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Orefinders Welcomes William Stone to the Board of Directors

New Photonics Entrepreneurs Must Apply Now for SPIE Startup Challenge 2016
New photonics entrepreneurs have through 20 November to enter the SPIE Startup Challenge 2016, an opportunity to pitch their light-based technology products to a team of business development experts and venture capitalists

MOKO Social Media -- Appointment of New Non Executive Director
MOKO Social Media (NASDAQ: MOKO) (ASX: MKB) has appointed Emma Waldon to the Company's Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 October 2015.

peerTransfer to Open Operations in China
peerTransfer, the leading provider of global payment solutions for the education industry, announced today that it has submitted an application in China to open operations in China. The firm will be based in Shanghai and operate as PingFuFei Commercial Consultancy Limited Company

Wulf Treu's 'Figurative Destruction' Exhibition, Presented by Quin Arts on View at the Quin Hotel May 15 - June 15
The next exhibition in the acclaimed Quin Arts series, an increasingly popular program curated by DK Johnston of The Arts Fund and presented at the Quin hotel on 57th Street and Sixth Avenue, is titled "Figurative Destruction," featuring the work of renowned German artist Wulf Treu

peerTransfer Adds Record Number of Educational Institutions in Q1
peerTransfer, the leading provider of global payment solutions for the education industry, announced today that 56 new institutions added its services for international tuition payment in the first quarter of 2015

CDC Injury Prevention Champion David Sleet Receives 2015 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - April 24, 2015) - David Sleet, Ph.D., F.A.A.H.B., today was presented with the 2015 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). The James F. and Sarah T

Cibolan Gold Corporation Adds Four to the Technical Team With Extensive Experience in the Independence Project Region Fine-Tuning the Analysis of Their Data
Cibolan Gold Corporation (OTC PINK: CIBG) ( (the "Company") announces the addition of William Matlack, Robin Hendrickson, Donald McDowell and Dr. Steven Garwin to their technical team. For the last couple of months the team has been analyzing and reviewing the significant amount of data the Company has collected over the last few years

VPS Healthcare’s 3rd International Oncology Conference Attracted Over 900 delegates
Business Wire IndiaVPS Healthcare, an integrated healthcare provider, has opened its 3rd International Oncology Conference under the theme, “Navigating Cancer care by early detection and prevention.”

New Photonics Entrepreneurs Need to Apply Now for SPIE Startup Challenge 2015
New photonics entrepreneurs have through 1 December to enter the SPIE Startup Challenge 2015, an opportunity to pitch their light-based technology products to a team of business development experts and venture capitalists

Zabada Is Finally Making Cleaning Healthy, Promising a 90% Chemical-Free Cleaning Experience for Americans
Australian environmental cleaning product company Zabada Clean, Inc. launched today in San Francisco. Zabada offers a variety of innovative planet friendly cleaning products designed to eliminate the use of harmful chemicals in the home.

StepStone Appoints Three Senior Executives to Real Assets Platform
StepStone Group LP (“StepStone”), a leading global private markets firm, today announced the appointment of David Altshuler, Brenden Woods and Kate Budiselik as senior executives in its real assets platform

Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Eteplirsen Meets Primary Endpoint of Increased Novel Dystrophin and Achieves Significant Clinical Benefit on 6-Minute Walk Test After 48 Weeks of Treatment in Phase IIb Study in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

The University of Waikato (New Zealand) Chooses Blue/Evaluations by eXplorance
The University of Waikato has chosen to leverage Blue/Evaluations in order to furnish a fully integrated online appraisal system.

DataDirect Networks (DDN) Announces Rapid Uptake of Award-Winning SFA Technology Across Australia's Research Computing Community
DataDirect Networks (DDN), the leader in massively scalable storage, today announced the broad adoption of DDN technology within Australia's Super Science Initiative and the selection of its massively scalable parallel file storage technology by many of the Initiative's largest organizations.

ATCO Australia Continues Partnership With University of Western Australia Business School
ATCO Australia announced today a three-year partnership with the University of Western Australia (UWA) Business School. The sponsorship will support the School's teaching, research, thought leadership and community engagement and provide financial support for students in need.

IVF 'may up breast cancer risk in younger women'
Opting for IVF treatment early in adulthood dramatically increases a woman's chance of developing breast cancer, a new study has warned.

