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2008-11-05 18:00:19

HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Meridian Resource Corporation (NYSE:TMR) today provided a status update on its current operations and budget plans. The Company's 2008 capital expenditures have been focused on exploitation in two primary areas, south Louisiana legacy fields (Weeks Island and Turtle Bayou) and its East Texas Austin Chalk play. The revitalization of the legacy assets across south Louisiana and the development of our large acreage position in the heart of our East...

2008-10-30 15:00:39

Meridian Bioscience, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio (NASDAQ: VIVO) today announced, in conjunction with the Association for Molecular Pathology 2008 Annual Meeting now occurring in Grapevine, Texas, that it anticipates launching a simple, rapid new molecular test for the toxin-producing forms of the C. difficile bacteria in the second half of fiscal year 2009. This innovative molecular test is based upon Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) licensed by Meridian Bioscience from Eiken...

2008-10-24 06:00:21

Meridian Petroleum, an oil and gas exploration and production company, has signed a contract with Terrex to acquire 88sqkm of 3D seismic on its 100% owned PEL82 license in the Otway Basin, onshore South Australia. The survey is expected to commence early in 2009 and is estimated to cost $2.5 million. Following the analysis of the 3D seismic data the company's board will consider the next steps which may include bringing a partner into the license. The license is currently being held in...

2008-08-30 09:00:21

By Samuels, Noah Gropp, Cornelius; Singer, Shepherd Roee; Oberbaum, Menachem The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is on the rise, especially among psychiatric patients. Acupuncture is considered a safe and effective treatment modality, and traditional Chinese medicine teaches that acupuncture harmonizes the body's energies. Scientific research has found that acupuncture increases a number of central nervous system hormones (ACTH, beta-endorphins, serotonin, and...

2008-08-06 18:00:33

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Meridian Resource Corporation (NYSE:TMR) today provided an update to its operations for the second quarter. The Company's capital expenditures and growth plans are focused in two primary areas -- south Louisiana exploitation and development, both on and off shore, and the East Texas Austin Chalk play, development and exploitation activities. South Louisiana Exploitation The Company continues its exploitation of the Weeks Island field. Three...

2008-07-13 09:00:11

By Jennifer Jacob, The Meridian Star, Miss. Jul. 13--For teens in Meridian, there is one complaint that goes around less in waves than in tsunamis: "This town is so boring," they say as if in chorus. "There's nothing to do here." "I really don't think there's enough to do," said Grant Williams, a Meridian High School student who will turn 17 next month. "In the summer I find myself trying to look for little small jobs because there's nothing else to do." "There's not really much to do,"...

2008-07-09 09:00:38

By Jennifer Jacob, The Meridian Star, Miss. Jul. 9--Five years after the tragic Lockheed-Martin shootings, in which Lockheed-Martin aeronautical plant employee Doug Williams killed six and injured eight of his co-workers, the victims were remembered in a memorial service at the Lauderdale County Courthouse. The service, which took place Tuesday evening, featured religious music, speeches from the family of shooting victim Rev. Charles J. Miller and from Rev Zachary Operton, and a...

2008-07-07 03:00:13

By Hicken, Robb When DK Commercial began looking for a new VoIP (Voice-over- Internet Protocol) system three years ago it checked out all the products on the market. "We interviewed all the vendors, and everyone has their phone systems," said Debbie Martin, principal of DK Commercial in Meridian. "They not only want you to buy their phone system, but they want you to buy their box." Most companies are asking clients to buy and host a phone room system and software to run it. DK...

2008-07-01 09:00:56

By Jennifer Jacob, The Meridian Star, Miss. Jul. 1--Ever since the Meridian Public School District announced that it will be opening a new ninth grade building at Meridian High School for the 2009-2010 school year, many people have been wondering the same thing. With ninth grade currently being taught at two different junior high schools, which one of them is going to close? The answer, and one that many will not be surprised by, is that Kate Griffin Junior High School, in which eighth...

2008-06-19 12:01:06

Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIVO) today announced it has completed the purchase of technologies and products including infectious disease recombinant proteins and cardiac antigens from Vybion, Inc., highlights include: -- year 1 revenues of approximately $400,000 with attractive margins post-integration; -- purchase price of $653,000 in cash plus future royalties based on net sales of the acquired products; -- assets acquired include a portfolio of recombinant viral...


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Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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