Poor God, dear God. How we trample thou

2 November, 2017


    Several years ago, the movie industry folks in Hollywood produced a comedy named “Airplane.” It was funny, and one or two less successful sequels followed. That period was before air travel became a nuisance of long lines, bare feet, and threats of terrorism. It was also a time when the only fear most air travelers ever experienced was the malfunction of an engine or sudden air turbulence and misinterpreted plane noises. Recently, however, it seems that someone came up with the idea of having an impromptu evangelistic revival meeting at 33,000 feet in the air. Now, that is something new. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mayor Sullivan announces Hope Youth Street Program

2 November, 2017

    Mayor Michael J. Sullivan in cooperation with the Hope Youth Street Program is proud to announce an exciting new event that’s designed to bring the community and the talented youth of our city together. The program, which is simply entitled “The Movement” will celebrate the rich cultural diversity throughout the city and culminate in a talent show. Read the rest of this entry »


Childhood Obesity Prevention. Massachusetts

2 November, 2017

    In a survey conducted by Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) it was requested information on which types of the following school recreational facilities were available: playground, sports field or gymnasium. As a whole, the answers were: 61% had a sports field, 67% had a playground, including middle and high schools, and 89% had a gym. Schools from higher income communities are better-equipped with exercise facilities. Read the rest of this entry »


NECC Alumna to Receive National Honor

2 November, 2017

    A national women’s advocacy group was so impressed with Lawrence resident Rosemary Hernandez’s journey from high school dropout to MBA candidate, that it selected her from a pool of national candidates as one of 25 women to receive its Women of Triumph Award in Washington, D.C. in February. Read the rest of this entry »


Video game addiction destroys family unit

2 November, 2017

   An inquiry carried out between two thousand adolescents of the virtual community Habbo Hotel puts consoles and games as the requests preferred by kids . Only four percent of the boys asked books. Read the rest of this entry »


Children’s education and professional development

2 November, 2017

   For about half of the women between 30 and 44 years, having a child has significantly altered their lives, forcing a reduction in working hours, or a temporary or permanent cessation of work. The existence of children alone does not explain the difficulty of reconciling work and family. To understand the problem it is necessary to ask about female employment rate the reduction of fertility, which in Spain has fallen to a rate of 1.34 children per woman. Read the rest of this entry »


Embryonic cells can cause cáncer

2 November, 2017

Harvard researchers: embryonic cells can cause cáncer

   The researchs carried out by the british Sir John B. Gurdon and the japanese Shinya Yamanaka, both awarded with the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2012, gave birth to cellular reprogramming. The conquest achieved, revealed that the efforts put in the investigations with embryonic cells for clinic purposes are useless and completely sterile. But until the nascent induced pluripotent stemm cells (iPS) have clinical use, significant obstacles arises in the use of retroviruses to introduce genetic reprogramming. Currently, according Nature, a way has been found to make the same, without virus. Read the rest of this entry »