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2015-04-06 16:24:08

ORLANDO, Fla., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.

2015-04-06 16:24:01

Bill and Alex Cortright's new book launches a unique series of programs to achieve optimal health and longevity through stress management and lifestyle techniques. MIAMI, April 6,

breast milk
2015-04-06 13:47:55

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics has found that 10 percent of breast milk samples bought online contained some cow’s milk.

2015-04-06 12:31:40

House Bill 15-1283 requires development of a marijuana laboratory testing reference library BOULDER, Colo., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sage Analytics (

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2015-04-06 12:50:42

A new influenza outbreak has been reported in the Chicago area, but there’s no need for you to run out and get flu shots this time around (unless you’re a dog).

rna molecule
2015-04-06 10:17:14

Scientists have discovered a small RNA molecule known as miR-182 that can curb cancer-causing genes in mice with a deadly and incurable kind of brain tumor, glioblastoma mulitforme (GBM), according to a new study published in the journal Genes & Development.

desert pupfish
2015-04-06 10:07:31

As its ecosystem transformed from a relatively cool lake region to a desert with just a handful of hot springs and temperatures of up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit, one critically-endangered species of fish responded in extreme ways, according to a new University of Nevada, Las Vegas study.

french models
2015-04-06 09:15:41

In an attempt to discourage anorexia, a condition which reportedly affects up to 40,000 people (mostly women) in the country, the French Parliament has approved a measure that would ban the use of dangerously-thin female fashion models throughout the nation.

2015-04-06 08:29:53

Company Files Annual Report With SEC IRVINE, Calif., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NuGene International, Inc.

2015-04-06 08:29:27

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


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Ipomopsis polyantha
2014-12-13 15:16:45

Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...

Elingamita
2014-12-13 14:45:59

Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...

Poli's Stellate Barnacle
2014-12-10 12:25:57

Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...

Wharf Roach, Ligia exotica
2014-12-10 11:29:16

The wharf roach (Ligia exotica) is a species of sea slater and crustacean that is thought to be native to the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe, although some experts suggest it is native to the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. It can be found in many temperate and tropical waters throughout the world, most likely due to unintentional shipping. This lives in crevices of rocks and cliffs just above the water line, as well as in jetties and the walls of harbors. The wharf roach reaches a...

Dodecatheon poeticum
2014-12-08 18:23:39

Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.