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Genetic Study Suggests Ancient Voyages Between Easter Island

Genetic Study Suggests Ancient Voyages Between Easter Island And The Americas

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ancient inhabitants of Easter Island were not as isolated as previously thought, despite being in the middle of the Pacific over a thousand miles from the nearest island. In fact, says a new...

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2014-10-24 23:02:33

Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) market in South America to reach $6.6 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 13.9% from 2014 to 2019http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/south-america-oil-country-tubular-goods-octg-2334404977.html (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 The South American Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) Market report defines and segments the OCTG market in South America with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market is estimated to grow from $3.4 billion in 2014 to $6.6 billion by 2019,...

2014-10-20 08:34:57

HONG KONG, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil is the largest producing country of tissue paper in Latin America, making up 32% (1.274 million metric tonnes) of the 3.978 million metric tonne Latin American market, with 38 operating T&T mills. Following years of double-digit sales growth in value terms, Brazil's tissue and hygiene markets slowed down in 2012 and 2013. However, sales of tissue and hygiene products are expected to continue showing steady growth in constant value...

2014-10-11 23:01:25

The market share analysis, by revenue, of the top companies is also included in the report. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/oil-country-tubular-goods-octg-market-5108819.html) (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 The report “Oil Country Tubular Goods Market by Grade, Product and Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019”, defines and segments the global oil country tubular goods market with analysis and forecasts of the global revenue. The demand for OCTG is driven by high...

2014-10-09 12:23:31

R$ 750 million contract to improve the efficiency and reliability of Rio de Janeiro state grid RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian electricity utility Light today announced the formal agreement of the largest smart grid project in South American history, in partnership with global energy management pioneer Landis+Gyr. Valued at approximately R$750 million ($313 million USD), the five year contract covers the supply, implementation, operation and maintenance of...

2014-10-06 16:22:59

TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) today announced that its third quarter 2014 results will be released before market open on Thursday, November 6, 2014 followed by a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:00 a.m (Toronto and Bogotá time) and 11:00 a.m. (Rio de Janeiro time). Participants will include Ronald Pantin, Chief Executive Officer, José Francisco Arata,...

2014-09-15 12:22:45

DALLAS, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Wireline Logging Services Market by Hole Type (Cased Hole, Open Hole), by Wireline Type (Electricline, Slickline) & Geography (Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa, North America, South America) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", defines and segments the Wireline Logging Services Market with an analysis and forecast of the global revenue. Browse 70 market data tables with 29 figures spread through 171...

2014-09-09 12:22:37

Leading Colombian companies to meet with the international investment community in New York City and London - September 15-20 BOGOTA, Colombia, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Colombia Inside Out, hosted by the Colombian Securities Exchange (BVC) and Deceval, and sponsored by Citi, will serve as a forum for leading investment and business professionals in each market to understand and become more informed of the benefits that the Colombian economy and...

2014-09-08 20:21:08

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Polypropylene Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2355571/Global-Polypropylene-Market-2014-2018.html About PolypropylenePolypropylene is the single largest consumed polymer resin in the world. It is one of the most versatile plastics made from polyolefin. It is produced by the polymerization of propylene. There are three main grades of polypropylene produced:...

2014-09-01 16:22:40

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Sickle Cell Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/689745/Sickle-Cell-Disease-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Sickle Cell Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Sickle Cell Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Sickle Cell Disease clinical trial...

2014-09-01 16:22:23

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Fatty Liver Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/617103/Fatty-Liver-Disease-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Fatty Liver Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Fatty Liver Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Fatty Liver Disease clinical trial...


Latest South America Reference Libraries

Grey Slender Opossum, Marmosops incanus
2013-05-02 10:34:31

The grey slender opossum (Marmosops incanus) can be found in South America, in a small range that includes only Brazil. Its preferred habitat includes both primary and secondary forests, humid lowland coastal areas at elevations between 2,624 and 4,265 feet. This species can only breed once per year, and displays an odd method of breeding. During this period, males will breed just before they die in a method known as semelparous breeding. It is thought that the grey slender opossum occurs in...

North America
2013-02-18 15:40:12

North America is a continent completely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost completely within the Western Hemisphere. It’s also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It’s bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. This continent covers an area of approximately 9,540,000 sq miles, about 4.8 percent of the plants surface or about...

White-headed Capuchin, Cebus capucinus
2012-07-13 14:39:09

The white-headed Capuchin (Cebus capucinus) is a New World monkey that is native to Central America, as well as the far northwestern area of South America. It is also known as the white-faced capuchin and the white-throated capuchin. Its Central American range includes Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Reports have shown that it may occur in southern Belize and eastern Guatemala, but these reports have not been confirmed. Its South American range is limited to the northwestern area...

Dire Wolf, Canis dirus
2012-05-04 12:37:48

The dire wolf (Canis dirus) is an extinct wolf that was most common to North and South America. This carnivorous mammal lived for approximately 1.79 million years, existing throughout the Irvingtonian stage to the Rancholabrean stage of the Pleistocene era. It is related to the grey wolf, although it was larger and has no direct line to any living species. In 1854, the type specimen of the dire wolf was found in Evansville, Indiana. Joseph Granville Norwood acquired the specimen, a...

Desert Red Bat, Lasiurus blossevillii
2012-04-25 05:07:00

The desert red bat, or western red bat, is one of 318 species of vesper bats. These bats can be found in North America, Central America, and even down to the northern most parts of South America. Like birds, the desert red bat migrates to warmer, desert climates during winter and returns to cooler climates during warm seasons. Males and females of this species have different migrating habits, and this hinders mating because they are always in different areas at different times. They will mate...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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