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Premeditated Killers Differ Mentally From Impulsive Murderers
2013-06-29 08:48:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The minds of premeditated murderers are quite different than those who kill impulsively, according to a new study appearing in the latest edition of the journal Criminal Justice and Behavior. "Impulsive murderers were much more mentally impaired, particularly cognitively impaired, in terms of both their intelligence and other cognitive functions," said Dr. Robert Hanlon, senior author of the study and an associate professor of...

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2010-03-04 08:10:00

Remarkable Strategy Evolved to Avoid Predators On the open sand plains of the Caribbean seafloor, where soft-bodied animals are routinely exposed to predators, camouflage can be key to survival. Perhaps no group of animals is quite as adept at blending in with its surroundings as cephalopods, who along with relatives the cuttlefish and squid, have evolved a unique skin system that can instantaneously change their appearance. In the February 2010 issue of The Biological Bulletin, MBL Senior...

2009-08-10 06:30:00

UNION CITY, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis instruments for both the medical and veterinary markets, announced today the appointment of Brenton Hanlon to the position of vice president of North American medical sales and marketing, effective immediately. Mr. Hanlon, a member of the Abaxis Board of Directors since 1996, has resigned his position on the Board to assume this...

2009-01-01 16:10:17

Prison officials in New Zealand said a prisoner nearing the end of his sentence for rape and murder stabbed another prisoner for frightening his cat. Corrections Association President Beven Hanlon said the attacker was living with the victim in a minimum security self-care unit at Rimutaka Prison in Wellington that was designed to help prepare long-term prisoners for release, The Dominion Post reported Thursday. Hanlon said the victim entered the shared living room in the unit Dec. 26,...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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