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2010-09-24 08:42:03

Across the globe, the diversity of plant and animal species generally increases from the North and South Poles towards the Equator but surprisingly that rule isn't true for soil bacteria, according to a new study by Queen's University biology professor Paul Grogan. "It appears that the rules determining the patterns for plant and animal diversity are different than the rules for bacteria," says Professor Grogan. The finding is important because one of the goals in ecology is to explain...

2010-09-13 07:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercer Gold Corporation ("Mercer Gold" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: MRGP, AN4:Frankfurt) has received results from the geochemical soil sampling program completed at its Guayabales Gold Project in Caldas Department of Colombia near Marmato. A total of 292 samples including blanks, standards and duplicates were taken. Samples in the field were taken at depths of between 0.60 meters and 2.00 meters. The soils sampling program covered the entire...

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2010-06-10 09:32:26

Scientists develop faster method for testing soils around oil spills Scientists are reporting a new technique for mapping and testing oil-contaminated soils. Traditionally, samples need to be collected from the field and returned to a lab for extensive chemical analysis, costing time and money when neither is readily available during a clean-up operation. The new method can take measurements in the field and accurately predict the total amount of petroleum contaminants in moist, unprepared...

2010-04-20 07:15:00

PHOENIX, AZ, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bonanza Goldfields Corp (BONZ:OTCBB) is pleased to announce its results from soil samples were received from ALS CHEMEX laboratory in Vancouver, Canada. These results are from our phase 1 trenching on our two unpatented placer claims (320 acres) located in the Vulture Mining District, Maricopa County Arizona on the northeastern flank of the Belmont Mountains. On trench "A" the last 121 feet were in anomalous gold ranging from 111 ppb to 177 ppb....

2010-03-11 08:00:00

TSX.V: ELN FSE: E7Q VANCOUVER, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - El Nino Ventures Inc. ("ELN" or the "Company") (TSX.V: ELN; FSE: E7Q) is pleased to announce the results of a 4071 sample soil geochemical sampling program from the Kasala Copper Project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the "DRC"). Kasala Block A was the subject of the Company's 2008 drill campaign. 35 Reverse Circulation (R.C.) drill holes totaling 3,336 meters and 15 diamond drill holes totaling 2,584 meters...

2010-01-06 08:10:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bonanza Goldfields Corp (BONZ:OTCBB) announced today that it has received final approval from U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to start work on its BRB Claim which is currently comprised of two unpatented placer claims (320 acres) on BLM ground in the southern part of the Vulture Mining District, Maricopa County Arizona on the northeastern flank of the Belmont Mountains. Gold Explorations LLC will manage this work with the trenching focusing to...

2009-11-03 07:00:00

TSX-V Symbol: MXR OTC BB Symbol: MXROF Frankfurt: M1D VANCOUVER, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MAX Resource Corp. (TSX.V: MXR; OTCBB: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D) has received assay results from additional soil sampling completed at the East Manhattan Wash gold project in Nevada. The sampling was designed to further delineate the geometry of the native gold mineralization in the two main areas of interest, the "Gold Pit" and the "Old Drill Hole Grid", which sampling now indicates...

2009-07-07 07:23:00

Bonanza Goldfields Corp (BONZ:OTCBB) would like to update its shareholders and potential investors on its current property in Arizona. PHOENIX, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The BRB Claim is currently comprised of two unpatented placer claims (320 acres) on BLM ground in the southern part of the Vulture Mining District, Maricopa County Arizona on the northeastern flank of the Belmont Mountains. The property is located along a twelve mile northwest striking mineralized trend where...

2009-07-06 07:30:00

TSX-V Symbol: MXR OTC BB Symbol: MXROF Frankfurt: M1D VANCOUVER, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MAX Resource Corp. (TSX.V: MXR; OTCBB: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D) has received assay results from three large volume soil sampling grids completed in May at the East Manhattan Wash gold project in Nevada, where a recent bulk sample recovered 4.9 grams/ton gold and 1.2 grams/ton silver from a 793 pound sample (see our news release of March 10, 2009). The current sampling program was...

2009-04-30 05:45:00

Regional program emphasizes lawn care and best practices to preserve water quality MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Alliance for the Great Lakes and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company today announced a multi-year, regional partnership focused on public education about simple lawn care tips to enhance water quality. "The future of the Great Lakes has a lot to do with our actions in and around the home," said Cameron Davis, president and CEO of the Alliance for the Great...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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