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2015-04-30 23:02:44

Twenty-one top farm supply retail businesses have been selected as Environmental Respect Award state/provincial winners in North America. (PRWEB) April 30, 2015

2015-04-30 23:02:24

Twenty-one top farm supply retail businesses have been selected as Environmental Respect Award state/provincial winners in North America. Willoughby, Ohio (PRWEB)

2015-04-30 20:26:03

SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tamir Biotechnology, a leading developer of RNA modulating drugs, announced today

2015-04-30 16:28:41

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc.

2015-04-30 12:34:08

DALLAS, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Lab Automation Market by Equipment & Software (Robotic Arm, Microplate Readers, LIMS),

2015-04-30 12:27:20

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Biopesticides Market in North America is estimated to grow from $823.7 million in 2014 to $1,658.1 million by 2019,

2015-04-30 08:40:55

SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding genetic causes of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is the goal of a joint research project announced today between Cypher Genomics and the

2015-04-30 08:40:29

SHANGHAI, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi Biologics, a wholly owned subsidiary of WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc.

2015-04-30 08:38:24

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.

2015-04-29 23:10:40

Stem cell medicine technology start-up company Asymmetrex, LLC faces the unusual challenge of wishing to evaluate its new biomarker technologies, developed to count tissue stem cells for the first


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GloFish
2013-10-03 10:12:03

The GloFish is a patented and trademarked brand of genetically modified fluorescent fish. Various GloFish are currently on the market. Zebrafish were the first GloFish that were available within pet stores and are now sold in bright green, red, orange-yellow, blue, and purple fluorescent colors. Recently, Electric Green, Sunburst Orange, and Moonrise Pink colored tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) and Electric Green tiger barb (Puntius tetrazona) have been incorporated to the lineup. Although not...

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry
2012-06-04 19:33:04

Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1979 under the title Journal of Applied Biochemistry and published by Academic Press. It assumed its present title in 1986 and publication was taken over by Portland Press in 1993. It is now published bimonthly by Wiley-Blackwell (since 2011). It is the official journal of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The journal publishes scholarly Articles and Reviews relating to...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.