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Sorpresa! and Major League Soccer Kick Off Partnership With Interactive Online Contests for Young Soccer Fans

Network to Select Young Hispanic 'Reporterito' to Cover MLS Events; Launches User-Generated Video Contest, Winning Entries to be Featured on Network NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Juniper Content Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: J...

Grupo Salinas, Fundacion Azteca and Mexico's Environmental Ministry Present 'Ciudades Mas Limpias de Mexico' and 'Recicla 2009' Anti-Litter and Recycling Contests

MEXICO CITY, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In a joint effort to recognize and promote best practices by Mexican society for a healthier and cleaner country, Grupo Salinas, Fundacion Azteca and Mexico's Environmental Ministry published today the official guidelines for the "Ciudades mas limpias de M...

Alpharma's Reach Teach Learn Initiative Targets Youth and Consumer Awareness

...for the industry," Mellinger said. "We are very excited to see what type of involvement we will get and what the students will come up with." The contests will begin in September and will run through the middle of December. To learn more about Reach Teach Learn , specific initiatives and official contes...

New York State Department of Transportation and American Lung Association in New York Announce 'Commit to Cleaner Air' Week

...it, online and at special events. New Yorkers can visit the Clean Air NY Facebook page to learn about the Spot the Mascot and Name the Mascot contests for a chance to win free transit passes. The cloud mascot will visit Clean Air Champions New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn and Northern...

Aflac Outdoor Games Return to Columbus for a Second Year

... Pig Bowl , a national and local barbeque cooking contest. The Kansas City Barbeque Society, an organization that has sanctioned almost 300 barbeque contests throughout the United States, has put its seal of approval on the professional portion of the Pig Bowl competition to be held during the Aflac Outdoor...

Icahn Issues Open Letter to Amylin Shareholders

...the successes of my nominees and me in three previous well publicized proxy contests where I have had large investments namely Blockbuster, Motorola and Yahoo! ... In each of these cases, my nominees joined the boards as a result of proxy contests and despite potential worries, by some, of disruption, in all three cases I...

NY Times Best-Selling Author Brenda Novak Gives Annual Mother's Day Gift of Hope to Diabetic Son and Others

...he's hit various national bestseller lists, including Borders/Waldenbooks and The New York Times , and many of her novels have won or placed in contests such as the National Reader's Choice and the Bookseller's Best. She has three novels coming out this year: THE PERFECT COUPLE, THE PERFECT LIAR and TH...

Community Comes Together to Support Children in Need

...inst Dystrophy fundraiser, along with the other 20 Q Mart stores, employees went above and beyond by selling paper shamrocks and organizing additional contests and raffles which helped them raise more than $5,600. "The annual Shamrocks Against Dystrophy program is the most exciting time of the year for o...

Benihana Celebrates Japanese Children's Day on May 5 by Donating Children's Menu Proceeds to St. Jude

... Children Helping Children program to include local art contests throughout May MIAMI, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ In Japan, Kod...ldren Helping Children" program. In addition, Benihana will host local art contests at 64 participating restaurants throughout the month of May to celebrate Ko...

Rivals Will Drive Toward Alliances or Merge in Healthcare I.T. Industry, National Biz School War Game Predicts

...y on April 3, 2009, and is the fifth national war game championship organized and run by Cambridge, Mass-based Fuld & Company. As in past war game contests in the technology industry, this contest, featuring teams from the Wharton School of Business, Columbia University School of Business, MIT's Sloan ...
contests in Biological News

Male crickets with bigger heads are better fighters, study reveals, echoing ancient Chinese text

...ributed around the globe, have been important subjects for researchers interested in studying the evolution of animal aggression and the settlement of contests between individuals. For all that study, the influence of heads and mouthparts as weaponry has been largely overlooked in field crickets, unlike their...

Spider love: Little guys get lots more

... Big males outperform smaller ones in head-to-head mating contests but diminutive males make ten times better lovers because they're quicker to mature and faster on their feet, a new study of redback spiders reveals. ...

Traits produced by melanin may signal the bearer's capacity to combat free radicals

...aits produced by melanin pigments (for instance, dark manes in lions, black stripes in some birds and fishes). These traits are used as signals during contests for resources and/or contribute to increase the mating opportunities. However, the efficiency of these traits as signals depends on the fact that they...

Study finds surfing safer than soccer

...tors. Nathanson and his research team collected injury data from 32 surfing contests worldwide, both professional and amateur. Documentation of every acute surf...nformation could also help to predict the needs of medical staff support at contests and aid in the design of safer surfboards and protective equipment such as ...

Fishy cooperation

...ntelligence and great social complexity in other animals. For example, spotted hyenas establish hierarchies in which dominant females support the rank contests of their daughters. Bottlenose dolphins form "political" coalitions every bit as complex as those of chimpanzees. Caledonian crows not only use tools ...

Fighting like a girl or boy determined by gene in fruit flies

...tion of male behavior changes. Meanwhile, co-author Steven Nilsen, a postdoctoral fellow in Kravitz's lab, had similar questions and was staging contests between another line of mutant fruitless flies without such clear brain-switching genetics. So Austrian postdoctoral fellow Eleftheria Vrontou, the le...
contests in Biological Technology

Winners of past business plan contests secure funding, credibility

Madison, Wis. - One state initiative aimed at galvanizing the high-tech industry in Wisconsin appears to be having the desired effect. Several emerging technology companies have earned much-needed start-up momentum, and attracted the attention of investors, after submitting winning business pl...

The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Say Biovail Has Misled Shareholders

... detriment to shareholders and applies equally to both the Concerned Shareholders and Biovail. This situation is not unprecedented in Canadian proxy contests and the Concerned Shareholders had on several occasions asked Biovail how the election of directors would be handled at the meeting but were rebuffed ...

Let the games begin! Nanosoccer at 2009 RoboCup in Austria

...anosoccer, summaries of past competitions and a short video showing how the contests "road test" agility, maneuverability, response to computer control and the ...semiconductor chips and measured in micrometers (millionth of a meter). The contests also drive innovation in this new field of robotics by inspiring young scie...

Its Your Midwest Technology Wake, Stupid

...y a fraction of those really create the value that moves the company forward. Are you one of those people? I'm not talking about winning sales contests (although those are great). I'm talking about having the altitude the high-level understanding of the business to see what impact your actions had o...

Business Plan Bounty Increases to $105,000

.... The Governors contest draws from the experience of corporate and academic contests around the country, as well as existing contests run through UW-Madison, Marquette University and Momentum Chippewa Valley. ...

27 finalists advance in Governor's Business Plan Contest

...idiary, the Wisconsin Innovation Network (WIN) Foundation , and other statewide affiliates. Four other contestants will emerge from business plan contests at Marquette University and UW-Madison, two founding partners in the Governors Business Plan Contest. The quality of competition supports my beli...

Business Plan Contest produces successful grads

... Madison, Wis. - People usually enter contests to win prizes, and the Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest is no exception to the rule. About $450,000 in cash and in-kind prizes have been a...
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