latest news releases from the newsroom
TNO Pharma Announces siRNA In-Vivo Technology Development Collaboration With Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation
LEIDEN, Netherlands, Sept. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TNO, a recognized research and technology organization, and Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation, a leading pharmaceutical company of Japan, announced today that they have entered into a technology development collaboration. In this project, TNO will combine its expertise in siRNA-based, knock-down technology with its long-term experience in disease models to further characterize a set of Mitsubishi's proprietary disease targets. Financial details of the collaboration were not disclosed.
Leica Geosystems, Metrology Division
Leica Geosystems Ships Wireless Leica T-Probe and Leica Laser Tracker to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Sept. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Metrology Division of Leica Geosystems announced today the delivery of its wireless Walk-Around Leica T-Probe CMM solution and LTD800 Laser Tracker to the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. This shipment marks the sale of the 100th Leica T-Probe since its introduction to the metrology marketplace. The innovative Leica T-Probe ushered in a new standard for 6 Degrees of Freedom (6DoF) measurement and is known as the "Walk-Around" CMM. Two NASA Laboratories at the Center -- Flight Robotics and Contact Dynamics Simulation -- will utilize the universal laser tracking system for large-volume measurement tasks at their motion facilities.
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.
Nevada Gold Provides Update Regarding River Rock Casino's Alcohol License
HOUSTON, Sept. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (AMEX:UWN) today announced that the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has agreed to adopt the judge's decision and to issue an alcohol license for the River Rock Casino effective October 11, 2005, subject to a favorable disposition of protests that were previously filed by local residents and any appeals of the decision.
Logicor Acquires pfastship Worldwide Logistics
MESA, Ariz., Sept. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Logicor(tm), a leading provider of transportation management, shipping execution systems, extended enterprise solutions and services, today announced the completion of its acquisition of pfastship Worldwide Logistics, a leading provider of multi-carrier shipping execution systems integrated logistics. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
FreeHand Systems International, Inc.
U.S. Environmental and FreeHand Systems Sign LOI
SCOTTSDALE. Ariz., Sept. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Angelo Panzarella, Chairman of U.S. Environmental, Inc. (Pink Sheets:USEV), announced today the signing of a letter of intent to acquire privately held FreeHand Systems, Inc. of Los Altos, California. Terms of the LOI were not disclosed. Mr. Panzarella said, "I hope the acquisition of FreeHand Systems, Inc. (www.freehandsystems.com) can be completed quickly. This acquisition will give our shareholders an opportunity to add value to their holdings."