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Cheaper Methanol Production From New Catalyst
2014-03-03 08:59:49

By Mark Shwartz, Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University An international research team has discovered a potentially clean, low-cost way to convert carbon dioxide into methanol, a key ingredient in the production of plastics, adhesives and solvents, and a promising fuel for transportation. Scientists from Stanford University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Technical University of Denmark combined theory and experimentation to identify a new nickel-gallium...

2014-02-26 23:04:39

Seven Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at ECR Demonstrate Benefit of Volumetric Breast Care Imaging and Analytics Data Vienna, Austria (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The ability of volumetric breast imaging data to provide actionable intelligence to guide screening of women with dense breasts with 2D and 3D mammography are among the key abstracts accepted for presentation at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) meeting, March 6-10, 2014. According to Volpara Solutions, seven abstracts...

2014-01-29 08:26:57

"The Missing Semester" helps young people avoid costly mistakes PITTSBURGH, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missing Semester is a small book that's having a surprisingly big effect. At 65 pages, it's a concise and easy read that leaves readers wanting more, judging from responses from students, teachers and parents. "Its aim is to "transfer ownership of financial decision-making to the reader,"" according to the two authors. Over the past 12 months the two have met with students...

2014-01-21 10:55:45

The first 30 seconds of a social encounter is crucial for people with symptoms of schizophrenia for establishing contact with people, according to new research carried out at Queen Mary University of London. Using motion capture technology more commonly found in the film industry, the researchers studied social interactions of patients in a group and analysed the patterns of verbal and non-verbal communication. Publishing in the journal PLOS ONE today (Monday 20 January), researchers...

2013-12-13 16:24:15

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chris Crowley, co-author of the Younger Next Year and Thinner This Year book series is launching a monthly subscription newsletter in December. His monthly, eight-page newsletter will be an extension of his million-selling health and fitness books - and a wise companion to readers seeking a healthier life. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131213/MN33325) "There's a limit to what books can do, "Crowley explains. "They're a...

International Research Team Shows Distant Artificial Atoms Cooperate By Sharing Light
2013-11-14 15:52:07

University of Calgary Work is expected to have future applications in advanced quantum devices An international team of scientists has shown for the first time that atoms can work collectively rather than independently of each other to share light. Quantum physicists have long discussed such an effect, but it has not been seen before in an experiment. The team included scientists from ETH Zürich (a leading university in Switzerland) who performed the experiment and theoretical...

2013-08-27 23:18:14

Can the thinking of leaders be shifted to change the world? Jim Kouzes & Barry Posner agree with Dr. Cheryl Lentz in new refractive thinker book that answers this question. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Dr. Cheryl Lentz has asked the question for years, "Can we change the way leaders think?" Her philosophy is simple, "I critically think to be, I refractively think to change the world." It was this philosophy that inspired her to create the Refractive...

2013-08-21 13:02:26

The concept behind gene therapy is simple: deliver a healthy gene to compensate for one that is mutated. New research published today in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests this approach may eventually be a feasible option to treat Rett Syndrome, the most disabling of the autism spectrum disorders. Gail Mandel, Ph.D., a Howard Hughes Investigator at Oregon Health and Sciences University, led the study. The Rett Syndrome Research Trust, with generous support from the Rett Syndrome Research...

2013-08-07 08:27:18

150-Page eBook Teaches Companies How to Move Beyond 'Batch and Blast' to Make Their Email More Trusted, More Relevant, and More Conversational SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marketo (Nasdaq: MKTO), provider of the leading cloud-based marketing software platform for building and sustaining engaging customer relationships, today announced the online availability of the latest book in its popular Definitive Guide series, The Definitive Guide to Engaging Email Marketing...

2013-06-12 16:06:34

Findings on lupus in African-Americans, jumpy blood pressure in rheumatoid arthritis also out at EULAR The painful rheumatic condition gout is often associated with the big toe, but it turns out that patients at highest risk of further flare-ups are those whose gout first involved other joints, such as a knee or elbow, Mayo Clinic has found. The study is among several that Mayo researchers are presenting in Madrid at the European League Against Rheumatism's annual meeting. In other...