University of Wisconsin

Type: Organization
Name: University of Wisconsin
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Now available: 29 flavors of open source seeds, sans patents

There’s been an argument going on for at least 100 years over seeds. Should they be free? Or should the people who develop them control, and profit from, their use? If they were shared, we’d have a more fluid development of agricultural technology, because ... [Published Grist Magazine - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Mary Trible Parrish Sheppard

, 87, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Granbury. id="0"> id="1">Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Wiley Funeral Home. No services will be held at this time. id="2"> id="3">Mrs. Sheppard was born Aug. 15, 1926, in Baxter ... [Published Hood County News - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Audrey S. Harris

, 92, formerly of Pinehurst, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 201, in Naperville, Ill.She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.She is survived by her sons Stephen (Kathy), of New Berlin, Wis., and Thomas (Janet), ... [Published Southern Pines Pilot - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Apple pruning, grafting workshops offered in Hayward

Garden enthusiasts can learn the art and science of apple pruning and apple grafting at two separate workshops on Saturday, April 26, at the Tina and Robert Shamro farm at 9208 Anderson Road, south of Hayward off Highway 27.The pruning workshop is scheduled ... [Published Sawyer County Record - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Open Source Seeds

Tolles Projekt gegen Biopatente und die Machenschaften von vor allem Monsanto und ihrem Gen-Mais: Gestern hat man an der Uni Wisconsin 29 Open Source Saatgut vorgestellt, unter anderem eine Zucchini namens Midnight Lightning, ‘ne Oranje-Karotte, die ... [Published Nerdcore - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

From China to campus Alumni develop electric mopeds

After moving to China post-graduation and seeing the popularity of electric bikes, two University of Wisconsin alumni developed technology to bring a similar product to Madison. Friday marked the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Floating design for nuclear plants that could withstand earthquakes and...

A team of engineers has revealed their plans for ocean-based reactors. The plants would be several miles offshore and would use water as coolant. Modern-day nuclear power plants face two major issues: threats from natural disasters such as earthquakes ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Data on Stem Cells Described by Researchers at University of Wisconsin

(NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Stem Cell Week -- Data detailed on Stem Cell Research have been presented. According to news originating from Madison, Wisconsin, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "A stem cell's immediate microenvironment ... [Published NewsRX - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Children's performer with positive message to visit four area schools

Children's performer and recording artist Carol Johnson of Grand Rapids will give multiple concerts next week in four area elementary schools in conjunction with Earth Day on April 22.Johnson brings her Music with a Message to Alpena through the sponsorship ... [Published Alpena News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

New Findings Reported from University of Wisconsin Describe Advances in Breast Cancer

(NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly -- Current study results on Oncology have been published. According to news reporting originating in Madison, Wisconsin, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "We evaluated whether 13 ... [Published NewsRX - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mining for Efficiencies Post Moore’s Law

Computers are so much more than the interface most Web-connected humans interact with on a daily basis. While many of us take for granted the thousands of instructions that must be communicated across a vast array of hardware and software, this is not ... [Published HPC Wire - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 6 reports

Floating nuclear plants could withstand tsunamis

Washington, April 17 (ANI): A new design for nuclear plants built on floating platforms could help avoid disasters like Fukushima.Such floating plants would be designed to be automatically cooled by the surrounding seawater in a worst-case scenario, which ... [Published TruthDive - Apr 17 2014]

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..." He said while OSSI had its beginnings as a North American initiative, OSSI's ambition was "to catalyze the establishment of allied initiatives among indigenous peoples, in the Global South, and in Europe."
"What Wally had done and contributed to our profession was considerable" Skilling said in an interview
...less than 1% of her submissions were from people of color, captured what seems to be the publishing industry's general attitude in just 10 words: "This seems like a question for an author to answer."

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Audrey S. Harris [Published Southern Pines Pilot - Apr 18 2014]
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Diversity Is Not Enough: Race, Power, Publishing [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 21 hours ago]
“The publishing industry looks a lot like these best-selling teenage dystopias: white and full of people destroying each other to survive.” Julie Dillon / BuzzFeed "Cuando el EZLN logre lo que busca, entonces ya no será necesario el EZLN, por eso ...
Could the Game of Thrones poisoning happen in r... [Published Boing Boing - Apr 18 2014]
Game of Thrones fans have little love for young King Joffrey Baratheon. The voracious-for-power, know-it-all teen wears his expression in a permanent sneer. He executes innocents on a whim, tortures women, regularly insults his mother and elders and ...
This 50-Year Chart Of Horses And Mules Teaches ... [Published Clusterstock - Apr 18 2014]
The Conversable Economist, aka Timothy Taylor, has a new post  discussing how long it takes for the gains from new technologies to be fully realized. He asks: Has the U.S. economy already seen most of the economic growth that will result from the innovations ...
Open Source Seeds [Published Nerdcore - Apr 18 2014]
Tolles Projekt gegen Biopatente und die Machenschaften von vor allem Monsanto und ihrem Gen-Mais: Gestern hat man an der Uni Wisconsin 29 Open Source Saatgut vorgestellt, unter anderem eine Zucchini namens Midnight Lightning, ‘ne Oranje-Karotte, die ...
Shaving nanoseconds from racing processors [Published The Sietch Blog - Apr 17 2014]
DiscoveryShaving nanoseconds from racing processors University of Wisconsin researcher finds hidden efficiencies in computer architecture Mark D. Hill, University of Wisconsin-Madison Credit and Larger Version April 17, 2014 The computer ...
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