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2014-09-12 23:01:25

The Firm is representing numerous DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement clients who allegedly suffered metallosis and other debilitating complications due to a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle

2014-06-19 09:42:05

Patients with mental illness are two and a half times more likely to be victims of homicide than people in the general population, according to a national study examining the characteristics of homicide victims across England and Wales.

2014-05-28 00:22:07

NEWPORT, Wales, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Original Equipment Maker for the Semiconductor Industry Supports the Department of Research and

2014-05-27 04:21:16

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC), the organisation responsible for the development, promotion and marketing of Welsh red

2014-03-20 04:22:07

CARDIFF, Wales, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High-tech Welsh Company Leads the way in Ground-breaking Technology Hydro Industries today announces

2014-02-11 20:23:19

Company expands to meet increasing business demands in the region NEWPORT, Wales and SEOUL, Korea, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPTS Technologies, a supplier

2014-02-07 08:27:30

NEWPORT, Wales, February 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPTS Technologies announces that Kevin Crofton has been promoted to President along with his current position of Chief

2014-02-05 12:31:44

BLACKBURN, England, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Totally Wicked Ltd [http://www.totallywicked-eliquid.co.uk ], one of the country's leading electronic cigarette manufacturers

2014-02-03 12:25:01

NOTTINGHAM, England, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Six Nations is one of the biggest rugby union championships, lasting over seven weekends throughout February,

2014-01-16 10:04:50

UK rates of gout have soared since the late1990s, with one in every 40 people now affected by the condition - the highest in Europe - but treatment remains as poor now as it was then.


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Northern February Red, Brachyptera putata
2013-07-10 14:46:19

The northern February red (Brachyptera putata) is a species of stonefly that is thought to be native to Scotland, but was once be found in Wales, England, and can still be found in Ukraine. It once preferred a habitat along the River Usk, which runs through Wye and Wales, England and it is known to prefer cold waters. Males are known for being poor fliers, because they have shorter wings than those of females. The northern February red is thought to be extinct in Wales and England, due to...

2012-06-19 04:08:08

Symbol: AMHY2 Group: Dicot Family: Amaranthaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Synonyms:   AMHYH Amaranthus hybridus L. ssp. hypochondriacus (L.) Thell.   AMLE2 Amaranthus leucocarpus S. Watson Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, FL, MI, MS, TX, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta...

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2008-05-28 10:50:55

The Pembroke Welsh Corgi originated in Wales as a herding breed. The breed might have descended from Swedish Vallhund dogs which came to Wales with the Vikings, or it might have been a cross between the Cardigan Welsh Corgi and a spitz-type dog. The Corgi is the smallest dog in the Herding Group and makes an excellent sheep and cattle herder as well as a great companion. The breed has been a favorite of British royalty for over 70 years. The breed stands 10 to 12 inches tall and weighs 25...

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2008-05-20 22:18:48

The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is one of two types of Corgi; this particular breed originated in Cardiganshire, Wales, thus its name. The phrase "cor gi" is sometimes translated as "dwarf dog" in Welsh. It was originally bred as a farm guardian, and was then used to herd cattle and sheep. The breed stands very low to the ground because of its very short legs. The average Cardigan Welsh Corgi stands 10.5 to 12.5 inches tall and weighs 25 to 38 pounds. Unlike its cousin the Pembroke Corgi, the...

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2005-07-12 18:36:22

Daffodils form a group of large-flowered members of the genus Narcissus. Most daffodils look yellow, but yellow-and-white, yellow-and-orange, white-and-orange, pink, and lime-green cultivars also exist. Daffodils grow perennially from bulbs. In temperate climates they flower among the earliest blooms in spring: to this extent daffodils both represent and herald spring. They often grow in large clusters, covering lawns and even entire hillsides with yellow. All daffodils have a central...

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Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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