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2015-03-27 12:24:21

DALLAS, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fluoropolymers Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2%, in terms of volume, over the next five years to reach 380.2 KT by

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2015-03-27 11:58:54

Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have developed a material that could lead to the next generation of bulletproof vests: a nanofiber-based structure that is tougher than Kevlar and can be stretched to seven times its original length.

2011 japan earthquake
2015-03-27 10:08:19

The March 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan was reportedly responsible for at least 15,000 deaths and damage to more than one million buildings, and new research indicates that effects of the catastrophic event are still being felt in the climate today.

2015-03-27 08:23:41

LAKEWOOD, Colo., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pershing Gold Corporation (OTCQB:PGLC) ("Pershing Gold" or the "Company"), an emerging Nevada gold producer on a fast-track to reopen the Relief

2015-03-27 08:22:54

ARLINGTON, Va., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aluminum Association applauded

2015-03-26 23:19:20

Springboard Biodiesel, a California-based, clean-tech manufacturer, announced Tuesday that its small-scale biodiesel processing equipment will be installed at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

2015-03-26 23:17:31

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds “Global and China Nano Composite Zirconia Industry Report, 2015” to its store.

2015-03-26 23:16:15

Elasto Proxy announces new article and video about how to select the right rubber compounds for seals, gaskets, and insulation.

2015-03-26 23:14:20

10 Best Water is a rapidly expanding organization that ranks companies within the water industry based on various factors.


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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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