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2014-12-11 12:27:04

Demand for Victoria Reflects Health Care Educational Facilities' Commitments to Use of Most Technologically Advanced Patient Simulators MIAMI, Dec.

2014-11-19 08:28:31

Installations of Other NOELLE® Simulators at Health Care Educational Institutions Continue at Steady Pace MIAMI, Nov.

2014-10-29 23:03:40

Fishing tech startup based in Victoria, BC is changing the way anglers and outfitters connect and fishing adventures are booked around the world. Victoria, B.C.

2014-10-23 08:35:20

Industry's Most Advanced Patient Simulator Now in Use in All Regions of U.S. MIAMI, Oct.

2014-10-16 23:13:34

The Procura Group of Companies is pleased to announce the release of the Procura 8.0 product for home and community care providers in North America. Victoria,

2014-10-15 08:29:57

Addition of Fully Tetherless Birthing Simulator Reflects Commitment to Providing Instructors, Students with Access to Latest Technology for Nursing Education FAIRFIELD, Conn., and

2014-10-01 08:31:28

Company Also Provides Update on Other NOELLE® Installations; Family of Maternal, Neonatal Care Simulators is Industry's Most Comprehensive MIAMI, Oct.

2014-09-15 08:28:49

Most Advanced Mobile Maternal/Fetal Simulator for Health Care Education MIAMI, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaumard Scientific Company today announced completion of the first U.S.


Latest Victoria Reference Libraries

Spotted Stingaree, Urolophus gigas
2014-06-02 16:03:43

The spotted stingaree (Urolophus gigas) is a shallow water ray from the coast of southern Australia. It is a rare species inhabiting the rocky reefs, seagrass beds and has also been found in estuaries. The range of the spotted stingaree is from Albany, Western Australia, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Bass Strait and the northern Tasmanian coast. It is a bottom-dweller of the continental shelf and intertidal zones to depths of 160 feet. The disc of the spotted stingaree is oval and slightly...

Santa Cruz Water Lily, Victoria cruziana
2014-01-14 17:40:04

Victoria cruziana is a tropical water lily species. The species may also be referred to as the Santa Cruz water lily, the Water platter or the Yrupe. V. cruziana is a member of the Nymphaeaceae family. The plant is found in South America, specifically Argentina and Paraguay. The very first known V. cruziana species was discovered in Bolivia. Specimens were collected and sent to France where they were named. Victoria cruziana roots itself at the water garden’s bottom and grows upwards....

Victoria amazonica
2014-01-14 17:25:27

Victoria amazonica is large species of water lily plant. In fact, the species is the largest known plant in its family, the Nymphaeaceae family. V. amazonica is native to the Amazon River basin. The plant flourishes in shallow waters, specifically oxbow lakes and bayous. The very first publication of the plant’s classification was in 1837. John Lindley named the species from specimens brought to him from the British Guiana. Victoria amazonica grows up to 9.8 feet in diameter. Its flowers...

Littlejohn’s Tree Frog, Litoria littlejohni
2013-10-09 12:26:27

The Littlejohn’s Tree Frog (Litoria littlejohni), known also as the Heath Frog or the Orange-Bellied Tree Frog, is a species of tree frog that is native to eastern Australia from Wyong, New South Wales, to Buchan, Victoria. Measuring about 60 millimeters in length, this frog is of medium size. It is usually brown or grey-brown on the dorsal surface with many scattered darker colored flecks and spots. Often, a faint darker patch is featured on the back. A dark line extends from behind the...

Lesueur’s Frog, Litoria lesueuri
2013-10-09 11:21:45

Lesueur’s Frog (Litoria lesueuri) is a species of ground-dwelling tree frog that is native to south-eastern Australia, from Sydney, New South Wales, to eastern Victoria. This species is a moderately large frog; the females reach up to 2.8 inches, while the males reach up to 1.8 inches. It ranges from pale to dark brown above, but the males become bright yellow during the breeding season. Often, darker patches are featured on the back. A dark stripe extends from the snout down to the...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.