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2009-02-10 06:30:00

DULLES, Va., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Everest(R) Software, the leading retail and wholesale business management software, launched their Independent Software Vender (ISV) program.

2008-12-12 23:04:38

Most deaths during expeditions to the summit of Mount Everest occur during descents from the summit in the so-called death zone, U.S.

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2008-12-10 13:50:00

Researchers seeking to find the cause of many deaths of people climbing Mount Everest have made a connection to a brain-swelling condition caused by low oxygen levels in high altitudes.

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2008-11-17 07:45:00

Dawa Steven Sherpa, a young climber from Nepal, is hoping to promote eco-friendly climbing on Mt Everest by deploying toilets fashioned from a plastic bucket.

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2008-10-17 14:52:45

A study of professional mountain climbers has shown that high-altitude exposure can cause subtle white and grey matter changes to the area of the brain involved in motor activity.

2008-09-17 00:00:00

By ELEANOR RADFORD Herald Reporter Five Girl Guides from the Plymouth area took part in the World's Highest Coffee Morning in the Himalayas on Sunday.

2008-08-11 00:00:21

By SHARIN WADER Remember Bhagyashree, who made her debut with Salman Khan in the 1989 hit Maine Pyar Kiya, then slipped into oblivion by marrying businessman Himalaya and refusing to work with anybody else but him? Breaking news is that she is back in Bollywood, in a new avatar.

2008-08-04 09:00:04

At least nine climbers are feared dead and five others are missing on K-2, the world's second-highest peak, officials said Sunday. An avalanche struck a group of climbers on their way down after scaling the mountain in northern Pakistan, and at least six died. Three others died in separate incidents.

2008-08-04 09:00:03

By Sadaqat Jan Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- At least nine climbers were feared dead on K-2, the world's second highest mountain, after an avalanche cut ropes used to cross a treacherous wall of ice, officials and other climbers said Sunday.

2008-07-24 12:00:26

An Italian climber said he and his partner are OK after being rescued from a mountain in Pakistan where they were stranded for days.


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2012-06-14 12:00:28

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

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2005-07-12 14:38:04

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...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.