Monday, July 28, 2014 Av 1, 5774

Although human genes contribute significantly to a person's health and behavior, these two kinds of traits aren't closely linked at all. In fact, a study appearing this month in the Public Library of Science found absolutely no connection between the hard-driving personality and heart disease, contrary to previous studies and conventional wisdom. This is among the first findings of a...
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Who put tuxedos on those birds anyway?
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
It was a long, long wait, but the time had finally come. The beautiful Norwegian ship -- the M/S Nordnorge -- was waiting for us, and soon we were on our way on what was called "The Journey of Discovery" to the world's last wilderness: Antarctica. The Nordnorge , one of several ships of the Norwegian Coastal Voyage fleet, is...
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Ryan Teitman
In the spring of 2005, Professor Ed Smith, director of the Vertical Lift Research Center at Penn State University, was looking for a team to work with his students in the annual competition held by the American Helicopter Society. The project was to design a high-performance, two-seat, trainer helicopter, and he wanted his students to get an experience akin to...
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As colorful lights flashed from all directions, male and female models sauntered down a long white runway, while ultra-trendy songs from CDs by Justin Timberlake and Paris Hilton provided high-energy background noise. As model after model showed off new examples from the collections of upscale retailers, audience members got a sizable sneak peek at some new styles for the fall...
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Furniture designers fashion a response to a number of requests
It's a fact -- more women are in the workplace than ever before. According to the Bureau of Labor & Statistics, some 58 percent of women are employed today compared to 36 percent in 1960 while The New York Times recently reported that some 77 percent of women in the prime ages of 25 to 54 were now in the...
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