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2013-04-11 13:01:50

Rice imported from certain countries contains high levels of lead that could pose health risks, particularly for infants and children, who are especially sensitive to lead's effects, and adults of Asian heritage who consume large amounts of rice, scientists said here today. Their research, which found some of the highest lead levels in baby food, was among almost 12,000 reports scheduled for the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest...

2013-04-08 23:00:47

As spring approaches and pest activity increases, pest control services often eat up a large portion of a homeowner´s budget. DoMyOwnPestControl.com affirms homeowners can do their own pest control safely and effectively with significant savings. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Spring is project time. From DIY home renovations and landscaping projects, even pest control becomes a big part of a homeowner´s to-do list. Unfortunately, pest control services can be pricey, ranging...

2013-04-04 23:02:47

Fresh Water Advocate Praises Recent Chicago Opening of Nation´s Largest Aquaponic Farm. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Urban Aquaponic Farms, also called Vertical Farms, are a rapidly growing movement that benefits inner cities in many ways, including improved nutrition. According to radio talk show host and fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne, the opening in Chicago of “Farmed Here,” the nation´s largest urban vertical farm, on April 2, 2013, underscores the...

2013-04-04 23:00:44

In response to an article posted by IFT regarding the bodybuilding benefits of using rice protein versus whey protein, Muscular Development magazine affirms the advantages of using rice protein for vegetarians. Setauket, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 On April 4, 2013, Muscular Development magazine responds to an article posted by the Institute of Food Technologists, which details a new study suggesting rice protein may be just as beneficial as whey protein for vegetarian bodybuilders. According...

2013-03-13 15:40:29

In a collaborative study published online today in Nature Communications, researchers from Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, BGI-Shenzhen, and University of Arizona have completed the genome sequencing of wild rice Oryza brachyantha. This work provides new insights for researchers to understand the function and evolution of Oryza genomes. The genus Oryza is an idea model system for studying plant comparative genomics, evolutionary biology and...


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Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

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2005-06-01 20:44:29

The four species of wild rice comprise the genus Zizania, a group of grasses that grow in shallow water in small lakes and slow-flowing streams. Often, only the flowering head rises above the water. Three of the four species are native to North America: Northern wild rice (Zizania palustris) is an annual plant native to the Great Lakes region of North America. Wild rice (Z. aquatica), also an annual, grows in the Saint Lawrence River and on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'