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A Medieval Surgical Pharmacopoeia -- New Book Documents Eight Great Surgeons of the Past and Medieval Medicine
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The subject covered in A Medieval Surgical Pharmacopoeia is the use of medicines by surgeons during the years between 1170 and 1325. This includes treatises written by the eight master surgeons who brought surgery into Europe, with descriptions of the medicines used by their ancients and recent predecessors who had compiled herbals, antidotaries, pharmacopoeias, formularies, etc. All of them contained lists of the simple ingredients and the mixtures called compounds. Many names included the places of origin and cited the authors of the recipes. Nearly every book contained instructions for formulating the compounds.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Air Lines First U.S. Carrier to Take Delivery of Boeing 777-200LR
ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delta Air Lines will boost its ability to go the distance, internationally, as the first U.S. carrier to take delivery of Boeing's 777-200LR aircraft. By adding the world's longest range commercial jetliner to its fleet, Delta will bolster its international expansion with the ability to connect virtually any two cities around the globe, nonstop. The 777-200LR is the fifth and newest model of the 777 family to enter passenger service. Delta will take delivery of two 777-200LR aircraft in 2008.
NetManage Rejects Riley/Zeff Acquisition Offer
CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetManage, Inc. (Nasdaq:NETM), a leading software company that provides solutions for integrating, Web enabling and accessing enterprise information systems, today announced that its Board of Directors has determined not to enter into negotiations with Riley Investment Management, LLC and Zeff Capital Partners, L.P., each a stockholder of NetManage, regarding their interest in acquiring all outstanding shares of NetManage common stock that they do not already own.
Tim Loomer Named President of Scantron Corporation
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tim Loomer has been named president of Scantron(r) Corp., a leading technology provider of software and survey solutions for the K-12 and higher-education markets, the company announced today. Scantron is a wholly owned subsidiary of John H. Harland Company (NYSE:JH).
Stone Temple Consulting
Geographic Custom Search Engine Announced by Google Launch Partner
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 24, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- CityTownInfo.com has released a Google Custom Search Engine (CSE) that provides enhanced search for people looking for information from state and local government sites across the U.S. In addition to offering the CSE on its own web site, CityTownInfo.com is making its CSE available to third party publishers for publication on their web sites, at no cost or obligation.