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2010-10-27 20:34:36

Cockroaches can skitter through a crowded under-the-sink cabinet, eluding capture or worse, making the insects a model for rescue robots that would creep through the debris of disaster in search of survivors. But learning how they use all six legs at the same time to walk, run and turn has been a difficult and time-consuming task. Until now. Using a pair of high-speed cameras and a custom computer program, researchers at Case Western Reserve University are able to simultaneously extract...

2010-01-07 15:50:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Bender Consulting, a premier boutique consulting firm, today announced its predictions for key trends in merger and acquisition (M&A) related activity that will have the biggest impact on the high tech sector for 2010. Bender Consulting combines proven industry experts and world-class consulting resources to execute complex transformation initiatives for High Tech, Energy and Bio Tech clients. The talent at Bender Consulting has been involved in...

2008-09-23 09:01:09

Lpath, Inc. (OTCBB: LPTN), the category leader in therapeutic agents against bioactive lipids, has appointed John Bender, Pharm.D., as senior vice president of research and development effective September 22, 2008. Bender succeeds William Garland, Ph.D., who will continue to serve in an advisory capacity during the transition. "We are fortunate to have someone of John's caliber and experience to lead development of our key product candidates," said Scott Pancoast, chief executive officer of...


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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