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2014-10-07 12:31:04

GHENT, Belgium and MADRID, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MyCartis today announced the launch of Evalution(TM), a multiplex biomarker analysis platform for the life sciences research market. Evalution(TM) is MyCartis' digital multiplex analysis platform tailored to clinical research and pharmaceutical markets and designed to analyze a broad range of protein and nucleic acid-based biomarkers, delivering high quality data and rapid results. Evalution(TM) provides an...

2014-10-07 12:30:53

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today responded to a recent article posted to the Seeking Alpha website (http://seekingalpha.com/article/2533015-with-ebola-looming-when-will-the-defense-department-get-around-to-generex) regarding the need for an Ebola vaccine and the importance of providing funding for small companies with technologies applicable to such an endeavor. Generex is the parent...

2014-10-07 12:28:28

Physicians Indicate that Switching of Currently Treated Patients to Biosimilar Infliximab Is Likely to be Limited, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the majority of surveyed rheumatologists in France, Germany and the United States expect to prescribe biosimilar infliximab within one year of launch if the biosimilar is priced at a net discount of 15-30 percent to Remicade and has demonstrated...

2014-10-07 12:23:46

SAN MARCOS, Calif. and TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REGEN Energy Inc. announced today the closure of a Series B funding round in excess of $12 million. The round was led by new investors including a major US utility company, Export Development Canada (EDC) and EnerTech Capital, and was supported by existing REGEN investors BDC Capital and NGEN Partners. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/LA58636LOGO "This funding represents a great vote of confidence in REGEN's...

cattle genome
2014-10-07 04:00:12

Provided by Janne Hansen, Aarhus University The cattle genome has now been mapped to a hitherto unknown degree of detail. This constitutes a quantum leap for research into the history and genetics of cattle. By creating a global database an international consortium of scientists has increased the detailed knowledge of the variation in the cattle genome by several orders of magnitude. The first generation of the new data resource, which will be open access, forms an essential tool for...

human-pet relationship
2014-10-07 03:45:28

Provided by Noah Brown, Massachusetts General Hospital fMRI identifies differences in response of mothers' brains to images of their child and their dog It has become common for people who have pets to refer to themselves as “pet parents,” but how closely does the relationship between people and their non-human companions mirror the parent-child relationship? A small study from a group of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers makes a contribution to answering this complex...

Creepy Crawlers Play An Important Role In Structure Of Grasslands
2014-10-07 03:19:26

Provided by Kevin Dennehy, Yale School Forestry & Environmental Studies When asked to describe a forest or a meadow, most people would probably begin with the plants, the species diversity, or the color of the foliage. They probably wouldn’t pay much attention to the animals living in the soil. But a new Yale-led study shows the critical importance of earthworms, beetles, and other tiny creatures to the structure of grasslands and the valuable ecosystem services they provide....

Research Shows How Giant Clams Harness The Sun
2014-10-07 03:38:15

University of Pennsylvania Evolution in extreme environments has produced life forms with amazing abilities and traits. Beneath the waves, many creatures sport iridescent structures that rival what materials scientists can make in the laboratory. A team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Santa Barbara, has now shown how giant clams use these structures to thrive, operating as exceedingly efficient, living greenhouses that grow symbiotic...

2014-10-07 08:30:45

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inergetics, Inc. (OTCBB: NRTI), a leading developer of nutritional supplements, is proud to announce its Martha Stewart(TM) Essentials line of vitamin supplements has been named a finalist for the 2014 SupplySide CPG Multivitamin Editor's Choice Award, one of the most prestigious awards in the consumer packaged goods industry. The winners will be announced at the SupplySide West Expo at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas on October 8(th),...

2014-10-07 08:30:18

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRU-D SmartUVC LLC will feature its Ebola-killing UVC automated disinfection robot at IDWeek 2014 in Philadelphia this week from October 8 to 12 at booth 826. A combined meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the HIV Medicine Association and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, IDWeek is a recognized forum for peer-reviewed presentations of new research and clinical...


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Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Karakul
2014-10-14 10:22:10

The Karakul, also known as the Qaraqul, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in Central Asia and is thought to have been raised in that area since 1400 BC. Because it has been raised in the desert regions of Central Asia, it is extremely hardy and can survive in arid conditions with little water by storing fat in its tail. This breed is raised in the deserts of Namibia and was introduced into that area by German scientists during the early twentieth century. The Karakul often...

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