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2014-04-16 23:04:36

InterDev, a leading provider of information technology and security services, today announced that it has been awarded contracts by the Villages of Buffalo Grove, Glenview, Kenilworth and Lake Bluff to provide all services related to Information Technology. The contracts were awarded to InterDev under a newly formed IT consortium, a joint effort among the municipalities to share IT resources in order to gain efficiencies. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 InterDev, a leading provider of information...

2014-04-07 13:07:48

The Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction (EAGeR) medical trial has found that, in general, low-dose aspirin is not beneficial for future pregnancy outcomes in women with prior pregnancy loss. However, in women with one pregnancy loss within the previous 12 months, there did appear to be a benefit. Jean Wactawski-Wende, PhD, professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health in the School of Public Health and Health Professions at the University at Buffalo,...

2014-03-31 10:04:31

One of the serious health consequences of obesity is elevated blood pressure (BP), a particular problem in children because research has found that high BP in children usually follows them into adulthood, carrying with it a wide range of possible negative consequences. Even modest elevations in the BP of adolescents, according to recent research, can pose cardiovascular problems later in life. A systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies of the effect of child obesity...

2014-03-19 12:21:55

A three-year mandate for Mr. Paul V. Colling OTTAWA, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Mr. Paul V. Colling to the board of directors of the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority for a term of three years. Mr. Colling has over 30 years' experience in law enforcement operations as a Peace Officer in the Niagara Falls region, as well as a strong background in customer service. His career as a Peace...

2014-03-14 08:28:22

American/Hungerford Building Products is committed to becoming a Leading Insulation Provider in the Buffalo Area for Large and Small Builders, Remodelers, Contractors and Homeowners BUFFALO, N.Y., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American/Hungerford Building Products, part of the Masco Contractor Services family of companies, recently announced its expansion into the Buffalo, N.Y., area. American/Hungerford Building Products specializes in multiple forms of Residential and Commercial...

2014-03-07 23:26:31

Part of Rod Stewart's North American 2014 Tour will include a stop in Buffalo, and all fans interested in attending the show at the First Niagara Center can start their search for Rod Stewart tickets at TicketProcess.com beginning today. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Rod Stewart first started making a living as a musician in the mid-1960s, where he began his journey from the tough streets of London to the biggest stages in the music business. The man has seen it all and done it all, yet he...

2014-02-26 23:00:48

In the largest study to link secondhand smoke exposure to adverse fetal impacts, researchers report that secondhand smoking may lead to pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB). The study...

2014-02-25 08:41:58

New Buffalo Routers Enable Increased Access and Control of Wireless Network Configurations and Low-level Device Management Capabilities AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Americas, a leading provider of external storage, network attached storage and networking solutions, today announced the availability of three new high speed AirStation(TM) Open Source DD-WRT wireless routers, including the AirStation(TM) AC 1750 WZR-1750DHPD, the AirStation(TM) N600 WZR-600DHP2D, and the...

2014-02-16 23:00:18

Calling attention to all individuals who are looking for the perfect opportunity to become part of something larger than life and meaningful to thousands across the nation! If this sounds appealing, come discover how to play an integral part of one of the nation's most successful and fastest growing industries – the medical marijuana industry – at the Cannabis Career Institute. (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Selling out a multitude of marijuana seminars across the country, the Cannabis...

2014-02-13 23:26:37

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to endorse Parent Heart Watch (PHW), a grassroots organization of parents and partners solely dedicated to reducing the potentially-disastrous consequences of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in youth. The objectives of PHW in the areas of education, prevention, recognition, and appropriate emergency action aligns them very well with the intentions of NYSATA and all levels of athletic training-related associations....


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Wild Water Buffalo, Bubalus arnee
2012-08-16 09:49:56

The wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is a member of the Bovidae family that is native to Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Asiatic buffalo and the Asian buffalo. Its range includes Nepal, India, Cambodia, and Thailand and once included other areas like Laos and Pakistan, but populations there have gone extinct. In India, populations are mainly restricted to protected areas including Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks and D'Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, among other areas....

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2009-07-21 15:56:27

The snowbelt is a North American region that lies downwind of the Great lakes, where heavy snowfall is common on mostly the eastern and southern shores of the Great Lakes. Lake-effect snow is caused by cold air picking up moisture while crossing the lake and then releasing it as snow when the air cools over land. Throughout much of the winter, lakes produce lake-effect snow and continuously cloudy skies. This phenomenon continues as long as the air temperature is colder than the water...

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2006-12-14 13:15:09

The American Bison (Bison bison) is a bovine mammal, the largest terrestrial mammal in North America, and one of the largest wild cattle in the world. With their huge bulk, Wood Bison"“which are the largest subspecies in North America "“ are only surpassed in size by the massive Asian gaur and wild water buffalo, both of which are found mainly in India. The bison inhabited the Great Plains of the United States and Canada in massive herds, ranging from the Great Slave Lake in Canada's far...

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2006-12-14 13:09:57

The African Buffalo or Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is a bovid from the family of the Bovidae. It is up to 5.6 ft (1.7 meters) high, 9.8 ft (3 meters) long, and can reach a weight of 1.1 tons (1000 kilograms). On average, an adult male stands about 5 ft (1.5 m) high at the shoulder and weighs 1,500lbs (680 kg), while a female is .3-.5 ft (10 - 15 cm) shorter and weighs between 1,100-1,300 pounds 500 - 600 kg. The Cape Buffalo is not closely related to the Asian Water Buffalo, but its...

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2006-12-12 11:20:15

The Water Buffalo is a very large ungulate (hoofed) and a member of the bovine subfamily. The Arni or Wild Buffalo survives in the wild in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Vietnam and Thailand. The domestic Buffalo are very widespread in Asia, South America, North Africa and Europe. They are feral in northern Australia. Wild-living populations also exist in much of South-east Asia but their origins are uncertain. They may be descendants of wild Water Buffalo, formerly domesticated...

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