Today: SCIENCE News, Studies, Research, Technology, May 08, 2011

May 8, 2011

SCIENCE News, Studies, Research, Technology, May 08, 2011



Steven Orszag, Pioneer in Fluid Dynamics Study, Dies at 68
New York Times
By BRUCE WEBER Steven A. Orszag, a mathematician who performed pioneering work in the field of fluid dynamics and whose research had wide-ranging applications in airplane and auto design, meteorology and astrophysics, died May 1 in New Haven. ...
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AP IMPACT: China's spying seeks secret US info
San Jose Mercury News
Among Dimagit's clients: a research institute affiliated with the state-owned China Aerospace Science andTechnology Corp. Court records reviewed by the AP describe how Tsu went about acquiring restricted parts: He created a fictitious company called ...
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What is Psychology?
Sunday Times.lk
After careful deliberation of the impact of these missed opportunities for Sri Lankan students, parents and working professionals, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), USA, commenced the degree programmes over 5 years ago. ...
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Student shares knack for technology to improve others' learning
Arizona State University
Serving on the digital knowledge support team at the College of Public Programs, he works with the college's information technology department and faculty to facilitate online learning and researchemerging technologies as they might be used by the ...
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Web too Vulnerable to Potential Attack, Study Suggests
PCWorld
"What we are learning is the smart grid is not so smart," said Dr. Phyllis Schneck, vice president and chieftechnology officer for public sector, McAfee. "In the past year, we've seen arguably one of the most sophisticated forms of malware in Stuxnet, ...
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ASU engineers poised for progress in solar power quest
Arizona State University
Efficiency is the big technical challenge in solar research. It's all about developing technologies to get the most energy out of sunlight. The other big overall challenge is economics – getting the costs of producing and distributing power generated ...
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Solar Energy: Nanoantennas hold promise for infrared photovoltaics
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
... ways when Rice University researchers investigating the fundamental physics of nanomaterials discovered a new technology that could dramatically improve solar energy panels. The research is described in a new paper this week in the journal Science. ...
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MIT's Nancy Hopkins to deliver inaugural Women in Science colloquium May 12
NEWS.GNOM.ES (press release)
The May 12 talk is organized by the University's Women in Science Project and is sponsored by the Ben May Department for Cancer Research, Center for Gender Studies, Computation Institute, Division of the Biological Sciences, Division of the Physical ...
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Solar Energy has a Bright Future, according to 3 New Studies
Suite101.com
"The cost of most renewable energy technologies has declined, and significant additional technical advancements are expected," according to an upcoming UN report. That report notes that transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy will require ...
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'TechnoGirls' event allows 450 school-students explore new areas in IT
Zawya
Dr. Behjat Al Yousef, Associate Director of Dubai Women's College mentioned that the aim of the event is to reach out to high school girls who are one of our target populations in our efforts to increase female participation in Science, Technology, ...
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Zawya
Residents hope fixing schools leads to jobs
News Chief
The Academy for Technology, Science and Business will such things as computer programing or writing computer code, science and engineering for such trades as robotics, tourism and economic development, agriculture, entrepreneurial studies, architecture ...
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Science and the media: 30 April - 6 May
PhysicsToday.org (blog)
Among his critics is Derek H. Davis, director of church-state studies at the Baptist Baylor University in Waco, Texas, who says, "The problem with David Barton is that there's a lot of truth in what he says" but "the end product is a lot of distortions ...
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Cancer cures create hope for those who can afford new high-tech medicine
HULIQ
The UCLA study appears in the May 3 issue of “PLoS One,” a peer-reviewed journal of the Public Library of Science. Martha is a lung cancer survivor whose been treated at the Willamette Valley Cancer Center in Eugene. She's now up and about, ...
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HULIQ
APIIT Business School
Sunday Times.lk
Equal emphasis on theory and practice in Business Studies and industry oriented project work towards the latter part of the programme is a distinctive feature of the Business degree. In addition, several degree programmes combining management and ...
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India set to become part of biggest radio telescope project
Deccan Herald
Nobody from the two possible funding agencies — the department of atomic energy or the department of science and technology were present at Rome where India was represented by a scientist from the National Centre for Radio Astronomy, Pune. ...
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Deccan Herald
Adalimumab levels detected in cord blood and infants exposed in utero
EurekAlert (press release)
Dr. Mahadevan said future studies should explore the effects of medications during children's initial years as well as potential risks later in life because of their exposure in utero. Dr. Mahadevan will present these data on Saturday, May 7 at 4:00 pm ...
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Israelis find key to containing cancer
SanFranciscoSentinel.com
Building on earlier p53 studies by Dr. Moshe Oren of the Weizmann Institute ofScience, who joined the current research team, Hebrew University doctoral students Ela Elyada and Ariel Pribluda spent six painstaking years engineering a unique mouse model ...
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SanFranciscoSentinel.com
Feeding world stirs hot debate
STLtoday.com
A recent report issued by an industry-funded research group, PG Economics, determined that if GMtechnology had not been available in 2009, maintaining global production levels would have required 7 percent more of the arable land in the United States, ...
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Nora Niasari
Iranian
She graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a Bachelor of Design in Architecture. Over the course of her architectural studies, she directed and produced a number of short films that have been screened at festivals such as the ...
