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2012-03-14 06:12:00

LONDON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -Visit Egypt's coveted Red Sea Riviera with Holiday Hypermarket- Holiday Hypermarket [http://www.holidayhypermarket.co.uk ] has launched a competition to coincide with its promotional Red Sea month. Entrants can win GBP250 off any Red Sea holiday [http://www.holidayhypermarket.co.uk/red-sea ] provided by Red Sea Holiday Company on Holiday Hypermarket, booked by May 30 and taken before December 31 this year. The...

2011-12-20 12:38:28

The Nile crocodile is a species that was identified by ancient Egyptians. Genetic analysis done by a group of geneticists using samples taken from species throughout the animal's range and including DNA from mummified crocodile remains indicates that more than one species is known by this name. "This paper provides a remarkable surprise: the Nile crocodile is not a single species, as previously thought, but instead demonstrates two species - living side-by side - constitute what has been...

2011-11-16 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced top-line data from its recently completed Phase I clinical trial evaluating the pharmacokinetics (PK), pharmacodynamics (PD), safety and tolerability of subcutaneous bolus and subcutaneous infusion of cenderitide in patients with chronic heart failure. Nile is developing cenderitide as a 90-day...

2011-11-14 06:15:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced its third quarter financial results for 2011. Financial Results For third quarter of 2011, Nile reported research and development collaboration income relating to its cenderitide program of approximately $0.8 million, as compared to none in the third quarter of 2010. The net loss for the third...

2011-08-15 06:30:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, today announced its second quarter financial results for 2011. Financial Results For the three months ended June 30, 2011, Nile reported a net loss of approximately $0.9 million, or $0.03 per share, compared to a net loss of approximately $1.5 million, or $0.05 per share, during the second quarter of 2010....

2011-06-28 16:04:00

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A framework agreement between the Government of Sudan and Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLMN) has today been reached with regards to Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile State, the former having, of late, been the scene of militia-provoked insecurity. Per the terms of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), these forces were supposed to have disbanded or integrated into the Sudan Armed Forces, instead they maintained status and...

2011-06-23 15:30:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that it has completed its previously announced private placement of units of its securities consisting of an aggregate of 5,000,000 shares of common stock and five-year warrants to purchase an additional 2,500,000 shares of common stock for aggregate gross proceeds of $2.5 million. The financing...

2011-06-21 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell securities of the company in a private placement transaction, which will result in gross proceeds of $2.5 million. The investment was led by Stonepine Capital, LP, and included participation from existing investors. Riverbank Capital Securities,...

2011-06-01 07:01:00

LITTLETON, Colo., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to giving cruisers more "suite" options in Europe with a trio of Suite Ships in 2012, Avalon Waterways is preparing to invite travelers aboard three unique ships on four new itineraries in Egypt and Southeast Asia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110601/LA11599) "As more travelers adopt river cruising as their preferred travel style, they want to broaden their experiences," said Patrick Clark, managing director of...

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2011-05-27 05:40:00

According to a documentary to be aired by the BBC on Monday, archaeologists have uncovered as many as 17 buried pyramids in Egypt by using infrared imaging from NASA satellites. The team has already confirmed two of the suspected pyramids through excavation work. "I couldn't believe we could locate so many sites all over Egypt," Sarah Parcak of the University of Alabama, who led the research, told BBC. "To excavate a pyramid is the dream of every archaeologist." According to the report,...


Latest Nile Reference Libraries

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Nile Puffer, Tetraodon lineatus
2013-02-18 09:52:03

Image Credit: Earedien/Wikipedia The Nile puffer is also known as the fahaka pufferfish, globe fish, or lineatus puffer. It is a tropical freshwater puffer found in the river basins of Africa, mainly in the Nile and surrounding rivers. The fish will live in weed beds, and in any other vegetation-rich habitat. It can also be found in open water. If kept as a pet it is best to keep it solitary. The Nile puffer is territorial and aggressive toward other fish. Even young Nile puffer will...

Marbled Lungfish, Protopterus Aethiopicus
2012-12-25 12:06:57

The marbled lungfish is found mainly in the Nile river, in the northeastern continent of Africa. It also is found in such lakes as the Albert, Edward, Tanganyika, Victoria, Nabugabo, No and Kyoga, all centrally located in Africa at the southern end of the Nile. They live in the shallow areas of these lakes, streams, rivers, and swamps. During the dry season, many of the areas will dry up and when this occurs the marbled lungfish will bury themselves in the mud leaving just a small opening...

Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...

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2012-06-19 04:35:28

Symbol: AGAF Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Synonyms:   AGUM Agapanthus umbellatus L'Her. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Liliidae Order   Liliales Family   Liliaceae –...

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