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2014-07-02 08:27:08

Researchers Confirm "Gut Instinct" of Anti-Inflammatory Effects of EPA and DHA STOCKHOLM, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research shows that dietary fats impact gut bacteria - some for the better (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids or PUFAs) and some for the worse (omega-6 PUFAs). The omega-3s EPA and DHA found in seafood and marine oils may reduce inflammation and increase beneficial microorganisms to protect against gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. These findings were...

2014-07-02 08:24:16

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: AstraZeneca PLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/manufacturing/astrazeneca_plc_product_pipeline_review_2013.html AstraZeneca PLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct's, 'AstraZeneca PLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014', provides an overview of the AstraZeneca PLC's pharmaceutical research and development focus....

2014-07-02 08:23:23

Integrated Controls and Safety Solution to Help Drive Clean Fuel Production DOHA, Qatar, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions announced today that it will supply a new integrated control and safety system for Qatar Fuel Additives Company's (QAFAC) Mesaieed Industrial City plant, 50 kilometers south of Doha. The upgrade will help the plant reduce operating costs and improve efficiencies as it increases production of methanol and MTBE (methyl tertiary...

2014-07-02 08:23:13

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4cfzmn/glyphosate_market) has announced the addition of the "Glyphosate Market for Genetically Modified and Conventional Crops - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Growing demand from key end-use applications in glyphosate tolerant GM crops and conventional crops is...

2014-07-02 08:23:05

SHANGHAI, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman (NYSE: HUN) and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Co. Ltd. (SCAC) today announced plans to double the MDI (diphenylmethane diisocyanate) splitting capacity of their joint venture company, Huntsman Polyurethanes Shanghai Ltd. Co. (HPS), at the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park (SCIP) in Caojing. With the new plant, MDI splitting capacity at the site will increase from 240,000 to 480,000 metric tons per year. Commercial operation is planned...

2014-07-02 08:22:56

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/brlvpf/super_absorbent) has announced the addition of the "Super Absorbent Polymers Market by Type & Application - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Super absorbent Polymers typically are cross-linked acrylic homo-polymers (usually Sodium neutralized). Diaper and hygiene product manufacturers use super...

2014-07-02 08:22:51

SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde Electronics and Specialty Gases, a business area of Linde Gas North America LLC, will be exhibiting at SEMICON West tradeshow in San Francisco July 8-10. Its focus will be on how Linde enables smarter electronics manufacturing through innovative gases and chemicals technology, as well as through investment in gases, engineering and strategic partnerships. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b Linde Gas North America LLC...

2014-07-01 23:14:01

This year, NutriGold’s Organic Red Yeast Rice Gold product formulated with Kaneka Q10® and Bergamonte Citrus Extract was chosen as the “Best Supplement for Heart Health,” beating Nordic Naturals’ Ultimate Omega-3+CoQ10 and Kyolic’s Aged Garlic extract for the award. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Every year, Delicious Living (DL) magazine solicits nominations from its advisory board, natural retailers, manufacturers, and consumers for its top supplement awards. The review process...

2014-07-01 23:13:46

This Independence Day, APEC Water Systems is offering a special sale on all reverse osmosis and whole house water filters in honor of our country’s birthday. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 This year’s July 4th falls on a Friday, making it a unique long weekend opportunity for enjoying great celebrations, road trips and shopping deals. In appreciation of America’s birthday, APEC water is offering super holiday savings on a wide variety of products throughout their entire...

2014-07-01 23:12:54

On June 24, the FDA communicated that there is no clear evidence of increased cardiovascular risks associated with use of Olmesartan in diabetic patients. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for Olmesartan. The FDA issued...


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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...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.