The Amgen Foundation today announced $2.5 million in new grants for the Amgen Biotech Experience, an innovative science education program, bringing the total committed to nearly $8 million since the program’s inception in 1990. The Amgen Biotech Experience provides a real-world biotech lab experience to middle and high schools in Amgen’s U.S. and United Kingdom (U.K.) communities and will engage more than 50,000 students this year. Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), a global nonprofit organization that creates learning opportunities around the world, has also been named Program Office to oversee the program’s implementation and facilitate its continued development.
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The Las Vegas High Roller reached new heights today as the observation wheel’s first passenger cabin was rotated to the highest point on the wheel’s rim. At 550 feet, the rotation of the cabin to the mid-center point of the rim officially makes the High Roller the world’s tallest observation wheel. As the focal point of The LINQ, Caesars Entertainment’s $550 million outdoor retail, dining and entertainment district, today’s feat marks a major milestone for the Las Vegas Strip attraction.
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Aussie Nature Guy Jamie discovers the Treasure of the Caribbean - A Touch of Wellness Massage & Health Center, St Thomas Highest Ranked, Most Recommended Massage Spa and Health Center in the Virgin Islands!
The world is getting smarter as smart phones, smart cards and now smart buildings are sweeping our cities, according to a report by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) that states smart building investment is expected to triple from $5.5 billion in 2012 to $18 billion by 2017. Buildings controlled by automated monitoring systems are becoming the norm rather than the exception and building owners, managers and investors are supporting the smart revolution as ‘smart’ buildings ultimately save on energy and operating costs.
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Ricola®, the leading manufacturer of soothing herb drops from Switzerland, has added a new product to its line of uniquely effective and delicious herb drops – Extra Strength for powerful cough relief.
Available in a “just-dripped-from-an icicle”-Glacier-Mint flavor, Extra Strength is cultivated from a blend of ten natural Swiss alpine herbs and a soothing syrup center that delivers powerful cough relief with natural menthol.
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In the U.S., approximately 159,000 women are living with metastatic breast cancer. To raise awareness of Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day on October 13, MedImmune Specialty Care Division of AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) is launching the My+Story online resource center, which highlights the needs of women living with metastatic breast cancer and calls attention to metastatic disease as a key component of October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day was officially recognized by the U.S. Congress in 2009, following a grassroots awareness effort led by members of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network (MBCN).
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Continuous improvement is the way of all industry – and the metalworking industry is no exception. Production processes are getting smarter all the time, machines faster, and tools more accurate. EMO Hannover is all about metal, and over the next few days, all manner of solutions for machining and working it will be on show right here at the Hannover Exhibition Center, Germany.
Meineke Car Care Centers, part of the Driven Brands family of automotive companies, today announced the launch of its brand repositioning based on a radical new attitude about customer service and advertising with a campaign featuring SoulPancake’s viral sensation Robby Novak, “Kid President,” as the Meineke “Kid Mechanic.” The new positioning, “Drive A Little Smarter,” is supported by television, outdoor and digital executions designed to take the mystery out of simple car care by presenting it in a fun and understandable way.
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Cancun spring break can prove to be great one for couples and families seeking some quality time together. For some Cancun has also proved to be a therapeutic center as it provides some excellent treatment for people recovering from ailments.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released an expanded, data-rich version of its popular Hot Wheels report – its list of the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported stolen in 2012.
A first-edition feature is also contained in today’s report: a look at the top 25 2012 vehicle makes and models that were reported stolen in calendar year 2012.
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