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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 08:34:42

TEANECK, N.J., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in business analytics for business process outsourcing in the recently published "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics BPO Services 2014 Vendor Assessment".* http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110329/NY67603LOGO The IDC MarketScape report evaluates global business analytics BPO service providers based on a comprehensive and rigorous framework, and...

2014-08-25 23:06:00

Mission-driven startup helps students achieve deeper learning through engaging, high quality educational video lessons San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Zaption, Inc. (http://www.zaption.com) continues to revolutionize learning with online video by working with top social studies teachers from around the country and curriculum partners like Facing History and Ourselves to provide free, high quality interactive video lessons. “Social studies teachers have always used video to...

2014-08-25 23:05:50

Leading Education Technology Provider, N2N Services, Launches Innovative Education Portal to Improve Online Learning for Students and Staff With New Enhanced Analytics Capabilities Duluth, Ga. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 N2N Services, a leading company focused on technology innovation in the education sector, recently launched its Student Success Platform for Higher Education. N2N’s innovative new application includes comprehensive tools to support enrollment management, student retention...

2014-08-25 23:05:31

Stevens Institute of Technology, a private research university located in Hoboken, New Jersey, and Springer/Apress, global publishers of high-quality STM content for technology professionals and researchers in academia, announced the creation of an innovative series of books focused on the fast-growing field of quantitative finance. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 First Title to Focus on Financial Engineering and Risk Management Stevens Institute of Technology, a private research...

2014-08-25 16:22:20

First Webinar on Thursday, August 28 to Focus on Attorney-Client Privilege ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today announced the launch of its complimentary continuing legal ethics training series. The monthly series of Web events will be offered live and on-demand and will focus on a number of key issues for attorneys that need to earn ethics and professional responsibility credits. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33627LOGO "We...

2014-08-25 08:24:46

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online PhD Programs, an independent guide to earning a doctorate over the Internet, has published a ranking of the top 50 U.S. cities with highest percentage of doctoral degree holders (http://www.online-phd-programs.org/50-u-s-cities-with-the-most-doctoral-degree-holders/). The ranking offers brief profiles of the 50 U.S. cities with the highest percentage of inhabitants who possess doctorates, with possible explanations as to why....

2014-08-24 23:00:18

Disability insurance quotes are now being included in the national system for adults to review at the Quotes Pros website at http://quotespros.com. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 Owners of motor vehicles who have been involved in a previous car accident and are now disabled can review rates for disability insurance at the Quotes Pros website. Companies that are providing these policies can be reviewed nationally at http://quotespros.com/auto-insurance.html. Car accident claims...

2014-08-23 23:00:54

The Asia-Pacific Minerals Market report defines and segments the minerals market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-minerals-nutraceuticals-5859147929.html (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Minerals Market report defines and segments the minerals market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. The minerals market in Asia-Pacific is estimated to grow from around $622 million in 2012 to...

2014-08-22 23:08:47

The ICBA Online Education Center has worked with Vubiz to continue to educate the nation’s community bankers. Los Angeles, CA & Toronto,ON (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The ICBA Online Education Center has worked with Vubiz to continue to educate the nation’s community bankers. The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), the nation's voice for more than 6,500 community banks, and Vubiz, an award-winning e-learning company recently celebrated 12 years of successfully...


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Lucia Widow, Palpopleura lucia
2013-07-17 11:23:24

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...

Physics
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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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Chemistry is a physical science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter. It also deals with the changes that matter undergoes during chemical reactions. It incorporates the studies of various atoms, molecules, crystals and other aggregates which can be combined or isolated and concepts of energy and entropy through which chemical processes occur. Modern chemistry (from the Egyptian kēme, meaning "earth") evolved from alchemy following the chemical revolution...

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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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