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2014-04-15 23:06:31

Local team’s mosquito control service helps protect residents from mosquitoes and the diseases they may carry with an innovative residential mosquito spray system. Woolwich Township, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Mosquito Shield of Southern New Jersey is now booking service appointments throughout the region for the 2014 season. The Southern New Jersey residential mosquito spraying franchise enters its second year of operation, servicing customers in Gloucester, Camden and Burlington...

2014-04-15 23:06:22

Yeast-Based Florastor Balances Beneficial Flora - Top Five Tips San Bruno, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 A lot of factors go into a good run — the weather, proper attire, and personal safety, just to name to few. One of the last things runners want to worry about is their gut. In fact, 81 percent of distance runners experience some type of intestinal disturbance while exercising.1 They want to feel "nothing" — no intestinal upset — exactly the idea behind yeast-based,...

2014-04-15 23:04:34

New preparations are designed for inclusivity/exclusivity testing, establishing limits of detection, and validating or comparing test methods. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 ATCC, the premier global biological materials resource and standards organization, announces the expansion of its current solutions for mycoplasma quality control to include quantitative mycoplasma genomic DNA prepared as Certified Reference Materials. These preparations support our wide range of quality control...

2014-04-15 23:03:05

TesTme Kit spokesman Kevin Sorbo to appear in San Antonio to share how he is working with Fluitec, world renowned experts in measuring antioxidants in machinery, to help humans understand and use the same technology to monitor oxidative stress in their own bodies. Sorbo and Fluitec will exhibit at Noria's Reliable Plant Show to help educate and encourage industrial professionals to use the TesTme Kit to promote corporate and personal wellness. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014...

2014-04-15 23:02:56

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is proud to announce funding for a unique and unprecedented study evaluating methods to reduce the number of dogs surrendered to animal shelters and rescue groups. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is proud to announce funding for a unique and unprecedented study evaluating methods to reduce the number of dogs surrendered to animal shelters and rescue groups. CHF has provided a research grant to Dr. Clive...

2014-04-15 23:02:24

Crowdfunding Gets FDA-Approved Stem Cell Trial Off To Fast Start New York, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The Tisch MS Research Center of New York (Tisch MSRCNY) today announced that they surpassed their campaign goal on Indiegogo.com to raise funds for their FDA-Approved Phase I Clinical Stem Cell Trial. The funding will be directly applied to the study and stem cell research at Tisch MSRCNY. The target of $300K was met and surpassed within the allotted four weeks of the campaign's launch...

2014-04-15 23:02:11

New packets grow the whole food supplement maker’s line of on-the-go Daily Fundamentals Packets. Palmyra, WI (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Growing its line of convenience packets, Standard Process Inc. introduces two new Daily Fundamentals packs: Adrenal Health and General Female Endocrine. Daily Fundamentals packs help active patients maintain optimal health even when they are away from home by providing on-the-go nutrition. The new additions join the currently available General Health and...

2014-04-15 23:02:05

The TesTME Kit, a revolutionary new iconsumer product for measuring, monitoring and managing antioxidant levels in the human body, is gaining attention from retail giants in pharmacy, health and fitness. With Hercules star Kevin Sorbo as spokesman, New-Jersey-based Fluitec LLC, the developer of the TesTME Kit, is rolling out a series of TV and social media commercials and finalizing plans for its retail launch later this spring. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Jersey City based...

2014-04-15 16:28:34

NATICK, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received FDA approval for its latest generation of defibrillators and heart failure devices designed to advance patient care. The newly approved devices include the DYNAGEN(TM) MINI and INOGEN(TM) MINI ICDs, as well as the DYNAGEN(TM) X4 and INOGEN(TM) X4 CRT-Ds. The X4 line of quadripolar CRT-Ds offers 70 percent more pacing options to address high capture thresholds and phrenic nerve...

2014-04-15 16:22:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it is awarding nearly $2.1 million in West Nile Virus (WNV) Control Program Grants to 26 counties. "These county grants ensure that mosquito populations stay in check to prevent the spread of West Nile Virus," DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo said. "Locally-based programs play an important role in protecting the public from this perennial problem." The...


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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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