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2008-10-13 09:00:42

DALLAS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panda Ethanol Inc. today announced that it has successfully restructured the funding arrangements on the company's 115-million gallon-per-year, biomass-fueled ethanol refinery, located in Hereford, Texas.

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2008-10-13 07:55:00

The genome of the giant panda has now been sequenced, thanks to Chinese scientists. It’s an achievement which may aid efforts to protect the endangered species, according to the official Xinhua news agency.

2008-09-22 09:00:50

DALLAS, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panda Ethanol Inc. today announced that it has exercised its contractual right to terminate Lurgi Inc. as the general contractor for Panda's 115 million gallon-per-year, biomass-fueled ethanol facility located in Hereford, Texas.

2008-09-16 09:00:33

By Lewis South all MAKING Science real for 140 Year 9 pupils took us to Chester Zoo. We spent time exploring the 110 acres carrying out research and taking loads of photos! We were lucky enough to see many animals that are endangered in the wild such as the Jaguar, Red Panda and Sumatran Tiger.

2008-08-13 15:00:36

Mei Xiang, a giant panda at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, won't be giving birth to a cub this year as initially thought, zoo staff say.

2008-08-11 09:01:01

IN BEIJING but tired of the Games?Why not take in a showing of Kung Fu Panda? One of only 20 foreign films allowed into China each year, the Jack Black-voiced animated blockbuster has caused controversy since its release.

2008-07-04 15:00:29

Kung Fu Panda enjoyed a successful first week of release in China despite a protest aimed at keeping the U.S. film out of the country, gate figures show.

2008-06-25 09:00:00

You traveled all the way, queued to get a ticket and elbowed through the crowds, and finally, there are the pandas, lying still and asleep.

2008-06-24 15:02:45

Scientists at the U.S. National Zoo say it might be mid- or late July before they can definitely determine if giant panda Mei Xian is pregnant.

2008-06-24 12:00:00

A local wildlife charity needs volunteers to help the pandas affected by the recent earthquake in China.


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