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2014-08-21 04:21:27

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 36 blind patients with retinitis pigmentosa will receive groundbreaking Argus II 'bionic eye' treatment starting in September Second Sight Medical Products Inc. (Second Sight) today announces that the French Ministry of Health has officially approved financial support for the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System. Through the Forfait Innovation scheme, the French Government will pay for the first wave of groundbreaking...

2014-08-14 08:28:59

New Roger Focus helps children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder or auditory processing disorder pay attention - and realize their full potential STAEFA, Switzerland, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The capability to focus on auditory stimuli is one of the key components of a child's learning and development(1). Children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or auditory processing disorders often struggle to clearly hear and focus on the voices of...

2014-08-13 23:11:11

MPL has developed an ultra compact Computer Product Family with a case dimensions of only 62x162x118mm, based on the Intel Atom E3800 processor. Despite the small footprint, the system still has MPL's typical product characteristics like robustness, the high reliability low power consumption, and extended temperature (-40°C to 85°C). Dättwil, Switzerland (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The New Generation CEC is a highly integrated, compact and robust embedded computer system,...

2014-08-13 23:00:59

Adello, a leader in mobile advertising in Switzerland, has secured 2 million USD in Series A funding from Swisscom Ventures and Adello management to further accelerate the company’s global expansion into the US and Asia. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Adello, a leader in mobile advertising in Switzerland, has secured 2 million USD in Series A funding from Swisscom Ventures and Adello management to further accelerate the company’s global expansion into the US. Torsten Brodt,...

2014-08-12 08:29:56

A long sought breakthrough for people with hearing loss STAEFA, Switzerland, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly published paper in the American Journal of Audiology, Linda Thibodeau, PhD, a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas describes her findings of a new technology which allows people with hearing loss to hear and understand speech better than those with normal hearing. The finding is evident in cases where conditions are most challenging for people with hearing loss: in...

2014-08-05 12:31:19

Partnership Provides Consistent Patient Experience Measurement Platform Across Facilities on Three Continents BOSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediclinic International, a private hospital group providing acute care and specialist-oriented multidisciplinary hospital services in South Africa, Namibia, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), signed a multi-year agreement with Press Ganey to better understand and improve the patient experience across the organization's 69...

2014-08-04 04:22:07

ZURICH, BERNE, Switzerland and MOSCOW, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IXcellerate, IX Swiss and IP-Max SA are proud to announce a joint venture co-operation for the supplying of full solution data protection services between the Russian and Swiss markets. With IXcellerate's Tier3 datacenter in Moscow, and the datacenters of IX Swiss AG in Zurich and Berne, customers are offered blended solutions that cover all data security, location, storage and transport concerns....

2014-07-30 23:16:24

VisitandCare.com today announced that several high profile European fertility centers have been added to the company’s exclusive network to help couples struggling with infertility. Top fertility clinics in Spain, Switzerland, Greece, and Cyprus are creating an initiative to offer affordable, state-of-the-art IVF treatments to couples across the globe. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 VisitandCare.com today announced that several high profile European fertility centers have been added...

2014-07-29 23:14:29

Importing the Energy of the CA Plex Games in Austin, TX to Customers on the Continent with a Special Customer Success Story Session Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Following on the success of the CA Plex Games in Austin, TX in June, CM First is bringing the modernization story to Europe. A major stop was Zurich, Switzerland; on July 8th, CM First experts presented the CA Plex Developer Conference, a day of training on such subjects as: justifying uplift to CA Plex 7.1, RPG and C++...

2014-07-23 08:31:52

DUBLIN and BINNINGEN, Switzerland, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pixcelldata, the innovative Irish developer of Collibio digital pathology management and collaboration software has announced a partnership with Basys Data, the provider of PathoWin+ LIMS software to pathology laboratories in Switzerland. The integrated Collibio PathoWin+ solution provides the functionality of a laboratory information system with an interactive digital pathology web application to improve...


Latest Switzerland Reference Libraries

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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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