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What Is The Mystery Behind Starling Flocks?
2014-07-22 03:30:31

The mystery behind the movements of flocking starlings could be explained by the areas of light and dark created as they fly, new research suggests.

2014-07-17 23:11:17

Copan’s attack was blown away by the District Court Düsseldorf. Guilford, ME (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 At an oral hearing on June 24, 2014 (case no.

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2012-08-13 07:23:37

A special type of glass coating is being used for the first time in the UK to help protect birds flocking to an island off the northeast coast of England.

New Theory Shows That Neither Birth Nor Death Stops A Flock
2012-02-23 18:00:40

Neither births nor deaths stop the flocking of organisms. They just keep moving, says theoretical physicist John J. Toner of the University of Oregon. The notion, he says, has implications in biology and eventually could point to new cancer therapies.

2011-06-27 13:54:00

MURRIETA, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COPAN announced this week that it has received the Chinese patent for its invention of flocked swabs, FLOQSwabs(TM), for collection and transfer of biological samples.

2010-09-13 11:45:00

MURRIETA, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- COPAN announced this week that it has received the Japanese patent for the invention of flocked swabs, FLOQSwabs, for collection and transfer of biological samples.

2010-05-13 15:21:00

MURRIETA, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Copan was recently granted the Australian patent for its line of flocked swabs. Copan is the original inventor of flocked swab technology and introduced the first flocked swabs to the market in 2004.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.