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A Compelling Novel About Four Sisters Caught in the Korean War
PETALUMA, Calif., April 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Four talented sisters compete for the attention of their adored father. They were educated in different international schools in Shanghai and treat each other with the colonial arrogance acquired from their schoolmates. When the Communists sweep through China, their family flees to Korea. Within months, the Korean War begins. Accustomed to wealth and privilege, the Lees become penniless refugees. Paul Selinger's Trigrams is a sweeping portrayal of a family caught in a whirlpool of fierce passions within and beyond itself. This book, which garnered first honorable mention in the 2001 American Women's PEN novel writing contest, grips the reader from the first sentence till the end.
BICO, Inc. and Drucker and Falk, LLC Sign Agreement to Pilot Video WebPhone
DOVE CANYON, Calif., April 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- BICO, Inc. (OTCBB:BIKOE) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Drucker and Falk, LLC, a third party fee manager of apartment homes, to pilot its WebPhone product line at a number of selected locations. Drucker and Falk is listed as one of the National Multi-Housing Council's top 50 largest fee managers, overseeing nearly 27,000 apartment homes across the Southeastern United States.
Medtronic Settles Patent Dispute With Cytomedix
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cytomedix, Inc. (OTCBB:CYME) today announced that Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) has agreed to settle a patent dispute and has been granted a license for its key 'Knighton' patent (US Patent No. 5,165,938 and corresponding patents in other countries) for all applications of its autologous platelet releasate therapy.
Universal Detection Technology
Universal Detection Technology Chooses BSM-2000 as the Commercial Name for Its Bacterial Spore Monitors
LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Universal Detection Technology (OTCBB:UDTT) today announced that it has chosen BSM-2000 to be the new commercial name for UDTT's bacterial spore monitors. BSM-2000 continuously monitors air, measures the concentration of airborne bacterial spores, and looks for abnormal spikes in the level of airborne spores utilizing a technology developed in collaboration with Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The technology measures the spore-count based on the intensity of the green luminescence of the chemical reaction between a reagent solution and DPA, a chemical specific to bacterial spores.
Tubac Holdings, Inc. Puts Aggressive Growth Strategy Into Action
TUBAC, Ariz., April 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tubac Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:TBAH) announced that the company has put its plans for aggressive growth into action, taking a major equity stake in four exciting new companies. Tubac Holdings, a holding company dedicated to enabling emerging businesses to succeed in the public marketplace, has identified and taken an ownership position in four companies that it believes are poised to become market leaders in the robust oil production, nutraceutical, gold and specialty food sectors.