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New Answer To MRSA, Other 'Superbug' Infections: Clay Minerals?

Cheryl Dybas, National Science Foundation (NSF) Researchers discover natural clay deposits with antibacterial properties Superbugs, they're called: Pathogens, or disease-causing microorganisms, resistant to multiple antibiotics. Such...

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2014-07-21 16:20:29

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) joins all of Oregon in expressing its condolences to the family of Victor G. ("Vic") Atiyeh, our former Governor and past member of Greenbrier's board of directors. Atiyeh died late Sunday at the age of 91. He is remembered as a two-term Governor who helped shape the modern economy of Oregon, where Greenbrier continues to grow and prosper to this day. Atiyeh completed eight successful years...

2014-07-21 12:25:25

PORTLAND, Oregon, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global biosimilars/follow-on-biologics market (types, applications and geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", suggests that the global biosimilars market would reach $35 billion by 2020 from the estimated $1.3 billion in 2013. Deeper penetration with clearer...

2014-07-18 12:26:54

Act Now. Claims must be filed by August 1, 2014. PORTLAND, Ore., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Kinsella Media on behalf of the DRAM Settlement Fund by order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Time is running out for Oregon consumers to file a claim in the $310 million DRAM Settlement. The Settlement involves 12 Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) manufacturers over claims of price fixing. Consumers and...

2014-07-17 12:22:34

Professional race driver Matt Coffman's newest sponsor, biofuel manufacturer Thunderbolt Fuel, is the first of its kind in Formula Drift. CORNELIUS, Ore., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Professional race driver Matt Coffman's newest sponsor, biofuel manufacturer Thunderbolt Fuel, is the first of its kind in Formula Drift. The new partnership is also part of Coffman Racing's well-known interest in being a professional race team that has a zero carbon footprint. For...

2014-07-16 23:12:03

Special Deals for Early Birds and Students at Geothermal Energy Event of the Year (Portland, Oregon, USA) (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Registration is now open for the international geothermal event of the year. The GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo will bring together geothermal companies, academics, financiers, policy leaders, students, and other individuals to attend or exhibit at the event, to be held from September 28 to October 1 at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland,...

2014-07-16 08:34:00

WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the embedded software industry's first comprehensive solution for heterogeneous multicore system-on-chip (SoC) development. Heterogeneous architectures are those which combine two or more different types of microprocessors or microcontrollers. They enable the development of advanced embedded systems that consolidate functionality and connectivity to produce high-performance embedded...

2014-07-15 16:27:29

SAVE Medicare Home Health Act provides critical relief to America's home health patients by achieving savings through reduced hospital readmissions instead of across-the-board cuts SALEM, Ore., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oregon Association for Home Care (OAHC) today thanked Congressman Greg Walden for introducing new Medicare legislation that would replace across-the-board rebasing cuts with targeted reform that improves the quality of home healthcare services. The...

2014-07-15 12:23:40

SEATTLE, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest locals know that summer officially arrives July 5, following an often overcast Fourth of July, but weather rarely keeps us from enjoying the festivities. Yet it may surprise locals that, according to the latest PEMCO Insurance poll, the Northwest's fickle weather might keep outdoor enthusiasts from playing outside more often than we think. The PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll found that, true to our regional stereotype, nearly two-thirds...

2014-07-15 08:22:48

Annual Clean Edge Report Finds California, Massachusetts, Oregon, Colorado, & New York Lead Among States; San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego, Portland, & Sacramento Lead Among Metros PORTLAND, Ore., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Edge, a leading clean-tech research firm, today released its 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index. The Index, which tracks the clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. - from EV and renewables adoption to patent and...

2014-07-15 08:20:51

Roseburg Honda now offering test drives of 2015 Honda Fit and Pilot models ROSEBURG, Ore., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At a time when many popular models are only beginning to be announced in their 2015 incarnations, others are already hitting showroom floors across the country. For Roseburg Honda, a Roseburg, Ore. based dealership specializing in new Honda and used auto sales, the recent arrival of the 2015 Honda Fit and Honda Pilot models marks an exciting point of the...


Latest Oregon Reference Libraries

Oregon Grape, Mahonia aquifolium
2014-01-12 09:53:18

Mahonia aquifolium is a species of flowering plant from the family Berberidaceae. The plant may also be referred to as the Oregon grape. It is an evergreen shrub and typically blooms in early spring. M. aquifolium can grow up to 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide. It has pinnate leaves that measure up to 12 inches. Each leaf is made up of spiny leaflets. The leaves have a leathery appearance that resembles holly, while the stems have a thick, cork-like appearance. The flowers of the plant grow in...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

Fremont-Winema National Forest
2013-11-27 15:32:16

Fremont-Winema National Forest is a United States National Forest that was created from the 2002 merger of the Fremont and Winema National Forests. They cover territory in southern Oregon from the crest of the Cascades on the west, past the city of Lakeview towards the east. The northern end of the forest is bounded by U.S. Route 97 on the west, and Oregon Route 31 towards the east. Towards the south, the state border with California creates the boundary of the forests. Klamath Falls is the...

2012-06-14 07:34:34

Symbol: WOORO Group: Fern Family: Dryopteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order  ...

2012-06-14 09:58:24

Symbol: SIORS Group: Dicot Family: Malvaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   SIORS2 Sidalcea oregana (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray var. spicata (Regel) Jeps.   SISE Sidalcea setosa C.L. Hitchc.   SISEQ Sidalcea setosa C.L. Hitchc. ssp. querceta C.L. Hitchc.   SISP5 Sidalcea spicata (Regel) Greene   SISPT Sidalcea spicata (Regel) Greene var. tonsa M. Peck Distribution:...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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