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2014-02-28 12:27:28

World-Renowned Molecular Biologist and New Director of Research, Chief Scientific Officer Dr.

2009-09-10 14:16:56

A British man said Guinness World Records is investigating whether his dachshund, aged 20 years and six months, is the world's oldest dog. Peter Jones, 68, of Shrewsbury, England, said he believes the dachshund, Otto, is the world's oldest living dog after the death of a 21-year-old dachshund in the United States, the Daily Mail reported Thursday. When I saw this dog had died and he was the oldest in the world, I thought Otto must be getting on to being the oldest as well, Jones said of the...

2009-06-03 08:30:40

A new study by researchers from the Nairobi-based International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the United Kingdom's Waen Associates has found that by 2050, hotter conditions, coupled with shifting rainfall patterns, could make anywhere from 500,000 to one million square kilometers of marginal African farmland no longer able to support even a subsistence level of food crops.

2008-07-23 15:00:57

AN indie band that appeared on TV show Dragon's Den have sold more than 1500 singles after being awarded GBP 75,000 to launch their album. Hamfatter, whose guitarist James Ingham comes from Leith, impressed tycoon Peter Jones when the band featured on the popular BBC show on Monday.

2005-08-10 17:48:15

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The makers of a television show called "Million Dollar Idea" have sued ABC and several others, including "American Idol" star Simon Cowell, seeking to block broadcasts of a new show that they claim copies their own.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.