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2014-08-11 08:28:26

Significant shortfall found in people's diets throughout the world ADA, Mich., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research published in the September issue of the British Journal of Nutrition and featured in the just released Global Phytonutrient Report highlights a significant shortfall in fruit and vegetable consumption in people's diets around the world. Commissioned by the Nutrilite Health Institute of Amway, the research finds the majority of adults worldwide would have to at least...

2014-08-11 08:27:49

-Addressing Homes LLC is Bringing the Right Technology at the Right Time to Support West African Countries and the World Health Organization (WHO)- SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. company that specializes in geospatial location technology, Addressing Homes LLC (www.addressinghomes.org), has found itself in the midst of the Ebola crisis with the ability to provide mapping technology that is vital to accurately tracking the presence of victims, the location of...

Galápagos Hawks Hand Down Lice Like Family Heirlooms
2014-08-11 03:08:49

By Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona Study provides some of the first evidence for the hypothesis of co-divergence between parasites and hosts acting as a major driver of biodiversity Say what you will about the parasitic lifestyle, but in the evolution of life on Earth, it's a winner. Given that about half of all known species are parasites, biologists have long hypothesized that the strategy of leeching off other organisms is a major driver of biodiversity. Studying populations...

2014-08-11 04:21:59

Potentially Life-Changing Subretinal Implant Now Available at Six Leading Eye Clinics Across Germany REUTLINGEN, Germany, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that the Company's Alpha IMS microchip was granted NUB innovation status and will now be reimbursed by Germany's statutory health insurance system. Insuring 90 percent of the country's citizens, the German...

2014-08-10 23:01:32

Stryker Hip Lawsuits Continue With Six New Hip Stem Lawsuits Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC Alleging Pain and Serious Side-Effects Were Caused By These Defective Hip Implants Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC has filed six Stryker Hip Replacement lawsuits on behalf of men and women who allege that they have suffered serious side-effects, including metallosis (metal poisoning), pain, pseudotumors and fluid build-up around the hip prosthesis that require...

2014-08-10 23:00:33

The North America Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins Market report defines and segments the Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-amino-acids-peptides-proteins-nutraceuticals-5491083197.html (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 The North America Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins Market report defines and segments the Amino-acids, Peptides & Proteins market in North...

2014-08-10 23:00:16

The global metabolomics market is consolidated in nature, wherein the top five players account for more than 70%–75% of the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/metabolomics-technology-market-900.html (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 According to research report, the “Metabolomics Market by Technique (Gas Chromatography, High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Mass Spectrometry, by Application (Biomarker & Drug Discovery,...

2014-08-10 23:00:14

The "dog days of summer" call for extra nourishment and ways to refresh skin. Here are three helpful hints from Sublime Beauty®. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 In the heat of the summer, skin takes a bit of a beating. Here are three ways to refresh and improve skin: 1) Use a light serum to soften, hydrate and boost collagen. "When we are outdoors more in summer, perhaps at the beach or pool, or in highly air-conditioned environments, skin can become more...

velvet belly lanternshark
2014-08-10 02:00:23

PLOS The eyes of deep-sea bioluminescent sharks have a higher rod density when compared to non-bioluminescent sharks, according to a study published August 6, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Julien M. Claes, postdoctoral researcher from the FNRS at Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium), and colleagues. This adaptation is one of many these sharks use to produce and perceive bioluminescent light in order to communicate, find prey, and camouflage themselves against...

2014-08-09 23:03:02

On Tuesday, July 15th, Duke Realty kicked off its Wellness Initiative, starting with a presentation on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in association with the Disque Foundation. Rosemont, IL (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 On Tuesday, July 15th, Duke Realty kicked off its Wellness Initiative, starting with a presentation on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in association with the Disque Foundation. Chris Peters, a registered nurse with...


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Western Clawed Frog, Xenopus, tropicalis
2014-08-21 10:26:56

The western clawed frog is also known as the tropical clawed frog and is found widespread in the regions of Nigeria, Liberia, Gambia, Guinea, Cameroon, the Ivory coast, and surrounding areas. The habitat for the western clawed frog is moist areas in tropical and subtropical rivers, lakes, marshes, swamps, agricultural ponds, and canals. The body color of the western clawed frog is light to dark brown and covered with grey and black spots. The eyes protrude up from the head. Tubercles...

Lake Oku Clawed Frog, Xenopus longipes
2014-08-21 10:22:21

The Lake Oku clawed frog is native to and found exclusively in Lake Oku of Cameroon and is fully aquatic. The lake and surrounding forest are now a nature reserve along with several zoos set up with conservation measures to repopulate the species. This species is listed as critical on the IUCN list. The male of the species can reach 1.5 inches while the female is slightly larger at 1.75 inches. All four feet are webbed and the toes and fingers are clawed, giving this species its name. The...

Fraser’s Clawed Frog, Xenopus fraseri
2014-08-21 10:15:53

The Fraser’s clawed frog also known as Fraser’s platanna is wide spread with an abundant population throughout Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Rwanda. The habitat of this species of frog is tropical and subtropical lowlands where there are forests, rivers, freshwater lakes, marshes, ponds and streams. The Fraser’s clawed frog is a water dependent species using it for living and...

African Clawed Frog, Xenopus laevis
2014-08-18 16:16:15

The African clawed frog is found in its natural habitat throughout Africa. However, it has been introduced in North America, South America and Europe. This species is fully aquatic and is found abundantly in ponds, lakes, and rivers. The body color of the African clawed frog is a greenish grey and the skin is smooth and slippery with blotches of grey or brown on the back. The belly is a cream colored with a yellow tint. The average length of this species is five inches. The body and head...

Göttingen Minipig
2014-08-13 12:00:03

The Göttingen minipig, also known as the Göttinger, is a domestic breed of miniature pig that was developed in Europe for the purpose of biomedical research. Using pigs in medical research has been popular for centuries, as they show many similarities to the human anatomy. This breed of pig was developed by crossing the Vietnamese potbelly pig with the Minnesota minipig and was later crossed with the German landrace breed to give it a pink or white skin color. It was made available to...

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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