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2014-06-03 16:24:38

DENVER, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Sterling Healthcare Services: Neel Mehta, MD, medical director of Pain Medicine, Weill-Cornell Pain Medicine Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital; Frank Kunkel, MD, medical director, Accessible Recovery Services (ARS); and Richard Stripp, PhD, chief scientific and technical officer, Sterling Healthcare Services, will be presenting at the International Conference on Opioids at Harvard Medical...

2014-05-30 23:06:28

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Barium Sulphate Precipitated Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 This is a professional and depth research report on Global and China Barium Sulphate Precipitated industry. The report provides a basic barium sulfate precipitated information, including barium sulfate precipitated definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as well as industry...

2014-05-22 23:10:06

The global In-Vitro Toxicology Testing market of in-vitro toxicology testing is subdivided into industry, technology, method, application and geography - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/in-vitro-toxicology-testing-market-209577065.html. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The “In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing Market by Industry (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical), Technology (Cell Culture, HTS, Omics), Applications (Systemic, Dermal, Ocular),Method (Cellular Assay,...

2014-05-21 23:06:40

The Weed Science Society of America announces plans for a second national summit on the topic of herbicide resistance. The event will take place September 10 in Washington DC. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced plans for a second national scientific summit on the topic of herbicide resistance. Scheduled for September 10 in Washington, D.C., the event will be hosted by the National Research Council at the Auditorium in the...

2014-05-14 23:11:27

Sky Toxicology announces The Sky Toxicology “Pass The Torch” Addiction Treatment Scholarship Awards. 50 treatment scholarships will be donated at a value of $10,000 each, for a total of $500,000, to active patients of addiction treatment programs from June 1, 2014 to June 1, 2015. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Sky Toxicology announces The Sky Toxicology “Pass The Torch” Addiction Treatment Scholarship Awards. 50 treatment scholarships will be donated at a value of $10,000...

2014-05-14 23:03:04

ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, today announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Port Gamble Environmental Sciences (PGES) in Port Gamble, Washington. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, today announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Port Gamble Environmental Sciences (PGES) in Port Gamble, Washington. Originally founded...

2014-05-13 23:16:14

The new technologies in the in vitro testing market help in investigating the adverse effects of environmental agents in a more mechanistic and time saving manner. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/in-vitro-toxicology-testing-market-209577065.html (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The “In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing Market by Industry (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical), Technology (Cell Culture, HTS, Omics), Applications (Systemic, Dermal, Ocular),Method (Cellular...

2014-05-13 16:23:03

Metals Naturally Occurring Constituents in Healthy Soils LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axiom Foods, whose Oryzatein(®) enzyme-extracted, brown rice protein is supplied to food and beverage manufacturers throughout the U.S., Europe and other countries, is embarking on a campaign to educate consumers about the reality of heavy metals in plant food--As Dr. Oz said in a recent segment, the people have the right to know the truth. It is important to know that those whose diets consist...

2014-05-12 23:02:28

All-round assessment and forecast of the world, regional and country beryllium markets can be found in the topical research report “Beryllium: 2014 Market Review and Forecast” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, by 2017, the overall beryllium production is anticipated to go beyond 500 tonnes in volume terms. London, UK (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The global beryllium production climbed over 260.4 tonnes in...

2014-04-30 23:13:01

Memory-enhancing ingredient apoaequorin is featured in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. Madison, WI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Quincy Bioscience, a recognized leading bioscience company in the state of Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the publication of an additional safety assessment study of apoaequorin in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, an international journal published by the International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. The journal reports on...


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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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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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