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2014-08-11 12:29:19

PERTH, Australia, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agworld, Australia's leading information management and cloud collaboration software for the agricultural industry, today announced it raised an AU $6 million Series C round of financing led by Reed Elsevier Ventures with participation from existing Agworld investor, Yuuwa Capital. The funding, which brings the company's total equity raised to AU $12 million, will be used to support its expansion into the North American agricultural...

2014-08-11 08:21:03

Company Receives 3rd Purchase Order from Australia during Q2 and Q3 of 2014 ZANESVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, announced today that it has received its third purchase order totaling $471,000 for ECOTRAX®...

2014-08-09 23:03:09

Another online dating site has been launched at the beginning of 2014 only for Australia singles over 50. (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Successful Match Inc, the leading service provider and powering world’s senior dating sites, launched its new online dating website Over50dating.com.au at the beginning of 2014. The site caters to over 50 Australia singles who are finding love and relationship again, and aims to help them meet local senior singles online. Over 50 dating is quite different...

2014-08-08 23:01:02

Environmental criticism has prompted industry operators to develop greener packaging and minimise the use of PET resin. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Bottled Water Manufacturing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Operators in the Bottled Water Manufacturing industry in Australia have performed well over the past five years, as competition has increased following the introduction of private-label bottled...

2014-08-07 23:03:40

As exploration activity in shale and tight-resource plays emerges around the continent, Australia’s need for hydraulic fracturing services and technical expertise continues to grow. Hart Energy, in partnership with its new energy information franchise, Oil and Gas Investor Australia, is hosting the 2nd DUG Australia conference and exhibition scheduled for 26-28 August 2014 at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane, Queensland. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 As...

2014-08-07 12:32:57

CHICAGO and SYDNEY, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telstra will today launch new low latency connectivity to CME Group's Aurora data center, providing local financial services organisations with fast and reliable connectivity into other major financial centres including the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia. Matthew Lempriere, Telstra's Global Head of Financial Services Market Segment, said that the new Point of Presence (PoP) at CME Group's data...

2014-08-06 23:01:14

Industry players have been developing dietary supplements to offer alongside their traditional weight-loss services. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Weight Loss Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, more than 70.0% of Australian males and 56.2% of females are overweight or obese (Australian Health Survey 2011-12: 4364.0). For both health and cosmetic...

2014-08-06 16:22:21

PERTH, Australia, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESG Solutions, an industry leader in microseismic technology and services, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Australian operations through its partnership with Australian consulting agency, MiningOne. With this partnership, ESG has relocated staff experienced in array design, installation, advanced analysis and technical support from its Canadian headquarters to operate out of the MiningOne office in Perth, Australia....

2014-08-05 23:08:47

Foto Promos, Udesign Tours and partners announce an Australian Photo Safari giveaway. Pacific Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Foto Promos (http://www.fotopromos.com), a collective of Photographic Professionals offering time limited deals and exciting photographic giveaways today announced they’re giving away a two week Australian Photo Safari. The Foto Promos team is excited to present their inaugural promotion: a 14- day photographic tour throughout Australia. Foto Promos and their...

2014-08-05 17:20:56

Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve scientist helps lead study that will enhance insulin products and improve blood sugar control Since its landmark discovery in 1922, insulin has improved the health and extended the lives of more than 500 million people worldwide with diabetes mellitus. Yet the question of how this key hormone binds to its target cells in the body’s organs has posed an enduring scientific mystery. A global team of researchers from Cleveland,...


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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