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Kick Back, Relax, and Enjoy National Lazy Day

Today is National Lazy Day! The one holiday that promotes doing nothing at all. There is no documented history for this holiday, but we are sure that’s because the creators were too busy celebrating.

Dedicated to relaxation and leisure, today is all about taking a little time to separate yourself from the hectic pace of life, and appreciate the simple things in life.

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Meet Hugh

Likes: #TeamAdvanta, chemistry, pharmaceuticals, science, biology, helping people, broccoli, playing Battleship, Star Trek, Star Wars, pistachio gelato, technology, geocaching, pina coladas, popcorn, sports, science and chemistry jokes, quirky/forgotten and traditional holidays, talk radio, Coffee drinker extraordinaire!

Dislikes: Karaoke, germs, polka dots

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Geeks across the globe celebrate your individuality!


We’re geeking out! Today is National Embrace Your Geekness Day! Whether you’re a science-lover, a board game enthusiast, or a Trekkie – we are all a little bit geeky about something. We can all take this opportunity to embrace what we’re passionate about, and shout it from the roof tops!

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We See Science in Everything

The innocent mind of a child believes that their individual actions have enormous impact on the world. The dedicated men and women in the Pharmaceutical, Medical, Life Science and Biotech industry know this is true. They witness it every day. Scientists, chemists, lab technicians and product development teams embrace the change that others fear, constantly taking on the challenge of finding new cost-effective and environmentally-friendly ways to forge new ground and improve all aspects of life.

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Lessening Our Impact on the Environment

The simple yet powerful phrase: “We did not inherit the earth from our ancestors – we borrow it from our children” says volumes about our world’s increased need to focus on reducing the overall environmental footprint of mankind. Across the globe we see how nations, companies, and individuals all play a vital role in this effort.

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Food Industry Supply vs. Demand

800 million people around the world suffer from food shortages each day – so much so that the United Nations is calling for a 50% increase in food production by the year 2030. The question is, can high-yield soybean crops help meet this call to feed a hungry and growing world while remaining environmentally and economically sustainable?

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Animal Health Care

Dogs have long been called man’s best friend, but facts also show that the company of cats have the ability to extend the span of a person’s life; the presence of birds as pets have shown a positive effect on heart rate and gazing into the fish tank has shown to lower human blood pressure. With all the positive benefits that our pets provide us without asking anything in return except love, it’s important that we provide the attention they need to live longer healthier lives.

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A Matter Of Choice

Drive the car or ride your bike? Turn up the heat or put on a sweater? Almost every action we take in life involves a choice, and the choices we make today will impact us at some point in the future. The challenge is that the right choice isn’t always the easy one.

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Enhancing Quality of Life

Companies in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device fields constantly strive to improve the quality of lives. From concept and discovery to research and development to manufacturing and distribution, we have seen vast improvements through the use of technology. Yet this complex, multi-phase process still remains costly and time-intensive.

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Why Branding is Important in Investor Relations

Many corporate stakeholders don’t realize the tremendous importance of brand equity when it comes to investor relations. In the attempt to attract investors and funding, branding plays an important role in proactively communicating the company business model, and corporate image.

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