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Conceptualizing Sources in Online News.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Identifies key conceptions of communication "sources" in the literature. Proposes a typology of sources that applies to traditional media and new online media. Evaluates this typology: confirms distinctions made in the typology, finding that attribution of identical content to four different types of online sources by undergraduate students was…

Sundar, S. Shyam; Nass, Clifford

2001-01-01

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Effect of Source Attribution on Perception of Online News Stories.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Examines whether readers' perceptions of online news stories varies as a function of source attribution in those stories. Finds that they rated stories with quotes significantly higher in credibility and quality than identical stories without quotes; but that quotes did not affect liking for (and representativeness or newsworthiness of) online

Sundar, S. Shyam

1998-01-01

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Daily News on the Internet: Finding and Effectively Using Free Online News Sources (Full Text Daily News Archives with Search Engines).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Free online news sources are plentiful, but their useful access is problematic. The Chico High School (California) library's collection of Full Text Daily News Archives With Search Engines offers many advantages in a number of curriculum areas. Accessible from school and home, it provides an opportunity for teachers and librarians to collaborate…

Milbury, Peter

1998-01-01

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College News Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

College News Online is an international campus newswire and centralized information resource for college-bound students, current students, graduates, and others interested in higher education. The newswire indexes about 400 student-run and campus newspapers and maintains a news archive for the current year. The Campus Union section of College News Online provides information and links for financial aid, internships, employment, computer assistance, and a textbook exchange. The geographic Campus Index links users to college and university Websites throughout the US as well as to higher education institutions in over 110 different countries worldwide. Sociable visitors may share their burgeoning knowledge in the College Chat and Message Board sections.

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Fox Movietone News Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Internauts with fast connections will want to peruse the Fox Movietone News Online site. At the heart of the site are short film clips (available for Windows and Macintosh platforms) from old Movietone newsreels. Each week there are clips from historic events. Although the clips are short, they convey a sense of what newsreel coverage was all about in a time before television brought news events to us with astonishing speed. http://www.iguide.com/movies/movitone/week.htm

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What's New in Online News  

Microsoft Academic Search

Although traditional news services have made some of their product available online since the early 1990s the changes that have taken place in this arena over the past few years has been phenomenal. Distributing the news online has a significant impact on the traditional news cycle, the business model of news corporations, the work of journalists and the role of

Helen Hasan; Lina Hashim

2009-01-01

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Inexpensive News Sources.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes consumer or business-oriented online services that provide access to current news information and offers a less expensive alternative to standard online databases. Online clipping services are discussed, their costs are examined, and profiles of five services are compared: CompuServe, CompuServe as a gateway to IQuest, DELPHI, DIALCOM,…

Briscoe, Ellen D.; Wall, Catherine

1992-01-01

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Public culture, independent online news and the Tasmanian Times  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article presents a case study of an independent online news site, the Tasmanian Times (http:\\/\\/www.tasmaniantimes.com), to highlight and analyse a number of critical issues in contemporary media culture and journalism practice. These issues include the social and political functions of online news sources, the interplay between contending discourses of `quality' and `tabloid' journalism, the role of celebrity culture and

Brett Hutchins

2007-01-01

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Newdle: Interactive Visual Exploration of Large Online News Collections  

E-print Network

by newspapers, television news channels, and independent journalists that went online. Online news1 Newdle: Interactive Visual Exploration of Large Online News Collections Jing Yang, Dongning Luo large online news collections when the semantics of the individual news articles have already been

Chen, Keh-Hsun

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What's unusual in online disease outbreak news?  

PubMed Central

Background Accurate and timely detection of public health events of international concern is necessary to help support risk assessment and response and save lives. Novel event-based methods that use the World Wide Web as a signal source offer potential to extend health surveillance into areas where traditional indicator networks are lacking. In this paper we address the issue of systematically evaluating online health news to support automatic alerting using daily disease-country counts text mined from real world data using BioCaster. For 18 data sets produced by BioCaster, we compare 5 aberration detection algorithms (EARS C2, C3, W2, F-statistic and EWMA) for performance against expert moderated ProMED-mail postings. Results We report sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV), negative predictive value (NPV), mean alerts/100 days and F1, at 95% confidence interval (CI) for 287 ProMED-mail postings on 18 outbreaks across 14 countries over a 366 day period. Results indicate that W2 had the best F1 with a slight benefit for day of week effect over C2. In drill down analysis we indicate issues arising from the granular choice of country-level modeling, sudden drops in reporting due to day of week effects and reporting bias. Automatic alerting has been implemented in BioCaster available from http://born.nii.ac.jp. Conclusions Online health news alerts have the potential to enhance manual analytical methods by increasing throughput, timeliness and detection rates. Systematic evaluation of health news aberrations is necessary to push forward our understanding of the complex relationship between news report volumes and case numbers and to select the best performing features and algorithms. PMID:20618980

2010-01-01

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News Sources and Media Bias  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper we investigate the relationship between news sources and media firms. Although empirically important, this channel for supply-driven media bias has not previously been analyzed in economics literature. We model the relationship as an informal contract based on trust and punishment, where a news source decides if and how much information to provide to a media firm. Strategic

Armando J. Garcia-Pires; Hans Jarle Kind; Lars Sørgard

2012-01-01

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Online NewsHour: Preserving Utah's Wilderness  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

With this PBS Online NewsHour feature, visitors can explore the contentious issue of federal wilderness designations in Utah. A battle over these designations "ended when the state convinced the federal government to drop certain land restrictions, an agreement environmentalists say will endanger pristine areas." The entire segment of this NewsHour episode may be viewed online. Visitors with slower Internet connections may wish to use the audio-only feature. The site also includes a transcript and a number of links to related NewsHour stories, including a recent one that examines President Bush's environmental record during former EPA head Christine Todd Whitman's period in office.

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[Cardiology online: impact and pitfalls of Internet medical news].  

PubMed

Twenty years ago, the main sources for physicians seeking information on new procedures, drugs, or devices were meetings and medical journals. The dawn of the Internet radically transformed how news and information is delivered and absorbed, beginning with the launch of online journals back in the mid-1990s. A decade and a half later, physicians can learn about new innovations the moment they are made public, and they can get that news from their phones and tablets, their Twitter or Facebook accounts, or via their favorite blog or medical news web site. Along with the clear advantages of accessing new medical information any time of day comes the need for physicians to be aware of the pitfalls of online medical content and to have a heightened sense of responsibility when it comes to integrating information gleaned online into their medical practices. PMID:22322467

Wood, Shelley M; Topol, Eric J

2012-01-01

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Alternative Energy Sources: Good News\\/Bad News and \\  

Microsoft Academic Search

In researching innovative energy sources, we are faced with a good news\\/bad news situation. On the good news side, new arenas of research activity are being opened up and pursued vigorously. These range from relatively mainstream approaches to develop solar energy, to highly innovative approaches to extract energy from vacuum fluctuations. On the bad news side, despite varying degrees of

H. E. Puthoff

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Obesity Stigma in Online News: A Visual Content Analysis  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study conducted a content analysis to examine the types of images that accompany online news stories about obesity and to determine how obese people are portrayed in news photographs. Images were selected from news articles about obesity obtained from 5 major news Web sites, during a 2-week period in September of 2009. Images accompanying news stories about obesity (N = 549)

Chelsea A. Heuer; Kimberly J. McClure; Rebecca M. Puhl

2011-01-01

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Online News Media Bias Analysis using an  

E-print Network

Online News Media Bias Analysis using an LDA-NLP Approach Sarjoun Doumit and Ali Minai School could propose to measure this bias, which is latent but yet palpable in each media outlet. Defining what.S.A. (email: doumitss@mail.uc.edu & ali.minai@uc.edu). It is widely recognized that every media outlet has its

Minai, Ali A.

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News from Online: The Environment  

Microsoft Academic Search

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry of the Department of Health and Human Services Toxicological Profile Information Sheet Chemical Scorecard of the Environmental Defense Fund Online course, OLCC-IV Environmental and Industrial Chemistry Committee on Computers in Chemical Education (CCCE) access date for all sites: October 1999

Carolyn Sweeney Judd

1999-01-01

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News from Online: The Environment  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry of the Department of Health and Human Services Toxicological Profile Information Sheet Chemical Scorecard of the Environmental Defense Fund Online course, OLCC-IV Environmental and Industrial Chemistry Committee on Computers in Chemical Education (CCCE) access date for all sites: October 1999

Sweeney Judd, Carolyn

1999-12-01

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International News Connection: A Real-time Online News Filtering and Classification System  

Microsoft Academic Search

Using formal information retrieval methods, International News Connection ((4)) provides a centralized location on the Web that allows users to access constantly updated international news, through dynamic links to news stories from 14 different news sources. The links are updated every 15-20 minutes. The news stories are classified into seven regional categories: Africa, Asia (excluding China), China, Europe (excluding Russia),

Zhiping Zheng

2001-01-01

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News from Online: Kitchen Chemistry  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

And one of the best sources for kitchen activities is the JCE Classroom Activities from the Journal of Chemical Education, edited by Nancy S. Gettys and Erica K. Jacobsen. Go to Anthocyanins: A Colorful Class of Compounds for acid-base indicators made from another item in the kitchen, purple cabbage--my favorite kitchen chemistry experiment.

Sweeney Judd, Carolyn

2000-10-01

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Exploring Receivers' Criteria for Perception of Print and Online News.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Investigates the factor structure underlying college students' perceptions of news content. Analyzes readers' ratings of news stories, revealing that receivers implicitly use at least four key variables in their perception of printed and online news stimuli. Explicates these four criteria (credibility, liking, quality, and representativeness) and…

Sundar, S. Shyam

1999-01-01

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Space and Earth Sciences News Your daily source for the latest space and earth sciences news  

E-print Network

Space and Earth Sciences News Your daily source for the latest space and earth sciences news Home (http://www.news-about-space.org/) Earth Sciences (http://www.news-about-space.org/earth-sciences Space and Earth Sciences News :: Astronomers r... http://www.news-about-space.org/astronomy-news/... 1

Nahar, Sultana Nurun

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Engagement with News Content in Online Social Networks  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reports indicate that as the Internet is displacing traditional news sources, younger users continue to be disconnected from the news. Fortunately, the Internet provides new ways of sharing and discussing news stories with others through social networking sites such as Facebook, which may be important for engaging users in the news they read…

Oeldorf-Hirsch, Anne

2011-01-01

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Television news is government news in Taiwan patterns of television news sources selection and presentation  

Microsoft Academic Search

Based on a content analysis of evening newscasts by the three television stations in Taiwan, this study examines the patterns of news sources selection and presentation in television news. The results of this study show that television news relies heavily on government officials who are primarily middle?aged men in executive positions located in the capital city of Taipei. These findings

1994-01-01

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Decoding the codes: A content analysis of the news coverage of genetic cloning by three online news sites and three national daily newspapers, 1996 through 1998  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This study compared news coverage of genetic cloning research in three online news sites (CNN.com, ABC.com, and MSNBC.com) and three national daily newspapers (The New York Times, The Washington Post, and USA Today). The study involved the analysis of 230 online and print news articles concerning genetic cloning published from 1996 through 1998. Articles were examined with respect to formats, sources, focus, tone, and assessments about the impact of cloning research. Findings indicated that while print news formats remained relatively constant for the duration of this study, online news formats changed significantly with respect to the kinds of media used to represent the news, the layouts used to represent cloning news, and the emphasis placed on audio-visual content. Online stories were as much as 20 to 70% shorter than print stories. More than 50% of the articles appearing online were composed by outside sources (wire services, guest columnists, etc.). By comparison, nearly 90% of the articles published by print newspapers were written "in-house" by science reporters. Online news sites cited fewer sources and cited a smaller variety of sources than the newspapers examined here. In both news outlets, however, the sources most frequently cited were those with vested interests in furthering cloning research. Both online and print news coverage of cloning tends to focus principally on the technical procedures and on the future benefits of cloning. More than 60% of the articles focused on the techniques and technologies of cloning. Less than 25% of the articles focused on social, ethical, or legal issues associated with cloning. Similarly, articles from all six sources (75%) tended to be both positive and future-oriented. Less than 5% of the total articles examined here had a strongly negative or critical tone. Moreover, both online and print news sources increasingly conveyed a strong sense of acceptance about the possibility of human cloning. Data from this study are among the first to indicate the ways in which online news outlets are transforming science news. Furthermore, this study reaffirms the need for a greater diversity of sources in assessing a broader spectrum of issues related to cloning.

Hyde, Jon E.

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Changing news: re-adjusting science studies to online newspapers.  

PubMed

With the newspapers' recent move to online reporting, traditional norms and practices of news reporting have changed to accommodate the new realities of online news writing. In particular, online news is much more fluid and prone to change in content than the traditional hard-copy newspapers--online newspaper articles often change over the course of the following days or even weeks as they respond to criticisms and new information becoming available. This poses a problem for social scientists who analyse newspaper coverage of science, health and risk topics, because it is no longer clear who has read and written what version, and what impact they potentially had on the national debates on these topics. In this note I want to briefly flag up this problem through two recent examples of U.K. national science stories and discuss the potential implications for PUS media research. PMID:22397084

Riesch, Hauke

2011-11-01

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News Comments: Exploring, Modeling, and Online Prediction  

E-print Network

governmen- tal policy on child benefit abuse. One month later, the Dutch news reported a potential pandemic engines [9]. Tracking news events and their impact as reflected in social media has become an important activity of media an- alysts [1] and there is a growing body of research on developing algorithms and tools

de Rijke, Maarten

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Obesity stigma in online news: A visual content analysis  

E-print Network

This study conducted a content analysis to examine the types of images that accompany online news stories about obesity and to determine how obese people are portrayed in news photographs. Images were selected from news articles about obesity obtained from 5 major news Web sites, during a 2-week period in September of 2009. Images accompanying news stories about obesity (N 549) were systematically coded. Of 441 individuals identified in news photographs, 65 % were overweight=obese and 27 % were nonoverweight. Overall, 72 % of images that depicted an overweight or obese person were portrayed in a negative, stigmatizing manner. Overweight=obese individuals were significantly more likely to have their heads cut out of the photos, to be portrayed showing only their abdomens or lower bodies, and to be shown eating or drinking than were nonoverweight individuals. Overweight=obese individuals were significantly less likely to be shown fully clothed, wearing professional clothing, or exercising than were nonoverweight individuals. Obese individuals are frequently stigmatized in online news photographs; this phenomenon has important implications for public perceptions of obese persons

Chelsea A. Heuer; Kimberly J. Mcclure; Rebecca M. Puhl

2011-01-01

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The Consumption of Online News: The Relationship of Attitudes Toward the Site and Credibility  

Microsoft Academic Search

The study examines the factors that influence the perceptions of consumers engaged in the consumption of news online. Measures of online communications effectiveness in the business sector are applied to the online news environment. Consumer reactions to two major cable news Web sites provide insight into the relationship between Web site credibility and attitude toward the site. The study points

Larry Chiagouris; Mary M. Long; Richard E. Plank

2008-01-01

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HeadlineSpot.com: US Newspapers Online News Headlines, World News, Current Events  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The latest creation of StartSpot Mediaworks (see the October 6, 2000 _Scout Report) is a portal to thousands of online news resources. These are indexed by media type (headlines, newswires, newspapers, television, etc.), region, subject, and opinion sections. Links to the top news of the day and headlines are also offered on the main page, sorted by media type and subject, with a frequently updated collection of selected headlines in a right-hand column. In addition, users can also browse for news by city, state, and country via pull-down menus. Very comprehensive and certainly worth a look.

2001-01-01

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UQ News Online: News Releases Found: HyShot  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

HyShot is a program of the University of Queensland in Australia. Its purpose "is to achieve the world's first flight test of air-breathing supersonic ramjet engines." This technology could dramatically reduce the cost of space launches of small payloads. Several recent developments of the HyShot program are documented on this site, including a news story about a successful test launch on July 30, 2002, that achieved supersonic combustion. A photo gallery and a few videos show some highlights of the project, and another video gives an overview of the experiment.

1999-01-01

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PBS Online NewsHour: Pluto Debate  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In-depth coverage of the decision to declassify Pluto as a planet, together with instructional materials. Includes lesson plan titled "Planet Categorization" and worksheet questions; timeline of Pluto news; and reports on the demotion of Pluto and its place in pop culture. Main story is available as streaming video and RealAudio as well as text.

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Google news personalization: scalable online collaborative filtering  

Microsoft Academic Search

Several approaches to collaborative filtering have been stud- ied but seldom have studies been reported for large (several million users and items) and dynamic (the underlying item set is continually changing) settings. In this paper we de- scribe our approach to collaborative filtering for generating personalized recommendations for users of Google News. We generate recommendations using three approaches: collabo- rative

Abhinandan S. Das; Mayur Datar; Ashutosh Garg; Shyamsundar Rajaram

2007-01-01

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ProSound News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

ProSound News is an online source for news and information in all facets of the recording industry. News articles are added frequently throughout each business day. In addition to providing appropriate news coverage, the site also features classifieds and an industry calendar. The archives of their news section contains news dating back to 2003. ProSound News is a service of United Entertainment Media.

2006-11-27

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When Do Women Get a Voice? Explaining the Presence of Female News Sources in Belgian News Broadcasts (2003—5)  

Microsoft Academic Search

For more than a decade now, it has been demonstrated that female news sources receive little attention in television news. Usually women account for no more than 20—25 percent of total time devoted to people speaking in the news. This article assesses when exactly female news sources are depicted in the news, using a dataset of 25,896 news items and

Knut De Swert; Marc Hooghe

2010-01-01

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Teachable Moments in the News - an Online Resource Solar System Science News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Teachable Moments in the News (www.challenger.org/tmn/) is an online resource developed at Challenger Center for Space Science Education that takes recent news stories related to Solar System science and places them in a context relevant to the grades K-12 science curriculum. Using stories such as the launch of the MESSENGER spacecraft to Mercury, Teachable Moments in the News is meant to provide a seamless pathway from the news desk to the classroom. For each news item, an overview of the story is provided, along with high-quality inquiry-based, standards-driven lessons and links to more in-depth articles. Teachable Moments in the News is also a great tool for scientists who wish to stay informed of the recent events in Solar System exploration. The archived back issues of the quarterly published Web digest allow for a quick refresher on the most important news stories over the past several months. The very accessible nature of the stories makes the resource valuable for college students, and even the general public, as a means to keep up-to-date about current developments in planetary astronomy. Furthermore, college and university teachers can easily adapt many of the lessons to fit into the curriculum of an undergraduate astronomy course. During the poster session, we welcome suggestions from the scientific community on ways to enhance the usefulness of Teachable Moments in the News. For example, researchers could form partnerships with Teachable Moments in the News to provide news stories on their current research to be featured on the Web site. We invite researchers interested in this education and public outreach tool to visit the poster and provide suggestions on how to make the resource work as effectively as possible.

Vanhala, H. A. T.; Miller, E. A.; Goldstein, J. J.

2004-12-01

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News from Online: Industrial Chemicals and Polymers  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Paper or plastic? I am asked this question every time I go grocery shopping. Asked another way, the question is, "Which polymer do you want?" To learn about polymers, go shopping at a great site from the University of Southern Mississippi, The Macrogalleria, a cyberwonderland of polymer fun at http://www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog/index.html . Plan to spend some time here. Bring along Chime and Shockwave plug-ins or download them from The Macrogalleria. The Macrogalleria shopping mall is divided into five levels. On the first level, Polymers are Everywhere at http:/ /www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog/floor1.html, you can visit stores selling sporting goods, food, and clothing. Learn about natural polymers in shoes and in French fries at http://www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog/natupoly.html . Find out about nylon in toothbrushes at http://www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog/nylon.html and about carbon fibers in tennis racquets at http://www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog /carfib.html-great graphics and even better chemistry. Skip up to level three for How They Work at http:/ /www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog/floor3.html. Take a look at the history of rubber on The Cross-linking Page at http:/ /www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog/xlink.html. Move on to level four for Makin' Polymers at http://www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog /floor4.html. Let's go right to the Ziegler-Natta Vinyl Polymerization at http://www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog/ziegler.html . Don't miss the humor in the initial explanation of the process. This page is excellent-with graphics, reactions, and a movie of a polymerization ( http://www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog/movies/zns.html ). This movie is worth seeing several times. Next take a look at another catalyst metallocene at http:/ /www.psrc.usm.edu/macrog/mcene.html. Explanations, graphics, and mechanisms help make this site worth visiting and great for teaching. Several people contributed to The Macrogalleria, with major contributions from Mark Michalovic of the University of Southern Mississippi. Grants were from POLYED, a joint committee of the American Chemical Society Divisions of Polymer Chemistry and Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering and General Electric Corporation. The POLYED site, http:/ /chemdept.uwsp.edu/polyed/index.htm, is hosted by the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point. This National Center for Polymer Education is another good place to go for information. More education is available at the Ziegler Research Group Home Page at http://www.chem.ucalgary.ca/groups/ziegler/index.html . Go to Metallocene as Olefin Polymerization Catalysis: An Introduction ( http://www.chem.ucalgary.ca/groups/ziegler/met_intro.html ) for historical accounts of metallocene and Ziegler-Natta catalysts. Movies are available here too. This Canadian site is well-documented and educational. Back at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, The Why Files site at http://whyfiles.news.wisc.edu helps bring important chemical and technology news to the public. Go to the archived files of October 1997 ( http://whyfiles.news.wisc.edu/shorties/catalyst.html ) to find information about the importance of low-temperature metallocene catalysts. The Why Files received funding from the National Science Foundation. Go here for science information in an easy-to-read format. One of the driving forces toward better catalysis is the attempt to reach 100% product, combining efficiency with lowered pollution. Companies can look to the Environmental Protection Agency for information: Environsense at http://es.epa.gov/ is pledged to offer "Common Sense Solutions to Environmental Problems". So where can we get these polymers? The American Chemical Society can help. Go to Chemcylopedia at http://pubs.acs.org/chemcy99/ for great information. Both purchasers and users of chemicals can benefit from this site. Searches can be made on the chemical or on the supplier. Information provided includes CAS Registry Numbers and special shipping requirements as well as potential applications. Do you remember that we started with paper? Let's end with information about making paper. Go to http://www.sci.fi /~saarives

Sweeney Judd, Carolyn

1999-02-01

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News From Nowhere: Sources of International News in the Pacific Islands.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study was undertaken to examine the sources of international news in the Pacific Island press in the light of J. Galtung's structural theory of imperialism and to explore the relationship between the remoteness and isolation of the Pacific press and its sources of news. The Galtungian concepts of center-periphery and dominance-dependency were…

Richstad, Jim; Nnaemeka, Tony

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Daily news from Vietnam's most popular Online Magazine Includes world national sports business VnExpress Vietnam News Daily Economy Online Internet Magazine Gateway IXP ISP ICP FPT Portal Tin nhanh Cap nhat Bao Dien tu Vietbao TinViet VietNews Mua Ban Rao  

E-print Network

Daily news from Vietnam's most popular Online Magazine Includes world national sports business VnExpress Vietnam News Daily Economy Online Internet Magazine Gateway IXP ISP ICP FPT Portal Tin nhanh Cap nhat Bao

Lummaa, Virpi

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Decoding the codes: A content analysis of the news coverage of genetic cloning by three online news sites and three national daily newspapers, 1996 through 1998  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study compared news coverage of genetic cloning research in three online news sites (CNN.com, ABC.com, and MSNBC.com) and three national daily newspapers (The New York Times, The Washington Post, and USA Today). The study involved the analysis of 230 online and print news articles concerning genetic cloning published from 1996 through 1998. Articles were examined with respect to formats,

Jon E. Hyde

2001-01-01

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Private State in Public Media Subjectivity in French Traditional and On-line News  

E-print Network

Politics Politics Society Society Culture Culture Culture Media Media Religion Bizarre Life and StylePrivate State in Public Media Subjectivity in French Traditional and On-line News Anne K and two forms of alternative on-line media with respect to the expression of authorial stance. Our

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Headless, hungry, and unhealthy: a video content analysis of obese persons portrayed in online news.  

PubMed

The news media has substantial influence on public perceptions of social and health issues. This study conducted a video content analysis to examine portrayals of obese persons in online news reports about obesity. The authors downloaded online news videos about obesity (N = 371) from 5 major news websites and systematically coded visual portrayals of obese and nonobese adults and youth in these videos. The authors found that 65% of overweight/obese adults and 77% of overweight/obese youth were portrayed in a negative, stigmatizing manner across multiple obesity-related topics covered in online news videos. In particular, overweight/obese individuals were significantly more likely than were nonoverweight individuals to be portrayed as headless, with an unflattering emphasis on isolated body parts, from an unflattering rear view of their excess weight, eating unhealthy foods, engaging in sedentary behavior, and dressed in inappropriately fitting clothing. Nonoverweight individuals were significantly more likely to be portrayed positively. In conclusion, obese children and adults are frequently stigmatized in online news videos about obesity. These findings have important implications for public perceptions of obesity and obese persons and may reinforce negative societal weight bias. PMID:23421746

Puhl, Rebecca M; Peterson, Jamie Lee; DePierre, Jenny A; Luedicke, Joerg

2013-01-01

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Sources of brand equity for online companies  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The purposes of this paper are to test sources of brand equity for online companies and to examine the role of selective internet marketing activities on the brand equity sources. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – These objectives were pursued by testing the nomological validity of the model using structural equation modelling. Findings – The paper finds evidence for the proposed sources

Rosa E. Rios; Hernan E. Riquelme

2010-01-01

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PBS Online NewsHour: Science and Technology Archive  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Archive of science and technology news coverage (1996 to present) from the PBS program NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. Stories on emerging research, space and other explorations, as well as the scientists behind the discoveries. Stories from 1998 onward available in audio and video as well as text.

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Newspaper and Online News Reporting of Major Accidents: Concorde AFR 4590 in The Times, The Sun and BBC Online  

E-print Network

Newspaper and Online News Reporting of Major Accidents: Concorde AFR 4590 in The Times, The Sun complaints have recently been made against the media reporting of major accidents (Johnson, 2003). It has present what is arguably the first detailed review of media coverage of a major accident. In particular

Johnson, Chris

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U.S. News Online: America's Best Hospitals: 1997 Exclusive Rankings  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

As a companion to a US News and World Report article on the best hospitals in the US (July 28, 1997), the US News Online site provides rankings of 134 American hospitals. Users can browse hospitals alphabetically, by region, metro area, or any of seventeen specialties, from AIDS to Urology. Methodology for the rankings is provided, as well as hypertext connections to hospital home pages where available. This site is a small subset of a much larger ranking, available for purchase to users in book form (published by US News).

1997-01-01

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Science: News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This online news digest features daily news from ScienceNOW and weekly news articles and features from Science magazine. The site provides free access to daily news articles less than four weeks old; accessing other news content requires a membership or subscription. Articles are searchable by keyword or term. Users may also register for email news alerts and RSS feeds.

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A Summarization System for Chinese News from Multiple Sources.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Proposes a summarization system for multiple documents that employs named entities and other signatures to cluster news from different sources, as well as punctuation marks, linking elements, and topic chains to identify the meaningful units (MUs). Using nouns and verbs to identify similar MUs, focusing and browsing models are applied to represent…

Chen, Hsin-Hsi; Kuo, June-Jei; Huang, Sheng-Jie; Lin, Chuan-Jie; Wung, Hung-Chia

2003-01-01

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PBS Online NewsHour: Mars Exploration Rovers  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In-depth coverage of travels and discoveries made by the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity, together with instructional materials. Includes a lesson plan titled "Planets in Proportion," an interactive on rover tools, a slide show of images from Mars, archived news stories, and links to related PBS features. Some of archived news stories are provided in streaming video and RealAudio as well as text.

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Making Sense of Intimate Partner Violence in Late Life: Comments from Online News Readers  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to gain insight into public awareness of intimate partner violence (IPV) in late life by how individuals respond to incidents of IPV reported in the newspaper. Design and Methods: Using grounded theory techniques, online news items covering 24 incidents of IPV in late life, and the reader comments posted to…

Brossoie, Nancy; Roberto, Karen A.; Barrow, Katie M.

2012-01-01

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Public Expressions of Private Sentiments: Unveiling the Pulse of Racial Tolerance through Online News Readers' Comments  

Microsoft Academic Search

Ever since the election of the nation's first Black president, there have been strong persistent claims that racism is no longer a problem in the United States. However, there are indicators in society that reveal that the death of racism is just a myth. The emergence of online news readers' comments have allowed the amplification of private sentiments on a

Jaime Loke

2012-01-01

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Myrmecological News 15 13-19 Online Earlier, for print 2011 Ross H. Crozier Memorial Volume  

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too much human and domestic animal traffic for pitfall trapping. Data from hand sampling and gridsMyrmecological News 15 13-19 Online Earlier, for print 2011 Ross H. Crozier Memorial Volume, hand sampling must be standardized to a constant plot size that is searched for a fixed amount of time

Sanders, Nathan J.

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Afring News online 39:7-8, 2010 Surprise Village Weaver  

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caught a particularly fine male which didn't look normal. There was far too much black on the head7 Afring News online 39:7-8, 2010 Surprise Village Weaver Alan Brooks ahkrbrooks@gmail.com In my overlooked over time. I observed a male P. c. nigriceps that was resident in a small colony along

de Villiers, Marienne

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CANOE: Canada's News, Sports, Entertainment, Finance and Lifestyle Site Canadian Online Explorer  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Canadian Online Explorer (CANOE) is a comprehensive Canadian news site, featuring selected stories from the Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, and Toronto Sun newspapers. The "Slam Sports" section features articles on hockey, football, baseball, and basketball. Selected articles from the Financial Post newspaper and McLean's magazine are provided, as is a "Canoe Money" business section, and "Jam Showbiz," with TV, theatre, and movie news. Other interesting items include McLean's rankings of selected Canadian Universities, "Canoe Money's" current rates on everything from savings to currency -- including a mortgage rate calculator and currency exchange rate converter, and Financial Post's coverage of Canadian financial news. Each constituent part of CANOE is searchable. News is updated daily. At present there is no archive, but the Index does offer access to past articles by subject. The site is available in English only.

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Online bibliographic sources in hydrology  

USGS Publications Warehouse

Traditional commercial bibliographic databases and indexes provide some access to hydrology materials produced by the government; however, these sources do not provide comprehensive coverage of relevant hydrologic publications. This paper discusses bibliographic information available from the federal government and state geological surveys, water resources agencies, and depositories. In addition to information in these databases, the paper describes the scope, styles of citing, subject terminology, and the ways these information sources are currently being searched, formally and informally, by hydrologists. Information available from the federal and state agencies and from the state depositories might be missed by limiting searches to commercially distributed databases. ?? 2001 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved.].

Wild, E.C.; Michael, Havener W.

2001-01-01

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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

EPS AWARD WINNERS Award for outreach to Physics Education authors; TEACHER TRAINING Helping teachers specialize in physics; AAPT SUMMER MEETING The science of light; AAPT SUMMER MEETING Do you believe in skepticism?; E-LEARNING Massive investment in Swedish online learning; UK SCIENCE YEAR News from Science Year; 11-16 CURRICULUM Naming the energy parts; TEACHER TRAINING Electronic Discussion Group for Trainee Teachers; PUBLICATIONS Physics on Course 2002; WALES Physics in Powys; HIGHER EDUCATION HE solutions to the physics teacher shortage; SCOTLAND The 27th Scottish Stirling Meeting; NORTHERN IRELAND Belfast physics teachers' meeting; SCOTLAND Physics Summer School, Edinburgh 2001; AAPT SUMMER MEETING Physics education research: massive growth; AAPT SUMMER MEETING Just-In-Time Teaching;

2001-09-01

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On-line video abstract generation of multimedia news  

Microsoft Academic Search

The amount of video content available nowadays makes video abstraction techniques a necessary tool to ease the access to the\\u000a already huge and ever growing video databases. Nevertheless, many of the existing video abstraction approaches have high computational\\u000a requirements, complicating the integration and exploitation of current technologies in real environments. This paper presents\\u000a a novel method for news bulletin abstraction

Víctor Valdés; José M. Martínez

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Network News: The Role of Race in Source Selection and Story Topic  

Microsoft Academic Search

The theory of incognizant racism posits that journalists cover the White community differently than communities of color, and the study's results indicate that this difference is also reflected in the choice and use of on-camera sources in network news stories. A quantitative content analysis of network news programs in 2005 revealed that Whites dominated television news coverage, comprising more than

Lynn C. Owens

2008-01-01

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SIGACT news online algorithms column 13: 2007 - an offine perspective  

Microsoft Academic Search

This is a survey of last year's work on online competitive algorithms. The survey covers only conference papers, including those from SODA, FOCS, STOC, STACS, COCOON, ISAAC, ESA, ICALP, WAOA, and ISAAC. I tried to focus on research directly dealing with competitive analysis, and in many cases I had to make judgment calls, whether to include them or not. My

Marek Chrobak

2008-01-01

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Televised News Sources in Network Coverage of International Terrorism.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To examine how United States network news personalizes coverage of international terrorism, a study conducted a content analysis of videotaped reports relating to the TWA airliner hijacking of June 1985. Videotapes of the TWA hostage incident from "ABC World News Tonight,""CBS Evening News," and "NBC Nightly News" during the period of June 14…

Atwater, Tony; Green, Norma F.

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`Beating the News' with EMBERS: Forecasting Civil Unrest using Open Source Indicators  

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source indicators such as tweets, news sources, blogs, economic indicators, and other data sources. Un. We refer to our system as EMBERS for Early Model Based Event Recognition using Surrogates. Although

Ryder, Barbara G.

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Online sources of herbal product information.  

PubMed

Herbal products are commonly used to treat clinical conditions and are often purchased online without the supervision of a healthcare provider. The use of herbals remains controversial because of widespread exaggerated claims of clinical efficacy and safety. We conducted an online search of 13 common herbals (including black cohosh, echinacea, garlic, ginkgo, ginseng, green tea, kava, saw palmetto, and St John's wort) and reviewed the top 50 Web sites for each using a Google search. We analyzed clinical claims, warnings, and other safety information. A total of 1179 Web sites were examined. Less than 8% of retail sites provided information regarding potential adverse effects, drug interactions, and other safety information; only 10.5% recommended consultation with a healthcare professional. Less than 3% cited scientific literature to accompany their claims. Key safety information is still lacking from many online sources of herbal information. Certain nonretail site types may be more reliable, but physicians and other healthcare professionals should be aware of the variable quality of these sites to help patients make more informed decisions. PMID:24290486

Owens, Christopher; Baergen, Ralph; Puckett, Derek

2014-02-01

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Portsmouth Herald Local News: Project54 innovations enhance public safety Archives Business Entertainment Health Living Maine News Online Only Public Records Sports Tourism Travel  

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Records Sports Tourism Travel emergency vehicles equipped with Project54, including a fire truck from Entertainment Health Living Maine News Online Only Public Records Sports Tourism Travel Click Here Shop54 since 1999, spoke at the event. "Project54 has made great advances in enhancing the safety of our

New Hampshire, University of

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Independent Online Edition > Americas http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/article351561.ece 1 of 5 17/03/2006 18:15  

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Independent Online Edition > Americas http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/article351561 http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/article351561.ece 2 of 5 17/03/2006 18:15 end.ece 1 of 5 17/03/2006 18:15 17 March 2006 18:14 Home > News > World > Americas MI5, Camp Delta

Colquhoun, David

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Behavioral Consequences of Conflict-Oriented Health News Coverage: The 2009 Mammography Guideline Controversy and Online Information Seeking  

Microsoft Academic Search

Building on channel complementarity theory and media-system dependency theory, this study explores the impact of conflict-oriented news coverage of health issues on information seeking online. Using Google search data as a measure of behavior, we demonstrate that controversial news coverage of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's November 2009 recommendations for changes in breast cancer screening guidelines strongly predicted the

Laura M. Friedenberg; Brian G. Southwell; Jonathan S. Slater

2011-01-01

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Behavioral Consequences of Conflict-Oriented Health News Coverage: The 2009 Mammography Guideline Controversy and Online Information Seeking  

Microsoft Academic Search

Building on channel complementarity theory and media-system dependency theory, this study explores the impact of conflict-oriented news coverage of health issues on information seeking online. Using Google search data as a measure of behavior, we demonstrate that controversial news coverage of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's November 2009 recommendations for changes in breast cancer screening guidelines strongly predicted the

Laura M. Friedenberg; Brian G. Southwell; Jonathan S. Slater

2012-01-01

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Source choice in agricultural news coverage: impacts of reporter specialization and newspaper location, ownership, and circulation  

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This study examined coverage of the December 2003 bovine spongiform encephalopathy event to discover reporters’ sources for breaking agricultural news, the impact of reporter specialization on source choices, and the impact of newspaper differences...

