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2010-04-13 13:38:02

Stress-activated protein protects fugitive ovarian cancer cells from programmed death Chronic stress triggers a chain of molecular events that protects breakaway ovarian cancer cells from destruction, a team of researchers led by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center reports April 12 in the early online publication of the Journal of Clinical Investigation. In preclinical research, the team found that heightened levels of the fight-or-flight stress hormones...

2010-02-09 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- HUGO Fragrances has teamed up with environmental organization Pur to plant a tree in Peru's Amazonian Rainforest for each special edition of HUGO Man or HUGO Element fragrance sold. Both the increasingly eco-conscious outlook of consumers and the oxygen tank shaped HUGO Element bottle inspired this sustainability project. From January 2010, HUGO Fragrances lovers can support the initiative "One Fragrance, One Tree" just by purchasing their favorite...

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2009-12-11 11:18:26

Scientists capture genetic diversity of wild Malus orientalis Wild Malus orientalis"”species of wild apples that could be an ancestor of today's domesticated apples"”are native to the Middle East and Central Asia. A new study comparing the diversity of recently acquired M. orientalis varieties from Georgia and Armenia with previously collected varieties originating in Russia and Turkey narrows the large population and establishes a core collection that will make M. orientalis more...

2009-11-03 11:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- MI6, the association dedicated to the success of marketing, promotion and advertising professionals in the interactive entertainment community, announced today that the 2010 MI6 Game Marketing Conference will take place on April 1, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco. The theme of this year's confab is "It's Everybody's Game Now," reflecting the unprecedented impact gaming has had on the entertainment industry at large. "The trend moving away from...

2009-11-03 09:50:22

Large study finds subset of women that may need additional therapy Early-stage breast cancer patients with HER2 positive tumors one centimeter or smaller are at significant risk of recurrence of their disease, compared to those with early-stage disease who do not express the aggressive protein, according to a study led by researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. The findings, published Nov. 2 online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, is the first large study to...

2009-09-08 11:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Experian Marketing Services today announced a new blog site to help marketers target environmentally conscious consumers, a segment with an estimated value of approximately $500 billion. The blog site, http://greenaware.experian.com, features content from a team of leading industry marketing and data experts. In addition to regularly updated blog entries, the site features a variety of tips and tools for marketers looking to reach...

2009-06-26 13:03:00

Head of Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory Appointed CTO of Panasonic Corporation of North America SECAUCUS, N.J., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panasonic Corporation of North America today named Eisuke Tsuyuzaki its new Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Tsuyuzaki has served as Managing Director of Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory since 2005. In this capacity, he directed Panasonic's next-generation entertainment R&D activities in the U.S., especially in the Blu-ray Disc format and 3D Full...

2009-04-07 15:13:30

Canadian researchers say they've determined the scent of grapevine flowers comes from pollen grains stored in the anthers, not just the petals. University of British Columbia scientists from the school's Wine Research Center and Michael Smith Laboratories were studying grapes used to produce Cabernet Sauvignon from British Columbia's Okanagan region when they identified a gene that produces and regulates fragrance from the vines' tiny clusters of green blossoms. This was a surprise in...

2009-02-24 12:28:36

An Aston Martin DB5, identical to the model featured in a number of classic James Bond movies, is going up for auction, Eddisons announced Tuesday. The car is the same type that appeared in the films Goldfinger, Thunderball, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies and Casino Royale. It is being offered for sale at a guide price of $216,000-$288,000. The online auction begins March 12 and is to run eight days. The iconic car was first registered in February 1964 and has been fully restored to concourse...

2008-12-08 12:07:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Publishing Corp. today announced the launch of celebrity gossip and entertainment Web site Gossip Sauce (http://www.GossipSauce.com), offering red carpet access to engaging and trustworthy celebrity and entertainment news. The site features the latest celebrity scoops, interviews, commentary and breaking news about today's most popular personalities. Gossip Sauce's official launch follows a highly successful ramp up period, which earned the...


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2010-10-12 18:40:32

The videocassette recorder, or VCR, is a type of tape recorder that uses removable videotape cassettes containing magnetic tape to record audio and video. The VCR is different from the VTR since the VTR can be reel-to-reel devices that require hand-threading of the tape from a single supply reel. VCR's have a tuner and programmable timer which began as a simple mechanical counter-based feature similar to those available on contemporary audio equipment. These features quickly turned into a...

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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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