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University of Technology (QUT)
pioneering digital project led by Queensland University of Technology
researchers has proved a resounding success in raising technological
literacy amongst indigenous children.
Radionecrosis Center (BRC)
and doctors have been struggling to improve treatment for patients with
multiple areas of injury, or with injury in parts of the brain that
cannot be operated on, are left without any options.. Nearly all
alternative treatments that have been tried have been unsuccessful. The
one exception to this is hyperbaric oxygen therapy which is already
routinely used successfully for radiation injury to other parts of the
University of Queensland
green turf all-year round, needing less maintenance and mowing, could
soon be available through technology developed at The University of
Daily – Your
Portal to Earth
environmental pressure group WWF's Russian and Chinese sections join
efforts to preserve the forest in the Amur river region, straddling the
Russian Far East and North-East China, officials said.
Daily – Your
Portal to Space
electronics giant Toshiba Corp. has developed the world's smallest
methanol fuel cell for use in wireless headsets and other wearable
Daily – Your
Portal to Space - Satellites
Aiding Disaster Relief
demonstrations have shown how making use of digital processing
technology on board satellites can help emergency services share
information more effectively during natural disasters.
many wonderful people. So many wonderful accomplishments.
was the only U.S. president to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize?
John F. Kennedy was awarded the 1957 Pulitzer Prize in Biography for his
book "Profiles in Courage".
a Bicycle – New York
is an innovative, fun youth training and environmental education
initiative that has taken root in New York City public schools and
respected after-school youth programs.
on Wheels - WOW
Hamilton founded Winners On Wheels in Fresno, California in 1991.
After an accident that left her without the use of her legs,
Marilyn wanted to start a program that would help local youth in
wheelchairs overcome the negative feelings and challenging situations as
a result of life in a wheelchair.
the beginning of August 1991, Roger Moore was appointed UNICEF's special
representative from the film world, and for the symbolic fee of one
dollar, he spent the year promoting children's causes.
is just a bowl of cherries ... so never mind the pips. Shirley's site is
a reflection of her world; always in transition, always in search of
truth, and always fascinating..
Council for the Arts
illusions exist in our world today? How do they affect our lives? What
do they reveal about our current existence? What illusionary experiences
can be created through media art works?
is a high profile national campaign to raise the awareness of the value
of giving time and inspire a new generation of volunteers.
Great News Network provides happy news hoping to motivate people to build
a better world. We believe that the more people see what is working in
the world through positive news, the more they will be inspired to do
something good themselves.
Cable Science Network
year, there are hundreds of scientific gatherings and thousands of
lectures. The best speakers—those who deliver newsworthy keynote
addresses or plenary lectures—know that the story they are telling has
value to a wider audience. But they are usually rewarded in the
mainstream media by a few paragraphs of copy or a brief sound-bite. CSN
would carry their speeches unedited. In the same way, science books have
a wide audience. Following the C-SPAN Book-TV model, we would showcase
extended interviews with authors of popular science books.
university’s laboratory-based organizational structure “without
walls” and pared-down layers of administration do away with the
schools and academic departments that too often separate scientists.
“This approach fosters a tremendously rich soup of interdisciplinary
research and collaboration,” says Rockefeller professor and Nobel
laureate Günter Blobel.
American Tree Farms
Tropical American Tree Farms are planting and growing many of the
finest species of exotic tropical hardwoods in the world at their tropical
hardwood tree farms in Costa Rica. The cultured tropical hardwoods help
reduce the pressure on the world's natural rainforests, and at the same
time carefully protecting thousands of acres of previously threatened
Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science (IMVS)
in South Australia, the IMVS provides quality medical pathology
services, is active in many research programs and contributes to the
education, teaching and training of students in the various fields of
Kindness of Strangers
Kindness of Strangers is a California 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.
Since their inception in 1999, they have either designed websites, or
offered consulting services to over 30 nonprofit corporations in the
United States. Through the efforts of this organization and those who
have volunteered with it, Kindness of Strangers have saved an estimated $60,000 in web
design services for the nonprofit community.
Australian National University
ANU has a world reputation for cutting-edge research in the humanities,
the sciences and the social sciences. It was ranked by the prestigious
AsiaWeek magazine in 1999 as first in the Asia/Australian region for
research output, and in 2000, in the top 10 multidisciplinary
universities in the region, and first overall in Australia. The ANU has
an outstanding record in terms of international prizes including Nobel
Prize-winning research, the Japan Prize, four Australia Prizes, and the
"Albert Einstein" World Award of Science 2000.
Horse Observers Association
Horse Observers Association was formed by New Mexico community members
to address concerns about Wild Horses with respect to their loss of
territory to development and the removal of wild horses through the NM
Livestock Board's authorizations for round-ups. We have a
number of campaigns and projects, one of which is to improve the legal
status of horses from the category of "Livestock" to
"Companion Animals", who are afforded more protection under