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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...

2014-07-01 23:13:48

Aeroflow Breastpumps and other industry experts to host a Twitter Chat on July 8, 2014. The session will answer questions about the Affordable Care Act, breast pump coverage by insurance, and the process for expecting moms. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Aeroflow Breastpumps will be hosting a Twitter Chat to help educate expecting mothers about the Affordable Care Act and breast pump coverage through insurance plans. This Q&A session is aimed to address the concerns and questions...

2014-07-01 23:11:05

Estella, the leading manufacturer of baby toys, online boutique baby clothing and baby gifts, is excited to announce the launch of its unique collection of hand-knit dolls for children and collectors. New York (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Estella, the leader in boutique baby clothing and baby gifts, is excited to announce the launch of its unique collection of hand-knit dolls for children and collectors. These toys for girls and boys are bursting with character. Unlike the stereotypical Mattel...

2014-07-01 20:22:09

Professionals, Students and Academics from Across the U.S. to Meet on Current and Future Issues of Human Resource Management and Business Psychology LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 34th Annual Industrial Organizational and Organizational Behavioral (IOOB) Conference: Shift Ahead, presented by students from the Los Angeles Campus of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, at TCSPP's...

Parents Can Play Key Role Against Bullying
2014-07-01 03:49:50

University of Queensland A University of Queensland study has shown that families can be more effective in protecting children from bullying than school-based strategies alone. The findings, to be published in the journal Behavior Therapy, show that parents can actively help their children reduce the impact of bullying. The results of a randomized control trial of Resilience Triple P, a family-based variant of UQ’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, show the program is more...

2014-07-01 12:28:10

Linda Schnapp L.C.S.W. and Marisa Schnapp Psy.D. to hold Getting The Love You Want Imago Workshop in July NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Certified and highly experienced Imago therapist Linda Schnapp L.C.S.W. will team up with her daughter and psychologist Marisa Schnapp Psy.D. to bring the Getting The Love You Want Imago Workshop to Rye, New York on July 26th and 27th, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140701/123478) Linda and Marisa are the only...


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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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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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