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2014-09-11 23:12:08

RoboVent has developed a revolutionary, patent-pending device to address concerns about Heat Stress and enhance the working conditions of manufacturing and fabricating facilities. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 RoboVent has developed a revolutionary, patent-pending device to address concerns about Heat Stress and enhance the working conditions of manufacturing and fabricating facilities. A recent surge in manufacturing, and the reduction of the workforce, has compelled employers to stay...

2014-09-11 23:09:05

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Pulse Oximeters” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries. The soon to be released report identifies growing emphasis on patient monitoring in facilitating clinical decision support, technology developments and preference for portable pulse oximeters, as primary growth drivers in the global market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to announce...

2014-09-11 23:07:37

St. Elizabeth Health Center received the Get With The Guidelines® -- Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the third consecutive year. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 St. Elizabeth Health Center has received the Get With The Guidelines® -- Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the third year in a row. St. Elizabeth Health Center earned the award by meeting stringent quality...

2014-09-11 23:06:37

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global and China Insulin Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (Value and Volume) 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Global and China Insulin Market (Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, Premixed, Modern and Human Insulin) - Industry Analysis, Size,...

2014-09-11 23:04:25

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for digital polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology reached $139.3 million in 2013. This is estimated to grow to $489.8 million in 2018, registering a CAGR of 28.6% for the period 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, DIGITAL POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR) TECHNOLOGY: GLOBAL MARKETS, the global market for digital polymerase chain...

2014-09-11 23:03:28

Gorilla Group is excited to announce that September 11th marks the company’s 20th anniversary. Since its founding in September of 1994, Gorilla has grown from a partnership to almost 200 employees, across six offices worldwide. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Gorilla Group is excited to announce that September 11th marks the company’s 20th anniversary. Since its founding in September of 1994, Gorilla has grown from a partnership to almost 200 employees, across six offices...

2014-09-11 23:03:26

Veterinarian Announces the Real Risk of Ebola in Pets. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 With the recent outbreak of Ebola, pet owners are increasingly concerned about whether it can be transmitted to dogs and cats. Ebola is in fact a zoonotic disease, meaning it can be passed between species. Dogs and other animals pick up Ebola from consuming infected meat and coming into direct contact with infectious fluids like urine and feces. This is similar to the way that humans can...

2014-09-11 23:03:07

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Cell Separation Technologies Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Cell Separation Technologies Market (Technology: Gradient Centrifugation, MACS and FACS; Application: Stem Cell Research, Immunology, Neuroscience and...

2014-09-11 23:03:04

Whole exome sequencing not proven to improve the outcomes of patients with cancer. Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Hayes, Inc., a leader in promoting better health outcomes through the use of evidence, congratulates its team of genetics experts headed by Dr. Diane Allingham-Hawkins, Senior Director of the Genetic Test Evaluation (GTE) Program at Hayes, Inc., on the publication of the results of their investigation into the clinical utility of whole exome sequencing. The manuscript...

2014-09-11 23:02:52

New research study “DNA and RNA Sample Preparation Markets: Market Developments, Growth Areas and Opportunities” worked out by Biopharm Reports is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Extraction methods exploited to isolate DNA and RNA are key to the majority of studies performed in the molecular biology field. These molecules are isolated before the downstream process for a broad scope of applications, from fundamental research to routine...


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Boreray
2014-09-22 13:15:04

The Boreay, also known as the Hebridean blackface or the Boreray blackface, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated on the islands of the St Kilda archipelago off the coast of Scotland. Today it survives as a feral breed on the island of Boreay and is the last of the crofter’s sheep that were developed on the islands during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, which were removed from all of the islands except Boreay in 1930. During the 1970’s six Boreay sheep were taken off the...

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,...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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