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Robotic Gardening Technology Being Developed By University Students

By Bob Granath, NASA For more than a half-century, NASA has made the stuff of science fiction into reality. Researchers are continuing that tradition by designing robots to work in a deep-space habitat, tending gardens and growing food for...

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2014-07-01 23:10:23

BioTerra Herbs®, a California-based company passionate about clean and honest herbal products, showed its true colors this week with the announcement of its entire line of herbal supplements passing the rigorous and independent, third party Non-GMO Project Verification process. Irwindale, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 BioTerra Herbs®, a California-based company passionate about clean and honest herbal products, showed its true colors this week with the announcement of its entire line...

The ‘Melissa Loop’: Closing The Recycling Circle
2014-06-30 03:52:03

ESA The International Space Station welcomes up to eight supply vessels a year bringing oxygen, water and food for the six astronauts continuously circling our planet. Building, launching, docking and unloading these spacecraft is costly and time-consuming – is there a better way? Many mission designers dream of crewed spacecraft that require no resupplies. A vehicle that indefinitely recycles astronaut waste such as exhaled carbon dioxide and urine and turns it into fresh oxygen and...

2014-06-25 23:02:22

Their popular freeze-dried Fruit Crisps and new Fruit Clusters have earned recognition for being in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standards. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. GMOs, or "genetically modified organisms,” are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria,...

2014-06-05 23:08:09

Clinically Proven Cholesterol-Lowering Functional Food Ingredient Will Now Bear the Non-GMO Project Verified Seal Savannah, GA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Arboris®, LLC, “The Sterol Company,” today announced that its plant sterol functional food ingredient, Protanica®, has received non-GMO verification from the Non-GMO Project, North America’s only independent non-GMO verification lab. This important certification means that any non-GMO verified food product can incorporate...

2014-06-05 12:30:50

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Bioinformatics: Technologies and Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/biotechnology/bioinformatics_technologies_global_markets.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESBCC Research's goal for this study is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the bioinformatic market by reviewing the recent advances in high-throughput 'omic technologies and computer-enabled technologies that have...

2014-06-02 23:07:03

Sartorius Stedim Biotech has signed on as Program Sponsor for the 2014 BioProcess International Awards, which will be presented on October 22, 2014, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, in conjunction with the BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition. Nominations are due by June 27, 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 BioProcess International, a business-to-business publication dedicated to delivering cutting-edge information focused on the development and...

2014-06-02 22:42:13

Brigham and Women's Hospital Scientists use 3D printing to successfully address the ongoing challenge of making artificial blood vessels The tangled highway of blood vessels that twists and turns inside our bodies, delivering essential nutrients and disposing of hazardous waste to keep our organs working properly has been a conundrum for scientists trying to make artificial vessels from scratch. Now a team from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has made headway in fabricating blood...

2014-05-30 16:24:52

SARASOTA, Fla., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Friday, April 18(th) PGFX Patent Holdings, operating as Heritage Biosciences, LLC made an asset acquisition of proprietary methods, devices and intellectual property from Orogen Biosciences, Inc. Orogen, based out of Sarasota, Florida, was an early innovator in processing platelet rich plasma (PRP) and concentrating growth factors, cytokines, proteins and adhesion molecules to optimize the most effective and efficient methods for...

2014-05-28 23:12:17

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Bioinformatics Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their database. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/bioinformatics-industry San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The global market for bioinformatics is expected to reach USD 12.48 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Rapidly declining prices of...

2014-05-16 16:23:21

DUBLIN, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/49svww/latin_american) has announced the addition of the "Latin American Bioinformatics Market by Sector, Segment & Application - Forecasts to 2017" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Bioinformatics is an integration of informatics and life sciences. It uses information technology, statistics, and algorithms for storing, retrieving, and analyzing...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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