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Diving Shrews Warm Up Before Taking The Plunge
2012-07-05 04:30:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to research presented July 1 at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting, American water shrews rapidly raise their body temperature just before diving deep into icy waters. This finding has surprised researchers because normally, lower body temperatures enable diving mammals to stay underwater for longer, so heating up doesn't make sense. This is because animals use up oxygen more quickly when they are warmer....

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2011-07-26 10:31:35

A Chinese submersible has completed the country's deepest manned dive in international waters of the northeastern Pacific Ocean, official news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday. The Jiaolong -- named after a mythical Chinese sea dragon -- reached a depth of 16,591 feet below sea level, Xinhua said. "Such a depth means the Jiaolong is capable of reaching over 70 percent of the sea beds in the world," Xinhua said, quoting head of diving operations Wang Fei. "It will pave way for a...

2011-07-19 09:00:00

HONG KONG, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- DealExtreme has announced free international shipping on all swimming diving and water sport items. Having a pool party or hitting the beach this summer? Let DealExtreme light up your night and make your pool party or beach get-away the highlight of the summer! With thousands of outdoor swimming and water sport products to choose from, you'll be sure to find the products you want at the price you need! (Logo:...

2011-07-07 08:34:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brownie's Marine Group, Inc. (OTCBB: BWMG), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributer of highly specialized dive products, announced today that the Company has begun the process of fulfilling purchase orders for display and inventory of the Company's traditional world-class family-dive systems and the Patent-Pending "VS" battery-powered Hookah. The orders were received from Brownie's top dealers, including West Marine,...


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