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2014-07-09 08:32:17

Innovative software solution dramatically enhances mobile users' experience - saving up to 50% battery power! NETANYA, Israel, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucidlogix

History Protected With Satellites
2013-04-03 14:18:32

Looking down from orbit is an attractive way of monitoring historical sites in remote or politically unstable regions – and can even help archaeologists to make new discoveries.

Ancient Egyptians May Have Domesticated Native Cotton
2012-04-03 13:25:12

Scientists have studied 1,600 year old cotton from the banks of the Nile and have found what they believe to be evidence of early crop evolution. These findings are the first to find this kind of evolution in a major crop group, especially since plant domestication has a relatively short history.

2011-12-01 13:01:14

A series of new archaeological discoveries in the Sultanate of Oman, nestled in the southeastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, reveals the timing and identity of one of the first modern human groups to migrate out of Africa.

2009-07-21 14:21:14

Researchers at the University of Warwick have recovered significant DNA information from a lost form of ancient barley that triumphed for over 3000 years seeing off

2008-09-14 15:00:14

The Steering Committee for Egyptian cooperation with the Italian Ministry of Environment has agreed on 12/9/2008 to fund a project implemented by the Egyptian Regional Center and Water Studies in Iraq to maintain the inland water areas in Iraq which areconsidered to be the source of living for many people working in fishing and animal husbandry.

2008-09-08 15:00:43

Hollywood actor Will Smith reportedly plans to star in the film "The Last Pharaoh," which is being written by "Braveheart" author Randall Wallace. Variety.com said Smith took Wallace the story of Taharqa, the pharaoh who battled Assyrian invaders starting around 677 B.C.


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Nubian Ibex, Capra nubiana
2012-06-25 17:01:54

The Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) is a species of goat that can be found in the deserts of Oman, Jordan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt, among other places. It prefers a habitat within rocky mountainous areas of its range. Typically, it is classified as a subspecies of the alpine ibex, but it has been classified as its own species occasionally. Groups of Nubian ibex, either all males or all females, are active during the day and can be seen feeding on leaves and grasses. Common predators...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.