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2014-09-01 02:05:40

Fred Lewsey, University of Cambridge Researchers have created a ‘large-scale zoning plan’ that aims to limit the environmental costs of road expansion while maximizing its benefits for human development. More than 25 million kilometers of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050. Many of these roads will slice into Earth’s last wildernesses, where they bring an influx of destructive loggers, hunters and illegal miners. Now, an ambitious study has created a ‘global roadmap’...

2014-08-28 23:07:13

The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has added 16 new research- and practice-track professors to its full-time faculty for the start of the 2014-15 academic year. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has added 16 new research- and practice-track professors to its full-time faculty for the start of the 2014-15 academic year, bringing the school’s total number of full-time professors, associate professors, assistant professors, and lecturers to 82. The 16 new...

2014-08-28 12:29:44

Unprecedented international consortium -- including the University of Maryland School of Medicine and NIH -- now assembled to accelerate collaborative multi-site trials of candidate Ebola vaccine BALTIMORE and LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A candidate Ebola vaccine could be given to healthy volunteers in the UK, The Gambia and Mali as early as September, as part of an series of safety trials of potential vaccines aimed at preventing the disease that has killed more than 1,400...

2014-08-27 08:27:48

XIANYANG, China, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSPM) ("Biostar" or "the Company"), a PRC-based manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceutical and health supplement products in China for a variety of diseases and conditions, announced today that the Company has hired Professor Xiaohui Zheng as its chief scientist to preside over the Company's product development projects. Professor Xiaohui Zheng, born in March 1968, is a professor and Director of...

2014-08-26 23:03:40

A report commissioned by the Canadian government cites work by a professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Professor Daryl Lim’s book, Patent Misuse and Antitrust: Empirical, Doctrinal and Policy Perspectives, has been used in an analysis prompted by Industry Canada, the microeconomic policy arm of the Government of Canada. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 A report commissioned by the Canadian government cites work by a professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Professor...

2014-08-25 08:24:46

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online PhD Programs, an independent guide to earning a doctorate over the Internet, has published a ranking of the top 50 U.S. cities with highest percentage of doctoral degree holders (http://www.online-phd-programs.org/50-u-s-cities-with-the-most-doctoral-degree-holders/). The ranking offers brief profiles of the 50 U.S. cities with the highest percentage of inhabitants who possess doctorates, with possible explanations as to why....

2014-08-21 23:10:51

Influential travel and transportation expert set to contribute to future direction of leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems has announced the appointment of Professor David Begg, DSc., BA, to its advisory board. Professor Begg is a leading authority on transportation, regularly advising the UK government on strategic road, rail and airport infrastructure...

2014-08-20 23:07:11

This is a quarterly look at news, events, and highlights at Trident’s academic colleges. Read more about a Dean’s appointment to the National APHA Board, a professor selection by the Fulbright Program, key presentations across the global, and the latest published research. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MARKETING & ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROFESSOR SEES KEY RESEARCH STUDIES PUBLISHED During her three-year tenure at Trident University, Dr. Qin Sun...

2014-08-14 12:25:20

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info West Africa was a region of war-torn countries and broken states, and highly dependent on international aid. Peace efforts and political stabilisation have led to economic growth and regional integration, but terrorist groups and organised crime networks still present major challenges, writes Professor Dr Jaime Pinto in World Review [http://www.worldreview.info ]. However, West...

New Cause Of Osteoarthritis Revealed
2014-08-13 03:00:25

University of Liverpool A new mechanism of joint destruction caused by a natural material that grinds away healthy cartilage and worsens osteoarthritis has been identified in human hip joints for the first time by University of Liverpool scientists. The scientists, with Professor Alan Boyde and colleagues from Queen Mary University of London, were studying the hip of a man with the genetic condition, alkaptonuria (AKU), This is a metabolic disease in which a substance called...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.