White, Judith McIntosh

2009-05-15

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Effects of distracting ads and cognitive control on the processing of online news stories with stereotype-related information.  

PubMed

An experiment (N=123) examined how individuals cognitively process online news stories depicting African-American characters with stereotype-consistent and -inconsistent attributes and whether distracting online ads interfere with story processing. Two cognitive control functions, updating and inhibition, were predicted to moderate the effects of distracting ads. Recall of characters' attributes and overall characters' description were included in the study as dependent measures. Findings indicated that distracting online ads hinder recall of information about and descriptions of story characters. Inhibition and updating affect dependent measures and moderate the effects of distracting online ads on characters' descriptions. PMID:23574346

Kononova, Anastasia G

2013-05-01

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News  

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with commentary by John T. Shawcross and Michael Lieb (Pittsburgh: 92 seventeenth-century news Duquesne UP, 2007). 7. Instead of a featured speaker and newly inducted honored scholar, the members heard reminiscences from five previous honored scholars... with commentary by John T. Shawcross and Michael Lieb (Pittsburgh: 92 seventeenth-century news Duquesne UP, 2007). 7. Instead of a featured speaker and newly inducted honored scholar, the members heard reminiscences from five previous honored scholars...

Dickson, Donald et. al

2009-01-01

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Musicking Online: Organizing Reference Sources in the Digital Age  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Online music research resources took center stage at the second plenary session "Wrangling the Information Universe: Moving From Institutional Portals to a Shared Resource for Online Music Sources" held on Friday, February 17, 2012, at the Music Library Association (MLA) 2012 Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas. The Reference Sources Subcommittee…

Szeto, Kimmy

2012-01-01

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An Experimental Investigation of News Source and the Hostile Media Effect.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Examines the interaction among different news sources, individual levels of partisanship, and the hostile media effect in sports news. Explains that university students read a balanced story about their home-town college football team in one of three newspapers: the home-town, the cross-state rival university's town, or a neutral town paper.…

Arpan, Laura M.; Raney, Arthur A.

2003-01-01

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Behavioral consequences of conflict-oriented health news coverage: the 2009 mammography guideline controversy and online information seeking.  

PubMed

Building on channel complementarity theory and media-system dependency theory, this study explores the impact of conflict-oriented news coverage of health issues on information seeking online. Using Google search data as a measure of behavior, we demonstrate that controversial news coverage of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's November 2009 recommendations for changes in breast cancer screening guidelines strongly predicted the volume of same-day online searches for information about mammograms. We also found that this relationship did not exist 1 year prior to the coverage, during which mammography news coverage did not focus on the guideline controversy, suggesting that the controversy frame may have driven search behavior. We discuss the implications of these results for health communication scholars and practitioners. PMID:21823950

Weeks, Brian E; Friedenberg, Laura M; Southwell, Brian G; Slater, Jonathan S

2012-01-01

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Multimedia Effects on Processing and Perception of Online News: A Study of Picture, Audio, and Video Downloads.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Considers how multimedia enhancements affect how much individuals learn from online news websites. Suggests that picture and audio are particularly powerful psychological cues. Finds that multimedia tends to hinder memory for story content and leads to negative evaluations of the site and its content, but improves memory for advertisements.…

Sundar, S. Shyam

2000-01-01

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Afring News online 38:24-27, 2009 A decade of tern ringing at Mile 4 salt pans, Namibia  

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24 Afring News online 38:24-27, 2009 A decade of tern ringing at Mile 4 salt pans, Namibia Mark as they feel safer from predation by jackal and hyaena. Ringing of waders was started by here by Rod Braby to separate about 60% of the adults into sex. All the data recorded will be sent to SAFRING at the University

de Villiers, Marienne

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TRN: Technology Research News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

"Technology Research News (TRN) is an independent publisher and news service dedicated to covering technology research developments in university, corporate and government labs." The TRN Web site incorporates prominent and interesting news stories from these sources in a weekly online magazine. The scope of the magazine is quite broad, but commonly featured research includes nanotechnology, breakthroughs in computers and computing, and telecommunications. The Research Directory is the easiest way to find articles about specific topics, and a page of external links provides a good list of useful resources and directories. [CL

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Network news coverage of obesity in two time periods: an analysis of issues, sources, and frames.  

PubMed

Obesity is an epidemic plaguing American society. The current study adds to a growing body of framing research as it examines the portrayal of obesity on television network news in two 5-year time periods, 1995-1999 and 2005-2009. Through content analysis of TV news transcripts from three networks (ABC, NBC, and CBS), this study analyzed episodic-thematic frames, issues, and sources. Results revealed the amount of obesity-related news coverage increased along with thematically framed stories. The use of politicians, affected others, supporters, and others as sources increased, but experts and those struggling with obesity remained primary sources. Changes in the proportion of issues discussed revealed significant decreases in the discussion of genetic causes and personal stories. Results reflect the societal impact of obesity and indicate the ways in which obesity is perceived by the public through network news. Findings provide insight for media advocacy opportunities and contribute to research on framing and obesity. PMID:22236324

Gearhart, Sherice; Craig, Clay; Steed, Chaille

2012-01-01

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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Belfast: On the next level above Galileo Wales: 2nd All Wales Physics Teachers Meeting England: Good afternoon Natural Philosphers... Communication: Posters win prizes Careers: Physics On Course 2004 Visits: Refreshing Physics Sport: Cheating at baseball Physics on Stage: Polish performance Space: Forces that affect GPS satellites New Zealand: It’s not All Black News these days New Initiatives: NOISE Physics on Stage 3: Lively stars heading for ESA

2003-09-01

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Earth and Climate News Headlines  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

ScienceDaily is an online magazine devoted to science, technology, and medicine. This is the home page for the Earth and Climate News section of ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily is unique in that the magazine's articles are selected from news releases submitted by leading universities and other research organizations around the world. Each news release is posted in its original form, with a contact name and link to the organization's home page. In addition, ScienceDaily offers links to major science media and other sources of science news on the Internet, as well as a collection of interesting science-related sites aimed at helping web surfers in their online explorations. Readers can also browse and participate in more than 300 science newsgroups, which offer lively discussions on various topics as well as subscribe to free weekly e-mail bulletins that summarize the top science news stories of the past week.

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An Experimental Investigation of News Source and the Hostile Media Effect  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examined the interaction among different news sources, individual levels of partisanship, and the hostile media effect in sports news. Two hundred and three participants read a balanced story about their home-town college football team in one of three newspapers: the home-town, the cross-state rival university's town, or a neutral-town paper. The study found differences in the hostile media

Laura M. Arpan; Arthur A. Raney

2003-01-01

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News.  

E-print Network

NEWS 185 ? The Milton Society of America Approximately seventy-one members and guests attended the annual dinner and meeting of the Milton Society of America on December 28, 2001, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Achsah... The Milton Society of America ? The 2003 Gerald Kahan Scholar?s Prize in Theatre Research The American Society for Theatre Research offers an an- nual prize of $500.00 for the best essay written in English on any subject in theatre research, broadly construed...

Donald R. Dickson, ed.

2002-01-01

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cmu's nEWs sourcE for faculty & staff 5/13 issuE Elite Distinction  

E-print Network

o n e cmu's nEWs sourcE for faculty & staff 5/13 issuE Elite Distinction Cohon, Epple, Just professors, Dennis Epple, Marcel Just and Steven E. Shreve, have received the elite distinction of University Mellon through their expertise and accomplishments in their respective fields of study. Jared l. cohon

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NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Einstein Year: Argentina remembers Einstein’s visit Health and Beauty: The sweet smell of fragrant molecules Austria: Physics and society top the bill Canada: Innovative teaching strategies pave the way for modern physics Publications: New online journal lets young scientists speak for themselves Forthcoming Events

2006-07-01

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APS News Online: This Month in Physics History â November 8, 1895: Roentgen's Discovery of X-rays  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This article from the American Physical Societyâs APS News Online provides an explanation of the discovery of X-rays and the revolutionary impact it has had on physics and astronomy. Roentgen's scientific career is described along with the announcement of his discovery and the applications of X-rays for diagnosis and therapy that followed. Also included is the famous first X-ray photograph from Roentgen's experiments of his wife's hand.

2007-02-15

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Ethical Issues in Health Research With Novel Online Sources  

PubMed Central

Health-related research is increasingly drawing on novel sources of online data, such as crowdsourced information about disease outbreaks, consumer-supplied information provided to health or wellness Web sites, Internet search queries about personal health, and social network postings that identify health behaviors. We offer examples of online sources and their uses, identify ethical and policy issues they generate, and formulate key questions for future discussion and investigation. Further work in this area will require cross-disciplinary collaboration to develop ethics and policy guidance for the ethical use of these novel data sources in health-related research. PMID:23078484

Mastroianni, Anna; Kahn, Jeffrey

2012-01-01

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Maintaining a News Perspective Remotely through Online Information Retrieval: Task-Based Web Experiences of Foreign News Correspondents  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A two-stage mixed methods approach was used to examine how foreign correspondents stationed in the United States use World Wide Web technology to maintain their news perspectives remotely. Despite emerging technology playing an increasingly significant role in the production of international journalism, the subject under investigation has been…

Lin, Kuanyuh Tony

2009-01-01

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News coverage of controversial emerging technologies. Evidence for the issue attention cycle in print and online media.  

PubMed

This study analyzes the issue attention cycle for print and online media coverage of a scientific publication examining the deaths of Chinese factory workers due to lung damage from chronic exposure to nanoparticles. The results of the nanoparticle study, published in 2009, embody news values that would make the study a prime candidate for press coverage, namely, novelty, negativity, controversy, and potential widespread impact. Nevertheless, mentions of the event in traditional English-language print media were nearly nonexistent. Online media, on the other hand, gave the story greater coverage. This case study exemplifies why online media may not be bound to the same issue attention cycle that print media are for controversial scientific events. PMID:23379318

Anderson, Ashley A; Brossard, Dominique; Scheufele, Dietram A

2012-01-01

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Forex News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Forex News, by the Money Garden Financial Group, is a source of foreign exchange (FOREX) news and analysis. Site contents are updated daily, and articles cover political issues in Europe, Japan, Brazil, and beyond, as well as currency trading.

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Networked tactics for gender representation in the news  

E-print Network

This thesis presents research on gender disparities in online news, followed with three open source designs that attempt to address those disparities. Open Gender Tracker is a platform that applies automated gender analysis ...

Matias, J. Nathan (Jorge Nathan)

2013-01-01

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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Resources: Online schools video library GIREP Seminar: A seminar not a conference New Teaching Resource: Free living for teachers Space: NASA proposes MEER - Momentum Exchange Electrodynamic-Reboost Electronic Teaching Materials: Superconductivity motivates need for upper secondary curriculum subjects Gifted and Talented: Seminars seek challenges Space: Comet chasing Particle Physics: Playing with single electrons Physics on Stage: Teachers explore the meaning of life Physics on Stage: Greek national event Physics on Stage: Physics on the Slovak stage Physics on Stage: Clubbing in Germany Physics on Stage: The Sun's star performance Higher Education: Physics: so refreshing USA: Broadening the Base AAPT Summer Meeting: US teachers in good form Astronomy: High school astronomy in the Czech Republic Space: Express to Mars Particle Physics: Journey to the centre of the Earth? ASE 2004: Flight from the ASE Physics Songs: A powerful melody Teacher Training: European training looks for ideal model

2003-11-01

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E-print Network

of the Brett-Smith Library, see Sotheby?s handsomely illustrated auction catalogue (366 pages), compiled by Peter Beal, Peter Selley, Tessa Milne, and Philip W. Errington, an essential bibliographical re- source for seventeenth-century specialists. See also... of the Brett-Smith Library, see Sotheby?s handsomely illustrated auction catalogue (366 pages), compiled by Peter Beal, Peter Selley, Tessa Milne, and Philip W. Errington, an essential bibliographical re- source for seventeenth-century specialists. See also...

Donald R. Dickson, ed.

2004-01-01

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Viruses, Trojan Horses, and Other Badware: Information and Implications for Online Searchers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses the various forms of computer viruses and the threat they pose to online databases. Available protection programs are described, and a list of online sources of protection programs and news is provided. (14 references) (CLB)

Clancy, Steve

1988-01-01

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SciCentral: Engineering News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site provides links to engineering-related news articles from a variety of outlets and journals. Sources featured on the site must be freely accessible to online readers and are ranked by the editors based on reliability, timeliness, extent of coverage, multidisciplinary coverage, follow-up, and presentation. The main page features links to the day's headlines, a listing of the editors' top five resources for engineering news coverage, and a selection of tools and resources, including a literature search; online tools and references such as unit conversion tools and a language translation tool; and links to journals and databases, career information, and conferences.

Guy Orgambide, Scicentral C.

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A Comparative Study of Online News Retrieval and Presentation Strategies Steven Morrison, Joemon Jose  

E-print Network

, but is unable to record the facts presented at the same pace as they are being streamed. TV based news offers are also discussed in this paper. 1. Introduction With the rapid growth of technology, both in power contributed to information overload [8]. The advent of 24 hour TV news channels has dramatically increased

Jose, Joemon M.

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NewsHour Extra Lesson Plan: Exploring Alternative Energy Sources  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Our primary energy sources today are fossil fuels, which are being depleted at an alarming rate. In addition to the cost and supply issues, scientists have long warned of the environmental damage caused by burning fossil fuels. This lesson on fossil fuel depletion and renewable energy involves students in class discussion, research, data analysis, and a simulation activity. They will create a project that will be used to teach others about alternative/renewable energy sources using a model, experiment, diagram, or interactive/multimedia display.

2006-03-19

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News to Use  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

7th grade language arts curriculum -- objective 2b. This project has students look at an online source of news. They review one article and read two others. They answer comprehension questions and look for vocabulary words to look up online as well. The following is a New York Times site with infromation about the earthquake in Haiti. Click on the site and read a little about the disaster. Look at at least four photos. New York Times article on Haiti earthquake Sometimes we miss school because of snow storms. The students in Haiti have missed many days of school ...

Hansen, Mrs.

2010-01-28

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The Dynamics of Information Access in the Online Media  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

While most research on information access focuses on search engines, a significant fraction of new information we are exposed to comes from news, whose source is increasingly shifting online. News, however, have a fleeting quality: in contrast with the 24-hour news cycle of the printed press, in the online and audiovisual media the non-stop stream of new developments often obliterates a news event within hours. Through archives, the Internet offers better long-term search-based access to old events than any other media before. Yet, if we are not exposed to a news item while prominently featured, it is unlikely that we will know what to search for. The accelerating news cycle raises several important questions: How long is a piece of news accessible without targeted search? What is the dynamics of news accessibility?

Dezso, Zoltan

2005-03-01

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Computer-Mediated False Consensus: Radical Online Groups, Social Networks and News Media  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study draws on survey data obtained from members in neo-Nazi discussion forums and builds on evidence that participation in these forums exacerbates false consensus, that is, overestimating public support for own views. This study goes further to test whether contacts with dissimilar offline social networks as well as exposure to ideologically dissimilar news media attenuate false consensus and its

Magdalena Elzbieta Wojcieszak

2011-01-01

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Integrating advertising and news about the brand in the online environment: Are all products the same?  

Microsoft Academic Search

This research compares the effects of paid advertising (banner ad plus banner ad) and publicity (news article plus banner ad) on attitude toward the brand in the context of different product categorization approaches. The authors utilize both the elaboration likelihood model (ELM) and the economics of information theory to test the mechanism through which different electronic communication modes impact consumers'

Anca Cristina Micu; Iryna Pentina

2012-01-01

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'Beating the news' with EMBERS: Forecasting Civil Unrest using Open Source Indicators  

E-print Network

We describe the design, implementation, and evaluation of EMBERS, an automated, 24x7 continuous system for forecasting civil unrest across 10 countries of Latin America using open source indicators such as tweets, news sources, blogs, economic indicators, and other data sources. Unlike retrospective studies, EMBERS has been making forecasts into the future since Nov 2012 which have been (and continue to be) evaluated by an independent T&E team (MITRE). Of note, EMBERS has successfully forecast the uptick and downtick of incidents during the June 2013 protests in Brazil. We outline the system architecture of EMBERS, individual models that leverage specific data sources, and a fusion and suppression engine that supports trading off specific evaluation criteria. EMBERS also provides an audit trail interface that enables the investigation of why specific predictions were made along with the data utilized for forecasting. Through numerous evaluations, we demonstrate the superiority of EMBERS over baserate meth...

Ramakrishnan, Naren; Muthiah, Sathappan; Self, Nathan; Khandpur, Rupinder; Saraf, Parang; Wang, Wei; Cadena, Jose; Vullikanti, Anil; Korkmaz, Gizem; Kuhlman, Chris; Marathe, Achla; Zhao, Liang; Hua, Ting; Chen, Feng; Lu, Chang-Tien; Huang, Bert; Srinivasan, Aravind; Trinh, Khoa; Getoor, Lise; Katz, Graham; Doyle, Andy; Ackermann, Chris; Zavorin, Ilya; Ford, Jim; Summers, Kristen; Fayed, Youssef; Arredondo, Jaime; Gupta, Dipak; Mares, David

2014-01-01

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Cronkite News Service Cronkite News Service puts print-and  

E-print Network

-496-0686. Cronkite News Service reporters interview U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, D-Ariz. From left: Pastor, Dennis Mitchell to Steve Elliott, Print and Digital Services Director, Cronkite News Service. #12;Credit Options CronkiteCronkite News Service Cronkite News Service puts print- and online-track students in the halls

Zhang, Junshan

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Event threading within news topics  

Microsoft Academic Search

With the overwhelming volume of online news available today, there is an increasing need for automatic techniques to analyze and present news to the user in a meaningful and efficient manner. Previous research focused only on organizing news stories by their topics into a flat hierarchy. We believe viewing a news topic as a flat collection of stories is too

Ramesh Nallapati; Ao Feng; Fuchun Peng; James Allan

2004-01-01

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Scholastic News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

While adults have literally thousands of Web sites devoted to providing information about the latest news, younger students have fewer options in this area. The Scholastic News Web site does a good job of offering students (and educators) timely news in a manner that is age-appropriate but not condescending in tone. The site is divided into several main sections, including News, Vote Now!, Sports, and Games and Quizzes. The News section provides brief summaries of current news events and topics, along with brief quizzes on the topics and lesson plans that will be helpful for teachers. The Vote Now! section allows students the opportunity to offer their opinions on topics relevant to their age group, such as "Should square dancing be required in gym class?" The Sports section lets visitors ask Bob Herzog, the resident sports expert, questions about various sports, which he then answers online. Along with the printed material and text available here, many of the features include photographs and audio clips from newsmakers. Scholastic News is designed for students in grades 1 through 8.

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Source: http://www.globalchange.gov/whats-new/agency-news/841-shifting-seasons-tracked-with-satellites-cameras-and-lilacs?tmpl=component&print=1&layout=default&page=  

E-print Network

Source: http://www.globalchange.gov/whats-new/agency-news/841-shifting and funded by USGS, with support from fellow bureaus of the Department of the Interior, the U.S. National of the Network that comprises thousands of genetically identical #12;Source: http://www.globalchange.gov/whats-new/agency-news

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NewsWatch: A Consumer's Guide to the News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Center for Media and Public Affairs, a nonpartisan research organization that conducts scientific analyses of the media, has recently launched NewsWatch, a new daily Web magazine created for news consumers, promising to "tell you when [news is] accurate, when it's wrong, and why." NewsWatch contains several sections: Today's News, a daily news summary from NewsWatch editors; Media Critic, a daily digest of news about the news media from leading media critics; Spotlight, feature articles analyzing the news media; Resources, a collection of links to online media publications, watchdog organizations, and research institutions; and Talk Back, a directory of news organizations for consumers who want to provide feedback directly to news agencies. The entire site is searchable by keyword(s).

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News Desk  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Easily customized for a variety of preferences, News Desk is a helpful way to stay in touch with hundreds of news sources. The application is a RSS headline reader, reading headlines from thousands of sources in 25 different languages. Users can search for headlines with keyword searches and age filters, along with the ability to send headlines using emails. The program's main Web site also feature five tutorials that assist users who want to utilize the full capabilities of the application. News Desk is compatible with all systems running Windows 95 and higher.

106

Online innovation: the case of open source software development  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The aim of this paper is to investigate the role of online networking during the innovation process, including its role(s) in communication, cooperation and coordination. The paper neither implicitly assumes that online computer-based networking is a prerequisite for the innovation process nor denies the possibility that innovation can emerge and successfully survive without it. It merely presupposes that,

Sladjana Vujovic; John Parm Ulhøi

2008-01-01

107

Heuristic versus Systematic Processing of Specialist versus Generalist Sources in Online Media  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In exploring why specialist sources (e.g., CNN.com) are more persuasive than generalist sources (e.g., CBS.com), this study examines theoretical mechanisms related to information-processing differences caused by these sources. When we have a chain of sources (Websites and agents) in online media, does specialization of one of them bias the…

Koh, Yoon Jeon; Sundar, S. Shyam

2010-01-01

108

Fall Meeting science covered widely in news and social media  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Journalists found a lot to report about at the 2011 Fall Meeting, which has so far generated about 1800 stories in news outlets worldwide. More than 135 reporters covered the meeting, representing a broad range of print, online, and broadcast news sources in the United States, Europe, and Japan. To assist those reporters, AGU staff conducted and Web-streamed an unprecedented 25 press events at the meeting—mostly press conferences bringing together scientists presenting newsworthy fndings and journalists eager for stories.

Weiss, Peter

2012-02-01

109

Consumers' accounts of perceived risk online and the influence of communication sources  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to extend marketing knowledge into perceived risk in online transactions beyond the current positivistic, hypotheses-driven research by providing qualitative insights into how individuals construct their accounts of perceived risk online. Additionally, the study reported in this paper aims to explore how communication sources influence both these subjective constructions and individuals' behavioural experiences

Lynda Andrews; Maree V. Boyle

2008-01-01

110

Pulse News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

It can be quite fun to read the news, but about what the beauty of viewing a clutch of colorful news sites? Pulse is an "elegant news reading application" designed for the iPhone, Android, and other mobile devices. The application uses colorful panning story bars and populates them with content from sources (such as CNN, the BBC, and so on) selected by the user. Visitors can sign up for a free account, and they will also want to read over the FAQ section on the site.

2012-02-03

111

News Information in Forensics: A Case for a More Intelligent Use of Sources.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In many college and high school forensics tournaments, the topic agenda is derived from "Newsweek,""Time," and "U.S. News and World Report." This use of three profit-oriented, widely circulated magazines as the agenda setting basis of extemporaneous speaking competition is philosophically and substantively damaging. First, using news information…

Theobald, John M.

112

Web Mining for Open Source Intelligence  

Microsoft Academic Search

Web mining for open source intelligence is the retrieval, extraction and analysis of information from on-line Internet sites. There are two separate applications areas this paper will review, namely live news-monitoring and targeted topic based data mining. Most newspapers and news agencies have Web sites with live updates on unfolding events, opinions and perspectives on world events. Most governments monitor

Clive Best

2008-01-01

113

The usage of online tourist information sources in tourist information search: an exploratory study  

Microsoft Academic Search

Tourist information search is a complex issue. This study contributes to the understanding of tourist information sources by comparing three online sources, that is, non-commercial travel blogs, Wikipedia and Yahoo! Knowledge+. A common denominator of a popular tourist information source is the presence of credible travel-oriented information, preferably in the form of personal experience or, if not so, carefully edited

Wee-Kheng Tan; Tong-He Chen

2011-01-01

114

The usage of online tourist information sources in tourist information search: an exploratory study  

Microsoft Academic Search

Tourist information search is a complex issue. This study contributes to the understanding of tourist information sources by comparing three online sources, that is, non-commercial travel blogs, Wikipedia and Yahoo! Knowledge+. A common denominator of a popular tourist information source is the presence of credible travel-oriented information, preferably in the form of personal experience or, if not so, carefully edited

Wee-Kheng Tan; Tong-He Chen

2012-01-01

115

Home Page| Database Search| Online Tools| MetaData Query| Standard Criterion| Data Center| About BMICC| Login| | --> English News --> Biology News  

E-print Network

Home Page| Database Search| Online Tools| MetaData Query| Standard Criterion| Data Center| About_mail:bmicc@pumc.edu.cn Institute of Basic Medical Sciences Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Copyright ? by National Mdedical

Sóbester, András

116

Using News Assignments to Develop Skills for Learning about Science from Public Information Sources  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

News assignments based on contemporary issues with a scientific basis are used in two general education chemistry courses for nonmajors to develop learning skills. Students' favorable responses are observed towards the assignments.

Wakzak, Mary M.

2007-01-01

117

Renew Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

RENEW ON-LINE is an edited, text only, version of parts of the News sections of RENEW, the journal of NATTA, the independent national UK Network for Alternative Technology and Technology Assessment. The news sections provided are up to date and include issues from 2004 to 2006.

2007-04-13

118

An Online Platform for Resources and Collaborative Research on Earthquake Source  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We develop the online platform http://equake-rc.info for collaborative research on earthquake sources. The platform has three main features: (1) finite-fault earthquake source models (SRCMOD) database, (2) Source Inversion Validation (SIV) Benchmarks and its Wiki, and (3) software Codes for Earthquake Rupture and ground-motion Simulation (CERS). SRCMOD collects and disseminates source models of past earthquakes. SIV aims at benchmarking the current state-of-the-art in earthquake source inversions and developing robust approaches to quantify uncertainties in the source models. CERS currently has three software packages. These include 'RupGen' for generating synthetic earthquake rupture models, 'Stress2Slip' for computing on-fault static stress changes corresponding to a slip distribution, and 'BB-Simulation' for computing and integrating high frequency synthetics with low frequency waveforms to generate hybrid broadband seismograms. We envision that this online platform will be useful in advancing research on earthquake source processes and earthquake engineering.

Thingbaijam, K. S.; Mai, P. M.

2013-12-01

119

Analyzing traditional and web-based news organizations: a science and technology news comparison of the New York Times and MSNBC News  

E-print Network

. . Technology News Frames. . News Subjects and Frames: MSlVBC News vs. Sources . . 34 . . . . . . . 34 37 39 . 48 53 58 CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION . . . . . 62 Condusion . . Discussion. . . . . . . . . 62 . . . . . 65 . . 68 . . . . . . 7 I... . . Technology News Frames. . News Subjects and Frames: MSlVBC News vs. Sources . . 34 . . . . . . . 34 37 39 . 48 53 58 CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION . . . . . 62 Condusion . . Discussion. . . . . . . . . 62 . . . . . 65 . . 68 . . . . . . 7 I...

Zhang, Miao

2012-06-07

120

6/14/12 World War II exhibit of Peter Hurd sketches opening at Museum of Texas Tech | Lubbock Online | Lub... 1/3lubbockonline.com/local-news/.../world-war-ii-exhibit-peter-hurd-sketches-opening-museum-texas-tech  

E-print Network

" and World War II Galleries Exhibits will begin Saturday with a reception honoring veterans from 6 to 8:30 p6/14/12 World War II exhibit of Peter Hurd sketches opening at Museum of Texas Tech | Lubbock Online | Lub... 1/3lubbockonline.com/local-news/.../world-war

Rock, Chris

121

Geographic and Source Biases in Network Television News 1982-1984.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Content analysis of 5,190 news stories appearing on network weekday evening newscasts between May 1982 and April 1984 reveals under- and overrepresentations of geographic/political subdivisions and of individuals representing various social groups within the United States and internationally. More specifically, on "geographic" biases, states and…

Whitney, D. Charles; And Others

122

What Does the Eye See? Reading Online Primary Source Photographs in History  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This exploratory study looks at how a sample of preservice teachers and historians read visuals in the context of school history. The participants used eye tracking technology and think-aloud protocol, as they examined a series of online primary source photographs from a virtual exhibit. Voluntary participants (6 students and 2 professional…

Levesque, Stephane; Ng-A-Fook, Nicholas; Corrigan, Julie

2014-01-01

123

ON-LINE MEASUREMENT OF NITROUS OXIDE FROM COMBUSTION SOURCES BY AUTOMATED GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY  

EPA Science Inventory

The paper discusses on-line measurement of nitrous oxide (N2O) from combustion sources by automated gas chromatography. ossil fuel combustion is suspected of contributing to measured increases in the ambient concentrations of N2O. haracterization of N2O emissions from fossil fuel...

124

JapanBizTech: The Source for Technology Business in Japan and Asia  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Japan BizTech is a source for technology and business news from Japan and Asia developed by Nikkei Business Publications. It covers the latest news and research breakthroughs in the communications, electronics and computer industries in Japan and other Asian countries. An online directory for technology and business contacts throughout Asia in banking, communications, transport equipment and wholesale is available at the site.

1997-01-01

125

The laser ion source trap for highest isobaric selectivity in online exotic isotope production.  

PubMed

The improvement in the performance of a conventional laser ion source in the laser ion source and trap (LIST) project is presented, which envisages installation of a repeller electrode and a linear Paul trap/ion guide structure. This approach promises highest isobaric purity and optimum temporal and spatial control of the radioactive ion beam produced at an online isotope separator facility. The functionality of the LIST was explored at the offline test separators of University of Mainz (UMz) and ISOLDE/CERN, using the UMz solid state laser system. Ionization efficiency and selectivity as well as time structure and transversal emittance of the produced ion beam was determined. Next step after complete characterization is the construction and installation of the radiation-hard final trap structure and its first online application. PMID:20192370

Schwellnus, F; Blaum, K; Catherall, R; Crepieux, B; Fedosseev, V; Gottwald, T; Kluge, H-J; Marsh, B; Mattolat, C; Rothe, S; Stora, T; Wendt, K

2010-02-01

126

NewsInEssence: A System For DomainIndependent, RealTime News Clustering and MultiDocument  

E-print Network

NewsInEssence: A System For Domain­Independent, Real­Time News Clustering and Multi­based cluster of news stories. In the generic sce­ nario for NEWSINESSENCE, a user selects a single news story from a news Web site. Our system then searches other live sources of news for other stories related

Radev, Dragomir R.

127

NewsInEssence: A System For Domain-Independent, Real-Time News Clustering and Multi-Document  

E-print Network

NewsInEssence: A System For Domain-Independent, Real-Time News Clustering and Multi-based cluster of news stories. In the generic sce- nario for NEWSINESSENCE, a user selects a single news story from a news Web site. Our system then searches other live sources of news for other stories related

Radev, Dragomir R.

128

Best Graduate Schools: US News & World Report  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

US News Online allows readers to compare business graduate schools using data in US News's annual Graduate Rankings report. Up to four schools may be selected at a time, and US News will deliver information on admissions, costs, the student body, and employment prospects in addition to business graduate school homepage links.

129

Using Extensible Markup Language (XML) for the Single Source Delivery of Educational Resources by Print and Online: A Case Study  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article seeks to provide an introduction to Extensible Markup Language (XML) by looking at its use in a single source publishing approach to the provision of teaching resources in both hardcopy and online. Using the development of the International Baccalaureate Organisation's online Economics Subject Guide as a practical example, this…

Walsh, Lucas

2007-01-01

130

In the News Sunday, January 16, 2011  

E-print Network

Gun Show 01/16/2011 ABC News - Online Text | View Clip Miraculous Escape 01/16/2011 ABC News - Online Medical Center 01/16/2011 AZCentral.com Text | View Clip Tucson Shooting Victim Arrested at TV Town Hall stable 01/16/2011 Burbank Leader Text | View Clip Gun law debate 'drives sales' at Tucson show; Trade

Arizona, University of

131

Media Convergence: A Case Study of a Cable News Station  

Microsoft Academic Search

Media convergence is happening around the world. This study looks at the current operation of a cable news station that produces 2 media products in 1 newsroom. It also explores the theoretical foundations of value creation in online news by examining how online news is selected, packaged, processed, and distributed. Observational results showed that media convergence still has a long

J. Sonia Huang; Don Heider

2007-01-01

132

A look at best practice in online PR  

E-print Network

to connect with new influencers and their customers directly through the use of social media." Source and effectiveness (and therefore the value) of our news within the online space · to look at new ways to seed are accustomed to working through a credible third party endorser (the media). Today, PR 2.0 allows the brand

133

Desktop News 2.0 (Windows 3.1/95/98/2000/NT)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This free customizable news ticker allows users to keep an eye on the latest stories from a wide variety of news sources and click on the headlines to read the full story in their browser (ads are interspersed with the headlines). Conveniently, Desktop News is both low-bandwidth (56KB over an hour period) and has a small footprint (1MB). In addition, it can deliver any information, such as "news, weather, stocks, database records, ads, audio files, video clips, etc. that can be served up on a Web page accessible by intended subscribers." What really sets it apart, however, is an open publishing model that allows any source to establish channels using industry standard file formats and Desktop News's specifications. While the major online news providers are, of course, represented on Desktop News, this model seems to offer the potential for a news democratization of sorts, with the possibility of a range and depth of content not found in most current awareness tools. After downloading, users have a number of options for customizing their channels and ticker display settings. They can then visit the site to automatically add other channels. Free registration is requested, but it does not appear to be required.

134

World Health News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Published by the Center for Health Communication of the Harvard School of Public Health, this online weekly news digest covers stories on public health issues from around the world. Aimed at an international audience of policy makers, journalists, public health researchers, practitioners, and advocates, World Health News blends original reporting with links to stories and editorials from publications worldwide. Currently, the site features a spotlight story on women's rights, health, and equality, as well as synopses and links to stories on the death penalty, AIDS, mental health care for children, environmental hazards, teens and tobacco, and gene therapy, among others. Future plans for the site include video and audio offerings, such as expert interviews and coverage of breaking public health news from "leading news organizations."

135

Building the News Media Agenda on the Environment: A Comparison of Public Relations and Journalistic Sources.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Analyzes two sources of information supplied to members of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ): public relations materials mailed to SEJ members, and story tip sheets assembled by SEJ staffers. Finds the preponderance of materials promoting an environmental backlash agenda stem from just a few public relations sources; and the public…

Curtin, Patricia A.; Rhodenbaugh, Eric

2001-01-01

136

NEWS AND INFORMATION: UNSCEAR Report 2000: Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation  

Microsoft Academic Search

Since its inception in 1955 the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) has periodically undertaken a broad review of the sources and the effects of ionising radiation. This latest report is in two concurrently published separate volumes. Volumes I and II provide updated reviews of sources and effects of ionising radiation respectively. A considerable amount

Monty Charles

2001-01-01

137

Public Affairs Strategic Plan Public Affairs is UBC's trusted source for innovative news expertise, advancing the university's  

E-print Network

expertise, advancing the university's reputation globally through the most authoritative news media. Tagline and commitments. To guard the university's reputation through effective issues management and media relations the university's most compelling, newsworthy stories and expertise. To delivery through the UBC News channels

Michelson, David G.

138

News@SEI Interactive  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University publishes an online quarterly journal called news@sei interactive. The columns and features of the latest installment can be viewed online or downloaded as an Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file. Of particular interest in this issue is the continuation of The Future of Software Engineering, a series of articles that considers industry trends and changes in technology. Another column examines overall Internet security and the risks inherent in doing business online. An archive on the site provides access to all previous issues of the journal, dating back to 1998.

