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Southern needle-clawed bushbaby

The southern needle-clawed bushbaby is a species of strepsirrhine primate in the family Galagidae. Found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, its natural habitat is tropical moist forests. While the species is not threatened or endangered, some local populations may be threatened by habitat destruction; this species is medium-sized, with a tail of 290 mm. The sexes are similar in appearance, but there is considerable geographical variation in this species; the upper parts of the body are bright orange darker on the shoulders, contrasting with the silvery-grey of the underparts and inner sides of the limbs. The tip of the tail is whitish in many individuals. In common with the northern needle-clawed bushbaby, the nails have strong ridges and end in sharp points, an adaptation for climbing about on large tree limbs; the southern species differs from the northern in having a narrow gap between the upper two central incisors, the nasal bones being wider at the front.

Both species differ from other galagos in having a single pair of nipples. The southern needle-clawed bushbaby is found in western Central Africa where it is present in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea and also in the Democratic Republic of Congo, its range extends from the Sanaga River to the Ubangi River. It inhabits both primary and secondary forests, but is more common in secondary growth where there are larger numbers of gum and resin-producing trees. Bushbabies in this genus are specialist consumers of gum; the distinctive teeth, with fan-like lower incisors with sharp-cutting edges, are used to enlarge wounds in tree limbs so that gum is exuded more freely. It is unlikely that these teeth are capable of making gashes in large limbs with thick bark, so the animal is reliant on wounds made by anomalures and wood-boring beetles. Trees on which this species likes to feed include Albizia and Newtonia species. Other features which it shares with other specialised gum-eating primates, such as the Masoala fork-marked lemur, include a long, extensible tongue, an enlarged upper first premolar, a large caecum and sharp nails for climbing and gripping.

A solitary, nocturnal animal, the southern needle-clawed bushbaby communicates with other individuals by voice and by urine marking. E. elegantulus is a common species. No specific threats have been recognised but in places it is locally threatened by deforestation; the population is steady and the range includes a number of protected areas, so the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as being of "least concern"

John Stein (physiologist)

John Frederick Stein PhD FRCPath FMedSci is a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, where he holds a Professorship in physiology. He has research interests in the neurological basis of dyslexia. A doctor of philosophy, Stein became a research biologist and neurologist and took up a teaching career, he is active in furthering the medical benefits of animal testing, speaking at pro-testing rallies and demonstrations, has defended animal testing in high-profile television interviews. He is the chair of the Dyslexia Research Trust and is a proponent of the magnocellular theory of dyslexia, he has supervised many medical and physiology students at the University conducting laboratory work investigating the theory. He is a trustee of the Institute for Food and Behaviour and Chair of the Institute's Science Advisory Council. Stein came into the public eye when Gordon Brown suggested a student had been discriminated against because of her state school education.

This was despite the fact that she had comparable qualifications to the accepted applicants, who came from a broad range of backgrounds. Stein is the brother of the chef Rick Stein, the uncle of the DJ Judge Jules. Stein was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2014. Along with Tipu Aziz and Kevin Warwick, Stein is presently working on an intelligent Deep brain stimulation system for Parkinson's disease. Alongside his former D. Phil. Student, Joe Taylor, Stein has advocated a new theory of central noradrenergic deficiency in Dyslexia. Taylor and Stein have proposed that increasing noradrenergic output from the locus coeruleus via a subcortical irradiance detection pathway may prove effective in the treatment of the condition. Homepage of Professor John Stein Dyslexia Research Trust Institute for Food and Behaviour

Disturbance (1942 film)

Disturbance is a 1942 Italian drama film directed by Guido Brignone and starring Renzo Ricci, Mariella Lotti and Luisella Beghi. It was shot at the Cinecittà Studios in Rome; the film's sets were designed by the art director Guido Fiorini. Renzo Ricci as Il marchese Ippolito Mariella Lotti as Silvia Luisella Beghi as Adriana Sergio Tofano as Antonio, padre di Silvia Elvira Betrone as Bice, madre di Silvia Giuseppe Rinaldi as Saverio, il musicista Aroldo Tieri as Aurelio Pino Locchi as Giovanni Tina Lattanzi as La contessa di Greve Enrico Lancia & Roberto Poppi. Le attrici: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2003. Disturbance on IMDb

Andreas J. Heinrich

Andreas J. Heinrich is a physicist working with scanning tunneling microscope, quantum technology, spin excitation spectroscopy, precise atom manipulation, he worked for IBM Research in Almaden for 18 years, during which time he developed nanosecond scanning tunneling microscopy which provided an improvement in time resolution of 100,000 times, combined x-ray absorption spectroscopy with spin excitation spectroscopy. He was principal investigator of the stop-motion animated short film A Boy and His Atom filmed by moving thousands of individual atoms, he serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research and is a fellow of the American Physical Society. In 2016, he became a distinguished professor at Ewha Womans University and the founding director of the Institute for Basic Science Center for Quantum Nanoscience. Groundbreaking for the research center's Research Cooperation Building occurred in 2018 and was set to open in 2019 during the IBS Conference on Quantum Nanoscience.

He received his Masters and PhD in physics in 1994 and 1998 from the University of Göttingen, Germany. He was a research assistant from 1994 to 1998 under supervision of R. G. Ulbrich. After obtaining a PhD, he was a postdoc at IBM Almaden with Kavli Prize laureate Don Eigler until 2001, in which Heinrich was hired as a researcher/engineer. Desiring to leave Göttingen and with a goal to work in IBM's Almaden Research Center, he received a scholarship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to finance his move; the German magazine Stern categorized Heinrich's move overseas as part of Germany's "brain drain". After working in IBM Almaden for several years, he became a group leader on magnetic nanostructures on surfaces and scanning probe microscopy in 2005 where he worked until 2016. In 2012, he became a Fellow of the American Physics Society for the development of spin excitation spectroscopy and nanosecond STM. From 2012, he has been serving on the Scientific Advisory Board of Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart, Germany.

