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2014-07-26 03:00:23

Leigh MacMillan, Vanderbilt University A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered. “Of course it’s hard to speculate from mouse to human,” said senior investigator Sean Davies, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pharmacology. “But essentially, we’ve prevented most...

google baseline study
2014-07-26 04:48:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Having already waded knee-deep into the world of driverless cars, optical head-mounted displays and other wearable technology, Google is reportedly poised to tackle its biggest challenge yet – a perfectly healthy human body. According to Alistair Barr of The Wall Street Journal, the Mountain View, California-based firm’s Baseline Study project will collect anonymous genetic and molecular information from 175 men and women in...

2014-07-25 23:07:53

The Liver Cirrhosis Bible & Ezra Protocol review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Debra Elkin’s book for treating liver cirrhosis. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 According to the Liver Cirrhosis Bible & Ezra Protocol review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive guide that provides people with a wide range of natural and safe remedies for liver cirrhosis. This book is divided into 8 chapters, including:     Chapter 1: Liver...

2014-07-25 23:07:42

Silver®Care toothbrushes with their patented silver technology are now available for the first time in the United States. The unique silver-plated toothbrush head naturally helps kill the germs that remain trapped amongst the bristles, leaving the toothbrush perfectly clean for the next use, and making it ideal for both adults and kids. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Silver®Care, for the first time in the United States, launches their innovative toothbrushes with antibacterial...

2014-07-25 23:06:36

Supplemental plant protein use is wildly popular these days. In fact, eating plants versus animal-sourced food, in general, has numerous health advantages and is becoming increasingly popular. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In a recent interview, Dr T Colin Campbell stated, "The high-protein, high-fat diet that is customarily consumed by the average American promotes inflammatory reaction; there is no question about that. You see a lot of stuff changing in the immune system [with this diet]...

2014-07-25 23:04:28

The AntiAging Institute of California is currently offering a special promotion on DON’T PAUSE. For a limited time, customers who buy two bottles of this herbal supplement receive a third one at no charge. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 DON’T PAUSE is a popular natural remedy for menopause symptoms that can help alleviate uncomfortable bloating, hot flashes, mood swings, burning tongue menopause and the 45 symptoms of menopause as identified by Dr. Shoreh Ershadi. The...

2014-07-25 23:03:09

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) – Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The seed treatment market is projected to record a CAGR of 10.6% from 2014 to 2019. The estimation is a result of regular research & development in the...

2014-07-25 23:02:18

DeepResearchReports.com offer “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Galactooligosaccharides (GOS) Industry” in its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Galactooligosaccharides (GOS) industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided...

2014-07-25 16:23:02

STILLWATER, Okla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's battle against parasites has a young, aggressive ally. Launched in 2009, the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology (NCVP) at Oklahoma State University's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is helping carry the fight against parasites and vectors, such as mosquitoes, ticks, and the organisms they transmit. These foes attack humans, animals and our food supply. The National Center for Veterinary...

2014-07-25 16:21:26

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Metabolomics Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Metabolomics or Metabonomics is the scientific study of chemical processes involving metabolites. Metabolomics has become a new experimental technique that is being widely used in biology, medicine and the environmental sciences. Metabolites are small molecules that are present in...


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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...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

White Pine
2014-07-15 11:24:08

Hainan white pine (Pinus fenzeliana) is found on the island of Hainan off the southern shores of China. This pine is also known as the Fenzel’s pine  and is related to the Chinese White Pine. This tree is a slow growing tree and can be used for landscaping purposes. The Hainan white pine grows best in full sun and soil that is well-drained but maintains medium moisture. This tree grows to heights between 25 and 35 feet (the largest being recorded at 100 feet) with a crown that spreads...

Camargue Cattle
2014-07-14 11:11:41

The Camargue is a breed of cattle native to the Camargue marshlands in southern France. It has existed in the region for a long time, mentioned in writings from Roman times. Estimates are the breed has been around for about 2,000 years and related to breeds that inhabit Asia and Southern Europe. The breed lives semi-wild in marshes and are tended to by herders that ride Camargue horses inhabiting the same region. They also share the area with wild boar, cattle egrets and flamingos....

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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