Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Dog Diseases: Diseases of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). This term does not include diseases of wild dogs, WOLVES; FOXES; and other Canidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.Surgical Instruments: Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.Animal Experimentation: The use of animals as investigational subjects.Dogs: The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)Fetal Research: Experimentation on, or using the organs or tissues from, a human or other mammalian conceptus in the postembryonic period, after the major structures have been outlined. In humans, this corresponds to the period from the third month after fertilization until birth.Robotics: The application of electronic, computerized control systems to mechanical devices designed to perform human functions. Formerly restricted to industry, but nowadays applied to artificial organs controlled by bionic (bioelectronic) devices, like automated insulin pumps and other prostheses.Alloys: A mixture of metallic elements or compounds with other metallic or metalloid elements in varying proportions.Steel: A tough, malleable, iron-based alloy containing up to, but no more than, two percent carbon and often other metals. It is used in medicine and dentistry in implants and instrumentation.Corrosion: The gradual destruction of a metal or alloy due to oxidation or action of a chemical agent. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Stainless Steel: Stainless steel. A steel containing Ni, Cr, or both. It does not tarnish on exposure and is used in corrosive environments. (Grant & Hack's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)MedlinePlus: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.Seat Belts: Restraining belts fastened to the frame of automobiles, aircraft, or other vehicles, and strapped around the person occupying the seat in the car or plane, intended to prevent the person from being thrown forward or out of the vehicle in case of sudden deceleration.Geology: The science of the earth and other celestial bodies and their history as recorded in the rocks. It includes the study of geologic processes of an area such as rock formations, weathering and erosion, and sedimentation. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Geological Phenomena: The inanimate matter of Earth, the structures and properties of this matter, and the processes that affect it.Volcanic Eruptions: The ash, dust, gases, and lava released by volcanic explosion. The gases are volatile matter composed principally of about 90% water vapor, and carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen. The ash or dust is pyroclastic ejecta and lava is molten extrusive material consisting mainly of magnesium silicate. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Oceanography: The science that deals with the ocean and its phenomena. (Webster, 3d ed)Ice Cover: A thick mass of ICE formed over large regions of land; RIVERS; LAKES; ponds; or SEAWATER.Oceans and Seas: A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)EstoniaSoccer: A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.Warm-Up Exercise: Physical activities done to prepare the body for more intense physical activities.Anniversaries and Special Events: Occasions to commemorate an event or occasions designated for a specific purpose.Crowns: A prosthetic restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the visible natural crown of a tooth. It may be partial (covering three or more surfaces of a tooth) or complete (covering all surfaces). It is made of gold or other metal, porcelain, or resin.Athletic Injuries: Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.Doping in Sports: Illegitimate use of substances for a desired effect in competitive sports. It includes humans and animals.Camping: Living outdoors as a recreational activity.Cimicidae: A family of wingless, blood-sucking insects of the suborder HETEROPTERA, including the bedbugs and related forms. Cimex (BEDBUGS), Heamatosiphon, and Oeciacus are medically important genera. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Bicycling: The use of a bicycle for transportation or recreation. It does not include the use of a bicycle in studying the body's response to physical exertion (BICYCLE ERGOMETRY TEST see EXERCISE TEST).Masculinity: Male-associated sex-specific social roles and behaviors unrelated to biologic function.Head Protective Devices: Personal devices for protection of heads from impact, penetration from falling and flying objects, and from limited electric shock and burn.X-Ray Film: A film base coated with an emulsion designed for use with x-rays.Fellowships and Scholarships: Stipends or grants-in-aid granted by foundations or institutions to individuals for study.
