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2014-09-18 16:28:59

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g2kvc5/packaging) has announced the addition of the "Packaging Machinery - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g2kvc5/packaging ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Packaging Machinery in US$ Thousands by the...

2014-09-18 16:28:15

- Data suggest support for potential label expansion of XIAFLEX for Dupuytren's contracture to include treatment of two affected joints concurrently; PDUFA date is October 20, 2014 - LYNBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products marketed as XIAFLEX(®) (collagenase clostridium histolyticum or CCH) in the U.S. and XIAPEX(®) in the EU, today announced that positive...

2014-09-18 16:28:13

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eprida Technologies*, a member of the Georgia Institute of Technology ATDC (Advanced Technology Development Center**), is building a manufacturing and distribution facility in Georgia for its rapidly growing subsidiary, H2forLife LLC. Eprida Technologies has signed export distribution and investment agreements with strategic partners from the U.S. and China to fund this expansion. The company has also signed an agreement with Design...

2014-09-18 16:27:26

TAMARAC, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth year in a row, Gurkha Cigars, makers of the world's finest and most expensive cigars, have partnered with The Eric Trump Foundation to raise money and awareness for children battling life-threatening diseases at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. This year, they offered a special private label cigar specifically for the Eric Trump Foundation that sold at auction for $30,000, following the golf tournament and fundraising...

2014-09-18 16:27:25

DUBLIN, Ireland, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible) has announced the addition of the "Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biocompatible...

2014-09-18 16:22:40

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qf74b9/germanium) has announced the addition of the "Germanium - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qf74b9/germanium ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Germanium in Kilograms by the following End-Use Segments:...

2014-09-18 16:22:37

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6kx89l/fluorspar) has announced the addition of the "Fluorspar - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6kx89l/fluorspar ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fluorspar in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End Use...

2014-09-18 16:21:02

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Sheila Cheston, corporate vice president and general counsel, received the InsideCounsel Magazine Sharing the Power award for making significant strides to expand the influence and empowerment of women in the legal profession. Cheston received the award for leadership in enhancing diversity at the InsideCounsel-Transformative Leadership Awards dinner held last night in Washington, D.C....

2014-09-18 16:20:33

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Air Force Association and Air Force Sergeants Association, will host a 1 p.m. POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday, Sep 19, 2014, at the Air Force Memorial. Speakers from the host organizations as well as Ms. Ann Mills-Griffiths, Chairman of the Board, National League of POW/MIA Families will speak at the ceremony, which is open to the public. The focus of this ceremony is to ensure that America remembers its responsibility to...

2014-09-18 16:20:31

DUBLIN, Ireland, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8h27bx/automotive ) has announced the addition of the "Automotive Airbags - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8h27bx/automotive ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Air Bags in...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

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,...

San Bernardino National Forest
2014-07-31 08:53:16

San Bernardino National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. This forest encompasses 823,816 acres of protected land, which is divided into two separate areas by mountain ranges known as the San Bernardino Mountains located in the east and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains located in the north. This forest holds eight designated wilderness areas, some of which overlap into Angeles National Forest, including Cucamonga Wilderness, San...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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