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New Study Highlights The Precarious State Of The World's Primary Forests

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An estimated 95 percent of the primary forests that existed prior to the advent of agriculture have been lost in non-protected areas, according to new research published online Thursday...

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2014-08-20 23:11:41

Leading Connecticut CPR training provider EMC is now offering AED sales, AED medical oversight/program management and CPR/AED certification to customers. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 EMC CPR & Safety Training, LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its AED sales and program management services to Connecticut. EMC is an authorized provider of American Heart Association CPR/AED training. Based in New York City, EMC has been offering Connecticut CPR certification for several...

2014-08-20 23:11:20

Although this outbreak of Ebola is the largest in history, Sitata continues to advise travelers that their risk is low. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Sitata, a company that provides health and safety information for travelers, has consistently advised that the Ebola risk for the general traveller is very low. Yet, the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been labelled by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a PHEIC, or a Public Health Emergency of International Concern....

2014-08-20 23:10:54

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview, with Eric Talbert on the Total Education Spotlight Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Total Education Spotlight Show, a Division of SimplyG Media Network interviewed Eric Talbert to find out the organizations services all over the world. Eric Talbert is Executive Director of EMERGENCY USA. EMERGENCY provides high-standard medical and...

2014-08-20 23:09:50

Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Nierman Practice Management team up to provide a unique education program for dentists wanting to set their dental sleep medicine practices apart. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 As the dangers of sleep apnea and sleep disorders in general become more recognized and understood, the emphasis on receiving proper treatment is simultaneously increasing. Dentists are uniquely placed as primary care clinicians to be instrumental in the screening,...

2014-08-20 23:09:43

The human insulin market is segmented based on types of insulin, and branded drugs available in the market (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/human-insulin-market-229295783.html). (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The “Human Insulin Market by Product Type [Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed)], by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2019” provides a...

2014-08-20 23:06:12

Anti-Aging Facial Highlighting the Stem Cells Phyto-Elite™ Collection by Pevonia® Now Available at Botanica Day Spa Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Botanica Day Spa has unveiled their first-ever stem cell facial. Utilizing the new and popular stem cell line from Pevonia®, the anti-aging treatment effectively targets fine lines and wrinkles and naturally repairs the skin. The spa also recently announced August specials, highlighting the new service by offering clients a...

2014-08-20 23:04:37

The firm is actively filing DePuy ASR lawsuits on behalf of those who have suffered metallosis, premature device failure, and other serious complications allegedly caused by the metal-on-metal hip device recalled in 2010. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 According to an order signed by Judge Brian Martinotti and filed on August 7 in the multicounty litigation (MCL) case pending in the Superior Court of New Jersey (IN RE DEPUY ASR HIP IMPLANTS LITIGATION; no. BER-L-3971-11),...

2014-08-20 23:03:06

The research organization offers tips on how to help lower cholesterol. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Texas Medical Research Associates is looking for candidates to participate in their new study. The study will help test the effectiveness of a new drug looking to help lower cholesterol. People who suffer from high cholesterol may be eligible to participate in the study. According to the American Heart Association, too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular...

2014-08-20 23:02:41

Cheap LED grow lights are quickly being replaced by high quality LED grow lights.The KIND LED grow lights are available in many SuperCloset complete grow systems and have quickly established themselves the premium LED grow light in the indoor gardening industry. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The main feature of the K3 KIND LED grow light is the 12 per diode panel band perfect spectrum that encompasses the most plant-friendly Photosynthetic Active Radiation (PAR) wavelengths that...

2014-08-20 20:20:20

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faithful+Gould, as part of the BTF Solutions joint venture, has been awarded a $42.3-million initial outfitting and transition (IO&T) task order contract at the Weed Army Community Hospital in Fort Irwin, California. David Bailey, program director with Faithful+Gould, stated, "Our continued success with medical outfitting and transition is recognition of the superior performance our team has shown on previous projects as well as a...


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African Clawed Frog, Xenopus laevis
2014-08-18 16:16:15

The African clawed frog is found in its natural habitat throughout Africa. However, it has been introduced in North America, South America and Europe. This species is fully aquatic and is found abundantly in ponds, lakes, and rivers. The body color of the African clawed frog is a greenish grey and the skin is smooth and slippery with blotches of grey or brown on the back. The belly is a cream colored with a yellow tint. The average length of this species is five inches. The body and head...

Göttingen Minipig
2014-08-13 12:00:03

The Göttingen minipig, also known as the Göttinger, is a domestic breed of miniature pig that was developed in Europe for the purpose of biomedical research. Using pigs in medical research has been popular for centuries, as they show many similarities to the human anatomy. This breed of pig was developed by crossing the Vietnamese potbelly pig with the Minnesota minipig and was later crossed with the German landrace breed to give it a pink or white skin color. It was made available to...

Auckland Island Pig
2014-08-07 11:44:58

The Auckland Island pig is a breed of feral pig that resides on Auckland Island in New Zealand. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, domestic pigs were released onto many sub-Antarctic islands, including Auckland Island, by Europeans who wanted stranded sailors or whalers to have a steady supply of food when visiting these uninhabited islands. This process began in 1807 and after several other releases occurring between 1840 and the 1890’s, the pigs began to establish a healthy...

Leaf Insects, Phylliidae
2014-08-05 10:01:39

Phylliidae is a family of insects most commonly known as leaf insects or walking leaves, which can be found in Southeast Asia and South Asia to Australia. Although it is classified as a family, there is no general agreement on its classification, as many suggest that the family is actually a large taxon that should contain separate families of leaf insects. It is thought that this family has changed little over long periods of time, due to fossil evidence found of a forty-seven million year...

Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.