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2014-04-28 16:30:29

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - Global Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/medipoint_biopsy_devices_global_analysis_market_forecasts.html MediPoint: Biopsy Devices - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryCancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. It can affect numerous organs and tissues of the body. When a patient...

2014-04-28 16:28:27

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: MediPoint: Electrophysiology - Global Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/medipoint_electrophysiology_global_analysis_market_forecasts.html MediPoint: Electrophysiology - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryStill in its infancy, the electrophysiology (EP) device market has seen significant adoption and market growth as more...

2014-04-23 16:31:16

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Transcatheter Heart Valve Market Outlook, 2013 - Approval of Second Generation Prosthetics and Increasing Surgeons' Confidence and Proficiency to Drive TAVR Procedure...

2014-04-23 16:30:02

KIDDERMINSTER, England, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 70 percent of turnover tied into price regulated prescription business there are good reasons for health and beauty suppliers and pharmacists to work together to help diversify pharmacy sales in Europe into non-pharmaceutical health and personal care related categories and OTC self-medication.The average pharmacy in Europe has a sales turnover of EUR1.158 million of which 69 percent of is based on dispensing...

2014-04-22 16:25:47

20 Winners Attended VIP Reception with Robert De Niro and Private Film Screening of Loitering with Intent with Director Adam Rapp BOSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Santander Bank, N.A. announced today the winners of the Santander Tribeca Film Festival Sweepstakes. As part of its inaugural sponsorship of the Festival, Santander gave away tickets to a VIP reception attended by Robert De Niro and a private screening of Loitering with Intent, directed by Adam Rapp. "We're delighted that we...

2014-04-22 12:20:45

- Group pairs well with bank's Equipment Finance offerings HOUSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass can now help clients move goods across the country with its new Transportation Banking group. The specialty group will provide loans, revolving credit, equipment and acquisition financing and other financial products and services to trucking, rail, shipping, logistics and air-related businesses across the country. The news comes less than a year after the bank launched...

2014-04-22 08:39:07

SHANGHAI, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- idealista.com, Spain's largest property website and also a sector leader in both Portugal and Italy, will begin marketing properties in China this month through a new agreement with China's No. 1 international property website, Juwai.com. Real estate agents and developers who are already advertising on idealista.com can now extend their reach to the Chinese, the fastest growing group of buyers in Southern Europe. Through idealista.com, they...

2014-04-22 04:21:02

Travel Club strengthens its expertise with the addition of Aimia as a program partner MONTREAL and MADRID, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM) ("Aimia"), a global leader in loyalty management, has acquired a 25 per cent stake in Travel Club, Spain's largest coalition loyalty program. Aimia, which operates loyalty programs in more than 20 countries, becomes a joint owner of Travel Club alongside Iberia, Repsol and Eroski. Travel Club has 6 million members, 30...

2014-04-17 23:11:20

Inbenta, the Semantic Search Engine provider, announces it has closed a $2M Series A funding from a group of investors led by “Amérigo Chile Early Stage and Growth”. Amerigo is an international network of technological Venture Capital funds which forms part of Telefónica's commitment to boosting technological innovation around the world. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Inbenta, the Semantic Search Engine provider, announces it has closed a $2M Series A funding from...

2014-04-17 23:10:40

Pata Negra hosts tasting demos of its authentic Spanish style chorizo at popular Fairway Market locations in and around New York City Gloversville, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Pata Negra LLC, a specialty sausage maker from Spain, adds a new White Chorizo to its line of specialty pork sausages, called Imperial. Produced out of their state of the art facility in upstate New York, Imperial’s White Chorizo, also referred to as Vela Blanco, is crafted true to ancient Spanish recipes, recipes...


Latest Spain Reference Libraries

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,...

Perez’s Frog, Pelophylax perezi
2013-07-19 16:15:38

Perez's Frog (Pelophylax Perezi) is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It's found in southern France, Spain, Portugal, and two sites in the United Kingdom. In Spain, it is very abundant, as evidenced by its Spanish name rana comun, meaning "common frog". Its natural habitats include temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, intermittent rivers, rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, sandy...

Iberian midwife toad, Alytes cisternasii
2013-03-30 08:17:41

The Iberian midwife toad is found around the Iberian Peninsula in southern and eastern Portugal, and also in western and central Spain. The elevation range of this species is between 300 - 4,265 feet, but it is typically found around 2,000 feet. The Iberian midwife toad prefers dry habitats in meadows and open forests with sandy soil that grow vegetation adapted for dry regions. However, this toad relies on streams and pools for the development of the tadpoles. The Iberian midwife toad is...

Baryonyx_BW
2012-03-22 19:25:37

Baryonyx, meaning “heavy claw,” was a genus of carnivorous dinosaur from the Hauterivian to early Barremian stages of the Early Cretaceous Period (130-125 million years ago). It was first discovered in clay pits just south of Dorking, England, and later also found in northern Spain and Portugal. Only one species is known, B. walkeri, named in honor of its discoverer, amateur fossil hunter William Walker. Walker discovered the creature when he came across an enormous claw sticking out...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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