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2012-05-03 02:29:10

NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To Tweet This Release: http://www.vh1press.com/?p=2154 VH1 and Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment are bringing sexy back to summer with the Memorial Day second season premiere of the hit scripted series "Single Ladies." After averaging 3 million total viewers during premiere plus first encore each Monday night, VH1's first hour-long scripted series returns with fan favorites LisaRaye McCoy (Keisha) and Charity Shea (April), along with the...

Newborns Should Be Screened For Heart Defects
2012-05-02 06:39:55

There is now overwhelming evidence that all babies should be offered screening for heart defects at birth, according to a major new study published online in The Lancet. Heart defects are the most common type of birth defects in the UK. Although newborns often show no visible signs of the condition, if not treated promptly it can be fatal. The research, led by a Queen Mary, University of London academic with a colleague from the University of Birmingham, shows that a non-invasive test...

2012-04-30 02:27:30

FLINTSHIRE, United Kingdom, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Receiving the award this year is a real triumph for Deeside-based Russell IPM. It was only last year that the company was awarded its first Queen's Award in the category of International Trade. It is also something of a birthday present - as this year the company celebrates its 25th anniversary. Although well-known in the professional pest control market, Russell IPM is also one of the leading manufacturers of insect...

2012-04-26 10:20:36

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great American Steamboat Company's American Queen arrived in its home port of Memphis today after her first voyage up the Mississippi River since 2008. The U.S.-flagged steamboat was welcomed to the revitalized Beale Street Landing marking the return of overnight cruises on the great rivers of America's heartland and the continuation of the Delta Queen Steamboat Company legacy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120426/FL95865)...

2012-04-24 10:23:54

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening June 16, 2012, in association with breast cancer charity, Pink Ribbons Crusade, The Queen Mary(TM) will present "Diana: Legacy of a Princess," a priceless collection of evening gowns, dresses, personal accessories, photographs, heirlooms and other cherished memorabilia associated with Princess Diana and the Royal Family. Presented in a new gallery, the exhibition is a major undertaking by The Queen Mary and will further its...

2012-04-20 14:21:00

LONDON, April 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medaxial, the healthcare value communication specialist, today announces that it has won a Queen's Award for Enterprise in recognition of its international trade achievements. The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are the UK's most prestigious business accolade, bestowed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on a select number of companies who have achieved outstanding results in international trade, innovation or sustainable development....

2012-04-20 14:20:47

LONDON, April 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global media music group Audio Network has been honoured today with a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade for 2012, firmly establishing the company's position as a major global player. This is Audio Network's second royal accolade, having previously won the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of Innovation in 2008. With a catalogue of over 50,000 tracks, Audio Network offers a complete...

Dogs And Their Owners Have Matching Personalities
2012-04-20 09:58:02

Lawrence LeBlond for RedOrbit.com It is often said that dog owners display an uncanny resemblance to their pets, but a new study goes one step further and suggests that their personalities are similar as well. In a study of British dog owners, researchers revealed that people tend to choose animals that match their own personality. They suggest that people are subconsciously drawn towards different types of dogs based on their characteristic personalities. Based on results of the...

2012-04-19 12:33:38

New research from Queen's University Belfast, published today in the journal Age and Ageing, has investigated why women are 40 per cent more likely to be admitted in to a care home than men. The study found women were often married to older partners who cannot provide care for them due to their age-related frailty. The study, entitled 'Gender differences in care home admission risk: Partner's age explains the higher risk for women', used data from the Northern Ireland Longitudinal Study...

2012-04-18 21:54:56

New research findings highlight how deposits of animal droppings are scientifically important for determining the impact of environmental change on threatened species. Analysis of 50 years' bird droppings inside a large decommissioned chimney on Queen's campus, provided evidence that DDT and bird diet may have played a role, in a long-term decline for populations of insect-eating birds in North America. The chimney had been a roosting spot for chimney swifts. "Certainly there are many...


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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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