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2014-02-11 23:03:18

QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced today it was awarded two task orders under the U.S.

2014-01-22 08:33:19

LONDON, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand C116 22nd - 26th January 2014 At Bett 2014, the leading learning technology event in the UK,

2014-01-17 23:04:04

A new assessment tool is helping scientists determine which treatments might benefit patients with a type of eye disorder called limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD).

2013-12-12 12:20:06

One of the first studies to use recently released data from the UK Biobank has provided the strongest evidence yet for a link between fathers' diabetes and low birth weight.

2013-12-02 23:19:33

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced the availability of two new training products, a mobile learning application and a desktop training program for its Integrated Warrior System™ (IWS).

2013-11-27 09:57:23

UK researchers have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption and when faulty can cause excessive drinking.

2013-11-21 23:22:38

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced it was awarded a contract under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) II, Unrestricted

2013-10-21 23:20:00

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that its TALON robot is now actively deployed in 30 countries globally. Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013


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William Buckland
2013-10-14 14:04:00

William Buckland (March 12, 1784 – August 14, 1856) was an English theologian, ordained Anglican minister, geologist, and the prominent paleontologist of his day. He pioneered the use of fossilized feces, which he named “coprolites,” in the study and reconstruction of ancient ecosystems. Buckland is perhaps best known for naming and describing the very first recognized dinosaur fossil, the Megalosaurus, before the term “dinosaur” ever existed. Buckland was born at Axminster in...

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  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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