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Barbaza, Remmon E.
ateneo.edu - 3 weeks ago
Remmon E. Barbaza is an Associate Professor of Philosophy, and currently serves as chair of the Department of Philosophy at the Ateneo de Manila University ... School of Philosophy & Religion, Assumption University, 77-87. http://www.gcrc.au.edu/pdf ...

TRANSCRIPT: TV5's Luchi Cruz-Valdes apologizes for sending wrong info to VP Jejomar Binay
pep.ph - 2016-03-22
Naging sentro ng kontrobersiya ang mahigit isang oras na pagkaantala ng Pilipinas Debates 2016 na hinost ng TV5 at The Philippine Star sa University of The Philippines ... in the last two weeks under the assumption, under the diligence of the team to ...

Climate Change, Statistical Significance, and Science
stats.org - 2015-01-26
A recent plea for scientists to "stop playing dumb on climate change" shows why The New York Times Op Ed page needs a statistician. The piece begins by noting that "Science is conservative, and new claims of knowledge are greeted with high degrees ...

Regression discontinuity designs: an approach to the evaluation of treatment efficacy in primary care using observational data
BMJ - 2014-09-08
Regression discontinuity designs use observational data to examine treatment efficacy. This article uses the example of statin prescription in primary care to explain the concept of the method and how it can be used Randomised controlled trials are, in ...

British spies 'moved after Snowden files read'
BBC - 2015-06-13
UK intelligence agents have been moved because Russia and China have access to classified information which reveals how they operate, a senior government source has told the BBC. According to the Sunday Times, Moscow and Beijing have deciphered documents ...

What the Cellphone Industry Doesn't Want You to Know About Radiation Concerns
Alter Net - 2013-06-07
This will help spare the public from unnecessary worries.'" In a recent phone interview with AlterNet, Davis, founder and president of the Wyoming-based Environmental Health Trust, discussed the cellphone industry's longstanding covert battle against ...

New Weapon in Climate Fight?
e360.yale.edu - 2014-03-04
The degradation of soils from unsustainable agriculture and other development has released billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere. But new research shows how effective land restoration could play a major role in sequestering CO2 and slowing climate ...

Krebs on Security
krebsonsecurity - 2014-10-27
An odd new pattern of credit card fraud emanating from Brazil and targeting U.S. financial institutions could spell costly trouble for banks that are just beginning to issue customers more secure chip-based credit and debit cards. Over the past week, at ...

NASA Rover Finds Active and Ancient Organic Chemistry on Mars
Jet Propulsion Laboratory - 2014-12-16
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane, an organic chemical, in the atmosphere around it and detected other organic molecules in a rock-powder sample collected by the robotic laboratory's drill. "This temporary increase in ...

Most Vaccination-Onset Epilepsy Has Genetic, Structural Cause
Medscape News - 2014-09-25
In most children whose epilepsy started following a standard vaccination, there's a genetic or structural cause, and about a third of cases of epilepsy triggered by a vaccine are relatively benign, a new study suggests. These results indicate that ...

Colleges are full of it: Behind the three-decade scheme to raise tuition, bankrupt generations, and hypnotize the media
Salon - 2014-06-08
The price of a year at college has increased by more than 1,200 percent over the last 30 years, far outpacing any other price the government tracks: food, housing, cars, gasoline, TVs, you name it. Tuition has increased at a rate double that of medical ...

When Google got flu wrong
Nature - 2013-02-13
When influenza hit early and hard in the United States this year, it quietly claimed an unacknowledged victim: one of the cutting-edge techniques being used to monitor the outbreak. A comparison with traditional surveillance data showed that Google Flu ...

AHA: In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Care Needs Resuscitation
MedPage Today - 2013-03-13
More should be done to improve the survival rate for the 200,000 adults and children who have an in-hospital cardiac arrest each year, an AHA consensus statement writing team affirmed. Note that the lack of standardized reporting of data creates a ...

People Aren't Smart Enough for Democracy to Flourish, Scientists Say
Live Science - 2012-02-28
The democratic process relies on the assumption that citizens (the majority of them, at least) can recognize the best political candidate, or best policy idea, when they see it. But a growing body of research has revealed an unfortunate aspect of the human ...

The Psychology Of Materialism, And Why It's Making You Unhappy
The Huffington Post - 2013-12-15
In a poignant, viral Huffington Post blog last month, "If You Shop On Thanksgiving, You're Part Of The Problem," writer Matt Walsh cast a harsh light on what the holiday shopping frenzy really says about our culture: That's our entire economic system ...

University of Michigan and Ford researchers see plentiful lithium resources for electric vehicles
greencarcongress.com - 2011-08-03
Researchers from the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Co. report in Journal of Industrial Ecology that even with a rapid and widespread adoption of electric vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries, lithium resources are sufficient to support demand ...

Basics: Real Wages Remain Below Their Peak for 39th Straight Year
middleclasspoliticaleconomist.com - 2012-03-12
This lets us focus on average workers and excludes what is happening to high-salary workers. Using weekly rather than hourly real wages takes out the impact of varying hours worked per week over the years. The table below extracts from B-47 to reduce its size.

