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2011-05-06 16:44:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that executive members of management will present at the following conferences: Wells Fargo Industrial and Construction Conference, 5/11 at 9:05 a.m. ET Barclays Capital Chemical ROC Stars Conference, 5/12 at 10:30 a.m. ET A webcast of each presentation along with accompanying materials will be available on the investor relations section of the company's website, www.huntsman.com. About...

2011-05-04 09:48:00

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 FightSMA Annual Conference, the Good Fight, is underway at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel this week, and experts in the fields of pulmonology, nutrition, orthopedics, clinical trial and neurology are gearing up to participate in the Thriving with SMA: LIVE! webcast on Thursday, May 5, 2011. This one-of-a-kind, unique web-based program is free to the public and will feature panel discussions by leaders in the SMA community. Online attendees and...

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2011-05-03 06:00:00

New research finds that the ancient pre-human known as "Nutcracker Man" did not dine on nuts after all, but instead dined on large quantities of grasses and sedges -- a discovery that upsets conventional wisdom about the diet of early humans. "It most likely was eating grass, and most definitely was not cracking nuts," said University of Utah geochemist Thure Cerling, lead author of the study. The "Nutcracker Man", or Paranthropus boisei, is an ancient human relative that roamed the African...

2011-04-21 00:00:29

Slone Partners will be actively involved again this year at the Executive War College Conference on Laboratory & Pathology Management taking place on May 3-5, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisana. On May 4th, Adam Slone, CEO, Slone Partners, will be presenting "An Update and Key Trends in Compensation and Benefits for Laboratory CEOs and Executives". Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 On May 4th, Adam Slone, CEO, Slone Partners, will be presenting "An Update and Key Trends in Compensation...

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2011-04-19 07:45:00

Though more than one in 10 American babies are born prematurely, there have been few clues to predict whether a particular baby is going to arrive too early "“ until now. A new study suggests that more than 80 percent of pre-term births can be spotted in advance with a blood test taken during the second trimester of a pregnancy. "What's been missing is a way of assessing risk," said Steven Graves, who directs the chemistry portion of the research at Brigham Young University. "Our...

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2011-04-15 11:05:00

The composition of a vast plume of hot rock and briny fluid 200 miles beneath Yellowstone National Park's surface has been mapped, a soon-to-be published study says. Researchers are able to receive a clear picture of the type of material that activates Yellowstone's volcanic features through these "geoelectric" images of the plume, says study co-author Robert B. Smith, professor emeritus at the University of Utah and coordinating scientist of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. "This is the...

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2011-04-11 09:34:52

Conductivity image hints volcano plume is bigger than thought University of Utah geophysicists made the first large-scale picture of the electrical conductivity of the gigantic underground plume of hot and partly molten rock that feeds the Yellowstone supervolcano. The image suggests the plume is even bigger than it appears in earlier images made with earthquake waves. "It's like comparing ultrasound and MRI in the human body; they are different imaging technologies," says geophysics...

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2011-04-04 22:53:16

Fossil teeth show who ate what and when as grasses emergedFossil teeth of African animals show that during the past 10 million years, different plant-eating critters began grazing on grass at different times as many switched from a salad-bar diet of tree leaves and shrubs, says a University of Utah study.The first animals to hit the hay "“ technically warm-season grasses known as C4 plants "“ were zebras' ancestors, starting 9.9 million years ago. Next, some but not all rhinos...

2011-03-28 21:53:02

Government-sponsored analysis led by Johns Hopkins bioethics scholar published today in Pediatrics. State laws and policies governing the storage and use of surplus blood samples taken from newborns as part of the routine health screening process range from explicit to non-existent, leaving many parents ill-informed about how their babies' left over blood might be used, according to a team led by a member of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, in collaboration with researchers...

2011-03-28 09:30:00

--Leading stroke facility to study patient benefits -- WINNIPEG, March 28 /PRNewswire/ - (NASDAQ: IMRS) (TSX: IM) -- IMRIS Inc. ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced the sale of IMRISNV to University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. IMRISNV will provide important new capabilities for clinicians at University of Utah Hospital's leading edge stroke center. IMRISNV combines the imaging modalities of MR and fluoroscopy in a fully integrated suite to assist...


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