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2011-09-20 00:10:30

University of Kansas scientists have found new evidence that infant formulas fortified with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) are good for developing brains and hearts. In the randomized, double-blind study, 122 term infants were fed one of four formulas from birth to 12 months; three with varying levels of two LCPUFAs (DHA and ARA) and one formula with no LCPUFA, and tested at four, six and nine months of age. By simultaneously measuring the heart rate and visual...

2011-07-28 09:24:00

DUBLIN, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) today announced the acquisition of Martek Power ("Martek"), a manufacturer of power electronic components for approximately euro 130 million (inclusive of assumed debt). Martek specializes in the manufacture of highly specialized power management devices for the military, heavy-duty transportation, aerospace, medical, telecom and hybrid/electrical vehicle markets. Martek will become part of the Cooper Bussmann division...

2011-06-06 16:57:00

MIPS Company WellDoc Named Best Graduate Company COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CosmosID(TM), a company in the Mtech Technology Advancement Program (TAP) incubator developing comprehensive pathogen identification technologies, was named company of the year in the life sciences company category during the 2011 Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/MTECHLOGO) In all, eight Mtech-affiliated companies...

2011-02-17 15:45:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK), a leader in the innovation, development, production and sales of high-value products from microbial sources that promote health and wellness through nutrition, announced today that it has been inducted into the inaugural Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Hall of Fame, a program under the U.S. Small Business Administration. Martek Biosciences was recognized for its success in research,...

2011-02-07 10:32:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. announces the launch of Nexa(TM) Select Rx prenatal vitamin, the newest addition to the Nexa(TM) Prenatal Vitamin Family. Nexa(TM) Select contains plant-based DHA (325 mg) and Vitamin D3 (800 IU). Its advanced formulation offers more plant-based DHA than any other single gel capsule Rx prenatal vitamin taken once a day. Many experts recommend a DHA intake of at least 200 to 300 mg per day for women during...

2010-12-23 07:45:00

Successes Validate UMd.'s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martek Biosciences, a company that launched leveraging the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of Maryland, entered an agreement on December 21 to be acquired by the Dutch company Royal DSM NV for $1.1 billion, the companies jointly announced. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/MTECHLOGO) Martek is the second company sold for more...

2010-12-21 00:17:00

HEERLEN, Netherlands and COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DSM (NYSE Euronext: DSM KON) to offer US$31.50 for each share of Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) in an all-cash transaction (through a tender offer) Total consideration of US$1,087 million (about euro 829 million) Offer price represents 35% premium to Martek's closing share price on December 20, 2010 Martek Board of Directors recommends the offer Acquisition adds new growth platform for natural,...

2010-12-08 15:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2010. Total revenues for the fourth quarter were $119.1 million, up 36% from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009. Fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings per share (EPS) were $0.41, a 24% increase from $0.33 per diluted share in last year's fourth quarter. For the full year 2010, revenues increased 30%...


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