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2013-11-06 23:19:15

Join SKIM’s communication and social media research expert Sourabh Sharma at IIR’s Foresight & Trends (FT '13) conference in West Hollywood, Calif., November 13-15. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Join SKIM’s communication and social media research expert Sourabh Sharma at IIR’s Foresight & Trends (FT '13) conference in West Hollywood, Calif., November 13-15. Sharma is an official blogger for IIR’s World Future Trends blog:...

2013-10-29 11:09:11

After 10 years of production, shale gas in the United States cannot be considered commercially viable, according to several scientists presenting at the Geological Society of America meeting in Denver on Monday. They argue that while the use of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling for "tight oil" is an important contributor to U.S. energy supply, it is not going to result in long-term sustainable production or allow the U.S. to become a net oil exporter. Charles A.S. Hall,...

2013-10-22 23:32:27

This year’s Ljubljana Forum gathered European leaders to explore the future of water transportation management in Europe, and the benefits of territorial foresight for addressing urbanization challenges. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Over 50 speakers from the European Union, European investment bank, governments, municipalities, businesses, NGOs, futurists and consultants presented their views, experiences, projects and future visions about urban development in Europe at the recent Ljubljana...

2013-10-18 23:01:27

Near-futurist and author, Simon Anderson, has been selected to deliver two keynote presentations to the Telekom Austria Group Business School and Minnesota Community Education Association. Anderson will focus on the future of learning and how we must “unlearn” traditional education as new trends and technologies transform education and our lives. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Thought-provoking keynote speaker, education futurist and author, Simon Anderson has been selected...

2013-10-17 23:26:58

The peak of global oil production is near say researchers from the University of Maryland and a leading university in Spain, who demonstrate in a new study which U.S. business sectors are most vulnerable to the impacts of "Peak Oil" and could put the entire U.S. economy at risk. College Park, MD (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Researchers from the University of Maryland and a leading university in Spain demonstrate in a new study which sectors could put the entire U.S. economy at risk...

2013-09-30 23:30:26

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Consensus Outlook: Prostate Cancer- Competition Intensifies in Race to the Top. London (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Charting the Future Prostate Cancer Market Landscape The prostate cancer market has experienced substantial changes in the last five years with patent expiries of key compounds and approvals of new novel therapies. The launch of Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) and Medivation/Astellas’ Xtandi (enzalutamide) are set to...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.