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DUBLIN, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mqd4gd/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Hydrobromic
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The first truck of excavated coal ash left the retired Riverbend power plant near Charlotte today, marking the beginning of the end for ash storage
DUBLIN, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/clksmx/high_density) has announced the addition of the "High Density
DUBLIN, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gh3mtp/the_world_market) has announced the addition of the "The World
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog called on California's United States Attorneys to investigate the unprecedented refinery outages driving California gasoline
NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Aerogels, Inc.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A good mattress is essential for a good night's sleep. Today's consumers want their foam mattresses to offer comfort and quality.
Research suggests that Egtved Girl came from far outside Denmark's current borders, with one researcher believing she came from the Black Forest of Southwest Germany.
Iron deficiency is the most common and widespread nutritional disorder in the world, but this little iron fish is here to save the day!
LONDON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Beryllium industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Beryllium industry. The report provides
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) 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...
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, 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 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...
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.