionary Michael Rosenberg, MD, MPH, CIO of the Year for 2014. Triangle Business Journal Publisher Bryan...

2014-10-15 12:23:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NET Power, LLC, the developer of a new, emissions-free, natural gas power generation technology, today announced the funding and completion of major project agreements for its first-of-a-kind power plant. The 50MWt demonstration plant will validate the world's first natural gas power generation system that produces no air emissions and includes full CO(2) capture without requiring expensive, efficiency-reducing carbon capture equipment....

2014-10-15 08:23:10

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation has joined with CB&I (NYSE: CBI) of The Woodlands, Texas, and 8 Rivers Capital of Durham, NC to build NET Power's first-of-a-kind demonstration power plant that will validate a new natural gas power system that produces zero atmospheric emissions, including carbon dioxide. The plant will be built at a site in Texas, using a new supercritical CO(2) turbine supplied by Toshiba, a collaborator on the project. The...

2014-10-14 23:12:39

The #1 email provider to the Internet Retailer 1000 sees record growth and expands portfolio of e-commerce partnerships Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Bronto Software, the leading marketing platform for commerce, today announced the close of a record-breaking third quarter, highlighted by 38% year-over-year revenue growth. This result marks the third consecutive quarter of revenue growth exceeding the target of 30% and signals the increasing strength and consistency of the...

2014-10-06 23:07:37

Updated integration provides the best commerce marketing solution for joint Demandware and Bronto clients Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Bronto Software, the leading marketing platform for commerce, today announced that it has relaunched the tools of its partnership with Demandware, offering full service installation along with an upgraded integration module. With this launch, Bronto bolsters its partnership with Demandware, providing the best commerce marketing solution to their 27...

2014-10-01 08:41:57

Innovative wireless network provides global mobility benefits to multinational businesses DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Truphone said today it has opened a new sales office in Chicago to serve companies in a variety of industries -- including manufacturing, professional services and finance -- across the entire Midwest region. The company's mobile voice and data communication service also benefits multinational firms whose employees frequently conduct business globally...

2014-09-25 23:10:06

The Legacy Center leadership team is creating an extreme makeover for the youth of Durham County in North Carolina. Without spending any of their own money, in 48 hours this team of eight people will revitalize common areas from top to bottom for the nonprofit organization Reality Ministries Chapel Hill, North Carolina (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 A team of eight people from Legacy Center is leading the charge in creating an extreme makeover of the Reality Ministries facility at 916 Lamond...

2014-09-05 08:26:01

Agenda also features two powerful keynote addresses and opportunity to meet 80+ of the hottest emerging tech companies DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and oldest entrepreneurial support organization in the country, today announced that it will kick off its CED Tech Venture Conference 2014 with an all-star panel featuring five of North Carolina's most celebrated technology leaders....

2014-09-04 12:29:56

Public Screenings in Asheville, Charlotte, Durham & Winston-Salem to Feature Local Experts and Victims DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Food & Water Watch, Slow Food NC, the Environmental Working Group are inviting North Carolinians to screenings of a new documentary that shows how antibiotics have gone from being super drugs to the underlying cause of super bugs. Resistance will begin a four-city tour of North Carolina on Sept. 7 in Asheville and end in...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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