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2013-10-21 12:20:24

Founding team from MIT SENSEable City Lab aims to reinvent urban mobility with first-ever commercialization of the "The Copenhagen Wheel" BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Superpedestrian emerged from stealth mode today to announce a $2.1 million Series A round of funding from Spark Capital with participation from Tumblr Founder and CEO David Karp. Superpedestrian was founded by MIT SENSEable City Laboratory Associate Director Assaf Biderman who helped conceive and develop the...

2013-10-21 08:32:28

BRUSSELS, October 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulated information (financial press release) - Free translation French official version [http://www.emakina.com/investors/documents/PR_Relephant_FR.pdf ] Dutch translation [http://www.emakina.com/investors/documents/PR_Relephant_NL.pdf ] Emakina Group is announcing today that it is taking a 54.5% stake in...

2013-10-09 12:30:30

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents for Choice in Education awards Waterford Institute with "Company of the Year" for the UPSTART (Utah Preparing Students Today for a Rewarding Tomorrow) program. UPSTART, funded by the Utah State Legislature, is an in-home preschool program that has provided more than seven thousand Utah children with individualized reading, math, and science curriculum, focusing on early reading skills. Parents for Choice in Education selected...

2013-10-08 12:20:53

Annual cultural festival welcomes world-renowned Icelandic chef to Dahlia Lounge and emerging Icelandic and Seattle musicians to Neumos SEATTLE, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday, October 10th marks the return of A Taste of Iceland to Seattle. This annual four-day celebration of Icelandic food, music and culture gives Seattle-area residents a taste of what life is like in a Nordic country more than 3,600 miles away. While Iceland may seem a world away, Icelandair offers direct...

Autumn Population Of Barnacle Geese Tripled In The Eastern Gulf Of Finland
2013-10-08 10:19:58

AlphaGalileo Foundation The barnacle goose population in Finland increased by eight per cent year-on-year. The highest growth was observed in the eastern Gulf of Finland, whereas population growth seems to have stopped in the Helsinki and Turku regions. In an autumn counting of barnacle geese organized by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), the University of Helsinki and BirdLife Finland, a total of 21,700 geese were counted. Birdwatchers performed a counting of barnacle geese...

2013-10-01 04:22:24

STOCKHOLM, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Life Science Days brings executives from small- to medium-sized Nordic life science companies to a global audience in the world's highest ranking region for innovation. With the audience encompassing pharma, biotech, medtech, diagnostic, digital health companies, financing institutions and industry experts, Nordic Life Science Days is a focused, targeted and exceptional platform to explore the region's expertise and investment...

2013-09-30 20:20:47

Matterhorn Asset Management / GoldSwitzerland is now the only company in the world offering gold and silver storage in four locations with personal ownership and access for the investor. ZURICH, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to the existing two vaults in Switzerland (Zurich and Swiss Alps) clients can, from October 1 2013, also store precious metals in Singapore and Hong Kong. Matterhorn acts as a facilitator for investors in precious metals who can buy and sell gold and silver...

Genes Underlying Song Selection May Have Been Lost In Transit
2013-09-26 12:08:45

Duke University As one species of European songbird island-hopped to colonize mid-Atlantic archipelagoes over the course of a half million years, their songs lost their sense of syntax. Chaffinches (Fringilla coelebs) on the furthest island of their dispersal, Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, still sing the same notes, but with a much less structured pattern from one bird to the next, sort of like an island of Charlie Parkers. "A chaffinch from mainland Europe always sounds like a...

2013-09-20 23:20:50

US-based practice offers best-of-class expertise as European healthcare systems pursue new facility models. WHR architects has opened its first European office in Copenhagen, Denmark. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 WHR Architects has opened its first European office in Copenhagen, Denmark. The decision to locate in the Danish capital was spurred by the Danish healthcare system’s initiative to renew and expand their facilities across the country. “We have been engaged with...

2013-09-17 12:33:40

- New office at University of Limerick Nexus Innovation Centre provides access to cutting-edge engineering talent and collaboration BAAR, Switzerland, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One Horizon Group, Inc. (OTCQB: OHGID) ("One Horizon" or the "Company"), which develops and licenses the world's most bandwidth efficient mobile voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") platform for smartphones, today announced it has opened a new software research and development office in the Nexus...


Latest Geography of Europe Reference Libraries

Sea of Marmara
2013-04-18 22:26:30

The Sea of Marmara, or otherwise known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea, is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus dividing Turkey’s Asian and European parts. The Bosphorus strait connects it to the Dardanelles and the Black Sea to the Aegean. The sea has an area of 11,350 square kilometers (280 kilometers x 80 kilometers) with the greatest depth reaching 1,370 meters. The salinity of the sea averages about 22 parts per thousand, which is slightly...

Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

Aegean Sea
2013-04-18 19:17:48

The Aegean Sea is a stretched out embayment of the Mediterranean Sea that is located between the southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsulas. Northwards, it’s connected to the Marmara Sea and the Black sea via the Dardanelles and Bosporus. The Aegean Islands are located in the sea and some bordering its southern periphery, including Rhodes and Crete. This Aegean region consists of 9 provinces in southwestern Turkey, partly bordering on the Aegean Sea. It was traditionally known as...

Black Sea
2013-04-18 19:11:10

The Black Sea is a sea located in south-eastern Europe. It’s bordered by Europe, Anatolia and the Caucasus and is eventually connected to the Atlantic Ocean by means of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Seas and a variety of straits. The Bosphorus Strait connects it to the Sea of Marmara, and the Strait of the Dardanelles connects that sea to the Aegean Sea area of the Mediterranean. These waters divide eastern Europe and western Asia. The Black Sea is connected to the Sea of Azov by the...

Baltic Sea
2013-04-18 13:45:13

The Baltic Sea is a briny Mediterranean Sea that is located between Central and Northern Europe. It’s bordered by the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Danish islands, and the mainland of Europe. It drains into the Kattegat via the Oresund, the Great Belt and the Little Belt. The Kattegat continues through Skagerrak into the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea. The Baltic Sea is connected by waterways that are man-made to the White Sea by means of the White Sea Canal, and to the North Sea by means...

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