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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

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Designing Gapped Soft Functions for Jet Production  

E-print Network

Distributions in jet production often depend on a soft function, S, which describes hadronic radiation between the jets. Near kinematic thresholds S encodes nonperturbative information, while far from thresholds S can be computed with an operator product expansion (OPE). We design soft functions for jets that serve this dual purpose, reducing to the perturbative result in the OPE region and to a consistent model in the nonperturbative region. We use the MSbar scheme, and in both regions S displays the appropriate renormalization group scale dependence. We point out that viable soft function models should have a gap associated with the minimum hadronic energy deposit. This gap is connected to the leading O(Lambda_QCD) renormalon ambiguity in jet event shapes. By defining the gap in a suitable scheme we demonstrate that the leading renormalon can be eliminated. This improves the convergence of perturbative results, and also the stability by which non-perturbative parameters encode the underlying soft physics.

Andre H. Hoang; Iain W. Stewart

2007-09-24

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Product Differentiation and Mergers in the Carbonated Soft Drink Industry  

Microsoft Academic Search

I simulate the competitive impact of several soft drink mergers from the 1980s on equilibrium prices and quantities. An unusual feature of soft drink demand is that, at the individual purchase level, households regularly select a variety of soft drink products. Specifically, on a given trip households may select multiple soft drink products and multiple units of each. A concern

Jean-Pierre Dubé

2005-01-01

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Dependencies between soft proofing and prepress production  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In order to save time and money, more and more printing organizations are investing in on-line customer portals to allow uploading content and giving formal approvals based on soft proofs before the final production process (plate making and printing) can be initiated. The approvals are typically made on soft proofs of pages whereas, obviously, the images used for plate making are so-called imposed flats (a combination of pages rotated in such a way that the printed matter can be obtained after folding and cutting). The main goal of a soft proof of a page is to simulate accurately on a display device how the page will be finally printed. The quality expectations of a soft proof are very high since a formal approval implies contractual obligations from the printing organization. This quality, however, can be influenced by many parameters. By definition, soft proofs will be displayed on a monitor (being a light emitting device), whereas a print on paper can only be seen as the reflection of a light source. As a consequence, monitors can be described by an additive color model whereas printers or presses will be modeled by a subtractive color model. Other differences relate to how the image is generated: presses can only output binary information (ink or no ink) and continuous tones are simulated by using screening techniques whereas, on a monitor, a multi-level signal can generate different shades of a specific color. The differences described above are addressed by many color management systems available on the market today. An upcoming requirement in this area is that people do not only expect the color management software to behave well but also expect this software to validate its behavior. Another range of problems with soft proofs relates to the rendering (converting vector-based page data into bitmaps) and separation process. These can be divided in two classes: spatial issues (related to resolution differences, high-frequency patterns, aliasing problems etc.) and issues related to object layering (overprint and transparency issues). Also when optimizations are carried out for plate reuse across versioned products, many things can go wrong. In this paper, we will categorize the different potential problems occurring with soft proofs and examine in detail how these problems can be avoided. It will turn out that this can only be realized if one knows the details on how the printing plates will be generated in prepress production.

Tuijn, Chris

2008-01-01

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Home Channel News: Forest products giants float idea for 'e-commerce' -Brief Article FindArticles > Home Channel News > April 17, 2000 > Article > Print friendly  

E-print Network

Home Channel News: Forest products giants float idea for 'e-commerce' - Brief Article FindArticles > Home Channel News > April 17, 2000 > Article > Print friendly Forest products giants float idea for 'e?tag=artBody;col1 (1 of 3) [11/13/2008 10:48:41 AM] #12;Home Channel News: Forest products giants float idea for 'e

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An Overview of the Anomalous Soft Photons in Hadron Production  

E-print Network

Productions of soft photon with low transverse momenta in high-energy hadron-hadron collisions and $e^+$-$e^-$ annihilations indicate that they are consistently produced in excess of what are predicted by electromagnetic bremsstrahlung when hadrons (mostly mesons) are produced, but they agree with electromagnetic bremsstrahlung predictions in the absence of hadron production. These excess soft photons are called anomalous soft photons. The occurrence of anomalous soft photons in association with hadron production reveals the presence of additional QED soft photon sources in QCD hadron production. Many different models have been proposed to explain the anomalous soft production. We shall examine specifically a quantum field theory of simultaneous meson and soft photon production in QCDxQED in which the meson production arises from the oscillation of color charge densities of the quarks of the underlying vacuum in a flux tube. As a quark carries both a color charge and an electric charge, the oscillation of the color charge densities will be accompanied by the oscillation of electric charge densities, which will in turn lead to the simultaneous production of anomalous soft photons during the meson production process.

Cheuk-Yin Wong

2014-03-31

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News and New Products Process makes silicon circuits that can fold, bend, and stretch  

E-print Network

News and New Products Process makes silicon circuits that can fold, bend, and stretch By MatthewPhone build expected to drive NAND, Micron stock prices Electronic News, 4/29/2008 Finally, some signs of improvement for DRAM market Electronic News, 4/25/2008 Apple joins IC market with $278M PA Semi buy, deal

Rogers, John A.

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Photonics.com Home News & Features Products News Briefs Newsletter Biophotonics Calendar Photonics Spectra Buyers' Guide Community Forum Submit Releases Flexible Display Flaw Fixed  

E-print Network

Photonics.com Home News & Features Products News Briefs Newsletter Biophotonics Calendar Photonics unavoidably during the process of making carbon nanotubes. These metal tubes then link together in meandering

Rogers, John A.

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News.  

E-print Network

256 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies General Editor: Michele Marrapodi Advisory Editors: Keir Elam and Robert Henke This new book series analyses early modern... agendas, creating new forms, and stretching the Renais- sance practice of contaminatio to achieve, even unconsciously, a process of rewriting, remaking, and refashioning of alien cultures. NEWS 257 The series welcomes both single-author studies...

Donald R. Dickson, ed.

2005-01-01

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News  

E-print Network

118 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Proceedings of the Milton Society of America W Chicago City Center, 172 W. Adams St., Chicago December 28, 2007 Secretary: A. C. Labriola, Dept. of English, Duquesne.... Lewalski and John Rogers. 4. SECRETARY?S REPORT. Labriola indicated that his announce- ments are printed on pages 5-7 of the annual booklet. He announced the names of the members of the society who are recently deceased: Kelsie NEWS 119 Harder, Gregory...

2008-01-01

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News.  

E-print Network

NEWS 369 THE HARTLIB PAPERS SECOND EDITION A Complete Text and Image Database of the Papers of SAMUEL HARTLIB (c.1600-1662) Held in Sheffield University Library. Samuel Hartlib occupies a unique place in the intellectual history of seventeenth... and intellectual history. The second edition of the Hartlib Papers now includes major additional materials from other collections. See www.shef.ac.uk/hronline. 370 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Starting in the academic year 2002-2003, the University of Amsterdam (dept...

Donald R. Dickson, ed.

2002-01-01

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News.  

E-print Network

NEWS 207 ? The Milton Society of America Approximately 90 members and guests attended the dinner and meeting of the Milton Society of America on 28 December 2002, at the Harmonie Club, 4 East 60 th Street, New York City at which Annabel Patterson... at Austin. 208 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS Joseph Wittreich, Distinguished Professor of English, Gradu- ate Center, CUNY cited Annabel Patterson, Sterling Professor of English, Yale University, as Honored Scholar of 2002. . Albert C. Labriola, Secretary...

Donald R. Dickson, ed.

2003-01-01

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21 CFR 886.5928 - Soft (hydrophilic) contact lens care products.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-04-01 false Soft (hydrophilic) contact lens care products. 886... § 886.5928 Soft (hydrophilic) contact lens care products. (a) Identification. A soft (hydrophilic) contact lens care product is a...

2010-04-01

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ECN Online (Electronic Component News): The Engineer's Product Source  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site, a product of the Chilton Company, features the Electronic Industry Telephone Directory (EITD), a browsable and searchable list of "over 30,000 sources of electronic products and services and more than 3,000 product categories." A no-nonsense search interface allows user entry into the database via product or company (Boolean AND and phrase searching only are supported at this time and there is no geographic searching). Address and contact information is provided. Information on whether companies are product or service vendors, as well as whether they are manufacturers, distributors, ISO 9000 certified, or meet mil-spec may also be indicated. The ECN Online site also contains a product library, news of the electronics industry, software demos (registration required), and an interactive forum, among other features.

1997-01-01

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News.  

E-print Network

NEWS 147 Proceedings of the Milton Society of America Marriott Metro Center, 775 12 th St. NW, Washington, D. C. December 28, 2005 Secretary: A. C. Labriola, Dept. of English, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282 (E mail: Labriola... of the Executive Committee are urged to be in con- tact with Benet to nominate Miltonists to serve on the committee. 148 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS 4. SECRETARY?S REPORT. Labriola indicated that his announce- ments are printed on pages 5-6 of the annual booklet...

Donald R. Dickson, ed.

2006-01-01

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News.  

E-print Network

NEO-LATIN NEWS 161 of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini, for the travels and diversions which molded a great man in antiquity foreshadow in turn the ones that made a great Renaissance pope. One cannot help but rejoice in the acceleration of the I Tatti... Renaissance Library?s publishing program, and hope that the new pace might continue and bring us more books like these, each a model of scholarly excellence and accessibility to the educated general reader. (Craig Kallendorf, Texas A&M University) NEWS...

Donald R. Dickson, ed.

2004-01-01

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News  

E-print Network

news 89 Proceedings of the Milton Society of America Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 450 Powell Street, San Francisco Secretary: A. C. Labriola, Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA 15282 (E mail: Labriola@duq.edu) December 28, 2008 The officers... and Executive Committee met in a preliminary session at 4:00 PM at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. Present were Kristin A. Pruitt (President), Tom Luxon (Vice President), Labriola (Secretary), Jameela Lares (Treasurer) and the following member of the Executive...

Dickson, Donald et. al

2009-01-01

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News  

E-print Network

- lows, Pembroke College, Oxford, to Sir John Benet; fetched ?9000 from a ?Continental dealer.? * Sale figures cited here include the usual surcharge or buyer?s premium. 348 SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY NEWS George Herbert and Richard Crashaw. Two works in one... Greenhill; H. Bradley Martin; sold at ?4200. John Milton?s Paradise Lost?in Twelve Books (folio, fourth ed., 1688; Jacob Tonson imprint); the first illustrated edition (twelve engraved plates), with engraved frontis of Milton by White after Faithorne...

Donald R. Dickson, ed.

2004-01-01

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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Italy’s Physics Olympiad creates greater interest and motivation House of Experiments: 'humour helps in the teaching of science' Science takes stage in Germany PPARC news: guide and awards Schools newspaper competition focuses on Venus Website offers practical advice SHAP workshop will sharpen up teachers' skills Students will soon use Faulkes Telescope North to see the stars Talk takes a tour of the universe ASE 2004 Welsh physicists share secrets Switch students on to physics Teachers Awards 2004 recognize quality of teaching AAPT spends winter in Miami sun Schools Physics Group meeting will take place at Rugby School

2004-03-01

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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

AWARDS Presentations to top students; PHYSICS IN PRIMARY SCIENCE Amaze and inspire; WEB RESOURCES PhysicsClub goes live; EVENTS GIREP develops thinking; RESEARCH FRONTIERS Carbon dating may not run to time; CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT Vocational qualifications; CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT Flanders gears up for curriculum change; EXHIBITIONS Building the Universe; EVENTS Physics Discipline Network VII; SPECIAL NEWS FEATURE Progress in UK post-16 courses; Teaching Advancing Physics... the story so far; An outside observer's view of Advancing Physics; Student views of SHAP; Results from the SHAP pilot: successful and girl-friendly; AWARDS Royal visit to publisher;

2001-07-01

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Interaction of regional news-media production and consumption through the social space  

Microsoft Academic Search

News-media organisations are operating in increasingly competitive and fragmented markets for audiences and advertising revenues. Through the advent of the Internet, regional news media are experiencing a revolution in their production and administrative processes, such that their survival depends on their ability to find a workable online business model. A growing army of bloggers and amateur citizen journalists now delivers

Finola Kerrigan; Gary Graham

2010-01-01

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Multiple Discreteness and Product Differentiation: Demand for Carbonated Soft Drinks  

Microsoft Academic Search

For several of the largest supermarket product categories, such as carbonated soft drinks, canned soups, ready-to-eat cereals, and cookies, consumers regularly purchase assortments of products. Within the category, consumers often purchase multiple products and multiple units of each alternative selected on a given trip. This multiple discreteness violates the single-unit purchase assumption of multinomial logit and probit models. The misspecification

Jean-Pierre Dubé

2004-01-01

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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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Home Biology Medicine Technology Products News Definition Dictionary Movies Links Tags Search RSS nadler detonator georgia Whole Site Google Search  

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Home Biology Medicine Technology Products News Definition Dictionary Movies Links Tags Search RSS Products Medicine Products Biology Definition Medicine Definition Biology Technology Medicine Technology year old protein reveals evolutions steps 7. Scientists retrace evolution with first atomic structure

Bennett, Gisele

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Product Matching in Television News Using Benefit Segmentation.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Because local television news appears to be resilient to audience erosion, programmers may find it beneficial to develop strategies that are accommodating to the interests of audience segments. This also suggests that advertisers may communicate more effectively with consumers sorted according to benefit orientation. After telephone interviews…

Wicks, Robert H.

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Central soft production of hadrons in pp collisions  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The high-energy behavior of soft scattering observables such as total cross-sections, elastic scattering at small momentum transfer, diffractive dissociation and central production have been described successfully in the context of Regge theory, with the same basic structure holding as energies have increased. For elastic scattering and diffraction dissociation the defining energies were those of the ISR, the Sp\\bar {p}S collider and the Tevatron. The elastic scattering data from the LHC demonstrate the continuing applicability of Regge theory. Preliminary data on diffraction dissociation promise to add to our understanding and now, for the first time, we can expect to test fully these concepts in central production. Although the latter is the principal objective of this discussion, understanding the first two is an essential prerequisite as they define the formalism and establish parameters.

Donnachie, A.; Landshoff, P. V.

2014-11-01

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The Interaction of Production and Consumption in the News Media Social Space  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Newspapers are operating in increasingly competitive and fragmented markets for audiences and advertising revenues, government media policy and changing audience requirements for news and the ways in which it is presented and delivered. A growing army of bloggers and amateur citizen journalists now delivers - but rarely edits - content for all media platforms, while new media technologies, combined with the changing structure of global news industries, are radically changing the ways in which newspapers and media business functions and struggles for profitability. Our research sought to answer the question of how the internet is impacting on producer/consumer value activities in the news media supply chain. To answer this question initial descriptive statistical analysis was performed on 51 newspapers. This was followed by a focus group undertaken with London-based news media organizations and bloggers. The findings showed that in spite of initial fear and rejection, the internet is now firmly embedded in news media supply chain operations. Firms are now using the internet as an operant resource and working proactively with consumers to develop various forms of relationship value. We highlight the role of consumers in the creation of news (editorial) content and consumer-driven moves toward a merged media platform of distribution (including television, online, mobile and printed forms). Regional news media organizations will probably continue to survive if they are able to supply a highly specialized and 'hyper local' community service. This will be in the form of 'hybrid' content: analysis, interpretation and investigative reporting in a print product that appears less than daily combined with constant updating and reader interaction on the web.

Graham, Gary; Kerrigan, Finola; Mehmood, Rashid; Rahman, Mustafizur

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Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update -a news brief from Wood Resources International LLC  

E-print Network

Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update - a news brief from Wood Resources International LLC to be the major destination for Latin American wood chips, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly In late 2011 wood chips from only three countries: Vietnam, Indonesia and Australia, who together shipped 1

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SOFT CHEMICAL STRIPPING OF ALUMINIDE COATINGS AND OXIDE PRODUCTS ON NI SUPERALLOYS  

E-print Network

manuscript, published in "Surface and Coatings Technology 202 (2008) 3100-3108" DOI : 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2007SOFT CHEMICAL STRIPPING OF ALUMINIDE COATINGS AND OXIDE PRODUCTS ON NI SUPERALLOYS S. Poupard, J the oxide products and defective coatings. In this work, various soft chemical stripping methods are studied

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Home Biology Medicine Technology Products News Definition Dictionary Movies Links Tags Search RSS Whole Site Google Search  

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Home Biology Medicine Technology Products News Definition Dictionary Movies Links Tags Search RSS Biology Definition Medicine Definition Biology Technology Medicine Technology Biology Dictionary Medicine Dictionary Biology Navigation Medical Navigation HOME >> BIOLOGY >> TECHNOLOGY M Researchers write protein

Espinosa, Horacio D.

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Soft photon production from real-time dynamics of jet fragmentation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Soft photons produced in heavy ion collisions are an important tool for probing the properties of the quark-gluon plasma. It is therefore crucial to understand the background - soft photons produced in elementary collisions. Low theorem states that soft photon production in hadron collisions is dominated by Bremsstrahlung off charged initial and final state hadrons. Surprisingly, almost every experiment observed an enhancement (by a factor of 2- 5) above Low theorem's prediction. This is the longstanding puzzle of 'anomalous soft photon production.' The phenomenon is not observed in processes with leptonic final states, which suggests that the mechanism is due to nonperturbative QCD evolution. We study this phenomenon using an exactly soluble, massless, Abelian model in 1 + 1 dimensions which shares with QCD many important properties: confinement, chiral symmetry breaking, axial anomaly and ?-vacuum. We then apply this model to the soft photon production in the fragmentation of jets produced in Z0 decays and find a qualitative agreement with the data.

Loshaj, Frashër; Kharzeev, Dmitri E.

2014-11-01

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US News and World Report Cancer Hospital Rankings: Do They Reflect Measures of Research Productivity?  

PubMed Central

Context Prior research has faulted the US News and World Report hospital specialty rankings for excessive reliance on reputation, a subjective measure of a hospital's performance. Objective To determine whether and to what extent reputation correlates with objective measures of research productivity among cancer hospitals. Design A retrospective observational study. Setting Automated search of NIH Reporter, BioEntrez, BioMedline and Clinicaltrials.gov databases. Participants The 50 highest ranked cancer hospitals in 2013's US News and World Report Rankings. Exposure We ascertained the number of NCI funded grants, and the cumulative funds received by each cancer center. Additionally, we identified the number of phase I, phase II, and phase III studies published and indexed in MEDLINE, and registered at clinicaltrials.gov. All counts were over the preceding 5 years. For published articles, we summed the impact factor of the journals in which they appeared. Trials were attributed to centers on the basis of the affiliation of the lead author or study principal investigator. Main Outcome Correlation coefficients from simple and multiple linear regressions for measures of research productivity and a center's reputation. Results All measures of research productivity demonstrated robust correlation with reputation (mean r-squared ?=?0.65, median r-squared?=?0.68, minimum r-squared?=?.41, maximum r-squared?=?0.80). A multivariable model showed that 93% of the variation in reputation is explained by objective measures. Conclusion Contrary to prior criticism, the majority of reputation, used in US News and World Rankings, can be explained by objective measures of research productivity among cancer hospitals. PMID:25247921

Prasad, Vinay; Goldstein, Jeffrey A.

2014-01-01

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Soft-virtual corrections to Higgs production at N$^3$LO  

E-print Network

In this paper, we compute the soft-virtual corrections to Higgs boson production in gluon fusion for infinite top quark mass at next-to-next-to-next-to-leading order in QCD. In addition, we present analogous soft-virtual terms for both Drell-Yan lepton production in QCD and scalar pair production in N = 4 super Yang-Mills theory. The result for Drell-Yan lepton production is derived from the result for Higgs boson production using Casimir scaling arguments together with well-known results available in the literature. For scalar pair production in the N = 4 model, we show by explicit calculation that the result is equal to the part of the Higgs boson soft-virtual term which is of maximal transcendentality weight.

Ye Li; Andreas von Manteuffel; Robert M. Schabinger; Hua Xing Zhu

2014-12-08

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Softly, Softly  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The term "soft skills" encompasses a cluster of personality traits, language abilities, personal habits and, ultimately, values and attitudes. Soft skills complement "harder", more technical, skills, such as being able to read or type a letter, but they also have a significant impact on the ability of people to do their jobs and on their…

Diamond, Abigail

2008-01-01

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Solution approaches for the soft drink integrated production lot sizing and scheduling problem  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper we present a mixed integer programming model that integrates production lot sizing and scheduling decisions of beverage plants with sequence-dependent setup costs and times. The model considers that the industrial process produces soft drink bottles in different flavours and sizes, and it is carried out in two production stages: liquid preparation (stage I) and bottling (stage II).

Deisemara Ferreira; Reinaldo Morabito; Socorro Rangel

2009-01-01

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The two-loop soft function for heavy quark pair production at future linear colliders  

E-print Network

We report on the calculation of the threshold soft function for heavy quark pair production in e+ e- annihilation at two-loop order. Our main result is a generalization of the familiar Drell-Yan threshold soft function to the case of non-zero primary quark mass. We set up a framework based on the method of differential equations which allows for the straightforward calculation of the bare soft function to arbitrarily high orders in the dimensional regularization parameter. Remarkably, we find that we can obtain the bare two-loop Drell-Yan soft function from the heavy quark soft function to the order in epsilon required for a two-loop calculation by making simple replacements. We expect that our results will be of use, both as an important input for precision physics calculations at linear colliders and, more formally, as a first step towards a better understanding of the connection between vacuum matrix elements of massive soft Wilson lines and vacuum matrix elements of massless soft Wilson lines.

Andreas von Manteuffel; Robert M. Schabinger; Hua Xing Zhu

2014-08-21

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[Material labeling of soft plastic toys and plasticizers in polyvinyl chloride products].  

PubMed

We investigated the labeling and content of plasticizers of soft plastic toys. First, we investigated material labeling in 96 products purchased in fiscal years 2000 and 2001. Among these products, 43% of those purchased in fiscal 2000 and 68% of those purchased in fiscal 2001 were labeled. We then investigated the kinds and amounts of plasticizers in 73 soft polyvinyl chloride (PVC) toys. Three kinds of phthalates and six other kinds of plasticizers were detected in the soft PVC toys. Diisononyl phthalate, di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, diisononyl adipate, and O-acetyl tributyl citrate were detected at high frequency, and in large amounts. The average total content of all plasticizers was 280 mg/g for the products purchased in fiscal 2000 and 227 mg/g for those in fiscal 2001. In fiscal 2001, antioxidants, 4-nonylphenol, and bisphenol A were investigated in addition to plasticizers. PMID:12968472

Abe, Yukiko; Sugita, Takiko; Wakui, Chiseko; Niino, Tatsuhiro; Yomota, Chikako; Ishiwata, Hajimu; Tanamoto, Ken-ichi; Maitani, Tamio

2003-06-01

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Ghana Business News Ghana to remove taxes on imported timber products Print http://ghanabusinessnews.com/2009/06/30/ghana-to-remove-taxes-on-imported-timber-products/print/[10/1/2009 8:23:47 AM  

E-print Network

Ghana Business News » Ghana to remove taxes on imported timber products » Print http://ghanabusinessnews.com/2009/06/30/ghana-to-remove-taxes-on-imported-timber-products/print/[10/1/2009 8:23:47 AM] - Ghana Business News - http://ghanabusinessnews.com - Ghana to remove taxes on imported timber products Posted

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A matrix product coprocessor for FPGA embedded soft processors  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper present a matrix coprocessor specialized for computing matrix product. The proposed circuit allows a significant reduction in the computational time required by a general-purpose processor for the sequential execution of the matrix product. The coprocessor has been integrated with a RISC processor and a field programmable system on chip has been realized. The new circuit uses p processor

Pasquale Corsonello; Stefania Perri; Paolo Zicari

2005-01-01

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Anomalous soft photon production from the induced currents in Dirac sea  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The propagation of a high-energy quark disturbs the confining QCD vacuum inducing the currents in Dirac sea. Since quarks possess electric charge, these induced vacuum quark currents act as a source of soft photon radiation. This can lead to the enhancement of the soft photon production above the expectations based on the charged hadron yields and the Low theorem. We illustrate the phenomenon by using the exactly soluble 1+1 dimensional massless Abelian gauge model that shares with QCD all of the ingredients involved in this mechanism: confinement, chiral symmetry breaking, axial anomaly, and the periodic ? vacuum. We show that the propagating quark throughout the process of hadronization induces in the vacuum charged transition currents that lead to a strong resonant enhancement of the soft photon yield; the Low theorem, however, remains accurate in the limit of very soft momenta. We then construct on the basis of our result a simple phenomenological model and apply it to the soft photon production in the fragmentation of jets produced in Z0 decays. We find a qualitative agreement with the recent result from the DELPHI Collaboration.

Kharzeev, Dmitri E.; Loshaj, Frashër

2014-04-01

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Neutron Anisotropy and Soft X-ray Production from a Plasma Focus  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents correlation of the neutron anisotropy with the soft X-ray production during the pinch phase of a 3 kJ\\/15 kV Mather-type plasma focus device for different deuterium pressures. A large number of particle and photonic diagnostic signals were recorded simultaneously, with a resolution better than 1 nanosecond.

M. S. Rafique; A. Serban; A. Patran; S. Lee

2000-01-01

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Soft-gluon resummation for Higgs boson production at hadron colliders  

Microsoft Academic Search

We consider QCD corrections to Higgs boson production through gluon-gluon fusion in hadron collisions. We compute the cross section, performing the all-order resummation of multiple soft-gluon emission at next-to-next-to-leading logarithmic level. Known fixed-order results (up to next-to-next-to-leading order) are consistently included in our calculation. We give phenomenological predictions for Higgs boson production at the Tevatron and at the LHC. We

Stefano Catani; Daniel de Florian; Massimiliano Grazzini; Paolo Nason

2003-01-01

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Systematic studies of the centrality dependence of soft photon production in Au + Au collision with PHENIX  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Since the earliest days of Heavy Ion Physics thermal soft photon radiation emitted during the reaction had been theorized as a smoking gun signal for formation of a quark-gluon plasma and as a tool to characterize its properties. In recent years the existence of excess photon radiation in heavy ion collisions over the expectation from initial hard interactions has been confirmed at both RHIC and LHC energies by PHENIX and ALICE respectively. There the radiation has been found to exhibit elliptic flow v2 well above what can currently be reconciled with a picture of early emission from a plasma phase. During the 2007 and 2010 Au + Au runs PHENIX has measured a high purity sample of soft photons down to pT > 0.4 GeV / c using an external conversion method. We present recent systematic studies by PHENIX from that sample on the centrality dependence of the soft photon yield, and elliptic and triangular flow v2 and v3 in Au + Au collisions which fill in the experimental picture and enable discrimination of competing soft photon production scenarios.

Bannier, Benjamin

2014-11-01

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Cross-Media News Journalism : Institutional, Professional and Textual Strategies and Practices in Multi-Platform News Production.  

E-print Network

??Media organisations all over the world experience new challenges related to technological developments and convergence. Digitalisation of production has facilitated changes in how journalism is… (more)

Erdal, Ivar John

2008-01-01

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Heavy quarkonium production at low P? in nonrelativistic QCD with soft gluon resummation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We extend the nonrelativistic QCD (NRQCD) prediction for the production of heavy quarkonium with low transverse momentum in hadronic collisions by taking into account effects from all-order soft gluon resummation. Following the Collins-Soper-Sterman formalism, we resum the most singular terms in the partonic subprocesses. The theoretical predictions of J/? and ? productions are compared to the experimental data from the fixed target experiments (E866) and the collider experiments (RHIC, Tevatron, LHC). The associated nonperturbative Sudakov form factor for the gluon distributions is found to be different from the previous assumption of rescaling the quark form factor by the ratio of color factors. This conclusion should be further checked by future experiments on Higgs boson and/or diphoton production in pp collisions. We also comment on the implication of our results on determining the color-octet matrix elements associated with the J/? and ? productions in the NRQCD factorization formalism.

Sun, Peng; Yuan, C.-P.; Yuan, Feng

2013-09-01

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Renewable Energy News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Renewable Energy News is a comprehensive source which provides world-wide updates on all aspects of renewable energies. The site provides links to organizations and web directories of related products and information. The site is organized in a user-friendly way with issues organized by topic or region. Science, technology, economy energy, and nuclear review are highlighted areas of news.

2007-09-17

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The Discursive Production of Subjectivity in Television News: Reflecting the Other on the Obese Child's Body  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper, I expand on poststructuralist and feminist theories of the body, gender, and subjectivity through an analysis of media discourse on childhood obesity. Through textual and narrative analyses of news segments on childhood obesity, I demonstrate that the obese child's body, as an abnormal body, is represented as a text of the 'abnormal' conditions in which that body

Elise Chatelain

2005-01-01

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J/psi Photo-production at Large z in Soft Collinear Effective Theory  

E-print Network

One of the outstanding problems in J/\\psi physics is a systematic understanding of the differential photo-production cross section dsigma/dz(gamma + p -> J/psi + X), where z= E_psi/E_gamma in the proton rest frame. The theoretical prediction based on the non-relativistic QCD (NRQCD) factorization formalism has a color-octet contribution which grows rapidly in the endpoint region, z -> 1, spoiling perturbation theory. In addition there are subleading operators which are enhanced by powers of 1/(1-z) and they must be resummed to all orders. Here an update of a systematic analysis is presented. The approach used to organize the endpoint behavior of the photo-production cross section is based on a combination of NRQCD and soft collinear effective theory. While a final result is not yet available, an intermediate result indicates that better agreement between theory and data will be achieved in this framework.

