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2014-12-16 23:06:10

DocPath is one of the eight companies to have signed an agreement which aims to increase the professional capacities of Computer Engineering graduates.

2014-12-16 04:20:06

LONDON, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Europe (EU28+EFTA), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles posted November sales up 3.6% year-over-year versus 1.2% for the industry.

2014-12-12 16:23:22

- The app is now available from the Apple Store for iOS and Google Play for Android in all the countries in which Santander Universities operates. MADRID, Dec.

2014-12-11 16:23:59

- Joan Roca talks about `The BBVA Cooking Tour Experience,' a milestone in the history of gastronomy MADRID, Dec.

2014-12-11 04:22:21

- The transaction allows Atento to continue strengthening the focus on its core markets encompassing the Pan LatAm region as well as Spain and Morocco in the EMEA region NEW YORK,

2014-12-10 12:25:44

Experience the tastes and traditions of the Italian countryside and the cultural treasures of Spanish art and history on these two new itineraries BURBANK, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-10 08:22:29

LONDON, Dec.

2014-12-09 23:08:19

Telefónica and Qustodio, the Barcelona based security software vendor, today announced an agreement that will make Qustodio’s leading family safety software available to Telefónica

2014-12-09 12:38:04

MADRID, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA has acquired Madiva Soluciones, a Spanish startup specialized on services based on big data and cloud computing.


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Iberian Frog, Rana iberica
2014-11-05 11:55:24

The Iberian Frog (Rana iberica), is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family located in Portugal and Spain. Its natural habitats include rivers, mountain streams and swamps. It is threatened by loss of habitat, introduced species, water contamination, increased ultraviolet radiation, and climate change. This frog can grow to about 2.8 inches long but a more normal size is about 2 inches. The females have a tendency to be larger than the males. The tympanum can be seen just...

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Spanish-Norman Horse
2014-06-27 15:50:25

The Spanish-Norman is a breed of horse that originated in Spain. It was developed by crossing the Andalusian of Spain and the Percheron of France. In 1991 a registry was formed in Connecticut, United States to maintain the breed. As of 2011, there were over 100 Andalusian stallions in the registry as foundation sires. The Andalusian was a descendent of the Iberian horse of Spain and originated in the Andalusia region. The Percheron horse originated in France in the former Perche province,...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.