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Aussie's Can No Longer Claim The Kiwi's Origins
2014-05-23 11:52:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New Zealand’s iconic kiwi is not related to Australia’s emu, but instead is derived from the extinct Madagascan elephant bird, according to a new study in the journal Science. The study also concluded that both of these flightless birds were once able to take to the air. With the kiwi being about the size of a chicken and the Madagascan elephant bird standing around 6 to 9 feet tall – the two make for a bit of an evolutionary...

2014-04-02 12:28:30

Schedule a lunch, share a location, and set a reminder--as easily as sending a photo. It's texting, for grown-ups. PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emu today announced its smart text messaging app, Emu for iPhone: texting with a built-in assistant. Emu is now available on the App Store. Emu tackles the consumer tech problem of inefficient planning and never-ending text conversations. Created by alumni of Siri, Apple, Google and Yahoo, Emu is built using artificial...

2013-07-12 23:37:12

Longview Farms marks twentieth anniversary of offering Emu oil products to consumers. Bloomsburg, PA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Visit LongviewFarms.com and you’ll find a website which is one of the only places online where every personal care product featured is quality Emu oil-based. There are products for aches and pains, hair loss, skin rejuvenation, sun and radiation burns, and much more. Sounds great, right? Well, it gets even better! Every time a consumer places an order, they...

2013-03-10 23:00:07

The American Emu Association highlights their study on fraudulent oils & raises the bar for emu oil processors to ensure quality products. Ottowa, IL (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 Michael Eppley, president of the American Emu Association (AEA), advises consumers and resellers to beware of fraudulent products being sold as pure emu oil. Pure emu oil naturally contains Omega 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids. These important fatty acids provide natural, hypo-allergenic, anti-inflammatory qualities plus...

2012-12-12 05:03:32

Country Divine has announced the release of its newly designed website, which is aimed at bringing the benefits of emu oil to the public. New features and a new look help to educate and communicate with those interested to learn more about this oil that has been around for thousands of years. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Country Divine has launched a redesigned website at Lbemuoil.com that incorporates multiple communal features to better introduce customers to the benefits of...

2012-09-27 23:02:11

Studies conducted by researchers at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell found that physically refined emu oil may offer more important health benefits. According to the studies, the process of physically refining increases the oil´s anti-inflammatory properties. Based on the findings from the University of Massachusetts, Dr. Frank Orthoefer PHD and Paul Binford developed Ultra Emu Oil® and Ultra Clear Emu Oil. These highly refined emu oils are now being used in cosmetic and...

2012-08-12 23:02:02

New research presented at American Emu Association's (AEA) National Convention Conference found that a number of products currently marketed as emu oil are not, in fact, legitimate. AEA certification reassures customers that the products they purchase are high quality and authentic. In light of these findings, LB Processors is reminding customers that the company is a registered FDA Manufacturer and all its products bear AEA´s “Certified Fully Refined” seal. Tests by an...

Ecosystem Changes Drove Extinction In Pleistocene Australia
2012-06-07 06:50:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com Scientists may have finally established the explanation for the disappearance of the giant koala and other Australian megafauna. Between 50,000 and 45,000 years ago, around 60 species of mammals, predominantly foraging herbivores called browsers, went extinct. These animals included 19 species that weighed over 100 kilograms, like the rhinoceros-sized giant wombat and half-ton marsupial Palorchestes azael. Slightly smaller animals like the flightless bird...

2011-01-07 11:08:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA public company, Decker Outdoor Corporation may have started the fight -- has it backfired? EMU Australia today landed a blow directly at the heart of the controversial "ugg" trademark by filing a lawsuit against the USA public company Decker alleging that Decker's original generic "ugg" trademark was obtained after a false statement to the U.S. Trademark Office and is therefore invalid. Potentially, the false statement could result in Decker...


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2006-10-19 13:20:44

Cassowaries, Casuarius, are very large flightless birds native to the tropical forests of New Guinea and northeastern Australia. Cassowaries are part of the ratite group of birds that include the emu, rhea, ostrich, moa, and kiwi. There are three species of Cassowary recognized today: The Southern Cassowary of Australia and New Guinea; the Dwarf Cassowary of New Guinea and New Britain; and the Northern Cassowary of New Guinea. Some nearby islands have small populations of these birds, but it...

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2006-09-25 15:26:54

The Emu, Dromaius novaehollandiae, is the largest bird native to Australia and the only existing member of the genus Dromaius. It is also the second largest bird in the world by height, after the ostrich. The Emu is common over most of mainland Australia, although it avoids heavily populated areas, dense forest and arid areas. There are three existing subspecies in Australia: In the southeast, D. novaehollandiae novaehollandiae. In the north, D. novaehollandiae woodwardi. In the...

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2006-09-25 15:21:14

The Ostrich, Struthio camelus, is a flightless bird native to Africa. It is the only living species of its family, Struthionidae. Ostriches occur naturally on the savannas and Sahel of Africa, both north and south of the equatorial forest zone. Other members of this group include rheas, emus, cassowaries and the largest bird ever, the now-extinct Aepyornis. Six subspecies are recognized: S.c. australis in Southern Africa S.c. camelus in North Africa. S.c. massaicus in East Africa. S.c....

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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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