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2013-12-09 08:20:02

IBN and IBM discover new medical application for converted PET bottlesSingapore, Dec 9, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers at Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) and California's IBM Research - Almaden (IBM) have discovered a new, potentially life-saving application for polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which is widely used to make plastic bottles. They have successfully converted PET into a non-toxic biocompatible material with superior...

2013-12-09 00:20:25

- Heraeus continues its commitment to the PV Industry SINGAPORE, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heraeus' Photovoltaics Business Unit is increasing their production capacity at its site in Singapore. As Pete Horan, Vice President Operations, points out, "ever since we built our Singapore factory we have seen increasing concentration of our customer base in Asia. I expect our paste production volume in Singapore to increase significantly over the next years." Heraeus will continue...

2013-12-06 23:23:58

Existing Stakeholders Invest an Additional US$ 2.5M Singapore (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Trax Technology Solutions Pte Ltd. (Trax), a leading provider of in-store auditing and execution monitoring solutions for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, has announced another investment round from the original stakeholders. Trax reports receiving an additional US$ 2.5 million in funds. Along with the previous institutional investment reported earlier this year, Trax has raised over US$ 9...

2013-12-06 04:20:42

SINGAPORE, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) hosted Asia's leading converged media entertainment market, the Asia Television Forum & Market (ATF) and ScreenSingapore where more than 4,000 international film and television trade delegates from 60 countries set foot in Singapore to trade, market, distribute and screen their content at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre from 3 - 6...

2013-12-06 00:20:22

SINGAPORE, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus reports that thermal coal swaps volumes traded against the API 8 index have reached 10mn t since its launch last year, with November recording the highest monthly volume of 2mn t. API 8 assesses 5,500 kcal/kg NAR coal delivered to south China. The country consumed nearly 4bn t of coal last year, with imports at 290mn t and up by about 20pc from the previous year. China's...

2013-12-05 12:20:01

This unusual discovery could aid cardiac repair and provide new therapies to common heart diseases and hypertensionSingapore, Dec 6, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists at A*STAR's Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) and Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology (IMCB) have identified a gene encoding a hormone that could potentially be used as a therapeutic molecule to treat heart diseases. The hormone - which they have chosen to name ELABELA - is only 32 amino-acids...

2013-12-05 08:28:33

Facility in Compliance with ISO 13485 for Medical Device Kits RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken announced today that their Singapore biological kit-building facility has now been certified to International Standards Organization (ISO) 13485 standards for the storage and distribution of medical devices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110930/NY78064LOGO) This certification validates that Marken provides a Quality Management System for...

2013-12-04 16:27:51

BERLIN, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Signavio, a leading provider of BPM software, today announced the company is expanding into Asia - accelerating sales activities and underlining direct customer contact by opening a new office in Singapore. Dr. Gero Decker (Co-CEO, Signavio): "After opening our U.S. subsidiary in Silicon Valley last year, expanding into Asia is the next logical step for Signavio's development since our customer base continues to grow at a remarkable rate there....

2013-12-03 23:34:27

The program opens up the full HRBoss suite of products and award-winning support infrastructure to resellers, referral partners, systems integrators and consulting firms globally. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 HRBoss, the Asia-based human capital technology provider, today announced the launch of an official Partners program. The partnership scheme specifically targets resellers, referral partners, systems integrators and consultants in Australia, Europe, the Middle East, the UK and the US....

2013-12-03 16:20:56

Nearly 20 New, Shorter Crystal Cruises Offered from Australia to Africa LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises has created 19 new "Crystal Getaways" in Asia and surrounding region for 2014. Time-strapped travelers now have almost twice as many options to enjoy an ultra-luxe, all-inclusive, exotic cruise in Japan, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Mauritius, Africa, and Australia next year. The Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity voyages range from five- to...


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2012-06-14 12:42:32

Symbol: PLOB2 Group: Dicot Family: Apocynaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N PR    N VI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

2012-06-14 12:42:33

Symbol: PLOBS Group: Dicot Family: Apocynaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 12:42:34

Symbol: PLOBO Group: Dicot Family: Apocynaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: PR    N VI    N Synonyms:   PLKR3 Plumeria krugii Urb.   PLPO3 Plumeria portoricensis Urb. Distribution: PlumeriaobtusaL. var.obtusadistribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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2012-06-15 04:30:48

Symbol: MACO11 Group: Dicot Family: Malpighiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N PR    N VI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta...

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2012-04-03 20:41:16

Knotted Fan Coral, (Melithaea ochracea), is a species of colonial soft coral that is found in tree-like fans on shallow reefs in the South China Sea between Taiwan and Indonesia, including Singapore and Malaysia. In Taiwan, it is the most widespread coral in its family Gorgonacea. It is found on the higher parts of reef fronts where its numerous small polyps can feed at water flow rates varying from 1.6 to 16 inches per second. This species usually grow to about 8 inches in length, with...

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