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  Nereus Pharmaceuticals - Novel Drug Discovery - Introduction
Nereus believes that the screening of new, biologically active compounds from marine microbes has the potential to exceed the productivity from terrestrial sources, and the success to date support this belief.
Nereus has capitalized on more than 20 years of academic research in marine microbiology by Dr. William Fenical, a co-founder of Nereus and a recognized oceanographic scientist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.
Nereus has industrialized the isolation and fermentation techniques necessary to culture marine organisms to pharmaceutical standards.
www.nereuspharm.com /introduction.shtml   (316 words)

  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Sts. Nereus and Achilleus, Domitilla and Pancratius
The legend describing the martyrdom of the saint is of later origin, and not reliable historically; it is probable that he was put to death in the persecution of Valerian (257-58) or in that of Diocletian (304-06).
Nereus and Achilleus in the Via Ardeatina, is of the latter part of the fourth century; it is a three-naved
Nereus und Achilleus in Romische Quartalschrift (1894), 89-119; DUFOURCQ, Les Gesta Martyrum Romains, I (Paris, 1900), 251-55, 305-07; URBAIN, Ein Martyrologium der christl.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10751a.htm   (1029 words)

  Nereus - LoveToKnow 1911
NEREUS, in Greek mythology, the eldest son of Pontus and Gaea, and father of the fifty Nereids.
The fifty daughters of Nereus, the Nereids, are personifications of the smiling, quiet sea.
Nereus is represented with the sceptre and trident; the Nereids are depicted as graceful maidens, lightly clad or naked, riding on tritons and dolphins.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Nereus   (192 words)

Nereus wins a 2 million euro European Commission bid to showcase European economics research output.
Nereus provides researchers in the global academic community with first-rate information irrespective of a source's location, type or format.
Nereus is a network of leading European economics information providers.
www.nereus4economics.info   (0 words)

 NEREUS : Greek god, old man of the sea ; mythology ; pictures : NEREOS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
NEREUS was the old man of the sea, and the god of the sea's rich bounty of fish.
Nereus was depicted in ancient Greek vase painting as an old man with a wooden staff accompanied by a host of his Nereid daughters.
NEREUS (Nêreus), a son of Pontus and Gaea, and husband of Doris, by whom he became the father of the 50 Nereides.
www.theoi.com /Pontos/Nereus.html   (2610 words)

 Icy Fire
Nereus was away from home on a trip to the meat market when the attack occurred, but his father and sister weren't so lucky.
Nereus was skeptical at first, but when he discovered he could use the legal powers of a Magister to combat the Cult of the Dead Serpent, he pursued the career path with renewed vigor.
Nereus passed the entrance exam the next year with flying colors and was admitted to the Magisters as the youngest Bronze Agent in recorded Magister history.
www.angelfire.com /rpg2/nereus/bio.html   (1308 words)

 Icy Fire
Nereus, along with everyone else, believes his father to be dead in spite of this.
Nereus and his mother didn't get along often, but he was actually closer to his mother.
Narnia feared for the welfare of her family, and Nereus was frustrated with this enormous responsibility that was being continually heaped onto his shoulders.
www.angelfire.com /rpg2/nereus/family.html   (1288 words)

 Sirius Records - Nereus Joseph - Biography
Nereus a native of St.Lucia was born in 1962.
Nereus Joseph recorded two more albums ‘yours to keep’ and ‘guidance’, which continue their contribution to the growth of the U.K reggae industry.
In March 1997 Nereus unleashed his eagerly awaited album ‘rejoice’ which was composed and produced by some of reggae’s hottest musicians and producers and has been highly acclaimed by both the media and the general public.
www.rootscommandment.de /nereusjoseph.htm   (585 words)

The first Nereus, a screw steamer built at New York in 1863, was purchased by the Navy from William P. Williams 5 October 1863; and commissioned at New York Navy Yard 19 April 1864, Comdr.
Nereus departed New York 3 September escorting steamer S. North Star to Aspinwall with cargo to be carried overland across the Isthmus of Panama en route to California.
Nereus then steamed to Beaufort for stores and coal before heading for the Bahamas to cruise near Mayaguana Passage seeking to capture Confederate cruiser Shenandoah which was still preying on Northern merchantmen.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/n3/nereus-i.htm   (414 words)

 InterWest Partners - Investing in Information Technology & Life Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Derived from a marine-obligate actinomycete, Nereus' second compound, NPI-0052, is a highly potent second-generation proteasome inhibitor for the treatment of multiple myeloma and potentially solid tumors.
Nereus Pharmaceuticals is an innovative drug discovery and development company pursuing untapped sources of chemical diversity.
Nereus Pharmaceuticals is a registered trademark of Nereus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. All other product and company names may be registered trademark or trademarks of their respective owners.
www.interwest.com /new/releases-portfolio/pr_010405_nereus.html   (565 words)

