Citations with the tag: RESEARCH
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- The role of mystery in preferences for shopping malls
Kent, Richard L. // Landscape Journal; Spring1989, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p28
No abstract available.
- Back to basics on research.
Greek, Dinah // Professional Engineering; 01/14/98, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p24
No abstract available.
- Flip charts at the OPAC.
Atlas, Michel C.; Little, Karen R.; Purcell, Michael O. // Reference & User Services Quarterly; Fall97, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p63
Presents a study on the use of flip charts at OPAC terminals, and the analysis of OPAC transaction logs. Detailed information on the analysis of the OPAC transaction log; Methodology used in the study; Findings of the study; Discussion on the study.
- Trends in quantitative cancer risk assessment
Morris, S. C. // Environmental Health Perspectives; Jan1991, Vol. 90, p297
No abstract available.
- Rock'n'roll refrigerator
Pinholster, Ginger // Environmental Health Perspectives; Sep1994, Vol. 102 Issue 9, p754
No abstract available.
- Promising polymers
Medlin, Jennifer F. // Environmental Health Perspectives; Jan1995, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p40
No abstract available.
- Dollars grow tight in U.S., but foreign research blossoms.
Wylie, K. // Advertising Age; 6/22/92, Vol. 63 Issue 25, SPECIAL REPORT: RESEARCH pS-1
States that the hobbling effects of both recession and debt reined in the United States research business, while overseas, the track was notably faster. International contribution to revenues; Heading US research ranking was A.C. Nielson Co.; IRI soars into third; Nielson reigns worldwide; Most...
- Plenty of room in Europe, 'ripe' Asia.
Endicott, R.C. // Advertising Age; 6/22/92, Vol. 63 Issue 25, SPECIAL REPORT: RESEARCH pS-4
States that the research business knows no national boundaries, evidenced by two recent polls form Louis Harris & Associates. Research companies by international revenue; A.C. Nielson holds the top spot; Harris is expected to expand rapidly; Details.
- Affiliation agreements aim mostly at foreign shores.
Spethmann, B. // Advertising Age; 6/22/92, Vol. 63 Issue 25, pS-2
States that with affiliations on the rise among research companies, the biggest growth area is overseas. Nearly half of the companies planning affiliations this year are teaming with foreign-based researchers; Results of an `Advertising Age' survey; Trend of global business; BRX/Global; More.
- Researchers finally digesting cornucopia of scanner data.
Hume, S. // Advertising Age; 6/22/92, Vol. 63 Issue 25, pS-3
Offers a look at the shift that is moving away from data collection and into data analysis. Now that clients of research companies have data, they need to learn what to do with it; Clients are demanding more tools to analyze increasing data at their disposal; Placing more emphasis on refining...
- Editorial: Improving quality.
Hume, S. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Nov96, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p421
Editorial. Offers several suggestions to research contributors on how to provide high-quality article submissions. Five basic activities researchers must accomplish to produce good research articles; Writing technique essential for the effective presentation of research findings; Tips on how...
- Endless detente.
Woodard, Colin // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jan/Feb1999, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p10
Reports on the claims made by several countries to the Antarctic Peninsula. How the Chileans strengthen their claim over the peninsula; Description of Punta Arenas, capital of the Chilean Antarctic; Scientific research done in the peninsula; Claims made by the United States; Information on the...
- Academics face abuse of rules designed to protect research.
Cowen, Robert C. // Christian Science Monitor; 3/25/98, Vol. 90 Issue 82, p13
Reports on dissatisfaction with procedures meant to deal with research misconduct in universities. Their awkwardness; Their lack of uniform standards especially in defining what constitutes misconduct; The fact that they do not adequately protect the accused; Misuse of the procedures by vested...
- My moment in the scientific spotlight.
Klose, Robert // Christian Science Monitor; 5/1/97, Vol. 89 Issue 109, p8
Opinion. Focuses on the author's interest in science research and how he found out he was not suited to this field. How the author takes center stage in the classroom of his biology class during the first week of every semester; Information on the development of the author's interest in worms.
- You can't always get what you want.
B.J.C. // Hastings Center Report; Jan/Feb91, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p3
Discusses the report on allocating resources for biomedical research which was released by the Institute of Medicine in late September. `Funding Health Science Research--A Strategy to Restore Balance'; Lack of a call for an overall increase in NIH funding; More.
Dresser, R. // Hastings Center Report; Jan/Feb92, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p24
Considers the reasons why white males seem to be the prototype of the human research subject. The exclusion of women and nonwhite minorities from such research is a glaring moral mistake; Alleged justifications for the exclusionary practice; The hidden roots of exclusion; The lessons of...
- Research notes.
DeVaro, Eve // Hastings Center Report; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p1
Reports on developments concerning scientific research as of July 1997. Highlights of the second and third meetings of `Revisiting Nature; Darwin and Leopold,' under the direction of Strachan Donnelley; Conclusion of the `Goals of Medicine Project,' with an international conference in Naples,...
