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2013-12-16 10:12:35

Reject drugs where pharma fails to provide supporting evidence -- which it does in up to 40 percent of cases, it says The body that appraises the clinical and cost effectiveness of new drugs in England would do well to take a leaf out of its sister organisations' books in Wales and Scotland, says an editorial in the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). Between 30% and 40% of all new drug appraisals in the three countries have to be jettisoned, because the manufacturer in question has...

2013-12-09 23:26:34

ILTA’s 2013 Technology Survey shows HotDocs with a 60% market share among law firms that use document generation software Lindon, UT and Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 A recent technology survey, conducted and published by ILTA (International Legal Technology Association), shows that HotDocs Corporation continues to dominate the legal market for document generation (document assembly) software. The 341 page ILTA publication shows HotDocs with a 60% market share among law...

2013-12-05 23:03:30

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: UK Policing ICT Markets 2012-2017: Policing in the Age of Austerity. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Product Synopsis Kable's forecast takes into account the renegotiation of existing contracts on more onerous terms and over longer periods, extensions to refresh cycles and delays or cancellations to investments, all factors which will have a negative overall impact on demand for ICT equipment. Introduction and Landscape Our...

New Method Measuring Marine Noise
2013-12-03 12:02:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has found that underwater noise can be stressful or even harmful to sea creatures, and a team of UK scientists has devised a novel method for monitoring artificial noise in Scotland’s Moray Firth inlet, according to a newly published study in the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin. Study author Nathan Merchant, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Syracuse, said human activities related to Scotland’s...

2013-11-25 23:01:02

Frox of Falkirk is a designer boutique for women outfits located in Scotland. The boutique offers a wide range of outfits, shoes, bags, jewelry and other accessories for women for different occasions. Scotland (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Frox of Falkirk recently released its special offers for the season through which, the boutique is currently offering as much as 50% discount on its various outfits. Frox of Falkirk offers outfits for women for all occasions. Women love to wear different...


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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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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