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How Neurons Respond To Sequences Of familiar Objects
2014-08-26 03:43:44

Carnegie Mellon University The world grows increasingly more chaotic year after year, and our brains are constantly bombarded with images. A new study from Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC), a joint project between Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, reveals how neurons in the part of the brain responsible for recognizing objects respond to being shown a barrage of images. The study is published online by Nature Neuroscience. The CNBC researchers...

2014-08-26 08:37:01

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimatron Limited (NASDAQ: CIMT), a leading provider of integrated CAD/CAM software solutions for mold, tool and die makers as well as manufacturers of discrete parts, announced today that Ilan Erez, its CFO and Vice President of Operations will present at the Rodman & Renshaw 16th Annual Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY. Cimatron's presentation is...

2014-08-26 08:36:19

Tool Set Makes It Easier Than Ever to Install, Discover, Manage and Monitor StorNext® Environments SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced StorNext Connect, an easy-to-use tool set that simplifies the installation, discovery, management and monitoring of StorNext environments. Designed for Quantum StorNext 5 appliances and initially delivered as part of the company's StorNext Pro Solutions, StorNext Connect enables users to deploy or upgrade...

2014-08-26 08:33:16

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intertech Solutions Inc. (OTCPK: ITEC) ("Intertech Solutions Inc." ITEC or the "Company") today is very pleased to announce the appointment of Cary Charles Davis to ITEC's management team as the VP of Project Financing. Cary Davis will be responsible for securing additional sources of capital to finance ITEC's expanding portfolio of gold streaming projects along with managing investor relations and all areas of compliance. The...

2014-08-26 08:31:55

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who are searching for the type of massage that will best address their current physical condition, Massage Envy Spa experts in Columbus have created this custom guide to help its guests and members select the most suitable massage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139448 Perfect for beginners: Swedish Massage -- Light to medium pressure -- Loosens tight muscles and promotes circulation -- Relieves chronic...

2014-08-26 08:31:51

Smartphone application enables seniors to remain independent, active and connected ANDOVER, Mass., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) introduces the Philips Lifeline response app, the company's latest innovation designed to empower seniors to live independently while aging well. Offering a direct connection to the company's leading U.S.-based call center, the mobile app gives seniors 24-hour access to emergency assistance. In a recent survey by Philips...

2014-08-26 08:31:47

Carenet Healthcare Services Included for Sixth Consecutive Year With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 135 Percent NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Inc. magazine ranked Carenet Healthcare Services, a leading provider of care management, nurse triage and engagement solutions, on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the...

2014-08-26 08:31:43

--Study to Utilize Sequential Parallel Comparison Design to Minimize Placebo Response, Same Design Utilized in AVP-923 Phase II Study in Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the enrollment of the first patient into a phase II study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of AVP-786 for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). AVP-786 is a novel...

2014-08-26 08:31:41

New JARDIANCE Simple Savings program currently offered in doctors' offices and online RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jardiance(®) (empagliflozin) tablets are now available by prescription in pharmacies across the United States, including Walgreens, Rite Aid, Kroger and many other leading chain and independent retailers, according to Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

2014-08-26 08:31:37

-Stripes Celebrates Tomorrows - $500,000 Fundraising Goal CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stripes® Convenience Stores has announced a new alliance with The University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital to help kids with cancer. During Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, Stripes will launch its newest in-store fundraising campaign called "Stripes Stores Celebrates Tomorrows" beginning on September 1. The campaign goal of $500,000 will help save...


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Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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