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2014-07-22 03:30:58

Sarah Yang, University of California - Berkeley New technology under development at the University of California, Berkeley, could soon give bomb-sniffing dogs some serious competition. A team of researchers led by Xiang Zhang, UC Berkeley professor of mechanical engineering, has found a way to dramatically increase the sensitivity of a light-based plasmon sensor to detect incredibly minute concentrations of explosives. They noted that it could potentially be used to sniff out a...

2014-07-18 23:05:01

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has been ranked as the number one BI solution in a review of 50 of the world’s best-known BI tools by Docurated, a Sales Enablement Solution and content marketing and syndication platform. (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 “Yellowfin BI offers Business Intelligence tools that are so easy to use, they become universal throughout a company,” stated the report. “Yellowfin’s analytics are available in many different...

2014-07-15 23:06:20

Cloud-Based Services From Swan Island Networks Become Part of Microsoft Disaster Response Alliance Program Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Today at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C., Swan Island Networks, a leading developer of cloud-based situational intelligence software and services, unveiled a new Disaster Response Edition of its TIES® for Microsoft CityNext product to help government organizations and NGO’s around the world better prepare...

2014-07-15 23:03:54

Hetrick will be responsible for business development of the new Matrix Premium CRM & Sales Intelligence Platform into both existing media markets as well as new adjacent markets. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Matrix Solutions, the leading provider of Media CRM and Sales Intelligence, announces the appointment of Brenda Hetrick as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. The promotion from Vice President of Marketing Communications, is effective immediately, and will serve an...

2014-07-15 16:29:49

NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ (MHFI) announced today that it has commenced Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Report coverage on Guardian 8 Holdings (GRDH) Guardian 8 Holdings (GRDH) is a provider of a new category of personal security devices, enhanced non-lethal (ENL) devices, that incorporate layered defensive measures to help security professionals and consumers protect themselves against personal attacks, while capturing critical images and audio...

2014-07-14 23:04:54

IQ Formulations, a leading health company based in South Florida, has expanded its Quality Control and Assurance Department with the hiring of two new, exceptionally qualified officers. Renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities, outstanding products, and exceptional customer service, IQ Formulations continues to raise standards in the nutritional supplement industry. Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Top nutritional supplement provider IQ Formulations today announced the expansion of...

2014-07-14 12:26:04

The Book Spotlights Why, How to Teach Students Focus-Related Skills in Preparation for Impending Challenges NORTHAMPTON, Mass., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel Goleman, author of the international bestsellers Emotional Intelligence and Focus, and a founder of the social and emotional learning movement, collaborates with Peter Senge, author of The Fifth Discipline and renowned systems thinking expert at MIT, in the new book The Triple Focus: A New Approach to Education (More Than...

2014-07-14 08:23:55

TAMPA, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataMentors, LLC, a full-service data quality, data management and business intelligence provider, is pleased to announce the hiring of Scott Johnson as Regional Director for the Southeast. Scott brings over 15 years' experience in new business development, strategic marketing, and marketing analytics, further bolstering the company's reputation for data-driven marketing leadership. Most recently, Scott served as Director of National New...

2014-07-10 23:01:38

A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study. The study found that some, but not all, cognitive, or...

Human's Primate Cousins Also Pass Intelligence Through Their Genes
2014-07-10 15:25:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous studies have shown that genetic factors for intelligence can be passed on in humans, but a new study shows that inherited intelligence also extends to our primate cousins – namely chimpanzees. Published in the journal Current Biology, the study showed environmental factors in determining a chimp’s intelligence may be less important than previously thought. "As is the case in humans, genes matter when it comes to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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