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2014-10-28 12:24:48

DUBLIN, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and China Potassium Persulfate Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and China Potassium Persulfate Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global potassium persulfate industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

Warning Coloration Paved The Way For Louder Calls In Certain Species Of Poisonous Frogs
2014-10-28 03:08:00

Provided by National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) Frogs are well-known for being among the loudest amphibians, but new research indicates that the development of this trait followed another: bright coloration. Scientists have found that the telltale colors of some poisonous frog species established them as an unappetizing option for would-be predators before the frogs evolved their elaborate songs. As a result, these initial warning signals allowed different species to...

Microscopic Bugs Used To Save The Bees
2014-10-28 03:18:52

[ Watch The Video: Bee Killers: Using Phages Against Deadly Honeybee Diseases ] Provided by Brigham Young University For decades, honeybees have been battling a deadly disease that kills off their babies (larvae) and leads to hive collapse. It’s called American Foulbrood and its effects are so devastating and infectious, it often requires infected hives to be burned to the ground. Treating Foulbrood is complicated because the disease can evolve to resist antibiotics and other...

2014-10-28 08:42:49

Neuro-Ludus Provides Fun, Continuous, On-Demand #Brain-Training Anywhere, Anytime, Free for Everyone. MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Drawing from its award-winning research in cognitive skills augmentation, Compétences/Skills R&D Inc. has developed the Neuro-Ludus brain training game by dovetailing important discoveries in neuroplasticity, gaming and mobile technology. Neuro-Ludus enables youth and adults to augment their analytical/information processing skills to...

2014-10-28 08:36:46

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strand Life Sciences (Strand) representatives will demonstrate new capabilities of the company's variant interpretation and reporting software, StrandOmics at the Association For Molecular Pathologist (AMP) 2014 Annual Meeting to be held from November 12th to 15th in National Harbor, Maryland. The 20th anniversary meeting's theme is "Realizing the Dream of Precision Medicine," with a special address by Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the...

2014-10-28 08:36:28

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTS Diagnostics, the U.S.-based manufacturer of both the CardioChek® brand and the A1CNow® family of point-of-care diagnostic products, has entered into a Preferred Distributor agreement with Hanson Medical Systems, Inc. for domestic sales of products to select market segments. This Preferred Distributor status results in Hanson Medical Systems marketing, selling, and distributing exclusively the CardioChek family of products to customers who...

2014-10-28 08:36:06

ANALYTICAL RESULTS INDICATE SUCCESSFUL MOVE TO THE NEXT STAGE OF PROTOCOLS FOR PRE-CLINICAL DRUG DEVELOPMENT COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting is very pleased with the laboratory analytical reports it recently received. The testing of the cannabis harvested using EU certified as well as its own unique strains produced end results...

2014-10-28 08:36:04

SUWON, South Korea, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OliPass, a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on developing antisense medicines based on peptide nucleic acid (PNA) technology, today announced a worldwide strategic alliance with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company to discover and develop therapeutics against multiple targets using OliPass' technology platform. Under the terms of the agreement, BMS will make an up-front payment and will provide certain research support...

2014-10-28 08:35:43

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry analysts report legal marijuana & cannabis sector could top revenues of $35 billion by 2020 as operations continue to expand Nationwide. Today's Companies in focus are: OSL Holdings, Inc. (OTC: OSLH), GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: GWPH), American Green Inc. (OTC: ERBB), Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) and Megola Inc. (OTC: MGON) OSL Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OSLH) announced today the development of...

2014-10-28 08:34:24

New report from Globe Life Sciences finds that combination therapy may be the key that finally allows cancer vaccines to fulfil their potential LONDON, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe Life Sciences, a leading provider of commercial analysis within healthcare-related sectors, conducted a detailed review of 17 late-stage cancer vaccines. The Globe Extraordinary report, entitled 'Future of Cancer Vaccines - An Analysis of Late-stage Products', concludes - after a history of...


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American Bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
2014-10-29 12:35:03

The American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana), frequently simply known as the bullfrog in Canada and the United States, is an aquatic frog, a member of the Ranidae family, or “true frogs”. this species has traditionally been categorized as Rana catesbeiana, but there is some dispute as to whether Lithobates catesbeianus is a more correct name. This frog inhabits large and permanent bodies of water, such as swamps, ponds, and lakes, where it is normally found along the waters edge. The male...

Bocconia frutescens
2014-10-29 10:52:44

Bocconia frutescens is a flowering plant species. The plant may also be referred to as the Plume poppy, the Tree poppy, the Tree celandine, Parrotweed, Sea oxeye daisy or the John Crow bush. This species is a poppy plant and belongs to the Papaveraceae family. B. frutescens is native to America, Mexico and parts of Central and South America. The plant is abundant in Hawaii where it causes many negative effects on the local ecosystems. B. frutescens will commonly grow up to almost 20 feet...

Papaver alpinum
2014-10-27 10:30:54

Papaver alpinum is a species of poppy plant found in the region of the Alps. The plant is commonly known as the Alpine poppy. This species actually includes multiple sub-species. P. alpinum is a short, upright perennial, meaning it can survive longer than 2 years. It can grow to a height of 5 to 20 centimeters. It has several upright and hairy stems. As with all species of poppy, it produces latex. It has feathery leaves that are arranged in a rosette and touch the ground. The flowers...

Hunnemannia
2014-10-27 10:09:27

Hunnemannia is a genus of flowering plant. The genus is monotypic, meaning it is a group containing only one immediately subordinate species. This flowering plant belongs to the Papaveraceae family. The only single species is H. fumarifolia, commonly known as tulip poppy or Mexican tulip poppy. Hunnemannia is found in the Chihuahuan Desert and central Mexico. The genus is found in the highlands at elevations of 4,921-6,562 feet. The species prefers rocky habitats. Hunnemannia is a...

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...

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