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Lincoln University (New Zealand)

Lincoln University is a New Zealand university, formed in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury. Founded in 1878, it is the oldest agricultural teaching institution in the Southern Hemisphere, it remains one of the 8 government universities. The campus is situated on 50 ha of land located about 15 km outside the city of Christchurch, in Lincoln, Canterbury. In 2018 Lincoln University had 2695 Equivalent Full Time Students and 633 full-time equivalent staff. Lincoln University began life in 1878 as the School of Agriculture of Canterbury University College, opening in July 1880. By 1885 it had 56 students, 32 of them in residence, all classes were held in the main building; the teaching staff included the head of the school William Ivey, George Gray, who remained on staff until 1915, Eric Manley Clarke, part-time lecturer Thomas Hill. The 660 acres college farm was worked by the students, who took part in ploughing and stock management, as well as taking lectures on agricultural science and chemistry.

From 1896 to 1961 it served students under the name Canterbury Agricultural College, offered qualifications of the University of New Zealand until that institution's demise. From 1961 to 1990, it was known as Lincoln College, a constituent college of the University of Canterbury, until achieving autonomy in 1990 as Lincoln University, it is the oldest agricultural teaching institution in the Southern Hemisphere. It remains one of the 8 government universities; the University is a member of the Euroleague for Life Sciences. In March 2009, The Crown Research Institute AgResearch announced that it planned to merge with Lincoln University, an idea, scaled back to "sharing of knowledge". On 18 November 2010, after a period of consultation, it was confirmed that a merger between Lincoln University and Telford Rural Polytechnic would go ahead, with the merger taking effect on 1 January 2011. On 18 June 2013, a new blueprint for the Selwyn campus was announced which included the "Lincoln Hub" concept announced by the Government on 29 April 2013.

The School of Agriculture, followed by the Canterbury Agricultural College, was under the leadership of a director or principal. After becoming Lincoln University in 1990, the role became that of Vice-Chancellor. William Ivey † George Gray John Bayne George Gray William Lowrie George Gray Robert Edward Alexander Frederick Hilgendorf Eric Raymond Hudson John William Calder Malcolm Burns Ian Edward Coop James D. Stewart Bruce J. Ross Frank Wood Roger Field Andrew West Robin Pollard James McWha Bruce McKenzie There has been a board of governors since 1896; the following chairmen and chancellors have served: Henry Overton Edward Cephas John Stevens Henry Arthur Knight Charles Chilton John Deans David Buddo Henry George Denham Charles Howard Hewlett † William Osborne Rennie Bert Kyle Christopher Thomas Aschman William Gillespie Thomas Drummond James Holderness John McAlpine Donald Bain Sid Hurst Allan Wright Malcolm Cameron Margaret Austin Tom Lambie Steve Smith Bruce Gemmell † denotes that the person died in office Lincoln University Students' Association has been active on campus since 1919.

LUSA acts as a representative for students on university policy, as well as providing advocacy services to students and running campus events such as the annual Garden Party and O-Week. LUSA is central in organising and funding the clubs on campus; these clubs are not limited to. In 2018 Lincoln University has 1369 international students from 75 countries; the oldest building on campus is Ivey Hall, built in 1878 as the main teaching and residential building. It was designed in the Jacobethan style by Christchurch architect Frederick Strouts; as well as lecture theatres, a museum, the College Director William Ivey, his family, the students resided here. A "West Wing" was added in 1881 for additional student study rooms. Extensively remodelled and expanded in 1989, Ivey Hall now houses the George Forbes Memorial Library. Memorial Hall, designed by Cecil Wood, was b

Lectionary 160

Lectionary 160, designated by siglum ℓ 160 is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on paper leaves. Paleographically it has been assigned to the 15th century, it was labelled as Lectionary 38a. The codex contains Lessons from the Epistles lectionary, it is written in Greek minuscule letters, on 235 paper leaves, in one column per page, 26 lines per page. The manuscript was written by the monk Macarius, known as Eucholius. Franc. Accidas brought the manuscript from the East and presented it to Pope Sixtus V in the year 1585; the manuscript is not cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament. The codex is located in the Vatican Library at Rome. List of New Testament lectionaries Biblical manuscript Textual criticism

Anton (computer)

Anton is a massively parallel supercomputer designed and built by D. E. Shaw Research in New York, first running in 2008, it is a special-purpose system for molecular dynamics simulations of proteins and other biological macromolecules. An Anton machine consists of a substantial number of application-specific integrated circuits, interconnected by a specialized high-speed, three-dimensional torus network. Unlike earlier special-purpose systems for MD simulations, such as MDGRAPE-3 developed by RIKEN in Japan, Anton runs its computations on specialized ASICs, instead of dividing the computation between specialized ASICs and general-purpose host processors; each Anton ASIC contains two computational subsystems. Most of the calculation of electrostatic and van der Waals forces is performed by the high-throughput interaction subsystem; this subsystem contains 32 pipelined modules running at 800 MHz arranged much like a systolic array. The remaining calculations, including the bond forces and the fast Fourier transforms, are performed by the flexible subsystem.

