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2014-08-19 12:26:26

OBERWIL, Switzerland, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Walter, Ph.D is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Higher Education as a result of his role as Dean of Medical Faculty and Professor Emeritus at the University of Basel. The University of Basel is fully committed to the principle of research-based teaching that provides skills-oriented range of degree programs closely aligned with international standards. As the University for...

2014-07-18 08:23:13

BASEL, Switzerland, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Basel Declaration presented the Award for Education in Animal Research for the third consecutive year. The award winner, Vladimir Sergeevich Popov from the Moscow State University, will attend a 1-week course at Zuerich University for research with animals according to the rules of the 3Rs (Replace, Reduce, Refine). As head of the animal research laboratory at the Moscow State University, Popov has been given the task of...

2014-06-16 00:21:15

- Access to germplasm, seeds pipeline and commercial varieties BASEL, Switzerland, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today an agreement to acquire the German and Polish winter wheat and winter oilseed rape (WOSR) breeding and business operations of Lantmannen, the Swedish food, energy and agriculture group. Syngenta will gain access to high-quality germplasm, a seeds pipeline and commercial varieties which complement the company's portfolio in two of Europe's...

2014-04-29 08:39:29

BASEL, Switzerland, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG held on April 29, 2014, the 861 shareholders representing 48.48% of the total shares approved all the motions proposed by the Board of Directors. The shareholders approved motions including a gross dividend of CHF 10.00 per share, an increase of 5% over the previous year. For the first time, in accordance with the Ordinance against Excessive Compensation at Listed...

2014-03-27 08:31:31

BASEL, Switzerland, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiwild - or unlimited desire An artistic reflection on the permanent exhibition "Expeditions" 28 March 2014 to 7 September 2014 Objects have the power to satisfy all kinds of desires. What differences can we find between consumer goods, luxury goods and artistic creations that have been produced under different economic conditions and with different intentions? How does their meaning change when they are...

2014-03-19 04:20:42

BASEL, Switzerland, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced that its 2013 Annual Report is now available at www.syngenta.com/ar2013. The 2013 Annual Report consists of the following documents: -- Annual Review, incorporating the Corporate Responsibility Report -- Financial Report -- Corporate Governance and Compensation Report All documents are in English and German except for the Financial Report, which is published in English only. Printed copies of these...

2014-03-04 08:25:00

- Clariant Oil Services will sponsor, exhibit and present at the 2014 NACE CORROSION Conference HOUSTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that its Oil Services business will sponsor, exhibit, present two technical papers and chair two technical sessions at the upcoming 2014 NACE CORROSION Conference, March 9 - 13, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The 69th annual conference will bring together...

2014-02-18 20:21:06

EAST MEADOW, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss International Air Lines Ltd., and its partner Switzerland Tourism joined forces together to ensure a flawless Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2014 photo shoot in Switzerland last summer. SI Swimsuit 2014 launched today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/NY67237LOGO ) From make-up artists to hairstylists, to camera bags and tripods, SWISS ensured that the entire production crew and models arrived on time refreshed to...

2014-02-14 00:20:57

BASEL, Switzerland, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced that the 2013 Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The document is available on the Syngenta website at www.syngenta.com; hard copies of the audited financial statements are available to shareholders free of charge upon request. Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to our purpose:...

2014-01-28 23:00:14

DIA's 26th annual EuroMeeting, coming to Austria’s capital from 25th-27th March, will feature the Austrian Satellite Meeting, bringing together local experts to discuss the requirements for an attractive Austrian research and industrial Pharma-location. Basel, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 High profile speakers from the Austrian Medicines and Medical Devices Agency, the Austrian Pharmaceutical Industry Association (PHARMIG) and prominent academics will come together to...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'