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2014-05-05 20:23:45

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hormone Sensitive Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/hormone_sensitive_breast_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.htmlHormone Sensitive Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Hormone Sensitive Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides...

2014-04-30 12:05:19

This Week in Molecular Biology and Evolution Take a muscle cell, modify it over millions of years, and you end up with an exciting and literally shocking evolutionary result: the electric fish. Electric fish have evolved several times in varying levels of complexity. Two groups of electric fish, one in Africa (Mormyroids) and one in South America (Gymnotiforms), have independently evolved sophisticated communication systems using these cells. By emitting and sensing weak electrical...

2014-04-30 08:26:00

-- Net income and Ebitda increased compared with the fourth quarter of 2013, however, they were affected by lower production, price decreases and increase in variable costs. BOGOTA, Colombia, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) announced today its unaudited financial results([1]), both consolidated and unconsolidated, for the first quarter of 2014. The financial results were prepared and filed in Colombian pesos (COP$) in...

2014-04-28 08:26:37

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/non_small_cell_lung_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review.html Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data...

2014-04-28 08:23:33

WALNUT, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has signed a contract with Emunite Energy Solutions Inc. to provide Giant King Grass for its planned 100,000 ton per year pellet mill. Giant King Grass was delivered to Guyana and planted April 15-17, 2014. VIASPACE received an initial payment, and will receive an ongoing license fee upon production. Emunite Energy Solutions is based in St. Lucia, West Indies. The company is...

2014-04-23 20:20:42

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Oil and Chemicals Storage Industry Outlook in South and Central America, 2014 - Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Operating and Planned Storage Terminalshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/petrochemicals/oil_chemicals_storage_industry_outlook_south_central_america_2015.html Oil and Chemicals Storage Industry Outlook in South and Central America, 2014 - Capacity Analysis,...

NASA Satellite Data Show Drought May Take Toll On Congo Rainforest
2014-04-24 03:15:45

[ Watch The Video: Drought Effects On Congo Rainforest Cover Shown By NASA Satellites ] NASA A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone a large-scale decline in greenness over the past decade. The study, led by Liming Zhou of University at Albany, State University of New York, shows between 2000 and 2012 the decline affected an increasing amount of forest area and intensified. The...

2014-04-23 12:23:24

LIMA, Peru, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grana y Montero S.A.A. ("Grana y Montero" or "the Company") (NYSE:GRAM) (BVL:GRAMONC1), the engineering and construction Peruvian company listed in the New York Stock Exchange, announced it will host its First Quarter 2014 earnings conference call on April 30, 2014 @ 10.00 a.m. Eastern Time / 9.00 a.m. Lima Time. To participate, please dial:1-800-311-9401 (U.S. participants)1-334-323-7224 (International Participants)Conference ID: 71651 A...

2014-04-22 16:23:47

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: North and South America Solar Photovoltaic Market Outlook to 2030 - Installed Capacity, Market Size, Risk Analysis, Market Saturation and Company Profiles http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/solar_power/north_south_america_solar_photovoltaic_market_outlook_2030_installed_capacity_market_size_risk_analysis_market_saturation_company_profiles.html North and...

2014-04-22 12:31:41

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Bone Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/bone_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.html Bone Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Bone Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Bone Cancer clinical trial scenario. This report...


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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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