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2014-10-29 08:32:39

WARRINGTON, Pa., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, will report its third quarter 2014 financial results on November 6, 2014 before the open of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a live teleconference and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time that same day. During the conference call, Discovery Labs' management will discuss the...

2014-10-29 08:32:36

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTCQB:AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease and cancer, disclosed today that it will provide Hemopurifier® therapy under FDA compassionate use access provisions to support potential requests by qualified physicians and institutes that may seek to treat ebola virus infection in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090325/LA88762LOGO-b The...

2014-10-29 08:26:15

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BGI Tech and Hebei Agricultural University jointly announced the complete, high quality sequencing of the Jujube genome. Jujube is the most economically important member of the Rhamnaceae family, and the Jujube genome is particularly difficult to sequence due the high level of heterozygosity and other complicating factors. It is the first time that a genome in the Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn) family has been sequenced. This study has been...

2014-10-29 08:26:08

New startup will develop non-stick surfaces for broad range of industrial applications BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University today announced that its 'SLIPS' technology, a novel coating that repels almost every type of liquid and solid, will be commercialized by a newly formed private company, SLIPS Technologies, Inc. The company will provide solutions to multiple industries by creating...

child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
2014-10-29 06:39:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Penn State and Brown University reveals that politics can have unintentional evolutionary consequences. These consequences can cause hastily issued policies that cascade into global, multigenerational problems. "Most western democracies look at policies as if they are bandages, we fix what we can and then move on," said Pete Hatemi, associate professor of political science, Penn State. "But we need to consider...

2014-10-29 04:21:37

PINEHURST, N.C., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health, creators of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-pharmaceutical and non-invasive healing and pain-management device for animals, offers information to pet owners about dogs and pain relief. Dogs can suffer from painful conditions, such as Wobblers Disease, which is a compression of the cervical spinal cord. These animals rely on humans for accurate diagnoses and effective treatment. Now, dogs are returning the favor...

2014-10-29 00:20:42

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Protein Crystallization and Crystallography In this proteomics era, the protein crystallography technique is widely used to determine the three-dimensional structure of proteins. The data generated from various methods such as X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, cryo-electron microscopy, gel-electrophoresis alone or in combination are used to determine the structure of proteins. With the use of crystallography technique, the number of...

2014-10-28 23:11:29

Ways to Improve Snoring and Who Is Most at Risk for Snoring? (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Ways to Improve Snoring Snoring is not only an annoying habit, but it is also one that can be very detrimental to your health and the health of your partner. Snoring can prevent the body from ever reaching a level of deep sleep, which can lead to chronic fatigue and constant “brain fog”. If you only snore occasionally, then you will probably be able to function just fine the next day. However, if you...

2014-10-28 23:11:07

Leader in 3D Visualization and Guidance Nominated for Prestigious Health Care Award Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 TrueVision 3D Surgical, Inc., the world leader in 3D digital imaging, visualization and surgical guidance, announced it was named as a finalist for the Innovations in Healthcare ABBY Awards. The ABBY Awards recognize forward-looking companies that have developed ways to dramatically reduce the cost of providing quality healthcare through medical or information...

2014-10-28 23:10:50

According to statistics published by the CDC, there are 86 million people in the United States who have elevated blood glucose levels. Chestertown, Maryland (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 sugardown® is a new natural dietary supplement product that helps people maintain healthy blood sugar levels throughout the day. Specifically formulated by one of the world’s most premier complex carbohydrate scientists, sugardown® is the first chewable tablet of its kind. It was designed for...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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