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2010-01-15 18:12:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to alleviate human suffering, the American-based relief organization, Life for Relief and Development (Life) in partnership with Dubai-based Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Charity (MBRMC), a prominent humanitarian relief organization in the United Arab Emirates, launched Phase One of their joint emergency relief campaign for the victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti. Life in partnership with MBRMC will...

2009-12-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ESSENCE magazine announces its third annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon to be held during Oscar Week on March 4, 2010 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Honoring four extraordinary women making a significant impact in Hollywood, this star-studded event commemorates ESSENCE magazine's annual Hollywood issue and will pay tribute to a special milestone in 2010; the 40th Anniversary of ESSENCE magazine. The esteemed honorees for the 2010 event...

2009-12-09 13:10:00

MALIBU, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Burden's design of the Neil Young Archives, Volume 1 has been nominated for a 52nd Annual Grammy Award in the Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package category. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091209/NE23589 ) Lead art director and designer Gary Burden, R. Twerk & Co., says he had "no idea 'the archives' were entered into the awards, so it was a huge surprise when we received a phone call and learned we were nominated....

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2009-12-08 14:00:00

Scientists rule out the possibility that methane is delivered by meteorites into the Martian atmosphere Scientists have ruled out the possibility that methane is delivered to Mars by meteorites, raising fresh hopes that the gas might be generated by life on the red planet, in research published tomorrow (Wednesday December 9, 2009) in Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Methane has a short lifetime of just a few hundred years on Mars because it is constantly being depleted by a chemical...

2009-11-22 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23: LIFE MAGAZINE Profile America -- Monday, November 23rd. One of America's most influential and popular magazines published its first issue on this date in 1936. At the time, Life magazine was a startling innovation. Taking advantage of the recently developed, small 35-millimeter...

2009-11-17 15:28:00

DENVER, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Magazine has brought Stacey Brugeman on board to fill the new staff position of food editor. Brugeman, a former contributing editor for the publication, has a broad depth of knowledge in the food and beverage industries along with years of experience as a journalist. In the new role, Brugeman will manage the magazine's "Savor" section, as well as other food and drink content. "Food and beverage coverage is one of the most valuable components of a...

2009-11-10 13:56:00

http://www.onestopplus.com/ NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- OneStopPlus.com, the online site that is quickly becoming both the destination and definition for fashionable plus-size women, has discovered what features women like most about their figures (www.onestopplus.com/body). The interactive survey was conducted on October 30th, asking shoppers to vote for what part of their bodies they preferred flaunting over the rest. With the focus on sexy, here are the surprising, and not so...

2009-11-10 07:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that Jackson National Life Insurance Company (Jackson) of Lansing, Mich., has licensed CSC's Business Analytics software to access and analyze business intelligence information from its multiple financial services systems. As one of the nation's top individual annuity writers, Jackson will use the software to track key metrics and proactively address rapidly changing market conditions. (Logo:...

2009-11-09 14:36:14

Rice evolutionary biologists argue for new meaning of 'organismality' Rice University evolutionary biologists David Queller and Joan Strassmann argue in a new paper that high cooperation and low conflict between components, from the genetic level on up, give a living thing its "organismality," whether that thing is an animal, a plant, a bacteria "“ or a colony. Some of the traits scientists use to describe an organism, such as individuality or even membership in the same species, may...

2009-10-30 07:14:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- LIFE.com (http://life.com) today announced that it will now feature animated video galleries of some of its most iconic and powerful photography, including collections featuring Marilyn Monroe and the first lunar landing, powered by video creation platform Animoto (http://animoto.com). Through its partnership with Animoto, users will now have access to certain LIFE.com photo galleries in video format, letting them experience some of the world's most...


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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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