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Analysis Of Moth Flight-Mechanics Could Result In Development Of Biobot Drones

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a way to convert moths into miniature drones by electronically manipulating their flight muscles and monitoring the signals...

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2014-08-21 16:24:57

HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX), a global leader in medical devices for the treatment and management of epilepsy, today announced it will participate in the following conferences. Rohan Hoare, Cyberonics' Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley 2014 Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 3:30 PM Eastern Time. The conference will be conducted in an "unplugged" format, with presentations...

2014-08-21 16:24:55

GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aptuit LLC announces that Aptuit SSCI, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, has enhanced its capabilities in the areas of structure determination and characterization of small and large molecules, including biologic drugs, metabolites, and polymers, through the addition of the Bruker maXisPlus Q-TOF mass spectrometer. In making the announcement, Dr. Jonathan Goldman, CEO, Aptuit, said, "The expanded large molecule capability enhances our...

2014-08-21 16:24:54

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyday Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVDY), a leading digital health and wellness company, today announced that Ben Wolin, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, and Brian Cooper, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Citi 2014 Global Technology Conference, to be held at the Hilton New York on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 2:00 PM ET. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101112/NY00568LOGO A live audio...

2014-08-21 16:24:52

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML), a multivariate diagnostics company focused on gynecologic cancers and women's health, has appointed Holly B. Bauzon as Vice President of Sales and Managed Markets. Ms. Bauzon has a proven track record in both increasing sales traction and expanding payer coverage for laboratory services companies. She has more than 20 years of healthcare experience, most recently with PerkinElmer, Inc., where she held the...

2014-08-21 16:24:50

ENSPIRIT Trial to Continue as Planned Following Completion of the First of Two Interim Futility Analyses BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today that the Phase 3 ENSPIRIT trial, evaluating custirsen in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), is continuing as planned per the recommendation of the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) based upon completion of the...

2014-08-21 16:24:47

HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann Health System and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a new partnership to provide a new level of specialized breast screening at a network of community breast care centers in the greater Houston area. Starting in late November, MD Anderson will become the exclusive provider of professional breast radiology services for five of Memorial Hermann's 10 breast care centers, located in...

2014-08-21 16:24:44

Twice-Weekly Prophylactic Regimen Resulted in 95% Reduction in Median Annualized Bleed Rate Compared to On-Demand DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) reports Baxter International Inc. today announced positive results from its Phase 3 pivotal clinical trial of BAX 855, an investigational, extended half-life recombinant factor VIII (rFVIII) treatment for hemophilia A based on ADVATE [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant)], which met its primary...

2014-08-21 16:24:42

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bruckner Oncology has initiated an FDA approved Phase II-III clinical trial which adds Vitamin C to chemotherapy "core" regimens (GFLIO and GFLIO-D) for patients with locally advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer (APC). Vitamin C was selected for study because there has never been a formal clinical trial of this frequently used, off label vitamin which has long been credited with improving safety and quality of life during chemotherapy....

2014-08-21 16:24:40

Clark L Jones of Phoenix, AZ has been honored with a recognition by Phoenix Magazine in its selection of "Top Dentists 2014." PHOENIX, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the August, 2014 issue of Phoenix Magazine published by Cities West Publishing. Clark L Jones was selected for the following honor: "Top Dentists 2014" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140821/138529 Clark L Jones commented on the recognition: "This is quite...

2014-08-21 16:24:33

Dr. Lewis G. Maharam MD, FACSM, a New York, NY physician has been selected for the New York Magazine list of New York Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has provided New York Magazine with the 2014 selection of "New York's Top Doctors." Lewis G. Maharam MD, FACSM, board certified in Sports Medicine, has been selected for the magazine's...


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British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.