Sean Fleming; Adam K. Leibovich; Thomas Mehen

2005-12-15

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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

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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

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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

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Medium-induced soft gluon radiation in forward dijet production in relativistic proton-nucleus collisions  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Considering forward dijet production in the q ? qg partonic process, we derive the spectrum of accompanying soft gluon radiation induced by rescatterings in a nuclear target. The spectrum is obtained to logarithmic accuracy for an arbitrary energy sharing between the final quark and gluon, and for final transverse momenta as well as momentum imbalance being large as compared to transverse momentum nuclear broadening. In the case of equal energy sharing and for approximately back-to-back quark and gluon transverse momenta, we reproduce a previous result of Liou and Mueller. Interpreting our result, we conjecture a simple formula for the medium-induced radiation spectrum associated to hard forward 1 ? n processes, which we explicitly check in the case of the g ? gg process.

Peigné, Stéphane; Kolevatov, Rodion

2015-01-01

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Forex News  

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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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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

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Nuclear Reaction Cross-Section Measurements via Characterization of Soft Radiation Emitting Products  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Nuclear reaction cross-section measurements via the activation technique are generally made using high-resolution ?-ray spectrometry. However, in cases where the radioactive product decays exclusively by EC (without emitting a ?-ray) resort has to be made to the rather subtle technique of x-ray spectrometry. Similarly for characterisation of pure ?- emitters, gas-flow proportional or liquid-scintillation counting is applied. In both cases the use of radiochemical methods is most essential. We studied the natTi(p,xn)49V and 85Rb(p,4n)82Sr reactions via x-ray spectrometry. In each case a clean radiochemical separation was performed and a thin source was prepared. The radioactivity of 49V was determined using the soft 4.5-keV k? x-rays and that of 82Sr via the 13.4-keV k? x-rays. In another study, the reactions natTi(p,x)45Ca, 89Y(n,p)89Sr, and natPb(p,x)204Tl were investigated. All the products are pure ?- emitters and therefore clean radiochemical separations were mandatory. The radioactivity of each of the three products was determined via low-level anticoincidence ?- counting. Furthermore, in the case of 45Ca, liquid-scintillation counting was also used. The results obtained using different techniques are compared.

Kettern, K.; Spahn, I.; Spellerberg, S.; Qaim, S. M.; Coenen, H. H.

2005-05-01

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Yeast cell metabolism investigated by CO{_2} production and soft X-ray irradiation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Results obtained using a new technique for studying cell metabolism are presented. The technique, consisting in CO2 production monitoring, has been applied to Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast cells. Also the cells were irradiated using the soft X-ray laser-plasma source at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory with the aim of producing a damage of metabolic processes at the wall level, responsible for fermentation, without great interference with respiration, taking place in mitochondria, and DNA activity. The source was calibrated with PIN diodes and X-ray spectrometers and used Teflon stripes as target, emitting X-rays at about 0.9 keV, with a very low penetration in biological material. X-ray doses delivered to the different cell compartments were calculated following a Lambert-Bouguet-Beer law. Immediately after irradiation, the damage to metabolic activity was measured again by monitoring CO2 production. Results showed a general reduction in gas production by irradiated samples, together with non-linear and non-monotone response to dose. There was also evidence of oscillations in cell metabolic activity and of X-ray induced changes in oscillation frequency.

Masini, A.; Batani, D.; Previdi, F.; Milani, M.; Pozzi, A.; Turcu, E.; Huntington, S.; Takeyasu, H.

1999-01-01

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PRINT CLOSE News and Features News  

E-print Network

PRINT » CLOSE » News and Features News News New finding may unlock secrets of BRCA mutations of BRCA mutations :: Print Preview 8/24/2010http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/news/News, University of California, Davis. ACS News Center stories are provided as a source of cancer-related news

Kowalczykowski, Stephen C.

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Monojet plus soft dilepton signal from light higgsino pair production at LHC14  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Naturalness arguments imply the existence of higgsinos lighter than 200-300 GeV. However, because these higgsinos are nearly mass degenerate, they release very little visible energy in their decays, and (even putting aside triggering issues) signals from electroweak higgsino pair production typically remain buried under Standard Model backgrounds. Prospects for detecting higgsino pair production via events with monojets or monophotons from initial state radiation are also bleak because of signal-to-background rates typically at the 1% level. Here, we consider the possibility of reducing backgrounds by requiring the presence of soft daughter leptons from higgsino decays in monojet events. We find that LHC14 experiments with an integrated luminosity of 300 fb-1 should be sensitive to light higgsinos at the 5 ? level for ? <170 GeV with a S /B ˜8.5 % . For an integrated luminosity of 1000 fb-1 (which should be possible at a high-luminosity LHC) the corresponding sensitivity to ? extends to over 200 GeV though the systematic uncertainty would have to be controlled to considerably better than 5%. The corresponding reach from measurements of the rate asymmetry between monojet events with same flavor vs opposite flavor dileptons is ˜10 - 15 GeV smaller, but does not suffer the systematic uncertainty from the normalization of the background.

Baer, Howard; Mustafayev, Azar; Tata, Xerxes

2014-12-01

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Concave Soft Sets, Critical Soft Points, and Union-Soft Ideals of Ordered Semigroups  

PubMed Central

The notions of union-soft semigroups, union-soft l-ideals, and union-soft r-ideals are introduced, and related properties are investigated. Characterizations of a union-soft semigroup, a union-soft l-ideal, and a union-soft r-ideal are provided. The concepts of union-soft products and union-soft semiprime soft sets are introduced, and their properties related to union-soft l-ideals and union-soft r-ideals are investigated. Using the notions of union-soft l-ideals and union-soft r-ideals, conditions for an ordered semigroup to be regular are considered. The concepts of concave soft sets and critical soft points are introduced, and their properties are discussed. PMID:25405223

Jun, Young Bae; Song, Seok Zun

2014-01-01

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Making the News: Jobs in TV Journalism  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

What do TV news workers do each day? For many of them, contributing to daily news broadcasts has changed greatly over the years. This evolution will likely continue for years to come. And more changes to news production are expected, according to Tom Weir, an associate professor at the University of South Carolina's School of Journalism and Mass…

Csorny, Lauren

2009-01-01

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Systematic studies of soft direct photon production in Au+Au collisions atp ?sNN = 200GeV  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Direct photons are produced during all stages of a heavy-ion collision. Due to their very small interaction cross section with the dense hadronic medium, they can escape the collision almost undisturbed and transport information about their production environment to a detector making them an excellent probe in heavy-ion physics. The observation of both a large yield and strong elliptical flow v2 of soft direct photons in heavy ion collisions at RHIC has sparked a lot of interest. While a large yield seems to point towards abundant production from the early, hot stages of the interaction, large elliptical flow can be better understood in a picture of predominately late production when the overall flow of the medium has built up. Telling different production scenarios for soft direct photons apart has be difficult. We map out the centrality-dependence of direct photon observables and present results for dependence of the soft direct photon yield and flow as functions of centrality in the momentum range 0.4GeV/c < pT < 5.0GeV/c from a sample of externally converted photons. Here we exploit the good momentum resolution of our detector for charged particles at low momenta and reconstruct photons in electron-positron pairs from conversions in specific locations in the detector material. We find that the yield of soft direct photons has approximately a power-law dependence on the number of participants in the collision, and that their flow is en par with the flow of photons from hadron decays, indicative of relatively late production.

Bannier, Benjamin

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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 the Site Contacting News Staff Receive News Via Email RSS News Feeds/ Podcasts Resources for Journalists Virtually Live@Hopkins Hopkins in the News Faculty Experts Faculty and Administrator Photos Faculty

Rosen, Joseph

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Soft semirings  

Microsoft Academic Search

Molodtsov introduced the concept of soft sets, which can be seen as a new mathematical tool for dealing with uncertainty. In this paper, we initiate the study of soft semirings by using the soft set theory. The notions of soft semirings, soft subsemirings, soft ideals, idealistic soft semirings and soft semiring homomorphisms are introduced, and several related properties are investigated.

Feng Feng; Young Bae Jun; Xianzhong Zhao

2008-01-01

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Correlation of Neutron Anisotropy with Neutron Yield and Soft X-ray Production from a Plasma Focus  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents a correlation of the neutron anisotropy with the total neutron yield and the soft X-ray production at different pressures of deuterium using a 3 kJ @ 15 kV Mather-type plasma focus device. Our data show that at pressures below the neutron-optimized value of 4 mbar, both the anisotropy and the neutron yield have lower values, but the

A. Serban; M. S. Rafique; A. Patran; S. Lee

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Size Structure of Marine Soft-Bottom Macrobenthic Communities across Natural Habitat Gradients: Implications for Productivity and Ecosystem Function  

Microsoft Academic Search

Size distributions of biotic assemblages are important modifiers of productivity and function in marine sediments. We investigated the distribution of proportional organic biomass among logarithmic size classes (2?6J to 216J) in the soft-bottom macrofaunal communities of the Strait of Georgia, Salish Sea on the west coast of Canada. The study examines how size structure is influenced by 3 fundamental habitat

Tara A. Macdonald; Brenda J. Burd; Albert van Roodselaar

2012-01-01

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RFID News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

For additional updates on the development of RFID technology, RFID News maintains current news about emerging standards (including the controversial ISO 11784/85 standard), innovative applications, and general issues. Some topics covered include pet identification devices, intellectual property, and court cases involving RFID.

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Transponder News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Transponder News offers several articles that explore the technology of radio frequency identification (RFID) in greater detail. Topics include choosing the frequency, types of RFID systems, suppliers, trends, and technical reports. Visitors will also find links to interviews, standards, and registration for Transponder News' newsletter of site updates.

Marsh, Mike

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Variability of antibiotic susceptibility and toxin production of Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from skin, soft tissue, and bone related infections  

PubMed Central

Background Staphylococcus aureus is an opportunistic commensal bacterium that mostly colonizes the skin and soft tissues. The pathogenicity of S. aureus is due to both its ability to resist antibiotics, and the production of toxins. Here, we characterize a group of genes responsible for toxin production and antibiotic resistance of S. aureus strains isolated from skin, soft tissue, and bone related infections. Results A total of 136 S. aureus strains were collected from five different types of infection: furuncles, pyomyositis, abscesses, Buruli ulcers, and osteomyelitis, from hospital admissions and out-patients in Benin. All strains were resistant to benzyl penicillin, while 25% were resistant to methicillin, and all showed sensitivity to vancomycin. Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) was the most commonly produced virulence factor (70%), followed by staphylococcal enterotoxin B (44%). Exfoliative toxin B was produced by 1.3% of the strains, and was only found in isolates from Buruli ulcers. The tsst-1, sec, and seh genes were rarely detected (?1%). Conclusions This study provides new insight into the prevalence of toxin and antibiotic resistance genes in S. aureus strains responsible for skin, soft tissue, and bone infections. Our results showed that PVL was strongly associated with pyomyositis and osteomyelitis, and that there is a high prevalence of PVL-MRSA skin infections in Benin. PMID:23924370

2013-01-01

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Product Differentiation and Firm Size Distribution: An Application to Carbonated Soft Drinks  

Microsoft Academic Search

Using brand-level retail data, the firm size distribution in carbonated soft drinks is shown to be an outcome of the degree to which firms have placed brands effectively (store coverage) across vertical (flavour, packaging, diet attributes) segments of the market. Regularity of the firm size distribution is not disturbed by the nature of short-run brand competition (turbulence in brand market

Patrick Paul Walsh; Ciara Whelan

2002-01-01

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Product Differentiation and Firm Size Distribution - An Application to Carbonated Soft Drinks  

Microsoft Academic Search

Using brand level retail data, the firm size distribution in Carbonated Soft Drinks is shown to be an outcome of the degree to which firms have placed brands effectively (store coverage) across vertical (flavour, packaging, diet attributes) segments of the market. Regularity in the firm size distribution is not disturbed by the nature of short-run brand competition (turbulence in brand

Patrick Paul Walsh; Ciara Whelan

2001-01-01

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News From the Field For the News Media  

E-print Network

News News News From the Field For the News Media Special Reports Research Overviews NSF-Wide Investments Speeches & Lectures NSF Current Newsletter Multimedia Gallery News Archive News by Research Area

Oregon, University of

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News Releases Media Resources  

E-print Network

News Media Contacts News Releases Media Resources University Community Communications Help News Policies Submit News Submit Announcements To News Archive | « Previous by Date | Next by Date » Web Stories & Aid Administration & Services Campus Life Visiting Campus News@Princeton Friday, July 15, 2005 Other

Aksay, Ilhan A.

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TOP NEWS BREAKING NEWS Home | Subscribe RSS Feeds | Contact us | Make NK your default homepage  

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Search TOP NEWS BREAKING NEWS Home | Subscribe RSS Feeds | Contact us | Make NK your default homepage NEWS CHANNELS World News US News UK News Middle East News India News Kerala News Business India Sports News Cricket News Travel News Health News Technology Literature News Education News Agriculture

Rankin, Daniel

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Soft photon production in central 200 GeV/nucleon {sup 32}S + Au collisions  

SciTech Connect

Inclusive photons of low transverse momenta have been measured in 200 GeV/nucleon {sup 32}S+Au collisions at the CERN SPS. Data were taken in the WA93 experiment using a small acceptance BGO detector with longitudinal segmentation. The results are compared to WA80 measurements for the same system and results from hadron decay calculations. An excess of soft photons over the expectations from neutral meson decays is observed. {copyright} {ital 1997} {ital The American Physical Society}

Aggarwal, M.M.; Bhatia, V.S.; Mittra, I.S. [University of Panjab, Chandigarh 160014, UT (India)] [University of Panjab, Chandigarh 160014, UT (India); Angelis, A.L.; Doenni, P.; Durieux, E.; Foka, P.; Izycki, M.; Kalechofsky, H.; Martin, M.; Naef, H.; Rosselet, L.; Rubio, J.M.; Solomey, N.; Ster, A. [University of Geneva, CH-1211 Geneva 4 (Switzerland)] [University of Geneva, CH-1211 Geneva 4 (Switzerland); Antonenko, V.; Fokin, S.; Ippolitov, M.; Karadjev, K.; Lebedev, A.; Manko, V.; Nikolaev, S.; Vinogradov, A. [Kurchatov Institute, RU-123182 Moscow (Russia)] [Kurchatov Institute, RU-123182 Moscow (Russia); Awes, T.C.; Obenshain, F.E.; Plasil, F.; Saini, S.; Young, G.R. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6372 (United States)] [Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6372 (United States); Badyal, S.K.; Devanand, L.; Kachroo, S.; Rao, N.K.; Sambyal, S.S. [University of Jammu, Jammu 180001 (India)] [University of Jammu, Jammu 180001 (India); Barlag, C.; Blume, C.; Bock, D.; Bohne, E.; Bucher, D.; Claussen, A.; Clewing, G.; Glasow, R.; Hartig, M.; Hoelker, G.; Kampert, K.; Langheinrich, J.; Peitzmann, T.; Santo, R.; Stueken, D.; Weber, S. [University of Muenster, D-48149 Muenster (Germany)] [University of Muenster, D-48149 Muenster (Germany); Bhalla, K.B.; Gupta, S.K.; Kumar, V.; Lokanathan, S.; Mookerjee, S.; Raniwala, S. [University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302004, Rajasthan (India)] [University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302004, Rajasthan (India); Buijs, A.; Geurts, F.; Kamermans, R.; Twenhoefel, C.; van Eijndhoven, N.; van Heeringen, E. [University of Utrecht, NL-3508 TA Utrecht (The Netherlands)] [University of Utrecht, NL-3508 TA Utrecht (The Netherlands); Chattopadhyay, S.; Das, A.C.; Dutta Majumdar, M.R.; Ganti, M.S.; Ghosh, T.K.; Nayak, S.K.; Sinha, B.C.; Trivedi, M.D.; Viyogi, Y.P. [Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Calcutta 700 064 (India)] [Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Calcutta 700 064 (India); Garpman, S.; Gustafsson, H.; Nystrand, J.; Oskarsson, A.; Otterlund, I.; Soederstroem, K.; Stenlund, E. [University of Lund, S-223 62 (Sweden)] [University of Lund, S-223 62 (Sweden); Gutbrod, H.H.; Kolb, B.W.; Langbein, I.; Purschke, M.; Roters, B.; Schmidt, H.R.; Sorensen, S.P.; Steinhaeuser, P. [Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung (GSI), D-64220 Darmstadt (Germany)] [Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung (GSI), D-64220 Darmstadt (Germany); Xiaochun, H. [University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 (United States)] [University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 (United States); Loehner, H.; Siemssen, R.; Slegt, S. [KVI, University of Groningen, (Netherlands)] [KVI, University of Groningen, (Netherlands)

1997-08-01

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8/27/2014 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society: WhyAren't Product Designers Considering ActivityTrackers for Older Adults? https://www.hfes.org//Web/DetailNews.aspx?ID=340 1/2  

E-print Network

8/27/2014 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society: WhyAren't Product Designers Considering ActivityTrackers for Older Adults? https://www.hfes.org//Web/DetailNews.aspx?ID=340 1/2 Search HFES.com Why Aren't Product Designers Considering Activity Trackers for Older Adults? Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Commercially available

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Image Analysis via Soft Computing: Prototype Applications at NASA KSC and Product Commercialization  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This slide presentation reviews the use of "soft computing" which differs from "hard computing" in that it is more tolerant of imprecision, partial truth, uncertainty, and approximation and its use in image analysis. Soft computing provides flexible information processing to handle real life ambiguous situations and achieve tractability, robustness low solution cost, and a closer resemblance to human decision making. Several systems are or have been developed: Fuzzy Reasoning Edge Detection (FRED), Fuzzy Reasoning Adaptive Thresholding (FRAT), Image enhancement techniques, and visual/pattern recognition. These systems are compared with examples that show the effectiveness of each. NASA applications that are reviewed are: Real-Time (RT) Anomaly Detection, Real-Time (RT) Moving Debris Detection and the Columbia Investigation. The RT anomaly detection reviewed the case of a damaged cable for the emergency egress system. The use of these techniques is further illustrated in the Columbia investigation with the location and detection of Foam debris. There are several applications in commercial usage: image enhancement, human screening and privacy protection, visual inspection, 3D heart visualization, tumor detections and x ray image enhancement.

Dominguez, Jesus A.; Klinko, Steve

2011-01-01

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Dinosaur News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Publishing the latest findings and theories in the wide world of dinosaur science since 1998, Dinosaur News will raise the eyebrows of even the least paleontologically inclined. Did you know that tyrannosauruses may have hunted in packs? Are you curious where the apocalyptic asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs came from? Want to hear about the latest dinosaur exhibits from around the country â and the world? The Dinosaur News has all this and more. Visitors can explore a variety of features, including Links We Like and What Readers Say, but may wish to start with The Dinosaurnews Daily. This newsfeed-style site is updated daily and offers exciting headlines, photos, videos, and more. Make sure to sign up for the Dinosaur News Newsletter, then tour the well-appointed bookstore and the gift shop if so desired.

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Member News Nano News Press Releases  

E-print Network

NanoNEWS Member News Nano News Press Releases Nano Global News Nano Reports Nano Conferences", Exploring Matter with Synchrotron Light" and "Exploring Matter with Neutrons" by ordering from here. Nano. Send your Press R Judith.LightFeather@TNTG.org 14 Oct 2006 Researchers develop bistable nano switch

Espinosa, Horacio D.

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News Releases Media Resources  

E-print Network

News Media Contacts News Releases Media Resources University Community Communications Help News Policies Submit News Submit Announcements All Top Stories | « Previous Top Story | Next Top Story » Top Research Admission & Aid Administration & Services Campus Life Visiting Campus News@Princeton Friday

Aksay, Ilhan A.

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Anime News  

E-print Network

Broadcast Transcript: They say a picture is worth a thousand words. So, if there is no picture for a news story, just make something up! This is the premise a Hong Kong-based computer animation company has based its success on. No video footage...

Hacker, Randi; Boyd, David

2011-06-15

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Drift tube soft-landing for the production and characterization of materials: Applied to Cu clusters  

SciTech Connect

We have recently developed a soft-landing (SL) instrument that is capable of depositing ions onto substrates for preparative and developmental research of new materials using a laser ablation source. This instrument was designed with a custom drift tube and a split-ring ion optic for the isolation of selected ions. The drift tube allows for the separation and thermalization of ions formed after laser ablation through collisions with an inert bath gas. These collisions allow the ions to be landed at energies below 1 eV onto substrates. The split-ring ion optic is capable of directing ions toward the detector or a landing substrate for selected components. Experiments will be shown ablating Cu using an Nd:YAG (1064 and 532 nm) for cluster formation and landing onto a muscovite (mica) surface. The laser ablation of Cu in 8 Torr of He gas gives a spectrum that contains multiple peaks corresponding to Cu{sub n}, Cu{sub n}O{sub m} clusters, and their corresponding isomers. Atomic force microscopy and drift tube measurements were performed to characterize the performance characteristics of the instrument.

Davila, Stephen J.; Birdwell, David O.; Verbeck, Guido F. [Department of Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 76201 (United States)

2010-03-15

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News Flash!  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This activity illustrates the interrelationship between science and engineering in the context of extinction prevention. There are two parts to the activity. The first part challenges students to think like scientists as they generate reports on endangered species and give presentations worthy of a news channel or radio broadcast. The second part puts students in the shoes of engineers, designing ways to help the endangered species.

Integrated Teaching And Learning Program

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Overtone production of soft x-rays with free-electron lasers  

SciTech Connect

Two one-dimensional free-electron laser codes have recently been written that include harmonic generation. A comparison of the results of these codes show that a self-consistent treatment of the harmonic interaction is not required in the presence of a strong fundamental field. Use of these codes to predict the effects of emittance on harmonic production have been conducted. The effects of wiggler-field amplitude fluctuations and odd-harmonic wiggler-field components on the harmonic-radiation production are also discussed.

Schmitt, M.J.; Elliott, C.J.; Lee, K.; McVey, B.D.

1986-01-01

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Analysis of sugar degradation products with ?-dicarbonyl structure in carbonated soft drinks by UHPLC-DAD-MS/MS.  

PubMed

Sugar-sweetened carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) are broadly consumed worldwide. The added sugar, particularly high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), can be an important source of sugar degradation products, such as ?-dicarbonyl compounds. This study recorded the ?-dicarbonyl profile in CSDs by ultrahigh-performance liquid chromatography with hyphenated diode array-tandem mass spectrometry after derivatization with o-phenylenediamine. Thus, 3-deoxy-D-erythro-hexos-2-ulose (3-DG), D-lyxo-hexos-2-ulose (glucosone), 3-deoxy-D-threo-hexos-2-ulose (3-DGal), 1-deoxy-D-erythro-hexos-2,3-diulose (1-DG), 3,4-dideoxyglucosone-3-ene (3,4-DGE), methylglyoxal, and glyoxal were identified as major ?-dicarbonyls and, with the exception of glyoxal, quantified (recovery rates, 85.6-103.1%; RSD, 0.8-3.6%). Total ?-dicarbonyl concentration in 25 tested commercial products ranged between 0.3 and 116 ?g/mL and was significantly higher in HFCS-sweetened CSDs compared to CSDs sweetened with HFCS and sucrose or with sucrose alone. Predominant was 3-DG (?87 ?g/mL) followed by glucosone (?21 ?g/mL), 3-DGal (?7.7 ?g/mL), 1-DG (?2.8 ?g/mL), methylglyoxal (?0.62 ?g/mL), and 3,4-DGE (?0.45 ?g/mL). PMID:23452313

Gensberger, Sabrina; Glomb, Marcus A; Pischetsrieder, Monika

2013-10-30

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Soft QCD at Tevatron  

SciTech Connect

Experimental studies of soft Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) at Tevatron are reported in this note. Results on inclusive inelastic interactions, underlying events, double parton interaction and exclusive diffractive production and their implications to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) physics are discussed.

Rangel, Murilo; /Orsay, LAL

2010-06-01

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Bulk and soft-edge universality for singular values of products of Ginibre random matrices  

E-print Network

It has been shown by Akemann, Ipsen and Kieburg that the squared singular values of products of $M$ rectangular random matrices with independent complex Gaussian entries are distributed according to a determinantal point process with a correlation kernel that admits a representation in terms of the Meijer G-functions. We prove the universality of the local statistics of the squared singular values, namely, the bulk universality given by the sine kernel and the edge universality given by the Airy kernel. The proof is based on the asymptotic analysis for the double contour integral representation of the correlation kernel. Our strategy can be generalized to deal with other models of products of random matrices introduced recently and to establish similar universal results. Two more examples are investigated, one is the product of $M$ Ginibre matrices and the inverse of $K$ Ginibre matrices studied by Forrester, and the other one is the product of $M-1$ Ginibre matrices with one truncated unitary matrix considered by Kuijlaars and Stivigny.

Dang-Zheng Liu; Dong Wang; Lun Zhang

2014-12-21

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HOMETOWN NEWS RELEASE FORM Washington State University News Service  

E-print Network

HOMETOWN NEWS RELEASE FORM Washington State University News Service PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY (Date.) RETURN TO ____________________________ WSU NEWS SERVICE Daily Newspapers and TOWNS FRENCH ADMINISTRATION

Collins, Gary S.

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Higher-order soft corrections to lepton pair and Higgs boson production  

Microsoft Academic Search

Utilizing recent three-loop results on the quark and gluon splitting functions and form factors, we derive the complete threshold-enhanced third-order (N3LO) QCD corrections to the total cross sections for the production of lepton pairs and the Higgs boson in hadron collisions. These results, for the latter case obtained in the heavy top-quark limit, are employed to extend the threshold resummation

S. Moch; A. Vogt

2005-01-01

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The separation of fission-product rare elements toward bridging the nuclear and soft energy systems  

Microsoft Academic Search

Based on the present state of the art of the separation technology, recycling of fission-product rare elements (FRE) in the FBR spent fuel is discussed. The rad.-waste fractionation is in accordance with the present society's trend toward zero-emission, and the mean of salt-free method utilizing electrochemistry agrees with the principles of the newly established green chemistry. A catalytic electrolytic extraction

Masaki Ozawa; Yoshihiko Shinoda; Yuichi Sano

2002-01-01

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News & Announcements  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

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International News in the Canadian and American Press: A Comparative News Flow Study.  

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This study tested the power of "elite nation" factors (trade, population, and gross national product) to predict the amount of foreign news coverage for specific countries. A composite week for the first quarter of 1975 was randomly drawn, and ten Canadian and twenty-nine United States newspapers were coded for all news items reported on those…

Sparkes, Vernone M.; Robinson, Gertrude Joch

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Size Structure of Marine Soft-Bottom Macrobenthic Communities across Natural Habitat Gradients: Implications for Productivity and Ecosystem Function  

PubMed Central

Size distributions of biotic assemblages are important modifiers of productivity and function in marine sediments. We investigated the distribution of proportional organic biomass among logarithmic size classes (2?6J to 216J) in the soft-bottom macrofaunal communities of the Strait of Georgia, Salish Sea on the west coast of Canada. The study examines how size structure is influenced by 3 fundamental habitat descriptors: depth, sediment percent fines, and organic flux (modified by quality). These habitat variables are uncorrelated in this hydrographically diverse area, thus we examine their effects in combination and separately. Cluster analyses and cumulative biomass size spectra reveal clear and significant responses to each separate habitat variable. When combined, habitat factors result in three distinct assemblages: (1) communities with a high proportion of biomass in small organisms, typical of shallow areas (<10 m) with coarse sediments (<10% fines) and low accumulation of organic material (<3.0 gC/m2/yr/?15N); (2) communities with high proportion of biomass in the largest organisms found in the Strait, typical of deep, fine sediments with high modified organic flux (>3 g C/m2/yr/?15N) from the Fraser River; and (3) communities with biomass dominated by moderately large organisms, but lacking the smallest and largest size classes, typical of deep, fine sediments experiencing low modified organic flux (<3.0 gC/m2/yr/?15N). The remaining assemblages had intermediate habitat types and size structures. Sediment percent fines and flux appear to elicit threshold responses in size structure, whereas depth has the most linear influence on community size structure. The ecological implications of size structure in the Strait of Georgia relative to environmental conditions, secondary production and sediment bioturbation are discussed. PMID:22911694

Macdonald, Tara A.; Burd, Brenda J.; van Roodselaar, Albert

2012-01-01

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The Photo News Flusher: A Photo-News Clustering Browser  

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The Photo News Flusher: A Photo-News Clustering Browser Tatsuya Iyota and Keiji Yanai Department photo news articles based on both textual features of articles and image features of news photos for a personal news database which is built by accumulating Web photo news articles. The system provides two

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Helge H. Wehmeier, President and Chief Executive Office of Bayer Corporation, is the recipient of the 2001 Leadership in Education Award from the Keystone Center. Wehmeier was cited for his support in spearheading ongoing education and volunteer efforts such as Bayer's Making Science Make Sense program, which, in partnership with NSF, advances science literacy through hands-on, inquiry-based science learning.
You are invited to send contributions to the News & Announcements column. They should be sent to Elizabeth A. Moore, Associate Editor, by email or by mail at Journal of Chemical Education, 209 N. Brooks St., Madison, WI 53715-1116. Contributions should be concise, to the point, and appropriate for the Journal's audience. They may be edited for clarity, timeliness, appropriateness, or length.

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PowerPC News  

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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.

