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2014-08-19 08:22:53

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today the results of an independent resource evaluation for 36 of the Company's 60 exploration blocks in Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Guyana, Guatemala and Papua New Guinea ("PNG"). The 2014 resource evaluation was prepared by Petrotech Engineering Ltd. ("Petrotech") with an effective date of March 31, 2014 (the "2014 Resource Report"). The 2014 Resource Report...

2014-08-18 23:08:40

GMO-free, water-soluble sweetener designed for beverages & water-based applications... dissolves into process immediately. PORTLAND, OREGON (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 In the ongoing drive to reduce the use of sugars and artificial sweeteners in food and beverage products, natural sweeteners continue to gain in popularity and consumer acceptance. While stevia, which is made from the leaves of a plant, is a pleasant-tasting choice, it is not easy to drop into beverages and other...

2014-08-18 23:06:24

New Human Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Reporter Assay System Kit State College, PA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 INDIGO Biosciences, a research products and services company focused on nuclear receptor screenings, announced today that it has released new cell-based Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AhR) reporter assay kits. The Aryl Hydocarbon Recepctor (AhR) Assay employs the luciferase reporter gene technology, and is used for screening test samples to quantify any functional activity that they may...

2014-08-18 23:05:43

Market Size - $20.55 billion in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 4.3%, Market Trends – Increasing refinery output in Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific; new report by Grand View Research. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/catalyst-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The global catalyst market is expected to reach USD 27.59 billion by 2020, according to a new market study by the Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand for...

2014-08-18 23:05:15

According to new report from BCC Research,the global market for plastic rigid food packaging is expected to increase to 37.2 billion pounds by 2019, which corresponds to a 3.7% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2014 to 2019. Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) will retain its dominance over the next five years with a CAGR of 4.1%. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, RIGID FOOD PACKAGING, the global market for...

2014-08-18 23:05:06

Market Size - $381.83 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 8.1%, Market Trends – Increasing demand for sustainable/bio-based plastics; new report by Grand View Research. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/global-plastics-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The global market for plastics is expected to reach USD 654.38 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growth of major end-use industries...

2014-08-18 23:04:45

LEE ANTIMICROBIAL SOLUTIONS LLC (“LAMS”), the Inventor of Patented Dilute Hydrogen Peroxide (DHP) Technology and a Leader in Environmental Disinfection Device Design, will soon offer their DHP technology in a device developed for home use. Armonk, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 LEE ANTIMICROBIAL SOLUTIONS LLC (“LAMS”), the Inventor of Patented Dilute Hydrogen Peroxide (DHP) Technology and a Leader in Environmental Disinfection Device Design, will soon offer their DHP technology in a...

2014-08-18 23:03:53

ReportsnReports.com adds "Lactic Acid Market by Application (Biodegradable Polymer, Food & Beverage, Personal Care & Pharmaceutical) & Polylactic Acid Market by Application (Packaging, Agriculture, Automobile, Electronics, Textile) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Polylactic acid (PLA) is a transparent plastic made of natural resources. The manufacture of PLA includes fermentation of...

2014-08-18 23:03:47

The Latin America Phosphatic fertilizer Market report defines and segments the phosphatic fertilizers market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-phosphatic-fertilizers-4935702052.html. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The Latin America Phosphatic fertilizer Market report defines and segments the phosphatic fertilizers market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The phosphatic fertilizers market in Latin...

2014-08-18 23:02:59

The anti-cancer drug Xalkori® is being investigated by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group in E4512, a phase III trial. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 People diagnosed with early-stage non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer whose tumors have an altered ALK gene now have the opportunity to participate in a new phase III clinical trial, ECOG-ACRIN announced today. The trial will determine if Xalkori® (generic name crizotinib, an ALK-inhibitor), when used after...


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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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