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2014-02-28 12:26:10

GENEVA, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joy ruled the day once more as over 300 Swiss and international officials, including Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, international students, respected colleagues and friends, joined Adolf Ogi, former Swiss Federal Councilor, former Under-Secretary General and Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, for the English-language book launch of Dolf Ogi: Statesman and...

2014-02-28 04:21:53

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilabs, a leading supplier of clinical laboratory and medical diagnostic imaging services in Europe and Diagnoplex SA, a developer of molecular diagnostics for colorectal cancer announced today the Swiss market launch of Colox(R), a non-invasive screening test for colorectal cancer. Colox(R) is offered as a service by Unilabs' clinical diagnostic service laboratories in Switzerland. Additional countries within Unilabs'...

2014-02-27 23:27:06

Selexis CSO Demonstrates How the Selexis SURE CHO-Mplus™ Libraries Can Dramatically Improve Biologic Protein Expression in Mammalian Cell Lines Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Selexis SA, a serial innovation company focused on drug discovery for lead identification and cell line development for scale-up and manufacturing of therapeutic protein drugs, announced today it will host a free webinar to educate scientists and researchers about the SURE CHO-Mplus™ Libraries to...

2014-02-27 16:26:49

SCHWERZENBACH, Switzerland, Feb. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - In future, the Swiss market and opinion research institute ISOPUBLIC will be operating under the brand name of Léger Schweiz. The supervisory board has decided the corresponding rebranding. Thus, the strategic decision to join the Canadian Léger Group, which was initiated about two years ago, is being implemented consistently. The decision was taken with the purpose of offering our customers access to the benefits of new...

2014-02-25 04:21:51

BERN, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Racial Discrimination: Switzerland's Passiveness Before ECHR Ruling? - Indication: The "Factsheet national and international positions in favor of a revision of the ECHR ruling" can be downloaded free of charge under: http://www.presseportal.ch/de/pm/100001660/?langid=2 - The ruling of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) of 17th December 2013 Perincek c. Suisse (no. 27510/08) has serious procedural and...

2014-02-21 12:25:23

Final call for registrations before US $2 million Holcim Awards competition closes for entries TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction, a $2 million USD competition, recognizes innovative projects, community plans, buildings, technologies and ideas from around the world that deliver economic and social performance while considering environmental impact. Entries for the 4th cycle of the Holcim Awards must be submitted online at...

2014-02-20 12:31:04

Ultra-small positioning module with integrated chip antenna provides complete solution requiring only power source for reliable and accurate satellite positioning THALWIL, Switzerland, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss-based u?blox, a global leader in cellular and positioning modules and integrated circuits, introduces the CAM-M8Q GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou/QZSS antenna module. The module integrates a u-blox M8 satellite receiver IC plus SAW filter, LNA, TCXO, RTC, passives and a pre-tuned...

2014-02-18 20:21:06

EAST MEADOW, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss International Air Lines Ltd., and its partner Switzerland Tourism joined forces together to ensure a flawless Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2014 photo shoot in Switzerland last summer. SI Swimsuit 2014 launched today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/NY67237LOGO ) From make-up artists to hairstylists, to camera bags and tripods, SWISS ensured that the entire production crew and models arrived on time refreshed to...

2014-02-14 23:21:28

DigiDNA, leader in iPhone document storage and file transfer with computers, is happy to announce the release of the fourth version of FileApp, its iPhone File System and PDF reader on the App Store. The new app interface matches the iOS 7 style redesign and marks the beginning of a new era for FileApp. Geneva, Switzerland & Geraldton, Australia (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 FileApp's fourth and latest version has been released on the App Store. Embracing the new iOS 7 interface...

2014-02-14 00:20:57

BASEL, Switzerland, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced that the 2013 Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The document is available on the Syngenta website at www.syngenta.com; hard copies of the audited financial statements are available to shareholders free of charge upon request. Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to our purpose:...


Latest Switzerland Reference Libraries

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

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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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2007-12-18 11:46:03

The Appenzeller Sennenhund is a breed from Switzerland bred for the purpose of guarding flocks and being a general farm dog. It is a medium-sized breed that is friendly and excels in obedience competitions. Because the Appenzeller Sennenhund is a herding dog, it needs plenty of exercise and room to run. If this dog gets bored, he could become restless and destructive. The Appenzeller Sennenhund would be a good pet for someone who has ample time to spend with their animal. Photo...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'