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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...

2014-09-09 23:01:26

In a survey involving a number of school students in the UK, it was found that almost 20% of LGBT students have attempted suicide at least once. NoBullying discusses this matter in an article released today. http://www.nobullying.com/20-of-lgbt-bullied-students-have-attempted-suicide-at-least-once/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 In a survey spanning schools in the United Kingdom and European schools, it has been found that there is a direct relation between homophobic bullying and...

2014-09-09 16:29:38

MANCHESTER, England, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interact Intranet, the intelligent intranet software company announces new partnership with Sydney & Melbourne based KDIS to expand their coverage of Australia. Interact Intranet today announced its second partnership in Australia with KDIS, a strategic partner, advisor and technology supplier for large enterprises, SMEs, NGOs and Governments. With offices in both Sydney and Melbourne, the partnership with KDIS...

2014-09-09 12:20:53

BURNABY, Canada, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci ResearchAnnounces New Publication Report on 'Europe Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019' With the automobile sector taking lead as one of the most prominent sectors in Europe's economic growth during past couple of decades, the allied sectors have also been flourishing in the region. Consequently, the tyre industry has been one of the leading beneficiaries among all automobile associated sectors. With...

2014-09-09 08:25:39

Zenergy Associates Feintuch and Tavistock to Spearhead U.S. and U.K. Initiatives Respectively LONDON, MONTREAL, TORONTO and NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Optimal Payments (LSE AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payments provider, has appointed Zenergy Communications to implement an integrated corporate communications and brand awareness campaign in North America and Europe. In conjunction with this assignment, Zenergy has retained Feintuch Communications to provide...

iphone thieves
2014-09-09 06:50:24

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A mobile phone theft crime wave is sweeping Britain and iPhones are the thieves’ top target. According to Chris Greenwood reporting for the Daily Mail, almost three quarters of a million phones were stolen in England and Wales in the year 2012 to 2013 with around 100,000 being taken in London alone. Crime figures in general are reducing in the UK and the number of reported crimes fell significantly over the same period but the...

2014-09-09 04:20:28

CHP Systems to be Installed for On-Site Utility Solutions WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EuroSite Power Inc., (OTCQB: EUSP) an On-Site Utility solutions provider, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and leisure centres in the United Kingdom (UK) and Europe, has signed agreements worth approximately £3.78 (US$6.26) million with two hotels belonging to FJB Hotels. Under the terms of the two 15 year...

2014-09-09 00:23:28

Zero trust model relieves security concerns about cloud adoption, data residency and compliance; new partnerships formed with Salesforce, IBM, Amazon and Entrust LONDON, UK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CloudMask, an innovator in data protection, today launched in the UK to protect sensitive information in the cloud, even in the case of a total breach. Following high-profile data leaks and new reforms affecting data from the UK, CloudMask offers a 'zero trust model', a paradigm...

2014-09-09 00:22:03

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Gelatin and Gelatin Derivatives Isinglass and Bone Glues Market in Europe 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2355581/Gelatin-and-Gelatin-Derivatives-Isinglass-and-Bone-Glues-Market-in-Europe-2014-2018.html About Gelatin and Gelatin Derivatives, Isinglass, and Bone GluesGelatin and gelatin derivatives, isinglass, and bone glues are all collagen. They are obtained from animal sources...

2014-09-08 23:11:57

The Mesothelioma Victims Center firmly believes that because of factors like age or poor quality healthcare options, about 40% of all people exposed to asbestos decades ago in the United States will go undiagnosed. According to recent news, the British Lung Foundation says that mesothelioma diagnoses is still increasing in the United Kingdom, and the Center believes similar happenings might be taking place in the US as well. http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 08, 2014...


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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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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