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2014-04-03 08:25:53

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ve Interactive, the leading provider of conversion solutions for the e-commerce industry, today announced that it has completed a multi-million dollar acquisition of adGENIE, Europe's first dynamic prospecting and retargeting advertising solution provider. Integration of the adGENIE solutions into the Ve Platform will now augment Ve's cross channel capabilities to include ad delivery, dynamic prospecting and retargeting. The VePlatform already...

2013-11-12 23:20:13

Countervail’s advanced development contract with BARDA fully realized is valued at $24.9 million over a five year period. Sarin, Soman, VX, Tabun, and Cyclosarin are examples of extremely toxic organophosphorus based compounds created for use as chemical weapons. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 CHARLOTTE, NC, Nov 8, 2013 /PRWeb/ -- Countervail Corporation announced today the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development...

2013-07-23 23:33:23

Keller Williams Jacksonville Realty agent CC Underwood is now affiliated with national organization that benefits the military community. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Keller Williams Jacksonville Realty agent CC Underwood has recently been named an affiliate of the Minnesota-based Homes For Heroes®, a national non-profit organization formed in 2002 in the wake of the events of September 11, 2001. The program is designed to provide members of the military huge savings when purchasing or...

2010-11-17 08:00:00

TOKYO, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertex Standard Company is now shipping the new VX-4500/4600 Series mobile two-way radios in North America. The newest mobile radios include enhanced features and signaling performance for increased communications flexibility and worker safety. The new high-capacity VX-4500/4600 Series provides 2-tone and 5-tone encode/decode and MDC-1200® encode/decode along with voice inversion encryption built-in for enhanced user convenience. The...

2009-12-07 08:00:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today announced Phase I clinical trial results for Protexia®, a pegylated recombinant version of human butyrylcholinesterase (rBChE), which has been shown to be effective in animal models in preventing toxicity from exposure to chemical nerve agents. The results were presented in an oral...

2008-08-17 18:05:00

By RICK CALLAHAN Associated Press writer INDIANAPOLIS - An Army contractor has finished three years of work on destroying a deadly nerve agent stored in western Indiana and now is moving ahead to dismantle the equipment built for the billion-dollar project, officials said Monday. The final container of VX nerve agent was destroyed late Friday at the Newport Chemical Depot, eliminating the last of about 275,000 gallons of the nerve agent the site had stored, said Jeff Brubaker, the Army's...

2008-08-03 06:00:20

By Mike Faulk, The Anniston Star, Ala. Aug. 3--The Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility began incinerating the last of its nerve agent munitions Saturday, spokesman Mike Abrams said. Workers began processing the first of several thousand M23 VX nerve agent-filled land mines. The startup followed nine weeks of planned maintenance work, Abrams said. The land mine disposal campaign should take about a year to complete, according to an ANCDF press release. When it is completed, the...

2008-07-20 09:00:32

By Deb Kelly, The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind. Jul. 20--For more than 40 years, one of the last and deadliest remnants of the Cold War -- 2.5-million pounds of VX -- has been sitting quietly in carbon steel barrels in Vermillion County, part of a stockpile of chemical weapons the United States has been trying to dispose of for more than a decade. As of the end of this month, the last of that substance will be eliminated, as a three-year neutralization process comes to a close. The...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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