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2015-05-01 16:23:28

Generations join Veterans in celebrating historic bond between two nations OTTAWA, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will join a Veteran

2015-04-23 12:30:30

EINDHOVEN, the Netherlands, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dutch government invests in the pearls of previous research The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs

2015-04-21 08:27:59

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Apr.

2015-04-18 04:21:16

MILAN, April 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Museon has created an exhibition about the Dutch agri-food industry for World Expo 2015 in Milan.

2015-04-15 23:00:53

4 Critical IT designated Cormant-CS as its exclusive data center infrastructure management (DCIM) vendor for the April 16, 2015 event. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB)

2015-04-15 12:24:52

CALGARY, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc.

2015-04-15 08:28:58

AMSTERDAM, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, former Dutch Playboy editor Jan Heemskerk and acclaimed Dutch actress Victoria Koblenko officially launch the world's first

2015-04-14 23:03:56

NetDimensions and Iperion enter into a global partnership to offer NetDimensions Learning in a GxP-compliant cloud environment for the life sciences industry. Vlijmen,

2015-04-14 12:23:14

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planning at the state and national level leads to more efficient investments in infrastructure, better resilience in the face of climate

2015-04-07 12:28:57

Yext launches global support for Bing and adds 6 leading local search publishers to the PowerListings Network, expanding into France NEW YORK, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yext today


Latest Netherlands Reference Libraries

Brabanter
2014-06-17 07:34:25

The Brabanter is a domestic breed of chicken that was developed in Brabant, an area that rests between the Netherlands and Belgium. The original type of this breed almost became extinct during the twentieth century, but crossbreeding with the Dutch Owlbeard saved the breed by 1920. However, inbreeding caused many individuals to be born too small and the breeding stock that exists outside of Europe is considered to be of poor quality. The Brabanter can be distinguished from other breeds by...

Herman The Bull
2013-10-02 08:47:12

Herman the Bull was the first genetically modified or transgenic bovine in the world. The publication of Herman’s creation caused an ethical storm. At the early embryo stage, Herman was genetically engineered within a laboratory by Gen Pharm International of Mountain View, California. Scientists microinjected cells with the human gene coding for lactoferrin. The Dutch Parliament changed law in December of 1992 to enable Herman to reproduce. Eight calves were born in 1994 following a...

Lodewijk van den Berg
2012-10-27 13:54:11

Lodewijk van den Berg is a naturalized American chemical engineer born in the Netherlands whom was rather dedicated to crystal growth and also rode aboard as a payload specialist on the 1985 Space Shuttle Challenger mission. He was born in Sluiskil, Netherlands on March 24, 1932. He worked to get his Engineer’s degree in chemical engineering at the Delft University of Technology in Netherlands from 1949 to 1961. After moving to the United States, Van den Berg continued his education to...

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