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2015-04-22 12:25:57

LONDON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Foam blowing agents are additives used in the manufacture of foam that impart the characteristic foam-like structure.

2015-04-22 12:25:28

PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Customized Energy Solutions (CES) has entered into agreements with companies managed by Cogentrix Energy Power Management, LLC ("Cogentrix")

2015-04-22 08:43:48

Guide enables businesses to align their technology roadmap and business objectives with the most appropriate cloud UC service provider. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-21 23:03:24

Concerns over security remain, but consumer perceptions are improving NEW YORK (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 A new survey from 451 Research finds Apple Pay

2015-04-21 16:21:30

CN to match up to $300,000 to fund Pediatric Intensive Care Unit expansion NEW ORLEANS, LA, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Ochsner Hospital for Children announced that

2015-04-21 12:42:53

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America visible light communication technology market report defines and segments the concerned market for visible

2015-04-21 12:32:25

Over 5.6 million comics to be given away for free to fans BALTIMORE, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday May 2(nd), over two thousand three hundred comic book shops across North

2015-04-21 12:26:34

LONDON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America minerals (nutraceuticals) market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2014 to 2019.

2015-04-21 12:25:52

LONDON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America gas chromatography market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2014 to 2019.


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.