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Government of Madagascar and Coalition of Global Partners Launch Measles and Malaria Prevention Campaign

Bringing the Children of Madagascar a Healthier Future WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Madagascar, in collaboration with international partners, is launching a national health campaign to vaccinate more than 2.8 million children against measles and dis...

Family Prayer Candle Light Vigil for Life-Saving Rescue of 6-year-old 'Little Ambassador'

...ush, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and the Queen Mother of Swaziland and the current Ambassadors to the USA from Zambia, Lesotho, madagascar and Germany, has a life-threatening blood disorder which could be fatal if it continues to go untreated. The prayer vigil is sponsored by Greg Wims, T...

AMDL, Inc. Chairman & CEO Announces Expert Opinion on China's Economic Forecast

...l businesses in the United States and throughout the world in countries that include: Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Hungary, India, Korea, madagascar and Russia over the past 16 years. Throughout his professional career, as a senior international business executive and or as a member of the board of...

McDonald's(R) Encourages Kids to Take One Minute to Move It

...ew TV commercial featuring exclusive animation from DreamWorks. The safari-themed commercial features the hit theme song, "I Like to Move It" from the madagascar franchise and encourages kids to continue the adventure online at happymeal.com in North America and fun.mcdonalds.com in other areas of the world whe...

ASPB engages Latin America colleagues at Annual Meeting in Merida, Mexico June 22-25

...eridge A novel alpha-galactosidase from coffee is likely to control mannan fine structure in developing seeds.Justin Maresh Alkaloid biosynthesis in madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) Symposium VI: President's Symposium - Organizer: C. Robertson McClung, Dartmouth College. C. Robertson McClung ...

Uniting to Fight Malaria Around the World

...Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, chairman of the American Red Cross, who traveled to madagascar for the campaign. "We stand in solidarity with the President's Malaria Init...lped distribute more than 40,000 bed nets following devastating cyclones in madagascar and flooding in Sudan and Mexico. Later this year, the American Red Cro...

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...e mining operations and develop solid growth with profitable operations. MineCore's current business plan includes bringing its sapphire operations in madagascar into production through a strip mining operation in 2009 assuming successful completion of financing to sustain operations and administration costs. ...

Hissing cockroaches are popular, but they also host potent mold allergens

...ize, odd sounds and low-maintenance care have made madagascar hissing cockroaches popular educational tools and ...of the journal Mycoses. The natural life of the madagascar hissing cockroach, or Gromphadorhina portentosa, i...ctual bodies contain allergens. In the case of the madagascar hissing cockroaches, the most potent mold allergen...

Tree named in honor of Virginia Tech chemist David G.I. Kingston

... is principal investigator and group leader for a biodiversity utilization and conservation project that began in Suriname in 1993 and was extended to madagascar in 1998. This is not the first time Kingston has been honored with a plant naming. In 2001, a newly discovered South American tree of the genus Co...

Malaria No More and Sumitomo Chemical Help Protect 1.4 Million Kids from Malaria

... All Children Under 5 in madagascar to Sleep Under Bed Nets NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mala...up to contribute to the distribution of 1.4 million bed nets to children in madagascar between October 22-29. Led by the Malagasy government, the campaign will e...
Madagascar in Biological News

Chemist to donate potential pharmaceutical royalties to Madagascar

Blacksburg, Va. -- The National Institutes of Health has renewed a five-year research grant for a total of $2.5 million to an international biodiversity group lead by David G.I. Kingston, University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Virginia Tech. Kingston is known internationally for hi...

New population of highly threatened greater bamboo lemur found in Madagascar

Arlington, Virginia (July 22, 2008) Researchers in Madagascar have confirmed the existence of a population of greater bamboo lemurs more than 400 kilometers (240 miles) from the only other place where the Critically Endangered species is known to live, raising hopes for its survival. The disco...

New genus of self-destructive palm found in Madagascar

A gigantic palm that flowers itself to death and exists as part of an entirely unique genus has been discovered in Madagascar; its name will be published in the Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society on 17 January 2008. The mystery palm has a huge trunk which towers over 18m high and fan leaves ...

Healthy coral reefs of Madagascar resisting damage from climate change

Healthy coral reefs of Madagascar's northeast coast have so far resisted the damaging effects of warmer ocean temperatures attributed to global climate change, say scientists who recently studied the region. The survey of a previously unexplored region in March 2006 by scientists from Conservatio...

New theory on why male, female lemurs same size

...tions about the conditions where this strategy should be favored, so there are plenty of ways it can be tested." Dunham said she hopes to travel to madagascar within the next year to begin gathering data for a new project that will examine the impacts of climate change on lemur populations. Lemurs evolved...

Mites on hissing coackroach may benefit humans with allergies

...OLUMBUS, Ohio Tiny mites living on the surface of madagascar hissing cockroaches help decrease the presence of ...he current issue of the journal Symbiosis . he madagascar hissing cockroach, or Gromphadorhina portentosa, g...hat people sensitive to molds use care in handling madagascar hissing cockroaches. It turns out that not all ...

'Super reefs' fend off climate change, study says

...onservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems , provides additional evidence that globally important "super reefs" exist in the triangle from Northern madagascar across to northern Mozambique to southern Kenya and, thus, should be a high priority for future conservation action. Authors of the study include T...

Wildlife biologist named Roger Tory Peterson Medal recipient, speaker

...ocused on primates, protected areas, and other conservation issues. He has formally discovered several monkey species, and was honored for his work in madagascar in 2006 with the naming of a newly discovered species of mouse lemur. He has authored over 225 papers and eight books, including "Lemurs of Madagascar...

Tahitian vanilla originated in Maya forests, says UC Riverside botanist

...Vanilla planifolia and Vanilla odorata . V. planifolia is also the primary species cultivated for commercial vanilla, and is grown principally in madagascar and Indonesia. V. odorata has never been cultivated. Yet, even with this initial genetic data, the researchers faced a conundrum. They could fin...

New book further supports controversial theory of 'Man the Hunted'

...ry. An expert in the ecology and social structure of primates, Sussman does extensive fieldwork in primate behavior and ecology in Costa Rica, Guyana, madagascar and Mauritius. He is the author and editor of several books, including "The Origins and Nature of Sociality," "Primate Ecology and Social Structure," ...
Madagascar in Biological Technology

My-oh, it's BIO! Where sales hype and science collide

...as the red-and-white dragons that mark the Chinese section. Thankfully, Wisconsin appears to be the only "Core of Discovery." Until next year, and madagascar or Liechtenstein steal the idea. Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State...
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