This subsystem contains four general-purpose Tensilica cores and eight specialized but programmable SIMD cores called geometry cores. The flexible subsystem runs at 400 MHz. Anton's network is a 3D torus and thus each chip has 6 inter-node links with a total in+out bandwidth of 607.2 Gbit/s. An inter-node link is composed of two equal one-way links, with each one-way link having 50.6 Gbit/s of bandwidth. Each one-way link is composed of 11 lanes, where a lane is a differential pair of wires signaling at 4.6 Gbit/s. The per-hop latency in Anton's network is 50 ns; each ASIC is attached to its own DRAM bank, enabling large simulations. The performance of a 512-node Anton machine is over 17,000 nanoseconds of simulated time per day for a protein-water system consisting of 23,558 atoms. In comparison, MD codes running on general-purpose parallel computers with hundreds or thousands of processor cores achieve simulation rates of up to a few hundred nanoseconds per day on the same chemical system; the first 512-node Anton machine became operational in October 2008.

The multiple petaFLOP, distributed-computing project Folding@home has achieved similar aggregate ensemble simulation timescales, comparable to the total time of a single continuous simulation on Anton achieving the 1.5-millisecond range in January 2010. The Anton supercomputer is named after Anton van Leeuwenhoek, referred to as "the father of microscopy" because he built high-precision optical instruments and used them to visualize a wide variety of organisms and cell types for the first time; the ANTON 2 machine with four 512 nodes and increased speed and problem size has been described. The National Institutes of Health have supported an ANTON for the biomedical research community at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Carnegie-Mellon University, approved support of an ANTON 2 there. MIPS architecture flops D. E. Shaw Research website


Xibaipo is a township-level division of Pingshan County, Hebei, China. The Hebei Xibaipo, Xishan District of Hutuo River north of the small village, not only beautiful and fertile soil. Once the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and Chairman Mao have commanded the three major battles that shocked both China and the world, such as Liao and Ping and Tianjin, held the great historic significance of the second Plenary Session of the 7th CPC Central Committee and the national land conference, emancipated all China, therefore had the reputation of "new China coming from here" and "the destiny of China to this village"; as one of the revolutionary sites in China, it is a national key cultural relic protection unit and a national AAAAA level tourist attraction. Xibaipo, a small mountain village on the North Bank of the Hutuo River in the west of Hebei Province, is considered beautiful. According to historical records, Xibaipo known as "Bo bu", was first built in the Tang Dynasty, was named after its luxuriant green cedar on the slope.

In 1935, a teacher in the village changed "bu" to "Po" and changed his name to "Xibaipo village". He is located in the confluence of the North China Plain and Taihang Mountain, in a horseshoe like mountain depression in the sun, surrounded by three sides, surrounded by water, west of Taihang Mountain, east to the central Hebei Plain, only 90 kilometers from Shijiazhuang, North China. Traffic is easy to defend and difficult to attack, it is suitable for evacuated to the mountains in times of crisis. In terms of economic conditions, the village of Xibaipo village is dense, with a distance of 1-2 kilometers, along the Hutuo River. Marshal Nie Rongzhen once said: "Pingshan County can be called Ukraine in the Jin Cha Ji border area." The more developed agricultural economy is conducive to ensuring the economic supply of the army and the people and providing the material base for the CPC Central Committee's resident. Xibaipo was selected as the command center for the liberation of China and the preparation of new China.

It not only has its unique geographical conditions and natural environment, but has the revolutionary base and political advantage established for many years. In Pingshan County, the revolution was started earlier, the Communist Party was established in the period of the great revolution. By 1946, the Party branch of the county was 608, the Communist Party members developed from 60 in 1931 to 19535, the masses listened to the party, the mass foundation was better. Since the war of resistance against Japan, Pingshan County has been surrounded by the two major bases of Shanxi, Hebei and Henan border areas. Pingshan County is the location of the Fourth Army division of the Jin Cha Ji border area and the leading organ of the Second Army division; the northern branch of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the government of the Jin Cha Ji border area and the Jin Cha Ji military district have lived here for more than three and a half years. Pingshan County is a model county in the Jin Cha Ji border area.

