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2014-04-08 12:20:47

MARSEILLE, France, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Routes Europe heads to Scotland marking the first time the event has been held in the UK A successful Routes Europe event came to a close today in Marseille, which has seen a record number of delegates descend on the city to discuss the future of Europe's air traffic, making this year's event the largest regional route development event ever. The event was officially handed over to Aberdeen City...

2011-06-27 09:33:00

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2011 BIO International Convention, Scotland, with a record 20 companies in attendance, announces plans to double the economic contribution of its life sciences sector to the Scottish economy by 2020. Building on the country's rich history of scientific discovery, medical technology, stem cell and translational medicine, as well as a unified approach to collaboration across government, academia and industry, Scottish Development...

2010-07-01 19:59:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, July 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique performances and interactive experiences will showcase Scotland in China at the Shanghai World Expo 2010, an event expected to attract 70 million visitors, as a great place to visit, live and work, learn, do business and invest in. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/visitscotland/42448/ In Shanghai EXPO Park, China, visitors can enjoy a range of events:...

2010-04-28 10:59:00

HOUSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scottish oil and gas industry generated a record 15.4 billion pounds sterling in sales in 2008-2009, an 8.3 percent increase from 2007-2008, according to a new report from Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI). The Survey of International Activity in the Oil and Gas Sector outlines major growth in international sales activity from the oil and gas supply chain, which accounted for 42.6 percent of the total Scottish...

2009-01-26 09:30:00

Scottish government and industry launches new PhD initiative to support $13 billion chemicals sector SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Scotland's businesses and academic institutions will be out in force at Informex 2009 in San Francisco as the nation launches plans to continue the growth of the its 9.3 billion pounds Sterling ($13 billion) chemical industry. Chemical Sciences Scotland, a partnership between leaders from the chemicals industry, universities, colleges, stakeholder...

2009-01-11 15:31:26

Flowers are being banned from an increasing number of hospitals in Scotland amid fears the traditional get-well gift is a health hazard, officials say. National Health Service officials say the ban makes sense because vase water may harbor dangerous bugs, bouquets can trigger allergies and spilled water can damage equipment, Scotland on Sunday reported. A spokeswoman for Shetland Health Board confirmed its policy of allowing flowers in its two hospitals was being reviewed. It is possible...

2008-09-18 12:00:40

SANDY Watson, NHS Tayside chairman, in his response to Allyson Pollock is somewhat "economical with the truth". First, he stated that "market mechanisms were abolished in Scotland many years ago". Leaving aside the hospitals in Scotland that have in recent times been built utilising the PPI/PFI mechanism, there is the private medical facility operating in Stracathro Hospital within his own board's geographical area that he appears to have overlooked. Secondly, in his attempt "to correct...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.