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2015-01-21 23:07:06

Current flu strain more severe than recent years. Naperville, Ill.

2015-01-21 23:06:20

Timocco, therapeutic gaming software developer for children with Autism, Cerebral Palsy and developmental delays, releases progress tracking tool to chart players' improvements across a range

2015-01-21 23:06:04

Avalon Biomed Inc., a developer of bioactive products for dentistry, recently launched NeoMTA™ Plus®, a predictable and stainproof MTA material with multiple indications for vital pulp

2015-01-21 23:05:53

Fort Myers dentist Gary Aspinwall, DMD, and his friendly team are pleased to announce the opening of their new practice which offers expanded services including a digital intraoral and panoramic

2015-01-21 23:05:34

On the first anniversary of the standard, more than 100 million birds fall under RDS certification and RDS v2 is released for public comment. Salt Lake City,

2015-01-21 23:05:27

NFL legends are set to attend Carl Eller's Super Bowl dinner January 27, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (PRWEB) January 21, 2015 The event will be

2015-01-21 23:05:12

First Client Resulting from Partnership Is UAE’s Oasis Hospital MINNEAPOLIS, MN (PRWEB) January 21, 2015 vRad (Virtual Radiologic), the nation’s

2015-01-21 23:04:59

Brenntag Specialties, Inc., is pleased to announce the addition of two new commercial resources to further expand growth and development into the Regulated (Food & Nutrition, Pharmaceutical,

2015-01-21 23:04:53

Four-day Event to Help Community Leaders Learn Effective Drug Prevention Strategies Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 21, 2015 More than 2,500 substance

2015-01-21 23:03:51

The Global Sleep Apnea Devices market is expected to grow driven by colossal pool of sleep apnea patients, increasing awareness, growing use of oral appliances and technological advancement.


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Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Indonesian Cinnamon, Cinnamomum burmannii
2014-02-07 09:31:00

Cinnamomum burmannii is a flowering tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Indonesian Cinnamon, Padang Cassia or Korintje. C. burmannii belongs to the Lauraceae family. The plant is most commonly known for its spice; the household spice cinnamon is made from the tree’s bark. The species is found growing naturally in Southeast Asia and Indonesia, specifically in the West Sumatra and Western Jambi provinces. It prefers tropical climates, requiring wet environments....

Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Schistosoma mansoni
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Schistosoma mansoni is a species of parasitic worm, classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum, which affects an estimated 83.31 million throughout the world. This species is the most populous of all members of its genus, occurring in fifty-four countries including areas like Africa, the Middle East, South America, and the Caribbean. This species causes intestinal schistosomiasis in humans. The mapped genome of Schistosoma mansoni and S. japonicum were published in 2009. The associated...

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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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