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2014-09-15 16:23:25

HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today announced that the drillship Energy Searcher under contract in Nigeria, has experienced technical problems with the control hoses to the unit's blowout preventer. The repairs are underway and are expected to be completed soon allowing operations to resume within two (2) weeks. The Company expects its consolidated financial results for the third quarter 2014 to be negatively impacted by a...

2014-09-15 16:23:17

HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. ("Gastar") (NYSE MKT: GST) announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, 17,000,000 shares of its common stock, par value $0.001 per share, in a public offering pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In connection with the offering, Gastar intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an...

2014-09-15 16:21:29

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - David Brett, CEO, Inovent Capital Inc. (TSX Venture - IVQ.P, "Inovent") reports that Inovent and Canada Jetlines Ltd. ("Jetlines") have signed a definitive amalgamation agreement (the "Agreement") whereby the parties have agreed to amalgamate to form an amalgamated corporation ("Amalco") under the terms set out below (the "Transaction"). Under the terms of the Agreement, each shareholder of Inovent will receive one share of Amalco ("Amalco Share")...

2014-09-15 12:31:19

Healthcare IT Firm Makes List for Fifth Time CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact Advisors, LLC, a distinguished healthcare information technology consulting services firm, announced today that it has been ranked as a Best Small Firm to Work For in 2014 by Consulting Magazine. This is the fifth time Impact Advisors has received this recognition. The complete survey findings are published in the September issue of Consulting Magazine. "Achieving recognition as a Best Firm...

2014-09-15 12:30:36

Halogen receives top scores for customer confidence in future vision and impact on efficiency OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Halogen Software has been rated the top performing talent management vendor in the latest KLAS Human Capital Management report, which focuses on the healthcare provider market. Based directly on customer feedback, the ranking was announced in the KLAS report, "Human Capital Management 2014: Just Efficient Is Not Sufficient." KLAS uses ratings from...

2014-09-15 12:29:17

DALLAS, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Cleanroom Technology Market by Equipment (HVAC System, HEPA Filter, Air Shower, Air Diffuser), Consumables (Apparel, Gloves, Wipes, Disinfectants), Construction (Hardwall, Softwall), & by End User (Pharmaceutical, Biotech) - Global Forecast to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Clearnoom Technology Market was valued at $2,726.9 Million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of...

2014-09-15 12:29:16

Hoarding can be caused by a wide variety of different factors. One of them happens to be traumatic circumstance which can result in the creation of an individual hoarding. RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dealing with hoarding and traumatic events can cause a large amount of problems for the development of a hoarding situation. When dealing with hoarding a significant amount of problems can occur. Especially with the involved of a traumatic. You may be curious...

2014-09-15 12:28:36

WellStar East Cobb Health Park is a "one stop shop" for outpatient medical services MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WellStar East Cobb Health Park opened its doors September 15, serving as a comprehensive, one-stop shop for outpatient medical needs. Patients will now be able to see their doctor, have necessary tests performed and get prescriptions filled in one convenient location. East Cobb Health Park is an example of WellStar's commitment to creating innovative healthcare...

2014-09-15 12:28:32

The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation recognizes the courage and contributions of Hispanics in fighting and helping to tame this deadly disease RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During National Hispanic Heritage Month, the National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) is honoring the courage of two Hispanic patients in fighting life-threatening "flesh-eating" disease--and the contributions of the Hispanic doctor who has worked all his life to improving...

2014-09-15 12:28:31

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Solution Doctors announces that is offering complimentary listings for dental and medical sleep apnea providers for a limited time. As a growing online resource for patients seeking diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, the site is also a potentially valuable source of patients for health care providers who treat these conditions. By listing sources of care in one place, practitioners can offer a comprehensive directory of care for...


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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...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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