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Ethiopian Genetics Could Verify 'Queen of Sheba' Legend
2012-06-22 08:04:57

UK researchers studying the genomes of Ethiopian people have discovered similarities to those of populations in Israel and Syria, proving genetic evidence that may support the tale of the legendary Queen of Sheba. Ethiopians are described by representatives of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, one of the organizations involved in the study, as one of the most genetically diverse cultures in the world. By studying their DNA, the researchers detected mixing from some Ethiopians and...

2012-06-21 21:04:28

Diversity within Ethiopian genomes reveals imprints of historical events Researchers have started to unveil the genetic heritage of Ethiopian populations, who are among the most diverse in the world, and lie at the gateway from Africa. They found that the genomes of some Ethiopian populations bear striking similarities to those of populations in Israel and Syria, a potential genetic legacy of the Queen of Sheba and her companions. The team detected mixing between some Ethiopians and...

2012-06-21 17:32:45

Research published today in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine raises further questions about a trial of HPV vaccines in India. The trial, which has now been halted and is the subject of an investigation by the Indian government, was examining the safety and feasibility of offering a vaccine against the virus associated with cervical cancer. The new study by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Edinburgh suggests that lack of data on cervical...

2012-06-15 02:24:30

NEW YORK, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masterpiece London is a specially curated diamond exhibition in celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Entitled "Brilliant," the exhibition is the first of its kind to be undertaken by the fair, and will offer a visually arresting experience curated by Carol Woolton, jewellery editor of UK Vogue, author and leading international authority on jewellery. DATE: 28 June and 4 July (with a Preview on 27 June) LOCATION: South Grounds of The...

2012-06-07 06:25:27

Veteran newsman looks at the traditions and institutions surrounding the monarchy as England fetes its second longest-reigning monarch NEW YORK, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2012, all eyes are on Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's second longest-reigning monarch, as England marks her Diamond Jubilee. In the wake of the celebration of her 60 years as British monarch, Trevor McDonald's Queen & Country, a new four-part series premiering nationally on Sundays, July 1, 8, 15...

2012-05-31 22:20:29

AUSTIN, Texas, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) announces the online premiere of "Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?," the third film in this year's Do Something Reel Film Festival. "Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?" is a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis directed by Taggart Siegel. The film will be available to online audiences for one month, beginning June 1, at www.dosomethingreel.com for $4.99. The cost...

2012-05-30 02:23:38

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 24, executives from Ann Arbor-based ProQuest were present as Queen Elizabeth II officially launched a unique, online view into royal history: a digital retrospective of the complete personal journals of Queen Victoria, enabling the first-ever access to the private records of one of the world's most influential public figures. Renowned for its expertise in making rare, fragile works accessible to broad audiences, ProQuest is a partner in...

2012-05-29 12:38:58

Research finds 20 distinct mutations A rare disease which often first presents in newborn babies has been traced to a novel genetic defect, scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have found. The research, published online in Nature Genetics (27 May) discovered 20 distinct mutations in a specific gene found in patients with the rare adrenal disease, Familial Glucocorticoid Deficiency (FGD). The potentially fatal disease means affected children are unable to produce a hormone...

2012-05-29 02:24:10

SPECIAL GUESTS, BRITISH EXPATS, AND ANGLOPHILES TO RACE FOR CHARITY NEW YORK, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What: Her Majesty's Consul-General to New York, Danny Lopez, invites you to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at The GREAT British Run 6K. Over 500 Brits, Commonwealth citizens, New Yorkers, and Anglophiles will run a 6K race - one kilometer for every decade of Her Majesty's...

2012-05-28 22:20:29

LONDON, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's hard to avoid the fact that this summer the British public are set to experience two of the most patriotic events (other than a Royal Wedding of course), that a nation can ever expect to encounter in such a close proximity. And with the Royal Wedding still so fresh in many minds, when better for these prestigious events to occur. The events in reference are of course the Queen's Diamond Jubilee (2nd-5th June) and the summer...


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Queen Sago Palm, Cycas rumphii
2014-01-30 08:32:40

Cycas rumphii is a palm-like species of cycad plant. The plant may also be referred to as Queen sago or the Queen sago palm. This species is a member of the Cycadaceae family and is native to the Malesian region. The C. rumphii is a relatively small plant reaching approximately 33 feet. Its trunk is grey with diamond patterned bark and measures up to 16 inches in diameter. Its leaves typically grow between 4.9 and 8.2 feet long. Leaves have a bright green coloration and a glossy surface....

Queen Sago, Cycas circinalis
2014-01-30 07:56:38

Cycas circinalis is a species of cycad plant. also referred to as the Queen sago. C. circinalis is native to Sri Lanka, although it is a widely cultivated plant. C. circinalis is commonly used for landscape, decorative purposes and may be used as a food source. The plant’s seeds are carefully soaked, ground and used to make flour. You will often find its flour used in tortillas, tamales and soups. The palm-like plant is a slow growing species. C. circinalis are known to have a short,...

Queen Scallop, Aequipecten opercularis
2013-04-16 20:35:52

The Queen Scallop, Aequipecten opercularis is a species of scallop of medium size. It is an edible marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Pectinidae. Being around 7 centimeters in size, this is one of the smaller scallop species that is commercially exploited. The shell of this species is sometimes fairly colorful, and it is also thin and brittle. It features about 20 radiating umbones. The valve on the left is slightly more convex than the valve on the right. One auricle of the...

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2012-06-14 08:35:48

Symbol: TRPA10 Group: Monocot Family: Commelinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N PR    I Synonyms:   SEPU11 Setcreasea purpurea B.K. Boom Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

2012-06-14 09:20:25

Symbol: STSYT Group: Dicot Family: Euphorbiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   STTE11 Stillingia tenuis Small Distribution: StillingiasylvaticaL. ssp.tenuis(Small) D.J. Rogers distribution:USA(FL) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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