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2011-08-22 12:30:28

Researchers from the University of Western Australia and the University of Oxford have unearthed what they believe are the oldest fossils ever discovered-single-celled organisms that are thought to be 3.4 billion years old, according to a Sunday article by Nicholas Wade of the New York Times. The discovery, which is detailed in the latest edition of the journal Nature Geoscience, took place in a remote location known as Strelley Pool, which is located in Western Australia. The team that...

2011-08-08 02:00:00

LA CANADA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Gold Corp. (OTCBB:CLGL; the "Company") is pleased to announce it has completed an initial closing with Mexivada Mining Corp. ("Mexivada") to acquire up to an 80% interest in Mexivada's La Viuda and La Viuda-1 concessions comprising its AuroTellurio tellurium-gold-silver property south of the city of Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico (the "AuroTellurio Property Concessions"). At this initial closing, Mexivada delivered to the Company four...

2011-08-03 07:29:00

ORCHARD, Texas, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxygen Orchard (Pinksheets: GTLL) announced today founding of the Biomedical Foundation, (BFOR) a non-profit organization which will raise funds for clinical testing, will act as the repository for oxygen research, past, present and future, and will act as the bullhorn for disseminating data to medical professionals as well as to the public. Mrs. Teri Mathis, President and CEO of Oxygen Orchard, is the co-founder of BFOR. Currently based in...

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2011-07-25 11:45:00

Fool's gold is providing scientists with valuable insights into a turning point in the Earth's evolution, which took place billions of years ago. Scientists are recreating ancient forms of the mineral pyrite "“ dubbed fool's gold for its metallic luster "“ that reveal details of past geological events. Detailed analysis of the mineral is giving fresh insight into the Earth before the Great Oxygenation Event, which took place 2.4 billion years ago. This was a time when oxygen...

2011-06-27 02:00:00

LA CANADA, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Gold Corp. (the "Company" or "California Gold") (OTCBB: CLGL) has commenced its 2011 exploration program at its AuroTelurio project near the city of Moctezuma in Sonora, Mexico. The Company can earn up to an 80% interest in this project by spending $US3-million over a four-year period on the exploration and development of concessions covering 18,840 acres (7,621 hectares) surrounding the holdings of First Solar, Inc., and other...

2011-06-20 02:00:00

LA CANADA, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Gold Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CLGL; the "Company") is pleased to announce it has completed a closing of an over-allotment option on its private placement offering (the "Offering") pursuant to which the Company sold to various institutional and accredited investors and non-U.S. persons in this closing 13,000,000 additional units of its securities (the "Units") for gross proceeds of $325,000. In total, the Company sold 76,478,258...

2011-05-11 12:49:26

Although some people believe that taking selenium can reduce a person's risk of cancer, a Cochrane Systematic Review of randomised controlled clinical trials found no protective effect against non-melanoma skin cancer or prostate cancer. In addition, there is some indication that taking selenium over a long period of time could have toxic effects. These conclusions were reached after researchers scanned the medical literature, looking for trials that studied the effects of taking selenium...

2011-04-11 11:19:00

TSX-V: TAS                        OTCQX:TASFFFSE:G7K VANCOUVER, April 11 /PRNewswire/ - Terra Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: TAS) is pleased to provide an update on the Midwest Northeast Uranium property in which Terra owns a 10% production carried interest. In a press release dated April 11, 2011, Hathor reported: "Hathor Exploration Limited (TSX: HAT) is pleased to announce the...

2011-04-04 23:29:31

Monitoring oxygen levels in water has applications for oil spills, fish farming, brewing beer and more "“ and a professor at Michigan State University is poised to help supply that need. The concept of oxygen sensors isn't new. The challenge, however, has been manufacturing one that can withstand fluctuations in temperature, salinity, carbon dioxide, phosphates and biological wastes. Ruby Ghosh, associate professor of physics, was able to overcome those obstacles as well as build one...

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2011-03-27 11:22:15

After the biggest mass extinction in Earth's history "“ 250 million years ago "“ algae and bacteria in the ocean rebounded so fast that they consumed virtually all the oxygen in the sea, slowing the recovery of the rest of marine animals for several million years.A mass extinction is hard enough for Earth's biosphere to handle, but when you chase it with prolonged oxygen deprivation, the biota ends up with a hangover that can last millions of years.Such was the situation with the...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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