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Innovation Africa 2019 Announces Numerous Confirmed Industry Partners
10/22/2019 9:48:05 AM
Anticipation builds, with but weeks to go before Innovation Africa 2019 commences in Accra, Ghana. Sharing in the heightened excitement are the organizing committee executive team-members behind Africa’s official, annual Ministerial summit, Brains Global, delighted to today announce the Forum participation of an elite yet diverse, international array of industry partners.
Rising emissions are turning arctic permafrost into a carbon source, research shows
Rising emissions are turning arctic permafrost into a carbon source, research shows
10/22/2019 3:17:50 AM
Arctic regions have captured and stored carbon for tens of thousands of years, but a new study shows winter carbon emissions from the Arctic may now be putting more carbon into the atmosphere than is taken up by plants each year.  The study, supported by NASA ABoVE and conducted in coordination with the Permafrost Carbon Network and more than 50 collaborating institutions, …
Debunking the Myth of a Woman’s Role
Debunking the Myth of a Woman’s Role
10/21/2019 11:20:08 PM
The question of who is greater is primal, yet its context has been changed throughout the years. Now it’s more of women’s stepping shoulder-to-shoulder with men.
Russian scientists confirm that toll roads are good for the environment
Russian scientists confirm that toll roads are good for the environment
10/21/2019 11:26:16 AM
A team of researchers from Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) developed a method to calculate the number of stops trucks make along their routes.
Money worries, scandalous affairs and chronic health problems: letters reveal fascinating insights into the life of Cole Porter
Money worries, scandalous affairs and chronic health problems: letters reveal fascinating insights into the life of Cole Porter
10/18/2019 11:57:49 AM
• New collection of letters reveal an unprecedented insight into the personal and professional life of Cole Porter • Revelatory letters – most of which have been published for the first time – feature Porter’s correspondence with major Broadway and Hollywood stars as well as his friends and lovers • Extensive collection of letters span Porter’s childhood interest in …
New Jersey Asbestos Testing Laboratory Offers NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course
New Jersey Asbestos Testing Laboratory Offers NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course
10/18/2019 10:37:37 AM
Join EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s four-day NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course on January 20th  through the 23rd  at its corporate headquarters located in the greater Philadelphia area.
Find Healing in Art and Reflection
Find Healing in Art and Reflection
10/15/2019 3:55:38 PM
While some see artistic pursuits as impractical, many creative minds have believed in art as a medium of expression. Lynne Waters uses her writing and painting skills to share what she’s learned over the years in her book, “Stillness of Spirit.”   The spiritual guide brings Waters’ two passions for writing and painting together in one book.
How to Survive University
How to Survive University
10/15/2019 3:52:03 PM
University life is one of the toughest stages in every student’s life. Since this is the phase where they are being prepared for real-world challenges, their principles and characters are also put to a test.
The UPS Foundation Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month, Continues Long-Standing Partnerships To Empower The Hispanic Community
The UPS Foundation Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month, Continues Long-Standing Partnerships To Empower The Hispanic Community
10/15/2019 10:43:45 AM
The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced continued support for the Hispanic community with a host of grantmaking programs and efforts focused on financial empowerment and education.
Research highlights importance of religious vote amid changing social landscape
Research highlights importance of religious vote amid changing social landscape
10/15/2019 10:31:41 AM
Canadians who consider religion to be important in their lives were still more likely to vote for the Conservative Party in 2015, finds new research from the University of Waterloo.
Agilent Early Career Professor Award Presented to Saeed Hassanpour
Agilent Early Career Professor Award Presented to Saeed Hassanpour
10/14/2019 1:16:23 PM
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Saeed Hassanpour, Ph.D., has received the 2019 Agilent Early Career Professor Award (AECPA).
Innovation Africa 2019 Launches December 3-5 in Accra, Ghana
10/14/2019 1:00:00 AM
Brains Global (http://Brains.Global), leading international consultants and event organizers specializing in ICT and education, are proud to announce preparations for its annual Innovation Africa Forum are actively underway, a milestone this year taking place in Accra, Ghana on December 3rd, 2019.
Nearpod Expands Beyond K-12 Classrooms, Brings Popular Student Engagement Platform to Higher Education for the First Time
Nearpod Expands Beyond K-12 Classrooms, Brings Popular Student Engagement Platform to Higher Education for the First Time
10/10/2019 12:42:38 PM
Nearpod, the most comprehensive Student Engagement Platform, today launches Nearpod for Higher Education. After piloting with top universities and seeing proven benefits in the schools of Health Sciences, Business, Law and Education, Nearpod is broadening access to its platform for all universities so that learners can benefit from the engagement boosting tools that already …
Weight stigma affects gay men on dating apps
Weight stigma affects gay men on dating apps
10/9/2019 5:09:04 AM
Weight stigma is an issue for queer men using dating apps, says a new University of Waterloo study. The study found that Grindr, the most popular dating app for gay, bisexual, two-spirit and queer men, had a negative effect on men’s body image, especially when it came to weight.
[Short News] Recent Awards and Book Publication Announcement
[Short News] Recent Awards and Book Publication Announcement
10/9/2019 5:05:16 AM
Editor’s Note: UNIST has attracted much attention recently, as its name was mentioned on Korean media through the inspiring stories of its students and faculty.
MIT launches digital content library for workforce learning on emerging technologies
MIT launches digital content library for workforce learning on emerging technologies
10/8/2019 11:38:19 AM
In the age of blockchains, 3D printing, CRISPR-Cas9 — and the inevitable new technologies that are yet to emerge — today’s workforce is struggling to keep up with the latest developments.
Study finds rising ozone a hidden threat to corn
Study finds rising ozone a hidden threat to corn
10/8/2019 5:53:20 AM
Like atmospheric methane and carbon dioxide, ground-level ozone is on the rise. But ozone, a noxious chemical byproduct of fossil fuel combustion, has received relatively little attention as a potential threat to corn agriculture.
BBC and partners announce new apprenticeship to drive data skills in the UK
BBC and partners announce new apprenticeship to drive data skills in the UK
10/7/2019 10:35:11 AM
Employers, recent graduates, people interested in technology and employees will be able to benefit from a new apprenticeship that has been created with the BBC, UK universities and a number of agencies.
Making Together: Crossing Borders and Connecting Communities
Making Together: Crossing Borders and Connecting Communities
10/7/2019 6:41:24 AM
In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute is highlighting the CITRIS Invention Lab’s collaboration with the INNOVaction GYM maker space at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, a multi-campus university based in Monterrey, Mexico.
People eat more when dining with friends and family - study
People eat more when dining with friends and family - study
10/4/2019 10:32:48 AM
Previous studies found that those eating with others ate up to 48% more food than solo diners and women with obesity eating socially consumed up to 29% more than when eating alone.