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2011-08-16 08:00:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, announced today that the Company has been awarded a $5.7 million contract under a Department of Defense (DoD) Broad Agency Announcement for studies directed at the development of an advanced expression system for the bioproduction of its nerve agent medical countermeasure program. rBChE is a recombinant form of a...

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2011-06-16 11:00:00

The hallucinogen found in "magic mushrooms" could be used to treat a variety of psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety and addiction, according to researchers working on a new study. The scientists, working at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have figured out the dose levels of the "sacred mushroom" chemical capable of yielding positive experiences, while minimizing the chance of negative reactions like those found in volunteers of the study, who were under constant,...

2011-06-13 10:37:00

ELGIN, Ill., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer and testing data has proven that Simrit's E454 EPDM (ethylene-propylene rubber) O-ring sealing systems outperform competitive O-rings in critical commercial aircraft hydraulic systems. Manufactured to the highest possible quality and extensively tested, the phosphate ester fluid hydraulic sealing systems are expected to perform flawlessly for years in primary and secondary flight controls, and braking systems of commercial aircrafts....

2011-04-22 15:06:00

CRANBURY, N.J., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPHS), a leading specialty phosphates producer in North America, today announced that it will host a live conference call on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 10:00 am ET to discuss its first quarter 2011 results. The press release detailing first quarter results will be issued on Monday, May 2, 2011 after market close. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 888-679-8018 (U.S.) or 617-213-4845 (international)...

2011-03-04 13:00:00

CRANBURY, N.J., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPHS), a leading North American specialty phosphates producer, today announced that Randy Gress, Chief Executive Officer, will address the 2011 Sidoti Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum, in New York City on March 22, 2011. The event will not be webcast. Presentation slides will be available on the morning of March 22nd on the Innophos website, www.innophos.com, in the Investor Relations Events...

2011-01-26 12:00:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPHS), a leading specialty phosphates producer in North America, today announced that it will host a live conference call on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 10:00 am ET to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2010 results. The press release detailing fourth quarter and full year results will be issued on Monday, February 7, 2011 after market close. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 888-680-0893...

2011-01-24 15:34:18

Protection against nerve gas attack is a significant component of the defense system of many countries around the world. Nerve gases are used by armies and terrorist organizations, and constitute a threat to both the military and civilian populations, but existing drug solutions against them have limited efficiency. A multidisciplinary team of scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science succeeded in developing an enzyme that breaks down such organophosphorus nerve agents efficiently...

2010-11-17 08:00:00

TOKYO, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertex Standard Company is now shipping the new VX-4500/4600 Series mobile two-way radios in North America. The newest mobile radios include enhanced features and signaling performance for increased communications flexibility and worker safety. The new high-capacity VX-4500/4600 Series provides 2-tone and 5-tone encode/decode and MDC-1200® encode/decode along with voice inversion encryption built-in for enhanced user convenience. The...

2010-10-20 09:00:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPHS), a leading specialty phosphates producer in North America, today announced that it will host a live conference call on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 10:00 am ET to discuss its third quarter 2010 results. The press release detailing third quarter results will be issued on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 after market close. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 888-713-4205 (U.S.) or 617-213-4862...

2010-10-14 01:01:43

Abstract P125 New research found that the pattern of heart dysfunction with sarin exposure in mice resembles that seen in humans. Sarin is a chemical warfare agent belonging to class of compounds called organophosphates "” the basis for insecticides, herbicides and nerve agents. As an inhibitor of the nervous system enzyme acetylcholinesterase, sarin can cause convulsions, stoppage of breathing and death. Aiming to determine the delayed cardiac effects of sarin, researchers studied mice...