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2012-06-05 02:25:35

STAMFORD, Conn., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EQA Partners, an alternative investment manager whose expertise lies in currencies and traditional global macro strategies, today announced the appointment of Dr. Randall Kroszner as Partner and Chief Economist, a new position. Dr. Kroszner previously served as a Governor of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 to 2009 where he chaired the Fed's Committee on Supervision and Regulation and the Committee on Consumer and Community Affairs. He will...

2012-05-29 22:20:56

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (Cranel Imaging North American Executive Partner Event) Epson America, a leading provider of exceptional performing business solutions, expands its line of professional sheet-fed scanning solutions with the EPSON® WorkForce® Pro GT-S55 and WorkForce Pro GT-S85 document scanners. Epson's new scanners offer exceptional image quality for minimized post-scan processing and added features such as scan-to-cloud capabilities and Epson's robust...

2012-05-15 22:20:34

New report reveals how U.S. monetary policy impacts oil price, small businesses WASHINGTON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new analysis released today, Louisiana State University Endowed Chair of Banking and nationally-renowned economist Joseph R. Mason makes the case that there are steps government can take to demonstrably reduce gasoline prices. The report--entitled "Monetary Policy, Gas Prices and the Impact on Small Businesses"--specifically reveals how the Federal...

2012-05-08 23:01:46

According to Montana Ranchers, confirming historical statistics, Grass-Fed Angus Beef calves typically gain 1.5— 1.9 pounds per day from birth to maturity, while Angus beef calves fed a diet rich in nutritional food supplements such as corn and soya beans typically gain an average of 2.0 — 2.5 pounds per day. Mr. Trivedi´s Grass-Fed calves gained an average of 4.5 pounds per day over a period of only twenty days. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 Mahendra Trivedi is...

Researchers Find Reducing Fishmeal Hinders Growth Of Farmed Fish
2012-05-03 09:48:42

When it comes to the food used to raise fish in aquaculture "farms," it seems that you may get what you pay for. In a new study,* researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) looked at the health effects of raising farmed fish on a diet incorporating less than the usual amount of fishmeal–a key but expensive component of current commercial fish food products. They learned that reduced fishmeal...

2012-04-30 10:42:38

Early colonization of the gut by microbes in infants is critical for development of their intestinal tract and in immune development. A new study, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Genome Biology, shows that differences in bacterial colonization of formula-fed and breast-fed babies leads to changes in the infant's expression of genes involved in the immune system, and in defense against pathogens. The health of individuals can be influenced by the diversity of microbes...

Selenium Impacts Honey Bee Behavior And Survival
2012-04-26 06:48:50

UC Riverside entomologists develop 'proof of concept' that selenium may negatively impact honey bee populations at selenium-polluted sites Entomologists at the University of California, Riverside have a "proof of concept" that selenium, a nonmetal chemical element, can disrupt the foraging behavior and survival of honey bees. Selenium in very low concentrations is necessary for the normal development of insects – and humans – but becomes toxic at only slightly higher...

2012-04-23 22:18:31

Researchers interested in determining the direct effects of a high saturated fat and high cholesterol (HFHC) diet on implanted fetal hippocampal tissues have found that in middle-aged laboratory rats the HFHC diet elevated microglial activation and reduced neuronal development. While the resulting damage was due to an inflammatory response in the central nervous system, they found that the effects of the HFHC diet were alleviated by the interleukin (IL)-1 receptor antagonist IL-1Ra, leading...

2012-04-10 06:25:06

SEATTLE, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seattle Mariners hospitality partner, Centerplate, the largest hospitality partner to North America's premier sports stadiums, convention centers and entertainment venues, is once again collaborating with noted Seattle Chef Ethan Stowell to bring exciting, fresh and local food concepts to Safeco Field. New to the ballpark for 2012, Chef Stowell has created several new selections that include grass-fed BBQ brisket and pulled pork sandwiches, Italian...

2012-04-04 02:25:04

MINNEAPOLIS, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delphax Technologies Inc. (Pink Sheets:DLPX.PK), a global provider of high-speed digital printing equipment, announced today that it will introduce its new elan(TM) digital color print system at drupa 2012 May 3-16 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The system, which combines major advances in inkjet and paper-handling technologies, will be showcased in Hall 8b, stand C10 with demonstrations of the elan 500 powered by Memjet. A news conference is...


Latest US Federal Reserve Reference Libraries

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2007-04-10 14:06:21

A Fantail goldfish is a standard "fancy" type of goldfish. It has a dual-lobed tail, unlike its cousin the common or comet. Its fins can be different sizes, ranging from 1-3 in or more in length. A typical fantail has paired fins, including anal fins, a single dorsal fin, and a round, pointed body shape. It can range in color, from bronze (known as chocolate), orange, red, calico, and mixes of the colors. It is the third hardiest of the fancy goldfish with Comet first and Shubunkin second,...

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2007-04-10 14:01:52

Common goldfish are a type of goldfish with no other modifications from their ancestors other than their color. Most varieties of fancy goldfish were derived from this simple breed. Common goldfish come in a variety of colors including red, orange/gold, white, black and yellow or 'lemon' goldfish. As pets The Common goldfish has become a popular pet around the world. They are hardier than fancier fish, able to live in a variety of conditions ranging from aquariums to outdoor ponds, and...

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2005-09-07 20:33:37

Apocrita is a suborder of insects in the order Hymenoptera. The Apocrita include wasps, bees and ants, and are comprised of many families. They include the most advanced Hymenoptera and are distinguished from the Symphyta by the narrow waist joining two segments of the abdomen. The ovipositor of the female either extends freely or is retracted, and is converted into a sting for both for defense and for paralyzing prey. Larvae are legless, and may feed either inside a host or in a nest....

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2005-06-15 14:56:25

Rodrigues day gecko (Phelsuma edwardnewtoni) is a now extinct diurnal species of geckos. It lived on the island of Rodrigues and typically inhabited forests and dwelt in trees. The Rodrigues day gecko fed on insects and nectar. Scientific synonyms Phelsuma edwardnewtoni VINSON & VINSON 1969 Phelsuma newtoni BOULENGER 1884 Phelsuma edwardnewtoni - KLUGE 1993 Phelsuma edwardnewtoni - RÖSLER 2000: 101 Description This day gecko is now extinct. It was described also as P....

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