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2014-10-31 08:23:29

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though therapies are in their nascent phase, sales of stem cell technologies are expected to show an annual increase of 16.2% over the 2010-2020 period, reaching an expected market value of nearly $1 billion, according to Kalorama Information's report, Stem Cell Therapeutics Markets. This includes revenues from proprietary stem cell therapeutics that have gained or are expected to gain approval from respected regulatory authorities....

2014-10-30 23:18:09

Dr. Yan Kalika and Dr. Thomas Iverson of Image Orthodontics in Sacramento, CA are looking to award three children with the gift of a smile! Applications are being accepted through the 5th of November for awards issued before the end of the year. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Smile for a Lifetime of Sacramento will be selecting three children to receive orthodontic scholarships during the month of November 2014. Children are encouraged to submit applications through...

2014-10-30 23:17:25

On Thursday, October 30, at 4:10 pm at Rhode Island Hospital’s inaugural “Novel Stem Cells & Vesicles Symposium” in Providence, Dr. James L. Sherley, director of Boston’s Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC, will provide details of the company’s new technology for monitoring human adult tissue stem cells. With its partner company AlphaSTAR Corporation, ASCTC is positioning the new technology, which integrates innovation in human cell culture with computer simulation, to...

2014-10-30 23:15:35

October’s cannabinoid science roundup on the Bryan William Brickner Blog highlights new National Institutes of Health (PubMed) research. The cannabinoid system and homeostasis lead the way with Publius of The Cannabis Papers providing the voice and “Yes We Can” expectations. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 “Traumatic brain injury, colitis and salient stimuli news,” opened Bryan W. Brickner of The Cannabis Papers, “are outdone by even grander news this month: a cannabinoid...

2014-10-30 23:15:07

Dr. Ronald St. John, will be providing support to the Pan American Health Organization, acting as the Ebola Incident Manager for Latin American countries. Sitata's services will remain unaffected. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Sitata is excited to announce that its co-founder, Dr. Ronald St. John, will be providing support to the Pan American Health Organization, acting as the Ebola Incident Manager for Latin American countries. There is a growing, global concern that Ebola...

2014-10-30 23:14:03

With winter season comes more sports activities and BQuick Nutrition, a trusted brand which provides sports nutrition supplements to athletes, has announced that they will expand their "BURN" inventory to accommodate peak season demand. Madisonville, Louisiana (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 With the winter months looming, basketball and soccer seasons are around the corner, then followed by football. Winter sports activities like skiing and snowboarding will also hit their seasonal...

2014-10-30 23:12:24

Dr. James A. Manganello, Provia Laboratories Chairman of the Board, has been appointed to the National Stem Cell Ethics Committee (NSCEC) of The Bahamas. As a leading international private equity consultancy, Grace Century’s cutting-edge stem cell biobank project, Provia Laboratories, specializes in high quality biobanking (the collection, transport, processing, and cryogenic storage of biological specimens). Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Grace Century portfolio project,...

2014-10-30 23:08:08

Complimentary Supplements to Be Used in Conjunction with Prediabetes Treatment Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers, the pioneer in prediabetes treatment, is gifting PreD Store shoppers with a supply of sugardown®, a chewable dietary supplement that is taken before meals to reduce post-meal blood sugar spikes. Learning how to control blood sugar levels and boost overall health is an important part of a diabetes prevention plan. Shoppers who spend $50 or more on...

2014-10-30 23:07:58

Scott Harris, founder of DeliverLean, was selected last week in Istanbul, Turkey at Endeavor Global's 55th International Selection Panel. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Endeavor Miami announced Friday, October 24, 2014 that Scott Harris, founder of DeliverLean, is among the latest additions to its portfolio of selected Endeavor Entrepreneurs. DeliverLean was selected during Endeavor Global’s 55th International Selection Panel (“ISP”) held from October 22nd to the 24th, in...

2014-10-30 23:06:35

Biodegradable Paper & Plastic Packaging Market report focuses on biodegradable packaging market challenges, drivers, analyzes the latest trends, and growth prospects in the industry.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biodegradable-packaging-market-169465607.html) (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The research report, "Biodegradable Paper & Plastic Packaging Market by Applications (Food Packaging, Beverage Packaging, Pharmaceuticals Packaging, Personal & Home Care...


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American Bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
2014-10-29 12:35:03

The American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana), frequently simply known as the bullfrog in Canada and the United States, is an aquatic frog, a member of the Ranidae family, or “true frogs”. this species has traditionally been categorized as Rana catesbeiana, but there is some dispute as to whether Lithobates catesbeianus is a more correct name. This frog inhabits large and permanent bodies of water, such as swamps, ponds, and lakes, where it is normally found along the waters edge. The male...

Bocconia frutescens
2014-10-29 10:52:44

Bocconia frutescens is a flowering plant species. The plant may also be referred to as the Plume poppy, the Tree poppy, the Tree celandine, Parrotweed, Sea oxeye daisy or the John Crow bush. This species is a poppy plant and belongs to the Papaveraceae family. B. frutescens is native to America, Mexico and parts of Central and South America. The plant is abundant in Hawaii where it causes many negative effects on the local ecosystems. B. frutescens will commonly grow up to almost 20 feet...

Papaver alpinum
2014-10-27 10:30:54

Papaver alpinum is a species of poppy plant found in the region of the Alps. The plant is commonly known as the Alpine poppy. This species actually includes multiple sub-species. P. alpinum is a short, upright perennial, meaning it can survive longer than 2 years. It can grow to a height of 5 to 20 centimeters. It has several upright and hairy stems. As with all species of poppy, it produces latex. It has feathery leaves that are arranged in a rosette and touch the ground. The flowers...

Hunnemannia
2014-10-27 10:09:27

Hunnemannia is a genus of flowering plant. The genus is monotypic, meaning it is a group containing only one immediately subordinate species. This flowering plant belongs to the Papaveraceae family. The only single species is H. fumarifolia, commonly known as tulip poppy or Mexican tulip poppy. Hunnemannia is found in the Chihuahuan Desert and central Mexico. The genus is found in the highlands at elevations of 4,921-6,562 feet. The species prefers rocky habitats. Hunnemannia is a...

Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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