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AIKEN, S.C., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the best way to protect your family at any time and any place? The answer is a Harrison K-9 security dog.
Blueberries have earned the “superfood” label for being a low-calorie product that is high in nutritional value (especially antixoxidants), and now a recent study indicates that the fruit may also potentially help treat individuals affected by post-traumatic stress disorder.
The reason motorcyclists always wear leather is that it is incredibly resistant to tearing and therefore highly protective. Admittedly, they don’t wear human skin, unless their biker gang is really wild - but although not as thick as cow hide, human skin is strongly tear resistant too. Scientists in California have been helping us to understand why.
Australian parents who refuse to have their children vaccinated could be stripped of upwards of $11,000 worth of federal child care payments and tax benefits starting next year, Prime Minister Tony Abbot and Social Services Minister Scott Morrison announced on Sunday.
- Coagulation tests measure a person's blood clotting ability, which can help doctors assess risks of excessive bleeding or developing clots ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/
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-- Patients with Thrombotic Microangiopathy Will Now Be Able to Receive Extended Treatment - SEATTLE, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced
HACKENSACK, N.J. and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc.
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company using blood purification to treat deadly inflammation in
DUBLIN, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wflk64/global_mirna) has announced the addition of the "Global
Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...
Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...
Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...
The wharf roach (Ligia exotica) is a species of sea slater and crustacean that is thought to be native to the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe, although some experts suggest it is native to the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. It can be found in many temperate and tropical waters throughout the world, most likely due to unintentional shipping. This lives in crevices of rocks and cliffs just above the water line, as well as in jetties and the walls of harbors. The wharf roach reaches a...
Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.