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2014-09-19 16:21:39

BRISTOL, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), announced today that Plum Energy LLC will construct a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on property adjacent to Alpha Coal West Inc.'s Eagle Butte Mine, near Gillette, Wyoming. The Plum Energy facility will supply LNG to Alpha Coal West's mine haul vehicles, producing cost efficiencies and fuel savings for its mining operations. Natural gas becomes LNG when the gas is cooled to more than 260...

2014-09-19 12:28:10

ABINGDON, England, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - 2011 - Application of the hydrophobic nano-coating on hearing devices - 2012 - Integration of the Splash-proof coating in smartphone and tablet manufacturing - 2013 - Development of next-generation Dunkable(TM) technology - 2014 - Development of a roll-to-roll system to treat rolls of filtration media P2i [http://www.p2i.com ] was awarded the Gold Stevie Award in the...

2014-09-19 12:22:26

US Defense Production Act Title III Phase 2 funds Red Rock Biofuels project in Oregon HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Velocys, the technology innovator for smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL), is pleased to announce that its customer, Red Rock Biofuels, has been awarded a $70 million grant to construct a biomass-to-liquids (BTL) plant in Oregon incorporating Velocys Fischer-Tropsch (FT) technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147183 "We are very pleased to...

2014-09-19 12:22:22

DALLAS, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Catalyst Regeneration Market by Technology (Off-site regeneration and On-site regeneration), by Application (Refinery, Chemicals & Petrochemicals, and Others), by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the catalyst regeneration market with an analysis and forecast of value by technologies,...

2014-09-19 12:22:12

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Squalene (Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals & Food Industry) Market - Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Squalene is a natural skin-identical chemical that finds applications in various end user industries such as cosmetic & personal care, food supplements, pharmaceuticals, and in other applications like high grade...

2014-09-19 12:22:04

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hydrofluoric Acid Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Hydrofluoric Acid Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global hydrofluoric acid industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain...

2014-09-19 08:26:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) today announced results from preclinical studies characterizing the analgesic profiles of a series of the company's internally-discovered oral, peripherally-acting kappa opioid receptor agonist molecules. The preclinical research candidates were created using Nektar's small molecule polymer medicinal chemistry platform. The analgesic properties of kappa receptor agonism are well described in the medical...

2014-09-19 08:25:54

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTech News Coverage: Progress made as biotech companies release latest developments, patents and results of studies and trials. Companies in focus are: GenSpera Inc. (OTC: GNSZ), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD), Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) and Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for...

2014-09-19 08:25:32

VIENNA, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, persist for many years after treatment has stopped. The global study has found that, six years after stopping intensive treatment with the combination of perindopril and indapamide, patients with type 2 diabetes continued to have a lower risk of serious heart disease...

2014-09-19 08:23:06

Production from Prolific Shale Plays Up 31.5% Compared to Year Ago Levels DENVER and HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by more than 78,000 barrels per day (b/d) in August or 3.1% in August, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. The latest data shows that South Texas, Eagle Ford oil...


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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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