2002-01-01

139

Online Analysis of {gamma}-ray Sources with H.E.S.S  

SciTech Connect

Some of the {gamma}-ray sources detected by the H.E.S.S. experiment display irregular, often flare-like emission behaviour. A method to detect these outbursts as fast as possible is highly desirable. At H.E.S.S., first results from an offline analysis of pre-calibrated data can be obtained on-site approximately one hour after run end. We present a development and implementation of online analysis software that performs calibration and analysis of data at the time they are being taken allowing for a fast confirmation of observational results and appropriate reaction by the on-site shift crew.

Fuessling, M.; Dalton, M.; Kerschhaggl, M.; Schwanke, U. [Institut fuer Physik, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Newtonstrasse 15, 12489 Berlin (Germany); Jung, I.; Stegmann, C. [Erlangen Centre for Astroparticle Physics (ECAP), Friedrich-Alexander-Universitaet Erlangen-Nuernberg, Erwin-Rommel-Strasse 1, 91058 Erlangen (Germany)

2008-12-24

140

The changing information environment for nanotechnology: online audiences and content  

PubMed Central

The shift toward online communication in all realms, from print newspapers to broadcast television, has implications for how the general public consumes information about nanotechnology. The goal of this study is threefold: to investigate who is using online sources for information and news about science and nanotechnology, to examine what the general public is searching for online with regards to nanotechnology, and to analyze what they find in online content of nanotechnology. Using survey data, we find those who report the Internet as their primary source of science and technology news are diverse in age, more knowledgeable about science and nanotechnology, highly educated, male, and more diverse racially than users of other media. In a comparison of demographic data on actual visits by online users to general news and science Web sites, science sites attracted more male, non-white users from the Western region of the United States than news sites did. News sites, on the other hand, attracted those with a slightly higher level of education. Our analysis of published estimates of keyword searches on nanotechnology reveals people are turning to the Internet to search for keyword searches related to the future, health, and applications of nanotechnology. A content analysis of online content reveals health content dominates overall. Comparisons of content in different types of sites—blogs, government, and general sites—are conducted. Electronic supplementary material The online version of this article (doi:10.1007/s11051-010-9860-2) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users. PMID:21170132

Brossard, Dominique; Scheufele, Dietram A.

2010-01-01

141

Objectivity Classification in Online Media Elisabeth Lex  

E-print Network

news media. We propose to use topic independent features and we show in a cross-domain experiment instead of topic independent dimensions. We investigate the objectivity of online news media by classifing and Subject Descriptors H.4 [Information Systems Applications]: Online News Media, Objectivity General Terms

Hammerton, James

142

VizieR Online Data Catalog: The WGACAT version of ROSAT sources (White+ 2000)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

WGACAT is a point source catalogue generated from all ROSAT PSPC (Position Sensitive Proportional Counter) pointed observations. This catalog has been generated by N.E. White (HEASARC/GSFC), P. Giommi (SDC/ASI) and L. Angelini (HEASARC/GSFC) and is a private research effort, not related to the official catalogs generated by the ROSAT project. The WGACAT was made first publicly available in November 1994 through the HEASARC on-line service (White, Giommi and Angelini 1994), with a first minor revision in March 1995 (WGACAT95). It was generated using all the public ROSAT PSPC pointed data available than, corresponding to 75% of the entire set, and featured ~ 68000 detections of which 62000 were unique sources. The current version, released in May 2000, is the final and complete version of WGACAT and includes the remaining sequences not processed in the WGACAT95. WGACAT (May 2000) contains about 88,000 detections, with more than 84,000 individual sources, obtained from 4160 sequences. The catalog was generated using an optimized sliding cell detect algorithm in XIMAGE (first developed for the EXOSAT project). The inner and outer parts of the images were run separately, to maximize the sensitivity to source detection. This method is very sensitive in finding point sources, but can also find spurious sources where there is extended emission. We have visually inspected each detection, removed the obvious spurious cases and assigned a quality flag to each detection. (2 data files).

White, N. E.; Giommi, P.; Angelini, L.

2000-06-01

143

SciCentral: Earth and Space Science News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site provides links to Earth and space science news articles from a variety of outlets and journals. Sources featured on the site must be freely accessible to online readers and are ranked by the editors based on reliability, timeliness, extent of coverage, multidisciplinary coverage, follow-up, and presentation. The main page features links to the day's headlines, a listing of the editors' top five resources for Earth and space science, and access to a selection of tools and resources, including a literature search; online tools and references such as unit conversion tools, links to U.S. and European patent offices; and links to journals and databases, career information, and conferences.

Guy Orgambide, Scicentral C.

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Contact: Nancy Peden 613-520-2600, ext. 2014 www.library.carleton.ca 2011 This is a guide to sources for the academic study of  

E-print Network

of Journalism. Online access via Library Catalogue Encyclopedia of Television. 2nd ed. 4 v. REF PN1992.18.E5/country; e.g. American newspapers­ Ownership] RADIO BROADCASTING OF NEWS* TELEVISION BROADCASTING OF NEWS Business Source Complete Communication Abstracts Communication and Mass Media Complete JStor Humanities

145

News Resources on the World Wide Web.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes up-to-date news sources that are presently available on the Internet and World Wide Web. Highlights include electronic newspapers; AP (Associated Press) sources and Reuters; sports news; stock market information; New York Times; multimedia capabilities, including CNN Interactive; and local and regional news. (LRW)

Notess, Greg R.

1996-01-01

146

CRCHD - News Stories  

Cancer.gov

CRCHD - News Stories Home News and Events News Stories & Interviews Health Disparities News & Articles E-bulletin News Stories & Interviews CRCHD Spotlights Meetings & Events Press Kit News Stories & Interviews 2013

147

CRCHD - News Releases  

Cancer.gov

CRCHD - News Releases Home News and Events News Releases News Releases E-bulletin News Stories Spotlights Meetings & Events Press Kit News Releases & Articles 2012 New! CRCHD PNRP Grantees Publish Research

148

CRCHD - News Releases  

Cancer.gov

CRCHD - News Releases Home News and Events News Releases Health Disparities News & Articles E-bulletin News Stories & Interviews CRCHD Spotlights Meetings & Events Press Kit News Releases & Articles 2012

149

News & Events  

Cancer.gov

News about scientific advances in cancer prevention, program activities, and new projects are included here in NCI press releases and fact sheets, articles from the NCI Cancer Bulletin, and Clinical Trial News from the NCI website.

150

Fellowship News  

Cancer.gov

Third Robert A. Welch Fellowship Awarded to Wei Tang Fourth Annual DCEG Fellows' Training Symposium DCEG Fellows Present at the 2012 NIH Spring Research Festival New Representatives for Fellows Committees Print This Page Fellowship News, Linkage Newsletter News

151

First on-line results for As and F beams from HRIBF target/ion sources  

SciTech Connect

The first on-line tests of the ion sources to provide radioactive ion beams of {sup 69,70}As and {sup 17,18}F for the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility have been performed using the UNISOR facility at HRIBF. For {sup 70}As the measured efficiency is 0.8 {+-} 0.3% with a hold-up time of 3.6 {+-} 0.3 hours as measured with {sup 72}As at a target temperature of 1,270 C. For {sup 17}F the efficiency for Al{sup 17}F is 0.0024 {+-} 0.0008% with a hold-up time of 16.4 {+-} 0.8 m as measured with Al{sup 18}F at a target temperature of 1,470 C.

Carter, H.K.; Kormicki, J.; Stracener, D.W.; Breitenbach, J.B. [Oak Ridge Inst. for Science and Education, TN (United States); Blackmon, J.C. [Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (United States); Smith, M.S. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Bardayan, D.W. [Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States). A.W. Wright Nuclear Structure Lab.

1996-12-31

152

Kiplinger Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Kiplinger organization developed Kiplinger Online to provide personal finance guidance on the Internet. Users can find selected articles from the current and past three months' issues of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine on topics ranging from investing to retirement planning. The news section highlights consumer, business and financial news. Visitors to the site can compare the rankings of mutual funds (stocks and bonds) by size and return, consult a glossary of 101 financial terms and examine financial planning calculators . Parents might want to refer to sections on educating children, budgeting, and money management. Note that certain parts of the site require subscription.

1998-01-01

153

Inquiring minds acquiring wellness: uses of online and offline sources for health information.  

PubMed

Variation in ability to access and use health information is a key pathway through which social status may impact health. Digital media offer new opportunities for health information seeking, potentially lowering barriers to such content. Using a data set with nuanced information about what sources a diverse group of college students consults for different types of health material, coupled with detailed measures of Internet experiences, this article explores factors related to where young adults turn for health content. Results suggest considerable sex differences in practices across sources of health information. We also find differences in Hispanic students' actions based on parents' country of origin across sources. Finally, challenging assumptions about the universal savvy of young adults, findings suggest that those who are more highly skilled with the Internet are more likely to use it for health information seeking, and Internet experiences are especially important for explaining who turns to online discussions in this realm. Our findings not only contribute to a better understanding of health information seeking and health inequality, but also point to possible sites of intervention to ameliorate health disparities. PMID:21932982

Dobransky, Kerry; Hargittai, Eszter

2012-01-01

154

9/18/09 2:18 PMDark Energy's Demise? New Theory Doesn't Use the Force -National Geographic | Eureka! Science News Page 1 of 2http://esciencenews.com/sources/national.geographic/2009/08/19/dark.energys.demise.new.theory.doesnt.use.force  

E-print Network

BOSS 6 weeks ago Latest Science Newsletter Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! Subscribe Latest Science News Articles Nevada professor discovers new way | Eureka! Science News Page 1 of 2http://esciencenews.com/sources/national.geographic/2009/08/19/dark

Temple, Blake

155

Botanical Electronic News (BEN)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The electronic newsletter BEN contains recent news about research and researchers in botany. Produced at least once a month by Dr. A. Ceska, the focus of BEN is primarily botany in British Columbia, Canada, and the adjacent Pacific Northwest (US). The BEN homepage offers users access to all issues of BEN back to 1995 (issue 115); articles vary in depth but often include links to substantial online information, such as publications, keys, or other useful resources.

156

Branded product information search on the Web: The role of brand trust and credibility of online information sources  

Microsoft Academic Search

Drawing upon the cost–benefit framework and trust mechanism as a risk reducer, this study examines the influence of brand factors and source credibility on branded product information Web searches. The online survey was conducted within the pre-purchase context of digital camera brands. The results revealed that brand factors did not influence overall branded information search efforts. However, brand trust and

Chunsik Lee; Junga Kim; Sylvia M. Chan-Olmsted

2010-01-01

157

Branded product information search on the Web: The role of brand trust and credibility of online information sources  

Microsoft Academic Search

Drawing upon the cost–benefit framework and trust mechanism as a risk reducer, this study examines the influence of brand factors and source credibility on branded product information Web searches. The online survey was conducted within the pre-purchase context of digital camera brands. The results revealed that brand factors did not influence overall branded information search efforts. However, brand trust and

Chunsik Lee; Junga Kim; Sylvia M. Chan-Olmsted

2011-01-01

158

Toward a Model of Sources of Influence in Online Education: Cognitive Learning and the Effects of Web 2.0  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To explore the integration of education processes into social media, we tested an initial model of student learning via interactive web tools and theorized three sources of influence: interpersonal, intrapersonal, and masspersonal. Three-hundred thirty-seven students observed an online lecture and then completed a series of scales. Structural…

Carr, Caleb T.; Zube, Paul; Dickens, Eric; Hayter, Carolyn A.; Barterian, Justin A.

2013-01-01

159

Online visibility as a source of competitive advantage for small- and medium-sized tourism accommodation enterprises  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examines the importance of the Internet as a distribution channel for medium-sized and small accommodation enterprises, identifying the characteristics that could make the Internet a source of competitive advantage. From the resource-based view, online visibility is considered a differentiating factor in the accommodation business, able to produce superior organisational performance through the capture of new clients and by

Steve Smithson; Carlos Alberto Devece; Rafael Lapiedra

2011-01-01

160

Reducing the Spatial Distance between Printed and Online Information Sources by Means of Mobile Technology Enhances Learning: Using 2D Barcodes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Online information sources, such as pictures and animations on web pages are frequently used for complementing printed course material in educational contexts. The concurrent use of online and printed information sources by students, however, requires going back and forth between physically separated course material, such as a course book and a…

Ozcelik, Erol; Acarturk, Cengiz

2011-01-01

161

News from On-Line  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Now that we have found all these great things on the World Wide Web, what can we do with them? I mean legally? Never fear, again the Web comes to your rescue! The Conference on Fair Use (CONFU) Interim Report (http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/dcom/olia/confu/) summarizes the work of more than 95 organizations dedicated to establishing fair use guidelines for librarians and educators while also representing copyright owners. CONFU was initiated in 1994 as part of the national government's effort to promote the National Information Infrastructure (NII). Go to this site and look for Guidelines for Fair Use for Digital Images, Distance Learning, and Educational Multimedia. Read the special cautions about material from the Internet, special allowances for retention of projects for tenure review, and permitted uses by students for class projects.

Sweeney Judd, Carolyn

1997-06-01

162

News from Online: Green Chemistry  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Green chemistry closely relates to energy and environmental problems, and includes the promotion of environmental friendly products and systems within the framework of renewable resources. Various websites on green chemistry are reviewed, one of which lists the 12 commandments of this particular subject.

Uffelman, Erich S.

2004-01-01

163

Research News at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

From the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory's (LBL) Public Information Department, the Research News Website contains a store of news on physics, chemistry, and life science research. Written in a layperson's language, this resource accesses current news releases and the lab's newspaper (Currents) and magazine (Research Review). The highlight of this site is the searchable Science Articles Archive which holds over 900 articles from the above-mentioned news sources. The archives include sections on Accelerator and Fusion Research, Chemical Sciences, General Physics, and X-ray Research, among many others. A "News Release Delivery Service" emails the latest LBL news to subscribers.

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Outside Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Outside Online is one of the premier outdoors oriented sites on the Web, covering fitness, biking, hiking, water sports, snow sports, travel, and mountaineering, among others. The site contains news and views, a travel section, reviews of outdoor products, coverage of outdoor activities such as the Tour DuPont, the World Cup Whitewater Slalom and skiing in South America, and selected full text, as well as special buyer's and family vacation guides from "Outside Magazine."

1996-01-01

165

First application of the Laser Ion Source and Trap (LIST) for on-line experiments at ISOLDE  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Laser Ion Source and Trap (LIST) provides a new mode of operation for the resonance ionization laser ion source (RILIS) at ISOLDE/CERN, reducing the amount of surface-ionized isobaric contaminants by up to four orders of magnitude. After the first successful on-line test at ISOLDE in 2011 the LIST was further improved in terms of efficiency, selectivity, and reliability through several off-line tests at Mainz University and at ISOLDE. In September 2012, the first on-line physics experiments to use the LIST took place at ISOLDE. The measurements of the improved LIST indicate more than a twofold increase in efficiency compared to the LIST of the 2011 run. The suppression of surface-ionized francium contaminants has enabled the first in-source laser spectroscopy of 217Po and 219Po.

Fink, D. A.; Richter, S. D.; Bastin, B.; Blaum, K.; Catherall, R.; Cocolios, T. E.; Fedorov, D. V.; Fedosseev, V. N.; Flanagan, K. T.; Ghys, L.; Gottberg, A.; Imai, N.; Kron, T.; Lecesne, N.; Lynch, K. M.; Marsh, B. A.; Mendonca, T. M.; Pauwels, D.; Rapisarda, E.; Ramos, J. P.; Rossel, R. E.; Rothe, S.; Seliverstov, M. D.; Sjödin, M.; Stora, T.; Van Beveren, C.; Wendt, K. D. A.

2013-12-01

166

News on the NetCredibility, Selective Exposure, and Racial Prejudice  

Microsoft Academic Search

An online survey was conducted to assess the perception of credibility of various forms of news media, including Internet news sites associated with traditional forms of media and nontraditional Internet news sites. The survey also explored a possible link between news media credibility and scores on a modern racism scale. This study found that people held differential perceptions of Internet

Debra Burns Melican; Travis L. Dixon

2008-01-01

167

Science News for the U.S. Hispanic Audience  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A science and health news service targeted toward the U.S. Hispanic community was launched on 23 January. ConCiencia, billed as the first Spanish-language science newswire service in the United States, provides free weekly news feeds to media targeting the U.S. Hispanic population. The news feeds, available to Spanish-language newspapers and radio stations, include newspaper features, radio segments, and online news content.

Showstack, Randy

2008-02-01

168

Consider the Source: Predictors of Online Citation Permanence in Communication Journals  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study focuses on six leading communication journals and their use of online citations in articles published between 2000 and 2003. The study uses content analysis to explore if there is a relationship between citation characteristics and their stability. The findings show that online citations in the .gov and .org domains are more likely to…

Dimitrova, Daniela V.; Bugeja, Michael

2006-01-01

169

Customized News in Your Mailbox.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Customized Internet services deliver news and selected research via e-mail, fax, Web browser, or their own software. Some are clipping services while others are full-fledged online newspapers. Most charge a monthly subscription fee, but a few are free to registered users. Provides the addresses, cost, scope, and evaluation of eight services. (PEN)

Rudich, Joe

1996-01-01

170

Industry News  

Cancer.gov

Myriad RBM announces Oncology MAP v2.0Myriad RBM, a former recipient of Small Business Innovations Research funding from the NCI, has recently announced the launch of OncologyMAP® v2.0. Print This Page Industry News, eProtein News and Events

171

Uses and Values for News on Cable Television.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses cable television subscribers' perceptions and consumption patterns of television news and describes a survey that compared broadcast and cable television news viewing habits. Media dependency and media consumption are considered, attitudes toward news sources and the perceived monetary value of the Cable News Network (CNN) are studied,…

Baldwin, Thomas F.; And Others

1992-01-01

172

Image control: how police affect the presentation of crime news  

Microsoft Academic Search

Public opinion and political ideology affect the way in which police departments formulate responses to crime. Examines how departments construct public images to ensure favorable media presentation. Uses direct observation of news production process for more specific data on how police sources impact on crime-news presentation. Finds that news media can hold police accountable to the public, but news media

Steven Chermak

1995-01-01

173

Antecedents to agenda setting and framing in health news: an examination of priority, angle, source, and resource usage from a national survey of U.S. health reporters and editors.  

PubMed

The influence of news media on audience cognitions, attitudes, and behaviors in the realm of politics, race relations, science, and health has been extensively documented.Agenda setting and framing studies show that news media influence how people develop schema and place priorities on issues, with media stories serving as a major source of issue frames. Although news media are an important intermediary in the translation of scientific knowledge to different publics, little has been documented about the production of health news and factors that may predict media agenda setting and framing in health journalism. We used data from a 2005 national survey of U.S. health reporters and editors to examine predictors of source, resource, story angle, and frame usage among reporters and editors by variables such as organizational structure, individual characteristics of respondents (such as education and years working as a journalist),and perceptions of occupational autonomy. Multivariable logistic regression models revealed several differences among U.S. health reports and editors in the likelihood of using a variety of news sources, resources, priorities, and angles in reporting. Media agenda setting and framing theories suggest that practitioners familiar with media processes can work with journalists to frame messages, thereby increasing the probability of accurate and effective reporting. Results from this study may help to inform interactions between public health and medical practitioners and the press [corrected]. PMID:20390978

Wallington, Sherrie Flynt; Blake, Kelly; Taylor-Clark, Kalahn; Viswanath, K

2010-01-01

174

Online Staff Development.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes the benefits for principals of online staff development for teachers. Sources of online courses and training include local and state departments of education, professional associations, colleges and universities, online universities, and commercial suppliers. (PKP)

Pease, Pamela S.; Magnuson, Peter

2003-01-01

175

OxMaR: Open Source Free Software for Online Minimization and Randomization for Clinical Trials.  

PubMed

Minimization is a valuable method for allocating participants between the control and experimental arms of clinical studies. The use of minimization reduces differences that might arise by chance between the study arms in the distribution of patient characteristics such as gender, ethnicity and age. However, unlike randomization, minimization requires real time assessment of each new participant with respect to the preceding distribution of relevant participant characteristics within the different arms of the study. For multi-site studies, this necessitates centralized computational analysis that is shared between all study locations. Unfortunately, there is no suitable freely available open source or free software that can be used for this purpose. OxMaR was developed to enable researchers in any location to use minimization for patient allocation and to access the minimization algorithm using any device that can connect to the internet such as a desktop computer, tablet or mobile phone. The software is complete in itself and requires no special packages or libraries to be installed. It is simple to set up and run over the internet using online facilities which are very low cost or even free to the user. Importantly, it provides real time information on allocation to the study lead or administrator and generates real time distributed backups with each allocation. OxMaR can readily be modified and customised and can also be used for standard randomization. It has been extensively tested and has been used successfully in a low budget multi-centre study. Hitherto, the logistical difficulties involved in minimization have precluded its use in many small studies and this software should allow more widespread use of minimization which should lead to studies with better matched control and experimental arms. OxMaR should be particularly valuable in low resource settings. PMID:25353169

O'Callaghan, Christopher A

2014-01-01

176

OxMaR: Open Source Free Software for Online Minimization and Randomization for Clinical Trials  

PubMed Central

Minimization is a valuable method for allocating participants between the control and experimental arms of clinical studies. The use of minimization reduces differences that might arise by chance between the study arms in the distribution of patient characteristics such as gender, ethnicity and age. However, unlike randomization, minimization requires real time assessment of each new participant with respect to the preceding distribution of relevant participant characteristics within the different arms of the study. For multi-site studies, this necessitates centralized computational analysis that is shared between all study locations. Unfortunately, there is no suitable freely available open source or free software that can be used for this purpose. OxMaR was developed to enable researchers in any location to use minimization for patient allocation and to access the minimization algorithm using any device that can connect to the internet such as a desktop computer, tablet or mobile phone. The software is complete in itself and requires no special packages or libraries to be installed. It is simple to set up and run over the internet using online facilities which are very low cost or even free to the user. Importantly, it provides real time information on allocation to the study lead or administrator and generates real time distributed backups with each allocation. OxMaR can readily be modified and customised and can also be used for standard randomization. It has been extensively tested and has been used successfully in a low budget multi-centre study. Hitherto, the logistical difficulties involved in minimization have precluded its use in many small studies and this software should allow more widespread use of minimization which should lead to studies with better matched control and experimental arms. OxMaR should be particularly valuable in low resource settings. PMID:25353169

O’Callaghan, Christopher A.

2014-01-01

177

NewsInEssence: a system for domain-independent, real-time news clustering and multi-document summarization  

Microsoft Academic Search

NEWSINESSENCE is a system for finding, visualizing and summarizing a topic-based cluster of news stories. In the generic scenario for NEWSINESSENCE, a user selects a single news story from a news Web site. Our system then searches other live sources of news for other stories related to the same event and produces summaries of a subset of the stories that

Dragomir R. Radev; Sasha Blair-goldensohn; Zhu Zhang; Revathi Sundara Raghavan

2000-01-01

178

The Public Sphere and Online, Independent Journalism  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The rapid evolution of online, independent journalism affords educators an opportunity to increase students' understanding of the nature and power of the news media. Drawing from Habermas's theories of the role of the public sphere in democratic discourse, the author, as founder of an online news publication, traces trends in concentrated…

Beers, David

2006-01-01

179

Vida Imobiliria Portuguese News  

E-print Network

In co-operation with: Home / News From the editors Advisory Board Industry Partners Participants of Capital Markets Board. 'Shaping of Tomorrow and the Real Estate Industry with Energy Sources' was the name performance buildings'. Very impressive! The Moderator for the session about 'Shaping of Tomorrow and the Real

Aksay, Ilhan A.

180

News of the Year.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reviews library news for 1997. Highlights public library budgets, examined by number of patrons served; Internet filters and censorship; librarians and the media; private and government funding sources; outsourcing; expectations for growth in the publishing industry, emphasizing the Asian economic crisis; and new ideas from the next generation of…

St. Lifer, Evan; Olson, Renee; Milliot, Jim; Bing, Jonathan

1998-01-01

181

Documents in the News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The University of Michigan Government Documents center provides a Documents in the News page. Taken from official sources, this page has full text documents on such subjects as Yitzhak Rabin's assassination, Bosnia, the Oklahoma City Bombing, the Ebola Virus, the United Nations Conference on Women, the G7 Summit, term limits, and the Unabomber, among many others.

York, Grace A.

1999-01-01

182

Hoover's Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Hoover's Online features an accurate and comprehensive database of company information free on the Web. Called Hoover's MasterList Plus, the database of more than 8,500 of the largest public and private U.S. companies provides company name, key personnel, address, sales, number of employees, ticker symbol and other information for companies meeting the user's designated search criteria. Hoover's Online also includes the week's top business news stories, a directory of more than 1,000 corporate Web sites, a synopsis of the 25 top-selling business books and links to other business information resources on the Web, including stock quotes and SEC filings. The new List of Lists has dozens of rankings indicating which companies are the largest, which CEOs made the most money, which companies are the best employers, and more. Almost all of Hoover's Online is free, including the content mentioned here.

1998-01-01

183

University of Virginia Online Visual History  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A number of universities have taken great pains to place historical materials from their past online, both for scholarly purposes and as a way to allow people some window into the institution's history and development. The Scout Report is glad to report that the University of Virginia's Special Collections Library has created this rather fine online visual history collection. The photos and documents are taken from a variety of sources, including the school's own Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, its News Office, and even a few from students. Visitors can search the entire online collection, or they can also opt to view a few major image categories, such as those dedicated to athletic events and that most famous structure designed by Thomas Jefferson, the Rotunda.

184

Ion source development for isotope separator on-line based radioactive nuclear beam facility at KEK-Tanashi  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

For an isotope separator on-line based radioactive nuclear beam facility at KEK-Tanashi, two different types of ion sources are currently employed: a single stage 6.4 GHz electron cyclotron resonance ion source for 18Ne2+ and 19Ne2+ ions and a surface ionization-type ion source for 8Li1+ ions. The production target for Ne radioisotopes is LiF powder. Enclosed in a water-cooled Cu target cell, the target can sustain proton beam power of 120 W for a long term. The methods to suppress unwanted isotopes, like 19F in 19Ne and 18O in 18Ne, are discussed. For the production of 8Li1+ with the surface ionization-type ion source, a recoil-catcher method is adopted. The feasibility is discussed, comparing to a thick target method.

Jeong, S. C.; Ishiyama, H.; Ishida, Y.; Kawakami, H.; Kawashima, H.; Miyatake, H.; Mizutani, S.; Oyaizu, M.; Takaku, S.; Tojyo, E.; Yoshikawa, N.; Wada, M.; Katayama, I.; Nomura, T.

2000-02-01

185

The Engineer Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Engineer Online is a large news site based in the UK. It combines the content of six industry magazines, with themes of general engineering, design engineering, process engineering, metalworking production, control and instrumentation, and integrated manufacturing solutions. Many articles describe important breakthroughs and new products, while others deal with government policies, university research, or business news. Nearly every engineering discipline is covered, and they can all be browsed through a convenient channel bar. The site is usually updated daily.

2006-01-06

186

Washington Post Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Washington Post has an online version on the Web. The site includes the full text of the daily edition, plus news from the 50 states, a daily congressional calendar, and over 1000 pages of links to news, reference and Web sites for over 200 countries around the world. Features include movie reviews, book reviews (along with selected first chapters of books), links to over fifteen online comic strips, and sports features. A searchable archive of the previous two weeks papers is available and, in the near future, an archive from 1986 to the present will be available. There are also several chat rooms on various subjects ranging from business to local Washington, DC issues. While the Post is well known for its international and national coverage, the online version is also very strong with respect to local area news.

1996-01-01

187

ER News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Energy Research News (ER News) is a bimonthly newsletter supported by the US Department of Energy's Office of Energy Research. This newsletter focuses on informing engineers, researchers, and the interested public of the latest research and technology advancements at OER. Topics include energy generation, microbiology, the Human Genome Project, global weather change, computing, and more. Users may register for an email reminder (topic list) that announces each new issue. Back issues (to April 1995) are available.

1995-01-01

188

Reader Response to Front Pages with Modular Format and Color [and] Newspaper Errors: Source Perception, Reporter Response and Some Causes. American Newspaper Publishers Association (ANPA) News Research Report No. 35.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Two studies were conducted, the first to determine reader response to newspaper front pages with modular format and color, and the second to examine source perception and reporter response to errors in news stories. Results of the first study revealed that respondents in three cities preferred modular front pages to other modern format pages and…

Click, J. W.; And Others

189

Franchise News & Top Ranking Franchises  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Entrepreneur.com's section on Franchise News claims to be the "Online Franchise Authority." Featured on the site is a collection of over 900 franchise opportunities, ranging from financial services to pet businesses. Browseable by name of company as well as by company sector, each franchise is described in detail, including its products or services, company background, costs and fees, number of national and international units, and corporate information. This section of Entrepreneur.com provides the news and updates about today's most successful franchises.

190

Top Stories | Articles | Product News | Events | New Technologies | Newsletters | Forums | Videos Biocompare > News >  

E-print Network

Biology Cell Signaling Drug Discovery Genomics Immunology Industry News Microbiology Life Science Mass Neuroscience Cancer Cell Biology Microbiology Genomics Drug Discovery Industry News Proteomics Your email Source: Eksigent 2/21/2007 SNP Array 5. Source: Business wire 2/21/2007 LIBS2500 Source: Ocean Optics Inc

Gosselin, Frédéric

191

The State of the News Media 2011  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Every spring, the Pew Research Center's Project For Excellence in Journalism publishes their State of the News Media report. Their 2011 study includes a number of special reports on topics such as the use of mobile technology to get local news and the use of community news websites. Published on March 14, 2011, the report has some good news on the general state of the American news media, including the finding that cutbacks in newsrooms have eased considerably. On this page, visitors can browse through sections that include "Newspapers", "Online", "Cable", and "Local TV". Also, visitors can use the "Interactives" area to create their own customized report on various media outlets and organizations. This entire site is a good candidate for a type of required reading for students of 21st century newsgathering and analysis.

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A comparison of NEWS and SPARROW models to understand sources of nitrogen delivered to US coastal areas  

EPA Science Inventory

The relative contributions of different anthropogenic and natural sources of in-stream nitrogen (N) cannot be directly measured at whole-watershed scales. Hence, source attribution estimates beyond the scale of small catchments must rely on models. Although such estimates have be...

193

On-line characterisation of copper vapour evolution from linear vapour source generated using strip electron beam  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In electron beam assisted physical vapour deposition (EB-PVD) technique, the online characterization of the evaporator is essential for process optimisation and control. In applications such as decorative and corrosion resistance coating, the knowledge of time average distribution of vapour is essential, whereas in some real time applications such as isotope purification, surface hardening and alloying etc., real time knowledge of vapour distribution and vapour propagation is important. The online characterization of various parameters related to the evaporator and associated processes using least expensive techniques is necessary to know the process throughput. Measurement of atom flux using quartz crystal thickness monitor can be one such techniques. The experimental studies were carried out to characterize the evaporator using thickness monitor by measuring copper vapour propagation and distribution over the two dimensional source. The experimental data measured at two heights corresponding to aspect ratio 2 and 3 are presented and the behaviour of expanding vapour is discussed. This technique can also be used to estimate the source temperature from the deposition rate data, which is discussed in the paper with its validation using measured temperature using two-colour pyrometer.

Sahu, G. K.; Majumder, A.; Patankar, R. A.; Mago, V. K.; Thakur, K. B.

2008-05-01

194

News & Announcements  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

News from Journal House

Guidelines for Submission The Journal's current Guide to Submissions can be found on pages 29-30 of this issue. They have been streamlined a bit and also include a handy check list. This information is also available on JCE Online at http://jchemed.chem.wisc.edu/Journal/Authors/. Wanted: Demo Checkers The Tested Demonstrations column needs people who like to try out demos. Column editor Ed Vitz is looking for additional volunteers to serve as "checkers" for manuscripts that have been submitted to the Journal for possible publication as Tested Demonstrations. A checker is expected to perform two functions: to review the manuscript for accuracy and novelty, and to attempt to perform the demonstration according to the procedure supplied by the author. Checkers may suggest important improvements in demonstration procedures, and for their efforts they are cited in the byline when the manuscript is published. For instance, the demo showing the yellow cascading precipitates (lead iodide) made from potassium iodide and lead nitrate was submitted by Wobbe de Vos and checked by Kim Kostka. The (yellow) cascading precipitates are from "Using Large Glass Cylinders To Demonstrate Chemical Reactions" that appeared in the April 1999 issue of JCE. We prefer that checkers begin the review process (which may in some cases involve procuring supplies) very soon after being contacted so that their review can be completed in the timely manner that authors deserve. Checkers are usually teachers who routinely present lecture demonstrations in their classes in either high school or colleges. We try not to call on checkers more often than once a year, which is one of the reasons for this request. Another is that we lose many highly valued, experienced checkers to retirement or other endeavors. Prospective checkers may want to look at a copy of the JCE Tested Demonstration Evaluation Form. It can be found on the Web at http://www.kutztown.edu/ vitz/TD/TDhome.html. This site also has links to JCE guidelines for prospective authors. Volunteers should contact Vitz by the medium of their preference: Ed Vitz, Editor, Tested Demonstrations, Journal of Chemical Education, Department of Chemistry, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530; phone: 610/683-4443; fax: 610/683-1352; email: vitz@kutztown.edu.

Awards Announced

ACS Regional Awards in High School Chemistry Teaching The American Chemical Society has announced winners of regional awards in high school chemistry teaching for 1999. Winners have demonstrated excellence in teaching, exceptional ability to challenge and inspire students, extracurricular work, and willingness to keep up to date in the field. The award consists of two certificates (one for the recipient, the other for display at the recipient's school) and a cash prize of 1,000.
  • Thomas W. Adams, Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics & Humanities at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana: Central Region
  • Arthur J. Crumm, Barstow School, Kansas City, Missouri: Midwest Region
  • Esther H. Freeman, Tabb High School, Yorktown, Virginia: Southeast Region
  • Joan A. Laredo-Liddell, St. Barnabas High School, Bronx, New York: Middle Atlantic Region, 1998
  • David T. Lee, Mountain Lakes High School, Mountain Lakes, New Jersey: Middle Atlantic Region, 1999
  • Diane Coley McGann, Santa Ana High School, Santa Ana, California: Western Region
  • William J. Pilotte, Newington High School, Newington, Connecticut: Northeast Region
  • Judith C. Seydel, Idaho Falls High School, Idaho Falls, Idaho: Northwest Region
  • Brenda A. Wolpa, Canyon Del Oro High School, Tucson, Arizona: Southwest/Rocky Mountain Region
NSF Distinguished Public Service Award As a part of its celebration in 2000 of its half-century in existence, the National Science Foundation has announced the recipient of its Distinguished Public Service Aw

2000-01-01

195

News & Announcements  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

News from Journal House

National Chemistry Week (NCW)

National Chemistry Week Celebrating Chemistry and Art is the theme of NCW 2001, to be held November 4-10, 2001. As you make plans for participating in the celebrations in your area, keep in mind that JCE is developing special materials on this theme, which will appear in our October issue: Classroom Activities, a comprehensive Illustrated Resource Paper, Report from Online, specially written brief articles illustrated in color, articles related to the theme, and CLIPs (Chemical Laboratory Information Profiles).

Awards Announced

Passer Award

Passer Award recipients from the April 1 closing date are:
  • George Bennett, Millikin University, Decatur, IL
  • Daniel Berger, Bluffton College, Bluffton, OH
  • Karen Dunlap, Sierra College, Rocklin, CA
  • Myung-Hoon Kim, Georgia Perimeter College, Dunwoody, GA
  • Cheryl Longfellow, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Jerry Maas, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
  • Tim Royappa, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

Visiting Scientist Award, Western Connecticut Section

Diane Bunce, The Catholic University of America, has been selected as the 2001 Visiting Scientist of the Western Connecticut Section of the ACS. The award, presented annually since 1967, brings an outstanding chemical educator to visit high schools in Fairfield County, CT. In May, Bunce visited three high schools, Christian Heritage School, Fairfield High School, and Greenwich High School, where she interacted with teachers and students and presented lectures and demonstrations to several chemistry classes. She was also keynote speaker at the ACS local section's Education Night. The awardee is selected by a committee of university and high school teachers, industrial chemists, and the previous Visiting Scientist; there is an honorarium of 1500 plus expenses.

