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Provided by Rebecca Basu, American University U.S. college students do better than their counterparts in the United Kingdom when it comes to physical activity, a healthy diet and less smoking, according to new research published in the latest...

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2014-10-23 12:31:58

PARIS, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic growth at 2.7%; stable in the third quarter - Volumes up +1.7% over the first nine months of the year but slipping -0.5% in Q3, hit by construction markets in France and Germany. Confirmation of the positive trends in the UK as well as in the US new-build and industrial markets. - Sales prices up +1.0% over the nine-month period. More moderate price impact in Q3 (+0.5%)...

2014-10-23 12:27:42

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electronic Contract Manufacturing Services in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Consumer Electronics, Computers & Peripherals, Telecommunications, Industrial Electronics, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013...

2014-10-23 08:41:27

BRADFORD, England, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National law firm to roll out the Proclaim Case Management Software Solution Liverpool-based law firm, Bartletts Solicitors, is implementing the Proclaim Case Management Software solution [http://www.eclipselegal.co.uk/proclaim-software/proclaim-case-management-software/?utm_source=PR%2BBartletts&utm_medium=PR%2BBartletts&utm_campaign=PR%2BBartletts ] from Eclipse Legal Systems. Established in 1860,...

2014-10-23 04:23:09

PETERBOROUGH, England, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New tool enables organisations to achieve higher levels of compliance when conforming to global regulatory requirements Halcyon Software [http://www.halcyonsoftware.com ], a global leader in multi-platform systems management software, today announced the immediate availability of Exit Point Manager [http://www.halcyonsoftware.com/epm ], a rule-based security solution for users of IBM i on IBM Power Systems servers....

2014-10-22 23:10:06

Tenured UK physician and life sciences and regenerative medicine advocate, Dr. Yousef “Josh” Siddiqui, BSc MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DCH, joins the advisory team of international research and private equity consultancy, Grace Century, FZ LLC. Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Grace Century, a private equity consultancy specializing in game-changing life science and healthcare projects, announces the addition of Dr. Yousef “Josh” Siddiqui, BSc MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DCH to its advisory...

2014-10-22 23:04:49

Code to showcase barcode reading product line at Health Insights Autumn/Winter 2014 Program. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Code, an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of image-based barcode readers, today announced that it will become an event sponsor of the Health Insights Autumn/Winter 2014 program, a series of one day regional events to be held across the United Kingdom. Rene van Mourik, Sales Director EMEA & APAC, said, “We are delighted to be part of...

2014-10-22 12:27:48

Integrated marketing solution lets business owners maximise the impact of marketing and quickly manage leads through a mobile app LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReachLocal today formally launched in the UK its ReachEdge total digital marketing system for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). This integrated marketing solution, which previously launched in the U.S., Canada and Australia, combines lead management, marketing automation, campaign analysis, responsive website design and...

2014-10-22 12:27:27

Nearly half of all U.S. moms are now the primary breadwinner or contribute as much as their significant other. CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half of all U.S. women (49%) are now the primary breadwinner or are on par financially with their significant other, a trend that is progressing more quickly than even recent major studies predicted, according to the 2014 Marketing to Moms study conducted by global communications leader Ketchum and BlogHer, the leading...

2014-10-22 04:23:23

Dedicated Team of Security Analysts to Provide Continuous Protection to European Customers LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service for the cloud, has today unveiled its state-of-the-art European Security Operations Centre (SOC) in Cardiff, UK. Established to support demand from its rapidly expanding customer base in Europe, the Alert Logic European SOC will be staffed by a team of local security and threat intelligence experts,...

2014-10-21 23:15:12

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “United States & United Kingdom Compression Therapy Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 United States Compression Therapy Market Outlook to 2020: “United States Compression Therapy Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the United States Compression Therapy market. The report provides value,...


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Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Cotswold Sheep
2014-09-25 08:43:41

The Cotswold sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from and was named after the Cotswold Hills in England. Some experts assert that this breed was present in this area of England when the Romans arrived sometime around 54 B.C., during which time legend says they discovered sheepcotes along the hills. Later, the area was supposedly given the Anglo-Saxon name of Cottes-wealds, which meant wind swept hills scattered with Cotes. If this legend were true it would mean that the hills...

Clun Forest Sheep
2014-09-23 08:05:26

The Clun Forest sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in and named after the Clun Forest area of Shropshire. The first record of this breed was written in 1803 by Reverend Joseph Plymley, who wrote about its appearance. In 1873 Youatt wrote of the same characteristics, but also stated that the breed was changing quickly due to crossbreeding with many local breeds including the Longmynd and the Shropshire sheep. The Clun Forest Sheep Breeders Society was established in 1925...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
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