Alexander von Humboldt

Type: Person
Name: Alexander von Humboldt (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Capybara meat could be marketed

Although there is not an ample tradition of capybara meat consumption in Colombia there has been and still is an excessive commercial exploitation of wild species to supply markets in Venezuela, which have sped up local extinction of some populations ... [Published Agencia de Noticias UN - 9 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Humboldt forum held at Beijing university

More than 120 scholars and researchers from home and abroad gathered at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, for the 2014 Beijing Humboldt Forum on Friday.The forum, which will last over the weekend, will see scholars and ... [Published CHINAdaily - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

University of Wyoming Faculty Member Translates Influential 19th Century Scientific Work

LARAMIE, Wyo., Sept. 15 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release:"Views of Nature," the best known and most influential work of noted 19th century scientist Alexander von Humboldt, is now available to English readers after being ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Using solar energy to turn raw materials into ingredients for everyday life

Dr Sarina Sarina(Phys.org) —Just about everything we touch in the course of a day - car, phone, computer, fridge, detergent - even medicines, rely on the chemical industry to turn raw materials such as petroleum by-products, minerals and farm products ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Memorandum of Understanding between MOST and AvH to Boost the Partnership between Germany and Taiwan

Author:STD, MOST (TAIWAN), in GERMANYArticle Source:STD, MOST (TAIWAN), in GERMANYPublish Date:2014.08.13On July 24, 2014, the Secretary General of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) Dr. Enno Aufderheide signed the agreement of Memorandum of ... [Published Taiwan Today - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Americas Society Exhibition Catalogue Shortlisted for the Alice 2014 Award

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 -- The Americas Society/Council of the Americas issued the following news release: Unity of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt and the Americas (http://www.as-coa.org/articles/unity-nature-alexander-von-humboldt-and- ... ... [Published TVNewsCheck - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Winner of Sofja Kovalevskaja Award to take up research at Mainz University

Biologist Dr. Helen May-Simera is the recipient of a Sofja Kovalevskaja Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. She will use this to set up a junior research group at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) that will investigate the causes ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Elko in 40 Items: Humboldt River

It’s not very wide, but it is definitely long.According to the Nevada Department of Wildlife, “the Humboldt River is the longest river in the continental United States that begins and ends within the boundaries of one state.”The Humboldt river stretches ... [Published Elko Daily Free Press - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Marvellous to see tall ships in Falmouth again

YET another fantastic week in Falmouth’s rich maritime history as the town came alive for the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta, writes David Barnicoat.Thanks to John Hick of the Falmouth Tall Ships Association, Sam Groome and the other organisers ... [Published Boating Cornwall - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Amazonian primates in risk of extinction

For researcher and President of the Colombian Primatological Society, Diana Carolina Guzmán, although Asia or Africa may surpass this amount this does not mean we should not raise awareness to Colombian society.This is exactly one of the purposes of this ... [Published Agencia de Noticias UN - Sep 02 2014]
Entities: Species, Risk, Colombia
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Modern conservation shaped by early Amazon explorers

From spectacularly plumaged birds, rare reptiles to striking mammals such as the ocelot and tapir, the Amazon Basin’s lush tropical forest is home to one in ten of the world’s animal species. The primeval tangle of canopy and undergrowth also has a dazzling ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

East Stroudsburg University Student Wins Humboldt Research Fellowship

Indranil Mitra, a post-doctoral student at the East Stroudsburg University (ESU) of Pennsylvania, has been awarded a two-year Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers at the University of Freiburg in Germany. Mitra received ... [Published News India Times - Aug 15 2014]

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Capybara meat could be marketed [Published Agencia de Noticias UN - 9 hours ago]
15 new professors at ETH Zurich [Published ETH Life - 17 hours ago]
Humboldt forum held at Beijing university [Published CHINAdaily - 22 hours ago]
University of Wyoming Faculty Member Translates... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 17 2014]
Using solar energy to turn raw materials into i... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 17 2014]
Memorandum of Understanding between MOST and Av... [Published Taiwan Today - Sep 16 2014]
The World Land-Bridge: Rediscovering the Americas [Published Executive Intelligence Review - Sep 11 2014]
Professor Federico Rosei named to the Royal Soc... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 09 2014]
Americas Society Exhibition Catalogue Shortlist... [Published TVNewsCheck - Sep 09 2014]
Americas Society Exhibition Catalogue Shortlist... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 09 2014]
Winner of Sofja Kovalevskaja Award to take up r... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 08 2014]
Elko in 40 Items: Humboldt River [Published Elko Daily Free Press - Sep 08 2014]
Marvellous to see tall ships in Falmouth again [Published Boating Cornwall - Sep 05 2014]
Amazonian primates in risk of extinction [Published Agencia de Noticias UN - Sep 02 2014]
ICANN Community Issues Unprecedented Letter Que... [Published CircleID - Aug 29 2014]
Modern conservation shaped by early Amazon expl... [Published Deutsche Welle - Aug 27 2014]
Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance T... [Published ICANN - Aug 25 2014]
Celebrating natural beauty with the Hudson Rive... [Published United States Postal Service - Aug 21 2014]
Chicago Booth's Leuz Receives Accounting Resear... [Published Newswise - Aug 20 2014]
The Mysterious Origins of Some Dead or Dying La... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 20 2014]
Humboldt penguins set to come to Byculla zoo [Published Indian Express - Aug 20 2014]
Professor wins prestigious American Chemical So... [Published Monash University - Aug 20 2014]
East Stroudsburg University Student Wins Humbol... [Published News India Times - Aug 15 2014]
Twinning visit proves to be just champion! [Published Motherwell Times - Aug 14 2014]
Indranil Mitra Wins Prestigious Humboldt Resear... [Published India-West - Aug 13 2014]
UNal-Medellín xylotheque a wood world reference [Published Agencia de Noticias UN - Aug 11 2014]
German Chancellor Fellowship open [BRIC, US] [Published IJnet.org - Aug 11 2014]
Microsoft joins Startup Europe Partnership [Published Telecompaper - Jul 12 2014]
Today’s letters: My life, my choice how to end it [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 02 2014]
The universe in a cube [Published MIT News feed - May 07 2014]
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Today’s letters: My life, my choice how to end it [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 02 2014]
National Post readers answer the question: “Should assisted suicide be legal in Canada?” My decision — and no-one else’sWho decided government, clergy or do-gooders should have a say in how I choose to end my life? If I decide to do so because I am ...
The universe in a cube [Published MIT News feed - May 07 2014]
A massive computer simulation has produced a model of the universe’s evolution with new accuracy in some important measures — and yielded a new prediction concerning the distribution of matter in the cosmos. The new Illustris model, constructed by ...
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CRISPR Therapeutics has received $25 million in Series A funding from Versant Ventures. Based in Basel, Switzerland, CRISPR Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical firm focused on gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9. PRESS RELEASE BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS ...
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