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2014-10-22 12:26:01

Powerful Campaign Recognized for Strides Around Skin Cancer Prevention NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olay, the world's number one female facial skincare brand, was recognized last evening at The Skin Cancer Foundation Gala for their recent skin cancer education campaign. Through the stories of skin cancer survivors, Olay educated women about daily sun protection by stressing the importance of wearing a facial moisturizer with a minimum SPF 15 every day. The powerful message...

2014-10-22 12:23:32

GREENVILLE, SC, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Scio Diamond Technology Corporation (OTCBB: SCIO) (hereinafter "Scio Diamond" or the "Company") a manufacturer of lab-grown diamond for the gemstone and industrial marketplace, announced today that it has extended its credit facility with Platinum Capital Partners, LP. "The extension puts Scio Diamond in good standing on all terms and conditions of its credit facility. Platinum has been a strong financing partner for Scio Diamond and the...

2014-10-22 12:23:17

Lab Featuring Hydrotreatment Unit Scheduled to be Operational in Third Quarter of 2015 LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) is building a hydrogen lab at its corporate headquarters in Allentown, Pa., that will support the fast growing oil recycling industry. A key feature of the new lab is a hydrotreatment unit capable of performing high pressure and high temperature hydrogenation reactions. Air Products will use the new hydrogen lab, which is...

2014-10-22 12:22:58

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gateway Analytical announced today that they will be presenting on chemically-specific particle analysis in addition to exhibiting at the upcoming Bioequivalence: Intersection between Science & Regulatory Conference in San Diego, California, on November 5(th)-6(th). The focus of the Bioequivalence Conference is to help bridge the gap between the scientific community and regulatory agencies in order to safely bring a new drug to...

depression it gets better or does it
2014-10-22 03:00:35

Provided by Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Adults typically believe that life gets better — today is better than yesterday was and tomorrow will be even better than today. A new study shows that even depressed individuals believe in a brighter future, but this optimistic belief may not lead to better outcomes. The findings are published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research shows that middle-aged...

brain activity
2014-10-22 03:00:00

Provided by The University of Texas at Austin A new study, which may have implications for approaches to education, finds that brain mechanisms engaged when people allow their minds to rest and reflect on things they've learned before may boost later learning. Scientists have already established that resting the mind, as in daydreaming, helps strengthen memories of events and retention of information. In a new twist, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have shown that the...

2014-10-22 08:40:46

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavor IP, Inc. (OTC:BB: ENIP) ("Endeavor"), an intellectual property services and patent licensing company, today announced that Endeavor MeshTech, Inc. ("MeshTech"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Endeavor, received an Issue Notice from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for U.S. Patent No. 8,855,019 that relates to a wireless communication enabled meter and network. "We are extremely pleased to have received an issue...

2014-10-22 08:36:47

BnBFinder Inns are Paying It Forward with Free Stays for Military this Veterans & Remembrance Day NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --In 2008, Kathleen Panek, owner and innkeeper of Gillum House located in Shinnston, WV, had an idea that would change the way the bed and breakfast industry treated its veterans. It was a simple idea; give back to the brave individuals who have served by offering a free night stay on Veterans & Remembrance Day. What started with one innkeeper's...

2014-10-22 08:34:44

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Analyst Report by Small Cap Traders. Vapor Corp. (NASDAQ: VPCO) designs, markets, and distributes electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, e-liquids, and accessories primarily in the United States and Canada. The company's electronic cigarettes are battery-powered products that enable users to inhale nicotine vapor without smoke, tar, ash, or carbon monoxide. Read about the potential for growth for VPCO, forces that could drive higher revenue and...

2014-10-22 08:33:41

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey research illustrates a faster and potentially less expensive genetic screening process that supports high delivery rates and reduces the risk of transferring genetic disease BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ), a world-renowned leader in the field of infertility, presents new clinical research examining a more rapid approach to embryonic screening. The research...


Latest Health Medical Pharma Reference Libraries

Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

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...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
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