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2013-12-04 16:21:45

ECF Farmsystems of Germany wins first prize for its scalable aquaponic farm systems that can dramatically reduce water usage and carbon emissions. Second place award goes to GreenSpense of Israel for an innovative, propellant-free technology that replaces aerosol. Third place was awarded to Cibus 3.0 for a bacterium that transforms residuals from agroindustry into fuel. PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Cleantech Open (www.cleantechopen.org), the world's largest...

2013-11-27 16:24:58

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - November 26 marked another important milestone for Special Olympics Canada, which is dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with an intellectual disability through active participation in sport. More than 70 Special Olympics athletes, family members, volunteers and staff gathered from across the country for "Hill Day," an opportunity to meet one-on-one with Senators and Members of Parliament and participate in a friendly sport competition on...

2013-11-25 23:24:25

By providing a single dashboard showing children’s accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, parents can monitor activity using Kwicklook and quickly see what their children are saying and what other children are saying about them. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Parents today have a new platform to help them view their children’s social media activity, KwickLook.com announced today. KwickLook is the easiest and simplest way to know what your kids are saying online by providing...

2013-11-21 23:33:08

Global Entrepreneurship week in Bangladesh kicked off with a flying start. Dhaka, Bangladesh (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Global Entrepreneurship week in Bangladesh kicked off with a flying start with a packed room with exciting speakers who spoke on the “importance of an entrepreneurial community” to inspire the next wave of innovative and disruptive entrepreneurs. The kickoff began at the NewsCred office in Dhaka with an opening talk by MK Aaref of Edward M. Kennedy Center in Dhaka...

2013-11-21 23:02:24

Tommie Copper Kicks Off The Partnership with Special Olympics with a Cause Marketing Effort for the Month of December Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Tommie Copper, the originator of copper-infused compression and performance apparel, is excited to announce a new partnership with Special Olympics. Special Olympics gives children and adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to experience the power and joy of sport, through athletic training and competition, all while...

2013-11-18 08:26:39

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading lifestyle designer Kathy Ireland and two of Hollywood's classic beauties, Jacqueline Bisset and Dyan Cannon, passionate supporters of the YWCA of Greater Los Angeles' goals of eliminating racism and empowering women, contributed their glamour and passionate belief to the organization's recent Rhapsody Ball honoring Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina, Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey and Union Bank with its highest...

Teens Tends To Choose Their Friends Based On Courses, Not Status
2013-11-17 04:26:42

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Who knew teenagers were complex enough creatures to choose friends based on something more than a single school social strata? A Michigan State University (MSU) led study deflates the myth, perpetuated by Hollywood, that teenage birds of a feather only flock together in tightly regulated cliques. The research, funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, points to the fact that strong high school...

2013-11-15 20:20:52

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada welcomed some of Canada's top athletes and personalities for a night of celebration and support at LIMITLESS: The Special Olympics Canada Gala. TSN was the honoured partner for LIMITLESS, recognized for its 30-year partnership with Special Olympics Canada as their charity of choice. LIMITLESS brought together Special Olympics athletes, Canadian sport celebrities and Special Olympics supporters and guests for a night of terrific...

2013-11-07 13:18:23

Although the number of children born to teenage parents has decreased since the 1990s, these children continue to be at an increased risk for injury, both accidental and intentional. This may be because many of these teenage parents are poor, uneducated, and lack parental safety and supervision skills. In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers analyzed the types of injuries to children of teenage parents. Brian D. Robertson, PhD, and colleagues from...

2013-11-07 08:26:18

Moshava Ba'ir leads the way as Jewish foundations and leadership focus on day camps. NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The power of overnight camp experiences to turn Jewish youth into spirited and engaged Jewish adults is recognized by researchers and Jewish foundations. But day camps, which benefit from being local, cheaper and more ubiquitous than overnight camps, have been largely overlooked. No longer. Moshava Ba'ir summer day camp represents a new model that combines...