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2015-05-29 08:28:11

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at the following

2015-05-28 23:01:06

Park Cities Pet Sitter’s “Training and Enrichment 2” Group Dog Training Class Is an Intermediate-to-Advanced Level Class, Ideal for Owners and Dogs Who Have Mastered Basic Obedience.

2015-05-28 20:21:25

Strategic addition marks continued commitment to growth and geographic expansion CHICAGO, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Coveris Holdings S.A., a leading packaging and coatings solutions

2015-05-27 08:34:19

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion, a BD company (NYSE:BDX), provided an update on a global voluntary recall that was initiated on April 21, 2015 to address an issue with certain units

2015-05-26 23:02:30

Two addiction experts from Anaheim Lighthouse Treatment Center recently joined Dr.

2015-05-21 23:03:48

In Food Guilt No More, The Food Mood Girl helps readers uncover patterns of guilt and emotional eating that undermine their relationship with food and shows them how to replace that guilt with

2015-05-21 08:39:34

New Patent Covers Crowdsourcing of Training Data for Deep Learning System SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, whose emotion analytics services help organizations better

2015-05-21 08:39:17

Gangadharan Natarajan, an Indian man currently living in Connecticut, has started a Change.org petition in the hopes of garnering enough support to protect his marriage to his wife who is now residing

2015-05-21 08:33:33

TORONTO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A digital journal of pain occurrences maintained by the users of an innovative app, Manage My Pain, will be the key source for their upcoming study, say

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2015-05-15 11:14:11

A new exhibit points out that intelligent life is already among us in the form of animals. And how do we treat it? It would be wildly optimistic of us to answer “well.”


Latest Ethology Reference Libraries

Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

Common Noctule, Nyctalus noctula
2013-09-17 13:48:36

The common noctule bat is commonly found in Europe, Asia, and North Africa. This bat has a body length of three inches with a wingspan of approximately 14 inches. It is the largest bat found in Europe. It commonly lives in forests but due to human growth there have been populations found in towns dwelling in buildings such as church steeples. The common noctule starts to hunt and fly at dusk which is earlier than other members of the species. These bats fly at speeds up to 31 miles per...

New Zealand lesser short-tailed bat, Mystacina tuberculata
2013-09-17 13:41:27

The lesser short-tailed bat is only found in New Zealand and is the only living species of bat in the Mystacinidae Family. The short-tail is commonly located on the North Island of New Zealand using the forests as its habitat. Roosting is done primarily alone but there have been known colonies of over 100 bats. It prefers to use already hollowed trees or crevices but will chew out a burrow in the wood using its sharp incisor teeth. These roosting locations are only used for a few weeks...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.