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Galaxy DNA-analysis Software Now Available 'In The Cloud'
2011-11-09 04:33:59

Galaxy -- an open-source, web-based platform for data-intensive biomedical and genetic research -- is now available as a "cloud computing" resource.

2011-09-14 11:35:00

The National Logistics & Distribution Conference (NLDC) announces the appointment of Dr. John J. Coyle to the NLDC Board of Advisors. Dr.

2011-05-08 00:05:47

The games are Thursday and Saturday, May 5 and 7, and will be played on Sport Court’s new Response HGâ„¢ and Maple Selectâ„¢ high performance sports flooring at Penn State University’s Recreation Hall. University Park, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) May 07, 2011 For the 18th year in a row, this week’s NCAA® Men’s National Collegiate Volleyball Championship is being played on Sport Court®.

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2011-04-14 06:34:37

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) generated from schizophrenic patients have brought researchers a step closer to understanding the biological underpinnings of the disease.

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2011-03-29 14:42:33

A team of scientists has discovered that descendants of "exploratory" butterflies that colonized new habitats differ genetically from their more cautious cousins.

2011-03-03 15:16:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moody-Nolan, the nation's largest African-American owned and operated architecture firm, will continue its long and valued relationship with Penn State University with the announcement of a 48,000-square-foot expansion and partial renovation of the university's intramural sports and recreation building. The most recent sports and recreation project strengthens Moody-Nolan's goal of expanding its deep portfolio of education, healthcare, fitness and...

2011-02-22 21:52:48

As the organic food trend continues to grow; more farmers are converting from conventional agriculture to organic production.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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