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2014-04-14 12:35:00

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in Connecticut through a home health aide decreased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living facility...

2014-04-14 12:28:38

STAMFORD, Conn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Group, Inc. will hold an informational call to discuss the results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 at 10 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The conference call will be broadcast live and can be accessed by dialing 1.866.394.8483 (domestic) or 1.706.758.1455 (international) and entering passcode 26174631. Interested parties should call at least ten (10) minutes prior to the call to register. The company will also provide...

2014-04-11 23:25:20

Rem Sales, the exclusive North American importer of Precision Tsugami machine tools, announced today the appointment of Stefan Brusky to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, North Dakota, Northern Illinois, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin, effective immediately. Windsor, Connecticut (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Rem Sales, the exclusive North American importer of Precision Tsugami machine tools, announced today the appointment of Stefan Brusky to the position...

2014-04-11 23:01:26

The Connecticut Health Council, an association of health sector leaders who work together to promote Connecticut as a national center of health excellence and to improve health care and wellness, will host ‘Innovation Takes on the Diabetes Pandemic’ featuring John L. Brooks, III, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Joslin Diabetes Center on Thursday, April 17th from 7:30-9:30a.m. at the New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Avenue in New Haven, Conn. Hartford, Conn. (PRWEB) April...

2014-04-11 08:21:46

BERWYN, Pa. and MIDDLEFIELD, Conn., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) and Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which AMETEK will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Zygo at a purchase price of $19.25 per share in cash, which represents a premium of 31% to Zygo's closing share price on April 10, 2014. The aggregate enterprise value of the transaction is approximately $280...

2014-04-10 23:26:57

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) is sponsoring March of Dimes' annual fundraiser to show its dedication to healthy pregnancy. The RMACT Team, which includes fertility doctors, reproductive nurses, infertility patients and colleagues, will walk in Danbury, CT on May 4, 2014. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) is affirming its goal of healthy pregnancies by sponsoring the March of Dimes and its annual...

2014-04-10 16:23:53

MANCHESTER, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ilana Odess, chief executive officer and founder of Woven Orthopedic Technologies, has been presented the top award for Entrepreneurial Innovation and Leadership by The Connecticut Technology Council at its 2014 Women of Innovation Awards dinner March 27 at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington, Conn. The 10th Anniversary of Women of Innovation(®) Awards dinner concluded its decade of activity by celebrating some of Connecticut's most...

2014-04-10 16:20:53

STRATFORD, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has successfully completed an initial series of tests required by the Naval Air Systems Command to verify the structural strength of the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. Conducted on a full-size non-flying airframe called the Static Test Article, the tests are part of a three-year program to validate that the largest helicopter ever designed and built by...

2014-04-10 12:33:32

STORRS, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Connecticut, home to the nation's foremost center on hardware security, and Comcast today announced the establishment of the Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI) at UConn. The center unites the expertise of researchers within UConn's existing Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering (CHASE) and Comcast's leadership in Internet systems security to develop robust detection systems and...

2014-04-10 12:31:08

Ten contracts valued at more than $100 million pace growth in return to pre-recession average; STAMFORD, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global outsourcing industry is off to a fast start in 2014, with the return of the "mega deal" fueling double-digit growth in first-quarter contract value, according to the latest data from Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company. Data from the...


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2012-06-14 10:57:58

Symbol: RURO4 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: RubusrossbergianusBlanch. distribution:USA(CT, MA, RI, VT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida –...

2012-06-18 04:57:55

Symbol: CRPE17 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataeguspequotorumSarg. distribution:USA(CT) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

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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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