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2014-07-17 20:22:40

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital ranked among the top hospitals in Texas and in the Houston metro area in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 "Best Hospitals" issue, moving its ranking up to No. 7 in the Houston metro area and No. 15 in the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128479 "Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has grown and expanded over the past 14 years, becoming a large tertiary care center right...

2014-07-17 20:22:37

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Rand, M.D., a primary care sports medicine physician at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital recently participated in a select program for healthcare providers designated to travel with U.S. Olympic teams. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128478 The Olympic team healthcare provider training was held at the U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the flagship training center and headquarters for the...

2014-07-17 16:22:20

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston American Energy Corp. (NYSE MKT: HUSA) today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has reversed the District Court's prior dismissal of the previously disclosed securities class action lawsuit brought against the company. The appellate court ruling focused on the sufficiency of the pleadings in the case, made no determination regarding the merits of the factual allegations, and remanded the case to the...

2014-07-17 16:21:52

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2014 results on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time). Interested parties may participate by dialing 1 (877) 209-9921. International parties may dial 1 (612) 288-0340. The confirmation code is 331766. This call will also be webcast on VAALCO's website at www.vaalco.com....

2014-07-16 23:01:09

The sewage treatment process leaves clear water with large amounts of fixed nitrogen. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Colarasis, Inc. has consistently created innovative technology that allows for more efficient conversion and treatment processes for oil well stimulation and recovery. Once again, the company is introducing a new process. The new sewage treatment process will help supply oxygen for plant and animal life. The sewage treatment process is a method of Electro-Chemical...

2014-07-16 08:33:41

Alert Logic Log, IDS and WAF security solutions all now available for annual subscription HOUSTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic, a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) for the cloud and an advanced-tier member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network, today announced the addition of Alert Logic Log Manager to AWS Marketplace, making the entire suite of Alert Logic SaaS security solutions available via AWS Marketplace. Alert Logic Log Manager on AWS Marketplace...

2014-07-15 20:20:56

- Private dinners to be held at Rienzi estate in Houston, Dallas' Rachofsky House HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Spanish financial services group BBVA has selected a pair of grand art venues to host its series of once-in-a-lifetime private client dinners prepared by the Roca brothers, whose restaurant in Girona, Spain, landed atop the influential World's 50 Best Restaurants list last year. The Rocas will prepare meals for BBVA's U.S. clients next month at the Rachofsky...

2014-07-15 08:21:55

HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antelope Oil Tool & Manufacturing Co., LLC ("Antelope") has acquired Advanced Composite Standoff SRL and Advanced Composite Systems SRL ("Advanced Composites"). Led by Dave Levie and Richard Baynham, Advanced Composites is a manufacturer and supplier of composite centralizers and other composite products used primarily in downhole oilfield applications. Its revolutionary Multilayer Composite Centralizer technology combines high wear...

2014-07-15 04:22:23

HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TIRR Memorial Hermann was again recognized as one of the nation's top rehabilitation hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Hospitals" rankings. Coming in at number three, the 2014-15 rankings mark the 25th consecutive year that TIRR Memorial Hermann has stood among the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country. "It is an exciting day for TIRR Memorial Hermann to celebrate such a momentous milestone - 25 years of...

2014-07-14 16:24:02

Practice to add four Texas Locations and enter Austin Market HOUSTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urgent Care for Kids announced plans to enter the Austin market and add four new clinics throughout the state. The practice is slated to open two new Houston-area clinics as well as two clinics in the greater Austin area by the end of the summer. Urgent Care for Kids selected these areas by identifying key growth markets where it can respond to increased demand for high quality after-hours...


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Michael Foale
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

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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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