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2012-04-30 13:20:26

Evidence that a Florentine merchant house financed the earliest English voyages to North America, has been published on-line in the academic journal Historical Research. The article by Dr Francesco Guidi-Bruscoli, a member of a project based at the University of Bristol, indicates that the Venetian merchant John Cabot (alias Zuan Caboto) received funding in April 1496 from the Bardi banking house in London. The payment of 50 nobles (£16 13s. 4d.) was made so that 'Giovanni...

2012-04-19 02:29:31

BOTHELL, Wash., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alder BioPharmaceuticals Inc. today announced the closing of a $38 million Series D financing to support the development of the company's clinical stage pipeline. The financing was led by a new investor, Novo Ventures, and joined by existing Alder investors Sevin Rosen Funds, Ventures West, WRF Capital, H.I.G. Ventures, Delphi Ventures and TPG Biotech. Peter Bisgaard, a partner with Novo Ventures, will join Alder's board of directors. Proceeds...

2012-04-18 02:28:53

STOCKHOLM, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Expanded clinical study program evaluating a combination of TMC435 and daclatasvir (BMS-790052) - TMC435 and BMS-986094 (formerly INX-189), two direct-acting antivirals in combination, will be evaluated in clinical trial Medivir AB (OMX:MVIR), the research-based speciality pharmaceutical company focused on the development of high-value treatments for infectious diseases, announces that...

2012-04-17 06:23:49

CHICAGO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for PEP, BMY, EA, OAS, and CLNE. To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts at http://www.iotogo.com/s/041712B (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), Bristol Myers (NYSE: BMY), Electronic Arts...

2012-04-16 10:25:12

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication, Inc. (GCI) (NASDAQ:GNCMA) and its wholly owned subsidiary, United Utilities, Inc. (UUI), today announced their plan to provide terrestrial broadband Internet service to the residents of 65 remote, rural communities in Bristol Bay and the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. At the end of 2011, a year ahead of schedule, UUI completed the construction of TERRA-Southwest, the first terrestrial broadband transport network to link...

2012-04-03 10:25:19

BRISTOL, Pa., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, a US manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products used worldwide, announced that Intech Electronics has been named Aries' 2011 Representative of the Year. This is the third time that Intech Electronics has received the designation, having previously won in 2004 and 2008. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/PH81559) Intech Electronics, an Aries representative for nearly a decade...

2012-03-28 10:20:07

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay announced that 77 commercial fishing groups from Alaska to Maine have sent a letter to the Obama Administration urging it to protect Bristol Bay, its epic salmon runs and the commercial fishing jobs that rely on them. The groups include the Maine Lobstermen's Association, Gloucester Fishermen's Wives, Maryland Watermen's Association and Southern Shrimp Alliance. In all, they represent more than...

2012-03-17 23:02:18

Leading Inside Sales Company Continues NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sponsorship Program Mooresville, NC (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 FAS Lane Racing is proud to announce that TMone has increased their sponsorship involvement with the team´s No. 32 entry in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and will serve as Primary Sponsor for this weekend´s race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The leading Inside Sales Company, headquartered in Iowa City, IA will feature their “We Drive Sales” program on...

Unearthed Burial Grounds Provide Look Into Slave Trade
2012-03-11 06:05:15

A slave burial ground in St Helena has been unearthed and discovered by archeologists from the University of Bristol. The burial ground was discovered in the South Atlantic Island as construction for a new airport and roads continues. Archeologists now look to the burial ground to tell the story of the Middle Passage during the Atlantic slave trade. St Helena is located 1,000 miles off the eastern shore of Africa. The island became famous for being a landing place for many freed slaves...

2012-03-09 13:05:00

BRISTOL, Tenn., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Bristol prepares for the upcoming Food City 500, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting Wednesday, March 14. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy racing show cars and simulators, along with special appearances by Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. and Eric McClure, as well as racing simulator machines - perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of...


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2005-05-26 11:32:33

Chalcocite, copper(I) sulfide (Cu2S), is an important copper mineral ore. It is opaque, being colored dark-gray to black with a metallic luster. It has a hardness of 2½ - 3. It is a sulfide with an orthorhombic crystal system. Chalcocite is sometimes found as a primary vein mineral in hydrothermal veins. However, most chalcocite occurs in the supergene enriched environment below the oxidation zone of copper deposits as a result of the leaching of copper from the oxidized minerals. It is...

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