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2014-09-01 02:10:59

John McCutcheon, The University of Montana Two is company, three is a crowd. But in the case of the cicada, that’s a good thing. Until a recent discovery by a University of Montana research lab, it was thought that cicadas had a symbiotic relationship with two important bacteria that live within the cells of its body. Since the insect eats a simple diet consisting solely of plant sap, it relies on these bacteria to produce the nutrients it needs for survival. In exchange, those two...

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2009-08-15 07:45:00

Some common life forms, like cicadas, depend on complex symbiotic relationships with specialized microbes to produce essential nutrients John McCutcheon remembers the song of the cicada--the loudest song in the insect world--as the sound track to countless summer hours spent playing outside his childhood home in Rockford, Ill. So when McCutcheon, a molecular biologist at the University of Arizona, recently heard cicadas singing outside of his Tucson office, he again took notice--but this time...

2009-04-09 05:00:00

- - Also Announces the expansion of PROVENT(R) Sleep Apnea Therapy in Limited US Markets BELMONT, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventus Medical, Inc. a privately-held, medical device company, focused on transforming the Sleep Disordered Breathing market, today announced the appointment of John McCutcheon as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 20, 2009. The company also announced that current CEO Jeffrey Nugent will become Executive Chairman. (Logo:...

2008-07-24 09:00:48

Richard Lloyd The legendary guitarist will appear with The SufiMonkey Trio tonight at 8 at The Jewish Mother in Virginia Beach. Formerly with Television, his next project will be an album of Jimi Hendrix covers. (757) 422-5430. John McCutcheon He plays the banjo, jaw harp and fiddle, and he's a master of the six- and 12-string guitar. Be sure to check him out when he makes a return visit to The American Theatre in Hampton at 8 p.m. Friday. (757) 722-2787. African american family reunion The...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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