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2013-07-19 15:30:13

An anti-cancer drug has been proven to be equally as effective in treating the most common cause of blindness in older adults as a more expensive drug specifically formulated for this purpose. The results of a two-year trial, led by Queen's scientist Professor Usha Chakravarthy, and published in The Lancet today (Friday 19 July), show that two drug treatments Lucentis and Avastin are equally effective in treating neovascular or wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD). Wet AMD is...

Archaeologists Unearth Stone Monument Detailing 'Dark Period' In Maya History
2013-07-18 09:21:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists have uncovered a "dark period" in Mayan history while tunneling beneath the main temple of El Peru-Waka', an ancient Maya city in northern Guatemala, according to cultural officials in that country. The discovery, an elaborately carved monument with hieroglyphic text, details the exploits of a little-known sixth-century princess whose descendants prevailed during a long-lived, often bloody struggle between two...

2013-07-05 11:10:05

The immune response to the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) varies between patients of different ethnic origin, raising important implications for the development of tests to diagnose and monitor treatment for the disease, according to new research published today in the journal PLOS Pathogens. The study, led by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, in collaboration with the Medical Research Council's National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), analyzed the immune...

2013-06-30 23:18:12

The talented couple's reggae and soul-infused acoustic sound - exquisitely produced by Robin Livingston -- brims with warmth and light. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Love is King Love is Queen is the debut offering from singer-songwriter duo/couple Avasa and Matty Love, featuring 10 original tracks and co-produced with Robin Livingston (MC Yogi, El Radio Fantastique). Pouring their love for each other into their soulful, melodic world pop anthems, Avasa and Matty create a fresh...

2013-06-25 23:03:12

Rebranded for a new era, the "Cadillac of Vibrators" is now available at Good Vibrations. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Legendary San Francisco sex toy retailer Good Vibrations, a proud certified reseller of the rebranded Original Magic Wand Vibrator, began online sales today. "There’s an argument to be made that the very existence of Good Vibrations — maybe even the whole women’s sex toy revolution — comes down to one iconic item." Dr. Carol Queen, Good Vibrations...

Wild Honey Bee Mating Keeps Genetic Diversity Alive In The Colony
2013-06-17 15:14:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Honey bees have a knack of being quite promiscuous. Queens have been observed with anywhere between seven and 20 different males in the colony during the frantic mating season; all this fooling around serves a beneficial purpose, however. Many previous studies have shown that queen bee promiscuity creates a genetic diversity amongst the colony, preventing inbreeding and creating healthy, strong groups of bees. Though this is a...

2013-06-14 16:25:04

Proposed revitalization project will support The Queen's Medical Center's work HONOLULU, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen Emma Land Company, Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) and CoastWood Capital Group, LLC, are pleased to announce the commitment of retailer Saks Fifth Avenue to be the anchor store at the International Market Place as part of the planned revitalization of the iconic shopping center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080428/CLM116LOGO ) As one of the...

2013-06-11 12:26:21

Creative Design Team for the New Daytime Entertainment Show from Sony Pictures Television, Flavor Unit and Overbrook Entertainment to be Lead by Kravitz Design Inc. Founder Lenny Kravitz CULVER CITY, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television announced today that they have partnered with the Lenny Kravitz led design firm, Kravitz Design Inc. to create and style the set for the new, daytime entertainment talk show The Queen Latifah Show, premiering this fall. The...

2013-06-11 08:26:33

Major Expanded Multi-year Output Agreement Will Bring from STARZ "Da Vinci's Demons," Second Season of "Magic City," "The White Queen," and "Black Sails," VH1's "Hit The Floor," Movies and More EDMONTON, Alberta and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Channel, Canada's only national English pay television network, is very pleased to announce a newly expanded multi-year licensing and programming distribution agreement with Starz Worldwide Distribution that will...

2013-06-07 23:17:52

Material Queen announces the launch of their website today. This is a site that caters to women with featured categories like lifestyle, relationships and beauty. Portland, United States (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Material Queen, an exclusive online magazine for women offering beauty tips and more, has officially announced the launch of their new website. Their goal is to reach out to as many women as possible — they would like to become the “Cosmo” of the Internet world. This...


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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