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Sandia’s Z machine helps solve Saturn’s 2-billion-year age gap
Sandia’s Z machine helps solve Saturn’s 2-billion-year age gap
6/26/2015 1:42:39 PM
Planets tend to cool as they get older, but Saturn is hotter than astrophysicists say it should be without some additional energy source. The unexplained heat has caused a two-billion-year discrepancy for computer models estimating Saturn’s age. “Models that correctly predict Jupiter to be 4.5 billion years old find Saturn to be only 2.5 billion years old,” says Thomas …
Safari Acquires Technology Leadership Training Company Popforms
6/24/2015 12:49:59 PM
Safari , the leading global platform for technology and business learning, announced today the purchase of the assets of Popforms , a creator of courses and tools supporting technical leaders looking to advance in their careers. With this transaction, Safari acquires all of Popforms’ original content including its website, courses, videos, newsletters and interactive …
Smoking around your toddler could be just as bad as smoking while pregnant
Smoking around your toddler could be just as bad as smoking while pregnant
6/22/2015 3:35:38 PM
Children whose parents smoked when they were toddlers are likely to have a wider waist and a higher BMI by time they reach ten years of age, reveal researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte Justine Research Centre. “We suspect the statistics we’ve established linking childhood obesity to exposure to parents’ smoking may underestimate the effect …
The Importance of Knowing How to Get Kids to Sleep: How Sleep Deprivation Can Negatively Impact Childhood Development
The Importance of Knowing How to Get Kids to Sleep: How Sleep Deprivation Can Negatively Impact Childhood Development
6/22/2015 2:01:21 AM
For the longest time, parents and children have been locked in a battle of sleep – one party usually resists while the other perseveres. Sometimes the resistance is so great that parents are left feeling helpless, and fall short with alternative options on how to get kids to sleep . But research has shown that nap times don’t only allow parental respite and a chance to …
A Pathway to America’s Healing May Have Begun When Family Members of Victims Tell Shooter: “I Forgive You”
6/19/2015 6:11:50 PM
Dylann Roof, the self-confessed killer of nine innocent people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, had his first court appearance after being captured. Among those in attendence were relatives of the people who died. Family members gave highly emotional statements during the proceeding and many spoke words of forgiveness. “You took something really precious from me,” …
MiniMega Introduces ‘Bonza National Geographic,’ a Follow-up to Popular ‘Bonza Word Puzzle’ Game
MiniMega Introduces ‘Bonza National Geographic,’ a Follow-up to Popular ‘Bonza Word Puzzle’ Game
6/19/2015 1:42:14 PM
MiniMega, the studio behind the popular “Bonza Word Puzzle” mobile game, and National Geographic, one of the world’s largest scientific and educational organizations, announced today the launch of “Bonza National Geographic,” for mobile devices. The new title is available from the Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon App Store, and is free-to-play (with in-app …
Talking to Children About Frightening News Events Is a Necessary But Delicate Act
6/19/2015 9:07:49 AM
The terrorist act in Charleston, South Carolina that took the lives of nine African-American churchgoers is just the latest in a series of national events that children hear about and worry about. Parents and caretakers are often faced with a difficult decision. When is it appropriate to talk to kids about scary world events? And how does one conduct the conversation? That …
All Systems Go for NASA’s Mission to Jupiter Moon Europa
All Systems Go for NASA’s Mission to Jupiter Moon Europa
6/17/2015 7:32:16 PM
Beyond Earth, Jupiter’s moon Europa is considered one of the most promising places in the solar system to search for signs of present-day life, and a new NASA mission to explore this potential is moving forward from concept review to development. NASA’s mission concept -- to conduct a detailed survey of Europa and investigate its habitability -- has successfully completed …
EXHIBITOR Magazine and Marty Smith to Offer Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago
EXHIBITOR Magazine and Marty Smith to Offer Lean Six Sigma Training in Chicago
6/17/2015 5:50:22 PM
Exhibitor Media Group , the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that EXHIBITOR Magazine will again partner with Marty Smith, the world’s leading expert on buying behavior and purchase experience metrics, to bring an intensive three-day learning experience to Chicago, August 11-13, at Northern Illinois University, …
World’s Thinnest Light Bulb—Graphene Gets Bright!
World’s Thinnest Light Bulb—Graphene Gets Bright!
