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Women are two times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than men, and new research appearing in the journal Biological Psychiatry suggests that their sex hormones may be to blame.
Powerful Platform Quickly Gaining Momentum in Advanced Planar and 3D Device Manufacturing BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
Features tour of world's largest stand-alone refinery, Al Khaleej LONDON and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan.
Amid recent reports revealing a growing trend of substance abuse among American workers, Novus Medical Detox Center calls for support programs and treatment to reduce the prevalence and economic costs
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.
Bio-Rad's Automated Droplet Generator delivers trusted, high-quality results to a market characterized by increasingly stringent regulations and standards MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan.
NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Britannia Mining, Inc.
Henkel and Almond Products to expand use of BONDERITE(R) MGC and BONDERITE(R) ECC Electro Ceramic Coatings with magnesium and aluminum for automotive structural and powertrain applications
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At the recent Davos World Economic Forum, Al Gore blamed Russian-block countries for causing a spike in world food prices and civil unrest like the “Arab Spring,” but Friends of Science point
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) 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...
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, 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 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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