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2014-07-31 08:35:22

Distributor commits up to RMB 20 million annually for distribution throughout Hubei Province HARBIN, China, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrastar International Inc. (OTCQB: NUIN; "Nutrastar" or the "Company"), a leading producer and supplier of premium branded consumer products, including commercially cultivated Cordyceps Militaris ("Cordyceps"), health beverages and organic and specialty foods, today announced the signing of its first distributor for its new Cordyceps powder...

Locusts Get Their Optimum Diet Depending On How Hot I Is
2014-07-02 03:50:42

Society for Experimental Biology If you are a locust, the most nutritious plant to eat depends on the ambient temperature. Scientists at the University of Sydney, Australia, have discovered that locusts choose their food and then where they digest it according to how hot it is. Dr Fiona Clissold, who led the study, explains why temperature has such a large influence on insect diets. "Whilst an insect's metabolic rate increases exponentially with temperature, the rate at which locusts...

2014-06-23 23:11:40

Natures Elements, online herbal supplement retailer, announces the launch of their new product, Cordyceps Mushroom. While making the announcement, the company representative said that the new product offers protection from many vital conditions facing humanity today. Lindenhurst, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Natures Elements, online herbal supplement retailer, announces the launch of their new product, Cordyceps Mushroom. While making the announcement, the company representative said that the...

Grammy Winner Has Newly Discovered Species Of Grasshopper Named After Her
2014-05-09 03:31:31

University of Central Florida A newly discovered grasshopper by University of Central Florida scientists now bears the name of Grammy-award winning singer and activist Ana Lila Downs Sanchez. The scientists named the new species discovered on the side of a mountain road near Oaxaca, Mexico, after the Mexican-American singer as a nod to her efforts to preserve indigenous culture and penchant for wearing colorful, local costumes as part of her performances. "It was primarily Paolo's...

2014-05-01 16:28:25

"Drinks After Work" Sweepstakes Starts May 1; Mezcal Tours With Toby Again NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How badly do fans want to have "Drinks After Work" with chart-topping superstar Toby Keith? Bad enough that at his charity golf tournament last year, someone paid $4,000 to take a shot of Toby's signature Wild Shot Mezcal with its namesake. Twice! While that $8,000 was a nice bump for the Toby Keith Foundation's charitable efforts, it's likely out of the realm of...

2014-04-14 12:34:28

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q9c9h7/research_and) has announced the addition of the "Research and Investment Prospect of China Cordyceps Militaris Market, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q9c9h7/research_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Cordyceps militaris is a precious medicinal fungus; its cordycepin content...

Extracting Plant DNA From Grasshopper Guts Improves Understanding Of Plant-insect Interactions
2014-02-06 14:12:58

[ Watch the Video: Demonstration of Grasshopper Dissection ] American Journal of Botany Grasshoppers may be small, but the damages they are causing to the US agriculture industry are anything but. Every year, they feed on crops and on rangelands needed for raising livestock, costing landowners millions of dollars. Although they pose a major threat, grasshopper populations play a positive role in cycling nutrients from decomposing plant matter back into the soil. A new method to...

2014-01-17 23:24:25

David George Gordon, author of the revised and updated edition of Eat-A-Bug Cookbook gets a nod to his book by the New York Times. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 David George Gordon, author of the revised and updated edition of Eat-A-Bug Cookbook (Ten Speed Press, July 2013) is thrilled to announce a nod to his book in the Guide to the Best Cookbooks of 2013 by William Grimes, a New York Times food writer....

How Did The Desert Locust Lose Its Memory?
2014-01-14 10:59:40

Ciência Viva The desert locust (a type of grasshopper), much like Dr Jekyll/Mr Hyde, goes from being an innocuous solitary-living individual to become a voracious gregarious animal that destroys everything on its path (and back). These two very different “personas” are remarkable adaptations of a single genome to distinct environments. But apparently, this flexibility is even more impressive says Patricio Simōes, Jeremy Niven and Swidbert Ott from the Champalimaud Neuroscience...

2013-11-27 23:29:12

Shroom TECH Sport reviews have been flooding the Internet and GentlemensUniversity.com reveals the truth about this supplement that claims to be unlike any other on the market, and provides cellular energy through the production of ATP rather than stimulant based energy. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Shroom TECH Sport that claims to be a legal, safe supplement that athletes can take on a daily basis to improve their energy levels and recover faster without having to worry that...


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Red Locust, Nomadacris septemfasciata
2013-07-10 15:41:21

The red locust (Nomadacris septemfasciata) is a species of grasshopper that is native to Sub-Saharan Africa, where it prefers to swarm moist areas like seasonal floodplains. It can be found in areas with grain, its main food source, and areas with some tree cover. Adults are typically brownish-tan in color and can reach an average body length between 2.4 and 3.3 inches depending upon the sex, with females growing larger. Young individuals of this species can vary in color depending upon which...

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