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2014-03-25 12:25:42

UPPSALA, Sweden, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 123on, the mobile video platform that intensifies the bond between brands and fans, today announced a partnership with iConcerts to bring the hottest live tracks to music lovers' mobile devices. The 123on platform enables Android phone users to relive favorite iConcerts moments simply by downloading the 123on application from Google Play...

2014-03-21 04:21:24

STOCKHOLM, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor John Briscoe, a native of South Africa, is named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contributions to global and local water management, inspired by an unwavering commitment to improving the lives of people on the ground. John Briscoe lives in the United States, where he teaches at Harvard University. Upon receiving the news, Professor Briscoe said he was "Very surprised and honored. I am...

2014-03-14 08:28:23

CANNES, France, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 24(th) MIPIM Awards took place today during MIPIM, the world's property market. The results were announced at a ceremony held in the main auditorium of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. Projects in Singapore, Sweden and Germany dominated the winners' list, with Singapore heading the pack with three MIPIM Awards in the Best Innovative Green Building, Best Residential Development and Special Jury Award categories. And the winners...

2014-03-12 12:28:09

LUND, Sweden, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, together with the University of Mainz in Germany, announced that the protocol for the CERAMENT(TM)|Tibia Fracture Study (CERTiFy) was recently published in TRIALS, an open access, peer reviewed online journal. CERTiFy is a controlled, prospective, randomized clinical trial...

2014-03-11 23:29:09

Growing international software and consulting group develops its relationship with membership organization. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Institute of Financial Operations is proud to announce that Palette, a Sweden-based software market leader, has established a silver partnership for 2014. The Institute offers four levels of partnership — strategic, diamond, gold, and silver — for sponsors that are committed to the membership association’s core financial operations disciplines, which...

2014-03-09 16:22:36

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian wheelchair curling team picked up from where they left off after yesterday's big wins over Great Britain and Russia. Today, they took on the Swedes in a much anticipated contest that featured two of the top ranked teams in the tournament. Canada eventually prevailed in a nail biter of a last end which saw Sweden make its last shot just as the time ran out. Sweden came up short in their attempt to tie the game and Canada now sits...

2014-03-04 04:20:23

MADRID, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (AEROTHAI), the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) for Thailand, has selected defense and security company Saab to deploy an upgraded and expanded Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system across Thailand. The ADS-B system will provide surveillance of flights over Thailand's airspace in an expanded trial of the technology. Saab first deployed an ADS-B trial system for AEROTHAI in 2007 at their...

2014-02-26 23:30:02

Fans relive and share the greatest La Liga moments when incoming calls and alerts trigger video highlights. Madrid, Spain and Uppsala, Sweden (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 123on, the mobile video platform for the world’s most widely and passionately shared interests, today announced it has partnered with content leader MEDIAPRO to deliver La Liga BBVA’s greatest highlights straight to fans’ mobile devices. The 123on platform enables Android phone users to view and share their favorite...

2014-02-24 23:24:32

500 houses in Stockholm will have household items marked with the APDN anti-theft product DNANet, branded in Sweden as smartDNA. The technology empowers police to pin a criminal directly to a crime. Stony Brook, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Applied DNA Sciences (OTCQB: APDN), (Twitter: @APDN), a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, announced today it will be creating a DNA-Protected Community in Stockholm, Sweden, in a trial...

2014-02-21 12:28:37

KARLSTAD, Sweden, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish cloud provider Ipeer today launched Hosted Azure Pack. The service offers enterprises functionality fully consistent with Microsoft cloud service Windows Azure but at a price up to forty percent lower in a cloud based in Sweden. Ipeer is seeing the beginning of a Microsoft Cloud OS-based ecosystem of local cloud providers and hopes to attract thousands of new customers within twelve months. Hosted Azure Pack...


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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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.