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Herbivores Able To Dine On Toxic Plants Thanks To Gut

Herbivores Able To Dine On Toxic Plants Thanks To Gut Microbes

University of Utah Woodrats lost their ability to eat toxic creosote bushes after antibiotics killed their gut microbes. Woodrats that never ate the plants were able to do so after receiving fecal transplants with microbes from creosote-eaters,...

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2014-07-24 08:23:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by The Boeing Company to continue to provide landing gear system maintenance services in support of the United States Air Force fleet of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. Included as part of the agreement, the company will work with Hill Air Force Base personnel in Ogden, Utah, to jointly manage the C-17 workload. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). "We...

2014-07-23 23:12:42

TRA Snow and Sun has redesigned TileVent to meet higher tile roof ventilation needs on Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meetinghouses. Natural resources are conserved when tile roof ventilation is installed. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 TRA Snow and Sun of American Fork, Utah, recently created a new TileVent to be used on meetinghouses for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) with tile roofs. The new TileVent is wider with more ventilation holes than the regular...

2014-07-23 08:26:04

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation (OTCBB: VOIL) ("Virtus" or the "Company") today announced final payment for its previously announced 36,787 net acre acquisition in Iron County, Utah, will be paid on August 3, 2014. Upon completion, this will satisfy the total agreed purchase price with a final payment of $100,000. (The subsequent additional 18,690 net acre agreement signed on May 6, 2014 has a final payment due on October 8(th) 2014). In November...

2014-07-22 12:27:48

Impact on Health Not the Only Issue in Unregulated Industry MADISON, Conn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers curious about trying e-cigarettes are being swindled in droves by unscrupulous companies advertising free trials and special deals, according to an analysis of nearly 600 consumer complaints to the FTC by advocacy group truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org). The advertising watchdog launched an investigation into the rapidly growing industry after receiving...

2014-07-22 08:37:46

-- ObservePoint's research reveals that more money thrown at marketing technology doesn't always produce better results -- PROVO, Utah, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research conducted by tag auditing company, ObservePoint, found that the top 100 online retailers as ranked by Internet Retailer still lags behind the Internet Retailer's 501-600 in data quality, despite leveraging more marketing technology. This research was presented at the 2014 Internet Retailer Conference and...

2014-07-22 08:22:59

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Confirming its place as a trailblazer in the firearms industry, suppressor manufacturer SilencerCo has unveiled the first commercially-viable shotgun silencer ever produced. The company made the announcement today at an exclusive event near its Utah headquarters. Every year, millions of sportsmen and women venture into the field to hunt. While advances in technology have spurred a record-breaking proliferation of rifle and handgun...

2014-07-18 23:06:51

Renowned facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Salt Lake City, Utah introduces the MACS facelift procedure and discusses the similarities and differences of other popular mini facelift procedure options advertised today. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 “As anyone who has researched facelift techniques is aware, there is constant discussion and debate regarding various types of facelifts and neck lifts, possible results, and recovery time. Sometimes it almost seems...

2014-07-18 23:03:01

Kinum is a collection company with a twist, offering an automated pre-collections process that businesses can manage out of an online platform. A year after its inception, the company is expanding rapidly with new sales offices in Sacramento, Ft. Lauderdale, Davenport, and Indianapolis. SALT LAKE CITY, UT (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Kinum, a Salt Lake collection company with a national presence, is celebrating their first year of business. The company, which previously operated as Fidelis...

2014-07-18 23:02:24

CLEARLINK donates $2,540 and 22.5 man hours to the Utah Food Bank upon completion of the company’s annual Fitness Competition. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Today, 15 CLEARLINK employees will volunteer in the warehouse of the Utah Food Bank. They will also present a check for $2,540, which is a result of CLEARLINK donating ten dollars for every pound of positive change during the company’s annual fitness competition. Utah Food Bank is able to turn every $1 donation into $8...

2014-07-17 12:29:46

Firm Chosen to Help Region's Award Winning Pediatric Hospital Expand Services PARK CITY, Utah, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supplemental Health Care announced today that Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, Fla., has selected it to meet hospital expansion healthcare staffing needs through its industry-leading and innovative Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) services. Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital provides treatment to children with medical problems ranging from asthma to...


Latest Utah Reference Libraries

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
2013-11-21 15:52:49

Caribou-Targhee National Forest can be found in the states of Idaho and Wyoming, with a small section located in Utah in the United States. The forest is broken into several separate sections and stretches over 2.63 million acres. Towards the east, the forest borders Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest. The majority of the forest is a part of the 20 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Caribou and Targhee National Forests were...

Ashley National Forest
2013-11-21 09:50:52

Ashley National Forest is a National Forest found in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Within the boundaries of this forest are 1,382,346 acres in Utah and 96,223 acres in Wyoming of vast forests, lakes, and mountains with elevations ranging from 6,000 to 13,500 feet. It covers portions of Daggett, Summit, Uintah, Duchesne, and Utah counties in Utah and Sweetwater County in Wyoming. Some of the most popular landmarks in this forest include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area...

Bear Lake Monster
2013-10-28 10:22:57

The Bear Lake monster is a cryptid said to inhabit Bear Lake that sits on the border between Utah and Idaho. The creature is part of local folklore that first appeared from articles that were written by Joseph C. Rich in 1868. The article said that the local Indians called the creature a “water devil”, and that the creature has reappeared. According to the article, many white settlers have seen the creature. Rich 26 years later admitted that he fabricated the original sightings as a...

Bryce Canyon National Park
2013-04-17 23:38:39

Bryce Canyon National Park is located in the southwestern portion of Utah in the United States. The park holds 35,835 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes like the Basketmaker Anasazi and the Paiute Indians. The first explorers of European and American ancestry visited the area in the 18th and 19th centuries. Many explorers searched the area for viable farming and ranching grounds. A scientific expedition traveled into the area in 1872, led by John Wesley Powell....

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