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2011-06-02 14:27:05

In just 10 weeks, a group of University of Arizona engineering students took five crates of surplus hardware and two heavy-duty test vehicles, which didn’t run, and mixed them with youthful enthusiasm, tenacity and many long hours to build a couple of robotic vehicles that recently drove themselves around UA’s test mine.

2011-05-26 08:15:00

TEMPE, Ariz., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Bear Mining Corp (OTCBB: BGBR), a U.S. based exploration company focused on the acquisition and exploration of gold and other precious commodity projects, is pleased to announce the appointment of Henry W. Konerko, Ph.D.

2011-01-17 07:15:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mercator Minerals Ltd. ("Mercator" or the "Company") (ML: TSX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark W. Distler, CPA., as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective January 15, 2011. Mr.

2010-12-30 14:11:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE: PXP) ("PXP") announces it has completed the divestment of its Gulf of Mexico shallow water shelf properties to McMoRan Exploration Co. (NYSE: MMR).

2010-12-16 07:00:00

CAIRNS, Australia and HOUSTON, Dec.

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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.

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.

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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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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