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2014-09-19 08:28:08

Membership is a 'natural fit' for pioneering mobile communications company NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Truphone today announced that its global technology engineering center here has joined the New Jersey Technology Council, which provides business support, networking opportunities, information, advocacy and recognition to members in advancing New Jersey's status as a leading technology center in the United States....

2014-09-19 08:27:44

Klarna Taps Executives from Alliance Data, PayPal and Apple to Complete Global Leadership STOCKHOLM, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Klarna, a Swedish e-commerce company focused on simplifying buying, today announced plans to expand to the U.S. market in early 2015. A well-known player in Europe for close to a decade, Klarna delivers a much needed payment solution for disenchanted online U.S. retailers and frustrated consumers alike....

2014-09-19 08:26:05

DALLAS, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds asthma drugs market research reports titled "Asthma - Japan Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023", "Asthma - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" and "Asthma - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" to its online library. According to Asthma - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023...

2014-09-19 08:26:03

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team from TRU-D SmartUVC is scheduled to speak with health care professionals from around the country at the Association for the Healthcare Environment's EXCHANGE conference Sept. 22 through 24 at booth No. 413 in the conference's exhibit hall. TRU-D leadership will be available to offer expert perspective on the role of UV disinfection as a best practice in environmental hygiene and the importance of implementing proven technology in...

2014-09-19 08:26:01

LYNBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products marketed as XIAFLEX(®) in the U.S. and XIAPEX(®) in the EU, announced today that BioSpecifics' President, Tom Wegman, will present a corporate overview at the 21(st) Annual BioCentury NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference. The presentation will take place on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 3:00 p.m....

2014-09-19 08:25:48

The Invisalign® Brand Sponsored Teen Confidence Survey Reveals that 40 percent of Social Media-Using US Teens Feel Their Appearance is Judged More on these Networks than in Person SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grappling with low self-esteem during the "awkward years" is nothing new, but today's teens have to do it in parallel worlds - online and offline. With the new school year underway, a particularly vulnerable time for teens, a new Teen Confidence survey conducted by...

2014-09-19 08:25:46

Three helpful answers from USA.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Traumatic situations are unexpected, sudden, and sometimes, violent. In many cases they do not leave visible signs of physical damage, but the emotional damage can be severe. People who have been through traumatic events or natural disasters can often experience strong emotions such as fear, sadness, and signs of depression. But it's important to be aware that these emotions are normal when they are...

2014-09-19 08:23:04

$15,000 going to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land today announced that Matt Thomas was selected as Louisiana's 2014 Cox Conserves Hero. As his nonprofit of choice, The University Lakes Improvement and Preservation Association (TULIPA) will receive $10,000. Thomas helps preserve Baton Rouge's lake system to provide a safe, healthy and beautiful setting for local citizens and visitors to enjoy....

2014-09-19 08:23:01

HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jereh Group, a private Chinese oil and gas equipment manufacturer and service provider, showcased a cutting-edge coiled tubing unit and integrated unconventional E&P solutions at the 2014 DUG Eagle Ford Conference in San Antonio, Texas on September 15. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147244 "In this multi-billion dollar market, a wealth of opportunities is offered," said Chengcheng Yu, manager of America Jereh, a...

2014-09-19 08:22:30

Liberty Power donation helps USHCC Annual Convention "go green" for second consecutive year FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Power, the nation's largest independent retail electric supplier, announced that it will donate renewable energy certificates (RECs) to match 100 percent of the estimated electricity usage at the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's (USHCC) Annual Convention. This is the second year in a row the retail energy supply company...


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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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