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2014-03-27 16:22:01

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Look up into the sky at dusk this spring and you're likely to see small groups of bats flitting here and there, gobbling up their insect meals in an intricately choreographed aerial dance. It's well known that echolocation calls keep the bats from hitting trees and each other. But now scientists have learned some bats emit another call: one that tells their comrades to "back off" from bugs they've claimed for themselves....

2014-03-19 23:34:17

Dreaming of better weather and showing more skin? Start now to reduce cellulite, says Sublime Beauty®, which offers its Cellulite Gel, Lotion and Citrus Scrub 30% off now (plus free standard shipping). St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 It's never too early to work on diminishing cellulite, says Sublime Beauty®. The company offers a 2 day discount of 30% off its Cellulite Whisperer® Gel and Lotion (today and tomorrow only). Use code CELLULITE30 at...

2014-03-17 23:26:45

Eye Floaters No More is the latest the program developed by Daniel Brown, who claims to teach people how to eliminate their eye floaters. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Eye Floaters No More is the new program that teaches people how to eliminate their eye floaters easily and effectively. In the program, people will discover all necessary information about their eye floaters such as symptoms, causes,...

2014-03-17 23:21:17

Sublime Beauty® offers education on dry skin brushing, an ancient art to well-being and better skin quality. The popular long-handled brush is now back in stock in addition to the portable skin brush with pouch. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Skin Brushing is a powerful way to better skin and well-being. Sublime Beauty® is a big fan of Skin Brushing, and its original bush with long handle is now back in stock. "Models and actresses are enthusiastic about Skin...

Driving Simulator Used To Help Learn How The Visually Impaired Can Drive Safely
2014-03-17 08:10:23

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary A diagnosis of hemianopia, or blindness in one half of the visual field in both eyes as the result of strokes, tumors or trauma often means the end of driving. In about half of the states in the United States and in many other countries, driving with hemianopia is prohibited. However, in some countries including Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK, Switzerland and Canada, driving with hemianopia is permitted after passing a specialized road test....

2014-03-13 23:29:50

What is the very basic act that anyone can add to their daily routine for better skin quality and well-being? Sublime Beauty® reveals and explains. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Sometimes the simplest things are the most powerful, says Sublime Beauty®. The simple act of dry brushing the skin, a lost art centuries old, can increase well-being and skin quality, says Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime Beauty®. Why and how? 1) Skin is our largest organ of...

Colors And Shapes Can Be Heard By The Blind: Study
2014-03-11 06:52:16

[ Watch the Video: EyeMusic Live Demo at AIPAC ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Normally, people perceive colors and shapes visually, but what if you could "hear" them? A new study from Hebrew University shows that using sensory substitution devices (SSDs), colors and shapes can now be conveyed to the brain noninvasively through other senses. Prof. Amir Amedi, of the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences and the Institute for Medical Research...

2014-03-07 16:22:40

PHOENIX, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have demonstrated that conditioned pain modulation (CPM), a measure of the brain's ability to regulate pain, decreases activity in the human spinal cord as visible via functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). "This study confirmed our hypothesis that CPM results in significant reductions in spinal dorsal horn activity in humans," said lead study author Ian Mackey, of Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. The...

emotions in the brain
2014-03-06 04:56:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study on the brains of mustached bats could provide a window into our own cognitive processes, according to a report published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology on Tuesday. In the study, a pair of Georgetown University researchers found that a small region within the bats’ brains called the amygdala, a structure in the brains of all mammals, controls the production of emotionally-specific calls and sounds. The team said...

The tent-making bat Uroderma bilobatum
2014-03-04 05:07:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While scientists know that a superfamily of genes inside olfactory receptors is responsible for our sense of smell – we still don’t know the mechanism behind the interpretation of odor molecules into a particular smell. A new study published in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution has found a distinct gene pattern in the olfactory receptors of fruit-eating bats – potentially shedding some light on the mechanism behind our...


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2010-10-06 21:40:54

A safety razor, designed to protect the user from serious injury, is a razor where the facial skin is protected from all but the very edge of the blade. Prior to using a safety razor, most men used a straight razor. These razors, although still available today, are not used very often due to the skill and attention required for use. Jean-Jacques Perret invented the safety razor. A rare safety razor design called "Comfort", although not truly a safety razor, was a landmark design. In...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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