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2014-10-21 04:20:43

GUELPH, Ontario, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced its participation in upcoming investor conferences. -- 2014 ROTH Solar Symposium from 12pm to 4pm PDT on Wednesday October 22, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. -- CICC Investment Forum (Beijing) 2014 on Wednesday October 29, 2014 at the China World Hotel in Beijing. -- 2014 Credit Suisse New...

2014-10-21 00:20:13

- Dedicated to Vehicle Light Weighting to Advance China's Environmental Goals ATLANTA and CHANGZHOU, China, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today officially opened China's first plant dedicated to the production of heat-treated aluminum automotive sheet. The opening makes Novelis the only company to produce automotive aluminum sheet in all three of the world's major automobile producing regions -- Asia, Europe and North...

2014-10-20 23:05:58

Capitol SkyMine deploys new technology to transform greenhouse gas emissions into marketable, carbon-negative products such as baking soda and bleach. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Designed to be both beneficial for the environment and profitable for business, Skyonic Corporation will open Capitol SkyMine, the first-of-its-kind, commercial-scale carbon capture and utilization facility, on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Located in San Antonio at Capitol Aggregates, an existing cement plant,...

2014-10-20 23:04:55

Bird-B-Gone, the leader in bird control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications was recently awarded another patent for its Bird Slope™ panels. Invented by Bird B Gone’s founder, Bruce Donoho, the uniquely designed Adjustable Bird Slope now holds a total of five patents. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Bird-B-Gone, the leader in bird control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications was recently awarded another patent for its Bird...

2014-10-20 23:01:46

The Weed Science Society of America has announced that the slides and webcast of the September scientific summit on herbicide resistance will be available for free online. The event featured participants from over 100 cities around the world and included growers, scientists, public policy makers, and others interested in the impact of herbicide-resistant weeds and agricultural productivity. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 On the heels of its September scientific summit on...

2014-10-20 23:01:39

Ryan McKellar’s research sounds like it was plucked from Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. But rather than re-creating dinosaurs, McKellar uses the tiny pieces of fossilized tree resin to study the world in which the now-extinct behemoths lived. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Ryan McKellar’s research sounds like it was plucked from Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. But rather than...

2014-10-20 23:01:20

ReportsnReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Laboratory Plastic Ware Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Laboratory Plastic Ware Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on Laboratory Plastic Waremarket. The report provides Laboratory Plastic Ware information, including its definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as well...

2014-10-20 23:01:03

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently found that properties of graphene aerogel could be used to enhance energy storage for electric vehicles and other high-power energy storage applications. The research will appear as the cover article in the Nov. 14 issue of the Journal of Materials Chemistry A. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Personal electronics such as cell phones and laptops could get a boost from some of the lightest materials in the world....

2014-10-20 20:22:50

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emerging Technologies Coordinating Council (ETCC) announces that today, the 2014 Emerging Technologies Summit (ET Summit) kicks off in the country's hub of technological innovation - San Francisco. Hosted biennially by the ETCC, this year's event taking place October 20-22 will bring together the best and most innovative thinkers in emerging clean technologies. Building on its reputation as one of the leading business summits on...

2014-10-20 16:28:48

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peterbrooke Chocolatier® is proud and excited to announce that all store locations and our factory have earned UTZ certification. UTZ Certified stands for sustainable farming of cocoa with better opportunities for farmers, their families and our planet. The UTZ program enables farmers to learn better farming methods to increase yields for cocoa, help improve working conditions and to help take better care of the environment....


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Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

Hydrastis canadensis
2014-10-15 11:19:10

Hydrastis canadensis is an herb species. This herb may also be referred to as orangeroot or yellow puccoon and most commonly, Goldenseal. It is a perennial herb, meaning the species survives longer than 2 years. H. canadensis belongs to the Ranunculales family and can be found in southeastern Canada and northeastern United States. H. canadensis has a purple stem with tiny hairs that grow above ground. It has a thick, tangled rootstock or underground stem. This species produces 2 leaves....

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.