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2009-03-09 10:14:00

Market Vision, Engineering Know-how, and Smart Plastics Expertise Combine to bring Practical Cell Technologies to the Life Sciences N. BILLERICA, Mass., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Seahorse Bioscience, Inc., manufacturer of instruments and consumables for cell based metabolic assays today announced the acquisition of BioProcessors Corp., manufacturer of systems for optimizing biologic drug manufacturing. The two companies will be integrated and operate under the Seahorse name. A concurrent...

2008-08-24 00:00:25

By TERRY DURACK His FishWorks chain hit the rocks, but Mitch Tonks is back with a small-fry operation that's making a big splash "Six knots, no wash." The harbour-front sign may be directed at the river traffic, but it goes for everyone around here. Dartmouth is pure tootling territory. Or should that be pootling - I never can remember which is slower. Let's just say it's a place to mess about in boats, cast a line, sink a pint, tuck into a Devonshire tea, or just take a little nap under...

2008-06-14 00:00:03

By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - A weedy sea dragon at the Georgia Aquarium has something to celebrate this Father's Day. One of the rare creatures is pregnant for only the third time ever at a U.S. aquarium, officials said. But don't look for the expectant mom - dads carry the eggs in this family. The aquarium's sea dragon has about 70 fertilized eggs - which look like small red grapes - attached to his tail. He is expected to give birth in early to mid-July, said Kerry Gladish,...

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2008-05-01 13:00:00

COLLEGE STATION "“ Male seahorses are nature's real-life Mr. Moms "“ they take fathering to a whole new level: Pregnancy. Although it is common for male fish to play the dominant parenting role, male pregnancy is a complex process unique to the fish family Syngnathidae, which includes pipefish, seahorses and sea dragons. Texas A&M University evolutionary biology researcher Adam Jones and colleagues in his lab are studying the effects of male pregnancy on sex roles and sexual...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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