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2014-01-21 08:28:06

National recognition for San Francisco-based marketing and communications agency CEO SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARTEMIA Communications Inc., a full-service integrated marketing and strategic communications agency, announced today that its CEO, Barbara Wichmann, has been named as a 2014 Business Leader "Star" by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/AQ48114) The annual award - the nation's...

Spearing Mantis Shrimp Uses Muscle Power To Attack Enemy
2012-11-23 13:23:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Spearing mantis shrimp must eat plenty of spinach, because scientists have determined it is their muscle power that thrusts them towards their enemy's doom. The lobster-sized shrimp stay in their sandy burrow and wait for prey to come by, and then from out of nowhere, shoot out and grab the next meal with their long skinny appendages. Scientists were not sure how these predators were able to unleash their lightning-fast...

2008-08-11 21:00:24

By Mike Stark GREAT SALT LAKE, Utah - The Great Salt Lake is so briny that swimmers bob in the water like corks. It is teeming with tiny shrimp that were sold for years in the back of comic books as magical "sea monkeys." And, for reasons scientists cannot explain, it is heavily laden with toxic mercury. Exactly where the poison is coming from - and how much danger it poses to the millions of migratory birds that feed on the Great Salt Lake - are now under investigation. "We've got a...

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2008-08-09 16:41:45

The Great Salt Lake is laden with toxic mercury and scientists cannot explain why. Researchers are now investigating where the poison is coming from and how much danger it poses to the millions of birds that feed on the Great Salt Lake. "We've got a problem, but we don't know how big it is," said Chris Cline, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist. Cline has been collecting cinnamon teal duck eggs from nests along the shore of the lake and has been analyzing them in the lab. In 2005, a...

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2005-02-21 16:10:08

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Federal scientists studying the Great Salt Lake have found some of the highest levels of mercury ever measured anywhere - prompting concern about some of the migratory birds that feed on the lake's brine shrimp. U.S. Geological Survey and Fish and Wildlife Service researchers were initially gathering information on selenium in the lake, but decided also to test the samples for mercury. Concentrations of methylmercury - the element's most poisonous form - exceeded 25...


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2009-01-17 17:58:21

The Yellow-headed Jawfish (Opistognathus aurifrons) is a species of fish found in coral reefs in the Caribbean Sea. The head and upper body of this species is light, but brilliant, and yellow in color slowly fading to a pearlescent blue hue. The Yellow-headed Jawfish keeps near its small territory, and is typically seen with only the head and upper section of its body sticking out from its burrow. It will also sometimes hover nearby. It is able to arrange material using its mouth to carry...

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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