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2013-01-17 13:19:46

Despite being one of the most genetically analyzed groups, the origin of European Jews has remained obscure. However, a new study published online today (Thursday) in the journal Genome Biology and Evolution by Dr Eran Elhaik, a geneticist at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, argues that the European Jewish genome is a mosaic of Caucasus, European, and Semitic ancestries, setting to rest previous contradictory reports of Jewish ancestry. Elhaik's findings strongly support the...

2011-08-06 00:00:00

Dating site ElenasModels.com released survey data "Why Western Men Seek Russian Women", based on an online focus group for the website's users listing reasons why men seek 'Russian brides'. Among most quoted reasons are Russian women's strong family values and decline in family values in today's western culture. Gold Coast, QLD, Australia (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Dating site ElenasModels.com released survey data "Why Western Men Seek Russian Women", based on an online focus group for the...

2010-09-07 08:00:00

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A high speed passenger train disappears into a sky loaded with snow as the illusionist claps his empty hands; mountains and rivers appear, then disappear and reappear in the blink of an eye; the spirit separates from the body and walks around you; two people fly freely across the sky without any visible assistance as they travel back in time immersed in this magical world of illusions. You are not lost in a dream. You have been transported to a...

2010-07-27 10:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, a Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge issued a written opinion rejecting Obagi Medical Products Inc.'s ("OMP") (Nasdaq: OMPI) motion to dismiss claims by ZO Skin Health, Inc ("ZO") that OMP engaged in anti-competitive practices. ZO, a company formed to give consumers access to world-renowned dermatologist Dr. Zein Obagi's retail skin care products, filed a lawsuit in January challenging OMP's anti-competitive practices. The...

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2009-09-01 17:15:05

Top-ranked Dinara Safina overcame a shaky start Tuesday to win her first-round match against Australian teenager Olivia Rogowska in the U.S. Open. The heavily favored Russian dropped the first set 6-7 (5-7) before rebounding to grab the next two sets 6-2, 6-4. Rogowska stuck around for 2 hours, 35 minutes while Safina committed 11 double faults and 48 unforced errors. The Aussie teen double-faulted 13 times, made 65 unforced errors and had her serve broken nine times. Safina, who was the...


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Bashkir Pony
2014-04-10 09:11:21

The Bashkir Pony is an ancient breed of the former Soviet Union (USSR). The breed was developed by the Bashkir people during the seventh century and believed to be descendents of the steppe horse in Western Asia and the Bashkirian forest horse. The Bashkir is sometimes cross bred with breeds such as the Don, Budyonny or Ardennes to improve the quality. Other cross breeding has been done with the Russian Heavy Draft, Kazakh and Yakut horses. The pony has become a part of the local...

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