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Super Silk From Genetically Modified Silk Worms
2012-01-04 08:13:26

US researchers say they have created genetically modified (GM) silkworms that spin silk far stronger and more elastic than the normal silk produced by the critter.

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2011-08-03 11:05:00

Researchers studying the African Crested Rat have found that it uses an ingenious tool to ward off predators.

2011-06-14 09:32:00

UNION, N.J., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PLUS Diagnostics, a leading anatomic pathology company, today announced the appointment of Adnan Savera, M.D. to chief medical officer. A nationally recognized pathologist, Dr.

2011-04-29 18:48:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of tornadoes that have claimed hundreds of lives and created a swath of devastation across the Southeastern United States, Henry Schein, Inc.

2011-03-21 10:15:00

Launches iPhone App "Choose Your Poison" to Mark Event's 50th Year LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Poison Prevention Week, established by the U.S. Congress in 1961 to promote poison prevention, will mark its 50th year the week of March 21.

2010-10-12 05:45:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Asian Wine & Spirits Company, TY KU, proudly announces its newest investor and equity partner in media mogul, Perez Hilton.

2010-09-02 06:00:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc.

2010-07-13 06:40:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- When facing yet another summer of trashcans infested with disgusting maggots and flies, innovator Tim Deasy knew he had to come up with a new solution. Through a little research and effort, Fly Erase Pest Strip was developed.

2010-07-01 12:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Californians head outdoors to enjoy the summer sun they can be exposed to potential dangers as well. The California Poison Control System (CPCS) offers tips for staying safe and happy this season.


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Golden Poison Frog, Phyllobates Terribilis
2014-09-12 08:44:46

The Golden Poison Frog, Phyllobates Terribilis, known also as the Golden Frog, Golden Poison Arrow Frog or the Golden Dart Frog, is a poison dart frog that is native to the Pacific coast of Colombia. The optimal habitat of this frog is the rainforest with high rain rates, altitudes between 100 and 200 meters, temperatures of at least 26 degrees Celsius, and relative humidity of 80 to 90 percent. While in the wild, this is a social animal, living in groups of up to six individuals; however,...

Chinese Red-headed Centipede, Scolopendra subspinipes mutilans
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Chinese Red-headed Centipede (Scolopendra subspinipes mutilans), also known as the Chinese Red Head, is a species of centipede found in East Asia and Australia. This creature is found typically in damp, moist environments, where it grows to an average length of 8 inches. In ancient Chinese traditions, this species is used for its healing properties. Placing a Chinese red head on a rash or other skin ailment is said to speed up the healing process. This species is known for harboring...

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Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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