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For Food Industry, Finding the "Right Size" Commercial Air Filters Made Easy RICHARDSON, Texas, Mar.

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FORT WORTH, Texas, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global styrene butadiene rubber market is significantly penetrating their end-use industries.

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SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) reported that partner AstraZeneca today announced a co-commercialisation agreement with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

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- Oral tablet offers prescription strength B12 option for the estimated 48 million Americans with a B12 deficiency ROSELAND, N.J., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Emisphere Technologies,

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

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- Freeport, Texas, selected as potential site for world-scale, methane-based propylene complex FLORHAM PARK, N.J., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF has made progress in its

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LONDON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In August 2014, BHP Billiton (BHPB) announced that it intended to demerge its aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets

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KEARNEY, Neb., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Baldwin Filters will be exhibiting at Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY, March 25-27, 2015.

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DALLAS, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global magnetic materials market is projected to reach $45 billion by 2020 and register a CAGR of 8.9% between 2015 to 2020 in

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Papaver bracteatum
2014-10-27 10:36:03

Papaver bracteatum, commonly referred to as the Iranian poppy, is a hardy perennial poppy. It is high in thebaine, which is an opiate that can be converted into codeine. P. bracteatum grows on thick stalks that can grow up to 4 feet. Its flowers are large and deep red, measuring up to 8 inches across. There is a notable black spot located near the base of the petals. The main non-horticultural use of P. bracteatum is the production of thebaine. This substance can be converted to codeine...

Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.