If A Self-Driving Car Gets Into An Accident, Who Is To Blame?
vocativ.com - 2016-06-28
In February of this year, a self-driving car crashed into the side of a bus outside of Mountain View, California. The incident was a landmark: It was the first time an autonomous vehicle had caused a crash, not just been a part of one. The Google-made ...

What are the key assumptions of linear regression?
andrewgelman.com - 2013-08-04
A link to an article, "Four Assumptions Of Multiple Regression That Researchers Should Always Test", has been making the rounds on Twitter. Their first rule is "Variables are Normally distributed." And they seem to be talking about the independent ...

The Largest Structure in Universe Discovered --Quasar Group 4 Billion Light-Years Wide Challenges Current Cosmology
The Daily galaxy - 2013-01-12
The largest known structure in the universe has been discovered by an international team of astronomers. The large quasar group (LQG -a portion shown above)) is so large that it would take a vehicle traveling at the speed of light some 4 billion years to ...

DECC s conflicting gas price projections
www.carbonbrief.org - 2013-07-18
Two reports released by the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) disagree on future gas prices. Could gas prices really fall by a quarter as a result of shale gas extraction, or will they go up? Part of an analysis from consultancy ...

Use of SSRIs in Pregnancy Puts Baby at Risk
MedPage Today - 2012-11-01
This literature review was conducted to evaluate treatment of depression in pregnant women and to challenge the assumption that the risks of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) use are lower than the risks of untreated mild and moderate ...

In 2013, AIA awards favor projects that show how to do more, use less
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - 2013-11-06
This year the AIA Seattle Honor Awards broke new ground. The annual event held Monday reflected the spirit of our times, when architects are expected to show how to do more with less space, less money, less resources and even less time. It was an all-woman ...

Predictive correlates of response to the anti-PD-L1 antibody MPDL3280A in cancer patients
Nature - 2014-11-26
Extended Data Fig. 9: Biomarker analyses of a patient with an excluded infiltrate. Pre-clinical studies demonstrated that anti-PD-L1 treatment of mice bearing implanted syngeneic tumours could lead to tumour regression and the induction of protective ...

Pope Francis arrives in South Korea for his first Asia visit
CNN - 2014-08-15
(CNN)-- Pope Francis arrived in Seoul Thursday, marking the first papal visit to the country in 25 years. The historic visit is also a nod to Catholicism's shifting demographics as an increasing number of believers come from Latin America, Africa and Asia ...

RAW VIDEO: Another tree falls victim to giant Louisiana sinkhole
WAFB - 2013-08-22
Less than 12 hours after the giant Louisiana sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowed a section of land covered in trees, another tree has fallen victim to the slurry. Work was ceased at the sinkhole site after a burp was reported Wednesday night. Burps ...

Seeking help with future growth, Rochester already feels strain of expansion
mprnews.org - 2013-03-19
As the Mayo Clinic makes expansion plans and asks for state help to build infrastructure in Minnesota's third largest city, Rochester is feeling financial strain from the rapid growth it has already seen. The city's population has doubled since 1970 ...

The Future of Liturgical Formation and Renewal
Catholic World Report - 2013-07-19
Mass is celebrated at the Basilica of St. Apollinare in Rome during the Sacra Liturgia 2013 conference. At the end of June more than 300 people gathered in Rome from over 35 countries to participate in Sacra Liturgia 2013, an international conference on ...

Why smoking pot feels so good: New neuroscience explains marijuana and the brain
Salon - 2015-02-01
What drug is enjoyable and, under some circumstances, might actually be good for your brain? Can smoking this substance prevent age-related memory loss, for example? To answer these and similar questions, I turn now to a neurotransmit­ter system in the ...

Ph.D. Attrition: How Much Is Too Much?
The Chronicle of Higher Education - 2013-07-01
When William Chace entered graduate school in English at the University of California at Berkeley in 1961, he was one of an astonishing 120 new graduate students in his department alone. Of that cohort, just 12 wound up receiving Ph.D.'s. His professors ...

Youth officials take over city hall
Sun Star - 2014-09-22
Information and Communication Technological High School and San Lorenzo Ruiz Center of Studies and Schools. The youth officials were selected based on written assessment, oral exam, panel interview and other criteria set by the Rotary Club. "Respeto at ...

The Largest Discovered Structure in the Universe Contradicts Big-Bang Theory Cosmology (Weekend Feature)
The Daily galaxy - 2013-11-20
"While it is difficult to fathom the scale of this "large quasar group" (LQG), we can say quite definitely it is the largest structure ever seen in the entire universe," said Dr Clowes of University of Central Lancashire'sJeremiah Horrocks Institute. "This ...

Unpacking report that Katie Holmes has rejoined Catholic Church
CNN Belief Blog - 2012-07-11
(CNN) - In the blizzard of reports surrounding Tom Cruise's recent split with Katie Holmes, this one stands out: After her years married to Scientologist Cruise, Holmes is said to be rejoining the Roman Catholic Church of her youth. A report from the ...