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Categorical Properties of Soft Sets  

PubMed Central

The present study investigates some novel categorical properties of soft sets. By combining categorical theory with soft set theory, a categorical framework of soft set theory is established. It is proved that the category SFun of soft sets and soft functions has equalizers, finite products, pullbacks, and exponential properties. It is worth mentioning that we find that SFun is both a topological construct and Cartesian closed. The category SRel of soft sets and Z-soft set relations is also characterized, which shows the existence of the zero objects, biproducts, additive identities, injective objects, projective objects, injective hulls, and projective covers. Finally, by constructing proper adjoint situations, some intrinsic connections between SFun and SRel are established. PMID:25215333

Li, Shenggang

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Anthropology World News  

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This site at Texas A&M features frequently updated links to anthropology news stories published on the web by major news sources and university press releases. The news items are listed most recently first, but the whole site can also searched by keyword.

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inside: ISPADMIN: USENET NEWS  

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In this installment, I look at many diehard Internet users ’ favorite application and every service provider’s headache: news. Usenet news is defined by RFC977 (NNTP proposed standard) and RFC1036 (Usenet message standard). The problem of news is a difficult one for a service provider, due to the following attributes:

Robert Haskins

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NEWS RELEASE PRESSOFFICE  

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NEWS RELEASE PRESSOFFICE Release Date: April 18, 2008 Contact: Christine Mangi (202) 205-6948 Release Number: 08-35 Internet Address: www.sba.gov/news/ SBA TO PARTNER WITH THE U.S.-INDIA BUSINESS development programs and services, disseminate current SBA news and information, provide speakers for SBA

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Alumni News President's Corner  

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1 Fall 2005 Forestry Alumni News President's Corner Sam Coker, President CUFA 2004-2006 Fall but I have had my fill of dreadful news about hurricanes and all the other catastrophes so prevalent in the news. Fall is the season we all look forward to for great weather and outdoor gatherings. It's time

Bolding, M. Chad

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Search.. Go Published News  

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Tweet 1 Search.. Go Log in · Published News · Cell.com · Biotechnology and Bioengineering · Cancer Page 1 of 2UC Davis study shows how DNA finds its match | Cell Press Daily News Aggregator 6/17/2013http://news.cell.com/story.php?title=uc-davis-study-shows-how-dna-finds-its-match #12;5. Artificial

Kowalczykowski, Stephen C.

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Learning to Engage: How Positive Attitudes about the News, Media Literacy, and Video Production Contribute to Adolescent Civic Engagement  

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Many students enroll in video production courses in high school as part of a vocational, career, or technical program. While there has been an explosion of scholarly work in digital literacy in informal settings, less is known about how digital and media literacy competencies are developed through school-based video production courses. This study…

Hobbs, Renee; Donnelly, Katie; Friesem, Jonathan; Moen, Mary

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Ttbar production cross section measurement in the muon plus jets channel using soft electron tagging in pp collisions at the center of mass nergy = 8 TeV  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A measurement is made of the top quark pair production cross section through the decay channel tt¯ ? munumu + jets, carried out using the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), located at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. The top quark pair events were produced in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV. To facilitate the detection of tt¯ events, jets produced from bottom quarks, which are decay products of the top quarks, are identified using electrons with low transverse momentum with respect to the beam axis (soft electrons). The dominant background, W + jets production, is estimated using the preferential production of W+ over W- at the LHC. Techniques to measure or estimate the remaining backgrounds, and the identification efficiency of the soft electron technique are also discussed. The final result of this study is stt=228.9+/- 4.8stat+27.7 -27.8syst. +/-10.1lumi pb.

Keller, Jason

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A bend magnet facility for production and application of circularly polarized soft x rays at the Advanced Light Source (abstract)  

SciTech Connect

The Advanced Light Source (ALS) is a synchrotron radiation facility based on a low-emittance, 1.5-GeV electron storage ring presently under construction at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, U.S.A. Plans are under way to develop a polarized photon facility at the ALS, exploiting the natural polarization properties of the bend magnet synchrotron radiation. The radiation emitted in the plane of the storage ring is linearly polarized, while above and below the plane it is elliptically polarized. We will utilize these properties to obtain circularly polarized soft x rays. A participating research team (PRT A018) has been formed and is proceeding with the design of a high-resolution beamline in the soft x-ray energy region 100--1500 eV. Intense beams of monochromatic, tunable, pulsed, {ital circularly} polarized photons will become available. We will discuss the physical characteristics of this polarized soft x-ray source. New investigations in biology, materials science, physics, and chemistry will become accessible. Initial experiments using circularly polarized photons in the soft x-ray region are planned in the areas of differential scattering and absorption from chiral molecules and probing the electronic and magnetic properties of magnetic systems. This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DE-AC03-76SF00098).

Bustamante, C. (University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 (United States)); Chen, C.T.; Sette, F. (AT T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974 (United States)); Howells, M.R.; Hunt, A.J.; Kim, K.J.; Kincaid, B.M.; Maestre, M.F.; Nygren, D.R.; Wong, M. (Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States)); Snyder, P.A. (Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (United States)); Stern, E.A. (University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 (United States))

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Role of the furrow of the proximal colon in the production of soft and hard feces in nutrias, Myocastor coypus.  

PubMed

The bacterial level of soft feces is higher than that of hard feces in nutrias. This suggests the heterogeneity of bacterial density in the large intestine. To show the heterogeneity of bacteria in the contents of the large intestine in nutrias, we divided the contents of the large intestine into 12 regions, then measured the nitrogen (N), total amino acids (TAA) and diaminopimelic acid (DAP), a bacterial marker, of these regions. Levels of N, TAA and DAP varied along the cross section of the proximal colon. The greater curvature of the main lumen and furrow had higher N, TAA and DAP concentrations than the lesser curvature. We also examined the involvement of the furrow in producing two types of feces differing in bacterial nitrogen content by surgically preventing the flow of the furrow contents. We compared the concentrations of N, TAA and DAP between soft and hard feces among operated, sham-operated and intact animals. Surgical closure of the furrow abolished the difference in levels of N, TAA and DAP between soft and hard feces, suggesting that the furrow of the proximal colon is responsible for making the bacterial density higher in soft feces than in hard feces. PMID:11128443

Takahashi, T; Sakaguchi, E

2000-11-01

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News@hand: A Semantic Web Approach to Recommending News  

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News@hand: A Semantic Web Approach to Recommending News Iván Cantador, Alejandro Bellogín, Pablo, Spain {ivan.cantador, alejandro.bellogin, pablo.castells}@uam.es Abstract. We present News@hand, a news recommender system which applies Semantic Web technologies to describe and relate news contents and user

Cantador, Iván

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Consumer E-News Alert  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Provided by Sheller, Ludwig & Badey, P.C., a Philadelphia-based law firm, Consumer E-News Alert is a free biweekly newsletter that focuses on a range of consumer issues, such as scams, consumer rights, and business misconduct. The most recent issue (March 16) includes short pieces on bank scams, pyramid schemes, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and recent product recalls.

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Role of the furrow of the proximal colon in the production of soft and hard feces in nutrias, Myocastor coypus  

Microsoft Academic Search

The bacterial level of soft feces is higher than that of hard feces in nutrias. This suggests the heterogeneity of bacterial\\u000a density in the large intestine. To show the heterogeneity of bacteria in the contents of the large intestine in nutrias, we\\u000a divided the contents of the large intestine into 12 regions, then measured the nitrogen (N), total amino acids

T. Takahashi; E. Sakaguchi

2000-01-01

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Home News Blogs Forums Wiki Members More Current page: News / News  

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Home News Blogs Forums Wiki Members More » Current page: News / News Ads by Goooooogle Plasma.tecan.com News Nanoscale machines move liquid mountains Controlled by light, transport the equivalent of world membership is free! Learn more Page 1 of 2Nanoscale machines move liquid mountains | Betterhumans > News 18

Leigh, David A.

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Do Recommendations Matter? News Recommendation in Real Life  

E-print Network

recommendations are received in real life by users across different news domains (traditional online newspapers in news domains across different topics. We specifically focus on traditional online newspaper articles articles in German. systems (for music, movies, products) are usually based on collaborative filtering

Bellogin, Alejandro

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EuroNews  

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Created in 1992 in Lyons, France, EuroNews is a European Broadcasting Union initiative that was started by a group of European public broadcasters interested in providing European viewers with a diverse set of perspectives of regional and international news. The site will be of interest to anyone with an interest in viewing recent news briefs about a number of important topics of relevance, such as political affairs within the European Union, cultural activities, and technological innovations within various parts of the EU. Visitors can also view a weekly schedule for EuroNews, or elect to view the latest news update from EuroNews. As might be expected, the site may be viewed in a number of languages, including German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Russian.

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Science 360 News Service  

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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.

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Measurement of the ttbar Production Cross Section in ppbar Collisions at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV using Soft Electron b-Tagging  

SciTech Connect

We present a measurement of the top quark pair production cross section in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV using a data sample corresponding to 1.7 fb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity collected with the Collider Detector at Fermilab. We reconstruct t{bar t} events in the lepton+jets channel, consisting of e{nu}+jets and {mu}{nu}+jets final states. The dominant background is the production of W bosons in association with multiple jets. To suppress this background, we identify electrons from the semileptonic decay of heavy-flavor jets ('soft electron tags'). From a sample of 2196 candidate events, we obtain 120 tagged events with a background expectation of 51 {+-} 3 events, corresponding to a cross section of {sigma}{sub t{bar t}} = 7.8 {+-} 2.4 (stat) {+-} 1.6 (syst) {+-} 0.5 (lumi) pb. We assume a top-quark mass of 175 GeV/c{sup 2}. This is the first measurement of the t{bar t} cross section with soft electron tags in Run II of the Tevatron.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Adelman, J.; /Chicago U., EFI; Akimoto, T.; /Tsukuba U.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, D.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U.; Annovi, A.; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Apresyan, A.; /Purdue U. /Waseda U.

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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

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NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

News from Journal House Perspective on JCE Online Recently a reader asked us for a perspective on JCE Onlinehow the chemical education community is receiving it and how the Journal staff itself views it. We share our responses below. Subscriber Numbers How many people subscribe to JCE Online+? As of June 1, 1999, our records show that 13% of individual JCE subscriptions in the USA include JCE Online+. This percentage has increased significantly during the past year- in June 1998 it was approximately 4% and December 1998 about 7%. Almost all subscribers to JCE Online subscribe to print as well. Since JCE Online has only very recently been made available to institutional subscribers, there are no numbers to report. There has been considerable interest in online from libraries. Given that JCE Online+ is a fairly recent subscriber option and that many subscribers have a wait-and-see approach to any new option, we feel that the numbers above are quite high. The steady growth is encouraging. Online Usage How many people visit our Web site? Statistics for the period January 1, 1999, through May 31, 1999, that may be of interest include:

Total Pages Served 361,115

Total Visits 138,377

Total Unique Visitors 51,744

Total Repeat Visitors 11,536

Average Visit Length 03:05

Average Requests/Visit 10.8

Average Pages/Visit 2.6

Average Daily Visits 916 Online Rationale and Expectations JCE Online is a very important part of the whole Journal, but we do not expect it to supplant print: online and print are very different media. Usage of JCE Online is growing steadily; our subscribers are realizing what we have learned: it is not possible to deliver the Journal in the print medium alone- print is no longer adequate to accomplish our mission. Examples of things not possible in print include:

·JCE Index to all 76 years of Journal issues, available all the time with responses within seconds.

·Supplementary materials that are important to only a limited number of our subscribers; materials that augment laboratory experiments are a good example.

·Supplementary videos, such as the videos, still images, and excerpts from interviews with nuclear chemists that give fuller meaning to the Viewpoints article "Chemistry of the Heaviest Elements- One Atom at a Time" referred to below.

·Internet feature columns are more effective in a dynamic medium. Two that are in place are Mathcad in the Chemistry Curriculum (edited by Theresa Zielinski) and Conceptual Questions and Challenge Problems (edited by William Robinson and Susan Nurrenbern).

·Buyers Guides have their content updated often and link to other useful sites. There is one for books and software and another for supplies and equipment. Elements Added to Periodic Table Two new transuranic elements have been added to the list in the Viewpoints article "Chemistry of the Heaviest ElementsOne Atom at a Time" by Darleane C. Hoffman and Diana M. Lee (JCE, 1999, 76, 331). The new elements have atomic numbers 118 and 116. The path to the discovery of these elements was predicted by Robert Smolanczuk, a young Polish theorist whose calculations led him to conclude that a lead-krypton collision technique could produce element 118, which then decays to element 116. Others questioned his results, but Hoffman invited him to join the team at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a decision was made to try out his ideas. The result was almost complete verification of Smolanczuk's calculations. The experimental team was headed by Kenneth E. Gregorich; Darleane Hoffman is one of 15 codiscoverers of element 118. Aw

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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

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On Soft ?-Open Sets and Soft ?-Continuous Functions  

PubMed Central

We introduce the concepts soft ?-interior and soft ?-closure of a soft set in soft topological spaces. We also study soft ?-continuous functions and discuss their relations with soft continuous and other weaker forms of soft continuous functions. PMID:25045746

Akdag, Metin; Ozkan, Alkan

2014-01-01

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Centrality dependence of soft photon production and its collective flow in Au+Au collisions at ?{sNN} = 200 GeV  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Direct photons coming from heavy-ion collisions are of particular interest since once produced, they are unmodified, thus carrying information about the space-time evolution and properties of the hot and dense medium produced in such collisions. We present new results on the centrality dependence of soft single photon production in ?{sNN} = 200 GeV Au+Au collisions. Photons are measured down to pT = 400 GeV / c via conversion of real photons into e+e- pairs in the detector material. Our measurement of the photon pT spectra indicates that the spectral shape does not depend on centrality. In addition, the azimuthal emission patterns of photons carry additional information on their production mechanisms. Previously published PHENIX results [2] indicate that the 2nd order Fourier coefficient (v2) is positive for pT < 4 GeV / c, which is qualitatively explained by hydrodynamical model calculations, but not quantitatively. The 3rd order Fourier coefficient (v3) of photons has been proposed as a critical additional handle to understand the photon emission. We found that the v3 of photons is positive for pT < 4 GeV / c, and both the strength and shape of v3 are comparable to those of hadrons, similarly to the case of v2. We report the latest results on the centrality dependence of the soft photon production and the v3 coefficients in Au+Au collisions at ?{sNN} = 200 GeV. These measurements provide stringent tests of the hydrodynamic space-time evolution as a function of the collision geometry.

Mizuno, Sanshiro

2014-11-01

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Hybrid hard- and soft-modeling of spectrophotometric data for monitoring of ciprofloxacin and its main photodegradation products at different pH values  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A simple and fast on line spectrophotometric method combined with a hybrid hard-soft modeling multivariate curve resolution (HS-MCR) was proposed for the monitoring of photodegradation reaction of ciprofloxacin under UV radiation. The studied conditions attempt to emulate the effect of sunlight on these antibiotics that could be eventually present in the environment. The continuous flow system made it possible to study the ciprofloxacin degradation at different pH values almost at real time, avoiding errors that could arise from typical batch monitoring of the reaction. On the base of a concentration profiles obtained by previous pure soft-modeling approach, reaction pathways have been proposed for the parent compound and its photoproducts at different pH values. These kinetic models were used as a constraint in the HS-MCR analysis. The kinetic profiles and the corresponding pure response profile (UV-Vis spectra) of ciprofloxacin and its main degradation products were recovered after the application of HS-MCR analysis to the spectra recorded throughout the reaction. The observed behavior showed a good agreement with the photodegradation studies reported in the bibliography. Accordingly, the photodegradation reaction was studied by high performance liquid chromatography coupled with UV-Vis diode array detector (HPLC-DAD). The spectra recorded during the chromatographic analysis present a good correlation with the ones recovered by UV-Vis/HS-MCR method.

Razuc, Mariela; Garrido, Mariano; Caro, Yamile S.; Teglia, Carla M.; Goicoechea, Héctor C.; Fernández Band, Beatriz S.

2013-04-01

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Vanderbilt Television News Archive  

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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.

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With News Search Engines  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Although there are many news search engines on the Web, finding the news items one wants can be challenging. Choosing appropriate search terms is one of the biggest challenges. Unless one has seen the article that one is seeking, it is often difficult to select words that were used in the headline or text of the article. The limited archives of…

Gunn, Holly

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Breaking bad news.  

PubMed

This CPD article improved my knowledge of effective communication in breaking bad news, which is a frequent part of my new role in an adult hospice. Nurses have an important role in helping patients and families to prepare for, receive and assimilate bad news. It is essential that nurses are confident and competent to carry out this role. PMID:25563129

Dale, Charlotte

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Soft X-Ray Photoionizing Organic Matter from Comet Wild 2: Evidence for the Production of Organic Matter by Impact Processes  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The Stardust mission collected both mineral and organic matter from Comet Wild 2 [1,2,3,4]. The organic matter discovered in Comet Wild 2 ranges from aromatic hydrocarbons to simple aliphatic chains and is as diverse and complex as organic matter found in carbonaceous chondrites and interplanetary dust particles.[3,5,6,7,8,9]. Compared to insoluble organic matter from carbonaceous chondrites the organic matter in Comet Wild 2 more closely resembles organic matter found in the IDPS both hydrous and anhydrous. Common processes for the formation of organic matter in space include: Fischer-Tropsch, included with this aqueous large body and moderate heating alterations; UV irradiation of ices; and; plasma formation and collisions. The Fischer-Tropsch could only occur on large bodies processes, and the production of organic matter by UV radiation is limited by the penetration depth of UV photons, on the order of a few microns or less for most organic matter, so once organic matter coats the ices it is formed from, the organic production process would stop. Also, the organic matter formed by UV irradiation would, by the nature of the process, be in-sensitive to photodissocation from UV light. The energy of soft X-rays, 280-300 eV occur within the range of extreme ultraviolet photons. During the preliminary examination period we found a particle that nearly completely photoionized when exposed to photons in the energy range 280-310eV. This particle experienced a long exposure time to the soft x-ray beam which caused almost complete mass loss so little chemical information was obtain. During the analysis of our second allocation we have discovered another particle that photoionized at these energies but the exposure time was limited and more chemical information was obtained.

Zolensky, Michael E.; Wirick, S.; Flynn, G. J.; Jacobsen, C.; Na

2011-01-01

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Benthic primary production, respiration and remineralisation: in situ measurements in the soft-bottom Abra alba community of the western English Channel (North Brittany)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In situ measurements of ammonium and carbon dioxide fluxes were performed using benthic chambers at the end of spring and the end of summer in two soft-bottom Abra alba communities of the western English Channel (North Brittany): the muddy sand community (5 m, about 10% of surface irradiance) and the fine-sand community (19 m, about 1% of surface irradiance). High rates of ammonium regeneration were measured in the two communities at the end of summer (296.03±40.07 and 201.7±62.74 ?molN m -2 h -1, respectively) as well as high respiration rates (2.60±0.94 and 2.23±0.59 mmolC m -2 h -1, respectively). Significant benthic gross primary production (up to 6.11 mmolC m -2 h -1) was measured in the muddy sand community but no benthic primary production was measured in the fine-sand community. It suggests that microphytobenthic production values used in simulations previously published for these two communities were overestimated while values of community respiration were underestimated. The study confirms that this benthic system is heterotrophic and strengthens the idea that an important pelagic-benthic coupling is required for the functioning in such coastal ecosystems.

Migné, Aline; Davoult, Dominique; Bourrand, Jean-Jacques; Boucher, Guy

2005-04-01

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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

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The Russian News Service  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website, a service of the European Information Network, brings English-language news and background to users each weekday. Russia Today gathers news about Russia, the Confederation of Independent States, and the Baltics. 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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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

130

Internet News Radio  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Internet News Radio (iNR) is an audio news program which uses RealAudio software allowing Internet users to play audio files "on-demand" over the Internet, including through a standard modem connection. Most stories are broadcast in both French and English. Each week major stories relevant to the Internet are covered, as well as related technology news. iNR also offers audio articles containing movie reviews, software reviews, and feature stories. Pointers to Web sites relevant to stories are provided. Note that RealAudio now supports 28.8 modem connections in its 2.0 beta version.

131

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.

132

Medical News Today  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website presents Medical News Today, an organization based in the United Kingdom, aimed at providing "the latest news headlines from the world of medicine and healthcare today and every day." The site offers 19 pages of recent news headline lists, with each headline hyperlinked to its article (or part of its article). Most article pages contain an original URL or some other contact or source information. In addition, the article pages allow site visitors to write an opinion piece about the article, as well as view other visitors' opinions. This website also provides search engines for medical abbreviations and terms, and links to information about healthcare, conditions, and patient resources.

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GEN | News Highlights: Scientists Develop High-Capacity Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery of Drug Cocktails http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/scientists-develop-high-capacity-nanoparticles-for-targeted-delivery-of-drug-cocktails/81245016/[4/  

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GEN | News Highlights: Scientists Develop High-Capacity Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery of Drug Cocktails http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/scientists-develop NEWS Blogs Podcasts Webinars Videos New Products Best of the Web Events Jobs Polls App Notes GEN

Brinker, C. Jeffrey

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29 CFR 793.8 - “News editor.”  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 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...

2012-07-01

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29 CFR 793.8 - “News editor.”  

...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...

2014-07-01

136

29 CFR 793.8 - “News editor.”  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 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...

2011-07-01

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29 CFR 793.8 - “News editor.”  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 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...

2013-07-01

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Ranking a stream of news  

E-print Network

According to a recent survey made by Nielsen NetRatings, searching on news articles is one of the most important activity online. Indeed, Google, Yahoo, MSN and many others have proposed commercial search engines for indexing news feeds. Despite this commercial interest, no academic research has focused on ranking a stream of news articles and a set of news sources. In this paper, we introduce this problem by proposing a ranking framework which models: (1) the process of generation of a stream of news articles, (2) the news articles clustering by topics, and (3) the evolution of news story over the time. The ranking algorithm proposed ranks news information, finding the most authoritative news sources and identifying the most interesting events in the different categories to which news article belongs. All these ranking measures take in account the time and can be obtained without a predefined sliding window of observation over the stream. The complexity of our algorithm is linear in the number of pieces of news still under consideration at the time of a new posting. This allow a continuous on-line process of ranking. Our ranking framework is validated on a collection of more than 300,000 pieces of news, produced in two months by more then 2000 news sources belonging to 13 different categories (World, U.S, Europe, Sports, Business, etc). This collection is extracted from the index of comeTo-MyHead, an academic news search engine available online. 1.

Gianna M. Del Corso; Antonio Gullí; Francesco Romani

2005-01-01

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Ideal Theory in Semigroups Based on Intersectional Soft Sets  

PubMed Central

The notions of int-soft semigroups and int-soft left (resp., right) ideals are introduced, and several properties are investigated. Using these notions and the notion of inclusive set, characterizations of subsemigroups and left (resp., right) ideals are considered. Using the notion of int-soft products, characterizations of int-soft semigroups and int-soft left (resp., right) ideals are discussed. We prove that the soft intersection of int-soft left (resp., right) ideals (resp., int-soft semigroups) is also int-soft left (resp., right) ideals (resp., int-soft semigroups). The concept of int-soft quasi-ideals is also introduced, and characterization of a regular semigroup is discussed. PMID:25101310

Song, Seok Zun; Jun, Young Bae

2014-01-01

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NEWS AND COMMENTARY Speciation...............................................................  

E-print Network

NEWS AND COMMENTARY Speciation controversy in speciation studies is whether spe- cies can arise in the absence of geographic barriers, 2004). Thus, two new examples of sympatric speciation that are recently described in Nature (Barluenga

Rieseberg, Loren

141

Cornell Science News: Nanoguitar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This Science News article, from Cornell University, provides information about extraordinarily small vibrating devices, including a nanoguitar that is "carved out of crystalline silicon and no larger than a single cell." An optical method for detecting these vibrations is described.

2009-09-17

142

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.

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PLANET EARTH STRANGE NEWS  

E-print Network

& Spy Tech // Global Warming // 3D Printing // OurAmazingPlanet // Best Fitness Trackers // Human Follow TECH HEALTH PLANET EARTH SPACE STRANGE NEWS ANIMALS HISTORY HUMAN NATURE SHOP TRENDING: Military

Wenseleers, Tom

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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."

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Chemotherapy for Soft Tissue Sarcomas  

MedlinePLUS

... Chemotherapy for soft tissue sarcomas Targeted therapy for soft tissue sarcoma Clinical trials for soft tissue sarcomas Complementary and ... soft tissue sarcomas Next Topic Targeted therapy for soft tissue sarcoma Chemotherapy for soft tissue sarcomas Chemotherapy (chemo) is ...

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Science News Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The weekly free online science news magazine, Science News, covers "the most important research in all fields of science" and currently reaches 200,000 subscribers and 1.2 million readers. For example, this week's issue contains seventeen articles, ranging from how scientists are uncovering the secrets behind avalanches to a report on the current Hubble telescope mission. Users can search the magazine archives, freely print each article, and even subscribe via email for each week's issue.

1996-01-01

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SIAM News Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) online news journal "brings educators and users of mathematics a publication that helps them keep up with the latest developments and issues in their working environment." Released ten times a year, SIAM news includes technical articles, updates about research and scientific breakthroughs, and more. With a broad range of writers and contributors, the publication can be useful for anyone who is part of the math community.

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news.space  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

From Science Matters, a company aiming to increase scientific knowledge of every individual, news.space is a gathering of information on current space topics. General knowledge categories include spacecraft, mars, space, and solar; content in each category, most of which consists of hyperlinks to other sites, ranges from news releases to high quality photo images to background information on relevant topics. Chat and Multimedia sections give users the opportunity to visit chat sites, view videos, and listen to recordings.

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News home | search | forms | login career zone  

E-print Network

News home | search | forms | login about ICS academics research people facilities career zone news News Archive email ICS department email website manager News Viewer 04/07/1999 Joe Dane receives Aspect Technology Fund grants were established for the benefit of 1 of 2 8/22/2001 11:52 AM News wysiwyg://70/http://www.ics.hawaii.edu/news

Chiao, Jung-Chih

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TRUSTED EMAIL: A Proposed Approach to Prevent Credit Card Fraud in Soft-Products E-Commerce  

E-print Network

-product. Trusted email is a custom email solution that can uniquely identify and authenticate the online customer shipment, such as downloadable movies, music, software, and prepaid phone cards. Credit card fraud a Calling card pin number is sent to a free email and accessed from an Internet café, or from

McLeod, Dennis

151

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 ...

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Residual demand analysis of the carbonated soft drink industry  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper, residual demand analysis is applied to test whether carbonated soft drinks is a relevant product market. The residual demand elasticity for carbonated soft drinks is estimated using weekly A.C. Nielsen Scanner price and quantity data for carbonated soft drink products purchased in supermarkets in the United States. The estimated residual demand elasticity and average contribution margin for

Richard S. Higgins; David P. Kaplan; Michael J. Mcdonald; Robert D. Tollison

1995-01-01

153

NEWS ADVISORY March 4, 2011  

E-print Network

NEWS ADVISORY March 4, 2011 CU-Boulder Students to Launch Radar Experiment: Why Does North Boulder Peter Caughey in the CU-Boulder Office of Media Relations and News Services at 303-492-4007 or caughey

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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

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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

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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.

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ANSES: Summarisation of News Video  

Microsoft Academic Search

We describe the Automatic News Summarisation and Extraction System (ANSES), which captures television news each day with the\\u000a accompanying subtitles and identifies and extracts news stories from the video. Lexical chain analysis is used to provide\\u000a a summary of each story and important entities are highlighted in the text.

Marcus J. Pickering; Lawrence W. C. Wong; Stefan M. Rüger

2003-01-01

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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 SciTS 2015 Conference -- June 2 -5, 2015

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C|Net News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This week c|net: the Computer Network launched News.Com, an online service entirely devoted to technology news. It promises to be a useful site for a wide range of computer and Internet users who can visit once (or more) a day for updates on who's doing what in the world of the Internet, computing, Intranets, and business. Each section offers a dozen or more varied stories produced by c|net or accessed through links to other Internet publishers. Also offered in each section are short takes that provide a single paragraph summary of a piece of technology news. On the page with each current news story are links to related stories from the c|net archives that are useful for background information (the stories from the archives may be several months old, however, so be sure to check the dates to know if you are reading news or background). Opinion pieces can be found under Perspectives, and Newsmakers offers multimedia interviews with movers and shakers.

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Soft Translations and Soft Extensions of BCI/BCK-Algebras  

PubMed Central

The concept of soft translations of soft subalgebras and soft ideals over BCI/BCK-algebras is introduced and some related properties are studied. Notions of Soft extensions of soft subalgebras and soft ideals over BCI/BCK-algebras are also initiated. Relationships between soft translations and soft extensions are explored. PMID:25298968

Sultana, Nazra; Rani, Nazia; Ali, Muhammad Irfan

2014-01-01

161

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

162

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.

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Geology in the News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

For this activity students read the newspaper on a daily basis, listen to news on the radio, or watch television, to acquire material related to the earth sciences. They will look for natural hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, hurricanes, etc.), human-made hazards (urbanization, compromised engineering projects, etc.), environmental issues, or resource extraction issues which all appear in the news with great frequency and are easily accessible. Students are reminded that they should look for information on the local level (water quality, solid waste management, development issues, etc.), as well as national and world wide issues. The news items may then be presented to the class as show-and-tell exercises with follow-up discussion by the class; a bulletin board that could be dedicated to posting the geologic events of the week; or scrapbooks of events, arranged either chronologically or by category of events compiled by individuals or classes.

