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2010-12-04 00:00:39

eValid Test Enabled Browser simplifies testing of Any Web Application, including AJAX, and provides Realistic Results in Real-Time, All from The Same Test Scripts Used Multiple Ways. (PRWEB) December 2, 2010 Software Research Inc. announced a free webinar about the use of state-of-the-art tools and best practices, to achieve performance and load testing of web applications. Web servers are not always reliable. All sorts of interruptions occur on a regular basis. Web-based retail...

2010-10-28 14:20:33

Report released by Nutrilite Health Institute finds shortfall of fruit and vegetable consumption tracks with low intakes of vitamins A, C and E, zinc and selenium The majority of Americans report getting a cold or flu in the past year, and more than a third say they'll make lifestyle changes to prevent getting sick again this year. However, 40 percent of Americans don't plan to take what is arguably the easiest and tastiest step to help potentially prevent illness this cold and flu season...

2010-10-21 00:00:41

Meidlinger Partners, LLC, a Philadelphia based private equity firm, announced today that its affiliate, Meidlinger Partners Sustainable Investments, LP, completed a $500,000 investment in Liberty Hydro, Inc., a water industry focused environmental technology and service company based in South Charleston, West Virginia. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Meidlinger Partners, LLC (Meidlinger), a Philadelphia based private equity firm, announced today that its affiliate, Meidlinger...

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2010-10-06 09:38:08

A new study from North Carolina State University finds that fish located near coal-fired power plants have lower levels of mercury than fish that live much further away. The surprising finding appears to be linked to high levels of another chemical, selenium, found near such facilities, which unfortunately poses problems of its own. "We found that fish in lakes located at least 30 kilometers (km) from a coal-fired power plant had mercury levels more than three times higher than fish of the...

2010-08-31 21:32:34

    * 39 percent reduced risk seen in a meta-analysis.    * Selenium effects may vary according to individual's characteristics. A common mineral may provide protection against bladder cancer. According to results of a study published in the September issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, selenium intake is associated with decreased risk of bladder cancer. "The lower the levels of...

2010-08-31 18:47:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) confirmed that the Federal District Court in Huntington, West Virginia issued rulings today with respect to pending selenium lawsuits brought by various environmental constituencies against the Company's Apogee and Hobet subsidiaries. Pursuant to the court order, Apogee was found in contempt for failing to comply with a consent decree issued in March 2009 requiring compliance with selenium limits in certain...

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2010-08-04 13:47:40

Call it the anti-sunscreen. That's more or less the description of what many solar energy researchers would like to find -- light-catching substances that could be added to photovoltaic materials in order to convert more of the sun's energy into carbon-free electricity. Research reported in the journal Applied Physics Letters, published by the American Institute of Physics (AIP), describes how solar power could potentially be harvested by using oxide materials that contain the element...

2010-06-11 01:02:28

Fish exposed to fly ash at the site of the Tennessee Valley Authority coal ash spill are faring better than some expected, researchers have learned. Oak Ridge National Laboratory in collaboration with TVA has found that while small amounts of some contaminants from the December 2008 fly ash spill have been taken up by fish in the Clinch and Emory rivers, to-date, the fish collected downstream from the spill appear healthy relative to fish from unimpacted sites. "We are looking to see if there...

2010-06-06 07:47:34

Selenium, a supplement taken daily by millions in hopes of protection against cancer and a host of other diseases, has proven to be of no benefit in reducing a patient's risk of developing lung cancer - either a recurrence or second primary malignancy, according to results of an international Phase III clinical trial. Results from the decade-long study, initiated by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, were presented June 5th at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2010 Annual Meeting...

2010-05-20 03:00:00

LONDON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Selenium Market Review 2010 has been recently added by Market Publishers Ltd. The report focuses on a study of the global Selenium market. It features major Selenium producers, prices, supply and demand conditions, as well as international trade. The research studies important aspects of Selenium market and provides thorough analysis, focusing on the world, regional and country markets. It also includes outlook of the world Selenium market. Selenium Market...


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