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2014-12-01 08:38:45

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2014-11-20 08:20:53

ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, November 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pointer Telocation Ltd.

2014-10-30 12:22:13

ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pointer Telocation Ltd.

Researcher Combines Nature To Nurture ‘Superhuman’ Navigation
2014-10-02 03:18:34

Computer modelling of the human eye, the brain of a rat and a robot could revolutionize advances in neuroscience and new technology, says a QUT leading robotics researcher.

Neuroscientists Challenge Long-held Understanding Of The Sense Of Touch
2014-09-24 03:43:59

Different types of nerves and skin receptors work in concert to produce sensations of touch

Five Cavenauts Descend Into Darkness For CAVES 2014
2014-09-15 03:26:16

ESA’s five ‘cavenauts’ and their instructors are set to explore the caves of Sardinia, Italy, where they will live and work during their six-day stay.

How Do Marshes Respond To Sea-level Rise?
2014-09-11 03:16:45

At the Plum Island Sound estuary in northeastern Massachusetts, the marsh floods like clockwork.

Eating Is Addictive: Study
2014-09-11 03:53:37

People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, research suggests.

New Parasitoid Wasp Species Discovered In China
2014-09-09 03:40:43

For the first time, wasps in the genus Spasskia (family: Braconidae) have been found in China

2014-09-09 08:21:30

ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pointer Telocation Ltd.


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Pudelpointer
2013-06-22 15:47:43

The Pudelpointer is a domestic breed of a hunting dog that originated from Germany. The breed was developed in 1881 by Baron von Zedlitz, a German breeder that sought a perfect hunting dog that could point, retrieve, and track both in water on land. He bred one hundred different pointers, especially the English pointer, with seven different poodles to create the Pudelpointer. It was first introduced to North America by Bodo Winterhelt in 1953, who developed the Pudelpointer Club of North...

Ariege Pointer
2013-06-12 16:37:02

The Ariege pointer, also known as the Ariege pointing dog or its French name Braque de l’Ariège, is a hunting dog, categorized as a gun dog, which originated in the Ariege area of the Pyrenees. It is thought to have descended from cross breeds of the Perdigueiro de Burgos and Bracco Italiano breeds. The modern form was developed by Braque Francais and Braqque Saint-Germainnin the 20th century, who bred it with local dogs to create a more active breed. This breed was almost eradicated...

Braque du Puy
2013-06-11 14:40:15

The Braque du Puy was a breed of domestic hunting dog that originated in France. It is thought that the breed was developed in the nineteenth century in Poitou, when greyhound like breeds and Braques were crossbred, although one story suggests that two brothers bred their pet Braque Francais with a Sloughi dog from Africa. This breed was white in color with orange or liver colored markings and could be medium or large. It is thought that the breed is extinct, although many new breeds using a...

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2010-09-13 11:21:26

In relation to computing, a mouse is a pointing device that operates by detecting two-dimensional motion that is relative to the surface that supports it. Typically a mouse is an object held under the user's hand. It may have one or more buttons or wheels which allow the user to perform operations or other features that provide more control or dimensional input. The mouse's motion generally translates into the motion of a cursor on a display. The first mouse prototype was invented in 1963...

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2008-05-29 17:46:59

The Portuguese Pointer is a gun dog developed to point specifically in grey partridge hunting. The breed stands 20 to 22 inches high and generally weighs 35-59 pounds. It has well-balanced proportions and a remarkably square build. Its coat is coarse and short over most of its body, but its ears and face are a velvety texture. It is generally yellow or light brown colored, and it sometimes has white markings. Photo Copyright and Credit

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.