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2011-02-21 04:12:00

AMSTERDAM, February 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and TAIR - The Arabidopsis Information Resource (http://www.arabidopsis.org/), announce their next step in interconnecting the diverse elements of scientific research. All articles on Elsevier's electronic platform SciVerse ScienceDirect ( http://www.sciverse.com/) that describe Arabidopsis genes and use AGI codes (e.g....


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Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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