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2014-04-07 13:39:11

Death is not distributed equally around the world. In high-income countries, people typically die in old age of chronic diseases such as cancer or cardiovascular problems. In low-income countries, death comes primarily from infectious and perinatal diseases, and strikes at a young age. But despite massive international efforts to improve global health, a new analysis of nearly 4 million scientific articles finds that research is disproportionately focused on diseases that primarily afflict...

2014-03-04 12:24:25

Curated by Amanda Quinn Olivar VENICE, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This exhibit brings together artists who have been involved in, or influenced by, the Venice beach art scene from the 1950s through today. James Evans and Daniel Samakov of James' Beach are thrilled to host this fundraising event to benefit A Window Between Worlds (AWBW), a Venice-based nonprofit arts organization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130326/DC83735LOGO-b Artists' Reception:...

2013-06-11 23:17:05

James Evans of Life Chiropractic College West is recipient. PALMYRA, Wis. (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Standard Process Inc. presented its 2013 Dr. Michael Dobbins Excellence in Nutritional Education Scholarship to James Evans, a Life Chiropractic College West student. The scholarship provides $10,000 to Evans to pursue his chiropractic and wellness education. "I am so thankful for the scholarship and to Standard Process,” says Evans. “Being capable of incorporating nutrition into my...

2012-06-21 14:21:45

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand USA Chief Executive Officer James Evans is stepping down and will be replaced in the interim by Brand USA Chairman-elect Caroline Beteta, it was announced today. The year-old organization's Board of Directors has begun a search for Evans' replacement. The agreement was reached in consultation with the Board, and comes as the organization pivots from a start-up endeavor to securing its place as the nation's destination...

2012-03-27 23:03:46

Despite being 50-year-old technology, bag valve masks are still the standard of care in pre-hospital resuscitation. James Evans, President of AutoMedx, discusses the dangers and shortcomings of manual resuscitation using BVMs. (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 An estimated 15.7 million medical related 911 calls are made in the US annually. For calls where a patient is not breathing, EMS (Emergency Medical Services) personnel typically utilize a bag valve mask (BVM) resuscitator. BVMs have been the...

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2011-02-11 12:41:24

The journal Science publishes an important paper on harvesting vast amounts of "metaknowledge" The knowledge of knowledge. The science of science. Riddles? No. A burgeoning and important field of scientific research that examines research itself, say University of Chicago Sociology Assistant Professor James Evans and Post-doctoral Scholar Jacob Foster. Their analysis, supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), is published in a perspective piece to appear in the Feb. 11 issue of the...

2011-02-10 21:00:33

The Internet has become not only a tool for disseminating knowledge through scientific publications, but it also has the potential to shape scientific research through expanding the field of metaknowledge"”the study of knowledge itself. The new possibilities for metaknowledge include developing a better understanding of science's social context and the biases that can affect research findings and choices of research topics, according to an article published by University of Chicago...

2010-12-09 20:17:22

New research suggests that private industry and academic science pursue different goals with different consequences, but that the two can still be complementary. Over the past three decades, private funding and collaboration in university-based research has risen steadily. That has led to concerns about the independence and integrity of public science. However, University of Chicago sociologist James Evans finds that industry can advance academic science by shaking up its conservative nature...

2010-11-04 17:50:52

Patricia Thiel of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory put a box of tissues to the right, a stack of coasters to the middle and a trinket box to the left. "Nature," she said of her table-top illustration, "doesn't want lots of little things." So Thiel grabbed the smaller things and slid them into a single pile next to the bigger tissue box. "Nature wants one big thing all together, like this." Thiel, an Iowa State Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and a faculty scientist for the...

2008-09-12 03:00:19

By Evans, James Kvande, Halvor Enhanced for the Web This article appears on the JOM web site (www.tms.org/JOMPT) in html formal and includes links to other on- line resources. A special event at the TMS Annual Meeting in New Orleans in March 2008 was a plenary session sponsored by the TMS Light Metals Division. The purpose was, as given in the title of this article, to discuss "Sustainability, Climate Change, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction: Responsibility. Key Challenges, and...