Welch Award

Roger D. Kornberg, a professor of structural biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, received the 2001 Welch Award for his discovery of the nucleosome and establishing its role in gene regulation; for his discovery of a giant complex of 20 proteins known as the "Mediator", which regulates the transcription process; and for determining the atomic structure of RNA polymerase II. The 300,000 award salutes Kornberg's lifetime contributions to biochemistry.

NSTA Teacher Awards

During its 2001 national convention the National Science Teachers Association presented prizes and awards to teachers for their exemplary teaching practices and commitment to quality science education. Many appear below.
Distinguished Service to Science Education Award
  • JoAnne Vasquez, Science Consultant, Gilbert, AZ
  • Richard F. Duncan, Beaverton Administrative Center, Beaverton, OR
  • Mitchell E. Batoff, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
Distinguished Informal Science Education Award
  • Al Stenstrup, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, WI
Ciba Specialty Chemicals Education Foundation Exemplary Science Teaching Award, High School Level
  • Gerald Friday, Marquette High School, Milwaukee, WI
Gustav Ohaus Innovations in Science Teaching, High School
  • Mark Stefanski, Marin Academy, San Rafael, CA (first place)
  • James A. Szoka, Clarke County Hi

    2001-08-01

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Optimization Online - RBFOpt: an open-source library for black-box ...  

E-print Network

RBFOpt: an open-source library for black-box optimization with costly function evaluations ... Our implementation is open-source and free for non-commercial academic use. ... Citation: Singapore University of Technology and Design, 09/

Alberto Costa

197

The Baghdad that Was: Using Primary Sources to Teach World History  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

That primary source documents have the power to bring the past alive is no news to social studies teachers. What is new in the last 10 years is the number of digitized documents available online that teachers can download and use in their classrooms. Encouraging teachers to utilize this ever-increasing treasure trove of resources was the goal of…

Schur, Joan Brodsky

2009-01-01

198

VizieR Online Data Catalog: 6cm and 3cm sources in SMC (Wong+, 2012)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We present two new catalogues of radio-continuum sources in the field of the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC). These catalogues contain sources found at 4800MHz (?=6cm) and 8640MHz (?=3cm). Some 457 sources have been detected at 3cm with 601 sources at 6cm created from new high-sensitivity and resolution radio-continuum images of the SMC from Crawford et al. (2011SerAJ.183...95C). (2 data files).

Wong, G. F.; Crawford, E. J.; Filipovic, M. D.; de Horta, A. Y.; Tothill, N. F. H.; Collier, J. D.; Draskovic, D.; Galvin, T. J.; Payne, J. L.

2012-11-01

199

Online Education: Growing, but Painfully  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Evolve or dissolve. That advice, from a recent report on virtual universities, played out in two news stories last May 2009. The University of Texas' online division is staring down a deep budget hole as it loses a longtime subsidy. In Utah, budget cuts have killed a 10-campus online consortium. Those and other predicaments reflect the growing…

Parry, Marc

2009-01-01

200

Environment Health News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Environmental Health Sciences, a nonprofit organization founded by the grassroots Virginia Organizing Project (VOP) in 2002 to help increase public understanding of emerging scientific links between environmental exposure and human health, tracks a broad range of relevant information on this well-designed and useful website. The In the News section of the homepage lists breaking news stories from the world press about environmental health and is updated daily. The New Science area offers paragraph summaries of newly published scientific findings from the peer-reviewed scientific literature, with links to more in-depth synopses at one of other organization's other websites, http://www.OurStolenFuture.org (scientific findings specifically about endocrine disruption) or http://www.ProtectingOurHealth.org (scientific findings about a broader range of human health and environment related research). The New Reports section provides links to new reports published on the Web by organizations working on environmental health issues. Most of the links are to work by nonprofit profit organizations; some links are to government reports. As of this writing, the site's searchable Archives contained 55,722 items dating to 2002. Users may also subscribe to a free daily electronic newsletter, _Above the Fold_, containing links to top news stories published in English news sources from around the world. All site content is available for syndication in both RSS and Javascript formats.

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Sources and delivery of carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus to the coastal zone: An overview of Global Nutrient Export from Watersheds (NEWS) models and their application  

Microsoft Academic Search

An overview of the first spatially explicit, multielement (N, P, and C), multiform (dissolved inorganic: DIN, DIP; dissolved organic: DOC, DON, DOP; and particulate: POC, PN, PP) predictive model system of river nutrient export from watersheds (Global Nutrient Export from Watersheds (NEWS)) is presented. NEWS models estimate export from 5761 watersheds globally as a function of land use, nutrient inputs,

S. P. Seitzinger; J. A. Harrison; Egon Dumont; Arthur H. W. Beusen; A. F. Bouwman

2005-01-01

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Health Content in Local Television News  

Microsoft Academic Search

Local television news is an important source of health information for the public. Yet little is known about coverage of health issues on local television newscasts. This study examined 1,863 news stories that aired on 4 English-language channels and 1 Spanish channel in 7 U.S. markets during a composite week in 2000. About 10% of news stories focused on health

Zheng Wang; Walter Gantz

2007-01-01

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Rehabilitation News.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Rehabilitation news items include, among others: a midpoint review of the implementation of the World Programme of Action Concerning Disabled Persons, an international study on the impact of new technologies on employment of disabled people, and a U.S. project to investigate disability service provision and innovations in other countries. (JDD)

International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 1987

1987-01-01

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Computer News  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article presents several news stories about computers and technology. (1) Applied Science Associates of Narragansett, Rhode Island is providing computer modeling technology to help locate the remains to the USS Bonhomme Richard, which sank in 1779 after claiming a Revolutionary War victory. (2) Whyville, the leading edu-tainment virtual world…

Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2007

2007-01-01

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VizieR Online Data Catalog: AGILE bright gamma-ray sources updated list (Verrecchia+, 2013)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We present a variability study of a sample of bright ?-ray (30MeV-50GeV ) sources. This sample is an extension of the first AGILE catalogue of -ray sources (1AGL), obtained using the complete set of AGILE observations in pointing mode performed during a 2.3 year period from July 9, 2007 until October 30, 2009. The dataset of AGILE pointed observations covers a long time interval and its ?-ray data archive is useful for monitoring studies of medium-to-high brightness ?-ray sources. In the analysis reported here, we used data obtained with an improved event filter that covers a wider field of view, on a much larger (about 27.5 months) dataset, integrating data on observation block time scales, which mostly range from a few days to thirty days. The data processing resulted in a better characterized source list than 1AGL was, and includes 54 sources, 7 of which are new high galactic latitude (|BII|>=5) sources, 8 are new sources on the galactic plane, and 20 sources from the previous catalogue with revised positions. Eight 1AGL sources (2 high-latitude and 6 on the galactic plane) were not detected in the final processing either because of low Observing Block (OB) exposure and/or due to their position in complex galactic regions. We report the results in a catalogue of all the detections obtained in each single OB, including the variability results for each of these sources. In particular, we found that 12 sources out of 42 or 11 out of 53 are variable, depending on the variability index used, where 42 and 53 are the number of sources for which these indices could be calculated. Seven of the 11 variable sources are blazars, the others are Crab pulsar+nebula, LS I +61 303, Cyg X-3, and 1AGLR J2021+4030. (2 data files).

Verrecchia, F.; Pittori, C.; Chen, A. W.; Bulgarelli, A.; Tavani, M.; Lucarelli, F.; Giommi, P.; Vercellone, S.; Pellizzoni, A.; Giuliani, A.; Longo, F.; Barbiellini, G.; Trifoglio, M.; Gianotti, F.; Argan, A.; Antonelli, L. A.; Caraveo, P.; Cardillo, M.; Cattaneo, P. W.; Cocco, V.; Colafrancesco, S.; Contessi, T.; Costa, E.; Del, Monte E.; de Paris, G.; Di Cocco, G.; di Persio, G.; Donnarumma, I.; Evangelista, Y.; Fanari, G.; Feroci, M.; Ferrari, A.; Fiorini, M.; Fornari, F.; Fuschino, F.; Froysland, T.; Frutti, M.; Galli, M.; Labanti, C.; Lapshov, I.; Lazzarotto, F.; Liello, F.; Lipari, P.; Mattaini, E.; Marisaldi, M.; Mastropietro, M.; Mauri, A.; Mauri, F.; Mereghetti, S.; Morelli, E.; Moretti, E.; Morselli, A.; Pacciani, L.; Perotti, F.; Piano, G.; Picozza, P.; Pilia, M.; Pontoni, C.; Porrovecchio, G.; Prest, M.; Primavera, R.; Pucella, G.; Rapisarda, M.; Rappoldi, A.; Rossi, E.; Rubini, A.; Sabatini, S.; Santolamazza, P.; Sotta, P.; Stellato, S.; Striani, E.; Tamburelli, F.; Traci, A.; Trois, A.; Vallazza, E.; Vittorini, V.; Zanello, D.; Salotti! L., Vale ntini G.

2013-10-01

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The influence of online product recommendations on consumers’ online choices  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study investigates consumers’ usage of online recommendation sources and their influence on online product choices. A 3 (websites) × 4 (recommendation sources) × 2 (products) online experiment was conducted with 487 subjects. Results indicate that subjects who consulted product recommendations selected recommended products twice as often as subjects who did not consult recommendations. The online recommendation source labeled “recommender

Sylvain Senecal; Jacques Nantel

2004-01-01

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Large-scale Comparative Sentiment Analysis of News Articles F. Wanner, C. Rohrdantz,  

E-print Network

, Italy ABSTRACT Online media offers great possibilities to retrieve more news items than ever (Terrorist Attack and Natural Disasters) and news which belong to both cate- gories of the Europe Media or reviews about prod- ucts can considerably influence sales volumes. Since there is a huge amount of news

Reiterer, Harald

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Synthesizing Correlated RSS News Articles Based on a Fuzzy Equivalence Maria Soledad Pera  

E-print Network

Synthesizing Correlated RSS News Articles Based on a Fuzzy Equivalence Relation Maria Soledad Pera@cs.byu.edu, ng@cs.byu.edu} Abstract Tens of thousands of news articles are posted on-line each day, covering of information, RSS (news) feeds are used to categorize newly posted articles. Nonetheless, most RSS users must

Ng, Yiu-Kai Dennis

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VizieR Online Data Catalog: Ultra-steep spectrum radio sources in SDSS (Bornancini+, 2010)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The sample of radio sources was selected from the catalogue of Kimball & Ivezic (2008AJ....136..684K). The sample of optical galaxies in the fields of radio sources was selected using the Catalog Archive Server Jobs System (CASJOBS) interface of SDSS, which allows one to obtain catalogues with parameters from the SDSS Data Release 6 (DR6). (1 data file).

Bornancini, C. G.; O'Mill, A. L.; Gurovich, S.; Lambas, D. G.

2010-11-01

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The Engineer Online -[News: engineering news, engineering info, lat... http://www.e4engineering.com/Articles/294518/Power+though+goo.htm 1 of 2 5/12/2006 2:29 PM  

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and electrons are attracted to molecules in the second compartment (usually oxygen) and will move towards those though goo Published: 11 May 2006 07:00 AM Industry Channel: Electrical & Electronics Source, microorganisms pull electrons and protons from some sort of fuel, such as waste organic matter. These protons

Lovley, Derek

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Ion source development for the on-line isotope separator at JAEA  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A forced electron beam induced arc discharge (FEBIAD-B2) type ion source and a surface ionization type one with a uranium target have been developed for the JAEA-ISOL. The ion sources were utilized to produce medium-heavy neutron-rich radioactive ion beams for acceleration with Tokai radioactive ion accelerator complex (TRIAC). In the FEBIAD-B2 type ion source, a target container containing about 1 g/cm 2 of 238UC x target is directly attached to a plasma chamber. While the surface ionization type one, 238UC x target is located inside the ion source as an internal target. With both ion sources, about 100 isotopes produced in the proton-induced fission of uranium with separation efficiencies of 0.1-30% have been mass-separated.

Osa, Akihiko; Ichikawa, Shin-ichi; Matsuda, Makoto; Sato, Tetsuya K.; Jeong, Sun-Chan

2008-10-01

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Search Engine Predilection towards News Media Providers Leif Azzopardi, Ciaran Owens  

E-print Network

Search Engine Predilection towards News Media Providers Leif Azzopardi, Ciaran Owens Dept. of Comp online news media provider sites using an access based measure. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.3 Bias 1. INTRODUCTION Web search engines are the primary means for millions of users to access online

Azzopardi, Leif

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VizieR Online Data Catalog: GUViCS. Ultraviolet Source Catalogs (Voyer+, 2014)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

These catalogs are based on GALEX NUV and FUV source detections in and behind the Virgo Cluster. The detections are split into catalogs of extended sources and point-like sources. The UV Virgo Cluster Extended Source catalog (UV_VES.fit) provides the deepest and most extensive UV photometric data of extended galaxies in Virgo to date. If certain data is not available for a given source then a null value is entered (e.g. -999, -99). UV point-like sources are matched with SDSS, NGVS, and NED and the relevant photometry and further data from these databases/catalogs are provided in this compilation of catalogs. The primary GUViCS UV Virgo Cluster Point-Like Source catalog is UV_VPS.fit. This catalog provides the most useful GALEX pipeline NUV and FUV photometric parameters, and categorizes sources as stars, Virgo members, and background sources, when possible. It also provides identifiers for optical matches in the SDSS and NED, and indicates if a match exists in the NGVS, only if GUViCS-optical matches are one-to-one. NED spectroscopic redshifts are also listed for GUViCS-NED one-to-one matches. If certain data is not available for a given source a null value is entered. Additionally, the catalog is useful for quick access to optical data on one-to-one GUViCS-SDSS matches.The only parameter available in the catalog for UV sources that have multiple SDSS matches is the total number of multiple matches, i.e. SDSSNUMMTCHS. Multiple GUViCS sources matched to the same SDSS source are also flagged given a total number of matches, SDSSNUMMTCHS, of one. All other fields for multiple matches are set to a null value of -99. In order to obtain full optical SDSS data for multiply matched UV sources in both scenarios, the user can cross-correlate the GUViCS ID of the sources of interest with the full GUViCS-SDSS matched catalog in GUV_SDSS.fit. The GUViCS-SDSS matched catalog, GUV_SDSS.fit, provides the most relevant SDSS data on all GUViCS-SDSS matches, including one-to-one matches and multiply matched sources. The catalog gives full SDSS identification information, complete SDSS photometric measurements in multiple aperture types, and complete redshift information (photometric and spectroscopic). It is ideal for large statistical studies of galaxy populations at multiple wavelengths in the background of the Virgo Cluster. The catalog can also be used as a starting point to study and search for previously unknown UV-bright point-like objects within the Virgo Cluster. If certain data is not available for a given source that field is given a null value. (6 data files).

Voyer, E. N.; Boselli, A.; Boissier, S.; Heinis, S.; Cortese, L.; Ferrarese, L.; Cote, P.; Cuillandre, J.-C.; Gwyn, S. D. J.; Peng, E. W.; Zhang, H.; Liu, C.

2014-07-01

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NewsMac 3.1.3  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Individuals who seek to take control of the vast news sources on the Web will definitely want to take a look at the latest version of NewsMac offered here. The application allows visitors to bring together all of their favorite news sites into one place, along with performing full-text keyword searches. Of course, users can also synch all of this material up with their iPod devices as well. The rather sleek and well-designed interface is another highlight of this application. NewsMac 3.1.3 is compatible with all operating systems running Mac OS X 10.3 or later.

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Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast: RFID, UMPC, Open Source and Muni WiFi: Updates and New News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Gordon and Mike's ICT Podcast offers perspectives on the information and communication technologies (ICT) industries from Gordon Snyder and Mike Qaissaunee. In this podcast, Mike and Gordon update listeners to developments in ICT industries, including open source software, and WiFi. The running time for the show is 28:06.This podcast is available for direct download in mp3 format from the Libsyn site, or click here to subscribe to the whole series in iTunes.

Qaissaunee, Michael; Snyder, Gordon F.

2008-02-05

216

In the News Oct. 12, 2010  

E-print Network

FINANCIAL BOOST FOR TRAINING PROGRAMS. 10/12/2010 ABC15 News at 5 AM - KNXV-TV Text below Cancer Center Clip UA public health college gets $3.2 million grant 10/12/2010 KGUN-TV - Online View Clip UA public health college gets $3.2 million grant 10/12/2010 KSWT-TV - Online View Clip UA awarded multimillion

Arizona, University of

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VizieR Online Data Catalog: Optical monitoring of extragalactic sources (Taris+, 2013)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

File table4 contains the name of the sources, their observation dates, the location of the telescope used, the filter names, the magnitudes and their corresponding uncertainties. The observations have been carried out between 2010 and 2012. (2 data files).

Taris, F.; Andrei, A.; Klotz, A.; Vachier, F.; Cote, R.; Bouquillon, S.; Souchay, J.; Lambert, S.; Anton, S.; Bourda, G.; Coward, D.

2013-02-01

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VizieR Online Data Catalog: Spectral class of unidentified IRAS sources (Iyengar+ 1998)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

M spectral types and IRAS infrared magnitudes, colors, and variability parameters are given for 155 largely unidentified IRAS point sources having quality-3 flux densities at 12, 25, and 60 mum. (3 data files).

Iyengar, K. V. K.; MacConnell, D. J.

1998-10-01

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Broadcast Journalism; An Introduction to News Writing.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The important features of writing news for radio and television are covered in this book. Ways to write colorful, accurate, and timely stories are explained with the emphasis on the differences between broadcast and newspaper stories. Other subjects treated are sources of news (including explanations of how the Associated Press copy works and how…

Hall, Mark W.

220

Preservation News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The history of historic preservation in the United States is a fascinating one, even if it contains a few moments of devastating tragedy, such as when the historic Pennsylvania Station was demolished in 1964. Scholars and preservation activists will appreciate learning that Cornell University has digitized the archives of "Preservation News". Published by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, this archive contains every issue from 1960 to 1995 (minus two issues), and is replete with interesting editorials, photographs, and news about significant restoration projects during this period. Visitors to the archive can browse through the issues chronologically, or they can also perform a full-text search. Overall, it's a great resource, and one that is worth telling friends with an interest in such matters.

2005-01-01

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Transient News Crowds in Social Media Janette Lehmann1  

E-print Network

in newspaper and radio audiences, and be- coming the second source of news in the US, after televi- sion (Pew of their audience, but also to enrich the stories they publish on their websites. Social media can be a powerful and filter news stories that are highly relevant for a specific audience.2 News curators can reach a high

Lalmas, Mounia

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Visual analysis of news streams with article threads  

Microsoft Academic Search

The analysis of large quantities of news is an emerging area in the field of data analysis and visualization. International agencies collect thousands of news every day from a large number of sources and making sense of them is becoming increasingly complex due to the rate of the incoming news, as well as the inherent complexity of analyzing large quantities

Miloš Krstaji?; Enrico Bertini; Florian Mansmann; Daniel A. Keim

2010-01-01

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CRCHD - PNP News  

Cancer.gov

CRCHD - PNP News  Back to CRCHD Ongoing Research PNP News PNP News PNRP Press Release October 27, 2005. Director's Update: Patient Navigator Program Reduces Cancer Health Disparities. NCI Cancer Bulletin, August 17, 2004 (vol. 1, no. 33).

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Chemistry Is in the News: Taxonomy of authentic news media-based learning activities1  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A brief history is given of approaches that aim at achieving a connectedness of the content of organic chemistry courses to real world issues. Recently, such approaches have relied more and more on online media resources, the tools of the Internet and the World Wide Web. We propose a six-level taxonomy of ‘authentic news media-based learning activities’ to provide a conceptual framework for the description and discussion of such approaches. The Chemistry Is in the News project was designed to allow students to draw explicit connections between the course content and real world issues in ways that engage the students in a full range of cognitive skills. The activities consisted in the study, creation, and peer review of news portfolios by student collaborative groups. A news portfolio consists of an authentic news article taken from the popular press with interpretive comments and questions.

Glaser, Rainer E.; Carson, Kathleen M.

2005-09-01

225

Euro Economic Sources and Economic Policies in the EMU  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Focusing on online resources that examine the European Monetary Union and the Euro, this Website offers a comprehensive collection of research papers, readings, chronologies, news, and conferences. Created by Giancarlo Corsetti, professor of economics at Yale University, this site starts with a group of readings that cover basic information about the Euro and the European Union. A vast collection of research papers are organized alphabetically by author and also by topic ranging from "Electoral and political cycles" to "The implications of Kosovo for the euro." The site also links to official and government sites, and news and commentary sources.

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Resonance ionization laser ion sources for on-line isotope separators (invited)a)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A Resonance Ionization Laser Ion Source (RILIS) is today considered an essential component of the majority of Isotope Separator On Line (ISOL) facilities; there are seven laser ion sources currently operational at ISOL facilities worldwide and several more are under development. The ionization mechanism is a highly element selective multi-step resonance photo-absorption process that requires a specifically tailored laser configuration for each chemical element. For some isotopes, isomer selective ionization may even be achieved by exploiting the differences in hyperfine structures of an atomic transition for different nuclear spin states. For many radioactive ion beam experiments, laser resonance ionization is the only means of achieving an acceptable level of beam purity without compromising isotope yield. Furthermore, by performing element selection at the location of the ion source, the propagation of unwanted radioactivity downstream of the target assembly is reduced. Whilst advances in laser technology have improved the performance and reliability of laser ion sources and broadened the range of suitable commercially available laser systems, many recent developments have focused rather on the laser/atom interaction region in the quest for increased selectivity and/or improved spectral resolution. Much of the progress in this area has been achieved by decoupling the laser ionization from competing ionization processes through the use of a laser/atom interaction region that is physically separated from the target chamber. A new application of gas catcher laser ion source technology promises to expand the capabilities of projectile fragmentation facilities through the conversion of otherwise discarded reaction fragments into high-purity low-energy ion beams. A summary of recent RILIS developments and the current status of laser ion sources worldwide is presented.

Marsh, B. A.

2014-02-01

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VizieR Online Data Catalog: AGN/pulsar distinction for 2FGL sources (Mirabal+, 2012)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

For our data set, we collected the complete Fermi-LAT 2FGL catalogue that consists of 1873 sources (100MeV-100GeV), of which 1300 are firmly identified/associated and 573 are unassociated sources (Ackermann et al., 2011, Cat. J/ApJ/743/171; Abdo et al., 2012, Cat. J/ApJS/199/31). In total, we consider a list that includes 800 labelled AGNs (BL Lacs and flat-spectrum radio quasars only) and 108 pulsars. (1 data file).

Mirabal, N.; Frias-Martinez, V.; Hassan, T.; Frias-Martinez, E.

2013-04-01

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Hot News Recommendation System from Heterogeneous Websites Based on Bayesian Model  

PubMed Central

The most current news recommendations are suitable for news which comes from a single news website, not for news from different heterogeneous news websites. Previous researches about news recommender systems based on different strategies have been proposed to provide news personalization services for online news readers. However, little research work has been reported on utilizing hundreds of heterogeneous news websites to provide top hot news services for group customers (e.g., government staffs). In this paper, we propose a hot news recommendation model based on Bayesian model, which is from hundreds of different news websites. In the model, we determine whether the news is hot news by calculating the joint probability of the news. We evaluate and compare our proposed recommendation model with the results of human experts on the real data sets. Experimental results demonstrate the reliability and effectiveness of our method. We also implement this model in hot news recommendation system of Hangzhou city government in year 2013, which achieves very good results. PMID:25093207

Xia, Zhengyou; Xu, Shengwu; Liu, Ningzhong; Zhao, Zhengkang

2014-01-01

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In The News Monday, March 14, 2011  

E-print Network

on Critical Care Medicine Discussed by Researchers at University of Arizona 03/14/2011 NewsRx.com Text belowRx.com Text below Brief Video Training Boosts Hands-Only CPR Attempts: AHA 03/14/2011 Occupational Health Clip Tucson Jewish newspaper describes Gifford's surgery 03/13/2011 KGUN-TV - Online View Clip Obama

Arizona, University of

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CSTA Source: An Online Repository of K-12 Computer Science Teaching and Learning Materials  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

CSTA Source is a repository of K-12 computer science and information technology teaching and learning materials. Materials are reviewed and approved for suitability prior to public access. Materials are tagged to the ACM standards for K-12 education in computing.

2011-01-04

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Mining on-line sources for definition knowledge Horacio Saggion and Robert Gaizauskas  

E-print Network

collection perform- ing information retrieval. Further linguistic analysis is car- ried out on each passage like "aspirin" occurs in 1108 sentences in the AQUAINT collection and most of these sentences are not "aspirin" definition-bearing sen- tences. However, if we know from external sources that a term like

Gaizauskas, Rob

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From Reader to Writer: Citizen Journalism as News Produsage  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Today, participatory or citizen journalism - journalism which enables readers to become writers - exists online and offline in a variety of forms and formats, operates under a number of editorial schemes, and focuses on a wide range of topics from the specialist to the generic and the micro-local to the global. Key models in this phenomenon include veteran sites Slashdot and Indymedia, as well as news-related weblogs; more recent additions into the mix have been the South Korean OhmyNews, which in 2003 was “the most influential online news site in that country, attracting an estimated 2 million readers a day” (Gillmor, 2003a, p. 7), with its new Japanese and international offshoots, as well as the Wikipedia with its highly up-to-date news and current events section and its more recent offshoot Wikinews, and even citizen-produced video news as it is found in sites such as YouTube and Current.tv.

Bruns, Axel

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VOA: VOA News in 53 Languages  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Voice of America (VOA) began broadcasting in 1942, with the expressed object of providing accurate, objective, and reliable news to people in closed or war-torn societies. VOA has continued to evolve through the postwar, Cold War, and now post-Cold War eras, and presently produces and broadcasts over 900 hours of news and information programs each week in 53 languages to a worldwide audience of 91 million. In addition to shortwave, AM, and FM radio and satellite television, VOA news is available online at the VOANews site. Here visitors will find the top international stories as well as the lead stories in seven regions of the world. Correspondent reports and feature stories by topic are also available. In addition, the site links to live news Webcasts and information pages for the myriad VOA language services.

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Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of  

E-print Network

Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National want more information about the books published by the National Academies Press, you may contact our

Schrijver, Karel

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Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering,  

E-print Network

Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National by the National Academies Press, you may contact our customer service department toll- free at 888-624-8373, visit

Zare, Richard N.

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Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of  

E-print Network

Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National, questions or want more information about the books published by the National Academies Press, you may

Singh, Jaswinder Pal

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Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of  

E-print Network

Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National information about the books published by the National Academies Press, you may contact our customer service

Rathbun, Julie A.

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VizieR Online Data Catalog: IPHAS DR2 Source Catalogue (Barentsen+, 2014)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The INT/WFC Photometric H-Alpha Survey of the Northern Galactic Plane (IPHAS) is a 1860 deg^2 imaging survey of the Northern Milky Way at red visible wavelengths. It covers Galactic latitudes |b| < 5 deg and longitudes l = 30 to 215 deg in the broad-band r, i and narrow-band H-alpha filters using the Wide Field Camera (WFC) on the 2.5-m Isaac Newton Telescope (INT) in La Palma. IPHAS Data Release 2 (DR2) is the first quality-controlled and globally calibrated source catalogue derived from the survey, providing single-epoch photometry for 219 million unique sources across 92% of the footprint. The observations were carried out between 2003 and 2012 at a median seeing of 1.1 arcsec (sampled at 0.33 arcsec/pixel) and to a mean 5-sigma depth of 21.2 (r), 20.0 (i) and 20.3 (H-alpha). The photometric calibration is in the Vega magnitude system and carries an external precision of 0.03 mag (root-mean-square error). The catalogue includes all the sources which have been detected at a signal-to-noise ratio of 5 or better in at least one band. Many applications will require a combination of quality criteria to be applied to avoid faint stars or confused sources. The choice of quality criteria tensions completeness against reliability, and hence depends on the requirements of a project. To aid users, the data release paper (arXiv:1406.4862) recommends two sets of quality criteria, named "a10" and "a10point", which should satisfy most projects. As a minimum, the "a10" criteria select objects which have been detected at the minimum level of 10-sigma in all bands, without being saturated. Additional constraints are provided by the "a10point" criteria, which require objects to be point sources free of blending, unaffected by nearby bright stars, as well as being unsaturated >10-sigma detections in all bands. Sources in both categories are flagged in the catalogue using the boolean columns a10 and a10point. Imaging and auxiliary data are available from the project website (www.iphas.org). (1 data file).

Barentsen; et al.

2014-09-01

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On-Line Commissioning of the HRIBF Resonant Ionization Laser Ion Source  

SciTech Connect

A highly-selective resonant ionization laser ion source has been successfully commissioned at the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, for the production of pure beams of short-lived nuclei for spectroscopic studies. The laser ion source provided beams of neutron-rich Ga isotopes to the Low-energy Radioactive Ion Beam Spectroscopy Station for beta decay measurements. The radioactive Ga isotopes were produced by 50-MeV proton induced fission of 238U and ionized by laser radiation using a two-step resonant ionization scheme. Isobarically pure 83Ga, 85Ga, and 86Ga beams were delivered to the experiment at approximate rates of 12000 ions/s, 100 ions/s, and 3 ions/s, respectively.

Liu, Yuan [ORNL; Jost, Carola U [ORNL; Mendez, II, Anthony J [ORNL; Stracener, Daniel W [ORNL; Williams, Cecil L [ORNL; Madurga, M [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Miernik, Krzysztof A [ORNL; Miller, D. [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Padgett, S [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Paulauskas, Stanley V [ORNL; Gross, Carl J [ORNL; Grzywacz, Robert Kazimierz [ORNL; Rykaczewski, Krzysztof Piotr [ORNL; Wolinska-Cichocka, Marzena [ORNL

2013-01-01

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Television News Exposure and Foreign Affairs KnowledgeA Six-Nation Analysis  

Microsoft Academic Search

Data from six nations are used to explore the failure of television news to predict political knowledge. The first hypothesis posits that how a person approaches a medium explains learning from that source. The second hypothesis posits that television news attracts an audience of lower cognitive ability, thus suppressing a relationship between news and knowledge. International news is considered a

Barry A. Hollander

1997-01-01

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Interactive, Domain-Independent Identi cation and Summarization of Topically Related News  

E-print Network

Interactive, Domain-Independent Identi#12;cation and Summarization of Topically Related News. A news event is widely reported in the press. A large number of journalists independently pick SUMMONS, NewsInEssence is domain-independent and scalable to ten news sources and several dozen documents

Radev, Dragomir R.

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Design News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Learning about the world of design can be rather fun, and for persons interested in entering this industry, it can be essential to stay on top of ongoing developments. Design Week launched their site in November 2006, and as the publication is based in Britain, the coverage of design events and trends is primarily focused on the British and Continental scenes. From those thinking about looking for a new job in the field, the site also contains job postings and suggestions for those going on the job market. The site is rounded out by a place where visitors can also sign up to receive news alerts via email.

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Central Europe Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website, a service of the European Internet Network, brings English-language news and background to users each weekday. Central Europe Online covers the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and Slovenia. The site offers current headlines (along with the time that they were most recently updated), business news, travel information, and links to local media. New stories are drawn primarily from Reuters. An archive holds back issues. Users who want to stay current on issues affecting these regions will benefit from the professional approach this site brings to coverage.

1995-01-01

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VizieR Online Data Catalog: INTEGRAL-OMC optically variable sources (Alfonso-Garzon+, 2012)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The OMC-VAR catalogue contains 5263 sources classified as variable, for 1337 of which the periods have been determined. Types of variable objects in the catalogue include eclipsing binaries, pulsating stars, rotating stars, eruptive stars, extragalactic objects, X-ray binaries, cataclysmic variables, Be stars and other objects with unknown kind of variability. Charts for each object including the DSS image around the target, the unfolded and folded light curves with the periods we have derived and/or with the catalogued ones can be retrieved from the OMC-VAR home page. (3 data files).

Alfonso-Garzon, J.; Domingo, A.; Mas-Hesse, J. M.; Gimenez, A.

2012-10-01

245

VizieR Online Data Catalog: Low-frequency flat spectrum sources (LORCAT) (Massaro+, 2014)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We have assembled a low-frequency radio catalog of flat-spectrum sources (LORCAT) built by combining the radio observations of the two main Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope (WSRT) surveys (i.e., WENSS and WISH) at 325MHz and 352MHz, respectively, with those of the NVSS at 1.4GHz. The WENSS is a low-frequency radio survey that covers the northern sky above +30° in declination performed at 325MHz to a limiting flux density of ~18mJy at the 5? level (Rengelink et al. 1997, Cat. J/A+AS/124/259, superseded by VIII/62). The version of the WENSS catalog used in our analysis was implemented as a combination of two separate catalogs obtained from the WENSS Web site: the WENSS Polar Catalog that comprises 18186 sources above +72° in declination and the WENSS Main Catalog including 211234 objects in the declination range between +28° and +76°. We also used the WISH catalog (Cat. VIII/69), which is the southern extension of the WENSS. WISH is a low-frequency (352MHz) radio survey covering most of the sky between -26° and -9° to the same limiting flux density of the WENSS. (1 data file).

Massaro, F.; Giroletti, M.; D'Abrusco, R.; Masetti, N.; Paggi, A.; Cowperthwaite, P. S.; Tosti, G.; Funk, S.

2014-08-01

246

VizieR Online Data Catalog: ICRF2 sources of the Rio survey (Assafin+, 2013)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In our observations, we used two non-dedicated instruments, shared by the Brazilian astronomical community: the 0.6m diameter Bollen & Chivens Cassegrain telescope (F/13.5, f=8.1m) and the 1.6m diameter Perkin-Elmer Cassegrain telescope (F/10, f=16m), located at the LNA observing site, the Observatorio do Pico dos Dias, Brasopolis, Brazil (OPD/LNA) (IAU code 874; ?=+45:34:57, ?=-22:32:04, h=1870m). We added sources for observation later on, with the outcome of the ICRF-ext1 (Ma, 2001, 15th Working Meeting on European VLBI for Geodesy and Astrometry) and of the ICRF-ext2 (Fey et al., 2008, Cat. J/AJ/127/3587). Naturally, not all sources could be observed, due to prohibitive telescope time consuming. When the ICRF2 was finally released in 2009, the program at OPD/LNA had already finished. (1 data file).

Assafin, M.; Vieira-Martins, R.; Andrei, A. H.; Camargo, J. I. B.; da Silva Neto, D. N.

2014-04-01

247

News Cohesiveness: an Indicator of Systemic Risk in Financial Markets  

E-print Network

Motivated by recent financial crises significant research efforts have been put into studying contagion effects and herding behaviour in financial markets. Much less has been said about influence of financial news on financial markets. We propose a novel measure of collective behaviour in financial news on the Web, News Cohesiveness Index (NCI), and show that it can be used as a systemic risk indicator. We evaluate the NCI on financial documents from large Web news sources on a daily basis from October 2011 to July 2013 and analyse the interplay between financial markets and financially related news. We hypothesized that strong cohesion in financial news reflects movements in the financial markets. Cohesiveness is more general and robust measure of systemic risk expressed in news, than measures based on simple occurrences of specific terms. Our results indicate that cohesiveness in the financial news is highly correlated with and driven by volatility on the financial markets.

