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Ancient Cave Bacteria Could Produce Better Drugs
2012-04-12 11:01:00

Caves in New Mexico offer their visitors breath-taking views, lessons about Earth´s history, and plenty of jealousy-inducing photographs. But now team of microbiologists who recently visited the Lechuguilla cave systems found an even better souvenir to take home: Ancient bacteria with the power to fight off modern antibiotic drugs. 1,600 feet below the surface of the Earth, these bacteria lined the walls of the Lechuguilla cave, yet to be touched or discovered by humans or their...

2012-03-14 07:00:00

Wright USA partnered with Astonish Results, LLC, a digital marketing company, to redesign the Wright USA website. Wilmington, Deleware (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 Wright USA, the largest third party administrator exclusively serving the insurance needs of Federal Government Employees, is proud to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website that improves how the organization will serve the unique needs of its clientele. Wright USA partnered with Astonish Results, LLC, a digital marketing...

2012-01-08 08:00:00

Dr. Thomas Wright, Phlebologist & Cosmetic Surgeon of the Laser Lipo & Vein Center in St. Louis, MO has been awarded the Patient's Choice Award for 2011. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 08, 2012 Dr. Thomas Wright of the Laser Lipo and Vein Center in St Louis, Missouri, has been chosen as one of the nation´s top physicians honored by the 2011 Patients´ Choice Award. Dr. Wright received near perfect scores from his patients rating such areas as follow-up care, accuracy of...

2011-11-02 16:50:00

Wright Technologies announces that the technology firm raised a little over $5,000.00 for Impact A Hero, a charity that provides assistance to wounded men and women returning home from the War on Terror. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Stephen Wright, founder and president of Wright Business Technologies, announced that the technology firm raised a little over $5,000.00 for âœImpact A Hero,â a charity that provides assistance to our wounded men...

2011-09-23 07:00:00

Las Vegas all-star event, SOUL to SOUL, produced by international concert pianist Danny Wright and friends, kicks off The Danny Wright Foundation of Music, and introduces forthcoming album of all original works. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 Accomplished pianist and composer Danny Wright, who has sold over 6 million albums worldwide, is adding philanthropist to his resume as he announces the âœDanny Wright Foundation of Music.â Wright...

2011-08-18 11:08:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright Therapy Products, Inc. announced today that Michael Hinson has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. The company, based in Oakdale, PA, manufactures and sells pneumatic compression devices targeted for the treatment of lymphedema, venous insufficiency and the sports medicine markets. Hinson joins Wright Therapy after holding senior financial and sales leadership positions at MEDRAD, Inc, a global leader of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • 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.'
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