- Clinical trials: Why participate?
DeVaro, Eve // HealthFacts; Jan92, Vol. 17 Issue 152, p1
Reports that in the last four decades since the introduction of controlled clinical trials, numerous treatments with widely assumed benefits have been proven useless and, in some cases, dangerous. Physicians have been known to ignore the results of clinical trials, especially when a common...
- Protection of research subjects: A brief history.
DeVaro, Eve // HealthFacts; Jan92, Vol. 17 Issue 152, p3
Describes how the Nuremberg Code of Ethics in Medical Research was established to serve as basic guidelines to be followed by most of the countries of the world concerning medical experiments. The United States government took a leading role in prosecuting Nazi physicians at the Nuremberg...
- High noon in the electric car industry
DeVaro, Eve // In Business; Jan/Feb1994, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p24
No abstract available.
- The idea of teleology.
Mayr, Ernst // Journal of the History of Ideas; Jan-Mar92, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p117
Provides an analysis of teleological processes. Philosophical background; Darwin; Objections of Ernest Nagel and Eve-Marie Engels; Six invalid assertions regarding teleology; Categories of teleology; Teleomatic processes; Teleonomic processes; Adapted features of an organism; Natural selection...
- Technical Note: The Initial Stages of Statistical Data Analysis.
Tandy, Richard D. // Journal of Athletic Training; Jan-Mar98, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p69
Presents information on data related factors which should be considered in the design stages of research projects. Why research is conducted; How research aids in the development of procedures and products; Benefits of conducting research; What should be considered when conducting research.
- Non-trivial pursuits.
Tandy, Richard D. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Oct94, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p8
Presents information on the steps, problems and pitfalls that researchers encounter in conducting studies.
- Very like a whale: The dangers of data worship.
Grimes, Mary Loftin // National Forum; Winter96, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p3
Discusses the limitations and pitfalls of fact-finding or data gathering. Causes of the data-gathering dilemma in the American educational system; Jacksonville Community Council Inc.'s success at data-gathering.
- Confusion over Community's powers on research.
MacKenzie, D. // New Scientist; 12/28/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1800/1801, p6
Discusses the agreement signed in Maastricht over the European Community's scientific research responsibilities. The confusion that has arisen; Prediction that research funding could now be governed by backroom deals; The new status could bring more money for research.
- Watchdog sniffs out missing research millions.
Coghlan, A. // New Scientist; 12/28/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1800/1801, p8
Reports on a discrepancy found by the National Audit Office who disclose that Britain's spending on research and development may be as much as 500 million pounds a year less than the government claims. Where the discrepancy was found; How it may jeopardize the government's policy of...
- The perils of prediction.
Nicholls, M. // New Scientist; 12/28/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1800/1801, p63
Discusses the misinformation that accompanies scientific research. What causes scientists to make mistakes; Examples; The consequences when science and politics meet.
- Europe battles over industrial R&D.
MacKenzie, D. // New Scientist; 1/11/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1803, p13
Focuses on the fight over how much national governments or the Community can fund industrial research and development which is taking place in Europe. Criticism of the Commission's Framework program; Who is involved in the fight; Issue may be resolved as the confrontation between France and the...
- The importance of being useless.
Sangalli, A. // New Scientist; 1/11/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1803, p52
Argues for public support of research in areas that are not deemed useful to the public at large. Impossibilities of predicting all the consequences of a given piece of research; Most research financed with public funds is guided by the principlethat there should be a correlation between...
- A new spirit for Europe?
Sangalli, A. // New Scientist; 1/25/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1805, p15
Editorial. Suggests several ways for ESPRIT, the European Strategic Programme for Research and Development in Information Technology, and European industry to move forward. Keeping long-term jobs; Interventionism is necessary; Competition to market demand is essential.
- Delors to push science funds into arms of commerce.
MacKenzie, D. // New Scientist; 2/8/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1807, p16
Reports on the expected changes Jacques Delors, president of the European Commission, will make in the way the European Community funds scientific research. The funds could end up being spent on applied research for four high-technology industries. Remarks made recently in Brussels; How he is...
- Research cash call.
Mackenzie, D. // New Scientist; 2/22/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1809, p13
Reveals that Jacques Delors, president of the European Commission, called last week for a doubling of the commission's research budget by 1997. Opposition by Britain and Germany; Where Delors wants the money spent; He wants nearly a third of it to be spent directly on near-market research.
- Paris exodus.
Mackenzie, D. // New Scientist; 2/22/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1809, p14
Reveals that more than 2500 scientists in public research institutes are to be moved out of Paris by 1995 as part of a drive by the French government to redress the balance between research undertaken in the capital and in the regions. Current percent of scientists in Paris; What this will be...
- Just a link in the chain.
Mackenzie, D. // New Scientist; 2/29/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1810, p9
Discusses the Link program which was set up in 1986 in Great Britain to bring industry and academia closer together by helping to fund collaborative research projects. The prognosis for Link; What must be done to improve the effectiveness of theprogram; Signs of these commitments from the...
