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2010-03-15 06:30:00

WOOD DALE, Ill., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR) today announced that it has been selected by Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast to design and manufacture composite flap track fairings for the wings of the new CSeries family of commercial aircraft.

2010-02-24 12:08:48

Irish hares are eighteen times more abundant in areas managed by the Irish Coursing Club (ICC) than at similar sites in the wider countryside a recent study by Queen's University Belfast has shown.

2010-02-23 14:36:02

Global chemical companies could release at least one billion Euro in cash flow if they increase their sustainability performance.

2010-02-12 09:35:00

Researchers at Queen's University have helped produce a new archaeological tool which could answer key questions in human evolution.

2009-12-01 12:45:00

New study identifies link between anticipated unhappiness in old age and young men’s binge drinking.

2009-11-04 13:45:21

A team of researchers at Queen's University Belfast's Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) is working to develop futuristic communications systems that could help protect frontline troops.

2009-10-30 17:04:28

North American car manufacturers have come bottom of the league in the largest ever international study of the global automobile sector's sustainability performance.

2009-10-14 13:03:18

Rugby players worldwide could benefit from a new virtual reality training program created at Queen's University Belfast.

2009-10-05 09:35:52

Scientists at Queen's University Belfast are developing new sensors to detect chemical agents and illegal drugs which will help in the fight against the threat of terrorist attacks.

2009-08-03 15:43:09

A play in Belfast, Northern Ireland, can only be seen by five people at a time because it's performed by a pair of actors driving and riding in a Hackney cab. The play, Two Roads West by Laurence McKeown, takes audience members on a tour of two roads, Falls Road and Shankill Road, while protestant driver Bill, played by Vincent Higgins, and Catholic passenger Rosie, played by Carol Moore, play out a drama that underscores the history of the tensions between the Christian factions in Northern...

Word of the Day
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".