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2014-09-15 08:25:34

-- University of Pennsylvania Takes #1 Spot for the First Time in the List's History -- LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Playboy magazine today announced the release of its highly-anticipated Top Party Schools rankings. This year's list includes 10 schools, with the University of Pennsylvania taking top honors. The much-talked-about rankings are featured in the magazine's October 2014 college issue (on newsstands and iPlayboy.com Friday, September 19). This is the ninth time...

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2014-09-15 04:49:20

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fire, snow, water - and being crushed by a car - are no problem for a new “bio-inspired” robot. The science of soft robotics has taken a major leap forward with the production of the first ever “untethered” soft robot that can get up and walk freely, no longer relying on a cord for power or control. Developers from the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired...

2014-09-12 23:05:22

Bioactive ingredients market report classifies and defines the global market value in the overall bioactive industry.. Asia-Pacific has proven to be the dominant market with largest market share and highest growth rate for the next five years. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/bioactive-ingredients-market-46981333.html) (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The report “Bioactive Ingredients & Product Market by Ingredient (Probiotics, Proteins, Plant Extracts, Minerals, Vitamins,...

2014-09-12 08:27:06

Largest Gift in University History Set to Transform Computer Science Education COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland announced today a gift of $31 million from Oculus co-founder and CEO and UMD alumnus Brendan Iribe - the largest gift in the university's history. The majority of the gift, $30 million, will help fund construction of the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation, a new computer science building designed...

2014-09-12 04:20:25

Leading healthcare publisher alleviates reviewer fatigue with ScholarOne Reviewer Locator PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with British Medical Journals (BMJ), a prominent publisher of healthcare research, to optimize the efficiency of the article peer-review process and solve the industry-wide problem...

2014-09-11 23:03:15

Cyclists from BioPlus rode in a fundraiser to provide more children with serious illnesses a chance to have a camp experience. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, participated September 6, 2014 in Camp Boggy Creek’s 4th Annual Challenge Ride fundraiser in Eustis, FL. This yearly bicycle ride benefits children facing serious illnesses and their families so they can take part in a free,...

2014-09-11 16:31:15

Discusses Changing Nature of Education at Innovative Laureate Network Institution BALTIMORE, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair visited the Subang campus of INTI International University and Colleges to speak to students, faculty and community stakeholders about the globalization of education. The event was broadcast live to INTI's four other campuses, reaching more than 1,000 students and will also be shown to other Laureate network institutions...

2014-09-11 08:24:56

CANBERRA, Australia, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third time consecutive selection underscores Scopus' continuing relevance and value in supporting research excellence in Australia Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that the Australian Research Council (ARC) [http://www.arc.gov.au/default.htm ] has selected Scopus...

2014-09-10 23:06:32

Just in time for back to school season, Digital Yearbook Page Inc., a Los Angeles based startup, is excited to announce the release of DYP, an iPhone app designed to help students keep in touch. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Just in time for back to school season, Digital Yearbook Page Inc., a Los Angeles based startup, is excited to announce the release of DYP, an iPhone app designed to help students keep in touch. The DYP app (free in the iTunes Store) is...

2014-09-10 23:02:56

Cambridge.com is a Geo Domain and So Much More (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Igloo.com, a leading broker of ultra premium domain names and websites, has been engaged to broker the sale of one of the world’s most prestigious online properties, Cambridge.com. This top ranking website is highly searchable, easy to remember, and provides an exciting opportunity for a savvy investor or an existing company. Cambridge, England is the well-known namesake of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and...


Latest Academia Reference Libraries

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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