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KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Palm Springs Air Museum docent honored in Holland
A former radio operator on a C-47 during WWII and throughout the Normandy invasion is visiting Holland for ten days to take part in the 70th Anniversary Celebration of the Allied Air Force liberation of the Arnhem and Eindhorn areas. Ed Tunison is currently the docent at the Palm Springs Air Museum.
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A forfar war veteran was preparing to return to Arnhem in the Netherlands ahead of the 60th Anniversary of one of the Second World War's most famous and bloody battles, 'Operation Market Garden.' Norman Knight would join hundreds of ex-British servicemen at a poignant remembrance ceremony in honour of the allied troops who perished during the mission.
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South Wales Argus
Ex-Paras head to Arnhem for 70th anniversary
Members of the Newport Parachute Regiment Association. The front row L-R Paul Harding, Laurance Williams, Tony Rising, Phil Andrews and Brian Dacey will be going to the Netherlands to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnham part of Operation Mar MEMBERS of Newport's Parachute Regiment Association will head to the Netherlands later this week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of a famous World War Two airborne landing.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Fine mapping of the gene Rvi18 (V25) for broad-spectrum resistance to ...
Fine mapping of the gene Rvi18 for broad-spectrum resistance to apple scab, and development of a linked SSR marker suitable for marker-assisted breeding Apple scab, caused by the fungal pathogen Venturia inaequalis, is one of the most devastating diseases for the apple growing industry in temperate zones with humid springs and summers. Breeding programs around the world have identified several sources of resistance, of which the Rvi6 gene from Malus floribunda 821 has been the most widely used.
We are so Lucky to be Here.
He sits quietly on the veranda of his Ascension home and admires the sea view. The colours of the sunset are reflected in the glass, filled with red wine.
Drinking Two Cups of Milk a Day Lowers Blood Pressure: Study
Here's more good news for dairy lovers: Dutch researchers have determined drinking two glasses of milk each day may lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of developing heart disease. The findings, presented at a European medical conference in France this week, are based on an analysis of nine studies involving more than 57,000 individuals - and 15,367 cases of hypertension.
Human Moon Colony: Boldly Grow Where No Man Has Grown Before
Setting up lunar or Martian colonies will require that explorers raise their own food. New research finds that simulated Martian soil supported plant life better than both simulated moon soil and low-quality soil from Earth.
West Sussex Today
West Chiltington war hero finally acknowledged today
Tortured for assisting the British to victory against the Germans, a West Chiltington resident is finally to be recognised for risking her life for our freedom during World War II. At 95 years old, Dutch-born Machteld Fromberd has resided in West Chiltington for more than 20 years, and her days as a member of the underground Dutch Resistance are 70 years behind her, but the memories, as she said, are still very vivid.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
How a German soldier-artist saved Dutch Jews from the Nazis
This is the story of how a beloved German children's book illustrator, while serving in the army of Nazi Germany, saved the lives of hundreds of Jews from Adolf Hitler's death machine. It's a story from before Werner Klemke was deeply beloved for his drawings of the Grimm's Fairy Tales, which made their way to every East German child's bookshelf, and his hundreds of often lightheartedly erotic magazine covers, which were eagerly snapped up upon publication.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Arnhem veteran Gerry remembers
With the 70th anniversary of the battle Arnhem looming, one of the few veterans left has had to put his passport back in the drawer after his doctor advised him not the travel to the commemoration ceremony next Wednesday. Ninety-three year old Gerry Dimmock, from Knockstocks Cottage outside Newton Stewart, has been back to the scene of one of World war Two's most bloody battles every year since 1944, but with his fragile heath a concern his doctors have advised him to give the anniversary a miss this year.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Final salute for Dorset regiment
Veterans of the Dorset Regiment will meet in Dorchester for what is likely to be the last formal event in their regiment's three centuries of history. The event is taking place on Saturday, September 27. Until now the regiment's published histories, which begin in 1702, have stopped abruptly in 1939.
MIMETAS Receives 1.6 Million Dollar Pharma Funding For Kidney-On-A-Chip Nephrotoxicity Model
The organ-on-a-chip company MIMETAS has received 1.6 million USD funding for development of a kidney-on-a-chip for toxicological applications. MIMETAS will collaborate in a consortium with Radboudumc and FHNW .
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Urinary Potassium Excretion and Risk of Developing Hypertension: The...
From the Top Institute Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands ; Departments of Internal Medicine and Cardiology , University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Department of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; and Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA . Correspondence to Michel M. Joosten, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30.001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
"Stork Thermeq B.V. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" now available at Fast Market Research
The company designs, develops and produces a wide variety of products for diverse industries. Its product portfolio includes deaerators, water injection technology, low NOx burners, and burner retrofits and boiler upgrades.
Kaiser Permanente And Netherlands' Radboud University Nijmegen...
Kaiser Permanente will implement Radboud's " ParkinsonNet ," a transformative, well-established care model for patients and caregivers who manage Parkinson's disease. ParkinsonNet will be first tested in Kaiser Permanente's Southern California Region, which has more than 7,000 Parkinson's patients.
Digital Game Developer
SDI Media Opens New Custom-Built Dubbing Studios in Amsterdam
SDI Media announces the opening of new custom-built dubbing studios in Amsterdam. After many successful years servicing the Netherlands out of Bussum, SDI Media has relocated to a new, upgraded 1,000 m2 facility that will provide clients an even higher level of quality, capacity, and security while delivering the most comprehensive suite of localization solutions in the region.
Los Angeles Times
Dutch release probe findings on Malaysia jet crash in Ukraine
The Dutch team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine says the crash was likely caused by the plane being hit by multiple "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft." The preliminary report published Tuesday by the Dutch Safety Board stopped short of saying the Boeing 777 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile, but its findings appear to point to that conclusion.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Synthon sells Czech plant to Mercachem in API consolidation move
Synthon has consolidated its Czech API capabilities through the sale of a laboratory and pilot scale plant in Prague to CRO Mercachem. Approximately 20 active pharmaceutical ingredients are manufactured from the plant in Prague to support Synthon's pipeline, but these will be transferred to the nearby facility in Blansko, the firm says, as it sells the site to European contract research organisation Merachem.
The Muiderslot Castle in Muiden, NL
Back to finish up Astrid's birthday weekend in the Huizen/Muiden neck of the woods, this is the castle she wanted me to see from her childhood.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Flypast to honour WW2 glider dead
A remembrance service has been held in a Somerset village to honour soldiers who lost their lives during a World War Two operation. Gliders carrying 23 soldiers crashed in the Double Hills field in Paulton, while en-route to the Battle of Arnhem in 1944.