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2014-03-21 23:23:58

Richard Rusczyk, the founder and CEO of the math education website Art of Problem Solving, has been awarded the 2014 Paul Erdös Award. Alpine, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 San Diego-area educator wins international mathematics education award. Richard Rusczyk, the founder and CEO of the math education website Art of Problem Solving, has been awarded the 2014 Paul Erdös Award by the World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions (WFNMC), an affiliated study group of the...

2014-03-14 20:21:20

SOCHI, Russia, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Members of the Canadian Paralympic Team will return to Canada following the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, with the majority arriving in Canada on March 17 and 18. Below is a sport-by-sport list of the scheduled arrivals in local time. Media are invited for photo and interview opportunities at airport arrivals areas. All flights are subject to change. There may also be changes en route without notice. Air Canada and the Canadian...

Climate Warming Changes Distribution Of Plants And Animals
2014-01-09 13:39:54

University of Basel Swiss plants, butterflies and birds have moved 8 to 42 meters uphill between 2003 and 2010, as scientists from the University of Basel write in the online journal "Plos One". Climate warming is changing the distribution of plants and animals worldwide. Recently it was shown that in the past two decades, European bird and butterfly communities have moved on average 37 and 114 kilometers to the north, respectively. Tobias Roth and Valentin Amrhein from the...

2013-11-14 23:23:44

Baris shows versatility, innovation, and dedication in New Jersey Real Estate. Alpine, NJ (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Joshua Baris of Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty (PPSIR), one of the most recognized Realtors in Northern New Jersey, utilizes a wide range of technology to break records when selling New Jersey Luxury Real Estate. Baris provides his clients with instrumental services and advanced technologies such as elevated real estate photography, utilizing tiny...

2013-09-30 08:32:41

VIENNA, Austria, September 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The processing of one of the biggest insolvencies of a construction company in Europe enters its next stage: on October 1, Karner & Dechow, the biggest private auction house for insolvencies in Austria, begins on behalf of the liquidator Dr. Stephan Riel with the online auction of the movables of the Alpine construction. More than 5,000 items of Alpine construction machinery and equipment will be auctioned over the...

Archaeologists Find Ancient Evidence Of Human Activity In The Alps
2013-09-25 19:13:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online New archeological evidence collected high in the French Alps is painting a very different view of ancient humans living 8000 years ago, according to a report published on Saturday in the journal Quaternary International. The new findings are the result of a 14-year, high altitude study conducted in the Southern Alps. The work revealed a series of stone animal enclosures and human dwellings considered to be among the most complex...

2013-08-24 23:03:29

Next generation Analysis Sieving Machine with Integrated Mini-Computer simplifies pharmaceutical applications. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 W.S. Tyler Architectural design group has just been appointed the exclusive North American distributor of the ALPINE e200LS Air Jet Sieving System. Developed by global leader Hosokawa Alpine, the e200LS sets a new standard in sieving machines by integrating – for the first time – a mini-computer that seamlessly controls, regulates and...

2013-06-10 16:27:01

Three new versatile products to enhance your non-repellent termite and general pest control programs HUMBLE, Texas, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DIY pest control supplier, ePestSolutions, is proud to announce three new products now available through online store, epestsolutions.com. Prescription treatment brand, Alpine, introduced dust insecticide, pressurized and ant and termite foam - versatile products to enhance your non-repellent termite and general pest control (GPC)...

Alpine Rock Cress Uses Ribonucleic Acid To Tell When It’s The Right Time To Flower
2013-06-10 15:52:15

Max Planck Institute Perennial plants flower only when they have reached a certain age and been subjected to the cold. These two circumstances prevent the plant from starting to flower during winter. George Coupland and his fellow scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research in Cologne have now discovered that the Alpine rock cress determines its age based on the quantity of a short ribonucleic acid. Perennial plants carefully balance periods of growth and...

New Evidence For Regular Magnitude 8 Earthquakes On Alpin Fault
2012-07-27 13:21:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The most dangerous fault line on the island of New Zealand is the Alpine Fault. It is approximately 80 miles northwest of the islands main city of Christchurch. Research published in the prestigious journal Science, co-authored by University of Nevada, Reno's Glenn Biasi and colleagues at GNS Science in New Zealand, shows that very large earthquakes have been occurring regularly on the Alpine Fault along the southwest coastline of...


Latest Alpine Reference Libraries

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

Mountain Goat, Oreamnos americanus
2012-05-10 05:28:07

The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), also called the Rocky Mountain goat is only found in North America. Even though it is a goat in name, it is not in the Capra genus of true goats. It belongs to the subfamily Caprinae, which holds goat-antelopes which holds thirty-two other species. It is in the family Bovidae that holds other creatures such as cattle, antelopes, and gazelle. It is the only species in the Oreamnos genus. The mountain goat is listed as of “least concern” by the IUCN....

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2009-06-17 13:03:39

The African Alpine Bamboo (Yushania alpina) is a species of perennial bamboo that is native to tropical Africa. It grows in dense stands on the mountains and volcanoes surrounding the Great Rift Valley between 8200 feet and 11,000 feet above sea level. The grass stems of the alpine bamboo are often used as fencing, plumbing and other building materials. Photo Copyright and Credit

Reindeer Moss, Cladonia rangiferina
2005-06-02 10:18:18

Reindeer moss is a moss belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. It grows in both temperate and cold climate areas. It has had great economical importance, since it is the main fodder for reindeers. It can also be used in the making of aquavit and is sometimes used as decoration in glass windows. Reindeer moss is actually another name for reindeer lichen. This lichen is found in the Alpine tundra and can survive in the cold. Image Caption: Reindeer Moss photographed in White Oak Mountain,...

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