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The Novice Guide to Molecular Biology; New Book Offers Simple Explanation of Cellular Processes
OSHKOSH, Wis., Jan. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- With the onslaught of news stories about genetically altered foods, stem cell research, hormone therapy, new prescription drugs and the ongoing creation versus evolution controversy, having a basic understanding of the processes of molecular biology seems to be as important as ever. In her new book, Miracles of Our Time: As Revealed in the Complexity of Cellular Life (now available through 1stBooks), Sandra A. Gade offers a straightforward guide to the highly intricate world of cells.
Westward Wings the Hawk -- New Novel Examines the Effects Manifest Destiny had on Nation
ATLANTA, Jan. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- In 1846, the concept of manifest destiny became official United States policy. They said, "Go West," and pioneers did, in wagons, cutting across the wilderness, snatching land from American Indians that led to bloody conflict. A new novel, Westward Wings the Hawk (now available through 1stBooks), by Joseph C. Bransby, is a detailed examination of the effects settlers had on the country through the eyes of a white man raised by American Indians.
Blyth, Inc. Announces Record Date For Annual Meeting
GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leader in home decor and home fragrance products, today announced that the date of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be Tuesday, May 18, 2004. The meeting will take place at the Company's headquarters, One East Weaver Street, Greenwich, Connecticut 06831, commencing at 9 a.m. All shareholders of record as of March 19, 2004 will be eligible to vote.
Transmeridian Exploration, Inc.
Transmeridian's South Alibek No. 2 confirms northern extension of Field
HOUSTON, Jan. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Transmeridian Exploration, Inc. (OTCBB:TMXN) announced today that preliminary logging results from the newest well, South Alibek No. 2 (SA-2), indicate the presence of significant oil pay. Oil-bearing reservoir zones have been identified in both the KTII and KTI carbonate formations. This crestal well confirms the field structure and indicates the presence of the reservoir zones significantly north of previous wells. Initial estimates are 440 feet of apparent net oil pay in the KTII reservoirs and 280 feet in the KTI reservoirs. These preliminary results are comparable to the oil pay thicknesses in the other wells in the field, Alibekmola 29, South Alibek No. 1 and No. 4. Production casing has been set to a depth of 13,800 feet in preparation for the well testing program.