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2014-01-10 16:21:08

Mio's Continuous Heart Rate Monitoring Products Recognized for Unique Design and Innovative Functionality LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mio Global, makers of the Mio ALPHA and Mio LINK, today announced it has been chosen to receive an Envisioneering and Showstoppers Innovation and Design Award for its continuous, wrist-worn heart rate monitoring technology. Announced on January 7(th) at CES, the Mio LINK uses the same patented electro-optical cell technology as featured in...

2014-01-09 23:26:27

Qubole Data Service Customers Gain Access to Fast Interactive SQL Query Engine Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Qubole™, a leading provider of the next generation cloud Big Data platform, announced today its new Presto-as-a-Service Alpha Program on Amazon Web Service. Presto, developed by the analytics infrastructure team at Facebook, is an open source distributed SQL query engine for running fast interactive analytic queries at petabyte scale. Presto-as-a-Service has been a...

2014-01-09 08:21:59

New high-performance vests offer lightest-weight and highest-performing NIJ .06 Level II and IIIA ballistic systems on the market POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Enterprises Inc., the worldwide leader in the production of soft body armor and related protective solutions, today unveiled the first-of-its-kind Alpha Elite(TM) Series NIJ Level II and IIIA tactical and concealable body-armor systems. After providing a sneak peak of the technology earlier this year,...

2014-01-08 08:25:13

New book, classroom-based training, and online video library help developers get going fast on Alpha Software's Alpha Anywhere responsive application development and deployment platform BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Alpha Software, the company that makes it easy to build responsive business applications that run anywhere, released a comprehensive portfolio of multimedia training resources for the company's Alpha Anywhere RAD (Rapid Application Development) platform....

2014-01-07 12:30:06

Athletes Can Replace Chest Strap Monitoring with Mio LINK for $99, New Device Transmits Heart Rate Data to Mio GO App to Create Virtual Outdoor Interactive Exercise Experience for Training Indoors LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Showstoppers @ CES 2014 -Today at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Mio Global unveiled Mio LINK, a sleek band worn on the wrist designed to monitor continuous heart rate data. Now runners and cyclists can get all the benefits of...

2014-01-07 12:25:18

Wrist-Worn Heart Rate Monitoring by Mio Replaces Chest-Worn Strap, Technology Wins CES Innovation Award for Second Year in a Row VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mio Global, makers of the wrist-worn heart rate monitors Mio ALPHA and Mio LINK, together with Adidas, today announced that the heart-rate monitoring technology featured in the miCoach SMART RUN watch which has been selected as a Health and Fitness Honoree in the CES Innovations Design and...

2014-01-07 08:37:02

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westone, the leader in high performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, announces the availability of the Adventure Series (ADV) Beta earphones. The Adventure Series Beta is the second generation to the critically acclaimed Adventure Series Alpha. The ADV Beta offers the same sonic excellence with a new precision-crafted Zinc unibody and aluminum faceplate built for strength, durability and style. Created...

2014-01-06 23:01:11

The Sony α5000 is Sony’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera to date. Included in its remarkably compact body is a large APS-C image sensor for superb image quality, and convenient built-in flash. NYC, NY (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 The Sony α5000 is Sony’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera to date. Included in its remarkably compact body is a large APS-C image sensor for superb image quality, and convenient built-in flash. This all-around performer...

2013-12-27 23:00:55

Cellucor is launching its new, highly anticipated BCAA product, Alpha Amino, with a limited time opportunity for customers to save up to 50% off the purchase of the product through AlphaAmino.com. The site prompts visitors to help 'spread the word' about Alpha Amino in order to receive a coupon to purchase the product at GNC, Bodybuilding.com or Cellucor.com. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Cellucor has delivered the newest addition to their flagship Chrome Series line,...

2013-12-26 23:04:56

Alpha lipoic acid is a multi-functional orally administered micro-nutrient best known for combating the damaging effects of oxidative stress, and now known to be effective in accelerating wound healing with topical application. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) has become a common ingredient* in multivitamin formulas, anti-aging supplements, and even pet food. It is well-defined as a therapy for preventing diabetic polyneuropathies, and scavenges free radicals,...


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Barrier Reef Anemonefish, Amphiprion akindynos
2012-05-11 12:04:43

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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2007-03-26 13:42:48

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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2007-01-21 20:21:17

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...

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2007-01-19 20:10:28

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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2005-08-25 09:20:52

Paper Wasps are social wasps and make up the genus Polistes. They form small colonies with umbrella-shaped nests in sheltered spots, and are quite mild-mannered. They feed on caterpillars and other soft-bodied insects, most of them pests. Despite the use of the proper name, most social wasps make nests from paper, although some tropical wasp species such as Listenogaster Flavolineata use mud, a far more easy resource for the wasp to collect. The larger colonial species, Yellowjackets,...

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