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2014-04-22 23:02:04

The Firm is representing numerous Biomet hip lawsuit clients who allegedly suffered serious complications due to the metal-on-metal design of the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Biomet hip lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/biomet-magnum-hip-replacement) alleging the metal-on-metal M2a Magnum Hip Replacement System caused recipients to suffer serious and debilitating complications continue to move forward in a federal...

2014-04-22 23:01:55

Computer model of pathogens paves way for new treatments. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The two species of bacteria are genetically similar – both contagious, both drug resistant, both preying upon people with cystic fibrosis or weakened immune systems – yet they go about their sinister work very differently. There is much to be learned both from how they are alike and how they differ, and so researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have recreated them...

2014-04-22 23:00:28

“Natural Autoimmune Disease Treatment Options,” a new article on the website Vkool.com uncovers effective techniques on how to cure autoimmune. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 “Natural Autoimmune Disease Treatment Options,” a new article created by Yen Le on the site Vkool.com, helps people know how to get rid of autoimmune disease efficiently. In the first part of this article, people will learn about causes of autoimmune disease such as:     Family...

2014-04-22 16:27:03

ReportsnReports.com adds "Veterinary Diagnostics Market & Veterinary Vaccines Industry by Products (Clinical Chemistry, Hematology Analyzers, Molecular Diagnostics, Immunodiagnostics, Diagnostics Imaging), by Animals (Companion, Food-producing, Dog, Livestock, Poultry, Swine) - Global Forecast to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over the years, the veterinary diagnostics market has grown multi-fold, adapting various technologies from the human diagnostics...

2014-04-22 16:26:52

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:China Orthopedic Bone Cement and Casting Materials Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/china_orthopedic_bone_cement_casting_materials_market_outlook_2020.html China Orthopedic Bone Cement and Casting Materials Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "China Orthopedic Bone Cement and Casting Materials Market Outlook to 2020",...

2014-04-22 16:24:35

CANONSBURG, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) will host a conference call on May 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. ET (9 a.m. CT) to discuss first quarter 2014 earnings and operational results. Earnings will be released before the open of market on May 13, 2014. The full text of the release will be available on the Rice Energy website at www.riceenergy.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/DA51701LOGO Interested parties are invited to participate on...

Rainbow Trout Genome Sequenced By International Team Of Researchers
2014-04-22 14:58:22

By Eric Sorensen, Washington State University Using fish bred at Washington State University, an international team of researchers has mapped the genetic profile of the rainbow trout, a versatile salmonid whose relatively recent genetic history opens a window into how vertebrates evolve. The 30-person team, led by Yann Guiguen of the French National Institute for Agricultural Research, reports its findings this week in Nature Communications. Recent doubling enables study The...

Size Of Animal's Brain Matters When It Comes To Self-control
2014-04-22 14:36:34

By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley [ Watch The Video: Animal Self-Control Dependent On Brain Size ] Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel, according to a new study of 36 species of mammals and birds ranging from orangutans to zebra finches. Scientists at Duke University, UC Berkeley, Stanford, Yale and more than two-dozen other research institutions collaborated on this first...

2014-04-22 14:29:27

Men's susceptibility to serious health conditions may be influenced by low exposure to testosterone in the womb, new research suggests. A study has revealed how men's testosterone levels may be determined before they are born. Understanding why some men have less of the hormone than others is important because testosterone is crucial for life-long health. Low levels of the hormone have been linked to obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Researchers have shown that the cells...

2014-04-22 14:14:58

The answer lies in changes in the way our genes work In parallel with modern man (Homo sapiens), there were other, extinct types of humans with whom we lived side by side, such as Neanderthals and the recently discovered Denisovans of Siberia. Yet only Homo sapiens survived. What was it in our genetic makeup that gave us the advantage? The truth is that little is known about our unique genetic makeup as distinguished from our archaic cousins, and how it contributed to the fact that we...


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2014-04-22 14:47:42

John Harold Ostrom (February 18, 1928 – July 16, 2005) was an American Paleontologist who was greatly influential in the revival of scientific research on Dinosaurs. He is best known for demonstrating that Dinosaurs were less like contemporary reptiles but more closely related to large, flightless birds like the ostrich – a theory that holds its ground in the paleontological community to this day. John Ostrom was born and raised in Schenectady, New York. His father was a physician, and...

Robert Thomas Bakker
2014-04-22 14:27:45

Robert Thomas Bakker (born March 24, 1945) is an American Paleontologist known for his contribution to the “Dinosaur Renaissance” and his support of his mentor Ostrom’s theory that some dinosaurs were warm-blooded. He specializes in the ecological context and behavior of dinosaurs. Bakker was born in Bergen County, New Jersey. As a young boy, he developed an interest in dinosaurs following his first trip to the dinosaur exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History – he was...

Gregg’s Pine, Pinus greggii
2014-04-22 13:05:16

Gregg’s pine (Pinus greggii) is native to eastern Mexico. The name is derived from a merchant, explorer, naturalist, and author of the American Southwest and Northern Mexico, Josiah Gregg (1806-1850). This pine is closely related to the Patula pine with the difference being in the length of the needles and the bark of the tree. The Gregg’s pine grows at altitudes between 4265 – 8530 feet in the highlands region while in the northern part of its region it grows at altitudes of...

Gray Pine, Pinus sabiniana
2014-04-22 11:07:33

Gray pine (Pinus sabiniana) is prevalent throughout California in the United States. The tree is also known as the Digger pine, California foothill pine, ghost pine, bull pine, and nut pine. The Gray pine grows from sea level to 4,000 feet above sea level. This pine likes 15-25 inches of rain per year and grows best in rocky, well-drained soils. This pine is a short pine growing to heights of 36-45 feet high, 105 feet in ideal growing conditions, with trunks measuring 23.6-47.2 inches in...

Prostylotermes
2014-04-22 10:22:20

Prostylotermes is a genus that holds one species of extinct termite known as Prostylotermes kamboja. The genus and its single species are known from one male, the paratype used to help confirm the description of the species, and one female, the holotype, found encased in amber in India. Both individuals were found in the same piece of amber, which is kept in the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany in Lucknow, India. The fossils were first studied and described by Michael S. Engel and David...

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