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2009-11-20 07:45:00

SONOMA, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma, California resident and chair of the Sonoma, California-Aswan, Egypt Sister City Committee, Sherri Ferris, recently returned from Aswan, Egypt, where she led delegation members of the San Francisco Bay Area "Sacramento Seminar" as they met with the Aswan-Sonoma Sister City Chair, Dr. Ossama A. W Abdel Meguid, Director of the Nubian Museum in Aswan. The group met with many high-level officials, exploring current affairs and political systems,...

2009-11-02 02:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a six-day trial, a federal jury here dismissed Blue Nile Inc.'s $60.1 million claim against The Yehuda Diamond Company, reaffirming Yehuda Diamond's right to compare the prices of its clarity enhanced diamonds to the untreated diamonds sold by online retailer Blue Nile. Yehuda Diamond, based in New York, has earned widespread industry and consumer loyalty for its successful competition with Blue Nile and other online jewelers, favoring consumers...

2009-09-29 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced the appointment of Arie S. Belldegrun, M.D., FACS to its board of directors. Dr. Belldegrun is an accomplished scientist and entrepreneur, with over 20 years of biotechnology experience in academia and industry. "We are honored to have Dr. Belldegrun join our Board of Directors," said Joshua...

2009-09-25 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced the appointment of Frank Litvack, M.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Litvack is a seasoned veteran of the cardiovascular healthcare space, with over 25 years of academic and industry experience. "We are excited to welcome Dr. Litvack to our Board of Directors," said Joshua Kazam, CEO of Nile. "As...

2009-09-14 07:51:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that there will be a poster presented at the 13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America in Boston. The abstract presents data from a Phase 1b study of CD-NP in chronic heart failure patients. In this study, a 24-hour infusion of CD-NP resulted in improved renal function...

2009-08-13 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced its second quarter financial results for 2009. Financial Results For the second quarter of 2009, Nile reported a net loss of approximately $2.5 million, or $0.10 per share, compared to a net loss of approximately $3.8 million, or $0.16 per share, during the second quarter of 2008. Weighted-average...

2009-07-21 14:21:14

Researchers at the University of Warwick have recovered significant DNA information from a lost form of ancient barley that triumphed for over 3000 years seeing off: 5 changes in civilisation, water shortages and a much more popular form of barley that produces more grains. This discovery offers a real insight into the couture of ancient farming and could assist the development of new varieties of crops to face today's climate change challenges.The researchers, led by Dr Robin Allaby from the...

2009-07-16 15:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that it has completed a private placement of shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase additional common stock for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $3.4 million. Riverbank Capital Inc., a FINRA member broker dealer acted as the exclusive placement agent for the transaction. "We are...

2009-07-08 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that it has received commitments from investors to purchase in a private placement securities of the Company for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $3.4 million. Riverbank Capital Inc., a FINRA member broker dealer, acted as the exclusive placement agent for the transaction. The net proceeds of...

2009-06-10 09:30:00

Warns Proposed Budget Cuts to Program Would Increase Threat of Disease PHILADELPHIA, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer weather at hand, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today asked Pennsylvanians to make every effort to control mosquitoes and reduce the threat of the West Nile Virus. Hanger said standing water can quickly become a breeding ground for mosquitoes. He asked all Pennsylvanians to follow the simple rule of dump it, drain it and treat it....


Latest Nile Reference Libraries

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Nile Puffer, Tetraodon lineatus
2013-02-18 09:52:03

Image Credit: Earedien/Wikipedia The Nile puffer is also known as the fahaka pufferfish, globe fish, or lineatus puffer. It is a tropical freshwater puffer found in the river basins of Africa, mainly in the Nile and surrounding rivers. The fish will live in weed beds, and in any other vegetation-rich habitat. It can also be found in open water. If kept as a pet it is best to keep it solitary. The Nile puffer is territorial and aggressive toward other fish. Even young Nile puffer will...

Marbled Lungfish, Protopterus Aethiopicus
2012-12-25 12:06:57

The marbled lungfish is found mainly in the Nile river, in the northeastern continent of Africa. It also is found in such lakes as the Albert, Edward, Tanganyika, Victoria, Nabugabo, No and Kyoga, all centrally located in Africa at the southern end of the Nile. They live in the shallow areas of these lakes, streams, rivers, and swamps. During the dry season, many of the areas will dry up and when this occurs the marbled lungfish will bury themselves in the mud leaving just a small opening...

Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...

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2012-06-19 04:35:28

Symbol: AGAF Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Synonyms:   AGUM Agapanthus umbellatus L'Her. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Liliidae Order   Liliales Family   Liliaceae –...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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