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2014-04-04 20:21:52

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas at Arlington has named Anne Bavier, a nationally recognized health care leader who has held posts at top ranked universities and at the National Institutes of Health, as the new dean of the College of Nursing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/DC99020 Bavier previously served as dean of the University of Connecticut School of Nursing in Storrs, Conn. and also served as dean of the nursing...

2014-04-04 12:26:23

Canadian Center of Science and Education recently changed its policy towards preprinted articles, to provide better services for scholarly authors, readers, and the community. TORONTO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Introduction to Canadian Center Of Science And Education Established in 2006, Canadian Center of Science and Education (CCSE) is a for-profit, private publisher, which delivers unsurpassed support and services to researchers and educators in not only Canada but...

2014-04-03 12:29:39

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Honors Graduates For Their Business Accomplishments PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 1, 2014, Patricia "Patti" Darnley, President and CEO of Gateway Health (SM), was inducted into the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) Eberly College of Business Hall of Distinction. Darnley, a 1981 graduate of IUP, was recognized for her business achievements, leadership and high level of success in business, specifically healthcare. The...

2014-04-03 12:27:51

Macrothink Institute persuades doctoral students to join Openaccess as it helps the students enter the academic community. LAS VEGAS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What Is The Macrothink Institute? Dedicated to scientific publications and promotion of scientific research, Macrothink Institute publishes research studies in their online, free-for-all scholarly journals. As a comparatively new scholarly publisher, Macrothink aims at providing significant contributions to the...

2014-04-03 08:23:20

ST. JOHN'S, NL, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is investing more than $500,000 in six research and development projects related to mineral exploration and development. The projects are being carried out by researchers at Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic to enhance exploration efforts, improve environmental mitigation strategies, and strengthen opportunities through the purchase of specialized equipment. "The mining sector has been...

2014-04-02 20:22:03

MLSC capital grant will double the size of LabCentral CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today joined the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), MIT President Rafael Reif, LabCentral's leadership, industry stakeholders and state and local officials to celebrate the grand opening of LabCentral's state-of-the art 28,000 square-foot facility in Kendall Square in Cambridge. The Governor also announced $5 million in additional capital funding from...

2014-04-02 08:33:46

List intended to help prospective students recognize distinguishing characteristics of the elite medical libraries around the world WILMINGTON, Del., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestmastersdegrees.com has published a list entitled "The 25 Most Impressive University Medical School Libraries," including facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia. The website's editors selected the libraries to present a curated listing of selected university medical school libraries based on...

2014-04-02 08:27:03

AMSTERDAM, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier and MyScienceWork collaborate to enable users to access wealth of full text articles outside of ScienceDirect. Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced its collaboration with scientific social network MyScienceWork [http://www.mysciencework.com ] on a pilot initiative to enable...

2014-04-01 08:23:30

Graduate Certificate in Global Public Relations Also Will Be Offered WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing a tradition of innovation in the field of applied political education, the George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) plans to launch its master's degree in advocacy in the global environment and graduate certificate in global public relations this fall. The 39-credit degree will equip students with the tools...

2014-03-31 23:22:27

Sorority sisters experience third annual leadership excursion in Costa Rica. Arlington, Texas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Seventeen Delta Delta Delta Fraternity members traveled to Costa Rica March 8-15 to experience Evergreen®, a journey in leadership, sponsored by the Fraternity. Evergreen is a values-based, alternative spring break program that combines the allure of travel with self-examination and personal development. Participants discover the social, historical and geographic...


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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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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