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2014-10-30 12:23:49

AMSTERDAM, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas from the University of Cambridge, UK is awarded the 5th Ahmed Zewail Prize for his outstanding contributions to the fundamental understanding of the structures of solids and development and application of the concept of single-site heterogeneous catalysis Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical...

2014-10-29 12:31:02

FutureFood 2050 highlights new eco-friendly greenhouse technologies, seaweed farms and more, plus an exclusive Q&A with renowned animal scientist Temple Grandin. CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greenhouse lettuce plants bathed in soft pink light that cuts growing time in half. Farmers who boat to their coastal water "fields" of crops. Beef cattle bred for optimal meat production humanely and sustainably. All this and more is already on the way, according to the latest series...

2014-10-29 12:30:09

LONDON, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 170 international policymakers, senior business leaders, academics, and patient advocates, are convening in London on November 25th to discuss the urgent need for a global response to the increasing impact of depression. The Conference entitled 'The Global Crisis of Depression - The Low of the 21st Century' will discuss the global burden of depression, which now affects more than 350 million people and address the need...

2014-10-29 08:26:08

New startup will develop non-stick surfaces for broad range of industrial applications BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University today announced that its 'SLIPS' technology, a novel coating that repels almost every type of liquid and solid, will be commercialized by a newly formed private company, SLIPS Technologies, Inc. The company will provide solutions to multiple industries by creating...

2014-10-28 23:15:04

Co-eds are partying with hot mobile app Sobrr this Halloween. Perfect for club, concert, bar, or sports gatherings, Sobrr takes the scary out of social, enabling no-regrets, spontaneous interactions that expire within 24 hours -- unless both parties agree they're a match. October 28, 2014 (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Emeryville, California: Having attracted 30k new users in just two months, fandom across U.S. campuses is growing, and Sobrr is rewarding the enthusiasm with All Hallows...

2014-10-28 16:25:44

MIAMI, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Sunday, November 2, 2014, at the annual Bobcat Athletics Stone Crab Dinner, St. Thomas University (www.stu.edu) will be recognizing two extraordinary individuals who have changed our sports industry: Arthur Hertz and Dr. Jan Bell. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100709/STULOGO Hertz, the Chairman and CEO of Wometco Enterprises, has generously donated $500,000 to establish the Arthur H. Hertz Endowed Professorship in Sports...

2014-10-28 12:35:05

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axiaware was chosen as a finalist for the National Capital Business Ethics Award for 2014. From a field of approximately 70+ Washington, DC-area nominees, judges selected Axiaware after a thorough review of the business. An award was formally presented by co-chairmen Liz Schwarzman and Scott Harding to Axiaware CEO Bradley Powell at the NCBEA Annual Awards Breakfast October 8 at the Ritz Carlton in McLean, Va....

2014-10-28 08:43:42

Graphic Design Degree Hub has announced the launch of a new article that ranks the top 20 most affordable accredited online bachelor's degree programs in web development for the highest return on investment PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the popularity of online learning programs continues to rise, Graphic Design Degree Hub has published a new addition to their educational website that helps aspiring designers find the 20 most affordable online bachelor's degree...

2014-10-28 08:41:15

BOSTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It takes caring professionals and a relentless focus on results to put students at risk of dropping out of high school on the path to graduation. Because of their focus on supporting and motivating traditionally underserved students to stay in school and prepare for their next step in life, six Massachusetts organizations will share $200,000 in funding from AT&T to advance their efforts. These contributions are a part of AT&T Aspire, the...

2014-10-27 12:27:17

OXFORD, England, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com/_nocache ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of a new review journal: Current Opinion in Psychology. [http://www.journals.elsevier.com/current-opinion-in-psychology ] Key to the launch of Current Opinion in Psychology is that review articles included...


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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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