- Battle looms over European research.
MacKenzie, D. // New Scientist; 3/14/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1812, p16
Discusses the expected battles to take place this year over the European Commission's program for scientific research. How much the commission plans to spend under the Framework program; Fight over goals of research; Approach the Community had taken; Critics of Framework.
- Thinker's corner.
Daniel, Caroline // New Statesman; 11/07/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4359, p25
Presents information on relevant reports in Great Britain, current as of November 7, 1997. Includes `Britain in Europe: Initiatives for the 1998 Presidency' from the Institute of Public Policy Research; `The Substance of Youth: The Place of Drugs in Young People's Lives Today,' from the Joseph...
- Against good advice: Reflections on conducting research in a country where you don't speak the...
Andrews, Molly // Oral History Review; Winter96, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p75
Narrates the author's experiences on conducting research in a Germany where he does not speak the language. Elections; Application for grants; Interviews and translations; Differences between speaker and listener; Debriefing sessions; Limitations the language barrier placed on the author's...
- House committee and Carnegie panel seek more relevance from research.
Goodwin, Irwin // Physics Today; Oct92, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p107
Describes the demands of policy makers for publicly funded research to yield more immediate economic and social benefits, and a new report issued by George E. Brown Jr., chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, as well as the findings of the prestigious Carnegie...
- Royal Society reports on `science base,' suggests five-year fellowships.
Sweet, William // Physics Today; Dec92, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p73
Reports on Britain's Royal Society's release of its long awaited report, `The Future of the Science Base,' a review of how the nation's basic research is organized and of the factors that might make it more successful. Conservative recommendations; Prime Minister John Major's creation of Office...
- Space Scientists Split on Proprietary Data Rights.
Feder, Toni // Physics Today; Nov98, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p52
Discusses the significance of offering data for science. Challenges faced in a fast track of offering research data to the public; Advantages of quicker data release; Kinds of data that are not useful to the scientific community.
- New recipes for petri dishes.
Stover, D.; Marini, R.A. // Popular Science; May92, Vol. 240 Issue 5, p26
Explains how Stewart Windeler, a researcher at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, is coating petri dishes with thin layers of materials that are more biologically compatible than glass or plastic. Specifics of coating process; Benefits for cell growth.
- The more authors, the merrier.
Nadis, Steve; Stover, Dawn // Popular Science; Oct95, Vol. 247 Issue 4, p32
Reports on the increase in the number of scientific papers with more than 50 authors.
- Study links growth to R&D.
Vogel, Carl // R&D Magazine; Apr94, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p15
Highlights the report `Growth, Competitiveness, Employment: The Challenges and Ways Forward Into the 21st Century,' released by the Commission of the European Communities. Improvements for the European Community's research and development efforts; Contact telephone number.
- IBM SP-2, pure water, etc.
Koprowski, Gene; Stambler, Irwin // R&D Magazine; Apr95, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p13
Reports on developments in research. Number of SP-2 supercomputers sold by International Business Machines Corp; Water purification using natural bacteria; Research that would enable women to grow their own breast implant tissue after mastectomy.
- Editors continue to spark basic-research discussion.
Vandendorpe, Laura // R&D Magazine; Jul97, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p13
Focuses on the presentation of the `Basic Research White Paper' to members of the research committee at the 22nd Annual Colloquium on Science and Technology Policy. Sponsors of the Basic White Paper mentioned; Comments from Kathleen Kingscott, public policy director for science and technology...
- Particle discovery supports standard model.
Vandendorpe, Laura // R&D Magazine; Nov97, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p7
Presents information on a meson that has been detected by researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York. What was the length of time it took to detect the meson; Who was included in the group of scientist.
- New York business buzz.
Vandendorpe, Laura // R&D Magazine; Nov97, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p7
Reports on how Western New York is taking a step towards promoting research-related business development. Information on ABCorridor of Buffalo New York; What the agreement between Amherst Industrial Development Agency and the City of Buffalo Department of Community Development is seeking to...
- Reconcilable differences.
Vandendorpe, Laura // Sciences; Jul/Aug92, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p30
Examines conflicting claims of various scientific studies and how to analyze the claims of such studies. Claims of study on oat bran and subsequent contradictory study; Applying rigorous methods of science to the analysis of studies themselves; Meta-analysis; Elegantly sophisticated mechanics...
Nichols, Rodney W. // Sciences; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p4
Focuses on the importance of giving ample time and funding for research that would elevate the global social status. Importance of research planning; Sources of funds for research; Benefits of research in the treatment of diseases.
- Coool science on Antarctica.
Stiefel, Chana Freiman // Science World; 09/08/97, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p17
Focuses the need for reconstruction at researchers complex at the South Pole Station in Antarctica. Why there is a need for reconstruction; Information on Congress' refusal to back Antarctic research; Factors that influence researchers choice of Antarctica as a research site. INSET: Seasonal...