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Ammonia Emissions Reduced Using USDA Patents Method
2012-11-01 12:46:41

U.S. Department of Agriculture Capturing and recycling ammonia from livestock waste is possible using a process developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers. This invention could help streamline on-farm nitrogen management by allowing farmers to reduce potentially harmful ammonia emissions and concentrate nitrogen in a liquid product to sell as fertilizer. The work was conducted by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists Matias Vanotti and Ariel Szogi at the...

Nonprescription Misuse On The Rise
2012-10-05 06:03:20

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online With pharmaceuticals becoming more and more accessible, medication overdose appears to be a rising concern throughout the world. Researchers have found that overdose is related to both nonprescription drugs and prescription drugs. Studies have shown that there are a number of reasons overdose occurs and many medical experts believe that these studies will help them better understand the trends that are occurring. One study from...

2012-10-01 23:01:30

Lawsuit Alleges use of DuPont´s Imprelis Herbicide Resulted in Death and Damage to Tens of Thousands of Trees, and Will Likely Cause Damage to Tens of Thousands More. Vandalia, OH (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Wright & Schulte LLC, a leading national law firm and Ohio personal injury law firm / Ohio auto accident law firm has filed an Imprelis lawsuit on behalf of an Iowa property owner who sustained Imprelis permanent damage to trees, allegedly due to DuPont´s Imprelis herbicide....

2012-09-25 23:03:20

Comprehensive beryllium market analysis and future projections are presented in the topical research report “Beryllium Market Review” by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 By the end of 2017, the world beryllium market is forecast to reach about 506,000 metric tons, with the growth influenced by trends in the end-use application sectors. In particular, sustained demand from the telecom equipment/computers segment and the burgeoning...


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Golfodulcean Poison Frog, Phyllobates Vittatus
2014-09-12 08:59:50

The Golfodulcean Poison Frog, Phyllobates Vittatus, is a species of frog belonging to the Dendrobatidae family that is native to Costa Rica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical, moist, lowland forests and rivers. It’s threatened by habitat loss. Like all members of the genus Phyllobates, Golfodulcean Poison Frogs have highly potent neurotoxin alkaloid poisons in their skin. While it’s only the fourth most toxic of the genus, the Golfodulcean Poison Frog is still a highly...

Golden Poison Frog, Phyllobates Terribilis
2014-09-12 08:44:46

The Golden Poison Frog, Phyllobates Terribilis, known also as the Golden Frog, Golden Poison Arrow Frog or the Golden Dart Frog, is a poison dart frog that is native to the Pacific coast of Colombia. The optimal habitat of this frog is the rainforest with high rain rates, altitudes between 100 and 200 meters, temperatures of at least 26 degrees Celsius, and relative humidity of 80 to 90 percent. While in the wild, this is a social animal, living in groups of up to six individuals; however,...

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...

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