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Weakly Electric Fish Species Reflects Hope For Peace In

Weakly Electric Fish Species Reflects Hope For Peace In Central Africa

Pensoft Publishers Two new species of weakly electric fishes from the Congo River basin are described in the open access journal ZooKeys. One of them, known from only a single specimen, is named "Petrocephalus boboto." "Boboto" is the word for...

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2014-04-17 12:26:48

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Garnier Haircolor is pleased to announce that Blanca Soto is its newest spokesperson. A former top model, Blanca is a successful actress from Mexico who is known for her roles in Eva Luna, El Talisman and Porque el amor manda. Winner of the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival's "Best Actress Award in a Short Film," Blanca has been featured in more than 100 top international magazines including Maxim as one of the "Top...

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Metrics, effectiveness, customer experience SHANGHAI, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organized by China's largest commercial exhibition organizer UBM China and SISA, the Technology for Marketing & Advertising & eCommerce Expo (2014 TFM&A & ECE) will be held on 15-16(th )May in Shanghai. If you register for the 2014 TFM&A and eCommerce Expo China from now, you will get the following gifts, where the winning rate is 100%! Gifts: -- Top30 will get the CamCard and...

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Majority of Americans, and two-thirds of Millennials, read at least some books electronically NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As with just about every other aspect of our lives, the ways in which we can read books have undergone radical shifts over the past few years. Not long ago hardcover and paperback were the main options available to readers, but then e-readers hit the scene, followed by tablet computers. With the additional options of reading on your computer or your...

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SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the leading global provider of data center solutions, announced today that it will release its financial results for the first quarter 2014 after the market closes on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The company will host a conference call to discuss these results at 5:30 p.m. EDT / 2:30 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. To participate in the live call, investors are invited to dial +1 (877) 870-4263 (for...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE:CMN) announced today that its Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Craig Sheldon, will retire after 20 years with the Company in January 2015. In order to ensure a smooth transition, a search process for a new Chief Financial Officer will commence immediately. Charles Diker, Cantel's Chairman of the Board stated, "Craig has been an integral part of the success of Cantel Medical for...

2014-04-16 12:27:02

Recruits Mitchell Pavao, Brett Woitunski LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Myspace, an Official Honoree of The 18(th) Annual Webby Awards, today announced hiring Mitchell Pavao, formerly of SpinMedia, to take the helm of the company's tech team as vice president of product & technology. Leading the group with Pavao will be long-time collaborator, also formerly of SpinMedia, Brett Woitunski, who will focus on the interface, design and product development at...

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Reference books have been connecting the legal community for more than 140 years NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawyers Diary and Manual, LLC, the leading publisher of the legal Red Book directories for five states that are available in print, online and on the go, announced today several legislative and bar directory print publication anniversaries--with some going back more than 140 years. One of the diaries not acquired around this time period but in the...

2014-04-16 08:26:13

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Under Sheriff Paul Tanaka (ret.) reveals why he was chosen by former Sheriff Lee Baca as the Sheriff's Department Budget Gatekeeper. Watch the 2 minute preview video here of the second of six segments on the Full Disclosure Network(R) Internet TV Series. Tanaka confesses in an interview with Full Disclosure his sometimes difficult and tense relationship with Baca over the budget initially, but notes that he was...

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Offers Solutions and How-To Advice for Manufacturers, Retailers and Restaurants WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today an alliance of food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill. The Best Practices and Emerging Solutions Toolkit was produced by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA), a cross-sector industry initiative led by the Food...


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Copper laurel, Eupomatia laurina, leaves and flower
2014-02-10 09:02:13

Eupomatia is a genus of flowering shrub that contains 3 recorded species known to science. They belong to the ancient Eupomatiaceae family. Eupomatia are hermaphroditic trees or shrubs with simple green leaves. They produce ivory or red and yellow flowers that measure 1.2 to 1.6 inches in diameter. The fruit it produces is a fleshy berry. This fruit is popular in traditional Australian drinks, preservatives and pastries. Eupomatia barbata is commonly referred to as the Northern small...

Metellina mengei
2013-10-09 13:21:22

Metellina mengei is a spider belonging to the Tetragnathidae family located in Europe up to Georgia. It was once though to be a form of M. segmentata that occurs in the spring. M. mengei is much rarer than M. segmentata. This species is much like Metellina segmentata, from which it can only be distinguished by comparing the genital features. Another pointer id that males of M. segmentata have hairs on the underside of the first leg and M. mengei have none. On the underside of the female M....

Short-spined Crown-of-thorns Starfish, Acanthaster brevispinus
2013-08-12 14:37:20

The short-spined crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster brevispinus) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that includes the Great Barrier Reef, the Philippines, and the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. Because these areas are so far away from one another, the full range of this starfish cannot be known, but it can be said that it resides in a tropical or subtropical environment. It was first discovered by W.K. Fisher, who...

Astropecten aranciacus
2013-08-11 13:44:01

Astropecten aranciacus is a species of starfish that is classified within the Astropectinidae family. This species can be found in many areas including the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It prefers coastal habitats with muddy terrain, living at depths between seven and three hundred feet. This species can reach an average diameter of twenty-two inches, although its common size is about twelve inches. Its arms are narrow and pointed at the ends, and hold between one and three...

Andinobates
2013-07-30 13:21:47

Andinobates is a genus of poison dart frogs located in South America. It contains species previously classified in the genus Dendrobates and in 2006 transferred to the genus Ranitomeya. In 2011, Twomey, Brown, et al. erected the genus called Andinobates for a group of twelve species of Ranitomeya. Andinobates frogs can be distinguished from their sister taxon Ranitomeya anatomically in that their second and third vertebrae are fused. They show no limb reticulation, which is present in the...

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