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2015-01-14 23:00:29

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, has published an

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Following the purge of oxygen gas from a pipe weld area, measure trace ppm oxygen levels with the portable, low-cost Pipe Weld Purge PPM Oxygen Analyzer from Advanced Instruments Inc.

2015-01-14 16:23:38

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About LABLinear alkyl benzene or LAB is a colorless detergent alkylate produced from kerosene feedstock.

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The dynamic software platform features an interactive analysis of "The Market for Real-Time PCR" ARLINGTON, Va., Jan.

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SPRING, Texas, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Administration released their blueprint for seeking further reductions of methane emissions from the oil and natural gas sector.

2015-01-14 12:22:15

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced details of its new plan to reduce methane emissions from the U.S.

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DALLAS, January 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The research report "Silicone Elastomers Market by Type (HTV, RTV, & LSR), by Process (Extrusion, Injection Molding, Compression

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SAN FRANCISCO, January 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New Market Research Reports Titled 'Global Polyurethanes Market Analysis, Size and Segment Forecasts to 2020' has Been Added


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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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