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2011-04-26 07:20:00

PERTH, Australia, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children are being bullied -- sometimes to death -- with at least 14 suicides in 2010, according to ABC News. The Cardboard Girl (http://www.acashic.com/the-cardboard-girl/) a new book by a social worker, Marika Spaseska shows children, parents, teachers and school administrators how to protect children from being bullied in schools and playgrounds. "The truth is that schools, teachers, parents, children and others struggle to deal with...

2011-04-20 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, April 20 /PRNewswire/ - Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc. (OTCBB: HHWW) is pleased to announce that the Horiyoshi brand has been recognized as part of a feature article in the May 2011 edition of Tatler Magazine www.tatler.co.uk/.  The "Stuff (we love)" article features the Horiyoshi signature scarf, which is displayed as part of what the magazine describes as "The incredible tale of 10 totally gorgeous goodies".   The article can be seen at the Horiyoshi website,...

2011-04-14 10:03:00

DENVER, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Magazine announced today the promotion of Tamara Boyd to director of sales. Boyd will take over leadership of the sales team beginning Monday, April 25, following the departure of longtime director of sales, Fred Churbuck. Boyd, a successful account executive with Denver Magazine since 2009, will manage the sales team, working closely with the publisher and production staff to further develop strategic partnerships, help guide the magazine's...

2011-04-11 12:49:00

NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network brings you its biggest summer ever with powerful weeknight blocks of nine original series. Two of summer's hottest hits, WHITE COLLAR and COVERT AFFAIRS, kick it off with the return of all new seasons on Tuesday, June 7 at 9/8c and 10/9c, respectively. Next up, BURN NOTICE returns for a sizzling fifth season, followed by the much-anticipated new series launch of SUITS (fka A LEGAL MIND), premiering Thursday, June 23 at 9/8c and 10/9c,...

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2011-03-23 13:45:00

Planetary scientists claim that all life on Earth could be descended from organisms that originated on Mars which were carried over by meteorites. MIT research scientist Christopher Carr and post doctoral associate Clarissa Lui, along with other colleagues, based their study on several facts that have been well established. Scientists believe that in the early days of the solar system, climates on Mars and Earth were more similar than they are now.  They also say that about one billion...

2011-03-03 15:40:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran journalist, editor and culture & style expert Constance C. R. White has been named Editor-in-Chief of ESSENCE, it was announced today by Time Inc. Editor-in-Chief John Huey. Her appointment is effective March 21, 2011. Prior to joining ESSENCE, White served as Style Director, Brand Consultant and Spokesperson for the leading online company eBay, where she developed content and strategies aimed at women. She is credited with conceiving...

2011-03-03 07:23:12

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --75 percent of the general population experiences at least "some stress" every two weeks, and if you're having problems conceiving through in vitro fertilization, it can only add to the abundant stress already tacked on from your daily life.  Here's some good news to help relieve those tight nerves: The previous notion that stress might stop assisted reproduction therapies from working is completely bogus . Infertility is the most common reason for women aged 20...

2011-03-02 16:54:03

Researchers have come closer to understanding how a common fungus "makes its living in the soil," which could lead to its possible "career change" as a therapeutic agent for plant and human health. That's according to Dr. Charles Kenerley, Texas AgriLife Research plant pathologist, and a team of scientists from the U.S., India and France, whose study on Trichoderma virens is in February's Journal of Biological Chemistry. T. virens already enjoy a good reputation in the plant world. The fungi...

2011-03-02 09:00:00

DENVER, Mar. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Magazine's June 2011 issue will recognize dozens of the best options in the city -- in the areas of eating, drinking, shopping, fitness, sports, culture, fashion, home, entertainment, beauty, and philanthropy. The expert picks are based on thorough research and anonymous visits from editors, using service, quality, originality, and other key attributes to determine the most fashionable, coolest, tastiest, and just plain fun businesses, products,...

2011-02-18 16:55:44

A team of research biologists headed by Thomas H. Kunz, professor of biology and director of the Center of Ecology and Conservation Biology at Boston University, will conduct a symposium on the emerging scientific discipline of aeroecology at this year's American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting. Aeroecology is a new discipline whose unifying concept is a focus on the aerosphere and the myriad organisms that inhabit and depend on this aerial environment for...


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Ocellaris Clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris
2013-03-15 12:21:05

The ocellaris clownfish closely resembles the orange clownfish, but is hardier and less aggressive. It lives in coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific, and Indian Ocean, around Thailand, Malaysia, northwest Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu Islands. It hides amongst the anemone using the host for protection from predators, to lure other fish into the host anemone, and to feed the host with fecal matter. The ocellaris clownfish has a membrane that will release mucus to...

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Biology is the study of living organisms. Before the 19th century, biology was known as natural history (the study of all living things). Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus was the first person to coin the term biology. Biology comes from the Greek words bios (meaning "life") and logia (meaning "study of"). It is a common science that is a standard subject in schools and universities around the world. Over a million papers are published annually in biology and medicinal journals. Not just a...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Panspermia -- Panspermia is a theory (more directly described as a hypothesis, as there is no compelling evidence yet available to support or contradict it) that suggests that the seeds of life are prevalent throughout the universe and life on Earth began by such seeds landing on Earth and propagating. The theory has origins in the ideas of Anaxagoras, a Greek philosopher. An important proponent of the theory was the British astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle. There is some evidence to...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Extraterrestrial Life -- Extraterrestrial life is life beyond planet Earth (apart from humans travelling in space, and living organisms they bring along or send). There are many questions about extraterrestrial life, including: -- Does it exist? -- Where? -- What kind? -- Could there be non-carbon based life forms, e.g. life forms based on other elements like silicon (See Carbon chauvinism)? -- How does life differ depending on the type of structure (unicellular life,...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'