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Great Bahama Bank marine core sediments
2014-09-18 02:30:49

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Scientists analyze marine sediment core to understand trends in carbon isotopes over time A recent study of the global carbon cycle offers a new perspective of Earth’s climate records through time. Scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science suggest that one of the current methods for interpreting ancient changes in the concentration of carbon dioxide in the...

2014-09-18 08:30:35

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept.18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) today provided an update on the commercial activities related to ADASUVE(®) inhalation powder, pre-dispensed (Staccato(®) loxapine) in the European Union (EU). Grupo Ferrer Internacional, S.A. (Ferrer) is Alexza's commercial partner for ADASUVE in the European Union, Latin America and the CIS countries (the Ferrer Territory). Ferrer has distribution agreements with AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals...

2014-09-18 08:28:33

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUXL) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for STENDRA(®) (avanafil). STENDRA is now the only FDA-approved erectile dysfunction (ED) medication indicated to be taken as early as approximately 15 minutes before sexual activity. STENDRA is a prescription...

2014-09-18 08:28:26

- Boehringer Ingelheim obtains exclusive global rights for development and commercialization of CureVac's investigational therapeutic cancer vaccine CV9202 INGELHEIM and TUBINGEN, Germany, and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim and CureVac, leader in mRNA (messenger ribonucleic acid)-based drug development, today jointly announce an exclusive global license and development collaboration. The new collaboration focuses on CureVac's CV9202, a novel...

2014-09-18 08:23:40

Argex Management to Present Evening Keynote Address on October 8, 2014 MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium, Inc. (TSX: RGX), an emerging producer of high-grade titanium dioxide (TiO(2)) used as white pigment in paint, plastic, paper, cosmetics and other applications, has been selected as a major sponsor of the 2014 TiO(2 )World Summit being held in Montreal, Quebec, October 7-9, 2014 at the Le Westin Montreal Hotel. TiO(2 )World Summit brings together industry...

2014-09-18 08:23:38

VANCOUVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Amarc Resources Ltd. ("Amarc" or the "Company") (TSX-V: AHR; OTCBB: AHR) announces that further to information provided in the Company's MD&A dated August 14, 2014, an exploration drill program has recently been completed at IKE. IKE is a compelling porphyry copper-molybdenum-silver deposit target located approximately 40 kilometres northwest of Gold Bridge, British Columbia. The nine hole (5,400 metres) core drilling program was...

2014-09-18 08:23:17

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products' (NYSE: APD) chairman, president and chief executive officer, Seifi Ghasemi, today announces a major company restructuring, with the goal of regaining industry leadership by providing excellent service to customers as the safest and most profitable industrial gas company in the world. Ghasemi says he has already met and communicated with thousands of Air Products' employees who are ready for change and are committing to a new...

2014-09-18 08:22:57

LONDON, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mott MacDonald has acquired its UK water industry design and build joint venture partner Bentley Holdings Ltd (including its subsidiary company JN Bentley Ltd). The move is a natural progression in the highly successful 15-year partnership between the companies through the joint venture Mott MacDonald Bentley. JN Bentley employs over 700 people with a turnover of GBP120million. Over 80% of its business is derived through Mott...

2014-09-17 23:14:48

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," shared the microphone with Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), last Saturday on the Car Clinic globalcast in a hard-hitting discussion of the local, regional and national issues surrounding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which is now being threatened by “Big Oil." Dinneen explained that the RFS and ethanol production saves...

2014-09-17 23:14:25

Houston-area B2B Demand Generation company, SalesStaff LLC, named by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) as one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 SalesStaff LLC, a global leader in B2B demand generation services, announced today that it has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The evaluation process for this award included...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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