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2013-01-12 05:00:02

Sentrana researchers presented Prize4Life ALS Prediction Challenge research that will help accelerate the discovery of treatments and a cure for ALS . Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 Dr. Liuxia Wang and modeler Guang “Eric” Li of Sentrana´s quantitative modeling research department presented their prize winning research at the international Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB) conference. The DREAM — Phil Bowen ALS Prediction Prize Challenge...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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