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2014-10-31 08:27:04

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UNITED SIKHS GurKirpa Health Network has received a generous donation from a Middle Eastern based commodities company to help kick start their drug rehabilitation facility and hospital. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141031/155713 The GurKirpa Health Network hospital is in the initial stages of its incorporation and a 26 bed drug rehabilitation center in Panjab. At the hospital takes care of the immediate medical...

2014-10-31 08:25:57

Corporate social responsibility initiative supports commitment to long-term quality of life for cancer survivors NAMUR, Belgium, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VolitionRx Limited (OTCQB: VNRX), a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests, today announced that it has initiated sponsorship of Sean Swarner, the first cancer survivor to summit Mt. Everest, to raise awareness of the importance of early detection of cancer. Through this sponsorship,...

2014-10-31 08:23:56

50Bucket.com designed for 45-50 year olds who want to live their passion. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 50Bucket.com is a social network that matches users with other people between 45-50 who share the same bucket list items. The market for social media networks is quite vast at the moment, but 50Bucket offers a dynamic support network that most sites lack. 50Bucket provides support in taking the plunge and pursuing adventures or big decisions with a...

milk
2014-10-31 05:54:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How many times were you told as a child that drinking your milk would give you strong bones? Turns out that might not be true. A new study led by Uppsala University and published in The British Medical Journal reveals that drinking more milk not only doesn't lower your risk of fractures, it might raise your risk of death. The research team, which included members from Karolinska Institute and Uppsala University, believes their...

itch
2014-10-31 05:25:50

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scratching an itch should make you feel better, but often times it only intensifies the feeling – and now scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered what is responsible for this paradox. Writing in the latest edition of the journal Neuron, senior investigator Zhou-Feng Chen, director of the university’s Center for the Study of Itch, and his colleagues found that the act of scratching...

Sprout
2014-10-31 04:53:45

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hewlett Packard (HP) is aiming to be a significant player in the emerging 3D market while breathing new life into the ailing business of personal computers, with a new product called Sprout. The Windows 8 PC is capable of 3D scanning, and will be followed in 2016 by a 3D printing product that is said to be cheaper and faster than anything currently available. Sprout uses a giant touchpad at the desktop level to bring the dexterity...

2014-10-31 04:20:43

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThynkWare (www.thynkware.com) is seeking to help amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients initiate text and email messages using their thoughts. ThynkWare Speech is based upon a patent-pending technology invented by ThynkWare's founder, Duane Cash, which is for a mind-controlled virtual assistant on a smartphone device. This technology allows users to control their devices in a variety of ways using only the power of thought....

2014-10-30 20:24:59

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) will release its third quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145861 The Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss these results at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)/8:30 a.m. (Pacific Time) the same day. Call participants should dial 866-859-7412 (United States/Canada) or 856-452-0684...

2014-10-30 20:23:13

Schedules Conference Call for 4:30 p.m. EST on Monday, November 10, 2014 YORK, Pa., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS; ASX: UNS) announced today that it intends to release its financial results for the fiscal 2015 first quarter ended September 30, 2014 after market trading ends on Monday, November 10, 2014. Management has scheduled a conference call for 4:30 p.m. U.S. EST on Monday, November 10, 2014 (Tuesday, November 11,...

2014-10-30 20:23:10

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dillard's in Houston's Galleria generously hosted a very successful BRA Day event on October 11, 2014 to support Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA). Shoppers flocked to the Galleria department store to make purchases benefitting the Reconstruction of a Survivor program. Ten percent of all purchases (excluding shoes) was donated to help support the program's mission to improve the lives of those impacted by breast cancer through valuable...


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Red Maasai
2014-10-30 10:39:35

The red Maasai is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to East Africa. The origin of this breed is unknown, but it is known to have been present in Kenya and kept by the Maasai people throughout much of their history. This breed was the most populous sheep breed kept by the Maasai people and many other tribes until the 1970’s, when farmers were offered subsidies to crossbreed their sheep with imported breeds like the Dorper sheep. This caused a decline in purebred Maasai sheep, which...

English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Dorpor
2014-09-25 08:56:51

The Dorpor is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa during the 1930’s by crossbreeding the Blackhead Persian sheep and the Dorset Horn sheep for the purpose of creating a sheep that could produce meat in arid areas of the region. Today, the breed can be found throughout South Africa and in other areas including Australia. The Dorper Sheep Breeders Society of South Africa was established in the 1950’s and it is now the second most populous sheep in that region....

Biellese
2014-09-22 08:57:07

The Biellese, also known as the Piemontese Alpina or the Razza d'Ivrea, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in northwestern Italy in the province of Biella, the area from which it received its name. The origin if this breed is unknown, although it was considered to be a subtype of the Bergamasca breed by some. It is included with sixteen other breeds of autochthonous sheep that are managed by the Associazione Nazionale della Pastorizia. The Biellese held a high population...

Arapawa Sheep
2014-09-16 10:49:57

The Arapawa sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is typically only found on Arapawa Island in New Zealand. It is thought that this breed has been isolated on the island since 1867 and although there are many theories regarding its origin, it is most widely accepted that it is a descendant Merino strains from Australia. Because the Arapawa sheep has lived in an area with harsh terrain for so long, it often looks hunched over in appearance, carrying its tail and head in a downward...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.