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2014-01-08 16:20:39

One lucky winning guest from each ship in the fleet has been invited to sail to compete in championship SEATTLE, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has announced the 15 winning guest finalists who will compete on the "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" Champions Cruise Jan. 12, 2014, aboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Each winner will represent one of the 15 ships in the Holland America Line fleet and was selected as the winning guest with the highest overall score from the onboard...

2014-01-08 00:21:40

Preliminary study in mice suggests possible lung cancer preventative effect of South Pacific herb AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the University of Minnesota (UM) and Texas Tech University recently studied the effects of a special preparation of the kava root (Piper methysticum) on lung cancer in mice, and have concluded that the chemically defined extract may have the potential to reduce the risk of lung cancer in humans, according to a press...

2013-12-23 08:25:13

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Billy Joel will appear in a special live performance from Barclay's Center in Brooklyn on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," performing one of his classic hits as the first song of the New Year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130820/LA66459LOGO-b) Show host Ryan Seacrest will lead the traditional countdown at midnight, and co-host Jenny McCarthy ("The View") will join him throughout the...

2013-12-22 23:03:04

By combining trains and games with phonics-based learning, children learn reading skills while being entertained (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 Phonics has become one of the primary literacy tools to learn reading. As children learn the sounds associated with letters, they can then more easily figure out words. That’s why Intellijoy has developed its popular Kids ABC Trains Game, featured on Windows* 8.1 tablets with an Intel® Atom™ processor. Children enjoy interacting with the...

2013-12-21 23:02:32

Children now have a fun and interactive new way to learn ABCs on Windows* 8.1 tablets with an Intel® Atom™ processor (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Young children can now learn their ABCs in fun and interactive ways with Kids ABC Letters from Intellijoy. Featured on new Windows* 8.1 tablets with an Intel® Atom™ processor, Kids ABC Letters is an interactive game for children that is both educational and entertaining. Children enjoy interacting with the touch interface and...

2013-12-17 12:23:19

COVERAGE OF "DICK CLARK'S NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2014" BEGINS AT 8PM ET/PT ON ABC SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blondie, Icona Pop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and previously announced Miley Cyrus to ring in the New Year on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014" with live performances from New York's Times Square, in front of an estimated 1 million people and tens of millions of television viewers nationwide. Ryan...

2013-12-16 16:24:02

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thumbs Up for Milwaukee as Cream City and the Bronze Fonz take the top spot and Mid-Atlantic destinations feature prominently in ABC Travel Guides for Kids annual list. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/PH34074) 1. Milwaukee, WI - Nicknamed Cream City because of its cream colored brick buildings, families can kayak through downtown, ride on a Harley and step back in time on the Streets of Old Milwaukee at the Public...

2013-12-12 12:24:55

The number one "ugly Christmas sweater" retailer is slated to appear on popular investor show this Friday. SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego based "ugly Christmas sweater" retailer Tipsy Elves recently taped an episode with the popular ABC reality show Shark Tank. The sharks on that episode are Lori Greiner, Marc Cuban, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec and Kevin O'Leary, while Tipsy Elves was represented by co-owners Nick Morton and Evan Mendelsohn. The company...

Intracellular ABC Transporters Allow Leaf Beetle Larvae To Accumulate Defensive Substances When Feeding
2013-12-09 11:58:38

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology Similar membrane proteins play a crucial role in the transport of toxic substances out of the cell Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, have discovered the decisive biological stimulator for the accumulation of defensive substances in leaf beetle larvae used by the insects to fend off predators: ABC transport proteins, which are found in large quantities in glandular cells of the larvae. The poplar leaf...

2013-12-02 16:22:25

SAUSALITO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Meetings magazine announced its first venture into television with a special one-hour presentation of "Smart Destinations: The Best of 2013." The show features the winners of the inaugural 2013 Smart Stars Awards celebrating the best premier meetings hotels, resorts, cruise lines, event venues, and convention and conference centers in North America across 25 categories. (Logo:...