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2014-07-16 12:29:10

DUBLIN, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Refractory Material Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Refractory materials are used in the refractory lining of furnaces, kilns, incinerators, and reactors. These materials have a high melting point (greater than 2768 degrees Fahrenheit). They are subjected to various conditions such as high temperature, abrasion and chemical...

2014-07-16 12:28:25

Cognitive function is primary endpoint COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bracket is pleased to announce that Biotie Therapies, a specialized drug development company focusing on products for neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders, has selected the CDR System for use as the primary endpoint for their phase 2 trial of SYN120, an orally administered, dual 5HT6/5HT2a antagonist. SYN120 is in development for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and other cognitive...

2014-07-16 12:28:19

ALBANY, New York, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Biological Drugs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020," the global biological drugs market is estimated at USD 161,056.5 million in 2014 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% from 2014 to 2020, to reach an estimated value of USD 287,139.7 million in 2020. Browse the full Biological Drugs...

2014-07-16 12:27:57

DUBLIN, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/txb2vj/cellbased_assays) has announced the addition of the "Cell-based Assays Market by Product, Application & End-user - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The market for cell-based assays is driven by the preference over biochemical assays and animal models and the emergent 3D cell-based assay techniques in cell-based...

2014-07-16 12:25:52

CONTOOCOOK, N.H., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YBP Library Services (YBP), the academic division of Baker & Taylor, is proud to announce that the University of Toronto Libraries has selected YBP as its primary supplier of academic titles published in the United States and United Kingdom. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127667 The University of Toronto Libraries, one of the largest research libraries in North America and the largest library in Canada, selected YBP...

2014-07-16 12:24:48

MIAMI, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Infants who exhibit a consistent right hand preference are more likely to develop advanced language skills by age two, according to a study by Florida International University psychologist Eliza L. Nelson. The findings were recently published in the journal of Developmental Psychology. In the study, Nelson measured handedness - the tendency to use one hand more naturally than the other - in different ways according to the...

2014-07-16 12:22:59

AMSTERDAM, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th annual Reaxys PhD Prize awards original and innovative research in organic, organometallic and inorganic chemistry Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the winners of the 2014 Reaxys PhD Prize [http://inspiringchemistry.reaxys.com/phdprize ]. Awarding innovative and original...

2014-07-16 08:28:30

DCVax®-Direct Phase II Trial Preparations and Manufacturing Expansion Underway BETHESDA, Md., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced today that the Phase I portion of the Company's Phase I/II DCVax-Direct clinical trial has completed its 36-patient target recruitment, and the Company is now underway with preparations for the Phase II...

2014-07-16 08:21:15

Irrational Risk Aversion Holds Us Back In Human Spaceflight WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 45(th) anniversary of the first flight to land humans on the moon, a new book explains why we haven't been back there or anywhere beyond earth orbit in over four decades, and why we are dependent on Russia for access to our own space station. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140715/127429 "Since the end of Apollo, space hasn't been considered important enough to...

2014-07-15 23:14:49

LiveFitter was appointed as Regional Branding Agency for Optimum Nutrition & BSN. Equipped with strong vertical knowledge of the category and a fast growing community, the firm aims to craft some groundbreaking campaigns in the year to come. Singapore (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 LiveFitter, the health and fitness branding specialists based in Asia, has been tasked with the regional branding of Glanbia Performance Nutrition's key performance nutrition brands Optimum Nutrition and BSN....


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Northwestern Salamander, Ambystoma gracile
2014-05-26 07:53:38

The northwestern salamander (Ambystoma gracile) is a species of mole salamander that can be found along the Pacific Coast of North America. Its range extends from May Island in southeastern Alaska to the Gulala River in Sonoma County, California. It resides in a number of habitats from sea level to the timberline, including grasslands and woodlands, but cannot be found east of the Great Divide. It holds two subspecies known as A. g. decorticatum and A. g. gracile, which are separated by a...

2014-04-22 14:52:09

Edwin Harris Colbert (September 28, 1905 – November 15, 2001), known as “Ned” to his friends and colleagues, was a distinguished American Paleontologist. He helped popularize the study of dinosaurs through his prolific research, writings, and 40 years of work as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Colbert was born in Clarinda, Iowa, but moved to Maryville, Missouri during infancy. Like many young children, and most of his predecessors and contemporaries,...

Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

Astrophysics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 56,000 light-years in diameter and approximately 60 million light-years distant. Credit: NASA/ESA/Wikipedia What is Astrophysics? For much of the modern age the term Astrophysics has been used synonymously with Astronomy. This interchange is so common that many textbooks even offer the two as having the same meaning. However, from a strictly historical perspective there are differences...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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