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2014-11-19 23:06:38

The new Android-based application allows for mobile access to all primary Firefly solution tools. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 TouchSuite,

2014-07-17 23:00:14

Crestron Veteran Kirk Holder Joins Florida-based Technology Services Firm Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 One

2014-07-15 23:05:11

Point-of-sale system’s salon software now features a variety of automatic email communications, through first phase of its integrated marketing solution. Boca

2014-07-08 23:15:25

New Web Product for AV Professionals Offered with Monthly Payment Option Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014

2014-07-03 23:01:14

For the first time ever, utilization of Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest is available directly through the salon POS system and any connected mobile devices. Boca

2014-06-03 23:16:06

New Webinar, “Is Your Website a Winner or Loser,” Teaches AV Professionals How to Maximize Online Marketing Exposure and Lead Generation Hollywood, Florida

2014-05-27 08:24:02

SHANGHAI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guanxi Inc.

2014-04-10 16:15:29

New research from scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School shows that fruit flies are secretly harboring the biochemistry needed to glow in the dark —otherwise known as bioluminescence.

2014-04-02 16:26:17

- The renegade Captain will evade warring factions and authority agents in Salt Lake City at FanX - SALT LAKE CITY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no joke! Nathan Fillion, the


Latest Firefly Reference Libraries

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2005-09-09 08:49:52

The soldier beetles (Cantharidae) are relatively soft-bodied, straight-sided beetles. They are closely related to the Lampyridae, or firefly family. Some are important predators of aphids during their brief adulthood.

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2005-09-08 12:01:05

Fireflies, also known as lightning bugs, are nocturnal, luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae. These names come from the fact that some species as adults emit flashes of light to attract mates, using special light-emitting organs in the abdomen. The enzyme luciferase acts on luciferin to stimulate light emission. This reaction is of scientific interest, and genes coding for these substances have been spliced into many different organisms. Many species, especially in the genus Photinus,...

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2005-08-25 08:59:58

Photuris is a genus of "fireflies" (actually beetles in the family Lampyridae).

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.