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2015-03-23 12:24:41

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC Pink: PATCA) today announced that its Paint Creek Complex has temporarily idled coal production at both the Samples

2015-03-21 23:00:42

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2015-03-21 23:00:19

Scottsdale Recovery Center, an addiction treatment facility in Arizona, announces expanded heroin, opiate and narcotic pain pill services in response to nationwide epidemic (PRWEB)

2015-03-20 23:05:07

Lansing-based graphene nanoplatelet supplier recognized by MCSB. Lansing, Mich.

2015-03-20 23:03:33

The project will include the development of an 80,000 cubic meter per day plant with a possibility to increase its capacity in the future. New York, NY (PRWEB)

2015-03-20 23:03:14

A new form of Naltrexone, Vivitrol, has been proven effective in treating nearly every patient prescribed the opiate blocking medication by the Washington County Health Department, according to

2015-03-20 23:03:09

2015 Global Tricalcium Phosphate (TCP) Industry Research Report of 163 pages now readily available at DeepResearchReports.com database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB)

2015-03-20 23:01:53

Cavitation announces new system trial agreement with a canola oil refinery in Canada. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2015 Cavitation Technologies,

2015-03-20 23:01:47

Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) Market with an analysis of trends and opportunities forecast on the basis of key regions, such as North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Central &

2015-03-20 23:01:38

NuSil Technology LLC, the global leader in high purity medical and space-grade silicones, announces the appointment of Ernest Waaser as its new Chief Executive Officer, following the retirement


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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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