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2014-08-05 23:01:29

College Obtains Funding to Support and Promote Engineering Education for Middle and High School Teachers Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 For the second time this summer, Manhattan College has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research. The NSF awarded the College $297,516 to investigate and explore the creation of a variety of programs that support and promote engineering education for middle and high school teachers. “This project is a...

2014-08-05 08:44:24

Top Party Schools in the Nation Revealed NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Top 100 Party Schools List is in! Each year, students and alumni wait for the top party schools list to be released, hoping that they will have something to celebrate. The best party schools list was recently released by Fiesta Frog, revealing the 100 schools in the United States that party the most. Fiesta Frog's annual list of schools that have the most parties often includes some of the...

2014-08-04 23:01:52

The WCU School of Pharmacy is housed in the newly-opened Los Angeles Learning Site; the PharmD program starts in August. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 West Coast University (WCU) is celebrating an exciting milestone in the life of the 105-year-old, regionally accredited university; founded in 1909, WCU focuses on health sciences education, and the University has announced the launch of the new Doctorate of Pharmacy program (PharmD), which is being offered at the recently...

2014-08-04 12:37:01

- Lists Reveal Top 20 Colleges in Categories From "Great Financial Aid" and "Best Career Services" to "Best Science Facilities" NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a Princeton Review survey that asked students at 379 top colleges to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their campus experiences, the college at which students reported the highest satisfaction with their financial aid awards was Pomona College (CA). Northeastern University (MA) earned the #1 spot...

2014-08-04 12:23:16

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it will be collaborating with the Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States (CHORUS) as a component of its model for providing public access to peer-reviewed articles that report on DOE-funded research. CHORUS is a collaborative service developed by the not-for-profit organization CHOR, Inc. to provide easy public access to scholarly works. "Powered by the robust...

History Of Culture Transformed Into Visual Representation
2014-08-04 03:09:11

University of Miami University of Miami Physicist on Multidisciplinary Team That Explored Cultural Migration Through Big Data Visualization Quantifying and transforming the history of culture into visual representation isn’t easy. There are thousands of individual stories, across thousands of years, to consider, and some historical conditions are nearly impossible to measure. Addressing this challenge, Dr. Maximilian Schich, associate professor of arts and technology at The...

2014-08-04 08:25:08

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College Choice, an independent college search and rankings website, has published a ranking of 50 best U.S. colleges for aspiring entrepreneurs (http://www.collegechoice.net/posts/best-colleges-for-entrepreneurs/). Stanford University leads the list, which was based on information from Crunchbase, Angel List, and other public business data sources, as well as other factors like proximity to major metropolitan entrepreneurial ecosystems....

2014-08-02 23:02:03

Anne Mangahas joins the Oaks Christian Online High School faculty and writes a new lab science course. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Anne Mangahas has been working for Oaks Christian Online School (OCO) as a subject matter expert for the past year and during that time she has written a new, UC approved Biology course that she will teach this fall. Approved labs for online high school science courses are new this year for the University of California A-G high school...

2014-08-01 23:06:02

The way disasters are thought about today, is hurricanes, fires, theft, and sprinkler heads going off and breaking, – no one in a million years would think about a disaster recovery plan for a lightning strike or long term power outage. No one really ever thinks about this type of disaster and how it might affect their business – but Nerds Support in Miami helped ensure our client, Klein Mendez & Rothbard LLC, was prepared for it! Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Aventura,...

2014-08-01 16:23:58

OXNARD, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the White House yesterday, President Barack Obama welcomed the four American laureates of the 2014 Kavli Prizes - prizes awarded to scientists who have made seminal advances in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132649 Joined by White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Associate Director Jo Handelsman, the President congratulated Kavli Prize...


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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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