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2014-12-16 23:12:26

New MRI research reveals ocular motility disorders do not cause dyslexia, concluding visual therapies are not helpful. However, neuropsychiatrist Dr.

2014-12-16 23:12:16

InfoSnap developed a customized solution for San Marino that has streamlined their business processes, providing an efficient and innovative way to collect payments and vital data.

2014-12-16 23:12:11

Exclusive New Platform Provides Direct Access to Primary, Proprietary Research Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 Brandon Hall Group today made

2014-12-16 23:11:37

According to ADHD specialist Dr. Ashley Gorman, the keys to an accurate diagnosis are the extent of the symptoms and their duration.

2014-12-16 23:11:24

Co-Founder of Songs To Educate Paul Andrew Zeir speaks about his organization’s new Professional Development Programs, and notes the pressing need to reevaluate the fundamental reasons for education.

2014-12-16 23:11:07

CharityHelp International and Think Renewables launched a new program to support education in developing countries.

2014-12-16 23:10:57

The agenda for the medical conference, "3rd Annual Primary Care Winter CME Conference", has been released by the Continuing Education Company.

2014-12-16 23:10:05

SafeGuard aims to streamline communication from the classroom to first responders. (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 Although Dec.

2014-12-16 23:09:50

Successful implementation at University of North Dakota represents a major step forward in national effort to improve student success Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB)

2014-12-16 23:08:32

iStan is an advanced, wireless patient simulator and for School of Nursing students at Pittsburgh Technical Institute (PTI), the new high-tech patient is nothing short of a clinical simulation


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Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Algebra
2014-01-02 11:06:39

Algebra, from the Arabic al-jebr, meaning “reunion of broken parts”, is one of the wide-ranging parts of mathematics, combined with number theory, geometry, and analysis. Algebra can basically be considered as doing computations much like that of arithmetic with non-numerical mathematical objects. Initially, these objects were variables that represented either numbers that weren’t yet known or unspecified numbers, permitting one to state and prove properties that are true no matter...

Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

Trigonometry
2014-01-02 10:09:07

Trigonometry, from the Greek trigonon, meaning triangle, and metron, meaning measure, is a branch of mathematics that studies the relationships involving lengths and angles of triangles. The field came about during the 3rd century BC from applications of geometry to astronomical studies. The 3rd century astronomers first noted that the lengths of the sides of a right triangle and the angles between those sides have fixed relationships: that is, if at least the length of one of those sides...

Applied Mathematics
2014-01-02 10:00:11

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on mathematical methods that are usually used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Therefore, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term “applied mathematics” also explains the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical...

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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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