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2014-12-15 08:22:09

The collaboration, initiated two years ago, focuses on developing a customised harvester for the efficient, large-scale harvesting of castor beans in Latin America. BASILDON, United

2011-10-19 07:00:00

PositiveID Corporation (“PositiveID” or “Company”) (OTCBB: PSID), a developer of medical technologies for diabetes management, clinical diagnostics and bio-threat detection, announced

2011-03-30 12:43:03

Help for a bioterrorist attack involving ricin, one of the most likely toxic agents, may be as close at hand as the laundry shelf.

2010-08-22 13:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A research team co-led by scientists from the J.

2009-04-08 14:00:37

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a simple, accurate, and highly sensitive test to detect and quantify ricin, an extremely potent toxin with potential use as a bioterrorism agent.

2008-03-27 09:00:54

Alternative energy developer Global Energy has successfully finalized the first stage of its castor farming project in Ethiopia, to produce non-edible oil for use in the production of biodiesel.

2008-03-06 13:20:00

New insights into how plant toxin ricin kills cells could help scientists develop drugs to counteract poisonings

2006-02-26 18:06:33

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A substance found in a roll of coins by a University of Texas student was not the deadly poison ricin, an FBI spokesman said on Sunday. "It's not ricin," said Special Agent Rene Salinas, a spokesman for the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force.

2006-02-25 23:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - More tests are needed to determine if a chunky white powder found in a University of Texas dormitory room is the deadly poison ricin, the FBI said on Saturday.

2006-02-25 21:42:06

HOUSTON (Reuters) - An FBI-led task force is trying find out how the deadly poison ricin wound up in a roll of coins used by a student in a University of Texas dormitory, officials said on Saturday.

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