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2014-03-06 08:33:08

Business Intelligence Solution Offers Pre-shelf Product Data, Predictive Consumer Segmentation and Concept Lab for Food and Beverage Companies, Retailers, Suppliers and Investment Firms in the Natural and Healthy Living Market ANAHEIM, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's New Hope Natural Media announced that blue chip consumer packaged goods companies - TwinLab, MetaBrand, Lundberg Family Farms, General Mills Small Planet Foods, Clorox, Kellogg's Kashi, Quinoa Corporation,...

2013-12-06 00:03:53

A group of Illinois researchers, led by Centennial Chair Professor of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Huimin Zhao, has demonstrated the use of an innovative DNA engineering technique to discover potentially valuable functions hidden within bacterial genomes.  Their work was reported in a Nature Communications article on December 5, 2013 (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3894). The genome of every bacterial species contains genes that can synthesize a diverse arsenal of...

2013-09-16 23:04:26

Premier natural products company Apteka Naturel™ welcomed as newest member of Natural Products Association. Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Apteka Naturel™, an all-natural health and beauty products company, is pleased to announce its membership in the Natural Products Association (NPA), the nation’s largest and oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to the natural products industry. Apteka Naturel™ is the organization’s newest member, with a dedicated approach to...

2013-04-19 23:03:06

Due to recent studies showing dangers with some very common cosmetic ingredients consumers are now moving towards all natural products. Pretty Mommies and Carolina Pines Med Spa discuss why more non-pregnant women, men and children are gravitating towards the popular, all natural, maternity skin care - Pretty Mommies. Jacksonville, NC (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 Along with the food industry, the personal care industry has seen huge market growth in natural products. Consumers are more aware...

2012-09-17 14:10:44

Chemists at UC San Diego have developed a method that for the first time provides scientists the ability to attach chemical probes onto proteins and subsequently remove them in a repeatable cycle. Their achievement, detailed in a paper that appears online this week in the journal Nature Methods, will allow researchers to better understand the biochemistry of naturally formed proteins in order to create better antibiotics, anti-cancer drugs, biofuels, food crops and other natural products....


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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