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Thousands Of Years Of Captive Breeding Has Impaired Olfactory Functions In Silkmoths
2013-11-21 10:22:04

Max Planck Institute Domesticated silkmoths Bombyx mori have a much more limited perception of environmental odors compared to their wild relatives. The extremely sensitive olfactory detection of pheromones in males eager to mate, however, remains unaltered. A new study on silkmoths published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, revealed that the insects’ ability to perceive environmental odors has been reduced after about 5000 years of domestication by humans. Scientists from the...

2013-11-19 23:29:35

Specialized labs, as well as the Department of Environmental Protection, establish the effectiveness of Nok-Out™ as a broad-spectrum disinfectant that proved useful and necessary as new pathogen threats emerge. Nok-Out™ is under continuing assessment for bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa that cause problems wherever people and animals are gathered. Gaylord, MI (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 NSF certification, given to products that meet strict standards for public health protection,...

2013-11-19 23:21:47

Unsanitary-appearing restrooms in commercial establishments will drive up to 33 percent of customers away, according to findings from an 18-month study conducted by Impact Products LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of janitorial and sanitary maintenance products. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Unsanitary-appearing restrooms in commercial establishments will drive up to 33 percent of customers away, according to findings from an 18-month study conducted by Impact Products LLC, a...

2013-11-18 23:03:30

Only Goodness Inside Revolutionizes Natural Deodorants, Offers Complimentary Samples of MgDeo; an Aluminum free, vegan, Hypoallergenic Odor Eliminating and Long Lasting Natural Deodorant That Really Delivers Its Promise Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Recent studies have shown that antiperspirants and deodorants can be linked to cancer. Aluminum-based compounds and other chemical compounds are the active ingredients in almost all deodorants and antiperspirants. These compounds turn...

2013-11-17 23:01:43

Body Mint, the naturally-made deodorant tablet, was recently featured on CNN as an innovative new product that reduces odors throughout your entire body. Oahu, HI (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 Body Mint, the innovative odor fighting product from Body Mint, USA was recently featured on CNN. The well-known cable news network highlighted Body Mint for its odor reducing properties and its ability to fight odors throughout the body without harsh chemicals found in other deodorant products. The...

2013-11-14 23:31:31

SpiritDetox.com announces the publication of a new article entitled "What Causes Body Odor? Natural Solutions for Body Odor Relief." The article is part of SpiritDetox.com's online database. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 No one wants to suffer from body odor and bad breath, and a recently published article on SpiritDetox.com aims to help people understand how they can deal with these common, and embarrassing, problems naturally. The new article, recently...

2013-11-14 23:21:18

Researchers develop novel method to image worm brain activity and screen early stage compounds aimed at treating autism and anxiety. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 A research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and The Rockefeller University in New York has developed a novel system to image brain activity in multiple awake and unconstrained worms. The technology, which makes it possible to study the genetics and neural circuitry associated with animal behavior, can also...

Bacteria May Allow Animals To Send Quick, Extensive Messages
2013-11-12 10:37:39

Michigan State University Twitter clips human thoughts to a mere 140 characters. Animals' scent posts may be equally as short, relatively speaking, yet they convey an encyclopedia of information about the animals that left them. In the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a Michigan State University researcher shows that the detailed scent posts of hyenas are, in part, products of symbiotic bacteria, microbes that have a mutually beneficial relationship...

Homing Pigeons Follow Their Noses
2013-11-06 12:14:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A scientist writing in the journal Biogeosciences suggests that homing pigeons may using their noses to help guide them back home. Birds are known to use tools like the sun and Earth’s magnetic field to help them navigate around. Homing pigeons are king of this category and were even used by spies in World War II to help deliver messages in and out of war zones. However, the skill homing pigeons possess to help navigate the skies has...

2013-11-05 23:25:44

Attendees Can Win an iPad Mini as Part of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Scavenger Hunt Long Grove, Ill (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Commercial-grade odor eliminating products from Fresh Wave® IAQ– unmatched in safety and effectiveness thanks to natural, non-toxic ingredients – will be showcased at ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2013. Fresh Wave IAQ products are engineered from a proprietary blend of natural ingredients, including water and plant oils from lime, pine needles, aniseed, clove,...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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