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2014-09-23 23:10:43

The Stork® OTC—the first-ever FDA-cleared home-use conception assistance device—launched today for over-the-counter sales in the U.S. For the one in six couples and others whose dream of having a baby is delayed by infertility or other issues, The Stork OTC delivers hope; it provides a safe, easy-to-use, cost-effective way to perform an established conception technique—cervical cap insemination—without drugs or invasive procedures, in the privacy of home. Pittsburgh, PA...

2014-09-23 23:09:05

A Kickstarter Campaign to raise $2,000,000 for dream research and to produce the revolutionary lucid dream training technology, created by Oneirics Electronics, has been launched. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 For three years Oneirics Electronics have been researching the brain and sleep, resulting in the creation of three devices that help people control their dreams in just a few days. Now they are ready to launch a Kickstarter campaign to help raise $2,000,000 to aid in the continuation...

2014-09-23 23:04:09

Open Books is proud to announce the launch of StoryPort, a new venture to connect educators, students, and the power of writing. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Open Books, the award-winning nonprofit social venture devoted to transforming lives through literacy, today announced an initiative to help expand its popular writing programs nationwide. The new project, a for-profit company called StoryPort, empowers K-12 students to create stories of all kinds, educators to connect...

2014-09-23 12:29:50

One in three millennial women pill users forget to take their pill at least once per cycle TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian women have come a long way since Margaret Sanger coined the term 'birth control' 100 years ago, with a recent survey revealing 56 per cent of millennial women, aged 18 to 34, who take the birth control pill use their mobile phone or an app to remember to take their birth control pill. The tech trend is not surprising when you consider that nearly a third of...

2014-09-23 12:29:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2009­­-12, more than two-thirds (68 percent) of serious violent crime victims experienced socio-emotional problems as a result of the victimization, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Serious violent crime includes rape or sexual assault, robbery and aggravated assault. In the BJS National Crime Victimization Survey, socio-emotional problems are defined as the victim's experience of moderate...

2014-09-23 08:39:43

Top Tech 12 List Features InnoTab® MAX and Kidizoom® Smartwatch, Hot 20 List Features Go! Go! Smart Animals(TM) CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech(®) (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced three of its products were recognized as top holiday toys by the annual holiday gift guide, the Toy Insider(TM). The Top Tech 12 list features InnoTab(®) MAX, VTech's first...

2014-09-23 08:37:28

Educational, active video game system and fun, engaging kids' fitness tracker to top children's wish lists EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that the LeapBand(TM) activity tracker and the LeapTV(TM) educational, active video game system, have been identified as two of the hottest technology products for kids this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090219/LFLOGO...

Classroom Intervention Can Help Shy Children Learn
2014-09-23 03:23:18

New York University A program that helps teachers modify their interactions with students based on an individual's temperament helps shy children to become more engaged in their class work, and in turn, improves their math and critical thinking skills. Led by NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, the study offers an evidence-based intervention to help shy children, who are often at risk for poor academic achievement. The findings appear in the School...

2014-09-22 23:13:56

Peeling back layers of the gender intelligence issue, The Ruby Report offers insights into what companies are doing to help professionals navigate leadership development practices for women. Author Dawn Frail focuses on looking at the actual behaviours and cultural factors of organizations that are filling their senior leadership roles with more women than other corporations in Canada. Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Ruby Report was launched by the publisher on August...

2014-09-22 23:06:41

Help raise funds for the upcoming round of procreation grants for families facing infertility. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Join us for a fun-filled evening as Maverick’s Miracle Babies Foundation hosts the 1st Annual “Denim & Pearls Casino Night” Gala. The event will include music, BBQ catered by Pok-E-Jo’s, door prizes, professional casino games, a raffle, and live and silent auctions. Beer and wine will also be available. The gala will feature a special buy-in...


Latest Behavior Reference Libraries

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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