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The University of Pécs Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service™
2/24/2015 2:11:46 PM
The University Library of Pécs in Hungary has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service ™ (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) as its library discovery tool to help promote usage of key library resources. The EDS unified index, ability to search all library records and highly relevant results were main factors in the university’s decision to implement the service. The …
New Service Helps Navigate Complexities of College Admission and Financial Aid
New Service Helps Navigate Complexities of College Admission and Financial Aid
2/23/2015 8:44:55 AM
February 23, 2015; Buchanan, MI - Navigating through college has become expensive and complex.  To help combat the complexities, a group of experienced college administration professionals have begun assisting students through the entire college process with the launch of College Pathways USA . Founder Carol Lee said, “College is too expensive to make a mistake.  We’ve …
Exhibit Surveys to Exhibit; Executives to Lead Conference Sessions at EXHIBITORLIVE
Exhibit Surveys to Exhibit; Executives to Lead Conference Sessions at EXHIBITORLIVE
2/20/2015 7:00:00 AM
Exhibit Surveys, Inc., the award-winning, leading provider of research, measurement, and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry , announced today that it will be exhibiting and presenting conference educational sessions at EXHIBITOR LIVE . All attendees are invited to booth 1337 to see how Exhibit Surveys can help you stay ahead of your …
“Above & Beyond” An Amazon Best-Selling Book Free For One More Day
2/19/2015 6:00:00 AM
Dr. Nicoline Ambe’s Best Selling Book, “ Above & Beyond: How To Help Your Child Get Good Grades In School, And Position Them For Success In College, Career & Life ” is now Available for FREE to download in the Amazon Kindle Store. This book offers practical and effective ideas that parents can immediately implement at home to help their children get good grades in …
Best Selling Book “Above & Beyond” Is Now Free on Amazon for the Next 5 Days
2/16/2015 6:00:00 AM
Dr. Nicoline Ambe’s Best Selling Book, “ Above & Beyond: How To Help Your Child Get Good Grades In School, And Position Them For Success In College, Career & Life ” is now Available for FREE to download in the Amazon Kindle Store. This book offers practical and effective ideas that parents can immediately implement at home to help their children get good grades in …
Best Selling Book “Above & Beyond” Free to Download Tomorrow (02/16/2015)
2/15/2015 6:00:00 AM
Dr. Nicoline Ambe’s Best Selling Book, “ Above & Beyond: How To Help Your Child Get Good Grades In School, And Position Them For Success In College, Career & Life ” is now Available for FREE to download in the Amazon Kindle Store. This book offers practical and effective ideas that parents can immediately implement at home to help their children get good grades in …
EXHIBITORLIVE New Product Showcase Finalists Announced
2/11/2015 7:45:01 PM
Exhibitor Media Group , the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that 43 new products are debuting at the upcoming EXHIBITOR LIVE exhibition as part of its New Product Showcase.  All of the products or services, many of which are currently featured in the February issue of EXHIBITOR magazine , are new innovations …
Santander, MasterCard and Gemalto achieve largest deployment of contactless EMV cards in South America
2/11/2015 10:57:57 AM
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces it has deployed more than one million Optelio contactless EMV cards​ in a year for Banco Santander Brasil, through Santander Universities. These University Smart Cards (USC) are issued to universities in Brazil with agreements with Banco Santander and represent the largest …
Crowdfunding Helps Solve Rare Disease Mystery
2/10/2015 11:17:37 AM
Rare diseases — those that affect fewer than one in 200,000 people — are often identified early in life. Some 30 percent of children afflicted by these "orphan diseases" do not live to see their fifth birthday. While the US Orphan Drug Act of 1983 was written into law to promote research on the topic, the cost of identifying the source and progression of these diseases …
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Selects EBSCO Discovery Service™
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Selects EBSCO Discovery Service™
2/9/2015 4:32:59 PM
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in Mexico City, Mexico makes the switch from another discovery provider’s service to EBSCO Discovery Service ™ (EDS), produced by EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). UNAM was founded in 1551, making it the oldest university in North America. It is the largest university in Latin America and was ranked in the top 200 best …
LGBT Teens Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Study Finds
LGBT Teens Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Study Finds
2/9/2015 3:39:12 PM
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adolescents who come out at school have higher self-esteem and lower levels of depression as young adults, compared to LGBT youth who don’t disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity at school, according to a new study led by University of Arizona researcher Stephen Russell . Published in the American Journal of …
Ericsson and Chinese Academy of ICT join forces in 5G development
2/5/2015 9:40:10 AM
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Chinese Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) announced on February 5, 2015 in Beijing, China the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch joint research and development of 5G, the next generation of mobile technologies. While the industry explores the possibilities of 5G and its underlying technologies and …
Add nature, art and religion to life’s best anti-inflammatories
Add nature, art and religion to life’s best anti-inflammatories
2/4/2015 11:22:37 AM
Taking in such spine-tingling wonders as the Grand Canyon, Sistine Chapel ceiling or Schubert’s “Ave Maria” may give a boost to the body’s defense system, according to new research from UC Berkeley. Researchers have linked positive emotions – especially the awe we feel when touched by the beauty of nature, art and spirituality – with lower levels of pro-inflammatory …
Sharp, Sustained Increases in Suicides Closely Shadowed Austerity Events in Greece, Penn Study Finds
2/3/2015 11:21:03 AM
Sharp and significant increases in suicides followed select financial crisis events and austerity announcements in Greece, from the start of the country’s 2008 recession to steep spending cuts in 2012, Penn Medicine researchers report in a new study published online this week in the British Medical Journal Open, along with colleagues from Greece and the United Kingdom. …
Improving health before pregnancy could be key to the prevention of childhood obesity
2/2/2015 10:42:43 AM
A new study from the University of Southampton adds to a growing body of evidence that links a child’s early environment before and soon after birth to their chance of becoming obese later in life. Previous studies have identified a number of individual early life ‘risk factors’ but few have evaluated the size of their combined effects. The new research suggests that having …
Bobbie Jo Seyler Earns EXHIBITOR’s Diamond Level CTSM Award
Bobbie Jo Seyler Earns EXHIBITOR’s Diamond Level CTSM Award
2/2/2015 8:00:00 AM
Exhibitor Media Group , the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, announced today that Bobbie Jo Seyler, trade show, event and marketing communications specialist at Supelco , a member of the Sigma-Aldrich Group in Bellefonte, PA, has achieved Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) diamond level certification. The CTSM designation is …
New strategy could prevent GMO leaks from lab to the wild
New strategy could prevent GMO leaks from lab to the wild
1/28/2015 9:27:56 AM
Scientists have crafted a bacterium incapable of surviving without human assistance. Using this strategy to build genetically modified organisms would prevent those GMOs from escaping into natural ecosystems, they say. Genetically modified bacteria are commonly used in research and industry – for example, the bacterium E. coli is used to manufacture insulin and other …
Effects of Brain Surgery for Epilepsy Sustained for More than 15 Years
1/28/2015 8:57:41 AM
Brain surgery for otherwise hard-to-treat epilepsy is effective for up to 15 years, according to a new survey by Henry Ford Hospital physicians. “These encouraging findings will be valuable during the decision-making process and counseling on different aspects of care in patients with epilepsy,” says Vibhangini S. Wasade, M.D., a neurologist at Henry Ford Hospital and lead …

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