6/17/2015 10:56:43 AM
Led by Young Duck Kim, a postdoctoral research scientist in James Hone ’s group at Columbia Engineering, a team of scientists from Columbia, Seoul National University (SNU), and Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) reported today that they have demonstrated—for the first time—an on-chip visible light source using graphene, an atomically thin and perfectly …
New Middle and Secondary Campus for Brisbane Families
New Middle and Secondary Campus for Brisbane Families
6/16/2015 11:18:38 PM
Life Church and Brisbane Christian College are now the official owners of the former Nyanda State High School/Salisbury State High School site. The purchase of this site officially settled on late Monday, 15 June.   The Church and College leadership team celebrated at a special event on Monday night and Pastor Geoff Blight and Principal Sean Morrison together walked the …
Children’s Author and Amazon BEST SELLER, Nirit Littaney, Introduced Her New Book: “Bart! Stop the Farts!”
Children’s Author and Amazon BEST SELLER, Nirit Littaney, Introduced Her New Book: “Bart! Stop the Farts!”
6/16/2015 8:00:00 AM
Nirit Littaney is a fresh, imaginative author who weaves vivid images and important life lessons into endearing stories for children. The author has recently announced the release of her newest children’s book named “ Bart! Stop the Farts! ” The new book has been created with early readers in mind with colorful illustrations and a story that has a hidden message which …
Best Seller “Nana’s Helping Hand with PTSD” Free to Download Today 6-15-2015
Best Seller “Nana’s Helping Hand with PTSD” Free to Download Today 6-15-2015
6/15/2015 6:00:00 AM
A unique nurturing perspective to empowering children against a life-altering impact of parental PTSD,  Anita Miranda is giving you a chance to download “ Helping Hand with PTSD ,” the first in its series from Nana Knows for free. This book opens the door for families to discuss the complexity of PTSD in the home. “Nana’s Helping Hand with PTSD” is a book that can have …
Experts Project Top 10 “What’s Hot in 3-D Printing Out of Metal”
Experts Project Top 10 “What’s Hot in 3-D Printing Out of Metal”
6/12/2015 11:21:54 AM
In conjunction with the inaugural National Maker Faire and the White House Week of Making kicking off this week in Washington, D.C., Carnegie Mellon University experts have projected the top 10 things in 3-D metal printing. What’s Hot in 3-D Printing Out of Metal                     Top Ten List [*]High Performance Racing Car Parts [*]Custom Dental …
Binghamton engineer creates origami battery
Binghamton engineer creates origami battery
6/11/2015 4:23:13 PM
Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, can be used to create beautiful birds, frogs and other small sculptures. Now a Binghamton University engineer says the technique can be applied to building batteries, too. Seokheun "Sean" Choi developed an inexpensive, bacteria-powered battery made from paper, he writes in the July edition of the journal Nano Energy. The …
Too late for a career change?  Not if you’re still breathing
Too late for a career change? Not if you’re still breathing
6/11/2015 11:55:07 AM
According to U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May 2015 data there are 149 million people employed in the United States. Estimates from various sources suggest that about ten percent will change jobs in the next twelve months. That’s about 15 million people making career decisions. So while it may seem daunting to those in this group, there should be some …
Medical cannabis company donates $1 million to explore plant’s healing potential
Medical cannabis company donates $1 million to explore plant’s healing potential
6/11/2015 11:18:22 AM
Medical marijuana producer National Green Biomed Ltd. has committed $1 million to the University of British Columbia to allow researchers to study the therapeutic effects of cannabis. The company has made an application and is awaiting approval from Health Canada to produce and sell medical marijuana. The contribution will support research by assistant professor of medicine …
"Mysteries of the Brain" video series debuts
6/10/2015 3:28:23 PM
A new video series released today takes viewers on a journey to unlock the mysteries of the brain and better understand how this complex organ functions. Produced by NBC Learn , the educational arm of NBCUniversal News Group, in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF), the series, "Mysteries of the Brain," covers the latest research in neuroscience and profiles …
New OpenPOWER Cloud Boosts Ecosystem for Innovation and Development
New OpenPOWER Cloud Boosts Ecosystem for Innovation and Development
6/10/2015 12:45:57 PM
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced SuperVessel, a first-of-its-kind initiative that enables business partners, application developers and university students to conduct innovation, development and learning for the growing OpenPOWER ecosystem. SuperVessel , an open access cloud service created by Beijing’s IBM Research and IBM Systems Labs, is now available to the global …
Coping with Holidays Throughout the Year
Coping with Holidays Throughout the Year
6/10/2015 9:54:33 AM
The Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice is hosting a workshop, “Coping with Holidays Throughout the Year,” for anyone who has lost a loved one of any age on Thursday, June 18 from 6:30 to 8:00pm at The Unity Center located at 8999 Activity Rd., San Diego 92126.   The workshop will focus on the spring and summer holidays and seasonal events such as …