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2014-09-11 04:21:18

OXFORD, England, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Successful Completion of Biomedical Catalyst Programme Prosonix, an innovative speciality pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces that it has confirmed the potential of its Multi-component Particle(TM) (MCP(TM)) Technology for creating novel inhaled, dual and triple fixed dose combination (FDC) therapies for respiratory diseases. The Company...

2014-09-10 23:09:26

Alzheimer Society of Ontario excited to participate in novel assistive-technology effort Toronto (ON) September 10, 2014 (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Alzheimer Society of Ontario is excited to be part of a novel effort to develop assistive technology for people with dementia. From 12-14 September, technological innovators will convene at the Toronto dementia hackathon to tackle the most pressing challenges faced by caregivers and people with dementia, and invent… on the spot…...

2014-09-10 23:09:11

In a survey done with parents of autistic children in the United Kingdom, it was discovered that 61% of children with Autism Spectrum Condition are bullied at school. NoBullying discovers why today http://www.nobullying.com/over-60-of-autistic-children-are-bullied-at-school/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) affects around half a million children in the United Kingdom so when the parents of 900 autistic children were interviewed and 61% of them said...

2014-09-10 23:07:09

The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has given Salba® Chia a positive novel food opinion for its chia seeds. Following a rigorous review of data, Salba Chia seeds have been assessed to be equivalent to chia seeds already approved for market in the European Union, and granted the same status. DENVER, Colo. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has given Salba® Chia a positive novel food opinion for its chia seeds. Following a...

2014-09-10 20:24:50

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Other Retinal Diseases: World Drug Market 2014-2024https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2006103/Macular-Degeneration-AMD-and-Other-Retinal-Diseases-World-Drug-Market-2014-2024.html Report DetailsAnalysis of revenues and R&D prospects for those eye drugs - you explore potentialsWhat's the future for treating disorders of the retina? Visiongain's updated...

2014-09-10 20:24:21

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Biotech API Manufacturing Services: World Industry and Market 2014-2024https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2006105/Biotech-API-Manufacturing-Services-World-Industry-and-Market-2014-2024.html Report DetailsOutsourced biopharma production - new analysis announcing revenue prospectsWhat's the outlook for making biological active pharma ingredients (APIs) under contract? Visiongain's new report...

2014-09-10 08:36:41

STAINES, England, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextG-Com [http://www.nextgcom.co.uk ], an expert in embedded software products and services for LTE, M2M and satellite communications, announced today an agreement to license the ALPS 520 LTE Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocol stack and Layer 1 firmware control module to Nufront Co. [http://www.nufront.com/index.php/?l=en-us ], a Chinese specialist in wireless broadband communication and IC design. The NextG-Com ALPS520...

space tech breast cancer
2014-09-10 03:00:44

ESA Satellites are linking mobile breast cancer screening units directly to hospitals so that radiologists can start their diagnoses earlier. Every day, 180 vans equipped with X-ray machines are deployed across the UK to make it easier for women to have breast screening. This preventive service, set up in 1987, is estimated to save 1400 lives a year as early detection increases survival rate. Currently, medical images and patient data collected over the day are copied to hard...

2014-09-10 04:21:05

GIBRALTAR, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mansion Group would like to announce and clarify that it is currently in the application process to gain a UK Gambling licence in accordance with the UK Regulator guidelines and timelines. Through this process the Company will continue to fully support all current and potential players within the United Kingdom, with a strong focus on growing its UK consumer base in each of its casino brands. Contrary to recent...

2014-09-09 23:11:32

Leading provider of PEEK-based polymer innovations for medical applications accredited for independent laboratory testing. Thornton Cleveleys, UK (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Invibio® Biomaterial Solutions ("Invibio"), a world-leading solutions provider of PEEK polymer-based biomaterials, manufacturing and R&D for medical device manufacturers, has announced that its laboratories have been accredited to ISO 17025:2005 by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service). This...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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