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Thigh Bone DNA Helps Narrow Down When Humans Neanderthals

Thigh Bone DNA Helps Narrow Down When Humans, Neanderthals First Intermingled

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Genetic analysis of DNA obtained from a 45,000-year-old modern human thigh bone has allowed researchers to narrow down the time frame in which mating first introduced Neanderthal genes into...

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2014-10-30 08:42:57

KT Press reports on the president's unmatched popularity on social media KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to KT Press, he is a tweep, and a tech addict! Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is described by the International Telecommunications Union as the "Digital President." Social media analysts say Kagame is Africa's most conversational president. Kagame has the biggest following on Twitter than any other African leader. Photo -...

2014-10-29 23:15:01

MobileRecharge.com introduces new operators for international top ups for Poland, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Uganda, Iran, Uzbekistan, Lebanon, Colombia, and many more. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 For everyone interested in sending mobile credit across the borders or willing to credit their own cell phone and save money, MobileRecharge.com announces more options for top ups to Europe, Asia, Africa and America, available at http://mobilerecharge.com/ . The advantages of an...

2014-10-29 23:11:50

The World Olympians Association [WOA], the representative body for Olympians worldwide, has launched the #TargetEbola campaign to help combat Ebola in Sierra Leone and other areas in West Africa. Florida Keys, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Gary Hall Sr., Director of The Race Club and President of the United States Olympic Association, is helping to spread the word about #targetebola. Dr Francis Dove Edwin, two-time Olympian from Sierra Leone, has been appointed to the Presidential task...

2014-10-29 23:10:28

Access's non-profit partner organization needs more donations to meet goal of reaching all Liberians by 2020. Sulphur Springs, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 International media outlets have focused their attention on West Africa in light of the worst Ebola outbreak in history. By far the hardest hit country is Liberia, with over half of the recorded deaths within its borders. American military personnel and hundreds of aid workers from international agencies have descended on...

2014-10-29 16:29:59

FORT BELVOIR, Va., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The MV Vega, a commercial cargo vessel chartered by the Defense Logistics Agency, arrived in Liberia Oct. 25 to deliver critical supplies to support Operation United Assistance, the U.S. government's effort to fight Ebola in West Africa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130918/MM82677LOGO The vessel, which was loaded at the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, is bringing food, water, construction materials,...

2014-10-29 16:22:03

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (MACP) -- Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Salaheddine Mezouar announced today that Morocco will provide direct military, operational and intelligence support to the United Arab Emirates to assist in its fight against terrorism as part of a bilateral military cooperation agreement between the two countries. "Morocco will give its active support to the United Arab Emirates in their fight against terrorism and for the...

2014-10-29 08:36:23

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Flexible Packaging - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Flexible Packaging in Thousand Metric Tons and US$ Million. The market is further analyzed in volume terms (thousand metric tons) by the following segments: Plastic Films (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyvinyl Chloride,...

2014-10-29 08:22:12

- Record third quarter segment operating income of $520 million, up 21% AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) today reported record segment operating income for the third quarter of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO "We delivered outstanding earnings growth in the quarter and achieved a segment operating income margin of more than 11 percent, the highest in more than a decade, despite an...

2014-10-28 00:29:07

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Children's Wear in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Boys Wear, Girls Wear, and Infants & Toddlers Wear. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets....

2014-10-28 00:27:47

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Utility and Power Boilers in Megawatts (MW). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2011 through 2020 for the global and major regional markets in terms of Annual Capacity Additions in Megawatts (MW) for Coal-Fired Utility/Power Boilers only....


Latest Africa Reference Libraries

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

Delalande’s Coua, Coua delalandei
2014-09-11 11:30:30

Delalande’s Coua (Coua delalandei), known also as the Snail-Eating Coua and Delalande’s Coucal, is an extinct species of non-parasitic cuckoo from Madagascar. It only was known to science as an extant bird for a rather short time during the early 19th century. There is some disagreement regarding the area of occurrence. Although there were reports that the bird was also found in the area of Fito and Maroantsetra along with near Toamasina, the coastal areas of northern Toamasina Province,...

Working horse
2014-06-14 10:44:57

The Fouta is a breed of horse originating from Senegal, West Africa. Also known as the Foutanke, the horse was developed from crossing the Fleuve and M’Bayer breeds resulting in a light work horse. The Fleuve horse is also found in Senegal, West Africa. This light horse was bred from crossing Barb horses with local ponies. The M’Bayer also evolved from the Barb horse and originated in the Baol region of Senegal. This breed is usually bay or chestnut. The average horse in Senegal is...

Mauritius Blue Pigeon, Alectroenas nitidissima
2014-04-18 12:27:42

The Mauritius Blue Pigeon (Alectroenas nitidissima) is an extinct species of blue pigeon previously native to the Mascarene island of Mauritius located in the Indian Ocean eastwards of Madagascar. It has two extinct relatives from the Mascarenes and three living ones from other islands. It is the type species of the genus of blue pigeons, Alectroenas. It had white colored hackles around the head, neck, and breast and blue colored feathers on the body, and it was red on the tail and the...

Heinrich Barth
2014-01-06 09:33:24

Heinrich Barth, born February 16 of 1821 and died November 25th of 1865, was a German explorer of Africa and a scholar. He is one of the greatest of the European explorers of Africa, and his scholarly preparation, ability to speak and write in Arabic, learning African languages, and character meant that he delicately documented the details of the cultures that he visited. He was among the first to comprehend the uses of oral history of the peoples, and he collected many. He established...

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