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2012-10-22 10:43:13

Malignant melanoma is as much as 35% more common among people who live in Gothenburg and the region's coastal municipalities than those who live inland. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have found that the number of malignant melanoma cases in the Västra Götaland region has quadrupled since 1970. Malignant melanoma has become increasingly common in the Western world over the past few decades. One of the biggest factors has...

2012-10-22 10:36:59

The number of leisure boats along the Swedish West Coast has risen dramatically over the last 20 years, resulting in a risk that the inner archipelago might be destroyed. These are the findings of new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In Sannäs Fjord, a silled fjord to the north of Grebbestad in Bohuslän, researchers from the University of Gothenburg have studied the marine environment in the inner archipelago and built a treatment plant for...

2012-06-28 10:28:26

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish leading email and network security solutions expert Halon Security joins the Virtual Computing Environment Company as a technology partner, taking Halon Security even further in the international market. As the work for creating powerful, agile, cost efficient, standardized low maintenance virtualization platforms for customers all over the world is in full swing, the initiative from...

2012-06-18 02:33:10

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the all new Halon Security Router, Halon Security takes the case of clustering and high availability to a new level of simplicity. It's what plug-and-play was supposed to be. As soon as any corporation has grown to the point of needing a high availability firewall solution, things usually become very complicated. Building a cluster solution with efficient and precise configuration sharing can be a nightmare for even...

2012-06-12 23:01:07

Students from around the world came together to share their vision of a greener future with UNESCO at the Volvo Adventure Awards in Gothenburg Rockleigh, N.J. (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Students from all over the world united in Gothenburg at the Volvo Adventure Awards to battle it out to be crowned winner of the world-class environmental education programme. After experiencing tough competition across more than 45 countries, just 12 teams remained to fight for the coveted Volvo Adventure Award....

2012-05-30 06:21:03

KEARNEY, Neb., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Baldwin Filters' Gothenburg plant was recognized by the Nebraska Safety Council at its annual conference in Lincoln, NE, in early May. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120530/CG15812) Baldwin received the Safety Spirit Award for 2011, which the Nebraska Safety Council presents to facilities based on their training activities, safety committee activities, sustainability, current year statistics and the programs the facility has...

2012-04-04 10:29:35

LANSDALE, Pa., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SKF USA Inc. today announced it would be a co-sponsor of a Habitat for Humanity project that will provide decent, affordable shelter for a low-income family in North Hills, a suburb just north of Philadelphia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120404/PH82628) To underscore the commitment, Poul Jeppesen, President and CEO of SKF USA, presented a check in the amount of $30,000 to Marianne Albanese, the Executive Director of Habitat for...

2012-04-03 10:25:35

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2009, the annual VBSpam review has been the most thorough review of anti-spam software. In the seventh consecutive review, Halon VSP won the VBSpam award for the best anti-spam software. After years of working in the field, the Virus Bulletin team started to perform regular reviews of the best software and services for keeping spam out of corporate email. The VBSpam test consists of two parts where two parallel and...

2012-04-03 09:46:54

Professors Sören Holmberg and Lennart Weibull presented the 2012 results of the annual study 'Förtroendebarometern' at the Media Days in Gothenburg in early March. The study shows the public's confidence in Swedish media actors, institutions and companies. Universities and university colleges once again placed high. Out of all the organizations included in survey, the public service radio broadcaster Sveriges Radio (SR) tops the list — 78 percent of the...

2012-03-08 02:00:00

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hasselblad Foundation is pleased to announce British photographer Paul Graham as the recipient of the 2012 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography for SEK 1,000,000 (approximately GBP 95,000, US$150,000), The award ceremony will take place in London on March 8, 2012. An exhibition of his work, Paul Graham - 2012 Hasselblad Award Winner will open on October 26, 2012 at the Hasselblad Center at the Gothenburg...