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2014-09-17 08:20:53

Alliance highlights strong emphasis on investment in science, engineering and medical research as drivers of US economic growth WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ARCS Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc.) has been tapped as a new affiliate member of The Council on Competitiveness, a premier U.S. brain trust gathering our nation's leaders from corporate, academic and labor union sectors to recommend actionable policy pathways to drive...

2014-09-17 04:22:02

Series of global parent surveys shows great optimism about the benefits of internet in schools, but strong desire to curb commercial data mining and profiling BRUSSELS and WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surveys of nearly 5,500 parents in 11 countries around the world, including Europe, Asia and North America, show that parents have high hopes for the contribution that Internet applications can make to their children's education, especially when it comes to acquiring...

2014-09-16 23:14:34

Up until August, frustrated patients with prescriptions could not readily order and receive the Cefaly migraine treatment device efficiently. healthbeautydistributors.com as a service has shortened the ordering process for patients through its direct relationship with Cefaly manufacturer. New Jersey (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Banish headaches forever with the newest item sold through healthbeautydistributors.com, the drug-free, FDA approved Cefaly device for chronic migraine relief and...

2014-09-16 23:14:04

Zehnder America starts local sourcing initiative using American manufacturing for its new ComfoFlex ducting and register boxes. As the demand for Zehnder Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) and Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) Comfosystems has increased significantly in the US market over the past few years, Zehnder will continue to look to locally source additional components in the coming years. Greenland, NH (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Zehnder America is locally sourcing in the United States...

2014-09-16 23:14:01

Faxinternetservice.com offers all-inclusive monthly solutions that meet the real needs of small- and medium-sized enterprises. Fax Internet Service combines the advantages of mobile fax (fax mobile apps) and Fax by Email and offers all kinds of credits and options in different service plans. New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The future of business is digital and mobile. Fax Internet Service helps businesses to send, receive and manage faxes in the cloud easily and securely, with...

2014-09-16 23:10:01

ITsavvy just announced that much-admired Walgreens chief IT executive, Timothy J. Theriault, will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 ITsavvy Symposium on Oct. 2. ADDISON, Ill. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 ITsavvy, one of the fastest growing technology companies in the U.S., just announced that much-admired Walgreens chief IT executive, Timothy J. Theriault, will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 ITsavvy Symposium on Oct. 2. The address, Leading Walgreens to New Frontiers, features the...

2014-09-16 23:09:52

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that Ancona Controls, a Michigan-based provider of Back-up power solutions, selected a HJW 205 T6U diesel HIPOWER SYSTEMS backup generator to provide power continuity of service for one of Michigan’s largest cable/Internet providers. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and...

2014-09-16 23:08:18

Kangoo Jumps International Fitness Festival will make its U.S. debut in Fort Lauderdale at Bahia Mar Hotel and Resort on Sunday, October 12 from 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Kangoo Jumps International Fitness Festival will make its U.S. debut in Fort Lauderdale at Bahia Mar Hotel and Resort on Sunday, October 12 from 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Kangoo Jumps fans will enjoy a great opportunity to connect with international trainers and presenters...

2014-09-16 23:06:48

The enteral feeding devices replacement market is driven by the increased demand and consumption in alternate care and homecare settings; reports iData Resarch. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 According to a report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the market for enteral feeding devices is expected to reach over $750 million in the U.S. and Europe combined. The market is comprised of initial PEG...

2014-09-16 23:06:27

Dedicated Bakery Supports the American Cancer Society with New Look for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and $50,000 Contribution Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Norfolk, VA (September 16, 2014) – Lucy’s®, creator of delectable gluten-free and allergy friendly desserts, announced today the launch of a limited edition packaging created specifically for Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. In support of the American Cancer Society, an organization dedicated to...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

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...

Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus Couchii
2014-08-05 09:20:52

The Couch’s Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus couchii, is a species of North American spade foot toad. The specific nickname couchii honors an American naturalist Darius Nash Couch, who gathered the first specimen while on a personal expedition to northern Mexico to collect mineral, plant, and animal specimens for the Smithsonian Institution. It is endemic to the southwestern United States, the Baja Peninsula, and northern Mexico. They can be found throughout the Sonoran Desert, which consists...

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

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