David Mogk

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PsychNews International  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The well known InterPsych Newsletter has changed its name to PsychNews International and is available via email subscription and the Web. It is published ten times per year. Each issue can contain a combination of research findings, job and conference listings, and listings of Internet resources. PsychNews International concentrates on issues of psychology, psychiatry, and the social sciences. The Internet resources sections are a good place for anyone interested in the field to keep abreast of useful resources.

1994-01-01

165

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

166

Urban interactions: soft skills versus specialization  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article considers the role of soft skills in cities and industry clusters. It begins by specifying a model of agglomeration economies where soft skills allow agents to interact more productively. The model exposes two conflicting forces: agglomeration allows opportunities to interact, but it also produces thick, specialized markets, and this specialization can be a substitute for interaction. In order

Marigee Bacolod; Bernardo S. Blum; William C. Strange

2009-01-01

167

Viscoelastic properties of some soft lining materials  

Microsoft Academic Search

The time dependent, viscoelastic characteristics of a number of dental soft liners (occasionally called resilient liners) were investigated using a dynamic mechanical analyser (DMA). The materials consisted of eight commercial products including methacrylate, silicone and phosphazine-based soft polymers as well as two experimental formulations. The DMA used was of the forced vibrational variety. The test conditions, such as frequency and

K. Saber-Sheikh; R. L. Clarke; M. Braden

1999-01-01

168

A Review of the Soft Pomeron  

E-print Network

Soft pomeron fits reproduce all zero-Q2 data for light quarks, but run into problems at HERA for heavy mesons and for high Q2, and at the Tevatron for W diffractive production. I review the basic properties of the soft pomeron, and outline the possibilities which have been considered to account for the new data.

J. R. Cudell

1995-12-01

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Home > News > Breaking news 19 Apr 2010 A brain-recording device that melts into place  

E-print Network

Home > News > Breaking news 19 Apr 2010 A brain-recording device that melts into place - 18 Apr Login RSS FEED Keyword Win a Book News > Breaking news > Agriculture > Archaeology > Atmospheric Science-recording device that melts into place: Page 3 4/19/2010http://www.firstscience.com/home/news/breaking-news

Rogers, John A.

170

News Recommendation via Hypergraph Learning: Encapsulation of User Behavior and News Content  

E-print Network

News Recommendation via Hypergraph Learning: Encapsulation of User Behavior and News Content Lei Li taoli@cs.fiu.edu ABSTRACT Personalized news recommender systems have gained in- creasing attention in recent years. Within a news reading community, the implicit correlations among news readers, news

Li, Tao

171

6Entire Web Site | Home > News >  

E-print Network

6Entire Web Site | Home > News > Pioneering research on bacteria earns Orth state's top honor for science News Releases 2011 News Releases >En Espanol Messages from the President UT Southwestern in the News >More UT Southwestern in the News >Archive Center Times Online >CT Online Archive Fact Sheet >Fact

Chiao, Jung-Chih

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Ovine thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) heterologously stimulates production of thyroid hormones from Chinese soft-shell turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis) and bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana and Rana rugulosa) thyroids in vitro.  

PubMed

Thyroid hormones are important for regulating a variety of developmental processes in vertebrates, including growth, differentiation, metamorphosis, and oxidative metabolism. In particular, this study focused on the in vitro production of thyroxine (T(4)) and triiodothyronine (T(3)) from thyroids in American bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana), Chinese bullfrogs (Rana rugulosa Wiegmann), and Chinese soft-shell turtles (Pelodiscus sinensis) treated with ovine thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) at different culture intervals (2, 4, 8, and 12 h) and dosages (1, 10, 50 or 100 ng). The levels of T(4) and T(3) in the tested animals were elevated upon stimulation in a time- and dose-dependent manner, indicating de novo synthesis of T(4) and T(3). Significantly higher hormone levels were observed in the Chinese bullfrog compared to the other two species, for both the time-course and dose-response experiments. Although the bullfrog secreted significantly higher levels of T(4) and T(3), a higher T(4)-conversion capacity was found in the Chinese soft-shell turtle. The highest ratios of T(3) to T(4) were observed in the American bullfrog and Chinese soft-shell turtle for the time-course and dose-response experiments, respectively. These findings suggest that the Chinese soft-shell turtle and bullfrog thyroids can accept ovine TSH for T(4)- and T(3)-formation in a time- and dose-dependent manner, supporting the hypothesis that the binding interactions between TSHs and thyroidal receptors are conserved in vertebrates. PMID:19535032

Huang, Wei-Tung; Chien, Jung-Tsun; Weng, Ching-Feng; Jeng, Yung-Yue; Lu, Li-Chia; Yu, John Yuh-Lin

2009-06-01

173

Parent News Offline, 2001.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document is comprised of the two issues in volume 3 of "Parent News Offline," a publication of the National Parent Information Network (NPIN) designed to introduce those without Internet access to the activities and information available through NPIN. The Spring 2001 issue contains the following articles: (1) "What To Consider in Starting a…

Robertson, Anne S., Ed.

2001-01-01

174

NEWS AND VIEWS PERSPECTIVE  

E-print Network

NEWS AND VIEWS PERSPECTIVE Niche diversification follows key innovation in Antarctic fish radiation Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138, USA Antarctic notothenioid fishes provide a fascinating evolu- tionary laboratory for the study of adaptive radiation, as their diversification is linked to both isolation

Mahler, D. Luke

175

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

176

COBE video news  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This videotape was produced for hand-out to both local and national broadcast media as a prelude to the launch of the Cosmic Background Explorer. The tape consists of short clips with multi-channel sound to facilitate news media editing.

1989-10-01

177

COBE Video News  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This videotape was produced for hand-out to both local and national broadcast media as a prelude to the launch of the Cosmic Background Explorer. The tape consists of short clips with multi-channel sound to facilitate news media editing.

1989-01-01

178

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 Ann.

1999-01-01

179

Antarctic news clips, 1991  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Published stories are presented that sample a year's news coverage of Antarctica. The intent is to provide the U.S. Antarctic Program participants with a digest of current issues as presented by a variety of writers and popular publications. The subject areas covered include the following: earth science; ice studies; stratospheric ozone; astrophysics; life science; operations; education; antarctic treaty issues; and tourism

1991-08-01

180

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

181

Science News For Kids  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This online publication offers timely, interesting news stories and features, accompanied by suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, and web resources. The content areas include atoms and forces, earth and sky, humans and health, life, and tech and math and it is appropriate for children 9-14, their parents, and their teachers.

182

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

183

Bugs in the News!  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Bugs in the News contains basic articles about topics relating to viruses and bacteria. Feature articles are provided on DNA vaccines, antibiotic resistance, allergies, anthrax, E. coli, cloning, flu, genes, genetic engineering, enzymes, chloroplast, Mad Cow disease, MHC molecule, penicillin, receptors, and microbiology. Advanced level articles are provided on genetically-engineered adenovirus, AIDS and HIV, and Cryptosporidium.

John Brown

2007-12-12

184

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

185

Smart Start News, 1999.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Smart Start is a comprehensive public-private initiative to help all North Carolina children enter school healthy and ready to succeed, and provides children from birth to age five access to high-quality and affordable child care, health care, and other critical services. This document comprises the first two issues of "Smart Start News," a…

Harris, Monica, Ed.

1999-01-01

186

Parent News Offline, 1999.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document is comprised of the two issues published in volume 1 (1999) of "Parent News Offline," a newsletter of the National Parent Information Network (NPIN), designed to introduce those without Internet access to the activities and information available through NPIN. The spring 1999 issue contains the following articles: (1) "Child Care: How…

Robertson, Anne S., Ed.

1999-01-01

187

Commonwealth News Update  

Microsoft Academic Search

A growing scandal over phone-hacking, alleged bribery of senior police officers and the use of convicted private investigators to obtain private information illegally enveloped Rupert Murdoch's global media empire, News Corporation. Murdoch and his son James were questioned by MPs as pressure grew in Britain, and abroad, to curb the tycoon's dominant role. Malta voted to legalise divorce. A corruption

Oren Gruenbaum

2011-01-01

188

NEWS & VIEWS collisions11  

E-print Network

NEWS & VIEWS collisions11 . More recently, applications are being found in condensed-matter physics of which made Alfred Nobel a small fortune -- was crucial to most of the large-scale construction projects the details of processes that are difficult to study in the lab, because they require no knowledge

Loss, Daniel

189

NEWS AND VIEWS PERSPECTIVE  

E-print Network

NEWS AND VIEWS PERSPECTIVE Restoration of genetic connectivity among Northern Rockies wolf popula issue is currently more controversial than the question of whether grey wolves (Canis lupus, dispersal, Endangered Species Act, gene flow, Northwestern United States, wolf re-introduction Received 23

Mills, L. Scott

190

The News, Fall 2002.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This fall 2002 newsletter from the Community College League of California contains several articles, news stories, and the brochure from the 2002 Annual Convention, "Celebrating the Way California LEARNS." Articles include: (1) "Nursing Shortage Poses Dilemma for Colleges: Access vs. Efficiency," a discussion of the debate over how to increase the…

Giles, Ray, Ed.

2002-01-01

191

Latest Space Shuttle News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site from NASA offers the latest news on the space shuttle program. It features a variety of articles on the program. Links to other sites on the shuttle program provide provide resources such as posters, educational materials and interactive resources. Users can use the site to learn more about the most recent space shuttle missions or any of the past missions.

2002-01-01

192

News and Events  

Cancer.gov

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch (BBRB) is routinely involved in events and activities to support biospecimen best practices and harmonization of biospecimen efforts. Here you will find information on recent news, events and links to background information about BBRB and its efforts.

193

Mapping QTL for Soft Wheat Quality in Multiple Populations  

Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

Soft wheat is used to make a wide variety of products and thus variation for quality parameters is important to breed soft wheat cultivars suitable for different uses. Breeders need more knowledge about the genetics of soft wheat quality and systems for marker-assisted selection (MAS). MAS is best...

194

7 CFR 28.904 - Market news.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Market news. 28.904 Section 28.904 Agriculture...STANDARDS Cotton Classification and Market News Service for Producers Classification and Market News Services § 28.904 Market...

2011-01-01

195

7 CFR 28.904 - Market news.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Market news. 28.904 Section 28.904 Agriculture...STANDARDS Cotton Classification and Market News Service for Producers Classification and Market News Services § 28.904 Market...

2012-01-01

196

7 CFR 28.904 - Market news.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Market news. 28.904 Section 28.904 Agriculture...STANDARDS Cotton Classification and Market News Service for Producers Classification and Market News Services § 28.904 Market...

2013-01-01

197

7 CFR 28.904 - Market news.  

...2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Market news. 28.904 Section 28.904 Agriculture...STANDARDS Cotton Classification and Market News Service for Producers Classification and Market News Services § 28.904 Market...

2014-01-01

198

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

199

Get Your Quotation Home: Global Wood Industry News & Markets  

E-print Network

Get Your Quotation Home: Global Wood Industry News & Markets Wood Products Prices in The UK & Holland Timber & Wood Products Prices -01-15th March... 9/13/2010http://www.globalwood.org/market/timber_prices by debts accumulated during a long housing boom. Recent data from the UK indicates that January's cold

200

16 IAEI NEWS March.April 2004 www.iaei.org PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SYSTEMS  

E-print Network

is booming. Over 560 megawatts of PV modules were produced internationally in 2002 and annual production16 IAEI NEWS March.April 2004 www.iaei.org PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SYSTEMS www.iaei.org March.April 2004 IAEI NEWS 17 PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER SYSTEMS hat inspectors need to know W by John Wiles Photovoltaic (PV

Johnson, Eric E.

201

Missouri Digital News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Is it possible to wade through the wide world of news about Missouri without getting overwhelmed? This website makes the process a snap, and it's a fabulous resource created by the Missouri School of Journalism in Columbia, Missouri. The program is supported by journalism professionals and students animated by The Journalist's Creed, which was authored by the first dean of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism, Walter Williams. First-time visitors should read the creed, and then navigate the site to follow live action and audio from the state's house and senate. Visitors can use the "Stories" area to look up recent news pieces by subject, date, and staff member. Moving along, visitors can search for information about state government, the Supreme Court dockets, and find out how each member of the state's legislative body voted on recent bills. It's a rather fine resource, and the Twitter feed is also worth a look.

202

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:25618085

Blaeser, Susan B; Schomer, Paul D

2015-01-01

203

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

Nicole Gasparini

204

Neo-Latin News  

E-print Network

del Rinascimento. Florence: Olschki, 2000; Franco Bacchelli. Giovanni Pico e Pier Leone da Spoleto: tra filosofia dell?amore e tradizione cabalistica. Florence: Olschki, 2001. Pierleone da Spoleto (ca. 1440-1492) is NEO-LATIN NEWS 133 best known... sources, printed and manuscript; in this she is quite successful. A useful bibliography is included, but no indices whatsoever, an unfortunate omission. ? Franco Bacchelli?s Giovanni Pico e Pier Leone da Spoleto: tra filosofia dell?amore e tradizione...

Craig Kallendorf, et al

2004-01-01

205

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.

206

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

207

Frontline: News War  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

It's not an understatement to say that mainstream news in the United States has been in a bit of a tizzy in recent years, with a number of journalists serving time for refusing to reveal their sources and other such activities. The times seem right for an investigative report into the challenges facing the news media, and Frontline has stepped forward with a very fine four-part series on the subject. Visitors to the site can watch the program in its entirety here, but before doing so, they may wish to read the introductory essay which can be found from the homepage. As might be expected, the site contains a number of nice extras, including a place to submit feedback, a teacher's guide, and reactions from the press regarding the series. For visitors pressed for time, there is also the option to look over selected interviews from the series in the "Interviews" area. There are over 50 journalists profiled here, and visitors can view an alphabetical list, or take a look at some topical responses organized into sections such as "The Future of the News" and "The Internet and New Media". Broad in its scope and conforming to the rigorous standards of the Frontline series, this program and its accompanying website should be "required reading" for all journalists and journalism students.

208

EE Times Home > News and Analysis News & Analysis  

E-print Network

Times Asia EE Times-China EE Times-India EE Times Europe EE Times Japan EE Times Korea EE Times TaiwanEE Times Home > News and Analysis News & Analysis Page 1 of 2RPI claims battery-fueled, room Policy EE Times Career Center Contact Us Email: feedback@eetimes.com support@eetimes.com More EE Times EE

Danon, Yaron

209

ADVERTISMENT Home > News > Breaking news 20 May 2009  

E-print Network

ADVERTISMENT Home > News > Breaking news 20 May 2009 New tool for next-generation cancer treatments 2 of 2 Prostate Cancer Options Most advanced prostate cancer treatments in Chicago's NW suburbs www.nch.org/northwestcommunityhosp New Cancer Treatments Discover The 12 Most Effective Cancer Treatments In Existence! Ultimate-Cancer

Espinosa, Horacio D.

210

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.

211

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

212

A Survey of Electronic News Gathering and Television News Coverage.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A 1977 national survey of 216 television stations that use electronic news gathering (ENG) and of 224 stations that still use only film for camera reporting showed little difference in the types of news the two kinds of operations covered, although stations using ENG shot more stories than did those still using only film. The persons making…

Stone, Vernon A.; DiCioccio, John P.

213

Hall of Fame news 10 Computer Laboratory news 12  

E-print Network

Who'sWho 2 Hall of Fame news 10 Computer Laboratory news 12 The Cambridge Phenomenon 5 Sirish ReddiScript Microcontroller jump started by Kickstarter Sunil Shah 6 Graduate Story Evolve a pet 8 Part IB Group Projects CertifyingAlgorithms: 11 Designing ConvincingAlgorithms RingThe www.cl.cam.ac.uk/ring Issue XXXVI -- May 2014

Haddadi, Hamed

214

Soft {\\Gamma}-Semirings  

E-print Network

In this paper, the definitions of soft {\\Gamma}-semirings and soft sub {\\Gamma}-semi rings are introduced with the aid of the concept of soft set theory introduced by Molodtsov. In the mean time, some of their properties and structural characteristics are investigated and discussed. Thereafter, several illustrative examples are given.

Bekta?, Özcan; Ersoy, Bayram Ali

2012-01-01

215

Soft Congruence Relations over Rings  

PubMed Central

Molodtsov introduced the concept of soft sets, which can be seen as a new mathematical tool for dealing with uncertainty. In this paper, we initiate the study of soft congruence relations by using the soft set theory. The notions of soft quotient rings, generalized soft ideals and generalized soft quotient rings, are introduced, and several related properties are investigated. Also, we obtain a one-to-one correspondence between soft congruence relations and idealistic soft rings and a one-to-one correspondence between soft congruence relations and soft ideals. In particular, the first, second, and third soft isomorphism theorems are established, respectively. PMID:24949493

Xin, Xiaolong; Li, Wenting

2014-01-01

216

Soft Selective Sweeps in Complex Demographic Scenarios  

PubMed Central

Adaptation from de novo mutation can produce so-called soft selective sweeps, where adaptive alleles of independent mutational origin sweep through the population at the same time. Population genetic theory predicts that such soft sweeps should be likely if the product of the population size and the mutation rate toward the adaptive allele is sufficiently large, such that multiple adaptive mutations can establish before one has reached fixation; however, it remains unclear how demographic processes affect the probability of observing soft sweeps. Here we extend the theory of soft selective sweeps to realistic demographic scenarios that allow for changes in population size over time. We first show that population bottlenecks can lead to the removal of all but one adaptive lineage from an initially soft selective sweep. The parameter regime under which such “hardening” of soft selective sweeps is likely is determined by a simple heuristic condition. We further develop a generalized analytical framework, based on an extension of the coalescent process, for calculating the probability of soft sweeps under arbitrary demographic scenarios. Two important limits emerge within this analytical framework: In the limit where population-size fluctuations are fast compared to the duration of the sweep, the likelihood of soft sweeps is determined by the harmonic mean of the variance effective population size estimated over the duration of the sweep; in the opposing slow fluctuation limit, the likelihood of soft sweeps is determined by the instantaneous variance effective population size at the onset of the sweep. We show that as a consequence of this finding the probability of observing soft sweeps becomes a function of the strength of selection. Specifically, in species with sharply fluctuating population size, strong selection is more likely to produce soft sweeps than weak selection. Our results highlight the importance of accurate demographic estimates over short evolutionary timescales for understanding the population genetics of adaptation from de novo mutation. PMID:25060100

Wilson, Benjamin A.; Petrov, Dmitri A.; Messer, Philipp W.

2014-01-01

217

Dow Jones News/Retrieval.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Provides an overview of the Dow Jones News/Retrieval Database, describing its scope, users, history and development, foreign news categories, problems, and searching hints. Also included are an example of a typical search, a tabulated searchguide, and the database specifications. (JD)

Moulton, James C.

1979-01-01

218

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

219

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

220

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

221

News Flow between the Americas.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As part of an international study of world news flow undertaken by the International Association for Mass Communication Research, a content analysis was conducted of foreign news stories in the largest circulation newspapers in Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina, as well as in six papers in the United States, and of material from the files of "Agence…

Stevenson, Robert L.; And Others

222

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

E-print Network

and frames of science and technology news by analyzing science and technology news from the New York Times, a representative of traditional news organizations, and MSNBC, a representative of Web-based news organizations, for the period of December 2001...

Zhang, Miao

2012-06-07

223

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

224

Soft Money Laundromat  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Last week, Common Cause launched the Soft Money Laundromat, an online database of unlimited and unregulated monetary contributions to US political parties. The searchable database contains information on special interest soft money contributions to the Democratic and Republican parties since 1995. Users may search by soft money donor, donor location, or industry group. The site also profiles the top soft money donors, outlining their legislative and lobbying agenda, and explains how soft money is used to influence and corrupt the US political process. Users unfamiliar with soft money contributions may want to consult a well-organized FAQ, which provides background information on the origin of soft money, the loopholes in political contribution law, and the status of campaign finance reform.

225

Neo-Latin News  

E-print Network

was continued by Dr. Jonathan S. neo-latin news 65 Rose, an active member of the American Association for Neo-Latin Studies who brought the project to its successful conclusion in the volume under review here. Everyone who works in Neo-Latin studies... to philosophy, mathematics, the sciences, literature, law, the arts, business, and travel. The wide range of topics treated leads in turn to a surprising lexical breadth, so that it is not unreasonable for Dr. Rose to note that the lexicon can also serve...

Kallendorf, Craig et al

2009-01-01

226

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

227

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 ...

Mrs. Hansen

2010-01-28

228

Neo-Latin News  

E-print Network

: Franciscus Colonna the member of a collateral branch of the patrician family of this name in Rome, Franciscus Colonna the Dominican monk at the convent of Sts. Giovanni and Paolo in Venice, or another writer using Franciscus Colonna as a pseudonym, Felice... Feliciano, perhaps, or Leon Battista Alberti? And what does this mysterious text, written in a mysterious language, mean? NEO-LATIN NEWS 121 Starting in the 1970s, scholars like Giovanni Pozzi have tried to shift atten- tion away from the woodcuts, which...

Craig Kallendorf, et al

2006-01-01

229

Neo-Latin News  

E-print Network

?opera di Francesco Filelfo,? in Storia di Milano, vol. 7: L?et? sforzesca dal 1450 al 1500, Milan: Fondazione Treccani degli Alfieri, 1956, 545). Yet a neo-latin news 233 careful reading of Book 4 of the Odes reveals more than a simple hack... and the Repastinatio dialecticae et philosophiae. The latter title suggests what he is up to, a ?replowing? or ?retilling? of what he presented as the barren, infertile soil of late medieval philosophy and theology, a ?repair? or ?rebuild- ing? of Aristotelian...

Kallendorf, Craig, et. al

2010-01-01

230

Determinants of Network News Coverage of the Oil Industry during the Late 1970s.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Examines which firms and products best predict media coverage of the oil industry. Reports that price variations in testing oil and gasoline correlate with the extent of news coverage provided by network television. (MM)

Erfle, Stephen; McMillan, Henry

1989-01-01

231

Laboratory milling method for whole grain soft wheat flour evaluation  

Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

Whole grain wheat products are a growing portion of the foods marked in North America, yet few standard methods exist to evaluate whole grain wheat flour. This study evaluated two flour milling systems to produce whole grain soft wheat flour for a standard soft wheat product, a wire-cut cookie. A...

232

Bringing the News Back Home: Strategies of Acculturation and Foreignisation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper considers the long-standing debate in the field of translation concerning whether texts should be fully acculturated into the target system or should retain traces of their foreign origin. The author suggests that these debates become redundant, if not counter-productive in the field of news translation, where the demands of the target…

Bassnett, Susan

2005-01-01

233

Cooperation between multiple news-vendors with transshipments  

Microsoft Academic Search

We study a situation with n retailers, each of them facing a news-vendor problem, i.e., selling to customers over a finite period of time (product with a short life cycle, such as fashion). Groups of retailers might improve their expected joint profit by coordinating their orders, followed by transshipments after demand realization is known. We analyze these situations by defining

Marco Slikker; Jan Fransoo; Marc Wouters

2005-01-01

234

Science news doi:10.1038/nindia.2012.185; Published online 17 December 2012 Stacked panels boost solar energy production  

E-print Network

solar energy production K. S. Jayaraman Researchers at Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute, the energy generation from commercially available single layer solar panel system for a typical day the energy generation by stacking transparent solar panels which will become available in the near future

Harinarayana, T.

235

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

236

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.

237

Entertainment News Breaking headlines and  

E-print Network

Entertainment News Breaking headlines and Hollywood gossip. Free Entertainment Videos! www, but to the number of children produced in adulthood. Animal and plant scientist Mr Rickard said: "Sons produce very

Lummaa, Virpi

238

Increasing Learning from TV News.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes an experiment that manipulated two variables, repetition and pausing for viewer "digestion" of information in a news telecast. Concludes that the use of repetition increased viewers' retention of information, but that pauses did not. (FL)

Perloff, Richard M.; And Others

1982-01-01

239

National Cancer Institute News Center  

MedlinePLUS

... tumors. U of Michigan research helps explain why pancreatic cancer is so lethal NCI Cancer Center News (Posted: ... of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center helps explain why pancreatic cancer is so lethal, with fewer than one-third ...

240

Latest News Osteoporosis Clinical Trials  

E-print Network

Latest News Osteoporosis Clinical Trials An Osteoporosis Treatment That Can Help Protect Against (enlarged heart) www.HeartFailureClinicalStudy.com Clinical Trials Available Find local clinical trials now

Espinosa, Horacio D.

241

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.

242

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

243

Philosophy News Service (PNS)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Updated daily, this site offers links to online philosophy news and articles from a variety of sources, though most seem to be located in the US or Australia. Recent items included pieces on the ethics of Kosovo, philosophical counseling, Noam Chomsky and Edward Said, an audio symposium on "Genes, Genesis, and God," and several notices of professional interest. Additional features at the site include PhilosophEye, a special essay with related links offering "philosophical perspectives on matters of public interest," a philosophy calendar, a Question of the Week with posted responses, and related links. The PNS also hosts a mailing list, PNS-List, which shares research and professional announcements for philosophers and philosophy students.

244

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.

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UN News Centre  

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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

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Soft and collinear functions for the standard model  

SciTech Connect

Radiative corrections to high-energy scattering processes were given previously in terms of universal soft and collinear functions. This paper gives the collinear functions for all standard model particles, the general form of the soft function, and explicit expressions for the soft functions for fermion-fermion scattering, longitudinal and transverse gauge boson production, single W/Z production, and associated Higgs production. An interesting subtlety in the use of the Goldstone boson equivalence theorem for longitudinal W{sup +} production is discussed.

Chiu Juiyu; Fuhrer, Andreas; Kelley, Randall; Manohar, Aneesh V. [Department of Physics, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 (United States)

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Health News -US study sheds light on schizophrenia genetics http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/interactive/news/theme_news_detail.php?id=800692655&tab_id=116[8/10/2011 11:03:09 AM  

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Health News - US study sheds light on schizophrenia genetics http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/interactive/news/theme_news ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT News Latest stories All health news Behind the headlines Behind the headlines Women's health Women's health news Men's health Men's health news Seniors' health Seniors' health news Discussion

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Decomposition of Fuzzy Soft Sets with Finite Value Spaces  

PubMed Central

The notion of fuzzy soft sets is a hybrid soft computing model that integrates both gradualness and parameterization methods in harmony to deal with uncertainty. The decomposition of fuzzy soft sets is of great importance in both theory and practical applications with regard to decision making under uncertainty. This study aims to explore decomposition of fuzzy soft sets with finite value spaces. Scalar uni-product and int-product operations of fuzzy soft sets are introduced and some related properties are investigated. Using t-level soft sets, we define level equivalent relations and show that the quotient structure of the unit interval induced by level equivalent relations is isomorphic to the lattice consisting of all t-level soft sets of a given fuzzy soft set. We also introduce the concepts of crucial threshold values and complete threshold sets. Finally, some decomposition theorems for fuzzy soft sets with finite value spaces are established, illustrated by an example concerning the classification and rating of multimedia cell phones. The obtained results extend some classical decomposition theorems of fuzzy sets, since every fuzzy set can be viewed as a fuzzy soft set with a single parameter. PMID:24558342

Jun, Young Bae

2014-01-01

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news programs listen support Home > NHPR News > UNH Honors Senator Gregg  

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news programs listen support Home > NHPR News > UNH Honors Senator Gregg Listen Comments (0) Email Center. For NHPR news, I'm Amy Quinton. Related Articles - Registration Continues Despite Donor Registry NHPR News Newscast environment Judd Gregg justice Marine Science UNH Post a comment (0) Email Print UNH

New Hampshire, University of

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The Fox News Factor: How the Spread of Fox News Affects Position Taking in Congress  

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! ! The Fox News Factor: How the Spread of Fox News Affects Position Taking in Congress ! ! Joshua to the US House take more conservative positions once Fox News begins broadcasting in their congressional that the Fox News Channel was launched in October 1996 and it gradually spread across congressional districts

Bordenstein, Seth

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Coca-Cola Products Recalled in Europe  

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This week's In the News reports on Coca-Cola product contamination in Belgium. The biggest product recall in Coca-Cola's 113-year history occurred on June 8, 1999 when 40 school children were hospitalized for poison symptoms in Lochristi, Belgium. Coca-Cola brands such as Fanta, Sprite, Nestea, Kinley tonic, Lift, and juice drinks sold under the Minute Maid name were pulled from store shelves in five European nations following the incident, costing the soft-drink giant an estimated $60 million. The company publicly apologized on June 24, but European officials expressed outrage over CEO M. Douglas Ivester's slow response, company allegations of "psychosomatic reactions" among Belgians, poorly constructed press conferences, and other public relations lapses. Coca-Cola Co. attributes the contamination to manufacturing mistakes made in Dunkirk, France where shipping pallets became tainted by the toxic chemical phenol, a corrosive substance frequently used as an antiseptic and disinfectant. These eight resources provide news analysis and company information regarding this important consumer issue.

Waters, Megan.

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Research News and Highlights 2012 Archive  

Cancer.gov

January 24, 2012 Women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations survive ovarian cancer at higher rates than those without mutations « Previous 1 2 3 Print This Page Research News and Highlights 2012 ArchiveRSS News & Events

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Home | News & Community | Free Newsletter | Search: Tips  

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Home | News & Community | Free Newsletter | Search: Tips Articles News and Information Current low power, high-speed transistors," said Dr. John Przybysz, a senior consulting engineer at Northrop... #12;Forward This Article To An Associate Materials Science and Engineering department

Rogers, John A.

