A large number of illnesses stem from misfolded proteins, molecules composed of amino acids. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now studied protein misfolding using a special spectroscopic technique. Misfolding, as they report in Nature, is more frequent if the sequence of the amino acids in the neighboring protein domains is very similar
Mesa State College officials today reached a deal with the student who purchased three Colorado Mesa University domains. The college agreed to pay Justin Kolenc $3,000 for the domains, clearing the path for the college to better control its image on the web.
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Mesa State buys domains
Kevin Ham’s company wins case brought by SkyCam. SkyCam, the company behind those overhead cameras used during football broadcasts, has lost a domain name dispute with Kevin Ham’s Vertical Axis. A three person panel was split on whether or not the domain name was registered in bad faith. Two of the panelists ruled that it wasn’t registered and used in bad faith because: – the skycam.com domain name is comprised entirely of common terms that have many meanings apart from use in Complainant’s SKYCAM mark – there is no evidence that Respondent knew or should have known of the SKYCAM mark when it registered the disputed domain name. Complainant provides no evidence of any marketing for its mark prior to the registration of the domain name on June 25, 2001 – The general link to offer for sale a domain name incorporating generic terms is not probative of a “primary purpose” to sell the disputed domain name to Complainant and is in itself not evidencing that Respondent registered the disputed domain name in bad faith – no evidence that Respondent did register the disputed domain name to prevent Complainant from owning a domain name incorporating Complainant’s trademark, or to disrupt Complainant’s business, or to confuse consumers seeking to find Complainant’s website However, one panelist disagreed and said that he thinks the domain name should be transferred to SkyCam
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Company Behind “SkyCam” Sports Cameras Loses Domain Dispute
( University of New Hampshire ) For competitive bicyclists with goals — whether competing in the Tour de France or aiming for the podium at a local race — faster cycling comes from training regimens based on various zones of exercise intensity. New research from exercise scientists at the University of New Hampshire has found that effective training regimens, which generally are created after …
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UNH researchers develop improved tool for cycling fitness
Neuroscientists in the Down Syndrome Research Group at the University of Arizona have created a battery of tests that quickly aid in the assessment of the cognitive abilities of persons with Down syndrome. The UA collaborated on the development of the tests with colleagues at Johns Hopkins University and Emory University. The tests – a series of computer exercises that are not language dependent …
A new book by Dr. Konstantinos Komaitis (Lecturer in Law at the University of Strathclyde) provides a passionate yet legalistic and well-researched overview of the legal, institutional and ethical problems caused by the clash between domain names and trademarks.
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Domain Names as Second-Class Citizens
Sarah Crider, daughter of Kathy Slee and Fred Crider, Chambersburg, on July 23 was awarded a doctorate from Duke University, Durham, N.C. Her major was chemistry, with an emphasis in bioinorganic chemistry.
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Crider earns doctoral degree from Duke
The former chair of Moro Islamic Liberation Fronts (MILF) peace panel has welcomed the appointment of University of Philippines College of Law Dean Marvic Leonen as the head of the governments peace panel.
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MILF welcomes new GRP peace panel chair
WARWICK, England Is academic freedom affordable in a time of economic crisis? That was the topic for discussion at the annual signing of the Magna Charta Universitatum at the mother of universities, the University of Bologna, earlier this year.
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Value of universities during economic crisis
Despite the fact that the African languages in Rwanda and Uganda are marginalised in most formal domains in society, they are used far more extensively than commonly believed. This is one conclusion reached in a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Language competition in Rwanda and Uganda
Last week at SC09 , the Coordinated Science Laboratory of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , announced the launch of gpucomputing.net , a new network of research communities intended to foster collaboration among researchers and GPU developers.
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GPU Developer Network Launched
Pyongyang, May 21 (KCNA) — General Secretary Kim Jong Il provided field guidance to the Hamhung University of Chemical Industry. He saw data on the achievements made by the university in scientific researches in recent years.
Baylor University,a private, Baptist-affiliated research university located in Waco, Texas submitted a complaint to the National Arbitration Forum,claiming rights over two domain names .
Doctors should take the lead in practical steps to reduce the carbon footprints associated with obesity, chronic disease and population growth, according to an article published in the Medical Journal of Australia. Prof Robyn McDermott, Professor of Public Health at the University of South Australia, writes that ageing, obesity and associated conditions account for the greatest proportion of …