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2012-03-10 11:00:00

European Wax Center North Miami Beach Announces Free Wax offer to first-time guests North Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 European Wax Center North Miami Beach is proud to announce a very special Free Wax Offer for any new guests at European Wax Center. Men can come in and get a complimentary eyebrow, ear, or nose waxing, and women that are first-time guests can also receive a bikini line, eyebrow, or underarm waxing absolutely free. Men and Women interested in body waxing in...

Unearthed Burial Grounds Provide Look Into Slave Trade
2012-03-11 06:05:15

A slave burial ground in St Helena has been unearthed and discovered by archeologists from the University of Bristol. The burial ground was discovered in the South Atlantic Island as construction for a new airport and roads continues. Archeologists now look to the burial ground to tell the story of the Middle Passage during the Atlantic slave trade. St Helena is located 1,000 miles off the eastern shore of Africa. The island became famous for being a landing place for many freed slaves...

2012-02-21 14:13:22

University of Miami anthropological linguist studies the anumeric language of an Amazonian tribe; the findings add new perspective to the way people acquire knowledge, perception and reasoning Most people learn to count when they are children. Yet surprisingly, not all languages have words for numbers. A recent study published in the journal of Cognitive Science shows that a few tongues lack number words and as a result, people in these cultures have a difficult time performing common...

2012-02-21 11:45:19

How they won Rugby World Cup through height, mass and collective experience Rugby teams with the tallest backs, heaviest forwards, and greatest amount of collective experience are likely to be the most successful at World Cup level, reveals research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The researchers collected information on the weight, height and age of all players, including starters and substitutes who took part in Rugby World Cup matches between 1987 and...

2012-02-17 16:00:00

Over 45 companies are launching new products at this year´s Molecular Medicine TRI-CON. Products can be viewed in the exhibit hall on February 21-22. Needham, MA (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Cambridge Healthtech Institute announces 47 exhibitors & sponsors to showcase new products at the 19th Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, taking place February 19-23, at the Moscone North Convention Center, San Francisco, CA. The Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference is the predominant event on the...

2012-02-13 13:00:00

Dr. Sablinski will describe a new “open source” model for clinical development. Waltham, Massachusetts (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Headlining this year´s OpenClinica Global Conference is Dr. Tomasz Sablinski, a leading clinical research innovator who is challenging the current model of drug development. Dr. Sablinski will talk about how barriers to delivering new medical treatments via clinical development can be overcome by borrowing from contemporary concepts of...

Latest Anthropology Reference Libraries

2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

2013-09-30 13:29:48

Zooarchaeology is the study of animal remains including shells, bones, hides, scales, DNA, chitin, and hair. Shells and bones are most frequently studied because these do not decay at a fast rate, but most remains do not survive because they break or decompose. In eastern areas of North America, Zooarchaeology developed over three periods. The first, known as the Formative period, occurred in the 1860s and was not a specific area of study at that time. The second period, known as the...

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Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'