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2009-12-02 16:49:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Neurostimulation - A Global Market Perspective http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164232/Neurostimulation---A-Global-Market-Perspective.html The world neurostimulation market stands enthused by the growing base of aging population, and the resultant rise in age-related diseases such as, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's disease. Widespread prevalence of neurological...

2008-06-20 09:00:58

Stem Cell Sciences has licensed certain rights to green fluorescent protein technology from Prolume. Stem Cell Sciences (SCS) will incorporate the green fluorescent protein (GFP) technology, which acts as a gene expression marker, into its SC Proven research reagents portfolio as well as certain stem cell technologies used in services assays for high-throughput drug screening and toxicity testing. By introducing the gene for GFP into stem cells (both embryonic and adult), scientists are...


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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