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2014-09-22 08:28:48

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harvard Medical School - Division of Nutrition will be hosting its annual symposium on probiotics on Sept 22 and 23 in Boston, MA. This symposium is intended to provide an overview of the latest scientific evidence related to gut microbiota and probiotics and their importance across the human life span. For more information refer to: http://harvardprobioticssymposium.org/about/ Kibow Biotech Inc, the winner of recently held...

2014-09-22 08:28:35

Name Changed to PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. DALLAS and NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), has signed an exclusive, global license agreement with Plasma Technologies LLC ("PlasmaTech") for the development and commercialization of its proprietary plasma fractionation process. Concurrently, the Company announced a new corporate management team and its intention to strategically refocus and rebrand the company as PlasmaTech...

2014-09-22 08:28:11

Presentations include first Phase 2 results evaluating investigational compound Veliparib in patients with non-small cell lung cancer NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced that data from several clinical studies evaluating potential new medicines in the company's oncology pipeline will be presented at the upcoming 2014 European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Congress, September 26-30, in Madrid, Spain. Data being presented include results...

2014-09-22 08:28:07

DALLAS, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Cell Line Development Market by Product (Equipment, Media and Reagents), by Source, by type, by Application (Bioproduction, Tissue Engineering & Regenerative medicine, Toxicity Testing, Research, Drug Discovery) - Analysis & Global Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, analyzes and studies the major market drivers, threats, opportunities, and challenges. Browse...

2014-09-22 08:22:44

New method developed to boost algae production efficiency MITTERTEICH, Germany and KIBBUTZ KETURA, Israel, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCHOTT [http://www.schott.com/tubing/english/index.html ] AG and Algatechnologies Ltd [http://www.algatech.com ]. (Algatech), have signed an R&D agreement to strengthen their partnership following a successful one-year study at Algatech's algae production facility. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140922/706687 )...

2014-09-22 04:22:15

KERRY, Ireland, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breeding, fertility and health are critical factors for success on-farm. Dairymaster's [http://www.dairymaster.com ] latest product, the much anticipated MooMonitor+ [http://www.dairymaster.com/heat-detection ] that monitors each individual cow's health and fertility has arrived. Launched at Dairymaster's Global Headquarters in Causeway, Co Kerry at an event attended by the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and...

2014-09-21 23:02:48

Shane Michaels releases a review of Weight Destroyer, the latest weight loss and health improvement guide from fitness expert Michael Wren Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Weight Destroyer, a weight loss and health improvement method developed by fitness expert Michael Wren that has already helped tens of thousands of people finally lose stubborn weight and reverse health conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and accelerated aging has caught the attention of Shane...

2014-09-21 23:02:08

Equinox and Homeostasis are mid-point extremes that modulate our lives much like the serotonin (5-HT, 5-hydroxytryptamine) in our brains. In five (brief) science stories based on new research from the National Institutes of Health (PubMed), author Steve Young found a personal element in the serotonin science: cluster headache relief. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 “Cluster headaches are sometimes called ‘Suicide Headaches’ because the pain is so intense and difficult to...

2014-09-21 23:01:14

The Asia-Pacific gluten-free foods market can be segmented by sales channels, macro indicators, and companies. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-gluten-free-foods-2650312207.html (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Gluten-free Foods Market report analyzes and segments the concerned market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and projection of revenue. The gluten-free foods market in Asia-Pacific is estimated to grow from $340.8 million in 2013 to $502.5 million by...

2014-09-21 23:01:11

ReportsnReports.com adds “Controlled-release Fertilizers Market by Type (Condensation Products of Urea, Coated & Encapsulated Fertilizers, & N Stabilizers), by Crop Type, & by Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Controlled-release or slow-release fertilizers (CRFs or SRFs) are also known as enhanced efficiency fertilizers. These fertilizers release nutrients slowly or gradually into the soil at...


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Boreray
2014-09-22 13:15:04

The Boreay, also known as the Hebridean blackface or the Boreray blackface, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated on the islands of the St Kilda archipelago off the coast of Scotland. Today it survives as a feral breed on the island of Boreay and is the last of the crofter’s sheep that were developed on the islands during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, which were removed from all of the islands except Boreay in 1930. During the 1970’s six Boreay sheep were taken off the...

Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

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,...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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