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Benzinga's Microcap Movers for Thursday January 19, 2012

Below are highlights from Benzinga's daily coverage of microcap securities making big moves:

Uranium Resources

Shares of Uranium Resources, (NASDAQ: URRE), the Lewisville, TX uranium miner, rose 19% Thursday on 4 times the average daily volume.

Uranium stocks were strong Thursday on reports of strong demand. Also, Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell announced on Thursday that he would not support lifting a mining ban this year.

Uranium Resources closed at $1.08 Thursday.

SNAP Interactive

Shares of SNAP Interactive (STVI), the New York City provider of online dating applications for social networking Web sites and mobile platforms, rose 41% Thursday on 14 times the average daily volume.

SNAP Interactive CEO Cliff Lerner was interviewed Wednesday by The Street.

SNAP Interactive closed at $1.58 Thursday.

Hansen Medical

Shares of Hansen Medical (NASDAQ: HNSN), the Mountain View, CA developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical robotics designed for accurate positioning, manipulation, and stable control of catheters and catheter-based technologies, rose 15% Thursday on 6 times the average daily volume.

Hansen announced Wednesday it will showcase its Magellan Robotic System at the Leipzig Interventional Course, from January 25-28, at the Trade Fair Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany.

Hansen Medical closed at $2.79 Thursday.

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