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2014-08-26 08:36:03

Multilingual Dictionary Software Boosts Translation Latency MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBYY® USA, a leading global provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies and professional services, today announced Lingvo x6, the newest version of the company's premium multilingual dictionary software. With this update, Lingvo now includes a new, intuitive user interface for power users, provides users with faster response during start-up and search,...

2014-05-26 12:24:41

SHANGHAI, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford University Press representative Paul Riley visited Chinese online school Hujiang on May 15(th), 2014 to sign an MOU, the first step in a series of strategic collaborations between the two groups. The MOU allows Hujiang to teach a series of OUP's digitalized products, and aims to explore the opportunities for the publishing industry within the perpetually growing internet arena. Together, Oxford University Press and Hujiang hope to enable...

artist impression of debris around a white dwarf star
2014-03-27 08:16:01

University of Leicester and The Royal Astronomical Society New theory advanced for how collapsed stars become polluted -- pointing to ominous fate that awaits planet Earth A decades old space mystery has been solved by an international team of astronomers led by Professor Martin Barstow of the University of Leicester and President-elect of the Royal Astronomical Society. Scientists from the University of Leicester and University of Arizona investigated hot, young, white dwarfs —...

Endangered Iguanas Health Compromised By Being Fed By Tourists
2013-12-06 05:54:37

Oxford University Press Feeding wildlife is an increasingly common tourist activity, but a new study published online today by the journal Conservation Physiology shows that already-imperilled iguanas are suffering further physiological problems as a result of being fed by tourists. Charles Knapp, PhD, of the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago and colleagues compared the differences in physiological values and endoparasitic infection rates between northern Bahamian rock iguanas...

2013-05-29 23:19:07

Experts agree that ParentMagic´s 1-2-3 Magic Program is effective for parents and professionals when dealing with child discipline. Findings published in “Self-Help That Works” printed by Oxford University Press. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 ParentMagic is proud to be recognized by thousands of mental health professionals for 1-2-3 Magic Parenting. Printed by Oxford University Press, “Self-Help That Works” acknowledges books which professionals have found to...

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Annals of Botany
2012-05-16 11:57:37

Annals of Botany is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1887 and is published monthly by the Oxford University Press. It is supported and managed by Annals of Botany Company, a non-profit educational charity established to promote plant science around the world. The journal has editorial offices located in Australia, Japan, UK and USA. The journal publishes full-length research papers, short communications, review articles and book reviews. The journal also publishes...

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  • 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.