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2015-05-13 16:27:18

BOSTON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Haitian Annual Assembly of Orthopaedic Trauma (HAAOT) in Port-au-Prince, Haiti used a JoMI (Journal of Medical Insight,

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2015-05-13 15:44:02

In a potential breakthrough in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have determined the molecular structure of one of the proteins found in the fibers of brain plaques linked to this and other neurodegenerative conditions.

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2015-05-13 15:13:36

Ants are smarter than we thought. If we could tap into their inaudible squeaks they might just be saying to each other “Hey, shall we use Gaussian and Pareto distributions for this one, buddy?”

2015-05-13 12:30:03

MURRIETA, Calif., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- COPAN, an innovative company focused on bringing breakthrough products to Microbiology preanalytics around the world, announced that it has obtained

2015-05-13 12:29:39

EVANSTON, Ill., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary will recognize five members of Congress for their support of the humanitarian service organization's top priority to eradicate

2015-05-13 12:29:12

BALTIMORE, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jhpiego, an international health non-profit and affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, and Alcoa Foundation today announced a new partnership

2015-05-13 12:27:43

Sleep - Waste Of Time Or Welcome Respite? ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research recently conducted by the Better

2015-05-13 12:26:54

PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Planet Fitness family joined together to donate more than $1 million to endow a new scholarship fund at Philadelphia University

2015-05-13 12:26:52

Expressing herself in her own way Singer Kristen King opens up to the world about her battle with Multiple Sclerosis LA JOLLA, Calif., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In early 2013 Kristen's

2015-05-13 12:26:05

There are many situations in life that shape us into the people we become, some are great, others are tragic and life changing. ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ginger


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Ipomopsis polyantha
2014-12-13 15:16:45

Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...

Elingamita
2014-12-13 14:45:59

Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...

Poli's Stellate Barnacle
2014-12-10 12:25:57

Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...

Wharf Roach, Ligia exotica
2014-12-10 11:29:16

The wharf roach (Ligia exotica) is a species of sea slater and crustacean that is thought to be native to the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe, although some experts suggest it is native to the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. It can be found in many temperate and tropical waters throughout the world, most likely due to unintentional shipping. This lives in crevices of rocks and cliffs just above the water line, as well as in jetties and the walls of harbors. The wharf roach reaches a...

Dodecatheon poeticum
2014-12-08 18:23:39

Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....

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