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New Tide Gauge Measures Sea Level Change Using GPS Signals
2014-05-21 03:13:57

Robert Cumming, Chalmers University of Technology A new way of measuring sea level using satellite navigation system signals, for instance GPS, has been implemented by scientists at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. Sea level and its variation can easily be monitored using existing coastal GPS stations, the scientists have shown. ​Measuring sea level is an increasingly important part of climate research, and a rising mean sea level is one of the most tangible consequences...

2014-05-19 23:05:53

Private social intranet service protects SMB's business information while improving productivity by up to one full workday. Los Angeles, CA; Malmo, Sweden (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Incentive, a private social intranet service that protects SMB's business information while improving productivity, today announced it has launched in the U.S. with a new office and $1.8M in funding. Incentive chose to turn to angel investors in this round of financing, which will be used to strengthen...

2014-05-14 08:36:59

Digital collaboration solution used by large multi-national organisations LUND, Sweden, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anoto Group AB, world leader in digital writing technology, today announced that it has acquired 25% of we-inspire GmbH, a company specializing in full digital collaboration environments. As part of the agreement, Anoto Group AB will set up a wholly owned subsidiary, we-inspire Inc., based in Los Angeles, California and will sell we-inspire's product in the US market....

2014-05-07 16:32:23

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Heat Pumps (Heating, Cooling and Hot Water) - A Global Market Overviewhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/air_conditioning/heat_pumps_heating_cooling_hot_water_global_market_overview.htmlBolstered by increasing consumer preference for more environmental friendly and energy efficiency, the demand for heat pumps is anticipated to grow at a robust rate. The phenomenon is...

2014-05-06 16:30:52

NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, part of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), today announced that it has acquired Prime, a leading, award-winning creative PR agency in Sweden, and its business intelligence arm United Minds, effective immediately. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 1998 by Carl Fredrik Sammeli, Prime is an independent agency of 130 employees with headquarters in Stockholm. The agency is focused on all aspects of integrated...

2014-05-01 23:15:35

Features clinical indications for CERAMENT™|BONE VOID FILLER. Lund, Sweden (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, announced the release of a new iPad® app called, CERAMENT™, now available for download from iTunes®. The CERAMENT™ app is designed to impart valuable information on the indications and clinical experience with...

2014-04-30 23:06:27

HotellStockholm.com launched a new advertising campaign at multipe ICA Maxi retail outlets in Sweden. The video adverts are shown on LCD screens at over 15 Maxi shops from Uppsala to Gothenburg. Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 HotellStockholm.com are proud to launch a new advertising campaign in several major supermarkets in Sweden. The advertisement has been created together with Get Visible Media, specialised in LCD screen advertising. The TV screen campaign runs at over 15...

2014-04-29 20:26:27

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Markets for Female and Neonatal Diagnostic Devices (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,...

2014-04-28 23:11:49

New press enables production of high quality aircraft engine components with accuracy, repeatability and lower costs. Västerås, Sweden (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Kale Pratt & Whitney, a joint venture between Kale Holding of Istanbul, Turkey, and world-leading aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney, USA, has ordered a hydroform deep-draw press from Avure Technologies. The press, slated to become operational in the spring of 2014, will be installed at a new Turkish...

2014-04-26 23:03:01

Nobles Medical Technologies II, Inc. (NMT2) today announced that it has officially launched sales in Sweden for its NobleStitch EL PFO Closure System. NMT2 launched sales initially in Germany and the UK and will now be expanding this month into Sweden. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Following a successful meeting at the Congress of Structural Interventions (CSI) congress in Frankfurt last June NMT2 received significant inquiries to bring its PFO technology to new...


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Gotland Pony
2014-04-14 07:45:27

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...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén (May 30, 1908 - April 2, 1995) was a Swedish plasma physicist born in Norrköping, Sweden. Alfvén 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. Alfvén made many contributions to plasma physics, including theories describing the...

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2008-05-27 22:50:09

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...

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2008-05-22 18:12:33

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...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

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.

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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