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2014-07-31 20:21:22

MONTREAL, July 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium Inc. (TSX: RGX) ("Argex" or the "Company") announced today that Roy Bonnell, President, CEO, Director & Co-Founder, will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference on August 11, 2014. The Argex presentation is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. ET. A link to the webcast of the presentation, along with presentation materials, will be available at www.argex.ca shortly after the event. Mr. Bonnell is also...

2014-02-05 12:22:54

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taminco Corporation (NYSE: TAM) (the "Company") announced today the execution of Amendment No. 3 to the existing Credit Agreement, dated February 15, 2012. The amendment lowered the interest rate on the senior secured facilities by 100bps and increased overall flexibility within the credit agreement. The repricing amendment is expected to reduce the Company's pre-tax annual cash interest payments by approximately $5 million. "We are...

2013-07-25 13:58:01

Listeners' neural response influenced by speaker's potency to act on words A speaker's power to act on his words influences how a listener perceives the meaning of their message, according to research published July 24 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky from the University of Marburg, Germany, and colleagues from other institutions. For example, listeners are more likely to believe a political figure is capable of acting on the words "Tear down this wall!"...

Humans Mentally Edit Language
2013-04-30 10:20:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new MIT study says people make “mental edits” when interpreting speech and other forms of linguistic input, and seem to use specific strategies for making sense of confusing information. The scientists say these edits are the brain´s way of reducing the “noise” that sometimes interferes with the signals conveyed in language. “Even at the sentence level of language, there is a potential loss of...

2009-06-17 16:15:00

ATLANTA, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE: OXM) announced today that Thomas C. Chubb III, has been named President of the Company. Mr. Chubb, 45, started with the Company as a summer intern in 1988 and has served in a variety of roles, most recently as the Company's Executive Vice President, a position he has held since 2004. Mr. Chubb holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Doctor of...

2009-05-29 00:43:01

A meta-analysis of surveys by researchers in Scotland, questioning scientists about their misbehaviors, found 2 percent admitted they had fabricated results. Daniele Fanelli of the University of Edinburgh and colleagues said the meta-analysis focused on behaviors that actually distort scientific knowledge -- excluding data on plagiarism and other kinds of malpractice -- and extracted the frequency of scientists who recalled having committed a particular behavior at least once, or who knew a...

2009-02-24 21:19:00

CHARLES TOWN, W. Va., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Med Tech, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RBRM) today announced that their CEO, Executive VP and International Marketing Manager have returned from a mysterious "fact finding" visit to an as yet unnamed suitor. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061128/REBUILDERLOGO) "We discussed first and foremost adapting certain of our diabetic personal hygiene product line that utilizes proprietary silver to enable them to put these products...

2008-09-25 06:00:00

Clarient, Inc. (Nasdaq:CLRT) and Definiens, Inc. jointly announced today that they established a strategic partnership to employ a series of image analysis platforms for Clarient's in-house research and development, and Web-based customer portal PATHSiTE(SM). Under a five year collaborative agreement, Clarient and Definiens plan to develop and commercialize tools that will help to evaluate quantitative biomarkers that predict cancer treatment response to targeted therapies. Ken Bloom, MD,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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