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2014-04-23 08:35:07

DALLAS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Paper Coating Materials Market by Type (GCC, PCC, Kaolin Clay, Talc, Starch, SB latex, Titanium Dioxide, Wax, and others), Application (Coated 1, Coated 2, Coated 3, Coated 4 Paper, and Others), and Geography - Regional Trends & Forecast to 2019", defines and segments the Paper Coating Materials Market with an analysis and forecast of value by types such as GCC, PCC, Kaolin Clay, Talc, Starch, SB latex, Titanium Dioxide,...

2014-04-23 08:35:04

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Callinex Mines (TSX.V-CNX) (OTCQX-CLLXF) is pleased to announce that assays have confirmed high-grade graphite mineralization in samples from the first two diamond drill holes at its Neuron Graphite property in Northern Manitoba near Thompson. Carbon graphite grades of 10.88% have been measured over multiple sections of mineralization, including a 14.5 meter section of mineralization, beginning only 4.5 metres below surface. A...

2014-04-23 08:31:19

SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix will continue to work to ensure patients suffering from severe chronic pain have access to the FDA-approved medications they need in every state nationwide, including Massachusetts. We are once again disappointed that Governor Patrick would issue another immediate restriction without first accepting our offer to discuss the facts and work together to address the needs of patients while combating abuse and addiction. We fully support...

2014-04-23 08:31:00

Third Phase 3 Trial of Custirsen to Receive FDA Fast Track Designation BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to the investigation of custirsen when administered in combination with cabazitaxel/prednisone for the treatment of men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) following...

2014-04-23 08:26:27

Super-slippery coating allows paint to slide out of cans and through pipes with ease, minimizing waste and reducing harmful environmental impact CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiquiGlide, Inc. today announced the world's first commercially viable super-slippery coating for paint and paint colorants. LiquiGlide's permanently wet coating prevents paint products from sticking to cans and manufacturing equipment, delivering value to consumers and manufacturers by reducing waste...

2014-04-23 08:26:13

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pfjbmg/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Dihydroxybenzenes (Catechol, Resorcinol, Hydroquinone) Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pfjbmg/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Dihydroxybenzenes (Catechol,...

2014-04-23 08:25:41

- 5LINX® To Launch New Product Suite Featuring ChromaDex's Patented NIAGEN(TM) Nicotinamide Riboside and PURENERGY® at Annual Event in May - IRVINE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary, ingredients and science-based solutions to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, provided an update today on its previously announced $62...

2014-04-23 08:25:31

ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today issued WARN Act notices at its Wells mining complex located near Wharton, West Virginia, and also at its Corridor G mining complex located near Danville, West Virginia. The Wells complex, which includes the Black Stallion Mine, CC10 Mine, and Wells preparation plant, employs 450 people and produced 1.4 million tons of metallurgical coal in 2013. The Corridor G complex, which includes the...

2014-04-23 08:24:40

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NVGS) today announces that the Company exercised its option to build an additional three 35,000 cubic meter ethylene/ethane capable semi-refrigerated liquefied gas carriers, in addition to the one vessel of the same size already under construction. The three additional vessels will be built at Jiangnan Shipyard in China for $78.4 million each. The 35,000 cubic meter ethylene & ethane carriers are...

2014-04-23 08:24:18

UK Government to Grant £4.9 Million to ICL's CPL Subsidiary in Britain Under its Investment Promotion Programme TEL-AVIV, Israel, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICL (TASE:ICL), a global specialty minerals company that fulfills essential needs of the world's growing population in the agriculture, food and engineered materials markets, today announced that its ICL Fertilizers' subsidiary, Cleveland Potash Ltd. ("CPL"), will expand its activities to mine Polyhalite, which it...


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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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