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2015-03-04 23:01:19

The Firm is representing a number of Lipitor lawsuit plaintiffs in federal court, all of whom allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the statin medication. New

2015-03-04 23:00:43

The Asia-Pacific Phthalic Anhydride Market is projected to grow significantly in the coming years due to the increasing demand from end-user verticals such as building & construction and electronics.

2015-03-04 20:21:55

DALLAS, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As primetime TV's reigning First Lady, actress Bellamy Young dazzles viewing audiences each week.

2015-03-04 16:23:35

CLAYTON, Mo., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that it is lifting the force majeure declared on February 10, 2015 for chlorine and chemically pure salt from

2015-03-04 16:22:28

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Liquefied Petroleum Gas Market was valued at $236.8 billion in 2014 and is estimated to grow to $288.7 billion

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2015-03-04 16:23:57

Sally sees seashells down by the seashore. (Say that 5 times fast.) Sally never knew why seashells' minerals (calcium carbonate) could form two different compounds until now.

2015-03-04 12:28:13

BRISTOL, Tenn., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UPM Pharmaceuticals, a division of Gregory Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc., has reached an agreement with Sprout Pharmaceuticals to manufacture Flibanserin

2015-03-04 12:27:28

CHICAGO, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A featured presentation on opioid safety will be made at the Surgical Conference

2015-03-04 12:27:26

CARA Bill Reintroduced by Whitehouse and Portman WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the reintroduction of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act,


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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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tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.