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2014-09-18 20:20:29

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r56g2h/commercial_and) has announced the addition of the "Commercial and Military Flight Simulation - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r56g2h/commercial_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Commercial...

2014-09-18 16:31:08

Provides Further Investigation Details, Updates Outlook ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today confirmed that the malware used in its recent breach has been eliminated from its U.S. and Canadian networks. The company also has completed a major payment security project that provides enhanced encryption of payment data at point of sale in the company's U.S. stores, offering significant new protection for customers....

2014-09-18 16:30:48

RESTON, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly ranking of U.S. online activity at the top digital media properties for August 2014 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix® and Media Metrix® Multi-Platform services. Google Sites ranked as the top multi-platform property with 233.1 million unique visitors/viewers across desktop and mobile, while also ranking as the top desktop property...

2014-09-18 16:29:04

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8x3w7s/manganese) has announced the addition of the "Manganese - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8x3w7s/manganese ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Manganese in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Alloys and...

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:...


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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