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2013-02-20 23:04:06

Freeslate collaborates with the Federico II University of Naples to spin-off new company Sunnyvale, / Naples (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Professor Vincenzo Busico of the Federico II University of Naples, in collaboration with Freeslate, Inc., the leading provider of high throughput research solutions, today announced the launch of HTExplore. HTExplore will utilize Freeslate high throughput research (HTR) tools to provide research services for polyolefin and organometallic catalysis research....

2012-05-03 13:58:51

New study finds possible link between the hormone ghrelin and hedonic eating When eating is motivated by pleasure, rather than hunger, endogenous rewarding chemical signals are activated which can lead to overeating, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). The phenomenon ultimately affects body mass and may be a factor in the continuing rise of obesity. "'Hedonic hunger' refers to the...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'