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Barnes-Jewish Hospital was recently recognized as a Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite through its proactive efforts to support employees who choose to breastfeed their children.
Despite progress, the region remains vulnerable to resurgence of Ebola ATLANTA, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began
SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cypher Genomics, Inc., the leading genome informatics company, today announced
PhaseCore Heat-Activated Cooling Vests Named Finalist in the Challenge CHANTILLY, Va., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- First Line Technology's PhaseCore® (heat-activated cooling
Study Using Caris Molecular Intelligence's Multiplatform Profiling Service Highlighted in Plenary Session at Society of Surgical Oncology Symposium IRVING, Texas, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/
NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Walter was chosen as winner of the Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science for his pioneering work on how proteins are transported between cellular
Terrestrial research has been unable to grow the long fibers believed to strangle brain cells, but microgravity could be the answer to growing and studying these protein fibers.
A landmark DNA study in Iceland has resulted in an unprecedented look at an entire country’s genetic makeup, discovering several previously unknown mutations that could cause a vast array of different health problems, but regulations prevent some of that data from being used.
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII) and privately-held MirImmune LLC, today announced that they have entered into an exclusive license
BROOKFIELD, Wis., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As of February, InControl Medical, LLC surpassed 40,000 unit shipments of incontinence devices for women. "Shipping thousands
Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...
Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...
Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...
The wharf roach (Ligia exotica) is a species of sea slater and crustacean that is thought to be native to the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe, although some experts suggest it is native to the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. It can be found in many temperate and tropical waters throughout the world, most likely due to unintentional shipping. This lives in crevices of rocks and cliffs just above the water line, as well as in jetties and the walls of harbors. The wharf roach reaches a...
Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....
- Large; stout; burly.