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2014-06-18 16:21:26

Company announces plans to extend US-based youth cyber education programme to UK LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) called for more robust global partnerships to provide a collective defence against increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks in a keynote address yesterday by Kathy Warden, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Information Systems, during Information Assurance 2014 (IA14), the U.K. government's flagship event...

2014-06-18 12:36:30

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Orphan Drugs for CNS Diseases: R&D and Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/orphan_drugs_cns_diseases_rd_market_2014_2024.html Report DetailsUncommon nerve disorders - new study explains technological and commercial prospectsWhat's the future of medicines for rare central nervous system (CNS) disorders? Visiongain's new report gives you predictions...

2014-06-18 12:36:07

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Parkinson's Disease: World Drug Industry and Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/parkinson_s_disease_world_drug_industry_market_2014_2024.html Report DetailsTreating Parkinson's - how you find business trends, R&D, and revenue forecastsSee the future of Parkinson's drugs. For those treatments you can get new sales predictions, also exploring research...

2014-06-18 12:31:24

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday 14th June saw England defeated 2-1 by 4x world champions, Italy in their first game of the World Cup. England have two matches remaining in which they will compete for a place in the next round. England ideally need to win their next two games, however there is a possibility for England to go through if they draw or lose any of the two games, depending on how the scores turn out for the other teams in their group....

2014-06-18 12:21:26

The new module allows MAM Autopart users to generate online sales via the eBay marketplace BARNSLEY, England, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAM Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MAMS) (the "Company" or "MAM") a leading global provider of on-premise and cloud-based business management solutions for the auto parts, tire and vertical distribution industries is pleased to announce the official launch of a new auto parts listing tool for eBay....

2014-06-17 23:04:31

Mississippi DPS takes delivery of a new Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e. Columbus, MS (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Captain Ron Kelly of the Mississippi Highway Patrol Air Wing accepted delivery Tuesday of an Airbus Helicopters Inc. AS350 B3e AStar produced for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS). The new law enforcement-equipped helicopter is a Mississippi-built product. Kelly, commander of the Highway Patrol Air Wing, said the AS350 B3e was clearly the best aircraft for the...

2014-06-17 23:04:07

Hackable smart display can show time, news, deadlines, temperature and any other metric needed for home or business; takes an action with the click of a button. London, UK (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Smart Atoms, a group of tech visionaries, designers and engineers, introduces LaMetric, a smart ticker that displays all the information user needs. The smart clock launches on Kickstarter today as the first standalone, customizable, hackable ticker that tracks key metrics and displays them in...

2014-06-17 23:00:42

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Electricity Supply and Distribution (Industrial Report) - UK - 2014" Market Analysis and Overview. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Electricity Supply and Distribution (Industrial Report) - UK - June 2014 The country’s aging infrastructure assets continue to drive capital investment in the electricity distribution industry. Distribution network operators are also ramping up investment in new...

2014-06-17 12:35:07

ATLANTA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to increasing market demand, DocAuto, a globally trusted leader in enterprise content management (ECM) applications, is thrilled to announce the launch of an office in the United Kingdom. This expansion will provide DocAuto's vast regional clientele with a direct channel to DocAuto's ECM expertise. It will also further facilitate our long-term goal of becoming the premier enterprise content management tool provider for WorkSite and...

2014-06-17 12:34:37

CAMBRIDGE, England, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenCloud enables independent evolution with flexible, open architecture that extends functionality, reach and lifetime of services across Swisscom networks OpenCloud today announced that its Rhino Service Broker and Telecom Application Server products have been selected by Swisscom to provide a long term solution for managing legacy services as the operator phases-out its circuit switched network, and for...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Ancona
2014-06-23 07:27:45

The Ancona is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Italy, although the modern type was mostly developed in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was first introduced into England in 1851 and into the United States in 1888, although it was not until 1898 that the single comb type of the Ancona would be accepted into the American Poultry Association. Today, this breed is most popular in Britain and the United States, but efforts are being made to increase its...

Beast of Bodmin
2013-09-08 07:30:22

The Beast of Bodmin is considered to be a phantom cat that lives in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beast was blamed for several slain and mutilated livestock in the area. It was theorized that these large cats may have been imported to private collectors who escaped captivity. Because it is illegal to import or own these animals, details of their escape would not be reported. In 1995 an investigation into legitimacy of these large cats turned up no evidence of their existence. The...

Emerald Damselfly, Lestes sponsa
2013-08-14 12:03:12

The emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa), also known as the common spreadwing, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Europe and Asia, in a large range that extends from France to the Pacific Ocean. It prefers to reside near slow moving moors, pools, and ponds. It is the only common species from its genus, Lestes, in Great Britain and is thought to occur in areas of North Africa. The emerald damselfly has an average abdomen length of up to 1.2 inches, with a wingspan of between .7 and...

Northern February Red, Brachyptera putata
2013-07-10 14:46:19

The northern February red (Brachyptera putata) is a species of stonefly that is thought to be native to Scotland, but was once be found in Wales, England, and can still be found in Ukraine. It once preferred a habitat along the River Usk, which runs through Wye and Wales, England and it is known to prefer cold waters. Males are known for being poor fliers, because they have shorter wings than those of females. The northern February red is thought to be extinct in Wales and England, due to...

Green-eyed Hawker, Aeshna isosceles
2013-07-09 17:42:37

The green-eyed hawker (Aeshna isosceles), known as the Norfolk hawker in Britain, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe and North Africa. Its range includes areas of the Mediterranean, lowland areas of North Africa, and Portugal and Spain, where it is not a native species. It prefers to reside near ponds, marshes, and ditches with abundant vegetation. It was first described by Muller in 1764 as Libellula quadrifasciata, and after several classification changes, it was given...

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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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