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2013-06-18 23:00:21

John R. Carpenter examines and gets to the bottom of the incongruity between the never-ending fracas of science vs. religion. Irmo, S.C. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Science and religion can co-exist. This is what John R. Carpenter puts forward in his new book. Titled The Way The World Works, the author seeks to reconcile these two purportedly opposing concepts maintaining that they are neither antithetical nor hostile to each other. He provides evidences that the existing controversies between...

Climate Change And Species Interaction
2013-05-23 05:23:02

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While the weather can affect a person´s mood, life scientists at UCLA have offered new evidence that climate change could affect interaction between species. The study, titled “Temperature dependence of trophic interactions are driven by asymmetry of species responses and foraging strategy” and published in the Journal of Animal Ecology, suggests that environmental temperature could have systematic effects on the...

2013-05-10 23:02:55

Milaa challenges mainstream education programs by introducing one-of-a-kind holistic learning program that stimulates the body, mind, and character (soul). Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Not satisfied with mainstream weekend child education programs that specialize in only one or two areas of learning, Paul Jan, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, founded Milaa. Milaa is the first to introduce parent and child education programs based on a holistic approach that...

2013-04-30 23:21:18

A team of researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is proposing a new investigative roadmap for the field of evolutionary developmental biology, or “evo devo,” to better understand how innovation at the genetic level can lead to ecological adaptations over time. Evo devo seeks to understand the specific genetic mechanisms underlying evolutionary change. Seven UMass Amherst authors, all biologists but with diverse research programs including evolutionary genetics,...

2013-04-05 23:04:33

The two-part video series, "The Perception of Causality" features philosopher David Kelley. Kelley is the author of " The Evidence of the Senses." Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Knowledge of the world, and the ability of humans to act in it, depends on the grasp of causal relationships among things–the ways they act and interact. How can cause and effect be identified? Where does such knowledge begin? In "The Perception of Causality," Objectivist philosopher David Kelley...

2013-03-13 10:01:31

Children as young as 3 years old know when they are not sure about a decision, and can use that uncertainty to guide decision making, according to new research from the Center for Mind and Brain at the University of California, Davis. "There is behavioral evidence that they can do this, but the literature has assumed that until late preschool, children cannot introspect and make a decision based on that introspection," said Simona Ghetti, professor of psychology at UC Davis and co-author...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin