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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...

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2014-07-22 03:30:57

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, University of Utah biologists found. The new study confirms what biologists long have suspected: bacteria in the gut – and not just liver enzymes – are “crucial in allowing herbivores to feed on toxic plants,” says biologist Kevin Kohl, a...

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...

2014-07-16 20:20:36

DENVER, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jviation, Inc., an aviation-focused planning, engineering and construction management firm, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Creamer & Noble, Inc., a St. George, Utah-based engineering firm that specializes in the aviation and municipal/transportation markets. The combination brings together two firms with similar customer service philosophies and industry-proven strategies and insight to help clients achieve their...

2014-07-16 16:23:38

DRAPER, Utah, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a groundbreaking ceremony today, 1-800 CONTACTS, Inc. announced it will be constructing a new corporate headquarters facility in Draper, Utah. The Company anticipates completion and occupancy of the new facility in July 2015, which will be located in the Draper Pointe development, just west of Interstate 15 and north of Bangerter Highway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127707 "We are pleased to announce a new headquarters...

2014-07-16 12:31:58

PANscan® finds that lack of payment card security continues to plague business world OREM, Utah, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third study on unencrypted card data, SecurityMetrics' 5-year-old patented card discovery tool PANscan(®) found that 63.86% of businesses store the unencrypted 16-digit sequence on the front of credit cards, also known as the Primary Account Number (PAN). SecurityMetrics also found 7% of businesses store the magnetic stripe data on the back of credit cards....

2014-07-16 12:26:20

PROVO, Utah, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BYUtv, the nationwide high definition cable television network of Brigham Young University, today announced the renewal of its first original scripted series, Granite Flats, for a third season to air in Spring 2015, at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130311/NY70361LOGO Following the debut of Granite Flats in April 2013, which received positive national reviews and...


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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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 'karpos', fruit.
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