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2014-05-02 23:07:56

“Health And Beauty Benefits Of Cucumber On Skin And In The Body,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of cucumbers, and some reasons to love them. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 “Health And Beauty Benefits Of Cucumber On Skin And In The Body,” a new report created by Alice Phung on the site Vkool.com shows health and beauty benefits of cucumbers, and detailed instructions on how to use them properly. In the first part of this report,...

2014-02-22 23:02:13

The new “Benefits Of Cucumbers” report on the website Vkool.com provides readers with positive effects of cucumbers. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 The new “Benefits Of Cucumbers” report on the website Vkool.com delivers to people typical advantage of cucumbers. At the beginning of the article, readers will discover different types of cucumber, such as Armenian cucumbers, English cucumbers, garden cucumbers, Kirby cucumbers, lemon cucumbers, and Persian cucumbers. The...

2014-01-13 23:01:09

Canned Vegetables Can Now Be Brought Back to Life and Made Probiotic-Rich with Kit from Perfect Pickler Florida (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Individuals nationwide have started to discover the benefits of pickling vegetables at home. Not only does fermenting produce provide beneficial bacteria and nutrients to the human body, but it preserves food for months which keeps down healthy food costs. However, some people do not have access to fresh, decent, raw cucumbers or vegetables which...

Cucumber Genome Resequenced Revealing An Evolutionary Enigma
2013-10-21 04:42:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Large-scale, deep re-sequencing of 115 cucumbers worldwide has led to the creation of a genomic variation map for the vegetable that includes 3.6 million variants, an international team of scientists report in a new study. The authors, who hail from the Genome Centre of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), the Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) and other institutions, have published their work in the online edition...

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cucumbers Sickens People In 18 States
2013-04-26 07:04:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Salmonella outbreaks seem commonplace as of late, with one of the most recent being an outbreak linked to minced meat. Lee Rannals of redOrbit reported in January that 16 people were sickened in five states due to contaminated ground beef. While nobody died from the outbreak, more than half were hospitalized. One of the worst outbreaks in recent memory was the deadly 2009 salmonella outbreak tied to peanut butter, which sickened...

Information About Cucurbitaceae Brought Up To Date With New Checklist
2013-03-11 13:02:36

Pensoft Publishers In 2010, it was shown that melons and cucumbers can be traced back to India. Because of the importance of the region for an understanding of Cucurbitaceae evolution and diversity, a new checklist of the Cucurbitaceae of India was produced to update the information on that family. The study was published in the open access journal PhytoKeys. Vegetables are essential components of a healthy daily diet, not just in India but around the globe. Compared to grains and...

Cucumber Inspires New Bio-Inspired Twistless Spring
2012-08-31 12:30:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Harvard University have developed a new spring that is soft when pulled gently and stiff when pulled strongly — all from studying a cucumber. Captivated by the strange coiling behavior in the grasping tendrils of the cucumber plant, the research team found that unlike a normal coil, which would unwind to a flat ribbon under stress when untwisted, a cucumber tendril would actually coil further. Understanding this...

2012-06-10 23:01:01

Recent experiment shows custom-developed LED Grow Lights for cucumbers producing record yields in record times, using less electricity than ever before. Santa Clarita, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2012 Greenhouse growing plays a huge role in the production of localized crops, allowing for enhanced yields per acre compared to outdoor farming and reduced trucking needs. These controlled environments have been operating for decades using HPS (High Pressure Sodium) grow lights for supplementation when...

2012-06-07 23:02:56

Internet marketing company Cucumber Local today commended entrepreneur Paul Otlet, who, today, was recently recognized at the World Science Festival as having birthed the concept in 1934 behind what is now the modern-day Internet New York, New York (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Internet marketing company Cucumber Local offered praise and commendation to the late Belgian lawyer, author, and entrepreneur Paul Otlet, who was credited with having come up with the first concept behind what is now known...


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Black Sea Cucumber, Holothuria forskali
2013-01-28 14:44:54

Image Caption: Black Sea Cucumber, Holothuria forskali. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The black sea cucumber (Holothuria forskali), also known as the cotton-spinner, is a species that can be found in the Mediterranean Sea and eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean. Its range includes the waters around the Azores and the Canary Islands. It prefers to reside in shallow waters at depths of up to 164 feet and can be found on rocky, vertical surfaces. In 1969, Rowe classified it within...

Tubular Sea Cucumber, Holothuria tubulosa
2013-01-28 12:53:49

Image Caption: Holothuria tubulosa. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia  (CC BY-SA 3.0) The tubular sea cucumber (Holothuria tubulosa), commonly known as the cotton-spinner, is the type species of its genus, Holothuria. It can be found in eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean, with a range that extends as far as the Bay of Biscay to the north, in the Mediterranean Sea. It prefers a habitat within temperate areas and is found at depths of up to 330 feet below sea level, along the sandy floor or in...

Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber, Holothuria mexicana
2013-01-28 09:53:01

Image Caption: Holothuria mexicana. Credit: Daniel Hershman / Wikipedia  (CC BY 2.0) The donkey dung sea cucumber (Holothuria mexicana) can be found in areas of the Caribbean, with a range that stretches into southern waters of Brazil. It prefers to reside in shallow waters between depths of about seven feet and sixty-six feet, in clear sandy areas located in mangroves, seagrass beds, and offshore reefs. This species can reach an average length of twenty inches. It dorsal skin is brown...

Black Sea Cucumber, Holothuria atra
2012-04-19 10:48:27

The Black Sea Cucumber (Holothuria atra), also known as the Lollyfish, is a species of marine invertebrate in the Holothuriidae family. It is found in the Indo-Pacific ocean region, extending from the Red Sea and East Africa to Australia. It is found on the seabed, in shallow waters on reefs and sand flats and in sea grass meadows at depths up to 66 feet. It prefers reef flats where it is not fully exposed to the waves but the water is well aerated, and shallows beside slabs of rock from...

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