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2014-03-28 09:14:45

In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40 percent lack strong emotional bonds — what psychologists call "secure attachment" — with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according to a new report. The researchers found that these children are more likely to face educational and behavioral problems. In a report published by Sutton Trust, a London-based institute that has published more than 140 research papers on education and social mobility, researchers from Princeton...

2014-03-26 23:31:41

Worldwide Supply Appoints Barry Hardek Vice President of Product Marketing Franklin, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Worldwide Supply, SA, LLC “WWS”, the leading provider of customer premise equipment (CPE), engineering services and new/pre-owned networking hardware for cable, wireless and wireline networks, today announced the appointment of Barry Hardek to the newly created role, Vice President of Sales and Product Marketing, Caribbean and Latin America. Hardek is a 30 year veteran of...

Study Shows That Playing Bird Recordings Could Zap Birds' Energy
2013-10-16 15:56:26

Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs In the forests of Ecuador, plain-tailed wrens nest in bamboo thickets, singing complex and continuous melodies. Residing nearby are rufous antpittas, small, secretive birds that hop like thrushes and whistle in mossy forests. Together, their songs fill parts of the South American Andes. Birdwatchers often seek out rare and beautiful birds like the wren and antpitta using "playbacks" – or recordings of bird...

2013-10-08 13:18:39

Contaminated water breeds low-weight babies, sometimes born prematurely Pregnant women living in areas with contaminated drinking water may be more likely to have babies that are premature or with low birth weights (considered less than 5.5 pounds), according to a study based at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Featured in the Canadian Journal of Economics, the study shows that the effects of contaminated water—which include numerous...

2008-08-04 15:00:41

By Mahmoud Al Abed, Jordan Times, Amman Aug. 3--AMMAN -- The Jordan Institute of Diplomacy (JID) and the US Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs have agreed to launch a programme of advanced studies in international affairs. The joint programme is designed to prepare participants for careers in diplomacy and leadership roles in government and international organisations, Yassar Qatarneh, director of JID's Regional Centre on Conflict...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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