The Coolest Black Family in America, No. 10: The Burgess-Allens
Ebony - 2013-04-01
Rashad Burgess. Oliver says, "Rashad is very practical, organized and systematic in his approach to life. I could not imagine my life without him." Rashad and Oliver married in a private ceremony in 2002, on the beach in Hilton Head, South Carolina. In ...

Fr. Hamel ordered, "Begone, Satan!" as his killers attacked
Aleteia - 2016-08-02
[Our translation of the complete homily of Rouen Archbishop Dominique Lebrun, delivered during the funeral Mass of Father Jacques Hamel, slain last week while saying Mass in a Normandy church, is updated and improved upon. -- Ed.] "God is impartial ...

"Facebook Is Dead To Us": What Teens Think About 11 Of The Biggest Social Networks
Digital Music News - 2015-01-14
19 year old, Andrew Watts, is a sophomore Management Information Systems major (marketing minor) at the University of Texas in Austin and penned an interesting glimpse into the world of teenage (and college) consumption (or lack thereof) of the biggest ...

Denmark Is Considered The Happiest Country. You'll Never Guess Why.
The Huffington Post - 2013-10-22
We're going coast to coast, country to country to find out. Last month, Denmark was crowned the happiest country in the world. "The top countries generally rank higher in all six of the key factors identified in the World Happiness Report," wrote ...

TPP: Why the U.S. Withdrawal Could Be a Boon for China
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 5 months ago
mic Listen to the podcast: Penn's Jacques deLisle and Stanford's Richard Dasher discuss the ramifications of the U.S. withdrawal from the TPP. http://media.blubrry.com/kw/p/d1c25a6gwz7q5e.cloudfront.net/audio/20170124A-KWR-Delisle-Dasher.mp3 With the U.S ...

Mental Health Experts Mull Violence Prevention After Newtown
Medscape News - 2012-12-21
Amongst the subsequent talks (and sometimes heated debates) from organizations all over the nation, including talk of possible new gun laws or increasing mental health services, one question seems to loom largest: What can be done to stop this type of ...

Yes, All White People Are Racists -- Now Let's Do Something About It
Alter Net - 2015-01-15
As Americans, we like to think of ourselves as a forgiving people. We've enshrined the assumption of innocence in our legal code; we take pride in giving second chances to those who misstep. And when it comes to questions of bias, we follow a similar ...

Talking with Patients about Other Clinicians' Errors
The New England Journal of Medicine - 2013-10-31
You are a young neurologist practicing in a small hospital. You admit a 55-year-old woman with hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus who had an embolic stroke at home. On reviewing the patient's medical record, you notice that she appears to have been ...

Ben Carson: A case study on why intelligent people are often not skeptics
ScienceBlogs - 2015-11-06
As a surgeon, I find Ben Carson particularly troubling. By pretty most reports, he was a skilled neurosurgeon who practiced for three decades, rising to the chief of neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins. Yet, when he ventures out of the field of neurosurgery ...

Cerebral Protection Device Effects on Brain Lesions After TAVI
The JAMA Network - 2016-08-09
eTable 3. Characteristics of the Patients at Baseline for Patients With or Without 2-Day MRI Follow-up eTable 4.Characteristics of the Patients at Baseline for Patients With or Without 7-Day MRI Follow-up eTable 5. Procedural TAVI and Filter Deployment ...

University distributes relief goods to flood victims in CDO
news.pia.gov.ph - 5 months ago
XU has collected a total of P231,211.20 cash donations (as of January 31) from partner institutions, namely, Ateneo de Davao University, PHILSSA, MM-AID Consortium, Right Eight Security Agency, Xavier School (Greenhills), Assumption School in Antipolo ...

Skin-Prick Test Results May Predict Emerging Asthma
Medscape News - 2015-03-02
HOUSTON -- Sensitivity to cats and dust mites, identified on skin-prick testing in children up to 4 years of age, might be an indicator of the risk of developing asthma by age 7, according to results of a new study. This finding could help guide ...

Georgia geneticist challenges evolution, links humans to pigs
Saporta Report - 2013-07-29
To Athens geneticist Gene McCarthy, pigs used to conjure filth and greed. But after years of research into this species, McCarthy sees a kindred spirit. Pigs, according to his Hybrid Hypothesis published last month on his website, Macroevolution.net ...

Swiss team develops effective and low-cost solar water-splitting device; 14.2% solar-to-hydrogen efficiency
greencarcongress.com - 2016-08-25
Using commercially available solar cells and none of the usual rare metals, researchers at the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have designed an intrinsically stable and scalable ...

Policy: Twenty tips for interpreting scientific claims
Nature - 2013-11-20
This list will help non-scientists to interrogate advisers and to grasp the limitations of evidence, say William J. Sutherland, David Spiegelhalter and Mark A. Burgman. Calls for the closer integration of science in political decision-making have been ...

WAYWARD AND FANCIFUL: The Role of Research in Higher Education
Mindanews - 4 months ago
And maybe that is just as well as the National Higher Education Research Agenda - 2 ... Ilagan teaches at the Department of Psychology at the Ateneo de Davao University You may send comments to [email protected] "Send at the risk of a reply ...

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