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Researchers Discover Biological Mechanism Behind The Hummingbird's Sweet Tooth

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Unlike many types of birds, hummingbirds not only have the ability to detect sweetness, they also have a craving for sugary substances, and now the authors of a new Science study have...

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2014-08-22 23:06:37

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Gelatin Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/gelatin-market-analysis. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The global market for gelatin is expected to reach USD 3.18 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing consumption in applications such...

2014-08-22 23:04:32

The lawyers at Gordon & Doner are assisting patients who have undergone power morcellation review their situation to determine their legal rights. Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Robert Gordon, partner at South Florida law firm Gordon & Doner, is expressing his concern over the thousands of women who were exposed to the alleged cancer risks linked to power morcellation following Johnson & Johnson's decision to voluntarily withdraw their surgical devices from the...

2014-08-22 12:25:16

ATLANTA, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America announced today that the Triple Play Mobile Tour reached its goal of "One Million Minutes in Motion," thanks to the participation of thousands of Club kids over the last six weeks. The Triple Play Mobile Tour kicked off in Los Angeles on July 7 and traveled around the country to more than 20 cities and 30 Boys & Girls Clubs, inspiring kids to stay active each day during out-of-school time. With...

2014-08-22 12:24:01

Series Premiere Thursday, October 2nd at 8:00pm ET/PT On Food Network NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four talented teams compete to make their culinary dreams come true by winning their very own customized food truck for a year on new series Food Truck Face Off, premiering Thursday, October 2(nd )at 8:00pm ET/PT on Food Network. On each of the 13 episodes, hosted by Jesse Palmer, four teams present their unique food truck concepts to an expert panel of judges. Based on the...

2014-08-22 04:21:56

Key innovation debate held at Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences with Nobel Laureate, Prof. Edmund Phelps; Mars Vice President of Corporate Innovation, Ralph Jerome; and 120 of the world's brightest young economists LINDAU, Germany, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars, Incorporated yesterday hosted a panel discussion on the central importance of innovation in overcoming the global challenges of tomorrow. At the 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences, Nobel Laureate Edmund Phelps and...

2014-08-21 23:16:40

AlignLife of Springfield, a chiropractic and natural healthcare office, donated 565 canned goods to a local food pantry that was in dire need of support during the summer months. Springfield, IL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Most people think of donating food around the holiday time, but the summer months often get overlooked for a variety of reasons—thus making these months some of the most important for food pantries. Understanding this need, Dr. Bryne Willey of AlignLife of Springfield, a...

2014-08-21 23:14:09

Healthy Grid recently announced the premier of their new tooth-friendly candy made from the sugar substitute Xylitol. The chemical make up of Xylitol deprives harmful mouth bacteria of of the sucrose they need to grow and its slow metabolization makes it safer for those with diabetes. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Healthy Grid recently announced the premier of their new Tooth-Friendly Candy made from the sugar substitute Xylitol. The chemical makeup of Xylitol deprives harmful...

2014-08-21 20:20:54

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Officer now leads Algal Scientific's sales and marketing efforts toward the use of Algamune(TM) beta-1,3-glucan for livestock animal immune health support and the reduction in the use of antibiotics. As an accomplished agribusiness executive and Tippie Business School (U. of Iowa) MBA, he brings a diverse background in animal agriculture, strategic planning, product and business development and management. His BS and MS...

2014-08-21 12:29:50

New labels will help improve food safety for Canadians OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef (MTB) to help consumers know when they are buying MTB products and how to cook them. Starting today, all MTB products sold in Canada must be clearly labelled as "mechanically tenderized," and include instructions for safe cooking. The new labels will emphasize the importance of cooking MTB to a minimum...

2014-08-21 12:27:31

Out-of-Home Advertising Campaign Uniquely Ties to Social Media and Features Everyday Consumers SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker recently launched an out-of-home advertising campaign in San Francisco that uniquely ties to social media. The campaign features everyday consumers as the stars, via 50 digital outdoor boards across the city. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140821/138604 Crafted from the world's finest cacao, Scharffen...


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Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Orang Pendek
2014-02-15 11:08:00

The Orang Pendek is an ape-like cryptid claimed to inhabit the mountain forests of Sumatra. It has been seen and documented by local tribes, villagers, scientists and travelers for over 100 years. Although sightings have been throughout Sumatra, recent reports occur within the borders of the Kerinci Seblat National Park in Central Sumatra. The park is just south of the equator in the Bukit Barisan mountain range featuring remote rainforests. There are no photographs of the Orang Pendek,...

Custurd Apple,  Annona squamosa
2014-02-15 09:31:56

Annona squamosa is a large shrub/small tree speices. The plant belongs to the Annonaceae family. A. squamosa is one of the most widely cultivated plants in the family. Annona squamosa plants may grow anywhere from 9 to 26 feet tall, its tree or shrub classification is dependent on the plants size in height. It has many branches that may be broad, open crown or spreading. The species produces an edible fruit that may be referred to as “sugar apple”. The plant is relatively easy to...

Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

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