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2011-02-05 00:00:49

Standard Process selected as award recipient based on company's "strong vision" Palmyra, WI (Vocus/PRWEB) February 03, 2011 Standard Process Inc. (http://www.standardprocess.com) was recently presented with the Nutrition Business Journal's Business Achievement Award for Investment in the Future. The Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) is an executive newsletter with a research and editorial focus on the strategic issues of the nutrition industry. Representatives of the publication selected...

2009-04-14 06:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Zenobia Therapeutics, Inc., the leader in fragment-based lead discovery for diseases of the central nervous system, announced successful completion of the first phase of its services agreement with Syntonix Pharmaceuticals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Biogen Idec (Nasdaq: BIIB). As part of the agreement, Syntonix gains access to Zenobia's technology and expertise in structural biology, crystallization and X-ray structure determination. Zenobia...

2008-12-18 00:45:02

Archaeologists have dug up a large ancient cemetery in the middle of the Syrian desert, providing a glimpse into life and death in the 19th century B.C. The necropolis discovered near the Syrian oasis of Palmyra about 125 miles northeast of Damascus, has at least 30 large burial mounds, ANSA reported Wednesday. ''This is the first evidence that an area of semi-desert outside the oasis was occupied during the early Bronze Age,'' said team leader Daniele Morandi Bonacossi of Italy's Udine...

2008-12-17 15:07:39

Italian researchers said an ancient necropolis has been uncovered outside a Syrian oasis. A team from Udine University said the burial site near Palmyra contains at least 30 large burial mounds and is believed to date back to the third millennium B.C., the Italian news service ANSA reported Wednesday. ''This is the first evidence that an area of semi-desert outside the oasis was occupied during the early Bronze Age,'' Morandi Bonacossi told ANSA. ''Future excavations of the burial mounds will...

2006-07-24 09:14:48

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have tagged three northern bald ibis, among the last survivors of a species of Middle Eastern bird once so revered that it had its own ancient Egyptian hieroglyph, in an effort to save them from extinction. Only 13 of the birds remain in Syria, Britain's Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and the conservation agency BirdLife International said in a news release. The birds, with their distinctive black Mohican-style plumage and long,...