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2014-10-23 12:23:51

SCOTTSDALE, AZ and CALGARY, AB, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - RDX Technologies Corporation ("RDX" or the "Company") (TSXV: RDX, OTCQX: RGDEF, FSE:RL7), a water treatment and energy technology company, today announced that a legal settlement has been reached between Global Emerging Markets (GEM), and the Company. The specific settlement terms are confidential, but GEM will receive it's agreed to proportional share of the RDX common stock that GEM thought it was entitled to in the...

2014-10-23 08:41:44

BEIJING, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) ("Vimicro" or the "Company"), a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider in China, today announced that its joint venture, Shanxi Zhongtianxin Science and Technology Co. Ltd. ("Zhongtianxin"), won a competitive bid to provide SVAC-compliant video surveillance cameras and system to Chenzhou Municipal Government in Hunan Province on October 22, 2014, subject to a seven day public...

2014-10-23 08:39:18

ECOB Receives Purchase Orders for Eco Red Shield Coating Services and Trusses for Five Single-Story Residential Projects in Southern California VISTA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced today that the next phase of the Desert Crest project located in Lancaster, California comprised of five single-story homes has been released to the Company for production. Scheduled to begin framing the second week of November, the Desert Crest...

2014-10-23 08:37:02

LUGANO, Switzerland, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ At a dose of 20 mug/kg, Palonosetron, administered as a singledose, is as effective as ondansetron 0.15 mg/kg given three times a day to a maximum dose of 32mg ~ No safety concerns were raised by the study Helsinn Group, the company focused on building quality cancer care, presented data at the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) congress establishing that palonosetron, at a dose 20 mug/kg, is a...

2014-10-23 08:36:59

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today announced that the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be participating in the 2014 BIO-Europe(®) Annual International Partnering Conference being held November 3-5 in Frankfurt, Germany. BIO-Europe(®) is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry. The conference...

2014-10-23 08:36:57

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolic Solutions Development Company, LLC (MSDC) announced today that it has appointed Robert L. Zerbe, MD to its Board of Managers. Dr. Zerbe co-founded and is chief executive officer of QuatRx Pharmaceuticals Company, a venture-backed drug development company that developed the recently launched product for postmenopausal dyspareunia, Osphena®. Prior to QuatRx, he served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Clinical Research and...

2014-10-23 08:36:54

Results from initial months could aid other states still considering expansion ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Right out of the starting gate, Michigan's expansion of health coverage for the poor and near-poor holds lessons for other states that are still on the fence about expanding their own Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows. In an article in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of University of Michigan...

2014-10-23 08:36:49

"Take Control. Live Well." Provides Educational and Lifestyle Management Resources GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take Control. Live Well. is the message behind a new chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) campaign launched today by the CHEST Foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST). As part of National COPD Awareness Month in November, the campaign aims to encourage people with COPD to live well by adopting healthy lifestyles, working with...

2014-10-23 08:36:46

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that the first data in a study transplanting its neural stem cells in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease was presented at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, yesterday, in Boston, MA. In a late-breaking science oral presentation titled, "Peri-hippocampal stem cell transplantation rescues cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease," Osama N. Kashlan, MD, of the departments of...

2014-10-23 08:36:43

Four Preclinical Study Abstracts Evaluate Anatabine Across Neurological Disorders SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCPI), a drug development company focused on chronic inflammatory disease and neurologic disorders, announced today that abstracts outlining four separate preclinical studies evaluating anatabine, the primary constituent in the Company's lead investigational compound anatabine citrate, have been accepted for...


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Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

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