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2014-08-21 12:30:01

Newly created position will pioneer novel technologies to investigate the workings of the brain SEATTLE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allen Institute for Brain Science announces the appointment of Peter Saggau, Ph.D., as the Senior Director of Research Engineering. In this newly created position, Saggau will work closely with research scientists to create the new technologies required to investigate how the brain works. "Peter's innovative history in both technology and...

2014-08-21 12:29:21

SPARK partners with Healthy Lifestyle Choices and Healthy Kids Challenge to create a comprehensive youth health program for TX students SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPARK(TM), provider of the world's most-researched physical education programs, was selected by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as one of only three state-approved Coordinated School Health (CSH) Programs for students in grades K-8. The SPARK CSH program gives districts tools to provide physical...

2014-08-21 12:27:48

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christine J. Hunter is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Manufacturing. Christine is the Vice President, Talent with Big Heart Pet Brands, formerly Del Monte Foods. Big Heart Pet Brands was created with one thing in mind- to nurture the bond between pets and the people who love them, making every day special. They are committed to the well-being of pets and their owners, and they create pet...

2014-08-21 08:27:20

Company also named among the top 20 Connecticut companies WEST HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCIO Health Analytics, a leading provider of actionable healthcare analytic solutions, was named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies for the third consecutive year. The company received a ranking of 1,055. In addition, SCIO also was named among the top 20 Connecticut companies, ranking eighth. "We are proud and honored to once again be included on...

2014-08-20 23:10:50

TOPICS Entertainment presents, The Tossed Language Instruction Salad of Flipped Learning, the second of a two-part series about Flipped Learning on The Flashcard (http://www.theflashcard.org/), a blog for language educators. The second part of the series suggests mixing other learning activities with video lessons for the self-directed learning component of Flipped Learning. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment (http://www.topics-ent.com), sponsor of...

2014-08-20 23:07:30

Company joins educators and professionals committed to advancing IT in higher education. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ClickMeeting, the leading videoconferencing service, recently announced they have joined Educause. The organization’s membership includes over 1800 colleges and universities, 300 corporations that serve institutions of higher learning, and other related associations, state and federal agencies, system offices, and nonprofits. The move signals ClickMeeting’s...

2014-08-20 23:05:17

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Broadcast Switchers Market (Production, Routing and Master Control): Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Broadcast Switchers Market (Production, Routing and Master Control) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...

2014-08-20 12:23:07

TORONTO, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nerdblock.com, an ecommerce subscription box start-up, will ship thousands of playful plush versions of chlamydia, crab louse, gonorrhea and syphilis, in a bid to raise awareness of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among its worldwide audience. There are about 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases each year in the United States, and almost half of these are in people ages 15 to 24*. Nerdblock.com has partnered...

2014-08-19 23:14:13

Healthcare Analytics Affiliate of HANYS Hires Smith & Jones for Campaign Work Troy, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Smith & Jones, a marketing agency specializing in hospitals and physician practices, was hired by DataGen Healthcare Analytics to develop creative materials to increase brand awareness with hospitals and health networks nationwide. DataGen Healthcare Analytics takes the patient and public health data from hospitals and healthcare organizations, and then organizes and...

2014-08-19 23:11:21

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the nonprofit organization of social work regulatory bodies in the U.S. and Canada, has been selected by the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners as a Continuing Education Approval Entity effective with the licensing cycle that begins September 1, 2014. ASWB is now accepting applications for individual course approval. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the nonprofit organization of social work...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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