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2014-09-17 23:05:25

AHR Expo Mexico 2014 is co-sponsored by the ASHRAE, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, and by AHRI, the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 AHR Expo Mexico is Mexico’s and Latin America’s premier event for the HVACR industry. The Show brings together over 350 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors, representing the entire spectrum of the industry. Manufacturers, engineers, contractors,...

2014-09-17 23:01:26

Various key witnesses from DePuy Orthopaedics are being called to provide in-person and videotaped testimony. Despite defendant’s attempts to call a mistrial and other legal maneuvers, the Court has declined and the trial continues to move forward. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that the first bellwether trial involving Johnson &...

2014-09-17 16:27:16

SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Biotechnologies, a clinical stage diagnostics company that leverages Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to profile the adaptive immune system, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Hansen as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). The addition of Brian to the Company's expanding Executive Leadership Team follows recent key hires from leading global healthcare companies, including Dean Schorno (CFO) and Kathleen Determann (General...

2014-09-17 16:27:04

SAN DIEGO and PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTCQB:AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease, cancer and other life-threatening conditions, and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI), disclosed today that each company will be presenting at the 2014 Exosomes & SingleCell Analysis Summit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130912/LA78266LOGO On September 18(th),...

2014-09-17 16:25:43

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. National Institute of Health stated that regenerative medicine is the process of creating functional tissue to repair and replace tissue or organ which has lost their function due to damage, congenital defects, disease and age. Moreover, it has included stem cell therapy, tissue engineering and biomaterial under the umbrella of regenerative medicine. Regenerative medicine has wide areas of application such as cardiovascular, neurology,...

2014-09-17 16:22:43

DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has selected three California organizations to receive national Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) awards for 2014. NRCS administers both a national and a state-level CIG program to fund the development of unique and innovative solutions that will make natural resources conservation more effective and efficient. State level grants will be announced soon. "Conservation...

Research Shows Each Tree Species Has A Unique Bacterial Identity
2014-09-17 03:28:38

University of Oregon Each tree species has its own bacterial identity. That's the conclusion of University of Oregon researchers and colleagues from other institutions who studied the genetic fingerprints of bacteria on 57 species of trees growing on a Panamanian island. "This study demonstrates for the first time that host plants from different plant families and with different ecological strategies possess very different microbial communities on their leaves," said lead author Steven...

mushrooms under a microscope
2014-09-17 03:00:09

Bronwyn Friedlander, PeerJ For lovers of wild foods, autumn harks a season of bounty. Fungi of dizzying variety erupt from wood and soil, luring intrepid collectors to woodlands in search of elusive but delectable wild mushrooms. Part of their appeal lies in the allure of the treasure hunt, and their mysterious not-quite-meat, not-quite-vegetable qualities that belie an almost otherworldly existence. But are the mushrooms which you are eating known to science? The Fungi Kingdom is...

2014-09-17 12:27:55

Rebiotix microbiota-based drug candidate used to assess a non-antibiotic approach to an urgent public health threat ROSEVILLE, Minn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebiotix Inc. announced this morning that results of the Phase 2 study of the company's lead product candidate, RBX2660 (microbiota suspension) will be presented in two posters and a podium presentation during the IDWeek 2014 conference in Philadelphia from October 8-12. PUNCH CD study results will be presented during the poster...

2014-09-17 12:27:46

SGLT-2 Inhibitors Will Be the Fastest-Growing Drug Class Over the 2013-2023 Forecast Period, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that as physicians continue to adopt a more individualized approach to patient care, branded type 2 diabetes therapies continue to experience increased use despite attempts by payer and reimbursement authorities to limit use of these more expensive drugs. As the robust...


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Boreray
2014-09-22 13:15:04

The Boreay, also known as the Hebridean blackface or the Boreray blackface, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated on the islands of the St Kilda archipelago off the coast of Scotland. Today it survives as a feral breed on the island of Boreay and is the last of the crofter’s sheep that were developed on the islands during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, which were removed from all of the islands except Boreay in 1930. During the 1970’s six Boreay sheep were taken off the...

Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Awassi Sheep
2014-09-17 10:42:28

The Awassi sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in the Syro-Arabian desert. Today, it can be found in many areas including Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Palestine, and Lebanon and it is the most common sheep throughout the Arab countries. This breed is a natural choice to keep in these areas, as it is able to survive in harsh conditions and is able to efficiently provide humans with wool, milk, or meat. However, it is known to adapt to any environment and can forage and...

Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita
2014-09-16 16:07:34

The natterjack toad, Epidalea Calamita, formerly Bufo calamita, is a toad endemic to sandy and heathland areas of Europe. The adults are about 60 to 70 millimeters long and are set apart from common toads by a yellow colored line that runs down the middle of the back. They have fairly short legs, and this provides them with a characteristic step, compared to the hopping movement of many other toad species. Natterjacks have a very loud and distinct mating call, amplified by the single vocal...

Ancon Sheep
2014-09-16 09:59:30

The Ancon sheep, also known as the otter sheep or Ancon, is a group of domestic sheep that were developed from a single lamb in Massachusetts in 1791. Although the name “Ancon” was given to this breed, it has also been used to refer to similar breeds including stock from Texas established in 1962 and Norwegian stock that was established in 1919. The phenotype that causes the mutations that are characteristic of the Ancon and other similar breeds has occurred naturally at least four times,...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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