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2012-05-25 02:20:48

LONDON, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the spectacular Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations get underway, viewers of the BBC Channels around the World will be able to enjoy all the action live from the comfort of their own homes. Taking place over three days from the beginning of June, the live coverage comes directly from BBC ONE in the UK and will be streamed to BBC viewers across the globe. The live coverage forms part of the vibrant LondonCalling[1] season, which...

2012-05-24 19:33:29

A new psychological intervention has been shown to more than halve the trauma experienced by child victims of war, rape and sexual abuse. Researchers at Queen's University Belfast pioneered the intervention in conjunction with the international NGO, World Vision as part of a wider program to treat psychological distress in child victims of war and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Eastern Congo has the world's highest rate of sexual violence. Known as 'the rape...

2012-05-24 06:27:20

NEW YORK, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The German-American Steuben Parade Committee of NYC is proud to announce the selection of the new Miss German-America And Her Court 2012! Kirsten Mueller, resident of Dix Hills, NY and Pre-Vet student at the University of Delaware, is the new Miss German-America 2012! Come September 15th, Miss Mueller will be riding the German-American Steuben Parade "Queen's Float" on Fifth Avenue along with her court, which includes two princesses: Elise...

2012-05-23 14:21:21

Centuries of Art and History, Lost for Nearly 2,000 Years, Surface in the Exhibition's West Coast Premiere LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The west coast premiere of Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, featuring the largest collection of its kind ever assembled, opened today at the California Science Center. More than 150 priceless Egyptian artifacts illuminating the life of Cleopatra VII, one of the most provocative and powerful women in history, will...

2012-05-21 10:21:40

CULVER CITY, Calif., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Five-time Emmy® Award-winning producer Corin Nelson has been named executive producer of Queen Latifah's new syndicated talk show from Flavor Unit Entertainment, Overbrook Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television. The multi-topic daytime series, covering everything under the umbrella of entertainment, is expected to launch in the fall of 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080424/LATH509LOGO) "Given Queen Latifah's...

2012-05-20 22:20:08

LONDON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate jet-setting Jubilee journeys in 2012 The Queen must have air miles to die for, after flying to 129 different countries during her illustrious reign. Thanks to the advent of air travel Queen Elizabeth II is arguably one of the most widely travelled monarchs in history. In fact the Queen actually succeeded to the throne, while on a tour of Kenya, a trip which had set the standard for a woman...

2012-05-14 10:22:57

CATLETTSBURG, Ky., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) Local 8-719 says that the terms and conditions of employment Marathon Petroleum unilaterally implemented do not promote safe staffing levels to safeguard the refinery's employees and the surrounding community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) The local's contract with Marathon expired on January 31, 2012. The company accepted the National Oil Bargaining Pattern...

Queen Of Spades Key To New Evolutionary Hypothesis
2012-05-11 03:02:13

Microscopic ocean plankton mimic card also known as the Black Queen Sleight of hand is a trait that belongs mainly to humans. Or so scientists thought. Studies of common, microscopic ocean plankton named Prochlorococcus show that humans aren't the only ones who can play a mean game of cards. Their method lurks in the Black Queen Hypothesis, as it's called, after the Queen of Spades in the card game Hearts. Scientists Jeffrey Morris and Richard Lenski of Michigan State...

2012-05-09 14:23:04

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The installation of two colossal statues from the 4th - 3rd centuries B.C., weighing a combined total of nearly 10 tons, took place today at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. The 16 ft. tall Ptolemaic King and Queen, are signature pieces in a collection of more than 150 Egyptian artifacts that will be featured in the west coast premiere of "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" opening at the Science Center on May...

2012-05-09 14:36:09

Tiny organelles called primary cilia hold the key to combat inflammation Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have found a new therapeutic target to combat inflammation. The research, published in the journal Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, revealed tiny organelles called primary cilia are important for regulating inflammation. The findings could lead to potential therapies for millions of people who suffer from arthritis. Dr Martin Knight who led the research at...


Latest Queen Reference Libraries

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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