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beating heart of a zebrafish embryo
2014-07-25 02:45:59

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, München Researchers of the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden report how they managed to capture detailed three-dimensional images of cardiac dynamics in zebrafish. The novel approach: They combine high-speed Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy (SPIM) and clever image processing to reconstruct multi-view movie stacks of the beating heart. Furthermore, they have developed a method of generating high-resolution static...

2014-07-25 08:24:09

MIAMI, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take a stroll down Ocean Drive on South Beach and you're likely to see some things that surprise you. Everything from flashing lights and quirky characters can make for an interesting night out. However, step into one of the clubs or bars that make up this art deco inspired street and that's when you may see some things that will shock you. That was the inspiration for Miami natives Geoffrey Chan and Michael Francis to create the app ShareWhere....

2014-07-25 08:24:04

HONG KONG, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the growth of Instagram to over 200 million users sharing an average of 60 million photos per day, it is becoming more and more of a challenge to keep up with posts. INK361 (http://ink361.com) has launched a new Circles feature to change the way users view Instagram. Circles give users the ability to categorize the people they follow and then view photos only from users in the selected Circle, for a more efficient Instagram viewing...

2014-07-25 08:23:54

Three Premier Startups Compete For July Championship KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dream Big America (www.DreamBigAmerica.us), powered by Sprint (www.Sprint.com), celebrates its one-year anniversary. The weekly radio show began in July of 2013 and features America's premier startups. Since its inception, Dream Big America has featured 117 startups, and has a pipeline of entrepreneurs ready to pitch on the show. In collaboration with Show's sponsor, Sprint, Dream...

2014-07-25 08:22:37

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Resource Partners, LP (NYSE: OXF) (the "Partnership" or "Oxford") will report its second quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. The Partnership's management team will hold a conference call to review the results at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on that day. Participants may access the conference call by dialing (877) 415-3185 or (857) 244-7328 for international callers and providing passcode...

2014-07-25 08:21:10

New site can be viewed on almost any digital device NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the proliferation of smartphones and tablet computers edging out more traditional digital devices, the content that is displayed on them must get ahead of the curve to continue to be useful to consumers. Toyota of Naperville has taken a huge and innovate step in that regard with the launching of its new responsive website. Once, it was a big deal for an automotive...

Google Discloses 'Right To Be Forgotten' Progress
2014-07-25 04:17:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google recently revealed to European data protection authorities that it had already responded to more than half of “right to be forgotten” requests, but that revelation has not completely quelled regulators’ concerns regarding the company’s response to the ruling. According to Sam Schechner of the Wall Street Journal, the Mountain View, California-based search engine giant told officials during a Thursday meeting in...

2014-07-24 16:33:11

Washington University now accepting applications for new online MLS degree, the latest addition to @WashULaw ST. LOUIS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, in partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) today announced the launch of a new, fully online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree. 2U is a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality education. The...

2014-07-24 16:31:26

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Portero.com, the premier destination for pre-owned luxury, celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a complete website redesign in June 2014. The new design highlights a sleek aesthetic, improved user experience, and an enriched online personal shopping experience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130237 As the pioneers of the secondary marketplace, Portero continues to provide its customers with unparalleled access to some of the...

2014-07-24 16:31:23

LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) announced today that the conference call to review the Company's second-quarter 2014 results will take place on Thursday, July 31, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030219/BOYDLOGO The conference call number is (888) 317-6003, passcode 2654057. Please call up to 15 minutes in advance to ensure you are connected prior to the start of the call. The Company will report its results...


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Brahman Cattle
2014-07-12 10:51:49

The Brahman or Brahma is a breed of cattle that originated in America during the early 1900s. It was developed from imported breeds during the years of 1854 to 1926 from India, the breeds included the Kankrej, Gujarat, Ongole and Gir. Approximately 266 different bulls and 22 different cows were used in the development of the Brahman. The American Brahman Breeders Association was established in 1924 to track and verify the bloodline. It is located in Houston, Texas and the first president...

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Blonde d’Aquitaine Cattle
2014-07-12 10:17:57

The Blonde d’Aquitaine is a popular breed of beef cattle that originated in Aquitaine, France. It is found mainly in the Garonne valley and the Pyrenees. It was developed by crossing local breeds, the Garonnais, the Quercy and the Blonde des Pyrenees. In the late 1900s, the breed was imported to other parts of Europe as well as Canada, Australia and the United States where large populations of the breed is found. The breed is muscular, hardy and lean. The bone structure is light but...

Belmont Red Cattle
2014-07-09 15:13:20

The Belmont Red is a breed of beef Cattle produced in 1954 by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in the Australian tropics. It was developed at the Belmont Research Station from several different breeds including the Africander and Hereford-Shorthorn. The Belmont Red was released to breeders in 1969. The Belmont Red was bred to have a greater resistance to ticks, have a calm temperament and  more efficiently use the environment for higher weight gain....

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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