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2014-12-04 12:22:22

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northern long-eared bat
2014-12-04 06:44:39

Over the last seven years, a deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome has spread throughout bat populations in North America, and the disease has left several species at risk of extinction.

2014-12-03 23:13:33

Attendees at this year’s meeting learn about the latest advancements in products and services for the truck transportation industry. DOWNERS GROVE, IL (PRWEB)

2014-12-03 23:07:37

High caliber judging panel scored over 550 award nominations to determine winners. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 03, 2014 Best in Biz Awards, the

2014-12-03 08:38:24

DALLAS, December 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report "Long-term Care Software Market by Product (EHR, eMAR, Payroll Management), Mode of

2014-12-03 08:33:53

HELSINGBORG, Sweden, December 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecolean continues to broaden its global presence with a new office in Dallas, Texas, USA.

2014-12-03 08:23:47

LONDON, December 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumption of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) across North America has been rising in recent years and is set to hit an industry milestone

2014-12-02 16:30:16

Preorder Today for Christmas Delivery FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec.

2014-12-02 16:24:41

Incisive Media a leading B2B information and events group, has appointed Bruce Morris as SVP and Head of North America NEW YORK, Dec.


Latest North America Reference Libraries

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

Parastylotermes
2014-04-25 09:31:15

Parastylotermes is a genus that holds five extinct species of termite that resided in Europe, India, and North America. The genus was first described by Thomas E. Snyder and Alfred E. Emerson in 1949. The first species to be described, P. robustus, was described by Baron Kurt von Rosen in 1913, but he was unsure about which genus to classify the species in. This species, which is known from three imagos and four separate wings, was placed into its current genus in 1949. The classification of...

Corbicula fluminea
2013-10-11 11:17:31

Corbicula fluminea is a species of freshwater clam, an aquatic bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Corbiculidae. This species is originally from Asian origin, therefore it is often referred to as the Asian Clam or Asiatic Clam. Within the aquarium and koi pond trade it is frequently called the Golden Clam or Golden Freshwater Clam. Within southeast Asia its known as the Prosperity Clam or the Good Luck Clam. It has been introduced into many parts of the world such as North America...

Nintendo Wii U
2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

Game Boy Micro
2013-08-04 07:34:17

The Game Boy Micro is a handheld gaming console released by Nintendo on September 13, 2005 in Japan, September 19, 2005 in North America, October 1, 2005 in China as the iQue, November 3, 2005 in Australia, November 4, 2005 in Europe and November 9,2005 in South Korea. It was officially unveiled on May 17, 2005 at a Nintendo press conference. Its predecessor is the Game Boy Advance SP and its successor is the Nintendo DS. It was discontinued on January 31, 2008 and has sold over 2.42...

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