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2014-05-07 08:32:12

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meet Dotmatics at booth #127 to analyse and visualise antibody and drug mass Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ], a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, will be exhibiting at booth #127 of the 10th Annual PEGS Boston [http://www.pegsummit.com ] conference at the Seaport World Trade Center from May 5th - 9th. Dotmatics' new...

2014-05-06 23:11:27

Fun activities for 3 year olds and bubble tea for kids have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Check out easy art projects, pretend play ideas, and the latest crafts that will delight the whole family. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Being 3 is all about playing, being curious, and having fun. Fun activities for 3 year olds and bubble tea for kids have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Seasoned Moms have compiled over 21 handpicked fun activities from easy art projects to...

2014-05-06 23:05:10

Unisource Worldwide, Inc. is pleased to announce that QuickBox, an innovative corrugated packaging offering, is now available from Unisource. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Unisource Worldwide, Inc. – a global provider of innovative, sustainable, highly efficient solutions across the life cycle of core business operations, including product packaging and fulfillment, paper and print management, general supply chain and logistics, and facility supplies solutions – is pleased to...

2014-05-01 23:14:45

Quiet play activities and sensory ideas have been released on Kids Activities Blog. These activities are great when nap time is a struggle. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Is nap time a struggle? Try quiet play activities and sensory ideas published on Kids Activities Blog. Both ideas are Mom approved and best of all kid tested. Quiet play activities are great for kids who are too old to take naps yet still need quiet time to avoid falling asleep before dinner time. These activities...

2014-05-01 23:06:51

New findings. Leo Krans discovered how several brain functions are happening and it is a kind of breakthrough. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Scientists know a lot about the human brain from the inside. But they have no clue about why. They are admitting that themselves. Psychologists know almost nothing about the brain. Millions have studied it, but nobody has a clue about why we think or sleep. It is not possible to investigate something complicated, like a brain, if it is not understood. But...

2014-05-01 08:39:34

Leading Manufacturer of Custom Rigid Plastic Packaging Solutions SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genstar Capital, LLC, a leading middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in targeted segments of the industrial technology, software, financial services and healthcare industries, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Pretium Packaging, LLC, one of the nation's largest manufacturers of customized, high performance rigid plastic...

2014-04-30 23:22:31

Simple sensory ideas and quiet play tips have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Ignite sensory play in young children today. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Sensory play is important for kids of all ages. Fantastic sensory ideas and quiet play tips have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Stimulating the kids senses encourages them to explore more. Seasoned Moms are sharing simple and inexpensive ways to ignite sensory play. Shaving cream makes a great medium for sensory...

2014-04-30 11:57:57

It's official (in the horned beetle world at least), females prefer courtship over competitiveness – and it doesn't matter about the size of your mandibles either. An international study by scientists at the University of Exeter and the Universities of Okayama and Tsukuba in Japan investigated the complicated sexual conflict over mating in Gnatocerus cornutus, the horned flour-beetle. Female mate choice and male-male competition are the typical mechanisms of sexual selection. However,...

2014-04-29 23:21:17

Fantastic sensory play ideas and magical DIY forts have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Check out the simple inexpensive ways to ignite sensory play in young kids. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Sensory play is important for kids of all ages. Fantastic sensory ideas and magical DIY forts have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Stimulating the kids' senses encourages them to explore more. Seasoned Moms are sharing simple and inexpensive ways to ignite sensory play....

2014-04-29 23:12:52

Floating is a rapidly growing trend, but fans had to pay a fortune for an at-home tank or deal with inconvenient and expensive float centers. With Zen Float Co, float at home for far less, and with total privacy. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 * Trend: Floating Growing Rapidly in Last 2 Years 1/3 Price of Closest Competitor Company Featured in Floating Documentary Fully Operational Prototype Kickstarter Launches April 29, 2014: http://bit.ly/zenfloat Some see it as a...


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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.