Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 5775

Every kid knows that moms have "eyes in the back of their heads." Indeed, human beings are adept at fixing their gaze on one object while independently directing attention to others. Salk Institute neurobiologists are beginning to tease apart the complex brain networks that enable humans and other higher mammals to achieve this feat. In a study published in last...
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Symposium works to foster awareness of cancer treatment through the arts
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Boston-based writer Alice Hoffman was an established, best-selling author long before two kinds of breast cancer struck in July 1998. But as a cancer survivor, she turned the adversity of the disease into an even more successful career -- emerging from her fight for life more purposeful and more passionate. In her latest book -- Hoffman's novels are known widely...
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The era of the Internet start-up boom may be over, but the demand for technology professionals continues to rise. Broader use of cheaper, more easily available technology by a variety of industries and a dearth of technology professionals mean that technology will continue to be a hot career choice. The technology industry remains one of the fastest-growing career fields. Employment...
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By:
Suzan Globus, JE Feature
A friend of a friend called to ask if he could meet to talk about his interest in pursuing a career in interior design. This 45-year-old mortgage-broker was, in his words, "having a mid-life crisis" and wanted to spend his time in a more creative pursuit. Often, I am asked to advise those contemplating launching a career in interior design...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
Fed up with feeling excluded at Jewish holidays because you're single? Believe it or not, there is a holiday just for us, the unmarried, the single and the Jewish: Tu B'Av. Before you start scratching your head wondering how you forgot this from Hebrew school, the truth about this holiday is that it's a bit on the obscure side. A...
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