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Monarch Butterfly Migration Tracked
2013-08-07 13:18:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Monarch butterflies are known for their annual migration that spans several generations and can extend from Canada to Mexico. Tracking these majestic butterflies across thousands of miles and several generations has proven difficult for lepidopterologists, but new research published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B has done just that and revealed new details about the majestic insect's life cycle in the process. Before the...

2013-07-31 12:25:29

NEW YORK, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanessa K. Bush, award-winning journalist, editor and author, has been named Editor-in-Chief of ESSENCE, it was announced today by Martha Nelson, Editor-in-Chief, Time Inc. Her appointment is effective immediately. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130731/NY56318 ) As Editor-in-Chief, Bush will serve as the brand's editorial leader and oversee the magazine's content and vision. Most recently, Bush has served as Acting...

2013-07-29 23:24:30

Garden of Life, one of the top whole food supplement companies, just released a line of raw, organic non-GMO chia and flaxseeds to add Omega 3 fatty acids in smoothies, cooking or to sprinkle on fruit, yogurt or cereal. (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 In a recent interview, Gail Bowman, owner of Health Food Emporium, said, "Garden of Life has long been known for their whole food supplements. Now, they are releasing a line of chia and flax seeds that is just food. This is a new direction for...

2013-07-29 16:25:31

Jamba Juice and Quaker Oats Announce Strategic Partnership to Innovate Health and Wellness Options for Consumers EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamba Juice Company, a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, and The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., and leader in delicious and nourishing whole grain oat based products, announced today that they have entered into a strategic product development alliance. The partnership capitalizes on both...

2013-07-22 08:29:01

BREAKFAST THAT DELIVERS MAXIMUM NUTRITION WITHOUT EXCESS SUGAR, SALT AND FAT LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViSalus is innovating breakfast by offering a cereal that delivers on the promise of making the first meal of the day, the most important and nutritious meal of the day. Complementing its already proven #1 best selling meal replacement shake* and nutritional supplements, the company is launching its biggest product introduction in its history with a new patent...

2013-07-01 16:25:30

Educational Non-Profit Provides Compassionate Care for Families in Crisis DALLAS, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The educational non-profit Online for Life (OFL), which works to rescue babies from abortion so they can live to make their mark on the world, has reached a significant milestone - 1,000 babies saved. "I would have been thrilled if we had saved only one life," OFL co-founder and President Brian Fisher said. "But to save 1,000 ... is truly humbling. This proves that...

2013-05-31 23:28:15

In “Distant Location,” Luciana Lagana played the lead´s mother, and Gregory Graham played Ted Hammer Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 “Distant Location” is a feature film (currently in post-production) about a young actor caught up in a tragic accident who has a near-death experience and discovers that Heaven is run by Humphrey Bogart. It focuses on Hollywood actors who have passed away, as well as on death, dying, and having to come back regardless of...

2013-05-29 12:24:45

Features 17 previously unreleased tracks; box set offers the chance to experience the songs you know and love but often in alternate versions, including mono singles, demos, instrumental tracks, live concert and television recordings, and more NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The music of Sly & The Family Stone is celebrated with a new 4-CD box set, Higher!, available everywhere August 27(th) through Epic/Legacy, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. Released in...

2013-04-18 08:28:19

Leading Content Presenter Offers Brands a Crash Course in the Global EDM Phenomenon on Monday, April 29 at Microsoft's NewFronts Event NEW YORK, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OneBeat, the leader in exclusive original content celebrating the electronic dance music phenomenon, announced today the launch of OneBeat Labs, a cultural immersion program designed to educate brand and marketing executives on the global trend of electronic dance music (EDM). Showcasing how leading brands...

Monarch Butterflies Rely On Landmarks In Order To Find Their Way
2013-04-09 12:37:42

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an article written for redOrbit last month by Michael Harper, the overall population of the Monarch butterfly was predicted to be significantly lower than in years past. It is believed this decline is due to the combination of expanded farmlands and the steady increase in temperature in their migratory corridor. A new study, led by researchers from the University of Guelph, focused on the migratory corridor followed by these...


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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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