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Do people have an intuitive understanding of how thinking develops? popular

My colleague Zak Stein (who is doing his doctoral work at Harvard) and I are studying how people think about how thinking develops. To study this question, we've developed a puzzle called the Sort Task Challenge. We think it's the most fun you can have while contributing to psychological resea(Added: Mon Oct 01 2007)

paranormal team spooked at the scotlands secret bunker popular

report Time of arrival was 21.00 and we were greeted by the manager mairi and was given a general tour of the building. On our initial walk round it was recorded at 21.10 that Annemarie could sense activity and the presence of a male figure although at this point the name was still unclear. Dav(Added: Sun Sep 30 2007)

ArcaMax Publishing to Donate Proceeds to Reading Is Fundamental popular

ArcaMax Publishing will contribute 20 percent of all ad-free newsletter contributions to the Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) charity. “This is a great opportunity to help promote children's literacy across the country,” said Scott Wolf, ArcaMax president & CEO. “Reading Is Fundamental has devoted (Added: Tue Sep 25 2007)

Science Prospects.com Launches – September 2007 popular

Reading, UK, September 2007: ScienceProspects.com is a new jobs board totally dedicated to the science industry, advertising vacancies across a wide range of scientific industry sectors, including, among many others, analytical chemistry positions, biochemistry, biotechnology, cardiology, climatolog(Added: Mon Sep 24 2007)

Santé Mer International Symposium to be held in Normandy popular

The Santé Mer International Symposium will be held in Granville (in Lower Normandy, north-western France) for the fourth time on 4–5 October 2007. The event will bring together scientists, manufacturers and producers involved in the development of animal and vegetal marine resources. Ireland will be(Added: Wed Sep 19 2007)

DNA Solutions Appoint Middle East Agent popular

DNA Solutions PTY Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has acquired a new distributor! EBT, a company based in Dubai, UAE, has won the rights as the key distributor for DNA Solution's products in the Middle Eastern market as well as India as of September, 2007. "DNA Solutions are delighted about EBT (Added: Wed Sep 19 2007)

Doctors beat government’s clothing guidelines by dumping ties for bow ties popular

Many doctors seem to have jumped the gun on government plans to tackle hospital infections, with some having already replaced their ties with bow ties. Yesterday (Monday 17th September) the Department of Health announced a series of new clothing guidelines, including the end of doctors’ white coa(Added: Tue Sep 18 2007)

Next Generation Vehicle went public in Frankfurt: The truth about tomorrow´s cars popular

On September 12, during the IAA 2007 in Frankfurt, Next Generation Vehicle gave a press conference at the Marriott Hotel. The event gave a presentation of the project and its implications for tomorrow´s cars. Next Generation Vehicle is a joint research project and includes the following partners: Au(Added: Tue Sep 18 2007)

French nanotechnology boosted by US and Japanese investment popular

17 September 2007 – More and more companies from the USA and Japan are investing and launching partnerships in France to take advantage of its cutting-edge nanotechnology expertise. Minalogic, in Grenoble, is among the fast-growing high-tech clusters that are at the forefront of micro-nanotechnology(Added: Mon Sep 17 2007)

BRITONS PUT WORLD HEALTH BEFORE GLOBAL WARMING popular

BRITONS PUT WORLD HEALTH BEFORE GLOBAL WARMING Poll calls for greater international research collaboration Cambridge, UK: 12 September, 2007 – Over one third of UK citizens feel that scientists need to invest more time and receive more funding to help find cures for major diseases, ahead of al(Added: Wed Sep 12 2007)

New Wall Chart for Family Ancestry in Arabic popular

Dubai: 12/09/2007-Eastern Biotech & Life Sciences is set to launch a new Wall Chart of DNA Ancestry services to the people of the Middle East to help them invent their deep ancestors from 150,000 years ago. The roots of this tree lie more than 100,000 years in the past, at a time when our hunter-gat(Added: Wed Sep 12 2007)

GritTec laboratory updates speaker identification technology. popular

Automatic text independent speaker identification technology is intended for automatic identification of a speech signal of unknown voice by paired comparing with 'speaker cards', existing in the database of system. Comparison is conducted by calculation of 'true' and 'false' spots (spots of corres(Added: Mon Sep 10 2007)

CrypticThinking.com Posts New Evidence to Support Ancient Astronaut popular

Ancient astronaut theory died several decades ago when archaeologists demonstrated that primitive humans could have constructed large stone edifices without extraterrestrial help, but it may have been a premature death. Morten St. George, creator of the In Search of Extraterrestrial Intellig(Added: Sat Sep 08 2007)

MBO mooted at Premier Research popular

Managers at UK CRO Premier Research (Crowthorne, Berkshire) have approached its board about the possibility of making an offer for the company. Premier Research said it had received “a very preliminary approach” by certain members of its executive management team, and there was no guarantee that it (Added: Fri Sep 07 2007)

Former Dutch regulator joins PAREXEL popular

PAREXEL International (Boston, Massachusetts) has appointed Dr Hans Van Bronswijk as principal consultant in PAREXEL Consulting’s European drug development practice. He will be responsible for advising clients on all aspects of clinical development and regulatory affairs. Dr Van Bronswijk was head (Added: Mon Sep 03 2007)

