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2014-08-21 08:33:18

Innovative events will unite designers, developers and scientists to explore new scientific concepts ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters EndNote, the leading software for researchers, librarians and students to find, publish and manage bibliographies, citations and references, today announced a collaboration with Science Hack Day, a global grassroots movement aimed at empowering scientific innovation, to bring the first Science Hack Day to Russia. The event...

2014-08-21 08:26:25

A coming of age tale in one of the most unforgiving societies in the world WEST CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Short of being in Nazi-occupied Europe, it's hard to image a worse environment for a Jew than 1960s and 1970s Soviet Russia. The Russian and then Soviet empires have long been known for intolerance of Jews with targeted violence and brutality being a regular occurrence. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140820/138238Photo -...

2014-08-20 08:32:08

MOSCOW, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile TeleSystems OJSC ("MTS" - NYSE: MBT), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, today announces its unaudited US GAAP financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. Key Financial Highlights of Q2 2014 - Consolidated Group revenues increased 1.4% y-o-y to RUB 98.9 billion - Mobile service revenue in Russia rose 6.3% y-o-y to RUB 70.9 billion - Data traffic...

2014-08-19 04:22:04

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: BRIC Countries Compound Feed Market - Trends and Forecasts (2014-2020) https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2166049/BRIC-Countries-Compound-Feed-Market---Trends-and-Forecasts-2014-2020.html -- Brazil is one of the major consumers of compound feed because of increasing meat consumption in the country and large meat exports. -- Low material costs give Russia a cost advantage in feed...

2014-08-18 23:05:52

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Russian Federation Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2014 – Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The report “Russian Federation Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2014 – Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape” elaborates Russia’s power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for generation, capacity and consumption up to 2030. Detailed...

2014-08-18 12:30:36

As a Result of Further Debt Restructuring Second Quarter Net Income Increased to $1.3 million MIAMI, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company), a technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in emerging countries and in the United States, announced today financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The Company generated positive operating cash flows for the six months ended...

2014-08-15 04:22:07

AMSTERDAM, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VimpelCom Ltd ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, announces that Scott Dresser has been appointed as Group General Counsel, with effect from September 1 2014. Scott has also been appointed a member of the Group Executive Board and the Group Management Board. Jeffrey McGhie, previously Group General Counsel & Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, has agreed to remain with...

2014-08-13 08:26:49

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics, an operating unit of Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) today announced the publication of a review article in the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology that concludes a gene therapy product promoting the growth of blood vessels is "highly warranted" to treat about 1 million U.S. heart-disease patients and 6 million more worldwide who are either ineligible or poor candidates for traditional...

2014-08-11 20:24:08

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Construction in Russia - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1361913/Construction-in-Russia---Key-Trends-and-Opportunities-to-2018.html SynopsisThis report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights into Russian construction industry including:-- Russian construction industry's growth prospects by market, project type and type of...

2014-08-08 23:07:07

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “South Korea Medical Tourism & Forecast” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 South Korea is set to become the most important medical tourism destination in Asia, as it has the necessary healthcare infrastructure. The global reputation of Korea in plastic surgery attracts foreigners, as it provides them better treatment at low cost. Chinese patients made up the largest group, followed by those from the United...


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Asian Black Bear, Ursus thibetanus
2013-06-03 13:08:46

The Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus), also known as the white-chested bear or the moon bear, is a species that holds a large range. This range includes northern areas of the Indian Subcontinent, most areas of the Himalayas, far eastern Russia, northeastern areas of China, Korea, and the Honshū and Shikoku islands near Japan. As is common to black bear species, the Asiatic black bear prefers a habitat within deciduous forests, mixed forests, deserts, and thornbrush forests. It can...

Taiga
2013-04-19 18:21:46

Taiga, or otherwise known as boreal forest, is a biome that is characterized by coniferous forests made up mostly of spruces, larches, and pines. The taiga is the world’s largest terrestrial biome. In North America, it covers most of inland Canada and Alaska as well as portions of the extreme northern continental United States and is known as the Northwoods. It covers most of Sweden, Finland, much of Norway, lowland/coastal areas of Iceland, much of Russia, northern Kazakhstan, northern...

Mountain Weasel, Mustela altaica
2013-01-01 14:17:37

The mountain weasel (Mustela altaica), also known as the solongoi, pale weasel, or Altai weasel, can be found in a range that extends from the Himalayas to Mongolia and includes Ladakh, India, northeastern China, Kazakhstan, Tibet, Korea, southern Siberia, and areas of Russia. It prefers a habitat within grassy woodlands and rocky tundra areas with dense vegetation, at altitudes of at least 11,480 feet. The mountain weasel displays a slight sexual dimorpism, with males growing larger than...

Asian Badger, Meles leucurus
2013-01-01 11:07:20

The Asian badger or sand badger (Meles leucurus) is native to The Korean Peninsula, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. Its range includes Mongolia and the Urals in the southeast portion of Russia. It prefers a habitat within open woodlands with deciduous vegetation next to pastures, but it will reside in steppe lands, scrublands, coniferous forests, and mixed woodlands. This badger species can be found at an elevation of up to 13,000 feet and is separated from the European badger by the Volga...

Steller Sea Lion, Eumetopias jubatus
2012-11-01 07:34:19

The Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) is a species that can be found in the northern Pacific. It is also known as Steller's sea lion or the northern sea lion and is the only member of its genus, Eumetopias. Its range stretches from Gulf of Alaska to the Sea of Okhotsk and the Kuril Islands in Russia. Its southern range includes Año Nuevo Island near California. Although it once bred as far south as the Channel Islands, it has not been seen there since the 1980’s. Traditionally,...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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