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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...

2014-06-02 04:20:57

GLASGOW, Scotland, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGB Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing truly novel anti-infectives, announces today that Dr Stephanie Dancer, an internationally renowned medical microbiologist, has joined its scientific advisory board (SAB). She will help oversee the development of MGB Biopharma's lead antibiotic candidate, MGB-BP-3. An oral formulation of MGB-BP-3 is ready to enter Phase I development for Clostridium difficile, and an iv...

2014-05-27 04:20:35

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Around 75 of Scotland's senior business leaders met today at Aggreko's global manufacturing hub in Dumbarton to kick start the company's campaign to build a lasting Commonwealth Games legacy for Glasgow. The event was attended by Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman, Lord Smith of Kelvin and Team GB Olympic Men's Curling Captain, David Murdoch and saw the FTSE-100 company unveil a specially commissioned artwork...

2014-05-22 12:22:04

First scheduled nonstop service between the two cities CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, Chicago's hometown carrier, today begins the city's first-ever flights to Edinburgh, Scotland, with summer-season service through Oct. 5, 2014. "United is pleased to add new seasonal nonstop service from Chicago to Scotland's capital," said Charles Duncan, United's vice president of the O'Hare hub. "This new route will offer direct service between the two cities and provide...

2014-05-19 23:10:24

HotDocs, the global leader in document generation technology, has been named a Cool Vendor in 2014 for content management by Gartner, the world’s leading IT analyst organization. Lindon, UT and Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 HotDocs, the global leader in document generation technology, has been named a Cool Vendor in 2014 for content management by Gartner, the world’s leading IT analyst organization. Each year, Gartner offers Cool Vendor status to a few select vendors in...

2014-05-12 23:10:53

Catherine Kennedy tells of communicating with relatives and friends who have passed over to the other side. Cupar, Fife, UK (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The evidence for life after death is discussed by Catherine Kennedy in a new ebook, published by Amazon Kindle: Who Said No One Has Ever Come Back To Tell Us?: Evidence From The Other Side”. Catherine, who lives in the East Coast of Scotland, describes the many spiritual experiences that have convinced both her and her husband Antonio that...

2014-05-05 08:22:47

Total international sales from Scotland's oil & gas supply chain grew to 10 billion pound sterling ($16 billion) in 2012-13, an increase of 22 percent on the previous year HOUSTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New figures released today as part of Scottish Development International's Survey of International Activity in the Oil & Gas Sector show that international activity now accounts for more than half of total oil & gas supply chain sales from Scotland, totalling a record 50.2...

2014-04-24 23:04:46

“Game changing” renewable technology would save country equivalent of 260,000 car journeys around the world every year. London, UK (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Scots businesses are missing out on a £250m windfall from the country’s sodden climate, a new study has shown. Heat pumps – hailed as "game changing" by UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey last month – could be used to turn cold water from rivers, lochs and even flooded mine shafts into cheap, renewable warmth for tens...


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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