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2014-06-04 04:21:39

BREDA, the Netherlands, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SIGNIFICANTLY EXPANDED RELATIONSHIP CREATED ON BACK OF COLLABORATION SUCCESS arGEN-X, a clinical-stage

Solar Activity Linked To Colder European Winters
2012-08-24 05:50:24

Scientists have long suspected that the Sun's 11-year cycle influences climate of certain regions on Earth. Records of average, seasonal temperatures do not date back far enough to confirm any patterns, though.

2010-09-27 06:31:00

FRANKFURT, September 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In advance of the ExpoReal in Munich, Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thueringen has presented its study "Frankfurt office market: Quality counts". In focus are the prospects for the office market in Frankfurt and the Rhine-Main economic region.

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2009-06-30 15:03:38

The German green group BUND said on Tuesday that the Rhine river between Germany and the Netherlands is an average of three degrees warmer than it did 100 years ago, with power stations carrying a lot of the responsibility.

2008-10-15 18:20:00

A Swiss fisherman made an unusual catch in a tributary of the Rhine River near Basel -- the first wild salmon spotted so far up the Rhine in half a century. The Federal Environmental Office said the female fish was photographed and then released to the river, Swissinfo reported.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.