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2014-09-19 08:24:23

A Tale of Two Titties is the unconventional but true story of a hairdresser in New South Wales who survives breast cancer. SYDNEY, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Tanya Curran Brown is excited to announce the release of her new book, A Tale of Two Titties. Working as a master hairdresser in New South Wales, Ms. Brown learns that she has a very aggressive form of breast cancer. After some highly emotional soul-searching, she at last decides to undergo a double mastectomy. Photo...

2014-07-17 12:30:24

Powers Image-Enabled Records for HIE Comprising More than 7,000,000 Patients MILWAUKEE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TeraMedica announces completion of its Evercore Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) installation for the public health system in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, supporting one of the largest health imaging exchanges (HIEs) worldwide. The technology plays a key role in enabling sharing of medical images and complete digital medical records across numerous local...

2014-05-23 16:23:11

SYDNEY, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivid Sydney (23 May - 9 June) was officially opened tonight by the NSW Premier Mike Baird, as the Sails of iconic Sydney Opera House came alive with world-exclusive, stunning 3D-mapped projections, and the Harbour City was filled with colour and light. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7233751-destination-nsw-sixth-annual-vivid-sydney-festival-color-and-light Vivid Sydney, the...

2014-04-21 23:07:36

Cubic Transportation Systems and the New South Wales (NSW) state government are celebrating the successful – and ahead of schedule – rollout of the new Opal smart card to all train stations in the greater Sydney area. SYDNEY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems and the New South Wales (NSW) state government are celebrating the successful – and ahead of schedule – rollout of the new Opal smart card to all train stations in the greater Sydney area. Opal became...

2014-04-10 23:23:41

Bricks 4 Kidz® rolls out the first Master Franchise in New South Wales, with plans for 50 sub-franchises. The award-winning concepts of Creative Learning Corporation are now in 26 countries, with over 520 franchises globally. St. Augustine, Florida (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Creative Learning Corporation (OTCBB:CLCN) owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz®, and Challenge Island®, the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce its first...

2014-03-21 16:22:33

LA Dodgers and AZ Diamondbacks Enjoy the Best of Sydney in Lead Up to Opening Series SYDNEY, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sydney, Australia welcomed Major League Baseball stars from the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers this week, ahead of this weekend's historic MLB Opening Series at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140321/NY88510-a The players took time out of their preparation for the games to enjoy the best of Sydney. The Los...

2014-02-23 04:20:19

SYDNEY, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of couples have danced on the forecourt of Sydney Opera House today in a specially choreographed Strictly Sydney moment. This event, under the direction of international celebrity, Baz Luhrmann, celebrates the forthcoming opening of Strictly Ballroom The Musical with previews from 25 March. Strictly Ballroom The Musical is exclusive to Sydney, secured by Destination NSW, the lead Government agency for the New South Wales (NSW) tourism...

Global Surface Warming Stalled By Pacific Trade Winds - For Now
2014-02-10 10:32:18

University of New South Wales The strongest trade winds have driven more of the heat from global warming into the oceans; but when those winds slow, that heat will rapidly return to the atmosphere causing an abrupt rise in global average temperatures Heat stored in the western Pacific Ocean caused by an unprecedented strengthening of the equatorial trade winds appears to be largely responsible for the hiatus in surface warming observed over the past 13 years. New research published...

Seaweed Transplant Gives Bald Reef New Growth
2014-01-14 09:15:59

University of New South Wales Marine ecologists in Sydney have successfully restored a once thriving seaweed species, which vanished along a stretch of the city's coastline during the 1970s and 80s during high levels of sewage outfalls. A team of researchers from UNSW, the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and the NSW Department of Primary Industries has transplanted fertile specimens of the missing crayweed (Phyllospora comosa) onto two barren reef sites where it once grew abundantly....

Southern Ocean Sampling Shows Travels Of Marine Microbes
2013-09-18 12:55:33

University of New South Wales By collecting water samples up to six kilometers below the surface of the Southern Ocean, UNSW researchers have shown for the first time the impact of ocean currents on the distribution and abundance of marine micro-organisms. The sampling was the deepest ever undertaken from the Australian icebreaker, RSV Aurora Australis. Microbes are so tiny they are invisible to the naked eye, but they are vital to sustaining life on earth, producing most of the...


Latest New South Wales Reference Libraries

Burrawang, Macrozamia communis
2014-01-31 08:51:17

Macrozamia communis is a type of Australian cycad plant. The species is located on the coast of New South Wales. It is commonly known as the Burrawang. Its common name is derived from the Daruk Australian Aboriginal Language. This name is often applied to other species of Macrozamia. M. communis normally has an un-branched trunk, cycad plants branch very rarely. The species has dark green colored leaves which become dull with age. This plant has separate male and female specimens that are...

Littlejohn’s Tree Frog, Litoria littlejohni
2013-10-09 12:26:27

The Littlejohn’s Tree Frog (Litoria littlejohni), known also as the Heath Frog or the Orange-Bellied Tree Frog, is a species of tree frog that is native to eastern Australia from Wyong, New South Wales, to Buchan, Victoria. Measuring about 60 millimeters in length, this frog is of medium size. It is usually brown or grey-brown on the dorsal surface with many scattered darker colored flecks and spots. Often, a faint darker patch is featured on the back. A dark line extends from behind the...

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2008-05-05 23:53:31

The Striped-faced Dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura), is an Australian marsupial. This animal is found throughout central Australia from the Pilbarra to central Northern Territory, western and central Queensland, south to north-east South Australia to north and west New South Wales. It inhabits sandy soils with dune hummock grasslands, tussock grasslands and scrublands. This dunnart has an average body length of 7 inches. Its weight varies between five and eight-tenths of an ounces. It has a...

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2007-10-23 16:50:46

The Parma Wallaby (Macropus parma), was a shy, cryptic creature of the wet forests of southern New South Wales, it was never common and, even before the end of the 19th century, it was believed to be extinct. In 1965 workers on Kawau Island (near Auckland) attempting to control a plague of introduced Tammar Wallabies (a widespread and fairly common species in Australia) were astonished to discover that some of the pests were not Tammar Wallabies at all, but a miraculously surviving population...

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2007-10-23 16:43:57

The Steropodon (Steropodon galmani), was a prehistoric species of monotreme (egg-laying mammal). It lived in the middle Albian stage in the lower Cretaceous period. It is the earliest known relative of the platypus. It was discovered by two brothers (David and Alan Galman) at the Griman Creek Formation, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia. It was a large mammal for the Mesozoic, being 15.75 to 19.75 inches long.

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.