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2014-10-23 20:23:03

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biodegradable Polymers in Thousand Pounds by the following End-Use Segments: Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Others. The US market is further analyzed by the following Product Segments: Co-polyester, PLA, Starch, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are...

2014-10-23 08:35:16

Motivating proactive action against flooding damage is a challenging sell, but the makers at HydroGuard seek to take on the fight LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- HydroGuard, the world's first adjustable flood defence system, launched an Indiegogo Campaign to fund the startup costs of production on September 17. While motivating proactive action from a world that is largely reactive to flooding issues has proved a challenge, the team has extended the campaign to run until...

2014-10-21 04:20:47

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has been appointed trustee and paying agent for Estover Energy's £48m bond for a new Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant in Speyside, Scotland. The bond, which is guaranteed by Infrastructure UK, part of HM Treasury, will fund the new biomass plant near Craigellachie, Moray which is to generate enough renewable energy to power more than 20,000 homes. In addition to the...

2014-10-16 16:24:27

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Glycerin in Pounds by the following End-Use Applications: Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care, Food & Beverages, Tobacco, Polyether Polyols, Alkyd Resins, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through...

2014-10-08 12:28:21

LONDON, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sightsavers launches its biggest ever appeal - A Million Miracles - to raise GBP30 million to provide one million sight-restoring surgeries for people living in developing countries A blind man's sight-restoring operation was broadcast live around the world at 1.30pm (BST) today from a hospital in Malawi. The six minute cataract operation will mean 69-year-old Winesi March could see his baby grandson for the first time when...

2014-10-08 04:21:06

OXFORD, England and LONDON, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OBN and EMIG - organisations with a combined membership of approximately 570 emerging R&D companies in biotechnology and medical technology, and established small and mid-sized biopharmaceutical firms, respectively - have called on the UK government to allocate additional funding to support the industrial component of Innovate UK's Biomedical Catalyst (BMC). Jon Rees, OBN's CEO commented, "With EMIG, OBN...

2014-10-07 04:22:13

LONDON, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New company launched to develop novel treatments centred on an understanding of blood flow - Therapies targeting fetal conditions, heart disease and cancer originating from University College London - Operational and R&D teams based at UCL - Key programmes further supported by EUR11.5m European Commission FP7 grants Magnus Life Science,...

2014-09-25 08:22:29

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) announced the results of a recent survey of its members' use of pre- and post-consumer recycled materials in insulation and acoustical products in 2013. The survey includes data from both U.S. and Canadian manufacturing facilities. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148258 According to the survey, U.S. manufacturers used almost 1.7 billion pounds of...

2014-09-24 08:22:36

HOUSTON and LONDON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) announced today that it is evaluating a further expansion project at its petrochemical plant in Channelview, Texas, that would potentially add up to 550 million pounds-per-year of ethylene capacity. Preliminary engineering work is already underway to assess expansion feasibility. If the project proceeds, the anticipated time frame for completion would be 2017. The proposed expansion project would be in...

2014-09-23 04:21:52

CAMBRIDGE, England, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New spin-out from Cancer Research UK launched with funding from Imperial Innovations, Cambridge Innovation Capital and Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation Inivata, a clinical cancer genomics company focused on harnessing the potential of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) analysis to improve cancer testing and treatment, today announced it has raised GBP4m in a funding round led by Imperial Innovations...


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Ussuri Brown Bear, Ursus arctos lasiotus
2012-04-27 19:17:52

The Ussuri brown bear, sometimes called the black grizzly, can be found in many regions including the Korean Peninsula, Kunashiri Islands, northeastern China, Sakhalin, and the Shantar Islands, among other places. It is a subspecies of the brown bear. The Usurri brown bear is thought to be an ancestor of the North American brown bear, and may have traveled to its current locations from Alaska 13,000 years ago. This bear has many similarities to the Kamchatka brown bear, but its differences...

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2007-02-13 13:07:51

The Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrhynchus oxyrinchus) is a member of the Acipenseridae family and is among one of the oldest fish species in the world. Its range extends from New Brunswick, Canada to the eastern coast of Florida. It was in great abundance when the first settlers came to America, but has since declined due to over-fishing and water pollution. It is considered threatened, endangered and even extinct in much of its original habitats. The fish can reach sixty years of age,...

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