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2013-12-16 16:25:58

WARSAW, Ind., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH), a global leader in musculoskeletal care, today announced that Paul Bisaro, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT), has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Bisaro has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Actavis (formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), a global, integrated specialty pharmaceutical...

2013-12-16 16:25:48

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has declared a dividend for the first quarter of 2014 of $0.49 per share on outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable March 10, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 14, 2014. Lilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation, is developing a growing portfolio of pharmaceutical products by applying the latest research from its own worldwide...

2013-12-16 08:28:49

Bentham's First U.S. Investment Helps Small Company Defeat Insurance Giant State Farm NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bentham IMF announced today the completion of its investment in State Farm Fire & Casualty Company v. Radcliff, its first U.S. investment. The win continues the strong track record of Bentham's Australian parent company, which is the most successful commercial litigation finance company in the world. Bentham's funding helped plaintiffs by adding a top...

2013-12-16 08:25:51

WARSAW, Ind., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH), a global leader in musculoskeletal care, announced that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a quarterly dividend to stockholders for the fourth quarter of 2013. Zimmer's Board of Directors also has authorized a new share repurchase program effective January 1, 2014. The cash dividend of $0.20 per share will be paid on or about January 31, 2014, to stockholders of record as of the...

2013-12-16 08:22:23

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) today announced that Jimmy D. Staton, executive vice president and group CEO for the company's Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG) business unit, has elected to retire from the company, effective March 31, 2014. Staton's retirement comes following six intense years of effort that spanned three NiSource business units and involved initiatives and operations across the company's 16-state footprint. During his time...

Virus Grows Tube To Deliver DNA During Infection Then Sheds It
2013-12-16 07:22:16

Purdue University Researchers have discovered a tube-shaped structure that forms temporarily in a certain type of virus to deliver its DNA during the infection process and then dissolves after its job is completed. The researchers discovered the mechanism in the phiX174 virus, which attacks E. coli bacteria. The virus, called a bacteriophage because it infects bacteria, is in a class of viruses that do not contain an obvious tail section for the transfer of its DNA into host cells....

2013-12-12 16:22:22

Evans, Feldman and Walsh begin three-year terms in January CARMEL, Ind., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today during MISO's annual members' meeting, stakeholders re-elected board members Mike Evans, Paul Feldman and Judy Walsh. All three have served on the MISO Board of Directors since 2005 and will begin their new, three-year terms in January 2014. "We're pleased that Mike, Paul and Judy will remain on the MISO Board of Directors for another term," said MISO President and CEO...

2013-12-12 16:21:41

Annual transmission projects provide billions in benefits and create thousands of jobs CARMEL, Ind., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MISO's Board of Directors celebrated a milestone today when they unanimously approved MISO's Transmission Expansion Plan 2013 (MTEP13). This, the 10th comprehensive long-term regional plan for MISO's electric grid, is designed to bring billions of dollars in annual benefits, for decades to come, for energy consumers throughout MISO's footprint. Similar to the nine...

2013-12-11 23:27:34

AWE's Early Literacy Station computers provide technology exposure, early learning skills, and school readiness for young children Chester, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 AWE announced today that a total of 107 Early Literacy Station™ computers have been acquired by public libraries across Indiana as part of a funding-assistance plan administered by the Indiana State Library. The Indiana State Library offered a subsidy of $499 per Early Literacy Station to all public libraries in the...

2013-12-12 00:22:30

BALTIMORE, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM) announced today that it is sponsoring a series of webinars aimed at educating Indiana physicians about a new set of laws intended to curb prescription drug misuse and abuse. In 2010, 711 people in Indiana died from accidental drug overdoses, and nationally the Centers for Disease Control have deemed prescription painkiller abuse an "epidemic." Modeled after Kentucky legislation aimed at stemming prescription drug abuse, Indiana...


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Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalist
2012-10-05 08:36:41

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalist) is a mouse-eared bat that can be found in North America. Its range primarily includes eastern and Midwestern states, but it can be found in some southern areas of the United States. During the winter, its range becomes much smaller, with most populations occurring in large clusters in only a few caves. One study conducted in 1985 suggested that an estimated 244,000 individuals of this species reside in Indiana. Its range overlaps that of the endangered gray...

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2007-02-13 15:17:56

The Northern cavefish or Northern blindfish, Amblyopsis spelea, is found in caves through Kentucky and southern Indiana. It is listed as a threatened species in the United States and the IUCN lists the species as vulnerable. The White River, flowing east to west south of Bedford, Indiana, delimits the northern range of Amblyopsis spelea. These fish are not found in caves north of the White River.

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