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2014-02-10 16:22:52

BRISTOL, Va., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), today announced that the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of West Virginia (USAO SDWV) has closed the Non-Prosecution Agreement (NPA) the company entered into on Dec. 6, 2011. On April 5, 2010, an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine (UBB), operated by a subsidiary of Massey Energy Co., claimed the lives of 29 miners. Alpha Natural Resources acquired Massey Energy more than a...

2014-02-06 16:22:05

BRISTOL, Va., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In continuing efforts to enhance servicing of international customers and take advantage of expanding European markets, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal supplier, today announced that subsidiary Alpha Coal Sales International Limited will open a London office. "Our intent is to build an export platform for U.S. thermal coal that has long-term potential," said Alpha's Chief Commercial Officer Brian Sullivan....

2014-02-03 16:22:15

BRISTOL, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal supplier, is pleased to announce that four of its affiliate operations have been honored by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the West Virginia Coal Association for exemplary performance in protecting the environment, reclamation, reforestation, community outreach and enhancing post-mining land use. The awards were presented during the 41st annual West Virginia...

2014-01-31 16:21:59

85 Operations across Company Record No Reportable Injuries in 2013 BRISTOL, Va., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal supplier, today announced outstanding safety performance for 2013, with 18 affiliate operations in West Virginia honored for safety achievements, including the top safety award for an underground mine. Additionally, the combined total reportable injury rate was the lowest in the company's history. Camp Creek...

2014-01-30 23:33:11

A randomized placebo-controlled pilot trial using a combination of omega-3 fatty acids and alpha lipoic acid to treat mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease, yielded promising results demonstrating that the combination of omega-3’s and alpha lipoic acid slowed cognitive and functional decline in AD over 12 months. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Oxidative stress, inflammation, and increased cholesterol levels are all mechanisms that have been associated with Alzheimer’s disease...

2014-01-26 23:01:46

Nuclear Medicine / Radiopharmaceuticals Market report broken down into segments and sub-segments, providing exhaustive value analysis for the years 2010, 2011, 2012 and forecast to 2017. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/european-nuclear-medicine-radiopharmaceuticals-market-1107.html (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 The “European SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F-18)], Beta/Alpha Radiation Therapy (I131, Y-90)], [Applications (Cancer/Oncology, Cardiac)] & (Deuterium,...

2014-01-22 23:03:11

This weekend, Cellucor, best-selling sports nutrition brand and maker of the explosive pre-workout, C4 Extreme, will debut its limited edition ‘Mystery Flavor’ C4 Extreme, along with its new hydrating BCAA sports drink, Alpha Amino, at The Fit Expo in Los Angeles, California. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Award-winning supplement brand, Cellucor, is ready to wow fans once again at this year’s Fit Expo in Los Angeles, California. The Fit Expo, scheduled for January 25,...

2014-01-21 08:25:39

LAPORTE, Ind., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expresso Satellite Navigation (ESN) is proud to debut the first of their Links & Luxury Series watches at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show. The new Titanium GPS Golf Watches are equally at home on the course or on the town. The WR72 Alpha utilizes its own proprietary forged Titanium alloy that is 30 times stronger than steel, extremely light weight and is 100 percent hypoallergenic. (Photo:...

White-throated Sparrow Study Traces Social Behaviors To Specific Gene
2014-01-15 09:31:53

Emory University A unique study of the white-throated sparrow has identified a biological pathway connecting variation in the birds’ aggression and parenting behaviors in the wild to variation in their genome. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) is publishing the results of the experiments, conducted by the lab of neuroscientist Donna Maney in Emory University’s Department of Psychology. The research, which comprised behavioral observations of the study...

2014-01-13 23:02:17

The Alpha-1 Project, a venture philanthropy company created to speed development of new therapies and potential cures for lung and liver diseases caused by Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, announced a partnership today with Poliwogg, an innovative financial firm transforming healthcare investing. San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The Alpha-1 Project, a venture philanthropy company created to speed development of new therapies and potential cures for lung and liver diseases...


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Barrier Reef Anemonefish, Amphiprion akindynos
2012-05-11 12:04:43

The Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos) is native to the marine lagoons and reefs in the Western Pacific Ocean.  It lives at a depth of around eighty-two feet in temperatures fluctuating between fifty degrees Fahrenheit to 89.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Its range includes northern New South Wales, the Loyalty Islands, Tonga, New Caledonia, Coral Sea, and the Great Barrier Reef. They are typically seen near or within the tentacles of their host anemones. They will inhabit anemones like...

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2007-03-26 13:42:48

The Lemon tetra, Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis, is a species of tropical freshwater fish which originates from South America, belonging to the family Characidae. It is a small tetra which grows to (5 cm) in length. The species is a long established favorite aquarium fish, being introduced to the aquarium in 1932. Physical Description The lemon tetra is one of the deeper-bodied tetras, contrasting with slender, torpedo-shaped relations such as the cardinal tetra and the rummy nosed tetra,...

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2007-01-21 20:21:17

The African Wild Dog, Lycaon pictus, also known as the African Hunting Dog Cape Hunting Dog, or Painted Hunting Dog, is a mammal of the Canidae family. It is related to the domestic dog. It is the only species in the canid family to lack dewclaws on the forelimbs. They are, as their name indicates, found only in Africa. They are found especially in scrub savanna and other lightly wooded areas. Individuals can easily be recognized in the basis of coat patterns. The pelage is an irregular...

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2007-01-19 20:10:28

The meerkat or suricate is a small mammal and a member of the mongoose family. It inhabits all parts of the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa. A group of meerkats is called a "mob" or "gang". Anatomy The meerkat is a small diurnal mongoose whose weight averages approximately 1.61 lb (731 g) for males and 1.58 lb (720 g) for females. Its long and slender body and limbs give it a body length of 10 to 14 in (25 to 35 cm) and an added tail length of 7 to 10 in (17 to 25 cm). Its tail is...

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2005-08-25 09:20:52

Paper Wasps are social wasps and make up the genus Polistes. They form small colonies with umbrella-shaped nests in sheltered spots, and are quite mild-mannered. They feed on caterpillars and other soft-bodied insects, most of them pests. Despite the use of the proper name, most social wasps make nests from paper, although some tropical wasp species such as Listenogaster Flavolineata use mud, a far more easy resource for the wasp to collect. The larger colonial species, Yellowjackets,...

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