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SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc.
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SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, today announced that Michael R. Bristow, M.D. Ph.D.
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, today announced the appointment of Richard B. Brewer as Executive Chairman.
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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 –...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
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