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2014-09-23 08:21:51

DETROIT, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors for the first time achieved perfect scores on both climate change data disclosure and performance submitted to CDP, the world's only global environmental disclosure system. Featured in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014, GM ranks among the world's largest companies acting in response to a changing climate. The achievement was announced as world leaders gather in New York City during Climate Week to discuss the...

Dawn spacecraft orbiting Ceres
2014-09-17 08:49:28

Elizabeth Landau, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory The Dawn spacecraft has resumed normal ion thrusting after the thrusting unexpectedly stopped and the spacecraft entered safe mode on September 11. That anomaly occurred shortly before a planned communication with NASA's Deep Space Network that morning. The spacecraft was not performing any special activities at the time. Engineers immediately began working to restore the spacecraft to its normal operational state. The team determined...

2014-09-15 16:23:26

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE) announced today that its board of directors elected Cheryl Morley to serve as its chair. The agricultural biotechnology and seed company also announced that former director Pascal Brandys has rejoined the board and will assume the chair of the company's audit committee previously held by Ms. Morley. "On behalf of the board of directors and the company, I would like to thank Ms. Morley for assuming the...

2014-09-10 20:22:04

The "dinosaur has no clothes": Exxon underperforms vs. S&P 500 by 8% for past five years due to overspending on risky replenishment of reserves OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) issued a report finding that ExxonMobil (XOM) - the largest U.S. energy company -- is significantly underestimating the risks to its business model from investments in higher cost, higher carbon reserves; increasing national and subnational climate...

2014-08-05 16:24:02

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, announced today the death of Dr. Walter De Logi, Chairman of the Board and a co-founder of Ceres. Dr. De Logi died unexpectedly at the age of 63. "We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend and colleague, and our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time," said Richard Hamilton, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ceres....

2014-07-28 08:31:30

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, today announced that the company will enhance its product development programs in Brazil and expand its development activities in biotech traits for sorghum and sugarcane over the next four years. The programs will now be funded in part under the Brazilian government's PAISS Agricola initiative, which promotes agricultural innovations in sugarcane as well as...

2014-07-24 16:22:17

Utility's Renewable Energy Portfolio, Effective Energy Efficiency Programs Touted in National Report SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is ranked as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing effective energy efficiency programs, according to a report released today by Ceres, a leading environmental sustainability advocacy organization. Clean-tech sector research and advisory firm Clean Edge...

2014-07-10 16:22:02

- Yield gains continue across sorghum product lines THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, announced today financial results for the three months ended May 31, 2014 and provided an update on its business. Ceres reported that the company and its customers have made continued progress in product performance this growing season in Brazil, which concluded in June, despite dry and hot conditions that affected...

2014-07-08 08:30:56

- Company will pursue additional enterprise-grade installations among life science companies THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, today announced that the company has licensed its Persephone genome visualization application to Bayer CropScience. The multi-year software license and collaboration agreement provides a non-exclusive license to Bayer as well as professional services including...

2014-07-02 16:21:50

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, today announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 on Thursday, July 10, 2014 after the close of the market. The company has scheduled a webcast and conference call for 4:30 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. PDT) to discuss its fiscal third quarter results and to provide an update on its business. Live audio of the conference...


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2009-04-28 17:17:08

Johann Daniel Titius was born on January 2, 1729 in Konitz, Royal Prussia. He was a professor at Wittenberg. He is most famous for the Titius-Bode law, which helped him find the existence of a minor planet at 2.8 AU from the sun in 1766. The planet was later named Ceres. Titius died in Wittenberg on December 11, 1796. To his honor, the Titius asteroid in 1998 and the Titius lunar crater are named after him.

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.