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2011-07-01 13:40:20

A new study co-authored by University of Florida researchers provides details on the first cookiecutter shark attack on a live human, a concern as warm summer waters attract more people to the ocean.

2011-06-07 06:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With shark populations around the world continuing to spiral downward, the result of devastating commercial fishing techniques and an exotic taste for 'shark-fin soup', marine scientists such as Dr.

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2010-12-02 10:07:55

Adolescent great white sharks may be too weak to capture and kill large marine mammals.

2010-06-28 09:34:00

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaiam, Inc., a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced today the release of the most anticipated hit title of the year - Discovery Channel's Shark Week: Jaws of Steel Collection.

2010-04-23 14:43:00

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sponsor Me athlete, Makua Rothman, has been nominated for the 2010 Billabong XXL Biggest Wave of the Year Award for his epic ride at Jaws/Peahi, Maui. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100423/LA92415) The two time world tow-in champion, Makua Rothman, dubbed the Crown Prince of The North Shore said, "I am stoked to be part of these awards once again.

2010-03-18 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today MakingOf.com, the first and only centralized behind-the-scenes destination, continues its coverage of the highly anticipated HBO miniseries THE PACIFIC by announcing a new weekly question and answer forum with Bruce C.

2010-02-17 06:40:00

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2009-12-01 13:58:28

Hit-and-run attacks by sharks can be solved with a new technique that identifies the culprits by the unique chomp they put on their victims.

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2009-11-04 08:03:20

The white shark may be the ultimate loner of the ocean, cruising thousands of miles in a solitary trek, but a team of researchers has discovered that the sharks have maintained such a consistent pattern of migration that over tens of thousands of years the white sharks in the northeastern Pacific Ocean have separated themselves into a population genetically distinct from sharks elsewhere in the world.

2009-10-08 18:30:00

Award presented by President William J. Clinton PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Filmmaker and humanitarian Steven Spielberg was presented with the National Constitution Center's 2009 Liberty Medal tonight for his artistic and personal commitment to the preservation of human rights.


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dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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