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Research on Mt. Everest climbers is adding to the evidence that an amino acid called leucine — found in foods, dietary supplements, energy bars and other products — may help people burn fat during periods of food restriction, such as climbing at high altitude, while keeping their muscle tissue.
Nepal's government is ordering a new measurement of Mount Everest to determine the world's highest mountain's exact height.
DALLAS, June, 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everest Group today unveiled the first assessment model to give enterprises a data-driven business case that identifies optimal IT workloads for migration to public, private or hybrid clouds as part of a comprehensive IT transformation. The Everest Group Cloud Value Assessment Model(TM) (EG CVAM(TM))is used by the NGIT Practice to perform analytics on an enterprise's complete portfolio of IT workloads rather than looking at a single workload as an...
IRVINE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunter Wise Securities, LLC, (www.hunterwise.com), announced today that its client, leading privately-held spinal implant device maker SeaSpine, Inc., has been acquired by Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: IART) for $89 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments.
Organizers said Tuesday that 15 Nepalese civil servants will soon abandon their desks for the slopes of Everest to improve government understanding of the challenges facing the Himalayas.
CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's job market is already tough.
Adventure seekers are plunking down more than $50,000 to climb Mount Everest, but a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that people who pay for transformative experiences often lack the communitarian spirit that usually defines such activities.
Natural Vitalityâ€™s Energy 28 Powers Youngest Climber in History to the Peak of Mt.
Symbol: PSHI2 Group: Lichen Family: Psoraceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA N Classification: Kingdom Fungi – Fungi Division Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class Ascomycetes Order Lecanorales Family Psoraceae Genus Psora Hoffm. – fishscale lichen Species Psora himalayana (Bab.) Timdal – Himalaya fishscale lichen
Hydrangea (Hydrangea) is a genus of roughly 100 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia (from Japan to China, the Himalaya and Indonesia) and North and South America. Most are shrubs 1-3 m tall, but some are small trees, and others vines reaching up to 30 m by climbing up trees. They can be either deciduous or evergreen, though the widely cultivated temperate species are all deciduous. Hydrangeas produce flowers from early spring to late autumn; these are carried in...
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.