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2011-03-06 12:09:00

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists at deCODE genetics and academic colleagues from Iceland, The Netherlands, Denmark, USA and Illumina, Inc., today report the discovery of single-letter variants (SNPs) in the sequence of the human genome associated with high risk of sick sinus syndrome (SSS).

2011-02-15 17:05:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Washington metro area will be hosting "A Taste of Iceland" from February 24th through 27th, 2011. The multi-day event will feature Icelandic music, cuisine, film and culture throughout Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Annapolis, MD.

2011-02-15 11:23:00

BOSTON, February 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating its new route from Boston to Reykjavik in Iceland, low-fare airline Iceland Express is offering an introductory fare of $299 one-way to fly via Reykjavik from Boston to a host of European destinations. For those wanting to visit London, Edinburgh, Belfast, Copenhagen, Billund, Aalborg, Gothenburg, Stockholm, Oslo, Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt and Warsaw, bookings must be made before 25 February.

2010-12-15 13:27:00

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, December 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists from deCODE genetics and academic colleagues from Iceland, the UK, US, Netherlands, Spain and Romania today report the discovery of a set of single-letter variations in the sequence of the human genome (SNPs) that impact individual baseline levels of prostate specific antigen, or PSA. Testing for PSA levels is the most commonly used screening tool for the detection of prostate cancer.

2010-09-30 14:38:00

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2010-08-06 12:03:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced new nonstop service between New York and Reykjavik, Iceland, beginning June 1, 2011.* When service begins, Delta will be the only U.S.

2010-03-11 13:53:00

WATERBURY, Vt., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Five experienced Expedition Leaders are returning to the Arctic in 2010, announced Vermont-based polar adventure specialist Quark Expeditions. "Expedition Leaders are the X factor," said Patrick Shaw, president.

2010-01-21 09:16:00

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, January 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- deCODE genetics ehf today emerged as a newly financed, private company focused on advancing the science of human genetics and its application to products and services that improve human health.

2009-10-02 09:16:18

Police raided two accounting offices in Reykjavik, Iceland, to find evidence of criminal action concerning bank collapses, a special investigator said. The office of special investigator Olafur Thor Hauksson said 22 police officers and six accountants raided the PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG offices, seeking evidence connected to the failures of Kaupthing, Glitnir and Landsbanki, all of which collapsed in 2008 as the global financial crisis began to unfold. The purpose of the searches was...


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