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2012-07-14 23:03:02

USAID-USP Program Aids in Training Personnel, Making Laboratory Operational. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 In an important step towards further protecting its national supply of good quality medicines, the nation of Mozambique recently has established the Laboratório Nacional de Controle de Qualidade dos Medicamentos (LNCQM), which is responsible for testing the quality of pharmaceutical products and plays an important role in the battle against the proliferation of substandard...

Image 1 - Three Days of NASA Infrared Images Show System 92S Tropically Developing
2012-02-27 18:00:04

NASA satellites have been watching the low pressure area called System 92S for days, and infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed cloud temperatures were cooling, indicating the storm was getting more organized as it moved over northern Madagascar. Now it may be headed for landfall in Mozambique. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared imagery on developing System 92S as it moved from the Southern Indian Ocean, west across...

NASA Sees Cyclone Giovanna Enter The Mozambique Channel
2012-02-15 18:00:08

Cyclone Giovanna crossed over the island of Madagascar leaving flooding and damages in its wake and has now entered the Mozambique Channel. NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image that showed a ragged eye still exists, and the storm is regaining strength in the warm Channel waters. Once Giovanna traversed the island nation of Madagascar and entered the Mozambique Channel, the body of water between Madagascar and Mozambique on the African mainland, NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and...

2012-01-27 10:20:05

Powerful Cyclone Funso is now beginning to exit the Mozambique Channel, and NASA's Aqua satellite captured a stunning image of the storm that shows the depth and extent of it. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Funso on January 26 at 1110 UTC (6:10 a.m. EST). The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, better known as the MODIS instrument captured a true color image of the storm that showed a 25 nautical-mile-wide (29 miles/~46 km) eye, and clouds swirling down into...

NASA Sees Tropical Cyclone Funso Develop, Threaten Mozambique
2012-01-19 18:00:10

Residents of Mozambique are still recovering from the flooding caused by Tropical Depression Dando earlier this week and now newly formed Tropical Cyclone Funso threatens to bring more rainfall to the country. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Funso on January 19 and provided forecasters with two different views of the intensifying storm. At 0600 UTC on January 19, Tropical Storm Funso was located in the Mozambique Channel and about 685 miles (1,102 km) northeast of...

California Academy Scientists Added 140 New Species To List In 2011
2011-12-16 05:42:15

The California Academy of Sciences said on Wednesday that its researchers added 140 new species in 2011. The new species includes 72 arthropods, 31 sea slugs, 13 fishes, 11 plants, nine sponges, three corals, and one reptile. The scientists made their finds over six continents and three oceans, including Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian. Among the 140 species discovered, researchers found four new sharks, including one with a blade-like snout. The African dwarf sawshark was found at...


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2007-10-24 16:32:18

The Bokmakierie (Telophorus zeylonus), is a bushshrike and a passerine bird closely related to the true shrikes in the family Laniidae. This species is endemic to southern Africa, mainly in South Africa and Namibia, with an isolated population in the mountains of eastern Zimbabwe and western Mozambique. It is a species of open habitats, including karoo scrub, fynbos and parks and gardens in urban areas. The adult Bokmakierie is a 8.6-9.0 inch long bird with olive-green upperparts and a...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.