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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...

2014-02-21 23:04:04

New BDI Corridor home theater model shipping this month; full collection now available in white oak finish. Chantilly, VA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Home furnishings design leader BDI is adding a new model and wood finish to its popular Corridor Home Theater collection. Corridor 8177, the new 65” wide three-compartment cabinet, will begin shipping this month. As the newest design in the collection, Corridor 8177 includes a center drawer that opens to reveal a full-width shelf that allows...

2014-02-21 20:21:05

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vkmdr2/global_glass) has announced the addition of the "Global Glass Packaging Industry - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vkmdr2/global_glass ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global glass packaging industry growth is likely to recover and...

Dogs Are Sensitive To Emotions
2014-02-21 04:24:32

[ Watch the Video: Dogs Know How You're Feeling ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Humans can recognize the voices of their friends, get a mental image of them without actually seeing them, and determine their mood based on the tone of their voices because of a special region of their brain dedicated to these tasks. However, new research suggests we might not be the only mammal with these “voice areas.” Writing in the journal Current Biology, Attila Andics...

2014-02-20 23:29:55

CaliforniaLieDetectors.com provides professional lie detection and truth verification services throughout the state of California. Stockton, CA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 CaliforniaLieDetectors.com is the latest service offered by nationally-renown private investigator and legal expert witness, Michael P. Gervais. Utilizing the effective Psychological Stress Evaluator (PSE) system, the website is designed around Gervais’ ability to provide accurate results that will enable his clients to...

2014-02-20 23:02:25

Innovative Visualization and Collaboration Software for the Federal and Defense Industries Rockaway, NJ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Activu Corporation will demonstrate its proven approach to video wall solutions for mission critical operations at AFCEA’s 2014 New Horizons Symposium, February 25-26, 2014 at the Marriott Hilton in Newton, Massachusetts. The event provides an opportunity for government personnel to exchange information with industry leaders on current and emerging business...

2014-02-20 12:05:31

Head movement during fMRI may bias sampling toward subjects with lower cognitive ability Kessler Foundation researchers have shown that discarding data from subjects with multiple sclerosis (MS) who exhibit head movement during functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) may bias sampling away from subjects with lower cognitive ability. The study was published in the January issue of Human Brain Mapping. (Wylie GR, Genova H, DeLuca J, Chiaravalloti N, Sumowski JF. Functional MRI movers...

2014-02-18 08:58:06

Grasping the concept of climate change and its impact on the environment can be difficult. Establishing common ground and using models, however, can break down barriers and present the concept in an easily understood manner. In a presentation at this year's meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Michigan State University systems ecologist and modeler Laura Schmitt-Olabisi shows how system dynamics models effectively communicate the challenges and implications...

2014-02-14 10:59:36

Social media can do more than just entertain us and keep us connected. It also can help scientists better understand human behavior and social dynamics. The volume of data created through new technology and social media such as Facebook and Twitter is lending insight into everything from mapping modern family dynamics to predicting postpartum depression. "By analyzing different types of social media, search terms, or even blogs, we are able to capture people's thinking, communication...

2014-02-13 23:25:52

GorillaKilla.com, the site dedicated to helping hairy men, unveils its new grooming kit. Dubbed ‘The First Date Kit,’ the package includes grooming essentials to make a good first impression. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The First Date Kit by GorillaKilla.com addresses all the basics regarding men’s grooming upon first impression. Whether it’s an interview or first date (which, to be honest, can feel like an interview) this kit will help men make the right first impression. “You...


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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