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2014-07-24 23:14:07

Bio-ID Diagnostics Inc., the parent company of MultiGEN Diagnostics Inc., has been awarded a US patent for broad based QC/QA applications in clinical diagnostic testing. This can eliminate false negatives and provide novel features for sample tracking. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The patent provides substantially greater confidence in the reporting of molecular diagnostic test results. It also enables true sample ID and superior tracking capabilities necessary for the validation...

2014-07-24 23:13:43

“Highly concentrated formulations are the inevitable next generation of Parenteral Biologics.” Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Freeslate, Inc., the leading provider of high throughput research solutions for biopharmaceutical development, today announced its feature in the BioProcess International article “Highly Concentrated Protein Formulations” by Jim Kling. Topics of this article include problematic issues with highly concentrated protein formulations and how automation...

2014-07-24 23:11:45

Amanda Juarez DDS, of Houston, TX is now affiliated with Snoring Isn't Sexy to promote oral appliance therapy for snoring and sleep apnea patients. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 In today’s world, a good night’s sleep has become especially valuable, and increasingly difficult to get. Snoring and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway collapses during sleep and breathing stops) robs people and their bed partners of the rest they need to face their daily challenges. Up...

2014-07-24 23:10:23

Is that mosquito on your arm just a pest, or could it be carrying a deadly disease? CCSU professor Dr. Alicia Bray is conducting two studies will help determine just how widespread disease-carrying mosquitoes are in Connecticut and how manmade ponds may be helping these mosquitoes spread. New Britain, CT (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Dr. Alicia Bray, assistant professor of biology at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), is conducting two studies to determine the prevalence of certain...

2014-07-24 23:09:47

Milk Bank to Co-Sponsor Latch on Texas on Aug. 2, to Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Awareness Month Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Known as “liquid gold,” human breastmilk is the gold standard of care to feed premature and medically fragile babies in hundreds of hospitals across the United States. When a mother’s own milk is not available, nonprofit milk banks including the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas help meet those babies’ medical...

2014-07-24 23:09:34

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Molecular Diagnostics markets. Global market for Molecular Diagnostics is projected to reach US$10.7 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, increasing prevalence of chronic and life-threatening diseases, growing need for better disease diagnostics, and advancements in proteomics and genomics. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Molecular diagnosis represents a rapidly expanding sector in...

2014-07-24 23:08:10

Personal trainer marketing expert Bedros Keuilian interviews fitness legend Jason Feruggia, who shares his thoughts on the success mindset. Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Jason Feruggia is regularly featured in Muscle and Fitness, Men’s Fitness and other magazines, has been called the greatest strength and conditioning coach of this generation and has also built a hugely successful career producing his own fitness information products. Bedros Keuilian is the founder of the...

2014-07-24 23:04:17

Residents of Lindenwood, New York find themselves stuck in a messy situation with large, Federally-protected migratory birds defacing buildings. Bird-X explains how to keep these birds safe without letting them take over. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 “Who would want to repel birds?” is a question Bird-X gets a lot. Herons are nesting on buildings in Lindenwood – causing all kinds of problems for residents (New York Daily News, July 20, 2014). While herons in New York may sound...

2014-07-24 23:03:54

The North American Omega 3 & Structured Lipids Market report defines and segments the omega 3 & structured lipids market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-omega-3-structured-lipids-nutraceuticals-2265224169.html (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The North American Omega 3 & Structured Lipids Market report defines and segments the omega 3 & structured lipids market in North America with analysis and forecast...

2014-07-24 16:26:46

- Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. EDT, 1:30 p.m. PDT - MENLO PARK, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: ASTYV), a leading biotechnology company in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, announced today that it will host a live webcast of a presentation to investors on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. EDT, 1:30 p.m. PDT. The presentation will include an overview of Asterias' business strategy and product development pipeline. To...


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Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

White Pine
2014-07-15 11:24:08

Hainan white pine (Pinus fenzeliana) is found on the island of Hainan off the southern shores of China. This pine is also known as the Fenzel’s pine  and is related to the Chinese White Pine. This tree is a slow growing tree and can be used for landscaping purposes. The Hainan white pine grows best in full sun and soil that is well-drained but maintains medium moisture. This tree grows to heights between 25 and 35 feet (the largest being recorded at 100 feet) with a crown that spreads...

Camargue Cattle
2014-07-14 11:11:41

The Camargue is a breed of cattle native to the Camargue marshlands in southern France. It has existed in the region for a long time, mentioned in writings from Roman times. Estimates are the breed has been around for about 2,000 years and related to breeds that inhabit Asia and Southern Europe. The breed lives semi-wild in marshes and are tended to by herders that ride Camargue horses inhabiting the same region. They also share the area with wild boar, cattle egrets and flamingos....

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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