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2014-09-30 08:32:47

- New venture fund will provide up to $50M in early-stage equity investments to Maryland life science companies - BALTIMORE and ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI), a regional private-public partnership focusing on commercializing market-relevant biohealth innovations and increasing access to early-stage funding in Central Maryland, announced today that venture capitalist, Tania Fernandez, Ph.D., has joined the BHI team as a strategic...

2014-09-30 08:32:05

370 Total Analyzed PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Science Angels (LSA), a Bay Area-based early-stage investment group focused on supporting promising emerging biotech, medical device, genomics, diagnostic and mobile health companies, has been named the Top Angel Investment Group in the U.S. LSA was recognized by CB Insights as the best performer out of 370 angel groups analyzed nationwide based on criteria that included: historical performance, network...

2014-09-30 08:31:49

Solutions Company to Provide Technical and Programmatic Support to Execute the OneVA Enterprise Architecture Program RESTON, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a task order by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide technical and programmatic support to assist the VA in executing the OneVA Enterprise Architecture (EA) program. The single-award firm fixed-price task order has a...

2014-09-30 08:31:34

30 percent incur more than $10,000 of debt battling the disease CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority (62%) of America's middle-income cancer survivors say they were not financially prepared for cancer diagnosis and treatment, according to a new study released by the Washington National Institute for Wellness Solutions (IWS). The study - Insights from Survivors: Managing the Personal, Emotional and Financial Impact of Cancer - surveyed 400 Americans who were 25 to 65 at...

2014-09-30 08:31:15

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, announced today that it closed on a $5.0 million growth capital debt financing from Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE: HTGC). The financing will provide ChromaDex with additional working capital to support its...

2014-09-30 08:31:00

Chief Medical Officer Appointed to Advance Growing Portfolio; Series A Extension Earmarked for Second Product Candidate Preclinical Development SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allakos Inc. announced today that it has secured an additional $10 million investment from current investors to fund development of an additional therapeutic antibody. The additional financing was completed following achievement of a key, pre-specified milestone related to the company's lead...

2014-09-30 08:29:08

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ: LBTYA), DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR), and Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on...

2014-09-30 08:28:05

Exposes New York Fed's Ownership Control by Big Banks--Corroborates Segarra's 45-Hours of Secret Tapes NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Kelly trumpets the virtual horn of Gabriel in The $30 Trillion Heist: Scene Of The Crime? and The $30 Trillion Heist: Follow The Money! the first two books in the newly released, The Federal Reserve Trilogy. In these breakthrough documentaries, Mr. Kelly issues a scathing and teeth-rattling review of the secret and unauthorized...

2014-09-30 08:27:48

Energy Boom Fueling Demand for Luxury Ranch Real Estate FREDERICKSBURG, Texas, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boot Ranch, the Texas Hill Country's finest private golf and family community, has reported an eight-year record high for home and property sales. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/149171 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/149170 Below is a projected summary of real estate in Boot Ranch Phase I, as of September 30, 2014: -- Total Sales Year to...

2014-09-30 08:25:27

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Rockwood Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ROC), Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), Rentech Inc. (NASDAQ: RTK), Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU), and Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on Monday, September 29, 2014,...


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Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

2012-06-18 02:47:19

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'