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2013-06-11 23:25:30

Launches Its New Customer-Focused Website; Invests in Social Media Initiatives Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 With a continued focus and commitment towards its customers globally, Bristlecone, a leader in supply chain management, today announced the launch of its new customer-focused corporate website — http://www.bcone.com. The launch marks another milestone in its endeavor towards enhanced customer experience and value creation. Following the successful launch of its...

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2009-11-17 05:55:00

Ancient high-altitude trees grow faster as temperatures rise Increasing temperatures at high altitudes are fueling the post-1950 growth spurt seen in bristlecone pines, the world's oldest trees, according to new research. Pines close to treeline have wider annual growth rings for the period from 1951 to 2000 than for the previous 3,700 years, reports a University of Arizona-led research team. Regional temperatures have increased, particularly at high elevations, during the same 50-year...

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2008-04-11 14:30:00

A cluster of spruces found in the mountains of western Sweden may be the world's oldest living trees.An estimated 8,000 years old, the Norway spruces were discovered high on a mountain side, which scientists believe protected them from dangers such as logging.According to Umea University Professor Leif Kullman, carbon dating of the trees conducted in a Miami, Florida laboratory showed the oldest of the spruce's first set root about 8,000 years ago, making them the world's oldest known living...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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