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2014-05-19 08:25:09

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every player needs a wingman. With the first game from App Wave Studio, Wing Man Free, now available from the App Store on iPhone, iPad, iPod and Android, users can indulge in this addictive game that's truly designed for all ages. A free to play flying game, challenge those Facebook friends with a tap. Who can fly the longest distance? Who can overcome the most obstacles? Which one of the challengers will achieve the ultimate in...

2014-04-09 12:35:51

One of the world's most contentious food issues -- genetically modified crops -- will be debated by some of the world's leading authorities on the subject at Queen's University Belfast One of the world's most contentious food issues - Genetically Modified (GM) crops – will be debated by some of the world's leading authorities on the subject at Queen's University Belfast today (Wednesday day 9 April). A panel of international food experts will argue the pros and cons or GM crops at a...

2014-04-08 16:21:56

Guests to Play on Show Sets During 2014 Belfast Calls LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While millions of fans immerse themselves in the fourth season of HBO's Game of Thrones television series, Crystal Cruises is unveiling a new Thrones-focused Crystal Adventure in the show's key filming location, Northern Ireland. Crystal guests will explore several iconic production locations near Belfast, where they will step into mythical medieval life, shooting arrows, taking...

2014-04-01 23:25:52

Belfast becomes the first city in Ireland to be awarded one of the highly sought after Creative Learning Corporation concepts. This Q2 milestone on the heels of winning Entrepreneur Magazine's #1 Children's Enrichment Franchise for 2014 closes the quarter on a high note. St. Augustine, Florida (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Creative Learning Corporation (OTCBB:CLCN) owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz®, and Challenge Island®, the highly-popular children’s education and...

2014-03-26 11:34:19

One of the most serious threats to global biodiversity and the leisure and tourism industries is set to increase with climate change according to new research by Queen's University Belfast. Researchers at Queen's have found that certain invasive weeds, which have previously been killed off by low winter temperatures, are set to thrive as global temperatures increase. The team based at Quercus, Northern Ireland's centre for biodiversity and conservation science research, predicts that...

red squirrel
2014-02-25 06:05:48

Queen's University Belfast Native red squirrels have declined throughout Britain and Ireland for the last century due to a combination of habitat loss and the introduction of the North American eastern grey squirrel. But more recently its few remaining populations have been devastated by an insidious pox virus passed to them by the alien invaders. A study by the biodiversity and conservation research center Quercus at Queen's University Belfast (QUB), and published in the journal PLOS...

2013-07-19 15:30:13

An anti-cancer drug has been proven to be equally as effective in treating the most common cause of blindness in older adults as a more expensive drug specifically formulated for this purpose. The results of a two-year trial, led by Queen's scientist Professor Usha Chakravarthy, and published in The Lancet today (Friday 19 July), show that two drug treatments Lucentis and Avastin are equally effective in treating neovascular or wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD). Wet AMD is...

2013-05-30 23:02:21

The Society for Translational Oncology (STO) is pleased to announce that Professor Patrick G. Johnston, M.D., Ph.D, Dean of the School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences, Queen´s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, has been named recipient of the 2013 Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Prize. Durham, NC (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The Society for Translational Oncology (STO) is pleased to announce that Professor Patrick G. Johnston, M.D., Ph.D, Dean of the School of Medicine, Dentistry...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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