A protease only found in the thymus produces special peptides that promote positive selection of T cells that can detect non-self antigens, a process that allows immature T cells to develop to maturity, researchers have discovered. This finding may further contribute to the development of therapies for infectious diseases, cancers and immune diseases.
Practitioners and academics have learned so much, and yet the governments, publics, and agencies fail to change. Or so my despondent self sometimes feels. Then I read things like this: two new leaders of the International Rescue Committee,...Show More Summary
Have you been nurturing a dream of becoming a world famous published author but the only thing holding you back is the
Notes to self: – working on Mac. -install vuforia plugin for unity -followed this: http://developer.vuforia.com/library/articles/Solution/Compiling-a-Simple-Unity-Project -this post is handy too. http://www.marcofolio.net/other/introduction_into_augmented_reality_with_vuforia.html...Show More Summary
Lessons for Africa and its informal industrial clusters.Further emphasizes the need to develop self serving intellectual property policies not what is suggested by the West.Wade Shepard in the SCMP reports on Shanzai which we have covered...Show More Summary
NASA has selected Honeybee Robotics for four Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and one Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR) Phase I contracts, including one that would help develop a resource prospecting spacecraft capable...Show More Summary
Google car accidents, CHIP gets Kickstarted, the end of Mad Men, Giphy for Gmail, block the Kardashians, and that Leeroy Jenkins video is still worth watching. Google Admits its Cars Occasionally Crash Google is busy developing self-driving...Show More Summary
Mindfulness practice increases our capacity to ride the waves of pleasure and pain. What if our therapeutic goals of improving self-esteem, developing a stable and coherent sense of self, and identifying and expressing genuine, authentic...Show More Summary
Teach a Man to Fish in Mali: Teach A Man To Fish is here in the very south of Mali, at the St. Jean Bosco Centre in Sikasso. The school has several workshops in electricity, metalwork and mechanics and is planning to develop these workshops...Show More Summary
Projects ApprovedBrentsville District1. Devlin Grove, 9308 Devlins Grove Pl. Rezoning of 1.74 acres from agriculture to suburban residential.Coles District2. Centreville Road Self Storage, 7809 Centreville Rd. Special-use permit for a self-storage building.Read full article >>
Before you sign up for one more intensive, introspective “know yourself” leadership training course, take a look at the new trend in leadership development. “My research shows that today’s focus on introspection, reflection and self- knowledge just doesn’t go far enough – if anything it shackles us with blinders to the [...]
Shoulds tend to get a bad press in the self development blogosphere, and for good reason. Usually they lead to misery. Because they are based on perfectionism and demands that are impossible to fulfil. Usually they are just a way of torturing ourselves. Usually they are absorbed from others rather than thought through decisions. […]
Ten Fold Engineering has created a lever-based system that will unfold into self forming liveable structures. The IP company's first partnership is G3 Festivals who wants to develop the technology to create a 40 bedroom hotel for the US market.
Organized by the Self Assembly Lab - The Active Matter SummitIn recent decades, developments in software and hardware technologies have created dramatic shifts in design, manufacturing and research. Software technologies have facilitated automated process and new solutions for complex problems. Show More Summary
So, just to tally it up...Lamar Odom marries Khloe Kardashian. Promptly develops a crack habit at age 30 (who does that?), and is out in the NBA quicker than you can say "Wait, they fired Scott Brooks?"Kanye West marries Kim Kardashian, and doesn't even sound like a guy from the southside of Chicago anymore. Show More Summary
Just because somebody acts like they know what they are doing, doesn't mean they actually do. The post The Personal Development High: Why Self Help Junkies Fail To Create Success appeared first on The Good Men Project.
What is self development about? The most common answer I come across in the self development blogosphere is “achieving your goals”. But this has problems: You might achieve the wrong goal You might not find the process of achievement meaningful or enjoyable It has little room for embracing pleasant surprises Things beyond our control [...]
Is it a jellyfish? Is it a worm? No, it's an existential puzzle! This larva is yet more proof that nature will never stop finding ways to confound people. It develops itself inside itself, then bursts out of itself, leaving itself behind. Read more...
Pleasure Rather than Pain I prefer pleasure to pain, I hope you do too. There is unfortunately a strain in the self development blogosphere that says: to grow you have to get uncomfortable if you enjoy yourself you are stagnating (which is bad because the self development guru says so) that pleasure somehow gets [...]
Whether we like it or not, image is terribly important to us. We often define ourselves via the appraisals and opinions of others. For many of us, this is how we develop a sense of self -- through the discerning eyes of our fellow humans. Show More Summary