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2014-07-28 09:55:59

USGS Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new USGS study. This is the first broad-scale investigation of neonicotinoid insecticides in the Midwestern United States and one of the first conducted within the United States. Effective in killing a broad range of insect pests, use of neonicotinoid insecticides has dramatically increased over the last decade across the United States, particularly in...

2014-07-28 08:35:08

ReportsnReports.com offers "Microcontrollers, DSP, & IP Core Chip Market by Type, Applications (Automotive & Transportation, Consumer Electronics, Industrial, Communications, Security, and Medical & Healthcare) and Geography (Americas, Europe, APAC & ROW) - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020" global research report in its store. DALLAS, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A microcontroller contains a processor core, memory, and programmable input/output peripherals, which means...

2014-07-28 08:34:51

Cloud-based Solutions Empower Consumers with Expert Advice and Product Information SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu, a leading information communication technology (ICT) company, today announced an International Distribution and License Agreement with OnCue Technologies, a developer of in-aisle point-of-information solutions that are designed to enhance the consumer shopping experience. Through this relationship, Fujitsu will resell OnCue Technologies' InfoCue...

2014-07-28 08:34:19

ALBANY, New York, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most up-to-date Research on " Prepaid Wireless in the United States: Market Analysis and Forecast 2013 - 2018 [http://www.researchmoz.us/prepaid-wireless-in-the-united-states-market-analysis-and-forecast-2013-2018-report.html ] " to its huge collection of research reports. Details Contact: sales@researchmoz.us Prepaid wireless moved beyond the credit challenged market only a long time ago and has become main stream for...

2014-07-28 08:32:59

- James A. Hyde Resigns as Chief Executive Officer and President WAYNESBORO, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTELOS Holdings Corp. (the "Company" or "NTELOS"; NASDAQ: NTLS) announced today that its Board of Directors ("the Board") has accepted the resignation of James A. Hyde as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board, effective today. The Board also announced the immediate appointment of NTELOS Director Rodney D. Dir as President and Chief Operating Officer....

2014-07-28 08:29:52

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading advocacy organization representing Medicaid managed care organizations, congratulates North Carolina's Senate for approving on second reading a real Medicaid reform plan that will deliver coordinated, high quality care to the needy in The Tar Heel State while providing much needed budget predictability for state taxpayers. North Carolina's yearly Medicaid budget is now over $13...

2014-07-28 08:29:44

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB:MDBX) (www.medbox.com) (the "Company"), a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, announced today that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with accredited investors pursuant to which the Company agreed to sell, and the investors agreed to purchase, in a private placement transaction, convertible debentures in the aggregate...

2014-07-28 08:29:20

BRISBANE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced that it will release its second quarter 2014 financial results at the close of the U.S. markets on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. A live conference call and webcast will be hosted by InterMune at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time that same day. Interested investors and others may participate in the conference call by dialing 800-728-2056 (U.S.) or +1 212-231-2900 (international), conference ID#21728775. A...

2014-07-28 08:29:11

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte is pleased to announce that Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory has named Deloitte the leader in U.S. state and local government consulting based on the breadth and depth of the organization's capabilities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a In its recently released report, United States State & Local Government Consulting 2014, Kennedy notes, "Deloitte is substantially immersed in the state and local...

2014-07-28 08:29:05

Collaboration to Expand Sales Breadth and Market Access SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astute Medical, Inc. today announced a strategic collaboration with Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) that will expand access to a new test that assesses critically ill patients for risk of acute kidney injury (AKI), a prevalent and deadly condition. A study recently published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology suggested that AKI could be more deadly than heart attack.(1)...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

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...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

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