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Discovery Of Gene May Make It Easier To Develop Life-saving Stem Cells
2014-07-21 03:53:38

Michigan State University Not unlike looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack, a team of Michigan State University researchers have found a gene that could be key to the development of stem cells – cells that can potentially save millions of lives by morphing into practically any cell in the body. The gene, known as ASF1A, was not discovered by the team. However, it is at least one of the genes responsible for the mechanism of cellular reprogramming, a phenomenon that can turn...

2014-07-21 08:29:57

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging...) - Global Forecasts to...

2014-07-21 08:29:00

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cell Culture Market by Equipment (Bioreactor, Incubator, Centrifuge), by Reagent (Media, Sera, Growth Factors, Serum Free Media), by Application (Cancer Research, Gene Therapy, Drug Development, Vaccine Production, Toxicity Testing) - Global Forecast to...

2014-07-21 08:27:28

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The World Market for Biosimlars (EPO, G-CSF, HGH, Insulin, Interferon Alpha, Monoclonal Antibodies, Other), 4th Editionhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2076279/The-World-Market-for-Biosimlars-EPO-G-CSF-HGH-Insulin-Interferon-Alpha-Monoclonal-Antibodies-Other-4th-Edition.html This study, The World Market for Biosimilars, 4th Edition (EPO, G-CSF, HGH, Insulin, Interferon alpha, mAbs,...

2014-07-21 08:27:16

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The World Market for Implantable and Needle-Free Drug Delivery Systems https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1118339/The-World-Market-for-Implantable-and-Needle-Free-Drug-Delivery-Systems-.html This report, The World Market for Implantable and Needle-Free Drug Delivery details the types of drug delivery systems and technologies that are being used in 2012, as well as those that may become...

2014-07-21 08:26:44

Robust pipeline of specialty drugs requires strategies to reduce burden on health care system WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) commentary published online today and scheduled to appear in the August 13 print edition addresses the controversy surrounding the high costs of new Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) treatments such as Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) and implications for the growing specialty pharmacy market. CVS Caremark...

2014-07-21 08:23:45

Transformative Acquisition Brings Additional Technologies, Product Launch Capabilities and Respected Autocam Brand to the NN Family JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NN, Inc. (Nasdaq: NNBR) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Autocam Corporation for $244.5 million in cash, $25.0 million in stock and the assumption of $30.5 million in debt. The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings. The Company...

2014-07-21 08:23:38

HOUSTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed an agreement which establishes a joint industry program that includes Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, BP, ConocoPhillips and Shell for the purpose of jointly developing a new generation of standardized subsea production equipment and systems designed to meet the challenges of producing oil and gas from deepwater reservoirs with pressures of up to 20,000 psi and temperatures of...

2014-07-21 08:23:08

Board believes Gas Natural is making solid progress executing its strategy MENTOR, Ohio, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS) ("Gas Natural" or the "Company"), today confirmed that it had rejected unsolicited and inadequate offers made by Algonquin Power & Utilities ("Algonquin") on January 14, March 5 and May 7, 2014. Algonquin proposed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Company for $10, a 20% premium of the then stock price...

2014-07-21 08:23:05

WICKENBURG, Ariz., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mining Global, Inc. (OTC Pink: YTRV) announced today that it has released the results from the ore it recently processed from the Congress Mine contract. The Company successfully processed approximately 300 tons of ore in the last week out of which it has claimed nearly 30.95 ounces of gold weight. This is a total of 37.95 ounces of gold in the first 2 weeks of processing. "After another hard week's work, we are getting closer to...


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British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

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