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In The News Tuesday, April 26, 2011  

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In The News Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Nutrition, exercise help guard against cancer (Michelle Bratton, a specialist in oncology nutrition at the Arizona Cancer Center) Green Valley News 04/25/2011 View Clip Snooze

Arizona, University of

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On Some Nonclassical Algebraic Properties of Interval-Valued Fuzzy Soft Sets  

PubMed Central

Interval-valued fuzzy soft sets realize a hybrid soft computing model in a general framework. Both Molodtsov's soft sets and interval-valued fuzzy sets can be seen as special cases of interval-valued fuzzy soft sets. In this study, we first compare four different types of interval-valued fuzzy soft subsets and reveal the relations among them. Then we concentrate on investigating some nonclassical algebraic properties of interval-valued fuzzy soft sets under the soft product operations. We show that some fundamental algebraic properties including the commutative and associative laws do not hold in the conventional sense, but hold in weaker forms characterized in terms of the relation =L. We obtain a number of algebraic inequalities of interval-valued fuzzy soft sets characterized by interval-valued fuzzy soft inclusions. We also establish the weak idempotent law and the weak absorptive law of interval-valued fuzzy soft sets using interval-valued fuzzy soft J-equal relations. It is revealed that the soft product operations ? and ? of interval-valued fuzzy soft sets do not always have similar algebraic properties. Moreover, we find that only distributive inequalities described by the interval-valued fuzzy soft L-inclusions hold for interval-valued fuzzy soft sets. PMID:25143964

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FindLaw Legal News and Commentary  

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FindLaw (discussed in the February 23, 1996 Scout Report) offers this legal news section to its arsenal of law resources. Daily news feeds from Reuters are available in fourteen categories at this time, ranging from telecommunications to US Justice Department to various types of litigation news. There is a searchable archive, and email updates are available. This is an effective, one-stop shopping site featuring descriptive stories about the legal news of the day.

1994-01-01

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BRAND APPEARANCES IN TELEVISION NEWS IN TURKEY  

Microsoft Academic Search

This research provides a benchmark study of brand appearances on television news using a large sample of news over an extended period of time (Five Days. Mon.-Fri.) on five major Networks (Kanal-D, Show TV, NTV,TRT-1). It documents the types of brand appearing in television news and the prevalence of appearance by network and news characteristics. Then, using the conceptual framework

Ergun YOLCU

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Grether, Gregory

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In The News  

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Ancient climate change meant Antarctica was once covered with palm treeshttp://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2012/08/ancient-climate-change-meant-antarctica-was-once-covered-with-palm-trees/Palm trees 'grew on Antarctica'http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19077439Persistent near-tropical warmth on the Antarctic continent during the early Eocene epochhttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v488/n7409/full/nature11300.htmlWhat would Shackleton have tweeted?http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19019409United States Antarctic Programhttp://www.usap.gov/usapgov/Antarctic images by Anthony Powellhttp://www.antarcticimages.com/According to an article published in Nature on the first of August, East Antarctica once supported near-tropical ecosystems, with winter temperatures "warmer than 10 C [50 F]." Of course, this wasn't recent by human standards - the Eocene epoch during which these temperatures were the norm occurred about 55 to 48 million years ago. However, this finding may provide insight into how Earth's climate responds to variable levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide. In addition, it allows us to imagine a world very different from the one we know: one in which palm trees flourished at latitudes that today reach summer highs of about 8 C and sink to lows of -50 C.The first link takes visitors to a blog entry outlining some of the article's discoveries, including detailed descriptions of the ecosystem. The second leads to an article featuring an interview with one of the study's co-authors that describes both the procedures and findings. Interested parties may want to read the original Nature article itself, accessible via the third link. Bringing us into the modern era, the fourth link leads to an article reflecting on the complicated relationship between the outside world and those overwintering in Antarctica. The fifth allows visitors to explore facts and figures about the United States presence in Antarctica, featuring some great webcam feeds. Finally, the last link leads to a magnificent collection of images and videos of the now-frozen continent.

Grinnell, Max

2012-08-03

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Determination of bisphenol A, 4-octylphenol, and 4-nonylphenol in soft drinks and dairy products by ultrasound-assisted dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction combined with derivatization and high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection.  

PubMed

A novel hyphenated method based on ultrasound-assisted dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction coupled to precolumn derivatization has been established for the simultaneous determination of bisphenol A, 4-octylphenol, and 4-nonylphenol by high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection. Different parameters that influence microextraction and derivatization have been optimized. The quantitative linear range of analytes is 5.0-400.0 ng/L, and the correlation coefficients are more than 0.9998. Limits of detection for soft drinks and dairy products have been obtained in the range of 0.5-1.2 ng/kg and 0.01-0.04 ?g/kg, respectively. Relative standard deviations of intra- and inter-day precision for retention time and peak area are in the range of 0.47-2.31 and 2.76-8.79%, respectively. Accuracy is satisfactory in the range of 81.5-118.7%. Relative standard deviations of repeatability are in the range of 0.35-1.43 and 2.36-4.75% for retention time and peak area, respectively. Enrichment factors for bisphenol A, 4-octylphenol, and 4-nonylphenol are 170.5, 240.3, and 283.2, respectively. The results of recovery and matrix effect are in the range of 82.7-114.9 and 92.0-109.0%, respectively. The proposed method has been applied to the determination of bisphenol A, 4-octylphenol, and 4-nonylphenol in soft drinks and dairy products with much higher sensitivity than many other methods. PMID:25045130

Lv, Tao; Zhao, Xian-En; Zhu, Shuyun; Qu, Fei; Song, Cuihua; You, Jinmao; Suo, Yourui

2014-10-01

261

Yahoo! My Yahoo! Mail -News Home Hel  

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Technology Entertainment Sports Photos -- News by Country -- Yahoo! Asia News Search Yahoo! News Search of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology said after the rejection that a question had now arisen promoting nuclear fusion energy and the Aomori prefectural government. On Monday, Japanese government

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News Comments: Exploring, Modeling, and Online Prediction  

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News Comments: Exploring, Modeling, and Online Prediction Manos Tsagkias, Wouter Weerkamp.tsagkias@uva.nl, w.weerkamp@uva.nl, derijke@uva.nl Abstract. Online news agents provide commenting facilities for their readers to express their opinions or sentiments with regards to news stories. The number of user supplied

de Rijke, Maarten

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Breaking bad news to patients with cancer.  

PubMed

For the patient with cancer, bad news can occur several times between diagnosis and death. Patients expect honesty from professionals. Patients may choose to face up to bad news or actively deny what is happening. Nurses need to be able to deal with the patient's emotional response to bad news. PMID:8718375

Morton, R

1996-07-01

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Large-Scale Video News via Interactive  

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Large-Scale Video News via Interactive Visualization Schematic Storyboarding for Video Visualization and Editing Swetha Yalamanchili #12;ABSTRACT · To enable more effective visual analysis of large- scale news videos, where key frames and keywords are automatically extracted from news video clips

Fan, Jianping

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Scandal Clouds News Corporation's Move into Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

When News Corporation announced last fall its entry into the education technology market, some observers said the media conglomerate led by Rupert Murdoch was a bad fit for education. Between the ownership of conservative-leaning outlets like Fox News and a reputation for identifying opportunities to generate lots of revenue very quickly, News

Quillen, Ian

2011-01-01

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"...And Now A Story about Today's News."  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The news media plays an important role in shaping opinions about the character of American society. Through the news, people learn about the prevalence of human benevolence or malevolence. The author conducted several tests to evaluate the effects of news on individuals of various ages and backgrounds. Experimental groups were told that they would…

Hornstein, Harvey A.

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Search UGA News Go Advanced Search  

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Search Search UGA News Go Advanced Search Search all UGA Web sites Go UGA News Bureau Top News the most efficient use of it. The purpose of this interdisciplinary grant is to make some fundamental is designated for a NIRT, a Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team. Because of the wide-scale potential

Geller, Michael R.

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Making Your News Service More Effective.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"CASE Currents" and "Techniques" articles, materials written especially for this manual, and papers from the 1976 CASE News/Information Special Conference make up this updated handbook on how to make a college news service more effective. Part I, "Managing the News Service" contains nine papers dealing with such issues as managing, staffing,…

Berger, Joel S., Ed.

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Creating Reality: How TV News Distorts Events.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A three-year research project, including more than one year in a network affiliate station, provided the material for an analysis of current practices in television news programming. Based on the thesis that the organization of news encourages the oversimplification of events, this analysis traces the foundation of the bias called the "news

Altheide, David L.

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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

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Broadcast news LM adaptation using contemporary texts  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper investigates the problem of dynamically up- dating the language model (LM) of a broadcast news speech recognition system, in order to cope with lan- guage and topic changes, typical of the news domain. Statistical adaptation methods are proposed that exploit written news sources which are daily available on the In- ternet, i.e. newswires and newspapers. Specifically , LM

Marcello Federico; Nicola Bertoldi

2001-01-01

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STLtoday -News -Science & Medicine http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/sciencemedicine/stor... 1 of 2 12/21/2005 6:07 PM  

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STLtoday - News - Science & Medicine http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news SEARCH >> Go! STORY FINDER NEWS SUBSECTIONS ST. LOUIS CITY / COUNTY METRO EAST ST. CHARLES JEFFERSON COUNTY LAW & ORDER MISSOURI STATE NEWS ILLINOIS STATE NEWS NATION WORLD NEWSWATCH EDUCATION RELIGION

Rogers, John A.

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Chemical & Engineering News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The American Chemical Society produces the weekly magazine "Chemical & Engineering News" which reports on topics ranging from business to government to education drawn from across the world of chemistry. Although much of the content on the website is password-protected for those with a subscription to the magazine, the fascinating "Multimedia" section of the website is accessible to all visitors. The "Latest Photo Galleries" section has the must see gallery "Another Kind of Landscape" from May 2, 2011, which is about a new book on environmental degradation. There are just five photos, all aerial views, that at first blush look beautiful and like works of art, but upon reading the caption, visitors will learn that the photos are of the run-off from a fertilizer plant, an aluminum producer, and a coal mine. The enlightening and interactive article from June 2007 (under "Other Multimedia") titled "The Incredible Vastness of Data lets visitors visualize the differences between chemical research conducted in 1907 and 2007. Overall, the multimedia has much to offer and warrants several return visits.

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A soft coral natural product, 11-episinulariolide acetate, inhibits gene expression of cyclooxygenase-2 and interleukin-8 through attenuation of calcium signaling.  

PubMed

Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is overexpressed in many types of cancer cells. EGFR-mediated signaling involves inflammatory gene expression including cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 and interleukin (IL)-8, and is associated with cancer pathogenesis. In a search of phytochemicals with anti-inflammatory activity, the COX-2 and IL-8 inhibitory activities of some marine compounds were examined. After screening these compounds 11-episinulariolide acetate (1) from soft coral exhibited the most potent activity. Reverse-transcription PCR; western blotting; ELISA and luciferase assays were used to test the effect of compound 1 on EGF-stimulated expressions of COX-2 and IL-8 in A431 human epidermoid carcinoma cells. After exposure to 10 ?M of compound 1, expression levels of COX-2 and IL-8 were reduced. In addition; intracellular Ca²? increase and Ca²?-dependent transcription factor activation were blocked by compound 1. Thus, compound 1 can potentially serve as a lead compound for targeting Ca²? signaling-dependent inflammatory diseases. PMID:23774942

Hsu, Wen-Li; Chiu, Siou-Jin; Tsai, Yao-Ting; Chang, Che-Mai; Wang, Jaw-Yan; Wang, Eric Terry; Hou, Ming-Feng; Huang, Chiung-Yao; Sheu, Jyh-Horng; Chang, Wei-Chiao

2013-01-01

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Soft Physics at RHIC  

E-print Network

Recent soft physics results from collisions of ultra-relativistic nuclei at Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) operating at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) are reviewed. Topics discussed cover the Beam Energy Scan program with some emphasis on anisotropic particle flow.

Michal Šumbera

2012-01-30

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Soft Physics from STAR  

E-print Network

New results on soft hadron distributions and correlations measured with the STAR experiment are presented. Knowledge about the bulk properties of relativistic heavy-ion collisions offered by these results is discussed.

Fuqiang Wang

2005-10-27

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CambridgeSoft  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

CambridgeSoft provides a variety for software for chemical structure drawing and visualization, including the popular ChemDraw and Chem3D programs. Chem3D Ultra includes computational chemistry capability.

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Bioinformatics with soft computing  

Microsoft Academic Search

Soft computing is gradually opening up several possibilities in bioinformatics, especially by generating low-cost, low-precision (approximate), good solutions. In this paper, we survey the role of different soft computing paradigms, like fuzzy sets (FSs), artificial neural networks (ANNs), evolutionary computation, rough sets (RSes), and support vector machines (SVMs), in this direction. The major pattern-recognition and data-mining tasks considered here are

Sushmita Mitra; Yoichi Hayashi

2006-01-01

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Facial Soft Tissue Trauma  

PubMed Central

Traumatic facial soft tissue injuries are commonly encountered in the emergency department by plastic surgeons and other providers. Although rarely life-threatening, the treatment of these injuries can be complex and may have significant impact on the patient's facial function and aesthetics. This article provides a review of the relevant literature related to this topic and describes the authors' approach to the evaluation and management of the patient with facial soft tissue injuries. PMID:22550459

Kretlow, James D.; McKnight, Aisha J.; Izaddoost, Shayan A.

2010-01-01

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High-powered Gravitational News  

E-print Network

We describe the computation of the Bondi news for gravitational radiation. We have implemented a computer code for this problem. We discuss the theory behind it as well as the results of validation tests. Our approach uses the compactified null cone formalism, with the computational domain extending to future null infinity and with a worldtube as inner boundary. We calculate the appropriate full Einstein equations in computational eth form in (a) the interior of the computational domain and (b) on the inner boundary. At future null infinity, we transform the computed data into standard Bondi coordinates and so are able to express the news in terms of its standard $N_{+}$ and $N_{\\times}$ polarization components. The resulting code is stable and second-order convergent. It runs successfully even in the highly nonlinear case, and has been tested with the news as high as 400, which represents a gravitational radiation power of about $10^{13}M_{\\odot}/sec$.

Nigel T. Bishop; Roberto Gómez; Luis Lehner; Manoj Maharaj; Jeffrey Winicour

1997-08-26

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Soft computing for reservoir characterization and management  

Microsoft Academic Search

Reservoir characterization plays a crucial role in modern reservoir management. It helps to make sound reservoir decisions and improves the asset value of the oil and gas companies. It maximizes integration of multi-disciplinary data and knowledge and improves the reliability of the reservoir predictions. The ultimate product is a reservoir model with realistic tolerance for imprecision and uncertainty. Soft computing

Masoud Nikravesh

2005-01-01

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From: ora-news-bounces@lists.ucla.edu on behalf of ORA NEWS [ora-news@lists.ucla.edu] Sent: Friday, September 04, 2009 2:35 PM To: ora-news@lists.ucla.edu Subject: HINTS & TIPS 09-010: eRA Commons User IDs with the new forms and guidelines. ORA-NEWS To subscribe: Send an e-mail to: ora-news

Grether, Gregory

283

Biodegradation of news inks  

SciTech Connect

Printing ink vehicles that require no petroleum components were prepared by modifying vegetable oil. Physical properties of inks formulated with these vehicles meet or exceed the industry standards for lithographic and letterpress newsprint applications. Elimination of petroleum-based resin and reduced pigment requirements, due to the light vehicle color, provide a competitively priced alternative to petroleum-based inks of equal quality. These ink vehicles, made exclusively from soybean oil, were subjected to biodegradation, and the results were compared with those obtained with commercial vehicles. Results show that they degrade faster and more completely than commercial hybrid (partial) soy or mineral oil based vehicles. Fermentations were allowed to proceed for 5, 12, and 25 days. Both mono-and mixed cultures of microorganisms commonly found in soil were used. In 25 days, commercial mineral oil based vehicles degraded 17-27%, while commercial hybrid soy oil based vehicles degraded 58-68% and our 100% soy oil based vehicles degrade 82-92%. Similar studies were conducted with commercial news inks consisting of soy or mineral oil with petroleum resins along with the four colored pigments and USDA`s 100% soy oil based ink consisting of modified soybean oil and pigment. Results show that pigment slowed the degradation of ink vehicles; however, neither time nor type of pigment played a significant role. Also these inks were degraded by using {open_quotes}Modified Sturm Test{close_quotes} (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development). In this method, test organisms were obtained from activated sludge, and the extent of degradation was determined by measuring carbon dioxide evolution. In all cases USDA`s ink degraded faster and more completely (for all four colors) than either hybrid soy oil based or petroleum based inks.

Erhan, S.Z.; Bagby, M.O. [USDA, Peoria, IL (United States)

1995-12-01

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Temporal and Cross Correlations in Business News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We empirically investigate temporal and cross correlations inthe frequency of news reports on companies, using a dataset of more than 100 million news articles reported in English by around 500 press agencies worldwide for the period 2003--2009. Our first finding is that the frequency of news reports on a company does not follow a Poisson process, but instead exhibits long memory with a positive autocorrelation for longer than one year. The second finding is that there exist significant correlations in the frequency of news across companies. Specifically, on a daily time scale or longer the frequency of news is governed by external dynamics, while on a time scale of minutes it is governed by internal dynamics. These two findings indicate that the frequency of news reports on companies has statistical properties similar to trading volume or price volatility in stock markets, suggesting that the flow of information through company news plays an important role in price dynamics in stock markets.

Mizuno, T.; Takei, K.; Ohnishi, T.; Watanabe, T.

285

NewsMac 3.0  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

It's hard to slog through the mass of websites dedicated to websites, especially with limited time. One such application designed to aid users in this process is News Mac 3.0, which is a news aggregator that contains over 120 built-in news feeds, effectively giving users both headlines and story descriptions for quick perusal. Additionally, users can add any news website or weblog (provided that they offer an RSS feed), and create customized categories of news as well. Finally, visitors can synchronize these news feeds with their PDA's, including the iPod. NewsMac 3.0 is compatible with all systems running Mac OS X 10.2 and higher.

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What Do Facts Have to Do with It? A Case Study of News Literacy at Stony Brook University  

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elements of news accounts. These included editing andnews had influenced their lives. Edith, a journalist with reporting and editingnews. Production elements alert students to stylistic features such as editing,

Fleming, Jennifer

2012-01-01

287

News Article Ranking: Leveraging the Wisdom of Bloggers  

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News Article Ranking: Leveraging the Wisdom of Bloggers Richard M. C. McCreadie Department rank news articles for placement within their newspapers. In this paper, we investigate how news interest in one news article or another. Moreover, we propose to model this automatic news article ranking

Jose, Joemon M.

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How to Write News for Broadcast and Print Media.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book is a primer on the techniques of news writing and the application of those principles to print and broadcast journalism. Chapters include: "The News Media," which presents a brief history of journalism and the foundations on which it is based; "What Is News?"; "Gathering News," which discusses news beats, reporters' qualifications, and…

Dary, David

289

Inclusive Soft Pion Production from 12.3 and 17.5 GeV/c Protons on Be, Cu and Au  

E-print Network

Differential cross-sections are presented for the inclusive production of charged pions in the momentum range 0.1 to 1.2 GeV/c in interactions of 12.3 and 17.5 GeV/c protons with Be, Cu, and Au targets. The measurements were made by Experiment 910 at the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron in Brookhaven National Laboratory. The cross-sections are presented as a function of pion total momentum and production polar angle $\\theta$ with respect to the beam.

I. Chemakin; V. Cianciolo; B. A. Cole; R. C. Fernow; A. D. Frawley; M. Gilkes; S. Gushue; E. P. Hartouni; H. Hiejima; M. Justice; J. H. Kang; H. G. Kirk; N. Maeda; R. L. McGrath; S. Mioduszewski; D. Morrison; M. Moulson; M. N. Namboodiri; R. B. Palmer; G. Rai; K. Read; L. Remsberg; M. Rosati; Y. Shin; R. A. Soltz; S. Sorensen; J. H. Thomas; Y. Torun; D. L. Winter; X. Yang; W. A. Zajc; Y. Zhang

2001-08-06

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Asymptotic symmetries and subleading soft graviton theorem  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Motivated by the equivalence between the soft graviton theorem and Ward identities for the supertranslation symmetries belonging to the Bondi, van der Burg, Metzner and Sachs (BMS) group, we propose a new extension (different from the so-called extended BMS) of the BMS group that is a semidirect product of supertranslations and Diff(S2) . We propose a definition for the canonical generators associated with the smooth diffeomorphisms and show that the resulting Ward identities are equivalent to the subleading soft graviton theorem of Cachazo and Strominger.

Campiglia, Miguel; Laddha, Alok

2014-12-01

291

BBC News: Italy's Earthquake History  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This BBC News article lists the long line of earthquake history in Italy from the year 1693 to 1997. The article describes the intensity and also the damages caused by each earthquake. Images and links for further information are included as well.

2009-04-14

292

? NEWS FROM THE RECENT PAST  

E-print Network

• Many newspapers maintain a website with breaking news, updated frequently. Usually they provide free access to articles in the latest issue of the newspaper. • If you know the name of a suitable newspaper, you can probably locate it using a web search engine. Otherwise, the following site is useful: Online Newspapers [International

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? NEWS FROM THE RECENT PAST  

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• Many newspapers maintain a website with breaking news, updated frequently. Usually they provide free access to articles in the latest issue of the newspaper. • If you know the name of a suitable newspaper, you can probably locate it using a web search engine. Otherwise, the following site is useful: Online Newspapers

Yahoo News

294

IN THE NEWS Predictors of  

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- tenure-track (NTT) faculty. Nationwide, 70% of faculty members in higher education are employed off, and the benefits of new... Genetic interactions matter more in less-optimal environments: a... Adaptations Christoph Leithner Books View All Expression of emotion in music and vocal communication Tau oligomers News

Yang, Jian

295

News and Research Good Bacteria  

E-print Network

News and Research Good Bacteria Part 2 Article 13 Click here for Probiotics Basics Cooperation Is A No-brainer For Symbiotic Bacteria 9-4-2003 Humans may learn cooperation in kindergarten, but what about bacteria, whose behavior is preprogrammed by their DNA? Some legume plants, which rely

West, Stuart

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Science News of the Year.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Highlights important 1985 science stories appearing in "Science News" under these headings: anthropology and paleontology, astronomy, behavior, biology, biomedicine, chemistry, computers and mathematics, earth sciences, environment, physics, science and society, space sciences, and technology. Each entry includes the volume and page number in…

Science News, 1985

1985-01-01

297

Science and technology news Nanotechnology  

E-print Network

and leather. Ads by Google Barracuda Spam Firewall - 50,000 customers worldwide. No Per User Fees. Free Eval by Northwestern University (news : web) Ads by Google Vistaprint -Official Site - High-Quality Printing, Low worldwide. No Per User Fees. Free Eval! - www.barracudanetworks.com GEICO Car Insurance - $100? $200? $300

Rogers, John A.

298

How to Tell Bad News  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Therapists, physicians, police officers, and emergency staff often are the messengers of bad news. They have to tell a patient, a parent, or a loved one about a death, an accident, a school shooting, a life-threatening diagnosis, a terrorist attack, or a suicide. Usually the messenger bears a heavy responsibility but has little training and seeks…

Long, Nicholas J.

2012-01-01

299

research news Complementaryadaptations,photosynthesis  

E-print Network

research news Complementaryadaptations,photosynthesis and phytochrome Cyanobacteria, formerly, the consensus is that cell structure and genetics are a better base for taxonomy than photosynthesis and, in any the cyanobacteria2. First, oxygen-evolving photosynthesis is totally intact - the elec- trons pass through exactly

Allen, John F.

300

In the news MAKING WAVES  

E-print Network

is healthy. But could ultrasound harm the fetus? Pasko Rakic and colleagues at Yale Medical School have as an increased probability of being left-handed. However, the medical value of ultrasound scans is not disputedIn the news MAKING WAVES That first ultrasound scan is an exciting time for parents-to-be, letting

Shenoy, Krishna V.

301

Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcomas  

PubMed Central

Soft tissue sarcomas in children are relatively rare. Approximately 850 to 900 children and adolescents are diagnosed each year with rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) or one of the non-RMS soft tissue sarcomas (NRSTS). Of these, 350 are cases of RMS. RMS is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children 14 years old and younger, and NRSTS is more common in adolescents and young adults. Infants also get NRSTS, but their tumors constitute a distinctive set of histologies, including infantile fibrosarcoma and malignant hemangiopericytoma, not seen in adolescents. Surgery is a major therapeutic modality for all pediatric soft tissue sarcomas, and radiation can play a role in the local therapy for these tumors. RMS is always treated with adjuvant chemotherapy, whereas chemotherapy is reserved for the subset of NRSTS that are high grade or unresectable. This review discusses the etiology, biology, and treatment of pediatric soft tissue sarcomas, including new approaches to therapy aimed at improving the dismal prognosis of patients who have recurrent and metastatic disease. PMID:18514702

Loeb, David M.; Thornton, Katherine; Shokek, Ori

2014-01-01

302

Results on fuzzy soft topological spaces  

E-print Network

B. Tanay et. al. introduced and studied fuzzy soft topological spaces. Here we introduce fuzzy soft point and study the concept of neighborhood of a fuzzy soft point in a fuzzy soft topological space. We also study fuzzy soft closure and fuzzy soft interior. Separation axioms and connectedness are introduced and investigated for fuzzy soft topological spaces.

J. Mahanta; P. K. Das

2012-03-03

303

Physical properties of soft repulsive particle fluids.  

PubMed

Molecular dynamics computer simulation has been applied to inverse power or soft-sphere fluids, in which the particles interact through the soft-sphere pair potential, phi(r) = epsilon(sigma/r)(n), where n measures the steepness or stiffness of the potential, and epsilon and sigma are a characteristic energy and distance, respectively. The focus of the study is on very soft particles with n values down to 4 considered, at densities up to and along the fluid-solid co-existence density. It is shown that in the soft-particle limit the local structure is dominated by the lengthscale associated with the average nearest neighbour distance of a random structure, which is proportional, variantrho(-1/3) and increasingly only very weakly dependent on n. This scaling is also manifest in the behaviour of the average energy per particle with density. The self-diffusion coefficient and shear viscosity are computed along the fluid-solid co-existence line as a function of n, for the first time. The product Deta(s) steadily increases with softness for n < 10, whereas the modified Stokes-Einstein relationship of Zwanzig, Deta(s)/rho(1/3), where rho is the number density, is within statistics constant over the same softness range. This is consistent with our observation that the static properties are determined by a characteristic lengthscale (i.e., l) which is proportional, variantrho(-1/3) in the soft-particle limit. The high frequency elastic moduli of these fluids are examined, which reveals that the mechanical properties become more 'rubbery' as the particles get softer. PMID:17957313

Heyes, D M; Bra?ka, A C

2007-11-01

304

NEWS FEATURE Hopwood, John  

E-print Network

-synthetic derivatives of natural products, along with the synthetic quinolones. Not surprisingly, pharma concludeds. Natural-product screening was abandoned by big pharma, but `combichem' has not adequately filled drug classes. But, like big pharma, biotechs have been forced by financial constraints to focus on non

Cai, Long

305

Rehabilitation engineers help people with disabilities with wireless technology LATEST NEWS  

E-print Network

Research News Research Horizons magazine NEWS ARCHIVES Engineering Architecture/Planning Defense Information Technology Management & Policy Sciences RELATED LINKS - Economic Development News - GTRI Annual Report - Georgia Tech News & Information - Research News & Publications SERVICES Subscribe Comments

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Inclusive soft pion production from 12.3 and 17.5 GeV\\/c protons on Be, Cu, and Au  

Microsoft Academic Search

Differential cross sections are presented for the inclusive production of charged pions in the momentum range 0.1-1.2 GeV\\/c in interactions of 12.3 and 17.5 GeV\\/c protons with Be, Cu, and Au targets. The measurements were made by Experiment 910 at the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron (AGS) at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The cross sections are presented as a function of pion total

I. Chemakin; V. Cianciolo; B. A. Cole; R. A. Fernow; A. D. Frawley; M. Gilkes; S. Gushue; E. P. Hartouni; H. Hiejima; M. Justice; J. H. Kang; H. G. Kirk; N. Maeda; R. L. McGrath; S. Mioduszewski; D. Morrison; M. Moulson; M. N. Namboodiri; R. B. Palmer; G. Rai; K. Read; L. Remsberg; M. Rosati; Y. Shin; R. A. Soltz; S. Sorensen; J. H. Thomas; Y. Torun; D. L. Winter; X. Yang; W. A. Zajc; Y. Zhang

2002-01-01

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[Soft tissue sarcoma].  

PubMed

Soft tissue sarcomas are rare tumours of the connective tissue. The knowledge of this rare entity is necessary for an accurate diagnosis. The incidence in Europe is about 3,6/100?000 per year. The first line treatment consists of a wide resection of the tumour, possibly combined with an adjuvant radiation therapy. A chemotherapy can be indicated and has to be evaluated for each case individually. A biopsy should be done before any treatment and in accordance with the oncological resection approach. The management of the soft tissue sarcoma has to be carried out by a specialist sarcoma multidisciplinary team. PMID:24960098

Panotopoulos, J; Funovics, P; Windhager, R

2014-06-01

308

Implicit Operational Definitions of Economic News Literacy in the Printed News Media.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes study which focused on the economic vocabulary used in national and international news magazines and papers. Compares findings with definitions of economic literacy proposed by economists and suggests that economics courses include economic news literacy. (KC)

VanSickle, Ronald L.

