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2013-06-06 20:21:38

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Taylor, M.D., medical director of EvergreenHealth's Radiation Oncology Center, accepted the American Cancer Society's (ACS) prestigious 2013 National Volunteer Leadership Award May 23rd in a breakfast ceremony in Atlanta that commemorated the Society's 100(th) anniversary. While Taylor says he is honored and humbled to receive the award on the centennial of the ACS, he hopes there won't be a second centennial for the organization....

2013-05-30 12:28:28

EHE International employees collect supplies for American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge NYC NEW YORK, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, a nationally-recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that its employees donated more than 100 gifts to the American Cancer Society's (ACS) Hope Lodge NYC to celebrate the ACS's 100 years of bringing hope to cancer patients and families. "I'm so proud of EHE International's generous employees...

2013-05-28 21:29:51

A simpler and faster way of producing designer bacteria used in biotechnology processes has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers. The researchers have developed a new one-step bacterial genetic engineering process called 'clonetegration', published in the journal ACS Synthetic Biology. Led by Dr Keith Shearwin, in the University's School of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, the research facilitates faster development of designer bacteria used in therapeutic drug...

2013-05-20 04:20:50

Results of Randomized JACK-EPC Trial Published in Minerva Cardioangiologica HONG KONG, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich today announced that the company's Genous Stent is associated with a significantly lower rate of binary restenosis compared to bare metal stents (BMS) in low-risk non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS) patients at six months. Data from JACK-EPC, an investigator-initiated randomized study, were published in the June issue of Minerva...

2013-05-09 23:03:51

Abington's cancer treatment program is one of 79 in the US to earn this award and one of three in Pennsylvania. Abington, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons(ACS) has granted a 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award to The Rosenfeld Cancer Center at Abington Memorial Hospital,one of only 79 cancer programs in the U.S. to earn this award and one of only three in Pennsylvania. Award criteria were based on qualitative and quantitative surveys...

2013-04-19 04:20:27

Cost, safety and performance benefits to underline the rising appeal of ACS LONDON, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased investments, government regulations and the exploration of new oil and gas deposits will favour the development of the automation and control solutions (ACS) market in Russia over 2013-2016. However, the market faces major challenges in the form of Russia's unstable economic and political landscape and end-user perceptions of ACS being non-critical in the...

Gulf Of Mexico Bacteria Found To Break Down And Consume Crude Oil
2013-04-09 09:49:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it happened in 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill released 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and was described as one of the greatest man-made ecological disasters to ever impact the region. However, new research presented at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in New Orleans this week suggested that the Gulf has a natural mechanism capable of breaking down spilled...

2013-03-27 12:25:49

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869. In 1992, Congress expanded the observance to a...

2013-03-27 12:22:18

Partnership with software innovator colwiz, Ltd makes research collaboration and publication more efficient WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemical Society (ACS) announced today the launch of ACS ChemWorx, a powerful new research collaboration system designed to integrate all facets of the researcher's work life. Every step of the research process--from forming an initial concept, to exchanging documents and literature references with a network of...

2013-03-14 23:01:43

CFS Corporation is the 2013 Pink Ribbon Classic´s Presenting Sponsor again this year. CFS is a national wholesale distributor of hard surface flooring through over 1,800 retailers. Suwanee, GA (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 The 2013 Pink Ribbon Classic golf tournament will be held September 24 at the immaculate River Club located in Suwanee, Georgia. CFS Corporation will be the Presenting Sponsor again this year. The annual “philanthrosporting” event raised over $100,000 in...