Obese baby girls at increased risk of heart disease and diabetes as adults
Heavier female babies are more likely to develop diabetes and related metabolic risks when they grow up as compared to their male counterparts, a new study has revealed.

Oz students request uni fee refund over sex games at guild-run camp
Teenage girls were forced to expose themselves to more than 50 people in a drinking game at an orientation camp run by the University of Western Australia Student Guild, documents have revealed.

Plants may be able to 'hear' sounds
A new study seems to have proved a controversial claim that plants can hear sounds.

Seagrasses can store twice as much carbon as forests
Conserving and restoring seagrass meadows may reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase carbon stores, according to a new study.

Mowing down seagrass ecosystems 'to cut loose carbon'
Seagrass ecosystems hold as much carbon per hectare as the world's forests and they are now among its most threatened systems, a new study has claimed.

New vaccine prevents meningitis B in more than 80 pc of teenagers
Australian scientists have developed a jab to protect against deadly meningitis B, and early trials have shown it could prevent the illness in more than 80 per cent of youngsters.

Homing pigeons' magnetic beak navigating skills myth debunked
A new study has quashed the theory that explains the famous navigation skills of homing pigeons.

Talking plants 'click' to communicate with each other
Researchers have uncovered plants that respond to sound and 'click' to converse with each other.

Corals 'could cope with ocean acidification'
Scientists have identified a powerful internal mechanism that could enable some corals and their symbiotic algae to counter the adverse impact of a more acidic ocean.

Zapping brain with magnetic pulses 'may prune bad wiring'
Exposing the brain to weak magnetic pulses removes unwanted neural connection in mice, and this can be used for treating conditions associated with abnormal neural circuitry like schizophrenia in humans, a new study has claimed.

Mediterranean seagrass believed to be world's oldest living organism
Scientists say a swathe of seagrass in the Mediterranean could be the oldest known living thing on Earth.

University of Western Australia rocked by sex assault claims
One of Australia's top universities has been embroiled in a scandal - involving claims of inappropriate sexual behaviour, alcohol abuse and bullying - at an orientation camp run by a student association.

Pak spinner Ajmal has got his angles confused
Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who took 24 wickets for Pakistan in the three Test series against England, has surprised the International Cricket Council with the claim that it had given him special dispensation to bend his arm 23.5 degrees.

Windies contemplate playing spin trio against Oz in second Test
The West Indies have included off spinner Shane Shillingford in the 14-man squad for the second Test against Australia starting on Sunday, and would consider exploiting their weakness against spin by playing three spinners.

India, Pak veterans divided over Ajmal's bowling action
Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal's controversial bowling action has sparked off a heated debate with some Indian greats calling him an "outright chucker," but their counterparts across the border have backed him to the hilt.

Grandparents give humans 'evolutionary advantage in survival'
Grandparents play a crucial role in the survival of the human beings, a new study has suggested.

Earliest forms of life began in Australia 3.43 bn years ago
The findings of a team of Australian and British scientists have broken the current record as the Earth's oldest known forms of microbial life.

Pumice rocks may have harboured earliest forms of life on Earth
A new hypothesis on the origin of life has claimed that the pumice, a glassy, porous rock, may have given rise to early forms of life.

Strange stone structures similar to Peru's 'Nazca Lines' discovered in Middle East
Thousands of patterns, almost look-alike of Peru's archaic Nazca Lines, have been found in the Middle East.

Volcanic rock rafts may have 'provided cradle for earliest life' on Earth
Rafts of volcanic rock could have played a significant role in the emergence of some of the earliest organisms on Earth, scientists have said.

'Oldest fossil' find shows life on Earth may have originated 3.4 bln years ago
Scientists in Australia have discovered fossils, which they believe is the oldest evidence of life on earth.

How fast the Universe is expanding
A PhD student at the University of Western Australia has produced one of the most accurate measurements ever made of how fast the Universe is expanding.

US demand from Pakistan to 'do more' against ground realities: Hina Khar
The United States' demand from Pakistan to "do more" in the fight against terrorism is against ground realities, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said.

Door to national selection closed for no one, including Katich: Inverarity
Australian cricket's new chief selector John Inverarity has revealed that the door is open for all deserving and in form players, including axed former opener Simon Katich.

Traffic pollution 'linked with low birth weight in babies'
A new West Australian study has found that traffic emissions are responsible for lower than average birth weights among babies born in some suburbs.

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