Piškorec, Matija; Novak, Petra Kralj; Mozeti?, Igor; Gr?ar, Miha; Vodenska, Irena; Šmuc, Tomislav

2014-01-01

248

VizieR Online Data Catalog: Embedded sources in L 1688 (van Kempen+, 2009)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Spectral maps of the HCO+ J=4-3 and C18O J=3-2 l HARP-B array on the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope and SCUBA 850um dust maps, are obtained of all sources in the L 1688 region with infrared spectral slopes consistent with, or close to, that of embedded YSOs. Selected 350um maps obtained with the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory are presented as well. The properties, extent and variation of dense gas, column density and dust up to 1' (~7500AU) are probed at 15" resolution. Using the spatial variation of the gas and dust, together with the intensity of the HCO+ J=4-3 line, we are able to accurately identify the truly embedded YSOs and determine their properties. (2 data files).

van Kempen, T. A.; van Dishoeck, E. F.; Salter, D. M.; Hogerheijde, M. R.; Jorgensen, J. K.; Boogert, A. C. A.

2010-02-01

249

4/2/2014 Micro windmills maysoon recharge your mobile phone -Yahoo News Philippines https://ph.news.yahoo.com/micro-windmills-may-soon-recharge-mobile-phone-091158453.html 1/1  

E-print Network

4/2/2014 Micro windmills maysoon recharge your mobile phone - Yahoo News Philippines https://ph.news.yahoo.com/micro-windmills-may-soon-recharge-mobile-phone-091158453.html 1/1 Micro windmills may soon recharge your mobile phone GMA News Online ­ Mon, Jan 13, 2014 Taking a cue from the Dutch

Chiao, Jung-Chih

250

An in-source stretched membrane inlet for on-line analysis of VOCs in water with single photon ionization TOFMS.  

PubMed

An in-source, stretched, hollow fiber membrane (HFM) inlet has been developed to improve the sensitivity of on-line time-of-flight mass spectrometry (TOFMS) with a vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) lamp based single photon ionization (SPI) source for the direct analysis of liquid samples. A 2-cm HFM was stretched to 8 cm in length, and placed in the ion source and directly under the VUV lamp window with a distance of 15 mm. Compared with the conventional flow-through configuration under the same experimental conditions, the signal intensities of selected volatile organic compounds (VOCs) of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE), benzene, toluene and p-xylene were increased over 5-fold in magnitude, and the response time was shortened to one-third. The limits of detection (LOD) of MTBE, ETBE, benzene, toluene and p-xylene ranged from 0.25 to 1.3 ?g L(-1) with a measurement time of 60 s, and three orders of linear range were obtained with correlation coefficients of 0.9972-0.9992. The present results suggest that the in-source stretched HFM is a simple and effective way to increase the sensitivity and shorten response time of the membrane inlet, and we believe that it will also be beneficial to other types of on-line mass spectrometer for the on-line analysis of VOCs in water with a VUV lamp based SPI ion source. PMID:23907373

Hou, Keyong; Li, Fanglong; Chen, Wendong; Chen, Ping; Xie, Yuanyuan; Zhao, Wuduo; Hua, Lei; Pei, Kemei; Li, Haiyang

2013-10-01

251

The international news about governability: A comparison of the New York Times and six news wires  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper examines the international news coverage of governability offered by several news sources. Governability is defined as actual or potential challenges to the domestic political order or stability of a nation, manifested by oppositional violence, leadership crises or institutional change. The New York Times, AP, UPI, Reuters, Northern Reuters, Kyodo and Xinshua are examined for one week. We evaluate

Mark Lichbach

1984-01-01

252

Healthy depictions? Depicting adoption and adoption news events on broadcast news.  

PubMed

Given that the public uses the media to learn about adoption as a family form, this study analyzes U.S. television news coverage of adoption between 2001 and 2005 (N = 309 stories), to identify the types of news events covered about adoption. A majority of news stories covered fraud, crime, legal disputes, and negative international adoption cases. Adoptees as defective or unhealthy were depicted more in negative news event stories, birth parents appeared less overall, and adoptive parents were most likely to have healthy depictions in positively oriented adoption experience, big family, and reunion stories. Although three quarters of the stories used primary adoption participants as news sources, one-third of the negative event stories did not contain healthy depictions of adoption participants. The authors discuss ways journalists and researchers might improve adoption news coverage. PMID:19180371

Kline, Susan L; Chatterjee, Karishma; Karel, Amanda I

2009-01-01

253

VizieR Online Data Catalog: M82 radio sources flux density variations (Gendre+, 2013)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The 2009 monitoring campaign of M82 consisted of seven wide-field MERLIN (Thomasson 1986) observations at a frequency of 4.994GHz, observed between 2009 May and 2010 April. These were made using parallel hands of circular polarization, and were correlated with a total bandwidth of 16 MHz divided into 32 channels. Across all epochs combined a total on-source integration time of 286.5h was used. Each observing epoch was reduced and analysed individually and a deep exposure map was produced by combining all of these data. In addition to these, a single e-MERLIN observation was included in this study. This observation was made in 2010 December as part of the e-MERLIN commissioning programme and used a total bandwidth of 512MHz with a median frequency of 6.26GHz. These data were correlated into four individual sub-bands each divided into 512 frequency channels. These e-MERLIN observations were observed prior the installation of the new e-MERLIN wide-band IF system in spring 2011 and consequently only one hand of polarization was used and the data displayed reduced sensitivity in parts of the observing band. (2 data files).

Gendre, M. A.; Fenech, D. M.; Beswick, R. J.; Muxlow, T. W. B.; Argo, M. K.

2014-05-01

254

On-Line Desalting of Crude Oil in the Source Region of a Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometer  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The presence of dissolved metal ions in waters associated with crude oils has many negative implications for the transport, processing, and refining of petroleum. In addition, mass spectrometric analysis of sodium containing crude oil samples suffers from ionization suppression, unwanted adduct formation, and an increase in the complexity of data analysis. Here, we describe a method for the reduction/elimination of these adverse effects by modification of the source region gas-inlet system of a 12 T Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance (FT-ICR) mass spectrometer. Several acids were examined as part of this study, with the most suitable for on-line desalting found to have both high vapor pressure and low pKa; 12.1 M HCl showed the strongest desalting effect for crude oil samples with a sodium removal index (SRI) of 88%-100% ± 7% for the NaOS compound class. In comparison, a SRI of only 38% ± 9% was observed for a H2O/toluene solution-phase extraction of Oil 1. These results clearly demonstrate the increased efficacy of pseudo-vapor phase desalting with the additional advantages that initial sample solution conditions are preserved and no sample preparation is required prior to analysis.

Chanthamontri, C. Ken; Stopford, Andrew P.; Snowdon, Ryan W.; Oldenburg, Thomas B. P.; Larter, Stephen R.

2014-08-01

255

Astrophysics Source Code Library Enhancements  

E-print Network

The Astrophysics Source Code Library (ASCL; ascl.net) is a free online registry of codes used in astronomy research; it currently contains over 900 codes and is indexed by ADS. The ASCL has recently moved a new infrastructure into production. The new site provides a true database for the code entries and integrates the WordPress news and information pages and the discussion forum into one site. Previous capabilities are retained and permalinks to ascl.net continue to work. This improvement offers more functionality and flexibility than the previous site, is easier to maintain, and offers new possibilities for collaboration. This presentation covers these recent changes to the ASCL.

Hanisch, Robert J; Berriman, G Bruce; DuPrie, Kimberly; Mink, Jessica; Nemiroff, Robert J; Schmidt, Judy; Shamir, Lior; Shortridge, Keith; Taylor, Mark; Teuben, Peter J; Wallin, John

2014-01-01

256

VizieR Online Data Catalog: The Initial Gaia Source List (IGSL) (Smart, 2013)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The IGSL is a compilation catalog produced for the Gaia mission. We have combined data from the following catalogs or datasets to produce a homogenous list of positons, proper motions, photometry in a blue and red band and estimates of the magnitudes in the Gaia G and G_RVS bands. Included Catalogs: Tycho2, LQRF, UCAC4, SDSS-DR9, PPMXL, GSC23, GEPC, OGLE, Sky2000, 2MASS. Note that in compiling the various entries we did not consider the individual flags. Overall, we think this catalog is reliable but there will be errors, mismatches and duplicates. The user should use this catalog with that in mind, it is fine for statistical studies that has some way to remove obviously incorrect entries but it should only be used with care for individual objects. The source catalogs used to produce the IGSL are: * The Gaia Ecliptic Pole Catalog, version 3.0 (GEPC) Altmann & Bastian 2009, "Ecliptic Poles Catalogue Version 1.1" ESA Document GAIA-C3-TN-ARI-MA-002 URL http://www.rssd.esa.int/llink/livelink/open/2885828 * GSC2.3: GSC2 version 2.3, Lasker et al. 2008AJ....136..735L (I/305) * an excerpt of the 4th version of the Gaia Initial QSO Catalog (GIQC) as compiled by the GWP-S-335-13000, formed by Alexandre H. Andrei, Christophe Barache, Dario N. da Silva Neto, Francois Taris, Geraldine Bourda, Jean-Francois Le Campion, Jean Souchay, J.J. Pereira Osorio, Julio I. Bueno de Camargo, Marcelo Assafin, Roberto Vieira Martins, Sebastien Bouquillon, Sebastien Lambert, Sonia Anton, Patrick Charlot * OGLE: Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment version III (Szymaski et al., 2011) J/AcA/61/83 * PPMXL: Positions and Proper Motions "Extra Large" Catalog, Roeser et al. (2010), I/317 * SDSS: Sloan Digital Sky Survey data release 9 V/139 * UCAC4: Zacharias et al. 2012, Cat. I/322A * Tycho-2, Hoeg et al. Cat. I/259 (1 data file).

Smart, R. L.

2013-11-01

257

LibStats : An open source online tool for collecting and reporting on statistics in an academic library  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe the development and practical applications of a highly configurable online tool – LibStats – licensed under GNU GPL, for collecting and reporting on statistics in the academic library, developed at the University of Queensland Library. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – LibStats – an online tool – was used to make quantitative and qualitative

Elizabeth Jordan

2008-01-01

258

Software Tech News. The DoD Source for Software Technology Information. Software Testing Series: Part 2, Volume 3, Number 3, 1999.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Software Tech News is a publication of the DoD Data & Analysis Center for Software (DACS). The DACS is a DTIC Sponsored Information Analysis Center (IAC) and the DoD Software Information Clearinghouse. The DACS is operated by ITT Industries, Systems D...

W. M. Borgia, N. J. Hrdlick

1999-01-01

259

U.S. Water News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This online magazine features news articles from around the world about legal, economic, and cultural factors related to water. The archives include articles from 1995-present and are searchable by topic: supply, quality, policy, conservation, litigation/rights, global resource, or by keyword. The site also provides a list of water meetings and conferences and a free sample of the Water Investment Newsletter, which includes information about water stocks and investments. Educators can access information and examples for teaching about legal, economic, and cultural factors related to water.

2002-07-31

260

Science for Kids: Breaking News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This online collection of kid-friendly science news stories is part of the Science for Kids website from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This is a great resource for introducing students to the amazing world of scientific discovery. The site currently contains 97 stories in chronological order dating from June 2003 to the present month. The science stories address a wide variety of subjects such as dinosaurs, cheese color, tiny marine animals, brown bear migration history, glowing bacteria, and many more. Kids can link to the stories by browsing an annotated list of hyperlinked titles. The brief stories include photographs with captions, contact information, and printing and email options.

261

Anglicans Online!  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Anglicans Online! has grown to be a comprehensive source of information for the world's Episcopal/Anglican church on the Internet. Topics offered are the Newsroom, Canada, USA, World, and Resources including reference links, biblical study. Ecumenical partners, and a listing of Discussion mailing lists and newsgroups are also provided.

262

enr.com: Engineering News-Record  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

With origins dating back to the 1800s, the Engineering News-Record (ENR) has served the construction industry for generations. Now published in an online edition, ENR has information about construction technology, power and industrial issues, environment, and much more. One of the most interesting sections of the site focuses on new projects around the world, describing innovative buildings and structures, transportation systems, or anything related to construction. Each issue has in-depth feature stories, and a recent one assessed the cleanup and rebuilding operations at the World Trade Center site. ENR is an excellent resource for technical and business related news.

263

Online Investing: Surf the Stocks  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Whether it be the meteoric rise in Internet company stocks or the President's plan to invest Social Security funds in the stock market, Wall Street is getting quite a bit of press these days. Another related story that has received a great deal of attention is the strong growth in online investing. This new CNET (last described in the November 6, 1998 Scout Report) topic center attempts to decipher all the buzz and present users with the information they need to decide whether or not online investing is for them. The site features four articles taking readers from the decision to invest to managing their online portfolios, online investing news, computer security tips and applications, investing downloads (PC only), and a selection of briefly annotated links to investment news and service sites.

264

Footage.net: The Stock, Archival & News Footage Network  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This powerful gateway to stock, archival, and news footage is designed with media professionals in mind. However, certain researchers and perhaps some instructors can make excellent use of its access to over 1.6 million indexed shots. The site's Global Search page allows users to perform keyword searches of hundreds of major stock footage sources worldwide or within selected major databases. Most search returns include only clip descriptions, technical details, and ordering information. However, some databases, such as the Image Bank, provide online samples. Production professionals who cannot find particular clips through the search page can fill out a free Zap Request form, which is forwarded to footage companies and researchers who may be able to assist (note the Zap Request service is not available for personal or educational use). Additional resources at the site include a directory of key resources and contacts in the footage trade and a Newswire listing of the latest industry stories.

265

Space Today Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This online magazine is intended to provide accurate information on past, present, and future human activities in and about space, including space science, history, research, space flight, solar system exploration, deep space astronomy, and cosmology. It features news articles on space vehicles, astronauts, coming launches and landings, satellite missions, telescopes, and many other topics. The site also provides image galleries, videos, and resources for teachers such as lesson plans, book reviews, tutorials, and other items.

Curtis, Anthony R.

2006-03-07

266

A characterization of online browsing behavior  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper, we undertake a large-scale study of online user behavior based on search and toolbar logs. We propose a new CCS taxonomy of pageviews consisting of Content (news, portals, games, verticals, multimedia), Communication (email, social networking, forums, blogs, chat), and Search (Web search, item search, multimedia search). We show that roughly half of all pageviews online are content,

Ravi Kumar; Andrew Tomkins

2010-01-01

267

The Evolution of Costly Traits http://www.medindia.net/news/view_news_main.asp?x=17700 1 of 3 28/1/07 21:26  

E-print Network

't Kill Your Skin With Bleachers, Warns Doctors Medical Marijuana Not Legal, Say Authorities Diet Holds Health News Comments Click Here for Online Medical Consultation Alcohol Dehydrogenase Gene may Protect

Gardner, Andy

268

Korean practitioners and journalists: Relational influences in news selection  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study investigates how source–media relationships influence perceptions toward news selection from the public relations practitioners’ viewpoint in Korea. The results show that Korean public relations practitioners who perform formal media relations believed that journalists would select news stories based on journalists’ media routine principles, such as using government sources. In contrast, Korean public relations practitioners who perform informal or

Yungwook Kim; Jiyang Bae

2006-01-01

269

Teaching the Scientific Method Using Current News Articles  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

We describe a short (less than 50 minutes) activity using news articles from sources such as "Science Daily" to teach students the steps of the scientific method and the difference between primary and secondary literature sources. The flexibility in choosing news articles to examine allowed us to tailor the activity to the specific interests of…

Palmer, Laura K.; Mahan, Carolyn G.

2013-01-01

270

Aviation News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Whether you're a fan of Airbus or Boeing, Quantas or Aer Lingus, this website provides very thorough coverage of the airline industry. The Flight Global group's motto is "serious about aviation", and it shows on their homepage, where visitors can find over thirteen sections dedicated to air transport, helicopters, training, and spaceflight. The more casual user may just wish to click on a few of the "Latest News Headlines", but dedicated aeronautics devotees may wish to sign up for their e-newsletter and their RSS feed. Moving down the site's homepage, visitors can cruise on in to the "What's Hot" area and the "Jobs" section, which might be useful for future members of a flight crew or those looking to make a more dramatic career change. Of course, any visit to this site would be woefully incomplete if visitors didn't take a look at profiles of the Airbus 380, the Boeing 747, and many other planes in the "Dynamic Aircraft Profiles" area of the site.

271

Fusion rules for context-dependent aggregation of structured news reports  

E-print Network

of tags in a structured news report is meant to parameterize a stereotypical situation, and so a particular structured news report is an instance of that stereotypical situation. For example, news reports that indicate how the merged report should be formed. 1 #12;weatherreport weatherreport source TV1 /source

Hunter, Anthony

272

Forecasting of radiation hazard: 2. On-line determination of diffusion coefficient in the interplanetary space, time of ejection and energy spectrum at the source; on-line using of neutron monitor and satellite data  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In Paper 1 [Dorman, L.I., Pustil’nik, L.A., Sternlieb, A., Zukerman, I.G. Forecasting of Radiation Hazard: 1. Alerts on Great FEP Events Beginning; Probabilities of False and Missed Alerts; on-Line Determination of Solar Energetic Particle Spectrum by using Spectrographic Method, Paper tCOSPAR tPSW1-0022-04, This Issue, 2005] it was described the behavior of programs “FEP-Search” and “FEP-Research/Spectrum” estimating, on the basis of on-line one-minute NM data, the beginning of event and FEP spectrum out of the Earth’s magnetosphere. We show that after these two steps it is possible to determine the time of ejection, diffusion coefficient in the interplanetary space, and energy spectrum at the source of FEP. We consider the following possibilities: (1) one of the above parameters is unknown; (2) two parameters are unknown; (3) all three parameters are unknown. We show that in the first case it is necessary to determine the energy spectrum of FEP on the Earth in two different times and automatically, from two equations, the unknown parameter can be determined (energy spectrum at the source or diffusion coefficient, or time of ejection; the determination is done by one equation, and the other is used for control of the model). In the second case it is necessary to determine the energy spectrum of FEP on the Earth in three different times and from three equations two parameters can be determined automatically (for example, the energy spectrum at the source and diffusion coefficient in the interplanetary space). In the third case, by using data for four different times all three unknown parameters can be determined (time of ejection, diffusion coefficient in the interplanetary space and energy spectrum at the source of FEP), and one equation can be used for control of the model. We describe in detail the algorithms of the programs “FEP-Research/Time of Ejection”, “FEP-Research/Source” and “FEP-Research/Diffusion”. We show the behavior of these programs on some historical great FEP events. On the basis of these on-line programs the time of ejection, diffusion coefficient in the interplanetary space and energy spectrum at the source of FEP can be determined. To extend the obtained information to the region of very small energies, we use, together with NM data, also the available satellite one-minute data. On the basis of these results it is shown the forecasting feasibility of expected radiation hazard for computers, electronics, solar batteries, and technology in space at different distances from the Sun and at different helio-latitudes. We show that the same procedure can be done for satellites on different orbits in the magnetosphere, by taking into account the change of cut-off rigidities along the orbits (for human health, solar batteries, computers, electronics, technology). By the method of coupling functions for different altitudes in the atmosphere we describe some principles of on-line radiation hazard forecasting for air-planes on regular and non-regular lines in dependence of altitude and cut-off rigidity, and estimation of shielding will be made The on-line on-ground forecasting of radiation hazard for people health and technology will be done in dependence of cut-off rigidity and atmospheric pressure. If for some cases the expected radiation hazard will be higher than some definite dangerous level, on-line special Alerts will be send. These programs are tested on some examples of historical great FEP events.

Dorman, L. I.; Iucci, N.; Murat, M.; Parisi, M.; Pustil'Nik, L. A.; Sternlieb, A.; Villoresi, G.; Zukerman, I. G.

273

Cohesiveness in Financial News and its Relation to Market Volatility  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Motivated by recent financial crises, significant research efforts have been put into studying contagion effects and herding behaviour in financial markets. Much less has been said regarding the influence of financial news on financial markets. We propose a novel measure of collective behaviour based on financial news on the Web, the News Cohesiveness Index (NCI), and we demonstrate that the index can be used as a financial market volatility indicator. We evaluate the NCI using financial documents from large Web news sources on a daily basis from October 2011 to July 2013 and analyse the interplay between financial markets and finance-related news. We hypothesise that strong cohesion in financial news reflects movements in the financial markets. Our results indicate that cohesiveness in financial news is highly correlated with and driven by volatility in financial markets.

Piškorec, Matija; Antulov-Fantulin, Nino; Novak, Petra Kralj; Mozeti?, Igor; Gr?ar, Miha; Vodenska, Irena; Šmuc, Tomislav

2014-05-01

274

Cohesiveness in Financial News and its Relation to Market Volatility  

PubMed Central

Motivated by recent financial crises, significant research efforts have been put into studying contagion effects and herding behaviour in financial markets. Much less has been said regarding the influence of financial news on financial markets. We propose a novel measure of collective behaviour based on financial news on the Web, the News Cohesiveness Index (NCI), and we demonstrate that the index can be used as a financial market volatility indicator. We evaluate the NCI using financial documents from large Web news sources on a daily basis from October 2011 to July 2013 and analyse the interplay between financial markets and finance-related news. We hypothesise that strong cohesion in financial news reflects movements in the financial markets. Our results indicate that cohesiveness in financial news is highly correlated with and driven by volatility in financial markets. PMID:24849598

Piskorec, Matija; Antulov-Fantulin, Nino; Novak, Petra Kralj; Mozetic, Igor; Grcar, Miha; Vodenska, Irena; Smuc, Tomislav

2014-01-01

275

Cohesiveness in financial news and its relation to market volatility.  

PubMed

Motivated by recent financial crises, significant research efforts have been put into studying contagion effects and herding behaviour in financial markets. Much less has been said regarding the influence of financial news on financial markets. We propose a novel measure of collective behaviour based on financial news on the Web, the News Cohesiveness Index (NCI), and we demonstrate that the index can be used as a financial market volatility indicator. We evaluate the NCI using financial documents from large Web news sources on a daily basis from October 2011 to July 2013 and analyse the interplay between financial markets and finance-related news. We hypothesise that strong cohesion in financial news reflects movements in the financial markets. Our results indicate that cohesiveness in financial news is highly correlated with and driven by volatility in financial markets. PMID:24849598

Piškorec, Matija; Antulov-Fantulin, Nino; Novak, Petra Kralj; Mozeti?, Igor; Gr?ar, Miha; Vodenska, Irena; Smuc, Tomislav

2014-01-01

276

PowerPC News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

PowerPC News: Full text of an independent electronic magazine published every two weeks for users and developers who want the latest news about the IBM/Motorola/Apple microprocessor family and the systems.

277

Navigation Links Biology News  

E-print Network

the promise of personalized medicine." A paper describing the research, "Nanofountain Probe ElectroporationNavigation Links Biology News Medicine News Biology Products Medicine Products Biology Definition Medicine Definition Biology Technology Medicine Technology Biology Dictionary Medicine Dictionary Biology

Espinosa, Horacio D.

278

Online MBA Programs Online Colleges  

E-print Network

Online MBA Programs Online Colleges Culinary Art Schools Fashion Design Schools Online Colleges Graphic Design Schools Interior Design Schools Online College Degrees MBA Degrees Online Medical Career circuit design expert

Ham, Donhee

279

Internet Exercises as a Means of Integrating Late-breaking Astronomy News Into the Introductory Course  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Astronomy is a dynamic science, a point that is sometimes lost on students who slog through the standard treatment of the introductory astronomy course. By integrating the easy access to current research information afforded by the internet and other media, it is possible to tailor the introductory course so that students gain a greater appreciation of the ever-changing landscape of scientific knowledge. For the rest of their lives, the students now taking our courses will be informed of astronomical discoveries through the mass media, which increasingly includes the internet. Through design of assignments that ask students to confront the presentation of late-breaking astronomy news, the introductory astronomy course can help students to be able to process such information long after they have graduated. Caton has taken this idea to an extreme, developing a nonlinear, topics-driven approach to teaching the introductory course (Mercury, 25.6, p.29). Some may be unwilling to suspend the traditional course structure to take such an approach, but there are alternatives. The internet provides easy access to a wider range of breaking astronomy news. Several science news services are available, and many astronomy-related sites offer regular updates. Direct sources for press releases are also easily found. With such access, students can follow stories as they develop. The key to achieving this is through design of assignments that force the students to look for the latest information online. Several variations have been tried at Gardner-Webb, mostly involving student construction of web browser documents that profile particular stories. These assignments build student skills in online research, and communicate that astronomy is an evolving science. Hopefully, they also instill a confidence that allows individual analysis of astronomy (and indeed all science) stories in the news for years to come - well after the specific details of the astronomy course are forgotten.

English, T.

1997-12-01

280

Yahoo! Health News: Rat Whiskers Give Clues to Blinking Disorder Yahoo! My Yahoo! Mail  

E-print Network

Index Search Top Weight Loss Searches on Yahoo! Health: weight loss, weight loss pills, weight loss program, diets, fitness News by Source News Main Page American Cancer Society Associated Press Health

Kleinfeld, David

281

NatureNews  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

NatureNews is the science news website of the journal Nature. The site provides a daily summary of news about research and discoveries in life, physical and applied sciences, and clinical medicine. Materials include a daily top story, featured stories, videos, a news blog, and event announcements. There are also longer format reports, opinion features, podcasts, and an archive of past issues organized by year and month.

282

A guide to reading health care news stories.  

PubMed

From April 16, 2006, through May 30, 2013, a team of reviewers from HealthNewsReview.org, many of whom were physicians, evaluated the reporting by US news organizations on new medical treatments, tests, products, and procedures. After reviewing 1889 stories (approximately 43% newspaper articles, 30% wire or news services stories, 15% online pieces [including those by broadcast and magazine companies], and 12% network television stories), the reviewers graded most stories unsatisfactory on 5 of 10 review criteria: costs, benefits, harms, quality of the evidence, and comparison of the new approach with alternatives. Drugs, medical devices, and other interventions were usually portrayed positively; potential harms were minimized, and costs were ignored. Our findings can help journalists improve their news stories and help physicians and the public better understand the strengths and weaknesses of news media coverage of medical and health topics. PMID:24796314

Schwitzer, Gary

2014-07-01

283

Preserving digital local news  

Microsoft Academic Search

Much local news -- important documentation of local history -- is being lost. The fact that a lot of news media is now available digitally, presents new opportunities but also new challenges for such preservation. We explore issues and approaches for collection and management of born digital local news. Purpose Design\\/methodology\\/approach\\/findings We examine several specific bottlenecks for implementing this project.

Robert B. Allen; Kirsten A. Johnson

2008-01-01

284

Breaking Bad News  

Microsoft Academic Search

Breaking bad news has been ignored in the past and still depends largely on culture and social state. We experience now a strong trend towards full information in modern societies. The article describes the typical stages patients go through when dealing with bad news. Recommendations how to break bad news stress the importance of privacy and enough time, the necessity

Rainer Schoefl

2008-01-01

285

News by Topic News by School  

E-print Network

Headlines @Hopkins News by Topic News by School Events Open to the Public Blue Jay Sports Search School of Engineering Advanced Technology Laboratory. "For this reason, holography currently. and a National Science Foundation grant with the technology being demonstrated using equipment at the Johns

Rosen, Joseph

286

PBS Online NewsHour: Nanotechnology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In-depth coverage of the uses of nanotechnology, together with instructional materials. Includes a lesson plan on understanding nanoscale dimensions, a slide show, and Q-and-A with the creators of a museum exhibit aimed at explaining nanotechnology. Main story available as streaming video and RealAudio as well as text.

287

Newsmap: a knowledge map for online news  

Microsoft Academic Search

Information technology has made possible the capture and accessing of a large number of data and knowledge bases, which in turn has brought about the problem of information overload. Text mining to turn textual information into knowledge has become a very active research area, but much of the research remains restricted to the English language. Due to the differences in

Thian-Huat Ong; Hsinchun Chen; Wai-ki Sung; Bin Zhu

2004-01-01

288

News from Online: A Spectrum of Color  

Microsoft Academic Search

Thomas Chasteen's site ( http:\\/\\/www.shsu.edu\\/~chm_tgc\\/sounds\\/sound.html) shows how to separate colors using a tuneable monochromator. This graphic comes from his monochromator animation ( http:\\/\\/www.shsu.edu\\/~chemistry\\/monochromator\\/mono.gif). Science Media's site ( http:\\/\\/www.scimedia.com\\/index.html#scimedia) includes spectroscopy tutorials by Brian Tissue. This graphic can be found at http:\\/\\/www.scimedia.com\\/chem-ed\\/light\\/graphics\\/em-rad.gif (©1998 B. M. Tissue, www.scimedia.com). All the colors in the rainbow! Now that is a good place to start.

Carolyn Sweeney Judd

1999-01-01

289

News from Online: A Spectrum of Color  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Thomas Chasteen's site ( http://www.shsu.edu/~chm_tgc/sounds/sound.html) shows how to separate colors using a tuneable monochromator. This graphic comes from his monochromator animation ( http://www.shsu.edu/~chemistry/monochromator/mono.gif). Science Media's site ( http://www.scimedia.com/index.html#scimedia) includes spectroscopy tutorials by Brian Tissue. This graphic can be found at http://www.scimedia.com/chem-ed/light/graphics/em-rad.gif (©1998 B. M. Tissue, www.scimedia.com). All the colors in the rainbow! Now that is a good place to start. Go to About Rainbows ( http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/staff/blynds/rnbw.html), a tutorial from astronomer Beverly Lynds, working with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. The tutorial begins with a historical perspective, complete with a sketch by René Descartes in 1637. The bibliography makes this tutorial a good starting point for color exploration. About Rainbows brings you questions to explorefor example, "What happens when you look at a rainbow through dark glasses?" Try the links to these other sites. Project SkyMath: Making Mathematical Connections ( http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/staff/blynds/Skymath.html) is especially for the middle school student. Reproducible masters of these teaching modules can be printed in English and Spanish. From Project SkyMath, you can go to Blue-Skies, a user-friendly graphical interface from The Weather Underground at the University of Michigan ( http://groundhog.sprl.umich.edu/BS.html). And speaking of blue skies, look at a great site, Why is the Sky Blue at http://acept.la.asu.edu/PiN/act/sky/sky.shtml. This is a super site from the Arizona Collaborative for Excellence in the Preparation of Teachers, by the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Arizona State University. If you go to Patterns in Nature: Light and Optics at http://acept.la.asu.edu/PiN/act/activities.shtml, plan to spend some time, for it is wonderful. Another link from the About Rainbows tutorial goes to an experiment that is suitable for older students, Circles of Light--The Mathematics of Rainbows at http://www.geom.umn.edu/education/calc-init/rainbow/. Frederick J. Wicklin and Paul Edelman of the University of Minnesota note that this comprehensive lab is based on a module developed by Steven Janke. Go back to About Rainbows to link to a Java applet, allowing you to change the incident angle and color of light striking a water droplet. This great teaching device is from Fu-Kwun Hwang of the National Taiwan Normal University at http://science.kongju.ac.kr/phys/shin/experiment/ntnujava /Rainbow/rainbow.html. And while you are here in this site (choose English or Chinese), look at the more than 30 Java applets created by F.-K. Hwang at http://science.kongju.ac.kr/phys/shin/experiment/ntnujava/index.html. The interactive applet on Shadow/Image and Color is great fun, (http://science.kongju.ac.kr/phys/shin/experiment/ntnujava/shadow /shadow.html). From mixing colors, we can go to Thomas Chasteen's fine work at http://www.shsu.edu/~chm_tgc/sounds/sound.html for an animation (and movie also) of how to separate colors using a tuneable monochromator ( http://www.shsu.edu/~chemistry/monochromator/mono.gif). This colorful graphic, showing incoming parallel white light, is clipped from that monochromator animation. While you are here at this site at Sam Houston State University, look at the other great animations and movies, including a movie showing solution-phase chemiluminescence at http://www.shsu.edu/~chm_tgc/chemilumdir/movie.html. So now that we have explored the breaking down of light into its component colors, we need to also look at another process--polarizing light. Let's go to Science Media's comprehensive site ( http://www.scimedia.com/index.html#scimedia) to examine polarized light ( http://www.scimedia.com/chem-ed/spec/molec/polarim.htm). Of course, most

Sweeney Judd, Carolyn

1999-06-01

290

PBS Online NewsHour: Coral Reefs  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In-depth coverage of the role of coral reefs in environment, medicinal properties, and conservation efforts, together with instructional materials. Includes lesson plan; interactive on coral-reef building blocks; extended interviews; and stories on reef threats, international treaties, Caribbean reefs, mangrove shields, and the Aquarius undersea lab. Main story is provided as text, streaming video, and RealAudio.

291

Google News Personalization: Scalable Online Collaborative Filtering  

E-print Network

ratings on new items Recent work captures multiple interests of users Approaches: Latent Semantic Indexing (LSI), Probabilistic Latent Semantic Indexing (PLSI), Markov Decision Process, Latent Dirichlet, model-based approaches are MinHash Probabilistic latent semantic indexing (PLSI) Memory-based approach

Elkan, Charles

292

1/17/13 nsf.gov -National Science Foundation (NSF) News -Momma Knows Best When It Comes to Panda S... 1/1www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126590&WT.mc_id=USNSF_195&WT.mc_ev=click  

E-print Network

1/17/13 nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Momma Knows Best When It Comes to Panda S... 1/1www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126590&WT.mc_id=USNSF_195&WT.mc_ev=click News From Source Michigan State University The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency

293

"PMA sounds fun": negotiating drug discourses online.  

PubMed

In 2007, a young woman, Annabel Catt, died after consuming a capsule sold as "ecstasy" that contained para-methoxyamphetamine. In this paper, we describe how this death was depicted in online drug-user communities and illustrate how the meanings of drug use are negotiated in online settings. News articles, public online discussions, and online fieldwork formed the data. This paper demonstrates how dominant drug discourses may be resisted by drug users, drawing on theories of health resistance and Kane Race's concept of counterpublic health. Online environments may offer ways of engaging people who use drugs that acknowledge both pleasure and safety. The study's limitations are noted. PMID:24779498

Barratt, Monica J; Allen, Matthew; Lenton, Simon

2014-06-01

294

Global Warming News Zone  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This news page, provided by space.com, posts news stories and other current information related to global warming. Touching on topics ranging from industrial pollution to jet contrails to glacier meltings, this Website attempts to centralize news about many of the recent advances in our understanding of global warming. In many cases, news articles mention the scientific resource(s) upon which the findings are based, serving as a helpful hint for readers wishing to delve deeper into the science behind the news story.

1999-01-01

295

The role of provider-patient communication and trust in online sources in Internet use for health-related activities.  

