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2014-08-27 23:14:35

R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling adds OHSAS compliance to its repertoire and becomes the first E-recycler in Houston to achieve the newest R2 standard. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 As of August 2014, R.A.K.I. is a proud holder of the newest R2 standard as well as OHSAS 18001.The commitment to secure, safe, and green disposal of electronic hardware is the core function of a certified E-recycler and apparently R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling is an industry leader in the Houston area. The R2...

2014-08-27 23:14:02

AllMed webinar provides in-depth review of the latest standard of care for the use of ESAs in the treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The use of ESAs to treat anemia of CKD can improve quality of life and may eliminate the need for blood transfusion and associated risks, but not without controversy. During a recent AllMed webinar, Dr. Zanhua Yi, board certified in hematology, oncology, and internal medicine, discussed issues related to determining...

2014-08-27 23:13:03

Honoring National Immunization Awareness Month, New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA explains how to identify and stay on top of immunizations for every age group. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The purpose behind vaccinations is to help "teach" the body how to effectively build up immunity for the future and fight off infectious agents that may cause disease. The immune system contains a diverse network of tissues, organs, and highly...

2014-08-27 23:12:37

Casey Diekman, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), is helping to gain greater insight into the biological clock that sets the pace for daily life. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Casey Diekman, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), is helping to gain greater insight into the biological clock that sets the pace for daily life. Evolution has harmonized the behavior of humans and all other...

2014-08-27 23:07:56

Beginning in September K9 Dog Park will launch Daycare Olympic Games (DOG) as an interactive, fun way for daycare dogs to learn and compete. Escondido, California (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Beginning in September, K9 Dog Park will launch doggy Daycare Olympic Games (DOG) as an interactive, fun way for daycare dogs to learn and compete. The September Games will be free to all K9 Dog Park Doggy Daycare clients who bring their dogs into the facility for at least two days per week. Clients will...

2014-08-27 23:06:59

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Biopower – Global Market Size, Technology Review, Competitive Landscape, and Key Country Analysis to 2020” to its store. The report provides a clear overview of and detailed insight into the global biopower market. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 “Biopower – Global Market Size, Technology Review, Competitive Landscape, and Key Country Analysis to 2020”, the latest report from industry analysis specialist offers comprehensive information and...

2014-08-27 23:04:38

Fourroux Prosthetics, Inc. welcomes Will Holbrook, CP and Josh McNeill, CP, two well respected Certified Practitioners. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Will Holbrook, CP LP, has joined Fourroux Prosthetics, headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. Will has over 15 years of experience in the prosthetics field. He graduated from Berry College in Rome, Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. He received his graduate degree in prosthetics at...

2014-08-27 23:04:17

An impressive slate of national and state speakers will headline the first of a series of solution-based Resilience Workshops that link resilience to competitiveness; preparedness to prosperity and motivate companies and communities to think it terms of shared outcomes and collaborative solutions. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 An impressive slate of national and state speakers will headline the first of a series of solution-based Resilience Workshops that link resilience to...

2014-08-27 23:00:26

Upcoming New York Adult Stem Cell Lecture on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 2pm and 4pm at the City Limits Diner, at 135 Harvard Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902 New York, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The Manhattan Regenerative Medicine Medical Group announces a series of free public seminars on the use of adult stem cells for various degenerative and inflammatory conditions. They will be provided by Dr. Thomas A. Gionis, Surgeon-in-Chief, and, Dr. Nia M. Smyrniotis, Medical Director....

2014-08-27 16:24:34

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Botulinum Neurotoxins: A comparative industry analysis of products, pipelines, technologies and stakeholdershttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2242717/Botulinum-Neurotoxins-A-comparative-industry-analysis-of-products-pipelines-technologies-and-stakeholders.htmlBotulinum Neurotoxins: A comparative industry analysis of products, pipelines, technologies and stakeholdersThis business...


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Western Clawed Frog, Xenopus, tropicalis
2014-08-21 10:26:56

The western clawed frog is also known as the tropical clawed frog and is found widespread in the regions of Nigeria, Liberia, Gambia, Guinea, Cameroon, the Ivory coast, and surrounding areas. The habitat for the western clawed frog is moist areas in tropical and subtropical rivers, lakes, marshes, swamps, agricultural ponds, and canals. The body color of the western clawed frog is light to dark brown and covered with grey and black spots. The eyes protrude up from the head. Tubercles...

Lake Oku Clawed Frog, Xenopus longipes
2014-08-21 10:22:21

The Lake Oku clawed frog is native to and found exclusively in Lake Oku of Cameroon and is fully aquatic. The lake and surrounding forest are now a nature reserve along with several zoos set up with conservation measures to repopulate the species. This species is listed as critical on the IUCN list. The male of the species can reach 1.5 inches while the female is slightly larger at 1.75 inches. All four feet are webbed and the toes and fingers are clawed, giving this species its name. The...

Fraser’s Clawed Frog, Xenopus fraseri
2014-08-21 10:15:53

The Fraser’s clawed frog also known as Fraser’s platanna is wide spread with an abundant population throughout Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Rwanda. The habitat of this species of frog is tropical and subtropical lowlands where there are forests, rivers, freshwater lakes, marshes, ponds and streams. The Fraser’s clawed frog is a water dependent species using it for living and...

African Clawed Frog, Xenopus laevis
2014-08-18 16:16:15

The African clawed frog is found in its natural habitat throughout Africa. However, it has been introduced in North America, South America and Europe. This species is fully aquatic and is found abundantly in ponds, lakes, and rivers. The body color of the African clawed frog is a greenish grey and the skin is smooth and slippery with blotches of grey or brown on the back. The belly is a cream colored with a yellow tint. The average length of this species is five inches. The body and head...

Göttingen Minipig
2014-08-13 12:00:03

The Göttingen minipig, also known as the Göttinger, is a domestic breed of miniature pig that was developed in Europe for the purpose of biomedical research. Using pigs in medical research has been popular for centuries, as they show many similarities to the human anatomy. This breed of pig was developed by crossing the Vietnamese potbelly pig with the Minnesota minipig and was later crossed with the German landrace breed to give it a pink or white skin color. It was made available to...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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