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2014-09-18 08:21:48

U.S. Bookings Up by 25% in Past Year as More Travelers Discover Relaxing, Seamless Way to Journey between Top European Destinations NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, today launched a new promotion to highlight the company's popular London to Paris route and bring the brand to life for travelers in the U.S. market as a "must do" experience to include in any trip to Europe. U.S. travel bookings on...

2014-09-17 16:25:22

Business Insider, Travel + Leisure and World Travel Awards name Le Bristol Paris as 2014 Leading Hotel in France PARIS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oetker Collection's Le Bristol Paris is pleased to announce its top place as the best hotel in France. According to 2014 award listings and ceremonies, the fully renovated Parisian hotel triumphs in France and continues to rank highly worldwide. Business Insider announced Le Bristol Paris as "Best Hotel in France" of 2014 in...

2014-09-17 08:35:11

Alcatel-Lucent's LTE TDD and LTE-FDD technology to be deployed on the islands of Visayas and Mindanao for voice and data services including high-speed Internet access PARIS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Globe Telecom (PSE: GLO) have today signed a confirmation of award for the transformation of wireless network infrastructure in the Philippine regions of Visayas and Mindanao, upgrading it from WiMax to LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD ultra-broadband...

2014-09-16 12:27:19

FEATURING PIANO CONCERTO NO. 5 "EMPEROR" AND "CHORAL FANTASY" NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four years in the making, the celebrated Beethoven Journey has now reached its crowning season. An intense collaborative project between Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the heart of the journey has been the recording of all five of Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerti and his Choral Fantasy, with the final album scheduled for release by...

2014-09-16 04:21:21

PARIS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STEM-Pharma, a management consulting firm specialized in healthcare and pharma market intelligence, will participate as a Gold exhibitor in the 5th Innovation Days 2014 and Emerging Market Access Conference, an international event in Paris, France dedicated to innovation in the biotech and pharma industries. It will be held on October 6-8, 2014 at the Maison Internationale - Cite Universitaire, 17 Boulevard Jourdan, Paris, France....

2014-09-15 08:36:05

PARIS, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Made In France: By Atelier presents its collection of luxury cases for iPhone 6 By Atelier combines luxury and technology In order to better meet the expectations of luxury shoppers who love technology, and to better accompany Apple Watch's wide range of products the French brand By Atelier, located at the heart of Paris on the Champs-Elysees, is presenting its new...

2014-09-12 08:29:15

"Find Your Fashion Week Style" Campaign Brings the Best of New York, London and Paris Fashion Weeks to Pinterest with Focus on Accessible Styles and Trends SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinterest today announced that style icon, Olivia Palermo, will debut a Best of NYFW board to exclusively offer Pinners a front row seat to her favorite looks from the runway. The "Find Your Fashion Week Style" campaign is aimed at making trends accessible for everyday style and...

2014-09-12 04:20:22

Alcatel-Lucent's Velocix Content Delivery Network solution drastically reduces storage costs for cloud DVR with new 'virtual private copy architecture' PARIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is developing a new technology architecture that will enable pay TV providers to offer the ability to store favorite TV programs in the cloud cost effectively while maintaining compliance with content rights legislation. In many countries today,...

2014-09-10 04:22:36

New virtualization, automation and reporting features for the Velocix Content Delivery Network further simplify and improve the quality of experience for online IP video delivery PARIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is to introduce new features to its Velocix Content Delivery Network (CDN) solution to enable pay-TV operators to better manage their networks and set a new standard for the customer experience of IP video services. As operators cope...

2014-09-05 04:20:10

PARIS, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 3, Hainan Airlines flight HU7907 took off from Hangzhou International Airport at 9:15 pm, making a stop at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport, before heading on to Paris. This is the airline's fifth European route following its routes to Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Brussels and Berlin. The launch of the service will provide new opportunities for further political, economic and cultural exchanges and cooperation between China and...


Latest Paris Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 14:08:54

Symbol: PARIS Group: Dicot Family: Campanulaceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order  ...

2012-06-15 06:38:46

Symbol: HYPL70 Group: Moss Family: Hypnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   HYMO11 Hypnum molluscoides Kindb.   HYMOM Hypnum molluscum Hedw. var. molluscoides (Broth. ex Paris) Grout   HYSU8 Hypnum subplicatile Limpr. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass...

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2012-06-19 04:42:24

Symbol: ADAL Group: Fern Family: Pteridaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ADPEA2 Adiantum pedatum L. ssp. aleuticum (Rupr.) Calder & Roy L. Taylor   ADPEC Adiantum pedatum L. ssp. calderi Cody   ADPES Adiantum pedatum L. ssp. subpumilum (W.H. Wagner) Lellinger   ADPEA Adiantum pedatum L. var. aleuticum Rupr.   ADPES2 Adiantum pedatum L. var....

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Michel Adanson (April 7, 1727 - August 3, 1806) was a French naturalist of Scottish descent. He was born at Aix-en-Provence. His family moved to Paris in 1730. After leaving the College Sainte Barbe he was employed in the cabinets of R. A. F. Reaumur and Bernard de Jussieu, as well as in the Jardin des Plantes. Adanson left France at the end of 1748 on an exploring expedition to Senegal. He remained there for five years, collecting and describing numerous animal and plant species. He also...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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