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Thigh Bone DNA Helps Narrow Down When Humans Neanderthals

Thigh Bone DNA Helps Narrow Down When Humans, Neanderthals First Intermingled

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Genetic analysis of DNA obtained from a 45,000-year-old modern human thigh bone has allowed researchers to narrow down the time frame in which mating first introduced Neanderthal genes into...

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2014-10-23 08:22:01

PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced profit per share of $1.63 for the third quarter of 2014, an increase from third-quarter 2013 profit per share of $1.45. The third quarter of 2014 included a negative impact of $0.09 per share for restructuring costs. Excluding restructuring costs, third-quarter 2014 profit per share was $1.72. Third-quarter 2014 sales and revenues were $13.549 billion, up from $13.423 billion in the third quarter of...

2014-10-22 23:05:10

The Middle East and Africa Fuel Additives Market is estimated to grow to $771.4 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 3.3% from 2013 to 2018 with growing demand from the aviation industry http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/middle-east-and-africa-fuel-additives-8557125676.html (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Middle East and Africa Fuel Additives Market report defines and segments the fuel additives market with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the Middle East and Africa...

2014-10-22 16:20:55

DUBAI, UAE, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mina Group [http://www.minagroup.com ], the integrated energy services and infrastructure company that serves defense, government, and commercial customers around the world, is pleased to announce that its Group Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Zack Friedman, was today named 'Revolutionary CFO of the Year' at the 7th Annual MENA CFO Awards, recognizing the top business leaders in the Middle East. (Photo:...

2014-10-22 08:25:43

DUBAI, UAE, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mina Group [http://www.minagroup.com ], the integrated energy services and infrastructure company that serves defense, government, and commercial customers around the world, is pleased to announce that its Group Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Zack Friedman, was today named 'Revolutionary CFO of the Year' at the 7th Annual MENA CFO Awards recognizing the top business leaders in the Middle East. (Photo:...

2014-10-22 00:20:48

DUBAI, UAE, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mina Group [http://www.minagroup.com ], the integrated energy services and infrastructure company that serves defense, government, and commercial customers around the world, is pleased to announce that its Group Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Zack Friedman, was today named 'Revolutionary CFO of the Year' at the 7th Annual MENA CFO Awards recognizing the top business leaders in the Middle East. (Photo:...

2014-10-21 23:04:10

The Middle East and African Inorganic Refrigerants Market is estimated to grow to $20.8 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 12.2% from 2013 to 2018, due to huge investments from top players to produce high class eco-friendly products http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/middle-east-and-africa-inorganic-refrigerants-8583173291.html (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The Middle East and Africa Inorganic refrigerants Market report defines and segments the inorganic refrigerants market in Middle East and...

2014-10-21 23:03:53

Israeli Team Making Special Appearances during November Exhibition Schedule New York, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 As the Israel Tennis Centers Foundation welcomes in the New Year 5775, the organization announced a series of events in November featuring a diverse multicultural team of Israeli players and their coach:                            ...

2014-10-21 23:02:35

New research study “Smart Airports Market by Application (Landside, Terminal-Side and airside application), Technology (Security System, Communication System, Air / Ground Traffic Control, Passenger, Baggage & Cargo System and Other Technologies) & by Geography (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America & Africa and the Middle East) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020” elaborated by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com....

2014-10-21 12:27:28

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lucintel is pleased to announce the appointment of Laith Alshebel as Vice- President, Business Development for the Middle East and North African region. Mr. Alshebel has 20 years of experience in sales, business development, marketing, and strategic planning. He is a petrochemical and polymer expert and worked for SABIC, Aramco, and the National Industrial Clusters Program in various capacities, from Sales Director to VP. Photo -...

2014-10-21 08:37:06

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today reported third quarter 2014 results, updated its guidance for full-year 2014 adjusted earnings per share to take into account the pending spin-off of its health care business and initiated an organization restructuring. Executive Summary -- Third quarter 2014 net sales of $5.4 billion increased 3 percent compared to the year-ago period. Organic sales rose 4 percent, including a 10 percent...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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2008-02-05 14:17:51

The Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides), is of Old World origins, breeding in southern Europe and the Middle East. It is a migrant, wintering in Africa. It is rare north of its breeding range. Their breeding habitat is marshy wetlands in warm climates. It is a small heron, 15.75 to 19.25 inches long with 32.25 to 37.5 inch wingspan. It is a stocky species with a short neck, short thick bill and buff-brown back. In summer, adults have long neck feathers. Its appearance is transformed in...

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2007-08-14 04:24:53

The Wild Goat (Capra aegagrus), is a common species of goat, with a distribution ranging from Europe and Asia Minor to central Asia and the Middle East. In the wild, these goats live in flocks of up to 500 individuals. Male wild goats are solitary and go through a period called a rut, where they are ready to mate. During the rut old males drive younger males from the maternal herds. The gestation period averages 170 days. Females usually give birth to one kid. Kids can follow the mother...

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2006-12-13 16:14:07

The Indian Porcupine or Indian Crested Porcupine (Hystrix indica) is a member of the Old World porcupines. It is quite an adaptable rodent, found throughout southern Asia and the Middle East. It is tolerant of several different habitats. It lives in the mountains, tropical and subtropical grasslands, scrublands, and forests. This is a large rodent, growing more that three feet long and weighs 32 pounds. It is covered in multiple layers of quills. The longest quills grow from its shoulders to...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.