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2010-11-27 15:40:00

Researchers at the Spanish Oceanographic Institute (IEO) have taken a new step towards achieving the domestication of bluefin tuna. A dozen juveniles have been adapted to the captivity in land based facilities, something that had already been successfully achieved in Japan, Australia and the USA in other species of tuna.Research scientists Fernando de la Gándara and Aurelio Ortega, along with technicians Juan Ram³n Prieto and Javier Viguri from the tuna culture team at the IEO, have...

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2010-06-09 07:35:00

Transportation engineering PhD student Zhixia Li was attracted to the University of Cincinnati because of the real-world education and experience the university provides. In return, he's headed a real-world project that every driver can relate to. It's a project on which he has presented and published nationally, and it looks at what he calls the "yellow light dilemma." Are you, as a driver, more likely to stop or to speed through a yellow light? Here's what he found when conducting research,...

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2010-05-03 09:26:45

Ever since Darwin, researchers have tried to explain the enormous diversity of plumage color traits in birds. Now researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are adding something new to this particular field of research, which is so rich in tradition, by demonstrating how a bird can become red instead of yellow. Sixteen years ago, Malte Andersson, a professor at the University of Gothenburg, published the book Sexual Selection, which analyzed how animals use behavioral signals,...

2010-02-06 06:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Phytonutrient Report was originally issued October 14, 2009, by Nutrilite, based upon an analysis completed by Exponent. Exponent has since revised its analysis, resulting in an updated version of America's Phytonutrient Report. The conclusion of both reports - that, on average, eight out of 10 Americans have a phytonutrient gap, as described in the report - remains the same. Some of the original report's statistics, which...

2009-11-16 10:16:50

Researchers find that nutrition is crucial to the most desirable complexion Researchers from the universities of Bristol and St. Andrews in the UK have found that the color of a person's skin affects how healthy and therefore attractive they appear, and have found that diet may be crucial to achieving the most desirable complexion. The work will be published in the December issue of Springer's International Journal of Primatology. Using specialist computer software, a total of 54 Caucasian...

2009-10-21 03:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX) today announced the introduction of a Modular Multi-Wavelength laser photocoagulator solution, which will be featured at the 2009 American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in San Francisco. "Our new Modular Multi-Wavelength solution allows us to compete in the multi-wavelength photocoagulator market segment with a flexible, reliable, and cost-effective solid-state system," commented Theodore A....

2009-08-13 12:40:00

Walking outdoors in the fall, the splendidly colorful leaves adorning the trees are a delight to the eye. In Europe these autumn leaves are mostly yellow, while the United States and East Asia boast lustrous red foliage. But why is it that there are such differences in autumnal hues around the world? A new theory provided by Prof. Simcha Lev-Yadun of the Department of Science Education- Biology at the University of Haifa-Oranim and Prof. Jarmo Holopainen of the University of Kuopio in Finland...

2009-05-15 13:42:00

Shareholders are Urged to Vote their YELLOW proxy, FOR the Election of Two Highly Qualified and Independent Directors to the Biovail Board TORONTO, May 15 /PRNewswire/ - The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail today said that Biovail Corporation (NYSE:BVF) (TSX:BVF) continues to mislead its shareholders by making the focal point of this dispute Mr. Melnyk. The requisition was simply about governance reform and has already been a catalyst to governance improvements at Biovail (as...

2009-03-12 09:00:00

BEIJING, March 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com ( http://www.himfr.com/hot-products/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, reports on 2009 spring and summer fashion colours. Blue Colour Series For 2009 spring and summer, blue seems to have increased in popularity -- from water blue ( http://www.chinaqualitycrafts.com/buy-water_blue/ ) and dark blue to indigo ( http://www.chinaqualitycrafts.com/buy-indigo/ ). Also,...

2009-03-10 15:01:45

Montana State University scientists say they have discovered an alga in Yellowstone National Park that can chemically modify arsenic. Professor Tim McDermott, who led the study, said the one-celled alga -- called Cyanidioschyzon -- thrives in extremely toxic conditions and chemically modifies arsenic that occurs naturally around the park's hot springs. The researchers said the alga, a single algae, might be used someday to help reclaim arsenic-laden mine waste as well as in creating safer...


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Yellow-tipped Tigertail, Choristhemis flavoterminata
2013-07-30 13:52:06

The yellow-tipped tigertail (Choristhemis flavoterminata) is species of dragonfly that is native to Queensland, Australia. This species prefers to reside in warm, moist habitats near bodies of water like rivers. The yellow-tipped tigertail reaches an average body length of 1.8 inches and holds a long, thin abdomen. The end of the body holds a bright yellow spot and the wings are light brown in color with a brown spot. Larvae are described as slightly hairy and are light brown or gray in...

Yellow-headed Caracara, Milvago chimachima
2012-12-28 12:54:53

The Yellow-headed Caracara is a bird of prey belonging to the Falconidae family. It’s found in tropical and subtropical South America and the southern part of Central America. Not like falcons in the same family, the caracara is not a fast-flying aerial hunter, but it is rather sluggish and often gets food by scavenging. The caracara is 16 to 18 inches long and weighs 11.5 ounces on average. Just like many other birds of prey, the females are larger than the males, weighing 11 to 13...

Yellow-footed Rock Wallaby, Petrogale xanthopus
2012-10-27 16:07:37

The yellow-footed rock wallaby (Petrogale xanthopus) is a marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range includes eastern areas of Australia, western areas of New South Wales, northwestern Victoria, and a few areas of Queensland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas, where it is safer than other species of wallaby from predators. It can reach an average height of 23.6 inches and a weight between 15.4 and 28.7 pounds. It is typically greyish brown in color with a yellow tail, feet, and...

Yellow-Nosed Cotton Rat, Sigmodon ochrognathus
2012-07-20 10:57:52

The yellow-nosed cotton rat (Sigmodon ochrognathus) has a range that extends from eastern Sierra Madre Occidental into the central areas of Durango. Its western range includes western Coahuila, located in Mexico, and it occurs from New Mexico to Arizona. It has a fragmented range in the deserts of Mesa del Norte, located in Trans-Pecos Texas. The yellow-nosed cotton rat appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern”. Image Caption: Picture of a Sigmodon...

Yellow-winged Bat, Lavia frons
2012-05-23 13:48:28

The yellow-winged bat (Lavia frons) is a species of false vampire bat. It can be found in Africa, and its range consists of much of mid-Africa including Benin, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, and Zambia. It will roost in many habitats at elevations less than 6,561 feet. It prefers to roost near bodies of water in acacia trees and thorn bushes, but it may be seen roosting in buildings or tree hollows. It will have two roosts...

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omphalos
  • 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.
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