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2014-01-21 23:24:19

My Health Record is offered to over 3 million residents of Central Southern England and The Channel Islands. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 University Hospital Southampton (UHS) NHS Foundation Trust in the UK is about to rollout its “My Health Record” portal — which is based on Get Real Health’s InstantPHR™ patient engagement platform — to a wider outpatient population, as well as add support for extra care pathways. The move follows UHS’s successful initial pilot of...

2013-10-03 08:21:21

SALZBURG, Austria, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Guernsey-based regional carrier Aurigny Air Services has signed a firm contract with Embraer Commercial Aviation for one E195 jet. The transaction was announced today at a press briefing in Salzburg at the annual general meeting of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA - www.eraa.org). The firm order will be included in Embraer's 2013 third quarter backlog. Delivery is scheduled in the first semester of 2014. The E195 is the...

2013-06-29 23:03:06

Fit Body Boot Camp in Jersey, Channel Islands has made so much of an impact that owners Craig Culkin and Ryan Hodgson have decided to open an East Jersey, Channel Islands location to accommodate the entire Jersey community. Jersey, Channel Islands, UK (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 The Fit Body Boot Camp in Jersey, Channel Islands has only been open since last September, but the popular fitness boot camp franchise’s central location has already signed on 250 active members and has helped over...

2013-01-24 08:29:49

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the child-abuse scandal surrounding BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, the United Kingdom lifted its 500-day travel ban on American journalist Leah McGrath Goodman and restored her visa this past week, allowing her to complete an investigation into allegations of systemic child abuse in the UK and its territories. As reported by The Guardian and the BBC, Goodman was banned after being detained and questioned by UK authorities in September 2011...

2012-05-17 06:27:54

PISCATAWAY, N.J., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Telcordia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and leading developer of mobile, broadband and enterprise communications software and services, today announced that its network planning, engineering and design platform has been selected by JT Group (formerly Jersey Telecom) to support the rollout of a comprehensive fiber telecom network. JT, the leading telecommunications provider for the UK's Channel Islands, has...

2011-06-14 07:32:00

BEIJING, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- UTStarcom, Inc. ("UTStarcom" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: UTSI), a leading provider of interactive, IP-based network solutions in iDTV, IPTV, Internet TV and Broadband for cable and telecom operators, announced today that it received a final acceptance certificate ("FAC") on a US$10 million contract of next generation core telecoms network ("NGN") from Jersey Telecom Limited ("JT"). UTStarcom and JT have been working together since year...

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2011-04-19 10:30:09

Precipitation and predators key in ecological regulation of infectious disease A little information can go a long way when it comes to understanding rodent-borne infectious disease, as shown by a new study led by scientist John Orrock of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and colleagues. The researchers studied wild deer mouse populations on the Channel Islands off the southern coast of California.  The mice carry a variant of hantavirus--a disease spread by rodents--called Sin Nombre...

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2011-03-05 11:12:13

Oregon, Smithsonian-led team uncovers numerous artifacts at late Pleistocene sites on the Channel IslandsEvidence for a diversified sea-based economy among North American inhabitants dating from 12,200 to 11,400 years ago is emerging from three sites on California's Channel Islands.Reporting in the March 4 issue of Science, a 15-member team led by University of Oregon and Smithsonian Institution scholars describes the discovery of scores of stemmed projectile points and crescents dating to...

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2011-01-31 11:55:00

The Isle of Sark, the smallest of four main Channel Islands, earned the title "Dark Sky Island" for its spectacular night sky views. Sark has its fair share of visitors in the summer months and is also a haven for rare wildlife. The island is full of wildflower walks, scarecrow competitions and sheep races. The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) has declared Sark the first "dark sky island" in the world. The organization is devoted to preserving the darkest and most beautiful night...

2010-09-28 12:38:00

CAMARILLO, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recent years, special congressional appropriations known as 'earmarks' have become synonymous with wasteful government spending and corruption. Andy Roth, a vice president at the Club for Growth, claims that "Earmarking is a corrupt practice, plain and simple." "Hold on," say two CSU Channel Islands (CI) Professors of Political Science. Scott Frisch and Sean Kelly's new book Cheese Factories on the Moon: Why Earmarks are Good for...


Latest Channel Islands Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 13:30:15

Symbol: PHINI4 Group: Dicot Family: Hydrophyllaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PHDII2 Phacelia divaricata (Benth.) A. Gray var. insularis (Munz) Munz Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta...

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2007-01-22 14:23:23

The island fox (Urocyon littoralis) is a small fox that is native to six of the eight Channel Islands of California. It is the smallest fox species in the United States. There are six subspecies of the fox, each unique to the island it inhabits, reflecting its evolutionary history. Other names for the Island Fox include coast fox, short-tailed fox, and island gray fox, Channel Islands Fox, Channel Islands Gray Fox, California Channel Island Fox and Insular Gray Fox. Its small size is a...

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