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2012-04-17 02:29:37

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it has acquired an exclusive license for several novel biomarkers from Stanford University for use in developing a molecular diagnostic test that could satisfy a longstanding unmet medical need: differentiating aggressive from nonaggressive prostate cancer. Recent data point to certain genetic biomarkers that may identify which patients have fast-growing malignancies and should be treated aggressively...

2012-04-17 02:28:52

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Knoodle, the enterprise social learning company, is pleased to announce The Health and Obesity: Prevention and Education (HOPE) Curriculum Project as a winner of the 2012 Learning! 100 Awards for its e-learning curriculum offered through Knoodle. The HOPE Curriculum is a web-based, multidisciplinary curriculum that educates pediatric clinicians on health consequences of childhood obesity, screening techniques to identify those at risk, and...

2012-04-17 02:26:47

BOSTON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bear Hill Media has announced that Extra Innings, a Ted Williams novel by debut novelist Bruce E. Spitzer, will launch today nationwide. Extra Innings features the return of baseball legend Ted Williams through the science of cryonics. The novel has already been acclaimed in this week's edition of Sports Illustrated Magazine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120417/NE88325 ) Extra Innings is a cross-genre novel: part sports, military...

Image 1 - Shaken, Stirred, Or Fracked
2012-05-17 12:00:12

D.M. Crumbliss MAY 17, 2012: A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook Timpson, Texas this morning at about 3 AM. Timpson is located in Shelby County near the Louisiana border. Timpson had another 3.9 magnitude quake on May 10. The quake was felt 75 miles from the epicenter. This morning´s quake was the third largest in East Texas´ history. Timpson is the site of two wastewater injection wells that take toxic fracking water from Louisiana. The wells are very close to the epicenter...

2012-04-16 23:00:49

Anaerobic Digestion Says: Zero Waste Energy and Harvest Power are just two of the innovators taking advantage of Anaerobic Digestion as a means of recovering value from waste. These companies are amongst a recent batch of well-structured companies that have secured long term agreements to make this process a reality according to a recent abstract released by Renewable Waste Intelligence. London (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 The potential of anaerobic digestion is significant. With a sound...

2012-04-16 14:20:40

LAS VEGAS, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today it has been named a strategic partner by PlayCity Casino, an alternative gaming entertainment company with 20 slot properties throughout Mexico. "IGT games are among the best performing slot machines in Mexico, which is why this strategic agreement will enable us to deliver fun and entertaining gaming experiences to our players across the country," said Emilio Vega Jimenez, director...

2012-04-16 10:22:50

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Alarm Music Group founder and Warner Bros. Head of Promotion, Ron Cerrito has joined media and production company Prospect Park as a senior executive in the company's music division. Prospect Park will tap Cerrito's decades long experience in management, marketing, and launching artists within the company's Music Management and Records division. Prospect Park's Jeff Kwatinetz and Rich Frank, who made the announcement today,...

2012-04-16 06:28:21

CHICAGO, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Equity Research highlights: Invesco, Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ) as the Bull of the Day and Philips Electronics N.V. (NYSE: PHG) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), Dell Inc (Nasdaq: DELL) and Apple Inc (Nasdaq: AAPL). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Full analysis of all these stocks is available at http://at.zacks.com/?id=2678. Here is a synopsis...

Asian Glaciers Bulk Up, Confusing Researchers
2012-04-16 11:28:30

Bucking the global trend, some Asian glaciers on Karakoram´s mountains are getting thicker, according to researchers. A French team used satellite images to show that the Karakoram glaciers, located west of the Himalayan region, were putting on mass. It is still unclear why these glaciers are gaining weight. The glaciers in other parts of the Himalayas are following the global trend and losing mass. The glaciers in this region remain poorly studied, despite the fact they provide...

2012-04-16 06:24:41

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ScoreBig.com, a service that allows consumers to save up to 60 percent on tickets to their favorite pro and college sports, concerts, and theater events without the hassle of fees or shipping charges, today announced the launch of ScoreBig Daily, a free app for iPhone and iPod touch that gives users immediate access to great seats at hot live events in their city that night. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


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Admiral Sir George Back
2014-01-07 10:58:04

Admiral Sir George Back FRS, born November 6th of 1796 and died on June 23rd of 1878, was a British naval officer, naturalist, artist, and explorer of the Canadian Arctic. He was born in Stockport. When he was a boy, he went to sea as a volunteer in the frigate HMS Arethusa in the year 1808 and participated in the destruction of batteries on the Spanish coast. In the following year he was involved in the fighting in the Bay of Biscay up until he was captured by the French. He remained a...

Heinrich Barth
2014-01-06 09:33:24

Heinrich Barth, born February 16 of 1821 and died November 25th of 1865, was a German explorer of Africa and a scholar. He is one of the greatest of the European explorers of Africa, and his scholarly preparation, ability to speak and write in Arabic, learning African languages, and character meant that he delicately documented the details of the cultures that he visited. He was among the first to comprehend the uses of oral history of the peoples, and he collected many. He established...

Willem Barentsz
2014-01-02 12:34:07

Willem Barentsz, born around 1550 and died on June 20th of 1597, was a Dutch navigator, explorer, cartographer, and a leader of early expeditions to the far north. He was born on the island Terschelling in the Seventeen Provinces. A cartographer by trade, he sailed to Spain and the Mediterranean to finish an atlas of the Mediterranean area, which he co-published with Petrus Plancius. His career as an explorer was spent searching for the Northeast Passage, which he reasoned must exist...

Roald Amundsen
2013-10-29 11:20:57

Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer that was known for his expeditions into polar regions. He is best known for his discovery of the South Pole, being the first recognized explorer to reach the North Pole, and being the first explorer to travel along the Northwest Passage. He was born to Jens Amundsen and Hanna Sahlqvist in July of 1872. His family owned and managed a number of ships, but his mother did not want him to join the family trade, encouraging him to become a doctor. Amundsen...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

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