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2009-02-02 12:30:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the cloning of Dolly the Sheep over a decade ago, somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) has been considered a promising way to generate human, patient-specific stem cells for therapeutic applications. The shortage of human donor eggs has led to efforts to substitute animal oocytes. However, a new study published online ahead of print in the Volume 11, Number 2, 2009 issue of Cloning and Stem Cells, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann...

2009-01-29 11:56:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Two common strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, were virtually eradicated in the laboratory by exposing them to a wavelength of blue light, in a process called photo-irradiation that is described in a paper published online ahead of print in Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. The article will appear in the April 2009 issue (Volume 27, Number 2) of the peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc....

2009-01-14 14:37:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A special series of papers in the peer-reviewed journal Zebrafish provides a comprehensive look at future directions of research on pigment biology. Model organisms such as zebrafish advance the scientific understanding of the genetic basis of human skin color and race. The papers, which include historical findings and perspectives, are published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., and are available online at www.liebertpub.com/zeb "With the election of the...

2009-01-13 09:43:00

AMERICA'S #1 SHOT BRAND LAUNCHES NATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC TOUR NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jagermeister expands its music tour presence with the first Jagermeister Country Tour featuring country star Pat Green and special guest Randy Houser. The tour kicks off in Atlanta on January 31, 2009 and will celebrate the release of Green's new CD "What I'm For," that hits stores earlier that week. The Jagermeister Country Tour runs through early May and will make stops in Denver,...

2009-01-06 08:31:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Dedicated to the memory and scientific accomplishments of Dr. Judah Folkman, who pioneered the fields of angiogenesis and vasculogenesis and shed light on the link between blood supply and neoplastic disease, the newly released special double issue (Volume 6, Number 3-4) of Lymphatic Research and Biology includes a series of papers that reflect the research impact of one of the pre-eminent physician-scientists of his generation. Lymphatic Research...

2008-12-23 17:14:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rosalind Franklin Society (RFS) urges president-elect Obama to appoint a woman scientist as third co-chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) in addition to the newly named co-chairs, Harold Varmus and Eric Lander. "It is gratifying to observe the ascendancy of sciences in the new administration, but these appointments must also reflect the importance and contributions of outstanding women...

2008-12-16 13:57:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A study comparing breastfed and formula fed infants across time showed that the known beneficial effects of breastfeeding are greater than the potential risks associated with infant exposure to chemicals such as dioxins that may be present in breastmilk, according to a report published in the December issue (Volume 3, Number 4) of Breastfeeding Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (www.liebertpub.com) and the...

2008-12-01 15:20:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the urgent need to disseminate authoritative information in the field of AIDS/HIV research and clinical care, publisher Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. will provide complimentary access to all archival online issues of the company's AIDS journals through the end of December in honor of World AIDS Day. Free online access is available for AIDS Patient Care and STDs (www.liebertpub.com/apc) and AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses...

2008-09-08 18:00:38

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- All three patients who received intraocular adeno-associated virus-based gene therapy to treat Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), an incurable genetic disorder that results in blindness, had improved vision, according to a paper published online ahead of print in Human Gene Therapy, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. These promising results provided evidence of therapeutic efficacy, complementing two other recent LCA...

2008-07-28 03:00:24

By Iarocci, Mary Sue Nine buildings remain standing on Davids Island, but not for long. The closed military base, once Fort Slocum, an approximately 86- acre island half a mile off the coast of New Rochelle that once housed about 100 buildings, was showcased on a tour of the island June 26. Demolition, at a federal cost of $30,628,000, is expected to be completed this fall, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. "The bulk of the work will be complete by December," said Jeffrey...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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