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LYSOL NASCAR Sponsorship - A Victory for Fans' Pit Stops

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- LYSOL(R) today announced that it will educate families at NASCAR(R) races around the country about the importance of disinfection to help protect themselves from germs and the illnesses they cause. LYSOL will activate its sponsorship through comprehensiv...

The Maryland SPCA to Launch Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats and Pit Bulls

BALTIMORE, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maryland SPCA will open a spay/neuter clinic to serve cats and pit bulls in low-income households. The SPCA will hold a formal announcement, clinic opening and walk through for attendees and media on February 14, 2008 at 10 a.m. at its adoption center on ...

Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event

...hance to sample appetizers from the following food sponsors: Tommy Bahama's Island Grille, Wildfish Seafood Grille, Newport Rib Company and The Beach pit BBQ, The Cheesecake Factory, Maggiano's Little Italy, Taco's & Co., Harborside Restaurant and Newport Landing Restaurant and Oyster Bar. In addit...

The Hispanic got milk? Campaign Visited New York July 18 - July 22

...trients that will help them refuel after a workout, for less than 25 cents a glass. Photo Caption 2: Milk Rocks!... Juan Vargas makes a pit stop at the Milk Mustache Mobile Tour to reload on his favorite drink -- milk! He knows that milk contains the protein, calcium, and vitamin D that he...

New Treatments for Alzheimer's on the Horizon

...brain inflammation. "There's certainly a great deal of support for tau being very intimately involved with the disease and, although people kind of pit one against the other, I think, at the end of the day, they're going to be relatable through a common mechanism," Nixon said. "We may be beyond the po...

GECKO Founder to Race 135 Miles Across Death Valley in the Badwater Ultramarathon to Raise Funds and Awareness for New Nonprofit Dedicated to Helping Kids Get Outdoors

...act the outdoors has played in our lives is an opportunity many kids are missing today. Our mission at GECKO is to connect children to the outdoors. I pit myself against incredible challenges to show kids that if you believe in yourself anything is possible," explains Murri. Money raised through Mu...

A Dog's Eye View For Dog Bite Prevention

...Canine Research Council Karen Delise is the Founder and Director of Research for the National Canine Research Council and the author of "The pit Bull Placebo: The Media, Myths and Politics of Canine Aggression". (Anubis Publishing) She can be reached at kdelise @ ncrcouncil.com. The Nat...

Swine Flu Hits Sick People the Hardest: CDC

..., Dr. Margaret Chan, said it would be impossible to produce enough vaccine for all 6.8 billion people on the planet -- a potential scenario that could pit rich countries against poorer ones as they bid for the vaccine, the AP said. WHO officials are meeting this week at their headquarters in Geneva,...

Lilly USA, LLC and Vision Racing Encourage Fans to get on Track With Their Health

... Screenings and Information at IndyCar Series Races INDIANAPOLIS, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Vision Racing Wellness Tour makes its first pit stop on May 8, also known as Fast Friday, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In its second year, the Wellness Tour, a collaboration between Indianap...

Obama Notre Dame Abortion Tension Mounts: Good Friday Protests at White House, and in Dallas, Los Angeles, and Fort Wayne

...e Dame : Thank you for confirming me!" Randall Terry States: "Our primary goal is two-fold: First, to create such a nationwide political mud pit for President Obama to wade through over the next six weeks that he decides it is too big a political liability to speak at Notre Dame . Second, to i...

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A recipe for dog bite injuries: Kids, dogs and warm weather

...ral anesthesia. Dog bites increased as the weather warmed, the researchers found, and a family pet was the culprit in 27 percent of the injuries. pit bull terriers were the breed most commonly reported or identified as the attacker, because of their notoriety. However, Behar notes that the breed of ...

Over 1,000 species discovered in the Greater Mekong in past decade

... rat, for example, thought to be extinct 11 million years ago, was first encountered by scientists in a local food market, while the Siamese Peninsula pit viper was found slithering through the rafters of a restaurant in Khao Yai National Park in Thailand. "This report cements the Greater Mekong's rep...

Duke study pinpoints potential 'green collar' job growth in US

... Defense Fund (EDF), one of the report's sponsors. "It's concrete evidence of the link between U.S. jobs and climate solutions." "While some seek to pit the environment against economic growth, we see economic opportunity in the solutions to the climate crisis," added Bob Baugh, executive director of t...

