Russian Bears team profile ahead of RWC 2015 Repechage match

first_imgTuesday Jul 29, 2014 Russian Bears team profile ahead of RWC 2015 Repechage match Learn more about the Russian Bears ahead of their all important Rugby World Cup 2015 Pool A qualifying match against Zimbabwe this coming weekend, in the town of Krasnoyarsk in Siberia. The winner gets a spot in the two-leg Repechage final for a place at the showpiece event next year.Saturday’s match will be the first ever meeting between the two sides, and will be refereed by Welshman Nigel Owens. The winner will face either Uruguay or Hong Kong, and the winner of that will qualify for Pool A in next year’s tournament, alongside Australia, England, Wales and Fiji.Russia vs Zimbabwe will be live streamed on the IRB website here. Kickoff is at 19:00 local time, 11:00am GMT. Uruguay vs Hong Kong takes place at 15:45 in Montevideo, 18:45 GMT.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Survival of antarctic soil metazoans at −80°C for six years

first_imgA sample of the liverwort Cephaloziella varians was collected on 1 January 1999 at Rothera Point on the Wright Peninsula, Adelaide Island, western Antarctic Peninsula and was partially dried and then frozen at −80°C. The sample was rapidly defrosted to c. 10°C after six years and two months of storage at this temperature. Nematodes, tardigrades and a bdelloid rotifer present in the sample were found to have survived. Of the 159 nematodes recovered from the sample, 49 (31%) were alive: of the tardigrades and rotifers, two of 15 (13%) and one of 48 (2%) had survived, respectively. A Chi-square test showed that there was a significant association between nematode taxon and survival: a greater proportion of Coomansus gerlachei individuals were alive than of Rhyssocolpus paradoxus. A Chi-square test also showed that there was a significant association between phylum and survival: a significantly greater proportion of nematodes or tardigrades were alive than of bdelloid rotifers. We conclude that Antarctic soil metazoans are capable of surviving long-term exposure to low sub-zero temperatures and that there may be taxon-specific effects of freezing on survival.last_img read more

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