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New study of Kansas and Nebraska census data shows young men outnumber young women

In many rural communities hard hit by decades of population declines, young men increasingly outnumber young women, a new study of Kansas and Nebraska census data shows. [More]
Air, surface sampling techniques used by US government effective in fighting bioterrorism, says study

Air, surface sampling techniques used by US government effective in fighting bioterrorism, says study

Air and surface sampling techniques currently used by the US government are effective in fighting bioterrorism and potentially saving lives, a Saint Louis University researcher finds. [More]
Research provides definitive evidence of safety of Tdap immunization during pregnancy

Research provides definitive evidence of safety of Tdap immunization during pregnancy

A preliminary study finds that receipt of the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine in the third trimester of pregnancy did not increase the risk of adverse events for the mother or infant, according to a study in the May 7 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on child health. [More]
Hormone disrupting pollutants affecting the development of wild birds along urban rivers

Hormone disrupting pollutants affecting the development of wild birds along urban rivers

New research indicates that hormone disrupting pollutants are affecting the health and development of wild birds nesting along the urban rivers of South Wales. [More]

Climate change can lead to methane formation, cause greenhouse effect

The recent Yokahama IPCC meeting painted a stark warning on the possible effects of gases such as methane - which has a greenhouse effect 32 times that of carbon dioxide. [More]
Weight Watchers chooses Wieden+Kennedy to redefine its brand strategy

Weight Watchers chooses Wieden+Kennedy to redefine its brand strategy

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced that Wieden+Kennedy has been selected in the U.S. to take the lead in redefining the brand, building the brand strategy and developing creative ideas to be executed across channels. [More]

Mother-daughter pairs are increasingly opting for cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic surgery can be an empowering experience for women who want to bolster their self-esteem. One key component to better results and recovery is having a strong support system. A recent twist on this idea is mother-daughter plastic surgery. [More]
Neutra to unveil new vapor pen at Cannabis Cup trade show

Neutra to unveil new vapor pen at Cannabis Cup trade show

The executive leadership from Neutra Corp. will travel to Denver this week to seek out distribution and build brand awareness for the company's new vapor pen at one of the world's largest cannabis conventions: the Cannabis Cup. [More]

Ant colonies can give evacuees better chance of reaching safe harbor after natural disaster

An escape route mapping system based on the behavior of ant colonies could give evacuees a better chance of reaching safe harbor after a natural disaster or terrorist attack by building a map of showing the shortest routes to shelters and providing regular updates of current situations such as fires, blocked roads or other damage via the smart phones of emergency workers and those caught up in the disaster. [More]

Quantum Materials supplies metallic oxide particles to major Asian electronics conglomerate

Quantum Materials Corp. (OTCQB:QTMM) announced today shipping size-optimized metallic oxide particles to a major Asian electronics conglomerate. [More]
Sealand Natural Resources expands into new markets to support consumer demands

Sealand Natural Resources expands into new markets to support consumer demands

Sealand Natural Resources Inc. (OTCBB:SLNR), a new product development company which manufactures, markets and sells functional beverages (Sealand BIRK), today announced global expansion into new markets worldwide to support consumer demands. [More]
Report: Food insecurity among people in northern Aboriginal requires urgent attention

Report: Food insecurity among people in northern Aboriginal requires urgent attention

A new expert panel report on food security in Northern Canada, has found that food insecurity among northern Aboriginal peoples requires urgent attention in order to mitigate impacts on health and well-being. [More]
Think Possible video from BioTek wins Silver Telly Award

Think Possible video from BioTek wins Silver Telly Award

BioTek's Think Possible video, created by Hen House Media, was recently awarded a Silver Telly Award in the "Non-Broadcast, Motivational" category as part of the 35th Annual Telly Awards. Standing out from over 12,000 entries, the Silver Telly is the highest honor bestowed upon film and video productions, and awarded to less than 10 percent of entries. [More]
Neutra seeks new breakthroughs in greenhouse cultivation to develop and market around globe

Neutra seeks new breakthroughs in greenhouse cultivation to develop and market around globe

In the company's quest to introduce new technology on the cutting edge of the indoor horticulture industry, Neutra Corp. (OTCBB: NTRR) is seeking out new breakthroughs in greenhouse cultivation to develop and market around the globe. [More]
A*STAR NMC opens new liquid flow metrology lab that provides key measurement services for industries

A*STAR NMC opens new liquid flow metrology lab that provides key measurement services for industries

A*STAR's National Metrology Centre (NMC) announced today the opening of a new liquid flow metrology lab that will provide key measurement services for industries like oil and gas, pharmaceutical and F&B. [More]
Snowstorms, heavy storms that cause power outages may increase carbon monoxide poisoning

Snowstorms, heavy storms that cause power outages may increase carbon monoxide poisoning

​While preventable, carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious and sometimes fatal condition. Large weather events, such as snowstorms and heavy storms that cause power outages, can lead to an increase in the number of reported carbon monoxide exposures. [More]

Autocam sponsors 2014 Governor's Education Summit

Autocam Corp is a leading precision manufacturer for both the automotive and medical industries and recently announced it is sponsoring Governor Rick Snyder's Governor's Education Summit taking place on April 24, 2014. Autocam is committed to investment in education, jobs creation and advanced manufacturing technologies. [More]

New analysis of the functional beverage market in Australia and New Zealand

Functional beverage manufacturers are acknowledging consumer demand for natural and organic beverages by investing in product innovation, new flavours, and the introduction of balanced nutrients and environment-friendly packages. [More]

Research report on biopolymers/bioplastics market

ReportsnReports.com offers "Biopolymers/Bioplastics Market By Type (Bio PET, Bio PE, PLA, PHA, Bio PBS, Starch Blends, and Regenerated Cellulose), By Application (Packaging, Bottles, Fibers, Agriculture, Automotive, and Others), By Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018" research report in its store. [More]
Small-fruited capsicum contains high concentrations of capsinoids

Small-fruited capsicum contains high concentrations of capsinoids

Researchers have released a new Capsicum annuum pepper germplasm that contains high concentrations of capsinoids. [More]