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2014-07-08 23:02:59

Transparency Market Research includes new market research report "Coal Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/coal-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Transparency Market Research, has announced the addition of a new report titled "Coal Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, and Forecasts...

2014-07-08 23:02:37

The company's engineers and flight crews have completed repeated drills and testing of the technology that provides visual intelligence immediately after a catastrophic event. Bothell, WA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 EagleView Technologies, a leading technology provider of aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions, continues to provide storm-ready solutions for emergency management with the fastest post-event imagery capture utilizing CriticalAccess and RapidAccess Technology. A...

2014-07-08 16:25:25

TOWSON, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent addition of newborn screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID) in New Jersey and Illinois, approximately two-thirds of all babies born in the U.S. will be screened for this deadly disease. SCID is a primary immunodeficiency disease where affected infants lack the T-cells and antibody immunity that help fight infections from a wide array of viruses, bacteria and fungi, leaving these infants susceptible to serious,...

2014-07-08 12:26:30

Improving Health Care and Mandatory Accident Insurance in Some Countries Will Drive Procedure Volumes, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the market for trauma devices and reconstructive joint implants in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico will be driven by favorable demographics, high numbers of motor vehicle accidents and improving access to health care, which will allow more patients to...

2014-07-08 12:22:43

ST. JOHN'S, NL, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing $2.3 million in academic-led R&D projects to help overcome technical challenges in the oil and gas sector, particularly in harsh offshore environments. These Memorial University projects aim to improve safety, environmental protection, and efficiency associated with challenging oil and gas projects, both in Newfoundland and Labrador, and around the world. RDC's investment in 17...

2014-07-08 12:21:23

ActivPoint(TM) mobile app provides safety on the go EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NC4 Inc., a leader in revolutionizing safety and security, announced today the general availability of its newest offering ActivPoint((TM)). ActivPoint leverages smart phones' GPS and related technologies to capture precise position data in NC4 Risk Center, and capitalizes on the hallmark profiling capability of NC4 Risk Center to deliver timely, relevant intelligence to GPS assisted devices....

2014-07-08 11:16:27

American Society for Microbiology The fungus responsible for an outbreak of contaminated Greek yogurt last year is not harmless after all but a strain with the ability to cause disease, according to research published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. In September 2013, customers of Chobani brand Greek yogurt complained of gastrointestinal (GI) problems after consuming products manufactured in the company's Idaho plant. The company...

2014-07-08 08:31:32

Tom Peak joins Encon® as Sales Manager for Western United States Region HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Encon Safety Products is pleased to welcome Tom Peak as a Regional Sales Manager. Tom will lead Encon's sales efforts in the Western United States. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124898 Tom brings 25+ years of safety products sales experience in distribution channel sales, and as a sales professional for a safety products manufacturer and as a...

2014-07-08 08:21:07

Governors Highway Safety Association and The Allstate Foundation partner to identify initiatives key to reversing unbelted teen fatalities WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Buckling up has always been a simple action that dramatically increases a person's chances of surviving a crash, but more than half of teen drivers killed in 2012 failed to use a seat belt. What's more shocking is that this number has increased by six percent over the last three years. And worse, teen...

Wildfires Found To Release A Previously Unidentified Type Of Soot
2014-07-08 06:37:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Globally, wildfires are responsible for creating veritable ecological wastelands across millions of hectares of land each year. As the effects of climate change have become ever more pronounced over the previous years, we have seen both the number and severity of wildfires increase drastically. As reported on redOrbit last year, the increasing number of wildfires has been sending both carbon monoxide and other toxins streaming into...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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