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2012-05-08 23:59:27

A cross-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Maryland has designed a molecular container that can hold drug molecules and increase their solubility, in one case up to nearly 3000 times. Their discovery opens the possibility of rehabilitating drug candidates that were insufficiently soluble. It also offers an opportunity to improve successful drugs that could be made even better with better solubility. The team's innovative findings were recently published in a study in...

2011-12-21 14:00:00

Offering government users advanced laboratory computer software FREDERICK, MD, DECEMBER (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 RURO, Inc., an award winning developer of innovative scientific applications that facilitate asset management and increase productivity of various laboratories, today announced a new government services partnership agreement with Technical Communities, Inc., -one of the fastest growing suppliers of technical solutions to the US government. FreezerPro® - allows...

2011-12-05 05:00:00

Tedia Company, Inc., of Fairfield, OH, the largest producer of OEM high-purity solvents in North America, has entered into a joint venture with a Chinese firm to operate the largest high-purity solvents manufacturing plant in Asia.Tedia is the first international company to invest directly in a high-purity solvents manufacturing facility in China. (PRWEB) December 05, 2011 Tedia Company, Inc., of Fairfield, OH, the largest producer of OEM high-purity solvents in North America, has...

2011-06-07 12:11:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Superior Solvents & Chemicals facility in Springfield, MO, was honored with a visit from U.S. Congressman Billy Long (R-MO). Superior Solvents & Chemicals, Inc. is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100811/NACDLOGO) Superior representatives including Dennis Parker, Regional Manager and Charles Snyder, Operations...

2011-02-07 15:15:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today announced the signing of a long-term renewal agreement with ITA Software, Inc., a leading provider of innovative solutions to the travel industry. The agreement includes terms for Orbitz Worldwide's use of ITA's QPX software for the Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com websites through December 31, 2015. An ITA customer since the launch of Orbitz.com in 2001, Orbitz Worldwide will continue to take advantage of the...

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2005-05-25 18:44:16

In chemistry, salt is a general term used for ionic compounds composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. These ions can be inorganic (Cl-) as well as organic (CH3-COO-) and monoatomic (F-) as well as polyatomic ions (SO42-). Solutions of salts in water are called electrolytes. Electrolytes as well as molten salts conduct electricity. Zwitterions are salts that contain an anionic center and a cationic...

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Word of the Day
  • 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.'