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2014-04-21 08:25:39

March of Dimes Thanks Moms and Dads for Everything They Do; Encourages Consumers to Shop and Donate to Ensure Babies are Born Strong and Healthy WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every baby is born into this world to do something special and unique. But they can't do it alone. Mothers and fathers are the guiding lights for where a child can go in life. That's the inspiring message of the March of Dimes 2014 imbornto® campaign, a national cause marketing initiative...

2014-04-21 08:25:04

FAIRFIELD, Ohio, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Vitulli, President and CEO of DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), one of the world's largest commercial DNA testing labs, announced today that the following DDC employees have been promoted from within: Jerry Watkins is Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer; Kathy Leis is Vice President of Lab Operations; David Silver is Vice President of Marketing; Dan Leigh is Vice President of International Sales - based in the UK;...

2014-04-21 08:23:04

"Ivory's Curse: The Militarization and Professionalization of Poaching in Africa" reveals similarity between the illicit networks that enable terrorism, weapons, human trafficking, and ivory commercialization WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Born Free USA and C4ADS released "Ivory's Curse: The Militarization and Professionalization of Poaching in Africa," one of the most shocking, rigorous and in-depth analyses of elephant poaching and the ivory trade to date. The...

2014-04-19 23:02:56

Research shows that people find the support and camaraderie of online friends helpful as they try to lose weight. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 People are increasingly using online social networks to interact with others about health, weight loss, and fitness. Research shows that people find the support and camaraderie of online friends helpful as they try to lose weight. In a study presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine on April 24 by Dr. Sherry Pagoto, Associate...

2014-04-19 23:02:47

All Natural Kidney Health & Kidney Function Restoration Program enables users to enhance their kidney health naturally. A review on the site healkidneydisease.com lists what users can gain from this e-book. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 All Natural Kidney Health & Kidney Function Restoration Program is Robert Galarowicz’s guidebook that teaches users how to reverse their kidney disease naturally. This e-book offers users an innovative approach to kidney disease which enables users to...

2014-04-19 23:01:53

Adam Green, of Frankfort KY, recommends Xocai's "Change Your Chocolate" success to demand for raw Acai Berry in Japan and Taiwan. (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Twelve pounds of chocolate is consumed, on average per person, per year. That is a lot of chocolate. Here is the problem: most people are eating the “regular” unhealthy chocolate, which has been ripped of its vital antioxidants and other important nutrients. Conventional chocolate processing means that the cacao is...

2014-04-19 23:01:15

In noting Bicycle Day 2014, author Bryan W. Brickner tells the story of Albert Hoffman’s first intentional use of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) through the lens of serotonin, the neurotransmitter system LSD modulates. PubMed provides the quotes and science for an immune dialogue, an early life tale, circadian clock notes and bowels (irritable and otherwise). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 “Serotonin has a synaptic transmission,” opened Bryan W. Brickner, “and 71 years ago...

2014-04-19 23:00:20

MetroMD, Institute of Regenerative Medicine enunciates to offer laser skin resurfacing treatment as one of its primary methods to combat aging and deal with skin imperfections. Laser Skin treatment, alternatively known as DOT therapy is a new breakthrough in wellness industry.Source: Devin Stone, METROMD Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 MetroMD, Institute of Regenerative Medicine enunciates to offer laser skin resurfacing treatment to combat aging and deal with skin imperfections....

2014-04-19 23:00:10

Yeast Infection No More pdf, created by Linda Allen, is a comprehensive treatment that offers readers a lot of useful tips to Yeast Infection No More. The site Vkool.com released the full Yeast Infection No More pdf review, telling people whether or not this remedy is effective. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Yeast is a very common disease. Many people in the world are suffering from this terrible skin issue. Yeast Infection No More pdf is a brand new treatment, providing sufferers...

2014-04-18 23:07:14

LED grow light sales enabled SuperCloset to record one of the company’s best revenue generating quarters for the first part of 2014. SuperCloset is the exclusive distributor of KIND LED which is widely regarded as the best LED grow light on the market today. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The KIND K3 series is the current LED grow light series distributed, sold and shipped by SuperCloset. The main feature of the K3 KIND LED grow light is the 12 band perfect spectrum that...


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2014-04-22 14:47:42

John Harold Ostrom (February 18, 1928 – July 16, 2005) was an American Paleontologist who was greatly influential in the revival of scientific research on Dinosaurs. He is best known for demonstrating that Dinosaurs were less like contemporary reptiles but more closely related to large, flightless birds like the ostrich – a theory that holds its ground in the paleontological community to this day. John Ostrom was born and raised in Schenectady, New York. His father was a physician, and...

Robert Thomas Bakker
2014-04-22 14:27:45

Robert Thomas Bakker (born March 24, 1945) is an American Paleontologist known for his contribution to the “Dinosaur Renaissance” and his support of his mentor Ostrom’s theory that some dinosaurs were warm-blooded. He specializes in the ecological context and behavior of dinosaurs. Bakker was born in Bergen County, New Jersey. As a young boy, he developed an interest in dinosaurs following his first trip to the dinosaur exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History – he was...

Gregg’s Pine, Pinus greggii
2014-04-22 13:05:16

Gregg’s pine (Pinus greggii) is native to eastern Mexico. The name is derived from a merchant, explorer, naturalist, and author of the American Southwest and Northern Mexico, Josiah Gregg (1806-1850). This pine is closely related to the Patula pine with the difference being in the length of the needles and the bark of the tree. The Gregg’s pine grows at altitudes between 4265 – 8530 feet in the highlands region while in the northern part of its region it grows at altitudes of...

Gray Pine, Pinus sabiniana
2014-04-22 11:07:33

Gray pine (Pinus sabiniana) is prevalent throughout California in the United States. The tree is also known as the Digger pine, California foothill pine, ghost pine, bull pine, and nut pine. The Gray pine grows from sea level to 4,000 feet above sea level. This pine likes 15-25 inches of rain per year and grows best in rocky, well-drained soils. This pine is a short pine growing to heights of 36-45 feet high, 105 feet in ideal growing conditions, with trunks measuring 23.6-47.2 inches in...

Prostylotermes
2014-04-22 10:22:20

Prostylotermes is a genus that holds one species of extinct termite known as Prostylotermes kamboja. The genus and its single species are known from one male, the paratype used to help confirm the description of the species, and one female, the holotype, found encased in amber in India. Both individuals were found in the same piece of amber, which is kept in the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany in Lucknow, India. The fossils were first studied and described by Michael S. Engel and David...

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