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2013-07-05 11:10:05

The immune response to the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) varies between patients of different ethnic origin, raising important implications for the development of tests to diagnose and monitor treatment for the disease, according to new research published today in the journal PLOS Pathogens. The study, led by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, in collaboration with the Medical Research Council's National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), analyzed the immune...

2013-05-29 23:25:13

“Your Teen 360°: I Was in an Abusive Relationship,” takes a close look at teenagers who end up in abusive relationships and the need to pursue healthy ones. Beachwood, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Abusive relationships is the focus of Your Teen 360°, a special report from Your Teen Magazine for parents of teenagers. Your Teen Magazine created Your Teen 360° to offer parents multiple perspectives from teenagers, parents and experts. The series, “Your Teen 360°: I...

2013-05-04 11:57:08

Mathematicians from Queen Mary, University of London will bring researchers one-step closer to understanding how the structure of the brain relates to its function in two recently published studies. Publishing in Physical Review Letters the researchers from the Complex Networks group at Queen Mary´s School of Mathematical Sciences describe how different areas in the brain can have an association despite a lack of direct interaction. The team, in collaboration with researchers in...

2013-05-03 23:02:33

F.H. Cann and Associates Inc. (FHC), a nationally recognized industry leader in collections and receivables optimization, announced today that long time student loan and financial service industry veterans Mike Beatty, Rick Broady, and Mary Lanzillo have been appointed to Executive Leadership and Officer roles within the organization. Mike Beatty will now serve as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) as well as General Counsel, and Rick Broady will now serve as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO),...

2013-04-23 12:09:12

Animal sanctuaries can play an important role in rehabilitating goats and other animals that have suffered from neglect, according to scientists at Queen Mary, University of London. In this first scientific study of rescued animals, the researchers examined moods in 18 goats, nine of which had endured poor welfare, such as inappropriate diet, and lack of space or shelter before arriving at a sanctuary. They created a spatial awareness test, which involved giving the animals an opportunity...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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