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Vocal landmarks to commuters: Trafikverket, The Swedish Transport Administration, enriches its Passenger Information System with a new custom voice from Acapela Group MONS, Belgium, March
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Heliospectra AB (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH: HELIO) the world leader in intelligent lighting technology for plant research and greenhouse cultivation,
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hasselblad Foundation is pleased to announce that German artist Wolfgang Tillmans is the recipient of the 2015 Hasselblad
Helinet to Deploy Customized Mission Suite for Agency's Fleet of Bell 429 Helicopters; Company Will Also Develop Nationwide Network of Microwave Receive Sites LOS ANGELES
GOTEBORG, Sweden and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, February 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - With photo Volvo Cars presents a unique, complete system solution that makes it possible to integrate
LONDON, February 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Internet of Things evolves and becomes the Internet of Us, security expert Kaspersky Lab has teamed up with Swedish
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and security company Saab's U.S.
Canada ranks 8th among 16 peer countries. Seven of the provinces and territories get a "D" or worse. OTTAWA, Feb.
The Gotland Pony breed is an ancient Swedish pony said to be descended from Tarpens but DNA indicates otherwise. The Gotland originated on the island of Gotland off the South-Eastern coast of Sweden following the last ice age. It is the only native breed to Sweden. Another name for this breed is the Gotland Russ which means a riding horse or charger. The Gotland originally were a breed that roamed wild on the island, but today there is a semi-feral herd living on a 650-acre area in...
Hannes Olof GÃ¶sta AlfvÃ©n (May 30, 1908 - April 2, 1995) was a Swedish plasma physicist born in NorrkÃ¶ping, Sweden. AlfvÃ©n received his PhD from the University of Uppsala in 1934. His thesis was titled "Investigations of the Ultra-short Electromagnetic Waves." He was originally trained as an electrical power engineer and later moved on to research and teaching in the fields of plasma physics. AlfvÃ©n made many contributions to plasma physics, including theories describing the...
The Nordic Spitz is a type of dog bred originally for work on farms and hunting. It originated in the 1600s in Sweden and was an excellent hunting companion. In the 1940s, the breed neared extinction, but was saved by a breeding program begun by Nordic Spitz enthusiasts. The breed eventually declined once again in popularity; today it is relatively rare, especially in its original purpose, as it is used more as a companion. The Nordic Spitz stands 16.5 to 18 inches tall and weighs 18 to 33...
The Drever, also known as the Swedish Dachsbracke, is a scent hound, bred to hunt hares, roe deer, and fox. It may be a combination of the Westphalian Dachsbracke and a beagle. The first Drever was registered in Sweden in 1913. The body of the Drever is similar to most hunting dogs in appearance, yet its legs are very short. The tallest Drever stands 15 inches high, much shorter than most hunting hounds. The breed typically is kept solely as a hunting dog and rarely ever used as a...
The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
- An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
- A timorous, cowardly fellow.