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2014-11-12 04:23:25

MADRID, November 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th International Biotechnology Conference, BioSpain 2014 ( http://www.biospain2014.org), the main biotechnology event held

2014-07-16 12:27:18

MADRID, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biospain 2014 is currently seeking and selecting projects for presentation as part of its Investment Forum, one of the most high profile

2013-04-23 13:06:12

Traffic accidents involving wildlife are on the rise in Europe.

Short-term Damage To Rat DNA Caused By Exposure To 'Prestige' Fuel
2012-10-15 11:21:39

An experiment carried out on rodents exposed to fuel similar to that of the Prestige tanker oil spill – which took place nearly a decade ago – shows that inhalation of the fuel causes damage to genetic material.

2011-03-14 14:39:32

A study at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) analyzing the capacity of a society to deal with maritime disasters such as the Prestige concludes that in Spain public measures still have not been taken to coordinate reaction when confronting this type of spills.

2009-05-19 08:45:00

NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Yacht Charters, a premier luxury-yacht charter company serving New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, today announced a series of business-friendly features available on its fleet, including a brand new ship, the Romantica.

2008-07-21 21:00:32

MOSCOW. July 21 (Interfax) - Moscow is concerned about the Ukrainian intent to use the Odesa-Brody oil pipeline in the direct mode this year, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin said at the Monday meeting of the government.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]