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2014-09-08 23:05:48

The award winning Herbacin Wellness Hand Cream is a light, nourishing cream that moisturizes, hydrates and protects hands by creating a protective barrier on the surface of the skin. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Herbacin’s Wellness Lavender Hand Cream has been voted the “Best Hand Cream” by Natural Health Magazine 2014 in their 2014 Beauty Awards. Close to 2,000 beauty products were tested by the magazine’s panel of beauty experts with only 45 picks withstanding the...

2014-09-08 23:05:25

Veriflow® brewPAL Will Protect against Beer Spoilage Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life-sciences company that develops and manufactures rapid molecular diagnostics for the food and beverage industries, announced today that it will partner with Victory Brewing Company to develop a diagnostic assay to detect beer-spoiling microbes. The assay, to be called Veriflow® brewPAL, will be developed with the use of Invisible Sentinel’s...

2014-09-08 23:02:46

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Electrophoresis Equipment and Supplies Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Electrophoresis is a powerful and seemingly the most popular analytical technique in the field of micro-molecular separation and analysis. The rise in research activities, particularly in proteomics research activities undertaken in life...

2014-09-08 23:01:56

The Firm is representing numerous clients in Stryker hip lawsuits filed after the 2012 Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stem Recall. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 As Stryker hip lawsuits (http://www.injurybeacon.com/hip-replacement/stryker/lawsuit/) filed in the wake of the 2012 recall of Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a coalition of public interest and healthcare organizations is urging the...

2014-09-08 23:01:21

Free Mount Sinai Health System Cholesterol Fairs in September to Raise Awareness About the Importance of Maintaining Healthy Cholesterol Levels New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 This September the Mount Sinai Health System will host five, free cholesterol fairs in honor of National Cholesterol Education Month. The effort is meant to increase awareness about the importance of maintaining healthy cholesterol levels to prevent cardiovascular diseases and stroke, and to promote a daily...

2014-09-08 16:26:03

UCSF Spinoff to Test Investigational Drug Against Ebola Virus SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- OncoSynergy announced that it has raised over 50% of their crowdfunding goal to support a study testing their experimental drug targeting the CD29 molecule, OS2966, for ebola infection. The growing ebola crisis in west Africa has been declared a Public Health Emergency of Global Concern by the World Health Organization. The projected death toll is now expected to be as...

2014-09-08 16:25:56

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it will be hosting and webcasting its Analyst Day on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, in New York, New York. Parker H. "Pete" Petit, Chairman and CEO; William C. Taylor, President and COO; Michael J. Senken, Chief Financial Officer; and...

2014-09-08 16:25:50

Results unveiled yesterday at the International Society of University Colon & Rectal Surgeon (ISUCRS) Congress demonstrate significant reductions in incontinence episodes MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS), a subsidiary of Endo International plc (Nasdaq: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) and leading provider of medical technologies for pelvic health, today announced positive top-line results from its TRANSFORM study. The results show that over a 12 month...

2014-09-08 16:25:41

Clinical testing volume and positivity rate both grew after the first case of the infectious disease spread to Western Hemisphere this year MADISON, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing number of patients in the United States are being tested - and testing positive - for the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, according to a study presented at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in Washington, D.C. The study, by scientists from Quest Diagnostics...

2014-09-08 16:25:31

The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas: September 11th, 2014 ZUG, Switzerland and NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SELLAS Life Sciences Group (SELLAS), a Swiss-based development-stage biopharmaceutical company that acquires and develops innovative products for the treatment of various indications in cancer and the central nervous system (CNS), including orphan indications, today announced that Dr. Angelos M. Stergiou, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of SELLAS, will...


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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...

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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