1981-01-01

309

14 CFR 1213.109 - News releases concerning international activities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...5 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false News releases concerning international activities...SPACE ADMINISTRATION RELEASE OF INFORMATION TO NEWS AND INFORMATION MEDIA § 1213.109 News releases concerning international...

2012-01-01

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32 CFR 516.53 - News media and other inquiries.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 3 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false News media and other inquiries. 516.53 Section...the United States Has An Interest § 516.53 News media and other inquiries. News media inquiries regarding litigation...

2013-07-01

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26 CFR 49.4253-2 - Exemption for news services.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Exemption for news services. 49.4253-2 Section 49...Communications § 49.4253-2 Exemption for news services. (a) In general. The exemption for news services provided by section...

2012-04-01

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32 CFR 516.53 - News media and other inquiries.  

... 3 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false News media and other inquiries. 516.53 Section...the United States Has An Interest § 516.53 News media and other inquiries. News media inquiries regarding litigation...

2014-07-01

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26 CFR 49.4253-2 - Exemption for news services.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Exemption for news services. 49.4253-2 Section 49...Communications § 49.4253-2 Exemption for news services. (a) In general. The exemption for news services provided by section...

2011-04-01

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Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...5 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false News releases concerning international activities...SPACE ADMINISTRATION RELEASE OF INFORMATION TO NEWS AND INFORMATION MEDIA § 1213.109 News releases concerning international...

2013-01-01

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31 CFR 515.573 - Transactions by news organizations.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false Transactions by news organizations. 515.573 Section 515...Policy § 515.573 Transactions by news organizations. (a) Specific licenses...necessary for the establishment and operation of news bureaus in Cuba whose primary purpose...

2013-07-01

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26 CFR 49.4253-2 - Exemption for news services.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Exemption for news services. 49.4253-2 Section 49...Communications § 49.4253-2 Exemption for news services. (a) In general. The exemption for news services provided by section...

2013-04-01

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14 CFR 1213.109 - News releases concerning international activities.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... 5 2011-01-01 2010-01-01 true News releases concerning international activities...SPACE ADMINISTRATION RELEASE OF INFORMATION TO NEWS AND INFORMATION MEDIA § 1213.109 News releases concerning international...

2011-01-01

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32 CFR 516.53 - News media and other inquiries.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... 3 2011-07-01 2009-07-01 true News media and other inquiries. 516.53 Section...the United States Has An Interest § 516.53 News media and other inquiries. News media inquiries regarding litigation...

2011-07-01

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...5 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false News releases concerning international activities...SPACE ADMINISTRATION RELEASE OF INFORMATION TO NEWS AND INFORMATION MEDIA § 1213.109 News releases concerning international...

2014-01-01

320

32 CFR 516.53 - News media and other inquiries.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... 3 2012-07-01 2009-07-01 true News media and other inquiries. 516.53 Section...the United States Has An Interest § 516.53 News media and other inquiries. News media inquiries regarding litigation...

2012-07-01

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31 CFR 515.573 - Transactions by news organizations.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-07-01 false Transactions by news organizations. 515.573 Section 515...Policy § 515.573 Transactions by news organizations. (a) Specific licenses...necessary for the establishment and operation of news bureaus in Cuba whose primary purpose...

2011-07-01

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31 CFR 515.573 - Transactions by news organizations.  

...2014-07-01 false Transactions by news organizations. 515.573 Section 515...Policy § 515.573 Transactions by news organizations. (a) Specific licenses...necessary for the establishment and operation of news bureaus in Cuba whose primary purpose...

2014-07-01

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31 CFR 515.573 - Transactions by news organizations.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-07-01 false Transactions by news organizations. 515.573 Section 515...Policy § 515.573 Transactions by news organizations. (a) Specific licenses...necessary for the establishment and operation of news bureaus in Cuba whose primary purpose...

2012-07-01

324

Chem 13 News Digest  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes an experiment, using a soap bubble raft, intended to provide insight into the orderly packing of spherical objects and the properties of metallic crystals. Also describes a solubility product experiment which uses barium hydroxide. (MLH)

Friesen, R. J., Ed.

1975-01-01

325

News and Announcements  

Cancer.gov

August 22, 2011 NCI's Proteome Characterization Centers Announced May 16, 2011 Reagent Target Request for Monoclonal Antibody Production and Characterization January 07, 2011 CPTC Experts Author Proteomics Review in the Journal of Proteome Research December

326

Semana 2 -6 de noviembre, 2009 1. C&EN News  

E-print Network

Semana 2 - 6 de noviembre, 2009 1. C&EN News http://pubs.acs.org/subscribe/journals/cen/87/i44/toc Products' Cryogenics Operations team. Air Products & Chemicals http://pubs.acs.org/cen/coverstory/87 of the bacterium Pseudomonas fluorescens that have evolved the capacity to switch randomly between colony types

327

Daily HD TV News: Helping to Turn You On | Home | News | Blog | Reviews |  

E-print Network

Search Daily HD TV News: Helping to Turn You On | Home | News | Blog | Reviews | Sunday 30th of August 2009 Main: Home· HDTV News· HDTV Blog· HDTV Reviews· HDTV Categories: General HDTV· HDTV Receivers· HDTV Broadcasts · Plasma HD TV· LCD HD TV· HD Recorders· HDTV News Archives: August 2009· July 2009

Rogers, John A.

328

The Changing Landscape of Science News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Social media are revolutionizing the ways that people communicate and the ways they get their news. Traditional news outlets are in decline, and no subject area is declining faster than science news. Every day there are fewer professional science journalists working in traditional media. On the other hand, ever greater numbers of scientists, science enthusiasts, and online journalists are turning to blogs, podcasts, eBooks, twitter feeds, and social media sites like Facebook and Tumbler to spread news about science. I will present an overview of the state of science journalism and speculate on the likely directions it seems to be heading. I will also offer some general guidelines to help scientists understand what makes a good science news story, as well as suggesting ways that they can get their work in the news.

Riordon, James

2011-03-01

329

Record Production  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Record Production is a website that has been created by record production professionals. Its main draw is the over 200 high quality streaming videos that feature tours of recording studios and interviews with the top record producers in the industry. Aside from the videos, the site also provides reviews of home and studio recording equipment, a news page that highlights updates to the site, as well as a forum.

2006-12-18

330

Gatekeeping, Indexing, and Live-Event News: Is Technology Altering the Construction of News?  

Microsoft Academic Search

We are interested in event-driven news, defined as coverage of activities that are, at least at their initial occurrence, spontaneous and unmanaged by officials within institutional settings. Most news most of the time has its origins in official proceed- ings and pronouncements. That may be changing. We want to know if event-driven news stories, facilitated by technological advancements such as

Steven Livingston; W. Lance Bennett

2003-01-01

331

Self assembly in soft matter   

E-print Network

The term “soft matter” applies to a variety of physical systems, such as liquids, colloids, polymers, foams, gels, and granular materials. The most fascinating aspect of soft matter lies in the fact that they are not ...

Chremos, Alexandros

2009-01-01

332

Self Assembly in Soft Matter   

E-print Network

The term “soft matter” applies to a variety of physical systems, such as liquids, colloids, polymers, foams, gels, and granular materials. The most fascinating aspect of soft matter lies in the fact that they are not ...

Chremos, Alexandros

2009-01-01

333

Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Children  

MedlinePLUS

... for all those affected by children ' s cancer. Search Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Children Soft tissue sarcomas in children are ... tissue sarcomas, the most common of which are rhabdomyosarcoma , osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma . Each year, approximately 900 ...

334

Soft X-ray Imaging  

SciTech Connect

The contents of this report cover the following: (1) design of the soft x-ray telescope; (2) fabrication and characterization of the soft x-ray telescope; and (3) experimental implementation at the OMEGA laser facility.

Seely, John

1999-05-20

335

Soft-bottom Shores  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Natural history information on some of the organisms found on soft-bottoms mainly in the coasts of Washington. Good pictures and highlights on common invertebrates and plants species, with scientific names provided. Special emphasis on evolutionary adaptations of feeding and other interesting physiological issues. Information on sampling devices also included.

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9/4/2014 NEWS OF THE WEIRD | Fort Myers Newspaper | News, Business, Real Estate and Arts in Fort Myers FL | Florida http://fortmyers.floridaweekly.com/news/2014-08-27/News_of_The_Weird/NEWS_OF_THE_WEIRD.html?print=1 1/3  

E-print Network

9/4/2014 NEWS OF THE WEIRD | Fort Myers Newspaper | News, Business, Real Estate and Arts in Fort Myers FL | Florida http://fortmyers.floridaweekly.com/news/2014-08-27/News_of_The_Weird/NEWS_OF_THE_WEIRD.html?print=1 1/3 Editions: Fort Myers August 27, 2014 Search Archives Follow NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY CHUCK

Chiao, Jung-Chih

337

U.S. News & World Report  

E-print Network

U.S. News & World Report In the ranking of U.S. schools, UCLA again ranked second among public on factors related to undergraduate education. U.S. NeWS & WoRld RepoRt Rank UniveRsity scoRe 1 Private of the "best" public and private universities, including the most widely known list published by U.S. News

Levine, Alex J.

338

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.

339

Radiation Therapy for Soft Tissue Sarcomas  

MedlinePLUS

... Chemotherapy for soft tissue sarcomas Targeted therapy for soft tissue sarcoma Clinical trials for soft tissue sarcomas Complementary and ... been proven to be a better treatment for soft tissue sarcoma. Proton beam therapy is not widely available. Another ...

340

How Are Soft Tissue Sarcomas Diagnosed?  

MedlinePLUS

... soft tissue sarcomas staged? Survival by stage of soft tissue sarcoma Previous Topic Signs and symptoms of soft tissue ... is often done if the doctor suspects a soft tissue sarcoma in the chest, abdomen, or the retroperitoneum. This ...

341

Can Soft Tissue Sarcomas Be Found Early?  

MedlinePLUS

... soft tissue sarcomas staged? Survival by stage of soft tissue sarcoma Previous Topic Can soft tissue sarcomas be prevented? ... other symptoms that may be caused by a soft tissue sarcoma. Last Medical Review: 10/21/2013 Last Revised: ...

342

Mediating subpolitics in US and UK science news.  

PubMed

The development of therapeutic cloning research sparked a scientific controversy pitting patients' hopes for cures against religious and anti-abortion opposition. The present study investigates this controversy by examining the production and content of Anglo-American print media coverage of the branch of embryonic stem cell research known as "therapeutic cloning." Data collection included press articles about therapeutic cloning (n = 5,185) and qualitative interviews with journalists (n = 18). Patient activists and anti-abortion groups emerged as key news sources in this coverage. Significant qualitative differences in the mediation of these subpolitical groups and their arguments for and against therapeutic cloning are identified. Results suggest that the perceived human interest news value of narratives of patient suffering may give patient advocacy groups a privileged position in journalistic coverage. Finally, Ulrich Beck's theoretical arguments about subpolitics are critically applied to the results to elicit further insights. PMID:22530488

Jensen, Eric

2012-01-01

343

NewsPort: San Francisco State University Journalism Department  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A product of a lab (Journalism 677) at San Francisco State, NewsPort "seeks to address a serious concern over bringing the hard-won standards of accuracy, attribution, multiple sourcing, comprehension and fairness to the growing power of journalism on the World Wide Web." It's a sober mission, belied by the often flashy front-end that each story wears. But beneath the bells and whistles there's quality content here; from Microsoft's acquisitive nature to the increasing resistance of microbes to antibiotics, the treatments in Issue 3 are deep and often fearless. Just when it seemed that Java gimmickry would mean the end of meaningful content on the Web, NewsPort provides a hopeful portent.

344

Accurate extraction of the News  

E-print Network

We propose a new scheme for extracting gravitational radiation from a characteristic numerical simulation of a spacetime. This method is similar in conception to our earlier work but analytical and numerical implementation is different. The scheme is based on direct transformation to the Bondi coordinates and the gravitational waves are extracted by calculating the Bondi news function in Bondi coordinates. The entire calculation is done in a way which will make the implementation easy when we use uniform Bondi angular grid at $\\mathcal I^+$. Using uniform Bondi grid for news calculation has added advantage that we have to solve only ordinary differential equations instead of partial differential equation. For the test problems this new scheme allows us to extract gravitational radiation much more accurately than the previous schemes.

Shrirang S. Deshingkar

2006-09-14

345

Science@NASA: Headline News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site features news articles and features that highlight research from NASA's current space missions. The home page provides links to current headline stories and recent stories on space science, astronomy, living in space, Earth science, physical and biological sciences, and advances in technology. The stories are available as podcasts, which can be downloaded or played from the web site, and as illustrated transcripts (text). There is also an archive of stories dating back to 1996.

346

Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics: News  

PubMed Central

Agenus brain cancer vaccine improves survival in phase 2 trial Meningococcal meningitis cases fall 94% following vaccine introduction Most vaccines are safe during breastfeeding Promising phase 1 results for Genocea’s herpes simplex virus vaccine Delayed vaccinations clearly increase risk of whooping cough Positive news from early-stage HIV vaccines Sanofi’s H7N9 vaccine trial with MF59 and AS03 PMID:24192581

Riedmann, Eva M

2013-01-01

347

NEWS AND INFORMATION: Depleted uranium  

Microsoft Academic Search

The potential health effects arising from exposure to depleted uranium have been much in the news of late. Naturally occurring uranium contains the radioisotopes 238U (which dominates, at a current molar proportion of 99.3%), 235U and a small amount of 234U. Depleted uranium has an isotopic concentration of 235U that is below the 0.7% found naturally. This is either because

Richard Wakeford

2001-01-01

348

Soft tissue vibrations within one soft tissue compartment.  

PubMed

The concept of muscle tuning suggests that vibrations of the soft tissue compartments of the leg initiated by impacts are minimized by muscular activity prior to heel-strike of heel-toe running. For the quantification of muscle tuning it has been assumed (1) that the soft tissue compartment acts as one lumped mass and (2) that vibration energy dissipation does occur within one muscle. The purpose of this study was to test these two assumptions. It was hypothesized that (H1) the movement of the soft tissue compartment is not homogeneous, (H2) the vibration frequencies for different muscles within one soft tissue compartment are different and (3) attenuation of vibration movement within one muscle does occur. Soft tissue vibrations were measured using accelerometers on four locations on the quadriceps soft tissue compartment during heel-toe running. There were differences in the peak soft tissue acceleration and time of peak acceleration between accelerometer locations. The dominant frequency was similar throughout the soft tissue compartment, however; there was an attenuation of high-frequency vibration energy between distal and proximal points overlying one muscle. This evidence suggests that accelerometer placement is important when quantifying the acceleration magnitude and timing of peak soft tissue compartment but not when estimating the resonant vibration characteristics of a soft tissue compartment. It also provides initial evidence to support the idea that vibration control through muscle tuning may be achieved through changes in energy dissipating properties within the soft tissue compartment. PMID:16439234

Boyer, Katherine A; Nigg, Benno M

2006-01-01

349

Understanding News Geography and Major Determinants of Global News Coverage of Disasters  

E-print Network

In this work, we reveal the structure of global news coverage of disasters and its determinants by using a large-scale news coverage dataset collected by the GDELT (Global Data on Events, Location, and Tone) project that monitors news media in over 100 languages from the whole world. Significant variables in our hierarchical (mixed-effect) regression model, such as the number of population, the political stability, the damage, and more, are well aligned with a series of previous research. Yet, strong regionalism we found in news geography highlights the necessity of the comprehensive dataset for the study of global news coverage.

Kwak, Haewoon

2014-01-01

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From: ora-news-bounces@lists.ucla.edu on behalf of ORA NEWS [ora-news@lists.ucla.edu] Sent: Monday, September 14, 2009 12:43 PM  

E-print Network

From: ora-news-bounces@lists.ucla.edu on behalf of ORA NEWS [ora-news@lists.ucla.edu] Sent: Monday, September 14, 2009 12:43 PM To: ora-news@lists.ucla.edu Subject: Use of E-RAS to Expedite ARRA Award Set the ARRA Help Desk at: ARRAHelpline@research.ucla.edu or x40548. To subscribe: Send an e-mail to: ora-news

Grether, Gregory

351

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

352

News and Announcements  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

News from Journal House Conceptual Questions and Challenge Problems Many readers are trying to modify the way they teach and in so doing are trying to write new types of questions and problems. The Journal has a new online resource, the JCE Internet Conceptual Questions and Challenge Problems Web site, http://jchemed.chem.wisc.edu/JCEWWW/Resources/CQandChP/index.html . The site is a source of questions and problems that can be used in teaching and assessing conceptual understanding and problem solving in chemistry. Here you can find a library of free-response and multiple-choice conceptual questions and challenge problems, tips for writing these questions and problems, and a discussion of types of concept questions. This site is intended to be a means of sharing conceptual questions and challenge problems among chemical educators. It will be as inclusive as possible, and to achieve this readers need to share their questions and alert the authors to references or Web sites. The screen captures shown below should provide a feeling for what you will find when you visit the site. The authors, William R. Robinson and Susan C. Nurrenbern, welcome additions to the library of conceptual questions or other comments or suggestions. Contact them by email, fax, or regular mail. William R. Robinson and Susan C. Nurrenbern, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1393. Bill: phone: 765/494-5453; fax: 765/494-0239; email: wrrobin@purdue.edu. Sue: phone: 765/494-0823; fax: 765/494-0239; email: nurrenbe@purdue.edu. fax: 765/494-0239. 1998 Ford Foundation Fellowships The National Research Council has announced the recipients of the 1998 fellowships for minority scholars. Three categories of fellowships were awarded: 50 to beginning graduate students, 33 to students writing their dissertations, and 28 to recent Ph.D. recipients. There were about 1,000 applicants. For information about the next competition contact the Fellowship Office of the National Research Council, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418, via email at infofell@nas.edu, or at http://fellowships.nas.edu. 1998 Pre-Doctoral Fellows Rafael Alcala, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chemical Engineering Diego J. Díaz, Cornell University, Analytical Chemistry Kanya Lynn Henderson, Colorado State University, Biochemistry Félix Mario Rivas, State University of New York, Buffalo, Organic Chemistry 1998 Dissertation Fellows Kristala Lanett Jones, Arizona State University, Chemical Engineering 1998 Postdoctoral Fellows Edgardo Tabión Farinas, Yale University, Interdisciplinary Chemistry Data Base of Online Courses TeleEducation NB, a province-wide distributed distance learning network in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, has implemented an international online course database of more than 9,000 courses. The database includes public and private courses at all levels from more than 15 countries and includes only those courses that can be completed fully online. Courses vary from graduate-level engineering offerings to simple "How to" courses. The database provides access to courses and programs leading to accredited degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Professional development and personal interest courses are also included. Students can access course information by browsing subject areas or by searching specific fields. Hotlinks connect students directly to the delivering institutions. In the past year, there has been an exponential rise in the number of courses being offered online, from fewer than 2,000 in January 1998 to more than 10,000 in December 1998. It is expected that there will be more than 40,000 online courses by the year 2000. The TeleCampus Online Course Database provides students with a means of finding information on courses that meet their needs. The database can be accessed from TeleCampus at http://telecampus.edu. Change in the Introductory Chemistry Course, an Online Course An online conference, Proposals for Change in the Introductory Chemistry Course, will take place from March 29 to April 10, 1999. The

1999-02-01

353

Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics: News  

PubMed Central

Vaccinating boys against HPV to reduce cancer rates across the sexes New melanoma vaccine contains natural product from marine sponges Impact of Hib conjugate vaccines in developing countries Electronic Health Records to keep track of immunization status Pregnant women urged to get whooping cough vaccination New nano-coating developed to preserve vaccines Alternative approach to creating a universal flu vaccine New modular vaccine design: MAPS technology PMID:24051387

Riedmann, Eva M

2013-01-01

354

Neo-Latin News  

E-print Network

curious history that has impeded in some remarkable ways the production of a critical edition. It was dedicated to Cardinal Domenico Grimani, bishop of Porto and patriarch of Aquileia, but did not meet with the approval of the cardinal, who.... (Stephen Murphy, Wake Forest University) ? Milton?s Cambridge Latin Performing in the Genres 1625-1632. By John K. Hale. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 289. Tempe, Ariz.: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005. xii...

Kallendorf, Craig et al

2008-01-01

355

Soft sensor for real-time cement fineness estimation.  

PubMed

This paper describes the design and implementation of soft sensors to estimate cement fineness. Soft sensors are mathematical models that use available data to provide real-time information on process variables when the information, for whatever reason, is not available by direct measurement. In this application, soft sensors are used to provide information on process variable normally provided by off-line laboratory tests performed at large time intervals. Cement fineness is one of the crucial parameters that define the quality of produced cement. Providing real-time information on cement fineness using soft sensors can overcome limitations and problems that originate from a lack of information between two laboratory tests. The model inputs were selected from candidate process variables using an information theoretic approach. Models based on multi-layer perceptrons were developed, and their ability to estimate cement fineness of laboratory samples was analyzed. Models that had the best performance, and capacity to adopt changes in the cement grinding circuit were selected to implement soft sensors. Soft sensors were tested using data from a continuous cement production to demonstrate their use in real-time fineness estimation. Their performance was highly satisfactory, and the sensors proved to be capable of providing valuable information on cement grinding circuit performance. After successful off-line tests, soft sensors were implemented and installed in the control room of a cement factory. Results on the site confirm results obtained by tests conducted during soft sensor development. PMID:25451819

Staniši?, Darko; Jorgovanovi?, Nikola; Popov, Nikola; Congradac, Velimir

2014-10-23

356

Nucleation-Mode Localization in Hard-Soft Nanocomposites  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Aligned hard-soft nanocomposites continue to be an active research area in permanent magnetism, challenged by demanding processing requirements but also encouraged by experimental proofs of principle. The approach was initially outlined by Kneller and Hawig (1991), who advocated hard-soft multilayers. Skomski and Coey (1993) considered three-dimensional nanostructures, such as soft spheres in a hard matrix, and predicted an upper energy-product limit of about 1000 kJ/m^3. It is well-established that the dimensions of the soft regions cannot be larger than twice the domain-wall width of the hard phase, but otherwise it was believed that geometry has a rather secondary effect. However, our recent research reveals substantial differences. Soft-in-hard geometries are better than hard-in-soft geometries and embedded soft spheres are better than multilayers. This is in close analogy to the dimensionality-dependent quantum-mechanical delocalization of electrons in an inhomogeneous potential and to the behavior of impurity states in the band gaps of solids. Transparent analytical nucleation-field solutions are found for some geometries and in the limit of very small soft inclusion as a function of the hard-phase coercivity and hysteresis-loop shape.

Skomski, Ralph; Balasubramanian, Balamurugan; Das, Bhaskar; Sellmyer, D. J.

2013-03-01

357

Chemical & Engineering News: Latest News -Flexible Silicon http://pubs.acs.org/cen/news/83/i51/8351notw9.html 1 of 2 12/19/2005 10:33 PM  

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Chemical & Engineering News: Latest News - Flexible Silicon http://pubs.acs.org/cen/news/83/i51 types of sensors and environmentally sensitive processors," comments chemist and materials scientist & Engineering News: Latest News - Flexible Silicon http://pubs.acs.org/cen/news/83/i51/8351notw9.html 2 of 2 12

Rogers, John A.

358

Softly massive gravity  

Microsoft Academic Search

Large-distance modification of gravity may be the best mechanism for solving the cosmological constant problem. A simple model of the large-distance modification---four-dimensional (4D) gravity with a hard mass term---is problematic from the theoretical standpoint. Here we discuss a different model, brane-induced gravity, that effectively introduces a soft graviton mass. We study the issues of unitarity, analyticity, and causality in this

G. Gabadadze; M. Shifman

2004-01-01

359

Electrostatics in soft matter  

E-print Network

Recent progress in the understanding of the effect of electrostatics in soft matter is presented. A vast amount of materials contains ions ranging from the molecular scale (e.g., electrolyte) to the meso/macroscopic one (e.g., charged colloidal particles or polyelectrolytes). Their (micro)structure and physicochemical properties are especially dictated by the famous and redoubtable long-ranged Coulomb interaction. In particular theoretical and simulational aspects, including the experimental motivations, will be discussed.

Rene Messina

2008-11-27

360

Soft tissue sarcomas.  

PubMed

This synthesis of the literature on radiotherapy for sarcomas originating in the body's soft, supportive tissues, ie, muscle, connective tissue, and fatty tissue is based on 71 scientific articles, including 4 randomized studies, 5 prospective studies, and 26 retrospective studies. These studies involve 3,444 patients. Over 90% of patients with soft tissue sarcomas in the arms and legs can be treated in a way that preserves the extremities. Subcutaneous and intramuscular sarcomas can be treated surgically with little functional loss or risk for local recurrence without adjuvant radiotherapy. To avoid amputation, surgery is often combined with radiotherapy for treatment of local relapse. Adequate surgical margins are usually difficult to achieve for head/neck tumors and retroperitoneal tumors, and therefore surgery is often combined with radiotherapy to reduce the risk for local relapse. Pre- and postoperative radiotherapy are similar. A disadvantage of preoperative radiotherapy is that it reduces the opportunity for exact diagnosis and determining morphobiologic sarcoma parameters. To further improve treatment results for advanced sarcomas, it is necessary to introduce other fractionation schedules, mainly hyperfractionation. This places greater demands on radiotherapy, mainly for staff resources. Combining radiotherapy and local intraarterial chemotherapy involves greater risks for complications and has not shown better treatment results than pre- or postoperative radiotherapy alone, and it is not recommended as standard treatment for soft tissue sarcomas. Intraoperative treatment methods should be targeted for further study and development. PMID:9154103

Alvegård, T

1996-01-01

361

Access Digital Library, Search, News and more  

E-print Network

[General] Access Digital Library, Search, News and more [Education] Access MyCourses contentLinks, weather and more eCommons standard portals [Research] tab includes one-click access to 1,800 journalsLinks and view weather, news and events. eCommons Organizations Departments can create and maintain their own

Goodrich, Lisa V.

362

Science News and the Science Classroom  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Using "Science News" as a teaching tool promotes writing about science, talking about science, and broadening students' views about what science is. This article describes an ongoing assignment in which students choose one article from "Science News" each week and write a brief summary and explanation of why they picked that article. (Contains 1…

McCullough, Laura

2006-01-01

363

NewsWINTER 2010 DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY  

E-print Network

Anthro NewsWINTER 2010 DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY Continued on page 8 In this issue New faculty studies. While childhood stud- ies in anthropology have a long history, cross-cultural research has often Republic #12;2 | anthro news From the Chair's Desk Anthropology at WSU continues to be a strong department

Collins, Gary S.

364

News you can use Disease management  

E-print Network

1 News you can use Disease management Continue to monitor for foliar and fruit diseases. Continue r i n L i z o t t e , 231-946-1510. PAGE 1 NEWS YOU CAN USE GROWING DEGREE DAYS PAGE 2 REGIONAL caught no adult grape berry moth (GBM) this week, but significant larval webbing and feeding damage

Isaacs, Rufus

365

Newspaper Reader Interest in Business News.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study was conducted to determine if interest in business and financial news could be predicted from factors other than demographic variables. It was hypothesized that the type and number of personal financial investments the reader had would predict interest in business and financial news. In a telephone survey, 376 adults in a large,…

Schweitzer, John C.; Saathoff, Roger C.

366

Spring 2012 | 1 WellcomeNEWS  

E-print Network

the Director Funding news Research news In depth How I Got Into... capacity building: Dr Samson Kinyanjui, the government announced a public consultation about potential treatments to prevent mitochondrial diseases techniques that are the subject of the consultation. For a woman whose children would be at risk

Rambaut, Andrew

367

Home | Register Web Search: News Home Page  

E-print Network

Home | Register Web Search: News Home Page News Digest Photo Galleries Politics Nation Science bright to dark; each change represents one digital "bit" of information. The problem is equivalent) [4/7/2000 2:39:49 PM] #12;Toolbox On the Web Census information Federal crime data Economy by region

Hochberg, Michael

368

Kids, Crime, and Local Television News  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The vast majority of crime reporting occurs on local television news and in newspapers. Although crimes are extraordinary events, they assume an ordinariness that only daily reporting can give them. The obvious question is what does the news tell us about crime. This article compares the coverage of adult crime and the coverage of what the author…

Yanich, Danilo

2005-01-01

369

Narratives in Local Television News Editing  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study offers a method for analyzing the narrative content of television news videos. Very few scholars approach the study of visual narratives in television news editing because the technique is highly specialized and not commonly articulated by practitioners. However, cognitive experiments are supporting the importance of understanding the way the brain processes video messages; in particular, those coming from

Keren Henderson

2012-01-01

370

The Telegraph and the News Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper describes an episode in the history of journalism that reveals a continuing tension in news reporting. Dating from the invention of the telegraph in the late nineteenth century, news reports have been increasingly patterned after either a "scientific" or a "literary" model. The scientific report is based on irreducible facts, high-speed…

Carey, James W.; Sims, Norman

371

In The News Monday, January 03, 2011  

E-print Network

/29/2010 Ahwatukee Foothills News View Clip Gold-Coated Liposomes Could Make Chemo More Effective, Less Harmful (BIO5 Institute and the Arizona Cancer Center) 12/28/2010 Medical News Today View Clip Fans ask: Is it true Aretha Franklin died today? (The University of Arizona's Arizona Cancer Center offers hope and compassion

Arizona, University of

372

New Aggie News Transfer Edition, Spring 2014  

E-print Network

New Aggie News Transfer Edition, Spring 2014 #12;Howdy! Congratulations! We are excited to welcome&M University is a campus rich in history and tradition you will become familiar with during your New Student things may change for you over the next few months; we hope that this issue of New Aggie News will help

Behmer, Spencer T.