 SpaceDev Selects Asteroid `Nereus' for First Mission
Nereus, an Apollo-type near Earth asteroid (NEA), will pass within about 2.5 million miles of Earth in January of 2002, which is close enough for ground-based radar installations and telescopes to gather detailed information prior to NEAP's planned arrival about four months later.
Nereus is also scientifically interesting because it is carbonaceous, it may have a high water content, and it may consist of many other types of useful elements and volatiles," said Benson.
To reach Nereus, NEAP launch is planned for April 3, 2001 and will remain in the Earth-moon system until January 12, 2002, when it should escape Earth's gravity to encounter Nereus on about May 12, 2002.
www.spacedaily.com /news/spacedev-98f.html   (698 words)

 4660 Nereus at AllExperts
Nereus was scheduled for visitation by both the private Near Earth Asteroid Prospector probe, and the Japanese Hayabusa probe.
However, the former project is defunct, and Hayabusa's delay in launching caused it to be redirected to 25143 Itokawa.
Nereus has been imaged by radar, which reveals a slightly elongated shape.
en.allexperts.com /e/0/4660_Nereus.htm   (205 words)

 Wilek Nereus - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the Battle of Bakura, Nereus only agreed to cooperation with the Rebel Alliance due to the fact that his fear of the Ssi-ruuk overpowered his loathing of the Rebellion.
Nereus himself had no urge to try to become Emperor, knowing that he had no chance and that to push for the throne and fail meant death.
Nereus, shocked to see that Skywalker had survived both the Ssi-ruuk and the olabrian trichoids he had infected the Jedi with, managed to grab a blaster and fire at Skywalker, but Skywalker's lightsaber reflected the bolt back, thus killing its shooter.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Wilek_Nereus   (476 words)

Heracles, seeking the location of garden of the Hesperides, asked Nereus for directions but he refused to help him.
Nereus and Doris and their fifty daughters mainly dwelled in the depths of the Aegean sea.
Nereus was depicted on Greek vases as an old man wearing a chiton and holden a staff, often in the company of his daughters.
www.pantheon.org /articles/n/nereus.html   (176 words)

Nereus is often referred to as the 'Old Man of the Sea', legends speak of him as a kindly, helpful sea God, generally mortal-friendly and occasionally offering wise or prophetic insights.
Since that time, it is said Nereus remains in the depths of the Aegean sea with his Goddess wife, Doris.
Nereus often carries team-members to witness brutal scenes of whales and blood-soaked whaling ships, and trawlers with drowning fish, and to see tankers and oil spillages.
www.olympian-foundation.org /nereus.htm   (354 words)

Nereus will continue to focus on profiling excellent research in Europe, but will also expand to include US institutions and others abroad.
Nereus held its EO extended planning meeting to plan the extension of the current pilot to 15 leading universities at the University of Tilburg on 9 June 2006.
Nereus is part of the JISC-funded Versions Project which is currently surveying authors and their version concerns.
www.nereus4economics.info /news.html   (1834 words)

 WHOI : Oceanus : New Hybrid Deep-sea Vehicle Is Christened Nereus
Engineers and ship's crew will be able to transform Nereus from a free-swimming vehicle for wide-area ocean surveys to a vehicle tethered by a cable to a surface ship that can be used for or close-up investigation and sampling of seafloor rocks and organisms.
Nereus (rhymes with “serious”) keeps with a tradition in the WHOI Deep Submergence Laboratory of naming vehicles for mythical Greek figures.
Nereus was announced the winner during a June 25 awards banquet at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston.
www.whoi.edu /oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=14107   (914 words)

 Nereus - Massively Parallel Computing
Nereus has been developed at University of Oxford since 2004, and has recently been released in beta to members of the University.
Nereus executes work on behalf of users inside a rigid security manager, in the same way a Java applet is "sandboxed" inside your browser when you view a page containing it.
Nereus is capable of global scale where it can marshall the combined resources of the 2 billion comptational devices for MPC applications.
www-pnp.physics.ox.ac.uk /~newman/Nereus   (329 words)

 To Explore the Deepest Ocean, Nereus Past and Nereus Future Have One Thing in Common - change!
In Greek mythology, “Nereus" was a god of the sea with power to foretell the future, but he would not answer questions unless he was caught and to avoid that he would change his shape.
Among other missions, the new Nereus will use a wide variety of new technology to take sensors, lights, cameras and a manipulator arm to the deepest ocean areas—to the bottom of trenches formed where one tectonic plate is subducted under another.
Nereus’ tether is so thin that a 9-pound bass would exceed its breaking load, so Nereus is programmed to operate as an AUV when separated from its ROV tether.
www.research.noaa.gov /spotlite   (1137 words)

 ICMI - CTI's Nereus
Nereus’ configuration is tedious when your phone system is not one of the Chosen Ones, but as with all call accounting software, once you get that done, you’ll never have to return to it (unless you buy a new phone system).
Nereus lets you define up to six levels of corporate hierarchy, but I decided that my business was the modern kind, with a very flat organizational model, so I just defined a single department level.
Nereus also lets you add a surcharge to the client’s phone charges, but we here at Rowland believe in long-term client relationships and avoid that ugly practice (read: we charge enough by the hour).
www.callcentermagazine.com /article/TCM20000508S0022   (1467 words)

