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2013-01-31 23:02:44

The feature article in the latest American Massage Therapy Association, Georgia chapter, newsletter tells the story behind one of the most accomplished massage therapy schools in the country,

2013-01-28 15:55:54

The rise in risky, non-traditional sexual relations that marked the swinging ‘60s actually began as much as a decade earlier, during the conformist ‘50s.

2013-01-25 09:29:46

The mosquitoes that spread dengue fever tap into the domestic networks of humans, along with their bloodstreams.

Learning How Song Birds Sing By Doing The Math
2012-12-21 14:32:30

Scientists studying how songbirds stay on key have developed a statistical explanation for why some things are harder for the brain to learn than others.

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2012-11-07 14:49:05

Dr. Elizabeth Buffalo recently talked with redOrbit about her team’s discovery of grid cells in rhesus monkeys and what this could mean for the future of neuroscience.

Animals Are Bad At Math
2012-10-30 19:17:21

A recent study suggests that although your dog may understand the concept two treats are better than one, the idea of formal math is a uniquely human trait.

2012-10-04 13:32:27

A compassion-based meditation program can significantly improve a person’s ability to read the facial expressions of others.


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2011-04-18 23:26:47

Sonny Carter was a physician, professional soccer player, naval officer, and NASA astronaut. He was born Manley Lanier Carter, Jr. on August 15, 1947 in Macon, Georgia. He graduated from Lanier High School in 1965 and then went to on study at Emory University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry in 1969. While at Emory, Carter played collegiate soccer and ran track. He was team captain and most valuable player of the soccer team during his senior season. In 1970, Carter...

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.