Thursday, May 21, 2015

Happy Fix Launches Happy Notes Newsletter

THE PEAK OF GOOD LIVING: APEX, N.C.  – Triangle-based positive lifestyle company Happy Fix® has published the first issue of its Happy Notes newsletter updating the company’s growing number of Happbassadors -- Happiness Ambassadors -- on recent activities of America's happiest startup. The newsletter is one in a series of outreach efforts by Happy Fix to educate people that with positive thinking and focused action they can build the happiest lives possible.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Planet Read! Helps Both Beginner and Mature Students Learn to Read and Spell

BOSTON, MASS. -- Planet Read!, a free, educational teaching app, has launched this week as a tool to help students learn to read and spell using interactive games, stories and pictures. Now available for the iPhone and iPad in the Apple Appstore, this phonics-based app teaches students aged 4+ how to read without memorizing. Planet Read! is one of the few apps on the market to decode every single word in the app for the user.

IATI-Biomed 2015 Announces Three-Day Healthcare IT Hackathon

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL -- IATI-Biomed, the premier international biomed conference in Israel, taking place May 12-14, 2015, in Tel Aviv, Israel, announced today that the conference, for the first time, will host a three day healthcare IT hackathon, in parallel to the conference and exhibition. During this three day event of concentrated, cross-disciplinary creativity, individuals with technology and healthcare backgrounds, including engineers, clinicians, entrepreneurs, software developers and designers, will divide into mixed groups of their choice and collaborate in order to come up with innovative solutions to health IT challenges.

‘Neuro’ Era Invading All Areas of Life

BARCELONA, SPAIN -- Neurogastronomy, neuroeconomy, neuroethics, neurolaw and neuromarketing are just some of the disciplines on which the latest discoveries in neuroscience have had the greatest impact. “It’s a very exciting time for neuroscience,” pointed out Mavi Sánchez-Vivas, scientific leader of the latest edition of B·Debate, International Center for Scientific Debate, an initiative Biocat and the “la Caixa” Foundation.

NanoBCA Interview with Harry C. Bushong

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The NanoBCA is pleased to share the following interview with Harry Bushong, a long-time member of our community and a pioneer and staunch advocate for nanosafety. The NanoBCA has always kept the topic of nanotech EHS (Environment Health Safety) at the forefront of its agenda and has strived to keep the community informed and engaged on this very important topic.

250th Wolf Education Presentation Delivered

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. -- The International Wolf Center presented its  250th Wolves at Our Door classroom program on April 30 to the fifth grade class of Kate Weidenbach at Lake Harriet Upper Community School in Minneapolis. The Wolves at Our Door program is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust fund. This new program is aimed at helping children understand the complex issues and public attitudes that surround wolves and their fluctuating protective status.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

AKC Canine Health Foundation Marking Pet Cancer Awareness Month with Free Online Resources

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing, treating, and curing diseases in all dogs is continuing to leverage the power of science and research by providing free online resources to mark Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Podcasts, webinars, and other helpful information on different types of cancer and the search for cures will be available on the easy-to-use website throughout the month of May.