Archive for May, 2015

A chance for presidential candidates to pick their budget plan

Comments Off | 05-31-2015

It’s far too early in the campaign season to bemoan the absence of serious policy proposals from the presidential candidates — but not too soon to set out some parameters of what those proposals, whatever the candidate’s ideology, should be expected to address.
Issues of character and judgment matter, whether they involve Hillary Clinton’s e-mails and [...]

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Improving Solid Waste Management in Ulaanbaatar

Comments Off | 05-31-2015

Uncontrolled urban migration and the proliferation of informal settlements known as “ger” areas around the periphery of Ulaanbaatar have created enormous challenges for city services in this burgeoning Mongolian capital, perhaps none of them more perplexing than the problem of simply collecting the garbage. Despite a mayoral commitment and the investment of significant resources and [...]

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Public university leaders advocate for state funding support


Comments Off | 05-31-2015

Illinois public university leaders visit Springfield May 26 to lobby for state funding. L-R: front row, U of I President Timothy Killeen, Northeastern Illinois University President Sharon Hahs, Governors State University President Elaine Maimon; middle row, UIS Chancellor Susan Koch, Illinois State University President Larry Dietz, Chicago State University President Wayne Watson; back row, Southern [...]

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World hunger falls to under 800 million, eradication is next goal

Comments Off | 05-28-2015

A woman farmer in The Gambia shows a dry tuft of rice in a drought period.
27 May 2015, Rome – The number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million – 216 million fewer than in 1990-92 – or around one person out of every nine, according to the latest edition of [...]

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Scripps Florida Scientists Win $2.2 Million to Expand Study of Innovative Obesity Therapy

Comments Off | 05-28-2015

JUPITER, FL, May 27, 2015 – Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been awarded nearly $2.2 million by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance an innovative approach to the treatment of obesity, a serious health problem [...]

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Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin to Visit Taiwan May 31

Comments Off | 05-28-2015

Charles H. Rivkin, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, will visit Taiwan from May 31-June 3, 2015. This will be Mr. Rivkin’s first trip to Taiwan.
He will make remarks at the opening ceremony of the Computex exhibition and will speak during the opening ceremony of the MIT Media Lab Future City [...]

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Bluefin tuna fishing season 2015: EU benefits from recovery of the stock

Comments Off | 05-27-2015

The main Bluefin Tuna fishing season runs from 26 May to 24 June; this is when large vessels, purse seiners, are allowed to fish for Bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean and the Eastern Atlantic.
This year, for the first time since the establishment of the Bluefin tuna recovery plan in 2006, there is a marked increase [...]

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Global Password management Market Size analysis Competitive Strategies and Forecasts 2014 To 2020 By Grand View Researh

Comments Off | 05-27-2015

Grand View Research has announced the addition of “Global Password management Market analysis and Forecasts, 2014 To 2020″ Market Research report to their database
San Francisco, CA, USA., May 26, 2015 – (PressReleasePoint) – Password management projects are preferred over user provisioning projects owing to identical team requirements, shorter implementation time and simplicity. Additionally, users can [...]

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Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) is currently trading a fraction under its historical high. Through an aggressive global expansion program and customer incentive schemes, the worlds leading coffee house is set to reward investors for years to come.

Comments Off | 05-27-2015

Wan Chai, Hong Kong SAR., May 26, 2015 – (PressReleasePoint) – The world number one coffee house Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) continues to go from strength to strength as it remains a lead provider of innovative beverages and is driven by a customer loyalty scheme in the form of technological initiatives.
Bliston Asset Management, the Hong Kong [...]

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Improvements of Structure Seamless Steel Pipe Heat Treatment Technology

Comments Off | 05-25-2015

Structure seamless steel pipe workpiece in the heating and cooling process, due to inconsistencies and center surface cooling rate and time to form a temperature difference, it will lead to uneven volume expansion and contraction stress, the thermal stress.
Wuhan, Hubei, China., May 25, 2015 – (PressReleasePoint) -Under thermal stress due to a temperature below the [...]

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