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2011-08-09 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced the release of an updated Xpert® BCR-ABL Monitor test, now reporting results to the International Scale. The test is being released as a European CE IVD Mark product under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices. The test, which runs on Cepheid's GeneXpert® System, detects the BCR-ABL mRNA transcript in the peripheral blood of patients with...

2011-08-03 15:05:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced that its executives will be speaking at the following investor conferences, and invited investors to participate via webcast. Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference, Boston, MAWednesday, August 10, 2011 at 2.30 p.m. Eastern Time Wedbush 2011 Life Sciences Conference, New York, NYWednesday, August 17, 2011 at 11.10 a.m. Eastern Time Baird 2011 Health Care Conference, New York, NYThursday, September 8,...

2011-06-28 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced that John Bishop, Cepheid's Chief Executive Officer, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Northern California Award in the Life Sciences category. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to...

2011-06-22 15:05:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced that Robert Kwiatkowski, Ph. D., has joined the company as Vice President of Infectious Disease Research and Development, reporting to David Persing, M.D., Ph.D. "Cepheid already offers an impressive menu of eleven highly regarded Xpert® tests for our GeneXpert® system, but we are working aggressively to extend our leadership with next-generation products, including...

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2011-05-23 14:40:29

Though the universe is filled with billions upon billions of stars, the discovery of a single variable star in 1923 altered the course of modern astronomy. And, at least one famous astronomer of the time lamented that the discovery had shattered his world view. The star goes by the inauspicious name of Hubble variable number one, or V1, and resides in the outer regions of the neighboring Andromeda galaxy, or M31. But in the early 1900s, most astronomers considered the Milky Way a single...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Andromeda Galaxy -- The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as M31, or the object 31 on the catalog of Messier, is the other giant spiral galaxy in the Local Group, together with our galaxy, the Milky Way. It is at a distance of approximately 2.36 million light years or 725 kpc, in the direction of the constellation Andromeda, and it will probably merge in the future with our galaxy, to form a giant elliptical. With a mass of about 1.5 times more than the Milky Way, it is the dominant galaxy...

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