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2010-09-27 15:31:42

A report presented today by Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner John Dalli to the Agriculture Council concludes that specific measures relating to storing and the application of isolation distances can help limit or avoid the co-mingling of genetically modified (GM) maize with conventional and organic maize. In particular, the Best Practice Document, prepared by the European Coexistence Bureau (ECoB) and published by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), notes that...

2010-09-27 06:30:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Harriet L. Robinson, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer at GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), a biotechnology company that creates, develops and tests innovative HIV/AIDS vaccines, will present the results of a study using granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) as an adjuvant for the GeoVax DNA/MVA vaccine at the AIDS Vaccine 2010 conference to be held in Atlanta from September 28 to October 1. The talk, to be given on Thursday,...

2010-09-08 09:30:00

LORDSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Production of the much-anticipated 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, which features the spaciousness and amenities of a midsize car with the fuel economy and price of a compact, was celebrated today with red, white and blue models symbolically declaring that a world-class small car can be assembled in America by a domestic company. The first vehicles for delivery to buyers were driven off the line at GM's Lordstown, Ohio plant in front of GM employees,...

2010-08-25 07:29:22

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Researchers know that people with rheumatoid arthritis are less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease. Now, they may have an explanation why. A new study shows a protein released in rheumatoid arthritis reverses memory impairment in animals. Researchers from the University of South Florida analyzed three rheumatoid arthritis growth factors in mouse models and found the protein known as GM-CSF was the most promising in showing a protective benefit against Alzheimer's...

2010-08-23 13:23:32

New study shows GM-CSF reduces AD pathology and eliminates memory loss A signaling protein released during rheumatoid arthritis dramatically reduced Alzheimer's disease pathology and reversed the memory impairment of mice bred to develop symptoms of the neurodegenerative disease, a new study by the University of South Florida reports. Researchers found that the protein, GM-CSF, likely stimulates the body's natural scavenger cells to attack and remove Alzheimer's amyloid deposits in the...

2010-08-16 16:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Innotrac Corporation (Nasdaq-GM: INOC) announced financial results today for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2010. The Company reported revenues of $18.5 million for the quarter versus $27.6 million reported in the comparable period in 2009. For the six months ended June 30, 2010, the Company reported revenues of $37.8 million versus $56.4 million in the comparable period in 2009. The decrease in revenue for both the three and...

2010-08-03 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ally Financial Inc. (Ally) today reported net income of $565 million for the second quarter of 2010, compared to a net loss of $3.9 billion for the second quarter of 2009. Core pre-tax income, which reflects income from continuing operations before taxes and original issue discount (OID) amortization expense from bond exchanges, totaled $738 million in the second quarter of 2010, compared to a core pre-tax loss of $1.3 billion in the comparable...

2010-07-01 07:00:00

BLUE ASH, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMP Holding Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AMPD), a company engaged in the all-electric, emission-free conversion of GM vehicles, announced today that the AMP electric car has advanced to the finals of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE worldwide competition after passing the most recent "knockout" qualifying stage. After beginning with a field of 111 teams from 11 countries who applied for entry, AMP is among a select group of only...

2010-07-01 00:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most cherished and revered national symbols of the post-9/11 era, the United States Honor Flag, is embarking on a multi-city tour of Texas beginning today in Austin. The tour is led by The Honor Network (www.ushonorflag.org), the Austin-based non-profit organization that is the trusted custodian of the U.S. Honor Flag. This unique patriotic program, called "The Honor Tour," is being underwritten in Texas by Chevrolet, and began with a...

2010-05-25 16:12:00

SAINT LOUIS, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) crowned Grandmaster Gata Kamsky of New York the 2010 U.S. Chess Champion. Kamsky, who became a Grandmaster at 16, beat Yury Shulman of Chicago in a two-hour, tie-breaker playoff match, hosted at the CCSCSL on Tuesday. Prior to the playoff game, GM Yury Shulman upset defending champion GM Hikaru Nakamura on board one in the most dramatic and meaningful round of the tournament. On board...


Latest GM Reference Libraries

Oakland 1917
2014-02-25 10:56:53

The Oakland Motor Car Company manufactured the Oakland brand vehicle between 1907 and 1909 in Pontiac, Michigan. The founder of Oakland was Edward M. Murphy who sold half of the company to GM in January 1909. During the summer of 1909, Murphy died and GM acquired the remain rights to the Oakland brand. Originally the Oakland vehicles used a vertical two-cylinder engine but was replaced with the four-cylinder and sales increased to around 5,000 units per year. In 1916, the V-8 engine was...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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