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  Scottish National Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The SNP was formed in 1934 from the merger of the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party.
The SNP first won a parliamentary seat in 1945 by-election but their candidate refused to attend Parliament on principle and lost the seat after three months.
However such a view is more difficult to sustain in the present political climate with the SNP moderating many of its views on socio-economic issues, and the fact that they are no longer the most left-wing of the established political parties in Scotland with the emergence of the SSP (Scottish Socialist Party).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scottish_National_Party   (2047 words)

 Socialism Today - SNP leadership contest
Swinney is part of the 'gradualist' wing of the SNP leadership which sees independence being won through the gradual extension of the powers of the Scottish parliament from Westminster.
It was not accidental that the SNP last year relegated the demand for independence to tenth place in their programme for the Holyrood elections.
Before that, the SNP leadership had illusions that big business could be persuaded to accept, or at least remain neutral on, the question of an independent Scotland.
www.socialismtoday.org /50/snp_election.html   (1107 words)

 SNP and Local Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SNP Councillors regularly show their constituents that the SNP can make a difference to their lives at local level and by doing so convince the electorate that we can do the same at national level.
The SNP councillor is the representative of his or her community as well as the SNP so the Party demands the highest standards of integrity and professionalism from our councillors.
SNP councillors, guided by the national policies of the party, have the responsibility of ensuring that appropriate local policies are developed and proposed within their local authority.
www.falkirk.net /snp1.htm   (421 words)

 SNP Annual Conference '96.
SNP leader Alex Salmond progressed the apparent gaffe by indicating that the Tory Party thus could not subscribe to a fair and non-discriminatory party because of their concern with perceived additional costs.
Until SNP vice convener Alex Neil scored an incredible own goal by likening shadow Scottish Secretary George Robertson to Lord Haw Haw the Englishman hired by the Nazi's to undermine the morale of British servicemen and civilians with his nightly broadcasts of doom and gloom.
Closer to home SNP parliamentary hopeful Margaret Paterson was given a great ovation from the audience when she was called to second a motion on the platform.
www.highlanderweb.co.uk /snpcon96.htm   (643 words)

 SNP Fact Sheet
SNPs are also evolutionarily stable --not changing much from generation to generation --making them easier to follow in population studies.
In addition to the pharmacogenomic, diagnostic, and biomedical research implications, SNP maps are helping to identify thousands of additional markers along the genome, thus simplifying navigation of the much larger genome map generated by researchers in the HGP.
SNP data were made available through a consortium Web site at quarterly intervals during the project's first year and at monthly intervals during the second year.
www.ornl.gov /hgmis/faq/snps.html   (1509 words)

Although the SNP only gained 7.4% of the vote in the 1950 General Election and the 1950's saw little improvement in electoral success for the Party, there was evidence that the mood of the Scottish people was changing.
Between 1962 and 1968 the party claimed SNP membership had soared from 2000 to 100,000, and in the 1966 General Election the Party fought its largest ever number of seats with 23 contested, and the Party gained 14.3% of the vote.
The SNP had gained support from all areas of the electorate and took 40% of the Liberal vote, 40% of those who had not voted in 1970 and 44% of first time voters.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Aegean/2653/snp.htm   (2771 words)

 Scotsman.com Election - Scottish National Party
The SNP have always had strong support in rural Scotland with constituencies in Perthshire, Tayside and Aberdeenshire being held in 1997 and 2001.
Additionally, whilst the SNP opposition to the war in Iraq stands them in good stead for attracting the disillusioned Labour vote, there are several other parties equally opposed, such as the Libdems, the SSP and the Greens to choose from.
Unlike the LibDems however there is little need for the SNP to be civil with a Labour party they are both in coalition with and in opposition to, so "Joke McConnell" jibes on billboards are an option for them, as they have shown.
election.scotsman.com /parties.cfm?party=SNP   (456 words)

 Horner Electric APG SNP Modules
The SNP Protocol is a proprietary serial communications protocol developed by GE Fanuc for communication between PLCs and related equipment.
SNP is typically a half-duplex protocol that uses either RS-485 or RS-232 electrical interfaces which are both provided by this module.
SNP also allows the serial communications characteristics such as baud rate, parity and stop bits to be variable.
www.heapg.com /snp.htm   (271 words)

 dChip: SNP array data processing
Combining different generations of SNP arrays is similar to combine expression data of different arrays.
The squares in the top panel of the SNP view represent the arrays, clustered by Principle Component Analysis (PCA) using probe-level data of a particular probe set (data courtesy of Charles Wang).
The data of one SNP in one sample is (R1, R2,… RM).
www.biostat.harvard.edu /complab/dchip/snp.htm   (1874 words)

 binnallofamerica.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ABOUT SNP :About 15 minutes into the first hour of the 7.24.2005 Coast to Coast AM, I took to theusofe.com message board to post my thoughts.
SNP will serve as a running time commentary on the first hour of each Saturday's Coast to Coast AM, as long as Ian Punnett is holding court as host.
In the weeks and months to come as Ian settles into his Saturday night spot, we hope to have SNP along for the ride (in the 1st hour at least) for the times we laugh and the times we cry.
www.binnallofamerica.com /snp.html   (251 words)

