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2009-09-01 08:30:00

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Engineering, Science, Project Management, and Information Technology services, today announced the appointment of Mr. Wayne Rustin to the position of Chief Human Resources Officer. Mr. Rustin brings with him 25 years of industry experience managing and leading Human Resources organizations of Fortune 500 corporations. Prior to joining SGT, he held positions of leadership with IBM Corporation including his most...

2009-07-01 13:35:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For some 60 years, fire ants have expanded relentlessly throughout the southern and southwestern United States. They sting relentlessly, too: first biting the victim's skin with their mandibles (mouth parts), then holding on tight and sting from their bottoms. They then often pivot around and continue to sting in circles, causing burning pain and excruciating itch to their victims, many of whom are children. Fire ant venom includes a potent alkaloid...

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2009-07-01 06:26:34

Transcriptomic tests have uncovered the protein composition of venom from the Scorpiops jendeki scorpion. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Genomics have carried out the first ever venom analysis in this arachnid, and discovered nine novel poison molecules, never before seen in any scorpion species. Yibao Ma worked with a team of researchers from Wuhan University, China, to study the sting of S. jendeki, a member of the family Euscorpiidae, which covers Europe, Asia, Africa,...

2009-06-26 15:28:00

GREENBELT, Md., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Science and Engineering Services today announced Dr. Kam Ghaffarian, President and CEO, received the 2009 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Government Services category for the Maryland Region. The award, which recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses, was presented to Dr. Ghaffarian during a gala event the evening of June 25, 2009. "I...

2009-06-25 13:15:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jellyfish Squish(TM), an FDA compliant solution that works within minutes to relieve the pain of jellyfish stings, was recently proved to be effective on stings caused by the Portuguese man-of-war. Jellyfish Squish(TM) is produced by Coastal Solutions, Inc. in Savannah, Ga., and can be purchased online and at select stores including drug stores and beach supply stores. In May of 2009 Dr. Peter Verity, a world renowned marine biologist at the Skidaway...

2009-06-15 08:15:00

TAMPA, Fla., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STYS), a leader in electro-stun technology today announced that the city of Youngstown, Ohio's Police Department has purchased 160 Stinger S-200 ATs to be issued to its officers. Robert Gruder, Stinger's CEO, stated, "I am pleased by Youngstown's decision to award Stinger this contract. I believe that the Stinger S-200 AT is a next generation stun device. Because the Stinger is the only ECD that can...

2009-05-14 10:31:00

TAMPA, Fla., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STYS), a leader in electro-stun technology today announced that the Henry County Police Department has purchased 90 Stinger S-200 AT Electronic Immobilization Devices. Henry County is located just southwest of Atlanta. Lt. Chuck Simmons stated, "The Henry County Police Department has extensively studied the Stinger S-200 AT. We were extremely pleased by the ECD's immobilization ability. I find it...

2009-05-11 09:43:00

TAMPA, Fla., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STYS), a leader in electro-stun technology today announced that the Upson County Sheriff's Office has purchased Stinger S-200 AT Electronic Immobilization Devices. Dan Kilgore of the Upson County Sheriff's Office stated, "We did extensive research on the S-200 AT. We became instructor trained, toured the Stinger facilities, and of course tested the ECD itself. Because of the features of the S-200 AT...

2009-05-08 10:18:00

TAMPA, Fla., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STYS), a leader in electro-stun technology today announced that the Firebaugh Police Department in California has purchased Stinger S-200 AT Electronic Immobilization Devices. Chief Elsa Lopez stated, "When the department found out there was an alternative to Tasers, we felt that we had a responsibility to our citizens and police officers to take a look at it. Having reviewed the features and...

2009-05-07 09:40:00

TAMPA, Fla., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STYS), a leader in electro-stun technology today announced that one of Ohio's most populated counties including where Cleveland is situated has purchased Stinger's S-200 AT projectile stun guns. After an extensive six month evaluation, the County decided the features, price, and electrical design were in the best interest of the County to purchase. ABOUT STINGER SYSTEMS Stinger Systems, Inc., a...


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Jack Jumper Ant, Myrmecia pilosula
2013-07-10 13:00:54

The jack jumper ant (Myrmecia pilosula), known by other names including the jumping jack or hopper ant, is a species of bull ant that can be found in Australia. Its range includes Tasmania, New South Wales, and rural areas of Victoria. This species is unique in that its genome only holds on set of chromosomes, which is the lowest number of chromosomes that any animal can hold. Like other bull ants, this species can build nests under rocks or under dirt mounds. The jack jumper reaches an...

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2012-04-03 19:15:23

The Purple-striped Jelly (Chrysaora colorata), also known as the Mauve Stinger, is a species of jellyfish found primarily off the coast of California in Monterey Bay. This species has been studied closely by scientists hoping to gain a better understanding about the creature’s eating habits. The bell (body) of the jellyfish is up to 27.6 inches in diameter, with a radial pattern of stripes. The tentacles vary with age of each individual, consisting mainly of eight long dark arms, and...

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2006-12-12 11:27:08

The platypus is a semi-aquatic endemic to eastern Australia and Tasmania. Together with the four species of echidna, it is one of the five species of monotremes, the only mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth to live young. It is the sole living representative of its family and genus, though a number of related species have been found in the fossil record. The unique appearance of this egg-laying, duck-billed mammal baffled naturalists when it was first discovered, with some...

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