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2014-07-30 23:12:08

Vala Sciences, an industry leader in biological discovery and safety assessment, has won their second contract worth over $10 million with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Vala Sciences was recently awarded a second contract from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This new contract was awarded for the company’s expertise in developmental toxicity models, including tests designed to assess the effect of chemical...

2014-07-30 23:03:26

The Weed Science Society of America has announced the release of three new education modules on herbicide resistance in weeds. These modules will be available for free on the WSSA website and include materials about herbicide resistance management in aquatic, non-crop, and turf environments. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced the availability of three new education modules on herbicide resistance in weeds, available free...

2014-07-29 23:13:40

The American College of Medical Toxicology will present ‘Environmental and Health Consequences of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories’ in Albuquerque, New Mexico on August 21, 2014. The course will provide training to law enforcement, healthcare providers and public health professionals on hazards and health effects related to methamphetamine use and exposure to chemicals present in clandestine methamphetamine laboratories. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The American...

2014-07-23 23:16:58

New research report “Botulinum Neurotoxins: A Comparative Industry Analysis Of Products, Pipelines, Technologies And Stakeholders” prepared by La Merie Publishing is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The market for botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) products has grown considerably over the past few years, owing to novel medical indications created and due to more cosmetic procedures performed with BoNTs in the aging societies where physical appearance is...

2014-07-17 16:22:15

Renewed Contract Marks 42 Years of MRIGlobal Analysis of Chemicals in Consumer Products for the National Institutes of Health. KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal has been awarded a new $63 million, 10-year contract from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to provide analytical chemistry services for the National Toxicology Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/DC55501LOGO-a The initial eight-month award is for...

2014-07-14 23:02:36

The global metabolomics market is consolidated in nature, wherein the top five players account for more than 70%–75% of the market share - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/metabolomics-technology-market-900.html. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 “Metabolomics Market by Technique (Gas Chromatography, High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Mass Spectrometry, by Application (Biomarker & Drug Discovery, Nutrigenomics), by Indication...

2014-07-14 12:23:10

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "International Herbicides (Glyphosate, Atrazine, Acetochlor, 2,4-D) Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Herbicides are used to kill undesirable plants and weeds. They are a very essential part of modern agricultural practices. The herbicides market is mainly driven by the limited availability of arable land, high profitability...

2014-07-10 23:02:04

Day Spa “Opens the Bubbly” for this exciting new facility located in the Broadway Center. Party will include snacks, beverages, door prize giveaways and complimentary consultations from Shelly Botsford, NP. Bismarck, N.D. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Pure Skin is proud to announce the opening of their new spa to the Bismarck community. Clients, guests and Bismarck-area residents can join the team at Pure Skin for a glamorous evening of beauty and wellness at the Grand Opening Celebration....

2014-07-09 23:02:22

The Weed Science Society of America has announced that it will participate in the upcoming annual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society in Savannah, GA from July 13-16. The meeting will draw scientists, educators, and public officials from all over the country to discuss invasive aquatic plants and effective management techniques. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it will participate in the upcoming annual meeting...

2014-07-07 23:03:58

Skinspirations, a Tampa Bay-based non-surgical cosmetic medicine center, has implemented many new procedures that have contributed to their expansion in the past 6 months. On July 10th, they will host a grand reopening event, at which they will give away discounted services to attendees and donate proceeds to the women’s charity, Dress for Success. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Skinspirations, a center for cosmetic enhancement devoted to non-surgical aesthetics, will be hosting a...


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Ranitomeya sirensis
2013-07-30 10:53:54

Ranitomeya sirensis is a species of poison dart frog that is native to Peru. It is widely known as the Sira Poison Dart Frog, or more popularly as R. lamasi. It is kept as a bet by herpetoculturists and is considered to be one of the more difficult poison dart frogs to keep due to its relative rarity and the fragile nature of its tadpoles. Like most Ranitomeya species, R. sirensis is a mildly toxic poison dart frog. Its skin secretes small amounts of pumiliotoxins which coat the frog and...

Mimic Poison Frog, Ranitomeya imitator
2013-07-29 16:30:53

The Mimic Poison Frog (Ranitomeya imitator) is a type of poison dart frog located in the north-central region of eastern Peru. Like most other Ranitomeya species, R. imitator has a mild toxicity compared to other poison dart frogs. It produces the potent pumiliotoxin B, but its small size limits the amount of poison it can secrete. Like other poison dart frogs, it does not produce toxin in captivity. It most likely gains its poison from consuming toxic insects or other invertebrates within...

Blue Poison Dart Frog, Dendrobates Azureus
2013-06-25 14:59:59

The Blue Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates azureus) is a species of poison dart frog located in the forests surrounded by the Sipaliwini savannah, which is found in southern Suriname and northern to central Brazil. This frog is widely known as the blue poison dart frog or by its Indian name, okopipi. The species name comes from the fact that it is colored azure. This medium sized frog weighs about eight grams. It grows between 3 and 4.5 centimeters long and has a typical lifespan of four to...

Harlequin Poison Frog, Oophaga Histrionica
2013-06-25 13:44:18

The Harlequin Poison Frog (Oophaga histrionica) known also as the Harlequin Poison Dart Frog, is a species of poison dart frog with a native range from Western Ecuador to the El Choco region of Colombia. The frog is usually found on the ground of tropical rain forests, amongst fallen limbs or leaf litter. O. histrionica, along with O. speciosa, produces cardiotoxins referred to as histrionicotoxins. These moderate to highly toxic compounds act as potent non-competitive antagonists of...

601px-Echinophilia
2012-04-03 19:33:28

Chalice Corals, are a family of stony corals in the Pectiniidae family. Members of this family are mostly colonial but at least one species, Echinomorpha nishihirai, is solitary. These corals are endemic to the Indian and Pacific oceans. Pectiniids have a number of different forms but are basically streamlined and smooth. Polyps are large and brightly colored and resemble those of members of the Mussidae family of corals. The polyps are only extended at night. Tentacles are translucent,...

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