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2010-11-26 13:10:00

Scientists have discovered a new species of cave fish which has developed without eyes or pigmentation in Indonesia's eastern Papua area. "This is, to our knowledge, the first cave fish that has been discovered in Papua," scientist Laurent Pouyaud told the AFP news agency. Pouyaud and a team of researchers from the Institute of Research and Development in southern France, studied underground rivers, caves and jungles in an isolated region of New Guinea island. A new species of frog that...

2010-11-10 11:24:00

CAIRNS, Australia and HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (IOC:POMSoX) today announced the closing of its previously announced public offerings of US$61 million aggregate principal amount of 2.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 and 2,434,735 million common shares at US$75 per share. The underwriters have exercised their option to purchase an additional $9 million aggregate principal amount of the notes and an additional 365,215 common shares...

2010-10-19 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for FCX, WLP, MDT, MTB, and EGO. To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts at http://www.iotogo.com/s/101910B (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX), WellPoint Inc....

2010-09-20 06:31:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE: PXP) ("PXP" or the "Company") announces today it and certain of its subsidiaries have executed an agreement with McMoRan Exploration Co. (NYSE: MMR) to divest PXP's interests in properties located in Gulf of Mexico shallow water for a combination of cash and stock. PXP will receive $75 million in cash and 51 million shares of McMoRan common stock in exchange for PXP's interests in all of its...

2010-06-01 01:07:00

JAYAPURA, Indonesia, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lake Sentani Festival (FDS) to be organized by the Jayapura district administration on 19 - 23 June 2010 will present various of Papua's enchanting potentials under the theme "Loving Culture For Our Future." "The theme motivates us to love human existence through efforts to strengthen culture by caring and preserving Papua's natural potentials, particularly the Lake Sentani community," Head of Jayapura district, Habel Melkias Suwae, said here...

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2010-05-17 13:10:00

An international team of researchers reported Monday on the discovery a new frog species found while camping in the Foja mountains of Indonesia. Herpetologist Paul Oliver spotted the frog sitting on a bag of rice in the campsite. Upon further inspection, the team discovered it to be an unknown type of long-nosed frog and dubbed it "Pinocchio." When the frog is calling, its nose points upward, but it deflates when the animal is less active. "We were sitting around eating...

2010-02-01 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for FCX, TXN, BP, ADP, and UNM. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/020110B (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX), Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE: TXN), BP plc (NYSE: BP), Automatic Data Processing,...

2010-01-08 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for FCX, KSS, MGM, RF, and PHM. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/010810B (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX), Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS), MGM Mirage (NYSE: MGM), Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE: RF),...

2009-11-17 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for FCX, FSLR, DO, SYMC, and NSM. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/111709B (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX), First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR), Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:...

2009-11-02 10:19:00

SPARKS, NV, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSXV: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has appointed Mr. John Marsden to the Board of Directors of Romarco. Mr. Marsden has twenty-seven years of broad international experience managing major, innovative, copper, gold, molybdenum and cobalt operations and projects worldwide. Mr. Marsden is president of Metallurgium, a company offering consulting services to the mining industry, established early in 2009. Prior to...


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2007-12-27 10:11:13

Southern Tailed Birdwing (Ornithoptera meridionalis), is the smallest species of butterfly in its genus. It is found in southern Papua New Guinea and in several areas along the south coast of Irian Jaya. It is strictly a lowland species, favouring primary rainforest. A very few specimens have also been collected at altitude in Irian Jaya, however these specimens were reared from immature stages and emerged crippled, suggesting that high altitude forests are not favoured habitats. Males...

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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