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2012-12-06 08:24:57

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Miranda Kerr, known as one of the most successful models in the world and one of Victoria's Secrets Angels, is preparing to release the story of her inspirational journey. In Treasure Yourself (Hay House US, December 3, 2012), Miranda offers her own view on how her generation and those following can achieve greater health and happiness. Treasure Yourself explores some of the challenges that concern young women such as confidence, jealousy, health,...

Men And Women See Things Differently
2012-12-03 06:40:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While ladies often accuse the men they are romantically involved with of scoping out other women, new scientific research suggests that it is the females themselves that are more likely to do the ogling. According to Stephen Adams, Medical Correspondent for The Telegraph, researchers from Bristol University recruited subjects and had them review a series of images, including some screen captures from nature documentaries and other...

2012-11-28 04:20:05

BOLOGNA, Italy, November 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Guglielmo Marconi airport has now turned to green energy. The new "Elettra" charging station was launched last Friday by the Mobility and Traffic Councillor of Bologna, Mr Andrea Colombo, and the Airport's President, Mrs Giada Grandi. The new service consists of an eco-friendly EV charging station which provides energy from photovoltaic modules. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121128/579711 ) The solar...

Photos Of Einstein’s Brain Reveal Areas That May Have Made Him A Genius
2012-11-16 09:34:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The name “Einstein” has long been synonymous with the term “genius.” The man behind that attribution, the late Albert Einstein, has been the center of attention for decades, as scientists and physicists try to decipher the inner workings of his intellectual being. Now, a new study, led by Florida State University evolutionary anthropologist Dean Falk, has found that portions of Einstein´s brain are...

Tycho Brahe Wasn’t Poisoned
2012-11-15 22:24:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists have determined the 16th-Century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe most likely was not poisoned after all. Brahe was thought to have died of a bladder infection, but previous exhumation found traces of mercury in hair from his beard, leading to theories he may have been poisoned instead. Some speculated he had been killed on orders from the Danish king, or by fellow astronomer Johannes Kepler. A team of Danish and...

2012-11-15 12:22:48

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading neurobiologist Michael Aschner, Ph.D., known for his research on the effect of heavy metals on the brain, will join the faculty of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Aschner will be named professor of molecular pharmacology and of pediatrics, and director of a new Einstein center of toxicology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/DC16559LOGO) "Michael Aschner is an outstanding scientist...

2012-11-02 11:23:51

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam has acquired an important collection of letters, photos and documents relating to Otto Frank, the father of Anne Frank. The collection originates from the estate of actor Joseph Schildkraut, who corresponded with Otto Frank in the early 1950s in preparation for his role as Otto in the stage version of The Diary of Anne Frank. The collection includes a number of unique letters and documents concerning Otto Frank's...

2012-10-24 07:28:53

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saatchi Online is offering a unique holiday collection titled 12XTwelve, which features 65 new works of art from its worldwide community of emerging artists. Rebecca Wilson, Director of the Saatchi Gallery London and Head of Artist Relations, Saatchi Online, has invited a select group of artists to create one-of-a-kind art exclusively for the 12XTwelve project. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98996-a) (Logo:...

2012-10-17 11:23:58

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing mission to recognize the technical, scientific and clinical research skills necessary to develop innovative medicines, the Prix Galien USA committee last night honored excellence in scientific innovation that improves the state of human health at its sixth annual Prix Galien Awards Gala, held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Led by honorary member and Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Elie Wiesel, the...

2012-10-15 11:26:49

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that the 30(th) Anniversary Princess Grace Awards Gala will be held on Monday, October 22, 2012 at Cipriani 42(nd) Street in New York City. The Awards ceremony will include the presentation of 25 awards to emerging artists in theater, dance and film as well as Princess Grace Statue Awards to be presented to Patrick Page and Darron L West. A special honor will be presented to one of the...