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2014-05-12 23:09:48

Speakers from Industry-Academia Partnership Describe R&D Efforts to Meet the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud Los Gatos, California (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) conducted the 2014 Carnegie Mellon Workshop in Gates Hall at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, on April 4, with the theme "Meeting the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud." The IAP is a new association formed to address the revolutionary changes required for...

2014-05-12 23:05:31

Students Can Get a Head Start on College Planning at Texas Region 10 Virtual College Fair at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 CollegeWeekLive, the leading website where students and colleges meet live online, today announced that the first ever Texas Region 10 Virtual College Fair will take place online at CollegeWeekLive on May 15th between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. CDT. Students who log in to the complimentary event will be able to chat live with admissions...

2014-05-12 23:00:33

Event Provides Real-World Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Relevance in Classrooms across Georgia Atlanta - Georgia (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed), the Technology Association of Georgia’s charitable organization dedicated to preparing the next-generation workforce, celebrated the second Georgia STEM Day on May 9, 2014. Over 620,000 participating students and educators from across the state engaged in innovative STEM-based learning activities....

2014-05-09 23:06:48

Independent book review site, The Book Wheel, reviews five popular iPhone games for word nerds. (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 There are thousands of apps available in the Apple store, but the independent book review website, The Book Wheel, narrows down the options by reviewing 5 iPhone Games for Word Nerds. The games are great for those who love the English language, including readers, writers, and educators. Complete with screenshots and descriptions, the apps that made the list include word...

2014-05-08 23:12:11

UC San Diego’s Extension Dean to be Featured Speaker at National Association of International Educators, May 25-30 San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 UC San Diego Extension Dean Mary Walshok will be among the featured speakers at the upcoming conference of the National Association of International Educators (NAFSA) on Wednesday, May 28 at the San Diego Convention Center. Dean Walshok, an innovator in global education programs, will address the topic of “How to Better Articulate the...

2014-05-08 23:05:40

Career Tech a Division of Florida Career College is hosting the grand opening of Career Tech's latest campus in Jacksonville with a block party. The new campus is located at 6600 Youngerman Circle, Suite 200 and offers programs in the healthcare, information technology and technical trade fields. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 What better way to introduce yourself to the neighborhood than to invite the community into your home? Career Tech Jacksonville will do that on Saturday...

2014-05-08 12:29:25

More than $300,000 in scholarships to be awarded to nurses making a difference MINNEAPOLIS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Nurses Week, Walden University is offering 12 nursing scholarships totaling more than $300,000 to help nurses around the world make a greater impact in their organizations and their field. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110920/MM71012-b Four full-tuition and eight $10,000 Nurses of the Year Scholarships will be awarded to registered nurses...

2014-05-08 12:29:23

PITTSBURGH, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, Duquesne University will launch a program that combines the sought-after credentials of degrees in both biomedical engineering and nursing, becoming the first academic institution in the U.S. and globally to offer this dual degree to undergraduates. "Duquesne has pioneered the integration of clinical knowledge and patient care with engineering techniques in a single program, creating the first bachelor's degree of its...

2014-05-07 23:12:16

The Community Foundation of Collier County awarded 57 scholarships totaling more than $456,000 to Collier and Lee County students enrolled in accredited high school, trade school, community college and university programs for the 2014-2105 academic year. Naples, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Community Foundation of Collier County has awarded 57 scholarships totaling more than $456,000 to students enrolled in accredited high school, trade school, community college and university programs for...

2014-05-07 23:11:24

In celebration of National Nurses Week (May 6 – May 12), Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Nursing announced that they will be waiving the $40 application fee for candidates applying to the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 In celebration of National Nurses Week (May 6 – May 12), Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Nursing announced that they will be waiving the $40 application fee for candidates applying 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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.