Smithsonian Snapshot: Celebrando la Cerámica Centroamericana

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Esta vasija de barro representa a un Hueheuteotl (“guey-guey-TE-oh-tul”), un dios mesoamericano personificado en la forma de un anciano y relacionado con el fuego.

– Smithsonian Institution|17-Sep-2014 3:25 PM EDT

Smithsonian Snapshot: Celebrating Central American Ceramics

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This clay vessel depicts a Hueheuteotl ("way-way-TAY-oh-tuhl"), a Mesoamerican deity represented as an old man and associated with fire.

– Smithsonian Institution|17-Sep-2014 3:10 PM EDT

American-Made Wind Turbine Blades

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Sandia National Laboratories is helping makers of wind turbine blades improve the labor productivity associated with blade fabrication and finishing. This improved productivity makes domestic blades more cost competitive with blades from countries that pay workers lower wages.

– Sandia National Laboratories|17-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

7 Supermarkets Trends Now and in the Future

With convenience and value being key drivers when it comes to grocery shopping, successful retailers will be those who adapt to changes in consumer product preferences, technology and lifestyle needs. In the September issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Executive Editor Mary Ellen Kuhn writes about the changing landscape of today’s supermarket.

– Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)|17-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

9 Fats to Include in a Healthy Diet

Fats are often considered the enemy of good nutrition, but when included in a healthy diet they can boast several potential health benefits. In the September issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Contributing Editor Linda Milo Ohr writes about how fatty acids and nutritional oils may benefit cognition, weight management, heart health, eye and brain development, and even mood.

– Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)|17-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Excavation Exposes Roman Imperial Outpost at Its Bitter End

William Aylward, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of classics, recently completed a synthesis of the epic archaeological rescue excavation of Zeugma before its inundation beneath the waters of a reservoir. “Excavations at Zeugma,” the three-volume work edited by Aylward, gathers the descriptions and interpretations of nearly 30 scholars involved in either the rescue work or the decade-long analysis of the objects and buildings unearthed at the city.

– University of Wisconsin-Madison |17-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Fighting Parents Hurt Children’s Ability to Recognize and Regulate Emotions

Exposure to verbal and physical aggression between parents may hurt a child’s ability to identify and control emotions, according to a longitudinal study led by NYU Steinhardt.

– New York University|17-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

The Medical Minute: Identifying Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse

The number of teens who abuse tobacco, alcohol, drugs and other substances hasn’t changed much in the past couple of decades – but for those who are prone to addiction for one reason or another, the menu of substances to choose from is larger than ever.

– Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center|17-Sep-2014 1:25 PM EDT
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