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2014-01-20 23:23:54

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 75,518 new articles on herbicide application. As a comprehensive publisher of agricultural articles, EurekaMag.com extensively covers use of substances used to destroy unwanted weed vegetation in cultivated crops. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 75,518 references and abstracts on application of herbicides. The site's Research Category extensively covers this...

2014-01-17 23:24:16

ECOBOND® LBP, LLC supports Federal and State programs for lead paint poison prevention through the development of effective and easy to use specialty products to seal and treat lead paint and lead dust. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Despite marked reductions in environmental sources of lead and increased protection from occupational lead exposure, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that lead exposure on the job remains a significant health threat for...

2014-01-17 08:22:49

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) today announced that Sigma Life Science, its innovative biological products and services business, will be launching the genetically-modified HepaRG human liver cell line, licensed from Biopredic, for hepatotoxicity and drug metabolism assays. Currently undergoing beta-testing by multiple contract research and pharmaceutical organizations, the assays will be publicly available later in Q1 2014 in a...

2014-01-09 16:21:55

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A judge's sweeping ruling in a residential lead-paint case threatens to send home values in a freefall throughout Los Angeles County, causing a ripple effect that will result in less money for schools, police services and other vital programs supported by property taxes, a leading housing and real estate advocacy organization warns. The dire outlook by the Los Angeles County Boards of Real Estate®, which represents private property rights in...

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...


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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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