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2014-04-16 08:31:58

SINGAPORE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs Lim was advised to go for a gastroscope due to persistent gastric discomfort. Some abnormal looking lesions were detected during the gastroscope examination. A thin probe was inserted through the gastroscope into Mrs Lim's gastrointestinal tract, molecular information of the abnormal tissues was obtained, a clinical diagnosis was made in real time and the pre-cancerous lesions were removed at the same setting. There were no biopsies, no waiting...

2014-04-04 04:20:30

LONDON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - From Bedrooms To Billions available FREE to all UK schools from 2015 - Full length feature film financed entirely by crowd funding and pre-orders - Pre-order limited edition before 31st May to get exclusive bonus material - Find out more and watch the trailer at http://www.frombedroomstobillions.com From Bedrooms To Billions is a new documentary movie by British film makers Nicola...

New Spider Species Bagged By Students On Field Course
2014-03-28 18:07:58

Pensoft Publishers As a spin-off (pun intended) of their Tropical Biodiversity course in Malaysian Borneo, a team of biology students discover a new spider species, build a makeshift taxonomy lab, write a joint publication and send it off to a major taxonomic journal. Discovering a new spider species was not what she had anticipated when she signed up for her field course in Tropical Biodiversity, says Elisa Panjang, a Malaysian master's student from Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She is...

2014-03-13 12:22:47

Witwatersrand Consolidated Gold Resources Limited (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Registration Number 2002/031365/06 JSE Code: WGR ISIN: ZAE000079703 TSX Code: WGR CUSIP Number: S98297104 ("Wits Gold" or the "Company") JOHANNESBURG, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - RESULTS OF SCHEME MEETING 1. INTRODUCTION Wits Gold Shareholders are referred to the Firm Intention Announcement as well as the further announcements by the Company released on SENS and filed on SEDAR dated 11...

2014-02-24 23:30:05

American University of Nigeria will open the doors to its groundbreaking multimedia library this May. Home to Africa's largest e-book collection and one of three libraries awarded the Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects by the American Library Association last year, the "smart library" will be a world leader in the use of e-books and tablets to make education more accessible, sustainable and equitable for the next generation of Nigerian...

2014-02-18 13:47:56

Archaeological data indicate modern herring management needs to take a longer look into the past to manage fisheries for the future says a new study involving Simon Fraser University researchers. That is one of the key findings in the study, just published online in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). SFU researchers Iain McKechnie, Dana Lepofsky and Ken Lertzman, and scientists in Ontario, Alberta and the United States are its co-authors. The study is one of many...

2014-02-12 12:23:04

WITWATERSRAND CONSOLIDATED GOLD RESOURCES LIMITED (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Registration Number 2002/031365/06 JSE Code: WGR ISIN: ZAE000079703 TSX Code: WGR CUSIP Number: S98297104 ("Wits Gold" or the "Company") JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - 1. INTRODUCTION Wits Gold Shareholders are referred to the Firm Intention Announcement dated 11 December 2013, as well as the further announcement by the Company dated 13 December 2013, released on SENS and filed on SEDAR, and...

Children In The EU Denied Cancer Treatments Due To Regulations
2014-02-11 14:45:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online European Union (EU) regulations are causing children with cancer to go without treatments, according to the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR). Leading cancer experts said that EU rules are causing some children with cancer to be denied potentially life-saving drugs because the guidelines only allow companies to trial some drugs only in adults. The experts believe that changes to these rules could allow children access to high...

2014-01-23 23:21:10

Leading Academic Institution to Implement Axiom EPM Higher Education Suite to Streamline University-Wide Financial Planning and Performance Management Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Axiom EPM, a leading provider of financial planning and performance management software, today announced that the University College London (UCL), London’s largest leading multi-disciplinary university consisting of 27,000 students, 4,000 employees and 16 faculties across 3 academic schools has...

2013-12-13 08:22:38

WITWATERSRAND CONSOLIDATED GOLD RESOURCES LIMITED (Reg. No. 2002/031365/06) (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) JSE Code: WGR ISIN: ZAE000079703 TSX Code: WGR CUSIP Number: S98297104 ("Wits Gold") JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Wits Gold shareholders are referred to the Firm Intention Announcement released on SENS and filed on SEDAR dated 11 December 2013, regarding the offer received from Sibanye Gold Limited to acquire the entire issued share capital of Wits Gold...