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2014-09-21 23:02:08

Equinox and Homeostasis are mid-point extremes that modulate our lives much like the serotonin (5-HT, 5-hydroxytryptamine) in our brains. In five (brief) science stories based on new research from the National Institutes of Health (PubMed), author Steve Young found a personal element in the serotonin science: cluster headache relief. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 “Cluster headaches are sometimes called ‘Suicide Headaches’ because the pain is so intense and difficult to...

2014-09-21 23:01:14

The Asia-Pacific gluten-free foods market can be segmented by sales channels, macro indicators, and companies. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-gluten-free-foods-2650312207.html (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Gluten-free Foods Market report analyzes and segments the concerned market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and projection of revenue. The gluten-free foods market in Asia-Pacific is estimated to grow from $340.8 million in 2013 to $502.5 million by...

2014-09-21 23:01:11

ReportsnReports.com adds “Controlled-release Fertilizers Market by Type (Condensation Products of Urea, Coated & Encapsulated Fertilizers, & N Stabilizers), by Crop Type, & by Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Controlled-release or slow-release fertilizers (CRFs or SRFs) are also known as enhanced efficiency fertilizers. These fertilizers release nutrients slowly or gradually into the soil at...

2014-09-20 23:01:25

Theodore B. Travers Family Veterinary Clinic, Oakland, awarded highest level of veterinary hospital excellence on all counts. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The East Bay SPCA announced today that the Theodore B. Travers Family Veterinary Clinic has achieved the highest level of recognition of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation from the American Animal Hospital Association (AHAA). “I’m so proud for our staff to be recognized for their hard work and high...

2014-09-20 16:21:13

Direct Relief steps up private charitable efforts with emergency airlift NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Direct Relief-chartered Boeing 747 departed John F. Kennedy International Airport today with 100 tons of emergency medical assistance for communities gripped by Ebola. The West Africa-bound airlift -- the largest to depart the U.S. since the outbreak began -- arrives in Sierra Leone Sunday morning and Liberia that afternoon....

2014-09-20 12:21:16

DALLAS, September 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global IVIG Industry is a 238 pages professional and in-depth research report on Global Intravenous Immunoglobulin markets. The report introduces IVIG basic information included Intravenous Immunoglobulin definition, classification, application, industry chain structure as well as industry overview along with current market data and forecasts. Complete report is available at...

2014-09-19 23:09:15

For a limited time only, Las Vegas Smile Center has announced that it will be offering a discount on their Invisalign treatment with prices starting at just $2995. This offer comes with complimentary whitening consultation and emergency exams for $39. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Las Vegas Smile Center has announced a limited time only promotion for new and existing patients. The announcement has been made via LAD Solutions in order to increase awareness about the...

2014-09-19 23:08:17

In recent weeks, humpback whales have been spotted in Tulemar Resort's bay area in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, during their annual migration period. Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Tulemar Vacation Homes, in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica, is a resort known for its abundance of wildlife. Monkeys, sloths, toucans, iguanas and more can be seen on a daily basis throughout the grounds; more recently, though, visitors have reported whale sightings in the Tulemar Bay area,...

2014-09-19 23:08:07

Matt Brown, founder of My 420 Tours, was recently interviewed by Ganjapreneur about the events leading up to his decision to pursue a career in marijuana after working at Bloomberg and a tech start-up. Ganjapreneur is a recently-launched website dedicated to business news and culture in the legal cannabis industry. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Matt Brown, the founder of Denver-based marijuana tour company My 420 Tours, was recently interviewed by Ganjapreneur about what led to...

2014-09-19 23:04:17

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Immunoassay Systems. Global market for Immunoassay Systems is projected to reach US$17.9 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, rise in chronic & infectious diseases, development of novel biomarkers, robust demand for non-invasive diagnostic tools, and improved access to healthcare & testing services in developing countries. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Immunoassays are...


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Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

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...

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