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2014-04-16 11:38:44

A functional brain imaging technique known as positron emission tomography (PET) is a promising tool for determining which severely brain damaged individuals in vegetative states have the potential to recover consciousness, according to new research published in The Lancet. It is the first time that researchers have tested the diagnostic accuracy of functional brain imaging techniques in clinical practice. "Our findings suggest that PET imaging can reveal cognitive processes that aren't...

2014-03-24 16:23:55

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedia Group said it was retained to announce selection of 'Miss ChocoVine,' who'll be the flirtatious face and engaging voice behind the #1 selling blend of Dutch chocolate and fine Cabernet wine. According to Adrienne Mazzone, vice president of art and entertainment at the international PR firm (www.transmediagroup.com) "We've already started searching for Miss ChocoVine, who'll be the sensuously sweet face and mellifluous voice...

2014-02-25 08:27:45

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consciousness training pioneer Deborah Borgen's newly published book "Magical Moments" is a step-by-step manual that teaches readers how to create smoother flow in daily life, and why it's so important to have life visions and set clear goals. She will conduct a class in her groundbreaking consciousness training work in New York on March 8th and 9th, 2014. For information go to www.uniquemind.org She will be available in New York from March...

2014-02-24 23:29:32

Joseph LeDoux of NYU, brain scientists and philosophers jam about the mind; acclaimed magician Mark Mitton ignites magic. The Bowery Electric has plenty of beers for brain science in Shift Communication's 1st Benefit Concert in New York City March 13, 2014 at 8 pm. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 What's one of the least likely, and coolest, places to hang with your professor during Brain Awareness Week? At The Bowery Electric, where Shift Communication's first benefit...

2014-02-19 12:26:46

Top Beverly Hills Psychic Challenges Scientific Community BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- I challenge the scientific world to take a closer look at the world of psychic phenomenon. Although the psychic "industry" is cluttered with fakes and flakes and phonies, there are some real and legitimate psychics among us. One analogy was given which I feel is worthy of consideration. If 100 people jumped off the Empire State Building and 98 of them hit the...

2014-01-30 23:01:10

Recently, iFitDress.com has announced its new collection of teal prom dresses. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, a famous dressmaker in the world, has announced its new collection of teal prom dresses. What’s more, the company has also launched a special offer on these trendy products. The aim of the promotion is to attract more clients. Before February 21, all people who place an order can get a discounted rate, up to 57% off. “We are proud to unveil our new dresses....

2014-01-28 16:28:16

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Solutions Inc. ( www.MindSolutionsCorp.com ) (OTCQB: VOIS), has begun the next series of thought controlled software applications for the BCI, (Brain-Computer-Interface) market. The Company has five different software applications being considered for development and will begin with the most commercially viable projects. Most applications under consideration for development are simple thought-based games, ranging from Mind Tug-O-War to...

2014-01-24 23:00:17

Recently, iFitDress.com has announced its newest designs: lime green prom dresses for 2014. (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, a famous wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has announced its newest designs: lime green prom dresses for 2014. Aside from that, all these fashionable outfits are now available at discounted prices at the company’s one stop website, up to 70% off. “We are happy to announce our new products. As you know, our last range of lime green prom...

Vegetative Patients Recognize Loved ones
2013-12-17 08:29:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Patients in a vegetative state may be able to recognize photographs of their family and friends, according to a new study published this month in the journal PLOS ONE. Although patients in a vegetative state are awake, can breathe on their own, and appear to go in and out of sleep, they do not respond to what is happening around them, and exhibit no signs of conscious awareness. Since communicating with these patients is...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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