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Modern Racehorses Got Their 'Speed Gene' From British Mare 300 Years Ago
2012-01-25 05:12:40

'Speed gene' in modern racehorses originated from British mare 300 years ago, scientists say Scientists have traced the origin of the 'speed gene' in Thoroughbred racehorses back to a single British mare that lived in the United Kingdom around 300 years ago, according to findings published in the scientific journal Nature Communications. The origin of the 'speed gene' (C type myostatin gene variant) was revealed by analyzing DNA from hundreds of horses, including DNA extracted from the...

2008-10-09 18:00:28

Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: LGO) is pleased to announce that it has received additional results for nine (9) drill holes as part of the recently completed 2008 program of 38 holes totalling 11,500 metres at the Company's Northern Dancer Tungsten-Molybdenum property in the Yukon. These down-dip and in-fill holes continue to upgrade and expand the limits of the higher-grade tungsten and molybdenum zones outlined during the 2007 drill program and further upgrade a significant portion of...

2008-09-29 09:00:41

Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: LGO) announces that based on the significant results from the first 13 drill holes reported on September 4th and September 24th 2008, management has decided to wait for the results of the remaining 25 drill holes and prepare an updated mineral resource, which will serve as the basis for the preliminary economic assessment for Northern Dancer. The 2008 drill program was designed to provide improved definition of the higher grade tungsten and molybdenum...

2008-09-24 18:00:30

Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: LGO) announced that it has received additional results for five (5) drill holes that are part of the recently completed 2008 drill program of 38 holes totalling 11,500 metres at the Company's Northern Dancer Tungsten-Molybdenum property in the Yukon. The 2008 drill program focused on upgrading and expanding the limits of the higher-grade tungsten and molybdenum zones outlined during the 2007 drill program and further upgrading a significant portion of the...

2008-09-04 18:00:23

Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: LGO) announced today that it has received results for the first eight (8) drill holes that are part of the recently completed 2008 drill program of 38 holes totalling 11,500 metres at the Company's Northern Dancer Tungsten-Molybdenum property in the Yukon. Largo's 2008 drill program focused on further expanding the limits of the higher-grade tungsten and molybdenum zones outlined during the 2007 drill program and upgrading a significant portion of the...

2008-07-08 15:00:42

Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: LGO) is pleased to provide an update to shareholders on both the Maracas Vanadium-PGM project in Brazil and the Northern Dancer Tungsten-Molybdenum project (Yukon). Maracas As announced on June 2, 2008, a drill rig has been mobilized on the Maracas property to undertake a minimum 5,000-metre exploration drill program to test a number of high priority PGM targets. A total of 20 to 25 holes will be drilled. These holes were targeted based on the magnetic...

2008-06-24 09:03:03

Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: LGO) announced today that three drill rigs have begun a 20,000-metre diamond drill program on the Company's 1,500 hectare Northern Dancer Tungsten-Molybdenum property, which straddles the Yukon-British Columbia border 290 kilometres east of Whitehorse. Northern Dancer hosts widespread tungsten-molybdenum porphyry style mineralization, the core of which has been partially delineated by 94 diamond drill holes and 496 metres of underground workings. This work...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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