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banyan

ban yuhn

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

  • 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.
  • The "banyan tree" of the state, Yeo said, needed to be "judiciously pruned.
  • Thus to the sighing of bamboo and banyan trees along the River of Perfumes sang the minstrels of Annam last week of the coming of a new Queen.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 25, 2013 - socalTech.com
  • 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.
    June 21, 2013 - The Gainesville Sun
  • 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.
    June 21, 2013 - NBC San Diego
Quotes

  • Cliff Stearns in Earthtimes
    - "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...
  • APJ Abdul Kalam in Indian Muslims
    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."
  • Vivek Oberoi in Sify
    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."

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