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2014-09-11 16:27:14

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 AMD is defined as the deterioration of the eye's macula. The macula is a small area in the retina that is responsible for central vision. The exact etiology of AMD is unknown. There are two types of macular degeneration: wet and dry. Wet AMD occurs when tiny...

2014-09-11 16:23:08

DUBLIN, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/92hkgp/global_flow) has announced the addition of the "Global Flow Cytometry Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/92hkgp/global_flow ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Flow cytometry is a technique of measuring the properties of cells in a fluid suspension. Flow cytometry focuses...

2014-09-11 12:27:47

Selected to Showcase Healthcare Innovation at TEDMED WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today at the TEDMED conference, Tute Genomics announced the launch of MyGene, a patient portal that puts genome sequencing results at the fingertips of the individual where it is most useful and actionable. The $1000 was announced earlier this year by Illumina, which is thought by many to be the tipping point towards widespread adoption of genome sequencing in research and...

2014-09-11 12:27:35

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Headquartered in Anaheim, California, WholeHealth Products (OTC: GWPC) is a diversified company comprised of several specialized partners focused on leveraging the power and convenience of advanced technology and the proven expertise of its team of professionals to improve the fundamental business of health and wellness. WholeHealth Products' line of more than 10 professional diagnostic tests for hospitals, doctors, clinics and...

2014-09-11 12:27:04

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakewood-Amedex Inc., a leading developer of novel anti-infective pharmaceuticals, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a 'Notice of Allowance' for patent application 11/673,486 entitled 'Oligonucleotide-Containing Pharmacological Compositions And Their Uses'. The '486 patent application relates to the Company's orally-deliverable nanoRNA therapeutics that act through gene-silencing and can be...

2014-09-11 12:25:34

-- One-hour documentary will premiere during a special night of programming on Discovery Fit & Health; EBOLA: ARE WE NEXT? night airs on Thursday, September 18 from 8-11 PM - SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the worst Ebola virus outbreak in our history continues to spread and leave an unprecedented body count in its path, fear strikes around the globe. With inside access to families devastated by the death of their loved ones and the healthcare workers...

2014-09-11 12:21:19

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mariners and the public on the U.S. West Coast can now use an iPad(TM) and iPhone(TM) to help decrease the risk of injury or death to whales from ship strikes. Whale Alert a free mobile application originally developed in 2012 to help protect endangered right whales on the East Coast, has been updated with new features to provide mariners in the Pacific with the most current information available about whale movements and...

How Do Marshes Respond To Sea-level Rise?
2014-09-11 03:16:45

[ Watch The Video: Plum Island Estuary: Studying How Marshes Respond To Sea-Level Rise ] National Science Foundation Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site provides important clues for protecting & managing estuaries At the Plum Island Sound estuary in northeastern Massachusetts, the marsh floods like clockwork. At high tide, you can pass over the mudflats into the grass in a boat. At low tide, the ocean waters recede, leaving behind fresh deposits of nutrient-rich...

2014-09-11 08:28:56

Accomplished trio join a Board managing the challenges and opportunities of growth WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN), a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with narcolepsy, today announced the appointment of three new members of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140910/145218 Raymond De Rise has extensive legal and compliance experience in the...

2014-09-11 08:28:36

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, announced today that it has entered into an ingredient supply agreement with Healthy Directions, a direct-to-consumer nutritional supplement retailer and wholly-owned subsidiary of Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ: HELE)....


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Awassi Sheep
2014-09-17 10:42:28

The Awassi sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in the Syro-Arabian desert. Today, it can be found in many areas including Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Palestine, and Lebanon and it is the most common sheep throughout the Arab countries. This breed is a natural choice to keep in these areas, as it is able to survive in harsh conditions and is able to efficiently provide humans with wool, milk, or meat. However, it is known to adapt to any environment and can forage and...

Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita
2014-09-16 16:07:34

The natterjack toad, Epidalea Calamita, formerly Bufo calamita, is a toad endemic to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. The adults are about 60 to 70 millimeters long and are set apart from common toads by a yellow colored line that runs down the middle of the back. They have fairly short legs, and this provides them with a characteristic step, compared to the hopping movement of many other toad species. Natterjacks have a very loud and distinct mating call, amplified by the single vocal...

Ancon Sheep
2014-09-16 09:59:30

The Ancon sheep, also known as the otter sheep or Ancon, is a group of domestic sheep that were developed from a single lamb in Massachusetts in 1791. Although the name “Ancon” was given to this breed, it has also been used to refer to similar breeds including stock from Texas established in 1962 and Norwegian stock that was established in 1919. The phenotype that causes the mutations that are characteristic of the Ancon and other similar breeds has occurred naturally at least four times,...

Afrikaner Sheep
2014-09-16 09:18:15

The Afrikaner sheep, also known as the cape fat tail, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to South Africa. It is one of the oldest sheep breeds in that area and is a descendant of sheep brought from the Khoikhoin people in the Middle East. There are two types of this breed, known as the Namaqua Afrikaner and the Ronderib Afrikaner, and it is thought that the Ronderib type was the first type of sheep to be introduced into Australia. The Afrikaner sheep is a hardy breed and is known...

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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