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2014-06-19 16:22:54

ATLANTA, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., an international consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkin, established three new international franchises in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Belo Horizonte, Brazil; and Asuncion, Paraguay. All three Orkin franchises will offer commercial and residential pest control and termite services in their respective markets. "We are proud to offer Orkin's services in South...

2014-06-18 12:24:54

DALLAS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Oil Country Tubular Goods Market by Grade (API, Premium), by Product (Seamless, ERW) & by Geography (North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle East) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", defines and segments the global Oil Country Tubular Goods Market with analysis and forecasts of the global revenue. The OCTG Market is estimated to grow from over $41.8 Billion in 2014 to nearly $59 Billion by...

2014-06-15 08:20:51

LONDON, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hormone Refractory Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/hormone_refractory_breast_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.htmlHormone Refractory Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Hormone Refractory Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials...

2014-06-12 16:27:13

DUBLIN, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gcvtlq/earthmoving) has announced the addition of the "Earthmoving Equipment Market in South America 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Earthmoving equipment, also known as heavy equipment vehicles, is used in construction activities that involve earthworks such as the construction of roads, railways, urban infrastructure, ports, and...

Feathers Of Migrating Birds Carry Plant Fragments To New Locations
2014-06-12 12:14:13

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online One question that biologists have is why do plants grow in the northern regions of North America and southern regions of South America, but nowhere in between? Researchers have discovered a possible explanation to why this happens. Migratory birds from the Arctic harbor fly to South America with small fragments of plants in their feathers. Over the last several decades, scientists have speculated on this idea but have gone without...

2014-06-11 23:13:24

RF System Lab’s flagship product, the articulating VJ-Advance video borescope, is going international. RF System Lab is partnering with Fertrading Group, an industry-leading international trade and global sourcing company with various locations across the globe, to extend sales efforts into Central and South America. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 RF System Lab’s flagship product, the articulating VJ-Advance video borescope, is going international. In addition to the newly...

2014-06-11 08:33:21

- First field trials established in South America THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, will evaluate a number of its biotech traits in sugarcane in South America. Plantings were recently completed and preliminary performance observations will be available by the end of the year. Ceres expects to receive sugar yield results in the second half of 2015 when the first growing cycle is...

2014-06-09 08:20:42

International Study Analyzed Vacation Spending Habits Among Residents in Asia, North America, South America, Europe and Australia/New Zealand; Study Found Taxes, Baggage Fees and Booking Fees Rank 1-2-3 in List of "Most Annoying" Travel Fees BELLEVUE, Wash., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites*, revealed the results of a study that showed marked contrasts in the way that residents of different countries save for...

2014-06-05 16:27:28

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Post Menopausal Osteoporosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_r_d/clinical_trials/post_menopausal_osteoporosis_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2012.html Post Menopausal Osteoporosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Post Menopausal Osteoporosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014"...

2014-06-05 16:27:21

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Squamous Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/squamous_cell_carcinoma_global_clinical_trials_review.html Squamous Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Squamous Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Squamous...


Latest South America Reference Libraries

Grey Slender Opossum, Marmosops incanus
2013-05-02 10:34:31

The grey slender opossum (Marmosops incanus) can be found in South America, in a small range that includes only Brazil. Its preferred habitat includes both primary and secondary forests, humid lowland coastal areas at elevations between 2,624 and 4,265 feet. This species can only breed once per year, and displays an odd method of breeding. During this period, males will breed just before they die in a method known as semelparous breeding. It is thought that the grey slender opossum occurs in...

North America
2013-02-18 15:40:12

North America is a continent completely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost completely within the Western Hemisphere. It’s also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It’s bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. This continent covers an area of approximately 9,540,000 sq miles, about 4.8 percent of the plants surface or about...

White-headed Capuchin, Cebus capucinus
2012-07-13 14:39:09

The white-headed Capuchin (Cebus capucinus) is a New World monkey that is native to Central America, as well as the far northwestern area of South America. It is also known as the white-faced capuchin and the white-throated capuchin. Its Central American range includes Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Reports have shown that it may occur in southern Belize and eastern Guatemala, but these reports have not been confirmed. Its South American range is limited to the northwestern area...

Dire Wolf, Canis dirus
2012-05-04 12:37:48

The dire wolf (Canis dirus) is an extinct wolf that was most common to North and South America. This carnivorous mammal lived for approximately 1.79 million years, existing throughout the Irvingtonian stage to the Rancholabrean stage of the Pleistocene era. It is related to the grey wolf, although it was larger and has no direct line to any living species. In 1854, the type specimen of the dire wolf was found in Evansville, Indiana. Joseph Granville Norwood acquired the specimen, a...

Desert Red Bat, Lasiurus blossevillii
2012-04-25 05:07:00

The desert red bat, or western red bat, is one of 318 species of vesper bats. These bats can be found in North America, Central America, and even down to the northern most parts of South America. Like birds, the desert red bat migrates to warmer, desert climates during winter and returns to cooler climates during warm seasons. Males and females of this species have different migrating habits, and this hinders mating because they are always in different areas at different times. They will mate...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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