 Key dates for the SNP
The SNP claimed that the oil was Scottish and that the drain in money to London was all but theft of another nation’s capital.
The SNP claimed that the wealth that Scotland would derive from oil would enable the nation to have a successful independent economy that was not dependent on London.
The Scottish Tories had nothing to do with it and the SNP refused to take part as they felt that devolution was not want they wanted which was full independence from Westminster.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /key_dates_for_the_snp.htm   (550 words)

 SNP web source   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Besides this, the main use of the human SNP map will be dissecting the contributions of individual genes to diseases that have a common complex, multigene basis.
The prevalence of SNPs allows the use of SNPs to be most useful for disease-associated studies.
In general, the higher the frequency of a SNP allele, the older the mutation that produced it, so high-frequency SNPs largely predate human population diversification, and this information can be used in human evolution studies.
www-hto.usc.edu /cbmp/2001/SNP/background.html   (645 words)

 The Market for SNP Genotyping Products & Services - Published Reports - BioInformatics, LLC - Market Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SNPs provide a powerful approach to understanding the connection between genetic variation and its physical manifestation, and as such, are a main focus of the pharmacogenomics arena.
Additionally, this report examines the practice of outsourcing samples to SNP genotyping providers by disclosing respondents’ reasons for outsourcing, factors that contributed to the selection of a particular genotyping service provider and their satisfaction with that provider.
By using this report to understand the actual experiences, needs and preferences of researchers, suppliers of SNP genotyping products and services will be better positioned to refine existing tools to appeal to the diverse needs of their target market and to extend the use of their products and services into additional laboratories.
www.gene2drug.com /reports/default.asp?action=details&report_id=95   (334 words)

 Scotsman.com News - Scottish National Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SNP leader Alex Salmond MP was launching a new campaign in Edinburgh today, aimed at changing the...
THE SNP is calling for new rules on electioneering after winning what it claims was "the dirtiest...
BOTH the SNP and the Liberal Democrats have good reason to be cheerful about the Moray by-election...
news.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=324   (490 words)

 Scotsman.com News - SNP conference 2002
JOHN Swinney, the SNP leader, made a passionate and deliberate attempt to reverse decades of Nationalist rhetoric yesterday, when he warned his party that independence would not turn Scotland into a "land of milk and honey".
SNP leader John Swinney today accused the Scottish Executive of stashing £400 million of taxpayers' money in "slush funds" which they can dip into when they find themselves in trouble.
JOHN Swinney, the SNP leader, will use his keynote conference address tomorrow to announce a major change in the campaigning approach of his party - effectively ditching the strategy adopted by his predecessor, Alex Salmond, in 1999.
news.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=564&format=rss   (466 words)

It is expected that SNPs will accelerate the identification of disease genes by allowing researchers to look for associations between a disease and specific differences (SNPs) in a population.
If the SNP is in a gene region, it will be annotated on the appropriate Reference Sequence or UniGene cluster.
A reference SNP ID, or 'rs' ID is an identification tag assigned by NCBI to SNPs that appear to be unique in the database.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov /SNP/get_html.cgi?whichHtml=faq   (3092 words)

 SNP Security - Reducing the Risk
SNP's vision is to be the undisputed leader in quality security solutions in Australia, and every customer benefits from our commitment.
SNP is on-track to achieve its goal of full national office coverage by the end of 2005.
Brian Foster said that SNP would look to expand both organically and by acquisition where partners with 'a good' cultural fit could be identified and would open brand new offices where necessary.
www.snpsecurity.com.au   (275 words)

 TSC: The SNP Consortium website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ultimately, SNP technology may lead to the development of "personalized medicine," in which disease prevention strategies and treatments are more closely tailored to an individual's genetic profile.
As it is constructed, the SNP map will be made publicly available to medical researchers worldwide at the same time it becomes available to members of the Consortium, according to Lincoln Stein, MD, PhD, of the bioinformatics program at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the group responsible for managing the Consortium's SNP database.
The SNP Consortium — an innovative collaboration among industry, the world's largest medical research charity, and several leading academic institutions — is organized as a non-profit entity whose goal is to create and make publicly available a high-quality SNP map of the human genome.
snp.cshl.org /news/pr_q1_datarelease.shtml   (758 words)

 BBC NEWS | Scotland | Tories aim to oust SNP
He accused the SNP of failing to hold the Scottish Executive to account and of failing to offer an alternative to Labour-Lib Dem rule.
And he combined this argument with an attack on Nationalist leader John Swinney, claiming the SNP's stance on the Dungavel Immigration and Detention Centre showed it was "totally unfit for government".
Mr McLetchie's attack on the SNP over Dungavel was strongly rebutted by the party's deputy leader.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/scotland/3124494.stm   (518 words)

