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2015-04-28 16:24:09

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of their distinguished leadership, innovation, and progress in advancing the electric power industry, three U.S.

2015-04-28 16:23:48

-- Net loss of $75 million, or $0.52 per diluted share; Adjusted net loss of $10 million, or $0.07 per diluted share PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United States

2015-04-28 16:23:08

The Sentricon® System: a green product that actually works INDIANAPOLIS, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Statue of Liberty, Independence Hall and the White House all have it.

2015-04-28 16:22:52

Congressman Tom MacArthur Introduces the Striped Bass American Heritage Act WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) has introduced the Striped Bass

2015-04-28 16:22:40

LONDON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The drivers of the industry are identified as high growth in developing regions, high demand in end-user industries, and high existing production capacities

2015-04-28 16:21:32

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers, working in concert with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and FlexSys Inc., of Ann Arbor, Michigan, successfully

2015-04-28 12:39:11

New Experian Data Quality study finds 85 percent of companies experience data migration challenges around communication, system design and data quality BOSTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-28 12:38:53

Infosys Foundation USA Chairperson Vandana Sikka joins Code.org's board.

2015-04-28 12:36:55

NEW YORK, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Solutions, a globally recognized eCommerce and CMS consultancy, today announced Kim Baekgaard and Niket Ashesh as Partners in Alpha Solutions US

2015-04-28 12:31:46

VP/GM of New Aesthetic & Corrective Business Unit; Senior Director of Organizational Health FORT WORTH, Texas, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Galderma, the company dedicated to skin


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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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