Latest Simon Townsend Stories

2014-02-04 23:25:16

Simon Townsend joins leading global international insurance provider to drive continued business growth across UK and Europe. London, UK (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Clements Worldwide, the world’s leading provider of international insurance solutions for expatriates and international organizations, today announced that Simon Townsend has been appointed Managing Director of its London operations, following the promotion of Dan Francis to Vice President, Global Business Development. Simon...

Meerkat Study Helps To Understand How Animals Cope With Novel Man-made Threats
2013-02-19 09:56:00

ETH Zurich In their environment, wild animals are exposed to countless threats, be they predators, diseases or natural obstacles to get over, such as gorges or rivers. In the course of evolution, they have developed specific behavioral responses to allow them to deal with these risks. In recent times, numerous man-made threats have been added to the naturally-existing ones, such as dangerous roads to cross. On the evolutionary time scale, it is excluded that the animals have evolved a...

2008-06-18 10:19:18

British researchers said on Wednesday that female chimps keep quiet during sex to keep other females from finding out and punishing them for mating with the best males. They also discovered that females seem more concerned with having sex with as many mates as possible rather than just finding the strongest male as a way to confuse paternity and secure future protection for offspring. "They are trying to make the high-ranking males think they are the father," said Simon Townsend, an...

Word of the Day
  • 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.