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2014-07-10 12:31:08

Genetic Testing Service Designed to Detect Genetic Variants Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Disorders of Childhood Development PROVO, Utah, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tute Genomics, the leader in genome annotation and interpretation, today announced an agreement with Lineagen, Inc., to provide next-generation sequencing (NGS) analytics for Lineagen's NextStep(Dx) PLUS. Lineagen, focused on the diagnostic evaluation of neurodevelopmental and neurological...

violence shaped the male face
2014-06-09 11:14:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Throughout history, men have had a well-earned reputation for violence and a new study in the journal Biological Reviews has concluded that masculine facial features evolved as a result of that violence. The new study focused on the faces of our australopith ancestors and how those faces evolved to protect us against punches. "The australopiths were characterized by a suite of traits that may have improved fighting ability,...

2014-06-03 12:46:35

Noted American economist, best-selling author to speak to graduates SALT LAKE CITY, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About 80 high school seniors who learned online will turn the tassel on June 5 at an in-person graduation ceremony in Salt Lake City for Utah Virtual Academy, a public online school serving students in grades K-12. Paul Zane Pilzer, a noted American economist, best-selling author, and social entrepreneur, will be speaking to this year's graduating class. Mr. Pilzer has...

2014-05-15 12:33:43

Academic Partnership Leverages One of the Nation's Largest Healthcare Datasets to Bridge the Gap Between Clinical Knowledge and Technical Know-How to Improve Patient Care BOWIE, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading provider of data-driven healthcare solutions, today announced the University of Utah has entered into a multi-year engagement to utilize Distributed Analytics((TM)), Inovalon's health data analytics solution....

2014-05-12 08:31:56

TORONTO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Xagenic Inc., a molecular diagnostics company developing the first lab-free molecular diagnostic platform with a 20 minute time-to-result, announced today the appointment of Linda McAllister, MD, PhD to the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. McAllister joins Xagenic's leadership as it drives the company's vision of enabling molecular diagnostics in physician offices and clinics. "While the decentralization of molecular diagnostics has...

2014-04-29 12:33:55

SALT LAKE CITY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two internationally known scholars, one in the field of cancer prevention and the other in the field of molecular biology, will join Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah as early as September 1. Cornelia Ulrich, Ph.D., currently serving as a director of the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and department head at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, will assume a...

2014-04-29 12:33:21

Razaghi Continues Collaboration with The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and The Utah Navajo Health Systems in Support of Blue Mountain Hospital and Will Appoint a Member of the Board of Directors BLANDING, Utah, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahmad R. Razaghi, President and CEO of Razaghi Healthcare, continues to support the collaboration with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and Utah Navajo Health Systems (UNHS). By Donation Agreement dated December 18, 2002, Razaghi donated $505,221 in...

2014-04-22 20:20:27

- Memorial will educate youth on the cost of freedom and honor fallen Utah soldiers - SALT LAKE CITY, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah Freedom Memorial (www.utahfreedommemorial.org) today announced groundbreaking on a new Memorial designed to honor Utah's military heroes, veterans past, present and future, prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action, wounded or disabled and those that have paid the ultimate price for freedom. Utah native Adam Galvez who died in action in Iraq in...

2014-04-16 12:30:03

Razaghi Healthcare Continues its Partnership with The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and The Utah Navajo Health Systems in Support of Blue Mountain Hospital by Appointing a Member of the Board of Directors BLANDING, Utah, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Razaghi Healthcare continues to support its partnership with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and Utah Navajo Health Systems (UNHS); to date, the company has donated nearly $600,000 in professional services to Blue Mountain Hospital. Ahmad R....

2014-03-26 10:50:29

Millions of people worldwide – mostly women – suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) that seriously degrade their health and quality of life. Antibiotics treat individual infections, but preventing recurrent ones largely has been unattainable because of the way bacteria lodge in the inner layers of the bladder and quietly hide from drugs that can kill them. In new studies with mice, however, researchers led by University of Utah microbiologists have shown that when...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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