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2014-03-13 16:26:10

Short Film Competition Encourages Dialogue CAIRO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, March 8th, filmmakers celebrated at an awards ceremony for the Egyptian short film competition, "Dialogue without Walls." SAT-7 and national television stations aired the ceremony live from the Nile Hall in downtown Cairo, Egypt. Through the competition, SAT-7 aims to encourage conversation and build bridges between people of different political and religious backgrounds. It also...

2014-02-06 12:25:06

SANIBEL, Fla., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What would happen to our country's industries if a nuclear weapon was dropped near a cluster of oil refineries? In his new novel, Dan Perkins takes his readers on a thrilling ride through an America in flames. Terrorists have finally struck again on home ground, and the repercussions are severe. Texas storage tanks and refineries are burning, and the effect is rippling through pipelines across the country. A radioactive tsunami is heading...

2013-03-07 23:02:25

The latest innovations in liquid temperature control, including a new and extremely compact Immersion Circulator, will be on display at the PolyScience booth (#2103) at the 64th Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy in Philadelphia on March 17 through 21, 2013. Nile, IL (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 PolyScience, a leading manufacturer of liquid temperature control solutions, will be exhibiting its newest circulating baths, immersion circulators,...

2012-08-18 23:03:25

Concerned consumers can walk in and get a test for the West Nile virus, with results in 48-72 hours. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 According to the CDC's West Nile virus update on August 14th, there have been 693 cases of the West Nile virus reported so far in 2012. This is the highest number of cases reported since it was first detected in the United States 13 years ago. Twenty-six of those resulted in death, and that number continues to rise. ANY LAB TEST NOW® offers a...

Lessons From Ancient Egypt On Climate and Drought
2012-08-16 16:13:14

Using Fossil Pollen to Augment Historical Records Ancient pollen and charcoal preserved in deeply buried sediments in Egypt's Nile Delta document the region's ancient droughts and fires, including a huge drought 4,200 years ago associated with the demise of Egypt's Old Kingdom, the era known as the pyramid-building time. "Humans have a long history of having to deal with climate change," said Christopher Bernhardt, a researcher with the U.S. Geological Survey. "Along with other...

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2012-08-15 15:20:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The West Nile Virus has hit the North Texas area with a brute force this year, sending Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to declare the area is facing a major emergency. So far, West Nile has killed 26 people nationwide, 14 of which were located in the Dallas and Fort Worth area, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With Rawlings´ proclamation, the areas are free to be sprayed to kill any infected...


Latest Nile Reference Libraries

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Nile Puffer, Tetraodon lineatus
2013-02-18 09:52:03

Image Credit: Earedien/Wikipedia The Nile puffer is also known as the fahaka pufferfish, globe fish, or lineatus puffer. It is a tropical freshwater puffer found in the river basins of Africa, mainly in the Nile and surrounding rivers. The fish will live in weed beds, and in any other vegetation-rich habitat. It can also be found in open water. If kept as a pet it is best to keep it solitary. The Nile puffer is territorial and aggressive toward other fish. Even young Nile puffer will...

Marbled Lungfish, Protopterus Aethiopicus
2012-12-25 12:06:57

The marbled lungfish is found mainly in the Nile river, in the northeastern continent of Africa. It also is found in such lakes as the Albert, Edward, Tanganyika, Victoria, Nabugabo, No and Kyoga, all centrally located in Africa at the southern end of the Nile. They live in the shallow areas of these lakes, streams, rivers, and swamps. During the dry season, many of the areas will dry up and when this occurs the marbled lungfish will bury themselves in the mud leaving just a small opening...

Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...

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2012-06-19 04:35:28

Symbol: AGAF Group: Monocot Family: Liliaceae Synonyms:   AGUM Agapanthus umbellatus L'Her. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Liliidae Order   Liliales Family   Liliaceae –...

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