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2013-06-17 23:02:43

Novant Health & Vein Specialists uses social media to educate Winston-Salem, NC patients about advanced vein disease treatments. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Each year, millions of patients seek treatment for vein disease. Now, Dr. Ray Workman of Novant Health and Vein Specialists in Winston-Salem, NC is spreading the word about new modern vein treatment options that tend to be safer and more effective. Vein treatment has come a long way in the last decade, so what many...

2013-05-17 23:22:06

Muse Harbor Publishing´s Eileen Workman Shares Sustainable Living Tips for New Age Thinkers Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Financial security, plentiful resources and life abundance without fear? Eileen Workman, a sixteen-year veteran of the Wall Street Financial Industry, who predicted the economic fall and authored the innovative book, “Sacred Economics, The Currency of Life", says absolutely, yes. Beginning Monday May 20 — Sunday May 26, 2013, Workman will...

2012-08-27 11:45:43

Researchers show how repressor proteins ensure accurate gene expression by thwarting histone exchange Two opposing teams battle it out to regulate gene expression on the DNA playing field. One, the activators, keeps DNA open to enzymes that transcribe DNA into RNA. Their repressor opponents antagonize that effort by twisting DNA into an inaccessible coil around histone proteins, an amalgam called chromatin, effectively blocking access to DNA by enzymes that elongate an RNA strand. Both...

Dogs And Their Owners Have Matching Personalities
2012-04-20 09:58:02

Lawrence LeBlond for RedOrbit.com It is often said that dog owners display an uncanny resemblance to their pets, but a new study goes one step further and suggests that their personalities are similar as well. In a study of British dog owners, researchers revealed that people tend to choose animals that match their own personality. They suggest that people are subconsciously drawn towards different types of dogs based on their characteristic personalities. Based on results of the...

2011-07-15 14:16:31

Successful gene expression requires the concerted action of a host of regulatory factors. Long overshadowed by bonafide transcription factors, coactivators"”the hanger-ons that facilitate transcription by docking onto transcription factors or modifying chromatin"”have recently come to the fore. In their latest study, published in the July 15, 2011, issue of Genes & Development, researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research discovered that the highly conserved...

2011-01-18 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Workman Publishing, known for producing innovative and authoritative reference books with depth and breadth, is launching "Workman Shorts," a new series of subject-specific e-books priced between $2.99 and $4.99. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/NY30192-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/NY30192-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/NY30192-c ) (Photo:...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'