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2014-06-17 08:30:23

- Representing over a $370 million capital investment, the new 155,000 square-foot facility will be host to 200+ employees, one of the largest capital projects in Johnston County, NC history and will contribute to Grifols retaining 2,300 jobs statewide BARCELONA, Spain, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Grifols (MCE:GRF, MCE:GRF.P and NASDAQ:GRFS), a leader in the production of plasma-derived medicines, celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art North Fractionation...

2014-04-04 12:27:38

BARCELONA, Spain, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grifols, S.A. ("Grifols") (MCE:GRF, MCE:GRF.P and NASDAQ:GRFS), announced that it has filed its 2013 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on April 4, 2014. Grifols' Annual Report on Form 20-F includes its audited financial statements for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. Form 20-F can be accessed electronically through the Grifols website at...

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2011-02-18 09:35:57

Close to the globe, Earth's magnetic field wraps around the planet like a gigantic spherical web, curving in to touch Earth at the poles. But this isn't true as you get further from the planet. As you move to the high altitudes where satellites fly, nothing about that field is so simple. Instead, the large region enclosed by Earth's magnetic field, known as the magnetosphere, looks like a long, sideways jellyfish with its round bulb facing the sun and a long tail extending away from the sun....

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2009-10-16 06:50:00

NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, spacecraft has made it possible for scientists to construct the first comprehensive sky map of our solar system and its location in the Milky Way galaxy. The new view will change the way researchers view and study the interaction between our galaxy and sun. The sky map was produced with data that two detectors on the spacecraft collected during six months of observations. The detectors measured and counted particles scientists refer to as...

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2009-06-18 11:26:26

Research also provides insight to particle 'recycling' processes in space NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) spacecraft has made the first observations of very fast hydrogen atoms coming from the moon, following decades of speculation and searching for their existence. During spacecraft commissioning, the IBEX team turned on the IBEX-Hi instrument, built primarily by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and the Los Alamos National Laboratory, which measures atoms with speeds from...

2008-08-11 09:01:31

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE:GE), announced today it is partnering with ACCIONA, a world leader in wind farm development, and is investing $141 million in the Tatanka Wind Farm on the North Dakota-South Dakota border. The transaction represents the GE unit's first wind equity investment in the Dakotas and the first wind farm in the United States built entirely by ACCIONA (IBEX-35 ANA.MC). GE Energy Financial Services invested with Wachovia Investment Holdings LLC to...


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