By Jean-Jacques Aubert (auth.), Maurice Lévy, Jean-Louis Basdevant, Maurice Jacob, David Speiser, Jacques Weyers, Raymond Gastmans (eds.)
By Lise Wilkinson (auth.), James B. Campbell, K. M. Charlton (eds.)
Rabies is an old illness and a fearsome one. even though it would possibly not have the commercial or public future health significance of a few different infectious ailments, few are so popular or hold a similar emotional impression. generally transmitted through the chunk of an enraged animal, and with essentially no wish for restoration between these stricken, it has supplied the substance of news and legends during the a long time. The pioneering paintings of many nineteenth century employees, culminating within the improvement of the 1st rabies vaccines by way of Louis Pasteur, supplied the floor paintings for the fashionable period within the examine of rabies. because then, and especially within the final area century, substantial advances were made in our wisdom of the character of the infectious agent, its mode of transmission and pathogenetic mechanisms. but even this day, a lot is still realized in regards to the sickness. for instance, even though potent vaccines exist for people and different animals, there's nonetheless no identified useful therapy as soon as the neurological ailment indicators advance. Markers of virulence were mapped on the molecular point, however it is but uncertain as to how rabies virus truly exerts its pathological effects.
By Georg Rehm, Hans Uszkoreit (auth.), Georg Rehm, Hans Uszkoreit (eds.)
This white paper is a part of a sequence that promotes wisdom approximately language expertise and its capability. It addresses educators, reporters, politicians, language groups and others. the supply and use of language expertise in Europe varies among languages. accordingly, the activities which are required to extra help examine and improvement of language applied sciences additionally vary for every language. the mandatory activities rely on many components, comparable to the complexity of a given language and the dimensions of its group. META-NET, a community of Excellence funded through the eu fee, has carried out an research of present language assets and applied sciences. This research serious about the 23 reliable ecu languages in addition to different vital nationwide and nearby languages in Europe. the result of this research recommend that there are lots of major examine gaps for every language.
A extra unique specialist research and evaluation of the present state of affairs might help maximise the influence of extra study and reduce any dangers. META-NET involves fifty four learn centres from 33 nations which are operating with stakeholders from advertisement companies, executive organisations, undefined, learn enterprises, software program businesses, know-how prone and eu universities. jointly, they're making a universal know-how imaginative and prescient whereas constructing a strategic learn schedule that exhibits how language expertise purposes can deal with any examine gaps by way of 2020.
By Eva Crane (auth.), Avshalom Mizrahi, Yaacov Lensky (eds.)
The nature .and range of shows on the convention on: "Bee items: Prop erties, purposes and Apitherapy" held at Tel-Aviv on may possibly 26--30, 1996, emphasize the expanding curiosity of physicians, practitioners, scientists, herbalists, dieticians, cosmeti cians, microbiologists, and beekeepers in numerous elements of bee items. This quantity contains a variety of 31 contributions awarded on the convention and which supply info at the current prestige of our wisdom during this sector. regardless of their range, they replicate the mainstream of the convention, particularly: "Imported" Prod ucts (honey, pollen and propolis), Exocrine Secretions of staff (venom, royal jelly). Toxicity and Contaminants, quality controls, advertising, Apitherapy, Cosmetics, and so on. given that antiquity, honey in addition to different bee items have been used as foodstuff, as a treatment for diseases of people and animals, and as cosmetics. we are hoping that this quantity will give a contribution to interdisciplinary experiences on chemical composition, pharmacological results, nutrients, and different points of bee items. serious and independent experimental learn may possibly get to the bottom of the but unknown composition and mode of motion of bee items and elucidate many unanswered questions. The noteworthy positive factors of this convention have been the members from all components of the realm and of alternative cultural backgrounds, who shared their prepared curiosity and curios ity concerning honey bees and their items. We thank them all for his or her own con tribution to the luck of this conference.
By D. W. Johnson, S. E. Lindberg (auth.), D. C. Adriano, M. Havas (eds.)
"awareness" of the world's electorate and inspire governments to dedicate extra cognizance and assets to handle this factor. The sequence editors thank the overseas panel of participants for bringing this well timed sequence into of entirety. We additionally desire to recognize the very insightful enter of the subsequent colleagues: Prof. A.L. web page of the collage of California, Prof. T.C. Hutchinson of the collage of Toronto, and Dr. Steve Lindberg of the Oak Ridge nationwide Laboratory. We additionally desire to thank the excellent attempt and cooperation of the quantity editors in dealing with their respective volumes. The positive criticisms of bankruptcy overview ers additionally deserve a lot appreciation. eventually, we want to exhibit our appreciation to my secretary, Ms. Brenda Rosier, and my technician, Ms. Claire Carlson, for his or her very capable tips in numerous points of this sequence. Aiken, South Carolina Domy C. Adriano Coordinating Editor Preface to Acidic Precipitation, quantity 1 (Advances in Environmental technological know-how) because of pioneering learn within the Sixties and thanks to the perceived and acidic actual environmental results defined through the resulting years, the phrases rain, acidic deposition, or acidic precipitation became typical within the clinical and well known literature. within the final decade, governments during the international have spoke back to public strain and to the worries of the medical group by means of setting up examine courses on nationwide and foreign scales.
