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2011-02-05 00:00:40

Singularity was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its Q1 2011 Forrester Wave report, Dynamic Case Management. In this January 31 2011 evaluation Singularity has been named as a Leader in The Forrester Waveâ“ž¢: Dynamic Case Management, Q1 2011. (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 Singularity creates agile organizations through the implementation of its market-leading Business Process Management (BPM) and Case Management software. In this...

2010-12-15 13:04:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Nov. 25 to Dec. 2, World Congress of Families Managing Director Larry Jacobs was in Moscow speaking at the Sanctity of Motherhood Conference and other events. In the course of his trip, Jacobs spoke about the natural family, promoted the World Congress of Families, strategized with the Russian pro-life movement, and inspected the facilities and plans for the WCF "Moscow Demographic Summit: Family and the Future of Humankind"...

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2010-12-09 06:25:00

A once fertile landmass now submerged beneath the Persian Gulf may have been home to some of the earliest human populations outside Africa, according to an article published today in Current Anthropology. Jeffrey Rose, an archaeologist and researcher with the University of Birmingham in the U.K., says that the area in and around this "Persian Gulf Oasis" may have been host to humans for over 100,000 years before it was swallowed up by the Indian Ocean around 8,000 years ago. Rose's hypothesis...

2010-11-25 22:02:36

As the eurozone continues to wobble, new analysis of countries' economic interconnectedness finds that some of the countries with the greatest potential to cause a global crash have surprisingly small gross domestic production. Using data from Bureau Van Dijk - the company information and business intelligence provider - to assess the reach and size of different countries' economies, and applying the Susceptible-Infected-Recovered (SIR) model, physicists from universities in Greece,...

2010-11-25 05:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, November 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandler Research announces it will carry China Non-woven Fabric Manufacturing Industry Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.sandlerresearch.org/reports/18099-china-non-woven-fabric-manufactu ring-industry-2010.html (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL address field. Remove the space if one exists.) Browse All...

2010-11-06 02:40:58

Evolutionary divergence of humans from chimpanzees likely occurred some 8 million years ago rather than the 5 million year estimate widely accepted by scientists, a new statistical model suggests. The revised estimate of when the human species parted ways from its closest primate relatives should enable scientists to better interpret the history of human evolution, said Robert D. Martin, curator of biological anthropology at the Field Museum, and a co-author of the new study appearing in the...

2010-09-23 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- An aging transportation system is threatening to restrain globalization, as current systems are struggling to meet the needs of a highly urbanized planet in which the business of moving goods and people from one place to another typically generates toxic byproducts and lost productivity. Ground-breaking innovations in transportation technology are difficult for the current system to accommodate, and the system itself has yet to evolve to meet...

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2010-07-08 06:20:00

Ancient man migrated out of Africa into northern Europe more than 800,000 years ago, far earlier than previously believed, according to a new study released Wednesday. A collection of flint tools unearthed near Happisburgh in the eastern British county of Norfolk, where winter temperatures reach 32F degrees below zero, is from the earliest known settlement of humans, according to the landmark study published in the British journal Nature. The discovery suggests that humans 26,000 generations...

2010-06-10 12:48:28

Your mother was right: Fish really is "brain food." And it seems that even pre-humans living as far back as 2 million years ago somehow knew it. A team of researchers that included Johns Hopkins University geologist Naomi Levin has found that early hominids living in what is now northern Kenya ate a wider variety of foods than previously thought, including fish and aquatic animals such as turtles and crocodiles. Rich in protein and nutrients, these foods may have played a key role in the...

2010-05-05 06:45:00

BOSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Sense Advisory announces the launch of a complete line of research dedicated exclusively to corporations, governments, and non-governmental organizations operating internationally or with large multilingual populations. The new Global Leaders Research service provides independent insight to these organizations as they expand business operations to new markets and globalize their business processes. It expands the firm's research platform, which also...