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2014-08-28 23:07:03

Four named after senior primatologists including Conservation International President Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier and Senior Researcher Dr. Anthony B. Rylands Arlington, Va., USA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 A major revision of the taxonomy of the saki monkeys of South America (genus Pithecia) was announced at the 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society in Hanoi. For many years, it was believed that there were just five species of sakis, but this study revealed the existence...

Prayer Doesn’t Ease Symptoms Of Anxiety-Related Disorders For Everyone
2014-08-15 03:05:42

Baylor University Whether the problem is health, enemies, poverty or difficulty with aging, “Take your burden to the Lord and leave it there,” suggested the late gospel musician Charles A. Tindley. But when it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer doesn’t have the same effect for everybody, according to Baylor University research. What seemed to matter more was the type of attachment the praying individual felt toward God. According to the Baylor study,...

2014-08-07 23:02:48

While companies like Hobby Lobby and Chick-fil-A are at the forefront of debate over the religious rights of employers, a new study by a Grand Valley State University researcher shows religious affiliation can safeguard companies against negative reactions to store policies. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 While companies like Hobby Lobby and Chick-fil-A are at the forefront of debate over the religious rights of employers, a new study by a Grand Valley State University...

hacking a plane
2014-08-06 06:33:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The satellite communications equipment of passenger jets can be hacked through their wireless internet and inflight entertainment systems, claims one prominent cybersecurity researcher who has promised to reveal the details of his work Thursday at the annual Black Hat hacking conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to Reuters reporter Jim Finkle, IOActive consultant Ruben Santamarta plans to discuss vulnerabilities he has...

melanoma
2014-07-15 05:11:36

Asociación RUVID Researcher at the Neurosciences Institute, Joint Center of the University Miguel Hernández (UMH) in Elche and the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Berta López Sánchez-Laorden co-authored a study that concluded that sunscreens do not protect totally against the development of skin cancer. The research was recently published in Nature. The study demonstrates that sunscreen, even with a sun protection factor (SPF) 50, may not fully protect against the...

2014-07-12 23:02:09

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Markets and Opportunities for Transparent Displays: 2014 to 2021” to its store. Researcher says the market for transparent displays is about to expand dramatically. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Display firms have begun to respond to these major trends with novel types of transparent displays. To do so they have had to invent new technologies. Transparent TFTs are especially challenging, with the most likely material solution being ZnO, though other...

New State of Matter Predicted By MIPT-based Researcher
2014-06-18 03:34:00

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology A researcher with the Department of Electrodynamics of Complex Systems and Nanophotonics, Alexander Rozhkov, has presented theoretical calculations which indicate the possible existence of fermionic matter in a previously unknown state – in the form ofaone-dimensional liquid, which cannot be described within the framework of existing models. Details are contained in Rozhkov’s article in the journal Physical Review Letters, and are also...

2014-06-10 12:26:27

AMSTERDAM, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from Scopus ensures up-to-date presentation of researcher IDs in ORCID for five-year review of Portuguese R&D units Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced that it has been selected by the national funding agency for science and technology in Portugal, Fundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia (FCT), to provide...

2014-04-23 09:50:06

UM researcher discovers the most effective animal signal strategies. There are all sorts of signaling strategies in nature. Peacocks puff out their feathers and spread their colorful tails; satin bowbirds build specialized stick structures, called bowers, and decorate them with blue and shiny objects; and European bitterling males show off bright nuptial coloration during spawning season. Each species has evolved a unique method to communicate with others. “Signaling can have profound...

2014-02-20 12:11:56

Is a date with your partner as important to you as a meeting at work? A University of Illinois study recommends that couples develop a relationship work ethic that rivals—or at least equals—their professional work ethic. "When people enter the workplace, they make an effort to arrive on time, be productive throughout the day, listen attentively to co-workers and supervisors, try to get along with others, and dress and groom themselves to make a good impression," said Jill R. Bowers, a...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.