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2014-12-15 08:25:09

WEST CHESTER, Pa. and DUSSELDORF, Germany, Dec.

2014-12-15 08:24:59

Content Marketing Institute Announces Acquisition of Leading Content Marketing Awards Program CLEVELAND, Dec.

2014-12-15 04:20:47

LONDON and BOSTON, December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, is pleased to announce

2014-12-15 04:20:21

Naphtha price drop expected to put pressure on margins of shale-based production LONDON, Dec.

2014-12-14 23:02:18

Martha Jefferson is the first and only biography of Thomas Jefferson’s greatest love and true kindred spirit, who died an untimely death at the young age of 33 in 1782.

2014-12-14 23:01:13

Brentwood Health Care Center receives Five Star Rating from Medicare and ‘Best Nursing Homes’ classification from US News and World Report. Santa Monica,

2014-12-14 23:01:02

Ongoing recoveries in key downstream markets, and further decreasing levels of unemployment will continue to boost downstream demand.

2014-12-13 23:01:50

New website allows consumers to freely access and to share the latest information about more than 68,000 prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including recalls, warnings, side effects and

2014-12-13 23:00:29

As the unemployment rate declines, more Americans will be covered by private employer-sponsored health insurance.

2014-12-13 08:20:51

Inspired Posters has announced a new line of products, all of which are designed and made in the USA.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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