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2012-07-16 23:00:55

Tune in to Discovery Channel to learn how breakthroughs in molecular biology are helping to advance the detection of genetic abnormalities. Belmont, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Phalanx Biotech Group announced today that they would be featured in an upcoming episode of Health Heroes. Founded in 2002 by several leaders from the highly regarded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) of Taiwan, Phalanx Biotech Group has emerged as a leading manufacturer of DNA microarrays for basic...

2012-06-11 18:25:34

In April 2009, the world took notice as reports surfaced of a virus in Mexico that had mutated from pigs and was being passed from human to human. The H1N1 "swine flu," as the virus was named, circulated worldwide, killing more than 18,000 people, according to the World Health Organization. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States said it was the first global pandemic in more than four decades. Swine flu will not be the last viral mutation to cause a worldwide...


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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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