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2014-05-16 08:26:47

NUREMBERG, Germany, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prof Mark S. Humayun delivers the honorary lecture: With Argus(R) II, retinal prostheses are a reality, outlining best achieved vision in 30 implanted patients after 5 years Die Innovator's Lecture or Albrecht-von-Graefe Lecture is one of the highlights of the International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons (DOC) and an invitation to attend is a great distinction for...

2014-05-15 16:23:03

HOUSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched forward curve prices for the US refined products markets. These prices provide hedging tools that reflect real commodity market activity, free from distortion and are representative of fair market values. The US refined products markets are changing rapidly and the traditional supply and demand landscape has been altered dramatically. The need to export products, fueled by the...

2014-05-06 08:24:08

SINGAPORE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has bought Metal-Pages, a specialist pricing, news and analysis service focusing on speciality metals, rare earths and ferro-alloys. The acquisition will greatly increase the range of Argus information available to the metals sector. Metal-Pages was established in 2000 and publishes 230 individual metals prices on a twice-weekly basis. Its coverage is international with a particular...

2014-05-02 00:20:41

SINGAPORE, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus and IHS (NYSE:IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced the expansion of the API coal indexes in Asia-Pacific. The new API 12 coal price index will assess multi-origin, mid-quality coal imported to east India from South Africa, Indonesia, Australia and other exporters. The index will be launched today. API 12 reflects 5,500 kcal/kg NAR (net as...

Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System
2014-04-27 04:18:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A few decades ago, instruments capable of tapping into a person’s nervous system to help restore movement, sensations or cognitive function seemed impossible. Now, however, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has released a how-to guide for those interested in building their own brain-machine interfaces (BMIs). Guide author and AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow Valerie Thompson recruited the engineers behind the Argus...

2014-03-12 12:21:20

HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus Media has bought Wax Data, a monthly publication covering the global petroleum, synthetic and natural wax markets from New Jersey-based Rauch Associates. Wax Data focuses on supply and demand fundamentals, trade flows and industry news. Its publisher and founder, James Rauch, will work with Argus to ensure a smooth transition and continuity. Argus Media chairman and chief executive...

2014-03-11 12:22:11

HOUSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has announced the launch of the "2012/2013 Argus DeWitt Benzene Annual". The annual publication provides a comprehensive overview of global supply and demand fundamentals, trade patterns and balances for benzene and key derivatives. The past year has seen record benzene prices amid extreme price volatility owing to the lack of benzene feedstocks. The 2012/2013 Argus DeWitt Benzene Annual places...

2014-02-17 08:27:40

LUEDENSCHEID, Germany, February 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARGUS 162 features all important broadband interfaces for sustainable testing - intec also showcases the new start-up device ARGUS 151 intec, a leading provider of DSL measurement technology with more than 25 years of experience, will be presenting two new testers at this year's CeBIT: the ARGUS 162 and the ARGUS 151. Both testers offer a wide variety of functions and impress with their high quality "Made in...

2014-02-03 04:20:50

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus Media, has successfully completed an external assurance review of the policies and processes that it uses to establish price benchmarks for thermal coal, coking coal, natural gas and biomass. These processes are designed to ensure compliance with the principles for price reporting agencies set out by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (the IOSCO PRA...

2014-01-30 23:25:17

In an effort to contain employee benefit costs, Cypress Benefit Administrators and its Argus Claim Review Division work with self-funded employer-clients to thoroughly scrutinize their health claims before issuing payment. The third party administrator (TPA) released a new case study that shows how one of these clients saved more than $15,000 on an appendectomy procedure that was billed at 700% more than the allowable amount. Appleton, WI (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 As health care costs keep...


Latest Argus Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 10:46:20

Symbol: SATY2 Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Native Status: CAN    N Synonyms:   SAPLT2 Salix planifolia Pursh ssp. tyrrellii (Raup) Argus Distribution: SalixtyrrelliiRaup distribution:CAN(AB, NU, SK) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 10:46:55

Symbol: SAROD Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SADO8 Salix dodgeana Rydb.   SADOS Salix dodgeana Rydb. var. subrariflora (L. Kelso) L. Kelso   SAROD2 Salix rotundifolia Trautv. var. dodgeana (Rydb.) A.E. Murray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, WY Classification:...

2012-06-14 10:47:00

Symbol: SAREG Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Distribution: SalixreticulataL. ssp.glabellicarpaArgus distribution:USA(AK),CAN(BC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 10:47:25

Symbol: SAOVG Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: AK    N Synonyms:   SAGL9 Salix glacialis Andersson Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 10:47:26

Symbol: SAOVA Group: Dicot Family: Salicaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SAAR15 Salix arctolitoralis Hultén Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

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