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2014-08-19 12:21:52

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Tire Cord - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Tire Cord in Metric Tons by the following Fabric Types: Steel Tire Cord, Polyester Tire Cord, Nylon Tire Cord, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,...

2014-08-19 08:29:39

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed positive topline results from RECLAIM-1 and -2, pivotal Phase III studies evaluating the potential for the investigational antibiotic, ceftazidime-avibactam as a treatment for adult hospitalized patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130124/NY47381LOGO Ceftazidime-avibactam consists of a cephalosporin (ceftazidime), an established treatment for...

2014-08-19 08:24:09

Gas treating technology includes first membrane-based system on a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in the North Sea DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by BW Offshore to remove contaminants from natural gas aboard a new Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel off the coast of Scotland. The vessel, which will be leased to Premier Oil, will...

2014-08-19 08:24:03

ST. ALBANS, Vt., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new white paper, Superior Technical Ceramics (STC) has outlined how Magnesia Stabilized Zirconia (MSZ) outperforms other Zirconia based technical ceramics materials in high temperature environments, including Yttria-stabilized Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal (YTZP). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/137065 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/137066 Both YTZP and MSZ benefit from the same...

2014-08-19 08:23:55

VANCOUVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H, OTCQX: CMRZF) ("Commerce" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on its metallurgical flowsheet for the Ashram Rare Earth Deposit, including an outline of recommended next steps and potential end-products to be targeted by these steps. Overall, the Company continues to advance the Ashram Project towards completion of its Prefeasibility Study. This work includes the results of recently reported...

2014-08-19 08:23:54

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Spectroscopy Equipment and Accessories - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Spectroscopy Equipment and Accessories in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Molecular Spectroscopy (UV-Vis spectrophotometers, Raman Spectrometers, NMR-EPR Spectrometers, Near Infrared...

2014-08-19 08:23:12

Highest Level Since February 2013, Despite Falling Feedstock Prices LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market rose for a second consecutive month, up 4% in July to $1,446 per metric ton (/mt), following a 2% monthly advance in June, according to the just-released monthly Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI). The PGPI is a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals and is published by Platts, a leading global...

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...


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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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