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Dynamics of Inequality and Poverty. Chaos and Non-Linear Models in Economics: Theory and Applications. The Science and Psychology of the Chaos Theory. Israeli Project Works to Make Global Cities’ Water Good to the Last Drop. A July 2014 Planet Labs satellite image of a reservoir in California’s Lake County that supplies water to nearby Yolo County.

Israeli Project Works to Make Global Cities’ Water Good to the Last Drop

In a non-drought year, according to Planet Labs, the visible water would cover roughly twice the area as it does in this picture. Photo: Planet Labs via Wikimedia Commons. - California headlines this month scream “water shortage”—but the shortage is not limited to the western United States. According to a recent report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, while the demand for freshwater resources is increasing, the supply remains constant and many regions are starting to feel the pressure.

Amid this grave prognosis, a new Israeli research project might make the Jewish state an important part of the solution. Researchers are grouped into teams, each focusing on a different aspect of creating water sensitive cities. Rony Wallach, a professor in the Robert H. On their own, says Wallach, “the individual technologies are very common. Polite Dissent » Search Results » magnet. Despite the use of a magician, the medical mystery on this week’s House was only a little better than average.

Polite Dissent » Search Results » magnet

The final solution though was unexpected and much awaited. It’s a shame the medicine was so wrong. Cole (i.e Big Love) and Kutner (i.e. Panacea: "Death In The Pot!" Part I. “There is death in the pot!”

Panacea: "Death In The Pot!" Part I

The book of 2 Kings records that this was proclaimed, by several prophets, in response to the poisonous stew served to them. The warning allowed Elisha to add flour to the stew, and so doing, remove the harmful effects rendered by poisonous gourds. This dire warning was reprinted boldly, in capital letters, on the front cover of chemist Fredrick Accum’s 1820 book A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons. As those who know me have discovered, I love food. It’s no surprise, really, that I was so captivated by Accum’s graphic book cover, frontispiece, and words.

Consent is a grey area? A comparison of understandings of consent in Fifty Shades of Grey and on the BDSM blogosphere. Tikkun-Volume 30, Number 2, Spring 2015. This undated electron micrograph image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 11, 1995 shows the Ebola virus.

In a report released Friday, May 1, 2015, health officials think Ebola survivors can spread the disease through unprotected sex nearly twice as long as previously believed. (CDC via AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials now think Ebola survivors can spread the disease through unprotected sex nearly twice as long as previously believed. Scientists thought the Ebola virus could remain in semen for about three months. But a recent case in West Africa suggests infection through sex can happen more than five months later. This April 23, 2015 photo shows Sunrise Farms in Harris, Iowa, which has said it will kill its 3.8 million laying hens because of the bird flu virus.

The Iowa infection is one of the largest to hit midwestern states where the virus has cost turkey and chicken producers millions of birds since early March. (Zach Boyden-Holmes/The Des Moines Register via AP) MAGS OUT, TV OUT, NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT Chart shows the number of bird’s with bird flu since March; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm; Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion-Volume 30, Number 1, Spring 2014. Journal of Policy History-Volume 27, Number 1, 2015. Narrative Theory Unbound. Queer and Feminist Interventions Edited by Publication Year: 2015.

Narrative Theory Unbound

The Things We Cannot Say: Witnessing the Trauma-tization of Abortion in the United States. The Things We Cannot Say: Witnessing the Trauma-tization of Abortion in the United States In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life?

The Things We Cannot Say: Witnessing the Trauma-tization of Abortion in the United States

The world would split open. —Muriel Rukeyser, “Käthe Kollwitz” X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy. Basics X-ray absorption spectroscopy is the general term encompassing both the X-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS) and X-ray absorption near-edge structure (XANES) techniques.

X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Figure 1: Transitions that contribute to XAS edges Figure 2: Three regions of XAS data X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) is a widely used technique for determining the local geometric and/or electronic structure of matter.

X-ray absorption spectroscopy

The experiment is usually performed at synchrotron radiation sources, which provide intense and tunable X-ray beams. Samples can be in the gas-phase, solution, or condensed matter (i.e. solids). EXAFS_Divination_Set - Abstract This is a set of actual XAFS data gathered especially as a "test set" for analysis.

EXAFS_Divination_Set -

Why do that? Attachment:Newville_xas_fundamentals.pdf of Tutorials - Tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy. Tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy (TDLAS) is a technique for measuring the concentration of certain species such as methane, water vapor and many more, in a gaseous mixture using tunable diode lasers and laser absorption spectrometry. [citation needed] The advantage of TDLAS over other techniques for concentration measurement is its ability to achieve very low detection limits (of the order of ppb).

Apart from concentration, it is also possible to determine the temperature, pressure, velocity and mass flux of the gas under observation.[1][2] TDLAS is by far the most common laser based absorption technique for quantitative assessments of species in gas phase. Working[edit] Patent US4532632 - Tunable semiconductor laser - Google Patents. The present invention relates to a tunable semiconductor laser adapted for laser oscillation at an optionally variable wavelength. A GaAs-Ga1-x Alx As double heterostructure distributed feedback laser diode is known as one of semiconductor lasers for effecting single longitudinal mode oscillation developed for long-distance optical transmission.

