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2010-09-15 14:20:00

Nurses Raise Public Outcry Over Chronic Understaffing of Nurses and Recent Decision to Cut Patient Care Services and Staff While Posting Multi-Million Dollar Profits As Controversy Rages Over Planned Reduction in Patient Beds, Today the Hospital Issued an Alert that All Beds in the Hospital Were Full, Justifying the Nurses' Concerns for Patient Safety WORCESTER, Mass., Sept.

2010-09-15 09:18:00

Nurses are Protesting Management's Chronic Understaffing of Nurses and Recent Decision to Cut Patient Care Services and Staff While Posting Multi-Million Dollar Profits When: Tuesday, September 21 5 - 6:30 p.m. Where: Outside entrance to DCU Center on Major Taylor Blvd. CANTON, Mass., Sept.

2010-09-09 06:57:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, September 26, 2010, thousands of walkers will step forward for the 12th Annual Walk to Cure Cancer.

2010-08-11 01:00:00

LONDON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN) ("Silence" or the "Company") announces the issuance of United States patent 7,772,203, titled "Methods and Compositions for Controlling Efficacy of RNA Silencing," by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

2010-07-22 01:49:05

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) believe they may have found a new treatment for retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a severe neurodegenerative disease of the retina that ultimately results in blindness.

2010-07-07 01:00:00

LONDON, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN) ("Silence" or the "Company") announces the issuance of United States patent 7,750,144, titled Methods and Compositions for Enhancing Efficacy and Specificity of RNA Silencing, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

2010-06-11 01:48:53

In the quest to better understand how the brain chooses between competing behaviors necessary for survival, scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and New York University have isolated two genes in the fruit fly Drosophila that work together to mediate the need to sleep and the need to eat.

2010-06-11 01:43:54

A team of biologists has isolated genes that regulate the sleep-feeding conflict.

2010-06-09 01:00:00

LONDON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN) ("Silence" or the "Company") announces the issuance of United States patent 7,732,593, titled Methods and Compositions For Controlling Efficacy of RNA Silencing, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

2010-04-05 07:05:15

MicroRNA-mediated blood vessel development may have potential.


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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'