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2009-10-21 12:26:12

Embryos that are most likely to result in a pregnancy are crucial to the success of in vitro fertilization (IVF) but are difficult to identify. Researchers at Yale School of Medicine, led by Emre Seli, M.D., are developing a fast, non-invasive test to help assess embryo viability for IVF. Seli, associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale, will present new embryo selection findings at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)...

2009-09-24 07:10:00

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In a compelling memoir of a true survivor, "With Faith, Hope, and Love: The Story of a Survivor of Camp Tjideng, Dutch East Indies" (published by AuthorHouse), Hiske Forsyth Strong shares her life's odyssey, from a privileged childhood in the former Dutch East Indies; through the 3 1/2 years spent in a Japanese internment camp during World War II; to a successful career in dance, fashion and modeling, all while juggling family, three marriages,...

2009-09-23 08:55:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Inc. announced today that more than 1,860 issues from the LIFE Archive are now available online through Google Books. The scanned magazines cover LIFE Magazine issues from 1936-1972, allowing readers to search and view full content from these legendary pages. This is the first time that the public will have comprehensive electronic access to entire LIFE magazine issues. The scanned issues will include the stories and images from LIFE's renowned...

2009-09-23 11:08:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced its launch of the first piece of exclusive content produced and created by The Soul Collective: a hand-selected group comprised of some of today's hottest artists, thought leaders and influencers. A documentary detailing the life of Threadless Co-Owner and Advisor Jeffrey Kalmikoff is the first piece of content to be released, and is currently available at http://www.kiasoulcollective.com/home/entrepreneur. This...

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2009-09-17 07:21:47

Researchers from the Open University are laying the groundwork for a new equation that could mathematically quantify a habitat's potential for hosting life, in a similar way to how the Drake equation estimates the number of intelligent extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way. Dr Axel Hagermann will be proposing a method to find this "Ëœhabitability index' at the European Planetary Science Congress in Potsdam, Germany on Thursday September 17. "At present, there is no easy...

2009-08-27 07:55:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of today's leading lifestyle brands, New Era Cap is giving its consumers a peek inside what makes the brand a pioneer in the industry. Produced much like a traditional magazine, New Era's digital magazine entitled, "Your Lifestyle. Fitted." will feature a smart, exciting mix of editorial content and features focusing on music, fashion, sports and much more. The magazine, a free publication, officially launched on www.neweracap.com on August 26,...

2009-08-24 07:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced it is broadening participation in WikonnecT, a business-to-business social networking site using the latest Web 2.0 technology, to include its life insurance and annuity clients. The announcement was made at CSC's annual Life & Annuity Users' Forum in Marco Island, Fla., where more than 500 insurance professionals gathered to discuss industry topics and share common issues and experiences. (Logo:...

2009-08-18 08:52:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Saturday Evening Post announced today that Stephen George has joined the magazine as editor-in-chief. George, who will be responsible for the editorial direction, design, and content of the magazine, will begin his assignment immediately. Joan SerVaas, chief executive officer and publisher of The Saturday Evening Post, made the announcement today. "We are thrilled to have Stephen join The Saturday Evening Post," said SerVaas. "His diverse...

2009-08-15 12:55:56

The Chinese movie City of Life and Death reportedly will be distributed in North America by National Geographic Entertainment. Variety reported Friday that National Geographic's theatrical distribution unit bought the distribution rights to Life, a movie by Chinese director Lu Chuan about the 1937 Japanese occupation of Nanking, China. The black-and-white movie is to make its international debut in September at the Toronto International Film Festival. Life has initially been tabbed for a...

2009-08-14 11:12:00

ZWOLLE, The Netherlands, August 14 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lym1jzQFOJA On the 40th anniversary of Woodstock we learned that singer Sly Stone who was one of the highlights of the festival is running out of money due to a conflict with his former manager Jerry Goldstein. Sly told this to dutchman Willem Alkema who is making a documentary about the rockstar titled: "Coming Back for More". Since the 80s Sly has lived the life of a recluse. He has spent...


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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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