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2014-07-18 12:22:57

The eye-opening segment touches on the challenges in healthcare today, and how to be the best patient advocate for you or someone you love. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Healthcare can be intimidating and confusing for the patient. There is an abundance of information presented, treatments to be considered, options to ponder, and the cost of all of it. Health Briefs examines the qualities patient advocates offer such as: the question asker, researcher of...

2014-07-18 12:21:39

CARSON, Calif., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTS) announced today that it will report financial results for the second quarter ended June 28, 2014, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 after market close. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss the results the same day. Participating in the call will be Shane Evangelist, Chief Executive Officer and David Robson, Chief Financial Officer. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm...

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2014-07-18 03:05:22

The University of Texas at Austin Contradicting earlier claims, “The Family That Walks on All Fours,” a group of quadrupedal humans made famous by a 2006 BBC documentary, have simply adapted to their inability to walk upright and do not represent an example of backward evolution, according to new research by Liza Shapiro, an anthropologist at The University of Texas at Austin. Five siblings in the family, who live in a remote corner of Turkey, walk exclusively on their hands and...

What Does Data From Google Trends Tells About Our Climate Change Fears?
2014-07-18 03:43:45

Springer Political ideology, education levels affect when people search for climate information Republicans search the Net for information about the weather, climate change and global warming during extremely hot or cold spells. Democrats google these terms when they experience changes in the average temperatures. These are some of the surprising findings from a study by Corey Lang of the University of Rhode Island in the US, published in Springer’s journal Climatic Change. He tracked...

Kathryn "Kate" Clancy - professor of anthropology
2014-07-18 03:00:37

University of Illinois A survey of 142 men and 516 women with experience in field studies in anthropology, archaeology, geology and other scientific disciplines reveals that many of them – particularly the younger ones – suffered or witnessed sexual harassment or sexual assault while at work in the field. A majority of the survey respondents (64 percent) said they had experienced sexual harassment (inappropriate sexual remarks, comments about physical beauty or jokes about cognitive...

Improving Biomedical Technologies Using Squid Skin Protein
2014-07-18 03:48:01

UC Irvine Conductivity could charge up futuristic disease treatments The common pencil squid (Loliginidae) may hold the key to a new generation of medical technologies that could communicate more directly with the human body. UC Irvine materials science researchers have discovered that reflectin, a protein in the tentacled creature’s skin, can conduct positive electrical charges, or protons, making it a promising material for building biologically inspired devices. Currently,...

2014-07-18 08:27:09

GENEVA, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SGP Technologies SA, the Switzerland-based joint venture of Silent Circle and Geeksphone behind Blackphone, today announced the appointment of Daniel Ford, D.Sc. (Twitter: @netsecrex) as its Chief Security Officer. Dr. Ford brings over fifteen years of information security and risk management experience, including an extensive history running security programs within the U.S. federal government and startups focused on the mobile security...

2014-07-18 08:21:53

New cases feature molded-on flange mounts for easy attachment AVON, Ohio, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering electrical and electronic engineers more choices for both indoor and outdoor applications, the Polycase NEMA 4X rated WA, WC and WP Series of waterproof electric enclosures are now available in 4 additional sizes featuring molded on surface-mounting flanges. This brings the total to 84 variations of NEMA compliant electrical enclosures that can be purchased from the...

bubble wrap test tubes
2014-07-18 03:45:10

American Chemical Society Popping the blisters on the bubble wrap might be the most enjoyable thing about moving. But now, scientists propose a more productive way to reuse the popular packing material — as a sheet of small, test tube-like containers for medical and environmental samples. Their report, which shows that analyses can take place right in the bubbles, appears in the ACS journal Analytical Chemistry. George Whitesides and colleagues explain that although bubble wrap filled...

2014-07-18 04:20:17

Nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer JMR Graphics comments to an article discussing a billboard featuring basketball players Tim Duncan and LeBron James. CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JMR Graphics, a nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer, responds to an article published by KSAT.com that may cause controversy due to its cleverness. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140702/124005 A June 25(th) article from KSAT.com titled "SOUND OFF:...


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Brahman Cattle
2014-07-12 10:51:49

The Brahman or Brahma is a breed of cattle that originated in America during the early 1900s. It was developed from imported breeds during the years of 1854 to 1926 from India, the breeds included the Kankrej, Gujarat, Ongole and Gir. Approximately 266 different bulls and 22 different cows were used in the development of the Brahman. The American Brahman Breeders Association was established in 1924 to track and verify the bloodline. It is located in Houston, Texas and the first president...

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

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...

Blonde d’Aquitaine Cattle
2014-07-12 10:17:57

The Blonde d’Aquitaine is a popular breed of beef cattle that originated in Aquitaine, France. It is found mainly in the Garonne valley and the Pyrenees. It was developed by crossing local breeds, the Garonnais, the Quercy and the Blonde des Pyrenees. In the late 1900s, the breed was imported to other parts of Europe as well as Canada, Australia and the United States where large populations of the breed is found. The breed is muscular, hardy and lean. The bone structure is light but...

Belmont Red Cattle
2014-07-09 15:13:20

The Belmont Red is a breed of beef Cattle produced in 1954 by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in the Australian tropics. It was developed at the Belmont Research Station from several different breeds including the Africander and Hereford-Shorthorn. The Belmont Red was released to breeders in 1969. The Belmont Red was bred to have a greater resistance to ticks, have a calm temperament and  more efficiently use the environment for higher weight gain....

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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