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2013-03-08 23:01:13

Runa plans to use fresh capital to fuel future growth in South America operations New York, NY (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Runa, a producer of energy drink products made from the Amazonian plant guayusa, recently closed an oversubscribed round of funding. The latest round was led by Luke Weil, with participation from a private group of investors. In the same way that coconut water, a super re-hydrating, all natural product, has taken market share from artificial sports drinks, Runa, with its...

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2010-03-25 09:25:00

Despite reductions in brain size, domestication has not reduced the ability of guinea pigs to navigate a water maze. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Frontiers in Zoology tested domesticated and wild animals ('cavies') and found that they both performed well at the test, with the domestic animals actually being slightly superior. Lars Lewejohann worked with a team of researchers from the University of Mnster, Germany, to investigate the differing abilities of the...

2009-02-12 15:47:11

A 13-year-old Russian girl who was scolded for writing a letter asking the president for a guinea pig has received an apology and two pets, her parents said. The parents of Anastasia Ivliyeva said the Kalitvensky girl wrote an e-mail to President Dmitry Medvedev's official Web site asking him for a female guinea pig to serve as a companion to the male guinea pig her parents had recently bought for her, The Times of London reported Thursday. However, weeks after she wrote the e-mail, the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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