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Gaspirations: In pursuit of an LNG freight derivatives market

The commoditization of the global LNG market has had implications across several associated industries, ranging from the gas-fired power sector to seaborne gas transportation. Hence, it came as no surprise that the venerable Baltic Exchange,...Show More Summary

Stem Cells From Umbilical Cords of Newborn Babies Show Promise in Repairing Heart Damage

In a first-of-its-kind study published in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal, researchers from Universidad de los Andes in Chile found that stem cells derived from the umbilical cords of newborn babies may lead to repairs in damaged hearts and improvements in heart muscle. “We are encouraged by our findings because they could pave […]

ISDA freezes attempts to settle Noble CDS (CDS MARKET IN LOW-BOIL CHAOS)

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) committee tasked with making a ruling on the tussle over Noble Group's credit-default swaps has suspended any attempts to settle the derivatives contracts bilaterally... TheShow More Summary

It's Goldman vs JPMorgan As ISDA's Noble Indecision Roils CDS Market

Several years ago, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, or ISDA, lost much of its credibility when during the peak of the Eurozone debt crisis, it first refused to determine that CDS on Greece had been triggered (i.e.,...Show More Summary

Phrase Matters: ‘Good Without God,’ ‘Under God,’ and ‘In God We Trust

Embed from Getty Images—Humanists, as noted by the American Humanist Association (AHA), believe in the principle of “Good without God” (AHA, 2012). In this, we can derive the philosophy of secularism, as in secular humanism, which strives for a secular government with the separation of church and state. Show More Summary

Chicago's Field Museum Brews Up Ancient Chinese Beer

8 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Researchers examined the inner walls of ceramic jars they thought were associated with alcohol serving and production in two [ancient] tombs... They derived evidence of mold-based saccharification, a Chinese-bred brewing technique that converts starch in rice to sugar. They also found indications of ingredients including hemp seeds."

New wound healing properties of ficin researched

Ficin, an enzyme derived from figs latex, has been found to be active against biofilms formed by Staphylococcus. The project is headed by Senior Research Associate of the Microorganism Genetics Lab Ayrat Kayumov and funded by Russian Science Foundation and Project 5-100. The results have been published in Scientific Reports.

T cells from patients with Parkinson’s disease recognize ?-synuclein peptides

9 months agoAcademics : Nature AOP

Genetic studies have shown the association of Parkinson’s disease with alleles of the major histocompatibility complex. Here we show that a defined set of peptides that are derived from ?-synuclein, a protein aggregated in Parkinson’s...Show More Summary

Behavioral 'nudges' offer a cost-effective policy tool

(Association for Psychological Science) Governments around the world have increasingly turned to behavioral science to help address various policy problems -- new research shows that some of the best-known strategies derived from behavioral science, commonly referred to as 'nudges,' may be extremely cost effective.

Businesses Should Start Strategizing Now for Internet of Things, Says Forbes Insights Report

NEW YORK (January 23, 2017)—According to a new report by Forbes Insights, in association with Pitney Bowes, "Harnessing the Internet of Things: How to Derive Big Business Benefits from the Connected World," the Internet of Things (IoT) is an historical turning point for businesses and how they will transform consumer [...]

The Neurobiology of Music-Induced Pleasure

Neuroscientists have pinpointed the neural correlates associated with enjoying music. They also identified why some of us derive more pleasure from listening to music than others.

US ports prime themselves for expected uptick in petchem exports

The world’s second-largest petrochemical port in Houston may command 75% of all US polyethylene exports, but expected growth in international shipments as a slew of new ethane crackers and associated derivative units start coming online this year has US ports a thousand miles or more away gearing up to nab a piece of the action. Show More Summary

Fascinating Vintage Photos of a Lambretta Wedding Ride in Milan, 1949

Lambretta is the brand name of a line of motor scooters initially manufactured in Milan, Italy, by Innocenti. The name Lambretta was derived from a mythical water-sprite associated with the Lambrate river which also gives it name to the Lambrate area of Milan where the factory was located. Show More Summary

Numenta brings brain theory to machine learning

(Krause Taylor Associates) Researchers at Numenta Inc. have published a new study, 'Continuous Online Sequence Learning with an Unsupervised Neural Network Model,' which compares their biologically derived HTM sequence memory to traditional machine learning algorithms. Show More Summary

U.S. should probe price spike in biofuels credits: ethanol group

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. derivatives regulators and environmental officials should probe for possible manipulation in the market for U.S. biofuels credits after prices surged for unknown reasons, an association representing the ethanol industry has said.

More calories consumed from subsidized food commodities linked to cardiometabolic risks

Two related dietary studies and a commentary online examined whether an individual's consumption of food derived from subsidized food commodities was associated with cardiometabolic risks. The second study looked at long-term associations between the dietary intake of specific fats and the risk of death.

Newswire: Led Zeppelin didn’t steal the guitar riff from “Stairway To Heaven,” jury rules

Led Zeppelin’s music is derivative of a lot of things, sure—but not the band Spirit. That statement is now legally binding, as the Associated Press reports that a jury in Los Angeles has declared Led Zeppelin the victor in an ongoing copyright lawsuit. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Lauren Gregory

2 years agoArts : Art Fag City

GIFs are not typically associated with traditional art forms like painting. Even though there is certainly an enormous range of GIF art, most GIFs have a distinctively futuristic or, at the very least, contemporary look derived from a world of Emojis, 3-D animation and viral videos. Show More Summary

First Skin-to-Eye Stem Cell Transplant in Humans Successful

Researchers have safely transplanted stem cells derived from a patient's skin to the back of the eye in an effort to restore vision. The research is being presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) this week in Seattle, Wash.

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