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2010-11-30 14:17:51

Your body marches to a circadian rhythm "“ a daily cycle of light and dark orchestrated by several genes. In studies in primates, a group of researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine found that a high fat diet in mothers can upset this circadian cycle, which may lead to obesity in the offspring. Researchers from the University of Utah and the Oregon National Primate Research Center of the Oregon Health and Science University in Beaverton were also instrumental in this...

2010-11-23 16:02:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced today that Peter Huntsman, its President and CEO, will deliver a presentation at the Citi Basic Materials Conference in New York on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. ET. A webcast of the presentation along with accompanying materials will be available on the investor relations section of the company's website, www.huntsman.com. About Huntsman: Huntsman is a global manufacturer and...

2010-11-15 15:15:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced that the company's board of directors has declared a $0.10 per share cash dividend on its common stock. The dividend is payable on December 31, 2010, to stockholders of record as of December 15, 2010. About Huntsman: Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including...

2010-11-12 00:00:42

A Web marketing company should put its money where its mouth is. If these students can build and run their own websites successfully using Crexendo, think of what business professionals can do. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) November 11, 2010 These days most people go straight to the Internet when they need information. That means an effective website is critical to a company's success. In an effort to help college students understand that reality and teach them how to create and implement...

2010-11-10 17:49:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that Jon M. Huntsman, its Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and Founder, sold 400,700 shares of the company in order to honor long standing charitable commitments. Jon M. Huntsman stated: "In order to fund philanthropic commitments, from time to time it is necessary that I monetize a portion of my investment in Huntsman Corporation. The sale of these shares represents a...

2010-11-04 13:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jon M. Huntsman, Founder and Executive Chairman of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) and Chairman of a number of privately held companies, announced today that Mr. H. E. "Bud" Scruggs has joined his enterprise and will serve multiple senior management roles in Mr. Huntsman's companies and foundations. Mr. Scruggs will serve as President and CEO of Huntsman Financial Corporation (HFC), a major, privately held holding company with...

2010-10-28 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Bernice Duffy Johnson, of Durham, North Carolina, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. ABOUT DR. BERNICE DUFFY JOHNSON Dr. Bernice Duffy Johnson received her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, in 1985, and is a leading scholar in professional development, with 42 years of educational experience in secondary schools and...

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2010-10-27 09:26:06

Software edits huge images in seconds instead of hours University of Utah computer scientists developed software that quickly edits "extreme resolution imagery" "“ huge photographs containing billions to hundreds of billions of pixels or dot-like picture elements. Until now, it took hours to process these "gigapixel" images. The new software needs only seconds to produce preview images useful to doctors, intelligence analysts, photographers, artists, engineers and others. By sampling...

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2010-10-06 15:30:00

NASA wrapped up one of its largest hurricane research efforts ever last week after nearly two months of flights that broke new ground in the study of tropical cyclones and delivered data that scientists will now be able to analyze for years to come. While the 2010 hurricane season has been a rather quiet one for coastal dwellers, the churning meteorology of the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea seemed to cooperate well with the science goals of Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes...

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2010-09-27 08:15:00

If you don't hear directions, you can feel them If drivers are yakking on cell phones and don't hear spoken instructions to turn left or right from a passenger or navigation system, they still can get directions from devices that are mounted on the steering wheel and pull skin on the driver's index fingertips left or right, a University of Utah study found. The researchers say they don't want their results to encourage dangerous and distracted driving by cell phone users. Instead, they hope...


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