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2014-01-27 15:13:00

Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have identified how a mutated protein can lead to holes in a protein sitting in a cell's membrane. Such holes cause high blood pressure, and the discovery can now lead to new and better medication for high blood pressure. High blood pressure can be caused by many things - one of them being a specific mutated protein. Now the researchers at University of Southern Denmark have found out exactly what unfortunate events in the human organism...

New Recording System Reveals Endangered Animals
2014-01-23 13:28:37

University of Southern Denmark Now biologists can get much more accurate information about endangered bats, birds and insects. A new recording system, developed at the University of Southern Denmark, has revealed many previously unknown and highly valuable details about bats. Gone are the days where biologists had to sit in tents for several days with binoculars and infrared cameras in order to register endangered animals.  A new monitoring system, which for two months has continuously...

2014-01-22 12:22:42

Building Activities Inspire Meaningful Conversations and Strengthen Critical Story-Telling Skills SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharing a commitment to inspire girls everywhere to achieve their limitless potential, LEGO Systems, Inc. today announced a partnership with Girls on the Run®(GOTR), a physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls, at the organization's annual summit. The partnership will incorporate an activity adapted from the LEGO®...

2014-01-21 23:01:19

According to retail sales data from global information company, The NPD Group, 2013 U.S. retail dollar sales of toys experienced a decline of 1 percent when compared to 2012*. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Retail sales do appear to be impacted by 2013’s shorter holiday shopping season. While the weeks of Black Friday and Cyber Monday saw respective sales increases of 4 percent and 24 percent (compared to the same time periods in 2012), the remaining weeks...

2014-01-21 08:28:52

The Toy Authority Constructs Dedicated Feature Shop and Plans Special Events in Stores Nationwide to Celebrate the First-Ever Full-Length Movie Based on the Iconic Brand WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the theatrical release of "The LEGO(®) Movie" on Friday, February 7, Toys"R"Us(®) will serve as a go-to destination for building enthusiasts excited to recreate their favorite scenes from the first-ever full-length LEGO adventure film. Customers will find the...

2014-01-20 04:20:05

HELLERUP, Denmark, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saxo Bank [http://www.saxobank.com/?noredirect=true ], a leading online trading and investment specialist, is proud to announce that it will be a new business partner of the Lotus F1 team in 2014. Through this partnership, Saxo Bank gains unique access to the Lotus F1 Team and its portfolio of partners including Microsoft, Clear and Rexona from Unilever and The Coca-Cola Company. The Lotus F1 Team brand will also be...

Ancient Pottery Residue Suggests Scandinavians Drank Nordic 'Grog'
2014-01-16 08:29:36

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Scandinavians from the years 1500-1300 BC in northwest Denmark and on the Swedish island of Gotland well into the first century AD, swilled down a brew called Nordic “grog.” Grog is a mixture of honey, bog cranberry, lingonberry, bog myrtle, yarrow, juniper, birch tree resin, wheat, barley, rye and sometimes grape wine from Europe. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology found...

2014-01-14 08:34:03

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Napatech, the world's leading supplier of network analysis adapters, has been named as one of the final 100 businesses and Ruban d'Honneur recipients in the 2013/2014 European Business Awards. Napatech will now go on to compete in the third and final round of judging as one of award's ten finalists in the category of customer focus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130917/LA81677LOGO) Highlights: -- The European Business...

2014-01-10 08:23:28

HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S has announced today that they have signed an agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), whereby, pursuant to an option right, GSK gains access to Santaris' Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA) technology to develop RNA-targeted medicines. Under the terms of the agreement, GSK can obtain rights to utilize Santaris Pharma's proprietary Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA) Drug Platform to research, develop and commercialize...

2014-01-09 08:27:30

HOERSHOLM, Denmark and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma A/S, a privately held biopharmaceutical company, announced today that they have signed a worldwide strategic alliance with Roche to discover and develop novel RNA targeted medicines using Santaris Pharma's proprietary Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA) Drug Platform. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100111/SPLOGO) Under the terms of the agreement, Santaris Pharma and Roche will collaborate on the...


Latest Denmark Reference Libraries

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2008-05-27 23:07:02

The Old Danish Pointer, also known as the Bakhound, is a hunting breed from Denmark. The breed's origin can be traced to the year 1710. The breed was created when a man named Morten Bak crossed gypsy dogs with local farm dogs. Some of the dogs crossed might have been descendants of St. Hubert Hounds and Spanish Pointing Dogs. The breed makes an excellent pointer in hunts in both small and large territories. The Old Danish Pointer is a strongly built breed which stands 19.5 to 23.5 inches...

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2008-05-18 22:51:03

The Broholmer, from Denmark, is a large molosser type of dog. It typically weighs 110 to 132 pounds and its coat can either be black or fawn with a black mask. The Broholmer is a guardian breed named after a game-keeper who lived in the 1700s, Sehested of Broholm. The breed almost became extinct during World War II, however a group of Danish enthusiasts saved the breed when isolated dogs were found in the 1970s. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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2007-12-13 18:48:55

The Sokoke is a breed of cat originally called the Khadzonzos. These cats were discovered on the Kenyan coast and taken to Denmark to breed in the late 1970s. The name of the breed changed to reflect the name of the forest in which the breed was discovered in 1993 when they were officially recognized. The Sokoke has a blotched, tabby, coarse, short-haired coat in shades of brown. They have little to no undercoat. The Sokoke has amber to light green eyes. The breed has long thin bodies...

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