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2014-07-03 23:09:58

Drug rehab treatment center in Georgia looks to educate those in need about the signs of codependence. Recovery Outfitters, one of the top drug addiction rehab centers releases new material on their website about how to identify the issue. Cummings, Georgia (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Although there are many drug rehabilitation centers, there are few that have one a long track record of successful treatment of both minors and young adults. The substance abuse treatment center Recovery...

2014-07-03 23:09:36

Over50Dating.org - the recently launched dating site makes it easy for over 50 singles to find love and friendship. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 An American turns 50 every 7 seconds — that's more than 12,500 people every day. The senior age group is now, for the first time, the largest in terms of size and percent of the population in the U.S. This age group grew at a faster rate than the total population between 2000 and 2010, according to a 2010 Census brief. By 2015, those aged 50 and...

2014-07-03 23:08:21

Author Melissa Schenker offers ten tips on how to exit a relationship with a narcissist. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Summer is the season of travel, renewal and rest. If you’re with a narcissist, it can also be a time for you to design a roadmap that enables you to exit the difficult journey you’ve been on. If you discover you are in an intimate relationship with a narcissist, you may decide that exiting the relationship is the best course. Once you’ve made that decision then...

2014-07-03 23:01:03

Resident couples collectively celebrate 380 years of marriage. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Six couples, each married more than 50 years, celebrated their love and dedication to each other during a recent anniversary party at Humility House in Austintown. The couples are all residents of Humility House, which provides assisted living, skilled nursing and special care. Betty and Mike DePerro celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary. They were married on the Fourth of July in...

Genetically Driven Gut Feelings Help Female Fruit Flies During Courtship And Mating
2014-07-03 03:15:27

Cell Press What are the complex processes in the brain involved with choosing a mate, and are these processes different in females versus males? It's difficult to study such questions in people, but researchers are finding clues in fruit flies that might be relevant to humans and other animals. Three different studies on the topic are being published in the Cell Press journals Neuron (1) (2) and Current Biology. Work over the past 100 years has largely focused on the overt courtship...

2014-07-03 12:26:04

Nonprofit Continues Support in the Search for Narcolepsy Cure WORCESTER, Mass., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc. (WUN), a nonprofit organization working to speed diagnosis of narcolepsy and help in the search for a cure, recently awarded a research grant for $50,000 to Dr. Emmanuel Mignot, Director of the Center for Sleep Sciences and the Center for Narcolepsy at Stanford University's School of Medicine....

2014-07-03 08:23:32

ALKMAAR, The Netherlands, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday July 1st 2014, the new Danzza (http://www.danzza.nl) website went live internationally. After months of development we have introduced a unique website for people who are searching for an ovum donor, sperm donor or surrogate mother. You can create a personal profile and then use the available search engine for searches with criteria including hair and eye colour, background, etc. For many, the often...

Early Humans May Have Evolved Bigger Brains Eating Insects
2014-07-03 07:31:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by Washington University in St. Louis, suggests that seasonal diet changes may have played a role in the development of bigger brains and higher-level cognitive functions in human ancestors and other primates. The findings, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, show that figuring out how to survive on a lean-season diet of hard-to-reach ants, slugs and other bugs might have been the catalyst for early tool use....

2014-07-02 23:09:52

International baby products manufacturer hires Kelowna digital agency to roll out communications campaign to parents across Canada and USA. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 From its early beginnings in the 1990s as an avant garde manufacturer of baby bottles, the Adiri brand has always walked to its own beat. Now, the company is entering the online marketplace in a big way and is keenly aware of the challenge to remain true to its roots. In an ultra-competitive consumer...

2014-07-02 12:28:49

It seems that children's toys get recalled everyday due to safety concerns. Dr. Michael Gabriel, a leading Staten Island pediatrician, discusses an article that provides tips to parents and caregivers for toy safety. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatrics center, comments on the article, "Top 10 Tips for Toy Safety" published by Everyday Health. This article discusses several tips for parents and caregivers who...


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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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