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2014-10-09 08:21:32

Global Efficiency Medal competition targets electric motors, which consume 40% of world's electricity WASHINGTON, Oct.

2014-10-08 12:27:59

Company further increases global manufacturing capabilities with production expansions of albumin in Australia and plasma intermediates in U.S.

2014-10-07 23:02:24

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “H1 Global LNG Liquefaction and Regasification Capacity Outlook – New Export and Import Facilities to Significantly Alter Global LNG Trade” to its store.

2014-10-07 23:01:52

Poor economic conditions, tightened consumer discretionary spending, heightened competitive pressures and falling retail prices have contained industry revenue growth.

2014-10-07 08:29:21

Funds to Be Used to Extend Commercial Efforts, Capitalize on Promising Patient Data KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct.

2014-10-06 23:01:40

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Australia Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store.

2014-10-06 20:20:28

CANBERRA, Australia, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today that Tony Marceddo has been named head of M5, within Northrop Grumman Australia.

2014-10-06 08:21:43

LISMORE, Australia, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cycclone Magnetic Engines Inc.

2014-10-05 23:00:29

Adverse weather has affected local supply and contributed to high levels of industry revenue volatility over the past five years.

2014-10-03 12:24:06

More Than 2,000 Athletes From Around the World -- Including Two Astronauts, an Italian Racecar Legend, an Olympic Speed Skating Gold Medalist, a former NFL defensive tackle...and an 84-year-old nun


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Poll Dorset
2014-10-27 11:20:12

The poll Dorset is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Australia and was developed to be purebred hornless breed. It was developed between 1937 and 1954 by introducing the poll gene into the Dorset Horn breed and back breeding until the bloodline was nearly one hundred percent Dorset Horn. This breed shares its name with the polled Dorset that was developed in the United States at the North Carolina State University in the 1950’s, but these two breeds are not the same. The poll...

Bellendena montana
2014-10-15 11:15:54

Bellendena montana is a low-growing species of shrub. This plant belongs to the Proteaceae family. The species may also be referred to as the Mountain Rocket. This multi-stemmed shrub only grows in high altitude subalpine and alpine regions in Australia. B. montana plants produce white flowers in the summer months and fall times produce red or yellow fruits. The species typically range in size growing between 10 to 70 inches tall and almost 40 inches in diameter. The plant produces thick,...

Telopea truncata
2014-10-14 11:32:45

Telopea truncata is a shrub or small tree species. The species may also be referred to commonly as the Tasmanian waratah. T. truncata belongs to the Proteaceae family. The plant can be found growing naturally only in Tasmania in Australia. The T. truncata species will typically grow to approximately 10 feet tall. The mulit-stemmed plant occasionally grows as a single stemmed plant, in which case it may grow as tall as 25 feet tall. The shrub blooms between November and February. The flower...

Banksia integrifolia
2014-10-09 11:32:47

Banksia integrifolia is commonly referred to as Coast Banksia. It is a species of tree that grows along the coast of eastern Australia. B. integrifolia is an extremely variable species. It is most often observed as a tree of up to 80 feet in height but in sheltered and undisturbed locations it can reach up to 110 feet. In areas of higher exposure it may grow as a smaller gnarled tree measuring no more than 15 feet. Interestingly, in areas of extreme exposure, such as on exposed coastal...

Alloxylon flammeum
2014-10-07 11:11:50

Alloxylon flammeum is a tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Queensland tree waratah or the Red silky oak. The medium-sized tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. A. flammeum may be found in northeastern Australia. Alloxylon flammeum can grow nearly 108 feet tall, although when cultivated it remains approximately 35 feet tall. The tree possesses a grey to brown bark and shiny, green leaves. The plant’s leaves typically measure 7.2 inches long. Between...

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