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2011-10-17 17:10:40

New research has shown for the first time that omega-3 in fish oil could "substantially and significantly" reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis. According to the University of Bristol study, funded by Arthritis Research UK and published in the journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, omega-3-rich diets fed to guinea pigs, which naturally develop osteoarthritis, reduced disease by 50 per cent compared to a standard diet. The research is a major step forward in showing that...

2011-08-11 15:49:00

TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced today its financial and operating results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2011. The text of the quarterly unaudited financial statements and management's discussion...

2011-07-29 07:57:00

TORONTO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced that the joint venture board of directors approved additional Project funding of $6.5 million for the period August 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011. Global Alumina will be responsible...

2011-07-26 08:49:00

SINGAPORE and HOUSTON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX: IOC), today announced that it will release financial and operating results for the second quarter of 2011 after the market closes for trading on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 with full text of the news release and accompanying financials available on the company's website at www.interoil.com. A conference call will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2011, at 7:30 a.m. Central (8:30 a.m. Eastern) to...

2011-07-15 07:02:00

HOUSTON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) announced today it has issued an Invitation to Tender for a 3-D seismic survey covering approximately 4,000 square kilometers on its exploration block offshore Republic of Guinea. Acquisition of the new 3-D survey was approved by the Guinea project's Petroleum Operations Management Committee during its recent semi-annual meeting in Conakry, Guinea. The Committee also approved a revised budget of $95 million...


Latest Guinea Reference Libraries

Guinea Hog
2014-08-13 11:49:28

The Guinea hog, also known as the yard pig, the Pineywoods Guinea, or the Guinea forest hog, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in the United States. The original Guinea hog, which is thought to have provided the foundation stock for today’s breed, is known as the African Guinea hog and is red in color. The foundation stock of the breed is thought to have been the African Guinea hog, a red pig that was brought to the United States on slave ships and later bred with other breeds...

Agile Wallaby, Macropus agilis
2013-09-05 11:16:25

The agile wallaby (Macropus agilis), or the sandy wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found in New Guinea and northern Australia. It is the most common wallaby species in its Australian range, where it prefers to reside near streams or rivers in open grasslands, woodlands, and coastal areas. In New Guinea, it prefers to reside in lowland savannah habitats. It holds four recognized subspecies. The agile wallaby is light tan in color, with pale fur occurring on the underbelly. It is a social...

Doria’s Tree-kangaroo, Dendrolagus dorianus
2013-08-19 10:46:25

Doria’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus dorianus) is a marsupial that can be found in New Guinea. It prefers a habitat within montane forests, at elevations between 1,968 and 11,975 feet. The species was given its scientific name by Edward Pierson Ramsay in 1883, in honor of Giacomo Doria. It is one of the largest species in its genus, reaching an average body length between 1.6 and 2.5 feet, with an average tail length between 1.4 and 2.1 feet. Its body is typically dark brown in color, while...

Grizzled Tree-Kangaroo, Dendrolagus inustus
2013-08-16 10:25:08

The grizzled tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus inustus) is a marsupial that can be found in western and northern areas of New Guinea. Its range also includes the island of Yapen, and it is thought to possibly occur on Waigeo and Salawati, although this has not been confirmed. It prefers a habitat within mid-montane and lowland tropical forests. It has been found in both primary and secondary forests. This species is rare to encounter, but it is thought to occur in larger numbers in areas where...

Guinea Worm, Dracunculus medinensis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Guinea worm (Dracunculus medinensis) is a species of roundworm with the Nematoda phylum. This species is once ranged throughout Asia and Africa, including the west coasts of Africa in Guinea. Although it is not present in this range anymore, the species retains its common name. It was identified in this area by Carl Linnaeus, who discovered the parasite in many merchants along the coast. Its scientific name was also given due to a large population in one area, called Medina. Dracunculus...

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