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2014-06-18 11:42:10

Cornell University Whether you were a quarterback or point guard, past participation in competitive team sports marks you as a winner in the competition for better jobs, according to a new Cornell University study. “Participation in competitive youth sports ‘spills over’ to occupationally advantageous traits that persist across a person’s life,” says Kevin M. Kniffin, postdoctoral research associate at Cornell’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and lead...

2014-06-17 23:00:25

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Business received initial accreditation status. U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands School of Business received initial accreditation status in May from the Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). “The University of the Virgin Islands has shown their commitment to teaching excellence and to the process of quality...

2014-06-17 08:22:17

TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM, FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced that it started delivering the first shipments of ore from its Broken Hammer open pit mine in Sudbury, Ontario to the Redstone mill operated by Northern Sun in Timmins, Ontario. During the last few weeks, Wallbridge and its mining & transportation contractor William Day Construction Limited have built an ore stockpile of approximately 15,000 tonnes and continue to...

2014-06-16 23:03:49

Recommendations from Canadian National Specialty Societies Available at the Point-of-Care Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations are now available through the evidence-based clinical decision support tool DynaMed™ from EBSCO Health. Having the recommendations as a part of DynaMed gives healthcare providers access to valuable information at the point of care. Choosing Wisely Canada aims to help physicians and patients make smart and effective choices...

2014-06-16 00:21:05

Dual-teaching model rarely employed, but can aid in gaining contextualization, learning terminology for those on cusp of college-level coursework DENVER, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CCA, a Colorado community college, has a diverse population on two Colorado campuses. It includes students from more than 60 countries speaking 71 different languages in its ESL program alone. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140612/117343) So, when an overwhelming majority of these...

2014-06-14 23:00:52

Continued growth in global energy and mineral prices is expected to spur industry revenue growth during the five years to 2019. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Geophysical Services industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 The Geophysical Services industry gathers, interprets and maps geophysical data. Companies often specialize in locating and measuring the extent of subsurface resources, such as...

2014-06-11 23:00:44

Joint RAPS/National University of Singapore program to cultivate an industry-ready regulatory workforce in Singapore. Singapore and Rockville, MD, USA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have announced the official launch of their joint Graduate Certificate in Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs (MDRA) program. The program is intended for Singapore-based regulatory professionals, and was developed in...

2014-06-11 16:27:01

Dr. Anthony N. LaBruna MD, a Board Certified New York, NY physician specializing in Plastic Surgery, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its authoritative guide to the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area. NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 17th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro...

2014-06-11 12:25:29

SAINT LEO, Fla., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By a three-to-one margin, most Americans oppose paying college athletes, according to a new national survey conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. The survey comes as a U.S. Federal Court in California hears arguments in a class action suit brought by former UCLA star Ed O'Bannon, and after Northwestern University football players conducted a vote to be recognized by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) as a union...

2014-06-11 08:37:27

University of Maryland's Smith School of Business and Peking University's Guanghua School of Management Host 9th Annual Event COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBA students from the United States, China and Israel pitched their ideas for businesses in China, vying for $2,750 in cash prizes from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and Peking University in the 2014 China Business Model Competition. The annual competition is...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.