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Diamonds Show Carbon Cycle May Reach Earth's Lower Mantle
2011-09-16 10:41:51

By studying the chemistry of an unorthodox set of Brazilian diamonds, a team of researchers have discovered startling new information about the carbon cycle and the theory of plate tectonics.

2011-05-31 08:15:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardent Mines Limited (OTC Bulletin Board: ADNT) ("Ardent Mines" and the "Company") announced that it has executed an exclusive option to acquire mineral rights in a highly mineralized area of 10,000 Hectares located in the Carajas Mineral Province, State of Para, known worldwide as one of the richest Brazilian mining areas.

2011-05-26 12:04:00

ATLANTA, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will launch a sixth nonstop frequency between Atlanta and Brazil's capital city, Brasilia, on May 31, 2011.

2011-03-20 17:29:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, March 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two important announcements involving renewable energy made on the opening day of U.S.

2011-03-18 18:16:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyBrite International, Inc., a Chicago, IL based developer of energy efficient LED lamps and light systems, announced that on March 11, 2011, it signed a Technical Cooperation Agreement (TCA) with the Federal District Government of Brasilia, Brazil.

2011-03-14 16:39:00

PANAMA CITY, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), on June 18 will begin nonstop service four times a week between Panama City, Panama, and Brasilia, the capital of Brazil.

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2010-12-30 07:39:20

The Federative Republic of Brazil has yesterday signed the formal accession agreement paving the way for it to become a Member State of the European Southern Observatory (ESO).

2010-09-10 16:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, which offers more flights to Brazil than any other U.S.

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2010-07-29 11:20:00

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee said Wednesday that it removed Ecuador's Galapagos Islands from its list of endangered sites because of Quito's protective efforts in the Pacific archipelago.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.