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Mental Rest And Reflection Boost Learning Study Suggests

Mental Rest And Reflection Boost Learning, Study Suggests

Provided by The University of Texas at Austin A new study, which may have implications for approaches to education, finds that brain mechanisms engaged when people allow their minds to rest and reflect on things they've learned before may boost...

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2014-10-22 12:35:05

Lecorpio Expands East Coast Customer Base with Leading Health and Life Sciences Company FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lecorpio, the leader in cloud-based Intellectual Property (IP) management and analytics, today announced that Waters Corporation has selected Lecorpio's intellectual asset management solution to unify its IP program and provide analytics to drive better business decisions. Waters, a $1.9B Massachusetts-based corporation, relies heavily on its IP...

2014-10-22 12:32:25

Marvin joins the ranks of other well-known and highly respected companies that exemplify ethical conduct in business WARROAD, Minn., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvin Windows and Doors was awarded the 2014 American Business Ethics Award (ABEA) by the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals during an awards presentation on Tuesday in Warroad, Minnesota. Marvin was chosen as the winner in the large company category for exemplifying high standards of ethical conduct in the...

2014-10-22 04:23:23

Dedicated Team of Security Analysts to Provide Continuous Protection to European Customers LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service for the cloud, has today unveiled its state-of-the-art European Security Operations Centre (SOC) in Cardiff, UK. Established to support demand from its rapidly expanding customer base in Europe, the Alert Logic European SOC will be staffed by a team of local security and threat intelligence experts,...

2014-10-22 04:22:29

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated products, announces that its Omega Q Plus® Lutein heart health supplement has received a 2014 SupplySide CPG Editor's Choice Award. BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Informa Exhibitions has named Omega Q Plus(®) Lutein, a unique heart health supplement formulated by Dr. Stephen Sinatra and exclusively sold by Healthy Directions, LLC, as one of its winners for the 2014 SupplySide...

2014-10-21 23:13:38

The National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families at Through the Looking Glass announced the winners of its 2014 College Scholarships for Students of Parents with Disabilities. Scholarships have been awarded to the following students: Raven Bronson (hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL; attending University of Central Florida); Katherine Clark (Newtown, CT; University of New England); Rachel Ferguson (Pineland, TX; East Texas Baptist University); Maria Granados (Grand Prairie,...

2014-10-21 23:09:40

Scenario Learning’s higher education training program recognized as industry’s best Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Scenario Learning, LLC, the leading developer of safety and compliance solutions for schools, colleges and workplaces, earned an Education Software Review (EDDIE) Award for its higher education online staff training program, SafeColleges Training. The company took home top prize in the “postsecondary online safety training” category. The SafeColleges...

2014-10-21 23:08:51

Award Highlights Company’s Leadership and Dedication to the Insurance and Securities Industries Bothell, WA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Vertafore, the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, announced it has won the prestigious Organization of the Year award at the 2014 Securities and Insurance Licensing Association (SILA) National Education Conference. The award is presented to organizations that demonstrate leadership and dedication to the insurance and...

2014-10-21 23:01:41

Illustrated Typos is a Twitter account that seeks out typos in tweets and then illustrates them in funny, often absurd, pictures. eReflect believes that this humorous approach also is an effective way to raise awareness of the importance of spelling and typing literacy. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 eReflect brings a new humorous Twitter account to the public’s attention! Illustrated Typos offers funny illustrations of tweets with typos using creative and quite often absurd...

2014-10-21 23:00:52

Subscription prices for the SPIE Digital Library will remain fixed in 2015, even while the society publisher continues to add new content to its existing offerings. SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has either lowered or frozen its subscription prices every year since 2009 to help ensure the widest access and to help address library budget pressures. BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Subscription prices for the SPIE Digital Library will remain...

2014-10-21 23:00:32

RF System Lab, a world-wide leader in remote visual inspection, is proud to announce new VJ-Advance video borescope customers in a variety of industries. RF System Lab’s newest customers include companies from the aviation, power generation, automotive and manufacturing industries. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 RF System Lab, a world-wide leader in remote visual inspection, is proud to announce new VJ-Advance video borescope customers in a variety of industries. RF System Lab’s newest...


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The Lucia widow (Palpopleura lucia) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that includes Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia, among many other areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers a habitat in tropical and subtropical habitats near rivers, swamps, wetlands, lakes, and marshes. The total population number of this species is not known and it is threatened by habitat loss due to drainage modifications and...

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.