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2011-01-07 00:00:47

ARS Interactive and CellPoint Mobile Partner to Introduce the Only Fully Integrated Mobile Retail Shopping Solution in the United States with Near Field Communication Technology.

2010-12-02 09:48:20

Rain gardens are increasingly popular with homeowners and municipalities and are mandatory for many communities nationally.

2010-11-17 11:07:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ARS®/Rescue Rooter®, a privately held, nationwide provider of plumbing, drain cleaning, air conditioning and heating, announces the company's new Exceptional Service Guarantee.

2010-10-15 16:48:54

ChoiceBatter's® transformation from a federal laboratory bench technology to a grocery shelf product is among topics that will be discussed here today by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials and other participants attending the 17th annual conference of the National Association of Seed and Venture Funds (NASVF).

2010-09-22 11:25:06

With the help of genetic materials from a cow's rumen, USDA scientists are developing new ways to break down plant fibers for conversion into biofuel.

2010-09-08 11:11:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept.

2010-07-01 06:48:24

New bean germplasm lines containing heat, drought and disease tolerance are being released by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and cooperators.

2010-05-05 11:49:09

Using herbicides to sterilize rather than to kill weedy grasses might be a more economical and environmentally sound weed control strategy, according to a study by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and a cooperator.

2010-01-20 11:57:04

A study conducted by USDA scientists provides additional confirmation that meat and tissue from pigs exposed to two strains of the 2009 novel pandemic H1N1 virus did not contain virus.

2010-01-12 08:38:09

Contact lens wearers may remember headlines from a few years ago about molds that can live on the lenses and may cause debilitating eye infections.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.