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2014-09-08 08:30:26

50% of Patients Treated with Mipsagargin had No Tumor Growth at Four Months SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, presented the hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), or liver cancer, Phase II clinical trial update for mipsagargin (G-202) at the 8(th) International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) Conference on Saturday, September 6, 2014, in Kyoto, Japan. CEO, Craig Dionne, PhD,...

2014-09-08 08:29:52

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced that it has reached a full settlement with Mallinckrodt Inc. of Nuvo's claims and Mallinckrodt's counterclaim relating to Nuvo's license to Mallinckrodt of the right to market and sell Pennsaid(®) and Pennsaid 2% in the United States. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, Mallinckrodt will return...

2014-09-08 08:29:26

--Phase 2a Trial is First to Use Crowdsourcing for Protocol Design and Telemonitoring for Patient Data Collection-- NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Life Sciences, LLC (TLS), the world's first clinical-stage drug development company based on open innovation, today announced that it has received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program grant to fund a Phase 2a proof-of-concept study testing the utility of the ACE inhibitor lisinopril as an adjunctive...

2014-09-08 08:24:07

VANCOUVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sarama Resources Ltd. ("Sarama" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the successful completion of its initial drill program at the Company's Cape Mount Project in western Liberia. The reconnaissance drill program featured widely spaced drill fences along an 8km portion of a previously delineated 15km-long soil anomaly (see press release January 13, 2014). The drill program has confirmed the presence of shallow, in-situ gold mineralisation within...

2014-09-08 08:23:52

NYSE MKT Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Uranium Energy Corp ("UEC" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Melbye as Executive Vice President effective immediately. Scott is a 30-year veteran of the nuclear energy industry having held leadership positions in major uranium mining companies as well as industry-wide organizations. Through to June 2014, Scott was Executive Vice President, Marketing, for...

2014-09-08 08:23:19

BlueDot Franchise Equipment Including RDX MicroScreen System to be Operated by Stanford University's Dr. Craig S. Criddle SCOTTSDALE, AZ and CALGARY, AB, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - RDX Technologies Corporation ("RDX" or the "Company") (TSXV: RDX, OTCQX: RGDEF, FSE:RL7), a water treatment and energy technology company, today announced that a contract has been executed with Stanford University for the sale of RDX's BlueDot franchise based water treatment equipment, including RDX's patented...

2014-09-08 08:22:37

NEW YORK and LONDON, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS Chemical Business magazine has released its annual ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies, a global listing of producers ranked by 2013 sales. The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies ranking is available for download as a PDF at http://www.icis.com/top100chem. Topping the list and surpassing the $100bn mark for the first time is Germany's BASF with $101.9bn in revenues, followed by China's Sinopec at #2 with...

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2014-09-08 08:14:04

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The search for new sources of renewable energy and clean water has led one Russian scientist to look to the skies, as he and his colleagues are developing a new device capable of collecting moisture from clouds and channeling it back down to Earth so that it can be used for drinkable H2O and electricity generation. The device is known as the air hydroelectric station (Air HES), and it features both a weather balloon stationed...

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2014-09-08 07:24:34

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Postmenopausal women who eat foods higher in potassium are less likely to have strokes and die than women who eat less potassium-rich foods, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. “Previous studies have shown that potassium consumption may lower blood pressure. But whether potassium intake could prevent stroke or death wasn’t clear,” said Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Ph.D., study senior...

paleosol in boulders
2014-09-08 07:08:52

Thomas Deane, Trinity College Dublin Geologists from Trinity College Dublin have rewritten the evolutionary history books by finding that oxygen-producing life forms were present on Earth some 3 billion years ago – a full 60 million years earlier than previously thought. These life forms were responsible for adding oxygen (O2) to our atmosphere, which laid the foundations for more complex life to evolve and proliferate. Working with colleagues from the Presidency University in...


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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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