By Tobie S. Stein (auth.)
Over the final twenty years, the variety of specialist managers displaced from US company jobs has elevated dramatically. This has coincided with the fast growth of employment within the US nonprofit region; a region that has a excessive percentage of managerial employees between its staff.
Workforce Transitions from the revenue to the Nonprofit Sector examines the profession sequences of dislocated white-collar company managers who are looking to flow to the nonprofit zone. It highlights the managers' motivations, the structural obstacles which avoided them from making the transition, and the equipment of penetrating the limitations. It uncovers the explanations why a few company managers may be able to make the transition and why others don't. ultimately, it offers the equipment of variation that have been used in their new environments.
This quantity should be of curiosity to human source managers within the revenue and nonprofit sectors, sociologists, occupational researchers, and organizational psychologists.
By H. Schneuwly (auth.), Professor Dr. Giorgio Benedek, Professor Dr. Hubert Schneuwly (eds.)
"Exotic Atoms in Condensed subject" reports the state-of-the-art during this box, from meson factories to the elemental interactions of muons in condensed topic. the applying of muon- and pion-based research of sturdy kingdom structural, magnetic and superconducting houses is mentioned. The spectroscopic beneficial properties of unique atoms are reviewed including their program to chemical research. additionally, muon-catalyzed fusion is presented.
By Forrest L. Carter, Hank Wohltjen (auth.), Felix T. Hong (eds.)
The dream of constructing a biocomputer shouldn't be disregarded as a sheer delusion. even if there's obviously a few doubt as to if it truly is attainable to layout a working laptop or computer utilizing carbon-based parts as in dwelling organisms, rather than silicon-based elements as in latest desktops, the truth that a normal mind frequently outperforms the main refined machine by way of the complexity of initiatives, if no longer by way of velocity, is a dwelling testimony to this danger. the rest query is to what volume a biocomputer can mimic a dwelling organism and if it is attainable to layout and fabri cate one of these biocomputer in the foreseeable destiny. This quantity doesn't try to offer speedy and distinctive solutions to those questions yet as an alternative makes an attempt to supply a imaginative and prescient and a development file of the preliminary efforts. This quantity is especially a set of papers offered on the Symposium on Molecular Electronics - Biosensors and Biocomputers, subsidized through the Divi sion of Biotechnology, well-being and setting of the nice Particle Society, held from July 19-22, 1989 on the Society's nineteenth Annual assembly in Santa Clara, California. additionally integrated are articles contributed via those that deliberate to wait the convention yet have been not able to take action. The emergence of the sphere of molecular electronics is essentially the final result of 1 person's campaign, that of Forrest L. Carter.
By Nicolai Juul Foss, Christian Knudsen (auth.), Cynthia A. Montgomery (eds.)
Resource-Based and Evolutionary Theories of the enterprise: in the direction of a Synthesis explores the intersection of evolutionary theories of the company with an emergent physique of analysis within the box of strategic administration that has been largely known as the `resource-based view of the firm'. the amount techniques strategic questions from numerous vantage issues, thereby fostering an invaluable cross-fertilization of rules. The perspectives awarded spring from a number of assets, specifically the foundations of strategic administration, business enterprise economics, and inhabitants ecology.
By Patricia J. Teller (auth.), Michel Dubois, Shreekant S. Thakkar (eds.)
Cache And Interconnect Architectures In Multiprocessors Eilat, Israel may well 25-261989 Michel Dubois UniversityofSouthernCalifornia Shreekant S. Thakkar SequentComputerSystems the purpose of the workshop was once to compile researchers engaged on cache coherence protocols for shared-memory multiprocessors with numerous interconnect architectures. Shared-memory multiprocessors became potential structures for plenty of functions. Bus dependent shared-memory platforms (Eg. Sequent's Symmetry, Encore's Multimax) are presently constrained to 32 processors. the 1st objective of the workshop used to be to benefit concerning the functionality ofapplications on present cache-based platforms. the second one aim was once to benefit approximately new community architectures and protocols for destiny scalable structures. those protocols and interconnects might let shared-memory architectures to scale past present imitations. The workshop had 20 audio system who observed their present study. The discussions have been full of life and cordial adequate to maintain the individuals clear of the fantastic sand and sunlight for 2 days. The individuals acquired to grasp one another good and have been capable of percentage their innovations in a casual demeanour. The workshop was once geared up into a number of classes. The precis of every consultation is defined less than. This publication offers revisions of a few of the papers offered on the workshop.