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Researchers Reveal Treasure Trove Of Genes Key To Kidney

Researchers Reveal Treasure Trove Of Genes Key To Kidney Cancer

[ Watch The Video: Mayo Clinic Researchers Uncovered 31 Genes Key To Development Of Kidney Cancer ] Mayo Clinic A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer, from 72 patients has...

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2014-07-10 16:27:10

Leading submarine cable operator and wholesale provider of data network services to utilize Allied Fiber's national, open access, integrated network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure NEW YORK, MIAMI, and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Fiber, the United States' first open access, integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure, today announces that GlobeNet, the leading International fiber optic submarine system operator...

2014-07-10 08:31:53

Premier personal finance website GOBankingRates highlights City County CU for its support of underserved college-bound students; those who aspire for careers that are critical for society and are often overlooked at scholarship time FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOBankingRates commends its client City County Credit Union for awarding two Broward County seniors $500 scholarships through its partnership with Kiwanis Club of Lauderdale Lakes. As a leading personal finance...

2014-07-10 08:28:20

6 Members from Florida Representing More than 54,480 Members, Head to Capitol Hill to Stand Up for Herbalife LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), a leading global nutrition company, announced that today six independent Herbalife Members from Florida are traveling to Washington, D.C. in support of Herbalife and the value it has brought to Members, consumers and communities for over 34 years. These six independent Members will represent members from across the...

2014-07-09 23:00:21

VacationCondos.com Confirms Platinum Sponsorship For GNEX 2015 Conference Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 VacationCondos.com has confirmed top-level participation in Perspective Group’s 5th Anniversary Global Networking Expo (GNEX Conference), being held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California from 15-18 February 2015. VacationCondos.com is an online rental platform that connects timeshare and vacation condo owners with vacationers looking for fantastic resort...

2014-07-09 08:20:43

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, announced today it will release its 2014 second quarter results before the market opens on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call with analysts and investors that same afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET to discuss the second...

2014-07-08 23:15:34

MNM Companies, the leading Real Estate & Property Management Company serving Miami, Naples and Moscow, today announced the availability of units in the boutique Parque Towers in Sunny Isles, Florida. The two towers, which will be completed by the end of 2015, offer 2 and 3-bedroom units with amenities including a private rooftop pool, state-of-the-art gym, a movie theater, and more. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Today, MNM Companies announced the availability of 2 and 3-bedroom units in the...

2014-07-08 23:12:41

Invited to Attend Grand Opening of Rx Care Pharmacy in Tampa, Florida Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Rx Care Pharmacy, a full service retail pharmacy, is pleased to announce the opening of their newest location. Originally started in Michigan, Rx Care Pharmacy has experienced rapid growth in Florida, making Tampa their 14th location in the state. The Rx Care Pharmacy family is holding a grand opening celebration. Join us on July 18th 2014, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. for the ribbon...

2014-07-08 23:07:41

Empowered by state-of-the-art Femto LDV Femtosecond Surgical Laser machine, The Braverman Eye Center now corrects Vision Problems with All Laser Bladeless Z-LASIK in Miami and also conducts many other refractive surgeries and procedures. Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Empowered by state-of-the-art Femto LDV Femtosecond Surgical Laser machine, The Braverman Eye Center now corrects Vision Problems with All Laser Bladeless Z-LASIK in Miami and also conducts many other...

2014-07-08 20:22:29

Each Of The 440,000 Square Foot Greenhouse Facilities Utilize Cutting Edge Technologies To Grow High Yields Of Nutrient Rich Organic Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, And Nutraceuticals ORLANDO, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The largest organic hydroponic greenhouse project in Florida, constructed by OrganicaWorld, LLC, is scheduled to be complete Fall of 2014. OrganicaWorld, LLC is a world leader of organic greenhouse technology and growing. The 440,000 square foot state of...

2014-07-08 16:25:36

PLANTATION, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health Information Resource Center(SM) has announced the winners of its 16th annual Web Health Awards(SM) which honors the nation's best digital health resources. Solstice Benefits won a bronze award in the Health Insurer Division, Medical Education Category for its member wellness piece, Steer Clear of Cancer: Keep your Smile Healthy. A panel of 32 experts in digital health media served as judges and selected gold, silver, bronze and...


Latest Florida Reference Libraries

Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Ocala National Forest
2014-01-20 10:22:39

Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

Florida Black Bear, Ursus americanus floridanus
2013-05-17 11:12:26

The Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) is a subspecies of the American black bear. It once held a range that included Florida and southern areas of Georgia and Alabama. Today it occurs in these areas and in southern Mississippi, but its range is now fragmented. This species prefers a habitat within forested areas like sand-pine scrub, wetlands, oak scrub, and upland hardwood forests. This is the only species of bear to prefer a subtropical habitat. The Florida black bear...

Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'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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