373

New Aggie News Freshman Edition, Spring 2014  

E-print Network

New Aggie News Freshman Edition, Spring 2014 #12;Howdy! Congratulations! We are excited to welcome&M University is a campus rich in history and tradition you will become familiar with during your New Student things may change for you over the next few months; we hope that this issue of New Aggie News will help

Behmer, Spencer T.

374

NIH News in Health: September 2006  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

News in Health, is a monthly newsletter that provides practical health news and information. As college students arrive on campus this fall, it is a time of new experiences, new friendships and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it can also be a time of excessive drinking and dealing with its aftermath--vandalism,…

Wein, Harrison, Ed.

2006-01-01

375

Home | News & Community | Free Newsletter | Search: Tips  

E-print Network

Home | News & Community | Free Newsletter | Search: Tips Articles News and Information Current a photonic band gap, said Paul Braun, a University Scholar and professor of materials science and engineering associate in the department of materials science and engineering. The work was funded by the U.S. Army

Braun, Paul

376

Home | News & Community | Free Newsletter | Search: Tips  

E-print Network

Home | News & Community | Free Newsletter | Search: Tips Articles News and Information Current be used in such applications because it is intrinsically brittle and rigid has been tossed out the window," said John Rogers, a Founder Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University

Rogers, John A.

377

Query-Free News Search Monika Henzinger  

E-print Network

to be broadcast in un- used portions of the TV signal. A user watching TV on a computer with a compatible TV tuner that a user might want to see while watching a TV program. In this paper we study the problem of finding news additional information on the topic discussed. TV broadcast news can be treated as one such stream of text

Tomkins, Andrew

378

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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Developing a text categorization template for Turkish news portals  

Microsoft Academic Search

In news portals, text category information is needed for news presentation. However, for many news stories the category information is unavailable, incorrectly assigned or too generic. This makes the text categorization a necessary tool for news portals. Automated text categorization (ATC) is a multifaceted difficult process that involves decisions regarding tuning of several parameters, term weighting, word stemming, word stopping,

Cagri Toraman; Fazli Can; Seyit Kocberber

2011-01-01

380

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

381

Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1993  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This issue of the Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of the Headquarters staff during 1993. The index is arranged in six sections: subject index, personal names index, news release number index, accession number index, speeches, and news releases.

1994-01-01

382

News Agency Coverage of the United States Withdrawal from UNESCO.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study was conducted to examine news coverage of the U.S. withdrawal from Unesco. News reports distributed by the Associated Press, United Press International, New York Times News Service, and Washington Post-Los Angeles Times News Service were studied to determine how adequate a foundation they were providing Americans for independent judgment…

Giffard, C. Anthony

383

BBC News -Electronic tattoo 'could revolutionise patient monitoring' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-14489208[8/14/2011 5:57:03 AM  

E-print Network

BBC News - Electronic tattoo 'could revolutionise patient monitoring' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news' By James Gallagher Health reporter, BBC News The sensor can be built into a temporary tattoo 1,662 Share Mobile News Sport Weather Travel TV Radio More Shared Search BBC News Search #12;BBC News - Electronic

Rogers, John A.

384

NEWS: Design and creativity  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Delcam, a manufacturing software developer, has supplied substantial funding towards a UK Government initiative intended to revolutionize the study of design and technology in schools. The computer-aided design software for schools (CAD-CAM) programme will give students a bridge into industry by enabling them to employ video links with engineers at companies such as British Aerospace and Rolls Royce. They will then be able to convert their virtual reality designs into a finished product. When the revised National Curriculum comes into effect this year, CAD-CAM will become compulsory from Key Stage 3, reflecting the greater focus on work-related learning, as well as the added importance being given to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) within the curriculum. Under the new scheme, schools can use a range of software designed in the UK (currently used for such items as jet aircraft and Formula One racing cars), which is being made available free of charge. The Design and Technology Association is monitoring the programme and the schools taking part have had to propose targets, focused on curriculum innovation, pupil outcomes and staff development. Still on the theme of design is the `Young Foresight' project launched in January and inviting 13 to 14 year-olds to tackle the challenges of the future through designing a new product for the world of 2020. The aim here is to encourage creativity, enterprise and innovation among young people by giving them an idea of what is involved in the design and development of a successful product. The students will be supported by mentors drawn from the local business community and there will be related BBC schools television programmes early in March with classroom resources, teacher training and an interactive website. The first phase of the initiative, based on 100 schools from across England and Wales, should be completed by autumn 2000, with phase 2 for 3000 schools over a three-year period incorporating a further nine programmes reflecting the work of the national Foresight Panels. The national Foresight programme is about preparing for the future by identifying market drivers, threats and opportunities and using that knowledge to inform the decisions that need to be taken today. Details can be viewed at www.foresight.gov.uk And for those with any remaining untapped ingenuity, the deadline is fast approaching for this year's `Young Engineer for Britain' competition. Young people, either individually or in teams of up to four, are invited to demonstrate their engineering skills in an event with a total prize value of over £65 000. The individual winner takes away a personal prize of £2500 plus a trophy, and their school receives an additional £2500 for engineering teaching equipment. Entry details can be obtained from Young Engineers for Britain, Engineering Council, 10 Maltravers Street, London WC2R 3ER and the closing date is 28 April 2000 .

2000-03-01

385

A Brave New World for International News? Exploring the Determinants of the Coverage of Foreign News on US Websites  

Microsoft Academic Search

\\/ This study content analyzed international news published on two of the most visited websites in the US, cnn.com and www.nytimes.com. The influences of trade, existence of news agencies, national traits and cultural and geographic proximity on these two news websites were examined. The international news from the online version was analyzed and compared with the print and broadcast versions.

H. Denis Wu

2007-01-01

386

February 2006 5APS NEWS A Supplement to APS News Edited by Phillip F. Schewe, Ben Stein and Ernie Tretkoff  

E-print Network

February 2006 5APS NEWS A Supplement to APS News Edited by Phillip F. Schewe, Ben Stein and Ernie Tretkoff INTRODUCTION Physics News in 2005, a summary of physics highlights for the past year, was com- piled from items appearing in AIP's weekly newsletter Physics News Update, written by Phil Schewe

Tlusty, Tsvi

387

Crime News and Racialized Beliefs: Understanding the Relationship Between Local News Viewing and Perceptions of African Americans and Crime  

Microsoft Academic Search

A survey of Los Angeles County adults was undertaken to determine whether exposure to the overrepresentation of Blacks as criminals on local news programs, attention to crime news, and news trust predicted perceptions of Blacks and crime. After controlling for a number of factors including the diversity of respondents' neighborhood and neigh- borhood crime rate, attention to crime news was

Travis L. Dixon

2008-01-01

388

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.

389

Daily Egyptian Diversity News Index  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Developed as part of the online collections at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's Morris Library, the Daily Egyptian Diversity News Index provides historical insight into the campus climate at this unique school. In 2006, Dr. Seymour Bryson, the associate chancellor for diversity, teamed up with several other colleagues to identify articles in the Daily Egyptian (the University's student newspaper) related to the university's historic minority campus populations. The project entailed surveying microfilm and creating searchable transcripts for online access. Currently, the online archive contains over 1,400 items from the Daily Egyptian, and content includes pieces on African American members of the homecoming court, student activists, musical groups, and student government.

390

NOVA: Science in the News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Australian Academy of Science produces this useful information resource on current scientific news in Australia. NOVA covers a wide range of topics, including soil salinity (how technology is being used to monitor the extent of dryland salinity "threatening large areas of Australia's agricultural zone"), wind power, osteoporosis, the Southern Ocean and global climate, and Fuelling the 21st century, among many others. Each article provides general and in-depth information, including a hyperlinked summary, glossary, and suggested readings. A list of useful sites rounds out each topic.

Payne, Laura X.

391

News from the ATLAS  

E-print Network

The LHC has been running for over 2 years and the different experiments have accumulated enough data to find a new particle which could well be the Higgs boson, achieve Standard Model measurements with precision at the percent level, and seriously constrain a large variety of new physics scenarios, giving important hints on what the physics beyond the Standard Model can be and what it cannot be. This presentation will focus on ATLAS latest searches for new physics in events featuring signatures relevant to theories of quantum gravity. Will be presented the results on searches for large extra dimensions (direct graviton emission, virtual graviton propagation, Kaluza-Klein Randall-Sundrum resonances, etc.) and other TeV-scale gravity phenomena such as black holes (rotating and non-rotating) and string balls production and decay. Results will be reported on each of the various final states investigated for each signals. The results of some searches that are not typically interpreted into bounds on quantum gravit...

Beauchemin, P; The ATLAS collaboration

2015-01-01

392

Soft skills and dental education.  

PubMed

Soft skills and hard skills are essential in the practice of dentistry. While hard skills deal with technical proficiency, soft skills relate to a personal values and interpersonal skills that determine a person's ability to fit in a particular situation. These skills contribute to the success of organisations that deal face-to-face with clients. Effective soft skills benefit the dental practice. However, the teaching of soft skills remains a challenge to dental schools. This paper discusses the different soft skills, how they are taught and assessed and the issues that need to be addressed in their teaching and assessment. The use of the module by the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya for development of soft skills for institutions of higher learning introduced by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. PMID:23574183

Gonzalez, M A G; Abu Kasim, N H; Naimie, Z

2013-05-01

393

Soft tissue procedures.  

PubMed

Soft tissue procedures for PTT dysfunction and adult acquired flat foot improve function and preserve joint motion. These procedures can only be applied to patients who have correctable deformities. The durability of these procedures, without the addition of bone realignment procedures, has been questioned and needs to be investigated further. Reconstruction of the spring ligament complex corrects the flat foot in cadavers but has not been studied clinically. There is still much to be learned in this condition so we are able to provide optimal care for our patients. PMID:14560902

Sitler, David F; Bell, S Josh

2003-09-01

394

Applied Soft Computing: Elsevier Science  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Debuting in March 2001, Applied Soft Computing is the official, online journal of the World Federation on Soft Computing. The journal focuses on "Fuzzy Logic, Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computing, Rough Sets and other similar techniques to address real world complexities." Applications of soft computing are very diverse, ranging from pattern recognition to telecommunications. The most recent issue has five articles, in which genetic programming is a prevalent topic. Access to full online text articles will be free until December 31, 2002.

1999-01-01

395

Soft tissue tumours: imaging strategy  

Microsoft Academic Search

Vascular tumours and malformations, fibrous and fibrohistiocytic tumours and pseudotumours are the most common benign soft-tissue\\u000a masses observed in children, and can be treated conservatively. Rhabdomyosarcomas are the most frequent malignant tumours,\\u000a accounting for about half of soft tissue sarcomas. A child referred for a soft-tissue mass should ideally be managed by a\\u000a multidisciplinary team and primary excision should be

Hervé J. Brisse; Daniel Orbach; Jerzy Klijanienko

2010-01-01

396

16 CSA News March 2013 thanol from corn has been the primary biofuel for liq-  

E-print Network

16 CSA News March 2013 E thanol from corn has been the primary biofuel for liq- uid fuels in the United States, but perennial cellulosic biofuels are on the horizon. Intensive corn production with large of nitrogen losses on large, tile-drained fields planted with perennial biofuels in the Midwest of the United

DeLucia, Evan H.

397

Natural Resources Canada -News Release 2003/24 Natural Resources Canada  

E-print Network

Natural Resources Canada - News Release 2003/24 Natural Resources Canada 2003/24 April 11, 2003 DHALIWAL ANNOUNCES PROJECTS TO DIVERSIFY CANADA'S WOOD MARKETS PRINCE GEORGE - Investment by the Government of Canada will open up new markets for Canada's wood products, ensuring a strong and competitive forest

398

CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION BULLETIN News, Background and Comment on Chemical and Biological Warfare Issues  

E-print Network

CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION BULLETIN News, Background and Comment on Chemical and Biological Warfare Issues ISSUE NO. 32 JUNE 1996 Quarterly Journal of the Harvard Sussex Program on CBW Armament. Undisclosed weapons pro- grammes have been discovered, chemical and biological weapons production sites have

Sussex, University of

399

Space Shuttle Status News Conference  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Richard Gilbech, External Tank "Tiger Team" Lead, begins this space shuttle news conference with detailing the two major objectives of the team. The objectives include: 1) Finding the root cause of the foam loss on STS-114; and 2) Near and long term improvements for the external tank. Wayne Hale, Space Shuttle Program Manager, presents a chart to explain the external tank foam loss during STS-114. He gives a possible launch date for STS-121 after there has been a repair to the foam on the External Tank. He further discusses the changes that need to be made to the surrounding areas of the plant in New Orleans, due to Hurricane Katrina. Bill Gerstemaier, NASA Associate Administrator for Space Operations, elaborates on the testing of the external tank foam loss. The discussion ends with questions from the news media about a fix for the foam, replacement of the tiles, foam loss avoidance, the root cause of foam loss and a possible date for a new external tank to be shipped to NASA Kennedy Space Center.

2005-01-01

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The NEWS Water Cycle Climatology  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

NASA's Energy and Water Cycle Study (NEWS) program fosters collaborative research towards improved quantification and prediction of water and energy cycle consequences of climate change. In order to measure change, it is first necessary to describe current conditions. The goal of the first phase of the NEWS Water and Energy Cycle Climatology project was to develop "state of the global water cycle" and "state of the global energy cycle" assessments based on data from modern ground and space based observing systems and data integrating models. The project was a multi-institutional collaboration with more than 20 active contributors. This presentation will describe the results of the water cycle component of the first phase of the project, which include seasonal (monthly) climatologies of water fluxes over land, ocean, and atmosphere at continental and ocean basin scales. The requirement of closure of the water budget (i.e., mass conservation) at various scales was exploited to constrain the flux estimates via an optimization approach that will also be described. Further, error assessments were included with the input datasets, and we examine these in relation to inferred uncertainty in the optimized flux estimates in order to gauge our current ability to close the water budget within an expected uncertainty range.

Rodell, Matthew; Beaudoing, Hiroko Kato; L'Ecuyer, Tristan; William, Olson

2012-01-01

401

Soft drinks consumption and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease  

PubMed Central

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common clinical condition which is associated with metabolic syndrome in 70% of cases. Inappropriate dietary fat intake, excessive intake of soft drinks, insulin resistance and increased oxidative stress combine to increase free fatty acid delivery to the liver, and increased hepatic triglyceride accumulation contributes to fatty liver. Regular soft drinks have high fructose corn syrup which contains basic sugar building blocks, fructose 55% and glucose 45%. Soft drinks are the leading source of added sugar worldwide, and have been linked to obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. The consumption of soft drinks can increase the prevalence of NAFLD independently of metabolic syndrome. During regular soft drinks consumption, fat accumulates in the liver by the primary effect of fructose which increases lipogenesis, and in the case of diet soft drinks, by the additional contribution of aspartame sweetener and caramel colorant which are rich in advanced glycation end products that potentially increase insulin resistance and inflammation. This review emphasizes some hard facts about soft drinks, reviews fructose metabolism, and explains how fructose contributes to the development of obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and NAFLD. PMID:20518077

Nseir, William; Nassar, Fares; Assy, Nimer

2010-01-01

402

Near-optimum decoding of product codes: block turbo codes  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper describes an iterative decoding algorithm for any product code built using linear block codes. It is based on soft-input\\/soft-output decoders for decoding the component codes so that near-optimum performance is obtained at each iteration. This soft-input\\/soft-output decoder is a Chase decoder which delivers soft outputs instead of binary decisions. The soft output of the decoder is an estimation

Ramesh Mahendra Pyndiah

1998-01-01

403

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

404

News Miner: a Tool for Information Retrieval  

E-print Network

Abstract – The World Wide Web is the richest source of information today available, but only a small set of these data are interesting for users. The overload of information can produce a waste of time rather than a real benefit. Moreover, information is spread all over the Web and its structure makes difficult to extract relevant data in automated ways. This paper presents News Miner (NM) a tool for news extraction, integration, and presentation. The discussion highlights information retrieval and integration issues based on users ’ preferences. A case study presents news integration collecting data from three search engines. I.

Alberto Sillitti; Marco Scotto; Giancarlo Succi; Tullio Vernazza; Libera Università Di

405

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.

406

ABC News: Video and Audio Newsclips  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

ABC News has added a section of video and audio newsclips to its news service at the GO Network, InfoSeek Corporation's Internet portal. Users can see and listen to national headline news, such as a clip from Warren Beatty's speech at an awards dinner Wednesday night (sounding rather presidential). They can also search for additional video files using Videosearch, by Virage. Beatty as a search term turned up a clip about the Clinton family's summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard that included a mention of Beatty's presidential aspirations and opinions on the Democratic Party, but no additional pictures of Beatty.

407

News Sync: Three Reasons to Visualize News Better V.G.Vinod  

E-print Network

News consumption patterns are changing, but the tools to view news are dominated by portal and search approaches. We suggest using a mix of search, visualization, natural language processing, and machine learning to provide a more captivating, sticky news consumption experience. We present a system that was built for three scenarios where a user wants to catch up on news from a particular time period, location, or topic. The results cover key events from that time period and are prioritized based on the user’s interests. Further, users can interact with and explore stories of interest. An initial prototype is currently being piloted.

Raman Ann Jim

408

Health Safety of Soft Drinks: Contents, Containers, and Microorganisms  

PubMed Central

Soft drinks consumption is still a controversial issue for public health and public policy. Over the years, numerous studies have been conducted into the possible links between soft drink intake and medical problems, the results of which, however, remain highly contested. Nevertheless, as a result, increasing emphasis is being placed on the health properties of soft drinks, by both the industry and the consumers, for example, in the expanding area of functional drinks. Extensive legislation has been put in place to ensure that soft drinks manufacturers conform to established national and international standards. Consumers trust that the soft drinks they buy are safe and their quality is guaranteed. They also expect to be provided with information that can help them to make informed decisions about the purchase of products and that the information on product labels is not false or misleading. This paper provides a broad overview of available scientific knowledge and cites numerous studies on various aspects of soft drinks and their implications for health safety. Particular attention is given to ingredients, including artificial flavorings, colorings, and preservatives and to the lesser known risks of microbiological and chemical contamination during processing and storage.

2015-01-01

409

Hard-soft-collinear factorization to all orders  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We provide a precise statement of hard-soft-collinear factorization of scattering amplitudes and prove it to all orders in perturbation theory. Factorization is formulated as the equality at leading power of scattering amplitudes in QCD with other amplitudes in QCD computed from a product of operator matrix elements. The equivalence is regulator independent and gauge independent. As the formulation relates amplitudes to the same amplitudes with additional soft or collinear particles, it includes as special cases the factorization of soft currents and collinear splitting functions from generic matrix elements, both of which are shown to be process independent to all orders. We show that the overlapping soft-collinear region is naturally accounted for by vacuum matrix elements of kinked Wilson lines. Although the proof is self-contained, it combines techniques developed for the study of pinch surfaces, scattering amplitudes, and effective field theory.

Feige, Ilya; Schwartz, Matthew D.

2014-11-01

410

Not-so-Soft Skills  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Much recent discussion about the skills needed to secure Britain's economic recovery has focused on skills for employability. However, too often, these fundamental skills are understood in narrow functional or vocational terms. So-called "soft skills", what Penelope Tobin, in her 2008 paper "Soft Skills: the hard facts", terms "traits and…

Curran, Mary

2010-01-01

411

Survival by Stage of Soft Tissue Sarcoma  

MedlinePLUS

... soft tissue sarcomas treated? Survival by stage of soft tissue sarcoma Survival rates are often used by doctors as ... improved since then, people now being diagnosed with soft tissue sarcoma may have a more favorable outlook. Survival rates ...

412

In The News Tuesday, May 1, 2012  

E-print Network

Zuckerman College of Public Health) 04/30/2012 Carleton College News View Clip Cannabis Clinical Conference) 04/30/2012 Cannabis Culture View Clip Arthritis: 1/3 Of Patients Also Suffer From Anxiety, Depression

Arizona, University of

413

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Consumer News  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Consumer News, quarterly publication from the FDIC, addresses consumers's banking needs. The Summer 1999 issue includes the articles "The law helps those who help themselves," "What's the score on your credit?" And "Insurance brochure Revised."

414

News and resources for PCB industry  

E-print Network

News and resources for PCB industry professionals VIEWPOINT: 'Macroelectronics' 08-25-2006 Anyone, a professor of architecture and design, believe that the day will come when windows will come and go, walls

Rogers, John A.

415

Transcription of Arabic Broadcast News Abdel. Messaoudi,  

E-print Network

people speak in dialects for which there is only a spoken from and no recognized written form. word of ra- dio and television broadcast news data; a corpus of text materials from various newspaper sources

416

Soft Systems Methodology  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Soft systems methodology (SSM) is an approach for tackling problematical, messy situations of all kinds. It is an action-oriented process of inquiry into problematic situations in which users learn their way from finding out about the situation, to taking action to improve it. The learning emerges via an organised process in which the situation is explored using a set of models of purposeful action (each built to encapsulate a single worldview) as intellectual devices, or tools, to inform and structure discussion about a situation and how it might be improved. This paper, written by the original developer Peter Checkland and practitioner John Poulter, gives a clear and concise account of the approach that covers SSM's specific techniques, the learning cycle process of the methodology and the craft skills which practitioners develop. This concise but theoretically robust account nevertheless includes the fundamental concepts, techniques, core tenets described through a wide range of settings.

Checkland, Peter; Poulter, John

417

The soft triangle revisited.  

PubMed

Five cadaveric adult human noses were examined to further elucidate the region of the soft triangle of the nose. Three distinct zones were found. Zone 1, just caudad to the lower lateral cartilages, consists of the fibers of the dilator nares anterior as it inserts into the dermis. Zone 2 is the dermal layer. Zone 3 is at the nostril rim and consists of muscle fibers interdigitating within the dermis; laterally, these fibers are continuations of the nasalis muscle, whereas medially they are extensions of the depressor septii muscle. Perpendicular incisions through any of these zones may cause notching and tip deformity. Incisions in zone 1 may, in addition, alter external nasal valve function by interrupting the fibers of the dilator naris anterior. PMID:12087224

Ali-Salaam, Pia; Kashgarian, Michael; Persing, John

2002-07-01

418

Some Results Related to Soft Topological Spaces  

E-print Network

The notion of soft sets is introduced as a general mathematical tool for dealing with uncertainty. In this paper, we consider the concepts of soft compactness, countably soft compactness and obtain some results. We study some soft separation axioms that have been studied by Min and Shabir-Naz. By constructing a special soft topological space, show that some classical results in general topology are not true about soft topological spaces, for instance every compact Housdorff spaces need not be normal.

E. Peyghan; B. Samadi; A. Tayebi

2014-01-21

419

Macroeconomic News and Bond Market Volatility  

Microsoft Academic Search

We examine the reaction of daily Treasury bond prices to the releaseoof U.S. government macroeconomic news. These news releases (of employment and Producer Price Index data) are of interest because they are released on periodic, preannounced dates and because they cause substantial bond market volatility. We investigate whether these non-autocorrelated announcements give rise to autocorrelated volatility. We find that announcement-day

CHARLES M. JONES; OWEN LAMONT; ROBIN L. LUMSDAINE

1996-01-01

420

Livestock Market News Services in Texas.  

E-print Network

office. The Houston Press and Houston Chronicle are given a summary of the morning's trading around 11:OO a.m. This report is published in their evening editions. The Houston Past gets a lengthy summary of the day's trading which is published... Service Amarillo Livestock Auction Co. Bldg. Amarillo, Texas U. S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service 4905 Calhoun Road Houston 4, Texas STATE LIVESTOCK MARKET NEWS OFFICE Texas Department of Agriculture Market News Division...

McNeely, John G.; Walther, Wilbert H.

1955-01-01

421

Stretchable silicon set to revolutionize electronics .:. NewKerala -India'... http://www.newkerala.com/news.php?action=fullnews&id=68944 1 of 3 12/21/2005 5:59 PM  

E-print Network

Stretchable silicon set to revolutionize electronics .:. NewKerala - India'... http Description Best Deals Search Sony PlayStation 2 Console Best Deal at EB Games Product #12;Stretchable silicon Support Stretchable silicon set to revolutionize electronics Home > News > Technology News Send To Friend

Rogers, John A.

422

On the calculation of soft phase space integral  

E-print Network

The recent discovery of the Higgs boson at the LHC attracts much attention to the precise calculation of its production cross section in quantum chromodynamics. In this work, we discuss the calculation of soft triple-emission phase space integral, which is an essential ingredient in the recently calculated soft-virtual corrections to Higgs boson production at next-to-next-to-next-to-leading order. The main techniques used this calculation are method of differential equation for Feynman integral, and integration of harmonic polylogarithms.

Hua Xing Zhu

2015-01-01

423

ATLAS-2 Video News Release  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC) video presents a Marshall Space Flight Center-Television (MSFC-TV) news release describing the objectives of the Atmospheric Laboratory for Applications in Science-2 (ATLAS-2), which is being flown on STS-56. Dr. Tim Miller (Mission Scientist), Dr. Marsha Torr (Mission Scientist), and Teresa Vanhooser (Mission Manager) explain that the ATLAS-2 mission is being launched to study earth atmospheric interactions with the sun in general and how manmade chemicals and pollution are contributing to ozone depletion in our atmosphere in particular. Seven instruments comprise the core payload. ATLAS-2 is an integral part of the Spacelab contribution to NASA's Mission to Planet Earth and characterizes the chemical and physical components of Earth's middle atmosphere and the solar energy injected in the atmosphere, studies that began on ATLAS-1.

1993-01-01

424

IBM Research News: Millipede Project  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

On June 11, 2002, researchers at IBM "demonstrated a data storage density of a trillion bits per square inch -- 20 times higher than the densest magnetic storage available today." The project, called Millipede, uses a technique analogous to punch cards to store data, as opposed to traditional methods of magnetic storage. Although it will not likely be used in commercial applications in the near future, the implications of this achievement in nanotechnology are great. This news release gives a brief summary of the findings of the team. A much more detailed technical paper is given via a link on the page, as are several images and animations that show different portions of the Millipede chip.

2002-01-01

425

Giving Bad News: A Qualitative Research Exploration  

PubMed Central

Background: The manner in which healthcare professionals deliver bad news affects the way it is received, interpreted, understood, and dealt with. Despite the fact that clinicians are responsible for breaking bad news, it has been shown that they lack skills necessary to perform this task. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore Iranian mothers’ experiences to receive bad news about their children cancer and to summarize suggestions for improving delivering bad news by healthcare providers. Materials and Methods: A qualitative approach using content analysis was adopted. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 14 mothers from two pediatric hospitals in Iran. Results: Five major categories emerged from the data analysis, including dumping information, shock and upset, emotional work, burden of delivering bad news to the family members, and a room for multidisciplinary approach. Conclusions: Effective communication of healthcare team with mothers is required during breaking bad news. Using multidisciplinary approaches to prevent harmful reactions and providing appropriate support are recommended. PMID:25068066

Aein, Fereshteh; Delaram, Masoumeh

2014-01-01

426

New York Times Current News Physics Applications  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Since 2007 I have been using NYTimes current News articles rich in graphics and physics variables for developing edited one page web (http://CisePhysics.homestead.com/files/NYT.htm) physics questions based on current events in the news. The NYTimes home page listed above contains currently ten pages with about 40 one page current edited News related physics articles per page containing: rich graphics, graphic editions by the author, edited articles, introduction to a question, questions, and answers. I use these web pages to introduce new physics concepts to students with current applications of concepts in the news. I also use these one page physics applications as pop quizzes and extra credit for students. As news happens(e.g. the 2010 Vancouver Olympics) I find the physics applications in the NYTimes articles and generate applications and questions. These new one page applications with questions are added to the home page: http://CisePhysics.homestead.com/files/NYT.htm The newest pages start with page 10 and work back in time to 9, 8, etc. The ten web pages with about 40 news articles per page are arranged in the traditional manner: vectors, kinematics, projectiles, Newton, Work & Energy, properties of matter, fluids, temperature, heat, waves, and sound. This site is listed as a resource in AAPT's Compadre site.

Cise, John

2010-03-01

427

Yahoo! News -EU research chief to head to Japan next week to discu... http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1540&u=/afp/200504... 1 of 1 4/7/05 11:34 AM  

E-print Network

Yahoo! News - EU research chief to head to Japan next week to discu... http://news.yahoo.com/news users. News Home - Help EU research chief to head to Japan next week to discuss ITER 1 hour, 8 minutes reserved. The information contained in the AFP News report may not be published, broadcast, rewritten

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Papaya genome project bears fruit : Nature News http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080423/full/news.2008.772.html 1 of 2 4/24/2008 7:05 PM  

E-print Network

Papaya genome project bears fruit : Nature News http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080423/full/news.2008.772.html 1 of 2 4/24/2008 7:05 PM Punchstock Papaya: Hawaii's 5th largest crop. Published online 23 April 2008 | Nature | doi:10.1038/news.2008.772 News Papaya genome project bears fruit Hawaiian

Alam, Maqsudul

429

News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Webb-Share update; Astro-cymru update; Copernicus reburied; Tycho to be exhumed; Caledonian anniversary 1: chair of astronomy at Glasgow; Caledonian anniversary II: James Ferguson: Fifty years of weather satellites; H.G. Wells remembered.

