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2014-05-12 20:22:03

HOUSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swift Worldwide Resources, a leading oil and gas recruitment provider globally, is pleased to announce the addition of Rodney F.

2014-03-17 08:32:04

SWIFT(TM) DC/DC converter integrates MOSFETS and features new adaptive on-time control mode FORT WORTH, Texas, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APEC -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today

New Fossil Helps Explain Evolution Of Hummingbird Flight
2013-05-01 13:38:41

A small bird fossil found in Wyoming could be the link that connects the evolutionary dots between the different flight styles of hummingbirds and swifts.

Swift Gets Better Picture Of Comet ISON
2013-03-29 18:59:21

Comet Pan-STARRS lit up our skies during March, but another comet is on its way that is expected to outshine it.

Deimos Orbital Model Improved
2012-09-26 10:27:22

The orbit of Phobos, the inner moon, has been calculated to an accuracy of less than 1 kilometer. However, the orbit of Deimos is still not known to a high degree of accuracy.

2012-03-05 14:00:00

Deliver a standardized multi-bank, multi-carrier electronic B/L process, in association with SWIFT and Bolero to streamline electronic title transfer for shipments. Parsippany,

2012-02-18 08:00:00

Gust, an investor relations platform integrating essential collaboration tools for both entrepreneurs and investors, was honored as the recipient of the “Top Innovator” award from SWIFT’s


Latest Swift Reference Libraries

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2008-12-18 20:35:13

The Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba), is a species of bird found the mountains of southern Europe to the Himalayas. They are strongly migratory and winter much further south in southern Africa. They do tend to wander during migration and some birds are regularly seen in much of southern Europe and Asia. These birds spend much of their lives in the air, but will roost on rocky cliffs or walls. This bird is easily identified by its large size. Their wingspan is about 22 inches long compared...

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2008-11-29 21:05:03

The African Palm Swift (Cypsiurus parvus), is a species of swift found in tropical Africa. They spend most of their time in the air, living on insects which it collects in flight. They often feed near the ground, and drink on the wing. This 6.25 inch long species is mainly pale brown in color. It has long swept-back wings that resemble a crescent or a boomerang. The body is slender, and the tail is long and deeply forked, although it is usually held closed. The call is a loud, shrill...

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2008-11-29 20:50:04

The German's Swiftlet (Collocalia germani), is a species of bird found in China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountains. Its range is extensive, estimated at 600,000 to 6,000,000 square miles. There are between 80-160 million individuals in Europe alone. The adult is 4.75 inches in length and weighs roughly a half ounce. The...

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2008-11-29 20:45:05

The Edible-nest Swiftlet (Aerodramus fuciphagus), is a small bird that is found in South-east Asia. It has a wide range of habitats from coastal areas to mountains, occurring up to 9180 feet above sea level on Sumatra and Borneo. There are six recognized subspecies. The adult is about 4.5 inches long and weighs a little more than a half ounce. The plumage is blackish-brown above, paler on the underparts. The rump is slightly paler than the rest of the upperparts. The tail is slightly...

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2008-11-29 20:33:43

The White-rumped Swiftlet (Aerodramus spodiopygia) is a species of swift found in American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu. Birds in Australia are now often treated as a separate species, Australian Swiftlet (Aerodramus terraereginae). Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist mountain forests, and rocky areas. Like small bats, it has sonar ability. It can navigate easily...

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