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2015-04-27 23:03:00

The Europe Fuel Injection System market estimated to reach a value of $17,457.1 million by 2019.

2015-04-27 23:02:40

The European SBR market is projected to reach $2,498.5 million by 2019.

2015-04-27 23:00:51

Leading Provider of Large-Substrates Process Manufacturing Advances the Solar Cell ProductionSVC Techcon Exhibit 2015 (Booth # 912, Santa Clara Convention Center) April 27, 2015 09:00 AM Eastern

2015-04-27 23:00:44

With long-time WaterAid projects in Nepal severely affected by Saturday’s devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake, the organization is mobilizing to provide immediate assistance to disaster survivors.

2015-04-27 16:30:48

~ Nonprofit acts to equip local Morris County family members with free Naloxone Kits, tools, materials and support to prevent additional overdose deaths MORRIS COUNTY, N.J., April

2015-04-27 16:30:30

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) today commended the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for announcing the final

dog saliva
2015-04-27 16:55:32

Dog owners should be familiar with this: You get a small cut while chopping vegetables and suddenly your dog is on you like a shark to blood (or like Kanye to himself). Some people let their dogs lick their wounds because it’s said to promote healing and because “their mouths are cleaner than ours,” but if everything the general populace knew as a fact were true, half of us would be dead from daddy longlegs bites and swimming after eating.

2015-04-27 16:25:19

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN) today announced a price increase of up to $0.10/dry pound on all styrene butadiene latex products and up to $0.06/dry

2015-04-27 16:24:39

Advance Estimates Suggest a Cane Crush of 13.10 Million mt in Brazil's Center-South LONDON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts Survey of Analysts -- Cane crush:


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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
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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