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2014-08-05 23:00:58

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Commerce Department hosting the event. GILSUM, N.H. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Bill Whyte, CEO and founder of the W.S. Badger Co. Inc., a leader in the natural personal care category, will attend the first-ever U.S.-Africa Business Forum August 5, a day focused on trade and investment opportunities on the continent. Held at the Mandarin Oriental in the District of Columbia, the forum is part of President Obama’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the largest any U.S....

2014-06-25 23:06:19

Kent has been one of the most successful brush brands sold on Luxury Barber for the past year. Kent's popularity stems from its handmade luxury and quality badger hair. Hallandale Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Luxury Barber prides itself on choosing the best products that satisfy their customer’s every grooming need. Luxury Barber is honored to celebrate the first anniversary of carrying Kent, one of the most prestigious shaving brush brands available. Their site carries five...

Badger Social Networks And The Spread Of Bovine Tuberculosis
2013-10-22 04:31:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The social lives of badgers are related to their risk of infection with bovine tuberculosis (TB), according to a new study from the University of Exeter and the AHVLA's National Wildlife Management Center. "In wild animals, just as in humans, social networks are very important for disease transmission," said Robbie McDonald of the University of Exeter. "When management changes stable networks, the results for disease control are...

Badgers Responsible For Half Of Tuberculosis Found In Cattle
2013-10-11 13:47:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal PLoS Currents: Outbreaks suggests that badgers are responsible for a large number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in cattle in certain areas. Researchers estimate that badgers ultimately account for 52 percent of cattle TB in areas where prevalence in cattle is high. However, only around six percent of infected cattle catch TB from badgers; the remaining number of cases is a result of transmission of the...

2013-07-18 23:16:27

Wisconsin Badgers Partners with SequentialT to create an innovative fan engagement platform and capture data to better serve fans. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 The Wisconsin Badgers have partnered with SequentialT, a marketing/technology company that develops robust fan engagement platforms to enhance the fan experience and capture data for the Athletic Department. The program is currently being customized for the Badgers and will launch before the first football game in Camp...

2013-06-10 23:02:10

Natural sunscreen leader advocates for holistic and common sense approach to sun protection. GILSUM, N.H. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 W.S. Badger Company, leading maker of natural and organic personal care products, introduces the SLOW Sun movement, designed to make time in the sun fun and simple again. The SLOW Sun movement — inspired by the SLOW Food movement, which was founded to encourage families to slow down and enjoy real meals together again encourages people to slow down and take a...

2011-07-14 08:40:40

Localized badger culling in response to bovine tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks increases the risk of infection in nearby herds, according to a new analysis. The study, by researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling at Imperial College London, was published July 13 in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters. The findings come as the Government prepares to decide whether to license farmers to organize the widespread culling of badgers over areas of...

2010-03-25 15:01:00

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading provider of engineered lifting solutions including boom truck and rough terrain cranes, rough terrain forklifts, special mission oriented vehicles and specialized engineered trailers, today announced fourth quarter and full year 2009 results. Fourth Quarter 2009 EPS of $0.34 per share For the fourth quarter of 2009, the Company reported net income of $3.8 million, or $0.34 per share,...

2010-02-11 08:20:03

Badger culling is unlikely to be a cost-effective way of helping control cattle TB in Britain, according to research published today in PLoS ONE. The authors of the study, from Imperial College London and the Zoological Society of London, say their findings suggest that the benefits of repeated widespread badger culling, in terms of reducing the incidence of cattle TB, disappear within four years after the culling has ended. Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is a disease in cattle that has a serious...

Latest Badger Reference Libraries

Stink Badger, Mydaus
2013-01-01 15:02:03

The stink badger (Mydaus) is a genus of mammals that contains two species that are not true badgers. These belong in the skunk family Mephitidae. The two species within this genus are known as the Palawan stink badger and the Sunda stink badger, which is also known as the Teledu. These species can be found on the islands of the Malay Archipelago, including Java, Borneo, and Sumatra. The Palawan stink badger also appears on many small islands in its range and the Philippine island of Palawan,...

2007-01-22 16:38:59

The American Badger, Taxidea taxus, is a North American badger, somewhat similar in appearance to the European Badger. It is found in the western and central United States, northern Mexico and central Canada. This animal prefers dry open areas with deep soils that are easy to dig, such as prairie regions. In Mexico, this animal is sometimes called "tlacoyote". Anatomy The stocky body is flattened covered with shaggy grizzled fur, and the legs are short and powerful. The legs have...

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