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2014-02-26 16:29:07

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Regulus, will present a company overview at the Cowen and Company 34(th) Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 10:40 am EST. The conference is being held at the Boston...

2014-02-05 08:29:18

-Regulus to Develop microRNA-21 for Alport Syndrome, a Life-Threatening Orphan Kidney Disease, and microRNA-21 in Oncology, to Human Proof-of-Concept- LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS) announced today that it has renewed its strategic alliance with Sanofi to discover, develop, and commercialize microRNA therapeutics to focus on specific orphan disease and oncology targets. Regulus will lead development of its fibrosis...

2014-02-04 20:25:31

New configurations and features add value to the popular UPS lineup DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Para Systems, Inc. today announced the latest upgrade to its popular Enterprise Series with the new EnterprisePlus LCD UPS products. These updated battery backup systems protect vital networking, security and communications equipment from all power problems. Upgraded features include an LCD status display for monitoring power and system status, separate standard and...

2014-02-03 16:25:26

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Ph.D., President and CEO of Regulus, will present a company overview at the 16(th) Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference being held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 11:30 am EST. Dr....

2014-02-03 12:31:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications, today announced it will present at the Stifel Technology, Internet & Media Conference at The Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, on Feb. 10 at 10:20 a.m., PST. Representing FairPoint will be CEO Paul Sunu and Paul Taaffe, vice president of corporate communications and development. FairPoint will also be hosting one-on-one meetings with investors....

2014-01-29 23:27:20

Trident University International introduces its new Career Advising and Development Center. The Center offers assistance with job searches, resume development and interview preparation for current Trident students, as well as alumni. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 On November 7, 2013 Trident University International (Trident) launched the Career Advising and Development Center. The Center will help civilian and military/veteran students and alumni during any stage of their career...

NASA Premieres Unique Spherical Film Called 'Water Falls'
2014-01-23 17:03:30

[ Watch The Video: NASA Film Focuses On Science Behind Rain ] NASA NASA has created a unique spherical film showing water's journey and extensive impact as it cycles through Earth. "Water Falls," created in partnership with the Global Precipitation Measurement mission, will premiere this month on spherical movie screens at special events hosted by The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, N.Y., and The Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colo. Shortly afterwards it will be released to more...

2014-01-23 12:24:28

GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has created a unique spherical film showing water's journey and extensive impact as it cycles through Earth. "Water Falls," created in partnership with the Global Precipitation Measurement mission, will premiere this month on spherical movie screens at special events hosted by The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, N.Y., and The Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colo. Shortly afterwards it will be released to more than 100...

2014-01-22 16:26:04

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International President and CEO Curtis R. Carlson, 68, has informed SRI's Board of Directors of his plans to retire as President and CEO after 16 years in the position and 40 years of service with the organization. Carlson will remain in his present position pending the appointment of a successor. He will then become Vice Chairman for Innovation, assisting SRI with business development and innovation initiatives. "The world of...

2014-01-07 16:25:27

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that Kleanthis G. Xanthopoulos, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Regulus, will present a company overview at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 8:30 AM PST at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, CA....


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William Beebe
2014-01-07 10:37:00

William Beebe was an American who held many titles including naturalist, marine biologist, ornithologist, explorer, and author. He is most famous for the many expeditions he led for the New York Zoological Society, his scientific writings, and his deep dives within the Bathysphere. Beebe was born Charles William Beebe in Brooklyn, New York in 1877. In his early life, The American Museum of Natural History and the environment of East Orange, New Jersey influenced him to explore nature and...

Karl Henize
2012-10-22 10:51:32

Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...

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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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