While exploring the limits of data storage, his team made His Atom. Their research showed that data storage could shrink from a standard of one million atoms, down to twelve. Less than five years the team Heinrich was on reduced this number to a single atom; the Korean Ministry of Science and ICT deemed this research result one of the most substantial domestic outcomes of that year. He moved to South Korea to become a distinguished professor at Ewha Womans University and director of the Institute for Basic Science Center for Quantum Nanoscience in 2016. One of the long-term goals for the center is to control the quantum states of molecules and atoms on clean surfaces and near interfaces which would enable the use of high-sensitivity quantum sensors. Working in collaboration with IBM Almaden, they were able to perform MRI scans on individual atoms. 2018 Outstanding National R&D Performances in 2018, Ministry of Science and ICT 2018: Foresight Institute Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology 2018: Joseph F. Keithley Award For Advances in Measurement Science 2016: Distinguished Fellowship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences President's International Fellowship Initiative 2014: Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, IBM 2012: Fellow of the American Physics Society 2011: Best of IBM Award 2011: Corporate Award, IBM 2010: Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, IBM 2007: Outstanding Innovation Award, IBM 2003: Research Division Award, IBM 1998: Feodor Lynen scholarship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany Institute for Basic Science - Andreas J. Heinrich IBS Center for Quantum Nanoscience Andreas Heinrich - Google Scholar Citations Institute for Basic Science GoogleScholar citations.

YouTube channel - QNS Center for Quantum Nanoscience Exploring the Quantum World inside Atoms Nature Index - Center for Quantum Nanoscience^ "Andreas Heinrich - Google Scholar Citations". Google Scholar. Retrieved May 17, 2018

A Traditional Christmas

A Traditional Christmas is a Christmas album by country music artist Joe Nichols. It was released in 2004 on Show Dog-Universal Music; the record is Nichols' first album of Christmas music, was his second release in the year 2004. It consists of ten renditions of traditional Christmas tunes. Lisa Cochran - background vocals Shannon Forrest - drums Wes Hightower - background vocals Jim Hoke - accordion, clarinet, recorder, soprano saxophone, tin whistle David Hungate - upright bass Gordon Mote - organ, synthesizer Joe Nichols - lead vocals Brent Rowan - electric guitar, keyboards Bryan Sutton - acoustic guitar, hi-string guitar, soloist

David W. Bebbington

David William Bebbington is a British historian, a Professor of History at the University of Stirling in Scotland and a distinguished Visiting Professor of History at Baylor University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Royal Historical Society. Bebbington was born in Nottingham, England, on 25 July 1949 and was raised in Sherwood, a northern suburb of Nottingham. An undergraduate at Jesus College, Bebbington began his doctoral studies there before becoming a research fellow of Fitzwilliam College. Since 1976 he has taught at the University of Stirling, where since 1999 he has been Professor of History, his principal research interests are in the history of politics and society in Great Britain from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, in the history of the global evangelical movement. He was President of the Ecclesiastical History Society. Bebbington is known for his definition of evangelicalism, referred to as the Bebbington quadrilateral, first provided in his 1989 classic study Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the 1730s to the 1980s.

Bebbington identifies four main qualities which are to be used in defining evangelical convictions and attitudes: Biblicism: a particular regard for the Bible Crucicentrism: a focus on the atoning work of Christ on the cross Conversionism: the belief that human beings need to be converted Activism: the belief that the gospel needs to be expressed in effortBebbington has exerted a large amount of effort in placing evangelicalism on the world map of religious history. Through their efforts they have made it more difficult for scholars to ignore the influence of evangelicals in the world since the movement’s inception in the eighteenth century. Bebbington is married to Eileen, has a daughter Anne Bebbington and granddaughter Becky, he lives in the village of Bridge of Allan and is a longtime member of Stirling Baptist Church, where he has held various positions of leadership. He is a regular lay preacher for churches affiliated to the Baptist Union of Scotland. Bebbington, David W.. The Nonconformist Conscience: A Study of the Political Attitudes and Activities of Evangelical Nonconformists, 1886–1902.

Cambridge: Cambridge University. Bebbington, David W.. Patterns in History: A Christian View. ———. The Nonconformist Conscience: Chapel and Politics, 1870-1914. ———. Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the 1730s to the 1980s. ———. Victorian Nonconformity. ———. William Ewart Gladstone: Faith and Politics in Victorian Britain. ———. Evangelicalism: Comparative Studies of Popular Protestantism in North America, the British Isles and Beyond, 1700-1990. ———. Holiness in Nineteenth-Century England. ———. Gladstone Centenary Essays. ———, ed.. The Gospel in the World: International Baptist Studies. Studies in Baptist history and thought. 1. ———. Modern Christianity and Cultural Aspirations. ———. The Mind of Gladstone: Religion. Homer and Politics. Oxford University Press. ———. The Dominance of Evangelicalism: The Age of Spurgeon and Moody. InterVarsity Press. ———. Protestant Nonconformist Texts: The Nineteenth Century. ———. Congregational Members of Parliament in the Nineteenth Century. ———. Baptists Through the Centuries: A History of a Global People.

Baylor University Press. ———. Victorian Religious Revivals: Culture and Piety in Local and Global Contexts. Oxford University Press. ———. Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the United Kingdom during the Twentieth Century. Oxford University Press. Larsen, Timothy. "Do Something: Evangelicals in the age of Spurgeon and Moody". Books & Culture: A Christian Review. Archived from the original on 12 December 2008. David W. Bebbington's academic faculty page