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2014-10-30 08:28:45

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Scandium Oxide Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Scandium Oxide Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global scandium oxide industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-10-30 08:27:08

The Company expects to generate revenue upon environmental permit approval GUADUAS, Colombia, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Colombia Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: NEWC) ("New Colombia or the Company"), a U.S. company with coal and other resource assets in Colombia, is pleased to update shareholders on the progress of their mining operations. New Colombia is nearing completion of the development of its 1000 cubic meter per day rock quarry on their property. New Colombia's...

2014-10-30 08:26:46

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) today reported financial and operating performance for the third quarter of 2014. Highlights for the quarter include: -- Earnings of $82.0 million, or $0.53 per diluted share - adjusted((2)) -- Generated operating cash flow((1)) of $160.7 million, or $1.04 per diluted share -- Produced 62.5 Bcfe of natural gas and oil -- Increased oil production 212 percent year over year -- Low per...

2014-10-30 04:21:03

TAIPEI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it has received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Donepezil Hydrochloride Tablets USP, 23 mg, the generic equivalent to Eisai Inc.'s Aricept® 23mg. Aricept® 23mg is used to treat Alzheimer's disease patients. TWi Pharmaceuticals is preparing to launch the product in the US via its fully owned subsidiary, TWi...

2014-10-30 04:20:17

LONDON, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles O. Holliday as Chairman with effect from the conclusion of the 2015 Annual General Meeting ("AGM"), subject to his re-appointment as a Director of the Company by shareholders at the AGM. Mr Holliday will succeed Jorma Ollila who will step down from the Board with effect from the conclusion of the...

2014-10-30 04:20:07

FORLI, Italy, and LEBANON, Tennessee, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Plant is fully operational, first phase of the project (capacity of 50 million pounds) is complete - Second phase will double capacity and add TPE production in 2015 - SO.F.TER. USA offers the American market one of the broadest range of products and services available in the industry while being truly focused on customer's needs SO.F.TER., one of...

2014-10-29 23:16:12

Your 100% vegan and paraben free way to a faster blowdry is now available (Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 2014) (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Zerran is excited to introduce Xblowsion, a new blowdry spray that dramatically reduces blowdry time while imparting featherweight conditioners and thermal protecting agents. Our shake and spray formula takes seconds to use, and delivers superb shine. In line with the Zerran 100% vegan brand, Xblowsion is free of parabens, sulfates and phthalates, while...

2014-10-29 23:13:05

The Diamond Smackdown is back at the Liquidation Channel, going on all day Saturday, November 1. AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Liquidation Channel (LC) is delighted to announce the return of its Diamond Smackdown event. The Diamond Smackdown has continuously been voted one of the most anticipated events of the year by LC customers, and will feature an entire day of amazing deals on dazzling diamond jewelry. This highly anticipated 27 –hour, coast-to-coast event starts on...

2014-10-29 23:09:26

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global 1,3 Butadiene (BD) Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" market research report to their database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/butadiene-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The global market for 1,3 butadiene is expected to reach USD 33.01 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand for tires (both...

2014-10-29 23:07:54

New Market Research Reports Title Global Phenolic Resins Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020 Has Beed Added to GrandViewReseach.com Report Database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/phenolic-resins-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Increased applications of phenolic molding compounds in automotive and aerospace industries is expected to impact the global phenolic resins market positively, according to a...


Latest Chemistry Reference Libraries

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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