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Diamantina

 

a river in east-central Australia (the state of Queensland). Length, about 750 km. It arises in the Selwyn range and flows to the southwest, cutting across the desert and semidesert plains of the Great Artesian Basin. It comes to an end near the settlement of Goyder’s Lagoon (the state of South Australia), disappearing in the sands.


Diamantina

 

a city in Brazil, located in the state of Minas Gerais. Population, 34,300 (1968). Diamantina is a highway junction and has a railroad station and an airport. It is a center of extraction of diamonds, gold, and rock crystal. In addition cotton and food are produced in Diamantina. An important trade center, Diamantina was founded at the beginning of the 18th century, when diamonds were discovered at the source of the Jequitinhonha River, not far from the city.

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3) Departamento de Agronomia, Universidade Federal dos Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri, 39100-000, Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
The UQ Diamantina Institute's Professor David Evans and a University College London Institute of Child Health team have analysed data from 6000 adolescents aged 14 and 16 and found that genetic variations associated with obesity risk could also predict binge-eating.
SYDNEY, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- US-Australian drug discovery company, Novogen (NRT:ASX; NVGN: NASDAQ), today announced that studies conducted at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (UQDI) revealed that experimental drug, Anisina, killed melanoma cells irrespective of their mutational status.
Born into a middle class family in Diamantina, Minas Gerais, JK was trained as a medical doctor.
Speaking at the Victorian Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) annual conference in Geelong, Ms Asher also announced the appointment of Diamantina Touring Company founder and operator Andrew Dwyer as the new Chairman of the Tourism Victoria Board.
At the edge of the plateau closest to Antarctica is the Diamantina trench, which sea floor mappers have found is as deep as 5,800 meters (19,000 feet), though it could be deeper in places that have not been measured.
In most places, depths range from about 6,560 feet to 13,120 feet, although the much deeper Diamantina trench edges the search area.
They prefer to visit Brasilia, Florianopolis, Fortaleza, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Sao Paulo, where tourists destinations like Amazonia, Chapada Diamantina National Park, Chapada dos Veadeiros, Fernando de Noronha, Ilha Grande, Iguacu Falls, Ilha do Marajo, Lencoise Maranhenses and Pantanal wetlands attract the tourists most.
HMA Ships Sydney, Darwin, Perth, Parramatta, Bundaberg, Diamantina and Huon.
1] The Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, [2] School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, and [3] School of Medicine, the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; [4] Department of Cardiology, Mater Adult Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; [5] Department of Cardiology, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; [6] School of Chemical Engineering, the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; [7] Chemical Pathology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; [8] current affiliation: Saliva Translational Research Group, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Woolloongabba, Australia.
Phenology of gallery and montane forest in the Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazit.
The Institute a joint venture between The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Queensland University of Technology's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Mater Research Institute and the Princess Alexandra Hospital Centre's for Health Research has been made possible through funding provided by the Australian and Queensland Governments, The Atlantic Philanthropies, UQ and QUT.