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2014-09-12 12:20:45

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Poll shows over half of Germans aged 18-35 believe government should do more to support ridesharing - 62% say competition and innovation should be encouraged by the government - 60% welcome new transport options in their area A recent poll shows that the vast majority of 18- to 35-years-old Germans are in favour of ridesharing with 70% either considering doing it or having...

2014-09-12 08:26:44

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: RSTI), one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of high-performance laser beam sources and laser-based solutions, today announced that Chief Executive Officer, Gunther Braun, will participate in the 5(th) Annual Credit Suisse Small & Mid Cap Conference to be held in New York, NY, on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. The Company's most recent investor presentation...

2014-09-12 08:25:21

- Research grants awarded for five out of more than 200 proposals, highlighting continued commitment to multiple sclerosis (MS) ROCKLAND, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the recipients of the second annual Grant for Multiple Sclerosis Innovation (GMSI) at the 2014 Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting of the Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ACTRIMS) and European Committee for Treatment and...

2014-09-11 23:10:38

Company selected to represent Germany in the Employer of the Year Award category due to its exceptional workplace culture, opportunities for growth and comprehensive benefits Cologne, Germany (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 cleverbridge, a global full-service e-commerce provider for software and cloud companies, announces that the company has been named a National Champion representing Germany in the European Business Awards 2014/15. Europe’s largest and most significant cross-sector...

2014-09-11 16:22:54

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "Offshore Wind Turbines and Foundations - Global Market Size, Market Share, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020" to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The report "Offshore Wind Turbines and Foundations - Global Market Size, Market Share, Regulations and Key Country Analysis to 2020" analyzes offshore installed capacity, power generation, average wind turbine sizes, average installation prices and annual investment by...

2014-09-11 12:24:50

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bauer Xcel Media, Bauer Media U.S.'s digital division, today announces that its popular teen magazine, J-14, is now the largest teen editorial brand on Facebook. With 4,555,378 organic "likes" and expanding by the minute, J-14 has surpassed leading teen brands including Teen Vogue and Seventeen. "Gaining leadership on Facebook marks an important milestone in our goal of dominating the teen digital space," said Christian Baesler, president...

2014-09-11 12:22:23

-- Providing IVF clinicians objective embryo viability data and another tool to support patient outcomes MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - EMD Serono, Canada, a subsidiary of Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany announced today the launch of the Eeva (®) Test in Canada. In April, Merck Serono, a biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Auxogyn Inc. for the rights to commercialize the Eeva (®) Test in Europe...

Two Exotic Forms Of Carbon Crafted Into A Molecule For Steering Electron Flow
2014-09-11 03:17:58

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Scientists have married two unconventional forms of carbon – one shaped like a soccer ball, the other a tiny diamond – to make a molecule that conducts electricity in only one direction. This tiny electronic component, known as a rectifier, could play a key role in shrinking chip components down to the size of molecules to enable faster, more powerful devices. "We wanted to see what new, emergent properties might come out when you put these two...

2014-09-11 08:21:10

Sycor announces its alliance with Microsoft® as a Global Independent Software Vendor (GISV) for the rental of mobile goods and fleet management industries. GOTTINGEN, Germany, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "With our solutions Sycor.Rental and Sycor.Fleet based on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, we have been contributing substantially to the optimal management of rental and fleet management businesses for years and we have managed to create a unique added value for this business," says...

2014-09-10 23:11:34

Mobile photo books like you've never seen before. Pixicle unveils its mobile photo book builder at Photokina 2014 that creates rich, vibrant, beautifully designed photo books right from your mobile phone in as little as 3 minutes! (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Vancouver based Pixicle™ announced today that it will be unveiling its Premier Mobile Photo Book App at Photokina 2014 alongside Kodak Alaris. Kodak Alaris has invited Pixicle™ to attend Photokina 2014 and demo its Mobile...


Latest Germany Reference Libraries

Alpines Steinschaf
2014-09-16 09:26:07

The Alpines Steinschaf is a breed of domestic sheep that is located in the Southern Alps of Germany and Eastern Alps of Austria. This breed is one of four in the Steinschaf group, which is thought to be derived from the Zaupelschaf type which lived during the medieval period or the Torschaf, which is older than the Zaupelschaf. This most likely makes the Alpines Steinschaf the oldest breed of sheep in the eastern Alps. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the Alpines Stinschaf could...

Rhenish-German Cold-Blood horse
2014-06-25 13:26:52

The Rhenish-German Cold-Blood is a breed of horse originating from Germany. It was developed less than 100 years ago from crossbreeding heavy horses from Rhineland, Westphalia and Saxony, with the main stock coming from the Belgian horse. The Rhenish-German became the most numerous heavy horse breed in Germany. Today, it makes up only two percent of the total horse population in Germany. The other breeds of German heavy horses are the Black Forest, the Schleswig and the South German...

Elwetritsch, Bestia palatinensis
2013-08-19 13:08:39

The Elwetritsch is reported to be found in southwest Germany and is a bird-like mythical creature that inhabits the underbrush and under vines of the region. Its origin is believed to be a result of crossbreeding between chicken, ducks and geese, and mythical creatures such as elves and goblins. They are described as a type of fowl with long beaks and sometimes having antlers; and that they lay eggs during the breeding season. They are considered to be very shy but curious creatures. An...

Deutsche Bracke
2013-06-18 10:26:35

The Deutsche Bracke, known by many other names including the German hound, is a breed of domestic scenthound dog that originated in the Westphalia region of Germany. This breed is an ancient breed, but its origins are largely unknown. It is thought that the breed is most likely derived from Celtic hounds, greyhound breeds, and St. Hubert's Hound. The breed now holds two regional types, but the Deutschen Bracken Club, which accepted the breed in 1896, merged the four types it held in 1900....

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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