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2009-12-15 09:02:14

Ranging from mosses to eels, spanning four continents and two oceans, these discoveries add to the family tree of life on Earth In 2009, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences added 94 new relatives to our family tree. The new species include 65 arthropods, 14 plants, eight fishes, five sea slugs, one coral, and one fossil mammal. They were described by two dozen Academy scientists along with several dozen international collaborators. Proving that there are still plenty of places...

2009-09-29 07:30:00

SHENYANG, China, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NF Energy Saving Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: NFEC; "NF Energy"), a Chinese leader in energy-efficient flow control systems, today announced the Company has delivered an energy-efficient flow control system valued at US$900,000 to Yunnan Amojiang Power Plant. Yunnan Amojiang Power Plant is a hydro power plant with design capacity of 99MW of generation capacity. Its total investment is RMB761 million (US$111.4 million). Mr. Li...

2009-06-09 08:00:00

KUNMING, China, June 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The 17th Kunming Import & Export Fair and The 2nd South Asian Countries Commodity Fair, which are sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, have drawn the curtain on June 6, 2009, at the Kunming International Convention and Exhibition Center. Meanwhile, GMS Economy Corridor Week was also held by the Ministry of Commerce, People's Government of Yunnan Province, Asian Development Bank. Holding so many events...

2009-05-21 12:45:00

A U.N. report said Thursday that a dam-building spree in China poses the greatest threat to the future of the already beleaguered Mekong, one of the world's major rivers and a key source of water for the region, The Associated Press reported. Eight dams are being constructed on the upper half of the Mekong as it passes through high gorges of Yunnan Province. The U.N. report said the newly completed Xiowan Dam is the world's tallest at 958 feet high and has a storage capacity equal to all the...

2009-04-03 06:58:00

NEW YORK, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Immtech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: IMM) announced today that it has made an investment in Gold Avenue Ltd., a privately-held Hong Kong company with interests in tin production in China. Gold Avenue is invested in a joint venture to produce tin products from large tin tailing sites located in Yunnan, China. Tailings are refuse or dross that collects after ore is mined. Yunnan Tin Group ("YTG") is a large producer of tin in the world. A...

2009-02-09 14:02:14

China has experienced success in rebuilding the population of a rare snub-nosed monkey, government officials say. The number of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys in their primary habitat -- southwestern China's Baima Snow Mountain Nature Reserve -- has risen from about 500 in 1983 to about 1,300 today, Xinhua reported. Overall, there are about 2,000 of the monkeys in China. Xie Hongfang, chief of the reserve's administration bureau, said Monday the increase was attributable to the steady...

2008-10-20 15:00:23

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Metal man industry is available in its catalogue. China Non-Ferrous Metal Industry Report, 2008 http://www.reportlinker.com/p095618/China-Non-Ferrous-Metal-Industry-Report-2008.html At present, China's non-ferrous metal industry has a momentum of a slowdown growth after years of rapid growth. The reasons for the slower growth in the industry are as follows. Firstly, China's non-ferrous metal production and...

2008-10-10 09:00:19

2nd Ld-Writethru: Herbal injections recalled after three deaths, no toxins found in samples HARBIN/KUNMING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- No toxins were found in two batches of the "ciwujia" herbal injections believed to have recently killed three people in southwest China's Yunnan Province, local authorities said on Thursday in Kunming. Experts dispatched by the Ministry of Health tested 180 samples from batches 2007121511 and 2007122721 of "Ciwujia Injection" but found no toxins, such as rodent...

2008-09-30 09:45:00

China finds 14,000-km underground rivers in rock desert areas BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- A newly conducted geological survey has found more than 3,000 underground rivers with a total length of 14,000 kilometers in southwest China's rock desert areas. A latest report released by the China Geological Survey showed that these underground rivers collect water from a combined area of 300,000 square kilometers, with an annual runoff of 47 billion cubic meters, equivalent to that of the Yellow...

2008-09-30 06:00:27

Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website Hanoi (VNA) -Four Vietnamese northern border provinces have signed minutes of their joint working groups' first meeting with a neighbouring Chinese province, pledging to increase cross-border cooperation. The joint working groups from the Vietnamese border provinces of Lao Cai, Ha Giang, Lai Chau and Dien Bien and the Chinese province of Yunnan held their first meeting in Sa Pa resort, Lao Cai, on Sept. 26-29 with a...

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2012-06-15 04:56:02

Symbol: LUIN6 Group: Dicot Family: Rubiaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Rubiales Family   Rubiaceae – Madder family Genus   Luculia Sweet –...

2012-06-18 09:19:16

Symbol: BAYU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Vine Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2011-04-11 15:10:03

Yunnanosaurus, meaning "Yunnan lizard," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early to Mid Jurassic Period. This was perhaps one of the last living prosauropods of the time. It was discovered by Yang Zhongjian in the Lufeng Formation of Yunnan, China. The find consisted of twenty incomplete skeletons, including two skulls, and were excavated by Tsun Yi Wang. The type species, Y huangi, was named by C.C. Young in 1942, and created the family Yunnanosauridae based on the findings as a...

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Word of the Day
  • 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.'