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2012-10-04 23:01:28

Acumen has announced that Acumen Risk is now available. Acumen Risk is an integrated cost/schedule risk analysis tool combining true cost and schedule risk analysis against a native project plan with identified risk events from a project risk register. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 03, 2012 Acumen has announced that Acumen Risk is now available for evaluation and purchase. Acumen Risk is the first truly integrated cost and schedule risk analysis and risk register software developed...

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2012-09-08 08:49:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Since 1927, when Werner Heisenberg formulated the uncertainty principle, it has stood as one of the cornerstones of quantum mechanics. In a simplified form, the uncertainty principle states that it is impossible to measure anything without disturbing it. For example, any attempt to measure a particle's position must randomly change its speed. For clarity's sake, one should be aware that the uncertainty principle is not the same...

2012-05-15 23:30:14

While climate change is likely to alter the spatial distributions of species and habitat types, the nature of those changes is uncertain, making it more difficult for conservationists to implement standard planning models. Research from applied economists at the University of Illinois shows that adapting a theory from the world of finance could help to optimize conservation activities. Using wetland habitat conservation in the Prairie Pothole Region as a case study, Amy W. Ando and Mindy...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.