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2011-10-03 14:16:45

Harsh living conditions caused by major fluctuations in the carbon content and sea levels, overacidification and oxygen deficiency in the seas triggered the largest mass extinction of all time at the end of the Permian era 252 million years ago. Life on Earth was also anything but easy after the obliteration of over 90 percent of all species: Throughout the entire Early Triassic era, metazoan-dominated reefs were replaced by microbial deposits. Researchers had always assumed it took the Earth...

2011-06-10 09:59:00

MONTPELLIER, France, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 15th 2011 CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com and CosmeticsDesign.com USA will launch the industry's first ever virtual trade show (VTS) focusing on the industry hot topic, skin care. Skin care continues to be the most innovative category in the cosmetics and personal care industry and in 2010 the global market was valued at $80bn. This is forecast to increase to $91bn by 2014, with growth in the emerging markets set to be...

2011-05-25 07:00:00

BANGOR, Maine, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a time for reckless abandon, of char-grilled fish eaten at the water's edge, melon ice-cream melting over your chin, skinny-dipping and the smell of sun-tan lotion, coconut-based cocktails shared at twilight, and the squeak of fine white sand as you wander hand-in-hand down to the ocean. Summer is seen as the finest season for so many reasons: for children it's the freedom of no school, for adults the period to unwind, and for new-found...

2011-05-10 13:08:00

CALGARY, Alberta, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crescent Point Energy Corp. ("Crescent Point" or the "Company") plans to report its first quarter 2011 financial and operating results via news release on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at approximately 7 a.m. MT (9 a.m. ET). Crescent Point management will host a conference call the same day at 10 a.m. MT (12 p.m. ET) to discuss the results and outlook for the Company. Participants can access the conference call by dialing...

2011-05-09 08:00:00

BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Parliament's web television channel is organizing a viral video competition on Diversity in Europe, calling on the creativity of citizens to create a quality viral spot of 1 to 3 minutes. The competition will be launched on 9 May 2011. The deadline for submission is 31 July 2011. The spots fulfilling all requirements will be released during one month (15 September - 15 October 2011) on the website of EuroparlTV for public...

2011-05-05 02:11:00

TEL-AVIV, Israel, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Makhteshim Agan Group (TASE: MAIN), the global leader in generic solutions for crop protection, has announced receipt of approval from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce through ChemChina, and that it expects to receive the approval of SAFE, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange of China. Koor has also announced that the parties to the loan agreement are progressing in formulating the terms of the detailed loan agreement and the...

2011-04-26 16:35:00

TORONTO, April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE: MGA) is holding its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at the Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre, 8500 Warden Avenue, Markham, Ontario, Canada commencing at 10:00 a.m. EDT (Toronto time). The meeting will be webcast live and can be accessed at www.magna.com. Magna will also announce its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011 on the morning of the...

2011-04-14 10:10:00

HACKENSACK, New Jersey, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ness Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTC and TASE: NSTC), a global provider of information technology solutions and services, announced today that the company will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011 before the start of trading in New York on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. The financial results will be released over the news wires and will also be posted on the Ness corporate web site. Sachi...

2011-04-07 04:02:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Makhteshim Agan (http://www.ma-industries.com) (TASE: MAIN), the world leader in branded off-patent crop protection solutions, reported today that ChemChina Notified that it extended the period of receiving approvals from authorities in China until May 7, 2011. In continuation to immediate reports dated January 9, 2011, January 20, 2011 and March 30, 2011 (reference numbers 2011-01-009165, 2011-01-024423, and 2011-01-098949)...

2011-03-21 09:30:00

HUERTH and COLOGNE, Germany, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The development of WorldHostingDays, the world's largest hosting event, remains favorable. Already under the old name WebhostingDay, more than 3,500 registrations could be achieved in 2010. Now this record has been broken again: on March 2, 2011 the 4,000th registration was made. WorldHostingDays (WHD) take place March 22-25 at Europa-Park in Rust, Germany. The organizers have chosen a new event location for the first time...