Salmon smolt survival similar in Columbia and Fraser rivers

...(PIT) tag data to evaluate survival between the upper and lower most dams. Tens of thousands of smolts in the upper river are routinely implanted with pit tags by a number of resource agencies and the data is available online. Below Bonneville Dam and in the Fraser River they had to use acoustic tags, wh...

Scientists achieve first tracking of salmon from headwaters in Rockies through Pacific to Alaska

... fish migrate between fresh and salt water." pit tags The technologies used for the POST study ...dropower system. Though reliable and smaller, pit tags are very short-range, comparable in function ...nies to speed customers through gas stations. The pit system requires fish to be funnelled through struc...

Nanoscale coating protect products -- and the economy

...ocked. "It is intrinsic to the material," says Carolyn Aita, a Wisconsin Distinguished Professor at the University of WisconsinMilwaukee (UWM). "A pit can begin to develop from a physiochemical defect in the steel itself." The pitting is cause for concern for industry because it can progress and ...

Seeing through the skin

...helping the blind regain sight and even read. Skin vision is not uncommon in nature. Plants orient themselves to light, and some animals -- such as pit vipers, who use infrared vision, and reptiles, who possess skin sensors -- can "see" without the use of eyes. Skin vision in humans is likely a natura...

Old growth giants limited by water-pulling ability

... water flows through the porous edges of the membrane, but if there's an air bubble in one tracheid, the membrane moves to the side and blocks off the pit so air bubbles can't spread. Although it's important to allow water to pass efficiently from one wood cell to the next, air bubbles would block wat...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 9, 2008

...us snakes produce venom that differs distinctly from one geographic area to another, the first study of the "snake venomics" of one of the most common pit vipers in Latin America has found. The study is scheduled for the August 1 issue of ACS' monthly Journal of Proteome Research . In the new study, ...

Conservation strategies must shift with global environmental change, says CU-Boulder study

...e year, warm season grasses emerge and fill into a lush stand of tall grass prairie, he said. A second Boulder County example is a reclaimed gravel pit where managers added low-budget topsoil and a mix of nine native grass species with widely varying moisture tolerances, he said. "The grassland that ...

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Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the mosh pit

Recently, it seems like lots of folks are bemoaning the fallen state of IT. I've come to lump these conversations in the "Dear Abby" bucket. Admit it. You've read at least one Dear Abby column that starts something like "When we started our relationship it was so exciting. Now we hardly ever talk a...

DOE JGI plumbs termite guts to yield novel enzymes for better biofuel production

...t with material from neighboring stomachs. Contents from 165 specimens were purified, yielding only a few valuable drops -- a veritable microbial mosh pit -- that was sent on ice to Verenium for DNA extraction and preparation, then on to DOE JGI's Walnut Creek (CA) Production Genomics Facility for sequen...

BSP Pharma Inc., Makers of FlexNow(TM) Joint Formula Sign Distribution Deal with Vitamin Shoppe and GNC

...riterpenes, the most powerful inflammation fighter of any known botanical. Harvested in the wild in West Africa, the shea nut (the nut is actually the pit of the shea fruit) which produces shea oil has been used for centuries as a food product and more recently as an effective additive to cosmetics and m...

Beware the Dreaded Off-Site Technology Meeting

... because it means you are bonding. While I may like my job and I may enjoy my co-workers, that doesn't mean I want to swing on a rope above a sand pit with them or play insultingly, juvenile guessing games in a stuffy conference room 60 miles from my home. Can I just do my job, please? After the ...

When technology is not enough, have more picnics

... email with them, and interview ad nausea via videoconferencing. But bringing them to your office and dropping them in the membership and events shark pit is infinitely more telling about whether theyll add value or not. High tech has its place. We need the right technology doing the right things. You...

High-content screening of GPCR activation with MetaXpress, AcuityXpress and the Transfluor assay system

...sted for optimal discrimination of each pit or vesicle from the local background. This signifi...ility to identify and accurately quantitate actual pit and vesicle formation even if the inten..., Hill curve fitting was performed on pit or vesicle area per cell, averaged across all repl...

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