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49 min ago | San Francisco Chronicle
Retired UC Berkeley Professor Chin Long Chiang died at his home in Berkeley. He was 99. Photo: Courtesy Of Harriet Chiang Services will be held in May for Chin Long Chiang, a UC Berkeley professor emeritus and one of the world's leading biostatisticians, whose innovative use of statistics helped transform the health care field.
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5 hrs ago | CiteULike
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , Vol. 109, No. 40. , pp. 16161-16166, doi:10.1073/pnas.1212755109 Stochastic rearrangement of germline V-, D-, and J-genes to create variable coding sequence for certain cell surface receptors is at the origin of immune system diversity.
9 hrs ago | Medical Daily
The National Center for Health Statistics finds that 7.5 percent of U.S. children between the ages of 6 and 17 are taking prescription drugs for emotional or behavioral problems, with differences along lines of gender, age, race, and family income.
13 hrs ago | KNDU
More than 7 percent of American schoolchildren are taking at least one medication for emotional or behavioral difficulties, a new government report shows.
14 hrs ago | L.A. Watts Times
"When it came time for me to think about how I could give back to my community, it ended up coming through school," said Deanna Jordan, a UCLA student who has teamed up with the university's Community Programs department to launch her Compton Task Force Project.
17 hrs ago | Scientific American
You have never lived in reality. Instead your brain gathers bits and pieces of data from your sensory systems and builds a virtual simulation of the world.
20 hrs ago | Portland Tribune
Mahuna heads the Portland Police Bureau's sex crime unit, which means he sits on the hot seat when people start asking why the city's solve rate for sexual assault crimes has been dropping for the last six years.
Casio America, Inc., a leader in education technology, in conjunction with Dr. Robert Horton, a professor at Clemson University and distinguished math teacher, Mike Reiners, have announced today the availability of Fostering Mathematical Thinking through Music - a new volume in Casio's Fostering Education book series.
It's the subtitle that matters, Gross output will correct the fallacy fostered by GDP that consumer spending drives the economy .
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- Diversity is a goal in Cedar Rapids embraced by many in the community including employers.
Intelligence agencies hire lots of mathematicians, but would-be employees must realise that their work is misused to snoop on everyone, says Tom Leinster FOR the past 10 months, a major international scandal has engulfed some of the world's largest employers of mathematicians.
Math and science are the peas and carrots of the jobs market: great for a career future, but resolutely unpopular with the young.
April 23, 2014 - Despite multiple initiatives to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in the United States, America is still not producing enough workers to fill current and future STEM jobs, according to the new U.S. News/ Raytheon STEM Index , unveiled today at www.usnews.com/news/stem-index .
Official figures from the Office for National Statistics said that the shortfall in tax revenues over Government spending fell to 107.7bn in the 12 months to the end of March.
When I heard soprano Lianna Levine sing Handel's cantata Mi palpita il cor , tears fell from my eyes.
He's a man worth listening to for a whole range of reasons: a former dean of the faculty of management at Dalhousie University and deputy minister of development for the province, he's written highfalutin textbooks and reports and was part of "four or five" economic development strategies for Nova Scotia conducted long before Ray Ivany tabled his.
The latest figures published by the Iran Statistical Center indicate that the average rate of unemployment in 2013 for women had risen to be twice as high as those for men.