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2014-08-18 20:21:55

INDIANAPOLIS and RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today granted tentative approval for Basaglar(TM) (insulin glargine injection), which is indicated to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes and in combination with mealtime insulin in adults and pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes. Basaglar is not recommended for the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis. Basaglar is Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and...

2014-08-18 16:23:51

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Best Practices in Developing Targeting Strategies and Driving Innovations for Social Media Mobile Marketing Initiatives - Food & Beverage Industry in the UShttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2224676/Best-Practices-in-Developing-Targeting-Strategies-and-Driving-Innovations-for-Social-Media-Mobile-Marketing-Initiatives---Food--Beverage-Industry-in-the-US.htmlLeading food & beverage...

2014-08-18 16:23:47

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Swine Feed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168862/Global-Swine-Feed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Swine feed Market, a $114 Billion market in 2013, is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.9% to reach $138.5 Billion by 2020, with Asia-Pacific and South America being the major contributors to the global growth. Pork is mainly...

2014-08-18 16:21:50

GALVESTON, Texas, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It seems that every week brings another story of U.S. Coast Guard or other Gulf Coast maritime law enforcement giving chase to foreign fishermen who have snuck into U.S. waters to fish illegally. Foreign illegal fishing in the Gulf, mostly by Mexican crew in boats called lanchas, is a persistent - and alarming - problem, say authorities from Gulf Coast states and the federal government. The urgency of the issue brought...

2014-08-18 16:20:27

Ticket Transactions Up 2.65 Percent in First Seven Months of 2014 vs. 2013 ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, reported today that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 5.15 percent* year-over-year in the first seven months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $56 billion versus $53.3 billion in 2013. Sales for July 2014 were up 5.2 percent at...

2014-08-18 12:30:36

As a Result of Further Debt Restructuring Second Quarter Net Income Increased to $1.3 million MIAMI, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company), a technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in emerging countries and in the United States, announced today financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The Company generated positive operating cash flows for the six months ended...

2014-08-18 12:27:43

DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthStar Anesthesia has appointed Jeremiah Radandt chief financial officer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/136934 Radandt brings significant health care leadership experience to his new role. In his most recent position, he served as chief financial officer for Primary Children's Hospital, a unit of Intermountain Healthcare that ranked in eight separate categories in U.S.News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for...

2014-08-18 12:27:17

Founder and CEO Dr. Jon Segal established site to cater to practitioners and the nation's 65.7 million caregivers with name-brand medical products at up to 50% less than retail price, along with personalized customer care DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a goal of making quality medical products and educational caregiving resources accessible to all, DiscountMedicalSupplies.com, the nation's first physician owned and operated medical equipment and supply...

2014-08-18 12:25:51

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Compound Feed Market-By Ingredients, Supplements, Animal Type & Geography- Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168903/Global-Compound-Feed-Market-By-Ingredients-Supplements-Animal-Type--Geography--Trends--Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlRaw materials and supplements are blended together in different proportions to yield the compound feed for various animal...

2014-08-18 12:24:31

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US-based Medtronic said it would purchase Ireland-based Covidien for $42.9 billion (press release: http://bit.ly/1qsbFqb), combining two of the world's biggest medical device makers and helping Medtronic savings with a headquarters change. Kalorama estimates the deal will come just short of creating the largest device company based on 2013 revenues in its Global Market for Medical Devices, 5(th) Edition report, released last year. According...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus Couchii
2014-08-05 09:20:52

The Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus couchii, is a species of North American spade foot toad. The specific nickname couchii honors an American naturalist Darius Nash Couch, who gathered the first specimen while on a personal expedition to northern Mexico to collect mineral, plant, and animal specimens for the Smithsonian Institution. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, the Baja Peninsula, and northern Mexico. They can be found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which consists...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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