Xibaipo is a model village. Xibaipo built its party in winter in 1937. By 1948, there were 40 party members, distributed in 33 households, accounting for 12.3% of the total number of villages, accounting for 33% of the total number of households in the village. Xibaipo was the capital of the North China Communist Border Region for a period before the communists took Beijing at the end of the Pingjin Campaign on 31 January 1949. Xibaipo town is located at the foot of Taihang Shandong, with a total area of 55 thousand mu and a forest area of 27 thousand mu; the area has the largest inland water surface in North China, with an area of 7000 mu. The area is located in the warm temperate zone, it is a semi arid continental monsoon climate. The four seasons are clear and dry in winter and rainy in summer, the annual average temperature is 12.5 degrees Celsius. The superior geographical position, the developed economy, the solid foundation of the mass and the distribution of the appropriate villages have made the Xibaipo the best choice for the Central Committee of the Industrial Committee.

When Huang general visited Xibaipo in 1988, he wrote the inscription "new China is coming from here". Xibaipo has a glorious history. Xibaipo people have made great contributions in different historical periods. In 1958, for the construction of the Gangan reservoir, the people of Xibaipo moved from rich rice grain Sichuan to Gao Gang drought ridge; the per capita cultivated land area changed from 5 mu to 0.3 mu. The production and living conditions were bad in 1998, after the Gangnan Reservoir was designated as the drinking water source of the provincial capital, the aquaculture and mining enterprises of xiabe were banned. In order to protect water resources and protect the ecological environment, the mountain area prohibits grazing and develops red tourism. Xibaipo is located in the middle of Pingshan County, 45 kilometers from Pingshan County, 85 kilometers from Shijiazhuang provincial capital, 79 kilometers from the entrance of Jingshi high speed Shijiazhuang, 207 National Road across the whole border.

All 16 administrative villages are scattered on both sides of the National Road, the road is smooth and the traffic is convenient. The newly built Xibaipo expressway can be directly accessible from Shijiazhuang. Xibaipo memorial is located in the center of the town. With the development of tourism, there are 500 thousand people visiting here every year. Xibaipo, 30 kilometers from the North Guilin, is 90 kilometers from the Buddhist holy land Mount Wutai, it is 70 kilometers from the camel beam of the summer resort. It is 35

Stoeger Industries

Stoeger Industries is a manufacturer and importer of firearms into the United States. The company's Stoeger Publishing division publishes books and videos about firearms and fishing. Stoeger Industries' headquarters are in Accokeek, United States. Stoeger is a wholly owned subsidiary of Benelli, which in turn is owned by Italian firearms manufacturer Beretta. Besides marketing a line of tactical and hunting shotguns as well as air rifles, Stoeger serves as an FFL for importing firearms by Uberti a member of the Benelli/Beretta group. Prior to its acquisition by Beretta, Stoeger was located in New Jersey, prior to, the largest gun store in New York City. Stoeger commissioned various small companies in Germany to manufacture a.22 Long Rifle replica of the Luger, which it imported. It sold an American-made version of the Luger in 1994; the pistol was all stainless steel and was in 9 mm and sold as the American Eagle Luger with 4" and 6" barrels. Stoeger has owned the name "Luger" starting around 1924.

Stoeger distributed in the United States some firearms made by Fabrique Nationale. Firearms sold by Stoeger Industries include the following:.22 Luger X5 Spring piston entry level air rifle X10 Spring piston air rifle X20 Spring piston air rifle X50 Spring piston air rifle Cougar semi-automatic pistol. Condor over-and-under shotgun. STF 3000 over-and-under shotgun; the Grand - single shot trap shotgun Uplander side-by-side shotgun. Coach Gun side-by-side shotgun. P-350 pump shotgun. Model 2000 semi-automatic shotgun Model 3000 semi-automatic shotgun Model 3020 series of 20 gauge semi-automatic shotguns Model 3500 semi-automatic shotgun Stoeger Double Defense double-barreled shotgun designed as a tactical defense gun. Black matte finish with single trigger. Has a Picatinny rail on the barrels to attach accessories. Stoeger Industries official website Stoeger Books official website Stoeger Turkey website

Persicaria capitata

Persicaria capitata, the pink-headed persicaria, pinkhead smartweed, pink knotweed, Japanese knotweed, or pink bubble persicaria, is an Asian species of plants in the genus Persicaria within the buckwheat family. It is native to Asia and grown as an ornamental in other countries, it has become naturalized in Australia, South Africa and a few scattered locations in the United States. Persicaria capitata is a prostrate herb; the leaves are 1–6 cm long, 0.7–3 cm wide with pink to red bands or blotches and short scattered hairs. The spikes are 5 -- 5 -- 7 mm in diameter. Persicaria capitata has a strong urine-scented odour. Persicaria capitata is a native of Asia, it has naturalised in parts of North America. Between 2008 and 2013 it has been recorded as an invasive plant in Ireland from the Counties Fermanagh, Kilkenny and Mayo. Persicaria capitata has been used in China in the treatment of various urologic disorders including urinary calculi and urinary tract infections. Reynoutria japonica for another plant species called Japanese knotweed.

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