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Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor, Yellowfin, has today confirmed that BI Coordinator for the University of Konstanz, Sebastian Vogt, will present at its upcoming
COLOGNE, Germany, August 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalpark (http://www.globalpark.com), a leading provider of panel community and survey software, has become the preferred feedback management platform for the town of Konstanz in Germany.
How people consider a task -- abstractly or concretely -- influences whether they procrastinate, researchers in Germany found. Sean McCrea of the University of Konstanz in Germany and colleagues handed out questionnaires to a group of students and asked them to respond by e-mail within three weeks on opening a bank account and keeping a diary. Some students were told to think and write about what each activity implied about personal traits -- what kind of person has a bank account, for...
The numbers of overwintering waterbirds at Lake Constance, a large lake on the borders of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, have increased fourfold since the early 1960s, with a daily average of 162 500 waterbirds from September to April as shown by a study published in the august issue of Freshwater Biology. This massive increase coincides with the major expansion of zebra mussels in the lake, originating in the Caspian-Aral basin, and a major pest in Europe and North America.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.