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September 08, 2014

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2:41 PM | Coping with Stress – Some Essential Constructs
Anxiety, insomnia, muscle tension, fatigue, high blood pressure, and anger are just some of the symptoms of stress. Stress not only affects our body, but also our behavior that can lead to social withdrawal. This presentation will explore the nature of our mind and the various factors in our lives that cause us stress. We will learn simple meditation techniques that can nourish the mind which will lead to increased focus, greater productivity, and improved relationships. ~ Pandi Gadadhara […]

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September 04, 2014

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3:41 AM | Internet addresses are running out in Asia!
Internet addresses are “the numbers that uniquely identify computers and devices on the Internet”. Although the current version of the Internet Protocol known as IPv4 provides 4.3 billion addresses, “they have already begun to run out”. Computer experts created another Internet Protocol version in mid-1990s which is known as IPv6 that can provide “nearly infinite […] The post Internet addresses are running out in Asia! appeared first on Wiley Asia Blog.

September 03, 2014

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12:15 PM | Why Animal Research-based Criticisms of the Ice Bucket Challenge are Misguided
The following is a guest post by Caitlin Aamodt, a neuroscience graduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a debilitating motor neuron disease that progressively destroys the neurons required for voluntary movement, speech, and eventually breathing and swallowing, killing patients in just three to five years.  Through the Ice Bucket … … Continue reading →

September 02, 2014

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4:30 PM | Quote Therapy – by Elizabeth Lesser
“Most of the things we think about each other we’ve made up.” Elizabeth Lesser
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1:09 PM | Urge the U. S. Surgeon General to Voice Support for Animal Research
Your scientific activism is only a click away. A new petition in Change.org urges the U. S. Surgeon General, Rear Admiral Boris D. Lushniak, to voice support for the humane, and regulated use of animals in medical research.  It reads: … Continue reading →
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