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Replacing Common Core: Choices and Tradeoffs

by The Heartland Institute

The coerced adoption of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by 46 states across the United States, often without public input, has generated tremendous controversy, concern, and efforts to repeal the standards.;


The Future of Social Security

by The Heartland Institute

The future of Social Security will be among the top issues in the 2016 presidential election. Ferrara, who has been writing about Social Security since the 1980s, thinks the time for reform is fast approaching: Under what the government’s actuaries call “intermediate” economic assumptions, the [Social Security] trust funds will ...;


Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming

by The Heartland Institute

The most important fact about climate science, often overlooked, is that scientists disagree about the environmental impacts of the combustion of fossil fuels on the global climate. There is no survey or study showing “consensus” on the most important scientific issues, despite frequent claims by advocates to the contrary.;


Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the only peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system. The Journal publishes a broad range of human and animal studies including basic and translational research; clinical studies; ...;


BioResearch Open Access Journal

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

BioResearch Open Access is a peer-reviewed open access journal that provides a rapid-publication forum for a broad range of scientific topics including but not limited to molecular and cellular biology, tissue engineering and biomaterials, bioengineering, regenerative medicine, stem cells, gene therapy, systems biology, genetics, ...;


Geopolitical Atlas of the Oceans

by Editions TECHNIP

Richly illustrated with outstanding maps, this book is the first of its kind to address all major issues related to the oceans as well as questions dealing with delimitation of maritime boundaries in territorial seas and areas under juridiction (exclusive economic zones, protected fishing zones, protected ecological zones and continental shelves). ...;


Drilling Data Handbook

by Editions TECHNIP

The first edition of the Drilling Data Handbook was published in 1950. Over the more than six following decades the book has been constantly improved, adding lots of new technologies and equipment over the course of its eight updated editions. But its key principle is to remain familiar and friendly to users.;


Healthcare Transformation

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Healthcare Transformation, a breakthrough peer-reviewed, open access journalzine, delivers foremost research in re-imagining healthcare delivery, education, technology, innovation, and discovery. This world-class publication serves as a forum to present visions of the future, debate current models, and provide an invaluable source of optimism for ...;


Progressing Cavity Pumps

by Editions TECHNIP

The Progressing Cavity Pump (PCP), invented by René Moineau, is a great innovation for the whole industry, particularly in petroleum production. Since 1980, Progressing Cavity Pumps have been widely used in the production of heavy oil well containing sand and gas.;


Surgical Infections Case Reports

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Surgical Infections Case Reports is a new, online-only, open access forum for sharing clinically interesting and educational case reports on the prevention and management of post-operative infections, including complex cases.   A sister journal to the flagship journal Surgical Infections, Surgical Infections Case Reports provides rap;


Case Reports in Pancreatic Cancer

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Case Reports in Pancreatic Cancer is an open access journal delivering authoritative case reports on all aspects of pancreatic cancer diagnosis, management, treatment, and outcomes. The Journal enables physicians, surgeons, oncologists, and the team of professionals that determine and administer care to share their experiences and foster ...;


The Shale Oil and Gas Debate

by Editions TECHNIP

In the space of six years, the united States have reduced their dependence on oil by a third and have become almost self-sufficient in terms of gas supply. This “shale oil and gas revolution”, a sudden and unexpected earthquake in the energy world, enabled the US to become one of the most competitive countries in the world. Exporting ...;


Transgender Health

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Transgender Health is the first peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to addressing the healthcare needs of transgender individuals throughout the lifespan and identifying gaps in knowledge as well as priority areas where policy development and research are needed to achieve healthcare equity.;


Oil & Gas Engineering Guide

by Editions TECHNIP

This book is designed to serve as a map to anyone involved with engineering activities. It enables the reader to get immediately oriented in any engineering development, to know which are the critical areas to monitor and the proven methods to apply. It will fulfill the needs of anyone wishing to improve engineering and project execution.;


Our energy future is not set in stone

by Editions TECHNIP

If technology is an undeniable catalyst for progress, then energy is its inevitable basic food. It is no coincidence that since the industrial revolution, economic growth has been fuelled first by coal, then by oil & gas. Although energy intensity reserves are still sizeable in emerging economies and the technological catalyst can partially ...;

Standards Official Notice - Effective August 2016

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

ANSI/AWWA B101-16 Standard for Precoat Filter Media (February 25, 2016)ANSI/AWWA B507-16 Standard for Phosphoric Acid (March 9, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C217-16 Standard for Microcrystalline Wax and Petrolatum Tape Coating Systems for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings (January 8, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C900-16 Standard for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and ...;

Handbook of Environmental Odour Management

by IWA Publishing

Complaints due to odour annoyance have become a major issue for wastewater treatment plant, waste management, landfill, intensive livestock and other industrial operators as the repeated release of unpleasant odorous emissions can constitute a nuisance to a local population. Traditionally, odour management has been maintained by the use of buffer ...;

Standards Official Notice - Effective July 2016

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

ANSI/AWWA C215-16 Standard for Extruded Polyolefin Coatings for Steel Water Pipe (November 19, 2015)ANSI/AWWA C750-16 Standard for Transit-Time Flowmeters in Full Closed Conduits (November 16, 2015)ANSI/AWWA C751-16 Standard for Magnetic Inductive Flowmeters (September 3, 2015);

M51 Air Valves: Air Release, Air/Vacuum, and Combination, Second Edition

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

The effects of air and vacuum pockets present in a liquid piping system can negatively impact not only pump, meter, and control valve operation but can also be responsible for pipeline breaks and collapses. Choosing and installing the correct air valve is critical to all liquid piping systems. This manual provides essential information for ...;

WSO, Water Treatment Series

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

AWWA’s Principles and Practices of Water System Operations (WSO) series is the leading operator certification training, aligned with current Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Need-to-Know criteria and offering training based on experience and certification level.Key Features:- Developed in accordance with the latest ABC criteria- ...;

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