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Music Helps Focus Attention, Work More Efficiently
2013-10-16 19:02:28

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences have just taken the side of the seven dwarfs in the Disney film Snow White.

Newly Discovered Threadworm Named After Physicist Max Planck
2013-07-09 10:20:19

An unusual posthumous honor for physicist Max Planck: Biologists in Tubingen working with Ralf J. Sommer have named a newly discovered nematode after the German Nobel laureate.

2013-04-18 21:53:15

When faced with impossible circumstances beyond their control, animals, including humans, often hunker down as they develop sleep or eating disorders, ulcers, and other physical manifestations of depression.

2013-04-17 16:20:39

According to the thesis by PhD holder Claudia Loaiza-Escutia, written up in the UVP/EHU’s Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, European scientists have difficulty connecting with the general public and journalists.

2013-03-08 23:02:24

The advanced center for neuroscience not only offers events for local residents -- the next is March 14, 2013 -- but also draws new homeowners to the area. JUPITER,


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2008-11-25 22:48:27

The Spix's Guan (Penelope jacquacu), is a species of bird found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It has a global range of over 3,000,000 square miles and is listed a least concern species by the IUCN Red List. Spix's Guan is a fairly large bird, at about 36 inches in length. It has a relatively long neck with white streaks down to the breast. The throat is bare and coral red, as are the legs....

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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
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