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2010-06-02 19:09:05

The same mutated gene that makes humans more susceptible to the potentially fatal West Nile virus is also responsible for the virus affecting horses, according to scientists at the University of Adelaide, Australia. A naturally occurring mutation of the OAS1 gene has now been confirmed as increasing the vulnerability of horses to the West Nile virus, thanks to a study led by Professor David Adelson (University of Adelaide) and conducted by PhD student Jonathan Rios (Texas A&M...

2010-05-14 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced its first quarter financial results for 2010. Financial Results For the three months ended March 31, 2010, Nile reported a net loss of approximately $1.9 million, or $0.07 per share, compared to a net loss of approximately $1.8 million, or $0.07 per share, during the first quarter of 2009....

2010-05-14 07:58:00

YEADON, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Swim Club, the nation's only African-American operated swim club is facing dire financial straits and sale, dimming their recent celebration of 50 years in existence. Cast in the shadows of economic decline, the club's operating costs have risen as membership declines and new management is hoping financial aid from club, community members and grantors will save the organization from its near demise. Since the swim club's inception in 1959,...

2010-05-10 09:57:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that the underwriters of its recently completed public offering of units consisting of common stock and warrants have fully exercised their option to purchase an additional 975,000 units to cover over-allotments. The additional units consisted of an aggregate of 975,000 shares of common stock and...

2010-05-07 06:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that it has completed the dose escalation stage of an ongoing Phase II study of CD-NP in patients with acute decompensated heart failure. Nile had previously announced that the study, NIL-CDNP-CT005, was expanded to permit additional dose exploration prior to proceeding to larger Phase II studies....

2010-04-26 21:00:00

SEATTLE, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise West (www.cruisewest.com), the world's leading provider of small-ship explorations to the most fascinating destinations on earth, is receiving rave reviews from world voyage guests. "The included Ultimate Explorer Experiences (noteworthy shore excursions) were so incredible that I will remember them forever. So great, that I am rejoining the voyage later this year," said Susan B. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100426/SF93753) The...

2010-04-22 07:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 6,500,000 units of its securities at a public offering price of $0.70 per unit. Each unit consists of one share of Nile common stock and 0.30 warrants to purchase common stock. Each warrant has a term of five years and represents...

2010-04-06 15:05:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, announced today that it intends to offer units consisting of shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase shares of its common stock in a public offering. Maxim Group LLC is acting as the sole book-running manager for this offering, with Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Ltd. as co-manager. The Company plans...

2010-02-04 06:30:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that Joshua Kazam, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) CEO & Investor Conference on Monday, February 8, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. EST in the Duke of Windsor Room at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, New York. About Nile Therapeutics Nile...

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2010-01-28 12:41:26

Egypt's rich and agriculturally fertile Nile Delta is being threatened by rising sea waters, forcing farmers to take actions to save their lands. Global warming is having a major impact on the delta region and is putting a huge strain on agriculture, resources, tourism, human migration, and is threatening the fabric of the delta's already fragile ecosystem. Climate changes over the last one hundred years have caused the Mediterranean Sea, which borders the Nile Delta, to rise 6 inches. The...


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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'