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2014-03-03 12:26:25

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCC Research [http://www.bccresearch.com ] (www.bccresearch.com [http://www.bccresearch.com ]) reveals in its new report, In Vitro Toxicity Testing: Technologies and Global Markets [http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/pharmaceuticals/in-vitro-toxicity-phm017e.html ] , the global market for in vitro and in silico safety and toxicity testing is expected to grow to nearly $9.9 billion by 2017, with a five-year...

2014-02-28 23:31:13

Masha Banar, Board Certified Physician Associate and Medical Director of Visage Sculpture, can now reduce the size of the calf muscles with the help of neurotoxins. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Visage Sculpture Clinic is well known for non-surgical face shaping with fillers, Sculptra and neurotoxins. There are very few services related to shaping body parts, buttocks augmentation being the highest in demand, and now a new service is added of shrinking the size of the calves....

2014-02-28 23:26:33

Healthpointe’s Cosmetic Laser Institute is offering complimentary consultations towards a variety of rejuvenating cosmetic services. Anaheim, California (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Healthpointe’s highly qualified medical staff is ready to guide you in choosing the ideal procedures for your health and beauty needs through a complimentary consultation. Services range from massages, waxing, and corrective skin resurfacing for wrinkles and scars, to microvascular therapy and injectable...

2014-02-28 20:23:17

The Patients' Choice Award is based on patient-provided online ratings MIRAMAR, Fla., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only a small percentage of the nation's physicians are ever honored with a Patients' Choice Award. But Miramar cosmetic surgery- Internal Medicine Dr. Cesar Velilla belongs to an even more selective group of doctors who are being honored this year as five-time Patients' Choice honorees, marking the award's fifth anniversary....

2014-02-21 23:02:56

Westin Baltimore Washington Airport - Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning, Class Action Lawsuit filed. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The law firm of DISCEPOLO LLP has filed a Class Action Lawsuit alleging negligence against the Westin Baltimore Washington Airport - BWI Hotel on behalf of the injured guests who suffered carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning during the Valentine’s Weekend (2/15/14-2/16/14). The Class Action is McKisset, et al. v. Brentwood BWI One LLC, filed in the Circuit...

2014-02-19 23:02:18

An article in the journal Weed Technology discusses the development of a model that can analyze the simultaneous evolution of resistance to herbicides that inhibit the acetolactate synthase (ALS) and acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACCase) enzymes. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Effective herbicides are essential to rice production in the mid-southern United States. In recent decades, the primary weed that challenges rice fields, barnyardgrass, developed resistance to two widely used...

2014-02-19 08:22:54

DUBLIN, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h2zt8n/ammonia_2013 ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Ammonia Market - Forecast up to 2017" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) "Concise Analysis of the International Ammonia Market - Forecast up to 2017", is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the mentioned...

2014-02-18 08:30:50

First-In-Class Active Ingredient Releasing Film Moving Closer to Market MONTREAL, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Imaflex Inc. (TSXV: IFX) ("Imaflex" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the successful completion of repeatable pilot production and analytical characterization of the first herbicidal pre-formulation for its novel crop protection active ingredient releasing agricultural films. The pre-formulation contains an herbicide optimally dispersed in a water-soluble,...

2014-02-12 23:22:00

Evolving REACH standard prompts new feature that allows users to easily retrieve latest part number compliance information. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Ecliptek Corporation has certified most of its products as being compliant with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) updated Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC), which was elevated to 151 substances on December 13, 2013. As a result, Ecliptek’s unique Part Number Specific Data Sheets, available for over...

Drifting Herbicides Can Cause Unintended Effects
2014-02-11 14:52:42

Penn State Farmers should take extra precautions so drifting herbicides do not create unintended consequences on neighboring fields and farms, according to agricultural researchers. The researchers found a range of effects -- positive, neutral and negative -- when they sprayed the herbicide dicamba on old fields -- ones that are no longer used for cultivation -- and on field edges, according to J. Franklin Egan, research ecologist, USDA-Agricultural Research Service. He said the effects...


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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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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