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2010-02-26 06:00:00

Herndon, VA-based agency has been active member of American Association of Advertising Agencies since 1985 HERNDON, Va., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- White+Partners, the DC area's largest independent advertising and communications agency, proudly marks its silver anniversary as a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA) in 2010. "It's incredible how the advertising landscape has changed since 1985 -- between the industry's consolidation under massive...

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2009-12-30 09:25:00

Does it matter if nature solves the same problem multiple ways? A NSF-supported study of lizard populations in White Sands, New Mexico has helped researcher Erica Rosenblum of the University of Idaho begin to answer that question. Published December 28 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the article describes genetic differences between lizards found in habitats that contain white or dark soils. These stark differences in color are an ideal environment to study natural...

2009-08-25 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Wren((R)), a provider of enterprise surveillance and security solutions since 1983, today named Eric White as director of retail strategy. White, who previously served in loss prevention (LP) and security roles at Wal-Mart((R)) and The Home Depot((R)), brings 20 years of experience in loss prevention, asset protection and physical security. A recognized expert in retail loss prevention, global retail asset protection, executive protection and corporate...

2009-08-03 14:39:00

TEMPLE, Texas, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott & White Healthcare President and CEO, Alfred B. Knight, MD, recently presented at a national conference in Washington, DC titled "How Do They Do That?; Low-Cost, High-Quality Health Care in America." Scott & White Healthcare was the only Texas health care system and one of 10 health systems from across the country invited to participate in the forum. The event was jointly hosted by The Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Dartmouth...

2009-06-23 15:38:00

HOUSTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor White announced today that June 23 will be celebrated citywide as Olympic Day with a special event featuring former Olympian Leigh Barczewski at the NFL Youth Education Town #2 at James Driver Park Boys and Girls Club facility. Leigh will present on one of the 4 Olympic values, Respect, as well as share with the children his experience as an Olympic cyclist in the 1976 games. Atos Origin will be sponsoring the event along with the Houston Sports...

2009-05-28 04:01:00

W+P to Launch Fully Integrated "Connect to America" Campaign in 2009 HERNDON, Va., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Visit Fairfax, the official tourism organization for Fairfax County, Virginia (www.fxva.com), has chosen White+Partners as its new agency of record. The DC area's largest independent communications agency will handle all advertising, brand marketing and public relations for the convention and visitors bureau through July 2012. "This is a great opportunity for us to show how much we...

2009-02-23 22:55:29

A team of European researchers says hair grays with age as follicles become bleached first gray, and then white, from within. The researchers closely examined cell cultures of human hair follicles and found in the absence of the enzyme catalase, the hydrogen peroxide naturally produced in hair cells stops being broken down into water and oxygen. Also, hair follicles could not repair the damage caused by the accumulating hydrogen peroxide because of low levels of enzymes MSR A and B. High...

2008-12-31 16:25:00

A mixed-race couple in Britain for the second time find themselves parents of twin girls -- one born with light skin and one with dark skin. Miya was born with dark skin like her father, Dean Durrant, while Leah was born with white skin like her mother, Alison Spooner, 27, the Sun reported Wednesday. Their twin daughters born seven years earlier also have different skin tones -- Lauren with white skin and red hair and Hayleigh with black hair and dark skin, the Sun reported. We didn't think...

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2008-11-17 10:15:00

Black entrepreneurs 4 times more likely to be refused credit than white businesses A research paper, by Dr Stuart Fraser of Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick, has found that many Ethnic Minority owned Businesses (EMBs) struggle to obtain credit in comparison to White owned businesses. Black and Bangladeshi owned businesses are the most likely to be refused credit, facing up to four times as many refusals as white owned businesses. Warwick Business School researcher Dr...

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2008-07-21 11:15:00

The white horse is an icon for dignity which has had a huge impact on human culture across the world. An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University has now identified the mutation causing this spectacular trait and show that white horses carry an identical mutation that can be traced back to a common ancestor that lived thousands of years ago. The study is interesting for medical research since this mutation also enhance the risk for melanoma. The paper is published on July...


Latest White Reference Libraries

Camarillo White Horse
2014-04-03 12:12:49

The Camarillo white horse is a breed of horse that was developed in the United States of America in 1921. Its development began when Adolfo Camarillo obtained a Spanish Mustang named Sultan and began breeding him with mares of the Morgan breed. It was bred exclusively on the Camarillo Ranch for sixty-five years until 1987, after Camarillo’s daughter passed away and sold all of the horses at auction. By 1991, there were only eleven remaining Camarillo white horses and the Camarillo White...

American Paint Horse
2014-04-03 10:52:05

The American paint horse was developed in the United States using the American quarter horse and the thoroughbred, producing a desirable horse that greatly resembles the quarter horse and has pinto markings. After the creation of the American Quarter Horse Association, which focused on solid colors, in 1940, breeders wanted to preserve the more colorful horses produced from quarter horses. As a result, many organizations were founded that would later merge to become the American Paint Horse...

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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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