Davenhall, Clive

2010-07-01

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News  

PubMed Central

Proof of efficacy shown for Sanofi Pasteur’s dengue vaccine Multi-peptide therapeutic Renal Cell Carcinoma vaccine shows clinical benefit Poor sleep can reduce effectiveness of vaccines  Innovative grass pollen allergy vaccine positive in phase 2 GSK’s shingles vaccine starts phase 3 in immunocompromised patients Overweight? There may be vaccine for that Vaccination records available online US females often do not complete HPV vaccination regimens 

Riedmann, Eva M.

2012-01-01

431

News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Schools lecture: Institute of Physics roadshow is a lecture series with a difference Rugby Meeting: 17th Annual Meeting for Teachers of Physics boasts an impressive schedule Courses: Year-12 pupils go to Open University Camera Competition: Enter now to win a new camera! Conference: Teachers invited to CERN in September New Zealand: Royal Society of New Zealand tackles fear of physics Bulgaria: Fairies, witches and extraterrestrials: how to teach science using theatre Schools lecture: Institute seeks speaker for its annual lecture series Competition: Critical thinking is encouraged by global warming competition Scotland: Two good reasons to visit Scotland this summer Competition: Test your knowledge Free Event: June IOP conference Conference: Also in Liverpool…

2005-05-01

432

News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Townsend Observatory destroyed; BAA Lunar Section archives; Astro-Cymru; Royal star identified; Formation of Johannes Kepler Working Group; Tycho Brahe exhumed; Ancient observatory discovered in Iran...; ... and in Mexico; Calling all ex-occupants of interplanetary craft.

Davenhall, Clive

2011-09-01

433

News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Meetings: Physics Teachers@CERN 2003 Education Group Annual Conference: Observations by a first-time participant... Summer Workshop: Making Music Competition: Physics in the fast lane Bristol Festival of Physics: Ice cream ice-breakers Online Resources: Old favourites go online UK Curriculum: What does society want? UK Curriculum: Assessment of Science Learning 14-19 Forthcoming Events

2003-07-01

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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Demonstration: Physics show on Dublin streets Nature: US hosts natural wonders conference Seismology: Joint venture launches school project Energy: White Paper tackles climate change Newsletter: Teachers get better informed

2007-09-01

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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

SHAP Awards: SHAP students come out on top APECS Seminar: Able Pupils Experience Challenging Science project gets support SHAP Awards : Teachers get awards too Institute Awards: Musical squares: musical pair continue to share their adventures in sound Meeting: Rugby School hosts Schools’ Physics Group Meeting Germany: German didactics group puts on a full programme for spring meeting Radio Communication: GB4FUN: mobile radio shack hits the airwaves and is a hit with schools Saturn: Cassini Huygens mission: Saturn here we come! World Year of Physics: Conference continues with its preparations for 2005 Resources: New resources on radioactive materials available JG was supported by KBN grant no 2 P03A 020 24.

2004-05-01

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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Solar Eclipse: Total eclipse aficionados seek out the best observation spots Schools Lecture: Demonstration lectures: what can go wrong will go wrong… Germany: Bridging the education gap Bangladesh: Workshop on science education assists battle against poverty Australia: Teachers gather to share experiences Meeting: Give the examination boards a grilling US Workshops: Workshops demonstrate some excellent teaching apparatus World Year of Physics: WYP events and activities are a great success in New Zealand

2006-05-01

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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Energy: Increasing global energy needs require drastic policy changes Germany: Science teachers talk tactics in Bavaria Physics Day: NPL hosts A-level physics day Engineering: ICE members consider the past and the future of engineering IOP Awards: Superb teachers receive awards for their contribution to physics New Zealand: Unlikely location serves up stimulating conference Astronomy: Teaching ideas abound at EAAE event in Spain Mexico: Sharing knowledge about better physics teaching

2006-09-01

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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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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Meeting: Brecon hosts 'alternative-style' Education Group Conference Meeting: Schools' Physics Group meeting delivers valuable teaching update Saturn Mission: PPARC’s Saturn school resource goes online Funding: Grant scheme supports Einstein Year activities Meeting: Liverpool Teachers’ Conference revives enthusiasm for physics Loan Scheme: Moon samples loaned to schools Awards: Schoolnet rewards good use of ICT in learning Funding: PPARC provides cash for science projects Workshop: Experts in physics education research share knowledge at international event Bulgaria: Transit of Venus comes to town Conference: CERN weekend provides lessons in particle physics Summer School: Teachers receive the summer-school treatment

2004-09-01

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News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Herschel papers catalogued and accessible; Maskelyne papers accepted for the nation; centenary of the Hamburg Observatory; oldest astrologer's board found; Groupe Flammarion sold; ancient sundial found; keeping time (modern folk song about John Harrison).

Davenhall, Clive

2012-06-01

441

News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Croatia: Rijeka’s 2005 science festival attracts an enthusiastic crowd The Middle East: METSMaC conference reaches out to teachers around the Gulf and beyond Spain: Física en Acción 5: a Spanish festival that will have you cycling the tightrope Czech Republic: Astronomy lessons for everyone Sussex Planetarium: Planetarium sets its sights high TV series: Einstein gets animated for C4 cartoon series Memorial: Honouring the great: memorial to Robert Hooke is unveiled at Westminster Abbey Awards: SHAP awards prizes for exceptional student work Group meeting: IOP’s Education Group to meet in September Forthcoming Events

2005-07-01

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News.  

E-print Network

Guibbory of the University of Illinois, Urbana, presided. The following members were elected to offices: Annabel Patterson as President (2002), John Leonard as Vice Presi- dent (2002), and Elizabeth Skerpan-Wheeler and Paul Stevens for three...-year membership (2002-2004) on the Executive Commit- tee. The principal address, ?Milton?s Nationalism and the Rights of Memory? was given by Paul Stevens, Professor and Head of the Department of English, Queen?s University, Canada. The James Holly Hanford...

Donald R. Dickson, ed.

2002-01-01

443

News.  

E-print Network

and Executive Committee met in a preliminary session at 4:00 PM at the Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel. Present were Laura L. Knoppers (President), Paul Stevens (Vice President), Labriola (Secretary), Diana Trevi?o Benet (Treasurer) and the following members... of the Executive Committee: Margaret Arnold, Mary Fenton, and Thomas Luxon. Excused were Gardner Campbell, Angelica Duran, and Gregory Machacek. 1. OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. The following members of the society were nominated for offices: Paul Stevens...

Dickson, Donald R., ed.

2007-01-01

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News.  

E-print Network

, Angelica Duran, Elizabeth Skerpan-Wheeler, and Paul Stevens. Excused were Gardner Campbell and Jeffrey Shoulson. OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. The following mem- bers of the society were nominated for offices: Edward Jones for President; Laura L.... Knoppers for Vice President; and Margaret Arnold and Thomas Luxon for three-year membership (2005-2007) on the Executive Commit- tee, replacing Elizabeth Skerpan-Wheeler and Paul Stevens. TREASURER?S REPORT. Benet indicated that the assets and net worth...

Donald R. Dickson, ed.

2005-01-01

445

News.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reported are (1) rationale for standardizing the purchase of microcomputers by the Houston Independent School District; (2) general criteria used to evaluate bids; and (3) reasons why Bell and Howell was selected as the best bidder. This is the largest single microcomputer purchase by a school district to date. (JN)

Technological Horizons in Education, 1980

1980-01-01

446

BBC NEWS | Health | Molecule offers Alzheimer's hope News Sport Weather World Service Languages  

E-print Network

BBC NEWS | Health | Molecule offers Alzheimer's hope News Sport Weather World Service Languages Low Alzheimer's hope The molecules recruit proteins to bulk up The development of a molecule which appears to stop a protein forming into clumps could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's disease, scientists say

Bejerano, Gill

447

News Archives: One-Stop Shopping, Boutique Hopping and the Specialty News Search Site.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Examines options for the researcher who wants to narrow canvassing of Web accessible material to just news-related articles. Discusses scout pages, meta-search pages, and news-only searches from World Wide Web search sites, then notes the benefits and problems for each. (AEF)

Paul, Nora

1998-01-01

448

Audiovisual documentation in the preparation of news for television news programs  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – This paper aims to take, as a starting point, the contribution of audiovisual documentation to TV news programs, the impact of digitalisation in the organisation and design of audiovisual documentation's services is analysed. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – Data, collected by a quantitative and qualitative research on: the use of audiovisual documentation in the news, documentation requests processed by journalists, and

Teresa Agirreazaldegi

2008-01-01

449

Reader Interest in Business, Sports and Foreign News. ANPA News Research Report No. 28.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Each of the three studies in this report explores in some detail a category of news that traditionally has been regarded as monolithic--business, sports, and foreign news. Highlights of the three studies are as follows: (1) A public opinion poll showed that people were more interested in stories about local business and industry than in national…

Brown, Jane E.; And Others

450

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

451

Growing and evolving soft robots.  

PubMed

Completely soft and flexible robots offer to revolutionize fields ranging from search and rescue to endoscopic surgery. One of the outstanding challenges in this burgeoning field is the chicken-and-egg problem of body-brain design: Development of locomotion requires the preexistence of a locomotion-capable body, and development of a location-capable body requires the preexistence of a locomotive gait. This problem is compounded by the high degree of coupling between the material properties of a soft body (such as stiffness or damping coefficients) and the effectiveness of a gait. This article synthesizes four years of research into soft robotics, in particular describing three approaches to the co-discovery of soft robot morphology and control. In the first, muscle placement and firing patterns are coevolved for a fixed body shape with fixed material properties. In the second, the material properties of a simulated soft body coevolve alongside locomotive gaits, with body shape and muscle placement fixed. In the third, a developmental encoding is used to scalably grow elaborate soft body shapes from a small seed structure. Considerations of the simulation time and the challenges of physically implementing soft robots in the real world are discussed. PMID:23373976

Rieffel, John; Knox, Davis; Smith, Schuyler; Trimmer, Barry

2014-01-01

452

Soft Decision Analyzer  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The Soft Decision Analyzer (SDA) is an instrument that combines hardware, firmware, and software to perform realtime closed-loop end-to-end statistical analysis of single- or dual- channel serial digital RF communications systems operating in very low signal-to-noise conditions. As an innovation, the unique SDA capabilities allow it to perform analysis of situations where the receiving communication system slips bits due to low signal-to-noise conditions or experiences constellation rotations resulting in channel polarity in versions or channel assignment swaps. SDA s closed-loop detection allows it to instrument a live system and correlate observations with frame, codeword, and packet losses, as well as Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE) events. The SDA s abilities are not confined to performing analysis in low signal-to-noise conditions. Its analysis provides in-depth insight of a communication system s receiver performance in a variety of operating conditions. The SDA incorporates two techniques for identifying slips. The first is an examination of content of the received data stream s relation to the transmitted data content and the second is a direct examination of the receiver s recovered clock signals relative to a reference. Both techniques provide benefits in different ways and allow the communication engineer evaluating test results increased confidence and understanding of receiver performance. Direct examination of data contents is performed by two different data techniques, power correlation or a modified Massey correlation, and can be applied to soft decision data widths 1 to 12 bits wide over a correlation depth ranging from 16 to 512 samples. The SDA detects receiver bit slips within a 4 bits window and can handle systems with up to four quadrants (QPSK, SQPSK, and BPSK systems). The SDA continuously monitors correlation results to characterize slips and quadrant change and is capable of performing analysis even when the receiver under test is subjected to conditions where its performance degrades to high error rates (30 percent or beyond). The design incorporates a number of features, such as watchdog triggers that permit the SDA system to recover from large receiver upsets automatically and continue accumulating performance analysis unaided by operator intervention. This accommodates tests that can last in the order of days in order to gain statistical confidence in results and is also useful for capturing snapshots of rare events.

Steele, Glen; Lansdowne, Chatwin; Zucha, Joan; Schlensinger, Adam

2013-01-01

453

US satellites find cause of winter pollution in north India .:. NewKerala -... http://www.newkerala.com/news2.php?action=fullnews&id=22703 2 of 3 3/10/2006 7:46 AM  

E-print Network

News Bollywood News Hollywood News Sports News Health News Technology News Travel News Kerala Recipes Andamans US welcomes Kashmir polls; flays rights violations in India New betting scandal rocks German

Singh, Ramesh P.

454

Gravitational Memory, BMS Supertranslations and Soft Theorems  

E-print Network

The transit of a gravitating radiation pulse past arrays of detectors stationed near future null infinity in the vacuum is considered. It is shown that the relative positions and clock times of the detectors before and after the radiation transit differ by a BMS supertranslation. An explicit expression for the supertranslation in terms of moments of the radiation energy flux is given. The relative spatial displacement found for a pair of nearby detectors reproduces the well-known and potentially measurable gravitational memory effect. The displacement memory formula is shown to be equivalent to Weinberg's formula for soft graviton production.

Andrew Strominger; Alexander Zhiboedov

2014-11-21

455

Soft capacitor fibers for electronic textiles  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A highly flexible, conductive polymer-based fiber with high electric capacitance is reported. The fiber is fabricated using fiber drawing method, where a multimaterial macroscopic preform is drawn into a submillimeter capacitor microstructured fiber. A typical measured capacitance per unit length of our fibers is 60-100 nF/m which is about 3 orders magnitude higher than that of a coaxial cable of a comparable diameter. The fiber has a transverse resistivity of 5 k? m. Softness, lightweight, absence of liquid electrolyte, and ease of scalability to large production volumes make the fibers interesting for various smart textile applications.

Gu, Jian Feng; Gorgutsa, Stephan; Skorobogatiy, Maksim

2010-09-01

456

Aha-soft: ArtIcons  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

ArtIcons 3.16, a product by Aha-soft, allows users to find, create, edit, import, and export icons, as well as manage icon libraries. This product creates and edits icons in standard or custom sizes and in color depths up to 32-bit True Color. ArtIcons 3.16 contains various graphic tools, including enhanced gradient and chess fill. Users can import icons from image, cursor and library files, and executables. In addition, this product scans files and folders for icons and arranges them into libraries. System requirements include Windows 95/98/ME/2000/NT/XP, 16 MB RAM, Pentium-133 MHz, 2 MB Hard Disk, and True Color video mode. Viewers can freely download this software for evaluation during a trial period without any cost or obligation. However, payment is required for continued use after the end of the trial period.

457

Development of magnetically soft materials using fast-quenched nanostructured Fe and Co alloys  

Microsoft Academic Search

881 More than 80 different magnetically soft magnetic alloys and dozens of ferrites (nonmetallic compounds with semiconductor properties) and magnetic dielectrics are now in industrial production. Further development is required, however, so as to create new generations of electronic components, with a focus on microminiaturization and reliability. New magnetically soft materials must operate stability in an expanded frequency range (including

I. V. Lyasotskii; B. V. Molotilov; N. B. D’yakonova

2008-01-01

458

An Empirical Analysis of Socio-Demographic Stratification in Sweetened Carbonated Soft-Drink Purchasing  

Microsoft Academic Search

Caloric soft drinks are the number one source of added sugars in U.S. diets, and are associated with many health problems. Three recent years of household purchase, household demographic, and industry advertising data allow Heckit estimation to identify how specific demographic groups vary in their purchase response to marketing of sweetened carbonated soft drinks (sCSDs) at the product category level.

Charles Rhodes

2012-01-01

459

AHSC in the News Tuesday, August 16, 2011  

E-print Network

to do hand and face transplants 08/15/2011 KVOA Tucson News View Clip Vaccination Controversy Spurs SCHOOL 08/15/2011 CBS 5 News Mayoral Debate - KPHO View Clip Lost Boy from Sudan awaits help at UMC 08

Arizona, University of

460

Tracking Terrorism News Threads by Extracting Event Signatures  

E-print Network

Tracking Terrorism News Threads by Extracting Event Signatures Syed Toufeeq Ahmed, Ruchi Bhindwale and terrorism in news streams through their life over a time line. We do this by first extracting signature

Davulcu, Hasan

461

Softly Massive Gravity  

E-print Network

Large-distance modification of gravity may be the mechanism for solving the cosmological constant problem. A simple model of the large-distance modification -- four-dimensional (4D) gravity with the hard mass term-- is problematic from the theoretical standpoint. Here we discuss a different model, the brane-induced gravity, that effectively introduces a soft graviton mass. We study the issues of unitarity, analyticity and causality in this model in more than five dimensions. We show that a consistent prescription for the poles of the Green's function can be specified so that 4D unitarity is preserved. However, in certain instances 4D analyticity cannot be maintained when theory becomes higher dimensional. As a result, one has to sacrifice 4D causality at distances of the order of the present-day Hubble scale. This is a welcome feature for solving the cosmological constant problem, as was recently argued in the literature. We also show that, unlike the 4D massive gravity, the model has no strong-coupling problem at intermediate scales.

G. Gabadadze; M. Shifman

2003-12-24

462

GENERALIZED SOFT WATER ACIDIFICATION MODEL  

EPA Science Inventory

A generalized soft water acidification model has been developed. enhanced trickle-down (ETD) model is driven by precipitation, evaporation, acidity, sulfate, and chloride loading time series daily input data. he hydrologic component simulates snowmelt, interflow, overland flow, g...

463

Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1988  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This issue of the Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of the Headquarters staff during 1988. The index is arranged in six sections: Subject Index, Personal Names Index, News Release Number Index, Accession Number Index, and Speeches and News Releases.

1989-01-01

464

Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1987  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This issue of the Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of the Headquarters staff during 1987. The index is arranged in six sections: Subject Index, Personal Names Index, News Release Number Index, Accession Number Index, and Speeches and News Releases.

1988-01-01

465

Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1986  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This issue of the Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of the Headquarters staff during 1986. The index is arranged in six sections: Subject Index, Personal Names Index, News Release Number Index, Accession Number Index, and Speeches and News Releases.

1987-01-01

466

Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1989  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This issue of the Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of the Headquarters staff during 1989. The index is arranged in six sections: Subject Index, Personal Names Index, News Release Number Index, Accession Number Index, and Speeches and News Releases.

1990-01-01

467

Soft spheres make more mesophases  

Microsoft Academic Search

We use both mean-field methods and numerical simulation to study the phase diagram of classical particles interacting with a hard core and repulsive, soft shoulder. Despite the purely repulsive and isotropic interaction, this system displays a remarkable array of aggregate phases arising from the competition between the hard-core and soft-shoulder length scales, including fluid and crystalline phases with micellar, lamellar,

Matthew A. Glaser; Gregory M. Grason; Randall D. Kamien; A. Košmrlj; Christian D. Santangelo; P. Ziherl

2007-01-01

468

Preparation and magnetic properties of MnBi-based hard/soft composite magnets  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Bulk anisotropic composite magnets based on MnBi/Co(Fe) exhibiting the different morphology of the soft magnetic phase were prepared by powder metallurgy processing. First, single-phase MnBi bulk magnets were produced with a maximum energy product [(BH)m] of 6.3 MGOe at room temperature. The nanoscale soft phase with the different morphology was then added to form a composite magnet. It was observed that addition of magnetic soft-phase nanoflakes causes a dramatic coercivity reduction. However, the addition of soft magnetic phase nanowires enhanced the composite magnetization without sacrificing the coercivity. Nevertheless, a kink was still observed on the demagnetization curves and the coercivity decreased when the soft-phase content was larger than 10 wt. %, which was caused by the agglomeration of the soft phase nanowires that also led to a decreased degree of texture.

Ma, Y. L.; Liu, X. B.; Gandha, K.; Vuong, N. V.; Yang, Y. B.; Yang, J. B.; Poudyal, N.; Cui, J.; Liu, J. P.

2014-05-01

469

Dow Jones News/Retrieval--An IndepthBxook.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This introduction to the nonbibliographic databases offered by the Dow Jones News/Retrieval Service describes file content and search strategies in four groups: Dow Jones Business and Economic News; Dow Jones Quotes (market prices for stocks and other securities); Financial and Investment Services; General News and Information Services. Examples…

Dempsey, Tim

1984-01-01

470

16 CFR 1012.6 - The news media.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false The news media. 1012.6 Section 1012.6 Commercial...PERSONNEL AND OUTSIDE PARTIES § 1012.6 The news media. The Agency recognizes that the news media occupy a unique position in...

2012-01-01

471

7 CFR 500.9 - Photographs for news or advertising.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Photographs for news or advertising. 500.9 Section 500.9...Arboreturm Property § 500.9 Photographs for news or advertising. Photographs for news purposes may be taken at the USNA without...

2013-01-01

472

31 CFR 560.519 - Policy governing news organization offices.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-07-01 false Policy governing news organization offices. 560.519 Section...Policy § 560.519 Policy governing news organization offices. (a) Specific...necessary for the establishment and operation of news bureaus in Iran by United States...

2012-07-01

473

17 CFR 242.505 - Exclusion for news media.  

... 2014-04-01 false Exclusion for news media. 242.505 Section 242.505...Certification § 242.505 Exclusion for news media. No provision of this Regulation...the publisher of any bona fide newspaper, news magazine or business or financial...

2014-04-01

474

16 CFR 1012.6 - The news media.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false The news media. 1012.6 Section 1012.6 Commercial...PERSONNEL AND OUTSIDE PARTIES § 1012.6 The news media. The Agency recognizes that the news media occupy a unique position in...

2011-01-01

475

7 CFR 500.9 - Photographs for news or advertising.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Photographs for news or advertising. 500.9 Section 500.9...Arboreturm Property § 500.9 Photographs for news or advertising. Photographs for news purposes may be taken at the USNA without...

2011-01-01

476

16 CFR 1012.6 - The news media.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false The news media. 1012.6 Section 1012.6 Commercial...PERSONNEL AND OUTSIDE PARTIES § 1012.6 The news media. The Agency recognizes that the news media occupy a unique position in...

2013-01-01

477

17 CFR 242.505 - Exclusion for news media.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... 2012-04-01 false Exclusion for news media. 242.505 Section 242.505...Certification § 242.505 Exclusion for news media. No provision of this Regulation...the publisher of any bona fide newspaper, news magazine or business or financial...

2012-04-01

478

News-generated dependence and optimal portfolios for n stocks  

E-print Network

News-generated dependence and optimal portfolios for n stocks in a market of Barndor to these as news processes, and interpret this as that dependence between stocks lies solely in their reactions to the same news. We show that this dependence gen- erates covariance, and give statistical methods for both

Patriksson, Michael

479

7 CFR 500.9 - Photographs for news or advertising.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Photographs for news or advertising. 500.9 Section 500.9...Arboreturm Property § 500.9 Photographs for news or advertising. Photographs for news purposes may be taken at the USNA without...

2012-01-01

480

17 CFR 242.505 - Exclusion for news media.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... 2011-04-01 false Exclusion for news media. 242.505 Section 242.505...Certification § 242.505 Exclusion for news media. No provision of this Regulation...the publisher of any bona fide newspaper, news magazine or business or financial...

2011-04-01

481

31 CFR 560.519 - Policy governing news organization offices.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-07-01 false Policy governing news organization offices. 560.519 Section...Policy § 560.519 Policy governing news organization offices. (a) Specific...necessary for the establishment and operation of news bureaus in Iran by United States...

2011-07-01

482

7 CFR 500.9 - Photographs for news or advertising.  

...2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Photographs for news or advertising. 500.9 Section 500.9...Arboreturm Property § 500.9 Photographs for news or advertising. Photographs for news purposes may be taken at the USNA without...

2014-01-01

483

17 CFR 242.505 - Exclusion for news media.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 2013-04-01 false Exclusion for news media. 242.505 Section 242.505...Certification § 242.505 Exclusion for news media. No provision of this Regulation...the publisher of any bona fide newspaper, news magazine or business or financial...

2013-04-01

484

16 CFR 1012.6 - The news media.  

...2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false The news media. 1012.6 Section 1012.6 Commercial...PERSONNEL AND OUTSIDE PARTIES § 1012.6 The news media. The Agency recognizes that the news media occupy a unique position in...

2014-01-01

485

Affective Priming During the Processing of News Articles  

Microsoft Academic Search

The present study investigates the role of affective priming during the processing of news articles. It is assumed that the valence of the affective response to a news article will influence the processing of subsequent news articles. More specifically, it is hypothesized that participants who read a positive article will recall subsequent positive information better than negative information. Similarly, participants

Susanne E. Baumgartner; Werner Wirth

2012-01-01

486

March 2014 Edition GenCen News and Events  

E-print Network

DIGEST March 2014 Edition -- GenCen News and Events Find GenCen on Facebook Advising Appointment. April 3 Queer Conversations April 10 MSU News and Events The Stuart Hall Project. March 15 13th Annual website Dive In: A Culture Shock Resource Site Other News and Events V-Day Lansing Fundraiser to benefit

487

Welcome to the Winter edition of our news bulletin.  

E-print Network

Welcome to the Winter edition of our news bulletin. This issue is guest edited by Professor Alison Winter 2010/11 News Bulletin Academy News better and more efficient public services. "We have some or ideas about this edition or any other Academy services, or would like to contribute an article yourself

Travis, Adrian

488

Indexing of multilingual news telecast using audio-visual keywords  

Microsoft Academic Search

Indexing of news video streams with semantic keywords is of interest to agencies that regularly monitor many news channels. In this paper, we describe a new method for indexing news video in different languages, for which there are inadequate language tools. Our approach involves combining multimodal inputs, namely audio and visual, and spotting of a handful of keywords with higher

H. Ghosh; A. Khare; A. Gorai; S. K. Kopparapu; M. Pandharipande

2010-01-01

489

Seeking news via the pager: An expectancy?value study  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examines the use of the pager as a newly emerged mass medium for seeking news, focusing on the effects of expectancy?value judgments of the use of the pager in general and on the use of pagers as a news medium in particular on level of exposure to news. Results from a survey using a proportionate stratified random sample

Louis Leung; Ran Wei

1999-01-01

490

Do Recommendations Matter? News Recommendation in Real Life  

E-print Network

recommendations are received in real life by users across different news domains (traditional online newspapers topics. We specifically focus on traditional online newspaper articles and topic-focused news articles of news they deliver. Note that all providers deliver articles in German. systems (for music, movies

Lin, Jimmy

491

Index to NASA news releases and speeches, 1990  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This issue of the annual Index to NASA News Releases and Speeches contains a listing of news releases distributed by the Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters, and a selected listing of speeches presented by members of headquarters staff during 1990. The index is arranged in six sections: Subject Index, Personal Names Index, News Release Number Index, Accession Number, Speeches, and New Releases Indices.

1991-01-01

492

The Role of User Profiles for News Filtering.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Most online news sources are electronic versions of printed newspapers that have been filtered, from news produced each day, with a given community profile in mind. An evaluation of user preference for personal editions versus community editions of online news was performed. A personalized edition of a local newspaper was created for each subject…

Shepherd, Michael; Duffy, John F.; Watters, Carolyn; Gugle, Nitin

2001-01-01

493

FIDS: an intelligent financial Web news articles digest system  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper, we present a system called FIDS (Financial Information Digest System), which can digest online financial news automatically. Compared to previous approaches, FIDS is unique in the way that it can understand news articles in different domains simultaneously. These domains are all concerned with financial news. The system is able to integrate the information from different articles by

Wai Lam; Kei Shiu Ho

2001-01-01

494

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

495

Further Modification to Soft Drinks to Minimise Erosion  

Microsoft Academic Search

Soft drinks have been successfully modified to reduce enamel erosion. The aim of this study was to further modify an original low erosive blackcurrant drink product by the addition of a gum, to manipulate more favourably other drink parameters. The study was a single–blind, randomised four treatment crossover design involving 12 healthy volunteers. During 10 working–day study periods, subjects wore

J. A. Hughes; K. D. Jandt; N. Baker; D. Parker; R. G. Newcombe; M. Eisenburger; M. Addy

2002-01-01

496

Ultrasonic assessment of facial soft tissue thicknesses in adult Egyptians  

Microsoft Academic Search

The production of a three-dimensional plastic face on an unknown human skull has been practiced sporadically since the latter part of the last century. In recent years, the technique has been revived and applied to forensic science cases. The morphometric method of forensic facial reconstruction rests heavily on the use of facial soft tissue depth measurements. Moreover, it has been

Inas Hassan El-Mehallawi; Eman Mostafa Soliman

2001-01-01

497

Soft computing-based computational intelligent for reservoir characterization  

Microsoft Academic Search

Reservoir characterization plays a crucial role in modern reservoir management. It helps to make sound reservoir decisions and improves the asset value of the oil and gas companies. It maximizes integration of multi-disciplinary data and knowledge and improves the reliability of the reservoir predictions. The ultimate product is a reservoir model with realistic tolerance for imprecision and uncertainty. Soft computing

Masoud Nikravesh

2004-01-01

498

Nutritional profile of whole grain soft wheat flour  

Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

Whole grain wheat flour is used in baking products to increase fiber content and to provide vitamins from the bran layers of the kernel. We surveyed whole grain soft flour samples from North America to determine the nutritional profile using recently revised fiber quantification protocols, CODEX 20...

499

Improved Scales for Metal Ion Softness and Toxicity  

Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

Ten scales relating to chemical hardness or softness were compiled. These included eight published scales such as those of Pearson, Ahrland, Klopman, and Misono. Another scale consisted of the -logs of the solubility products of metal sulfides, and yet another was a consensus scale constructed fro...

500

33 CFR 165.504 - Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company Shipyard, James River, Newport News, Va.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company Shipyard, James River, Newport News, Va. 165.504 Section 165.504...Guard District § 165.504 Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company...

2011-07-01