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2013-09-10 23:22:29

The Siena Hotel Spa Casino Awards Two New Cars in Six Days Reno, NV (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The Siena Hotel Spa Casino in Reno, NV announced today that two lucky locals won brand new Chevy Sonics just days apart. Their first winner was selected during the August 24th Sonic a Day Giveaway drawing to spin the Siena’s Super Spin wheel for his chance to win the vibrant red Chevy Sonic. “I was shocked when my name was drawn to spin the wheel.” Said the first winner a Siena Rewards...

Mouse Study Offers Hope For Potential Down Syndrome Treatment
2013-09-05 06:07:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new compound that dramatically bolsters learning and memory when given on the day of birth to mice with a Down syndrome-like condition has been identified by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The findings, published in Science Translational Medicine, shows that the single-dose treatment seems to enable the cerebellum of the rodent’s brains to grow to a normal size. The compound is a small...

Making Animals Human-Like Helps Conservation
2013-08-22 13:06:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Making animals more relatable to humans could be a key move in conservation projects, according to research by conservationists at several universities. Researchers wrote in the journal Biodiversity Conservation that people's tendency to relate more to animals that bear a resemblance to humans could be a powerful tool for promoting low-profile species that are either endangered or in need of attention. The scientists suggest that...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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