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Study Shows Meerkats Darker Side Is Secret To Their Success

Study Shows Meerkats' Darker Side Is Secret To Their Success

University of Edinburgh The darker side of meerkats – which sees them prevent their daughters from breeding, and kill their grandchildren – is explained in a new study. Research into the desert creatures – which live in groups with a...

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2014-07-21 08:27:28

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The World Market for Biosimlars (EPO, G-CSF, HGH, Insulin, Interferon Alpha, Monoclonal Antibodies, Other), 4th Editionhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2076279/The-World-Market-for-Biosimlars-EPO-G-CSF-HGH-Insulin-Interferon-Alpha-Monoclonal-Antibodies-Other-4th-Edition.html This study, The World Market for Biosimilars, 4th Edition (EPO, G-CSF, HGH, Insulin, Interferon alpha, mAbs,...

2014-07-11 23:06:38

A new robot has been recently introduced by Drone Robotics that will be able to do much of the heavy lifting for various companies. Drone Robotics have launched an indiegogo campaign to raise funds for this project. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The Alpha Robot is a project which is currently being run by Drones Robotics. Their main goal is to create a robot to do various chores, mainly those which are difficult for humans due to physical restrictions. The robot will be able to...

Fresh Avocado Enhances Absorption Of Essential Nutrients
2014-07-11 03:38:18

Hass Avocado Board Study explores improvements in the absorption of vitamin A when avocados are eaten with tomatoes or carrots Consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A, according to new research published in The Journal of Nutrition. Vitamin A is involved in reproductive health and...

2014-07-09 08:25:13

Google Fit Interface Lets Android Users Tap Heart Rate Data Tracked with Mio ALPHA and Mio LINK VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mio Global, makers of the world's first wrist-worn technology to provide continuous, accurate heart rate monitoring at performance levels, today announced integration with Google Fit to give Android users full control over heart rate monitoring experience. Google Fit, an open platform designed to help users keep better track of...

2014-06-30 04:21:34

Professor Eberhart Zrenner Discusses the Future of Artificial Vision at Premier International Ophthalmology Meeting PARIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, Retina Implant's co-founder and lead clinical trial investigator and founding director of the Institute of Ophthalmic Research, University of Tuebingen, Germany, presented...

2014-06-24 08:35:23

Simple-to-use, open source analytics for MongoDB built on industry standards that analysts already know. BOULDER, Colo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SlamData, Inc., commercial developer of the SlamData open source project, today announced the availability of the first alpha release of their MongoDB analytics solution. Installers for the alpha release are available from the SlamData website, or the project can be accessed on GitHub and built from source code. The project is...

2014-06-23 04:20:48

Retina Implant AG's Lead Clinical Trial Investigator Presents Patient Experiences with the Alpha IMS Subretinal Implant LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, Retina Implant's co-founder and lead clinical trial investigator and founding director of the Institute of Ophthalmic Research, University of Tuebingen, Germany,...

2014-06-17 16:27:09

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Davisco Foods International, Inc., a global provider of the world's purest whey protein ingredients, is pleased to announce that Alpha-lactalbumin has been named as a finalist in the innovative ingredient category at the 8(th) Global Dairy Congress Innovation Awards Gala. Recognizing Davisco's Alpha-lactalbumin as an innovation finalist reflects that alpha-lactalbumin stands apart for unique technology and unique properties in foods...

2014-06-12 23:04:59

Garmin changes their sporting dog product line up for 2014, now available from Double U Hunting Supply. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Garmin, the global leader in dog GPS track and train technology, just announced the newest updates to their dog tracking platform. The Garmin TT15 / Garmin T5 GPS dog tracking collars. By simplifying their product line, this allows hunters a simple choice between a track and train (TT15) collar, or a track only (T5) collar. The customer can use either collar on...

2014-06-12 04:22:25

BOLOGNA, Italy, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Normix(R) is the only authorized Gastrointestinal antibiotic based on Rifaximin-alpha. No generic version is allowed. With the judgment entered last April 18, the district court of Milan, Italy - the court having original jurisdiction on the matter -denied a request from generic manufacturers to declare Alfa Wassermann's patents on Rifaximin polymorphs invalid. Instead, the court upheld Alfa...


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Alpha Sports (ASP) is a kit car manufacturer from Australia founded in 1962.The original cars produced were based on the Lotus Seven, but over time were redesigned into their own style. ASP cars have also competed in various racing events. In the 1960s Rory Thompson and Ray Lewis built cars based on the Lotus Seven called the “Bacchus Clubman.” Engines used were a BMC B-Series 1500. Later Models were called ASP with their workshop located at Alpha House, Alpha Street, Kensington,...

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The Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos) is native to the marine lagoons and reefs in the Western Pacific Ocean.  It lives at a depth of around eighty-two feet in temperatures fluctuating between fifty degrees Fahrenheit to 89.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Its range includes northern New South Wales, the Loyalty Islands, Tonga, New Caledonia, Coral Sea, and the Great Barrier Reef. They are typically seen near or within the tentacles of their host anemones. They will inhabit anemones like...

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The Lemon tetra, Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis, is a species of tropical freshwater fish which originates from South America, belonging to the family Characidae. It is a small tetra which grows to (5 cm) in length. The species is a long established favorite aquarium fish, being introduced to the aquarium in 1932. Physical Description The lemon tetra is one of the deeper-bodied tetras, contrasting with slender, torpedo-shaped relations such as the cardinal tetra and the rummy nosed tetra,...

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The African Wild Dog, Lycaon pictus, also known as the African Hunting Dog Cape Hunting Dog, or Painted Hunting Dog, is a mammal of the Canidae family. It is related to the domestic dog. It is the only species in the canid family to lack dewclaws on the forelimbs. They are, as their name indicates, found only in Africa. They are found especially in scrub savanna and other lightly wooded areas. Individuals can easily be recognized in the basis of coat patterns. The pelage is an irregular...

42_c40e3fc0055ddd70a84c784dea9dfc76
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The meerkat or suricate is a small mammal and a member of the mongoose family. It inhabits all parts of the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa. A group of meerkats is called a "mob" or "gang". Anatomy The meerkat is a small diurnal mongoose whose weight averages approximately 1.61 lb (731 g) for males and 1.58 lb (720 g) for females. Its long and slender body and limbs give it a body length of 10 to 14 in (25 to 35 cm) and an added tail length of 7 to 10 in (17 to 25 cm). Its tail is...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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