Monthly Archives: August 2011

Contract Sales Agencies; The future trend of Sales & Marketing in the Pharmaceutical Industry

SALES & MARKETING With drug companies regularly announcing new rounds of layoffs, going into pharmaceutical sales may seem risky.  For job seekers, there is one bright spot: Contract Sales Agencies. These lesser-known companies are increasingly contracting with drug manufacturers to … Continue reading

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Radiation From Fukushima Reached the California Coast in less than 3 days

MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) — New research finds that radiation from the nuclear plant accident in Japan in March reached California within days, showing how quickly air pollution can travel, but scientists say the radiation will not hurt people. … Continue reading

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NEW PENTAGON REPORT: China’s military abilities already catching up to the West

The Defense Department assessment says Beijing appears on track to achieve its goal of building a modern, regionally focused military by 2020. China’s military is closing technical gaps that long have given the United States and its allies a military edge in … Continue reading

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While U.S. retreats from it’s past space ambitions, China and other nations aim for new space stations, moon bases, Mars, and more…

Countries including China, India and Iran are engaged in a new race to explore space. Efforts include building research centers, rockets, satellites and lunar rovers. As NASA retreats from an ambitious human spaceflight program for the foreseeable future, foreign countries … Continue reading

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AMERICAN & JAPAN ECONOMIES STAY SYNCHRONIZED DESPITE ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS

TOKYO — Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday the United States would overcome its debt crisis and Japan would move on from its devastating earthquake in March, warning doubters not to count the two countries out. Biden, who kicked … Continue reading

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TEST FLIGHT #2 a SUCCESS for DARPA’s Falcon HTV-2

DARPA HYPERSONIC VEHICLE SPLASH DOWN CONFIRMED Engineering changes from initial test flight believed to be effective Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyThe Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)was established in 1958 to prevent strategic surprise from negatively impacting U.S. national security and create … Continue reading

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A Near Earth Object (NEO) just skims by Earth and we didn’t even know about it until 5 days prior to reaching Earth

A A shudder of air and a quick streak of light were the only signs of an asteroid’s near-Earth flyby nearly two months ago on June 27th, 2011. Asteroid 2011 MD isn’t this year’s closest approach by a near-Earth object, … Continue reading

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The Original Red Dawn Movie turns 27 years old this month

The original RED DAWN movie turned 27 years old this month as the film had been released in theaters the summer of 1984, and was the first movie ever to be released in the US with a Motion Picture Association of … Continue reading

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NEW VIDEO: What’s gold got to do with developing future technologies? PLENTY!

Recent years have seen the emergence of many new exciting potential applications for gold which are evolving into commercial applications, ulitimatley reaching end consumers and thus benefiting society as a whole. This wide range of new development activities for gold can be … Continue reading

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History of Gold Prices in USD since 1990… and since 1900

Notes The gold price used in the above charts is the London PM fix and is quoted in US dollars. Where the gold price is presented in currencies other than the US dollar, it is converted into the local currency unit … Continue reading

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