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2014-03-31 12:29:56

LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Traditional Wound Management Market to 2019 - Cost Sensitivity Spurs Adoption in Emerging Markets, as Uptake of Advanced Wound Management Products Limits Growth in Developed Economies Traditional Wound Management Market to 2019 - Cost Sensitivity Spurs Adoption in Emerging Markets, as Uptake of Advanced Wound Management Products Limits Growth in Developed Economies SummaryGBI...

2014-03-31 08:29:05

MELBOURNE, Australia, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prana Biotechnology (ASX:PBT/NASDAQ:PRAN) has today released the top line results of the 12-month Phase II Imaging trial in Alzheimer's Disease ("IMAGINE" Trial), based on draft results. Prana's PBT2 did not meet its primary endpoint of a statistically significant reduction in the levels of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of prodromal/mild Alzheimer's disease patients, as measured using PiB-PET Standardized Uptake Value...

2014-03-31 08:22:46

TSXV Trading Symbol: "MLR" TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Melior Resources Inc. (TSXV: "MLR") ("Melior" or the "Corporation"), a Tier 1 Investment Issuer listed on the TSX Venture Exchange ("Exchange"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a share sale and purchase agreement dated as of March 31, 2014 (the "Share Purchase Agreement") with respect to the acquisition (the "Proposed Transaction") of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Belridge Enterprises Pty Ltd...

2014-03-29 23:21:41

SugarMomma.com.au is the new online dating website that connects younger men with older women and helps develop loving and beneficial relationships between men and women. (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Men and women in Australia who are looking for a special someone to fill their lives with love and romance can now take advantage of this new online dating platform - SugarMomma.com.au. The website importantly connects younger men with older women, and it is being considered as a genuine way for...

2014-03-28 16:21:22

TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) announces that it has filed its Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2013. The Annual Information Form can be accessed under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com and on the Company's website at www.mandalayresources.com. Mandalay has also filed updated National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") compliant technical reports documenting its recent work at its...

2014-03-27 23:26:27

Breakout mobile app discovery tool TAPPD teams up with Macworld/iWorld for a chance to win a trip to Australia and an exhibitor space at Macworld/iWorld 2015. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Australian mobile start-up TAPPD is excited to announce the 2014 ‘TAPP & WIN’ Challenge. A competition for both exhibiting app developers as well as conference attendees, the ‘TAPP & WIN’ Challenge at Macworld/iWorld was created to help attendees discover the best apps...

2014-03-27 23:02:26

Though wool is still the larger product segment, over the past five years many sheep farmers have shifted production in favour of meat processing. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Sheep Farming industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Operators in the Sheep Farming industry in Australia have faced mixed conditions over the past five years. According to IBISWorld industry analyst Brooke Tonkin, “waning industry...

2014-03-26 23:26:07

BitRocket – a newcomer to the Bitcoin ATM industry has stolen the march on Bitcoin ATM Goliath ‘Australian Bitcoin ATMs’ and is rolling out a further 20 machines across Australia. Buying bitcoin now takes 15 seconds instead of days. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 BitRocket Capital wins the race against fierce competition to launch the first Bitcoin ATM in Sydney, allowing the public to change the Aussie dollar into Bitcoin in just 15 seconds. Those curious to experiment...

2014-03-26 12:21:09

NOWRA, New South Wales, Australia, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maritime Helicopter Support Company (MHSCo) -- a Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin joint venture company -- today broke ground to build the maintenance and warehouse facilities that will provide Through Life Support logistics services for the Royal Australian Navy's new fleet of 24 MH-60R SEAHAWK(®) helicopters. Once completed in early 2015, the two buildings, totaling more than 11,400 square meters (120,000 square...

2014-03-26 12:20:40

CANBERRA, Australia, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) have signed a strategic alliance to conduct collaborative research in a range of advanced defence technologies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at http://images.defence.gov.au/S20140712. The agreement was signed today in Canberra by Northrop...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

Brumby
2014-04-03 12:32:21

The Brumby is feral horse that is found roaming free in Australia, with the largest population located in the Northern Territory. This breed is descended from horses that were released or escaped confinement during the early days of settlement in Australia. There are many theories about the origin of its name including one that suggests it is derived from the Aboriginal word baroomby, which means wild in the Pitjara Indigenous Australians’ language. Another theory suggests that the breed...

Australian Pony
2014-04-01 13:16:49

The Australian Pony is a breed of pony from Australia. Australia had no native horses or ponies before settlers from other nations arrived. All horses that now live in Australia were bred from imported breeds. In 1788 nine horses were brought to Australia from South Africa and Timor Ponies came from Indonesia in 1803. These two breeds of horses produced the Australian Pony breed. Other breeds like the Welsh Mountain Pony, Hackney pony, Arabian, Shetland Pony, Highland Pony, Connemara Pony,...

BMC models Morris Major I and II
2014-01-31 11:11:31

The British Motor Corporation (BMC), based in Australia, was an automobile manufacturer that began in 1954 from a merger of the Austin Motor Company and Nuffield Pty Ltd. Austin Motor Company bought Ruskin Body Works in 1949 and used the factory to produce pick-up and tourer bodies. Nuffield opened a 57-acre facility to assemble Morris Minor and Morris Oxford models in 1950. In 1954 a merger between the two companies formed BMC and used the Nuffield facility located in Victoria Park to...

Centralian Tree Frog, Litoria gilleni
2013-10-18 11:18:17

The Centralian Tree Frog (Litoria gilleni) is a large species of tree frog endemic to a small area in central Australia. It is closely related to the Australian Green Tree Frog (L. caerulea), and looks much alike it in appearance. As a large tree frog, it reaches a length of 3.1 inches in the females and 2.4 inches in the males. The dorsal surface is green or olive green, while the ventral surface is white. A large fold covers the top part of the tympanum, which is visible. The toe pads...

Dainty Green Tree Frog, Litoria gracilenta
2013-10-09 11:31:55

The Dainty Green Tree Frog (Litoria gracilenta), known also as the Graceful Tree Frog, is a tree frog that is native to eastern Queensland, and north-eastern New South Wales, Australia. It ranges from northern Cape York in Queensland to Gosford in New South Wales, with a small and most likely introduced population in Hornsby Heights in Sydney. It is the faunal emblem of the City of Brisbane. It is a slender and medium sized frog, reaching a length of 1.8 inches. It features a rich green...

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