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2009-06-10 09:30:00

Warns Proposed Budget Cuts to Program Would Increase Threat of Disease PHILADELPHIA, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer weather at hand, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger today asked Pennsylvanians to make every effort to control mosquitoes and reduce the threat of the West Nile Virus. Hanger said standing water can quickly become a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

2009-05-15 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, received notification from the U.S.

2009-05-14 13:25:00

State Officials Remind People to Eliminate Standing Water to Reduce Risk of Disease HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State officials today reported the first finding of West Nile Virus in Pennsylvania of 2009 -- the earliest in years -- and reminded residents of steps they can take to reduce the risk of being bitten by an infected mosquito.

2009-05-14 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc.

2009-05-08 11:11:00

Senate Republican Budget Proposal Could Slash Grants by 40 Percent HARRISBURG, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a year in which the West Nile Virus was discovered in 33 counties and 14 Pennsylvanians were diagnosed with the disease, including one fatality, Governor Edward G.

2009-05-01 08:42:55

After Saturday's 135th Kentucky Derby, you're likely to look back at the data and say to yourself, How the heck did I miss that? And the odds are you will miss it -- whether it's the winner, the exacta, the trifecta or the superfecta.

2009-03-18 18:42:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc.

2009-03-09 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc.

2009-02-03 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc., (Nasdaq: NLTX), announced today that Peter Strumph, Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview at the 11th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference in New York. The presentation will take place at 3:15 p.m.

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2009-01-20 10:15:50

Considered pollutants in the West, discharges help to feed millions in Egypt.


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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.