PubMed

Provider-patient communication is an important factor influencing patients' satisfaction and health outcomes. This study draws upon the uses and gratification theory to examine how individuals' perception of communication with healthcare providers is associated with their Internet use for health-related activities. Using the data from the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS), we found that as individuals perceived their communication with providers to be less patient-centered, they were more likely to engage in various types of online health activities, such as using websites for healthy lifestyles, searching for healthcare providers, and seeking health information. Trust in online health information was also found to be a significant predictor of online health activities. The results of this study emphasized the important role of provider-patient communication in motivating individuals to turn to the Internet for health purposes. PMID:21154093

Hou, Jiran; Shim, Minsun

2010-01-01

296

MEASURING AGENDA SETTING WITH ONLINE SEARCH TRAFFIC: INFLUENCES OF ONLINE AND TRADITIONAL MEDIA  

E-print Network

MEASURING AGENDA SETTING WITH ONLINE SEARCH TRAFFIC: INFLUENCES OF ONLINE AND TRADITIONAL MEDIA, and is this significantly different than that of news media organizations? This paper will address the patterns of influence Laura A. Granka Stanford University Google, Inc. ABSTRACT This paper addresses the patterns of influence

Tomkins, Andrew

297

New Form of Identity (ID) Theft Crime: Acquiring Personal Information from Your Online Newsletter Providers  

Microsoft Academic Search

Using sophisticated means, Identity (ID) Thieves can acquire victims' personal information for their own deeds from online news providers. This paper discusses how ID Thieves may compile their stock of trade from Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs) and launch the attacks against online news providers with two possible attack methodologies. This follows by an evaluation of the inadequacy of the current

Gim Hiong Soh; Timo Vuori

2004-01-01

298

Genre Characteristics - A Front Page Analysis of 85 Swedish Online Newspapers  

Microsoft Academic Search

The online newspapers entered the Internet in the mid- nineties and since then it has become more and more common to read news online. There is a long tradition of designing newspapers in print but today there is a demand from both academics and practitioners for more knowledge about how to design user friendly news sites. The challenge is to

Carina Ihlström; Maria Åkesson

2004-01-01

299

Framing News Stories: The Role of Visual Imagery in Priming Racial Stereotypes  

Microsoft Academic Search

Two thematic news reports on the three-strikes law and school vouchers were differentially illustrated with photographs. Online news stories were either illustrated with no images, with 2 photographs of Blacks, with 2 photographs of Whites, or with 2 photographs, 1 of a Black and the other of a White person (mixed condition). In none of the four conditions did the

Linus Abraham; Osei Appiah

2006-01-01

300

News Posting by Strategic Users in a Social Mangesh Gupte1  

E-print Network

, since only immediate friends were interested in it. Over time, online social networks have metamorphosed, during the recent Iran elections, traditional news media acknowledged the power and influence of socialNews Posting by Strategic Users in a Social Network Mangesh Gupte1 , MohammadTaghi Hajiaghayi2 , Lu

Iftode, Liviu

301

Measuring the Interestingness of News Articles  

SciTech Connect

An explosive growth of online news has taken place. Users are inundated with thousands of news articles, only some of which are interesting. A system to filter out uninteresting articles would aid users that need to read and analyze many articles daily, such as financial analysts and government officials. The most obvious approach for reducing the amount of information overload is to learn keywords of interest for a user (Carreira et al., 2004). Although filtering articles based on keywords removes many irrelevant articles, there are still many uninteresting articles that are highly relevant to keyword searches. A relevant article may not be interesting for various reasons, such as the article's age or if it discusses an event that the user has already read about in other articles. Although it has been shown that collaborative filtering can aid in personalized recommendation systems (Wang et al., 2006), a large number of users is needed. In a limited user environment, such as a small group of analysts monitoring news events, collaborative filtering would be ineffective. The definition of what makes an article interesting--or its 'interestingness'--varies from user to user and is continually evolving, calling for adaptable user personalization. Furthermore, due to the nature of news, most articles are uninteresting since many are similar or report events outside the scope of an individual's concerns. There has been much work in news recommendation systems, but none have yet addressed the question of what makes an article interesting.

Pon, R K; Cardenas, A F; Buttler, D J

2007-09-24

302

Journal of Power Sources 161 (2006) 13461355 Online estimation of the state of charge of a lithium ion cell  

E-print Network

been presented in refs. [2­28] to monitor the SOC of a cell; most of these are for lead-acid batteries of impedance measurements for determination of the SOC for lead- acid and nickel­cadmium cells. Verbrugge et al battery; Online; Extended Kalman filter; Parameter estimation 1. Introduction The phrase state of charge

303

RESEARCH PROFESSIONAL AFRICA Online Gateway to Funding Opportunities -  

E-print Network

RESEARCH PROFESSIONAL AFRICA ­ Online Gateway to Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities as well as Science and Technology news and Innovation of the funding opportunities which span the full spectrum of disciplines and funding

Jarrett, Thomas H.

304

Online Newspaper Coverage of Femicide in Chile and the US  

E-print Network

the cases were examined. Content analysis was conducted, comparing data from 46 U.S. online news articles and 138 Chilean news articles. Results suggest that the enactment of a law that recognizes femicide as a crime has an effect on how the cases...

Neira Mellado, Carola Paz

2013-08-31

305

Science 360 News Service  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Science 360 News Service gathers news "from wherever science is happening." It is a valuable service sponsored by the National Science Foundation featuring video clips, interviews, and solid news reporting. On their homepage, visitors can look over Today's Video, which might feature anything from a nanosponge that can soak up oil spills to new carbon forms. After that, visitors should head on over to the Breaking Story area of the site, which profiles a new story from the world of science. The section What the Blogs Are Saying Today is a great way to stay up to date with breaking science news, as it brings together the latest from NPR, Earthsky, Scientific American, and other high quality resources. Visitors can also click on the Sections heading which includes hundreds of photographs, news videos, and links to a world of other science news sites.

306

Problem Areas in Science News Reporting, Writing, and Editing.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Several potential "problem areas" in the science news coverage process were identified through analysis of comments written by 193 scientists who were asked to assess the accuracy of science news stories in which they were cited as the major source. The analysis led to a number of recommendations for improving the objective reporting of science…

Ryan, Michael; Tankard, James W., Jr.

307

European Industrial Relations Observatory Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The European Industrial Relations Observatory Online (EIROnline) was developed by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, an autonomous body created by the European Community. The aim of the site is to "initiate, collect, store, disseminate and provide access to information and analysis on developments in industrial relations" in the 15 European Union member states and Norway. Visitors will find the latest industrial relations news and feature articles arranged by country. There is also a bimonthly publication called the EIRObserver summarizing the news and items over the past two months.

308

Popularity Is Not The Same Thing as Influence: A Study of the Bay Area News System  

E-print Network

to by blogs and social media correspond with the editorial choices of mainstream news explained the waning of the news media's agenda setting role as a consequence to these sources is too fragmented, for the news media to play this "gatekeeping" role

Gunes, Mehmet Hadi

309

Template-Independent News Extraction Based on Visual Consistency Shuyi Zheng  

E-print Network

Template-Independent News Extraction Based on Visual Consistency Shuyi Zheng Pennsylvania State to generate and maintain the wrappers. In this paper, we propose a novel template- independent news extraction hundreds of infor- mation sources need to be extracted in a specific do- main like news, it is costly

Giles, C. Lee

310

Slanted Objectivity? Perceived Media Bias, Cable News Exposure, and Political Attitudes  

Microsoft Academic Search

This research explores the consequences of a fragmented television news audience. The recent proliferation of a wide array of television news sources has influenced the manner in which a large number of Americans get their information about politics and government. The political consequences of media fragmentation and the polarization of the U.S. television news audience are explored. Copyright (c) 2007

Jonathan S. Morris

2007-01-01

311

News & Events - Team Science Toolkit  

Cancer.gov

Skip to main content at the National Institutes of Health www.cancer.gov Home About Team Science About the Toolkit Discover Contribute Connect News & Events About Us News & Events Add an item Login required News and events, funding opportunities,

312

News Items - Team Science Toolkit  

Cancer.gov

Skip to main content at the National Institutes of Health www.cancer.gov Home About Team Science About the Toolkit Discover Contribute Connect News & Events About Us News & Events Add News Item Login required The International Convention of Psychological

313

Market News International  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Compiled by Market News International, the Economeister gathers business news and market data to help readers predict the financial future. Links to key economic indicators from around the world are provided by the constantly updated Global Calendar. In addition, longer-term predictions are available in editorial form from the Economeister Intelligencer. Other Economeister options include NY Opening Rates, Archives, and information on fee-based services from Market News.

1997-01-01

314

A gas-jet transport and catcher technique for on-line production of radioactive ion beams using an electron cyclotron resonance ion-source.  

PubMed

Radioactive ion beams (RIB) have been produced on-line, using a gas-jet recoil transport coupled Electron Cyclotron Resonance (ECR) ion-source at the VECC-RIB facility. Radioactive atoms?molecules carried through the gas-jet were stopped in a catcher placed inside the ECR plasma chamber. A skimmer has been used to remove bulk of the carrier gas at the ECR entrance. The diffusion of atoms?molecules through the catcher has been verified off-line using stable isotopes and on-line through transmission of radioactive reaction products. Beams of (14)O (71 s), (42)K (12.4 h), (43)K (22.2 h), and (41)Ar (1.8 h) have been produced by bombarding nitrogen and argon gas targets with proton and alpha particle beams from the K130 cyclotron at VECC. Typical measured intensity of RIB at the separator focal plane is found to be a few times 10(3) particles per second (pps). About 3.2 × 10(3) pps of 1.4 MeV (14)O RIB has been measured after acceleration through a radiofrequency quadrupole linac. The details of the gas-jet coupled ECR ion-source and RIB production experiments are presented along with the plans for the future. PMID:23556809

Naik, V; Chakrabarti, A; Bhattacharjee, M; Karmakar, P; Bandyopadhyay, A; Bhattacharjee, S; Dechoudhury, S; Mondal, M; Pandey, H K; Lavanyakumar, D; Mandi, T K; Dutta, D P; Kundu Roy, T; Bhowmick, D; Sanyal, D; Srivastava, S C L; Ray, A; Ali, Md S

2013-03-01

315

A gas-jet transport and catcher technique for on-line production of radioactive ion beams using an electron cyclotron resonance ion-source  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Radioactive ion beams (RIB) have been produced on-line, using a gas-jet recoil transport coupled Electron Cyclotron Resonance (ECR) ion-source at the VECC-RIB facility. Radioactive atoms/molecules carried through the gas-jet were stopped in a catcher placed inside the ECR plasma chamber. A skimmer has been used to remove bulk of the carrier gas at the ECR entrance. The diffusion of atoms/molecules through the catcher has been verified off-line using stable isotopes and on-line through transmission of radioactive reaction products. Beams of 14O (71 s), 42K (12.4 h), 43K (22.2 h), and 41Ar (1.8 h) have been produced by bombarding nitrogen and argon gas targets with proton and alpha particle beams from the K130 cyclotron at VECC. Typical measured intensity of RIB at the separator focal plane is found to be a few times 103 particles per second (pps). About 3.2 × 103 pps of 1.4 MeV 14O RIB has been measured after acceleration through a radiofrequency quadrupole linac. The details of the gas-jet coupled ECR ion-source and RIB production experiments are presented along with the plans for the future.

Naik, V.; Chakrabarti, A.; Bhattacharjee, M.; Karmakar, P.; Bandyopadhyay, A.; Bhattacharjee, S.; Dechoudhury, S.; Mondal, M.; Pandey, H. K.; Lavanyakumar, D.; Mandi, T. K.; Dutta, D. P.; Kundu Roy, T.; Bhowmick, D.; Sanyal, D.; Srivastava, S. C. L.; Ray, A.; Ali, Md. S.

2013-03-01

316

Election Notes: Daily International News of Elections, Elections Calendar, Election Returns, Election Results, Election Administration, Campaign Finance, and Electoral Politics  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A fast, economical way to keep up with worldwide election news is Election Notes, a daily web service provided by Klipsan Press. The site provides concise summaries of election news by country, with hypertext connections to the news sources when available. Election returns (with sources) are provided when available.

1996-01-01

317

AHSC in the News Monday, September 26, 2011  

E-print Network

) 09/25/2011 Arizona Daily Star View Clip Medical society honors doctors (University Medical Center) 09.D. 09/25/2011 MD News - Online View Clip Is Marijuana Really Medicine? (University of Arizona College by rebar after fall (University Medical Center) 09/23/2011 Arizona Daily Star KVOA-TV View Clip View Clip

Arizona, University of

318

Portrayals of People with Cerebral Palsy in Homicide News  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Through content analysis, employing qualitative and quantitative methods, Canadian media representation of people with cerebral palsy (PWCP) in public life was examined. Canadian NewsDisc, an online biographic database service, was used to examine the use of stigmatizing language such as afflicted by, afflicted with, suffered from, suffers from,…

Lucardie, Richard; Sobsey, Dick

2005-01-01

319

Cooperative Autonomous Online Learning  

E-print Network

Online learning is becoming increasingly popular for training on large datasets. However, the sequential nature of online learning requires a centralized learner to store data and update parameters. In this paper, we consider a fully decentralized setting, cooperative autonomous online learning, with a distributed data source. The learners perform learning with local parameters while periodically communicating with a small subset of neighbors to exchange information. We define the regret in terms of an implicit aggregated parameter of the learners for such a setting and prove regret bounds similar to the classical sequential online learning.

Yan, Feng; Qi, Yuan

2010-01-01

320

News Story Quotes: Verbatim?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study determined what beginning journalists and news reporting students have learned is acceptable to quote, verbatim, in a news story, and where they learned about these guidelines. Results of a questionnaire given to journalism students indicated that most would change direct quotes by adjusting blasphemies, correcting faulty grammar, cleaning…

Davenport, Lucinda

321

Water Resources News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Water Resources division of the US Geological Service provides this water news resource, tracking current water-related events and recent publications from across the US. Recent news items include: flooding in Texas, the impacts of Hurricane Bonnie, the release of a USGS report on water use in the US, and stream-flow data from Puerto Rico, to name a few.

322

In the News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is an activity about challenges that humans face in future space travel as analyzed through news articles highlighting discoveries about the Sun. Learners will read and analyze a series of related articles and answer questions to determine the most newsworthy points. Ultimately, they will investigate a given problem and present their findings to their peers in their very own "In the News" broadcast.

323

Vanderbilt Television News Archive  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Television News Archive began at Vanderbilt University on August 5, 1968 because television news was not consistently recorded, preserved and made accessible for research anywhere. After a quarter century, the Archive remains unique in systematically recording, abstracting and indexing the most widely viewed national television newscasts so that they are readily available for study.

324

A comparison of media frames in print vs. television news: an examination of the Elijah Page death penalty case in South Dakota  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study aims to determine the frames used during the South Dakota news media coverage of the Elijah Page death penalty case and detect patterns of frame usage, valence of news coverage and source usage. A content analysis of 163 South Dakota news reports from three years of news media coverage was conducted. The study found that the procedural frame

Heather Rexanne Haley

2010-01-01

325

StarDate Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This on-line version of StarDate astronomy magazine provides current viewing information, a sky almanac, Moon phase calculator, sunrise and sunset calculator, planet viewing information, and meteor shower updates. News and Features contains information and details on the latest findings and research in the field of astronomy. Resources contains an image gallery, an astroglossary, and solar system, constellation, and star guides. The Radio section contains past radio programs by date, or searchable by subject. Also available are an archive database of past StarDate articles, and a teacher's section with ideas for teaching astronomy concepts in the classroom.

326

Hybrid single-source online Fourier transform coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering/optical coherence tomography.  

PubMed

We demonstrate a multimodal optical coherence tomography (OCT) and online Fourier transform coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (FTCARS) platform using a single sub-12 femtosecond (fs) Ti:sapphire laser enabling simultaneous extraction of structural and chemical ("morphomolecular") information of biological samples. Spectral domain OCT prescreens the specimen providing a fast ultrahigh (4×12???m axial and transverse) resolution wide field morphologic overview. Additional complementary intrinsic molecular information is obtained by zooming into regions of interest for fast label-free chemical mapping with online FTCARS spectroscopy. Background-free CARS is based on a Michelson interferometer in combination with a highly linear piezo stage, which allows for quick point-to-point extraction of CARS spectra in the fingerprint region in less than 125 ms with a resolution better than 4??cm-1 without the need for averaging. OCT morphology and CARS spectral maps indicating phosphate and carbonate bond vibrations from human bone samples are extracted to demonstrate the performance of this hybrid imaging platform. PMID:25360965

Kamali, Tschackad; Považay, Boris; Kumar, Sunil; Silberberg, Yaron; Hermann, Boris; Werkmeister, René; Drexler, Wolfgang; Unterhuber, Angelika

2014-10-01

327

A Victory of the Internet over Mass Media? Examining the Effects of Online Media on Political Attitudes in South Korea  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study employed an online survey of 249 politically interested Internet users during the 2004 national Assembly election in South Korea to examine if reliance on online news media for political news and information influences political attitudes after controlling for demographics and use of the traditional media. Reliance on independent Web-based newspapers appeared to be a stronger predictor than traditional

Daekyung Kim; Thomas J. Johnson

2006-01-01

328

Online GIS Resources  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site from SERC's Starting Point provides a brief list of online GIS data sources, tools, and mapping utilities meant to give instructors a starting point for learning to use GIS in the classroom.

Manduca, Cathy

2007-11-16

329

Home News Reviews Advice Member Reviews Forum Shop Competitions Site Sections... Categories... Manufacturers  

E-print Network

join? join now Q-AV home entertainment system Shopping Partners Are you a retailer? Peter Tyson OnlineHome News Reviews Advice Member Reviews Forum Shop Competitions Find by: Site Sections Cable-shop.co.uk Bluestream Online Mark Grant Cables 1stAudioVisual illgadgets.com Home Cinema TV TV

Rogers, John A.

330

Cloaked Attribution--What Does It Mean to News Readers? ANPA News Research Bulletin. No. 1.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study was conducted to determine how people react to unnamed or veiled news sources in newspaper articles. A group of 283 persons, chosen at random from three contrasting communities, was asked to read two articles dealing with different topics, one with sources quoted by name and one with euphemisms ("a White House spokesman,""a city official")…

Culbertson, Hugh M.; Somerick, Nancy

331

VizieR Online Data Catalog: ROSAT All-Sky Bright Source Catalogue (1RXS) (Voges+ 1999)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The ROSAT All-Sky Survey Bright Source Catalogue (RASS-BSC, revision 1RXS) is derived from the all-sky survey performed during the first half year (1990/91) of the ROSAT mission. 18,806 sources are catalogued (five sources were removed compared to the 18,811 sources of the 1996 version), down to a limiting ROSAT PSPC count-rate of 0.05cts/s in the 0.1-2.4keV energy band, with a detection likelihood of at least 15 and with at least 15 source photons. For 94% of the sources visual inspection confirmed the results of the standard processing with respect to existence and position; the remaining 6% were re-analysed and appropriately flagged. At a brightness limit of 0.1cts/s (8,547 sources) the catalogue represents a sky coverage of 92%. Broad band images are available for a subset of the flagged sources from http://www.rosat.mpe-garching.mpg.de/survey/rass-bsc . Questions or comments may be directed to (14 data files).

Voges, W.; Aschenbach, B.; Boller, T.; Braeuninger, H.; Briel, U.; Burkert, W.; Dennerl, K.; Englhauser, J.; Gruber, R.; Haberl, F.; Hartner, G.; Hasinger, G.; Kuerster, M.; Pfeffermann, E.; Pietsch, W.; Predehl, P.; Rosso, C.; Schmitt, J. H. M. M.; Truemper, J.; Zimmermann, H. U.

1999-11-01

332

GreenHouse Gas Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Keep current with global warming issues with this Web site edited by greenhouse gas scientist Dave Reay. GreenHouse Gas Online offers current and archived articles from newspapers and peer-reviewed journals around the world. Only journal articles with freely available abstracts are included. The latest general news and journal articles can be found listed by title on the site's main page, while links to topic-specific material are provided in a side bar. The news and journal archives contain material from 2001 and 2002. Those already interested in and familiar with global warming issues should find this Web site of great use. Students working on related papers or projects would also benefit from this convenient online resource.

2001-01-01

333

VizieR Online Data Catalog: 93.2GHz observations of 9C sources (Davies+, 2013)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this paper, results are presented from 93.2-GHz observations of 80 9C sources from the samples of Bolton et al. 2004, Cat. J/MNRAS/354/485. The six 10.4-m diameter and nine 6.1-m diameter CARMA (Combined Array for Research in Millimeter-wave Astronomy) antennas were used to make 93.2-GHz observations of the sources in the 00h field in nine days between 2008 August 18 and 2008 October 4, and of the sources in the 15h field in nine days between 2009 June 14 and 2009 June 30. The Arcminute Microkelvin Imager Large Array (AMI LA) was used to carry out observations at 15.7GHz of the 00h-field sources between 2008 August 21 and 2008 August 24 and the 15h-field sources between 2009 June 16 and 2009 June 20. (1 data file).

Davies, M. L.; Stefan, I. I.; Bolton, R. C.; Carpenter, J. M.; Franzen, T. M. O.; Grainge, K. J. B.; Green, D. A.; Hobson, M. P.; Hurley-Walker, N.; Lasenby, A. N.; Olamaie, M.; Perrott, Y. C.; Pooley, G. G.; Riley, J. M.; Rodriguez-Gonzalvez, C.; Saunders, R. D. E.; Scaife, A. M. M.; Schammel, M. P.; Scott, P. F.; Shimwell, T. W.; Titterington, D. J.; Waldram, E. M.; Whittam, I. H.

2013-11-01

334

Is Crime News Coverage Excessive?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reports on the frequency and manner in which various crime and noncrime news topics were presented in selected newspapers and television newscasts in 1976. Examines news flow data to determine whether news output was inflexible, and whether crime news coverage distorted the amount of real-life crime. (PD)

Graber, Doris A.

1979-01-01

335

The State of the News Media 2010  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Written and researched by staff members at the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism, the State of the News Media 2010 report is designed to provide "as much data as possible about all the major sectors of journalism, identify trends across media, mark key findings, and delve deep into each sector and note areas for further inquiry." Released in March 2010, the report includes content analysis of blogs and social media, along with a study of the most prominent community journalism websites in the United States. The report is replete with hyperlinks, audio features, video clips and other bells and whistles. Visitors will find eleven different sections, including "Who Owns the News Media", "Network TV", "Magazines", and "Online". The report is rounded out by a methodology section, information about the authors, and a bibliography.

336

Business Advice Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Business Advice Online is a creation of the Small Business Service (SBS), a new government agency in the United Kingdom. Launched in April 2000, the Website highlights some of the excellent resources available through this agency in the Business Topics section. Clicking on a topic brings up a subtopic menu, which in turn leads to short synopses of SBS services and hyperlinks to other UK government documents. Users be forewarned that the links are a little hard to see because the main text is dark blue and the links are in black font. The site also contains links to other industry information, business news, and key contacts. Another slight flaw in the design of the site is that some of the subtopic menus pop-up very low in the screen, so users may have to scroll down a bit to see the menus. However, these small problems should not overshadow the wealth of information found on Business Advice Online.

337

WellcomeNews In this issue...  

E-print Network

and replacement of animals in scientific and medical research. Evolution in action FUNDING Frog fanfare Specific solutions in drug discovery Animal research: ethics and results CALENDAR 15 Diamond Light Source, near scientists Wellcome Library returns home RESEARCH NEWS 8­11 The hippocampus and imagining the future Genetics

Rambaut, Andrew

338

News from the Science and Technology  

E-print Network

Enterprise Capital Fund, as well as other business angel and venture capital sources. Cobalt Light SystemsISSUE 10 News from the Science and Technology Facilities Council Exploring & Understanding Science the biggest eye on the sky Fertilising budding ventures through business incubation e-Infrastructure to power

339

GreenHouse Gas Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

GreenHouse Gas Online catalogues greenhouse gas related articles published in over 100 peer-reviewed journals from around the world. Only journal articles with freely available abstracts are included. The latest general news and journal articles can be found listed by title, while links to archived material is available by topic. Pages devoted to background information on the various greenhouse gases, current scientific understanding and the potential for control of emissions are also available.

2002-08-01

340

The "Roles" of the Game: The Influence of News Consumption Patterns on the Role Conceptions of Journalism Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study is based on a survey of 364 undergraduate journalism students and looks at how news consumption patterns influence the journalistic role conceptions that students hold. This study finds that students rated the interpreter role as most important. Students who prioritized the interpreter role also tend to get their news from online

Tandoc, Edson C., Jr.

2014-01-01

341

Upgrade of the resonance ionization laser ion source at ISOLDE on-line isotope separation facility: new lasers and new ion beams.  

PubMed

The resonance ionization laser ion source (RILIS) produces beams for the majority of experiments at the ISOLDE on-line isotope separator. A substantial improvement in RILIS performance has been achieved through a series of upgrade steps: replacement of the copper vapor lasers by a Nd:YAG laser; replacement of the old homemade dye lasers by new commercial dye lasers; installation of a complementary Ti:Sapphire laser system. The combined dye and Ti:Sapphire laser system with harmonics is capable of generating beams at any wavelength in the range of 210-950 nm. In total, isotopes of 31 different elements have been selectively laser-ionized and separated at ISOLDE, including recently developed beams of samarium, praseodymium, polonium, and astatine. PMID:22380244

Fedosseev, V N; Berg, L-E; Fedorov, D V; Fink, D; Launila, O J; Losito, R; Marsh, B A; Rossel, R E; Rothe, S; Seliverstov, M D; Sjödin, A M; Wendt, K D A

2012-02-01

342

The selective and efficient laser ion source and trap project LIST for on-line production of exotic nuclides  

SciTech Connect

Laser ion sources based on resonant excitation and ionization of atoms are well-established tools for selective and efficient production of radioactive ion beams. A recent trend is the complementary installation of reliable state-of-theart all solid-state Ti:Sapphire laser systems. To date, 35 elements of the Periodic Table are available at laser ion sources by using these novel laser systems, which complements the overall accessibility to 54 elements including use of traditional dye lasers. Recent progress in the field concerns the identification of suitable optical excitation schemes for Ti:Sapphire laser excitation as well as technical developments of the source in respect to geometry, cavity material as well as by incorporation of an ion guide system in the form of the laser ion source trap LIST.

Wendt, K. [Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet Mainz, Mainz, Germany; Gottwald, T. [Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet Mainz, Mainz, Germany; Hanstorp, D. [University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Mattolat, C. [Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet Mainz, Mainz, Germany; Raeder, S. [Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet Mainz, Mainz, Germany; Rothe, S. [CERN, Geneva, Switzerland; Schwellnus, F. [Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet Mainz, Mainz, Germany; Havener, Charles C [ORNL; Lassen, J. [TRIUMF, Canada; Liu, Yuan [ORNL

2010-01-01

343

InterNIC News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The _NSF Network News_, InterNIC Information Services' bimonthly publication, is now available on the Web. The current issue features an interview with the new Executive Director of the Internet Society, Tony Rutkowski, as well as a full-length article about the new NSFNET architecture, with a topology map; a Regional NIC Report from NorthWestNet about health care providers and the Internet; a news brief on current and pending National Information Infrastructure (NII) legislation, with a table of current legislation and status; and regular features of the _NSF Network News_ such as the InterNIC Event Calendar and updates from InterNIC partners.

1996-01-01

344

Longitudinal Study of Chinese Online Shopping Diffusion Process Based on Actor Net-Work Theory  

Microsoft Academic Search

While online shopping has many advantages, it did not diffuse as fast as people's forecasting. In this paper, we conduct content analyses to some news reports from 1998-2007 based on actor network theory in order to explain how online shopping developed and diffused in China and what technological and social factors attributed to the adoption process of online shopping. By

Dahai Dong; Rishuang Wang; Yanhong Guo

2010-01-01

345

ON-LINE BIOMEDICAL DATABASES-THE BEST SOURCE FOR QUICK SEARCH OF THE SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION IN THE BIOMEDICINE  

PubMed Central

Most of medical journals now has it’s electronic version, available over public networks. Although there are parallel printed and electronic versions, and one other form need not to be simultaneously published. Electronic version of a journal can be published a few weeks before the printed form and must not has identical content. Electronic form of a journals may have an extension that does not contain a printed form, such as animation, 3D display, etc., or may have available fulltext, mostly in PDF or XML format, or just the contents or a summary. Access to a full text is usually not free and can be achieved only if the institution (library or host) enters into an agreement on access. Many medical journals, however, provide free access for some articles, or after a certain time (after 6 months or a year) to complete content. The search for such journals provide the network archive as High Wire Press, Free Medical Journals.com. It is necessary to allocate PubMed and PubMed Central, the first public digital archives unlimited collect journals of available medical literature, which operates in the system of the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda (USA). There are so called on- line medical journals published only in electronic form. It could be searched over on-line databases. In this paper authors shortly described about 30 data bases and short instructions how to make access and search the published papers in indexed medical journals. PMID:23322957

Masic, Izet; Milinovic, Katarina

2012-01-01

346

On-line biomedical databases-the best source for quick search of the scientific information in the biomedicine.  

PubMed

Most of medical journals now has it's electronic version, available over public networks. Although there are parallel printed and electronic versions, and one other form need not to be simultaneously published. Electronic version of a journal can be published a few weeks before the printed form and must not has identical content. Electronic form of a journals may have an extension that does not contain a printed form, such as animation, 3D display, etc., or may have available fulltext, mostly in PDF or XML format, or just the contents or a summary. Access to a full text is usually not free and can be achieved only if the institution (library or host) enters into an agreement on access. Many medical journals, however, provide free access for some articles, or after a certain time (after 6 months or a year) to complete content. The search for such journals provide the network archive as High Wire Press, Free Medical Journals.com. It is necessary to allocate PubMed and PubMed Central, the first public digital archives unlimited collect journals of available medical literature, which operates in the system of the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda (USA). There are so called on- line medical journals published only in electronic form. It could be searched over on-line databases. In this paper authors shortly described about 30 data bases and short instructions how to make access and search the published papers in indexed medical journals. PMID:23322957

Masic, Izet; Milinovic, Katarina

2012-06-01

347

Lessons Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The instructors of an Earth science course used WebCT, a multipurpose software package, to create an online supplement to their course. It included class e-mail, science hyperlinks, an online calendar, an online discussion board, and online handouts. The

Krockover, Gerald H.; Ridgway, Kenneth D.; Witham, Shelly A.; Zinsmeister, William J.

2002-12-01

348

Online Customer Service | Place Ad Aloha, Garrett!  

E-print Network

Online Customer Service | Place Ad Like 202k Aloha, Garrett! Logout | My Account Tuesday, October www.staradvertiser.com > NewsPremium > Print Email Comment | View Comments Most Popular Save Post Police arrest man, 21, for alleged kidnapping in Waimanalo - 08:01 a.m. Water-main break cuts off service

Ito, Garrett

349

Conservative News Service (CNS)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Provided by the Media Resource Center, the Conservative News Service aims to give users an alternative to what it calls "a liberal bias in the American news media and a frequent, liberal double-standard in editorial decisions on what constitutes 'news'." It does this via a mix of short digest news articles and longer analytical articles in eight areas, including politics, economics, defense, religion, and culture. The X-Pert/Files/Links section contains links to conservative experts and their institutions in 45 subject areas. In addition, the site includes links to information about several conservative talk shows ("Radio Uplink") and several bulletin boards. CNS was created by MRC Chairman L. Brent Bozell III.

1998-01-01

350

Geophysics News 1991  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

For the second consecutive year, AGU has published Geophysics News, a collection of short articles about new research findings from the past year. The primary target for this publication is science journalists, who can make constructive use of clearly written, accessible stories by spreading them to an even wider audience. The special spin on articles in Geophysics News is that research findings are placed in their proper scientific perspective with relevant policy implications described as well.The full contents of Geophysics News 1991 will be run in Eos over the next several weeks, beginning with this issue. This is being done for two reasons. First, these articles present AGU members with a wonderful opportunity to learn about the “hot news” in research areas outside of their own expertise. And, as examples of science writing for a broad audience, these articles are meant to encourage other AGU members to also make the effort to write about their science for the general public.

Knopman, Debra S.

1992-01-01

351

Green Energy News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Bruce Mulliken has been covering news and commentary on the world of clean, efficient, and renewable energy since 1996. His Green Energy News site is geared towards a broad audience that includes the general public, industry professionals, and government officials. First-time visitors will want to look at the "News Stories" on the front page which in recent editions have included pieces on the growing hydrogen economy, the potential of parking lots as a form of solar power, and the possibility of a zero emission electric vehicle with two wheels. Those looking for previous news features can browse the "Archives and Resources" area, which dates back to April 1996. Those looking for "green" events should browse over to the "Events Calendar" section, which provides links to upcoming events such as renewable energy conferences and clean vehicle expos.

Mulliken, Bruce C.

352

China News Digest (CND)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

China News Digest (CND) is a non-profit organization aiming at providing news and other information services to readers who are concerned primarily about China-related affairs. All CND services are free of charge, and rely on CND volunteers to make this possible. CND is independent of any other organizations and strives to be impartial at the issues and news it reports. The history of CND began on March 6, 1989. Topics include: News digest about China and Chinese; Comprehensive Weekly Chinese Magazine in the Chinese Language; Collection of Chinese Classics (Lao Tsu, Chuang Tsu, Confucius, some novels); Software (public domain and shareware) to read/write Chinese code; Scenery pictures of China; map of China; Chinese calendar (check for the next Chinese New Year); Links to web sites in Mainland China and Taiwan; China Internet Info.

353

PUBLISHED ONLINE: 27 SEPTEMBER 2009 | DOI: 10.1038/NPHYS1404 Laser-driven soft-X-ray undulator source  

E-print Network

and hence offer the potential to shrink the size and cost of these X-ray sources to the university lenses11 ensure efficient electron-beam transport and demonstrate an enabling technology for reproducible-scale accelerator, new laser-plasma accelerators offer the potential for a marked reduction in size and cost as well

354

LabSOURCE  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

LabSOURCE is a periodic newsletter produced by the University of California. It provides news and information on UC's management of three DOE laboratories -- Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory -- and news highlights from the laboratories themselves.

355

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Plankton blooms linked to quakes http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4750557.stm 1 of 2 5/10/2006 11:44 AM  

E-print Network

Asia-Pacific Europe Middle East South Asia UK Business Health Science/Nature Technology Entertainment and Cookies Policy News sources About the BBC Contact us #12;BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Plankton blooms linked to quakes http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science

Singh, Ramesh P.

356

29 CFR 793.8 - “News editor.”  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT Requirements for Exemption § 793.8 “News editor.” A news editor is an employee who gathers, edits and rewrites the news. He may also select and prepare news items for broadcast and present...

2010-07-01

357

On Making and Identifying a "Copy"; Building Safety Systems with Dynamic Disseminations of Multimedia Digital Objects; MOAC - A Report on Integrating Museum and Archive Access in the Online Archive of California; DSpace: An Open Source Dynamic Digital Repository; iVia Open Source Virtual Library System.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Includes five articles that discuss copies in terms of metadata and digital rights management; safety oriented systems, a new type of decision support systems; MOAC (Museums and the Online Archive of California); DSpace, an open source digital repository; and iVia, an open source Internet subject portal or virtual library system. (LRW)

Paskin, Norman; Canos, Jose H.; Jaen, Javier; Lorente, Juan C.; Perez, Jennifer; Rinehart, Richard; Smith, MacKenzie; Barton, Mary; Branschofsky, Margaret; McClellan, Greg; Walker, Julie Harford; Mass, Mick; Stuve, Dave; Tansley, Robert; Mitchell, Steve; Mooney, Margaret; Paynter, Gordon W.; Mason, Julie; Ruscheinski, Johannes; Kedzierski, Artur; Humphreys, Keith

2003-01-01

358

VizieR Online Data Catalog: SIMBA survey. 1.2-mm/IRAS sources (Faundez+, 2004)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The observations were made using the 37-channel hexagonal bolometer array SIMBA installed at the SEST 15m telescope. The passband of the bolometer has an equivalent width of 90GHz and is centered at 250GHz. The SEST telescope has a beamwidth of 24" at the frequency band of SIMBA. The 1.2mm emission was mapped toward 146 regions, centered on IRAS sources. (1 data file).

Faundez, S.; Bronfman, L.; Garay, G.; Chini, R.; Nyman, L.-A.; May, J.