 Nereus Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To Nereus by Doris were born the Nereids, Cymothoe, Spio, Glauconome, Nausithoe, Halie, Erato, Sao, Amphitrite, Eunice, Thetis, Eulimene, Agave, Eudore, Doto, Pherusa, Galatea, Actaea, Pontomedusa, Hippothoe, Lysianassa, Cymo, Eione, Halimede, Plexaure, Eucrante, Proto, Calypso, Panope, Cranto, Neomeris, Hipponoe, Ianira, Polynome, Autonoe, Melite, Dione, Nesaea, Dero, Evagore, Psamathe, Eumolpe, Ione, Dynamene, Ceto, and Limnoria;
Peleus, son of Aeacus, married a daughter of Nereus.
Nereus, Thaumas, Phorcys, Ceto, and Eurybia, children of Pontus by Gaia;
www.csulb.edu /~dbouvier/SourceFiles/i104Sources.htm   (122 words)

 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : May 12, 2005 : Nereus and Achilleus; Pancras
Nereus and Achilleus were Roman soldiers in the household of Flavia Domitilla.
There is still extant, not far from Rome, on the Ardeatine Way, the magnificent subterranean cemetery which Flavia Domitilla ordered to be dug on her praedium, and in which were buried the two martyrs, Nereus and Achilleus, whom the Church honors today together with the noble virgin who owes her crown to them.
Even though Nereus and Achilleus died for Christ about 1800 years ago, Christians are still suffering and dying for their faith in this century.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/calendar/day.cfm?date=2005-05-12   (953 words)

 USS Nereus III
The third Nereus was laid down 11 October 1943 by U.S. Naval Shipyard, Mare Island, Vallejo, Calif., Iaunched 12 February 1945, sponsored by Mrs.
Since 1948 Nereus has been primarily engaged in submarine repair and services at San Diego, Calif. During these two decades of faithful service keeping the Navy's submarines at peak fighting trim, Nereus made occasional cruises to Pearl Harbor; to Acapulco, Mexico, and various west coast ports.
Nereus entered the U.S. Naval Shipyard at Mare Island Vallejo, Calif. 1 November for overhaul until 7 April 1967.
www.multied.com /NAVY/AS/nereusIII.html   (636 words)

 Tilburg University - NEREUS
The Nereus consortium of universities and their libraries is made up of prestigious institutions in the academic economics world.
Nereus aims to make first-rate academic information accessible to the global academic community, irrespective of the information source's location, type or format.
Nereus services will focus on providing and unlocking new content from the world's top economic institutions as well as giving integrated access to existing data and service providers of importance to the researcher.
www.tilburguniversity.nl /services/library/projects/nereus.html   (455 words)

 Featured at Diffley-Wright
Nereus has versatile plumbing, electrical and mounting features.
Nereus conforms to your application, not the other way around.
Nereus is ideal where noise may pose a problem.
www.diffley-wright.com /nereus.htm   (229 words)

 Nereus - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Nereus, in Greek mythology, sea god, son of the sea god Pontos and Gaea, Mother Earth, called the old man of the sea.
Amphitrite, in Greek mythology, sea goddess, daughter of Nereus or of Oceanus, and wife of Poseidon.
In sculpture, she often appears sitting next to...
ca.encarta.msn.com /Nereus.html   (56 words)

 Nereus Hotel - Accomodation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
High standards of guest comfort are found in 79 beautifully appointed rooms and 34 apartements and studios, of which most have an exquisite view of the town.
The Nereus Hotel has 79 twin bedded rooms in two floors, all heated / air-conditioned, with private bathroom, direct dial telephone, radio, tv and most rooms with a balcony.
The Nereus Hotel Apartments are located opposite and behind the hotel.
www.nereushotel.com /Accomodation.htm   (136 words)

 Mythography | The Greek God Nereus in Myth and Art
Nereus appears in Hesiod's Theogony (which, incidentally, is an ancient poem that describes the birth of the Greek gods and goddesses):
One case in point involves the hero Herakles, who, according to one version of the story, had to catch Nereus and make the sea god tell him the location of the Garden of the Hesperides.
In addition it is worth noting that Nereus and his daughters the Nereids were thought to dwell together in the sea.
www.loggia.com /myth/nereus.html   (413 words)

Nereus: in Greek Mythology, eldest son of Pontus and Gaia, the Sea and the Earth.
He was a shapeshifter with the power of prophecy and he would aid heroes, such as Heracles, who managed to catch him even as he changed shapes.
Thus Nereus and Proteus ("first") seem to be two manifestations of the god of the sea prior to being supplanted by Poseidon, when the latter's brother Zeus overthrew Cronus.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Nereus.html   (217 words)

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