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2014-10-20 08:35:03

An Interview with the CEO of BIOTOP, the Inventor of Natural Pools DENVER, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today there are a number of people who declare that they have been the first to build a natural pool. Mr. "Natural Pool" himself, the Austrian Peter Petrich, could care less about who on online encyclopedias claims to be the inventor of this natural alternative to conventional swimming pools. He knows that in the last 30 years almost all of these people were his "students" -...

2014-10-20 08:33:43

DebMed survey confirms steady improvements, though gap remains between hand hygiene beliefs and best practices that can increase patient safety and reduce infection CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed® today announced the results of its third annual survey exploring methods used by hospitals to gather hand hygiene data, the reliability of that data and the commitment of healthcare facilities to improving hand hygiene. With responses from more than 400 infection...

2014-10-20 08:33:18

Positive Action Southern Initiative Commitment Continues with New Grants Awarded to Seven Organizations, Bringing Total Funding for Grassroots Projects to More than 2.8 Million to Date RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViiV Healthcare today announced seven Positive Action Southern Initiative grant awardees in Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi for programs focused on reducing disparities in HIV/AIDS linkages to care and treatment among at-risk populations in their...

2014-10-20 08:32:26

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted for review the company's Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for its in-house-discovered AMPA receptor antagonist perampanel for the treatment of primary generalized tonic-clonic (PGTC) seizures, a severe form of seizures, in patients 12 years and older. FYCOMPA((TM)) (perampanel) CIII, which was approved by the FDA in October 2012 and became...

2014-10-20 08:30:16

Study Results Will be Used to Support PMA Application for the RePneu Coil System MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. (www.pneumrx.com), a leader in the field of interventional pulmonology, today announced completion of enrollment in their RENEW Study, nearly 3 months ahead of schedule. The RENEW Clinical Study is the FDA-approved IDE pivotal trial for the PneumRx RePneu Coil System, a treatment for severe emphysema. It was anticipated that the study,...

2014-10-20 08:28:26

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a far-reaching solution to allow free, high definition television viewing on all future mobile and portable devices (tablets, smart phones, and lap tops), ONE Media announced that it is set to unveil its next generation broadcast transmission platform in Austin, Texas next month. The "out of the lab into the field" testing using the transmission infrastructure of Sinclair Broadcast Group's television station, KEYE-TV, follows successful...

2014-10-20 08:26:56

In spite of gains, poverty and income inequality have increased over the past four years and there are currently 5.6 million young adults ages 16-24 neither in school nor working BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --For the fourth consecutive year, Opportunity Nation, a bipartisan national coalition, released today the annual Opportunity Index, a composite measure for all 50 states and over 2,600 counties of 16 key economic, educational and civic factors that expand or restrict...

2014-10-20 08:26:12

U.S. Domestic Sourcing Conference Returns with a New Name and New Location WALNUT CREEK, Calif. and NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahilia Inc., a global services, sourcing and technology marketing firm, today announced RevAmerica 2015, a national conference solely dedicated to U.S. domestic sourcing (onshoring) of IT and BPO services. The event will be held in New Orleans, LA, on May 5-7 at the Omni Royal hotel. This is the second time Ahilia has organized a national...

2014-10-20 08:24:36

A new web article by Online Accounting Degree Programs details 25 of the world's most eco-friendly bank buildings. HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new article by education website Online Accounting Degree Programs proves that bank buildings can be ecologically sound as well as aesthetically pleasing. "25 Most Impressive Eco-friendly Bank Buildings" is a collection of the most environmentally green financial buildings in the world. The article was launched as an incentive for...

2014-10-20 08:23:58

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- StormHarbour, the leading independent global markets and financial advisory firm, today announces it has acted as sole arranger and placement agent to Silicon Ranch Corporation ("SRC"), a leading privately held U.S solar project developer, owner and operator based in Nashville, Tennessee. StormHarbour's successful placement of corporate equity interest from Canada-based Greystone Infrastructure Fund is the first institutional investment received...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Gulf Coast Native
2014-10-07 10:36:07

The Gulf Coast native, also known as the Louisiana Scrub or the Gulf Coast sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to the Gulf Coast of the United States. The origin of this breed can be traced back to the Churra sheep that were brought to the area by Spanish explorers during the fifteenth century. Other breeds were later introduced into the bloodline including sheep from France and Britain. For many years these sheep roamed free and were able to adapt to the conditions in the area...

Texas Tan Tarantula, Aphonopelma anax
2014-09-22 16:22:24

Texas Tan Tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. The spider is very desirable as a pet because of its docile nature. Like most Aphonopelma species, it has a very slow rate of growing. It is one of the largest tarantulas found in the United States, as it commonly reaches a leg span of five inches at full maturity, and sometimes reaches six inches. It is similar in coloration to Aphonopelma hentzi, but considerably darker. It can be found...

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...

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