2005-09-01

359

News and Announcements  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

New Source of Information from Advertisers The Journal has a new feature effective with the June 1999 issue. If you would like additional information about our advertisers or their products, the quickest and easiest way to get it is via JCE Online: go to http://jchemed.chem.wisc.edu click on Ad Index This will take you to the list of advertisers, each conveniently linked to their home page. When you do contact our advertisers, be sure to tell them that you saw their ad in the Journal of Chemical Education. This is important to them, and to us. JCE Software Receives Award The Journal recently received notice that JCE Software portion of JCE Online has been selected as a Links2Go Key Resource for the topic of chemistry software. According to Links2Go (www.links2go.com), JCE Software's home page is one of the top fifty most accessed online resources in the area of chemistry software (currently ranked 45). Thanks to all of you who have visited JCE Online and the JCE Software area to make this possible. If you haven't visited the site yet, you can go there directly (http://jchemed.chem.wisc.edu/JCESoft/index.html ) as well as via our JCE Online home page. You will be greeted with a short video of nitrogen triiodide exploding and be able to get a wealth of information about our latest releases, software, CD-ROMs/Video, student resources, materials for authors and software developers. You can see color graphics from our CD-ROMs, video, and software,... Actually, if you are familiar with our Catalog, this is much better. 1999 Welch Chemistry Prize Richard N. Zare, the Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor of Natural Science at Stanford University, has been named the 1999 recipient of the Welch Award in Chemistry for his lifetime achievements in physical and analytical chemistry. Zare's interests focus on the development and application of lasers and other novel instruments to explore chemical frontiers, ranging from molecules to chemical processes, from the inside of cells to the inside of meteorites. Zare and colleague Andrew Alexander are contributors to the Journal's Viewpoints series, sponsored by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation: "Anatomy of Elementary Chemical Reactions", JCE, 1998, 75, 1105. The Welch Award in Chemistry has been given by the Welch Foundation since 1972 to honor lifetime achievements in the field. Zare will be honored and presented with a $300,000 prize and gold medallion during the Foundation's annual award banquet held in Houston in October. NEACT Conference: Chemistry of Materials and Material Science The 61st Summer Conference of NEACT, the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers, will be held from Monday, August 9, through Thursday, August 12, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA. The four-day conference will feature an exploration of the chemistry of materials and material science and effective methods of presenting these in the classroom and laboratory. The keynote address is "Teaching Solid State Chemistry at MIT" by Ron Latanision of MIT's Department of Material Science. Other presentations include "Driving Force", James Livingston; "The Colorful Nanoworld", Moungi Bawendi; "Molecular Wire-Based Amplification in Chemical Sensors", Timothy Swager; "Putting Solids in the Foundation", Arthur Ellis, George Lisensky, and Karen Nordell; "Miracle Materials", Valerie Wilcox; "Teaching About Polymers to Chemistry Students", Richard Stein; and "Using Software in Teaching About Polymers to Chemistry Students", William Vining. There will be a selection of workshops on the conference theme as well. The conference is open to all. The program chairperson is Peter J. Nassiff, Science Department Chairperson at Burlington High School. For further information contact Nassiff at 80 Gregory Road, Framingham, MA 01701; email: pnassiff@massed.net. Call for Symposia, Papers, & Workshops: 16th BCCE The Web site for the 16th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, July 30-August 3, 2000, at the Un

1999-07-01

360

Sign In or Register The Scientist News & Opinion Daily News  

E-print Network

Sign In or Register The Scientist » News & Opinion » Daily News Four generations of women and girls was built, the variation in individuals' relative fitness has fallen. This should mean that natural

Lummaa, Virpi

361

Sign In or Register The Scientist News & Opinion Daily News  

E-print Network

Sign In or Register The Scientist » News & Opinion » Daily News Buff-tailed bumblebee WIKIPEDIA-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris), and the common wasp (Vespula vulgaris). These species have been separated

Wenseleers, Tom

362

Understanding Health News: Complementary Health Approaches In the News  

MedlinePLUS

Complementary Health Approaches In the News News stories about complementary approaches to health are often on television, the Internet, ... are confusing, conflicting, or misleading. Missing Information From Health Stories Health stories in the media teach us ...

363

Online Population and Environment Linkages Service  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) offers this centralized resource for online "books, reports, journal articles, newspaper articles, news analysis, maps, conference papers, datasets, slide shows, organizations, regional overviews, laws, bills, and court decisions, and much more from around the world ... from the simple to the technical." Because the selection process for online materials is not limited to "academic standards," documents cover a wide area, from government reports (e.g., Congressional Research Service reports), which form the majority of the online resources, to articles by nonprofit organizations. To assist viewers in judging resources, each entry includes the type of resource, title, author, affiliation, peer review process, and abstract, along with the URL. A search function allows users to search full-text resources (by title, author, country, category/ keyword). Also at the site are subject-specific bibliographic resources, current news, and a bulletin board.

364

Effects of Disturbing News on Recall of Subsequently Presented News  

Microsoft Academic Search

Both male and female respondents were exposed to a television news program. Immediately following exposure to either an emotionally disturbing or an innocuous, affectively neutral news story, respondents watched a sequence of standard news items. The placement of these items was systematically varied through three time slots of 90 s each. In the two preexposure conditions, all items appeared equally

NORBERT MUNDORF; DAN DREW; DOLF ZILLMANN; JAMES WEAVER

1990-01-01

365

Television news ethics: A survey of television news directors  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study reports the findings of a survey of television news directors drawn from a Radio?Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) sample. Rationale for the study centers around an apparent trend in television news to extend its ethical boundaries to include high proportions of sensationalism, privacy invasion, deception, unfair reporting, and the like. Five principles of journalism ethics— truth, justice, freedom,

Roger Hadley

1989-01-01

366

Breaking news: How local TV news and real-world conditions affect fear of crime  

Microsoft Academic Search

Many Americans report that they are fearful of crime. One frequently cited source of this fear is the mass media. The media, and local television news in particular, often report on incidents of crime, and do so in a selective and sometimes sensational manner. This paper examines the role of the media in shaping crime fears, in conjunction with both

Ronald Weitzer; Charis E. Kubrin

2004-01-01

367

Science News of the Year.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Highlights major science news stories of 1982 reported in "Science News." Categories include space/astronomy, biology, chemistry, medicine, energy, physics, anthropology/paleontology, earth sciences, technology, behavior, science/society, and the environment. (JN)

Science News, 1982

1982-01-01

368

Science News of the Year.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Highlights important 1983 news stories reported in Science News. Stories are categorized under: anthropology/paleontology; behavior; biology; chemistry; earth sciences; energy; environment; medicine; physics; science and society; space sciences and astronomy; and technology and computers. (JN)

Science News, 1983

1983-01-01

369

Cancer Centers Program - News & Events  

Cancer.gov

Cancer Centers Program - News & Events Home > News & Events > Recent Communications > Archives Communications Archives PLCO Etiology and Early Marker Studies (EEMS) To: Potential EEMS Investigator From: EEMS Coordinating Center Regarding:

370

Making Sense of Medical News  

MedlinePLUS

... that young kids who watched a lot of television were prone to attention problems at school. But ... to tell the difference between news articles and advertisements. Ads can be designed to look like news. ...

371

Space Science News Headlines: NASA  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) keeps the public abreast of recent breakthroughs in space science via Space Science News Headlines, an almost daily email service. Recent stories cover SOHO, the Leonid meteor storm, and Europa's frigid oceans. Space Science News Headlines reaches beyond the scientific community; advances and discoveries in space studies are relayed in an understandable, jargon-free manner. Interested readers can browse through past news archives or subscribe to future news stories via the homepage.

372

Political News and Political Consciousness  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article deals with mass media in modern democratic societies, using the example of Israeli news reports in German television (TV) news. Central to this interest are processes of mediating politics: political socialisation and education; that is to say, empowering citizens via TV news to participate in democratic processes. The article…

Schertges, Claudia

2007-01-01

373

The Trouble with Bad News.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Subjective comments from veteran news reporters, media critics, and the public give the impression that bad or negative news is becoming a major problem in this country. This impression raises major questions concerning how much is really known about bad news, including whether the media present an accurate or distorted picture of reality in…

Haskins, Jack B.

1981-01-01

374

Crime News Coverage in Perspective.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

According to one sociological model, news is a product of socially determined notions of who and what is important and the organizational structures that result for routinizing news collection; events that deviate from these notions are ignored. This report describes a study of crime news coverage in the media that used this model to examine the…

Graber, Doris A.

375

Science News of the Year  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presented is a review of important science news stories reported in Science News during 1976. Most items include a volume and page number reference to the issue of Science News in which the article appeared. Items are grouped under general major headings such as: space, astronomy, medicine, chemistry, etc. (SL)

Science News, 1976

1976-01-01

376

Breaking Bad News to Parents.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses the difficulty of breaking bad news to parents, whether the news pertains to center policy or a child's behavior. Provides strategies for presenting news and for helping parents to overcome difficult situations, including gathering facts in advance, arranging an appropriate time, and having resource materials available for parents. (MOK)

Miller, Susan A.

1996-01-01

377

TechNewsWorld  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Billed as "All Tech, All the Time", the TechNewsWorld is a good way to stay on top of the latest developments in the worlds of technology, computing, information technology management, and other related areas. On the homepage, visitors can take a look at some of their top stories and then move on over to the "Shortcuts" area. Here they will find a selection of podcasts, webcasts, and even a helpful WiFi hotspot locator. The podcasts include "Weekly Roundups", which offer a digest of the week's news and the latest activities from various major technology companies. Visitors who wish to keep tabs on the site may wish to sign up for RSS feeds, email news updates, and their discussion boards via the "Reader Services" tab.

378

NewsLab  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Independent reporting on the world of television and radio is important, and NewsLab works in this area extensively. Along with offering a variety of workshops for journalists and others, their mission includes providing many, many resources for working journalists, those who study journalism, and those who are concerned with the state of today's media. Visitors can look at the latest in related media stories within the "In the News" section, and then move on to the "Strategies" area. This section is particularly nice, and it includes tips on crafting stories offered by Ira Glass and leadership lessons for broadcast news managers. Moving on, visitors can also look over the "Articles" area, which contains pieces on ethics, producing, reporting, and writing. The site is rounded out by a search engine and a place where users can sign up to receive updates by email.

379

SciNews: Incorporating Science Current Events in 21st Century Classrooms  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Middle school students are instructed with the aid of textbooks, lectures, and activities to teach topics that satisfy state standards. However, teaching materials created to convey standard-aligned science concepts often leave students asking how the content relates to their lives and why they should be learning it. Conveying relevance is important for student learning and retention, especially in science where abstract concepts can often be incorrectly perceived as irrelevant. One way to create an educational link between classroom content and everyday life is through the use of scientific current events. Students read, hear, and watch media coverage of natural events (such as the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan), but do not necessarily relate the scientific information from media sources to classroom studies. Taking advantage of these brief 'teachable moments'--when student interest is high--provides a valuable opportunity to make classroom-to-everyday life associations and to incorporate inquiry based learning. To address this need, I create pre-packaged current event materials for middle to high school teachers that align to state standards, and which are short, effective, and easy to implement in the classroom. Each lesson takes approximately 15-30 minutes to implement, allowing teachers time to facilitate brief but meaningful discussions. I assemble materials within approximately one week of the regional or global science event, consisting of short slide shows, maps, videos, pictures, and real-time data. I use a listserv to send biweekly emails to subscribed instructors containing the current event topic and a link to download the materials. All materials are hosted on the Arizona State University Education Outreach SciNews website (http://sese.asu.edu/teacher-resources) and are archived. Currently, 285 educators subscribe to the SciNews listserv, representing 36 states and 19 countries. In order to assess the effectiveness and usefulness of SciNews materials, each lesson links to a brief online survey. I ask educators for basic information (grade level, number of students) as well as feedback on lesson content, accessibility of media types used, agreement with standards, and general comments on how to improve SciNews. Survey results show that SciNews lessons have been implemented in elementary through college classrooms. Comments express an overall agreement that Scinews lessons facilitate classroom discussion, heighten student interest in the topic, and that lessons are easy to use and modify. Current events help demonstrate to students that, unlike fact-filled textbooks suggest, science is not static and scientists are actively investigating many 'textbook' concepts. Showing students the process and progressive nature of scientific information reinforces critical thinking rather than pure memorization.

DiMaggio, E.

2011-12-01

380

Image extraction from online text streams A straightforward template independent approach without training  

E-print Network

mechanism is template independent and is focalized on HTML pages that include news articles from majorImage extraction from online text streams A straightforward template independent approach without portals and blogs. As useful images we define the pictures that are relevant to the news report. In order

Bouras, Christos

381

Differences in Knowledge Acquisition among Readers of the Paper and Online Versions of a National Newspaper.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Notes that relative to traditional newspapers, Internet-based papers provide fewer cues about news story importance and give readers more control over story selection. Finds that online student readers of the "New York Times" appear to have read fewer national, international, and political news stories and were less likely to recognize and recall…

Tewksbury, David; Althaus, Scott L.

2000-01-01

382

Online Games  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is the home of resource collections that support the use of online games and environments for teaching geoscience. There is now a collection of relevant references, examples of online games, and ideas for teaching with online games suggested by participants in the Spring 2008 workshop.

383

The Internet as a Resource for News and Information about Science  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Americans get quite a bit of information from the Internet, and if recent surveys are any indication, they also seem to spend quite a bit of time browsing around the web as part of their day. This 42-page report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project released in November 2006 confirms that Americans also tend to use the Internet as a way to research various scientific subjects and related news items. The report was jointly conducted with the assistance of the San Francisco-based Exploratorium, and revealed that fully 40 million Americans use the Internet as their "primary source of news and information about science." The report contains a number of other interesting findings, including the observation that 87% of online users have used the Internet to look up the meaning of a scientific concept, answer a specific science question, or check the accuracy of a scientific fact. The report will certainly be very useful to science educators and those concerned with information science and related topics.

2006-01-01

384

Neo-Latin News  

E-print Network

in the chapter which serves neo-latin news 239 as an introduction to the poems; in the commentary section, the writer gets back to several questions with further details. Ecloga prima, printed in 1599 in Hamburg, was written on the death of Birgitta... in the chapter which serves neo-latin news 239 as an introduction to the poems; in the commentary section, the writer gets back to several questions with further details. Ecloga prima, printed in 1599 in Hamburg, was written on the death of Birgitta...

Kallendorf, Craig et al

2009-01-01

385

Neo-Latin News  

E-print Network

of the classics, and a love poet of Ronsardian proportions. In a 1986 article (?The Poemata of Th?odore de B?ze,? in Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Sanctandreani: Proceedings of the Fifth Inter- NEO-LATIN NEWS 359 national Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, ed. Ian... of the classics, and a love poet of Ronsardian proportions. In a 1986 article (?The Poemata of Th?odore de B?ze,? in Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Sanctandreani: Proceedings of the Fifth Inter- NEO-LATIN NEWS 359 national Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, ed. Ian...

Craig Kallendorf, et al

2003-01-01

386

Hubble News Archive  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Hubble site this is a collection of all publicly released pictures from the Hubble Space Telescope. Accompanying each photograph is the official news release, an introduction to the object, fast facts, and related frequently asked questions. The news releases are sorted by category, year, and type. Some of these categories consist of: cosmology, exotic, galaxy, miscellaneous, nebula, solar system, star, star cluster, and survey. Image files in different sizes and formats are available for download. This is a nice resource for those interested in the more visual aspects of astronomy and space sciences.

2009-05-14

387

VizieR Online Data Catalog: MBM 7 and MBM 55 X-ray sources (Hearty+ 1999)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The star formation capability of two molecular clouds at high galactic latitude (|b|>30°) is investigated. Possible pre-main sequence stars in and around the translucent clouds MBM7 and MBM55 have been identified via their X-ray emission by inspecting ROSAT All-Sky Survey observations of the clouds and environs and ROSAT pointed observations of the high-density cores within the clouds. Follow-up optical spectroscopy of the stellar X-ray sources with V<=15.5mag was conducted with the 1.5-m Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory telescope to identify standard signatures of pre-main sequence stars (LiI ?6708Å absorption and H? emission). We found 11 stars which have lithium equivalent widths, W(Li), above our detection threshold. Three of the stars with lithium also have weak H? emission. Relative ages for the stars with lithium are estimated by their position on an W(Li) vs. Teff diagram. A calibration derived from data for several clusters with known ages indicates that the stars are older than the translucent high-latitude clouds. This conclusion is supported by a comparison with theoretical evolutionary tracks of the stars from our sample for which we have distance measurements from Hipparcos. We find it is unlikely that any of the X-ray active, lithium-rich stars we identified have formed in the clouds in question. Theoretical and observational arguments support this conclusion and render unlikely the possibility that low-extinction translucent clouds are the sites of star formation. (4 data files).

Hearty, T.; Magnani, L.; Caillault, J.-P.; Neuhaeuser, R.; Schmitt, J. H. M. M.; Stauffer, J.

1998-11-01

388

Any Good News in Soft News? The Impact of Soft News Preference on Political Knowledge  

Microsoft Academic Search

Several scholars, most notably Matt Baum, have recently argued that soft news for- mats contribute to democratic discourse, because they attract viewers who would otherwise not be exposed to news at all. I extend Baum's approach in two ways. First, Baum's theory postulates that people's appreciation of entertainment is one of the factors determining news exposure and, by extension, attention

MARKUS PRIOR

2003-01-01

389

Primary Source  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This monthly electronic newsletter from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) will offer information about new grants, highlights of best practices and successful grant proposals, notices of new publications, and other news related to the agency. Judging from the inaugural issue (January 2000), the newsletter will primarily consist of a number of short pieces, one or two paragraphs apiece, accompanied by links to more information at the IMLS Website. Users can subscribe at the above URL or read the newsletter online at the IMLS site.

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Content-based analysis of news video  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this paper, we present a schema for content-based analysis of broadcast news video. First, we separate commercials from news using audiovisual features. Then, we automatically organize news programs into a content hierarchy at various levels of abstraction via effective integration of video, audio, and text data available from the news programs. Based on these news video structure and content analysis technologies, a TV news video Library is generated, from which users can retrieve definite news story according to their demands.

Yu, Junqing; Zhou, Dongru; Liu, Huayong; Cai, Bo

2001-09-01

391

PNRS: personalized news retrieval system  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Personal News Retrieval System is a client-server application that delivers news segments on demand in a variety of information networks. At the server side, the news stories are segmented out from the digitized TV broadcast then classified and filtered based on consumers' preferences. At the client side, the user can access the preferred video news through the Web and watch stored video news in preferred order. Browsing preferences can be set based on anchorperson, broadcaster, category, location, top- stories and keywords. This system can be used to set up a news service run by content providers or independent media distribution companies. However, in the news era of enhanced PC/TV appliances, it is foreseeable that the whole system can run in the living room on a personal device. This paper describes the chosen server architecture, limitation of the system and solutions that can be implemented in the future.

Dimitrova, Nevenka; Elenbaas, Herman; McGee, Thomas

1999-08-01

392

news update Fashion Communication  

E-print Network

news update let's talk Fashion Communication and Promotion Fashion Management Fashion Marketing in this competition, which is part of a campaign founded by Erin O'Connor, Caryn Franklin and Debra Bourne made lots of friends which has made me want to move back there after I graduate. "My placement has

Evans, Paul

393

Cornell News: New Nanoguitar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This news article provides information about the newest version of the ânanoguitarâ created at Cornell University. The article describes the manufacture of sub-micron oscillators, in this case in the shape of a guitar and how the guitar string vibrations are investigated. The article includes a micrograph of this tiny musical instrument.

2008-07-09

394

Nursing Department NEWS & EVENTS  

E-print Network

Nursing Department NEWS & EVENTS Postgraduate and specialisation studies course 2014/15 (Published on 09/06/2014) The Department of nursing, in its programming of own of postgraduate programmes practice nursing Pre-enrollment: From July 1, 2014 * Specialist in clinical management. Pre

Escolano, Francisco

395

NewsWire, 2002.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document presents the 3 2002 issues of the newsletter "NewsWire," (volume 5). Issue Number One focuses on collaborative Web projects. This issue begins with descriptions of four individual projects: "iEARN"; "Operation RubyThroat"; "Follow the Polar Huskies!"; and "Log in Your Animal Roadkill!" Features that follow include: "Bringing the…

Byrom, Elizabeth, Ed.; Bingham, Margaret, Ed.; Bowman, Gloria, Ed.; Shoemaker, Dan, Ed.

2002-01-01

396

NEWS AND COMMENTARY Autoimmunity  

E-print Network

-cell-depen- dent autoimmune diabetes. NOD mice are also prone to multiple other autoimmune disorders, spontaneouslyNEWS AND COMMENTARY Autoimmunity Beyond the immune system Adrian Liston Immunology and Cell Biology the susceptibility of an individual to autoimmune disease. In this study, Lonyai et al. use the non- obese diabetic

Cai, Long

397

The Market for News  

Microsoft Academic Search

We investigate the market for news under two assumptions: that readers hold beliefs which they like to see confirmed, and that newspapers can slant stories toward these beliefs. We show that, on the topics where readers share common beliefs, one should not expect accuracy even from competitive media: competition results in lower prices, but common slanting toward reader biases. On

Sendhil Mullainathan; Andrei Shleifer

2005-01-01

398

News & Issues, 2000.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document is comprised of the three 2000 issues of "News & Issues," a newsletter from the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) devoted to identifying and promoting strategies to reduce the young child poverty rate and to improve the life chances of children still living in poverty. The winter issue includes the following articles:…

Oshinsky, Carole J., Ed.

2000-01-01

399

News from NCI  

Cancer.gov

News Contact the Media Relations Branch  |  RSS Feed Lung cancer death rates fall, helping drive decrease in overall cancer death rates December 16, 2013 The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, covering the period 1975–2010, showed death

400

News from LBL  

SciTech Connect

We present a brief summary of recent news from LBL related to accelerator physics. This talk was given on October 29, 1993 at the 6th Advanced ICFA Beam Dynamics Workshop on the subject ``Synchro- Betraton Resonances,`` held in Funchal (Madeira, Portugal), October 24--30, 1993.

Furman, M.A.

1994-01-26

401

Home > News [-] Text [+  

E-print Network

Home > News [-] Text [+] By EurekAlert Email Print retweet 1 tweet RSS Feeds Newsletters Bookmark identify and quantify the TICs in a matter of seconds." To create the sensor array, the researchers print Awards Subscribe Page 1 of 3Opto-electronic nose sniffs out toxic gases | R&D Mag 10/14/2009http

Suslick, Kenneth S.

402

Figuring Out Health News  

MedlinePLUS

... was gathering information for a research project on teens and suicide. She came across a news article about how ... the study results didn't mean all the teens in the study committed suicide while on the medication. In fact, in this ...

403

NEWS AND VIEWS PERSPECTIVE  

E-print Network

NEWS AND VIEWS PERSPECTIVE Do bacterial and fungal communities assemble differently during primary. Here we discuss potential explanations for similarities and differences in bacterial and fungal and regional patterns of microbial dispersal and what environmental factors control the development of micro

Colorado at Boulder, University of

404

Online Archives to Save Cultures  

E-print Network

Explore the FreePint Family:  FreePint FUMSI VIP ResourceShelf DocuTicker Jinfo contact us  |  suggestion | cart  weekly sampler of posts... of digital technology, communities can document their songs and chants and submit them to be archived. Access the World Oral Literature Project Source: Press Association Category: Search News Views: 221 < « All ResourceBlog Articles...

Anon.

2009-08-26

405

News About News in a Presidential Primary Campaign: Press Metacoverage on Evening News, Political Talk, and Political Comedy Programs  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examines press metacoverage (i.e., news about news) on traditional broadcast network evening news programs, political talk programs on cable television, and political comedy programs. A content analysis found that 2008 presidential primary campaign stories on The O'Reilly Factor, Countdown, and The Daily Show were more likely to cover the news media and to present the news media in

David Wise; Paul R. Brewer

2010-01-01

406

Citizen's Income Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Citizen's income (CI) is "an unconditional, non-withdrawable income payable to each individual as a right of citizenship." According to this site, "Three strands of thought come together in CI. They are: the right of every individual to a minimum standard of existence; the uncoupling of income and work; and the concern for an individual's freedom." Citizen's Income Online is the Website for the London-based organization Citizen's Income Study Center (CISC), which examines issues relating to poverty and unemployment. The front page of the site showcases breaking news and information, as well as linking to some of CISC's ongoing projects. The site also includes research articles from CISC and other organizations; FAQs about citizen's income, with each short answer linking to a more involved explanation; the CISC's quarterly newsletter; and related links.

407

ScienceDaily: Your source for the latest research news and science breakthroughs -- updated daily Science News Share Blog Cite Print Email Bookmark Insecticides Or Genetically Modified Crops? Non-Target Insects Affected More By Insecticides Than By Crops Engineered To Make Insect-specific Toxins  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Science News article adapted from the USDA highlighting the role of Bt crops in an age of overwhelming non-target damage evidence from pesticides. The conclusion is that Bt is by far the least harmful to non-target organisms.

0002-11-30

408

Japan's Triple Disaster The Continuing News Story  

E-print Network

of a large tsunami striking the Sendai Plain is high," -Koji Minoura #12;11 News Focus "This is the returnJapan's Triple Disaster The Continuing News Story Dennis Normile Japan News Bureau Chief November not pragmatic." -Fumihiko Imamura #12;18 News Of The Week Does Japan Need Nuclear Power? #12;19 News & Analysis

Napp, Nils

409

NSF Web Site News From the Field  

E-print Network

NSF Web Site News News News From the Field For the News Media Special Reports Research Overviews by Email Useful NSF Web Sites: NSF Home Page: http://www.nsf.gov NSF News: http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/ Awards Searches: http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/ Web Policies and Important Links | Privacy | FOIA | Help

410

How TV News Meets People's Needs  

Microsoft Academic Search

While most programs on television have an entertainment function, TV news is generally seen as meeting people's need for information. However more emotive gratifications are also associated with news- viewing. This study examines gratifications people derive from TV news in relation to their preferences for different types of news. It is found that people who watch TV news for information

John P. Henningham

1982-01-01

411

Online Investing  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Sponsored by the Wall Street Journal, this site provides a collection of articles offering information and advice on several aspects of online investing. Stemming from a newly published book, Online Investing, by the editors and reporters of the online version of the Wall Street Journal, the site is divided into five "chapters" covering types of online investing, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, futures and options, and tools of the trade. The articles are well written and offer very basic information for novices looking for sound information and advice on this kind of investing.

412

Source selection of agricultural journalists in Texas  

E-print Network

Journalists rely on sources in their daily routines, and the sources they choose affect news content over time. Agricultural journalists are no exception. Eleven agricultural journalists in Texas were studied to determine what types of sources...

Banks, Penelope Jean

2012-06-07

413

Corinna Kaarlela, News Director Source: Elizabeth Fernandez  

E-print Network

(813), breast (618), brain and nervous system (509), melanoma and other skin cancers (435), respiratory DILLER FAMILY COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER Rankings · UCSF is home to the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, which is designated as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer

Lim, Wendell

414

Chromatography (LC/GC) Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Chromatography (LC/GC) Online magazine is a very good source for relatively short articles about fundamental chromatographic issues as well as applications. The content is appropriate for introductory analytical courses (e.g. quant) and for instrumental analysis courses.

2011-05-23

415

Media Online Yellow Pages  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Media Online Yellow Pages is another good place (along with the Big List and Newslink mentioned last week) to find media sources on the Internet. Does not appear to be searchable but the index is well-organized for browsing.

416

Capturing Multiple Markets: A New Method of Capturing and Analyzing Local Television News  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper focuses on the importance of local news as the primary source of information for most Americans, emphasizing the need for additional research about local TV news content across a variety of topics and about elections and crime in particular. In addition, we present a detailed methodology of a new capture, coding, and digital archiving process that significantly advances

Matthew Hale; Erika Franklin Fowler; Kenneth M. Goldstein

2007-01-01

417

Experts and the Operational Bias of Television News: The Case of the Persian Gulf War.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Finds that news organizations chose expert sources to interpret the news during the Persian Gulf War according to how well their specialized knowledge conformed with television's "operational bias," or an emphasis on players, policies, and predictions of what will happen next. Argues that these processes undermine the ideals of balance and…

Steele, Janet E.

1995-01-01

418

Gay Marriage in Television News: Voice and Visual Representation in the Same-Sex Marriage Debate  

Microsoft Academic Search

Drawing from critical-cultural scholarship, this quantitative content analysis systematically interrogates national network television news coverage of the same-sex marriage debate in 2003 and 2004. Analysis of sourcing patterns and sound bite length indicate the debate was dominated by conventionally “straight” perspectives. While gay and lesbian couples were visually prevalent in news stories, they were largely seen and not heard. Scrutinizing

Leigh M. Moscowitz

2010-01-01

419

The Science News Metrics  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Scientists, observatories, academic institutions and funding agencies persistently review the usefulness and productivity of investment in scientific research. The Science News Metrics was created over 10 years ago to review NASA's performance in this arena. The metric has been useful for many years as one facet in measuring the scientific discovery productivity of NASA-funded missions. The metric is computed independently of the agency and has been compiled in a consistent manner. Examination of the metric yields year-by-year insight into NASA science successes in a world wide context. The metric has shown that NASA's contribution to worldwide top science news stories has been approximately 5% overall with the Hubble Space Telescope dominating the performance.

Christian, Carol A.; Davidson, Greg

2006-01-01

420

Environmental News Link  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Environmental News Link Web site is published by Capital Reports, which was founded in 1980 by former lobbyist Brian Sturtevant and is self described as a pioneer in specialized environmental policy reporting. Offering an alternative to mainstream sites, visitors can read timely articles on some of the most important environmental news stories of the day. A few of the recent entries include stories about new toxic air emission rules, potential changes to BLM grazing regulations, and how the EPA is providing tools to improve septic system management. Although the articles are very succinct and no links are offered for additional information, those seeking quick updates will appreciate the well laid out and easily read articles.

2003-01-01

421

Acoustical standards news.  

PubMed

American National Standards (ANSI Standards) developed by Accredited Standards Committees S1, S2, S3, S3/SC 1, and S12 in the areas of acoustics, mechanical vibration and shock, bioacoustics, animal bioacoustics, and noise, respectively, are published by the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). In addition to these standards, ASA publishes catalogs of Acoustical Standards, both National and International. To receive copies of the latest Standards catalogs, please contact Susan B. Blaeser.Comments are welcomed on all material in Acoustical Standards News.This Acoustical Standards News section in JASA, as well as the National and International Catalogs of Acoustical Standards, and other information on the Standards Program of the Acoustical Society of America, are available via the ASA home page: http://acousticalsociety.org. PMID:25373988

Blaeser, Susan B; Schomer, Paul D

2014-11-01

422

World Bank: News & Broadcast  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

From logistics to international development, the World Bank's News & Broadcast website is worth bookmarking, particularly for public policy types, international affairs scholars, and anyone with a penchant for global matters. The homepage presents a news area, complete with icons which indicate whether there is video or audio associated with each item. Not only is it a good way to learn about the World Bank's activities, it is another way to stay on top of economic development strategies, political unrest, and foreign investment patterns. Visitors to the site can search all of the media available here, look over the World Bank's YouTube channel, and sign up for their RSS feed. Those persons looking for specific types of information can find a number of categories, including "Speeches", and "Issue Briefs".

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Source Water Management for Disinfection By-Product Control using New York City's Operations Support Tool and On-Line Monitoring  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The United States Environmental Protection Agency's 2006 Stage 2 Disinfectant / Disinfection Byproduct Rule (DBPR) for finished drinking waters is intended to reduce overall DBP levels by limiting the levels of total trihalomethanes (TTHM) and five of the haloacetic acids (HAA5). Under Stage 2, maximum contaminant levels (MCLs), 80 ?g/L for TTHM and 60 ?g/L for HAA5, are based on a locational running annual average for individual sites instead of as the system-wide quarterly running annual average of the Stage 1 DBPR. This means compliance will have to be met at sampling locations of peak TTHM and HAA5 concentrations rather than an average across the entire system. Compliance monitoring under the Stage 2 DBPR began on April 1, 2012. The New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) began evaluating potential impacts of the Stage 2 DBPR on NYC's unfiltered water supply in 2002 by monitoring TTHM and HAA5 levels at various locations throughout the distribution system. Initial monitoring indicated that HAA5 levels could be of concern in the future, with the potential to intermittently violate the Stage 2 DBPR at specific locations, particularly those with high water age. Because of the uncertainty regarding the long-term prospect for compliance, DEP evaluated alternatives to ensure compliance, including operational changes (reducing chlorine dose, changing flow configurations to minimize water age, altering pH, altering source water withdrawals); changing the residual disinfectant from free chlorine to chloramines; and engineered treatment alternatives. This paper will discuss the potential for using DEP's Operations Support Tool (OST) and enhanced reservoir monitoring to support optimization of source water withdrawals to minimize finished water DBP levels. The OST is a state-of-the-art decision support system (DSS) to provide computational and predictive support for water supply operations and planning. It incorporates a water supply system simulation model (OASIS, HydroLogics, Inc.), reservoir water quality models, a near real-time monitoring network, and hydrologic forecasts to provide analytical support for both long-term planning and near-term operations. The OST helps managers and operators balance multiple objectives, including water supply reliability, water quality, and environmental and community release objectives. This paper will describe the results of initial testing to evaluate the potential to reduce DBP levels by managing source water withdrawals to minimize the transport of natural organic matter (NOM) precursors from upper reservoirs. Operating rules were developed that take advantage of selective withdrawal capabilities at some upstate reservoirs and the inherent flexibility of the overall water supply system, seeking to minimize DBPs within the larger framework of water supply, water quality, environmental, and regulatory objectives. The results demonstrated that there is substantial flexibility within the system to manage DBP levels, in some cases providing the potential for reductions of DBP precursors of nearly 10%. Additional research is underway that seeks to better understand the sources of natural organic matter in the NYC watershed to provide guidance for on-line monitoring to be used with the OST to support real-time operation support for DBP control.

Weiss, W. J.; Becker, W.; Schindler, S.

2012-12-01

424

Office of Cancer Centers - News & Events  

Cancer.gov

 Office of Cancer Centers - News & Events Webinars Contact Us Map of Cancer Centers Home > News & Events News & Events Recent Communications Cancer Centers Working Group’s Report On June 23, 2014, the National Cancer Advisory

425

Geomorphology in the news  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Each student must choose a current news article that relates to geomorphology. Each student will given an oral presentation about the article, including a synopsis of the story and a description of geomorphic processes that are involved. The other students are able to ask questions. The activity gives the students a chance to relate what they are learning about in class to current events and social issues. Designed for a geomorphology course Has minimal/no quantitative component

Gasparini, Nicole

426

Neo-Latin News  

E-print Network

Kallendorf, Texas A&M University) 164 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Die lateinische Poetik des Marco Girolamo Vida und ihre Rezeption bei Julius Caesar Scaliger. By Susanne Rolfes. Beitr?ge zur Altertumskunde, 149. Munich and Leipzig: K. G. Saur, 2001. 304 pp... complete and systematic Renaissance poetics, a precursor of modern liter- ary history and the most important foundation of classical aes- thetics. Rolfes? project is to revisit this apparently simple relationship and to restore to Vida?s treatise...

Craig Kallendorf, et al

2002-01-01

427

Contact: Releasing the news  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The problem of mass behavior after man's future contacts with other intelligences in the universe is not only a challenge for social scientists and political leaders all over the world, but also a cultural time bomb as well. In fact, since the impact of CETI (Contact with Extraterrestrial Intelligence) on human civilization, with its different cultures, might cause a serious socio-anthropological shock, a common and predetermined worldwide strategy is necessary in releasing the news after the contact, in order to keep possible manifestations of fear, panic and hysteria under control. An analysis of past studies in this field and of parallel historical situations as analogs suggests a definite "authority crisis" in the public as a direct consequence of an unexpected release of the news, involving a devastating "chain reaction" process (from both the psychological and sociological viewpoints) of anomie and maybe the collapse of today's society. The only way to prevent all this is to prepare the world's public opinion concerning contact before releasing the news, and to develop a long-term strategy through the combined efforts of scientists, political leaders, intelligence agencies and the mass media, in order to create the cultural conditions in which a confrontation with ETI won't affect mankind in a traumatic way. Definite roles and tasks in this multi-level model are suggested.

Pinotti, Roberto

428

Empathy online  

Microsoft Academic Search

Members of online support communities help each other by empathising about common problems and exchanging information about symptoms and treatments. Results from two studies indicate that: empathy occurs in most online textual communities; empathetic communication is influenced by the topic being discussed; the presence of women tends to encourage empathy; and the presence of moderators not only reduces hostility but

J. Preece

1999-01-01

429

Online Learning  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Distance education, which began as correspondence courses in the nineteenth century and grew into educational television during the twentieth century, evolved into learning on the Web by the mid-1990s. Accompanying the rise in online learning has been a similar rise in organizations and publications dedicated to serving the needs of online

Perry, Edward H.; Pilati, Michelle L.

