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2014-10-23 12:29:12

Research and product development aimed at increasing crop yields while reducing chemicals in agriculture MONTREAL, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inocucor Technologies, Inc. and McGill University have signed a research and licensing agreement to co-produce a new class of sustainable bio-stimulant products for large-scale agriculture that have the potential to increase crop yields by at least 10 to 15 percent. Inocucor's patented technology, developed by founders Dr. Maggie...

2014-10-22 23:10:49

Latest Study Examines Data from Over 600 Graduate Programs, Across JD, MBA, Non-MBA Master's Degrees and Doctoral Degrees Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 PayScale, Inc. today announced PayScale 2014-15 College Salary Report Part 3: Graduate Degrees. For the first time ever, PayScale is releasing alumni outcome data for graduate school alumni with advanced degrees from: 55 law schools 166 business schools 336 non-MBA master’s schools 49 doctorate-granting...

2014-10-22 23:07:47

Top Midwest colleges are ranked on factors of green space, landscape instillation, and general lawn maintenance. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Academics, football championships, Greek life and now...lawn care? College rankings received a new category, thanks to a recent list researched and organized by LawnStarter. Those that top the list in the Midwest region include Washington University, Northwestern University, Carleton College, Luther College, Miami University of Ohio, Notre...

2014-10-22 23:01:29

AdjunctProfessorLink.com provides a resource for connecting ADJUNCTS: professional educators and expert instructors with institutions of higher education. AdjunctProfessorlink.com makes the process efficient and allows schools to be selective in hiring adjunct teachers. Valparaiso, Indiana (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Kathleen Gibson’s involvement in higher education administration and her experience as an adjunct professor inspired her to launch AdjunctProfessorlink.com. With over 12...

2014-10-22 12:35:40

Online university celebrates achieving 50,000 in enrollment with fifty $1,000 scholarships for bachelor's or master's degree students SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), which recently surpassed enrollment of 50,000 students, is marking this important milestone with the WGU 50K Scholarship Program. The competency-based, online university will award 50 scholarships of $500 per six-month term for up to two terms to new students...

2014-10-21 23:04:58

The technology partnership between OEConnection and Baldwin Wallace University is designed to benefit both the students and the company. Richfield, Ohio (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 OEConnection LLC, the parts e-commerce technology leader for OEM distribution networks and a recognized technology employer-of-choice in Northeast and Central Ohio, has announced a partnership with Baldwin Wallace University (BW) to facilitate technology research and development for its business. This unique...

2014-10-21 23:00:52

Subscription prices for the SPIE Digital Library will remain fixed in 2015, even while the society publisher continues to add new content to its existing offerings. SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has either lowered or frozen its subscription prices every year since 2009 to help ensure the widest access and to help address library budget pressures. BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Subscription prices for the SPIE Digital Library will remain...

2014-10-21 12:31:44

Lambda Chi Alpha is proud to announce its partnership and support of the Indiana Lifeline Law and its "Make Good Decisions" campaign. INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To kick off National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, the Indiana Youth Services Association and author of Indiana's Lifeline Law, State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis), held a press conference at Butler University on Oct. 20 to announce the social media and marketing campaign for the "Make...

2014-10-20 23:02:35

MacKeeper is proud to announce their participation and attendance at one of year's top tech events at one of the most well known institutions for innovation and technology. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 MacKeeper would like to announce their attendance of the MIT Technology Review. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is known around the world as a leader in innovating research and technologies. The MIT Technology Review was founded 115 years ago in 1899. The review offers a unique...

2014-10-20 12:35:41

Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms' recent study finds only 41 percent of college aged adults report always using a condom EWING, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon State University tops the Trojan(TM) Sexual Health Report Card for the first time in the history of the rankings, making an unprecedented jump from No. 26 to the No. 1 spot in the 2014 rankings. The 9(th) annual study sponsored by the makers of Trojan(TM) Brand Condoms and conducted by Sperling's BestPlaces, calls attention to the...


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International Journal of Robotics Research
2012-07-13 19:37:17

The International Journal of Robotics Research is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1982 and published by SAGE Publications. It was the first scholarly published journal on robotic research. As of July 2012, the editor-in-chief is John M Hollerbach (University of Utah). The journal covers research in the field of robotics on topics from sensors and sensory interpretations to kinematics in motion planning. It is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and Sciences Citation...

International Journal of Quantum Chemistry
2012-07-13 15:02:28

The International Journal of Quantum Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1967 by Per-Olov Lowdin. The journal moved to an in-house editorial office model in 2011, enlisting a permanent team of professional editors. It publishes original, primary research and review articles on all aspects of quantum chemistry, including an expanded scope focusing on aspects of materials science, biochemistry, biophysics, quantum physics, and quantum information theory. Image...

European Journal of Medical Chemistry
2012-05-12 22:03:06

The European Journal of Medical Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal for medical chemistry. It is published by Elsevier. It was established in 1966 under the title Chimica Therapeutica. That name was maintained until 1973. Even after changing to its current name in 1974, the journal was still subtitled Chimica Therapeutica until 1981; from 1982 to 1986 it was subtitled Chimie Therapeutique, indicating its French origin. The Journal publishes studies on all aspects of medicinal...

Computer Physics Communications
2012-05-12 20:23:51

Computer Physics Communications is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier under the North-Holland imprint. Special issues of this journal are published on an occasional basis. As of May 2012, the current principal coordinating editor in N. Stanley Scott (Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland). The journal focuses on computational methodology, numerical analysis and hardware and software development in support of physics and physical chemistry. Articles covered...

Annals of Human Genetics
2012-05-07 06:56:58

The Annals of Human Genetics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1925 as the Annals of Eugenics by Karl Pearson, who was also the founder of Biometrika in 1901. Annals of Eugenics was changed to its current moniker in 1954 to reflect the changing views on the role of eugenics in society. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell in association with the University College, London. As of May 2012, its editor-in-chief is Andres Ruiz-Linares. The Institute for Scientific Information...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.