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2014-05-21 04:21:21

LONDON and CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Establishes new office to most effectively serve its growing roster of clients in important life science hub Life science consulting firm Alacrita [http://www.alacritaconsulting.com ] announced today that it has opened a new office in Cambridge, UK to better serve its growing roster of clients in the east of England. Alacrita has operated out of its London office for...

2014-05-01 12:24:52

HUNTINGDON, England, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntingdon Life Sciences announced today that it has acquired Harlan Laboratories. The new company will have two operating divisions: Research Models and Services and Contract Research Services. This acquisition creates a leading global organization offering full service, non-clinical, contract research and research models and services. The increased scale of the combined venture, approaching half a billion dollars in annual revenue,...

Crowdsourcing Helps With Flag Fen Archeology
2012-08-14 10:34:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Crowd funding and crowdsourcing are two relatively recent phenomena being leveraged by an archeological group in the United Kingdom to uncover the mysteries of a slightly older phenomenon, Flag Fen. The not-for-profit Digventures team not only raised over $42,000 from members of the public via online donations, they also recruited some of them to excavate parts of Bronze Age causeway located 90 miles north of London. “We will...

2010-03-16 08:39:00

ARMONK, N.Y., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Opportunity Peterborough, Peterborough City Council, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Royal Haskoning and Green Ventures today announced a new collaboration which aims to transform Peterborough into the leading sustainable city in the UK. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The collaboration has outlined plans to launch a Sustainable City Visualisation project, which will initially focus on building a new online platform to...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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