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2009-05-04 16:42:11

African-Americans and Hispanics are more concerned about Alzheimer's disease, but are less informed about prevention than Caucasians, a U.S. survey indicates. The survey conducted for Eisai, Inc., a U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai Co.

2009-04-29 06:00:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lama Ole Nydahl, Danish-born Buddhist master, author, and founder of Diamond Way Buddhism Worldwide, visits New York City for a rare, three-day event.

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2009-03-29 12:45:00

A network of cyberspies based mostly in China hacked into private and government computers in 103 countries, gaining access to a number of classified documents, Canadian researchers reported Saturday.

2009-03-26 12:45:49

The principal of a highly rated New York City school is reported under investigation for leading hate chants in school. Principal Philip Scharper, of the A-rated Public School 24 elementary school in Riverdale, N.Y., was accused of leading staff members in chants against eight teachers on his hate list, the New York Post said. Sharper also allegedly handed out Buddhist cards as an invitation to join his spiritual circle, officials told the newspaper. One teacher said she and others would get...

2009-02-05 05:00:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamshid Hosseini writes, "Travel Within: 7 Steps to Wisdom and Inner Peace;" a spiritual self-help book written to appeal both to dreamers and doubters.

2009-01-26 07:45:00

TAOS, N.M., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tara is a young woman of considerable passion, fire and beauty. As an unmarried woman in the Himalayan mountains between India and the Tibetan plateau, her prospects seemed fairly certain.

2009-01-15 15:06:30

A Buddhist leader said two statues at Missouri's Kansas City Zoo that sparked a complaint from a patron are not images of Buddha, but of a pot-bellied Ho Tai. Lama Chuck Stanford, executive and spiritual director of the Rime Buddhist Center, spoke after an Overland Park, Kan., man complained to a zoo employee that the statues, which he identified as depictions of Buddha, offended him as a Christian, the Kansas City Star reported Thursday. I have seen them, Stanford said of the statues.

2008-10-10 18:00:11

By - The Associated Press NEW DELHI - The Dalai Lama will undergo surgery to remove a gallstone, a spokesman for the Tibetan spiritual leader said today. The Dalai Lama was hospitalized in New Delhi early today, days after a medical checkup cleared him to resume foreign travel.

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2008-10-10 10:00:00

Surgeons successfully removed a gallstone from the Dalai Lama on Friday, just days after doctors had cleared the Tibetan spiritual leader during a medical checkup, a spokesman said.

2008-08-25 12:00:56

By Susan Campbell If you're looking for a break from the overheated political race, some new books on religion and spirituality might offer a bit of solace. The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader, is a scientist at heart.


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2009-03-03 21:11:15

Robert Grant Aitken (December 31, 1864 "“ October 29, 1951) was an American inventor born in Jackson, CA. Aitken worked at the Lick Observatory in California where he systematically studied double stars, measuring their positions and calculating their orbits around one another. He methodically created a large catalog of such stars, which was published in 1932. It was entitled "˜New General Catalogue of Double Stars Within 120 degrees of the North Pole'. It contained orbit information...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.