Alexander von Humboldt

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Name: Alexander von Humboldt (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Chemistry professor receives SEC Faculty Award

Gregory Robinson Photo by Peter Frey Gregory H. Robinson, Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, has been named UGA's 2014 recipient of the Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.The award, which is administered by SEC provosts, recognizes ... [Published University of Georgia - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

New species discovery sheds light on herbivore evolution

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 16-Apr-2014A new fossil may provide evidence that large caseid herbivores, the largest known terrestrial vertebrates of their time, evolved from small non-herbivorous members of that group, according to a study published April 16, ... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

IBM Fellow Stuart Parkin Awarded Millennium Technology Prize for Inventing Modern-Day Data Storage

04/09/2014San Jose, California and Helsinki, Finland - ... [Published IBM Systems - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cracked it! Rare penguin chick helped out of its egg by keeper as anxious parents watched

Parents Marble and Reef hopped about anxiously when he got stuckBorn in enclosure at Drusillas Park in Alfriston, near BrightonShell membrane had become dry over time, making process more difficult . As the young bird struggled his parents - named Marble ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Data storage pioneer wins Finnish tech prize

April 14, 2014A computer scientist whose work paved the way for the storage of vast amounts of digitised information key to social networks and cloud services was honoured with the 1-million-euro (1.37-million-dollar) Finnish Millennium Technology Prize ... [Published Business Recorder - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Holguin Protected Areas, Large in Number

As the National Day of Protected Areas approaches, this upcoming April 12th, the fact that Holguin preserves the ecological, historical and cultural values at 9.1 percent of its territory, including part of the offshore platform, is encouraging.The specialist ... [Published Radio Angulo - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Physicist wins $1.3M prize for data storage

British-American physicist Stuart Parkin has won the 1 million-euro (USD 1.3 million) Millennium Technology Prize for discoveries leading to a thousand-fold increase in digital data storage on magnetic disks.Mr. Parkin was recognized for discoveries used ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Scientist wins international recognition with top award

A Palmerston North scientist has scooped international honours for his research, earning him a $100,000 grant and a trip to Germany.Massey University molecular genetics scientist Professor Barry Scott has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award worth nearly ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

German research award for Massey scientist

Professor of Molecular Genetics Barry ScottMassey University Professor of Molecular Genetics Barry Scott has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award, worth around $100,000, by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany.Each year the foundation grants ... [Published Massey University - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Manic Monday Video: Collision at Sea Between Fishing Vessel and Sail Training Ship

The Dutch fishing vessel Andrea was returning to port when she ran into the German sail training ship Alexander von Humboldt. Fortunately no one was hurt, and the Humboldt’s damage was limited to planking and handrails.The video shows how good the visibility ... [Published Boats.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Oil industry denies responsibility for drought in eastern Colombia

Colombia's oil sector is not responsible for the severe drought blamed for the death of more than 20,000 animals in the eastern province of Casanare, the trade group representing the industry said Wednesday. "Oil operations are not creating the drought. ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Partner Opportunity: The German Chancellor Fellowship Program

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Program is for university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation, the People’s Republic of China, Brazil, and India with an interest in international issues and demonstrated ... [Published American Institute for Contemporary German Studies - Mar 21 2014]

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Chemistry professor receives SEC Faculty Award [Published University of Georgia - Apr 21 2014]
New species discovery sheds light on herbivore ... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 16 2014]
IBM Fellow Stuart Parkin Awarded Millennium Tec... [Published IBM Systems - Apr 16 2014]
UK spintronics expert wins Millennium Technolog... [Published Electronic Weekly - Apr 16 2014]
Cracked it! Rare penguin chick helped out of it... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 15 2014]
Data storage pioneer wins Finnish tech prize [Published Business Recorder - Apr 14 2014]
Holguin Protected Areas, Large in Number [Published Radio Angulo - Apr 11 2014]
Scientist wins international recognition with t... [Published Manawatu Standard - Apr 10 2014]
Physicist wins $1.3M prize for data storage [Published The Hindu - Apr 09 2014]
Physicist Stuart Parkin wins 2014 Millennium Te... [Published Scientific Computing - Apr 09 2014]
German research award for Massey scientist [Published Massey University - Apr 08 2014]
Manic Monday Video: Collision at Sea Between Fi... [Published Boats.com - Apr 07 2014]
Oil industry denies responsibility for drought ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 02 2014]
Some Breast Cancer Tumors Hijack Patient Epigen... [Published University of Pittsburgh - Mar 27 2014]
The Global Energy Challenge: Germany’s “Energie... [Published Prlog - Mar 25 2014]
Nine Mexican Cities Listed among the World's Mo... [Published Mexidata.info - Mar 24 2014]
Dr. Srikumar Banerjee appointed as the Chairman... [Published Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Mar 21 2014]
Partner Opportunity: The German Chancellor Fell... [Published American Institute for Contemporary German Studies - Mar 21 2014]
Arthur Bergles Aug. 9, 1935 — March 17, 2014 [Published Ames Daily Tribune - Mar 20 2014]
Ancient DNA shows moa were fine until humans ar... [Published Brightsurf Science News - Mar 19 2014]
Mountaineers highlight peaks of Ecuador [Published Los Alamos Monitor - Mar 18 2014]
Enhancing solar cells with photochemical upconv... [Published OE Magazine - Mar 18 2014]
USA Seeks to Join Russian Federation [Published Axis of Logic - Mar 17 2014]
Older people don't lose cognitive power they ju... [Published The Independent - Jan 21 2014]
Philip M. Anselone [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Dec 27 2013]
To Discover the Known Anew [Published Harvard University Press Publicity Blog - Dec 18 2013]
Indian researcher from Manchester University le... [Published Frontier India Strategic and Defence - News, An ... - Nov 23 2013]
Posicionarte tells about Humboldt's Avenue of V... [Published GlobeNewswire - Aug 15 2013]
Biography for Kazimira Prunskiene [Published Silobreaker - Nov 23 2009]
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