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Worker Ants Link Bodies And Buoyant Broods To Protect Queen During Flood
2014-02-20 09:34:12

PLOS When facing a flood, ants build rafts and use both the buoyancy of the brood and the recovery ability of workers to minimize injury or death, according to a study published in PLOS ONE on February 19, 2014 by Jessica Purcell from University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and colleagues. Furthermore, the queen ant is placed in the middle and protected on all sides by the rafting ants. When put in harm's way, social animals are often able to work together to enhance the survival and...

2014-02-12 23:23:32

Kim MacKenzie, 2014‘s Miss Norway in the Queen of the Universe pageant, launches Indiegogo campaign to raise support and awareness for global education. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Screenwriter, producer, actress, and multi-passionate entrepreneur, Kim MacKenzie, is looking to add another title to her already accomplished list, Queen of the Universe. In March, Kim will be competing as Miss Norway in Infinity Media’s Queen of the Universe Charity pageant to benefit...

2014-02-12 23:03:06

ELEVATE 2014 Draws Verian Users to the South’s Queen City for High Impact Customer Event Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Verian, the leader in helping organizations achieve world class cost control, has now opened registration for its ninth annual user conference, ELEVATE 2014, to be held September 24-26, 2014 at the Hilton Charlotte Center City, located in downtown Charlotte, NC. ELEVATE 2014 is a fast-paced, high-impact customer event dedicated to helping Verian users...

Vocal Cues Help Male Deer Decide To Fight Or Keep Their Distance During Mating Season
2014-02-10 12:39:15

[ Watch The Video: Two Male Fallow Deer in Competition ] Queen Mary, University of London Previous studies have shown that male fallow deer, known as bucks, can call for a mate more than 3000 times per hour during the rut (peak of the mating season), and their efforts in calling, fighting and mating can leave them sounding hoarse. In this new study, published today (10 February) in the journal Behavioral Ecology, scientists were able to gauge that fallow bucks listen to the sound...

2014-01-31 12:23:25

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME, England, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How can a young, successful wedding band stand out in a crowded market place and demonstrate genuine talent and musical ability in just one song? That's the challenge laid down by Alive Network entertainment agency to one of their popular wedding band's Happy Hour, with the result that the four lads have just recorded the ultimate 'uncoverable song', "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen. What's even more amazing, no auto...

How Gene Expression Differs Between Castes In Ants
2014-01-30 11:53:06

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz Novel or highly modified genes play a major role in the development of the different castes within ant colonies. Evolutionary biologists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) came to this conclusion in a recent gene expression study. Dr. Barbara Feldmeyer and her colleagues at the JGU Institute of Zoology studied the question how the different female castes arise. An ant colony generally consists of a queen and the workers. Moreover, workers can...

2014-01-30 08:31:01

-- Dividend Amount of $0.15 per Share per Quarter -- INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today announced that its board of directors has declared that the regular, quarterly dividends to be paid to its stockholders in 2014 will be $0.15 per share of common stock, for a total of $0.60 for the full year. In addition, PDL's board of directors, having evaluated the operational and financial results and forecasts of the Company,...

2014-01-27 16:25:34

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Elizabethtown Fair Queen Lia Schmittel of Middletown, Dauphin County, was crowned the 2014 Pennsylvania Fair Queen on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the annual joint convention of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs and Pennsylvania State Showmen's Association. "This queen competition brings together agriculture's best young advocates from across Pennsylvania," said Agriculture Secretary George Greig. "These 58 poised,...

2014-01-27 12:26:12

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QUEEN LATIFAH will sing "America The Beautiful" as part of Super Bowl XLVIII pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday, February 2, the NFL and FOX announced today. The performance will be televised live on FOX prior to kickoff. More than 164 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year's Super Bowl, the most-watched television program in history. The pregame show, including the National Anthem and "America The...

2014-01-11 23:00:22

The Queen of talk show reunites with the iconic entrepreneur and music mogul Master P as he blessed the stage with a performance while NLFP document it all for the talk show. Also on the Queen Latifah Show is Betty White and Melonie Diaz from the critically acclaimed Fruitvale Station. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 The Queen of talk show reunites with the iconic entrepreneur and music Mogul Master P as he blesses the stage with his band and a live performance of his number #1...


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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Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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