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2014-04-11 23:02:45

The key factors propelling the growth of molecular spectroscopy market are increased investments, funding, and grants by government bodies worldwide. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/molecular-spectroscopy-market-50034395.html (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The "Molecular Spectroscopy Market by Technology [NMR (FT, Continuous Wave), UV-Visible (Photodiode Array, Handheld), IR (Terahertz, Benchtop), NIR (FT-NIR) Raman (SERS, TERS, FT Raman)] & by Application...

2014-04-11 14:53:43

Candidates for a Nobel prize often have to wait more than 20 years to receive this highest of scientific accolades. According to a Correspondence by Santo Fortunato of Aalto University in Finland and colleagues, such nail-biting delays are becoming the norm — to the point that aspiring laureates may themselves have expired by the time the medal is due to be presented. Before 1940, Nobel prizes were awarded more than 20 years after the original discovery for only about 11%, 15% and 24%...

2014-04-11 12:23:23

Dr. Smith addressed over 100 media members and book authors at the National Publicity Summit in New York April 5-6. NEW YORK, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People want to improve their health are finally realizing that supplements can play a role in getting healthy - but American's spend $15 billion on supplements a year and don't always know what to take according to Michael A. Smith. M.D., author of the newly released The Supplement Pyramid - How to Build Your Personalized...

2014-04-11 12:21:48

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zbq6s8/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Sedimentation and Centrifugation Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zbq6s8/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Sedimentation and Centrifugation market to grow at a CAGR of 5.76 percent...

2014-04-11 08:27:05

Industry leader takes home Gold Award at Payments Industry's Premier Annual Showcase PLEASANTON, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network, Inc., a leading prepaid payment company, today announced its receipt of the Gold award for the Best Prepaid Innovation category at the Innovation Project(TM) 2014 conference. The Innovation Project, a prestigious annual conference focused on the reinvention of the payments industry, took place on March 19-20, 2014. "We are honored...

2014-04-11 08:24:57

Quest Products has announced that it will now distribute Alocane Emergency Burn Gel, which was previously a top selling burn relief product on retail shelves in the 80's and 90's. GURNEE, Ill., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Gurnee, IL based consumer packaged goods company will be adding a gel formulated for emergency burn relief to its current line of products. Quest Products has announced that it will now distribute Alocane Emergency Burn Gel. Previously a top selling product...

2014-04-10 23:30:01

Verified Clinical Trials and ACRES form a strategic alliance to further the innovative systems-based solutions necessary to promote and facilitate research subject safety and improve data quality across the clinical trials industry. Verified Clinical Trials has pledged use of the research subject clinical trials database registry to stop dual enrollment in clinical trials to ACRES research sites. Cambridge, MA and Garden City, New York April 9, 2014 (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Verified...

2014-04-10 23:26:52

Clinovo presents its latest open source innovations at recognized clinical trial conferences in the United States and Europe. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 In the coming months, executives from Contract Research Organization (CRO) Clinovo will be exhibiting and presenting at several key events in the drug development industry. Clinovo was selected to present its latest clinical trial software innovations at CDISC Interchange Europe 2014 and DIA 2014. Clinovo also shows its support...

2014-04-10 23:25:08

The Natural Language Processing market report categorizes the global market on the basis of types, technologies, services, verticals, applications and regions. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/natural-language-processing-nlp-825.html (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The report "Natural Language Processing (NLP) Market [IVR, OCR, Pattern Recognition, Auto Coding, Text Analytics, Speech Analytics, Machine Translation, Information Extraction, Question Answer, Report Generation] -...

2014-04-10 23:21:56

EBSCO announces the hiring of Neil Block, Gar Sydnor and Tamir Borensztajn to further impact library collection usage and overall value through discovery. Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) has already set the bar for what the next generation discovery service can be in libraries—and EBSCO is looking at what comes next. With the goal of discovery innovation as a driving force, EBSCO has hired three industry veterans to interact closely with the library...


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Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

Astrophysics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 56,000 light-years in diameter and approximately 60 million light-years distant. Credit: NASA/ESA/Wikipedia What is Astrophysics? For much of the modern age the term Astrophysics has been used synonymously with Astronomy. This interchange is so common that many textbooks even offer the two as having the same meaning. However, from a strictly historical perspective there are differences...

Mae Jemison
2012-10-22 10:57:36

Mae Jemison is an American physician, NASA astronaut, and was the first black woman to travel to space. She was born Mae Carol Jemison on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. Her family moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was younger, and she assumed that spaceflight would become a common travel for civilians by the time she was an adult. She was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. and Nichelle Nichols. She graduated from Morgan Park High School in 1973 at age sixteen. She immediately entered...

Environmental Chemistry (journal)
2012-09-24 08:00:51

Environmental Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published online bi-monthly by CSIRO Publishing. The journal publishes original research and review articles on all aspects of environmental chemistry, including those addressing the chemistry of air, water, soil, sediments, space and biota. Topics include atmospheric chemistry, geochemistry, climate change, marine chemistry, water chemistry, polar chemistry, fire chemistry, astrochemistry, earth and geochemistry, soil and sediment...

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