 BBC NEWS | Election 2005 | Scotland | SNP unveils 'people's manifesto'
The SNP are a joke let alone their manifesto, a free Scotland is out of the question.
It is left to the SNP to speak for Scottish interests and hopefully the voters of Scotland will realise that a strong SNP presence at Westminster will ensure Scottish issues are on the agenda.
What the SNP puts in its manifesto is irrelevant - their primary goal is independence from the rest of the UK.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/scotland/4446193.stm   (4395 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Politics | Special Reports | SNP leader resigns after poor Euro poll results
Support for the SNP has slipped gradually in the three successive elections under his leadership and, although Mr Swinney had talked of overtaking Labour in the European polls, the SNP's share of the vote fell to below 20% for the first time since 1987.
The deputy leader of the SNP has a reputation for being formidable and she will rank as one of the frontrunners to take over from Mr Swinney.
He is the son of the SNP grande dame Winnie Ewing and is married to fellow MSP Margaret.
politics.guardian.co.uk /elections2004/story/0,14549,1245084,00.html   (999 words)

 Scots Independence Tour - Towards a Better Scotland
It is the SNP's aim to switch the focus of economic debate in Scotland away from how we fare as a regional outpost of the UK, and towards what we could achieve as an independent nation, with real power at home and the influence of a Member State in Europe.
The report costs the policy changes which the SNP are advocating for the first four years of an independent Scottish Parliament, in terms of additional revenue and expenditure compared to present tax and spending flows within the Union.
It would be the SNP's intention to phase in an extra £10 million over four years, as a major step towards Scotland achieving her full potential in the international tourism industry, with the specific target of doubling the number of visitors to Scotland over the planning period.
www.freescotland.com /snppfc3.html   (9013 words)

 SNP Technologies, a Connecticut system integrator, Windows 2000 / NT networking specialist, IT consultancy, and ...
SNP is certified by such industry leaders as Microsoft, Cisco, Novell, Macromedia and Artisoft to deliver expert networking and software solutions.
SNP is a specialist in web application development using ColdFusion by Macromedia.
SNP maintains partnerships with Microsoft, Novell and Cisco Systems and has staff certified to support the technologies of these industry leaders.
www.snp.com /alliances.htm   (182 words)

 TSC: The SNP Consortium website
The SNP Consortium (TSC) is a public/private collaboration that has to date discovered and characterized nearly 1.8 million SNPs (more)
However, genomic map locations have yet to be released for these SNPs in a form that we can use, but as soon as such data are available the TSC genome browser database will be updated.
Hopefully some of these new SNPs will turn out to be unique SNPs and thus useful to the community, but until their genome positions are known they will only be accessible via their TSC IDs (example: TSC1268304)
snp.cshl.org   (464 words)

 Orchid - SNP-IT Technology
Orchid Cellmark's patented SNP method involves a set of biochemical reactions that isolates the precise location of a suspected SNP and then simply and directly determines the identity of the SNP, using an enzyme called DNA polymerase.
Accuracy is essential in SNP scoring, as even a 1% error rate could result in huge numbers of incorrect findings when analyzing large numbers of patient samples.
The SNP analyses produced by the reaction can be "read-out" using a variety of instrument systems, including many already widely used by researchers.
www.orchid.com /technology/snp-it_technology.asp   (293 words)

 Jim Mather MSP Argyll & Bute SNP, SCO stickers and decals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The SNP argues that Scotland should be an independent country, just like others such as Denmark, France, Estonia and Germany.
These countries take it for granted that they can take their own specific approach to fundamental issues such as when we go to war, what our broadcasting policy is, immigration, power generation and others.
A country where the senior citizens have a just and fair pension, a country where our young people are able to stay and work in their country of birth, a country that is welcoming to all regardless of ethnic origin, colour of skin or religion.
www.argyll-snp.org   (288 words)

 Accessibility, the ADA and Web Site Design: SNP Internet Solutions
SNP is an Macromedia Alliance Partner since 1998.
SNP recommends that in most cases, the site owner invest in a two web sites, one that meets the needs of the mainstream audience and one that is optimized for accessibility.
SNP welcomes your comments and inquiries on this topic.
internet.snp.com /ada.htm   (1271 words)

 SNP Communications
SNP partnered with MeetingOne to provide a free WebEvent on how to, well, make WebEvents.
Make them engaging and interactive, that is, in the SNP Communications "broadcast ready" style.
Scott Sigler, SNP's Director of Marketing, spoke at the "Build Brands Through Compelling Podcast Content " keynote panel at the IDG Syndicate Conference in New York City.
www.snpnet.com   (140 words)

 Environmental Genome Project Genes and Polymorphism - SNP Databases
The SNP data being generated by EGP is stored on the GeneSNPs website.
The SNP data generated by EGP are also deposited in the Genbank/NCBI dbSNPs database.
Phase 2 of the SNP discovery program (2001 to 2004) will continue at the University of Washington supported by a Research and Development Contract (N01 ES-15478) under the leadership of Dr. Debbie Nickerson.
www.niehs.nih.gov /envgenom/snpsdb.htm   (228 words)

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