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2011-07-18 16:00:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor intensive, announced that it has sold its microbiology business, TREK Diagnostic Systems, to Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO). The sale will enable Magellan to focus all its resources on its LeadCare® and Dynex® businesses, both of which have been experiencing strong...

2011-05-03 05:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan, a pioneering Global Positioning System (GPS) brand, announced today that it has chosen and implemented their payment processing with Merchant e-Solutions. Merchant e-Solutions is providing an all-in-one credit card processing solution fully-integrated with Magellan's newly implemented web platform and e-store, NetSuite. The combined merchant account and payment gateway connected to NetSuite provides payment processing for...

2011-04-18 09:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan GPS announced that it has renewed its exclusive sponsorship of Geocaching.com's Cache In Trash Out (CITO). 2011 marks the second year in a row that Magellan has participated in CITO. CITO is a global environmental initiative supported by the geocaching community dedicated to cleaning up parks and other cache-friendly places around the world. Events are organized and planned on a local basis by volunteers and promoted at...

2011-01-20 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan, a pioneering GPS brand, today will showcase Magellan's outdoor GPS receivers at the 2011 Outdoor Retailer Winter show, Booth # 56034, featuring the Magellan eXplorist 310 GPS, a power-packed, waterproof, and rugged handheld GPS designed for essential outdoor navigation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110120/SF32892) The newest addition to the eXplorist family of dedicated outdoor GPS devices, the eXplorist 310...

2011-01-04 20:18:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan, a pioneering GPS brand, today announced the introduction of the Magellan eXplorist 310 GPS receiver, a power-packed, waterproof, and rugged handheld GPS designed for essential outdoor navigation. The newest addition to the eXplorist family of dedicated outdoor GPS receivers, the eXplorist 310 provides outdoor enthusiasts with many of the features found in higher-end devices, including a premium world map and the ability to...

2010-09-28 07:00:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass. and ZAMFARA STATE, Nigeria, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the international response to the lead-poisoning crisis linked to small-scale gold-mining activities in this northwestern region of Nigeria, a medical crisis team is deploying Magellan's three-minute LeadCare II blood-lead test in the triage, assessment, and clinical follow-up of thousands of villagers who have been exposed to extremely high levels of lead in the soil and water. Of 113 children initially...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Planet Venus is the second planet from the sun. It is often called the evening star or morning star and is brighter than any object in the sky except the sun and the moon. Because its orbit lies between the sun and the orbit of the earth, Venus passes through phases like those of the moon, varying from a large bright crescent when the planet is near inferior conjunction (nearest the earth) to a smaller silvery disk when it is at superior conjunction (farthest from the earth). Since...

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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'