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2012-01-27 15:31:55

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University (http://www.ohsu.edu) have discovered that a molecule critical to the development and plasticity of nerve cells – brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) -- is severely lacking in brainstem neurons in mutations leading to Rett syndrome, a neurological developmental disorder.

2008-08-26 18:00:49

Pacific Retirement Services, Inc. (PRS), a national, not-for-profit leader in the senior living industry, announced today that the bond closing for the construction of its affiliate, Mirabella at South Waterfront, occurred on August 26, 2008.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.