La Chaux-de-Fonds

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Chaux-de-Fonds, La

(lä shō-də-fôN`), city (1990 pop. 36,894), Neuchâtel canton, NW Switzerland, in the Jura Mts., near the French border. It is one of the largest watch-manufacturing centers in Switzerland.

La Chaux-de-Fonds

 

a city in western Switzerland, in Neuchâtel Canton, in the valley of the Jura Mountains (at an altitude of 994 m). Population, 42,300 (1970); railroad junction. Since the 18th century the city has been the center of watchmaking; it has technical schools to train watchmakers. La Chaux-de-Fonds is the site of a conservatory. There is also tourist industry.

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In La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, Bulgari taps into the region's timepiece expertise to create its watch dials.
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* WEDNESDAY APRIL 25: Britain''s Bradley Wiggins raises his arms after crossing the finish line to win the first stage, a 184.5 km race from Morges to La Chaux-de-Fonds, at the 66th Tour de Romandie UCI ProTour cycling race in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland * WEDNESDAY APRIL 25: Workers dismantle scaffolding after it collapsed in high winds, crushing cars in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
To the staff of the Laboratory of Microbiology, ADMed (La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland) whose collaboration was very important to the execution of the present study.
Founded in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland in 1738, this eponymous brand's legendary watchmaker Pierre Jaquet-Droz (1721-1790) is said to have astonished the royalty of Europe, China, India and Japan with highly animated dolls or automata, considered by some to be the oldest examples of the computer.
Founded in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland in 1738, the brand's legendary watchmaker Pierre Jaquet-Droz (1721-1790) is said to have astonished the royalty of Europe, China, India and Japan with highly animated dolls or automata, considered by some to be the oldest examples of the computer.
and its NC builder Almatronic S.A., (La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland) from private shareholders.
GBR 1302 was identified and developed by the Glenmark Biologics Research Centre in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. The antibody is the first clinical development candidate based on the company's BEAT (Bispecific Engagement by Antibodies based on the T cell receptor) antibody platform, which eases the efficient development and manufacture of bispecific antibodies.