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2014-05-07 08:32:25

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:RIGL) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the first quarter of 2014, Rigel reported a net loss of $22.3 million, or $0.25 per share, compared to a net loss of $25.6 million, or $0.29 per share, in the first quarter of 2013. Weighted average shares outstanding for the first quarters of 2014 and 2013 were 87.5 million and 87.1 million, respectively....

2014-05-01 16:32:43

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that it will report financial results and highlights for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Thursday, May 8, 2014, after the U.S. financial markets close. Regulus will host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time to discuss...

2014-04-30 08:32:47

-- Company to Give Overview of Product Portfolio and Strategy -- SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that it will host an Investor Day on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. E.T. in New York City. Rigel management will provide an overview of the company's product portfolio and discuss future strategy. Donald G. Payan, M.D., executive vice president and president of discovery and...

Physicists Consider Implications About The Universe's First Light
2014-04-23 11:21:39

The Kavli Foundation The world was stunned by the recent announcement that a telescope at the South Pole had detected a cosmic fossil from the earliest moments of creation; During a live Google Hangout, 4 astrophysicists discussed the implications Last month, scientists announced the first hard evidence for cosmic inflation, the process by which the infant universe swelled from microscopic to cosmic size in an instant. This almost unimaginably fast expansion was first theorized more...

2014-04-09 23:30:27

The unfolding story of two NYC men — Cooper Boone and Mark Veeder — and their quest to have children via surrogacy at New England Fertility. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 New Yorkers Cooper Boone and Mark Veeder met on the footsteps of a beautiful old farmhouse in 2001 and have been inseparable ever since. They’ve had adventures, challenges, losses, and wins — a charmed life some would say. Yet through it all, the dream of one day having a family remained. That was all...

Scientists Make The Most Precise Measurment Of Early Universe Yet
2014-04-08 07:50:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two recent studies of the early Universe using the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS), a component of the third Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III), have made the most accurate measurement of the rate of expansion in the early Universe to date. BOSS has pioneered the use of quasars to map density variations in intergalactic gas at high redshifts to trace the structure of the young Universe. BOSS helps scientists chart...

2014-04-04 23:22:54

YourLifeSolution.com has recently been given a refferal link within Alcor.org, the site of the Alcor Life Extension Foundation, and is today telling all cryonic and cryogenic users that permanent life insurance options used for funding this service can be compared within YourLifeSolution.com objectively and entirely online Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 YourLifeSolution.com is a provider of online universal life insurance quotes and online term life insurance quotes. The service is...

Dark Energy Hidden Behind Phantom Fields
2014-03-28 14:30:26

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Quintessence and phantom fields, two hypotheses formulated using data from satellites, such as Planck and WMAP, are among the many theories that try to explain the nature of dark energy. Now researchers from Barcelona and Athens suggest that both possibilities are only a mirage in the observations and it is the quantum vacuum which could be behind this energy that moves our universe. Cosmologists believe that some three quarters of...

2014-03-18 08:23:10

Along with Kenya and South Africa, the country is seeing rapid infrastructure developments that create demand for paints and coatings CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increase in infrastructure and maintenance spending by the private and public sector in South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya is lending momentum to the industrial paints and coatings market in these countries. Nigeria presents the most opportunities due to the Government's success in stimulating...

Chemiscope To Help Chemistry In Action
2014-03-18 05:09:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of California, Irvine’s Center for Chemistry at the Space-Time Limit (CaSTL) have reportedly developed a new tool that could make it possible to observe the making and breaking of chemical bonds and how molecules behave during a chemical reaction. The device is known as the “chemiscope,” and according to CaSTL officials it could revolutionize chemistry in much the same way that the microscope...


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Cosmology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: The Hubble Extreme Deep Field (XDF) was completed in September 2012 and shows the farthest galaxies ever photographed by humans. Each speck of light in the photo is an individual galaxy, some of them as old as 13.2 billion years; the observable universe is estimated to contain more than 200 billion galaxies. Credit: NASA/Wikipedia What is Cosmology? I once commented to an acquaintance that I was fascinated by the field of Cosmology, and mused that if I had more time, I...

Physics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Lyra Constellation -- Lyra (the lyre) is a prominent, although fairly small, northern constellation. It was one of Ptolemy's 48 constellations, and also counts among the modern 88 constellations. Its brightest star is Vega (Alpha Lyrae), which together with Altair (Alpha Aquilae) and Deneb (Alpha Cygni) forms the large asterism known as the Summer Triangle. Beta Lyr is a half separated (i.e. one of the stars reached its Rochevolume) eclipsing binary of a cream-white colour. The...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Cygnus Constellation -- Cygnus (the swan) is a northern constellation. It was one of Ptolemy's 48 constellations, and is also one of the 88 modern constellations. Because of the pattern of its main stars, it is sometimes called the Northern Cross (in contrast to the Southern Cross). The bird extends over the summer Milky Way, appearing to fly south. Notable features Cygnus contains several bright stars. Deneb, α Cygni, is an extremely brilliant star, very prominent despite...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Centaurus Constellation -- Centaurus (the centaur) was one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy, and counts also among the 88 modern constellations. A constellation of the southern hemisphere, mentioned by Eudoxus (4th century B.C.) and Aratus (3rd century B.C.), Ptolemy catalogued thirty-seven stars in it. It contains Proxima Centauri, the red dwarf that is the nearest known star (other than the Sun) to Earth, as well as Alpha Centauri, which is a double star to which Proxima...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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