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Eastmain Resources Inc.
Eastmain Resources: Eau Claire Gold Deposit VG Samples Average 70.74 g/t Au, up to 2,540 g/t Au
TORONTO, April 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) announces initial assay results for the visible gold samples from Eau Claire deposit drilling completed in December 2007. The average grade of 76 half-metre drill core samples containing visible gold is 70.74 g/t gold or 2.07 ounces per ton (Table 1). The gold content of these samples ranges from 0.5 to 2,540 g/t gold (74.2 ounces per ton). A total of 180 quartz-tourmaline vein and schist drill intercepts ranging from 0.5 to more than 4.0 metres in thickness were intersected within the Eau Claire gold deposit. Visible gold observed in drill core ranges from 1 to over 100 grains per intercept and varies in size from less than 1 mm to more than 4 mm.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Achillion Appoints Gary E. Frashier to Board of Directors
NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Nasdaq:ACHN) a leader in the discovery and development of small molecule drugs to combat the most challenging infectious diseases, today announced the appointment of Gary E. Frashier to its Board of Directors. Mr. Frashier, a principal with Management Associates, a consultant to entrepreneurial companies, brings extensive experience in life science company transactions and commercial operations. He will serve on Achillion's compensation and nominating/governance committees.