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2014-08-11 16:21:51

BONANZA, Utah, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Gilsonite Company, Inc. ("American Gilsonite", or "AGC"), the world's major supplier of Gilsonite®, announced that it will post financial and operating results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014 to the Company's Intralinks investor site on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Holders of the Corporation's Senior Secured Notes, prospective investors, and members of the financial community that would like access to the Company's...

2014-08-11 16:21:43

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Polymeric Foams - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polymeric Foams in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US,...

2014-08-11 16:20:39

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Carbon Fibers - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carbon Fibers in Metric Tons by the following End-Use Applications: Aerospace and Defense, Sports Goods, Industrial Applications, Wind Energy, Automotive, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for...

2014-08-11 12:27:57

ALBANY, New York, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Biochar Market- Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020." According to the report, the global Biochar market revenue was valued at USD 229.3 Million in 2013 and is expected to reach USD 572.3 million in 2020, at a CAGR of 14.8% from 2013 to 2020. Also, the global commercial Biochar production is expected to surge...

2014-08-11 12:26:57

Significant Opportunity Exists for New Therapies to Treat GIST, Particularly those for Treating Unresectable and/or Metastatic Disease in Later-Line Settings BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the treatment landscape of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) will not change dramatically through 2023 as no new therapies are expected to launch for this indication. Treatment of GIST is largely dependent on tumor size, location and growth rate and...

2014-08-11 12:23:13

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Polyphthalamide (PPA) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Polyphthalamide (PPA) Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Polyphthalamide (PPA) industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-08-11 12:22:52

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that, effective September 1, 2014, or as contracts allow, it will increase prices globally by up to 20 cents per kilogram for select Ancamide®, Ancamine®, Anquamine(TM), Anquawhite®, and Sunmide® epoxy curing agents, as well as select Nourybond® adhesion promoters. The increase is necessary to offset higher raw materials costs, including recent price increases on tetraethylenepentamine,...

2014-08-11 12:22:50

ALBANY, New York, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new report titled "Ferroalloy (Ferrochrome, Ferromanganese, Ferrosilicon and Others) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020." According to the report, the global ferroalloy market was valued at USD 37.25 billion in 2013 and is anticipated to reach USD 53.56 billion in 2020, expanding at a CAGR of 5.4% between 2014 and 2020....

2014-08-11 12:22:30

A Versatile New Substituent for Optimizing the Structures of Drugs and Crop Protection Agents is Now Available SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Catylix, Inc. (Burbank, California) and Aspira Scientific (Milpitas, CA) announce today the launch of the "New Substituent of the Future" for the discovery and development of novel bioactive compounds. Supported by technology developed by Prof. John F. Hartwig at University of California Berkeley, Catylix and Aspira are...

low-oxygen zone
2014-08-11 03:00:40

Hannah Hickey, University of Washington As the complex story of climate change unfolds, many of the endings are grim. But there are exceptions. Predictions that the lowest-oxygen environments in the ocean would get worse may not come to pass. Instead, University of Washington research shows climate change, as it weakens the trade winds, could shrink the size of these extreme low-oxygen waters. "The tropics should actually get better oxygenated as the climate warms up," said Curtis...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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