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2014-08-18 08:25:47

Special 69 Cent Pricing on Holy Moses Begins 8/19 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo & The Bunnymen, finishing up the first leg of a triumphant sold out U.S tour in support of their much-lauded 12(th) album Meteorites, will stop in to The Late Show With David Letterman this week to perform their U.S. single "Holy Moses." The show will air on Thursday, August 21(st). Produced by Youth (Killing Joke, The Verve), Meteorites contains 10 highly personal songs...

2014-02-24 08:26:20

"METEORITES" TO BE RELEASED BY 429 RECORDS IN THE UK APRIL 28TH SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary Liverpool band Echo & the Bunnymen are putting the finishing touches on their 12(th) studio album and first since 2009, Meteorites, which will be released April 28(th) in the UK on 429 Records and distributed by Caroline. The album will also be released by 429 Records in the U.S. on June 3(rd). Produced by Youth (Killing Joke, The Verve), the album contains ten...

Researchers Find New Porcupine Species In Brazil
2013-04-11 18:18:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Brazilian researchers said they have discovered a new species of porcupine that inhabits an isolated patch of Brazil´s Northeastern Atlantic Forest. According to the team´s report in the journal Zootaxa, they dubbed the spiny rodent Coendou speratus, a reference to its local name "coandu-mirim" and the Latin word "speratus,” meaning “hope." Because only about two percent of the region´s original...

Porcupine Quills Inspire Future Medical Devices
2012-12-11 05:41:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has discovered how North American porcupine quills easily penetrate tissues, such as skin, and why, once lodged there, they are quite difficult to remove. This discovery could prompt device makers to design medical needles that easily penetrate surfaces and resist buckling, the scientists say. It might even lead to the next...

2010-11-30 11:00:00

TSX-V Trading Symbol: HRC Tel.: +1 604 638 8007 E-mail: info@helioresource.com Website: www.helioresource.com VANCOUVER, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ - Helio Resource Corp (TSX-V: HRC) is pleased to report that it has received a NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate for the Porcupine and Kenge Targets at the SMP Gold Project in Tanzania, effective date November 30, 2010. The estimate was completed by Golder Associates (UK) Ltd. (Golder), and represents the first resource...

2010-09-29 09:00:00

TSX-V Trading Symbol: HRC Tel.: +1 604 638 8007 E-mail: info@helioresource.com Website: www.helioresource.com VANCOUVER, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Helio Resource Corp. ("Helio" or the "Company") (TSX-V: HRC) is pleased to provide the following update from the SMP Gold Project in the Lupa Goldfields, SW Tanzania. The main topics of this update include: - Progress towards the first NI 43-101 compliant resource statement for the Porcupine and Kenge...

2009-10-14 08:51:00

- 5.1g/t Au over 28m plus 2.9g/t Au over 53m from the Porcupine Target - High Grade gold intersected at the Dubwana target (up to 1m @ 66.9g/t Au) TSX-V Trading Symbol: HRC VANCOUVER, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Helio Resource Corp. ("Helio" or the "Company") (TSX-V: HRC) is pleased to report an update from the ongoing diamond drill programme at the SMP Gold Project, SW Tanzania. Drill results are presented from the Porcupine Target and from the reconnaissance drill...

2009-01-06 15:37:02

A sixth-grader at a Lawrence, Kansas, school has successfully lobbied for a change in a municipal law that barred him from keeping a hedgehog as a pet. Judson King, 11, said that he began his lobbying campaign a year ago with a letter to the city commission, the Lawrence Journal-World reported Tuesday. In December, after written and oral presentations, the commissioners, convinced that hedgehogs pose no threat to the Kansas beef cattle industry, changed the law. Hedgehogs, which look...

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Armored Rat, Hoplomys gymnurus
2012-07-17 14:40:46

The armored rat (Hoplomys gymnurus) is the only species within the Hoplomys genus. It is native to Latin America, with a range that extends from northern Honduras into northwestern Ecuador. It prefers a habitat at altitudes of up to 2,600 feet. It resides in burrows that can be up to 6.6 feet in length, and these burrows are typically located near a water source. The armored rat bears spines across its back, resembling a porcupine, and indeed, they are more related to the porcupine than...

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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'