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2014-01-08 23:24:35

The American College of Medical Toxicology will present ‘Chemical Agents of Opportunity for Terrorism’ in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on February 5th and 6th, 2014. The workshop will provide training to emergency personnel and planners regarding both common and unusual industrial agents which may pose a threat as potential weapons of terror. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) will present an educational workshop titled ‘Chemical Agents...

2014-01-08 20:20:34

Ten California cities and counties succeed in holding accountable lead pigment companies that marketed, promoted and profited from lead paint despite knowing it was toxic; Motley Rice was proud to serve as co-lead trial counsel SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, the Honorable James P. Kleinberg of the Santa Clara Superior Court issued a Statement of Decision finalizing his December 2013 ruling that three lead paint companies created...

2014-01-06 23:02:58

2012 report provides information about 3.3 million cases managed by poison centers nationwide. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 In 2012, America’s 57 poison centers managed 3.3 million cases, an average of more than 9,000 per day, according to the recently published 2012 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ National Poison Data System. The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) maintains the National Poison Data System (NPDS), a...

2013-12-23 23:03:27

This technical market research report from BCC Research provides a comprehensive overview of the major types of traditional toxicity testing in use, and the in vitro techniques that are being developed by industry, government agencies, and nonprofits. (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, In Vitro Toxicity Testing: Technologies and Global Markets, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global in vitro toxicity testing market was valued...

2013-12-19 23:30:43

The team at BotoxJuvedermDoctor.com has seen firsthand what kind of results are possible with JUVÉDERM®, something that Allergan is trying to replicate for patients with their new JUVÉDERM® Treatment Visualizer App. In a new review BotoxJuvedermDoctor.com provides readers with an in-depth look at how the app works. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Anyone who’s been considering a JUVÉDERM treatment will want to read the latest post from BotoxJuvedermDoctor.com which...

2013-12-12 23:00:38

Discounts on Botox and dermal fillers available before Dec. 23 at Weight Loss & Skin Care Clinic. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Weight Loss & Skin Care Clinic is offering an end-of-year special valid through December 23, 2013. Patients can receive 25 percent off on Botox and dermal fillers. Weight Loss & Skin Care Clinic’s San Jose and Redwood City locations will be participating in this great deal. Botox and fillers are designed to reduce the look of aging. Botox...

2013-12-10 23:02:31

Birmingham Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center is proud to announce it will now be offering VOLUMA™ by Allergan. DETROIT, MI (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Birmingham Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center is proud to announce it will now be offering VOLUMA™ by Allergan. Dr. Rifai, Detroit Cosmetic Surgery Specialist, is among the first cosmetic surgeons in the nation to offer the VOLUMA treatment. He was hand-selected and recognized as an expert in his field, resulting in an early...


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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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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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