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2010-11-20 00:00:48

Haiti cholera epidemic is spreading quickly and could easily worsen despite efforts to control it. As concerns rise over massive health challenges, Dr. Dalmacy outlines steps every Haitian and every health provider caring for cholera victims should take to stay alive, save lives and prevent further spread of the disease. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2010 Early in October 2010, a number of Cholera cases were reported in localities of Haiti's Central and Artibonite regional departments....

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2010-11-11 09:35:00

Archaeologists have discovered six mummified dogs that they believe were used in 15th Century religious ceremonies, French news agency AFP reported on Wednesday. The discovery came at a major pre-Columbian site located south of Lima, Peru, and according to the report, along with the dogs, whose breeds have yet to be identified, the Peruvian researchers discovered the mummified remains of four children. According to what Jesus Holguin, an archaeologist with the Pachacamac Site Museum, told...

2010-10-28 17:27:00

LIMA, Peru, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest, publicly-traded precious metals mining company announced today its results for the third quarter 2010. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Buenaventura's Chief Executive Officer stated: "Net...

2010-10-12 09:23:00

High grade gold intercepts including 3 metres @ 242.5 gpt Au Additional High Grade Cu-Au-Mo at Pampacancha: 75.25 m @ 1.84% Cu Eq First Mine Permitting and Optimisation Studies on track Share Issued and Outstanding: 82,243,000                TSX: NOMBVL: NOM TORONTO, Ontario and LIMA, Peru, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -Norsemont Mining Inc. ("the Company") (TSX: NOM, BVL: NOM) today announced the results of ongoing...

2010-09-27 17:25:27

Nectar production in lima beans depends on light quality Flowering plants produce nectar to attract insect pollinators. Some plant species, such as Lima bean, also secrete nectar from so-called extrafloral nectaries to attract ants which in turn fend off herbivores. Scientists of the Max Planck Institute in Jena, Germany, have discovered that the production of extrafloral nectar is light dependent. They have shown that the plants are able not only to distinguish between day and night, but...

2010-07-30 15:05:00

LIMA, Peru, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly-traded precious metals mining company, announced today its results for the second quarter 2010. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Buenaventura's Chief Executive Officer stated:...

2010-07-01 13:19:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, LAN Airlines and its affiliates inaugurated their fourth US gateway at San Francisco International Airport with LAN Peru's nonstop service to Lima, Peru. LAN Peru will offer four flights per week to Lima on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with continuing service to Sao Paulo, Brazil and additional connections available on LAN Airlines and its affiliate carriers to over 50 destinations in South America. (Photo:...

2010-06-15 09:09:00

- Chilloroya access agreement concluded - Exploration drilling set to resume - Constancia ESIA Public Audience Completed Shares Issued and Outstanding: 81,739,000 TSX: NOM BVL: NOM TORONTO, ON and LIMA, Peru, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Norsemont Mining Inc. ("the Company") (TSX: NOM, BVL: NOM) is pleased to announce that on June 12, 2010, the Company signed an agreement with the community of Chilloroya for its annual access contract, which allows Norsemont...

2010-06-07 04:54:00

NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) and USSE Corp., (Union Square) (Pink Sheets: UCRP) today announced that Licensing International Expo, the world's leading marketplace for buying and selling intellectual property rights, has added The Loop as a first time exhibitor. The Loop, a lifestyle pavilion, will come to life at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, June 8-10, 2010. This year The Loop,...

2010-05-03 12:56:00

VANCOUVER, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX: FVI/Lima Stock Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce that a conference call to discuss the Company's first quarter financial results and the San Jose Project pre-feasibility study (PFS) will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern time), 11:00 a.m. (Lima time) and 9:00 a.m. (Pacific time). Hosting the call will be Jorge Ganoza, President, CEO and Director and Luis Dario Ganoza, Chief Financial Officer....


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Fragile File Clam, Limaria fragilis
2013-04-16 19:05:32

The Fragile File Clam, Limaria fragilis, is a species of bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Limidae. It’s found in shallow waters in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and is able to swim. This clam has a pair of hinged, thin, asymmetric white valves and a red mantle with a fringe of long and tapering pink and grey banded tentacles at its edge. Also around the margin of the mantle is a row of tiny eyespots that can detect light and shade, and might alert the animal of an approaching...

The Flame Shell, Limaria hians
2013-04-16 18:59:32

The Flame Shell, Limaria hians, is a species of small saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Limidae. The flame shell looks a lot like a scallop with a bright orange fringe of filaments emerging from between the valve of its shell. The bivalves fashion a felt-lined nest by making sticky threads which bind stones and pieces of shell debris. This shell is distributed primarily in the west coast of Scotland from the sub littoral, down to 100 meters, although...

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2008-04-30 23:11:20

The Flame Scallop or Rough Fileclam (Lima scabra), is found in the Caribbean Sea. Lima scabra are members of the Phylum Mollusca. Flame scallops are also bivalve mollusks. Although their name would suggest otherwise, flame scallops have no relation to scallops, besides their exterior. Flame scallops have a rough outer shell with a red mantle. Surrounding the mantel are red and white tentacles. The flame scallop's vibrant red color is due to the large amount of carotenoids found within...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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