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Updated the 24.10.2012
Helminthology is the study of parasitic worms (helminths), responsible for a number of serious diseases of humans and food animals. The single most important helminth parasite of humans is the blood-dwelling fluke Schistosoma, which infects several hundred million people worldwide, causing death and disability for its human hosts and serious economic problems for the countries where it occurs. Other helminth diseases of humans include river blindness and tapeworm infection, while the liver fluke is a serious problem in sheep... Helminthology
Urban Anthropology -
Urban (from Latin urbs, city) anthropology emerged as a sub-discipline during the 1960s in order to concentrate on issues to do with people living in or moving to urban environments. There were two factors that led to the formation of urban anthropology. One concerned the need to shake off the myth, both in popular and anthropological imagination, that anthropology is solely about the study of small, isolated and â€˜primitiveâ€™ communities. The other focused on the need to consider people everywhere, particularly when the transition from rural to urban forms of society (urbanization) was becoming... Urban Anthropology
Virtues And Vices -
To the philosopher, a virtue is an ethically desirable character trait, such as honesty, courage, generosity or kindness. A vice is an ethically undesirable character trait, such as cruelty, cowardice or selfishness. To have a virtue is not to follow or apply any kind of rule. A generous person will constantly ponder what generosity requires, but will simply behave in a generous manner. Indeed, if someone gives money away because he or she thinks that this is what generous people do, the action is not done out of generosity. A truly generous person simply sees someone who needs something and feels inclined to satisfy this need, if possible. In general, the virtuous person is someone who has certain emotional reactions to various situations, reactions which lead him or her to behave in a virtuous fashion. An ethical system based on the cultivation of virtue can be contrasted with a system of deontological ethics. In deontology it is a set of... Virtues And Vices
On this occasion we would like to refer to internet ressources that are not related to us, but provide profound information about business and economics, where we recommend Wirtschaftslexikon, freshly updated. It is in German, but the extended focus on Schutzgemeinschaft der Kleinaktionäre is still highly recommended. This is one of the latest trends in economics. Random walk as a basic scientific concept which appears in different sciences. And finally a media ressource to cover the present media science hype.