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2015-03-30 23:03:36

The Global Carbon Fiber Prepreg market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years owing to the growing demand, increase in the number of applications, and increased industrialization.

2015-03-30 23:00:57

Bio-Logic Aqua® Research founder and radio show host Sharon Kleyne warns about body dehydration as Summer months approach. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March

2015-03-30 20:25:13

ESPOO, Finland, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Picosun Oy, the leading provider of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment and solutions for global industries,

2015-03-30 20:21:59

MONTREAL, March 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium Inc.

2015-03-30 16:34:19

OTTAWA, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Stronger, clearer warnings on the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviours are being incorporated into the prescribing information for drugs used in the management

2015-03-30 16:29:58

LONDON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report reviews the status of next generation cancer diagnostic technologies and assays, and assesses their global growth potential over

2015-03-30 16:28:53

Warren Brinker to Lead Private Client Resources' Continued Growth in Aggregation and Reporting Services WILTON, Conn., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Private Client Resources (PCR),

2015-03-30 16:28:51

ENU Sets a New Standard for Convenient, High Quality Ready-To-Drink Nutrition MINNEAPOLIS, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers and serious athletes in search of a healthier alternative

2015-03-30 16:24:48

LONDON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report gives a comprehensive study of all cellulosic-plastic combinations as well as plastics that are direct competitors in the drive

2015-03-30 16:24:40

LONDON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSBCC Research estimates the total global market for separation and purification equipment reached about $11.2 billion


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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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