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Built-in Biological Sunscreen Allows Mantis Shrimp To See The Reef In A Whole Different Light
2014-07-04 03:48:19

Cell Press In an unexpected discovery, researchers have found that the complex eyes of mantis shrimp are equipped with optics that generate ultraviolet (UV) color vision. Mantis shrimp's six UV photoreceptors pick up on different colors within the UV spectrum based on filters made from an ingredient other animals depend on as built-in biological sunscreen, according to research reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 3. "The mantis shrimp visual system contains six...

2014-06-30 23:23:11

Cigarette smoking continues to decline in workplaces, however use of smokeless tobacco products (snuff and chewing tobacco) remains steady. Journeyworks offers tools to help employers increase awareness of the health risks and tips for quitting. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 According to a recent study by the US. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. workers are continuing, and slightly increasing, their use of smokeless tobacco products. Smokeless tobacco...

2014-06-30 23:01:22

Storage.com adds Value Store It properties to its storage network in an effort to increase online exposure for the self storage provider. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Storage.com, an online directory where storage seekers can find, compare, and rent storage throughout the United States, is pleased to announce the addition of Value Store It properties to its storage network in an effort to increase online exposure for the self storage provider. “Value Store It has very successful...

2014-06-24 12:29:36

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China other metal tool manufacturing industry, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/specialist_machinery/china_metal_tool_manufacturing_industry.html China other metal tool manufacturing industry, 2014 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the other metal tool manufacturing industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to...

2014-06-24 08:33:37

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China graphite, talc mining industry, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/china_graphite_talc_mining_industry.html China graphite, talc mining industry, 2014 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the graphite, talc mining industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower costs in...

2014-06-24 08:24:16

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China coal mining and washing industry, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/china_coal_mining_washing_industry_1.html China coal mining and washing industry, 2014 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the coal mining and washing industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower...

2014-06-24 08:22:34

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China space ship manufacturing industry, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/country_overviews_industry_manufacturing_/china_space_ship_manufacturing_industry.html China space ship manufacturing industry, 2014 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the space ship manufacturing industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build...

2014-06-18 23:03:04

MyWay Mobile Storage provides donated portable storage units to Special Olympics of Maryland’s Summer Olympic Games for the sixth consecutive year. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Special Olympics Maryland held their annual Summer Games on the campus of Towson University on June 6-8, 2014. The Summer Games took place at various locations throughout Towson University’s campus, as well as Cockeysville Middle School and UMBC. Towson University has hosted the Summer Games for...

2014-06-18 16:27:58

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO In a big win for kids and public health, a federal judge today upheld New York City's new law prohibiting the use of coupons and other discounting schemes that make tobacco products cheaper and more appealing to kids. The new law is designed to prevent tobacco companies from...

2014-06-12 12:27:45

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Juice Market in Latin America to 2019: Market Guide http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/soft_drinks/juice/juice_market_latin_america_2017_market_guide_1.html Synopsis Canadean's, "Juice Market in Latin America to 2019: Market Guide" provides a snapshot of the Juice consumption in Latin America. The quantitative data in the report provides historic and forecast consumption data of the...


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Riverside Fairy Shrimp, Streptocephalus woottoni
2014-05-05 12:50:48

Scientific name: Streptocephalus woottoni Common Names: Riverside Fairy Shrimp Status: Listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List on August 1, 1996 Geography: Mexico, United States Conservation Information: This species is found only in five locations in southern California and two location in northern Baja California. Some known population occurrences have been extirpated. It is threatened by habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation. In December 2012, the US Fish and Wildlife...

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2009-03-28 16:40:43

The Banded Coral Shrimp, Stenopus hispidus is a decapod crustacean, resembling shrimp. It is classified in the infraorder Stenopodidea. More familiar names for this species include Banded Boxer Shrimp, Banded Prawn, Coral Banded Shrimp and Barber-pole Shrimp. This crustacean looks like a shrimp and even shares the common name shrimp, however, it is not truly shrimp. The shrimp-like crustacean is less than an inch long with red bands wrapping his body, and long, white antennae upon his...

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2009-03-28 16:37:53

The Cold-water Shrimp, Pandalus borealis (sometimes called Pandalus eous) is a species of shrimp native in cold waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. There are numerous English names including Deep-water Shrimp, Cold-water Shrimp, Northern Shrimp, Pink Shrimp, Northern Red Shrimp and Greenland Prawn (UK). Although the word shrimp is commonly replaced by the word prawn, this is an incorrect exchange in word. In the Atlantic Ocean, it is distributed from New England, Canada's eastern...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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