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2014-10-21 12:24:15

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainability is now standard in many building and construction projects, and building professionals are continually on the lookout for high-performance materials for sustainable building environments. With its high-performance polycarbonates, polyurethanes, coatings, adhesives and sealants raw materials as well as its technology expertise, Bayer helps building professionals meet their sustainability goals of low volatile organic compounds...

2014-10-21 12:22:28

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The allegations outlined in the Statement of Objections are baseless and conflict with the EU's own laws that encourage collaboration on development. Honeywell is confident that our practices are consistent with the law and that the Commission will conclude that we acted in full compliance with European Union competition rules. By collaborating on expensive and risky development, Honeywell and DuPont were able to develop HFO-1234yf...

2014-10-21 12:21:08

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thierry F.J. Vanlancker, president, DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts, said the following about the European Commission's Statement of Objections: "DuPont has complied at all times with applicable laws in its development and commercialization of HFO-1234yf, and we plan to defend vigorously against the Commission's allegations and preliminary conclusions. This is one step in a long process, and while it may take years to be resolved,...

nanolobes
2014-10-21 02:30:22

Provided by Nicole Casal Moore, University of Michigan In a design that mimics a hard-to-duplicate texture of starfish shells, University of Michigan engineers have made rounded crystals that have no facets. "We call them nanolobes. They look like little hot air balloons that are rising from the surface," said Olga Shalev, a doctoral student in materials science and engineering who worked on the project. Both the nanolobes' shape and the way they're made have promising applications,...

2014-10-21 08:41:11

System Will Be Used To Support Major Capacity Expansion BEVERLY, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced a new order for the Company's Purion XE(TM) single wafer, high energy implanter from a prominent chipmaker in the Asia Pacific region. The Purion XE will be used in high volume production of DRAM devices. The system is scheduled to ship in...

2014-10-21 08:37:31

SHANGHAI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiaxing Ming Yue Packaging Material Co., Ltd. (Ming Yue Packing), a rising star in the plastic flexible packaging industry, recently launched special APET/EVOH high barrier composite soft sheets. The sheet can provide OTR<1.5 (cm3/m2, 24h, 0.1Mpa) , WTR<2.5 (g/m2, 24h) . Mainly used for modified atmosphere packaging and skin packaging in the food industry, its biggest characteristic is that it has good barrier properties, which can be sealed with...

2014-10-21 08:37:29

Leading industrial lubricant manufacturer Isel will be exhibiting at the 2014 Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association (RETA) National Conference. JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jacksonville, Florida-based Isel, Inc., will exhibit at the upcoming RETA National Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, GA, November 4 through 7, 2014. Isel's specialty refrigeration lubricant experts will be on hand at booth #813 to provide on-site technical...

2014-10-21 08:35:10

Animal study reveals potential brain-health benefits of a walnut-enriched diet FOLSOM, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new animal study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, slowing the progression of, or preventing Alzheimer's disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153235 Research led by Abha Chauhan, PhD, head of the Developmental Neuroscience...

2014-10-21 08:33:43

Company's new identity to reflect its enhanced focus in chronic diseases of addiction RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RBP) today announced its UK-based parent company, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB), expects the proposed demerger of the RBP business to complete in 2014. Reckitt Benckiser originally announced plans to demerge the RBP business in late July 2014, and the operational and financial separations, appointment of the new...

2014-10-21 08:32:43

DALLAS, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds EpiCast Report: Dyslipidemia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 market research of 94 pages to the Therapeutics section under Pharmaceuticals category of its online business intelligence library. To build the epidemiological forecast for the total prevalent cases of dyslipidemia in the 8MM, epidemiologists used nationally representative studies that provided the total prevalence of serum lipid disturbances (LDLc,...


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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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.