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Women’s Voices for the Earth today releases STAT Analysis results revealing carcinogens and reproductive toxins in popular feminine hygiene products. Missoula,
LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic biology is an emerging biotechnology discipline with a wide range of applications.
DALLAS, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new research report "Leather Chemicals Market by Type (Tanning & Dyeing Chemicals, Beamhouse Chemicals and Finishing Chemicals)
Calls for balance between transparency, protection of trade secrets WASHINGTON, Sept.
The North America Water Treatment Chemicals Market report defines and segments the water treatment chemicals market in North America, with analysis and forecast of revenue.
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Pulp and Paper Chemicals markets.
DALLAS, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Catalyst Regeneration Market by Technology (Off-site regeneration and On-site regeneration),
Rising supplies of natural gas could benefit the environment by replacing coal as a fuel for electricity, but hydraulic fracturing poses dangers for people living near the wells, a new analysis finds. We can do better, the authors say.
NEW YORK, Sept.
Potato virus Y (PVY) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Potyviridae. It is one of the most important plant viruses affecting potatoes. Infection results in various symptoms depending on the strain. Production loss is the most mild of the symptoms and "˜potato tuber necrotic ringspot disease' is the worst. Ringspot renders potatoes unmarketable and can therefore result in a major loss of income. Aphid vectors transmit PVY but it can also remain dormant in seed potatoes. The South...
The ants, one of the most successful groups of insects, are of particular interest because they form advanced colonies, and can constitute up to 15 percent of the total animal biomass of a tropical rainforest. They belong to the order Hymenoptera and are close relatives of the vespoid wasps. Ants appear in amber, found in central New Jersey, believed to be from the Cretaceous period. It is thought that they evolved from the wasps that had appeared during the Jurassic period. They are...
Fireflies, also known as lightning bugs, are nocturnal, luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae. These names come from the fact that some species as adults emit flashes of light to attract mates, using special light-emitting organs in the abdomen. The enzyme luciferase acts on luciferin to stimulate light emission. This reaction is of scientific interest, and genes coding for these substances have been spliced into many different organisms. Many species, especially in the genus Photinus,...
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