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2014-03-26 16:26:34

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation has announced a new $500,000 matching campaign to support its Last Mile Initiative, a five-year campaign to help 1 million poor people living in rural Latin America improve their lives. The dollar-for-dollar match is backed by Florida philanthropist David Russell and his wife, Susan. Launched in 2011, with significant support from Dallas-based Chiapas International, the Last Mile Campaign focuses on giving...

2010-10-14 13:25:00

DALLAS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bonanza Resources Corporation ("Bonanza") (TSX.V: BRS; FRANKFURT: B4G) is pleased to announced David Russell is joining the Bonanza team to spearhead the investor relations department. David's investor relations experience goes back to the early 1990's where he served as the IR contact for several publicly traded companies, most notably a very early stage Ultra Petroleum Corp. David ultimately served as director of investor relations for Ultra until...

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2010-07-02 06:25:00

For decades, X-ray astronomers have studied the complex behavior of binary systems pairing a normal star with a black hole. In these systems, gas from the normal star streams toward the black hole and forms a disk around it. Friction within the disk heats the gas to millions of degrees -- hot enough to produce X-rays. At the disk's inner edge, near the black hole, strong magnetic fields eject some of the gas into dual, oppositely directed jets that blast outward at about half the speed of...

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2010-03-29 07:05:26

The factors instrumental in triggering latent tuberculosis (TB) infection to progress into active disease have long remained elusive to researchers. New insight into the mystery is provided by Professor David Russell, speaking at the Society for General Microbiology's spring meeting in Edinburgh on Sunday. His work could help develop innovative strategies for treating the disease. Professor Russell and his group at Cornell University in New York, USA, have demonstrated that TB-causing...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.