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2012-08-09 23:00:57

Ronan Conlon of Omaha, NE was one of the few racers to finish the 2012 Spartan Death Race. Conlon attributes win to the training regimens designed by Travis Stoetzel. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Ronan Conlon of Omaha, NE was one of 340+ racers to attempt the 2012 Spartan Death Race. Only 51 of the 340+ racers completed the Spartan Death Race, which is an extreme challenge / mud race that has only had a 15% finish rate since its inception. Conlon was also one of the 51 people to...

2012-05-25 23:03:00

Help The Scientist compile the latest data on salaries within the life-science community. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 The Scientist´s annual Salary Survey is now open to the life science community. With the help of researchers, the magazine provides insights into how salaries from various specialties and fields range in this dynamic industry. Responses are used to compile the most up-to-date information on life-science salaries. The survey only takes about 5 minutes to...

2012-05-07 20:05:28

When journalists and politicians want to find out the feelings and opinions of Swedes, they often look at survey results published by the SOM Institute. A new doctoral thesis in Theory of Science shows that the social scientific research methods that for example the SOM surveys are based on play an important role for political decisions and the public's perception of society. Christopher Kullenberg's recently published doctoral thesis sheds light on the research behind the quantitative...

2011-02-24 09:06:00

Barbara Pierce Bush, Ambassador Frans Engering, Harvard Economist David Bloom, and Tuck Professor Punam Keller join board of leading global health organization WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PSI, one of the world's leading global health organizations known for its market-based solutions to health, today announced the appointment of four new members to its governing board: Barbara Pierce Bush, the President of Global Health Corps and daughter of U.S. President George...

2010-07-23 13:04:38

Research: Inequalities in premature mortality in Britain: Observational study from 1921-2007 The level of inequalities in premature mortality between different areas of Britain has almost surpassed those seen shortly before the economic crash of 1929 and the economic depression of the 1930s, according to a new study published on bmj.com today. Inequalities continued to rise steadily during the first decade of the twenty first century, UK researchers have found, and could become worse....

2008-10-28 15:00:29

U.S. and Canadian researchers said they have identified the factors that help the adults to thrive into old age. Portland State University, the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Oregon Health & Science University and Statistics Canada surveyed 2,432 older Canadians ages 65-85, about their quality of life. The few who maintained excellent health over an entire decade were considered "thrivers." Most previous studies focused on one-time surveys and factors that contribute...

2008-09-25 09:00:18

Text of report by North Korean newspaper Nodong Sinmun on 21 September [Nodong Sinmun 21 September special article by Kim Ko'n-to: "On Population Census"] The great leader [suryo'ng] Comrade Kim Il Sung [Kim Il-so'ng] taught the following. "Statistical survey and statistical research work should be conducted in order to obtain accurate statistical data." Population census work will be conducted in our country shortly. Generally speaking, population census is a population statistics...

2008-07-08 12:01:16

An international organization has challenged the widely reported shortage of doctors in Canada with statistics showing no decline since 1987. Data from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development seen by Sun Media in Ottawa indicate that between 1987 and 2006, the number of medical doctors of all types per population in Canada has remained almost stable at 2.1 per 1,000 people. Health economist R.G. Evans and K.M. McGrail of the University of British Columbia wrote in a paper...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'