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2014-08-14 12:22:23

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Polymeric Polyols - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polymeric Polyols in Thousand Pounds by the following Product Types: Polyether polyols, and Polyester polyols. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle...

2014-08-14 12:20:45

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Yacht Industry - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Yacht Industry in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, China, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these...

Dust And Microbes That Hitch Rides On It Influences Rain And Climate
2014-08-14 03:16:39

American Chemical Society Dusty air blowing across the Pacific from Asia and Africa plays a critical role in precipitation patterns throughout the drought-stricken western US. Today, a scientist will present new research suggesting that the exact chemical make-up of that dust, including microbes found in it, is the key to how much rain and snow falls from clouds throughout the region. This information could help better predict rain events, as well as explain how air pollution from a...

Scientists Can Identify Skin Creams That Contain Toxic Mercury
2014-08-14 03:53:38

American Chemical Society As countries try to rid themselves of toxic mercury pollution, some people are slathering and even injecting creams containing the metal onto or under their skin to lighten it, putting themselves and others at risk for serious health problems. To find those most at risk, scientists are reporting today that they can now identify these creams and intervene much faster than before. They're speaking at the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American...

2014-08-14 08:34:24

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte today announced it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an independently-run organization that was founded in 2014 to further the development, adoption and wide-spread use of interconnected machines, intelligent analytics and people at work. Joining the IIC is a sign of Deloitte's continued commitment to helping companies - both enterprise adopters and Internet of Things (IoT) providers - to unlock the value of the...

2014-08-14 08:32:04

SAFEWAY & UNLEASHED BY PETCO SCHEDULED TO OPEN FALL 2015 HYATTSVILLE, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ECHO Realty, LP and its partner The Bernstein Companies are pleased to announce the commencement of construction of The Gateway at University Town Center, located at the intersection of East-West Highway (Maryland Route 410) and America Boulevard, in Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland. The Gateway at University Town Center will be anchored by a 54,400 square foot...

2014-08-14 08:29:59

Merkerson Visits Dallas, Texas on August 14 With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and actress S. Epatha Merkerson are bringing the America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program to Dallas, Texas to encourage African Americans with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C--their average blood sugar level over the past two to three...

2014-08-14 08:29:25

GRAMMY and CMA Award Winning Music Artist Darius Rucker has Teamed Up with Transitions Optical and OneSight to Help People See Their Best So They Can Make Their Dreams Come True PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately half a billion people worldwide have correctable vision issues, but lack access to quality vision care. They are unable to see the words in a book or on a chalkboard and even more so to reach their potential and bring their goals and dreams into focus....

2014-08-14 08:25:29

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMK Gaming International, Inc. (OTC PINK: "CMKI") announced that it has hired Mr. Peter Dalton as its new CEO to lead the Company into 2015 by developing new games and building its online pachinko business and rewards program. Mr. Dalton has significant experience in the digital game industry and has led companies in an executive capacity. CMKI plans to expand its online presence where it believes it can market new pachinko games to a...

2014-08-14 08:20:43

New Pricing Along Popular Routes Including Teterboro - West Palm Beach & Chicago - Houston IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JetSuite, the nation's fastest growing private jet charter company, has lowered fares in several of its key markets, further reflecting its commitment to bring accessibility and transparency to private jet travel. This new all-in pricing is based on JetSuite's $400K SuiteKey membership, and includes taxes and fees. Examples include: Within the...


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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