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2012-08-13 12:54:18

We´re often told to ℠count our blessings´ and be grateful for what we have. And research shows that doing so makes us happier. But will it actually change our behavior towards others? A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that thinking about what we´ve given, rather than what we´ve received, may lead us to be more helpful toward others. Researchers Adam Grant of The Wharton School of the...

2012-08-12 23:01:13

Avid 1960's poster collector Andrew Hawley is seeking vintage 1969 Janis Joplin Ann Arbor Michigan concert posters. The fillmore era poster was designed by local artist Allan Reid who was a student at the University of Michigan. (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 Avid 1960's poster collector Andrew Hawley, from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his search for vintage 1969 Janis Joplin Ann Arbor Michigan concert posters. Joplin played on March 15, 1969 at the University of Michigan. According to Hawley,...

2012-07-11 05:33:37

A new single-gene cause of chronic kidney disease has been discovered that implicates a disease mechanism not previously believed to be related to the disease, according to new research from the University of Michigan. The research was published July 8 in the journal Nature Genetics. “In developed countries, the frequency of chronic kidney disease is continually increasing for unknown reasons. The disease is a major health burden,” says Friedhelm Hildebrandt, M.D., the...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.