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2015-05-20 12:27:42

- EXPEDITION trial results demonstrated QVA149 (indacaterol/glycopyrronium) met all primary and secondary endpoints(1),(2),(3),(4) EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Novartis

2015-05-20 12:27:19

PORTLAND, Oregon, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report, published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Global Fitness Equipment Market - Size, Industry

2015-05-20 12:23:54

ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) is well-positioned for continued growth and success following the planned June 1 spinoff of its competitive supply business,

2015-05-20 12:23:50

Most Recycled, Highest Value Beverage Container on the Market ARLINGTON, Va., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aluminum cans are the most recycled and highest value beverage container

2015-05-20 12:23:44

CHICAGO, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowering major operating costs and streamlining operations has been a key goal for the maturing wind industry in the United States.

2015-05-20 12:22:28

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Given the choices of negotiator, educator(1) and facilitator, 46 percent of U.S.

2015-05-20 12:22:16

MCLEAN, Va., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced it has appointed Steve Lunny, vice president and program manager for the intelligence, surveillance

2015-05-20 12:21:44

LINTHICUM, Md., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Sonal B.

2015-05-20 08:35:55

Study Results were presented at MET conference WALTHAM, Massachuetts, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense [http://www.earlysense.com ](R), the market leader

2015-05-20 08:35:26

SERMO Helps Save Patient's Life through Medical Crowdsourcing NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Just three weeks ago a doctor on SERMO, the top growing global social network of


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American Bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
2014-10-29 12:35:03

The American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana), frequently simply known as the bullfrog in Canada and the United States, is an aquatic frog, a member of the Ranidae family, or “true frogs”. this species has traditionally been categorized as Rana catesbeiana, but there is some dispute as to whether Lithobates catesbeianus is a more correct name. This frog inhabits large and permanent bodies of water, such as swamps, ponds, and lakes, where it is normally found along the waters edge. The male...

Gulf Coast Native
2014-10-07 10:36:07

The Gulf Coast native, also known as the Louisiana Scrub or the Gulf Coast sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to the Gulf Coast of the United States. The origin of this breed can be traced back to the Churra sheep that were brought to the area by Spanish explorers during the fifteenth century. Other breeds were later introduced into the bloodline including sheep from France and Britain. For many years these sheep roamed free and were able to adapt to the conditions in the area...

Texas Tan Tarantula, Aphonopelma anax
2014-09-22 16:22:24

Texas Tan Tarantulas (Aphonopelma anax) is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae. The spider is very desirable as a pet because of its docile nature. Like most Aphonopelma species, it has a very slow rate of growing. It is one of the largest tarantulas found in the United States, as it commonly reaches a leg span of five inches at full maturity, and sometimes reaches six inches. It is similar in coloration to Aphonopelma hentzi, but considerably darker. It can be found...

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...

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