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2014-04-16 16:13:04

New screening technique opens the door to unlimited opportunities, both in terms of chemistry and biology research Researchers at Griffith University's Eskitis Institute have developed a new technique for discovering natural compounds which could form the basis of novel therapeutic drugs. The corresponding author, Professor Ronald Quinn AM said testing the new process on a marine sponge had delivered not only confirmation that the system is effective, but also a potential lead in the...

2014-04-16 12:30:47

DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new market research report the "Fluid Management & Visualization Systems Market by Product (Suction & Irrigation, Dialyzer, Fluid Warming & Waste Management, Endoscopic Camera, Tubing's, Bloodlines), Application (GI, Urology, Arthroscopy, Gynecology) - Global Forecasts to 2018" published by MarketsandMarkets, the market was valued at $19,285.5 Million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a healthy CAGR from 2013 to...

2014-04-16 08:39:10

Pierce County, Washington to utilize interoperable CAD, Mobile and Analytics HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South Sound 911, an interlocal agency created in an effort to consolidate public safety answering points (PSAPs) in Pierce County, Washington, has selected Intergraph(®)'s public safety solutions to replace multiple disparate systems and support multi-site, multi-jurisdictional, multi-discipline response. The project includes multiple PSAPs for police, fire...

2014-04-16 08:39:03

New 12.3 Release Advances Usability and Leadership in Real-Time Visualization CHELMSFORD, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH), a leading global provider of visual data discovery solutions, today announced the new 12.3 release of the Datawatch visual data discovery solution. This release further advances Datawatch's leadership position in visualizing real-time, streaming data as well as its ability to deliver high value visualizations from...

2014-04-16 08:30:43

DUBLIN, Apr. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k6v3n8/global_hematology ) has announced the addition of the "Global Hematology Analyzers Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Hematology Analyzers market to grow at a CAGR of 3.59 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing...

2014-04-16 04:22:08

AMSTERDAM, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The global meeting place for health and wellness industry innovation Europe's leading nutritional ingredients event, Health ingredients (Hi) Europe & Natural ingredients (Ni), will take place in December 2-4 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This is the premier event in Europe offering food & beverage manufacturers and producers the opportunity to find new suppliers and source health and natural ingredients....

2014-04-16 00:21:06

TOKYO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ajinomoto Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. announced on April 16 that the abstract of phase 2a clinical study data of an oral alpha 4 integrin antagonist, development code AJM300, has been accepted for presentation at the Digestive Disease Week 2014 (May 3 - 6 in Chicago, USA). The contents of data will be presented at the beginning of Joint Presidential Plenary Session collaborated by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American...

2014-04-15 23:16:02

Flexibility, Ease-of-Use, and Industry Experience Make EPRO a Unanimous Choice by Leading Hospitality Management Company San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 ReactorNet, a premier provider of Cloud-based eProcurement solutions for medium-to large-sized companies, today announced that TMI Hospitality, a leading hospitality development and management company with over 200 hotels across the U.S., has selected ReactorNet’s EPRO spend management solution to manage purchasing across all of...

2014-04-15 23:14:53

At The Boys' Latin School of Maryland, students in Jim Haluck's Forensics Honors course are exposed to a variety of materials throughout the year as they conduct their lab experiments. This week, students were talking quite a bit about the new lab entitled Sarcophaga bullata, which deals with meat and maggots in an attempt to determine if drugs were used by a hypothetical deceased human body. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 It's typical for students in Jim Haluck's...

2014-04-15 23:14:18

Metcalf & Associates, Inc., announced today that the Innovative Leadership Workbook for Emerging Leaders and Managers, written by CEO Maureen Metcalf, was one of two texts used in the “2014 Leadership 500 Excellence” Award Winning Program. The program conducted by Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) was named number three in the government and military category. Columbus, Ohio 43202 (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 According to HR.com, “For the past 30 years, Leadership...


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2014-04-22 14:52:09

Edwin Harris Colbert (September 28, 1905 – November 15, 2001), known as “Ned” to his friends and colleagues, was a distinguished American Paleontologist. He helped popularize the study of dinosaurs through his prolific research, writings, and 40 years of work as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Colbert was born in Clarinda, Iowa, but moved to Maryville, Missouri during infancy. Like many young children, and most of his predecessors and contemporaries,...

Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

Astrophysics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 56,000 light-years in diameter and approximately 60 million light-years distant. Credit: NASA/ESA/Wikipedia What is Astrophysics? For much of the modern age the term Astrophysics has been used synonymously with Astronomy. This interchange is so common that many textbooks even offer the two as having the same meaning. However, from a strictly historical perspective there are differences...

Mae Jemison
2012-10-22 10:57:36

Mae Jemison is an American physician, NASA astronaut, and was the first black woman to travel to space. She was born Mae Carol Jemison on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. Her family moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was younger, and she assumed that spaceflight would become a common travel for civilians by the time she was an adult. She was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. and Nichelle Nichols. She graduated from Morgan Park High School in 1973 at age sixteen. She immediately entered...

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