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2014-07-24 08:33:58

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer patients in the west of Scotland will gain access to state-of-the-art cancer treatment closer to home when a new radiotherapy center opens near Glasgow next year. Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has been selected to equip the new department and an order was placed in June for four TrueBeam(TM) medical linear accelerators. Two of the new TrueBeam systems, which offer fast and efficient radiotherapy and radiosurgery...

2014-07-21 23:01:48

Former CEO of Wolters Kluwer Asia Pacific brings twenty years of leadership experience in legal and corporate markets to the new role with HotDocs. Lindon, UT and Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 HotDocs, the market leader in document generation software, announced today that it has appointed Dave Lampert as the President of its US Division. Lampert is tasked with building on the company’s previous successes and driving growth in its cloud offerings, including HotDocs Cloud...

2014-07-14 23:09:30

Microsoft Partner Network Customer Satisfaction Survey shows HotDocs to be an elite software developer and vendor Lindon, UT and Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 HotDocs, the global leader in document generation technology, has recently received results of its 2014 Microsoft Partner Network Customer Satisfaction Survey, which measures six key performance indicators: Recommend, Satisfaction, Quality of Products, Value Received, Ability to Meet Your Needs, and Technical Competency...

2014-07-10 16:23:14

Glenmorangie has collaborated with celebrated artist Idris Khan to create an "Unnecessarily Well Made" piece of artwork, 'Disappearing Casks'. NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmorangie, Scotland's favorite single malt whisky, today announced a partnership with internationally acclaimed artist Idris Khan to mark the release of Glenmorangie's rarest expression to date, Pride 1978. Sharing the brand's pioneering spirit and devotion to craft, Khan has drawn inspiration from...

2014-07-02 23:13:43

RunRev Ltd. today launched their campaign to bring the beauty and clarity of the LiveCode language to the web. Adding the ability to deploy LiveCode apps straight to HTML5 ensures that no area of app creation remains inaccessible to this popular and easy-to-use open source language. Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 LiveCode already deploys to iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, Linux and server platforms. Web deployment means that a LiveCode app can run virtually anywhere, from a...

2014-06-27 08:23:52

GLASGOW, Scotland, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tallia Storm, a 15-year-old songstress from Glasgow, Scotland, has signed a long-term recording agreement with Virgin Records, it was announced today by the company's Chief Creative Officer and Executive Vice President Ron Fair. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140627/694213 ) According to Fair, "Tallia S torm is a one-in-a-zillion talent and an extraordinary 15 year old well beyond her years. Her...

2014-06-25 16:25:23

TAMPA, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Team USA going head-to-head with Germany tomorrow, you can bet all the young players at FC Tampa Rangers will be on the edge of their seats watching! The club is a part of the Athletic Club of Tampa, a non-profit youth sports organization. Tampa-based father, coach and businessman Sean Coniglio has embarked on a quest to travel abroad to see the history of soccer in Scotland with 21 FC Tampa Ranger players and 35 family members....

2014-06-23 12:25:51

NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmorangie, The 'Spirit of The Open' and Scotland's favorite single malt whisky, has announced a new campaign that invites golf fans around the world to identify the world's finest golf holes. The aim is to establish the ultimate list of the world's 18 most 'Unnecessarily Well Made Golf Holes.' http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131008/NY93955LOGO-b Glenmorangie takes great pride in the lengths to which it goes to create some of the...

2014-06-18 23:01:32

Julian Furlaga, one of the world's youngest fly tyers, is quickly becoming recognized on an international level for his talent. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 One of the youngest members of the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is heading to Scotland and England this week to meet with some of the world’s top fly-tying experts. Julian Furlaga,10, from Moncton, New Brunswick, will be travelling with his father Karol for nearly three weeks for what he calls “a...

2014-06-10 04:20:53

ABERDEEN, Scotland, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petrotechnics, the global leader in transforming frontline operational performance and lowering operational risk, is pleased to announce it will be principle sponsor of Oil & Gas UK's inaugural Annual Conference. The Oil and Gas Industry Conference will be a two-day event held at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre from 11 to 12 June 2014. This sponsorship is part of Petrotechnics' ongoing initiative to...


Latest Scotland Reference Libraries

Angus Cattle
2014-07-04 09:54:06

The Angus is a breed of cattle originating from Scotland. They were developed using native cattle from the Aberdeenshire and Angus counties of Scotland. They are known to most of the world as Aberdeen Angus. Before the 1800s the Aberdeenshire and Angus cattle were called Angus doddies. In 1842 a bull was born to Hugh Watson named Old Jock. Another one of his cattle was a cow named Old Granny, that was born in 1924. Most of the Angus of today can be traced back to these two cattle. In...

2012-06-18 09:40:26

Symbol: ATGLF Group: Dicot Family: Chenopodiaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: CAN    N Synonyms:   ATFR3 Atriplex franktonii Taschereau Distribution: AtriplexglabriusculaEdmondston var.franktonii(Taschereau) S.L. Welsh distribution:CAN(NB, NS, PE, QC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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2008-05-19 10:10:04

The Cairn Terrier originated in Scotland. It is one of the oldest terriers as well as one of the oldest working breeds in Scotland; it was bred to hunt burrowing prey. The average Cairn Terrier stands between 9 and 13 inches tall and should weigh 13 to 18 pounds, although some can weigh as little as 7 pounds or as much as 27 pounds. It has a harsh outer coat that can be red, sandy, gray, cream, wheaten or brindle, and a soft, dense undercoat. The breed is loyal and strong. It can be...

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2008-05-18 18:19:00

The Border Collie is a herding breed that descended from breeds near the border of England and Scotland. It is commonly considered the most intelligent breed of dog. It has always been a herding breed and has more recently become popular as a pet and a sporting dog. The Border Collie is a medium-sized dog with a fairly thick double coat. Black and white is the most common color combination, although its coat can be black tricolor, red and white, red tricolor, blue and white, red merle,...

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2007-04-19 05:12:06

The Knifetooth dogfish, Scymnodon ringens, is a harmless sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found in the eastern Atlantic, from Scotland to Spain, Portugal, and Senegal, and the southwest Pacific from New Zealand, between latitudes 58° N and 15° N, at depths of between (200 and 1,600 m). Its length is up to 3.61 ft (1.1 m). The Knifetooth dogfish is a rare species inhabiting continental slopes, usually mesopelagic although taken most often near the bottom. It is black in color,...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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