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Scientific research at Japan's RIKEN institute has suggested that singing to females is an emotionally rewarding experience for male Zebra Finches.
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Scientific research is most often not the main goal for many amateur astronomers, unlike professional astronomy.
Rogers is widely considered to be one of the founding fathers of psychotherapy research and was honored for his pioneering research with the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions by the American Psychological Association in 1956.
) ( English: Institute of Advanced Scientific Studies ) is a French institute supporting advanced research in mathematics and theoretical physics.
At the 16th meeting of the IMU General Assembly in Bangalore, India in August 2010, Berlin was chosen as the location of the permanent office of the IMU, which was opened on January 1, 2011, and is hosted by the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics ( WIAS ), an institute of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Scientific Community, with about 120 scientists engaging in mathematical research applied to complex problems in industry and commerce.
In response to the controversy surrounding The Bell Curve, the American Psychological Association's Board of Scientific Affairs established a task force in 1995 to write a report on the state of intelligence research which could be used by all sides as a basis for discussion, " Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns ".
Scientific research has found that these eye movements may correspond to the direction the dreamer " looks " at in the dreamscape.
Over the last two millennia, physics was a part of natural philosophy along with chemistry, certain branches of mathematics, and biology, but during the Scientific Revolution in the 17th century, the natural sciences emerged as unique research programs in their own right.
Tucker presented an overview of Stevenson's research into reincarnation in Life Before Life: A Scientific Investigation of Children ’ s Memories of Previous Lives.
Scientific article describing research report " The Acoustic Properties of Unexplained Rapping Sounds " in the Journal of the Society for Psychical Research Vol 73. 2 Number 899 pp 65 – 93.
Scientific research is funded by public authorities, by charitable organizations and by private groups, including many companies.
Scientific research can be subdivided into different classifications according to their academic and application disciplines.
Scientific research is a widely used criterion for judging the standing of an academic institution, such as business schools, but some argue that such is an inaccurate assessment of the institution.
A reduced research and development operation still exists and is now known as Teledyne Scientific and Imaging.
Scientific research is ongoing although a number of different theories exist ; including one proposing that the Samoans originated from Austronesian predecessors during the terminal eastward Lapita expansion period from Southeast Asia and Melanesia between 2, 500 and 1, 500 BCE.
Scientific research satellites provide us with meteorological information, land survey data ( e. g., remote sensing ), Amateur ( HAM ) Radio, and other different scientific research applications such as earth science, marine science, and atmospheric research.
Scientific misconduct is the violation of the standard codes of scholarly conduct and ethical behavior in professional scientific research.
Scientific research — whether to launch or test out new theories, to innovate or to pave the way for discoveries across a wide range of disciplines — became part of the increased expectations placed on the university.
* Michael Merzenich-Professor emeritus neuroscientist-Brain plasticity research, Basic and clinical sciences of hearing pioneer-CEO Scientific Learning, Posit Science
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In 1924 in the UK the chemist Harold Plenderleith began to work at the British Museum with Dr. Alexander Scott in the newly created Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, thus giving birth to the conservation profession in the UK.
by Sir Alan Walsh at the CSIRO ( Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization ), Division of Chemical Physics, in Melbourne, Australia.
13th Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice ( SBSTTA-13 ) held from 18 to 22 February 2008 in the Food and Agriculture Organization at Rome, Italy.
* John R. Hale, et al., " Questioning the Delphic Oracle: When science meets religion at this ancient Greek site, the two turn out to be on better terms than scholars had originally thought ", in Scientific American August 2003
* Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time ( 1995 ) – the genius in question was John Harrison, who spent decades trying to convince the British Admiralty of the accuracy of his naval timepieces and their use in determining longitude when at sea in order to win the longitude prize.
One of Hofstadter's columns in Scientific American concerned the damaging effects of sexist language, and two chapters of his book Metamagical Themas are devoted to that topic, one of which is a biting analogy-based satire entitled " A Person Paper on Purity in Language ", in which the reader's presumed revulsion at racism and racist language is used as a lever to motivate an analogous revulsion at sexism and sexist language.
Charles Sanders Peirce was a fallibilist and the most developed form of fallibilism can be traced to Karl Popper ( 1902 – 1994 ) whose first book Logik Der Forschung ( The Logic of Scientific Discovery ), 1934 introduced a " conjectural turn " into the philosophy of science and epistemology at large.
The latter two radio technologies used microwave transmission over the Industrial Scientific Medical frequency band at 2. 4 GHz.
In 1995, Robert May, Baron May of Oxford, at the time the Chief Scientific Adviser to the British government, requested that the organizers no longer award Ig Nobel prizes to British scientists, claiming that the awards risked bringing genuine experiments into ridicule.
The documentary received international recognition winning the main prize at the International Vega Awards for Excellence in Scientific Broadcasting.
His engagement for the Lowell Institute lectures precipitated the establishment of the Lawrence Scientific School at Harvard University in 1847 with him as its head.
A study at the Tulane School of Public Health conducted by James P. Carter and others reported significant improvement in cancer patient longevity ( 177 months compared to 91 months ) when patients practiced the macrobiotic diet, although an analysis stated about this paper, " Scientific evidence on the potential benefits of macrobiotic diets for patients with cancer is limited to two retrospective studies with serious methodologic flaws.
Scientific experiments have not yet pinpointed any definite evidence that this is the case, although they have placed upper bounds on the maximum possible relative change per year at very small amounts ( roughly 10 < sup >− 17 </ sup > per year for the fine structure constant α and 10 < sup >− 11 </ sup > for the gravitational constant G ).
Scientific studies on sleep have shown that sleep stage at awakening is an important factor in amplifying sleep inertia.
* William Leslie Edison ( 1878 – 1937 ) Inventor, graduate of the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale, 1900.
He remained in Harvard's doctoral program for several years, taking time out for his musical career and to work as a researcher at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.
* Berkeley Timesharing System at UC Berkeley Project Genie -> Scientific Data Systems SDS 940 ( Tymshare, BBN, SRI, Community Memory ) -> BCC 500 -> MAXC at PARC
With respect to the populations of Antarctic minke whales, as of January 2010, the IWC states that it is " unable to provide reliable estimates at the present time " and that a " major review is underway by the Scientific Committee.
Scientific discoveries, such as the theory of relativity and quantum physics, drastically changed the worldview of scientists, causing them to realize that the universe was fantastically more complex than previously believed, and dashing the strong hopes at the end of the 19th century that the last few details of scientific knowledge were about to be filled in.
Scientific realists claim that science aims at truth and that one ought to regard scientific theories as true, approximately true, or likely true.
Wimperis, Director of Scientific Research at the Air Ministry, asked Watson-Watt about the possibility of building their version of a death-ray, specifically to be used against aircraft.