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2015-05-20 20:26:37

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w8x463/cryogenic) has announced the addition of the "Cryogenic Equipment

2015-05-20 20:22:59

NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The worldwide March Against Monsanto campaign has received massive international support following the announcement of its official launch date of May

2015-05-20 16:33:09

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A superalloy is an alloy that, generally with iron, nickel, and cobalt as its base alloying element, can resist corrosion and oxidation at a high temperature

2015-05-20 16:31:46

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cholesterol Testing in Million Units by the following Product Segments:

2015-05-20 16:30:40

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Flexible Packaging in Thousand Metric Tons and US$ Million.

2015-05-20 16:28:52

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rr8dxp/waterborne_epoxy) has announced the addition of the "Waterborne

2015-05-20 16:28:47

DENVER, Pa., May. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- USA Gypsum held its Executive Tour and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on Friday, April 17, 2015.

2015-05-20 16:28:03

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Silicon and Ferrosilicon in Metric Tons.

2015-05-20 16:23:25

DALLAS, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Companies of Northwest Dallas and Fort Worth are offering 30 days of free self-storage


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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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.