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2012-06-05 06:25:24

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At dance festival XO Live, formerly Extrema Outdoor, a new and innovative concept will be launched: DJ Roulette. Artists from across the world can perform via live stream during the festival and compete for a spot at XO Live 2013. "We're looking for innovation, more live performances and new talents. DJ Roulette brings it all together!", according to Marcel Mingers, Extrema's CEO. During DJ Roulette the dj performs...

2012-06-05 02:20:46

HOLLAND, Mich., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: YRCW) -- Eastman Chemical Company has awarded Holland its 2011 Supplier Excellence Award, an element of its Eastman Supplier Excellence Program (ESEP). This marks the sixth consecutive year that Holland has received this award. In order to determine award recipients, Eastman evaluates its transportation service providers along a number of criteria, including but not limited to: on-time percentages, claims ratios, safety/security...

2012-06-01 08:52:35

Indiana University researchers found that the highly active middle-aged subjects in their study appear to avoid the arterial stiffening -- when arteries become less compliant as blood pumps through the body -- that typically comes with aging. A reduction in compliance of the body's large arteries has been shown to occur with age and with inactivity. It also is considered a risk factor, predictive of future cardiovascular disease, such as high blood pressure and stroke. The study compared...

2012-05-31 06:28:42

NIJMEGEN, Netherlands, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A multi-million euro Marie Curie grant has been awarded to an international consortium including 8 world-leading basic science and clinical centres of excellence, industry leaders Khondrion and Seahorse Bioscience, and a non-profit foundation. The objective of the program titled Mitochondrial European Educational Training (MEET) is to implement training-through-research programs dedicated to unravelling the pathophysiology of mitochondria...

André Kuipers: Space Is Much More Fun Than Earth
2012-05-31 03:01:09

Eighty tweeps came to ESA´s technical center in the Netherlands on May 29 to talk to ESA astronaut André Kuipers in a live video call to the International Space Station. Last April, people were invited via ESA´s Twitter account @ESA, to send a question they would like to ask André. The lucky group was chosen from more than 500 entries to attend the SpaceTweetup in ESTEC, the Netherlands. 10 Twitter followers then had the chance to ask their question...

2012-05-29 02:27:32

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TOKU-E Company (http://www.toku-e.com [C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop\www.toku-e.com ]) has announced availability of their newly developed, innovative, ultra-safe, faster dissolving dust-free grade (DF) Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate (SDS). In animal studies, prolonged exposure to SDS dust particles is known to cause eye and skin irritation. SDS may worsen skin problems in individuals with chronic skin hypersensitivity, with...

2012-05-23 06:20:19

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) has named Scott D. Ware as president of its Holland subsidiary, a leading provider of next-day regional less-than-truckload (LTL) services. Ware, 51, has 27 years of industry experience and most recently served as vice president of Operations at Holland where he was responsible for the management and execution of major operational initiatives focused on specific performance improvement. "Scott has been an...

2012-05-22 02:26:24

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that clinical abstracts on Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase inhibitor, ibrutinib (formerly, PCI-32765) have been selected for oral presentations at the 17th Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA), June 14-17, 2012 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The update on data presented specifically includes: 1) updated safety and efficacy data, including progression free survival, from the...

2012-05-22 02:23:16

WORCESTER, Mass., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN) (www.thermoenergy.com) has announced that it will be deploying a ThermoEnergy ARP(TM) (Ammonia Recovery Process) system at an award-winning biogas production plant outside of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The ARP system will be owned and operated by ThermoEnergy and its partner in the Netherlands, ProfiNutrients BV. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/CL50460LOGO ) The ARP system will be used...

2012-05-15 06:27:09

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The files of the Blue Book Agency, Marilyn's first model agency in Los Angeles, recovered in The Hague, the Netherlands. Miss Emmeline Snively, founder of the agency in 1939, discovered Marilyn Monroe (then Norma Jean Dougherty) in 1945 as a model. The files go all the way back from 1945 until 1969, the year that, as Miss Snively mentioned in a interview, "She put it away forever". The contents are many...


Latest The Netherlands Reference Libraries

2012-06-15 03:50:16

Symbol: MUPRU Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   MUAT2 Mucuna aterrima (Piper & Tracy) Holland   MUDE2 Mucuna deeringiana (Bort) Merr.   STAT3 Stizolobium aterrimum Piper & Tracy   STDE Stizolobium deeringianum Bort   STVE5 Stizolobium velutinum (Hassk.) Piper & Tracy Distribution: Mucunapruriens(L.) DC. var.utilis(Wall. ex Wight) Baker ex Burck...

2012-06-18 03:55:02

Symbol: DAOG Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae – Pea family Genus   Daniellia Benn. – daniellia...

2012-06-18 04:48:43

Symbol: CRNO4 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Synonyms:   CRCR15 Crotalaria crassipes Hook. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae – Pea...

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2008-05-22 18:18:54

The Dutch Partridge Dog, also known as the Drentsche Patrijshond, is an extremely rare breed used to hunt fowl. The breed resembles both the spaniel and setter families. The breed originated in the 16th century in the Netherlands and at one time was used to hunt any type of game as well as to play with children and act as a watchdog. The Dutch Partridge Dog is white with orange or brown markings. It stands 22 to 25 inches tall. The breed is fairly popular in the Netherlands, with 5,000...

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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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