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107-year Journey Of The Beetle Rhipidocyrtus Muiri
2014-07-14 03:24:21

Pensoft Publishers Serendipity leads University of Kansas scientists to the discovery and description of Rhipidocyrtus muiri - a 107 year old beetle, lost in collections specimen, which turned out to represent a new genus and species. The long and tortuous history of the enigmatic ripidiine wedge beetle from Borneo is discussed in a recent paper published in the open access journal ZooKeys. The holotype male, and only known specimen of Rhipidocyrtus muiri, was collected 107 years ago...

2014-07-14 12:27:06

Researchers to Use IBM Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer for Computational Drug Design and Discovery RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a therapeutics company focused on cloud-based drug design and development, announced today the expansion of its drug design and development program. The company has been granted supercomputing time at Argonne National Laboratory to design inhibitors of multiple parasitic targets. Through a...

2014-07-14 12:20:31

AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 1(st) Detect Corporation, a subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq: ASTC), announced today that the United States Patent Office ("USPTO") has allowed the issuance of a key patent for improving the sensitivity and identification capability of the company's unique ion trap mass spectrometer used for chemical analysis and detection. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126590 "We are extremely pleased that the USPTO has allowed...

2014-07-14 08:26:23

Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services Designates DataMotion an Approved Direct Vendor for Michigan Direct Marketplace EAST LANSING, Mich. and FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a rigorous competitive evaluation, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) has designated DataMotion(TM), an innovative Health Information Service Provider (HISP), as an Approved Direct Vendor (ADV) for MiHIN and the Direct Marketplace for Michigan (DMM)....

2014-07-14 08:23:53

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First published articles now available for free online on ScienceDirect How does oxygen control insect body size? What influence does genetics have on insects' social structure? Articles published in the first issue of Current Opinion in Insect Science [http://www.journals.elsevier.com/current-opinion-in-insect-science/recent-articles ] - launched today - aims to answer these and more questions. Current Opinion in...

2014-07-14 08:21:46

New Features Improve Utility Mapping and Field Workflows to Increase Productivity SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced the latest version of its smart water infrastructure mapping and work management software--Trimble® Connect(TM) version 1.8. The latest release of the cloud-based, Geographic Information System (GIS)-centric software includes a suite of applications that allow water, wastewater and stormwater utilities to visualize and...

2014-07-13 23:03:36

Need to know the severe health risks of obesity? Health Yourself 101, a free online learning program, shares the key insights gained by Dr. Lawrence Power in his 50+ years of medical study and practice. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 If Dr. Lawrence Power has his way, the innovative new online learning program he has just launched at http://www.HealthYourself101.com will expand people’s understanding of the causes, consequences, and management of visceral obesity. Power has set...

2014-07-13 23:01:22

The increasing number of research activities, coupled with the introduction of advanced technologies in chromatography instruments and consumables, will drive the growth of chromatography systems market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-chromatography-systems-3162983548.html (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Chromatography system is a physical method of separation of biological components from various types of biological samples such as air and water. Chromatography systems...

2014-07-12 23:03:01

A new website, Engineer Salary, reveals career salary information to be used for anybody wanting to research career options in engineering. (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 For people who are looking for salary information, job searching, or career exploration in engineering careers, the new Engineer Salary website Engineer-Salary.com provides lots of value. Engineer Salary hopes to become a top resource for the earning potential of various engineering jobs that people could be considering. A wide...

2014-07-12 23:01:37

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Life Science Reagents Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/life-sciences-reagents-analytical-reagents.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 This report covers the market analysis for various reagents used in the life science industry. Continuous innovation in...


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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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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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