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2014-09-30 23:12:02

U.S. expert Dr. Steven Baskin, will share his knowledge in the field of headache disorders with an international audience at the next BFE Annual Meeting taking place March 24-28, 2015 in Rome, Italy. In addition to his presentation on scientific day, he will teach a 2-day workshop for health practitioners. London, England (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Biofeedback Federation of Europe is pleased to announce that Dr. Steven M. Baskin will be presenting a workshop at their upcoming Annual...

2014-09-30 23:11:59

Sports Psychologist, Dr. Lindsay Thornton, will share her expertise in the field of peak performance training with an international audience at the upcoming BFE Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy. She will discuss the integration of psychophysiological assessment and training at elite and Olympic levels. London, England (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Biofeedback Federation of Europe is pleased to announce that Sport Psychologist, Dr. Lindsay Thornton, will be presenting a workshop on the use...

2014-09-30 23:10:44

Volpara Highlights Study that Shows Fully-Automated Volumetric Methods are Valid Alternatives to Measure Mammographic Breast Density and Predict Breast Cancer Risk Wellington, New Zealand (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The accurate measurement of mammographic density offers the potential to improve breast cancer risk prediction and to tailor screening protocols according to risk, according to a study published in Breast Cancer Research (BCR September 2014; 16:439...

2014-09-30 12:27:49

--Piers Morgan has been a journalist for 25 years. As Editor-at-Large (US) he will dissect and comment on the big stories that matter in America NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MailOnline, the world's biggest English language newspaper website, today announced that Piers Morgan has joined the website as Editor-at-Large (US). Piers, one of the best known journalistic faces on both sides of the Atlantic, joins MailOnline from CNN where he was host of Piers Morgan Live from 2011 until...

2014-09-30 08:29:12

Campaign (www.campaignlive.com) will give U.S. advertising, media and marketing stars a new platform to discuss the hottest topics, learn from cutting-edge thinking and celebrate the very best work driving effective marketing today NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Haymarket Media Group, home to marketing and communications brands including PRWeek, Direct Marketing News and Medical Marketing & Media, today announced the launch of Campaign, the first true digital community for U.S....

2014-09-30 08:25:30

LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, we hereby notify the market of the following: Royal Dutch Shell plc's (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) capital consists of 3,934,662,093 A shares and 2,440,410,614 B shares, each with equal voting rights. Royal Dutch Shell plc holds no ordinary shares in Treasury. The total number of A shares and B shares in issue is 6,375,072,707 and this figure may be used by...

2014-09-30 04:21:35

LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new infographic [http://www.marymonson.co.uk/uk-vs-usa-legal-system ] compares justice and legal rights of citizens in both nations - and the answers are not what you'd think.... Regarded by some across the pond as perhaps a little snooty, but ultimately civilized and progressive, Brits may have once been justified in feeling a little superior to their American counterparts. At the turn of the millennium the UK boasted a...

2014-09-29 23:14:24

Webinar Registration Now Open – Understand the Limitations and Challenges of SharePoint and Office 365, and Learn How to Overcome them – in an On-premise, Stand-alone or Hybrid Environment McLean, VA, US and Stevenage, UK (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Concept Searching, currently the only vendor providing natively integrated enterprise-wide information metadata driven governance solutions for SharePoint on-premise, Office 365, and OneDrive for Business, is pleased to announce...

2014-09-29 23:10:54

BrainSell has had an unlimited vacation policy since their inception. Virgin America and Virgin U.K. recently announced they have the same vacation policy. BrainSell hopes that companies will shift from the stigma that you are being a “bad” employee when you take a vacation. Topsfield, MA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Creating a workplace that encourages a personal life is one of the best ways to attract and keep the best talent. This is the basic thought process behind some of the most...

2014-09-29 20:24:25

LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centre will foster collaboration between greatest academic and business minds in digital - helping showcase and develop new ideas to help the UK realise the potential of data in the economy The Digital Catapult Centre [https://cde.catapult.org.uk/ideas-innovation-centre ], a national centre to rapidly advance the UK's best digital ideas, will open its doors on November 5th. The Centre...


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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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