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2014-05-28 08:40:08

STOCKHOLM, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netigate, leading European provider of cloud based services for online surveys [http://www.netigate.co.uk ], today announced that Dariush Ghatan, Innovation Specialist, founder of Innovation and Opportunity firm Googol and former COO of telecommunication company 3C Communications International, was appointed to the company's board of directors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140528/689540 ) - "Dariush brings...

2014-05-07 04:22:08

- New hospital site for Karolinska in Solna, Sweden will have access to state-of-the art imaging solutions and services for a 14-year term at predictable costs SOLNA, Sweden, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with the Stockholm County Council (SCC) to jointly innovate in health care. This comprises R&D, an innovation program and education, and the procurement, installation, maintenance,...

2014-03-21 04:21:24

STOCKHOLM, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor John Briscoe, a native of South Africa, is named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contributions to global and local water management, inspired by an unwavering commitment to improving the lives of people on the ground. John Briscoe lives in the United States, where he teaches at Harvard University. Upon receiving the news, Professor Briscoe said he was "Very surprised and honored. I am...

2014-02-24 23:24:32

500 houses in Stockholm will have household items marked with the APDN anti-theft product DNANet, branded in Sweden as smartDNA. The technology empowers police to pin a criminal directly to a crime. Stony Brook, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Applied DNA Sciences (OTCQB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today it will be creating a DNA-Protected Community in Stockholm, Sweden, in a trial...

Instagram Is More Than Pictures Of Food And Self-portraits
2013-04-23 14:00:30

University of Gothenburg The photo-sharing application Instagram is used by millions of people around the world daily. In the media, the social media phenomenon is sometimes dismissed as trivial pastime. However, according to a fresh study at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, a lot of effort often goes into a picture before it is shared. In study, which was conducted by three researchers from the University of Gothenburg, investigated how visitors at the Gothenburg Museum of Natural...

2012-10-22 10:43:13

Malignant melanoma is as much as 35% more common among people who live in Gothenburg and the region's coastal municipalities than those who live inland. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have found that the number of malignant melanoma cases in the Västra Götaland region has quadrupled since 1970. Malignant melanoma has become increasingly common in the Western world over the past few decades. One of the biggest factors has...

2012-10-22 10:36:59

The number of leisure boats along the Swedish West Coast has risen dramatically over the last 20 years, resulting in a risk that the inner archipelago might be destroyed. These are the findings of new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In Sannäs Fjord, a silled fjord to the north of Grebbestad in Bohuslän, researchers from the University of Gothenburg have studied the marine environment in the inner archipelago and built a treatment plant for...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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