  • A new trailer for the fourth installment in the Ice Age franchise, Ice Age: Continental Drift , has gone online. (collider.com)
  • Ice Age: Continental Drift opens in 3D on July 13th. (collider.com)
  • The article chronicles the introduction of continental drift theory , starting a century ago with Alfred Wegener. (slashdot.org)
  • Continental drift and the more recent science of plate tectonics are now the bedrock of modern geology, helping to answer vital questions like where to find precious oil and mineral deposits, and how to keep San Francisco upright. (slashdot.org)
  • No, there are two theories spoken of here -- the original idea of continental drift a century ago (which showed up without much of an explanation, hence viewed by some as pseudoscience), and the more modern theories about plate tectonics and seafloor spreading, which serve to validate and explain continental drift. (slashdot.org)
  • You might look at the all-new 2017 Lincoln Continental as a giant puppy dog, a companion that is perpetually happy to see you, responds to your commands and gives you unconditional love. (kbb.com)
  • Subject to obtaining required approvals, the deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020, Continental said. (reuters.com)
  • Over geologic time , the continental slopes are temporary depositional sites for sediments. (britannica.com)
  • Sediments build up until the mass becomes unstable and sloughs off to the lower slope and the continental rise. (britannica.com)
  • During highstands of sea level, these processes slow down as the coastline retreats landward across the continental shelf, and more of the sediments delivered to the coast are trapped in estuaries and lagoons . (britannica.com)
  • The transition between the continental and oceanic crusts, however, is very difficult for scientists to identify because it lies far out to sea under thick sediments. (innovations-report.com)
  • So it is fitting that the latest version of the sedan to bear the storied Lincoln Continental name enables its driver and passengers to bathe in a sea of tranquility. (kbb.com)
  • Most of the time a door handle is a door handle (and a good cigar is a smoke) but not with the Lincoln Continental. (kbb.com)
  • Zika virus not causing outbreaks in continental U.S. (usatoday.com)
  • But the continental USA does not have an outbreak of Zika, because the virus is not spreading among mosquitoes native to this country. (usatoday.com)
  • Zika virus not causing outbreaks in continental U.S. Travelers have returned to the USA with Zika virus infections for years. (usatoday.com)
  • Although a number of returning U.S. travelers have been infected with the Zika virus while visiting Latin America, the mosquito-borne virus is not causing outbreaks in the continental U.S., health officials said Thursday. (usatoday.com)
  • First case of confirmed congenital Zika syndrome in continental Africa. (bioportfolio.com)
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A person infected with Zika has died in Utah, and while the exact cause is unclear, authorities said Friday it marks the first death related to the virus in the continental U.S. (10news.com)
  • No cases of locally transmitted, mosquito-borne Zika have been reported in the continental United States, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (10news.com)
  • But despite the stakes, Bentley is quietly confident about its new, third-generation Continental GT, which has been unveiled online ahead of a public debut at September's Frankfurt motor show. (cnn.com)
  • When the Continental was launched back in 2003, it was the first new Bentley introduced under the stewardship of the mighty Volkswagen Group. (cnn.com)
  • A $385 million loss for the final months of fiscal year 1994 signaled Continental might go bankrupt. (hbs.edu)
  • In October 1994, five months after Continental exited its second bankruptcy, Bethune was elevated to CEO and created a Go Forward Plan to return Continental to profitability. (hbs.edu)
  • Scrat's nutty pursuit of the cursed acorn, which he's been after since the dawn of time, has world-changing consequences - a continental cataclysm that triggers the greatest adventure of all for Manny, Diego and Sid. (collider.com)
  • On 12 November 2008, Japan submitted to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, information on the limits of its continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured. (un.org)
  • On 11 May 2009, the Kingdom of Spain submitted to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, information on the limits of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is me asured in respect of the area of Galicia. (un.org)
  • Oil and gas are formed from organic material that accumulates on the continental shelf. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Oil and gas is found on the continental shelf off the coasts of California and Louisiana , for example. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The minerals were deposited in river channels and beaches on the exposed continental shelf and sorted (concentrated) by waves and river currents, due to their different densities. (encyclopedia.com)
