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2014-10-21 08:35:10

Animal study reveals potential brain-health benefits of a walnut-enriched diet FOLSOM, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new animal study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, slowing the progression of, or preventing Alzheimer's disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153235 Research led by Abha Chauhan, PhD, head of the Developmental Neuroscience...

2014-10-21 08:33:43

Company's new identity to reflect its enhanced focus in chronic diseases of addiction RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RBP) today announced its UK-based parent company, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB), expects the proposed demerger of the RBP business to complete in 2014. Reckitt Benckiser originally announced plans to demerge the RBP business in late July 2014, and the operational and financial separations, appointment of the new...

2014-10-21 08:32:43

DALLAS, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds EpiCast Report: Dyslipidemia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 market research of 94 pages to the Therapeutics section under Pharmaceuticals category of its online business intelligence library. To build the epidemiological forecast for the total prevalent cases of dyslipidemia in the 8MM, epidemiologists used nationally representative studies that provided the total prevalence of serum lipid disturbances (LDLc,...

2014-10-21 08:27:07

PORTLAND, Oregon, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new market research report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Herbicides Market -(Type, Mode of Action, Crop Type, Geography) Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", indicates that the global herbicide market would reach $31.5 billion by 2020, registering CAGR of 5.4% from 2014 to 2020. Asia-Pacific is the dominant market in terms of consumption of herbicides (around two...

2014-10-21 08:25:51

Establishes first North American rare earth metals production to supply dysprosium to the magnet industry NATICK, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- INFINIUM announced today that it is moving into commercial production of rare earth metals, an enabling component of high strength permanent magnets that are used in trillions of dollars of finished products worldwide. The company has demonstrated electrolytic reduction of rare earth metals from oxides using full-scale cell...

2014-10-21 08:25:44

HOUSTON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to research undergone by PEX Network, 66.6% of energy companies report that process excellence has been deployed in more than one business unit in order to improve efficiency and profits. The challenge is now how oil and gas operators can leverage process excellence across the whole organisation and link it to business strategy. Copies of the research report are fully downloadable from http://bit.ly/OPEXIndustryReport...

2014-10-21 08:25:24

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Cellulosic Ethanol Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Ethanol that is produced by converting sugar in cellulose is particularly known as cellulosic ethanol. It is produced from lignocellulose available in cellulosic materials such as wood and grass. Ethanol is the most commonly commended alternative or additive for gasoline and is...

2014-10-20 23:05:58

Capitol SkyMine deploys new technology to transform greenhouse gas emissions into marketable, carbon-negative products such as baking soda and bleach. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Designed to be both beneficial for the environment and profitable for business, Skyonic Corporation will open Capitol SkyMine, the first-of-its-kind, commercial-scale carbon capture and utilization facility, on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Located in San Antonio at Capitol Aggregates, an existing cement plant,...

2014-10-20 23:03:31

Worldwide License Gives Consumers Access to SGS™ - the Most Concentrated Brand of Glucoraphanin Found in Supplements and Brassica® Teas BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Brassica Protection Products LLC announced today an expansion of its current worldwide exclusive license agreement with Johns Hopkins University. Brassica is licensing the intellectual property surrounding the extraction technology for the class of phytonutrients glucosinolates (e.g. glucoraphanin) and...

2014-10-20 23:02:55

The European Inorganic Refrigerants Market is estimated to grow to $45.5 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 0.9% from 2013 to 2018, with strict government regulations for better environmental conditions with the use of inorganic refrigerants http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-inorganic-refrigerants-6877647149.html (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Europe Inorganic Refrigerants Market report defines and segments the inorganic refrigerants market in Europe with analysis and forecast of...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.