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2015-03-02 16:32:02

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Daktari Diagnostics, which is commercializing a diagnostic platform to meet the need for accuracy, speed, and simplicity at the point of care,

2015-03-02 16:32:00

BOHEMIA, N.Y., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Whistleblowers Against Fraud (WAF) is an organization dedicated to supporting individuals who have information about major fraud perpetrated

2015-03-02 16:31:47

DUBLIN, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has closed its concurrent offerings of 14,513,889 Ordinary Shares at $288.00 per share and 5,060,000 5.500%

2015-03-02 16:31:43

Healthy Babies are Good for Business NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Airlines knows healthy babies are good for business and is sharing that message with

2015-03-02 16:31:41

MANCHESTER, N.H., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerson Ecologics, LLC, the leading provider of professional-grade

2015-03-02 16:31:32

Data Evaluating the Effect of Repatha(TM)(Evolocumab) on LDL-C and Cardiovascular Events to be Featured in Late-Breaking Session THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN)

2015-03-02 16:31:27

Joint development of BD Intelliport(TM) Medication Management System is the first step in the creation of new injection safety market FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-02 16:31:25

- Study 202 interim results presented, evaluating investigational new drug PEGPH20 with gemcitabine and ABRAXANE® (nab-paclitaxel) in Stage IV pancreatic cancer patients - SAN DIEGO, March

2015-03-02 16:31:12

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp.


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Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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