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Texas Longhorn Genetic History Traced
2013-03-26 05:29:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Texas Longhorn is an iconic species. Just the thought of one brings to mind all things Texas, but new research from the University of Texas at Austin reveals that the cattle have a hybrid global ancestry. A fascinating story of the global history of human and cattle migration is told in the genome of the Longhorn and related breeds. This history traces back through Christopher Columbus' second voyage to the New World, the...

2012-02-14 20:15:00

A Tool With Deeper Roots in Content and Community San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Derek Butcher, Chief Technology Officer at AFAR Media, announced today that the AFAR mobile app is now available in the iTunes App Store. A departure from traditional travel/photo-sharing tools, AFAR has tapped into the power of community and the network by creating an app that — in conjunction with the media company´s other platforms — intuitively enables experiential travelers....

2011-08-29 10:00:00

Oklahoma cattle ranchers have been selling off their herds in record numbers this summer, as grasses have gone dry during the 80 straight days of 100+ degree heat in this year's extended drought. But according to SweetPro Feeds, cattlemen like Ronnie Glover from Elgin, Oklahoma are maintaining their herds and looking forward to high profits in Spring, by keeping their cattle on non-molasses lick blocks made from distillers grains. Elgin, Oklahoma (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 With 1.8 million...

2011-08-20 10:00:00

Texas cattle ranchers Rick Reeves and Bobby Campbell are using SweetPro supplemental lick blocks made from distillers' grains to maintain herd health during one of the worst summer droughts in history. While other ranchers have been forced to sell off cattle due to poor forage conditions, cattle operations using the supplements are holding on. Hallsville, TX (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 The headlines all across cattle states have been telling the story of Summer 2011: "Texas farmers and ranchers...

2010-12-30 11:04:00

DENVER, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Come January, working cowboys all over the West dust off their fancy Stetsons, polish up their boots and head to the Mile High City for the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo, held January 8-23, 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101230/DC22970) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101210/DC15827LOGO-b) More than 643,000 people entered the 100-acre show grounds in Denver last year to get a glimpse of how "real"...

2010-04-14 19:27:00

Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival Brings True Old West to Life SANTA CLARITA, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- On Saturday, April 24th and Sunday, April 25th the City of Santa Clarita will kick off its 2010 Cowboy Festival at Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio, which served as the setting for HBO's Deadwood and countless western classics including The Lone Ranger, Gunsmoke and Hopalong Cassidy. The Cowboy Festival celebrates authentic cowboy culture and music, which focuses on...

2009-11-14 07:56:30

Tests with westerners and African nomads suggest that brain has innate sense of geometry; incidental result: baby likely can do without ubiquitous shape sorter Despite minimal exposure to the regular geometric objects found in developed countries, African tribal people perceive shapes as well as westerners, according to a new study. The findings, published online this week in Psychological Science, suggested that the brain's ability to understand shapes develops without the influence of...

2009-06-23 15:53:00

Local Restaurant Group Embraces Practical Use of Social Media with Virtual Tasting BELLEVUE, Wash., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Let the Tweeting begin! El Gaucho in Bellevue is hosting its first ever Taste and Tweet event Wednesday, June 24 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Taste and Tweet is organized by El Gaucho and the CEOs behind "Social Media for Executives," Clay Loges and Blaine Millet. The event will bring a group of socially networked guests who enjoy connecting over food and drink to taste,...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.