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2011-10-03 14:00:00

The Pashmina Store supports the fight against breast cancer with 5% of sales benefiting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, consumers everywhere have the opportunity to shop for a good cause by purchasing special edition âœpink ribbonâ products. The Pashmina Store, one of the largest online suppliers of 100% grade A cashmere at value prices today announced it...

2010-09-29 13:39:14

NASA has rescheduled the media teleconference to discuss new information about the boundary of our solar system obtained from the agency's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) spacecraft. The telecon now is set for noon EDT, on Thursday, Sept. 30. The briefing participants are: - Arik Posner, IBEX program scientist, Heliophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters in Washington - Nathan Schwadron, IBEX science operations lead and associate professor at the University of...

2010-09-23 11:01:00

GREENWICH, Conn., WYNNEWOOD, Pa. and WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Private equity firm North Castle Partners in partnership with CMS Companies announced today that they have invested in Ibex Outdoor Clothing Holdings, Inc. ("Ibex"), a designer, marketer, manufacturer and distributor of a diverse range of premium branded wool and wool-based technical apparel and accessories. North Castle is a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in...

2010-09-20 09:45:00

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Ibex Outdoor Clothing, innovators of year-round merino wool apparel and accessories for men and women, today announced that it opened its first brick and mortar store in the Back Bay area of Boston. The new 1,000 square foot store, which opened on historical Newbury Street, gives Bostonians and visitors the opportunity to fully experience the unique, fun-loving culture of the leading wool apparel brand designed to meet the needs of the...

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2010-08-31 12:10:00

U.S. health officials are expected to determine whether genetically engineered fish are safe to eat in a decision that could deliver the first altered animal food to consumers' dinner plates. The fish in question is manipulated to grow twice as fast as traditional Atlantic salmon, something its creator Aqua Bounty Technologies Inc. says could help boost the nation's fish sector and reduce pressure on the environment. However, consumer advocates and food safety experts say that splicing and...

2009-07-16 14:04:46

Dosing algorithms allow for normalization of antithrombin levels during specific high-risk situations for patients with hereditary anithrombin deficiency Data presented at the annual meeting of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) in Boston show that ATryn® (Antithrombin [Recombinant]) safely prevents peri-operative and peri-partum acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or other venous thromboembolic events in patients with hereditary antithrombin...

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2009-05-19 11:48:34

Overture Films has announced its acquisition of The Men Who Stare at Goats, a comedy starring Hollywood actors George Clooney and Kevin Spacey. The Smokehouse production is directed by Grant Heslov, producer and co-writer of Clooney's celebrated film Good Night, and Good Luck. The Goats ensemble also includes Ewan McGregor and Jeff Bridges. The film was produced by Clooney, Heslov and Paul Lister with Barbara A. Hall serving as executive producer. Based on true events described in Jon...

2009-04-24 09:00:00

BEIJING, April 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, analyzes the cashmere industry market trend. Outlook 2009, cashmere market will have favorable factors and negative factors, and opportunities and challenges both exist. Comprehensive analysis shows that the current cashmere market downturn has unfavorable factors in the following areas: First, consumer pessimism about the world...

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2009-02-07 07:20:00

On Friday, U.S. health officials approved the first drug made using genetically engineered animals in the midst of concerns about genetic implications. ATryn, made by GTC Biotherapeutics, is a drug that is manufactured using milk from goats that have been scientifically altered to produce extra antithrombin, a protein that acts as a natural blood thinner. The drug aims to prevent excessive blood clots in patients with a disorder known as hereditary antithrombin deficiency.  The company...


Latest Goats Reference Libraries

Siberian Ibex, Capra sibirica
2012-08-16 09:53:50

The Siberian ibex (Capra sibirica), also known as the common ibex, can be found in northern, central, and Southern Asia. Its range includes Afghanistan, northwestern India, Mongolia, and Pakistan, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within alpine meadows and mountainous areas, but will also reside in foothills, deserts, or rocky bluffs. It has been considered a subspecies of the Alpine ibex, although it is not known whether this is a valid classification. The Siberian ibex can vary in...

Nubian Ibex, Capra nubiana
2012-06-25 17:01:54

The Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) is a species of goat that can be found in the deserts of Oman, Jordan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt, among other places. It prefers a habitat within rocky mountainous areas of its range. Typically, it is classified as a subspecies of the alpine ibex, but it has been classified as its own species occasionally. Groups of Nubian ibex, either all males or all females, are active during the day and can be seen feeding on leaves and grasses. Common predators...

Mountain Goat, Oreamnos americanus
2012-05-10 05:28:07

The mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus), also called the Rocky Mountain goat is only found in North America. Even though it is a goat in name, it is not in the Capra genus of true goats. It belongs to the subfamily Caprinae, which holds goat-antelopes which holds thirty-two other species. It is in the family Bovidae that holds other creatures such as cattle, antelopes, and gazelle. It is the only species in the Oreamnos genus. The mountain goat is listed as of “least concern” by the IUCN....

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2007-08-14 04:24:53

The Wild Goat (Capra aegagrus), is a common species of goat, with a distribution ranging from Europe and Asia Minor to central Asia and the Middle East. In the wild, these goats live in flocks of up to 500 individuals. Male wild goats are solitary and go through a period called a rut, where they are ready to mate. During the rut old males drive younger males from the maternal herds. The gestation period averages 170 days. Females usually give birth to one kid. Kids can follow the mother...

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2007-08-14 04:23:12

The Kri-kri (Capra aegagrus creticus), sometimes called the Cretan goat, Agrimi, or Cretan Ibex, is a subspecies of wild goat. The Kri-kri is native to the Eastern Mediterranean, now found only on the island of Crete, Greece and three small islands just offshore (Dia, Thodorou and Agii Pandes). The Kri-kri is not thought to be indigenous to Crete, but was imported during the time of the Minoan civilization. Nevertheless, it is found nowhere else and the form is therefore endemic to Crete....

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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