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2014-03-31 12:28:44

Growing demand and recognition for nurse practitioners spurs greater professional unity AUSTIN, Texas, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, today announced it has reached the milestone of 50,000 members. AANP membership has steadily increased since the organization's inception in 1985 with a membership of 100 NPs....

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2010-08-12 05:30:00

Scientists are challenging claims by a California mathematician that he has solved the long-standing "P vs. NP" problem, one of the most difficult unsolved riddles of computer science. Dr. Vinay Deolalikar of Hewlett-Packard laboratories says he has solved the long-standing question, one of seven Millennium Prize Problems set out by the Clay Mathematics Institute. The Institute has offered a $1 Million award for anyone who solves any of the problems, which they described as the most difficult...

2010-01-06 12:00:01

A new approach to solving the problem of school timetabling, known as a GRASP, has been developing by researchers in Brazil. They report details in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Operational Research. Educational administrators everywhere will attest to just how difficult it is to solve the perennial problem of school timetabling: How to ensure adequate teaching resources and teachers are available in the appropriate classrooms with the appropriate students. Indeed,...

2009-08-13 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced its second quarter financial results for 2009. Financial Results For the second quarter of 2009, Nile reported a net loss of approximately $2.5 million, or $0.10 per share, compared to a net loss of approximately $3.8 million, or $0.16 per share, during the second quarter of 2008. Weighted-average...

2009-07-13 09:45:00

YOKNEAM, Israel, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: EZCH) (formerly LanOptics Ltd.), a provider of network processors, today announced that it will be releasing its second quarter 2009 financial results on Monday, August 3, 2009, before US markets open. Conference Call The Company will be hosting a conference call later that same day at 10:00am ET (7:00am PT; 3:00pm UK Time; 5:00pm Israel Time). On the call, management will review and discuss...

2009-01-20 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), today announced that it will focus resources on the development of its natriuretic peptide franchise, including CD-NP which is in Phase II development for acute heart failure, and CU-NP which is a pre-clinical compound. Nile will suspend the further development of 2NTX-99 and return license rights for the compound to Dr. Cesare Casagrande. "We are disappointed that we are unable to continue to pursue...

2008-11-13 12:00:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. , a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel drugs for cardiovascular disease, today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008. Net operating loss for the three months ended September 30, 2008 was $3.3 million, or $0.14 per share, compared to $5.5 million, or $0.35 per share, for the same period of 2007. Net operating loss for the nine months ended September...

2008-10-13 15:00:14

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Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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