(n.) The soft naked sheath at the base of the beak of birds of prey, parrots, and some other birds. See Beak.
(v. t.) To wax; to cover or close with wax.
(1) These results indicate that corticosteroids commonly used in the management of cere
(2) There’s a steadily growing number of companies and investors calling for stronger climate policies, many of them members of Ceres’ Businesses for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) and Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) .
(3) Because those organisations, groups like As You Sow, CERES, and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, managed in very short order to get Exxon Mobil, the leader of the fossil fuel industry, to show its cards.
(4) Meanwhile the Ceres report, launched by its president Mindy Lubber, highlights not only the widespread environmental and social impact of oil sands development, but also the high production costs and limited market for this fuel, for which companies have committed $200 billion in investments.
(5) Other investors, including the Ceres coalition which manages $3tn collectively, have demanded fossil fuel companies confront openly the risk of a "carbon bubble" , by either diverting their investment to clean energy or giving the money back to shareholders.
(6) We have recently joined the Ceres Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy, in an effort to advocate for more meaningful energy and climate legislation.
(7) Ceres also directs the US-based Investor Network on Climate Risk, a network of 110 institutional investors with collective assets totaling about $13tn.
(8) Both transmission and scanning electron microscopical techniques were used to study the ultrastructural morphology of the epidermal barrier in the cere of the domestic racing pigeon.
(9) The resolutions and upcoming engagements build on the Carbon Asset Risk Initiative , an effort – launched last year by Ceres, Carbon Tracker and 75 investors – aimed at 45 of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies.
(10) Mars Mars signed the Ceres letter supporting the EPA Clean Power Plan.
(11) The revelations come just 24 hours before Shell's annual general meeting and on the day when Ceres, a coalition of a investors and environmentalists, launches its own survey warning that Canadian tar sands extraction could pose an even bigger risk to an oil company share price than the US rig disaster which has knocked $30bn (£20.6bn) off the value of BP.
(12) In the 1 mA groups, significant differences in step-through latencies were measured between 0.9% saline- and E021-pretreated animals on retention day 11 and between saline and CERE on retention days 9 and 13.
(13) Plans for an electric car charging point in every new home in Europe Read more “Investors expect the industry to embark upon a smoother route to future prosperity by developing and implementing long-term business strategies that are resilient to climate change and resulting regulatory shifts.” Sustainable returns Chris Davis, senior programme director of the Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk , another IIGCC member, agrees.
(14) Ceres circulated the letter, which was published in full-page ads in the Washington Post and Financial Times.
(15) "I can say conclusively that the hacked emails are just blips of information that will have absolutely no impact whatsoever on the push to get policymakers to back the science," said Anne Kelly, the policy director at Ceres, a sustainable business network whose members include PepsiCo, American Airlines and Bloomberg.
(16) Triacylglycerol lipase (EC 126.96.36.199) from rape (Brassica napus L. cv Ceres) is quite easily prepared from the 100,000 x g supernatant of cotyledon homogenates.
(17) Lipase (EC 188.8.131.52) from oilseed rape (Brassica napus L., cv Ceres) hydrolyzes triacylglycerols containing a broad range of fatty acids at similar rates.
(18) The environmental consulting group Ceres argues that the city that was the centre of the foreclosure crisis is hardly in a position to take on a construction project that it claims could cost well over $15bn.
(19) Mindy Lubber, president of Ceres, said the action by the banks and the food industry, along with China’s promise to enact a cap-and-trade program to curb climate emissions, are beginning to shift the debate in the US.
(20) "These big pipelines are a throwback to the early days of the development of the west," said Sharlene Leurig of Ceres.
(Superl.) Only this, and nothing else; such, and no more; simple; bare; as, a mere boy; a mere form.
(1) Interphase death thus involves a discrete, abrupt transition from the normal state and is not merely the consequence of progressive and degenerative changes.
(2) By way of major complications, merely one perforation occurred.
(3) Indeed, the nationalist and religious right bloc merely held steady , gaining just one seat.
(4) A brief review of the last decade or so of developments in health politics, policy and law suggests that health is no longer a field of mere "dynamics without change."
(5) The view that testes found lateral to the external ring and which could be pushed some way into the scrotum were merely retractile was questioned.
(6) In these three patients, laxity of the knee in flexion was so severe that posterior instability could not be corrected merely by patellar relocation.
(7) It has so far returned a mere $6m (£3.6m) of its relatively meagre $28m (£17.1m) budget, according to Forbes, a percentage of just 21%.
(8) In the literature this disease is presented merely as a metastasis.
(9) The plasmid-encoded activity does not merely replace the RecBCD enzyme failure but differs in several significant ways.
(10) Furthermore, changes between merely perceived identical parts can result in apparent depth.
(11) Thus, the long stalks of Sk1 or phosphate-starved caulobacters are not merely a function of their longer doubling times.
(12) Exogenous macromolecular DNA was able to repair, to an important degree the radiotoxic effect of 3H-thymidine on V79 cells by a mechanism other than the mere reduction of specific activity of 3H-thymidine.
(13) Multiple contacts between the gamma-subunit and calmodulin (delta-subunit), as indicated by our data, may help to explain why strongly denaturing conditions are required to dissociate these two subunits, whereas complexes of calmodulin with most other target enzymes can be readily dissociated by merely lowering Ca2+ to submicromolar concentrations.
(14) Scott insisted he was an abstract painter in the way he felt Chardin was too: the pans and fruit were uninteresting in themselves; they were merely "the means of making a picture", which was a study in space, form and colour.
(15) The charity Bite the Ballot , which persuaded hundreds of thousands to register before the last general election, is to set up “democracy cafes” in Starbucks branches, laying on experts to explain how to register and vote, and what the referendum is all about (Bite the Ballot does not take sides but merely encourages participation).
(16) These outcomes further supported the conclusion that the contextual stimuli exerted true conditional control over conditional relations in the equivalence classes and were not merely elements of compound stimuli.
(17) A mere glance at the time courses shows what reaction schemes are inapplicable.
(18) Since the discovery of the antidepressant effects of interventions in the sleep-wake cycle, a number of hypotheses have emerged according to which disturbances in sleep physiology are not merely expressions but essential components of the pathophysiology of depression.
(19) In a Facebook post , the songwriter and activist claims that Swift has merely chosen sides in the battle between Google and Spotify, saying that the singer was trying to “sell this corporate power play to us as some sort of altruistic gesture in solidarity with struggling music makers”.
(20) It is assumed that one function of grooming behaviour may be a merely cleansing one.