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Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Ordina N.V. results third quarter 2014: Results continue to improve in Q3
 Nieuwegein, 4 November 2014

Galapagos receives €2.9 million IWT grant for cystic fibrosis research
Mechelen, Belgium; 13 January 2014 - Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) announced today that it has been awarded a €2.9 million grant from the Flemish agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT) for cystic fibrosis (CF) research.  The goal of this 3-year project is to identify and progress multiple promising CF therapies towards pre-clinical candidates.

Marten Booisma new Chief HR Officer AkzoNobel
May 7, 2013 AkzoNobel today announced the appointment of Marten Booisma as thecompany's newExecutive Committee Member responsible for Human Resources. He willofficiallytake up the position of Chief Human Resource Officer on October 1(st)

Several new appointments to Senior Management Committee at ARCADIS
ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the world's leading natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, announced several new management appointments today. These new appointments are aligned with the new 2014-2016 strategy ARCADIS announced on December 4, 2013

AkzoNobel's Marjan Oudeman to become President of Utrecht University
AkzoNobel today announced thatMarjan Oudeman, Executive Committee memberresponsible for Organizational Development and Human Resources, hasaccepted anoffer to become President of Utrecht University, one of Europe's leadingandbest-rated universities. She will leave AkzoNobel as of June 30 to take uphernew role.

AkzoNobel's Marjan Oudeman to become President of Utrecht University
February 18, 2013

Meditation improves ability to pick up hidden messages in brain
Researchers say practicing meditation increases our ability to tap into the hidden recesses of our brain that are usually outside the reach of our conscious awareness.

4 cups of coffee daily may help cut diabetes risk
Moderate consumption of coffee - four to five cups of coffee a day - may lower the chances of developing type 2 diabetes compared with those drinking it occasionally or not at all, say researchers.

Meteorites give valuable insights into Mars' atmosphere
Scientists have found that meteorites, which continually bombard the surface of Mars, contain enough carbon compounds to generate methane when they are exposed to sunlight.

Mars missions 'may benefit from meteor that fell on Oz 40 yrs ago'
A discovery about the make-up of the atmosphere of Mars could help inform future missions searching for life on the planet.

Warm ocean currents behind majority of ice loss from Antarctica
Warm ocean currents attacking the underside of ice shelves are the dominant cause of recent ice loss from Antarctica, researchers have claimed.

Smells 'can trigger powerful emotional memories'
Smells can transport us back to powerful and emotional memories from the past more effectively as compared to sounds, a new study has found.

Avery Dennison Joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition Dedicated to Reducing the Industry’s Environmental and Social Impact
Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS) division, a global leader in apparel and footwear industry solutions, has become the first solution provider to join the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, a newly formed organization committed to addressing the apparel and footwear industry’s sustainability challenges.

ING nominates Yvonne van Rooy and Robert Reibestein as members of the Supervisory Board
 

TERI opens its European head office in Utrecht, Netherlands
Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of The Netherlands officially opened the European head office of the globally renowned Indian research institute TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) in Utrecht

TERI opens European head office in Netherlands
Utrecht (Netherlands), Oct.6 (ANI-Business Wire India): The European head office of the Indian research institute TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) has been opened in Utrecht, Netherlands.

Soon, 'test-tube' hamburger a.k.a lab grown meat to feed the world
Researchers say that in the face of an ever-increasing population and insufficiency of livestock to feed everyone, the world's first 'test-tube' hamburger marks the first stage in a food revolution that might be able to solve the problem.

Color red 'boosts speed and strength of our physical reactions'
A new study has found that when humans see red, their reactions become both faster and more forceful.

Increasing CO2 'causing plants to release less water to atmosphere'
Scientists have reported that as carbon dioxide levels have risen during the last 150 years, the density of pores that allow plants to breathe has dwindled by 34 percent, restricting the amount of water vapor the plants release to the atmosphere.

Being tired behind the wheel as dangerous as being drunk: Study
A new study has claimed that driving for more than three hours without a break at night is the equivalent of being drunk behind the wheel.

Men suffering mysterious allergies post orgasm
Men are being afflicted by a mysterious illness right after s*x and scientists have said that they could be allergic to themselves.

Heineken announces three new projects focused on prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS in Africa
 

Structure of immune system's key molecule offers clues for designing drugs
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Utrecht University have deciphered a key step in an evolutionarily old branch of the immune response.

Prestigious Utrecht University of Netherlands runs a "Meditation Center" for students
Utrecht University (UU), one of the leading universities of the world, runs a "Meditation Center" for "spiritual time out".

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