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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...

2008-11-21 20:32:50

A first-edition British copy of You Only Live Twice, inscribed by author Ian Fleming to the real James Bond, is going up for auction. Profiles in History said the novel was inscribed by Fleming on the front free endpaper: To the real James Bond from the thief of his identity. Ian Fleming, Feb. 5, 1964. Scheduled to go on sale Dec. 11, the book is expected to sell for between $60,000 and $80,000, the auction house said. Bids can be placed either in person, by mail, phone, fax or live on the...

2008-11-14 15:00:16

British actor Daniel Craig, who has starred in many acclaimed arthouse films, says he is amazed by how well his James Bond movies do at the box office. The "Munich,""Sylvia" and "Infamous" actor starred as secret agent 007 in the enormous 2006 hit "Casino Royale," as well as its sequel "Quantum of Solace," which is already a blockbuster in the United Kingdom, where it opened two weeks ago. It opened in the United States Friday. "It's great," Craig told UPI in New York Thursday about the...

2008-11-13 09:25:00

By Claudia Puig In Quantum of Solace (**1/2 out of four), the stunts are as muscular and the film as handsome to look at as the hero who so ably pulls them off. But the story linking it all together is thin and weak. James Bond, again terrifically played by Daniel Craig, continues on a downward spiral of the spirit. He has not been the same carefree playboy since the death of Vesper (Eva Green), the true love he found in 2006's Casino Royale. Now he is bent on avenging her death, and his...

2008-11-07 06:00:13

By Anthony Breznican, USA TODAY J BEVERLY HILLS ames Bond needs a day off. In the latest 007 thriller, Quantum of Solace, Daniel Craig continues to explore the depths of the iconic superspy, this time (his second) revealing a man consumed by his job. It just so happens that his work is saving the world. "It's no moral judgment," Craig says, sitting with his right arm in a sling, the result of 007 action work aggravating an old injury. "If there's ambiguity to 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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Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.