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2010-03-23 06:45:00

SAN JUAN ISLAND, Wash., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A Spring Equinox, pre-Earth Day Facebook page from Project NatureConnect at the Akamai University Institute of Applied Ecopsychology helps people recognize that Planet Earth acts like, or actually is, a living organism that scientists call "Gaia." Postings to the Facebook page show that we are connected to all of nature, and to each other, in the same way that our fingers are connected to, and communicate with, our toes. They demonstrate that...

2009-07-31 07:45:00

At the end of June the Gaia mission passed a significant milestone when the 17 individual segments of the torus, a key structural element of the spacecraft, were brazed into one coherent structure at the BOOSTEC premises at Bazet near Tarbes, France. The successful results of this process were concluded after a Mandatory Inspection Point of the torus on Monday July 20, 2009. The 3-meter diameter, quasi-octagonal torus, which will support the two Gaia telescopes and the focal plane assembly,...

2009-06-16 07:00:00

GAI-122, an investigational injectable nano-emulsion formulated with AlphaRx's proprietary drug delivery technology, provides significant neuroprotection in animal behavioral models. Gaia BioPharma plans to initiate a clinical development program to further study GAI-122 for an acute and as yet, unmet neurological indication. MARKHAM, ON, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AlphaRx Inc. (OTCBB: ALRX) and Gaia BioPharma Limited, a privately held, early stage...

2009-02-20 18:39:00

Extra Virgin Olive Oils from GAEA Products S.A. Featured in the WOW! Creations Oscar Lifestyle Gifting Lounge at Children Uniting Nations 10th Annual Award Celebration at Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- GAEA Products S.A., a leading producer of authentic Greek Mediterranean food products including a full line of award winning GAEA Extra Virgin Olive Oils, is pleased to announce its participation in the 10th Annual Award Celebration of non-profit 'Children...

2008-07-14 09:00:29

Gaia Online, the leading online hangout for teens, today announced an $11 million Series C round of venture funding from Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). At a time when eMarketer is predicting the number of teen internet users visiting virtual worlds will jump from the reported 8.2 million users in 2007 to 20 million in 2011, Gaia Online is dedicated to bringing this growing audience rich and engaging experiences that are natural extensions of their real-life interests. "Gaia Online is...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Draco (dragon or serpent) Constellation -- Location: Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 17h; Declination: +65; Source: Creation and dragon myths from Greek, Roman, eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, Indian and Norse cultures Two circumstances lie behind the multitude of myths associated with Draco. First, due to the precession of the Earth, Draco's star Thuban was the pole star approximately 4000 years ago. It would have seemed to ancient sky watchers that the Earth...

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