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2014-03-27 16:25:04

HOUSTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Susan Poorman Blackie Ovarian Cancer Foundation awarded its first research gift of $125,000 to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Funds will support MD Anderson Cancer Center's Ovarian Moon Shots program, evaluating genetic markers to identify the most effective therapeutic approaches for women with ovarian cancer. A portion of the gift will also be used to help fund innovative research on early detection of...

2014-03-27 12:23:41

HOUSTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today provided the following update on recent activities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100316/NY71495LOGO Previously announced maintenance work on the Company's leased Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel has been successfully completed ahead of schedule and production restarted from the Etame Marin block. Extensive maintenance and repairs have been performed on the FPSO...

2014-03-27 04:20:12

HOUSTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, one of the leading developers of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure, is excited to announce the grand opening of a new truck-friendly public fast-fill fueling station in Houston, TX, constructed for Freedom CNG. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO The station, located at 7155 High Life Drive in northwest Harris County, will allow both commercial and public CNG-powered vehicles to fuel via...

2014-03-26 23:22:33

Based in Austin Texas, this Learjet 75 replaces its predecessor, the Learjet 45/45XR, and offers all the performance, avionics enhancements, and amenities one would expect in a next generation aircraft. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Starbase Jet, a leading private jet services provider, announced today that it has introduced the first Learjet 75 available for charter in the US. Based in Austin Texas, this Learjet 75 replaces its predecessor, the Learjet 45/45XR, and offers all the...

2014-03-26 23:00:53

The Abbey at Westminster Plaza’s luxury retirement community opens The Health and Wellness Building on May 19. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Health and Wellness Building will open on May 19. The new health and wellness center includes rehabilitation services through on-site home health. Visitors to the Center for Health and Wellness can find the latest technology in a state-of-the-art Hydro Therapy Pool by HydroWorx. The Abbey at Westminster is proud to be the only retirement...

2014-03-26 12:33:05

Company Kicks Off Roadshow Tour and Webinar to Present New Cloud Security Findings HOUSTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research compiled for the latest Alert Logic State of Cloud Security Report showed an increase in attacks on both cloud and on-premises IT environments. And while the company maintains that the cloud is no less secure than on-premises infrastructures--attack types that more commonly targeted on-premises are now making their way to the cloud....

2014-03-26 12:29:23

HOUSTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eCardio Diagnostics (www.ecardio.com), a leader in remote arrhythmia monitoring services, will highlight its expertise for integrating its services with customers' existing electronic medical records (EMR) systems at upcoming conferences. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120427/MM96586LOGO For the past four years, eCardio has partnered with hospitals and practices across the nation to integrate the processes and reports associated with...

2014-03-26 12:23:21

Offering unlimited positions to professionals familiar with chemical process industries, the company expects to keep expanding sales in North America HOUSTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Intratec Solutions, the leading provider of chemical technology evaluations, announced that it will keep recruiting experienced professionals of the chemical/petrochemical/biotech/oil sectors in USA and Canada, able to join its current network of Technical Sales Agents. The recruiting...

2014-03-25 23:33:48

The Mostyn Moreno Foundation remembers exciting and fun filled 2014 Rodeo Season. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The Glenda Jean Mostyn and Joe E. Moreno Educational Foundation (Mostyn Moreno Foundation) is celebrating the end of the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) by remembering its active participation in the month long event. The Houston rodeo begins at the end of February and runs until the end of March. This year included a number of activities supported by the...

2014-03-25 23:26:07

ConsumerResearchers.org has provided the residents of Houston with the rankings of the best home security systems companies in the city. Using the analysis carried out, the new research will help to assist residents decide what system is best for their home and requirements. Chicago (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 As the fourth largest city in the United States, Houston manages to fall victim to a staggering 1,188 burglaries and 374 robberies per every 100,000 people who live in the city, making...


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2012-09-19 14:13:13

Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...

2012-06-14 08:55:31

Symbol: THTE Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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