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2013-07-11 14:33:29

New research from SDSU and UCLA shows that high school students became more concerned for others and the environment during the recession During the Great Recession, high school students became more concerned about others and the environment, psychologists at San Diego State University and University of California, Los Angeles report today. Concern for others declined significantly between the mid-1970s and 2004-2006, then rebounded between that pre-recession period and the Great...

Faulty Connections In Autistic Brains
2013-06-26 09:39:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New light is being shed on the effects autism has on the brain by a group of researchers from San Diego State University’s Brain Development Imaging Laboratory. According to the findings, the connection between the thalamus – a deep brain structure critical to sensory and motor functions – and the brain’s outer layer known as the cerebral cortex is impaired in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This first of...

2013-04-07 23:02:39

San Diego State University is sponsoring an open house for its grant-funded BioCollaborative Life Science Immersion Program (LSIP) Friday, April 12. Attendees will learn about the Biotechnology Readiness, Immersion, Certification and Degrees for Gainful Employment (BRIDGE) Project and the LSIP. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 San Diego State University is sponsoring an open house for the BRIDGE grant-funded BioCollaborative Life Science Immersion Program (LSIP) Friday, April 12 from...

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Discovers Two Planets Orbiting Binary Star System
2012-08-29 08:58:00

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronomers working with NASA´s Kepler mission have found the first evidence of multiple planets orbiting a binary star system. The discovery shows that planetary systems can form and survive in chaotic environments around a binary star system. Furthermore, the discovery suggests that earth-like planets can also exist in the habitable zone of their stars. The discovery was announced this week at the XXVIII General Assembly of...

2012-08-16 23:03:16

San Diego State University´s College of Extended Studies will offer both in-class and online professional health care certificate and certification programs during the fall semester to help individuals preparing for these lucrative careers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 Since health care continues to be at or near the top of virtually all lists for current in-demand occupations, San Diego State University´s College of Extended Studies will offer both in-class and online...

2012-07-21 23:02:41

San Diego State University´s College of Extended Studies will help students find jobs in the growing green industry by offering four online certificate programs during the fall semester in the green industry arena, a sector that includes 3.1 million jobs in America. (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 San Diego State University´s College of Extended Studies will offer four online certificate programs during the fall semester in the green industry arena, a sector that includes 3.1 million jobs...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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