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“Path Ahead” E-Magazine On Human Resources And Education Has Been Launched
1/23/2015 11:12:53 AM
An informative website focusing on education and careers www.the-careers.com has been providing information on education and careers across a wide range of industries both national and international. Following the excellent support and user’s esponse, the information website has been receiving for their incisive news and articles on education and careers, they have launched …
Key factor discovered in the formation of metastases in melanoma
1/22/2015 8:58:36 AM
Melanoma, the most aggressive of all skin cancer strains, is often fatal for patients due to the pronounced formation of metastases. Until now, a melanoma’s rampant growth was mainly attributed to genetic causes, such as mutations in certain genes. However, researchers from the University of Zurich now reveal that so-called epigenetic factors play a role in the formation of …
Plant Pure Nation Selects Kelli Marcum as Student Liaison
1/22/2015 8:00:00 AM
Nelson Campbell, CEO of Plant Pure Productions (www.plantpurenation.com), announced on January 20, 2015, that Kelli Marcum has been selected to be student liaison for Plant Pure Nation. Plant Pure Nation is an organization and a film promoting worldwide health through nutrition. “Kelli has the necessary skills and passion to develop this program on campuses in the United …
Northwood University Receives ACBSP Accreditation for Its Business Programs
1/21/2015 11:05:04 AM
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has awarded Northwood University in Midland, Michigan, accreditation of its business programs. Established in 1988, ACBSP is the only organization offering specialized business accreditation for all degree levels, from associate to baccalaureate to doctoral …
Exhibit Surveys CEO to Keynote Lippman Connects Large Show Roundtable
Exhibit Surveys CEO to Keynote Lippman Connects Large Show Roundtable
1/21/2015 7:00:00 AM
Exhibit Surveys, Inc. , the leading provider of research, measurement, and consulting services exclusively for the exhibition and event industry, announced today that its CEO and president, Jonathan “Skip” Cox, will be the keynote speaker at the Lippman Connects Large Show Roundtable in Philadelphia next month. What:   Evolving the Sales Process  - A Consultative and …
London Stock Exchange Group and City Gateway launch new financial apprenticeship scheme
1/20/2015 3:58:11 PM
London Stock Exchange Group has partnered with London based charity, City Gateway, to launch a new scheme to help young people, aged 16-24 years old, take part in apprenticeships in the financial services industry. The ‘Gateway to the City’ initiative will pioneer a new pathway into the sector, by providing participants with year long apprenticeships and training at both …
Paul A. Tufano, Esq. Named Chair of Villanova University Board of Trustees; Joseph V. Topper, Jr. Elected Vice Chair
Paul A. Tufano, Esq. Named Chair of Villanova University Board of Trustees; Joseph V. Topper, Jr. Elected Vice Chair
1/20/2015 2:07:58 PM
Villanova University announced that its Board of Trustees has elected Paul A. Tufano, Esq. , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, as its chairperson. Tufano succeeds Catherine M. Keating, who served as chair of the Board of Trustees since 2013. “Paul brings to his new role as Chair of Villanova’s Board of Trustees a great …
Yale Undergraduate picks Wall Street Survivor as Investment Education Platform
Yale Undergraduate picks Wall Street Survivor as Investment Education Platform
1/20/2015 12:17:46 PM
YUDI will use Wall Street Survivor’s newly launched finance and investing courses, engage with Wall Street Survivor’s leadership team, and partake in Wall Street Survivor’s proprietary stock games , to help the Yale student body gain a stronger foothold on how to invest in stocks and learn about the importance and fundamentals of personal finance. “We are delighted to …
Government of Canada announces investment for university, college research overhead
1/20/2015 10:17:44 AM
The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today announced significant investments through the Research Support Fund to support university and college overhead costs. Through this fund, the University of Alberta will receive significant investment to support world-class research that pushes the boundaries of knowledge and creates jobs and growth. …
Carnegie Mellon, Weizmann Institute Researchers Discover
Carnegie Mellon, Weizmann Institute Researchers Discover "Idiosyncratic" Brain Patterns in Autism
1/19/2015 6:36:01 PM
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been studied for many years, but there are still many more questions than answers. For example, some research into the brain functions of individuals with autism spectrum have found a lack of synchronization (’connectivity’) between different parts of the brain that normally work in tandem. But other studies have found the exact opposite — …