Charles River builds preclinical lab in Quebec popular

Charles River Laboratories International (Wilmington, Massachusetts) is to build a new 300,000 sq ft preclinical facility in the recently constructed Sherbrooke Biomedical Park in Quebec, Canada. The project is being supported by the Quebec government. The first phase will involve construction of a(Added: Fri Aug 31 2007)

IMGENEX Exclusive North America Distributor for Dendritics popular

SanDiego,CA- August 25, 2007 - IMGENEX is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Dendritics SAS (Dardilly, France) to make their portfolio of highly characterized and validated monoclonal Dendritic cell research antibodies available to researchers in North Am(Added: Wed Aug 29 2007)

Tissue Micro arrays : A powerful solution for Biomarker validation popular

San Diego, CA - August 25, 2007 – IMGENEX is excited to announce the availability of patient survival data for 25 of their most popular slides. This information will enable researchers to identify important prognostic markers and biomarker clusters for characterization of disease progression and pat(Added: Wed Aug 29 2007)

PPD names biostatistics V-P popular

PPD (Wilmington, North Carolina) has promoted Dr Susan Atkinson to senior vice-president of global biostatistics and data management. Her new role will encompass electronic data capture operations, and the company’s CSS Informatics and medical device divisions. Dr Atkinson previously oversaw Pha(Added: Tue Aug 21 2007)

A new simple Sound Level Meter meeting the latest standards from Cirrus Research plc popular

Cirrus Research plc introduce a new simple Sound Level Meter that is the ideal tool for basic noise level testing. The CR:306 is the ideal instrument for basic noise surveys and can be used for measurements such as vehicle noise checks, workplace spot checks, fire alarms and audible warning syste(Added: Tue Aug 21 2007)

Les Robinson takes Associative Remote Viewing at The Monroe Institute popular

Les Robinson takes Associative Remote Viewing at The Monroe Institute Intuitive Investing Workshop This is an intensive 4-day workshop that teaches you how to use Associative Remote Viewing as an intuitive forecasting strategy and then as an aide to investment decision-making based on the us(Added: Thu Aug 16 2007)

Laboratory equipment on special offer from Stratlab popular

Stratlab Ltd has five items of Laboratory equipment on special offer. These items are on a strictly first come first served basis. They are all new and unused, and are from an unfulfilled order. The Items are: Ohaus Triple Beam balance - £84.00 reduced from £127.00 Exacta dual still for t(Added: Wed Aug 15 2007)

Debuting Project Global Centurion – a Grand ISS and Government Contracting and Marketing Services In popular

St. Petersburg, FL – August 15, 2007: Building on their respective strengths, Grand ISS, a global provider of security, risk management, private intelligence and investigatory solutions, and Government Contracting and Marketing Services (GCandMServices), a leading Florida-based U.S. government cons(Added: Wed Aug 15 2007)

PPD to expand in Scotland popular

PPD (Wilmington, North Carolina) plans to expand its operations in Bellshill, Lanarkshire (Scotland, UK), doubling its employees to over 700. The company will invest up to £15 million ($30 million) over the next three years to expand its offices, creating 390 new jobs in biostatistics, data managem(Added: Fri Aug 10 2007)

Polarizing Microscopes.com offers better images through Cross Polarization lighting system popular

(St. Louis, Missouri, ) Polarizing Microscopes.com, a leading producer of microscopes equipped with both polarizers and analyzers, is proud to bring microscopes are capable of producing the clearest and most detailed view of bifringement specimens through Cross Polarization, all in stunning col(Added: Tue Aug 07 2007)

Semantic Solution for Patent Processing Presented by Effective Soft popular

Minsk, Belarus, August 8, 2007 - Intellexer Summarizer can become a helpful tool for patent search, analysis and classification. Effective Soft has released Intellexer Summarizer, a desktop application equipped with a unique module for patent summarization. Intellexer Summarizer is specially deve(Added: Tue Aug 07 2007)

PREMIER Biosoft Releases Version 7 of Beacon Designer with Support for Scorpions® assays. popular

PREMIER Biosoft International today announced the world wide release of Beacon Designer 7.0. Beacon Designer is the most comprehensive desktop tool for designing real-time PCR assays. Version 7.0 includes support for designing Scorpions® primers and probes. Scorpions® are new diagnostic tools for(Added: Mon Aug 06 2007)

Phase Forward first-half revenue & profits grow popular

Phase Forward first-half revenue & profits grow Phase Forward (Waltham, Massachusetts), which provides data management systems for clinical trials and drug safety, has reported 28% growth in revenues to $31.5 million in the second quarter of 2007. Licence, application hosting and other related r(Added: Fri Aug 03 2007)

New Weapon In The War Against Hospital Superbugs? popular

What is your biggest fear when going into hospital? - catching a superbug. Why are we getting it so wrong? Over the last few years Health Chiefs have been advocating more and more stringent cleaning routines and exposing 'dirty' hospitals, yet still incidences of deaths from hospital infe(Added: Fri Aug 03 2007)

The Future Is Hydroponic! popular

Have you ever wondered what we would all eat if mankind ever colonized Mars? Great Stuff Hydroponics aims to shed some light on how we would grow food without soil or even a breathable atmosphere. Hydroponics is the name given to techniques used for growing vegetation here on Earth without plant(Added: Tue Jul 31 2007)
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