The laser diode includes an active layer formed with a grating provided by a multiplicity of parallel grooves at a given spacing. The laser diode effects stable oscillation at a selected wavelength λ given by the following equation. DFB Lasers Between 760 nm and 16 µm for Sensing Applications. Laser absorption spectrometry. Laser absorption spectrometry (LAS) refers to techniques that use lasers to assess the concentration or amount of a species in gas phase by absorption spectrometry (AS). Optical spectroscopic techniques in general, and laser-based techniques in particular, have a great potential for detection and monitoring of constituents in gas phase. They combine a number of important properties, e.g. a high sensitivity and a high selectivity with non-intrusive and remote sensing capabilities.

Laser absorption spectrometry has become the foremost used technique for quantitative assessments of atoms and molecules in gas phase. X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Absorption spectroscopy. An overview of electromagnetic radiation absorption. This example discusses the general principle using visible light as a specific example. A white beam source – emitting light of multiple wavelengths – is focused on a sample (the complementary color pairs are indicated by the yellow dotted lines). Upon striking the sample, photons that match the energy gap of the molecules present (green light in this example) are absorbed in order to excite the molecule. Fig. 1: A model of how scientific theories are constructed. Authority filters are modifications brought about by the previous belief system of the scientist. This belief system will include scientific, social and religious beliefs. Developed from a model.

'I oppose giving cash instead of grains in the Food Security Bill' M S Swaminathan, one of the world's most acclaimed scientists and administrators, is widely credited with spearheading India's Green Revolution. Currently emeritus chairman of the Chennai-based MS Swaminathan Research Foundation and a Rajya Sabha member, Swaminathan talks to TOI-Crest about challenges facing agriculture. Excerpts: Five decades after it began has the Green Revolution (GR) completely run its course? And thrown up, as many say, far too many challenges? True, we initiated the programme for breeding new semi-dwarf wheat varieties in 1963, so this is indeed the 50th anniversary of that beginning. So yes, the ecological foundations on which sustainable agriculture is built up are in danger today. Dr. Irwin W. Pollack, 85, brain trauma expert - philly-archives. When Dr. Senior Management and Directors. Dawn M. Zier: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek.

April 27, 2015 1:37 AM ET Media Company Overview of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. Executive Profile. ScienceDirect - Articles Related To:  Reptilian sex steroid receptors: Amplification, sequence and expression analysis Original Research ArticleThe Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Volume 55, Issue 2, November 1995, Pages 261-269. Search Results. The Role of Empowerment in Youth Development: A Study of Sociopolitical Control as Mediator of Ecological Systems’ Influence on Developmental Outcomes. Calcium Oxalate Crystals Within Ocular Tissues:  A Clinicopathologic and Histochemical Study. Sciencedirect. Open Archive Summary In heart failure, it has been recognized that the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) is activated and the imbalance of the activity of the SNS and vagal activity interaction occurs.

The abnormal activation of the SNS leads to further worsening of heart failure. The Sympathetic Nervous System in Heart Failure: Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Clinical Implications. Open Archive Heart failure is a syndrome characterized initially by left ventricular dysfunction that triggers countermeasures aimed to restore cardiac output. ScienceDirect - Articles Related To:  Effect of angiotensin and phenoxybenzamine on release of norepinephrine in vessels during sympathetic nerve stimulation Original Research ArticleInternational Journal of Neuropharmacology, Volume 6, Issue 1, January 1.

Effect of angiotensin and phenoxybenzamine on release of norepinephrine in vessels during sympathetic nerve stimulation. Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA Accepted 2 September 1966, Available online 22 January 2003. 09540120903193609# Psycnet.apa. ‘Experimental’ Pregnancy - Veatch - 2012 - Hastings Center Report. Reproductive Technologies. Changes in Psychological Symptoms in Women Taking Oral Contraceptives. Oestrogens have been used for some years to treat dysmenorrhoea (Lyon, R.

A., 1942; Sturgis, S. H., 1943). ‘Experimental’ Pregnancy - Veatch - 2012 - Hastings Center Report. A comparison of depression and anxiety symptom trajectories between women who had an abortion... - Abstract. Abortion and mental health: quantitative synthesis and analysis of research published 1995–2009. Abortion and mental health disorders: evidence from a 30-year longitudinal study. A placebo-controlled double-blind crossover investigation of the side effects attributed to oral con ... Mood changes and menstrual symptoms with different gestagen/estrogen combinations. A double... - Abstract. A placebo-controlled double-blind crossover investigation of the side effects attributed to oral con ... NCJRS Abstract - National Criminal Justice Reference Service. Tools Advanced Search Search Help Menu Home / Publications / NCJRS Abstract.

180. Problem loading page. Family design: marital sexuality, family size, and contraception. Source: Chicago, Illinois, Aldine, 1965. 349 p. Abstract: The 2 main focuses of this study were to determine the factors that lie behind the goals of family size that people set for themselves and the social norms they apply in evaluating their own and other people's family sizes; and to determine the factors that affect the effectiveness with which couples apply family limitation methods, if any, to realize their own family size goals.

Premenstrual syndrome. The course of mental health after miscarriage and induced abortion: a longitudinal, five-year follow-up study. Inequality and Women’s Mental Health. The doctors' case against the pill. Systematic Review of the Literature on Postpartum Care: Effectiveness of Postpartum Support to Improve Maternal Parenting, Mental Health, Quality of Life, and Physical Health - Shaw - 2006 - Birth. Abortion in young women and subsequent mental health - Fergusson - 2005 - Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. Tech vs. terror: Drones and data fight a new battle against poachers. Psycnet.apa. Health consequences of intimate partner violence. Violence and Victimization of Lesbians and Gay Men. Fertstert. Sciencedirect.