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IRVINE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunter Wise Securities, LLC, (www.hunterwise.com), announced today that its client, leading privately-held spinal implant device maker SeaSpine, Inc., has been acquired by Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: IART) for $89 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments.
Wendy Booker, a 57 year old climber, runner, and explorer with multiple sclerosis, has beaten the odds yet againâ€¦ this time conquering the North Pole via dog sled. Beverly, MA (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 Overcoming sub-zero temperatures, high winds and unfavorable conditions on the arctic ice, on April 23rd Wendy Booker became the first person with MS to stand at the North Pole.
A team of 58 people will take part in a mission to pick up trash left behind from years of climbs up the slopes of the worldâ€™s highest peak.
LONDON, February 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - 'The dream continues' Everest Poker has signed 4 former Live the Dream 2010 players to become part of Team Everest 2011.
Organizers said Tuesday that 15 Nepalese civil servants will soon abandon their desks for the slopes of Everest to improve government understanding of the challenges facing the Himalayas.
Imagine a woman riding a motor scooter down the street while flanked by a large bird flying almost cheek to beak with her.
CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's job market is already tough.
From the highest mountaintop comes a new research report in the FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org) that gets to the bottom of what happens to the hearts of people when exposed to low-levels of oxygen, such as those on Mount Everest or in the intensive care unit of a hospital.
Adventure seekers are plunking down more than $50,000 to climb Mount Everest, but a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that people who pay for transformative experiences often lack the communitarian spirit that usually defines such activities.
A private telecom firm took high-speed Internet facilities to new heights on Thursday after launching Nepal's first 3G services at the base camp of Mount Everest.
Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Hillary was born to Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Hillary in Auckland, Dominion of New Zealand on July 20th of 1919. In 1920 his family moved to Tuakau, after his father was given land there. His grandparents were early settlers in the northern part of Wairoa in the middle of the 19th century after emigrating from Yorkshire, England. On May 29th of 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer...
Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...
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