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2014-06-04 12:30:29

Two companies exceed their goal in their 5th annual fundraising drive WILTON, Conn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Buffalo® and Petco(TM) raised more than $2.4 million during the month of May, which was their 5th Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month. The figure was the highest in the history of their fundraising push, and exceeded the $2 million goal they set out to raise. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to benefit pet cancer research and the families affected by this...

2014-06-04 12:27:32

ASHFORD, Conn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bradley Cooper, who volunteered as a cabin counselor for seriously ill children at The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp in the summer of 2006, has joined the organization's Board of Directors to help carry the torch left behind by founder Paul Newman. "Today, as the very first campers of the summer arrive at The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for a healing week of fun and friendship, their excitement is matched by our own as we share the wonderful...

2014-06-04 12:25:33

Dr. Alfred Sofer, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon from Fairfield, CT has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its authoritative guide to the top plastic and reconstructive surgery doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area. FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 17th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area and has selected Alfred...

2014-06-03 23:03:40

Eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Open Water Swim unites Connecticut residents in the fight against cancer. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Across Connecticut, residents intent on conquering cancer are preparing to swim the Long Island Sound to raise funds, bolster awareness and seek out a cure at the eighth-annual Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America (SAA) benefiting the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT). On Saturday, June 21, hundreds of swimmers and philanthropists will unite...

2014-06-03 12:31:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ebm-papst, a leading global provider of engineered air-moving products, has partnered with the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One(TM) team. As a direct result of newly mandated fuel efficiency rules introduced for 2014 and future races, ebm-papst is the first major collaborator to enter Formula One. MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One teams, using cars cooled with ebm-papst fans, will race in the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas from...

2014-06-02 08:37:38

Lily Cole Of Impossible.com, David Karp Of Tumblr, Pete Cashmore Of Mashable On Judging Panel NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Applications are open for the UK government's second annual GREAT Tech Awards competition, celebrating the best US and UK technology companies and hosted by UK Trade & Investment and the British Consulate General New York. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140501/83008 Technology companies headquartered in the US states of New York, New...

2014-05-31 23:01:58

“The Art of Experience” showcases the talents of senior Connecticut artists. Southbury, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show at Pomperaug Woods, Southbury’s only not-for-profit retirement community, invites senior artists to participate in the seventh annual Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show, September 27-28. Entry forms with a photo of original artwork are due by June 27, 2014. The highly anticipated event showcases the work of talented...

2014-05-30 23:14:20

Griffin Hospital released a statement to alert patients who received insulin shots at the hospital between Sept. 1, 2008 and May 7, 2014 that they may be at risk for disease transmission. Stamford, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Griffin Hospital released a statement announcing that patients treated at the hospital may have been exposed to disease transmission via a mishandling of insulin pens. According to NBC, Griffin Hospital wrote in a statement that single use insulin pens used...

2014-05-30 23:03:13

Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University announces the appointment of Dr. Lynn Babington as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Wally Halas as Vice President for University Advancement. Fairfield, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University announces the appointment of Dr. Lynn Babington as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Wally Halas as Vice President for University Advancement. Dr. Lynn...

2014-05-30 12:25:42

US based supplier of vitamin B12 shots, HCG injections and other vitamin injection blends, posts new article discussing the benefits of vitamin b12. NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- US HCG Shots is committed to providing readers the best quality products as well as information regarding health, wellness, fitness and vitamin products on their site. To this end they continuously scour for information in order to educate the public. This month they are covering the benefits...


Latest Connecticut Reference Libraries

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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