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2013-04-15 08:27:05

NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A little-known Amazonian "Super Leaf" is breaking new ground in the beverage world. Guayusa (pronounced "gwhy-you-sa") has been brewed by Amazonian hunters as a source of energy and focus for thousands of years, containing as much caffeine as coffee and double the antioxidants of green tea. Brooklyn-based start-up Runa has introduced guayusa to the United States. Founded by entrepreneurs Tyler Gage and Dan MacCombie, Runa has created the world's...

2013-03-08 23:01:13

Runa plans to use fresh capital to fuel future growth in South America operations New York, NY (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Runa, a producer of energy drink products made from the Amazonian plant guayusa, recently closed an oversubscribed round of funding. The latest round was led by Luke Weil, with participation from a private group of investors. In the same way that coconut water, a super re-hydrating, all natural product, has taken market share from artificial sports drinks, Runa, with its...

2012-08-07 02:27:48

ATLANTA, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MAR, an enticing new restaurant and tequila tasting room, will be opening this fall in Decatur. Offering Atlanta fresh, simple and authentic fare from coastal Mexico, MAR is open for lunch and dinner, and will be located at 314 East Howard Avenue, 30030. The MAR concept rose out of a desire to bring the true taste of Coastal Mexico to the United States. Created by well-known Decatur businesswoman, Michele Emmons DeHaven and international restaurateur,...

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2010-03-25 09:25:00

Despite reductions in brain size, domestication has not reduced the ability of guinea pigs to navigate a water maze. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Frontiers in Zoology tested domesticated and wild animals ('cavies') and found that they both performed well at the test, with the domestic animals actually being slightly superior. Lars Lewejohann worked with a team of researchers from the University of Mnster, Germany, to investigate the differing abilities of the...

2009-02-12 15:47:11

A 13-year-old Russian girl who was scolded for writing a letter asking the president for a guinea pig has received an apology and two pets, her parents said. The parents of Anastasia Ivliyeva said the Kalitvensky girl wrote an e-mail to President Dmitry Medvedev's official Web site asking him for a female guinea pig to serve as a companion to the male guinea pig her parents had recently bought for her, The Times of London reported Thursday. However, weeks after she wrote the e-mail, the...