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2014-11-06 23:09:14

The Cabin Chiang Mai, Asia’s leading addiction treatment centre, played host to a group of graduate students from the Universiti

2014-11-05 16:33:08

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov.

What We Believed About The Soul And Afterlife As Children Is What We Believe As Adults, Researchers Say
2014-11-05 10:46:55

If you believed that Chuckie Cheese was heaven when you were a kid, there's a good chance you still believe that today.

dog
2014-11-02 04:50:36

A team of researchers from North Carolina State University is currently working on making communication between us and man’s best friend a little easier through the use of several different technologies a dog can wear on its back.

2014-11-01 23:02:03

DS Smith, Plastics Division signed a license agreement with Cool Seal USA, to develop and manufacture corrugated plastics boxes in the USA and Canada for the pharmaceutical market.

2014-10-31 23:12:57

Sports Conflict Institute’s Joshua Gordon discusses athlete resiliency during a recent interview on SCI TV with professional runner and educator Shannon Leinert.

2014-10-31 08:26:00

The Oxford University hosted Forum uniquely brings together leading family offices and their foundations seeking impact investment, grant-giving, and philanthropy opportunities within health and life

2014-10-28 08:36:51

LONDON and BOSTON, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global top 20 pharma company streamlines R&D IT with cross-domain platform Boehringer Ingelheim,


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