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Looking for Ways to Give Your Child an Academic Edge
As families look for ways to give their children the strongest start possible on the new academic year, the child development specialists at The Little Gym offer some recent research that demonstrates how physical activity can help children behave and learn better in the classroom.

Algae Biomass Organization Announces New Board Chair and Vice Chair
The Algae Biomass Organization, the trade association for the algae industry, today announced that Martin Sabarsky, CEO of Cellana, has been appointed Chair of the organization's Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 term, and Jacques Beaudry-Losique, Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at Algenol, has been appointed Vice Chair

Bombardier Appoints New Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions
Today, Bombardier Inc. (TSX: BBD.A)(TSX: BBD.B)(OTCQX: BDRBF) announced the appointment of Louis G. Veronneau as Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions, effective immediately. In this position, he will oversee the Corporation's partnerships, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures on a global scale

Tokutek Sees Four-Fold Customer Growth in 2013 From Big Data Demand
Tokutek, delivering database performance at scale, affirmed its place as a big data player in 2013 with a four-fold increase in its customer base and the introduction of TokuMX® for MongoDB. Specifically, the launch of TokuMX drove record-breaking numbers of downloads, surpassing those of Tokutek's MySQL and MariaDB storage engine, TokuDB.

Dr. Ruben Armiñana, President, Sonoma State University (SSU), and the Donald and Maureen Green Music Center Board of Advisors, Sanford I. Weill, Chairman, announced today that Zarin Mehta will join the Green Music Center (GMC) at SSU in a leadership role. Mr

Constructech Vision Awards Recognize Aconex Client Projects
Aconex, provider of the world's most widely used online project collaboration solutions for the construction, infrastructure, power, mining, and oil and gas industries, today announced that three of its clients have received 2013 Constructech Vision Awards for the successful application of innovative technology to the management of their construction projects.

University of Montreal Tracks Genomic Data With Tokutek's TokuDB
Tokutek, the leader in high-performance and agile database storage engines, today announced that the University of Montreal's Philip Awadalla Laboratory has deployed its TokuDB database storage engine to optimize the lab's medical and population genomics research database

Integra Gold Appoints George Salamis to Board of Directors
Integra Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: ICG) ("Integra" or the "Company") is pleased to announce George Salamis, PGeo, has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

Thomson Reuters Predicts 2012 Nobel Laureates
Quantum Teleportation among discoveries forecast for honors in Science; Economics selectees include man who predicted bubbles in the stock and housing markets

La Mancha Resources Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors
La Mancha Resources Inc. (TSX: LMA) (hereinafter "La Mancha" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of three new Independent Directors to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Concurrently, the Company announces the resignations of William Hess and Johanne Duchesne as directors of the Company. The Board of Directors of La Mancha wishes to thank Mr. Hess and Ms

Jonah's Just Begun Supports Bipartisan Legislation That Incentivizes Research & Development for Rare Diseases and Accelerates Drug Approval Process
Jonah's Just Begun (JJB), a non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for Sanfilippo Syndrome, a rare, fatal disease typically diagnosed in preschool years -- today signed the Letter of Support for The Unlocking Lifesaving Treatments for Rare Diseases Act of 2012 (ULTRA). ULTRA was introduced by two senior members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, U.S

Observation of self-assembly of proteins can help treat diseases at nanoscale
Scientists have developed a new approach to visualize how proteins assemble, which may also significantly aid the understanding of diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, which are caused by errors in assembly.

Teens using speed and ecstasy likelier to suffer depression
Synthetic drug use may put teenagers at greater risk of experiencing depressive symptoms, say researchers.

Men better at recalling unpleasant experiences than women
Men may have more accurate memory than women, when it comes to recollecting unpleasant and emotionally provocative experiences, a new research has suggested.

How anti-diabetic drug could help cut cancer risk
In a new study, scientists have tried to solve the mystery surrounding how the anti-diabetic drug metformin could reduce the risk of developing cancer and what were the mechanisms involved.

Revolutionary surgical technique shows promise to repair eardrum
A faster and less expensive surgical technique can now be used for treating perforated or punctured eardrum in children and adults, researchers say.

Antidepressant use may cause hypertension in pregnant women
Pregnant women taking selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants may have increased risk of pregnancy induced high blood pressure ("hypertension"), a new study has warned.

Latest discovery to help in treating Type 2 diabetes
An important step forward has been taken in understanding how insulin secretion is regulated in the body.

Attentiveness in kindergarten predicts future 'work-oriented' skills
Attentiveness in kindergarten precisely envisages the development of "work-oriented" behaviour in school kids, a new study has revealed.

How petrol-eating mushrooms can decontaminate our planet
By using bacteria to stimulate the exceptional growth capacity of certain plants and microscopic mushrooms, scientists believe will be able to create decontamination units that will successfully attack the most contaminated sites on the planet.

Astronomers discover 2 hidden alien planets from 13-yr-old Hubble data
Astronomers have tracked two elusive extrasolar planets that went undetected in image data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope for 13 years.

Taking anti-inflammatory drugs in early pregnancy doubles miscarriage risk
A new study found that women who took any type and dosage of nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in early pregnancy had a 2.4 times greater risk of miscarriage than those who don't use them.

Inattention bigger trigger of educational failure in kids than hyperactivity
Inattention, rather than hyperactivity, is the most important indicator when it comes to finishing a high school education, according to a new research from the University of Montreal.

Brains of older adults wiser than young people
The brains of old people are slower, but wiser which help them achieve a level of performance equal to that of their young counterparts, according to a new study.

Kids born to depressed mothers have 'different' brains
Children of depressed mothers have a different brain, a new study has found.

Non-Africans are part Neanderthal confirms genetic research
An international team of scientists has confirmed that non-Africans are part Neanderthal.

De novo gene mutations 'more frequent in schizophrenic patients'
An international study led by University of Montreal and CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital researchers has suggested that de novo gene mutations - genetic errors that are present in patients but not in their parents - are more frequent in schizophrenic patients than in normal individuals.

For many, autism considered strength, not disorder
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Many autistics - not just "savants" - have qualities and abilities that may exceed those of people who do not have the condition, a Canadian researcher says.

Bad habits during pregnancy ups future obesity risk in kids
Obesity risk of a child can be determined by examining mother's health behaviours during pregnancy, a new study has revealed.

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