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2014-08-18 08:25:47

Special 69 Cent Pricing on Holy Moses Begins 8/19 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug.

2014-02-24 08:26:20


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

Brazilian researchers said they have discovered a new species of porcupine that inhabits an isolated patch of Brazil’s Northeastern Atlantic Forest.

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

Researchers have 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.

2010-11-30 11:00:00

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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.

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.

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.

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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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