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After two decades, Holmgren says goodbye to Mills — but not for long
Mills Campanil
Holmgren also initiated a great push towards using new technology, as her tenure bridged the gap between the 20th and 21st centuries. Though she helped make the shift from using only paper-bound books and research materials to a digital means of ...
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Mills Campanil
Visit Solinst at NovCare 2011
Environmental Expert (press release)
This three-day conference will provide a rare opportunity for stakeholders from research, technologydevelopment, consultancy, and government, to explore, experience, and discuss the latest science on subsurface characterization and monitoring. ...
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The Heart Rhythm Society responds to ProPublica's questions
Knoxville News Sentinel
The society collaborates with clinicians, scientists, allied professionals, government agencies, other societies and industry to advance electrophysiology/pacing and to accomplish its mission to improve the care of patients by promoting research, ...
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Eat, drink & be healthy
Winnipeg Free Press
"People criticize, saying you shouldn't be working with industry because you're giving them information they want and maybe you're producing biased research," he says. "Well, that's not the case, because eventually truth in science will dictate, ...
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UAE filmmaker bags Fulbright scholarship in US
GulfNews
By Amelia Naidoo, Campus Notes Editor Emirati filmmaker and producer Rashid Al Merri will pursue a master's degree in Media Studies at the New School in New York as part of the Fulbright Programme. Abu Dhabi: Rashid Al Merri joined the ranks of an ...
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GulfNews
The getting of wisdom
Sunday Star Times
While it's hardly new to notice that sometimes wisdom comes with age, Strauch says new scanning technologies that let us see what individual bits of the brain are up to, as well as results from longitudinal studies into cognition that have been running ...
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Sunday Star Times
Experts tackle water scarcity
GulfNews
The Centre for Prototype Climate Modelling in Abu Dhabi will focus on a number of atmospheric and oceanographic studies aimed at bridging mathematical theory with practical application, through sophisticated technology. It is a collaborative effort by ...
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GulfNews
The Toronto Hearings
Bay Area Indymedia
The International Center for 9/11 Studies has decided to sponsor four days of Citizen Hearings in the city of Toronto, Canada on the 10th anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001. These Hearings will not be a mock trial or symbolic tribunal. ...
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Bay Area Indymedia
Good luck to 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley, named as the new anchor ...
Climate Science Watch
The segment, “Rewriting the Science,” focused on political impediments to public communication of climate science findings, drawing on interviews with Jim Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies; Ralph Cicerone, President of ...
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Climate Science Watch
New PG courses at Urdu varsity
Express Buzz
... computer science, information technology. Admissions in MEd, BEd, DEd, MCJ, MCA, MCom, MBA, MA in translation studies, MPhil, PhD and polytechnic courses will be on the basis of entrance examinations and in all other courses will be on merit basis. ...
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Chair of the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission: Who is Bill ...
AllGov
Reinsch received a Bachelor of Arts in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Arts from the university's School of Advanced International Studies. He began his career as a teacher in Maryland, before switching to ...
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AllGov
JNU Odia Students urge centre to set up IIM at Bhubaneswar, revive Puspagiri ...
Orissadiary.com
Establishment of Indian Institute of Information Technology in Orissa. 9. Introduction of courses like Environment Studies, History, Political Science, International Relations, Fine Arts, Theatre and Performance Studies, Population Studies, ...
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Senate fed up with decisions made for college
The Ranger
Librarian Celita DeArmond said district has stepped "way over the line" and early childhood studiesProfessor Linda Lowman said her blood pressure was going up and suggested that the senate do something drastic. Chancellor Bruce Leslie meets with the ...
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High-tech knee brace has supporters and skeptics
KGO-TV
BioniCare's creators have challenged the Australian study, in part because it did not involve the actual device and they point to the company's own research that found the brace helped about 60 percent of patients delay knee replacement by up to four ...
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MedCottage Makes Commercial Debut
RedOrbit
The final layout was designed by students at the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech as part of a senior design project. The MedCottage can be purchased or leased and temporarily placed on the care-giving family's property with ...
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Neanderthal palaeodiet was dependant on habitat
Past Horizons Archaeology News
Though some studies conclude that early Homo sapiens were active hunters, the analyses of faunal assemblages, stone tool technologies and stable isotopic studies indicate that they exploited broader dietary resources than Neanderthals. ...
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Past Horizons Archaeology News
For the Avengers: The Marvel Cinematic Universe Timeline
Comic Book Movie
1963 – Anton Vanko defects to the US and begins work with Howard Stark in developing ARC Reactor technology. 1967 – Stark has Anton Vanko deported as a spy. Vanko returns to Soviet Union but is sent to exile in Siberia for two decades. ...
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Comic Book Movie
Genomic Technologies - The Science Advisory Board - Protocols ...
Shortcuts, • Home, • Discussion Forum, • Community, SAB News, Member Spotlight ... Studies. GenomicTechnologies Thumbnail image source JSOnline ... Inevitably , as the costs associated with performing genomic research continue to ...
www.scienceboard.net/studies/studies.157.html
Dr. Don Evans - Great Ape Trust | Scientists' Biographies, Fields ...
The science of Great Ape Trust seeks to understand the origins and ... of scientific study, latest research news and multi-media center of images. ... In addition to language and cognitive research with humans utilizing EEG technology , ...
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