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Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman-developed U.S. Navy MQ-8B Fire Scout Completes Second Test Period Onboard USS McInerney (FFG-8)
SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Northrop Grumman Corporation-developed (NYSE:NOC) MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) successfully completed fully autonomous flight operations onboard the USS McInerney (FFG-8) frigate. These operations marked the first time that the Navy operated an autonomous VTUAV aboard a surface combatant vessel. This follows at-sea operations aboard the USS Nashville (LPD-13), which included the first autonomous ship landings by a U.S. Navy Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout Program Awarded Contractor Logistics Support Contract
SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contractor logistics support (CLS) contract for its MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) program. The award is valued at $5 million the first year, with options for three additional years that will total $19 million, and is the first step to a long term MQ-8B Fire Scout maintenance program.
Symyx Technologies, Inc.
Symyx Isentris(r) Personal Edition Delivers Next-Generation Scientific Informatics Software to the Desktop
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Symyx Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SMMX) today announced the release of Symyx Isentris(r) Personal Edition scientific software. Designed for small to mid-size R&D organizations and for individuals, Isentris Personal Edition brings advanced scientific information management, exploration, and sharing capabilities to scientists without requiring an enterprise deployment. As the successor to the ISIS desktop system (replacing ISIS/Base, ISIS for Excel, and ISIS/Draw), Isentris Personal Edition surpasses ISIS in meeting scientists' needs for storing, searching, viewing, and sharing personal experimental results while still providing the powerful functionality of an enterprise scientific informatics system.
UTi Worldwide to Present At the Robert W. Baird 2009 Growth Stock Conference
LONG BEACH, Calif., May 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:UTIW) today announced that the company's management will present at the Robert W. Baird & Co. 2009 Annual Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at 7:45 a.m. CDT. The conference will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.
Icagen Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Operational Highlights
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Icagen, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICGN) reported today its financial results and operational highlights for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. For the first quarter of 2009, the Company reported revenues of $3.0 million and a net loss of $3.6 million. As of March 31, 2009, the Company's cash and cash equivalents totaled $29.3 million.
Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
Medicis Announces First Quarter 2009 Conference Call and Webcast
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medicis (NYSE:MRX) today announced it expects to report 2009 first quarter financial results after the market closes on Thursday, May 7, 2009. Medicis will host a conference call at 5:15 p.m. Eastern Time (2:15 p.m. Pacific Time) to review the March 31, 2009, first quarter financial results, as well as provide an update on other business matters of the Company. A live webcast will be available at http://www.Medicis.com/company/index.asp. The webcast will be archived on the Company's website for 10 business days following the live call.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation
Integra LifeSciences Launches Coral(TM) Extended Tab Spinal Screw Series
PLAINSBORO, N.J., May 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today the launch the Coral(TM) Extended Tab Spinal Screw series, a range of polyaxial pedicle screws designed to be used with the Coral(TM) Spinal System. The Coral(TM) Extended Tab Spinal Screw series will be available in solid, fenestrated and cannulated styles, and they provide an exciting addition to the Coral Spinal System currently marketed in the United States.