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2014-02-18 12:23:04

Innovative, gravity-fed method with high quality filter meets strict standards for reducing contaminates, ensuring fresh, clean water on-the-go SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genuine Thermos Brand is pleased to announce the newest addition to its line of high quality hydration products. The new Thermos brand Filtration Bottle is geared toward consumers who want to ensure clean and delicious tasting water while on-the-go. This bottle features an innovative gravity-fed...

2014-02-11 16:25:04

Consumer Group Is Urging Trader Joe's And Other Grocers To Stop Selling Meat And Poultry Raised On Antibiotics YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, praised Chick-fil-A today for its announcement that within five years it will no longer sell chicken that has been raised on antibiotics. Public health experts have warned that the overuse of antibiotics by the meat industry on healthy livestock is...

controlling feline obesity
2014-02-11 09:25:06

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) Just as with people, feline obesity is most often linked to excessive food intake or not enough physical activity. Attempts to cut back on calories alone often result in failed weight loss or weight regain in both people and their pets. So how do you encourage your cat to get more exercise? Researchers from the University of Illinois interested in finding a method to maintain healthy body...

2014-02-03 12:30:18

MIAMI, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GRILLiT, Inc. ("GRILLiT" or the "Company") (OTC: GRLT) today announced that it has introduced Gaucho Ranch steaks as new menu items. Recently, GRILLiT announced that has commenced its supply agreement with Natura Foods, LLC, the exclusive distributor of "Gaucho Ranch" branded South American natural and organic grass-fed beef (announced December 19, 2013). In addition, the Company acquired a 10% equity stake in Natura Foods. The...

Genetically Modified Bt Crops Do Not Affect Non-Targeted Insects And Nematode Worms
2014-02-03 09:16:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some crops have been genetically modified to produce toxins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) that protect them from insect pests. These modified crops have raised concerns that they may have unintended consequences for other organisms. Two new studies have found that these crops have little or no effect on non-targeted insects and nematode worms. In one of the studies, published in the February 2014 issue of...

Lingonberries Halt Effects Of A High-Fat Diet
2014-01-23 12:20:55

Lund University Lingonberries almost completely prevented weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, a study at Lund University in Sweden has found - whereas the ‘super berry’ açai led to increased weight gain. The Scandinavian berries also produced lower blood sugar levels and cholesterol. The Lund University research team used a type of mouse that easily stores fat and therefore can be regarded as a model for humans who are overweight and at risk of diabetes. Some of the mice...

2014-01-22 16:25:21

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The January 24(th) issue of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, a journal of the financial markets, is published and available to the public. This issue is now available for download at www.grantspub.com for all subscribers. To subscribe please visit: http://www.grantspub.com/subscribe or call John D'Alberto: (646) 312-8890. The current issue includes the following articles: SO CLOSE TO THE SUN What kind of inflation does the Fed wish to raise...

2014-01-08 23:20:54

InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is attempting to submit this invention, the Swivel, to interested and appropriate companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Advanced video games that involve shooting are less exciting when you have to use a controller to move the head of your virtual self around. An inventor from Everett, Wash., takes his video-game playing seriously, so he designed an accessory that improves game play. "I wanted an...

2013-12-20 23:25:51

Blue Loan Services comments on the current situation and gives some advice to mortgage seekers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Blue Loan Services, a California-based full service mortgage company that is headed by father/son team, Robert and Brandon Blue, explains how the recent FOMC tapering announcement has affected CA mortgage interest rates and gives some advice for home loan seekers on how to ensure that they get the best rate possible for their home purchase or refinance...

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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,...

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...

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....

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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