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2014-08-20 16:25:23

Conference call and webcast scheduled at 5:30 pm EDT today. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (KindredBio, NASDAQ: KIN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, announced today that its pivotal field study (KB010) of CereKin, an interleukin-1 inhibitor for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in dogs, did not meet its primary endpoint. The randomized, double-blind,...

2014-06-19 16:22:18

EDMONTON, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - "We are very pleased the federal government has announced the approval of the Northern Gateway Pipeline and we are confident the 209 conditions will be met by the project's proponents," says Matt Brassard, P. Eng., president of the Consulting Engineers of Alberta. "We look at the project from an engineering point of view. Many of the conditions imposed by the National Energy Board relate to issues that will be resolved by engineers. Designing a...

2014-05-02 23:03:36

To examine recent reports of published results that cannot be independently reproduced, the Cancer Biology Reproducibility Project will independently replicate 50 recent high impact cancer biology studies. BioLegend will support this initiative by donating $100,000 of research reagents. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The ability to reproduce published results is key for scientific progress. However, recent studies have reported that many published results cannot be independently reproduced. To...

2014-03-25 23:35:03

Leif Brings 20+ Years of Engineering and Product Development Experience to Odyssey Round Rock, Texas (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Odyssey Technical Solutions today announced that Leif Skaar will assume the role of Senior Engineering Manager within their organization. His high level responsibilities will include directing the engineering group as they develop new repair capabilities, further enhance processes and test procedures, as well as address industry and individual customer demand for...

2014-02-17 08:22:04

Technical Solutions Company to Provide Simulation & Training Program RESTON, Va., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded the second of four options on its prime contract with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) to provide development of a live virtual and constructive integrated training environment. The option award has a one-year period...

2014-02-11 23:00:10

‘The Carpet Mind’ identifies laws that explain process of human thought. Cape Town, South Africa (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Anthony Penderis’ new exposé, “The Carpet Mind: The Laws of Thinking Defined” (published by AuthorHouse) defines his theory on laws that control the thought processes of the human mind. “The human mind is generally regarded as the 'last frontier' in neuroscientific circles,” Penderis explains. “No other subject on earth has been studied...

2013-11-29 23:02:32

Chris Reich, developer of BizPhyZ, the physics of business, gave a rousing opening address at the annual BBTC Conference in Las Vegas and was asked to continue with another two hour presentation following day one. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Chris Reich, developer of BizPhyZ, which uses physics as a metaphor to present better business thinking impressed the crowd at the annual BBTC Conference in Las Vegas earlier in November. The attendees of the conference received the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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