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2014-07-22 16:27:29

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI) a leading multi-channel specialty retailer of nutritional products, today announced that the Company will release its fiscal second quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. A conference call will be webcast the same day beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Interested investors and other parties may listen to the webcast of the conference call by visiting the...

2014-07-22 16:26:53

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Cell Culture Market by Equipment, by Reagent, by Application - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Biopharmaceuticals are pharmaceutical products isolated from living organisms. Cell culture is one of the most important and widely used techniques for biopharmaceutical production. It was also the largest application segment of the cell...

2014-07-22 16:26:51

Southern California-based Physician and Natural Hormone Innovator Joins the Leading US Provider of Hormone Replacement Therapy DALLAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTE Medical, a leading provider of hormone replacement therapy using natural, bio-identical hormone pellets, today announced the addition of Dr. Neal Rouzier, MD to the company. Dr. Rouzier is joining the BioTE Medical Advisory Board as a training physician. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129140...

2014-07-22 16:24:43

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Nanosatellite and Microsatellite Market [Geographic Information system, Payload, Space Science, Satellite Communication, Satellite Imagery, Remote Sensing, Scientific Research, Reconnaissance, Satellite Launch] - Worldwide Market Forecast (2014 -...

2014-07-22 16:22:46

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Life Sciences, whose founders invented insect growth regulator technology more than 35 years ago, recently announced that Zenivex(®) adulticide has received approval in California from the EPA for mosquito control efforts over cropland and pastureland. "Our California mosquito control customers have been anxiously awaiting this crop clearance for Zenivex(® )adulticide, and we're excited that they can now rely on it for an even...

2014-07-22 16:21:53

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nematicides Market by Types, Applications, and Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Nematicide is a type of chemical pesticide used to kill nematodes. Nematodes are microscopic parasitic roundworms, found in massive quantities virtually everywherein the soil, water, and inside other plants and animals. A...

2014-07-22 12:35:55

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Particle Size Analysis Market by Technology (Laser Diffraction, Dynamic Light Scattering, Imaging, Coulter Principle, Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis), Industry (Healthcare, Chemical, Petroleum, Mining, Mineral, Food) & End User - Global Forecasts to...

2014-07-22 12:27:43

Genzyme/Sanofi's Lemtrada and Genentech/Roche's Ocrelizumab Will Likely Be Reserved for Patients with Aggressive/Severe MS, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that over half of audited multiple sclerosis (MS) patients currently treated with Biogen Idec's oral disease-modify therapy (DMT) Tecfidera have ever experienced flushing and/or gastrointestinal events while on the therapy. However, few...

2014-07-22 12:26:41

Campaign Demonstrates Benefits of SmartStrand, the World's Most Pet-Friendly Carpet CALHOUN, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk continues to put the amazing soil- and stain-resistance benefits of SmartStrand carpet to the test. This year, Mohawk introduced the world to "Mo," a messy, four-legged yellow lab who serves as a regular correspondent on the nationally-syndicated The Better Show and has made many bone-a-fied celebrity appearances throughout the year at high-profile...

measuring the diameter of a large tree
2014-07-22 03:30:43

Vanessa Buzzard, University of Arizona Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology The size and age of plants has more of an impact on their productivity than temperature and precipitation, University of Arizona researchers have discovered. UA professor Brian Enquist and postdoctoral researcher Sean Michaletz, along with collaborators Dongliang Cheng from Fujian Normal University in China and Drew Kerkhoff from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, have combined a new mathematical theory...


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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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