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2014-10-24 08:28:14

PARIS, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 338 CANDIDATES, 34 FINALISTS, 11 WILL BE AWARDED Organised as part of the CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS exhibition, the SESAMES Awards have awarded the best 11 technological innovationsin the smartcard, digital security, identification, secure and contactless transactions sectors since 1995. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140526/689195 ) At the end of this competition, the SESAMES Awards...

2014-10-23 08:29:12

PARIS, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cultural centre on the Champs-Elysees... a Foundation dedicated to artistic creation... and now a superb new museum in the Bois de Boulogne just outside Paris, the French LVMH Group has established itself as a leading institution for Contemporary art in France. We know its founder, Bernard Arnault, as a passionate art lover and a discreet collector who is particularly well advised. As of next Monday, we will discover the works...

2014-10-21 23:13:21

Lourdes Duque Baron's "My Spring In Paris" has been compared to jazz greats such as Frank Sinatra, Burt Bacharach, Diana Krall and even Barbra Streisand. Century City, California (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Classic jazz is not unfamiliar to Lourdes Duque Baron as her first album entitled “Feeling Good At Any Age” contained classic cover songs with a contemporary twist. But her debut singles from her new upcoming EP My Spring In Paris is a first glimpse at her original...

2014-10-17 08:21:03

On October 24, New York area travelers can win a trip to Paris - leaving the same night NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, October 24, 2014, Air France will transform a piece of Manhattan into a rendezvous point for hundreds of hopeful travelers, suitcases in hand, eager for the chance to depart immediately on a journey to Paris. The first-ever US edition of Air France's Instant Takeoff promotion will take place at a prominent outdoor public space in Manhattan, where...

2014-10-16 23:09:16

Twenty-five of the best exhibitions produced around the world during the past year were selected by a prestigious jury of art professionals today as finalists for the five GFAA awards to be revealed on Monday, December, 1 2014 in Miami, FL. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Highlights from nominees include: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; LACMA and Getty Museum in LA; Le Petit Palais in Paris and Louvre-Lens; Seattle, Indianapolis, Boston and...

2014-10-14 12:27:46

INSTALLATION TO EXPLORE VIBRATIONS GENERATED BY VISITORS' VOICES CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and discovery, will open in Cambridge on October 31 with Vocal Vibrations, an exhibit in which carefully crafted music and specially designed objects promote new ways of exploring vocal vibrations in health and meditation. Le Laboratoire Cambridge is dedicated to the development of...

2014-10-10 16:21:03

HELSINKI and PARIS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridiam, the leading global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure, announced today that the E18 Eagle Motorway, connecting Koskenkyla to Kotka in Finland, has been completed ahead of schedule and was inaugurated this week. The last two sections of the project have been completed and opened to traffic on 1 September 2014. The first three sections had been opened ahead of schedule in late 2013....

2014-10-09 23:09:32

Evergig recreates concerts on demand. Bots scour the web for the best fan footage, edit it all together, enhance the audio and produce full concert videos. Evergig, the new venue for live-music fans. Paris, France (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Evergig.com, the specialist in the collaborative creation of concert videos, now offers the chance to live or re-live over a million concerts on its website. Only four months after the launch of its new platform, the French start-up has far exceeded its...

2014-10-08 23:11:00

Already up for a Grammy nod, it's not just the sound, it's the emotion and feel of the song…My Spring In Paris is very '60s standards like Frank Sinatra’s “We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye" or Burt Bacharach's "Walk on By", classic and romantic jazz songs. Studio City, Calif. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Classic jazz is not unfamiliar to Lourdes Duque Baron as her first album entitled “Feeling Good At Any Age” contained classic cover songs with a...

2014-10-08 16:21:08

Innovative P3 project completed nearly nine months ahead of schedule NEW YORK and PARIS, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridiam, the leading global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure, announced today that the North Tarrant Express (NTE), a $2.1 billion highway reconstruction project, has opened to the public nearly nine months ahead of schedule. The NTE is seen as a model for other PPPs in Texas and around the country. The three investors...


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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