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2014-11-12 23:04:45

New cutting-edge research report “2014-2018 World Cancer Diagnostics Market: Supplier Shares, Country Forecasts, Innovative Technologies, Competitive Strategies--France, Germany, Italy, Japan,

2014-11-12 04:23:25

MADRID, November 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th International Biotechnology Conference, BioSpain 2014 ( http://www.biospain2014.org), the main biotechnology event held

2014-11-11 08:36:42

SAO PAULO, Nov.

2014-11-10 23:02:54

Market Publishers Ltd is excited to call for participation in the eighth edition of the Innovation Excellence 2014 conference, taking place from 20th to 21st of November 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.

2014-11-10 16:28:09

LONDON, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Spices and Seasonings in Million Pounds (lbs).

2014-11-08 04:21:24

DALLAS, November 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports.com adds Opioids Market Overview to 2023 - Opioids in Western Europe research report to its store.

2014-11-06 12:21:32

Representatives from Spain, Greece, Malta, Jordan and Israel will meet in Valletta to discuss how the principles of participatory community mapping can be applied by Mediterranean countries to improve

2014-11-05 04:20:25

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, November 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraikin, the European leader in industrial, utility and commercial vehicle rentals, opened a new sales office

2014-11-03 08:27:26

A new comedy novel depicting the world of expats in Spain has become the unexpected hit of the year and all within only three weeks LONDON, Nov.


Latest Spain Reference Libraries

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
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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