Babies’ brains benefit from music lessons, researchers find

They found that one-year-old babies who participate in interactive music classes with their parents smile more, communicate better and show earlier and more sophisticated brain responses to music.

Hot Sauce Ingredient Reduces “Beer Belly” Fat as a Weight-Loss Surgery Alternative

BOSTON, MA—According to research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), the ingredient that gives hot sauce its heat could play a role in the future of weight loss.

GE Appliances is First Appliance Manufacturer to Partner in Four Voluntary EPA Programs

* GE also announced its partnership with the EPA’s SmartWay® Program, bringing total EPA partnerships to four

Sierra Wireless 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot, Nation’s First to Support 4G LTE, 4G WiMAX and 3G, Available May 18 Exclusively from Sprint

Sprint (NYSE: S) and Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) today announced the May 18 availability of the first-ever device to combine 4G connections over LTE and WiMAX networks, Sierra Wireless™ 4G LTE Tri-Fi Hotspot for the Sprint network. Sierra Wireless Tri-Fi Hotspot provides the best combination of speed and coverage to Sprint customers as the upcoming 4G LTE network expands and allows families, small businesses and traveling co-workers to easily share high-speed connections.

Mayo Clinic: Exhaustion Renders Immune Cells Less Effective in Cancer Treatment

The results suggest a change in therapeutic tactics for lymphomas and other cancers by dampening, rather than fueling, the effects of cell-signaling molecules such as IL-12.

Soybeans soaked in warm water naturally release key cancer-fighting substance

Hari B. Krishnan and colleagues explain that the substance, Bowman-Birk Protease Inhibitor (BBI), has shown promise for preventing certain forms of cancer in clinical trials. Those human tests resulted from evidence of BBI’s beneficial effects, including indications that BBI derived from the large amounts of soybeans in traditional Japanese diets might underpin low cancer mortality rates in Japan. However, the current method of extracting BBI from soybeans is time-consuming and involves harsh chemicals. The scientists set out to see if there might be a greener and more environmentally friendly way of obtaining BBI.

NSE: Madhucon Projects Limited - Press Release

Company announcement on National Stock Exchange

Incredible Condominium Property Just Listed in the Core Of Mississauga

This stunning condo, located in one of the fastest developing suburbs of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), offers astounding unobstructed views of the City Centre and the newly renovated Mississauga Celebration Square.

NSE: Asian Paints Limited - Date of payment of dividend

Company announcement on National Stock Exchange

NSE: Asian Paints Limited - AGM / Book Closure

Company announcement on National Stock Exchange

NSE: Megasoft Limited - AGM / Book Closure

Company announcement on National Stock Exchange

ILO’s commitment to Rio +20

ILO’s key messages for a meaningful outcome

Promoting employment, a key goal for the new French President

“What’s important now is to stimulate job-rich growth, ensure a more progressive funding of social protection so that it weighs less on low-paid jobs, and adopt a special programme for tackling youth unemployment –presently more than twice as high as adult unemployment”, said Mr. Torres a day after François Hollande won the second round of voting in France. “That’s the best and quickest way of improving the employment outlook”.

Why do fundamental labour standards matter?

Consider the following scenario:

ILO head says social protection is key for crisis-recovery

“Social protection as a crisis instrument is a very fundamental tool because it actually increases economic demand,” he said at a meeting in Geneva. “Social protection measures are also essential for battling poverty, and the vision of social protection floors is rooted in the fact that 75 to 80 percent of people around the world do not have social security”, he added.


Richards was evacuated from Mount Everest suffering respiratory distress. He is healthy, and all tests to date have been inconclusive regarding the exact diagnosis. Richards is currently in Kathmandu, Nepal, and will return to his home in Boulder, Colo. In addition to being a The North Face global athlete-climber, he was on assignment for National Geographic magazine, shooting real-time coverage of the expedition and a feature article for the magazine planned for early next year.


The National Geographic Bee champion will win the top prize of a $25,000 college scholarship and lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society. Second- and third-place finishers will be awarded college scholarships of $15,000 and $10,000. Additionally, the national winner will travel (along with one parent or guardian), all expenses paid, to the Galápagos to experience geography firsthand through up-close encounters with the wildlife and landscape of the islands on an expedition aboard the National Geographic Endeavour. Travel for the Galápagos voyage is provided by Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic.

After Five Years, Dinner Series Featuring Julian Bond Serves Final Course

Since 2007, about 1,600 faculty, staff, students and Charlottesville-area community members attended the dinners, which featured Julian Bond, a civil rights leader and retiring history professor in the College of Arts & Sciences.

A.G. Schneiderman Marks Law Day By Reaffirming Commitment To Equal Justice

“As we are reminded by the theme of Law Day this year, equal justice under law is only meaningful when there is equal access to the courts. ‘No courts, no justice, no freedom,’” Attorney General Schneiderman said in prepared remarks. “And access to the courts is only meaningful when people are represented by lawyers.”

A.G. Schneiderman Secures Prison Sentence For Stockbroker Who Defrauded 800 Victims Out Of $6.2 M

Raspa was previously found guilty of 28 felony counts, including Enterprise Corruption, Grand Larceny, Scheme to Defraud under the Martin Act, and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, among other crimes. In addition to his prison sentence, Raspa was ordered to pay $253,169 in restitution to his victims.

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