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2014-03-10 20:21:48

-- New Lockerbie evidence points to Iran NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Al Jazeera America today announced that the channel will air a new documentary, "Lockerbie: What Really Happened?," providing evidence to support what many have suspected for years - that Iran was behind the Pan Am 103 atrocity over Lockerbie in 1988. The revelations will be broadcast in an Al Jazeera America documentary to air on Tuesday, March 11(th) at 9 pm ET/6pm PT and repeats at...

2014-03-07 16:22:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Public Welfare Beverly Mackereth and Secretary of Aging Brian Duke today met for the first time with members of the Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Commission in an organizational meeting. Governor Tom Corbett established the 25-member commission by executive order on Jan. 31, 2014. In future meetings, the group will review the current long-term care system and develop recommendations to ensure the system and its...

2014-02-17 04:22:32

STIRLING, Scotland, February 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eClinicalHealth Limited, a technology and consulting company dedicated to the provision of innovative clinical trial solutions is proud to announce the appointment of one of the most distinguished experts in the field of applied innovation in clinical research to chair their Industry Advisory Board. Miguel Orri, a former Senior Director at Pfizer was previously responsible for Pfizer's REMOTE virtual clinical trial...

2014-02-12 12:32:20

EDINBURGH, Scotland, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New medical device and consumable combination for the assessment and management of tooth decay Calcivis, a medical devices company focused on revolutionising the management of tooth decay, today announces that its Calcivis(R) Caries Activity Imaging System has been granted a CE Mark in Europe. A CE Mark is required before a medical device can be marketed in the EU and a...

2014-02-11 12:22:42

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STV has acquired GWD, an energy services firm based in Denver, CO. GWD will become part of STV's Energy Services operations and will do business as STV/GWD. "With GWD's record of growth in recent years and its broad-based range of services, it is the perfect complement to our well-established energy division," said Dominick M. Servedio, P.E., STV's executive chairman. "We believe STV and GWD are culturally aligned, with a focus on serving...

2014-02-10 16:24:27

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton announces the release of her new album Blue Smoke which will be released by Sony Music Masterworks and Dolly Records on May 13, 2014. Following the album release the Blue Smoke World Tour will hit select dates in the United States, England, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/NY62195) "On this CD I think...

2014-02-05 08:22:34

YVERDON, Switzerland, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communications to remote and harsh environments announced today that it has opened new operations in Aberdeen, Scotland expanding its already strong global presence in over 40 countries. The new office, located at 15 Albert Street, Aberdeen will initially be composed of sales and engineering resources, with near term additions of technical support and a service depot for systems operating...

2014-02-03 23:01:49

HotDocs Cloud Services enables organizations to embed HotDocs interviews in web pages and applications Lindon, UT and Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 HotDocs, the market leader in document generation, announced today that it will be showcasing HotDocs Cloud Services at this year’s New York LegalTech, which runs February 4 – 6 at the Hilton Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, New York. The hosted platform, which was released earlier this year, enables organizations of any size to...

2014-02-03 12:25:01

NOTTINGHAM, England, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Six Nations is one of the biggest rugby union championships, lasting over seven weekends throughout February, March, and occasionally April, with the six teams playing each other to get the most points and win the trophy. SportsDirect.com take a look at the history of the tournament. Kicking off on Saturday 1st February and running up until 15th March, Six Nations includes England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland,...

2014-01-20 10:39:30

Renewable tidal energy sufficient to power about half of Scotland could be harnessed from a single stretch of water off the north coast of the country, engineers say Renewable tidal energy sufficient to power about half of Scotland could be harnessed from a single stretch of water off the north coast of the country, engineers say. Researchers have completed the most detailed study yet of how much tidal power could be generated by turbines placed in the Pentland Firth, between mainland...


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 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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