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2010-12-14 00:01:31

Cardon Children's Medical Center is hosting a monumental raffle with a total prize value of over $3.45 million. The aim of this raffle is to fund medical research and indigent care for Cardon Children's. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 Cardon Children's Medical Center is hosting a monumental raffle with a total prize value of over $3.45 million. The aim of this raffle is to fund medical research and indigent care for Cardon Children's. This is the first raffle for the Cardon Children's...

2010-11-30 17:36:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona's aggressive economic growth plans took significant steps forward today as Governor Jan Brewer announced two more developments in the evolution of the Arizona Commerce Authority and its innovative private/public model. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101130/LA09704) The Governor said that Don Cardon will stay on as President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority and that she will work with the state legislature to finish...

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2009-08-20 13:25:58

Scientists have worked out how some species of desert cactus manage to grow on nothing but bare rock, BBC News reported. They say the plants have evolved a symbiotic relationship with rock-dissolving bacteria, which they allow to grow in their roots. The cacti even pass this on to future generations. Dr. Yoav Bashan, a biologist at the Northwestern Center for Biological Research in La Paz, Mexico, said they were working in the desert when they observed that many individual cacti grew on sheer...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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