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2014-07-25 09:17:26

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) Climate change could have a bigger impact on water resources in Jordan than in Israel and Palestine The drinking water resources on the eastern, Jordanian side of the Dead Sea could decline severe as a result of climate change than those on the western, Israeli and Palestinian side. This is the conclusion reached by an international team of researchers that calculated the water flows around the Dead Sea. The natural replenishment rate...

Tolerance Lessons From A Dead Sea Fungus
2014-05-12 03:53:13

DOE/Joint Genome Institute Despite its name, the Dead Sea does support life, and not just in the sense of helping visitors float in its waters. Algae, bacteria, and fungi make up the limited number of species that can tolerate the extremely salty environment at the lowest point on Earth. Some organisms thrive in salty environments by lying dormant when salt concentrations are very high. Other organisms need salt to grow. To learn which survival strategy the filamentous fungus Eurotium...

2014-05-05 23:11:59

Dead Sea Moringa, a truly unique supplement based on one of the world’s most nutrient-rich plants, is now available via MakeAmericaWell.com, an online marketplace specializing in all-natural health and wellness products. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa, a truly unique supplement based on one of the world’s most nutrient-rich plants, is now available via MakeAmericaWell.com, an online marketplace specializing in all-natural health and wellness products. Harvested...

2014-03-18 23:30:54

Aqua Therapy™ “Essential Dead Sea Treatment” enters the North America market by opening a new office in Chicago, IL. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Aqua Therapy’s ™ “Essential Dead Sea Treatment” enters the North America market with the opening of a new office in Chicago, IL, along with a new organic skincare line available for spas, hotels, and wholesalers. Aqua Therapy’s new products maintain skin hydration, balance moisture, stimulate blood circulation, protect the...

2014-02-21 23:25:01

Grown in the nutrient area of the Dead Sea, allow your body to reap the amazing benefits that Dead Sea Moringa gives. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa (DSM) is pleased to announce that starting in the New Year, DSM products will now be available directly on Amazon.com, the worlds leading online retailer. Dead Sea Moringa is a supplement that is beneficial to all people and ages. It’s like a natural one-a-day multivitamin that can replace a host of supplements...

2014-01-21 23:29:12

Dead Sea Moringa is pleased to announce that Revnutrition.com will now be retailing the most nutrient rich plant source in the world. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Dead Sea Moringa, whose products are cultivated from the most nutrient rich plant source on earth, the Moringa tree, are pleased to announce that Revnutrition.com, a leading online retailer of sports nutrition/wellness products, is now available for purchase. This announcement means that Dead Sea Moringa will be...

Antarctica's Salty Don Juan Pond Offers Watery Hope For Mars
2013-02-07 15:42:19

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Several bodies of water around the world are known for their salty content. Among the most well-known are the Great Salt Lake in Utah and the Dead Sea. But these bodies of water pale in comparison to Don Juan Pond in Antarctica, known as the saltiest body of water on Earth. The pond, situated in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of the harsh, icy continent, keeps from freezing because of its salt-rich composition. But why this landlocked...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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