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Four Is The Magic Number For Our Memory
2012-11-29 08:12:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For the last 50 years, psychological lore has held seven as a "magic" number when it comes to the number of items of information the mind can cope with before confusion sets in. A new analysis from the University of New South Wales challenges this long-held view, suggesting the magic might actually be in the number four. American psychologist George Miller published a paper in 1956 in the influential journal Psychological Review....

2011-11-23 10:03:29

Researchers identify new therapeutic target for pancreas' dangerous, sudden swelling and inflammation NYU Langone Medical Center researchers have discovered the novel protective role dendritic cells play in the pancreas. The new study, published in the November issue of journal Gastroenterology, shows dendritic cells can safeguard the pancreas against acute pancreatitis, a sudden dangerous swelling and inflammation of the pancreas gland. "Our study findings demonstrate that an abundance...

2010-11-30 16:22:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Education and Labor Committee Chairman George Miller, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy, Congressman Jim McGovern and Senator Blanche Lincoln held a press conference call this afternoon to urge House passage of child nutrition reauthorization legislation, which the Senate has already passed. Below are the Speaker's remarks: "Thank you, Chairman Miller, for your tremendous leadership...

2010-10-14 11:04:00

Bill Supported by Broad Group of Consumer and Industry Organizations BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With crucial mid-term elections less than three weeks away, the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) and the Coalition for Auto Repair Equality (CARE) want to thank the 76 members of Congress who have co-sponsored the Motor Vehicle Owners Right to Repair Act (S 3181/HR 2057). "We want to acknowledge those members of Congress who have come out in support of...

2010-09-23 13:00:00

Experts endorse bill announced by Rep. George Miller WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advocates struck a blow Thursday for protecting youth athletes from the devastating impact of concussion. Top experts gathered on Capitol Hill to explain why traumatic brain injury takes such a toll on individuals and society and to recommend federal legislation with certain key provisions. The briefing was sponsored by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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