Latest Urchin Stories

2011-10-03 07:00:00

ivantage, the search marketing and web analytics specialist and long-term Google Certified Partner, has become one of the first in a wave of authorized resellers for Google Analytics Premium - the enterprise web analytics solution from Google, launched on 29th September 2011. London, UK (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 ivantage, the search marketing and web analytics specialist and long-term Google Certified Partner, has become one of the first in a wave of authorized resellers for Google Analytics...

2010-12-23 08:10:00

To survive in a tumultuous environment, sea urchins literally eat through stone, using their teeth to carve out nooks where the spiny creatures hide from predators and protect themselves from the crashing surf on the rocky shores and tide pools where they live. The rock-boring behavior is astonishing, scientists agree, but what is truly remarkable is that, despite constant grinding and scraping on stone, urchin teeth never, ever get dull. The secret of their ever-sharp qualities has puzzled...

2010-01-11 06:40:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Embark on a magical adventure with a spirited street urchin and her group of adventuresome friends in "Stones of Power" (published by AuthorHouse), the new fantasy fiction for young adults by Mira Singer. When Kit, a simple street urchin living on the dark, dangerous streets of 19th-century London, picks up a stone with a strange sign carved into it, she is flung headlong into an unbelievable world full of magic and secrets. There she meets myriad...

2009-06-10 11:08:32

German scientists have cataloged the sea urchin axial complex, an internal structure with undetermined function. The researchers at the Charite University of Medicine in Berlin said the research shows within that group of marine invertebrates there exists a structural evolutionary interdependence of various internal organs. The finding, the scientists said, demonstrates the approach of combining all structural data available on a given organ in combination with a broad taxonomic coverage can...

2008-08-28 15:00:38

SmarterTools announces the release of SmarterStats 4.x. SmarterStats provides Web site statistics, custom reports, data mining, geographic mapping, spider and bot detection, an industry-leading Web interface with Silverlight(TM) dynamic charting, and more. Understand Spider, Bot and Real Visitor Traffic Version 4.x easily differentiates spider and bot traffic generated by search engines and other automated sources from actual user visits--a feature unavailable in conventional...

2005-11-14 06:50:00

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google Inc. plans to give away a set of analytic tools allowing Web developers, administrators and advertisers to fine-tune their sites including advertising, the Web search leader said on Sunday. The tools are intended to address a key aspect of successful Web sites, which is the ability to track user behavior to determine which features keep visitors on the site and which ones make them click away. Google Analytics can be used by Web site builders to figure out what...

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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'