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2014-03-04 16:09:00

Gender differences persist even in highly motivated, GenX group A new study finds gender differences in parenting and household labor persist among a group of highly motivated physician-researchers in the early stages of their career. The finding could shed light on why female academic physicians in general do not have the same career success as their male colleagues. "One might expect that within a highly educated Generation X population there would be a relatively even distribution...

2014-03-03 23:00:43

Fun messy play ideas and an awesome fort magic play kit have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for fun creative activities this spring. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Everyone loves the chance to be a fun parent every once in a while. Fun messy play ideas and an awesome fort magic play kit have been published on Kids Activities Blog. The kids will love making a mess without getting into trouble. An oilcloth is a really great thing to have around specifically for messy...

2014-03-02 23:02:22

Fun water play ideas and amazing cotton ball crafts have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get a kick-start on summer activities with these easy to do ideas from seasoned moms. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 Kids don't have to wait for summer to enjoy water play. Fun water play ideas and amazing cotton ball crafts have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Grab a few towels and get ready for the kids' eyes to light up when they are told to go and play with water this...

2014-03-01 23:00:51

Cotton ball crafts and fun water play ideas have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for easy-to-do crafts and fun pre-summer activities with the kids. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Cotton balls are soft, easy to craft with, and cheap. Crazy cotton ball crafts and fun water play ideas have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Cotton balls make the perfect preschool medium for kids activities. Cotton Balls make fun art. Among the many ideas are making an adorable...

2014-02-28 23:22:15

Lone Star to assist NAVSEALOGCEN in improving their support to NAVSEA and other acquisition stakeholders with recommendations on integrated product support decisions that reduce total lifecycle costs and meet operational readiness goals Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Lone Star Analysis, internationally recognized for its unique enhanced decision analytics support, business modeling and simulation, and a provider of executive advisory services, announces it has been awarded a...

2014-02-27 23:21:02

Adaptive mobile coaching platform helps people overcome “crucial moments” that can derail behavior change efforts ST. PAUL, Minn. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 For someone who is trying to lose weight, late-night snacking can be a significant hurdle that derails nutritional and weight-loss goals. StayWell Health Management announced today that it will help wellness program participants overcome such crucial moments by giving individuals access to an adaptive, interactive coaching platform...

2014-02-26 23:28:37

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced that Hope Consulting is a primary winner of the "Translating Effective Practices from Research, Marketing and Design" (Transform) project. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced that Hope Consulting is a primary winner of the "Translating Effective Practices from Research, Marketing and Design" (Transform) project. Hope Consulting...

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...

2014-02-24 23:04:07

Horne’s Pest Control Company offers tips on dealing with bats as they come back from hibernating all winter. Martinez, GA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The weather is getting warmer, which also means that bats are slowly starting to awaken and migrate back to their spring and summer habitat after hibernating all winter long. With the start of the spring season, Horne’s Pest Control recommends that people protect the bats around their home, rather than trying to kill them. Most people know...

2014-02-24 08:33:22

New Software Defined Networking Solution Features a Network Function Virtualization (NFV) based End-to-End Mobile Enablement Functionality in a Single Cloud-based Platform BARCELONA, Spain and OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 24 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (the "Company" or "Elephant Talk") (NYSE MKT: ETAK), a leading international provider of Software Defined Network Architecture (Software DNA(TM)) platforms and cyber security solutions, today announced the completion of the...


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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