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2014-07-31 08:34:20

- Announces revenues of $2.157 billion, an increase of 5.1 percent, or 4.6 percent on a foreign currency-neutral basis. FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today reported quarterly revenues of $2.157 billion for the third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014, representing an increase of 5.1 percent from the prior-year period, or 4.6 percent on a foreign currency-neutral...

2014-07-31 08:34:05

BOTHELL, Wash., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues, today announced today that the Company's second quarter 2014 financial results will be released on Thursday, August 7, 2014, and that the Company will host a conference call and live webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET...

2014-07-31 08:34:01

Arches combines TruClinic's telemedicine solution with innovative reimbursement strategies to create a disruptive solution for access to convenient, quality care. SALT LAKE CITY, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arches Health Plan announced today that it has chosen TruClinic as the telemedicine solution for its provider network, and will become one of the first independent US insurance payers to reimburse providers for home-based telemedicine visits. TruClinic provides a...

2014-07-31 08:29:31

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of Journal Communications (NYSE: JRN) ("Journal" or the "Company") on behalf of its shareholders. It was announced that the E.W. Scripps Company and Journal have agreed to merge their broadcast operations and spin off and then merge their newspapers, creating two separately traded public companies. Journal...

2014-07-31 08:28:02

CINCINNATI, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CECO Environmental Corp. (NasdaqGM: CECE), a leading global environmental technology company focused on critical solutions in the air pollution control (APC), energy and fluid handling and filtration industries, announced that Jeff Lang, Chief Executive Officer, and Ed Prajzner, Chief Financial Officer will present at the following investor conferences in August. -- Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. ET - Jefferies 2014 Global...

2014-07-31 08:27:49

NYU Researchers Advance the Stability of a Protein that Neutralizes Toxins in Common Pesticides and Chemical Weapons NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research at New York University is paving the way for a breakthrough that may prevent brain damage in civilians and military troops exposed to poisonous chemicals--particularly those in pesticides and chemical weapons. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO An article in the current issue of the journal...

2014-07-31 08:27:44

MOSCOW, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions today announced it will upgrade process control and alarm management systems at the Molikpaq platform on the Sakhalin shelf, Russia, to improve safety, reliability and operational efficiency. The Molikpaq platform, owned by Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. Ltd., celebrated its 15-year anniversary in September 2013. The platform produces 48,000 barrels of crude oil per day. "Offshore production is associated...

2014-07-31 08:27:38

HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per Class A Ordinary Share payable on August 26, 2014 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on August 11, 2014. Rowan Companies plc is a global provider of international and domestic contract drilling services in the ultra-deepwater and shallow water jack-up market with a fleet of...

2014-07-31 08:26:44

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSX: WS) ("Wildcat" or the "Company") is pleased to announce an updated resource for the lead/zinc/silver Sulfide Skarn Zone at its Hermosa Project and a C$2 million private placement that will fund additional drilling on the zone. The updated resource results from the remodelling of the drill and geologic data using parameters specific to the sulfide mineralization and includes several significant intercepts of...

2014-07-31 08:24:27

TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trading Symbols: TSX: SEA NYSE: SA Seabridge Gold announced today that the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office ("BCEAO") has advised Seabridge that its Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate for its KSM Project has received final approval from the British Columbia Ministers of the Environment and Energy and Mines. The Ministers, in their decision, have concluded that the...


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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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