Latest Philosophy of science Stories

2014-06-19 16:22:18

EDMONTON, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - "We are very pleased the federal government has announced the approval of the Northern Gateway Pipeline and we are confident the 209 conditions will be met by the project's proponents," says Matt Brassard, P. Eng., president of the Consulting Engineers of Alberta. "We look at the project from an engineering point of view. Many of the conditions imposed by the National Energy Board relate to issues that will be resolved by engineers. Designing a...

2014-05-02 23:03:36

To examine recent reports of published results that cannot be independently reproduced, the Cancer Biology Reproducibility Project will independently replicate 50 recent high impact cancer biology studies. BioLegend will support this initiative by donating $100,000 of research reagents. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The ability to reproduce published results is key for scientific progress. However, recent studies have reported that many published results cannot be independently reproduced. To...

2014-03-25 23:35:03

Leif Brings 20+ Years of Engineering and Product Development Experience to Odyssey Round Rock, Texas (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Odyssey Technical Solutions today announced that Leif Skaar will assume the role of Senior Engineering Manager within their organization. His high level responsibilities will include directing the engineering group as they develop new repair capabilities, further enhance processes and test procedures, as well as address industry and individual customer demand for...

2014-02-17 08:22:04

Technical Solutions Company to Provide Simulation & Training Program RESTON, Va., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded the second of four options on its prime contract with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) to provide development of a live virtual and constructive integrated training environment. The option award has a one-year period...

2014-02-11 23:00:10

‘The Carpet Mind’ identifies laws that explain process of human thought. Cape Town, South Africa (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Anthony Penderis’ new exposé, “The Carpet Mind: The Laws of Thinking Defined” (published by AuthorHouse) defines his theory on laws that control the thought processes of the human mind. “The human mind is generally regarded as the 'last frontier' in neuroscientific circles,” Penderis explains. “No other subject on earth has been studied...

2013-11-29 23:02:32

Chris Reich, developer of BizPhyZ, the physics of business, gave a rousing opening address at the annual BBTC Conference in Las Vegas and was asked to continue with another two hour presentation following day one. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Chris Reich, developer of BizPhyZ, which uses physics as a metaphor to present better business thinking impressed the crowd at the annual BBTC Conference in Las Vegas earlier in November. The attendees of the conference received the...

2013-10-22 23:25:51

How To Time Travel is a thought-provoking new book by Louis A. Del Monte that will heighten your interest and open your mind to the theories and evidence of time travel. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Author, Physicist, Speaker and CEO Louis A. Del Monte reveals the truth behind time travel in his latest work now available on Amazon.com in both paperback and Kindle versions. According to physicist Louis A. Del Monte, there is ample evidence that time travel has already...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'