2011-01-01

430

News and Announcements  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Supplementary Materials The number of supplementary materials that accompany print articles has grown and also become more varied. The new guidelines for lab experiments call for supplementary materials in most cases, so that the actual materials used in lab can be made available. The From Past Issues column edited by Kathryn Williams and many of the technology columns frequently have supplements for JCE Online. An especially interesting supplement that we would like to call to the attention of readers is a collection of videos from the E. O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, based on interviews with nuclear chemists who have discovered and studied the heaviest elements. These movies accompany the Viewpoints article, "Chemistry of the Heaviest Elements-One Atom at a Time" by Darleane C. Hoffman and Diana M. Lee. The titles of the movies are listed below; illustrative stills are shown at the bottom of the page. Researchers involved with the segments about Lawrencium include Robert Silva, Torbjorn Sikkeland, Matti Nurmia, Robert Latimer, and Albert Ghiorso, all of whom are from the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. (QuickTime 3 is needed in order to view the videos; it can be downloaded free from http://www.apple.com.)

  • A Brief Note about Plutonium, by Glenn Seaborg
  • Plutonium and Why It Was Kept a Secret
  • The Prediction of the Actinide Series, by Glenn Seaborg
  • First Chemical Separation of Lawrencium at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory in 1970
  • The HILAC or Heavy-Ion Linear Accelerator
  • Discovery of Lawrencium
  • How To Collect Lawrencium Atoms
  • The Discovery of Element 106-Finally
  • The Naming of Element 106
  • The Limits of Discovering the Heavy Elements
  • What Good Is a Heavy Element?
To see these videos, view the Supplements of http://JChemEd.chem.wisc.edu/Journal/Issues/1999/Mar/abs331.html. People: Glenn Seaborg Glenn Seaborg, frequent contributor and faithful supporter of this Journal, died February 25, 1999, at his home in Lafayette, California, at the age of 86. At the Fall 1998 ACS Meeting in Boston he suffered a serious fall following a stroke, from which he never recovered. One of his last photographs, taken the previous day at a Journal luncheon, appears on page 1360 of the November 1998 issue. His commentary on his long career in chemistry and education appears on page 1520 of the December 1998 issue. Seaborg was a Nobel laureate, discoverer of elements, scientific advisor to presidents, former chancellor of the University of California, former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, chairman of the steering committee of the CHEM Study project, founder of Lawrence Hall of Science, , the list goes on and on. He was at the same time a passionate supporter of education. Seaborg published fourteen articles in the Journal between 1951 and 1998. He was interviewed in 1975 by David Ridgway as part of the Impact series (JCE 1975, 52, 70), and that interview is highly recommended reading (see supplement to this article). He received the 1994 ACS George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education; his award address was published in the ACS Division of Chemical Education's CHED Newsletter, Fall 1995. Memorial articles with details of his life and his scientific contributions have appeared in The New York Times (Saturday, February 27, 1999, page 1) and Chemical & Engineering News (March 8, 1999, page 29). But there is also the spirit of the man, what he believed in, what he tried to do, what he hoped he had accomplished. A sense of that can be gained from the excerpts that are reprinted below, taken first from the Impact interview and then from the award address. Ridgway: On reflection, now, out of your many contributions to chemistry, is there one that you feel has had more of an impact than others? Seaborg: The discovery of plutonium would answer that question. The impact th

1999-05-01

431

Lognormal infection times of online information spread.  

PubMed

The infection times of individuals in online information spread such as the inter-arrival time of Twitter messages or the propagation time of news stories on a social media site can be explained through a convolution of lognormally distributed observation and reaction times of the individual participants. Experimental measurements support the lognormal shape of the individual contributing processes, and have resemblance to previously reported lognormal distributions of human behavior and contagious processes. PMID:23700473

Doerr, Christian; Blenn, Norbert; Van Mieghem, Piet

2013-01-01

432

Lognormal Infection Times of Online Information Spread  

PubMed Central

The infection times of individuals in online information spread such as the inter-arrival time of Twitter messages or the propagation time of news stories on a social media site can be explained through a convolution of lognormally distributed observation and reaction times of the individual participants. Experimental measurements support the lognormal shape of the individual contributing processes, and have resemblance to previously reported lognormal distributions of human behavior and contagious processes. PMID:23700473

Doerr, Christian; Blenn, Norbert; Van Mieghem, Piet

2013-01-01

433

A Martingale Approach to Detect Peak of News in Social Network  

E-print Network

Nowadays, social medias such as Twitter, Memetracker and Blogs have become powerful tools to propagate information. They facilitate quick dissemination sequence of information such as news article, blog posts, user's interests and thoughts through large scale. Providing strong means to analyzing social networks structure and how information diffuse through them is essential. Many recent studies emphasize on modeling information diffusion and their patterns to gain some useful knowledge. In this paper, we propose a statistical approach to online detect peak points of news when spread over social networks, to the best of our knowledge has never investigated before. The proposed model use martingale approach to predict peak points when news reached the peak of its popularity. Experimental results on real datasets show good performance of our approach to online detect these peak points.

Babakhani, Saba; Hamzeh, Ali

2014-01-01

434

ADVERTISMENT Home > News > Breaking news 15 Dec 2010  

E-print Network

methods, the group was able to test and examine the fibers at many different scales -- from the nano scaleADVERTISMENT Home > News > Breaking news 15 Dec 2010 Researchers create new high-performance fiber a new kind of fiber that could be tougher than Kevlar. Working in a multidisciplinary team that includes

Espinosa, Horacio D.

435

News Aware Volatility Forecasting: Is the Content of News Important?  

Microsoft Academic Search

The efficient market hypothesis states that the mar ket incorporates all available information to provide a n accurate valuation of the asset at any given time. However, most models for forecasting the return or volatility of assets completely disregard the arriv al of asset specific news (i.e., news which is directly r elevant to the asset). In this paper we

Calum Robertson; Shlomo Geva; Rodney Wolff

2007-01-01

436

Chemical News Via Audio Tapes: Chemical Industry News  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Tape coverage of internal R&D news now has a broader scope with improved features. A new tape series covering external news of broad interest has been initiated. The use of tape in a Continuing Education Program is discussed as the future plans for expanding the audio tape program. (1 reference) (Author)

Hanford, W. E.; And Others

1972-01-01

437

Home / News / People & Ecosystems NEWS RELEASE: Global Alliance Launched to  

E-print Network

Home / News / People & Ecosystems NEWS RELEASE: Global Alliance Launched to Curb Trade in Illegal efforts and policies to reduce trade in illegally harvested wood. The Alliance is a global public-private initiative open to businesses, industry associations, financial institutions and civil society organizations

438

Thrilling News: Factors Generating Suspense During News Exposure  

Microsoft Academic Search

Hypotheses on emotional reactions to news were derived from Zillmann's (1996) model of affective responses to fictional drama. Participants in a Web-based field experiment in Germany read 2 news stories that were manipulated in a 2 × 2 design to vary affective disposition toward main characters, as well as the perceived likelihood of a negative outcome. Measures of suspense, reading

Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick; Caterina Keplinger

2007-01-01

439

Television viewing and depression: No news is good news  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examines television viewing motives and psychological outcomes of television news viewing by persons in depressive moods. Subjects were measured for depression, motives for television use, and psychological outcomes of viewing TV newscasts. Results suggest that, in general, television viewing can serve as a means of escape from depressive moods, although viewing of news programming may exacerbate such moods.

Richard Potts; Dawn Sanchez

1994-01-01

440

29 JANUARY 2010 VOL 327 SCIENCE www.sciencemag.org514 NEWS OF THE WEEK  

E-print Network

29 JANUARY 2010 VOL 327 SCIENCE www.sciencemag.org514 NEWS OF THE WEEK As the managers of the Large published online this week by Science (www. sciencemag.org/cgi/content/ abstract/1185634), NIF researchers of RutherfordAppleton Laboratory near Oxford, U.K. NIF is the sledgehammer to crack a nut, writ huge (Science

441

Are friends overrated? A study for the social news aggregator Digg.com Christian Doerr  

E-print Network

networks Information propagation Role of friendships a b s t r a c t The key feature of online social investigated the characteristics and importance of these social links, studying the networks' friendship. Furthermore, in only about 50% of stories that became popular from the entire body of 10 million news we find

Van Mieghem, Piet

442

Sidelines: An Algorithm for Increasing Diversity in News and Opinion Aggregators  

E-print Network

: inclusion, non- alienation, and proportional representation. We then present the Sidelines algorithm ­ which while de- creasing alienation. For the blog links, a set with known po- litical preferences, we also palatable if also accompanied by some arguments that reinforce their views. Online news and opinion

Munson, Sean A.

443

Tracking and Summarizing News on a Daily Basis with Columbia's Newsblaster  

Microsoft Academic Search

Recently, there have been significant advances in several areas of language technology, including clustering, text categorization, and summarization. However, efforts to combine technology from these areas in a practical system for information access have been limited. In this paper, we present Columbia's Newsblaster system for online news summarization. Many of the tools developed at Columbia over the years are combined

Kathleen R. Mckeown; Regina Barzilay; David Evans; Vasileios Hatzivassiloglou; Judith L. Klavans; Ani Nenkova; Carl Sable; Barry Schiffman; Sergey Sigelman

2002-01-01

444

Design Scenarios for Web-Based Management of Online Information  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Internet enables access to more information, from a greater variety of perspectives and with greater immediacy, than ever before. A person may be interested in information to become more informed or to coordinate his or her local activities and place them into a larger, more global context. The challenge, as has been noted by many, is to sift through all the information to find what is relevant without becoming overwhelmed. Furthermore, the selected information must be put into an actionable form. The diversity of the Web has important consequences for the variety of ideas that are now available. While people once relied on newspaper editors to shape their view of the world, today's technology creates room for a more democratic approach. Today it is easy to pull news feeds from a variety of sources and aggregate them. It is less easy to push that information to a variety of channels. At a higher level, we might have the goal of collecting all the available information about a certain topic, on a daily basis. There are many new technologies available under the umbrella of Web 2.0, but it can be difficult to use them together for the management of online information. Web-based support for online communication management is the most appropriate choice to address the deficiencies apparent with current technologies. We consider the requirements and potential designs for such information management support, by following an example related to local food.

Hepting, Daryl H.; Maciag, Timothy

445

USES, VALUES, STAKEHOLDERS, AND OPINIONS ASSOCIATED WITH MARINE PROTECTED AREAS: A CONTENT ANALYSIS OF NEWS MEDIA, 1995-2001  

Microsoft Academic Search

The concept of marine protected areas is currently under scrutiny by members of the U.S. Congress, coastal natural resource management agencies, special interest stakeholder groups, and the public. As a surrogate for public opinion polls, a media content analysis was performed for news stories related to marine protected areas. The analysis examined more than 25,000 on-line newspaper, news wire, and

Thomas E. Fish; Heidi Recksiek; David P. Fan

446

The influence of product integration on online advertising effectiveness  

Microsoft Academic Search

With a substantial amount of resources being spent on online advertising, examining the effectiveness of online advertising is now an important subject for scholarly investigation. Cross-product integration has become a source of market advantage and a strategic necessity for online advertising. The issue of product integration has not been sufficiently researched in the online advertising effectiveness literature. To fill this

Peijian Song; Heng Xu; Angsana Techatassanasoontorn; Cheng Zhang

2011-01-01

447

What Turns Events into News?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"The New York Times" is known for its slogan ''All the News That's Fit to Print.'' But how do gatekeepers decide which events meet this criterion? Although some individuals might believe that the news constitutes an undistorted reflection of the social reality, students in communication courses have the…

Tukachinsky, Riva

2013-01-01

448

Entertainment News Breaking headlines and  

E-print Network

of nightclub att... London's 23rd 2007 Teen Murder... Hit Shows 'Pushing Junk Food T... 'Serial Killer's Victim Corrid... UK News Older Sibling Reduces Chances of Kids Wednesday, 26th September 2007, 07:34 Having Chances of Kids - UK News Headlines 18/11/2007http://www.lifestyleextra.com/ShowStory.asp?story=RP2542260J

Lummaa, Virpi

449

Science News of the Year.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reviews important science news stories reported during 1984 in "Science News" magazine. These stories are in the categories of: anthropology and paleontology; behavior; biology; chemistry; computers; mathematics; earth science; the environment; medicine; physics; science and society; space sciences and astronomy; and technology. (JN)

Science News, 1984

1984-01-01

450

Science News of the Year.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Provides a review of science news stories reported in "Science News" during 1987. References each item to the volume and page number in which the subject was addressed. Contains references on astronomy, behavior, biology, biomedicine, chemistry, earth sciences, environment, mathematics and computers, paleontology and anthropology, physics, science…

Science News, 1987

1987-01-01

451

News Consumption and Media Bias  

Microsoft Academic Search

Bias in the market for news is well-documented. Recent research in economics explains the phenomenon by assuming that consumers want to read (watch) news that is consistent with their tastes or prior beliefs rather than the truth. The present paper builds on this idea but recognizes that (i) besides “biased” consumers, there are also “conscientious” consumers whose sole interest is

Yi Xiang; Miklos Sarvary

2007-01-01

452

Automatic Parsing of News Video  

Microsoft Academic Search

Video content parsing is possible when one has an a priori model of a video's structure based on domain knowledge. This paper presents work on using domain knowledge to parse content of news video programs. Approaches to locating and identifying frame structure models based on temporal and spatial structure of news video data, along with algorithms to apply these models

Hongjiang Zhang; Yihong Gong; Stephen W. Smoliar; Shuang Yeo Tan

1994-01-01

453

Online resources in pediatrics  

PubMed Central

Abstract Question In the past few years, parents of children seen in my clinic are frequently conducting online searches relating to medical questions. How reliable are online resources in pediatrics and what guidance can I provide parents when searching online about their children’s health? Answer The use of the Internet to gather medical information has increased dramatically over the past decade, including in the field of pediatrics. The enormous amount of information is confusing to parents and providers alike, and general search engines have not done enough to distinguish reliable from biased information. Physicians can develop websites with reliable content, advise parents on how to identify reliable sources of information, and give examples of websites to review child health–related topics. PMID:24829005

Goldman, Ran D.

2014-01-01

454

Commenting on health: a framing analysis of user comments in response to health articles online.  

PubMed

Public health officials have continually urged journalists and other members of the news media to ease off health frames that focus on individuals and to instead promote broader societal frames. Although some scholarly research has reinforced these pleas, none has examined the interplay between frames of health news coverage and resulting public comments. The current online environment invites such an analysis, allowing news organizations to post articles online and the public to comment on those articles. Using a content analysis, this study reveals thematic frames in online health stories may drive down gain-oriented responses, while episodic frames may prompt the public to share more personal comments. Furthermore, the findings examine other textual factors--gain and loss frames and mobilizing information--that may be driving the volume and frames of user comments to health stories online. PMID:24446785

Holton, Avery; Lee, Nayeon; Coleman, Renita

2014-01-01

455

International News Flows in the Post-Cold War World: Mapping the News and the News Producers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reviews the global political environment, major global news providers, and technologies of global news production. Argues for a multinational comparative mapping of international news representation in the 1990s. Outlines a major international venture to update and elaborate the 1979 UNESCO/IAMCR study of foreign news in the media of 29 countries,…

Sreberny-Mohammadi, Annabelle

1995-01-01

456

Increasing student engagement in online environments using multimedia flash presentations  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents an approach to increasing student engagement in online environments using multimedia flash presentations. Such presentations can be used to provide context to assist with student motivation (e.g. practical applications, news \\/ current affairs, industry case studies), as well as an active learning environment, both of which are vital for student engagement, and hence student learning experiences and

Holger R. Maier

457

Space Shuttle Columbia News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The official US gateway to all government information, FirstGov.gov, has compiled a number of informative links that chronicle the February 2003 Shuttle Columbia disaster. Visitors can read President Bush's address to the nation regarding Columbia and its crew; review the latest information from NASA about the Shuttle mission, crew, and current investigation; and discover how the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Environmental Protection Agency are assisting in the shuttle recovery and clean-up. The user-friendly FirstGov.gov does a good job of providing citizens with a well organized point of entry to links regarding recent governmental news and information.

2003-01-01

458

Internet Archive: TV News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Internet Archive has created this very ambitious project to bring together over 371,000 news broadcasts of various origins since 2009. Students of communications, media, and related fields will find much to revel in here. Visitors can search all of the captions from each program on the homepage or look at the Recent Extracted Topics word cloud. Not surprisingly, some of the popular words here include "Technology," "Energy," "Defense," and "Environment." Visitors can fine-tune their search by looking for certain programs on select networks in order to get a better sense of different programming styles and nuances.

2012-01-01

459

The News Hour  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

An activity that I successfully used twice in teaching Active Tectonics is one I call "The News Hour," patterned after the PBS New Hour. I generated the idea out of concern that active tectonics sets of class readings are so broad, diverse, and and voluminous that it can be intimidating both for students and faculty to think about how best to prepare for a given class. I concluded that one way to achieve context is to set up a brief dialogue that removes 'geospeak' and centers a focus on societal implications of active tectonic phenomena. ACTIVE TECTONICS, SOCIETY, EARTHQUAKES, MEDIA

Davis, George

460

Visit the National Academies Press online, the authoritative source for all books from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of  

E-print Network

Research Council: · Download hundreds of free books in PDF · Read thousands of books online, free · Sign up of Sciences. Permission is granted for this material to be shared for noncommercial, educational purposes GAS MITIGATION UNCERTAINTIES IN TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE CURVES FOR ENERGY-ECONOMIC MODELS Sonia Yeh28

461

Super Searchers Go to the Source: The Interviewing and Hands-On Information Strategies of Top Primary Researchers--Online, on the Phone, and in Person. Super Searchers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book presents interviews with 12 of the best primary researchers in the business. These research professionals reveal their strategies for integrating online and offline resources, identifying experts, and getting past gatekeepers to obtain information that exists only in someone's head. Topics include how searchers use a combination of…

Sacks, Risa

462

Syllabus (ONLINE)  

E-print Network

Schedule and other documents that pertain specifically to the online section ... Students should schedule time to work on this course just as they would a traditional .... Your feedback is vital to improving education at Purdue University and you ...

Devlin, Patrick M

2014-08-22

463

Histology Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Histology-online is a web-based, interactive histology textbook and atlas. It includes a computerized microscope to examine tissues and organs and provides a new way to teach histology that is preferred by students.

2011-08-01

464

Learning Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

To improve large lecture courses, the authors designed a hybrid instructional format that couples online homework with in-class, active learning exercises. They assessed student perceptions of a pilot version this hybrid class, and most students felt that

Sibley, Duncan H.; Riffell, Samuel K.

2003-03-01

465

Photosynthesis online.  

PubMed

Online access to the Internet and the World Wide Web have become important for public awareness and for educating the world's population, including its political leaders, students, researchers, teachers, and ordinary citizens seeking information. Relevant information on photosynthesis-related Web sites and other online locations is grouped into several categories: (1) group sites, (2) sites by subject, (3) individual researcher's sites, (4) sites for educators and students, and (5) other useful sites. PMID:20577902

Orr, Larry; Govindjee

2010-08-01

466

Protocol Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Protocol Online is a database of research protocols in a variety of life science fields. It contains protocols contributed by worldwide researchers as well as links to web protocols hosted by worldwide research labs, biotech companies, personal web sites. The data is stored in a MySql relational database. Protocol Online also hosts discipline specific discussion forums (BioForum), and provides a free PubMed search and alerting service (PubAlert).

Long-Cheng Li (Protocol Online)

2012-01-06

467

The News Quality Index: An Instrument for Assessing Local TV News.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To assess the quality of local news programs, a News Quality Index was develped for a study that consisted of three parts: a content analysis of local television news, an audience analysis of the kinds of news stories that are most important, and an outside the market viewer analysis of the way in which anchors for news, sports, and weather are…

Roberts, Churchill L.; Dickson, Sandra H.

468

LATIN--Latin American Regional News Agency.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The establishment of a regional news agency for Latin America to improve the balance of news flow and increase the transmission of news more applicable to regional problems has often been proposed. Despite wide acceptance of the concept, the birth of the Third World's first regional news agency, Agencia Latinoamericana de Informacion (LATIN), has…

Nichols, John Spicer

469

Index to NASA News Releases 1995  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This issue of the index to NASA News Releases contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, during 1995. The index is arranged in six sections: Subject index, Personal name index, News release number index, Accession number index, Speeches, and News releases.

1996-01-01

470

What Kind of Commodity Is News?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Offers theoretical basis for analyzing news as commercial market-driven product. Examines characteristics of news as commodity. Plugs those characteristics into both economic and journalistic model of news production to analyze where their norms reinforce each other or conflict. Suggests that news as a commodity is likely to engender opportunism…

McManus, John H.

1992-01-01

471

Do currency markets absorb news quickly?  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper addresses whether macro news arrivals affect currency markets over time. The null from macro exchange rate theory is that they do not: macro news is impounded in exchange rates instantaneously. We test this by examining the effects of news on subsequent trades by end-user participants (such as hedge funds, mutual funds, and non-financial corporations). News arrivals induce subsequent

Martin D. D. Evans; Richard K. Lyons

2005-01-01

472

Learning From a Television News Story  

Microsoft Academic Search

Although large numbers of young children watch news programs, researchers have paid little attention to nonproduction variables involved in learning from the news This field experiment with 435 third through seventh graders focuses on the relationship between childrens' perceptions of the news and learning and the effect of news story context on their per ceptions The study predicts that four

Dan Drew; Byron Reeves

1980-01-01

473

Journalism Students Win FOX News Challenge  

E-print Network

1 Journalism Students Win FOX News Challenge Journalism seniors Casey Chin and Meghan Lopez won the Sixth Annual FOX News Channel College Chal- lenge for their fair and balanced news video on Native Hawaiian independence and the Akaka Bill. The FOX News Channel College Challenge requires student teams

474

History News Network  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

What happened in the past is already being documented in the present for the future. This complexity is not lost on the talented people at George Mason University's History News Network (HNN). The HNN was started in 2002 and its mission is "to help put current events into historical perspective." The distinguished advisory board includes Pauline Maier of MIT and Walter Nugent of Notre Dame. Each week, the website features up to a dozen new op-ed pieces by prominent historians. The homepage includes polls, links to breaking news, and links of importance found on other sites. For perspective and commentary, visitors can also click on the Hot Topics area to learn about everything from the 2012 Election to Women's History month. Check out the Questions/Answers area to learn about questions people are asking search engines (such as "Did Johannes Kepler murder Tycho Brahe?") and to read thoughtful responses from HNN staff members. Moving on, the Book Reviews area contains hundreds of reviews of both academic titles and those for the general public.

2012-03-23

475

World Tourism News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site from the European Union "aims...to bring news, interesting articles, and case studies in Travel Marketing, Hotel Marketing, Travel Industry, Internet Marketing and Airline Industry," and provides information "to travel agents and hotels marketers, hoteliers, destination marketers and students of tourism." With those goals in mind, the site is wisely categorized at the top of the page, by the type of industry related to tourism. "Travel Marketing", "Internet Marketing" "Hotel Marketing" and "Airline Industry" are several of the categories for which news articles are provided. Examples of the content from the "Internet Marketing" category include "Expedia Sells Consumer Data to Advertisers" and "Technology Can Drive Tourism Innovation". At the bottom left hand side of any page visitors can take a look at all the tourism-related conferences throughout the world by watching the scrolling country flags that have, sometime, cryptic titles next to them indicating the name of the conference and their dates. A Google translator at the bottom of the page is also available for those who prefer to read the site in a different language.

476

Template-Independent News Extraction Based on Visual Consistency  

Microsoft Academic Search

Wrapper is a traditional method to extract useful in- formation from Web pages. Most previous works rely on the similarity between HTML tag trees and induced template-dependent wrappers. When hundreds of infor- mation sources need to be extracted in a specific do- main like news, it is costly to generate and maintain the wrappers. In this paper, we propose a

Shuyi Zheng; Ruihua Song; Ji-rong Wen

2007-01-01

477

The Language of Journalism in Treatments of Hormone Replacement News  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Researchers studying science communication have criticized the sensationalism that often appears in journalistic accounts of science news. This article looks at the linguistic sources of that sensationalism by analyzing the journalistic coverage of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study of hormone replacement research, which was abruptly…

MacDonald, Susan Peck

2005-01-01

478

Press Releases and News Analysis: Asia ETF risk under watch  

E-print Network

Press Releases and News Analysis: Asia ETF risk under watch after UBS rogue trades Comment By RMI. Banks across the region, which have been busy peddling Asia-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs to financial industry sources in Hong Kong and Singapore. Asia-focused ETFs are unique in that they allow

Chaudhuri, Sanjay

479

Why do people Google epilepsy? An infodemiological study of online behavior for epilepsy-related search terms.  

PubMed

Millions of people worldwide use the Internet daily as a source of health information. Google is the most popular search engine and is used by patients and physicians to search for online health-related information. This study aimed to evaluate changes in web search behavior occurring in English-speaking countries over time for terms related to epilepsy and epileptic seizures. Using Google Trends, data on global search queries for the terms "epilepsy", "seizure", and "seizures" between January 2004 and September 2013 were analyzed. The reduction over time in search queries for the term "epilepsy" (and, to a lesser extent, "seizures") was counterbalanced by an increased trend in searches for the term "seizure". Most terms associated with the search queries were related to symptoms of seizures, especially tonic-clonic seizures, and to seizures occurring in children. Three peaks in search volume over the period studied corresponded to news of celebrities having seizures. The volume of searches for the term "epilepsy SUDEP" was found to be enormously increased over time. Most people appear to use search engines to look for terms related to epilepsy to obtain information on seizure symptoms, possibly to aid initial self-diagnosis. Fears and worries about epileptic seizures and news on celebrities with epilepsy seem to be major factors that influence online search behavior. PMID:24361764

Brigo, Francesco; Igwe, Stanley C; Ausserer, Harald; Nardone, Raffaele; Tezzon, Frediano; Bongiovanni, Luigi Giuseppe; Trinka, Eugen

2014-02-01

480

Stay Safe Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance, Stay Safe Online works to educate the public on the importance of protecting their personal computers from online intruders. If proper security procedures are not implemented, computers can become victims to viruses, denial of service attacks, Trojan horse programs, and other malicious activities that take advantage of computer vulnerabilities and result in billions of dollars of damage. Designed to provide information needed to protect home and small business computers, this Web site provides the top ten security tips on how to safeguard computer systems, such as using anti-virus software, not opening e-mail from unknown sources, and backing up computer data. The site also contains a self-guided cyber security test, educational materials, and links to other Internet security sources. In all, this is an important resource for all computer users to explore.

2007-08-09

481

Of conspiracies and kangas: Mail & Guardian Online’s construction of the Jacob Zuma rape trial  

Microsoft Academic Search

This textual analysis considers how one of South Africa’s elite news media constructed the rape trial of Jacob Zuma, the nation’s former deputy president, who was charged with raping an HIV-positive family friend. The Mail & Guardian Online ’s representation of the case engaged with some of South Africa’s most pressing issues during 2005—2006: political succession, women’s status, treatment of

Nancy Worthington

2010-01-01

482

Optical Long Baseline Interferometry News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Optical Long Baseline Interferometry News website, a forum for scientists, engineers, and students who share an interest in long baseline stellar interferometry, offers links to projects devoted to stellar interferometry, news items, and resources for further research. Researchers can find a summary of the available software and an extensive archive of news announcements dating back to 1995. Visitors can obtain lists of publications, information on upcoming meetings and workshops, and links to employment opportunities. Those unfamiliar with stellar interferometry should be sure to check out the Introduction link offering a host of educational materials and tutorials.

483

Conservation Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Started as a germ of an idea back in 1987 (on a real, live bulletin board, as opposed to an electronic one), Conservation Online (CoOL) has been providing online resources for conservation professionals since 1993. As its website announces, it is a "full text library of conservation information," covering a wide array of topics ranging from digital imaging to reprographics, and quite a bit of material in between. By clicking on any given topic, visitors will receive a brief overview of the subject, its terminology, and then a list of general online resources for consideration. Another nice feature of the site is the mailing list archive, which contain the archives of various queries submitted to different professional conservation groups, such as the Association of Moving Image Archivists, the Textiles Conservation Discussion List, and the Conservation Framer's Mailing List. The site is rounded out by a timeline that traces the CoOL's history from the summer of 1987 to July 2003.

484

UN News Centre  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The United Nations works on hundreds of different projects and initiatives every year, and keeping tabs on all of their activities can be a bit overwhelming. The UN News Centre offers a nice and manageable way to stay in the loop with all of their work. On the site, visitors can look over fourteen thematic areas, including UN And Olympics, Sudan & South Sudan, Combating Terrorism, and Afghanistan. In each area, visitors can read about the latest developments regarding each topic, look over press releases, and read related publications and white papers. Each section is easy to navigate, but visitors can also use the search engine to fine-tune their quest for specific materials. Additionally, each area contains links to related UN sessions, videos, reports, and conferences that may have addressed related topics.

2012-08-24

485

SpatialNews  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The applications of geographic information systems (GIS) grow with each passing day, and more people are interested in careers in this field. The SpatialNews site is a good way for students and professionals in the GIS field to stay on top of new developments via their feature articles, RSS feeds, and discussion boards. There is a great deal of information on the homepage, and first-time visitors should start by looking over the sections on "GIS Education", "Features", and "Business Bit & Bytes". Some of the more notable feature articles profile the history of GIS, the use of GIS in the military, and the use of GIS during hurricane evacuations. The site is rounded out by a listing of job opportunities and selected comments from the discussion boards.

486

BBC News: Lords Reform  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

On January 19, 1999, Tony Blair's government announced the most radical restructuring of the House of Lords, the UK's second chamber, in its 600-year existence. Honoring the Labour Party election manifesto, the Bill will remove all 759 hereditary peers, those with an automatic right to sit by virtue of birthright, within the year. In the meantime, a Royal Commission will formulate proposals for a new upper house and issue a report by December 31, 1999. A fully reformed chamber is expected to be in place by 2002, and in the meantime, publicly nominated "People's Peers" may sit in the Lords in addition to the politically appointed Life Peers. The BBC Special Report outlines this momentous constitutional change in Britain, and offers analysis, commentary, and the latest news.

1999-01-01

487

Space Launch Initiative News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The purpose of the Space Launch Initiative (SLI) is "to identify feasible options for future NASA space transportation and enable a decision regarding whether the agency should proceed into full-scale development of a new reusable launch vehicle system." This news page has information on current developments, fact sheets, and vehicle concepts. Several technology summaries describe the various areas of research for the SLI. For example, using neural networks in the vehicle's control and navigation would allow for automatic, intelligent adjustments and would take some of the burden off the crew. Safety is one of the primary concerns, which is demonstrated by the articles on crew escape systems and the Integrated Vehicle Health Management system.

2000-01-01

488

High Country News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

For those who live in or love the environment of the West (US), High Country News is a wonderful resource. The homepage provides access to a lead article from the current issue and selected articles from recent issues, with topics ranging from exotic species to oil to grassroots organizations. Users have full access to back issues from 1993 until three months before the current date. The Collections section anthologizes articles devoted to selected natural resource topics, currently, the Animas-La Plata Dam, 1996 elections, Land Grant Universities, and water resources. A topic index allows visitors to search (keyword) or browse all issues of the paper under 33 subject headings, from Advocacy Groups to Wildlife.

1993-01-01

489

Democracy Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This project arose from a master's thesis by Wijbrand Pieter De Jager in Change Management from Erasmus University, Rotterdam and mirrors a sister website in Dutch. The author asks whether the Internet can "build a new kind of politics" and offers a "a space of play" to explore these issues. To this end, the website includes e-democracy news, links and resources from all over the world, and a link to worldvotes.org, which allows people worldwide to cast their votes on the forthcoming U.S. Presidential Election because it "directly influences the life of citizens around the world."

De Jager, Wijbrand P.

490

SD Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The European Foundation presents SD Online, a special feature of the Sustainable Development pages. SD Online is a full-text database of the Foundation's resources which "explore specific facets of the sustainability debate and take advantage of the Foundation's research in a variety of areas." Beginning in 1998, the databases have grown to include a Networks database, tools database, as well as databases on SME support initiatives and education and training. Each searchable and browseable database must be accessed separately using the sidebar menu on the right, and each offers a brief explanation of the information within the database, as well as fully cataloged records.

491

Preservation Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has received a number of awards for its magazine, Preservation, and their online version is well worth a look. The site is quite nice, and it contains brief profiles of current preservation stories written especially for this website. Recent stories have included profiles of neon signs in Los Angeles, brewery renovations in Milwaukee, and a list of the ten most endangered Civil War battlefields. The site is rounded out by an online archive which allows visitors to search back issues from 1992 to 2006.

492

School Violence and the News  

MedlinePLUS

... MORE ON THIS TOPIC Healthy Habits for TV, Video Games, and the Internet How TV Affects Your Child How to Talk to Your Child About the News Word! Violence Disasters Should You Worry About School Violence? Someone ...

493

Science and technology news Nanotechnology  

E-print Network

Science and technology news Home Nanotechnology Physics Space & Earth Electronics Technology Chemistry Biology Medicine & Health Other Sciences Psychology & Psychiatry Research Medications Cancer of neurology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. The silk-based implants

Rogers, John A.

494

Science and technology news Nanotechnology  

E-print Network

Science and technology news Home Nanotechnology Physics Space & Earth Electronics Technology Chemistry Biology Medicine & Health Other Sciences Psychology & Psychiatry Research Medications Cancer as the cover story in the March 24 issue of the journal Science Translational Medicine. The emerging technology

Rogers, John A.

495

Science and technology news Nanotechnology  

E-print Network

Science and technology news Home Nanotechnology Physics Space & Earth Electronics Technology Chemistry Biology Medicine & Health Other Sciences General Physics Condensed Matter Optics & Photonics, nanotechnology and medical diagnostics. Magnetism observed in gas for the first time http

496

NEWS AND COMMENTARY Conservation genetics...............................................................  

E-print Network

NEWS AND COMMENTARY Conservation genetics............................................................... Genetics at the brink of extinction R De doubt in the minds of conservation geneticists, first raised in the 1980s, that genetic considerations

DeSalle, Rob

497

More options | Back Today's news  

E-print Network

Go More options | Back issues Home Today's news Current issue Special issues & data The Faculty Research & Books Government & Politics Money & Management Information Technology Students Athletics International Community Colleges Short Subjects Gazette Corrections Help Contact us Subscribe Manage your

Salvucci, Dario D.

498

Improving Naive Bayes with Online Feature Selection for Quick Adaptation to Evolving Feature Usefulness  

SciTech Connect

The definition of what makes an article interesting varies from user to user and continually evolves even for a single user. As a result, for news recommendation systems, useless document features can not be determined a priori and all features are usually considered for interestingness classification. Consequently, the presence of currently useless features degrades classification performance [1], particularly over the initial set of news articles being classified. The initial set of document is critical for a user when considering which particular news recommendation system to adopt. To address these problems, we introduce an improved version of the naive Bayes classifier with online feature selection. We use correlation to determine the utility of each feature and take advantage of the conditional independence assumption used by naive Bayes for online feature selection and classification. The augmented naive Bayes classifier performs 28% better than the traditional naive Bayes classifier in recommending news articles from the Yahoo! RSS feeds.

Pon, R K; Cardenas, A F; Buttler, D J

2007-09-19

499

Late-Night Comedy as a Gateway to Traditional News: An Analysis of Time Trends in News Attention Among Late-Night Comedy Viewers During the 2004 Presidential Primaries  

Microsoft Academic Search

Recent reports published by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press (2000, 2004) propose that young audiences are abandoning traditional news as a source of election information in favor of late-night comedy programs. However, additional evidence (Young & Tisinger, 2006) suggests that exposure to late-night comedy programming is positively correlated with traditional news exposure. This study extends

Lauren Feldman; Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

2008-01-01

500

News from Online: Digging up Earth Day Resources  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The soil science and soil chemistry is incorporated into teaching materials for earth day and beyond. It revealed some of the chemical properties of the soil through color and texture and the chemical processes relevant to soils abound, including the carbon and nitrogen cycles in the soil, acidification of soils through acid deposition, leaching…

Coldwell, Bernadette A.

2006-01-01