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Asian Camel Crickets Now Common In Homes Across Eastern United States
2014-09-02 03:36:12

North Carolina State University With their long, spiky legs and their propensity for eating anything, including each other, camel crickets are the stuff of nightmares. And now research from North Carolina State University finds that non-native camel cricket species have spread into homes across the eastern United States. "The good news is that camel crickets don't bite or pose any kind of threat to humans," says Dr. Mary Jane Epps, a postdoctoral researcher at NC State and lead author...

MERS Coronavirus Genetic Fragments Detected In The Air Of A Saudi Arabian Camel Barn
2014-07-23 03:04:01

American Society for Microbiology Saudi Arabian researchers have detected genetic fragments of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the air of a barn holding a camel infected with the virus. The work, published this week in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, indicates that further studies are needed to see if the disease can be transmitted through the air. MERS, a serious viral respiratory illness caused by the...

Australia's Huge Camel Population Now Considered Pests
2014-04-23 13:44:36

University of Exeter A new study by a University of Exeter researcher has shed light on how an estimated one million-strong population of wild camels thriving in Australia's remote outback have become reviled as pests and culled on a large scale. Sarah Crowley, of the Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter's Penryn Campus, explored the history of the camel in Australia, from their historic role helping to create the country's infrastructure through to their...

Archaeologists Pinpoint Date When Domesticated Camels Arrived In Israel
2014-02-04 04:51:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to Tel Aviv University researchers, camels were not domesticated in Israel until between 2000 and 1500 BCE. The latest study challenges biblical stories of Abraham, Joseph, and Jacob, which tell how camels were used as pack animals. The researchers say that this discovery proves this text was written well after the events described. The team from the university’s Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Cultures used...

2013-12-24 23:02:29

Irvingia, an extract of the West African mango, has been used for a variety of medicinal purposes in Africa for many centuries. Recently, there have been a few studies on the use of this extract for weight loss released by slimmingbeauties.com at http://slimmingbeauties.com/african-mango-plus-reviews. (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 African Mango Plus is one of the top rated weight loss supplements that have been dominating the diet market for a long time period. The product has gained the...

Camels Discovered To Carry MERS Coronavirus Antibodies
2013-08-09 07:44:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As MERS Coronavirus continues to unleash its wrath in the Middle East, so far sickening 94 people and killing 46, researchers have struggled to find a source of infection. Once tying the SARS-like infections to pipistrelle bats, which carry a similar strain of the coronavirus, researchers now believe dromedary (one-humped) camels may be to blame. A team of researchers, led by Chantal Reusken of the National Institute for Public...

2013-05-10 23:23:45

African Mango as a weight loss supplement has enjoyed steady popularity among new and repeat users alike. It is also said to have other health benefits, like increased energy and immune system improvement. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Despite the recent frenzy in the western world surrounding African Mango and its weight loss benefits, the fruit has actually been used as a diet aid for centuries in Cameroon, Africa the only place in the world where African Mango is grown. The...

Fossils of Gaint Camel Ancestor Discovered In Northern Canada
2013-03-05 15:59:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered the fossilized remains of a giant prehistoric species of camel in the far northern regions of Canada, suggesting that the modern versions of these hoofed creatures are descended from ancestors which lived within the Arctic Circle. A team led by paleontologist Dr. Natalia Rybczynski of the Canadian Museum of Nature found 30 fossil fragments of a leg bone on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, during the summers...

2012-05-25 23:00:45

Create easy recipes for grilling and barbecue with Veri Peri - a marinade unlike any other. Veri Peri is the most popular cooking sauce for BBQ, grilling and marinade in South Africa and a staple in the recipes of its people. Made with the African Bird´s Eye Chili, considered the truffle of chilies, the gluten-free, dairy free and low carb Veri Peri delivers a smooth heat to recipes without overwhelming. It comes in five different flavors to suit every palate: mild, lemon herb, garlic,...

2012-02-17 08:00:00

Bel Marra Health, ffering high-quality vitamins and nutritional supplements, is lending its support to a weight loss clinical study of African Mango (Irvingia gabonensis) that shows significant improvements to body weight and body fat in obese or overweight individuals. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Bel Marra Health, offering high-quality vitamins and nutritional supplements, is lending its support to a weight loss clinical study of African Mango (Irvingia gabonensis) that shows...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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