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2010-05-10 09:37:00

NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- "ESSENCE mourns the loss of Lena Horne. With tremendous talent, striking beauty and grace, she persevered through the difficult circumstances of racial intolerance.

2010-05-06 14:36:04

Climate and agricultural researchers, policy makers, donors, and development agencies, both governmental and non-governmental, from all over the world have just met in Nairobi for a one-day conference, ‘Building Food Security in the Face of Climate Change’.

2010-05-05 07:42:00

NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE names Corynne L. Corbett as its new beauty director, it was announced today by editor-in-chief Angela Burt-Murray.

2010-04-12 13:05:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Saturday Evening Post, the nation's oldest magazine, which traces its roots to Benjamin Franklin and is famous for covers that illustrate the lives and experiences of the American people, announced strong revenue and advertising page growth today.

2010-04-08 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) encourages parents to talk with teens about bullying before it's too late.

2010-04-06 10:08:00

NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Magazines, one of the world's largest publishers of monthly magazines, today named three new editors to its portfolio of titles.

2010-04-02 21:05:00

TUCSON, Arizona, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Games for Life, a Tucson-based non-profit organization has won a British Airways Business Opportunity Grant which includes ten international flights and five international freight shipments.

2010-03-19 16:45:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its third relief campaign to help the victims of the earthquake in Haiti, the American-based relief organization, Life for Relief and Development (Life) in partnership with Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services, a major humanitarian relief organization in Qatar, is preparing to send more humanitarian and medical aid to the hard-hit Caribbean Nation.

2010-03-19 14:29:00

Message to Undecided Representatives - A "Yes" Vote Is a Vote for Taxpayer-Funded Abortion, Says Americans United for Life Action WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life Action (AUL Action) is mobilizing thousands of activists in targeted Congressional districts today to make one message crystal clear: a YES vote for health care is a pro-abortion vote.

2010-03-17 12:43:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ESSENCE announces the retirement of its esteemed Beauty & Cover Director, Mikki Taylor.

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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...

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...

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...

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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