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Human Y Chromosome Found To Be Much Older Than Previously Believed
2013-03-06 05:56:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered a Y chromosome — the hereditary factor determining male sex — that dates back to 100,000 years before the oldest known anatomically modern human fossils. The chromosome was originally obtained from an African-American man living in South Carolina. It was originally submitted to the National Geographic Genographic Project — a research project that utilizes genetic and computational...

2010-04-12 07:15:00

BOISE, Idaho, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kount Inc., an international leader in card-not-present (CNP) fraud control, today announced that NCsoft(®), the world's premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games, has selected Kount to help manage the company's fraud prevention efforts. Kount's advanced fraud technologies are proven to defeat CNP fraud by using an impressive array of tools including two patented technologies--device...

2010-03-15 09:12:00

NEW YORK, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The international epic "Karma: The New Revolution" which will explore all aspects of Karma and Redemption and how they manifested in recent events -- from the apology of Tiger Woods and death of Michael Jackson to the travails of Young Hollywood - has been temporarily postponed due to a growing interest from Christians. As the Presenter and one of the only Buddhist-Brahmins in the West, Acharya Zen states "although the film features an unprecedented...

2010-03-04 10:20:00

NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world continues to analyze the apology of Tiger Woods as well as the death of Michael Jackson, the global epic "Karma: The New Revolution" will explain the role Karma has played in both of these events. Furthermore, it will highlight how Karma Yoga has helped everyday individuals overcome cancer, crime and the credit crunch. Filmed in over a dozen countries, the film will combine the teachings of Buddhism and Eastern philosophies with key aspects...

2008-09-04 15:00:14

NCsoft's(R) Operation Immortality(TM) has added three of Silicon Valley's most celebrated minds to the growing list of notable names who are sending their digitized DNA into space. Kevin Rose, creator of the social-bookmarking website Digg, Robert Scoble, one of the world's most popular tech bloggers and Tim Draper, founder of the venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, have agreed to send their DNA to orbit along with celebrated game designer Richard Garriott, who is traveling to the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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