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2011-02-23 08:51:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas, McNerney & Partners, LLC, a health care venture capital firm that invests in life science and medical technology companies, will be relocating its West Coast office from San Francisco to San Diego. Thomas, McNerney partner Pratik Shah, Ph.D. announced the move at BIOCOM's first global partnering conference being held in San Diego. "Southern California is home to many top-tier scientific and medical centers; it's long been a fertile...

2010-05-27 15:34:00

Bipartisan Bills Offer Crucial Pathway to Reducing American Oil Dependence WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electrification Coalition (EC) today praised the unveiling of bipartisan legislation in both the House and the Senate designed to advance the widescale deployment of electric vehicles and to develop the infrastructure needed to support them. The bills each propose a path forward in which geographic areas would compete to be selected as electrification "deployment...


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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