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2014-09-17 08:38:50

New Joint Effort Calls On Communities Across The Nation To Meet The Immediate Needs Of Immigrant Families And Unaccompanied Children SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, and Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), one of the nation's largest networks of social service providers, today announced a new joint effort to raise awareness and generate support for...

2014-09-17 08:34:27

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Location-based Search and Advertising Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Location-based search and advertising refers to the usage of location, determined by a user's mobile device, to search for and promote products and services near to the user. Many advertisers use location-based search and advertising services to reach out...

2014-09-17 08:31:05

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD) (OTCQX: SQIDF), a life sciences company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, today announced that its common shares have been approved for trading in the United States on the OTCQX marketplace ("OTCQX"). Trading is expected to commence on September 17, 2014 on the OTCQX under the symbol SQIDF. The Company will continue to trade on the TSX...

2014-09-17 08:30:41

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Living Essentials, LLC (the distributor of 5-hour ENERGY® shots) will continue to support Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) for a second year through sales of a limited edition, specially marked pink lemonade flavor of 5-hour ENERGY® that will be on shelves starting this month. In 2014, Living Essentials will donate five cents from the sale of every bottle of specially marked pink lemonade flavored 5-hour ENERGY® shots sold...

2014-09-17 08:30:09

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "MRSA is the number one pathogen that is killing patients in U.S. healthcare facilities and continues to spread in the community," states Jeanine R. Thomas, founder of MRSA Survivors Network and the national spokesperson. Methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and antibiotic resistance must be a top political priority. Join us in the fight against MRSA and antibiotic resistance at the Six Annual World MRSA Day and...

2014-09-17 08:29:31

- Collaboration and license agreement allows the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, to enhance its access to antibody drug conjugate technologies and to expand its oncology pipeline SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutro Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing antibody drug conjugates and bispecific antibodies, and the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as EMD Serono in the United States and...

2014-09-17 08:28:52

Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Trial Targeted to Begin in First Half of 2015 PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing products that address unmet medical needs in the areas of inflammation, oncology and biodefense, announced today that agreement has been reached with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the design of a pivotal, Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating its...

2014-09-17 08:28:32

ZUG, Switzerland, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiorentis AG, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has entered into a EUR45 million financing agreement with HealthCare Royalty Partners ("HC Royalty"), a U.S. based healthcare investment firm. The proceeds will be used to finance the Company's registration program for the natriuretic peptide Ularitide in acute heart failure. "This is a pivotal time for our Company. The team at HC Royalty understood...

2014-09-17 08:27:11

PwC brings management and technology perspectives to clients' cloud initiatives from strategy through execution NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announces that PwC was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2014 Vendor Analysis report. According to the report, "PwC brings management and technology perspectives to clients' cloud initiatives from strategy through execution -- whether companies are leveraging cloud services internally...

2014-09-17 08:25:03

New Strategic Alliance Set to Transform the Multicultural Marketing Landscape Across the U.S. MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DMG Solutions, a veteran player in the multicultural media/marketing space, and Acxiom®, an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service company, have entered into an agreement to launch a full suite of data-driven services under the "DMG powered by AOS(TM) (Audience Operating System(TM))" umbrella. Photo -...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus Couchii
2014-08-05 09:20:52

The Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus couchii, is a species of North American spade foot toad. The specific nickname couchii honors an American naturalist Darius Nash Couch, who gathered the first specimen while on a personal expedition to northern Mexico to collect mineral, plant, and animal specimens for the Smithsonian Institution. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, the Baja Peninsula, and northern Mexico. They can be found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which consists...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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