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2011-01-24 15:30:49

Despite the sophistication and range of contemporary microscopy techniques, many important biological phenomena still elude the precision of even the most sensitive tools. The need for refined imaging methods for fundamental research and biomedical applications related to the study of disease remains acute. Nongjian (N.J.) Tao and his colleagues at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University have pioneered a new technique capable of peering into single cells and even intracellular...

2010-05-19 16:13:00

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (PEI) (NYSE: PLA, PLAA) today announced the election of Kai-Shing Tao to its board of directors. Tao is an experienced global investor with a concentration in the Greater China region and the United States. His interests are in the fields of real estate, consumer products, financial services, manufacturing and technology. "Shing's knowledge and experience with investments in Asia, and emerging markets in general, will...

2010-04-28 13:50:00

Human rights organization continues to urge Yahoo! to publicly call for Shi Tao release on World Press Freedom day WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International USA members and other activists will hold a vigil at the Yahoo! headquarters demanding the release of Chinese journalist, Shi Tao. He was convicted and sentenced to ten years in prison for sending an e-mail to a U.S.-based pro democracy website. Yahoo! provided Chinese authorities with the information that...

2009-09-08 09:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shenzhen Beike Biotechnology Co. Ltd. ( http://www.beikebiotech.com ), a leader in stem cell research and regenerative medicine, announced the appointment of two senior stem cell scientists to key positions in the company. Li Tao, Ph.D., joins as Lab Director of the iPS (induced Pluripotent Stem Cell) Laboratory, and Susan Jiang, M.D., Ph.D., has been named Chief Science Officer. Dr. Sean Hu, Ph.D., CEO and Chairman, will remain focused on...

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2009-02-17 14:34:08

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Rice University's precise new image of a virus' protective coat is seriously undervalued. More than three years in the making, the image contains some 5 million atoms -- each in precisely the right place -- and it could help scientists find better ways to both fight viral infections and design new gene therapies. The stunning image, which appears online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals the structure of a...

2008-11-14 09:00:24

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) announced today that it has executed an agreement with Galleon Investments, Ltd., providing for a $500,000 financing. This financing is in the form of a convertible debenture, with terms stipulating an interest rate of 8% and a loan repayment due 90 days from the date of the execution of the agreement, either in the form of cash or through conversion of shares of Tao Minerals stock. The securities offered in the private placement to the investor were not...

2008-11-12 09:00:32

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to announce that it has posted current photos of its El Colmillo Gold Mine on its website. El Colmillo is now ramping up for full ore extraction and processing operations at Phase I (20 tonnes of ore per day) production levels. The photos show new facilities including those for the electrical generation plant, electrical distribution panels and the air compressor. Also posted are photos of the new generation plant (packaged for delivery to the...

2008-10-28 09:00:28

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to announce the following operational activities at its El Colmillo Gold Mine property. Mining and accumulation of ore is underway. Access road improvements and maintenance are nearly completed. Roadwork completion will allow for the delivery of the electrical generation plant, which is on hand, and the Jaw Crusher for the processing plant, which is in Medellin, awaiting transport to the mine. Cleanup of the mine site and construction of support...

2008-10-24 09:00:18

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to report that it has received a tranche of $100,000 from a $500,000 financing agreement previously announced in a news release dated June 5, 2008. This $100,000 constitutes the final payment from the lender under the agreement and satisfies the lender's commitment to Tao under that contract. Tao will utilize funds from this tranche for corporate expenses and the funding of mine operations activities at Tao's El Colmillo Gold Mine. Monies from...

2008-10-03 09:00:27

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to provide this update regarding the status of the company's current financing arrangements. Tao and the lender of the $1,000,000 financing previously announced in a news release dated April 10, 2008 have jointly agreed to the cancellation of that agreement. Due to the cancellation of the agreement, Tao will not be filing the registration statement required by the terms of that financing. The conversion rights for the $125,000 tranche that has...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.