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2014-07-15 08:29:17

Winners Celebrated as the Innovators in the Natural, Organic and Healthy Living Market BOULDER, Colo., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hope Natural Media and Sterling-Rice Group today unveiled the NEXTY Editors' Choice awards winners, which have been bestowed upon leaders and innovators in the natural, organic and healthy living market across food, beverage, supplement and natural living categories. These industry provocateurs are helping to shape the landscape of the natural products...

2014-07-15 08:29:13

MARIETTA, Ga., July 15, 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 its results for the second quarter, ended June 30, 2014, will be released before the opening of the market on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. MiMedx will host a live broadcast of its second quarter conference call on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at...

2014-07-15 08:28:42

Highly sensitive and easy-to-use technology validated in over 100 papers in three years; probe library exceeds 4000 HAYWARD, California, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cell Diagnostics Inc. (ACD), a leader in the field of molecular pathology and developer of cell and tissue-based analysis tools, announces that its RNAscope(R) RNA in situ hybridization technology has reached two major milestones. In just three years, over 100 peer-reviewed papers featuring the technology...

2014-07-15 08:28:34

Potential in Life Science Research Validates Newly Acquired Technology Platforms for the Delivery of Plasmid DNA and a Variety of RNA in Mammalian Cells LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN), a leading oncology drug development company, today announced initiation of sales of its proprietary reagent products for life science research. Celsion's reagent products are based on its newly acquired proprietary delivery platform technologies,...

2014-07-15 08:28:23

MONROVIA, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today announced the appointment of Kurt Gustafson to its board of directors. Mr. Gustafson will also serve as chair of Xencor's audit committee and as a member of the compensation committee. Xencor also announced the promotion of John R....

2014-07-15 08:27:40

LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaMed Corp. (OTCBB: MDMJ) is pleased to announce it has been included and listed on the Marijuana Index, www.marijuanaindex.org. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125799 About the Marijuana Index The Marijuana Index is the first and only equity tracking index which monitors the performance, news, and general pulse of qualified marijuana stocks or cannabis stocks. Weighted by market capitalization (as determined by common shares...

2014-07-15 08:27:35

SAN DIEGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative genetic analysis solutions, today announced it will report financial results for the second quarter of 2014 after closing of the NASDAQ Global Market on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. A conference call hosted by William Welch, Chief Executive Officer, and other members of senior management will take place on the same day at 5:00 p.m. EDT (2:00 p.m. PDT) and will be webcast...

2014-07-15 08:26:33

KOLOA, Hawaii, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KonaRed Corporation (OTCBB/OTCQB: KRED), manufacturers of Antioxidant Juices and nutritional supplements from the exclusive Hawaiian CoffeeBerry®, coffee fruit from Kona, Hawaii, today announced it is sponsoring "The Greatest Show on Surf," this weekend in San Clemente, California, Ocean Festival July 19 - 20. The event attracts families and participants from as far away as Hawaii and Australia and thousands of Californians from San Diego...

Parkinson's Enhances Creativity: Study
2014-07-15 03:26:50

Tel Aviv University New TAU study confirms creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of Parkinson's patients two years ago in a review for Behavioral Neuroscience. Since then, she has conducted the first empirical study to verify a link between Parkinson's disease...

Local bees manage better than imported bees
2014-07-15 05:26:06

Janne Hansen - DCA - Danish Centre For Food And Agriculture, Aarhus University Honey bees with roots in the local environment manage much better in the struggle for survival than imported honey bees from foreign environments. A world without bees would be a whole lot poorer – literally. In Denmark alone an additional 600 million to 1 billion Danish kroner are earned annually due to the work done by bees making honey and pollinating a wide range of crops from apples to cherries and...


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Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

White Pine
2014-07-15 11:24:08

Hainan white pine (Pinus fenzeliana) is found on the island of Hainan off the southern shores of China. This pine is also known as the Fenzel’s pine  and is related to the Chinese White Pine. This tree is a slow growing tree and can be used for landscaping purposes. The Hainan white pine grows best in full sun and soil that is well-drained but maintains medium moisture. This tree grows to heights between 25 and 35 feet (the largest being recorded at 100 feet) with a crown that spreads...

Camargue Cattle
2014-07-14 11:11:41

The Camargue is a breed of cattle native to the Camargue marshlands in southern France. It has existed in the region for a long time, mentioned in writings from Roman times. Estimates are the breed has been around for about 2,000 years and related to breeds that inhabit Asia and Southern Europe. The breed lives semi-wild in marshes and are tended to by herders that ride Camargue horses inhabiting the same region. They also share the area with wild boar, cattle egrets and flamingos....

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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