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Mongolian Genome Sequenced By Chinese Researchers
2011-12-21 09:56:44

Researchers, led by Zhou Huanmin, earlier this week claimed that they have finalized sequencing for the genome of a direct descendant of Genghis Khan, Xinhua News Agency is reporting. Huanmin, the project leader and head of the biological research lab at the Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, said Sunday that this was the first individual genome sequencing of a Mongolian. The scientists, from Inner Mongolia Agricultural University (IMAU), and Inner Mongolia University for the...

2011-12-19 14:35:32

Inner Mongolia Agricultural University (IMAU), Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities (IMUN) and BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, jointly announced the first complete sequencing of Mongolian genome. This genomic study will help researchers to better understand the evolutionary process and migration of Mongolians and their ancestors from Africa to Asia, which also lays an important genomic foundation for further development of human genetic diseases research....

2011-04-04 11:40:00

NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Read, Jesse Ventura embarks on a pursuit for truth to unveil what our government is doing behind closed doors. "I've put together this book in the same spirit as the WikiLeaks' disclosures--to reveal the truth." Ventura explains. "It's become crystal clear that our democracy has been undermined from within and it's been going on for a long time." (Photo:...

2010-09-27 15:01:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, Jesse Ventura hit the road to uncover plots and schemes of the powerful. Now he's back for a new set of in-depth, edgy investigations in the second season of truTV's hit series CONSPIRACY THEORY WITH JESSE VENTURA, premiering Friday, Oct. 15, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100927/CL72016 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100927/CL72016 ) Ventura has taken on some of the most dangerous missions...

2009-11-18 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- He was part of dangerous missions as a Navy SEAL. He body-slammed giants in the ring as a WWE superstar. He conquered politics as governor of Minnesota. Now, Jesse Ventura is about to face his greatest challenges yet in truTV's new series CONSPIRACY THEORY WITH JESSE VENTURA. With the help of an investigative team, Ventura will examine nefarious plots, schemes and claims. CONSPIRACY THEORY is set to premiere on truTV Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)....

2008-10-21 18:00:06

Southern California authorities say they have arrested more than 60 members of the Mongols motorcycle gang and are seeking to take over the group's name. A three-year undercover investigation led by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms culminated with an 86-count federal racketeering indictment naming 70 individuals, announced Tuesday in Los Angeles. Tuesday's massive raids included 162 search warrants in eight states and the arrest of several chapter presidents along with former...

2008-09-29 14:41:05

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Jesse Ventura, a man who has lived a dangerous life, is about to explore mysteries behind the most compelling modern day conspiracy theories for truTV. Production of a pilot featuring Ventura begins in October. The project comes to truTV from A. Smith & Co. Productions. Ventura will travel across the country, investigating cases and getting input from believers and skeptics to make a final determination about a theory's validity. Ventura embodies...

2008-08-18 18:00:30

Former Minnesota governor and pro wrestler Jesse "The Body" Ventura is in negotiations to star in a daytime TV court show, sources say. Ventura is talking with Twentieth Television to host a show in which he would appear as a judge in a courtroom-style reality setting, an enduringly popular genre that already has 11 such shows in first-run syndication, unnamed sources told TV Week magazine. If the deal is completed, Ventura's show would debut in fall 2009, one of several...

2008-07-15 15:00:00

By Bob Von Sternberg, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 15--WITH FORMER GOV. JESSE VENTURA -- apparently -- out of Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, his political mentor plans to run in his stead. Dean Barkley, who briefly served in the Senate himself, said this morning that he plans to file for the office this afternoon as an Independence Party candidate. That is, assuming Ventura sticks to his announcement Monday night that he's not running, a statement he made with the qualifier that...

2008-03-31 00:05:00

As traffic continues to build in parts of western Mongolia, conservationists grow increasingly weary of the potential consequences it may have for the saiga, a rare species of antelope. "As we get more and more traffic through the corridor, it would potentially discourage the saiga from using it," Kim Murray Berger, an ecologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society, said. Berger said that increased traffic could lead to the reproductive isolation of the species, reducing its genetic...

Latest Mongols Reference Libraries

2007-10-23 14:19:29

The Mongolian Wild Ass (Equus hemionus hemionus), is a subspecies of the Onager. It is found in Mongolia and northern China, and was previously found in Kazakhstan before it became extinct due to hunting. The numbers in China and Mongolia are also vulnerable due to poaching and competition grazing. Numbers have dropped severely in the 1990s and by 2003 the total Mongolian population was estimated at only 20,000 specimens. Poaching for meat seems to be the biggest threat for guanacos in...

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