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2014-10-16 23:07:48

To raise awareness for the disabled, a musical event for Sightsavers was organized by Princess Arwa Al Qassimi on October 10. The event was a huge success, which included the performance by Abhijit Sawant and was attended by a number of eminent personalities. New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 To raise awareness for the disabled, a musical event for Sightsavers was organized by Princess Arwa Al Qassimi on October 10. The event was a huge success, which included the performance by Abhijit...

2014-10-16 23:04:55

Former Head of Apple Education, Alan Greenberg, moves to Director at CareerFoundry and develops platform to teach UK teachers technology to meet future mandate requirements. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 As Apple’s Head of Higher-Ed in the UK and Head of Education in Asia, Alan Greenberg became a thought leader and a pioneer of the now thriving Ed-Tech industry. Greenberg will now use his expertise as the new Director at CareerFoundry, a mentored training platform for coding and design, to...

2014-10-16 20:28:53

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitors in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: End-tidal Carbon Dioxide (EtCO2) Monitors, and Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide (tcpCO2) Monitors. 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 through 2020. Also, a...

2014-10-16 20:21:41

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fuel Cells in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, and Others.The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013...

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million. 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 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-16 16:32:15

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Elevators and Escalators in Units by the following Product Segments: Elevators (Gearless Elevators, Geared Elevators, & Hydraulic Elevators), Escalators (Moving Stairways {Heavy-Duty Transit & Standard-Commercial}, and Moving Walkways). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual...

2014-10-16 16:29:13

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Prepackaged Medical Kits and Trays in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: ENT Custom Trays, Ophthalmic Custom Trays, Custom Basin Kits, Custom Ob/Gyn Kits, General Delivery Kits, Hysterectomy Kits, Open Heart Surgery Kits, Angiography/Angioplasty Kits, Orthopedic Kits & Trays, Anesthesia Kits, Blood Gas Kits, Urology Kits, Biopsy Kits, Enema Kits, Laceration Kits, Suture Removal Kits,...

2014-10-16 16:28:30

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Safes and Vaults in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Safes, and Vaults. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived...

2014-10-16 08:31:53

Atelier Eyewear's survey results provide further insight into this issue of poorly fitting eyewear. LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted amongst prescription eyeglass wearers in the UK and USA by Atelier Eyewear (www.ateliereyewear.com), the leader in custom made glasses and sunglasses, proves that more than eight out of ten people are wearing poorly fitting glasses frames. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141015/152392 Photo -...

2014-10-16 08:27:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalorama Information believes an experimental vaccine distribution in the United Kingdom and other similar developments point to a growing flu vaccine market, as well as a growing market for the production of these vaccines. The healthcare market researcher said that two- to four-year-olds in the UK are for the first time to be offered for free an egg-based nasal vaccine. The intention is to prevent influenza (flu) in hopes of not just...


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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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.