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1 hr ago | Glycobiology

Meeting report on EMBO Workshop: Glycobiology and glycochemistry,...

The first EMBO Workshop "Glycobiology and Glycochemistry: Applications to human health and disease" took place at Faculdade de CiAancias MA©dicas , NOVA University, in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal, last May. The goal was to instigate the creation of "scientifically bilingual" teams of young investigators and to improve fluency in ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | SFGate

Teens love vacation selfies; adults, not so much

This June 2013 photo shows Abigail Austin taking a selfie on a trip to Lisbon, Portugal, when she was 17. Young travelers say they enjoy taking selfies to preserve and curate travel memories while sharing experiences with friends.

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15 hrs ago | SFGate

Bank scandal tarnishes powerful Portuguese family

In this July 24, 2014 photo, Francisco Proenca de Carvalho, lawyer for Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo's former chief executive Ricardo Salgado, leaves a Lisbon court after Salgado was questioned about money-laundering, fraud and forgery.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Mail

Your holiday cash card could be frozen: especially if you decide to ...

Families who take pre-paid currency cards on holiday risk having their spending money frozen because hotels, car hire firms and even restaurants are allowed to hang onto their money.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

'International Surrealism Now' by Santiago Ribeiro Debuts at Gallery Vieira Portuense

International Surrealism Now is a project by the surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro, who has dedicated himself to promoting the surrealism of the 21st century, through exhibitions worldwide.

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Al Bawaba

Emirates partners with Portuguese Football Giant Benfica

Emirates, a connector of people and their passions, and Sport Lisboa e Benfica , Portugal's most successful football club, have signed a three-year agreement.

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Python

checklists_scrapers 0.2.2

Scrapers are available for: :ebird: a database hosted by the Laboratory for Ornithology at Cornell University, covering the Americas, Oceania and an increasing number of records for European countries.

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Canada NewsWire

Porto CRUZ New Winery Grand Opening

The project represents a significant investment in the Port's industry. in Alijo, the new facility comprised a winery, with an annual capacity of six million litres, and a centralized bulk storage for 20 million litres.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Neatorama

Stem Cell Therapy Patient Grows a Nose in her Spine

An American woman suffering from paralysis volunteered for experimental surgery at Hospital de Egas Moniz in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Times of India

India helps Europe's oldest university get world heritage status

COIMBRA : One of world's oldest universities, with an uncanny similarity to Harry Potter's Hogwarts, has been declared a world heritage site, thanks to a major push from India.

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Roadracing World

The 2014 FIM Endurance World Championship Will End With The 24 Hours Of Le Mans In September

The Road Racing Commission was looking for a possible replacement of the Doha 8H by a round in Europe since few weeks.

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Python

checklists 0.4.9

Checklists ========== Checklists is a reusable, Django app containing a full featured model and an admin site for building web applications for managing and publishing checklists of birds.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Luxe Porto: Country style | The Yeatman

Okay, The Yeatman is not in the country. In fact, it's just a short walk across the Dom Luis Bridge from the hustle and bustle of the historic old centre of Porto, Portugal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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SouthCoastToday.com

Series of Portuguese-themed events at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

The New Bedford Whaling Museum's 2014 Portuguese Event Series, highlighting culture and history from the Azores, Madeira and mainland Portugal, will wrap up with three events.

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SouthCoastToday.com

Museums

Courtesy of Cahoon Museum of American Art This portrait of an unknown ship captain is part of a new exhibition at the Cahoon Museum of American Art.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Peace Arch News

Travel: Portugal tops USA poll on Best European Country to visit

But in a USA Today poll , Portugal received top marks from the magazine's readers and was voted 2014's 'Best European Country' to travel to.

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CNN

The world's coolest bookstores

Stunning El Ateneo bookstore in Buenos Aires was once a theater. The theater boxes have been turned into reading spaces.

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West Australian

Espirito Santo group sells bank assets, holding put under supervision

The main shareholder of troubled Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo was placed in receivership on Tuesday as the parent group announced it had sold most of its Swiss-based activities.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Courier News

Jews should be guides, not victims of historyJews should be guides,...

Jews should be guides, not victims of history A local rabbi reacts to U.S. Jews' protests of Israel's retaliation against Hammas.

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SuperbikePlanet.com

Ducati: Davies Still Battered From Laguna Crash

The Ducati Superbike Team concludes two days of testing at Portimao Portimao , Tuesday 22 July 2014 - The Ducati Superbike Team and riders Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano have completed two days of official testing at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portugal today.

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