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2014-04-11 12:23:06

One of Forbes top 200 richest men in the world, Two publicly traded companies, and Three Fortune 500 CEOs, have all created masterpieces with MV Group USA in the first quarter of 2014. MIAMI, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MV Group USA, a full service design, construction and project management company, announces a record breaking first quarter of 2014. With over $20,000,000 in construction underway in 2014 CEO Manny Angelo Varas, 34, continues dominating the South Florida...

2014-04-11 12:22:52

CHICAGO, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today announced Morningstar Analyst Rating(TM) changes for several U.S. funds. The Morningstar Analyst Rating for funds represents Morningstar's conviction in the fund's ability to outperform on a risk-adjusted basis over the long term. The five-tiered, qualitative Morningstar Analyst Rating scale has three positive levels, indicating Morningstar Medalists--Gold,...

2014-04-11 12:22:46

Maureen Grieco joins team from MIT's Philanthropic Partnerships office. BOSTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (the EMK Institute) is proud to announce Maureen O. Grieco as Vice President of Development. As a member of the Institute's senior management team she will design and implement the organization's Fundraising Strategic Plan. Grieco has 10 years in managing major gift fundraising for large organizations. Most...

2014-04-11 12:07:26

A group of researchers in China and the US have successfully created a 3D model of a cancerous tumor using a 3D printer. The model, which consists of a scaffold of fibrous proteins coated in cervical cancer cells, has provided a realistic 3D representation of a tumor's environment and could help in the discovery of new drugs and cast new light on how tumors develop, grow and spread throughout the body. The results of the study have been published today, 11 April, in IOP Publishing's...

2014-04-11 11:42:45

ACP: Physicians have a right and responsibility to discuss gun violence with their patients A new policy paper from the American College of Physicians (ACP) offers nine strategies to address the societal, health care, and regulatory barriers to reducing firearms-related violence, injuries, and deaths in the United States. Reducing Firearm-Related Injuries and Deaths in the United States is published today in the peer-reviewed medical journal, Annals of Internal Medicine. Principal among...

2014-04-11 10:55:02

New study puts a cost on 'round-tripping,' a method investors use to avoid the tax collector Tax evasion is widely assumed to be an eternal problem for governments — but how widespread is it? For the first time, a new study, co-authored by an MIT professor, has put a cost on a particular kind of tax evasion, known as "round-tripping," that the U.S. government has been trying to thwart. In round-tripping, U.S. investors move funds to offshore tax havens, then invest in U.S. equity and...

2014-04-11 08:26:03

HSINCHU, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company'') (NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing services, today announced that ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS Taiwan"), its majority owned subsidiary, commences trading on Taiwan Stock Exchange ("TWSE") on April 11, 2014 under Stock Ticker 8150, with 864.6 million shares outstanding, of which the Company owns...

2014-04-11 08:24:12

ALBANY, New York, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Clinical Trial Management System Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2019," the global clinical trial management system market was valued at USD 844.0 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14% from 2014 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 1,848.5 million in 2019. Browse Global...

2014-04-11 08:23:14

Cutting Edge UGC Platform Saves Publishers Time, Boosts Audience Engagement and Generates New Revenue Streams NEW YORK, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scoopshot, the global leader in crowdsourced, mobile photo and video content, reports that 500,000 global users and 70 media outlets and brands now subscribe to the platform. Top publishers, e.g., News Corp Australia, WAZ and Apple Daily, leverage Scoopshot's ever-growing crowd to gather breaking news and other visual imagery. Scoopshot...

2014-04-11 08:21:43

STREAMWAY® System is network's preferred Fluid Waste Management System for new centers MINNEAPOLIS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Medical Inc. (OTCQB: SKLN) began installing a second order of its direct-to-drain STREAMWAY Systems for one of the largest networks of ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) in the United States. The national group already had nine STREAMWAY units installed at surgery centers around the country. It has ordered an additional 33 units, which are being...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Belgian Horse
2014-04-02 12:49:10

The Belgian horse, known by other names including the Belgian Heavy Horse and the Brabançon, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in Belgium, in the Brabant region. It is thought to be a descendant of war horses known as destriers, although this cannot be proven. This breed was developed using a horse known as the Brabant, which was basically the same horse until the 1940’s, when it was bred to have a heavier build. The Belgian developed further in the United States, where it was...

Flower of a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera
2014-02-14 15:44:22

Liriodendron tulipifera is a large tree from the Magnoliaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Tulip tree, American tulip tree, Tulip poplar, Fiddle-tree and Yellow poplar. L. tulipifera is one of the largest indigenous trees in the eastern United States. It has been known to reach heights of 190 feet. Its trunk can reach up to 10 feet in diameter. Ordinarily its height reaches around 70 to 100 feet. The bark is furrowed and brown. The wood is light yellow to brown. The sapwood is...

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
2014-01-20 14:44:05

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the states of Wyoming and Colorado. This forest, which holds 2,222,313 acres, is a combination of lands from Routt National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland, which were grouped together for management purposes in 1995. Despite the grouping of these areas, the forest is divided into three sections that represent each former region. The Medicine Bow National...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

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