Quantcast

Latest US Federal Reserve Stories

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...

2013-12-20 23:21:00

InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is attempting to submit this idea, the Happy Seat, to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 "I suffered from a heart aneurysm and was told that I should walk every day to get in shape," said the inventor from Seattle, Wash. "I could only walk 1/4 block before needing to sit down and rest. There was rarely a place to sit, so I came up with something to ensure that I could sit...

2013-12-18 23:23:43

Blue Loan Service comments on the current rates and gives some advice for mortgage seekers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Blue Loan Services has been offering the best refinance rates and the lowest mortgage payments to California home buyers and owners for many years. The company, which is headed by father and son team Robert and Brandon Blue, strives to keep its clients needs met by providing the best rates and closing costs, a wide variety of loan products, connections to the...

2013-12-16 23:24:33

IbericoClub.com delivers anywhere in the US a special selection of acorn fed Ibérico Ham, internationally recognized by Michelin starred chefs as “The Best Ham in The World.” San Francisco, California (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 IbericoClub.com has partnered with 300 small artisan farmers from the south of Spain, and selected the highest grade of Artisanal Jamón Pure-Ibérico de Bellota for all the food lovers throughout the US. Instead of offering hundreds of food...

2013-12-14 23:01:34

InventHelp, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is attempting to submit this idea, the See Hear!, to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 "I watched my dad struggle with hearing for much of his life because he didn't want to be seen with hearing aids," said an inventor from Lynnwood, Wash. "He missed a lot over the years. When I learned that my hearing loss required hearing aids, I did not want them, but I didn't want to miss as much...

2013-12-11 13:05:26

Long considered a weed in North America, Camelina sativa is increasingly valued as an oilseed crop. Researchers at the University of Illinois are now studying its nutritional value when used as part of weanling pigs' diets. When oil is extracted from the camelina seeds, using either solvent extraction or expeller pressing, the oil is then used in fuel production. The defatted meal that is produced during this process is high in protein and may be fed to livestock, but there is very...


Latest US Federal Reserve Reference Libraries

39_32a99ba392036dcdbc5a88b9333713af
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,...

39_2529ef0a111e629b428563e64345b06c
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...

40_d97d298f70e6e3a50cb57d05ec491255
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....

36_579895c24e744aedd51997703733e554
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....

More Articles (4 articles) »
Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
Related