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2014-07-28 08:24:36

DENVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company," "we" or "our") (NYSE MKT and TSX: VGZ) today announced that it has agreed to extend the due date for the second (and final) US$6.0 million payment for the Los Cardones gold project in Baja California Sur, Mexico by six months to January 30, 2015, and will receive a US$0.5 million cash payment. On October 18, 2013, we announced the closing of sale of the Los Cardones gold project in Baja California...

2014-07-28 08:24:27

- Breadth of products and engineering services around medical gas supply and systems MURRAY HILL and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare facility management and engineering professionals are invited to meet with Linde's Healthcare division experts at the ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition to be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, on August 3-6. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b "Hospitals demand nothing...

2014-07-28 08:24:16

IRVING, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) announced today that management will participate in the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference in New York City. Randall C. Stuewe, Darling's Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on August 13, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Mr. Stuewe will also be presenting at the 34(th) Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on August 14(th) at 8:30 a.m. at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. Both...

2014-07-28 08:24:12

WAKE FOREST, N.C., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced that a large energy services company (ESCO) customer has placed an order for a distributed generation (DG) solution that will deliver cost and energy savings, and reliable backup power, to a large federal prison in the Midwest. This award represents the first PowerSecure Energy Efficiency Services (EES) project that has included a DG solution. "This win represents a very...

2014-07-28 08:23:56

CALGARY, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - In light of recent market speculation and investor queries Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") is providing clarification on the status of the transaction relating to the Dover Put Option, which it exercised on April 17, 2014. The Company confirms that it continues to work with Phoenix Energy Holdings Limited to close the transaction in accordance with the terms of the Put/Call Option Agreement. Athabasca will update...

2014-07-28 08:22:56

Tiremaker exceeds veteran hiring goal, pledges to hire 1,000 more veterans over the next year AKRON, Ohio, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years ago, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) made a commitment to hire 1,000 United States military veterans. Today, the company announced that it surpassed its three-year goal more than a year early, and has pledged to hire an additional 1,000 veterans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO "The response to...

2014-07-28 08:21:17

HOUSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced that is has disposed of its Honda dealership in Freehold, New Jersey. This dealership generated approximately $65.0 million in trailing-twelve-month revenues. "We continue to redeploy capital to maximize return on investment for our shareholders. I expect Group 1 will execute additional, similar actions this year while continuing to look for...

2014-07-28 04:21:40

HORSHOLM, Denmark, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) and Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for Envarsus(®) for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney and liver transplant patients in the European Union (EU). Key points:

2014-07-28 04:21:34

HILDEN, Germany and LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Collaboration aims to create and commercialize companion diagnostic using genomic data from plasma samples to guide the use of IRESSA for non-small cell lung cancer patients - New blood test will build on QIAGEN's FDA-approved therascreen EGFR test and is planned to run on Rotor-Gene Q, member of the QIAsymphony family of automated instruments -...

2014-07-28 00:21:20

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study finds that few adult survivors of childhood cancer follow a heart-healthy lifestyle that protects against heart disease, diabetes and other health problems MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a...


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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...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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