New Business & Product Development Consulting for Innovators
New Business & Product Development Consulting for Innovators
1/19/2015 6:00:00 AM
Inventors and Innovators are creative, ambitious people. They are the individuals who see a problem and envision a solution to that problem. Too often, however, they take a difficult pathway as they strive to bring their invention to the attention of potential buyers. Most inventions fail because the initial precious resources are misdirected and spent on inadequate prototype …
New study finds that closing your eyes boosts memory recall
New study finds that closing your eyes boosts memory recall
1/16/2015 9:19:54 AM
The team also discovered that building a rapport with witnesses helped them to remember more. 178 participants took part across two studies. In the first experiment, participants watched a film depicting an electrician entering a property, carrying out jobs and stealing items. Each participant was then randomly assigned one of four conditions, either eyes closed or open, and …
Three nearly Earth-size planets found orbiting nearby star
Three nearly Earth-size planets found orbiting nearby star
1/16/2015 9:02:36 AM
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, despite being hobbled by the loss of critical guidance systems, has discovered a star with three planets only slightly larger than Earth. The outermost planet orbits in the “Goldilocks” zone, a region where surface temperatures could be moderate enough for liquid water and perhaps life to exist. The star, EPIC 201367065, is a cool red M-dwarf …
Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity
1/15/2015 10:38:47 AM
A brisk 20 minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual’s risk of early death, according to new research published today. The study of over 334,000 European men and women found that twice as many deaths may be attributable to lack of physical activity compared with the number of deaths attributable to obesity, but that just a modest increase in physical …
Strong International Presence Anticipated at EXHIBITORLIVE
1/14/2015 8:00:00 AM
Exhibitor Media Group , the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that several first-time international exhibitors will participate in the top-rated   EXHIBITOR LIVE exhibition and conference in March. EXHIBITOR LIVE will welcome first-time exhibitors from Canada, China, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, …
New Business & Product Development Requires Team Effort
New Business & Product Development Requires Team Effort
1/14/2015 6:00:00 AM
Inventors come to a Product Development and Management (PDM) company because they want to make their idea a reality. Their goal is to draw on the PDM’s resources to commercialize the invention and bring it to the market - from invention design and patenting to prototype development and marketing. Thomas Edison, one of the world’s most prolific inventors, had this goal as …
Boehringer Ingelheim and Yale University collaborate to investigate novel immunotherapy targets across several therapeutic areas
1/13/2015 12:37:40 PM
Boehringer Ingelheim announced today a collaboration with Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, with the goal of researching novel therapeutic targets in the field of immune-modulation. Immune-modulation refers to a range of treatments aimed at harnessing a patient’s immune system to fight disease. Under the terms of the agreement, the research capabilities of …
Bilingualism changes children’s beliefs
1/13/2015 12:33:01 PM
Most young children are essentialists: They believe that human and animal characteristics are innate. That kind of reasoning can lead them to think that traits like native language and clothing preference are intrinsic rather than acquired. But a new study from Concordia University suggests that certain bilingual kids are more likely to understand that it’s what one learns, …
EPA Applauds College Football Playoff National Championship—Green Endeavors
1/13/2015 9:44:15 AM
The first College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship is leading the way in environmental stewardship by incorporating sustainability as a key part of its operations. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing CFP, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and AT&T Stadium for fostering environmental sustainability with the Playoff Green program. The …
Pouring good water after bad: China’s water stress set to worsen with transfer initiatives
1/13/2015 9:11:33 AM
New research paints a grim picture for the future of China’s water supply, as its booming economy continues to heap pressure on its natural resources, according to scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA), the University of Leeds and other international institutions. Research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) compiles …