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2011-05-07 00:00:29

World-renown political scientist and best-selling author of The Origins of Political Order, Dr. Francis Fukuyama, warned Clinton and Bush administrations that the spread of democracy in the Middle East was imminent in an exclusive interview with host of The Costa Report, Rebecca Costa. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 World-renown political scientist and best-selling author of The Origins of Political Order, Dr. Francis Fukuyama, warned Clinton and Bush administrations that the spread of...

2011-04-05 06:45:00

BOSTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- How many languages does it take to stay competitive online? A minimum of 16, if you want to be among the best -- and that number keeps growing each year, according to independent research firm Common Sense Advisory. Its latest report, titled "The Top-Scoring Global Websites," includes a ranking of the world's 100 best websites for global and multilingual visitors. But language isn't the only thing that determines Web globalization success. The firm's...

2011-03-10 23:20:09

One of the most complex human mysteries involves how and why we became an outlier species in terms of biological success. Research findings published in the March 11 edition of the journal Science by an international team of noted anthropologists, including several from Arizona State University, who study hunter-gatherer societies, are informing the issue by suggesting that human ancestral social structure may be the root of cumulative culture and cooperation and, ultimately, human...

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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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