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New cyber research, development and testing centre brings jobs to UK and extends the reach of Raytheon's network of cyber centres UXBRIDGE, England, Dec.
Cloudpath Networks announced it has partnered with Exertis VAD Solutions to expand its distribution network to include all vertical industries across the UK, Benelux and Ireland.
Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Joins Team Working to Protect SCADA Systems and Supply Chains VIENNA, Va., Dec.
GUILDFORD, England, December 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MR Solutions has introduced its second generation MRI magnet technology to its range of ground breaking 3T and 7T,
Acquires 3 BMW/MINI Dealerships HOUSTON, Dec.
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SUGAR LAND, Texas, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CVI) today announced that Marty Power has joined the company as chief commercial officer, effective immediately.
The Romney sheep, also known as the Romney marsh sheep or the Kent, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England and was recognized as an official breed by 1800. The breed at this time was an improved breed that had been developed from medieval longwool breeds and crossbred with Bakewell’s English Leicester. This breed was first exported in 1853, when twenty individuals were sent to New Zealand, and by the 1990’s the breed comprised over half of New Zealand’s sheep...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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