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2014-05-29 04:28:01

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Have you ever wondered why it is that monkeys, chimpanzees, apes and other primates are frighteningly strong compared to us humans? If your answer was yes, you are not alone. And now a new study goes in depth in explaining why and how this phenomenon has occurred evolutionarily. If we take the primate as the most logical known last point in human evolution, then describing primate strength and cognitive abilities as superhuman and...

2014-05-28 23:12:12

Tissue diagnostics are an important set of techniques, primarily used for the diagnosis, monitoring and management of cancer. The report segments this market by technology, disease, product, end user and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/tissue-diagnostics-market-1063949.html (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The “Tissue Diagnostics Market by Technology (Immunohistochemistry, in Situ Hybridization, Digital pathology & Workflow, Special Staining), Disease (Breast Cancer,...

2014-05-28 12:31:51

PORTLAND, Oregon, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Market Research, today published a new market research report titled "Bioinformatics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast". As per the study, the global Bioinformatics market was valued at $3.4 billion in 2013, and it is expected to reach $12.8 billion by 2020. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 21.2% during 2014-2020. Browse the full report at...

2014-05-28 12:30:34

Strand celebrates the largest commercial adoption of genomics in cancer care to date ROCKVILLE, Md., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strand Genomics Inc. (Strand), a global leader in clinical genomics, has announced a major initiative with Health Care Global Enterprises, Ltd (HCG) to provide personalized genomics services for oncology. Strand's clinical genomics solutions for oncology offered by the Strand-Triesta Center for Cancer Genomics (Strand-Triesta) include both cancer risk...

Genomes Of 3,000 Rice Strains Published On World Hunger Day
2014-05-28 12:49:01

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online When we Americans think of hunger, chances are that we picture a famished child from one third world nation or another. And to be honest, most Americans perhaps never really think of hunger in the first place. So it might be surprising to learn that some 50 million Americans suffer from lack of food and proper nourishment and suffer from hunger on a daily basis. To put that in perspective, that is one person for every six that live in...

2014-05-28 08:33:17

SAP Forms Strategic Collaborations With Stanford School of Medicine and the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health WALLDORF, Germany, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced a strategic collaboration with Stanford School of Medicine to research the contribution of genetics, environmental exposures, behavior and other factors to disease susceptibility using the power of the SAP HANA® platform. The company also announced its participation in the Global...

2014-05-28 08:31:46

HARDERWIJK, The Netherlands, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today GENALICE proudly announced the planned release of an upgraded version of its Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) DNA data processing software solution GENALICE MAP, at the European Society of Human Genetics conference in Milan later this week. Featuring the new 5-minute Variant Caller, the company is now capable of processing the DNA data of an entire human genome with 40x depth within 30 minutes on a commodity dual...

2014-05-27 08:29:59

Single Largest Prospective Pan-Omic Study to Identify Key Biomarkers and Central Therapeutic Targets for Cardiovascular Diseases Has Completed Enrollment RICHMOND, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Genomics Group (G3), a life sciences company investigating biological networks that lead to the development of disease, today announced that it has completed the enrollment of patients in its international, prospective GLOBAL (Genetic LOci and Burden of Atherosclerotic Lesions)...

2014-05-27 08:27:22

Future of DNA sequencing will shift from a laboratory-based setup to point of care testing in the next 5 years LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Western European next-generation sequencing (NGS) market is poised for steady growth, owing to the emergence of new applications such as non-invasive prenatal testing and comprehensive oncology panels. NGS manufacturers are further tapping into this space by forming partnerships with molecular diagnostic companies to quicken NGS...

2014-05-26 12:23:19

GSA New method opens window on invisible world A new approach to studying microbes in the wild will allow scientists to sequence the genomes of individual species from complex mixtures. It marks a big advance for understanding the enormous diversity of microbial communities —including the human microbiome. The work is described in an article published May 22 in Early Online form in the journal G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, published by the Genetics Society of America. “This new...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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