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2014-05-28 08:28:34

Adds Comic Book Programming, Moves to Four Days of Programming ATLANTA, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta's Animation and Gaming Convention, MomoCon, held during Memorial Day Weekend (May 23-25, 2014), concluded their 10(th) successful event with a flurry of announcements about next year's MomoCon. A new venue was announced along with an expansion to four days and an addition of comic book programming. This year's MomoCon was held for the first time in two hotels, the Atlanta...

2012-12-10 16:41:33

Encouraging safety and efficacy data on novel and emerging therapies presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) signal an important step forward in the development of treatment strategies for patients with hard-to-treat leukemia, myeloma, and myelofibrosis. Ongoing discoveries of critical molecular markers, pathways, and other drivers of some of the most difficult-to-treat forms of blood cancer have provided unprecedented opportunities for the...

2012-12-10 16:38:13

Research identifying genetic factors that affect survival of patients with blood cancers and evaluating the effectiveness of modified treatment strategies to improve outcomes while reducing toxicity will be presented today at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). While the cancer research community has seen many significant therapeutic advances over the last decade, only recently have investigators identified how patients' individual genetic makeup influences...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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