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2014-10-20 12:23:52

Ad Buy Runs in The New Yorker, Scientific American, Harpers and Others; Science Magazine Rejects Advertorial, Writing: "We're concerned about... getting into a battle with the GMO industry" VISTA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, family-owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America, is running a full page advertorial by company president David Bronner entitled, "Herbicide and Insecticide Use on GMO Crops...

2014-10-20 12:23:31

DUBLIN, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global calcium chloride industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-10-20 12:21:34

First HiMA Trail Completed in St. Petersburg, Russia HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global innovator and producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs), today announced the successful completion of the first road trial of highly modified asphalt (HiMA) technology in St. Petersburg, Russia, which will open to traffic in mid-2015. HiMA is an innovative SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) polymer technology developed...

2014-10-20 08:35:30

DUBLIN, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Cysteine Methyl Ester Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Cysteine Methyl Ester Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global cysteine methyl ester industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-10-20 08:32:26

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted for review the company's Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for its in-house-discovered AMPA receptor antagonist perampanel for the treatment of primary generalized tonic-clonic (PGTC) seizures, a severe form of seizures, in patients 12 years and older. FYCOMPA((TM)) (perampanel) CIII, which was approved by the FDA in October 2012 and became...

2014-10-20 08:31:08

Contrave is now available by prescription, and Contrave patients also have access to the Scale Down program and Direct Save to help support their complete approach to weight management DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda"), its wholly-owned subsidiary Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Orexigen(®) Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) jointly announced today that Contrave(®) (naltrexone HCI and bupropion HCI)...

2014-10-20 08:25:13

Newest innovation to marry black silicon and laser technologies. RED BANK, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Incorporating its proprietary advances in laser-processing technology, scientists at Natcore Technology (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) have created an all-low-temperature, laser-processed solar cell. Their latest device does not require temperatures above 350 degrees C for any process step. This development sets the stage for a marriage between Natcore's highly specialized laser...

2014-10-20 08:25:01

Company to Present Data on Mirel® Performance Additives at Vinyltec 2014 and ADDCOM Conferences CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), an advanced biomaterials company focused on sustainable solutions for the plastics industry, today announced that data on Mirel(®) performance additives will be presented at conferences being held in the U.S. and Europe on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Together, the presentations will highlight data showing that...

2014-10-20 08:24:59

DUBLIN, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Ammonium Bicarbonate Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Ammonium Bicarbonate Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global ammonium bicarbonate industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-10-20 08:23:54

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaVenture Holdings(TM), a leader in water purification solutions, announced that it has merged with Quench USA, Inc., the largest independent provider of filtered water coolers and ice dispensers in North America. Quench becomes the second operating platform of AquaVenture Holdings, joining Seven Seas Water Corporation, an international provider of water management solutions. In connection with the merger, AquaVenture Holdings secured an...


Latest Chemistry Reference Libraries

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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