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Researchers Sequence Endangered Aye-Aye Lemur Genome
2013-03-25 18:40:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A group of American and Canadian scientists has announced the complete genomic sequencing of three populations of aye-ayes, which is being considered a major victory in the battle to save the unique lemurs. Found only on Madagascar, the aye-aye was recently was classified as "Endangered" by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). "The aye-aye is one of the world's most unusual and fascinating animals,"...

2012-02-03 08:00:00

Uniform Advantage recently revealed its two newest lines of scrubs called Strictly Scrubs and You, Aye! For additional information about Strictly Scrubs and You Aye! as well as the different styles and colors offered, please visit http://www.UniformAdvantage.com Plantation, FL (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 The Strictly Scrubs and You, Aye! lines, created by Uniform Advantage, are the newest additions to the UA family of exclusive scrubs: Happy Scrubs, UA Scrubs, UA Best Buy, and Butter-Soft...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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