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Researchers Discover Cave Insects With Sex-reversed

Researchers Discover Cave Insects With Sex-reversed Genitalia

Cell Press Researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on April 17 have discovered little-known cave insects with rather novel sex lives. The Brazilian insects, which represent four distinct but related species in the genus...

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2014-04-18 10:01:48

Easter is a time when many people in the world think about their relationships with God. New research explores a little-understood role of God in people's lives: helping them cope with the threat of romantic rejection. In this way, God stands in for other relationships in our lives when times are tough. Most psychological research to date has looked at people's relationship with God as similar to a parent-child bond, says Kristin Laurin of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. "We...

2014-04-17 23:13:44

Successful Match Inc is proud to launch their new online dating site: Widow-Dating.com for widows all over the world. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The newly launched dating site Widow-Dating.com is the most-trusted and largest site for Dating Widow. The website is powered by Successful Match Inc, which specializes in online dating business for more than 12 years. For those old widows who are looking for love and relationship online dating has become the most convenient and practical way to...

2014-04-17 23:12:11

Free to Breastfeed: Voices of Black Women, a new book by Jeanine Valrie Logan and Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka, shares the raw, inspiring and triumphant experiences of Black women who breastfeed their babies. Published by Praeclarus Press and released in honor of Minority Health Awareness Month. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Statistics reveal that in the United States Black infants suffer from much higher mortality rates than White infants, and the month of April has been chosen as...

2014-04-17 23:11:47

Healthy Spot has made a positive impact on local animal welfare through a variety of programs they have created. “Round Up For Rescues” tops the list with raising over $100,000 for various groups and organizations committed to help animals in need or raising awareness to animal welfare issues. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Healthy Spot, a Southern California pet retailer, is not only known for providing the healthiest food options and quality products for four-legged...

2014-04-17 23:11:28

Crispy rice Easter treats and no candy Easter egg stuffers have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Have a fun Easter with these great tips from seasoned Moms. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Ready for easy to do and awesome looking treats? Crispy rice Easter treats and no candy Easter egg stuffers have been published on Kids Activities Blog. The treats are easy to do, look awesome, and kids will have a blast decorating the treats. Making Easter egg treats is easy with the simple...

2014-04-17 23:10:25

Luciano L'Abate, recognized worldwide as the founder of the field of family psychology, is working on his 59th and 60th books to support his continuing efforts to change how mental health services will be delivered in the 21st century. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 In these latest books, Dr. L’Abate further advances his theory of using distance, remote writing on the Internet for preventive, promotional, para-therapeutic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative purposes. Dr. L’Abate...

2014-04-17 23:09:05

toppragencies.com issues rankings of top industrial PR services for April 2014 (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 toppragencies.com has announced the 10 best industrial public relations companies providing services in the PR industry for the month of April 2014. Businesses looking for competent industrial public relations services turn to the listings produced online in order to discover industrial public relations companies which have been judged by an independent third party. The listings are...

2014-04-17 23:02:34

NoBullying releases today the Ultimate Bullying Statistics 2014 Guide http://nobullying.com/bullying-statistics-2014/. London, UK (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 There is no doubt that bullying is a problem in U.S. schools, but just how much of a problem is it? The latest bullying statistics 2014 reflect bullying in “real life,” as well as cyber bullying. The numbers are both shocking and disheartening. NoBullying releases Today the Ultimate Bullying Statistics 2014 Guide. Bullying is defined...

2014-04-17 23:00:17

Mother of four, Vickie Erickson, pens anti-bullying children’s book. Centuria, WI (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 According to NBC News, the effects of bullying can linger in a child’s life long after the bullying has ended. How can we help children defend themselves without using violence? “Hal Knows Martial Arts” by Vickie Erickson is an insightful children’s book that teaches the benefits of martial arts and self-defense. Readers follow 11-year-old Hal Johnson as he attends martial...

2014-04-17 08:33:13

AUSTIN, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologic Technology Systems, Inc. announced the completion of a contract with Taylor ISD to provide its TEAMS(TM) consolidated Business and Student Information System. TEAMS eliminates the time-consuming redundant inputting of data from one program to another by automatically sharing key information with other applications within the system---making the latest, up-to-the-minute data always available to users. "There are many...


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Stegodyphus lineatus
2014-04-07 14:12:35

Stegodyphus lineatus is the only European species belonging to the spider genus Stegodyphus. The males of this species are up to 12 millimeters long, while the females are up to 15 millimeters long. The coloration can range from whitish to almost black. In the majority of individuals, the opisthosoma is whitish with two broad black longitudinal stripes. The males and females look similar, but the male is usually richer in contrast and has a bulbous forehead. The species name is in...

Copse Snail, Arianta arbustorum
2013-10-14 10:29:48

The Copse Snail (Arianta arbustorum) is a medium-sized species of land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk belonging to the family Helicidae. There are several subspecies that are recognized: A. a. alpicola, A. a. arbustorum, A. a. canigonensis, A. a. picea, A. a. pseudorudis, A. a. repellini, A. a. styriaca, and A. a. vareliensis. This species is native to Europe and can be found in the Netherlands, Austria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Norway,...

White-lipped Snail, Cepaea hortensis
2013-10-14 10:25:23

The White-lipped Snail (Cepaea hortensis) is a medium sized species of air breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk. It’s a close relative of the grove snail. The White-lipped Snail is fairly smaller than the grove snail, the shell usually being about 1 inch in maximum dimension. Like the grove snail, it has substantial variability in shell color and banding; although the shell of the white-lipped snail is perhaps most commonly yellow, with or without the brown...

Helicigona lapicida
2013-10-14 09:29:55

Helicigona lapicida is a species of medium-sized, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk belonging to the family Helicidae, the typical snails. This species of snail constructs and utilizes love darts while mating. It is native to Europe, particularly central Europe. It can be found in west and central Europe, Great Britain, north England, Scotland, Latvia, Kaliningrad, north Italy, and it is isolated in south Ireland. It inhabits shady limestone rocks,...

Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

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