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New Model Accurately Describes Migratory Animals’ Extinction Risk
2011-11-17 04:14:41

Predicting the risk of extinction is a complicated task, especially for species that migrate between breeding and wintering sites. Researchers at the University of Georgia and Tulane University have developed a mathematical model that may make such predictions more accurate. Their work appears in the early online edition of the Royal Society journal Biology Letters. "The concern is that for a lot of species, we don't know very much about their wintering grounds," said Richard Hall,...

2011-07-19 09:40:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, energy and trading professionals will be able to immerse themselves in the latest electronic trading tools and test their skills using the most realistic trading simulations available as three of the leading names in energy markets and education -- Tulane University, CME Group and Energy Management Institute (EMI) -- team up for a new series of professional training courses. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110719/NY37583LOGO )...

2011-04-15 09:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2011, /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly every Sunday, Tulane medical school students gather at Ozanam Inn, a homeless shelter in downtown New Orleans, where they conduct a clinic for the homeless. The doctors-to-be learn "bedside manner" and other skills, while providing basic care to people who have been forgotten by many. View the Video: http://tulane.edu/empowers/messages.cfm The clinic was founded by Adam Johnson, a third-year student in the Tulane combined MD/MPH...

2011-04-07 14:17:00

LAFAYETTE, La., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced that David H. Welch, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and Kenneth H. Beer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium in New York at the Sheraton Hotel at 9:10 a.m. eastern time on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. A live webcast will be available in the "Event" section of the company's website,...

2011-04-01 08:15:00

HOUSTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE: CRR) announced today that its management will present at the 15th Annual BURKENROAD REPORTS Investment Conference, being held at The New Orleans Sheraton Hotel, on April 15, 2011. Ernesto Bautista, III, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Mark Thomas, Senior Financial Analyst, are scheduled to present at 10:30 a.m. Central Time. A copy of the presentation will be available in the Investor Relations section on the...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.