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2010-10-27 15:17:04

New paper appearing in Nature asks questions and frames future research Today in the journal Nature, a new discovery described by a team of international scientists, including Carnegie Museum of Natural History paleontologist Christopher Beard, suggests that anthropoids"”the primate group that includes humans, apes, and monkeys"”"colonized" Africa, rather than originally evolving in Africa as has been widely accepted. According to this paper, what is exceptional about these new...

2010-06-07 10:03:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyages to Antiquity's itinerary titled, "Carthage Is To Be Deleted," provides travelers holding American passports an exceptional opportunity to visit and explore the wonders of Libya, now that the country has entered into a groundbreaking trade and investment agreement lifting all visa restrictions on U.S. citizens. This itinerary provides international passengers the perfect opportunity to experience an unforgettable voyage of discovery...

2010-05-13 17:13:00

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called today's election of Libya to the UN Human Rights Council "a travesty for the protection of human rights." "Libya should be the subject of a UN Human Rights Council investigation, not an active member," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Libya's uncontested election demonstrates yet again the current Council's blithe disregard for consistently upholding the human rights clauses of the UN Charter." Libya has a long record of...

2010-04-06 12:34:00

ZAGREB, Croatia, April 6 /PRNewswire/ - CROSCO Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the ongoing and successful provision of drilling services for TOTAL E&P Libye in Libya. Drilling services are being provided with CROSCO 3000 HP drilling rig National 801 (National 1625 UDBE) on wildcat well A1-42/4 in Area 42, Block 4, Jabal Akhdar Uplift, Cyrenaica Platform. Vlado Lescan, CROSCO's General Manager Libya explained, 'CROSCO is very pleased to have been...

2010-03-16 07:00:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, sets sail this morning at Seatrade Cruise Shipping Miami 2010, the cruise industry's leading event. WHAT: CRUISE SHIPPING MIAMI 2010 WHEN: MARCH 16-18, 2010. HOURS - 9:00 AM-6:00 PM WHERE: MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER, MIAMI BEACH. BOOTH 3042, HALL D. Cruise Shipping Miami, the world's largest annual cruise convention, attracts over 10,000...

2010-03-12 06:45:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For Simon of Cyrene, being in the wrong place at the wrong time may have caused his own salvation. In biblical Gospels, Simon of Cyrene is forced by Roman soldiers to carry the heavy burden of Jesus' cross as he is taken to his crucifixion. His task is perhaps among the most important and symbolic acts of the Bible - yet Simon remains a little-known biblical figure. "Simon's Crossing: A Novel" (published by iUniverse), written by Charles...

2010-02-17 07:33:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) announced that during 2009, the Company added net proved liquid hydrocarbon and natural gas reserves of 674 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe), excluding dispositions of 41 mmboe, while producing 149 mmboe, and thereby increasing proved reserves by over 40 percent from 1,195 mmboe at year end 2008 to 1,679 mmboe at year end 2009. For the three-year period ended Dec. 31, 2009, Marathon added net proved...

2009-12-15 11:05:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee urged the European Union to press for an independent investigation into the death of a leading Libyan human rights advocate, Fathi al-Jahmi, as it begins negotiations with the Libyan government over a framework agreement. AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (JBI) wrote to Catherine Ashton, the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, calling for "a prompt,...

2009-10-07 07:00:00

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CIBER Federal, a division of CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR), won a $14.1 million contract with the Misurata Free Zone to design and install a comprehensive security system for Phase 1 of this new facility. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010927/CBRLOGO) The Misurata Free Zone, located in Libya, provides the north coast of Africa with a central hub for industrial, service and commercial activities. This...

2009-09-02 10:46:00

TRIPOLI, Libya, September 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignitaries from around the world gathered in Tripoli's Green Park last night to witness what has been one of Africa's largest, most successful and most spectacular events in history. The celebration marked the 40th Anniversary of the Al Fateh Revolution on the precise date that had seen the unpopular King Idris deposed following the country's liberation from Italy. Guests joined Muammar Al Gaddafi, Brotherly Leader and Guide of the Revolution,...


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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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