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2014-07-01 10:58:24

The Rockefeller University About seven days after conception, something remarkable occurs in the clump of cells that will eventually become a new human being. They start to specialize. They take on characteristics that begin to hint at their ultimate fate as part of the skin, brain, muscle or any of the roughly 200 cell types that exist in people, and they start to form distinct layers. Although scientists have studied this process in animals, and have tried to coax human embryonic...

Four Foals Born From Genotyped, Cryopreserved Embryos In Europe
2014-06-16 03:19:54

INRA Science & Impact IFCE and INRA announced that, for the first time ever in Europe, four foals were successfully born as the result of the transfer of genotyped and cryopreserved embryos. The goal of this work is to better understand embryonic development, control livestock reproduction, and maintain breed genetic diversity. Furthermore, it is advantageous for the horse industry to be able to determine the traits of a future foal. The INRA Val de Loire center at Nouzilly is where...

2014-06-04 12:29:13

MARIETTA, Ga., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), announced today that the Board applauds the dismissal of the lawsuit brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") against the Company's Chairman and CEO, Parker H. "Pete" Petit. The SEC had brought a civil action against Mr. Petit alleging that in 2007, when he was Chairman and CEO of Matria Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: MATR), he provided inside information to a friend...

2014-05-23 08:24:51

MARIETTA, Ga., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will present at the Jefferies 2014 Healthcare Conference in New York, New York. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO, William C. Taylor, President and COO, and Michael J. Senken, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present on Tuesday,...

2014-05-20 16:23:32

MARIETTA, Ga., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today it has declined to participate in the adjudication of an advertising challenge filed with the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (NAD). The NAD administers a self-regulation program designed to ensure the...

2014-05-15 08:32:43

MARIETTA, Ga., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will present at the 11(th) Annual Craig-Hallum Institutional Investor Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO, William C. Taylor, President and COO, and Michael J. Senken, Chief Financial Officer, are...

2014-04-29 16:32:03

Company Amends its Patent Infringement Lawsuit to Include Two Additional Patents MARIETTA, Ga., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent-protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today its receipt of four newly issued patents related to the Company's tissue allografts derived from the placenta. On April 22, 2014, the U.S. Patent and...

2014-04-23 12:29:55

EpiFix® is shown to promote rapid healing and return to function for patients and provide a potential for significant cost savings. MARIETTA, Ga., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiFix®, dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane (dHACM) allografts, were shown to be clinically and cost effective in the treatment of multiple hard-to-treat wounds like diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), venous leg ulcers (VLUs), and pressure ulcers (PUs), according to data and case experiences being presented at the...

2014-04-23 09:28:47

When several factors are accounted for, stillbirth may be associated with both severely restricted and excessive fetal growth, according to a study by US researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Radek Bukowski and colleagues from the NICHD Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network investigated the fetal growth abnormalities associated with stillbirth using a new approach developed by the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network to estimate gestational age. Using this...

2014-04-22 08:33:34

MARIETTA, Ga., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent-protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Liventa Bioscience, Inc. ("Liventa"), Medline Industries, Inc. ("Medline") and Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Inc. ("MTF") for permanent injunctive relief and unspecified...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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