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2014-07-08 08:25:34

SAN FRANCISCO and SYDNEY, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Krux (www.krux.com), the global technology leader in cloud-based data management, has opened its first international research and development (R&D) center in Sydney to expand the company's engineering capabilities and address the needs of a 24/7 marketplace. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/NY59467LOGO The new R&D center will be strategically located in Sydney, Australia's hub for high-tech business growth...

2014-07-07 12:27:05

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of Virtuoso®'s eighth annual Travel Dreams Survey show that wish-lists of the world's best travelers reach far beyond the norm, with responses like "taking a world cruise" and "calling on all seven continents" serving as potential next trips for these upscale globetrotters. Virtuoso, the international luxury network of travel advisors known for creating exceptional experiences, reveals the full survey results in the July/August issue of...

2014-07-07 12:24:18

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccineshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/marketview_ross_river_virus_vaccines.html Ross River Virus (RRV) is a mosquito-borne alphavirus (Togaviridae) mainly indigenous to Australia and the Western Pacific region. Infection with the virus can cause joint pain (polyarthritis/arthralgia) in humans which is reported to persist from between 3...

2014-07-07 12:22:10

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Water Networks: Opportunities in network efficiency optimisationhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/water/smart_water_networks_opportunities_network_efficiency_optimisation.html Overview- Help utilities save water and moneyAccording to a report by Sensus, utilities could save up to $12.5 billion by implementing smart water systems, so there are huge opportunities for...

2014-07-07 10:09:09

Monash University The equivalent of one-third of Melbourne’s water use could be saved each year through the implementation of efficiency measures that deal with climate change, according to a new study. Researchers at the Monash Sustainability Institute analysed the water-saving potential of 74 options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions identified in ClimateWorks Australia’s award-winning Low Carbon Growth Plan for Australia.  The research was published this week in...

2014-07-07 08:23:48

Natcore Australia Would Produce Solar Cells and Panels RED BANK, N.J., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Having signed a Memorandum of Understanding in September 2013, Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) and the Australian group Denzo Pty Limited have begun planning for Natcore Australia, a joint venture that would produce solar cells and solar panels in Australia, with Australia as the headquarters for this activity. The joint venture would move initially with currently...

2014-07-06 23:02:27

The independent authority on search vendors in Australia, topseos.com.au, has named Web Marketing Experts as the best search engine optimization service in Australia for July 2014. (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 topseos.com.au has named Web Marketing Experts the best SEO company in Australia for July 2014. Web Marketing Experts was selected due to their remarkable performance in the genuine evaluation process. While there are thousands of companies competing to be the best, the rankings consist of...

2014-07-05 23:02:01

topseos.com.au releases ratings of 10 best web design services in Australia for July 2014 (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 The independent authority on search vendors in Australia, topseos.com.au, has named the top web design firms in the online marketing industry for the month of July 2014. Various firms are put through an in-depth examination of their solutions to ensure only the absolute best competing firms are featured each month. The rankings are produced by the independent research team...

2014-07-03 23:09:45

Finding a campervan company to rent from in Australia just got easier now that eCampervanhire.com.au, an independent review and comparison site, has debuted offering a list of all active companies. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Making a decision about who to rent a campervan from in Australia can be a very important one. Not only is there the price of the rental to consider, but no one wants to see their holiday or trip ruined by ending up stuck with a campervan that doesn't live up to their...

2014-07-02 23:00:19

DAE Launches ‘Award of Excellence’ Initiative Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Award-winning vacation exchange provider, DAE, has this week launched the DAE ‘Award of Excellence’ initiative to recognize and reward excellent customer service across its exchange resorts. The program has commenced across resorts in Australia and New Zealand for the initial pilot, with plans to roll it out to DAE’s resort partners across the globe. Launching the initiative from the company’s...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog, Litoria fallax
2014-05-26 10:53:47

The Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria fallax) is a small and very common tree frog located on the eastern coast of Australia, from around Cairns, Queensland, to around Ulladulla, New South Wales. Individuals of this species are often found somewhere else, having been accidentally relocated by transported fruit boxes. Confirmed sightings of breeding pairs have confirmed their survival in Victoria’s cooler climate. This is a small species; the females can reach a maximum size of 25 to 30...

Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus
2014-05-24 17:24:24

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the marsupial anteater, banded anteater, or the walpurti, is a marsupial that can be found in Western Australia. This species once held a large range but it is now fragmented and limited to only a few small spots in Australia. It once resided in many habitats, but now it can only be found in eucalypt forests. Europeans first discovered this species in 1831, when Robert Dale led an expedition through the Avon Valley. George Robert Waterhouse...

Eastern Quoll, Dasyurus viverrinus
2014-05-19 12:50:49

The eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus), or the eastern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range once included mainland Australia, but it is still common on Tasmania. This species is one of six living quoll species and was named for its ferret-like appearance. George Shaw, who classified it with possums in the Didelphis genus, first discovered it in 1800. Male eastern quolls reach an average body length of 23.6 inches and weight of 2.8 pounds. This...

Northern Quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus
2014-05-19 11:54:09

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), known by many other names including the satanellus and the northern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range extends from southeast Queensland to the Pilbara region in Western Australia. It prefers to reside in open rocky ranges and eucalypt forest. The northern quoll is the smallest of all Australian quoll species, with females reaching an average body length between 9.8 and 12.2 inches with a weight of up to...

Monterey Pine, Pinus radiata
2014-04-27 08:44:45

Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata) is native to the Central coast of California and Mexico primarily the Guadalupe and Cedros Islands. The Monterey pine is planted extensively in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Kenya, and South Africa. The Monterey pine is closely related to the Bishop and Knobcone pine. The Monterey pine is a short to medium tree growing from 49-98 feet tall with some growing to 200 feet tall in perfect growing conditions. The crown is rounded with...

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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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