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Two New Alligator Snapping Turtle Species Announced Some

Two New Alligator Snapping Turtle Species Announced, Some Face Localized Risks

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal Zootaxa reveals that the alligator snapping turtle is actually three different species – not one as previously thought. The report also indicated that...

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2013-10-01 12:22:57

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, POWER magazine selects the most noteworthy coal-fired power plants worldwide to be designated Top Plants. Winning plants are profiled in the October issue, and awards are presented at the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition being held in New Orleans, April 1-3, 2014. This year's award-winning coal-fired Top Plants are: Cliffside Steam Station Unit 6, Cliffside, North Carolina. Development of this supercritical plant entailed...

2013-05-15 08:33:31

MONTREAL, May 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Imaflex Inc. ("Imaflex" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the development of a new agriculture mulch film to prevent citrus greening, a bacterial disease that has been damaging and destroying citrus crops throughout the United States and other citrus growing nations. The film was developed in consultation with the University of Florida (UFL-IFAS), who sought out Imaflex for developing a non-chemical solution for citrus greening. The...

Record Giant Burmese Python Caught In Florida
2012-08-15 05:50:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Florida's infestation of the Giant Burmese python species has gained even more ground this week, as scientists announced a record has been set in the state for the alien snake species. The biggest Burmese python ever caught in the Florida wilderness has been reported in the Everglades, measuring 17-feet, 7-inches. The snake weighs 165 pounds and was found in Everglades National Park, according to the University of Florida....

Earth-like Planets May Be Scarce In Systems With Hot Jupiters
2012-05-08 12:54:38

Solar systems that have “hot Jupiter-type” planets closely orbiting host stars likely do not have Earth-like planets neighboring them, according to a new study by researchers from University of Florida (UF), Fermilab, and Carnegie Institution. “Hot Jupiters” are giant planets that are roughly the size of Jupiter but orbit more closely to their parent stars, making them much hotter than Earth or Jupiter, according to Eric Ford, researcher at UF. These planets have...

What Color Do Flies Like Best?
2012-02-16 08:17:27

[ Watch the Video ] Scientists have created a new type of housefly control device that has proven most effective in killing an insect that carries as many as 100 types of germs, researchers from the University of Florida (UFL) announced Wednesday. Flies have been known to spread diseases such as dysentery, typhoid fever and cholera, and they are often the first pests to occur in abundance when infrastructure is disrupted due to war or natural disasters, such as hurricanes or tsunamis....

2010-02-09 13:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference today at Rosen Shingle Creek, UFL Commissioner Michael Huyghue announced Jay Gruden as Head Coach of the Florida Tuskers. Gruden previously served as Offensive Coordinator for the Tuskers. The Tuskers finished the season with a 6-1 record and an appearance in the UFL's Championship Game. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090608/NY29275LOGO ) "Jay Gruden was the natural choice as the next head coach of the Florida...

2009-12-02 13:10:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Football League announced today that Florida Tuskers QB Brooks Bollinger was selected as the 2009 Motorola Season MVP and Florida Tuskers Head Coach Jim Haslett was chosen as the 2009 Men's Wearhouse Coach of the Year. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090608/NY29275LOGO ) Despite falling short of a perfect season with a loss in the Championship Game, the Florida Tuskers, led by Coach Haslett and Bollinger, had an...

2009-11-20 17:05:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As the United Football League's "Premiere" season is coming to a close, the League announced today that its season-end recognition awards will be determined by the fans through online voting and texting. The UFL's Championship Game, featuring the Florida Tuskers and the Las Vegas Locos, will be held on November 27th in Las Vegas at Noon PST. The UFL also announced that its fans will determine the Championship Game MVP using a text messaging...

2009-10-08 11:46:00

RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Football League announced today that FanHouse.com, http://www.fanhouse.com, AOL's flagship sports destination, will be the UFL's exclusive official digital media partner for the League's "Premiere" season. FanHouse editorial content will be included in all UFL websites and other UFL digital media. In addition, FanHouse will provide editorial coverage of the UFL on FanHouse.com. (Logo:...

2009-10-02 14:02:00

RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Football League officially unveiled its helmet art, which features the teams' primary logos, today for its four franchises - the California Redwoods, Florida Tuskers, Las Vegas Locomotives and New York Sentinels. The UFL kicks off its "Premiere" season on Thursday, October 8th, at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas where the Locos host the Redwoods. Photos of the logos accompany this press release and additional information about the logo...