banyan banyan  /ˈbæn jən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks
  2. (n) a loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India

Usage(s):

  • But the crown of the hill remains a jungle, thick with date palms and banyan trees, girded by two concentric walls that protect it from the encroachments of civilization.

News

  1. Banyan Biomarkers Gets $6M For Detecting Traumatic Brain Injury

    Carlsbad, California- and Alachua, Florida-based Banyan Biomarkers has raised $6M in a Series A funding, to go towards development of a diagnostic test for traumatic brain injury (TBI). Source of the funding was not disclosed. Banyan Biomarkers said it is developing a blood test which can be used to diagnose traumatic brain injury in patients. The firm said it is currently in the midst of a 2 ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: socalTech.com

  2. Banyan Biomarkers Inc. Receives $6M in Series A Funding

    Carlsbad-based Banyan Biomarkers Inc. announced it has received $6 million in funding from private investors to develop a diagnostic test for traumatic brain injury.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC San Diego

  3. Banyan Biomarkers secures $6 million in funding

    Banyan Biomarkers, with offices in Alachua and Carlsbad, Calif., has secured $6 million in funding from private investors, the company announced Thursday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Gainesville Sun

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Quotes

  1. - "Military and civilians would greatly benefit by access to a non-invasive diagnostic for brain injury," said Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Ocala). "In recent years, I have supported the efforts of Banyan Biomarkers, Inc. to make that technology...
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Cliff Stearns Source: Earthtimes

  2. Kalam, whose term at the Rashtrapati Bhavan ended last month, wrote on a blank canvas, in myriad hues of blue and green tinged with red and yellow: "Dream transforms into thought, thought results into action, that is Banyan."
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: APJ Abdul Kalam Source: Indian Muslims

  3. Vivek says: "There's so much more to life than just my career. Life feels so good. Every day I've an opportunity to achieve moksha (salvation). When the other day an very old inmate at Banyan tied me a friendship band, that was moksha."
    on Jul 11, 2004 By: Vivek Oberoi Source: Sify

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