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2010-09-29 08:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Today LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), creator of award-winning learning products for children, announces its "Trade Up to Leapster Explorer" program, offering discounts on the Leapster Explorer system (www.leapfrog.com/explorer).

2010-09-22 11:29:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings -- Nearly a decade ago, 13-time Grammy Award® and 10-time CMA Award winners the Dixie Chicks became the first (and to date, only) female group in music history to earn two consecutive diamond album certifications by the RIAA, for U.S.

2010-04-12 12:06:00

NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Playlist: The Very Best of Dixie Chicks, the career-spanning collection of chart-topping hits, classic tracks and personal favorites selected by America's top-selling female group, available everywhere Tuesday, June 1. The latest installment in Legacy's acclaimed Playlist Series of artist-assembled "Very Best Of" career-overviews, Playlist: The Very Best of Dixie Chicks includes key tracks and essential...

2010-03-01 15:21:02

Observing the aerial maneuvers of fruit flies, Cornell University researchers have uncovered how the insects – when disturbed by sharp gusts of wind – right themselves and stay on course.

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2010-02-04 11:25:00

Insects, a popular delicacy in many parts of the world, are getting a culinary makeover in one Central American city, where scientists are ‘growing’ insects that will be tailored for human consumption.

2009-10-22 10:38:34

The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, is a world plague which represents one of the most serious problems for agriculture. However, the control methods currently present in the market for this plague are ineffective.

2009-09-25 13:32:10

Monarch butterflies locate their winter home in Mexico through a key mechanism in their antennae, scientists in Massachusetts said. Scientists have long known that butterfly antennae can detect odors, wind direction and vibration, said Dr.

2009-09-24 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Wacom(R) today announced an exciting new computer input solution with the introduction of Multi-Touch in its new family of Bamboo tablets. Bamboo tablets are USB peripherals that deliver natural and intuitive input to desktop or laptop computer users.

2009-07-26 13:19:22

The number of fireflies lighting up the night throughout the United States appears to be declining, scientists say. Firefly researcher Marc Branham said when compared with the appearance of fireflies from a decade or two ago, the current natural population of the insect species appears to have dropped significantly, The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch said Sunday. There certainly appear to be fewer fireflies out now as opposed to 10 or 20-some years ago, the University of Florida assistant professor...

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2009-01-02 07:35:00

Old mosquitoes are normally a catalyst in the spread of disease, so scientists from Australia have found a way to kill mosquitoes naturally by breeding them to carry an insect parasite that causes earlier death.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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