  • This climate type has a pronounced summer precipitation maximum and a cold, dry winter dominated by continental polar air diverging out of the nearby Siberian anticyclone . (britannica.com)
  • Lavender thrives in France's continental climate. (ehow.com)
  • Much of Europe from France up into the Netherlands has a continental climate. (ehow.com)
  • Growing throughout the continental climate in the United States, the silver maple is a large tree, reaching up to 100 feet tall. (ehow.com)
  • The maidenhair fern thrives in the filtered shade of the woodlands found in the continental climate of the United States. (ehow.com)
  • Some of the finest lavender comes from France's Provence region, which boasts a continental climate. (ehow.com)
  • Lavender grows in full sun and well-drained soil throughout USDA hardiness zones 5 through 10, which includes the continental climate of the United States. (ehow.com)
  • Climate dipoles as continental drivers of plant and animal populations. (nature.com)
  • As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. (theautochannel.com)
  • Our results reveal a complex evolutionary history of the dolomite and erzbergite fracture mineralizations as well as the potential of these continental carbonate archives to be used in palaeo-environmental and palaeo-climate studies, complementary to the widespread modern and ancient carbonate deposits of the marine realm. (nature.com)
  • The new satellite remote sensing method relies on very small fluctuations in the strength of the Earth's gravitational field that occur as a result of the difference in thickness between the continental crust and the oceanic crust. (innovations-report.com)
  • Scientists can use the variations in the strength of this field to predict the thickness of crust and map the edge of the continental and the start of oceanic crust under the sea. (innovations-report.com)
  • The Second Continental Congress convened on May 10, 1775, at Philadelphia's State House, passing the resolution for independence the following year on July 2, 1776, and publicly asserting the decision two days later with the Declaration of Independence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bicycling 2,500 miles down the Continental Divide from the Montana border with Canada all the way to Mexico provides the most exhilarating, stunning and spiritual journey in all of North America. (rense.com)
  • You will cross the Cross the Continental Divide at least nine times. (rense.com)
  • Because macroecological patterns generated by Gleasonian processes and those resulting from interspecific competition may be indistinguishable at coarse grain sizes in continental landscapes, these ecological mechanisms may be combined in an omnibus niche-assembly model. (pnas.org)
  • At Le Continental, much of the menu is prepared right before your eyes-from the Caesar salad created to your exact specification at your table, to the flambéed shrimps and the Chateaubriand. (travelandleisure.com)
  • Silver Screen Bottling Company and Lionsgate have partnered to launch Continental Bourbon to celebrate the newest installment of the John Wick movie series that launches today in theaters nationwide. (prweb.com)
  • The Continental O-170 engine is the collective military designation for a family of small aircraft engines, known under the company designation of A50 , A65 , A75 and A80 . (wikipedia.org)
  • June 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScripsAmerica Inc. (OTCBB:SCRC), a leading supplier of prescription, OTC and nutraceutical drugs, today announced that the Company has prepaid the balance of an outstanding convertible promissory note held by Continental Equities LLC with a principal amount of $114,700. (cnbc.com)
  • Continental Mining and Smelting Limited (Continental) is a private Canadian emerging gold mining company. (zoominfo.com)
  • HAMBURG (Reuters) - Continental ( CONG.DE ) is examining whether to shut plants, including in Germany, as part of its restructuring, a spokesman for the company said on Friday after a newspaper reported that nine plants in its powertrain unit could be closed. (reuters.com)
  • At the moment lithium ion technology is changing so fast that Continental is keeping its options open but Karl-Thomas Neumann, head of powertrain and chassis operations told Reuters that at some stage the company would likely settle on a single partner or acquisition. (autoblog.com)
  • Continental maintains it needs the full $500 million because the company continues to face significant challenges to its survival, including high fuel prices and the continued growth of low-cost carriers. (chron.com)
  • To compensate for the enormous cost, the implemented pay and benefit reductions would have to be larger than what the company is currently seeking," Continental warned. (chron.com)
  • To best protect the Continental region, the relevant Member States and key stakeholders team up to devise nature protection measures, tailored to suit the particular needs of the entire region and to target its specific pressures . (europa.eu)
