Quantcast

Latest Biology Stories

2014-10-19 16:21:28

Drills are a precautionary measure to ensure teams are ready and able to respond quickly OTTAWA, Oct. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced that the Government of Canada has begun to exercise its Ebola Rapid Response Teams to ensure Canada is ready to respond in the event of a first case of Ebola in Canada. Today the Public Health Agency of Canada and Nova Scotia's Department of Health and Wellness are conducting a joint exercise. For this drill,...

2014-10-19 12:21:20

Launches with rare disease researchers from major research institutions on four continents; Exchange to host the 10,000 exomes of the Simons Simplex Collection to speed autism research CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextCODE Health, which enables clinicians and researchers to use full power of the whole genome in real time, today announced the launch of its new genomic data analysis and collaboration service, the NextCODE Exchange, at the American Society of Human Genetics...

2014-10-19 12:21:17

Study produces unprecedented model to study intestinal diseases CINCINNATI, Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have successfully transplanted "organoids" of functioning human intestinal tissue grown from pluripotent stem cells in a lab dish into mice - creating an unprecedented model for studying diseases of the intestine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Reporting their results Oct. 19 online in Nature Medicine, scientists from Cincinnati...

2014-10-19 08:21:02

- Highly Scalable Analysis Solutions for Large Volumes of Whole Genome, Exome, and Targeted Resequencing Data - SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maverix Biomics Inc., a leading genomic analysis software company, today announced the availability of Analysis Kits for analyzing variants in whole genome, exome, and targeted resequencing data produced by high throughput next generation sequencing systems. These new DNA sequencing Analysis Kits, along with initial...

2014-10-18 23:02:50

The out pour of donations for the Essex County Animal Shelter came in just one week following an online request. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Sharon Ganzhorn, a radiologic technologist at Riverside Tappahannock Hospital, couldn’t have possibly predicted that when she created an Amazon Wish List for a local animal shelter in need that her requests would not only be met, but that the community would also rally so strong that her goal would be surpassed in just a week’s...

2014-10-18 23:02:32

The global diagnostic ECG market by product is divided into three major segments, namely, resting system, stress system, and Holter monitor system. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/Diagnostic-ECG-global-Market-173.html (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 The “Global Diagnostic Electrocardiograph (ECG) Market by Product (Resting, Stress, Holter Monitor), by End-user (Hospitals, Home/Ambulatory, Research Center, Physician Office, Nursing Homes), by Lead Type (Single, 3-6, 12) -Global...

2014-10-18 23:02:18

AgileMD, a Rock Health and Y-Combinator startup has launched a free mobile app this week containing the CDC’s Ebola transmission prevention guidelines, available for download on both Apple and Android devices. The publication on mobile platforms is already assisting healthcare providers put the CDC guidelines into practice and enable them to safely recognize and treat the disease. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 AgileMD, a Rock Health and Y-Combinator startup, launched a free...

2014-10-18 23:01:48

Blooming Wellness, a health company run by Erin Stair, M.D., M.P.H., launches its online programs with healing sounds and specialized headphones to help with common problems such as insufficient sleep, depression and anxiety. Each program includes scientifically-selected sounds arranged in a specific sequence to help create the desired mindset! New York, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 For individuals struggling with common ailments such as trouble falling asleep, depression and anxiety, who...

2014-10-18 23:01:38

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Antioxidants Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-2018)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Globally, the demand for antioxidants is expected to increase at a fast pace in the years to come. The projected growth is supported by the fact that the demand of antioxidants remained surprisingly strong during the period of worldwide economic recession, which significantly affected virtually all business sectors...

2014-10-18 23:00:55

Programs such as Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign and the National Football League's Fuel Up to Play 60 program have driven awareness of the negative effects associated with childhood obesity and such awareness has resulted in parents being more active in finding fitness programs for their children, resulting in revenue growth for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Children's Fitness Center Franchises industry...


Latest Biology Reference Libraries

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...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Karakul
2014-10-14 10:22:10

The Karakul, also known as the Qaraqul, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in Central Asia and is thought to have been raised in that area since 1400 BC. Because it has been raised in the desert regions of Central Asia, it is extremely hardy and can survive in arid conditions with little water by storing fat in its tail. This breed is raised in the deserts of Namibia and was introduced into that area by German scientists during the early twentieth century. The Karakul often...

More Articles (1492 articles) »
Word of the Day
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
Related