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San Diego Zoo Continues Successful Breeding Program For Endangered Pacific Pocket Mouse
2014-04-16 08:24:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After five longs years of planning, San Diego Zoo Global (SDZG) researchers were able to capture endangered Pacific pocket mice in 2012 and begin a breeding program to help bring the endangered critters back from the edge of extinction. Following the zoo’s first successful breeding season that lasted from May to August 2013, of which 16 pups were born, researchers celebrated another round of successful mating, with the first...

Climbing Mount Everest To Learn More About Type 2 Diabetes
2014-04-16 07:06:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most people engage in extreme sports, such as climbing Mount Everest, in an attempt to gain insight about themselves. A group of researchers from the University of Southampton and University College London (UCL) climbed Mount Everest to gain new insights into the molecular process of how some people get Type II diabetes. Their findings, published in PLOS ONE, could lead to new ways of preventing people from getting the condition. The...

2014-04-16 04:22:12

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bpr59m/urea_2013_world) has announced the addition of the "Urea: World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bpr59m/urea_2013_world ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Urea: World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2017 is an...

2014-04-16 04:22:10

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, notes that Dan Grau, Heptares' President, will be attending two upcoming industry partnering and investment conferences. Mr Grau will attend the 9th Annual Neurotech Investing & Partnering Conference [https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=1246370 ] in Boston, MA, USA (23-24 April 2014) at which he will...

2014-04-15 23:16:24

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Cell Analysis Market by Instruments (Flow Cytometer, Microscope, Microfluidics, QPCR), Consumables, Application (Cell Identification, Cell Viability, Cell Proliferation, Cytology, Signal Transduction, Single Cell Analysis) – Global Forecast to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The global cell analysis market is a technology-driven market and is marked by the ‘Threat of Obsolescence,’ wherein technologies as well as their...

2014-04-15 23:16:07

A review of Natural Vitiligo Treatment on the site naturalvitiligotreatmentsystem.com concludes that this e-book can help users cure their vitiligo naturally. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Natural Vitiligo Treatment System is Michael Dawson’s e-book that teaches users to cure their vitiligo naturally. The author reveals his 2-month vitiligo treatment that allows him to get rid of vitiligo completely. Users will discover the horrible truth about conventional vitiligo treatments and alternative...

2014-04-15 23:15:34

1stinFlowers.com is pleased to announce the addition of a downloadable PDF tip sheet on its website. This tip sheet provides the reader valuable information regarding common flowers and plants that are considered poisonous and can cause illness or even death to your dog or cat. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Spring has arrived and with it many homeowners are introducing new flowers and plants to decorate both inside and outside the home. After hearing about one of their...

2014-04-15 23:15:31

The Webinar through BioConference Live will be Presented April 17th, 2014, 11am PT, 2pm ET Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Covaris has developed a webinar to help researchers and clinicians stay updated on the most recent developments in Formalin Fixation and Paraffin Embedding (FFPE) sample handling and analysis. The webinar, titled “NGS-quality RNA and DNA from FFPE Tissues,” will take place April 17, 2014 at 11:00am PT. This event will bring together researchers, clinicians,...

2014-04-15 23:14:53

At The Boys' Latin School of Maryland, students in Jim Haluck's Forensics Honors course are exposed to a variety of materials throughout the year as they conduct their lab experiments. This week, students were talking quite a bit about the new lab entitled Sarcophaga bullata, which deals with meat and maggots in an attempt to determine if drugs were used by a hypothetical deceased human body. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 It's typical for students in Jim Haluck's...

2014-04-15 23:13:58

‘Like’ Longfield Gardens on Facebook for a chance to win a variety of dahlias perfect for border gardens. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dahlias offer a world of possibilities. Used en masse or planted alongside annuals and perennials, border dahlias, add a bold, late summer punch that no other flower can. Beginning April 14, bulb-lovers across the country can enter for a chance to win a variety of melody and gallery dahlias in Longfield Garden’s Facebook contest, the Border...


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Tenasserim Pine, Pinus latteri
2014-04-18 08:32:01

Tenasserim pine (Pinus latteri) is an evergreen that is native to Mainland Southeast Asia. This tree grows in the mountains of southeastern Burma, northern Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam as well as on the island of Hainan in China. This tree was named after the Tenasserim Hills located between Myanmar and Thailand. The Tenasserim pine generally grows at altitudes of 1312-3281 feet with some growing lower around 328 feet and some growing as high as 3937 feet. This tree is considered...

Sumatran Pine, Pinus merkusii
2014-04-17 13:47:45

Sumatran pine (pinus merkusii) is an evergreen native to Southeast Asia, primarily in Indonesia and in the mountains of northern Sumatra. Stands of Sumatran pine can also be found in Mount Kerinci and Mount Talang in central Sumatra, on Mindoro in the Philippines, and in western Luzon in the Zambales mountains. The Sumatra pine is the only species of the Pinaceae family growing south of the equator. The Sumatra pine grows primarily at altitudes of 1,300-4,900 feet but can grow as low as...

Spruce Pine, Pinus glabra
2014-04-17 13:33:21

Spruce pine (Pinus glabra) grows along the coastline of the southern United States, from South Carolina to Florida and west to Louisiana. The Spruce pine rarely grows in pure stands, most often it is found inter dispersed among mixed hardwoods. This pine grows best in damp acidic soil, swamp to river, as well as in shady areas. The pine grows best in the hot and humid weather found in the southern hemisphere as well as tolerating mild winters. This pine also goes by the names cedar pine,...

Giant Anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla
2014-04-14 12:55:01

The giant anteater or ant bear (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) is a species of anteater that can be found in South and Central America. Its range extends from Honduras to northern areas of Argentina, where it prefers to reside in many habitats including tropical rainforests and grasslands. This species received its scientific name, which translates to anteater and three fingers, from Carl Linnaeus in 1758. The giant anteater reaches an average body length between 5.97 and 7.12 feet, with a...

Shortleaf Pine, Pinus echinata
2014-04-14 11:10:26

Shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) is native to the southeastern United States. This tree is found in 22 states and has a range from 10 feet in elevation up to 3000 feet. The range includes southeastern New York and New Jersey west to Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, Kentucky, southwestern Illinois, and southern Missouri; south to eastern Oklahoma and eastern Texas; and east to northern Florida and northeast through the Atlantic Coast States to Delaware. This pine can grow in wetlands as well as in...

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