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2011-03-07 08:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management will present a company overview at Roth's 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference on Monday, March 14, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. PT at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the "Investors & Media" section of the Company's Web site, www.isispharm.com. A replay of the...

2011-03-01 06:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management will present a company overview at Cowen and Company's 31st Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, March 08, 2011 at 10:15 a.m. ET at the Boston Marriot Copley Place. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the "Investors & Media" section of the Company's Web site, www.isispharm.com. A replay of the...

2011-02-28 06:15:00

HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the research and development of mRNA and microRNA targeted therapies, today announced that the Company has obtained an exclusive license from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) for intellectual property related to the regulation of miR-33 for the treatment of cardiovascular disorders. Santaris Pharma A/S will utilize its Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA)...

2011-02-25 10:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HTC Corp., a global designer of smartphones, today announced that the new HTC Merge smartphone will be made available through multiple North American carriers beginning in spring 2011. The HTC Merge smartphone combines a full QWERTY slide-out keyboard with the power of Android 2.2, the HTC Sense experience, a large 3.8-inch touch-screen display and a 5 megapixel camera to create a complete mobile experience for those looking for a truly...

2011-02-22 08:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management will present a company overview at Citi's 2011 Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 01, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. ET at the Hilton New York Hotel. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the "Investors & Media" section of the Company's Web site, www.isispharm.com. A replay of the presentation will...

2011-02-15 19:46:06

Plants that can detect environmental contaminants, explosives Someday, that potted palm in your living room might go from green to white, alerting you to a variety of nasty contaminants in the air, perhaps even explosives. The stuff of science fiction you say? Not so, says a Colorado State University biologist whose research is funded in part by Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), as well as by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Office...

2011-02-15 03:15:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today unveiled three new versions of its most popular and advanced smartphones - HTC Desire S, HTC Wildfire S and HTC Incredible S. The new smartphones continue HTC's commitment to expanding the market for advanced smartphones while providing distinct choices in design, power and value. Each phone also includes HTC Sense, HTC's unique customer-focused...

2011-02-15 03:15:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announced its first tablet, the HTC Flyer(TM). HTC Flyer blends HTC's trademark design language with an all-new HTC Sense user experience that has been reimagined for the tablets. Using an intuitive and innovative approach to tablets, HTC Flyer combines natural touch and pen interaction. HTC also announced HTC Watch, a new connected video service that will...

2011-02-15 03:15:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, today announced two new phones built entirely to be social, combining the simplicity, ease-of-use and depth of HTC Sense(TM) with the power and connectivity of Facebook®. As part of an extended portfolio of six new HTC Sense-based devices being unveiled at Mobile World Congress, HTC ChaCha and HTC Salsa feature a dedicated...

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2011-01-27 09:12:37

A new study takes a close look at the brain of the migratory monarch butterfly to better understand how these remarkable insects use an internal compass and skylight cues to navigate from eastern North America to Mexico each fall. The research, published by Cell Press in the January 27 issue of the journal Neuron, provides key insights into how ambiguous sensory signals can be integrated in the brain to guide complex navigation. Previous research has shown that migrants use a time-compensated...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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