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2013-04-22 23:01:46

Andrew Starr, a veteran of over 30 years in the broadcast industry, joins AdNation News. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 AdNation News announces the appointment of broadcast sales leader Andrew Starr to Corporate Sales Director. Having been a client of the Company, Andrew most recently was VP, NY & National Sales Manager for WLNY-TV, NY, NY for 17 years. Earlier on, he worked in station sales and management for WTKR-TV, Norfolk, VA, WTVJ, Miami FL, NBC Stations Div., NY, NY and...

How Some Leaves Get Fat: It's In Their Veins
2013-04-11 15:35:43

Brown University A "garden variety" leaf is a broad, flat structure, but if the garden happens to be somewhere arid, it probably includes succulent plants with plump leaves full of precious water. Fat leaves did not emerge in the plant world easily. A new Brown University study published in Current Biology reports that to sustain efficient photosynthesis, they required the evolution of a fundamental remodeling of leaf vein structure: the addition of a third dimension. Leaves, after all,...

Volcanic Grit Played Key Role In Strong Tooth Development
2013-03-05 19:55:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Archeologists have long assumed the evolutionary development of strong, thick-enameled teeth coincides with a mammals shift to a diet of field grasses. However, a new study in Nature Communications shows some Argentine mammals developed sturdy chompers in response to gritty volcanic dust that appeared in their tropical rainforest habitat. “The assumption about grasslands and the evolution of these teeth was based on...

Maize Central To Diet And Civilization In Ancient Peru
2013-02-26 09:42:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For decades, the emergence of a distinct South American civilization during the Late Archaic period (3000-1800 BC) in Peru has puzzled archaeologists and eluded their understanding. The role of agriculture and particularly corn, or maize, in the evolution of complex, centralized societies has been one of the most persistent questions. The prevailing theory, until now, has been that marine resources provided the economic engine...

2013-02-05 23:02:38

Pollen-8.com is a newly launched web portal that brings marketers and reviewers together to sample and review the latest products and services utilizing not only blogs, but a variety of social media channels. Needham, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 Pollen-8.com believes that bloggers and social media influencers of all levels can have an impact on sales and marketing trends by sharing their opinions through a wide range of social sites. A Pollen-8 reviewer can be an influential blogger with...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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