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2012-02-07 20:59:16

The abundance of false information available on the Internet, in movies and on TV has created a big challenge for educators. Students sometimes arrive in classrooms filled with inaccurate knowledge they are confident is correct, indicating it is deeply entrenched in their memory. According to Duke University researchers, educators might be able to help students overcome their misconceptions by correcting inaccurate information then having the students practice retrieving it from memory....

2011-12-14 15:00:00

VendScreenâ“ž¢ acquires intellectual property of CTO Services, and its principal Glenn Butler joins VendScreen as co-founder and Chief Technology Officer. Jim Brinton joins as investor and member of the Board of Advisors. PORTLAND, OR (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 VendScreen, Inc., inventor of the VendScreenâ“ž¢ smart device for new and existing vending machines, announces the acquisition of the intellectual property of CTO Services, LLC...

2011-11-24 11:19:35

The Findings May Help Scientists Combat Obesity and Diabetes Against the backdrop of the growing epidemic of obesity in the United States, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have made an important new discovery regarding a specific gene that plays an important role in keeping a steady balance between our food intake and energy expenditure. The study may help scientists better understand the keys to fighting obesity and related disorders such as diabetes....


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Butler’s Frogfish, Tathicarpus butleri
2013-10-15 10:45:52

The Butler’s Frogfish (Tathicarpus butleri), known also as the blackspot anglerfish, is a rare species of frogfish belonging to the family Antennariidae. The only member of its genus, this species is the most derived member of its family, representing a separate lineage from all other frogfishes, leading to some consideration of it being placed in its own family. It can be found off the southern coast of New Guinea, and along the coasts of Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and...

2012-06-18 09:14:32

Symbol: BEHO Group: Dicot Family: Betulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BEUN Betula ×ungavensis Lepage Distribution: Betula×horneiButler (pro sp.) [nana × papyrifera] distribution:USA(AK),CAN(SK) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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