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2014-10-21 16:28:28

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ktmmb6/ebola_virus) has announced the addition of the "Ebola Virus Vaccine Market & Pipeline Insight" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ktmmb6/ebola_virus ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ebola virus infection, which was previously called Ebola hemorrhagic fever, was discovered in 1976. The...

2014-10-21 16:28:26

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fp9gxz/global_potential) has announced the addition of the "Global Potential Analysis of Ebola drug and Vaccines Market (Pipeline analysis, Drugs, Vaccines, and Geography) through 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fp9gxz/global_potential ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The new report...

2014-10-21 16:28:18

Survey of Registered Nurses Shows Widespread Need for More Planning & Training SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a recent survey of registered nurses in Washington, the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA) is calling on hospitals to take urgent action on four key priority issues to ensure the safety of health care workers, patients and the public. WSNA is advocating for increased training of health care workers, adequate protection of health care workers,...

2014-10-21 16:28:11

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 The following statement was issued today by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO of the California Hospital Association, Tricia Hunter, Executive Director of the American Nurses Association-California, and Pat McFarland, CEO of the Association of California Nurse Leaders: "The California Hospital Association, the Association of California Nurse Leaders, American Nurses Association-California, and other professional health care organizations, are working to...

2014-10-21 16:28:07

ITASCA, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council urges employers in the health care sector, and those most likely to come into contact with the Ebola virus, to prepare staff on the proper protocols of identifying and treating persons affected with the Ebola virus before contamination occurs. Exposure to Ebola is a threat that any workplace could face so employers, particularly those with a high risk of exposure, need to be prepared....

2014-10-21 16:28:03

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNano Genomics, the genome mapping company, announced today the latest genomics research centers to purchase an Irys(TM) System. Among them are the Salk Institute, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC) and Genoscope (The French National Sequencing Center). Before Irys, obtaining a comprehensive view of a genome was a major hurdle, because next generation sequencing (NGS) does not deliver the scalability...

2014-10-21 16:27:40

Gift will create a new Center for Genomics and Computational Biology, endow new faculty positions and boost funding for cutting-edge disease research FARMINGTON, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) today announced that technology investor David Roux and his wife Barbara have gifted $10 million to support research and find cures for genetically-based diseases. The center will be based at the Laboratory's locations in both Maine and Connecticut. The newly...

2014-10-21 16:25:28

Ebola strategies offered to families of company workers might work elsewhere ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Innovative measures have limited the spread of Ebola in a part of Liberia where Firestone Liberia Inc. had established an effective health care infrastructure, according to a report issued today in the October 21 early release issue of CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Similar measures may be helpful in slowing the Ebola epidemic in other parts of...

2014-10-21 12:32:38

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global RNA Based Therapeutics Market (Technology, Application, End Users and Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A new report titled "RNA Therapeutics Market (technology, applications, end user and...

2014-10-21 12:32:35

WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grove Instruments Inc., a medical device company based in Worcester, MA, developing the world's first noninvasive glucometer today announced that the Company has achieved a landmark clinical milestone known internally as "durable calibration." "This achievement was the last hurdle on the critical path to commercialization of our first product," explained Arthur Combs, Grove's CEO. "We have already identified our initial target markets...


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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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.