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2013-04-23 12:28:48

Tour Will Visit 16 Cities Including Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Toronto LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Listen up! Musician and actor Darren Criss announces his first ever 16-city North American summer tour. Criss will give fans a preview into his forthcoming album and perform hits from his 2009 self-released EP Human. Special guest, singer-songwriter Theo Katzman, to open on select dates. The LISTEN UP tour will kick-off on May 29(th) in his...

Chimps May Be Able To ‘Think About Thinking’
2013-04-04 07:50:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Metacognition, or the ability to think about thinking, is not an ability solely limited to humans according to a new study. Scientists at Georgia State University and the University of Buffalo recently revealed that chimpanzees, humans' closest relatives, also appear to have the ability. The study, published in the journal Psychological Science, is the work of Michael J. Beran and Bonnie M. Perdue of the Georgia State Language...

Vervet Monkeys Use A Little Patience When Solving Social Dilemmas
2013-03-28 16:21:47

Cell Press People could learn a lot from vervet monkeys. When vervets need to work together, they don't tell each other what to do or punish uncooperative behavior. But according to evidence reported on March 28 in the Cell Press journal Current Biology, they do get by, with a little patience. "The vervets show us that tolerance towards group members and patience while others are learning how they can improve things individually can go a long way in solving coordination problems," said...

2013-03-18 12:32:19

UXBRIDGE, England, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapiens International Corporation [http://www.sapiens.com ], (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS), a global provider of innovative software solutions for the financial services industry, announced today that Bright Grey, a member of The Royal London Insurance Group, has renewed its Sapiens ALIS maintenance and services contract for five years, with a contract valued at up to $3.3 million. (Logo:...

Neanderthals Went Extinct Because Of Their Large Eyes
2013-03-13 09:13:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists know that early Humans (Homo sapiens) and Neanderthals (H. s. neanderthalensis) coexisted for a short time before the latter eventually became extinct. While it was understood that humans had better developed brains than their more primitive counterparts, it was generally not well-known why these early ancestors made a grand exit. A new study, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, suggests one...

2013-02-20 10:26:29

Findings could lead to greater understanding of sex differences in language acquisition Male rat pups have more of a specific brain protein associated with language development than females, according to a study published February 20 in The Journal of Neuroscience. The study also found sex differences in the brain protein in a small group of children. The findings may shed light on sex differences in communication in animals and language acquisition in people. Sex differences in early...

2013-02-12 08:37:40

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, February 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapiens International Corporation [http://www.sapiens.com/home.html ], (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS), a global provider of innovative software solutions, announced today that its ALIS [http://www.sapiens.com/life-insurance-software.htm ] policy administration system for life, annuity and pensions has been recognized by Ovum [http://ovum.com/about-ovum ], a global industry analyst firm, as a "Market Leader" in its recently...

2013-01-20 23:02:10

This 4 part teleseminar series would demystify the enigma of Creation and illustrate how to leverage the Cycle Of Creation to manifest a life experience that an individual desires in conformance with the Genetics Of Divinity. The scientifically proven flaws in the manner in which the Law of Attraction has been promoted so far will be highlighted and the TRUE mechanics of operation and application of this Law as a subset of the Cycle of Creation will be revealed for the first time in human...

2013-01-16 23:02:03

A New Study, 25 Years in the Making, Published in Six Books, Unveils a Growing Imbalance in Human Mind, and Happiness in Wisdom, LLC is Launched to Measure it and Report its Implications on Clients' Lives. For More Information Please Visit, http://www.HappinessInWisdom.com (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 The Interactions between Instincts and Intellect and their Impact on Human Behavior One of the most significant secrets of the mind is the hidden and growing imbalance that results from the...

2013-01-16 12:30:32

REHOVOT, Israel, January 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapiens International Corporation N.V. [http://www.sapiens.com ] (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS), a provider of innovative software solutions and a member of the Formula Systems Group (NASDAQ:FORTY and TASE:FORT), announced today that it expects to reach $135 million revenues in 2013, representing 20% year-over-year growth compared to 2012 guidance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120508/531104 ) With the end...


Latest Human Reference Libraries

Homo sapiens
2013-09-24 13:55:52

Homo sapiens is the scientific name for the human species. Homo is the human genus, which also includes Neanderthals and various other extinct species of hominid. H. sapiens is the only surviving species of the genus Homo. Modern humans are the subspecies Homo sapiens sapiens, distinguished from their direct ancestor, Homo sapiens idaltu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_sapiens_idaltu). Subspecies of H. sapiens include Homo sapiens idaltu, roughly translated as “elder wise human” and...

0_fb61d1b290cba03d06f46aa5e2278549
2007-01-02 11:08:06

The common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), also known as the robust chimpanzee, is a great ape. Basic facts Common chimpanzees are found in the tropical forests and wet savannas of Western and Central Africa. They once inhabited most of this region, but their habitat has been dramatically reduced in recent years. Adults in the wild weigh between 88 and 143 lbs (40 and 65 kg). Males can measure up to 63 inches (160 cm) and females up to 51 inches (130 cm). They are lighter than humans...

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