  • FRANKFURT -- German auto supplier Continental AG opened a tire plant in Brazil last week and said it should reach full capacity within 18 months, Reuters reported. (autonews.com)
  • After Texas Air Chairman Frank Lorenzo (HBS 1963) secured Continental in his hostile takeover bid, tensions escalated between Lorenzo and the old guard--especially when Lorenzo declared Continental bankrupt in the fall of 1983 and then fired and replaced half his staff with cheaper nonunion labor. (hbs.edu)
  • Continental was in dire straits because the deregulation of the commercial airline industry in 1978 ushered in a new era focused on mergers and acquisitions and bitter employee-management relations. (hbs.edu)
  • The origin of Quaternary dolomites in continental environments (e.g. karst and lakes) is barely constrained compared to marine dolomites in sedimentary records. (nature.com)
  • The continental crust is the layer of granitic, sedimentary and metamorphic rock that forms the continents. (innovations-report.com)
  • As conventional oil and gas resources become progressively exhausted, our future supplies will need to come from sedimentary basins at rifted continental margins in very deep present day waters. (innovations-report.com)
  • Similarly, ANA Mileage Club members now receive the same mileage accrual benefits on United and Continental as they receive on ANA. (prnewswire.com)
  • Continental Clothing Co. is certified under the Organic Content Standard OCS by the Soil Association Certifications, licence TEO19090. (continentalclothing.com)
  • Although it has been suggested that mast seeding is potentially synchronized at continental scales 8 , studies are largely constrained to local areas covering tens to hundreds of kilometres. (nature.com)
  • The Blake Plateau off the southeastern United States and the continental borderland off southern California are examples of continental slopes separated from continental shelves by plateaus of intermediate depth. (britannica.com)
  • The Continental region was once covered in lowland deciduous beech forests, extensive floodplains, marshland and bogs. (europa.eu)
  • The more gradual transition to the abyssal plain is a sediment-filled region called the continental rise. (britannica.com)
  • Undoubtedly the strongest outfit in Estonia, La Rojita nonetheless required their fair share of fortune en route to the trophy after dropping points in a 3-3 group stage draw with Portugal and then squeezing past France 4-2 on penalties in the last four. (fifa.com)
  • In the sternly worded letter, union officials also said that whether talks are successful is up to negotiators for Continental. (chron.com)
  • Continental officials said that if an agreement is reached this week, flight attendants could vote on the new contract in January. (chron.com)
  • While the door handles are among the car's most distinctive features (really), the Continental features a variety of attractive touches all molded into a coherent whole. (kbb.com)
  • In addition to the ENTSO-E members, the small west electricity island of Ukraine is synchronized with the grid of Continental Europe . (yahoo.com)
  • United Mileage Plus and Continental OnePass frequent-flyer members will now receive the same mileage accrual benefits on ANA that they receive on United and Continental flights. (prnewswire.com)
  • Additionally, elite-level members of the United, Continental and ANA frequent-flyer programs can accumulate bonus miles on any United, Continental or ANA flight. (prnewswire.com)
  • Continental Kennel Club (CKC) has expanded its Rewards Program to include more services and products to members who register dogs and puppies with the organization. (prweb.com)
  • Through the newly expanded CKC Rewards Program, Continental Kennel Club will offer all CKC members who register and sell litters of puppies the opportunity to receive important services, products and even merchandise at no charge simply by redeeming CKC Reward Points earned in the CKC Rewards Program. (prweb.com)
  • These conditions encourage the growth of diverse plant life, and many varieties of plants live in continental climates--from trees to perennials and ground covers. (ehow.com)
  • The convertible note was issued on April 15th, 2013 and has an 8% interest rate per annum as outlined in the securities purchase agreement between ScripsAmerica and Continental Equities LLC. (cnbc.com)
  • As has been the case with two other convertible notes this year, ScripsAmerica has decided to prepay its note with Continental Equity in order to prevent any potential dilutive effect it could have on our stock if converted into common shares. (cnbc.com)
  • Like that warm puppy we alluded to earlier, the Continental greets its drivers with an array of lighting cues reminiscent of a Broadway show. (kbb.com)
  • AllAfrica's news partners report on the landmark African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, which came into effect at the African Union summit in Niamey. (allafrica.com)