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2014-04-10 16:30:04

Landmark Open Data Legislation to Overhaul Federal Spending Transparency WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Data Transparency Coalition: The United States Senate approved an amended version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (S. 994) today by unanimous consent. Advocates expect the landmark open data legislation, known as the DATA Act, to earn swift approval in the U.S. House of Representatives, where an...

Researchers Develop Short, Flexible, Reusable AFM Probe
2014-04-10 12:47:04

NIST JILA researchers have engineered a short, flexible, reusable probe for the atomic force microscope (AFM) that enables state-of-the-art precision and stability in picoscale force measurements. Shorter, softer and more agile than standard and recently enhanced AFM probes, the JILA tips will benefit nanotechnology and studies of folding and stretching in biomolecules such as proteins and DNA. An AFM probe is a cantilever, shaped like a tiny diving board with a small, atomic-scale...

2014-04-10 12:30:00

DUBLIN, Apr. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9ppg5k/chromatography ) has announced the addition of the "Chromatography Accessories and Consumables Market by Types, Technology, End-users - Trends & Global Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) In recent years, chromatography techniques have witnessed a large number of technological advancements, due to which new...

Brain Health Registry Launched By UCSF
2014-04-10 04:00:29

Laura Kurtzman, UC San Francisco Brain Health Registry Brings Promise of Faster, Better Clinical Trials, New Treatments A new online project led by researchers at UC San Francisco promises to dramatically cut the time and cost of conducting clinical trials for brain diseases, while also helping scientists analyze and track the brain functions of thousands of volunteers over time. With easy online registration, the Brain Health Registry is designed to create a ready pool of research...

2014-04-10 08:35:11

Intergraph delivers complete hosted GIS solution that improves productivity HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph(®) has been appointed by Transport for London (TfL), to implement a cloud-based GIS solution for the integrated body responsible for implementing and managing London's transport strategy and services. The new solution for TfL's Commercial Development Directorate provides improved GIS performance, greater accessibility and transparency of property...

2014-04-10 08:29:53

Inovalon's HEDIS Advantage(TM) QSI®-XL Solution Offers Technical Solution that Utilizes Big Data Processing and Analytics, Significantly Reducing Data Integration and Cycle Times BOWIE, Md., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced analytics and data-driven solutions to the healthcare industry, today announced the acceleration of big data processing empowering Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS(®))...

2014-04-10 08:29:44

Accelrys Insight redefines data access, analysis and visualization, enhancing productivity in networked life science discovery and innovation SAN DIEGO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACCL), a leading provider of scientific innovation lifecycle management software and solutions, today announced the latest releases of Accelrys Insight and Accelrys Insight for Excel. The new release of Accelrys Insight for Excel enhances scientific data analysis with important...

2014-04-10 08:26:10

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Russia Petrochemicals Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI Industry ViewRussian petrochemicals capacity expansion over the medium term will be stimulated by expansion of nonoilindustrial sectors and domestic market growth. BMI believes that a structural change in the economytowards domestic demand-led growth should benefit the petrochemicals industry, and domestically...

2014-04-10 04:21:16

Analysis of G20 nations highlights shifts in emphasis PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world leader in providing intelligent information to businesses and professionals, today released The Research and Innovation Performance of the G20, a report that mines scientific research and patent information across the G20 for insights into the global strategies of the world's leading economies....

2014-04-10 04:21:14

MUMBAI, India, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRSSIndia and Scent Analysis announce joint venture SA#M to provide multi-sensorial research platform encompassing all aspects of product/ concept development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130912/10075151-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140410/680153 ) MRSS India, which is the Indian arm of multicountry market research specialists Majestic MRSS, and Scent Analysis have...


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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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