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2014-03-12 08:30:52

Former Endo Health and Johnson & Johnson Executive to Join as Senior Vice President GERMANTOWN, Md., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced the appointment of Kelly Huang, Ph.D., most recently President of HealthTronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Endo Health Solutions, to head the Company's newly established Consumer Sector. Dr. Huang will join Intrexon effective March 17, reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive...

2014-02-26 08:30:03

Single Largest Prospective Pan-Omic Study Will Investigate Blood-Based Protein Markers of Disease RICHMOND, Va. and MONTREAL, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Genomics Group (G3) and Caprion Proteomics, Inc., today announced that they have entered into a collaboration agreement to investigate biological networks and pathways in order to discover novel biomarkers and pharmaceutical targets for cardiovascular diseases. Under the terms of the agreement, Caprion will identify...

2014-02-13 08:31:56

Pilot Data of Single Largest Prospective Pan-Omic Study to Identify Key Biomarkers and Central Therapeutic Targets for Cardiovascular Diseases Expected Later This Year RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Genomics Group (G3) today announced that it has completed enrollment of the 5,000-patient discovery cohort of its GLOBAL (Genetic LOci and Burden of Atherosclerotic Lesions) clinical study. Pilot data for the first cohort of patients are expected later this year....

2014-02-12 04:20:52

MARCO ISLAND, Florida and HILDEN, Germany, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Significant expansion of 'universal' portfolio compatible with any NGS system includes several novel sample preparation products as well as solutions for clinical use - New bioinformatics solutions, including CLC Cancer Research Workbench and Ingenuity Clinical will accelerate analysis and interpretation of NGS data QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ:...

2014-01-08 16:24:41

DUBLIN, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ghktcn/metabolomics) has announced the addition of the "Global Metabolomics Market Report 2013 - Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ghktcn/metabolomics ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Over the last decade, genomics and proteomics have been used as key tools to discover...

2014-01-07 16:25:07

WATERTOWN, Mass. and SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomodels, a front-runner and innovator in translational pre-clinical efficacy models and genomics, today announced the signing of a joint services agreement with Numira Inc, the market leader in high-resolution, 3D imaging services and visualization software. Under the terms of the agreement, Biomodels and Numira will facilitate access to each other's services to assist clients with expediting drug, biological, and...

2014-01-06 16:23:01

Researchers will synthesize molecules to support the new field of metabolomics MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has received a $4.5 million contract from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Metabolite Standards Synthesis Center to prepare molecules for researchers to use in the emerging field of metabolomics. Like genomics and proteomics, which study the collective characterization...

2013-11-19 16:49:06

As the Do-It-Yourself Biology (DIYbio) community has grown, so have concerns among media and policymakers about these science enthusiasts’ ability to wield DNA and manipulate life. In 2009, for example, a Wall Street Journal headline summed up the popular misconception: “In Attics and Closets, ‘Biohackers’ Discover their Inner Frankenstein.” But in a first-ever survey of DIYbio practitioners (DIYers), the Synthetic Biology Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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