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Geneticists Map Genome Of An Important Global Crop: The Peanut
2014-04-03 07:29:48

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Peanuts are seemingly everywhere in the US. From cooking oils to candy bars, peanuts are a part of our lives, and a big business. And now, for the first time, a multinational group of crop geneticists has sequenced the peanut genome. The researchers are from the International Peanut Genome Initiative (IPGI), led by Scott Jackson, who serves as chair of the IPGI. Jackson is also the director of the University of Georgia Center for...

2014-04-01 08:25:11

Campaign uses botanical art to highlight peanuts as natural, plant-based nutrition ATLANTA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the National Peanut Board announced the launch of its new brand platform and advertising campaign, "The Perfectly Powerful Peanut." The campaign takes a strikingly original approach to advertising with its use of hand-illustrated botanical art aimed at showcasing the authentic nature of peanuts as a plant-based source of nutrition....

2014-03-23 23:03:11

“Benefits Of Peanuts And Tasty Peanut Recipes For Your Family,” a new report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com delivers to readers 20 reasons to love peanuts. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Peanut is rich in energy and contains health benefiting nutrients, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that are essential for optimum health. Peanut also is a good source of dietary protein and fine quality amino acids, which are essential for development and growth. “Benefits Of Peanuts...

2014-03-18 16:25:54

Parents of nut-allergic kids more likely than other parents to want a lunchtime without restrictions, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most parents of kids with and without nut allergies don't support schoolwide bans on nut-containing products, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. Schools don't have a single standard for managing...

2014-03-09 00:21:54

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MARCH 9: NATIONAL PEANUT MONTH Profile America -- Sunday, March 9th. This is National Peanut Month -- celebrating one of the nation's favorite foods. They are enjoyed in many ways -- roasted in the shell as a snack, used in salads and stir-fry recipes, in cookies and, of course, ground into...

2014-03-08 23:00:52

Newcomer to the Natural Snack Category Embraces Philosophy of Bringing Goodness Full Circle With High-Quality Products Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 KARMA™, a new company that is passionate about healthy living and is committed to bringing great tasting, high quality, and natural nut products to the world, has just introduced a trio of new cashew products, including their signature Wrapped Cashews™ as well as Roasted Cashews and Raw Jumbo Cashews. The company’s Wrapped Cashew...

2014-03-07 16:22:46

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study just released in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that different flavors of peanuts - salted, spicy, honey-roasted, or unsalted - result in positive health benefits. The study, "A Randomized Trial on the Effects of Flavorings on the Health Benefits of Daily Peanut Consumption," was conducted at Purdue University and included over 150 men and women who incorporated peanuts into their daily diet for 12 weeks....

2014-02-21 08:23:56

'Year of Peanut' Campaign Puts Yellow and M&M'S® Peanut on Track HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Between the mind-bending speeds, bumper to bumper action and hairpin turns, many observers would say the high-octane world of stock car racing is a little nuts. Now, for the start of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series(TM) season, Mars Chocolate North America and M&M'S® Racing are taking the nuttiness of M&M'S Peanut in NASCAR® to new extremes by unveiling an M&M'S®...

2014-02-03 08:27:21

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisitions of Golden Boy Foods Ltd., a manufacturer of private label peanut and other nut butters, as well as dried fruits and snacking nuts, and Dymatize Enterprises, LLC, a manufacturer and marketer of premium protein powders, bars and nutritional supplements. Both acquisitions were effective on February 1, 2014. (Logo:...

2014-02-02 20:22:42

Beloved Character Yellow Stars in Super Bowl XLVIII Spot for M&M'S® Peanut HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans turned MetLife Stadium into a mass of orange, blue and green on Super Sunday, but the color that really stood out in Super Bowl XLVIII was ... yellow. Today, Mars Chocolate North America unveiled another MVP-caliber Super Bowl commercial for M&M'S® Brand that shined a spotlight on M&M'S® Peanut - and confirmed its beloved character Yellow's reputation as...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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