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2012-01-26 13:23:25

Discoveries made in some underwater caves by Texas &M University at Galveston researchers in the Bahamas could provide clues about how ocean life formed on Earth millions of years ago, and perhaps give hints of what types of marine life could be found on distant planets and moons. Tom Iliffe, professor of marine biology at the Texas A&M-Galveston campus, and graduate student Brett Gonzalez of Trabuco Canyon, Calif., examined three "blue holes" in the Bahamas and found that layers...

2011-05-06 08:00:00

HOUSTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AvStar Aviation Group, Inc. (AvStar) (OTCQB: AAVG) today announced that on Saturday, May 7, 2011 its wholly owned subsidiary, Twin Air Calypso Limited, Inc., will begin passenger flights for International Field Studies. International Field Studies (IFS) is a public non-profit scientific and educational organization established in 1970 to promote educational and scientific activities through direct field studies. IFS provides a setting for these...

2008-06-29 06:02:24

By Susan Cocking, The Miami Herald Jun. 29--Fisheries scientists have known for years that two species of bonefish reside in the waters of South Florida and the Caribbean -- albula vulpes and albula garcia, or species B. But before they could fill in the blanks of those respective life histories came recent confirmation from geneticists there is a third -- previously unknown and as yet unnamed -- species of one of the region's most economically important gamefish. The new species can...

2008-06-28 15:01:09

MIAMI _ Fisheries scientists have known for years that two species of bonefish reside in the waters of South Florida and the Caribbean _ albula vulpes and albula garcia, or species B. But before they could fill in the blanks of those respective life histories came recent confirmation from geneticists there is a third _ previously unknown and as yet unnamed _ species of one of the region's most economically important gamefish. The new species cannot be identified by physical appearance _...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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