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2014-01-22 23:22:51

The Privacy Professor® shares tips to control your digital footprint. Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Gov. Terry Branstad has proclaimed Tuesday, January 28, 2014, as the fifth annual Data Privacy Day in the state of Iowa to coincide with International Data Privacy Day. This day marks an important opportunity to encourage Iowans to be aware of data privacy concerns in today’s digital society and to take steps to protect personal information. Des Moines-based and...

2014-01-21 23:00:37

Professor Pamela McCauley Bush will speak at two Orlando events on January 25th, inspiring and empowering leaders with both her personal story as well as her research-based work on the benefits of mentoring, leadership and innovation. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Dedicated to empowering youth and communities through prevention programs in the Central Florida community, The Power Promise Organization will host their Annual “Lunch with Butterflies” at the Rosen Center Hotel on...

2014-01-21 10:55:45

The first 30 seconds of a social encounter is crucial for people with symptoms of schizophrenia for establishing contact with people, according to new research carried out at Queen Mary University of London. Using motion capture technology more commonly found in the film industry, the researchers studied social interactions of patients in a group and analysed the patterns of verbal and non-verbal communication. Publishing in the journal PLOS ONE today (Monday 20 January), researchers...

2014-01-17 11:34:13

Research involving scientists at the University of York has provided important new information about transmission of human leishmaniasis, a group of infectious diseases which kills more than 100,000 people a year. Professor Deborah Smith of the Centre for Immunology and Infection at York, working with colleagues at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Charles University in Prague, has shown that Leishmania parasites reproduce sexually in the wild. The research, published in PLOS...

2014-01-16 04:21:14

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Center plans to develop new research and benchmarking services IMD [http://www.imd.org ] (http://www.imd.org ), a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, today announced the appointment of Arturo Bris [http://www.imd.org/about/facultystaff/bris.cfm ] ( http://www.imd.org/about/facultystaff/bris.cfm ) as the new director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center [http://www.imd.org/wcc ]...

2014-01-10 23:22:58

Wayland Baptist University's Jessica Kenneson, along with professor Robert Moore, have developed an imaging device that is doing the work of several much more expensive devices. Kenneson is using it for her research on tuberculosis. Plainview, TX (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 If necessity is indeed the mother of invention, freshman exuberance certainly lends a hand. Just ask Jessica Kenneson. Kenneson is a junior chemistry/molecular biology double major at Wayland Baptist University and...

2014-01-09 12:23:39

-- The Climate Change category leads off the sixth edition of the awards MADRID, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Climate Change category has gone in this sixth edition to U.S. biologist Christopher Field, Director of the Department of Global Ecology at the Carnegie Institution for Science and a professor at Stanford University (United States), for discovering the importance of ecosystems and their effective management in the...

2014-01-08 23:25:05

Speakers from Industry and Academia Describe R&D Efforts to Meet the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) conducted the 2013 Stanford Cloud Workshop at The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California on December 6 with the theme "Meeting the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud". The IAP is a new association formed to address the revolutionary changes required for the underlying...

2014-01-08 17:07:21

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have discovered a promising strategy for treating cancers that are caused by one of the most common cancer-causing changes in cells. The discovery offers hope for treating many types of cancer that are driven to grow and spread through the actions of a cancer-causing protein called MYC. Up to 70 per cent of human cancers, including many leukemias and lymphomas, have unusually high levels of MYC, which causes cancerous changes in cells by...

2014-01-07 23:25:51

AP Microeconomics help now at Educator.com. This course is in addition to 80+ subjects already available for high school, college, test prep, and professional subjects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Economist Gary Becker once said "economics is 'the art of making the most of life.'" Educator.com's Professor Jibin Park explains these words of wisdom and more in an all new AP Microeconomics course. Whether you're a bright AP student, a college student,...


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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