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2009-12-02 18:10:26

Researchers of the University of Granada have developed an intelligent engine searcher to catalogue the documentary collections of the Andalusian Parliament. This prototype, so called SEDA, is an information recovery system for structured documents, based on artificial intelligence techniques, to search and recover documents belonging to the Parliamentary Report and the Official Gazette of the Andalusian Parliament. This prototype has been developed under the auspices of the excellence...

2009-07-10 13:25:00

GRANADA HILLS, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegis of Granada Hills has been named "Best Assisted Living Facility" by The Daily News of Los Angeles in their annual Readers Choice Awards. This is the second year in a row Aegis of Granada Hills has been honored with the award. In voting, Aegis was a write-in candidate and received more nominations than any other facility in the entire Los Angeles metro area to gain top status. "We are thrilled to once again be recognized for our quality...

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2009-01-21 13:05:44

Excavations carried out at the 14th Century city wall of Granada have unearthed a brick kiln located next to stratified layers of bones and ashes. According to researchers from the University of Granada (UGR), this in situ evidence suggests that this kiln was used to manufacture a coating for the wall, which incorporated powder made from burnt bones. "The bricks from the kiln that was discovered showed evidence of melting (blackened surfaces and small bubbles), which indicates that...

2008-09-10 00:00:19

By Cliff Feltham The Broadcasting chief Michael Grade faces humiliation today when ITV is booted out of the FTSE 100 index. The shares have lost a quarter of their value in the last three months and are certain to join Carphone Warehouse, Enterprise Inns and miner Ferrexpo in being relegated from the stock market's top flight. Demotion will be hurtful for Mr Grade, who was para-chuted into ITV, formed by the merger of Granada and Carlton, in late 2006 to transform its fortunes. But a...

2008-08-26 03:00:20

By Huntley, John Warren Yanes, Yurena; Kowalewski, Michal; Castillo, Carolina; Delgado-Huertas, Antonio; Ibanez, Miguel; Alonso, Maria R; Ortiz, Jose E; de Torres, Trinidad Abstract.- The hypothesis of limiting similarity, which postulates that morphologically and/or ecologically similar species will differ enough in shape, size, or other variables to minimize competition, has been controversial among ecologiste and paleoecologists. Many studies have reported the occurrence of limiting...

2008-07-17 12:00:33

NexHorizon Communications has completed phase two of its infrastructure upgrade in its Southeast Colorado systems. The company has also completed its billing conversion to the Great Lakes Wins software for all cable systems in both Colorado and California. According to the company, the infrastructure upgrades include but are not limited to lighting fiber in the communities of Holly and Granada, Colorado. The company also announced that it has consolidated the Holly distribution site with...

2006-03-18 08:20:27

By Raquel Castillo MADRID (Reuters) - Mass street drinking sessions fueled clashes between Spanish youths and riot police early on Saturday, leaving 80 people injured and 70 arrested in Barcelona and Salamanca, police said. Tens of thousands of young people gathered in cities around Spain on Friday night in an attempt to hold the biggest street drinking session or "botellon" ("big bottle"). In the southern city of Granada, police said 25,000 people joined the botellon. The most...

2006-03-17 16:55:00

MADRID (Reuters) - Thousands of teenagers and students swarmed onto Spanish streets on Friday for mass drinking sessions, defying legislation introduced to stop the binges known as "botellones." Police in the southern Spanish city of Granada said up to 25,000 people had gathered, causing the closure of a major road. "We've never seen anything like this in Granada," a police spokesman told Reuters. "There's no doubt this is the biggest botellon in Spain ... there must be 20,000 to 25,000...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.