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2014-07-17 07:56:10

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Throughout the years, we have all had to deal with the unfair notion that women talk more than men. Women deal with the stereotype that not only do they talk more, but that their talk also tends to be gossip, while chatty men have to deal with name calling and unfair stigmas. In fact, because of the stereotype that women talk more than men, we all have to deal with unfair stigmas. But is there any truth to this idea of the more...

mud crabs noisy world
2014-06-19 04:52:48

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The overly amorous exhortations of a couple in the hotel room next to your own might be enough to mar a vacation experience. A polite knock or a phone call to the front desk could be effective in dampening the passion enough to allow you to return to sleep. But what does one do when the lovemaking is occurring just off the coastline, underwater, by freakishly loud fish? This was the case in 2005 when the black drum fish, engaging...

2014-06-03 15:54:17

Rice University Animal tests show Rice-developed technology effective against aggressive cancer The first preclinical study of a new Rice University-developed anti-cancer technology found that a novel combination of existing clinical treatments can instantaneously detect and kill only cancer cells -- often by blowing them apart -- without harming surrounding normal organs. The research, which is available online this week Nature Medicine, reports that Rice's "quadrapeutics" technology...

2013-08-28 23:23:34

Metro College students can get assistance with tuition, books and supplies, transportation, living, and other expenses associated with training through the Second Career Ontario Program. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Metro College now helps laid off and underemployed workers and professionals upgrade their skills, and train for a career currently in high demand in Ontario. With Second Career Ontario students can get assistance with tuition, books and supplies, transportation,...

2013-07-23 23:17:51

Recognition comes from both Sound and Communications and Commercial Integrator Magazines. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Whitlock, a global AV solutions provider, recently received accolades for its work on the visitor center for Northeastern University in Boston. The company received a ProAV Spotlight Award from Sound and Communications Magazine in the Best Education AV category. It also earned an honorable mention from Commercial Integrator for the Higher Education category of its...

2013-06-27 23:37:55

August 13-14, 2013 at Northeastern University in Boston, MA USA - Brought to you by the Knowledge Foundation. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The Renewable Energy Storage Symposium, sponsored by Sandia National Laboratory & Northeastern University will take place August 13-14, 2013 on the Northeastern University Campus. This two-day symposium will focus on the science, technology, policy and entrepreneurial challenges in enabling new novel energy storage solutions for the future...

2013-04-22 22:22:51

Researchers at Northeastern University in Boston have developed a gene therapy approach that may one day stop Parkinson's disease (PD) in it tracks, preventing disease progression and reversing its symptoms. The novelty of the approach lies in the nasal route of administration and nanoparticles containing a gene capable of rescuing dying neurons in the brain. Parkinson's is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder caused by the death of dopamine neurons in a key motor area of the brain, the...


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drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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