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2014-08-19 04:21:01

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance first half year confirms recovery Summary HY 2014[1] - Healthy order book at EUR1,280 million (HY 2013: EUR1,130 million). Major long term maintenance contracts and plant modification projects in the global Oil & Gas sector awarded. - Revenue increase of 2.2% to EUR685m (HY 2013: EUR670 million). Organic growth being 4%. - Strong...

2010-12-08 14:52:23

Large birds, such as storks, save energy on the flight to their wintering grounds by soaring through the air on thermal currents. Until now, however, we knew nothing about the flight patterns of small migrating songbirds, such as whether they flap their wings or soar and whether these styles of flight allow them to save energy. Now, a team of scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell, Ben-Gurion-University of the Negev, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem have...

2010-05-28 09:35:00

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The opening sentence of the April 2010 Newsweek article "Brand New" reads, "Nothing lasts forever--but some treasured brands make it pretty far." At the age of 68, Vlasic® Pickles is one of those brands, continuing its reign over condiment aisles and beyond as America's favorite pickle. The brand's success is due to many things, smart marketing and a superior product among them. At the top of that list is the brand's beloved...

2009-11-04 09:49:40

If you don't have the time to travel to Florence, you can still see Michelangelo's statue of David on the Internet, revolving in true-to-life 3D around its own axis. This is a preview of what scientists are developing in the European joint project 3D-COFORM. The project aims to digitize the heritage in museums and provide a virtual archive for works of art from all over the world. Vases, ancient spears and even complete temples will be reproduced three-dimensionally. In a few years' time...

2008-07-09 12:00:24

By Anna Ferguson, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jul. 9--Perched in a towering thin tree on Jekyll Island, a colony of tall slender birds sits above the sand. It is an unusual site, causing passersby to stop and take a second look. What the spectators are seeing is more than a striking scene. It is proof of nature restoring itself. When wood storks began nesting on the Georgia coast about 50 years ago, the endangered species was seeking refuge. In the decades since the birds have been...

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2005-06-02 09:59:19

The Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) is a wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family Threskiornithidae. It is a resident breeder found mainly in South America, the Caribbean, and the Gulf coast of the United States. Roseate Spoonbill nests in mangrove trees, laying 2-5 eggs and does not usually share colonies with storks or herons. This species is unmistakable. It is 80cm tall, with a 120cm wingspan. It is long-legged, long-necked and has a long, spatulate bill. Adults have a bare...

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.