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  • 2000
  • Natural Standard Research Collaboration was founded in 2000 to serve as a clearing house for information on evidence-based medicine covering numerous healthcare disciplines. (wikipedia.org)
  • NW Natural moved from the NASDAQ stock market to a listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NWN in 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • Michelle Ziegler has argued that evocations of epidemics as "natural" events rooted in environments as "landscapes", shifts focus from disease environments as anthropogenic, obscures the role played by human relations as key to creating pathways for contagion, and depoliticizes epidemic response by shifting political responsibility away from human action (Ziegler, 2016). (cam.ac.uk)
  • In August 2016 Marley Natural hosted an event in Oregon that paid the legal fees of men and women applying to expunge non-violent cannabis convictions from their criminal records and connected them with legal volunteers to aid in the applications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sciences
  • Professor Francis McGlone is the head of the Somatosensory & Affective Neuroscience Group at the School of Natural Sciences & Psychology, Liverpool JM University (https://somaffect.org/), and Professor in Neuroscience at LJMU. (ljmu.ac.uk)
  • Critical perspectives in historical and social sciences have argued that epidemics should be seen not as a rupture in the natural order, but rather as politically ordained and socially distributed crises. (cam.ac.uk)
  • How have naturalistic approaches in arts, natural sciences and human sciences - aiming for the fullest description of the natural world with minimal mediation - shaped our understanding of disease? (cam.ac.uk)
  • Chemistry is often called "the central science" because of its role in connecting the other natural sciences. (wikipedia.org)
  • synthetic
  • The term gum rubber is sometimes applied to the tree-obtained version of natural rubber in order to distinguish it from the synthetic version. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compared to synthetic fibers, natural fibers tend have decreased stiffness and strength. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural products can also be prepared by chemical synthesis (both semisynthesis and total synthesis) and have played a central role in the development of the field of organic chemistry by providing challenging synthetic targets. (wikipedia.org)
  • populations
  • Historical populations have traditionally honored the idea of natural fertility by displaying fertility symbols. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, their total fertility rates are typically lower than other natural fertility populations due to low resources and therefore increased lactational infecundability. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a 2002 conceptual exploration published in the CDC's Emerging Infectious Diseases, the natural reservoir of a given pathogen is defined as "one or more epidemiologically connected populations or environments in which the pathogen can be permanently maintained and from which infection is transmitted to the defined target population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ecology
  • Bringing together interdisciplinary discussions across medical anthropology, social epidemiology, political ecology and human geography, this conference connects perceptions of the natural world as a threat to human health, and of epidemics as a result of human intervention in the natural, to practices and trajectories (discursive, aesthetic, and political) of naturalization. (cam.ac.uk)
  • In 2013, by inhibiting one key enzyme and using modern cultivation methods and optimization techniques, scientists in the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME) in Germany developed a cultivar that is suitable for commercial production of natural rubber. (wikipedia.org)
  • In infectious disease ecology and epidemiology, a natural reservoir, also known as a disease reservoir or a reservoir of infection, is the population of organisms or the specific environment in which an infectious pathogen naturally lives and reproduces, or upon which the pathogen primarily depends for its survival. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • In addition to transporting gas via pipelines for use in power generation, other end uses for natural gas include export as liquefied natural gas (LNG) or conversion of natural gas into other liquid products via gas to liquids (GTL) technologies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other factors affecting reproductive success include sexual selection (now often included in natural selection) and fecundity selection . (wikipedia.org)
  • Common reasons communities or individuals will practice natural fertility include concerns about developing medical conditions (including future infertility), pre-existing health conditions (including PCOS), cost of birth control, religious prohibition, lack of availability of birth control, and lack of information about birth control methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the broadest sense, natural products include any substance produced by life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reservoirs may comprise one or more different species, may be the same or a different species as the target, and, in the broadest sense, may include vector species, which are otherwise distinct from natural reservoirs and should not be confused with them. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Natural gas is often informally referred to simply as "gas", especially when compared to other energy sources such as oil or coal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Planck units are often, without qualification, called "natural units", when in fact they constitute only one of several systems of natural units, albeit the best known such system. (princeton.edu)
  • Following Albrecht Kossel's original proposal in 1891, natural products are often divided into two major classes, the primary and secondary metabolites. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of the enormous variety of infectious microorganisms capable of causing disease, precise definitions for what constitutes a natural reservoir are numerous, various, and often conflicting. (wikipedia.org)
  • proven
  • Identifying the natural reservoirs of infectious pathogens has proven useful in treating and preventing large outbreaks of disease in humans and domestic animals, especially those diseases for which no vaccine exists. (wikipedia.org)
  • carbon
  • In the 19th century, natural gas was usually obtained as a by-product of producing oil , since the small, light gas carbon chains came out of solution as the extracted fluids underwent pressure reduction from the reservoir to the surface, similar to uncapping a soft drink bottle where the carbon dioxide effervesces . (wikipedia.org)
  • German researchers have "cracked" the code for breaking down methane from natural gas without creating carbon. (inhabitat.com)
  • Faculty
  • Together with the faculty of Harvard Medical School, Natural Standard provides consumer information on complementary and alternative medicine for Harvard Health Publications and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • A natural disaster can cause loss of life or property damage, and typically leaves some economic damage in its wake, the severity of which depends on the affected population's resilience , or ability to recover and also on the infrastructure available. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the nature of natural circulation, fluids do not typically move very fast, but this is not necessarily bad, as high flow rates are not essential to safe and effective reactor operation. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • Curious about the natural world? (nhm.ac.uk)
  • Epidemic events have profoundly shaped human perceptions of the natural world and human ways of relating to and engaging with nature. (cam.ac.uk)
  • The World Bank estimates that over 150 cubic kilometers of natural gas are flared or vented annually. (wikipedia.org)
  • Based on an estimated 2015 world consumption rate of about 3400 km³ of gas per year, the total estimated remaining economically recoverable reserves of natural gas would last 250 years at current consumption rates. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chitin is the second most abundant natural polymer in the world, with collagen being the first. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 16th century Spain, theologian Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda defended the position of the New World colonists, claiming that the Amerindians were "natural slaves. (wikipedia.org)
  • A natural key (also known as business key) is a type of unique key, found in relational model database design, that is formed of attributes that already exist in the real world. (wikipedia.org)
  • this single version of the truth can be verified because the natural key is based on a real-world observation. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • The warm, bitter spice that's known for flavoring curry is also a natural dye that can turn white fabric a bright gold. (webmd.com)
  • These branches of natural science may be further divided into more specialized branches (also known as fields). (wikipedia.org)
  • 69.9287 The Natural Pool, also known as "conchi" or "Cura di Tortuga", is a natural pool of water located in a very remote area in east Aruba. (wikipedia.org)
  • earliest
  • The earliest archeological evidence of the use of natural latex from the Hevea tree comes from the Olmec culture, in which rubber was first used for making balls for the Mesoamerican ballgame . (wikipedia.org)
  • Main
  • Natural science can be divided into two main branches: life science (or biological science) and physical science. (wikipedia.org)
  • All nuclear reactors, even ones designed to primarily use natural circulation as the main method of fluid circulation, have pumps that can circulate the fluid in the case that natural circulation is not sufficient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural reservoirs can be divided into three main types: human, animal (non-human), and environmental. (wikipedia.org)
  • characteristics
  • Natural selection acts on the phenotype, the characteristics of the organism which actually interact with the environment, but the genetic (heritable) basis of any phenotype that gives that phenotype a reproductive advantage may become more common in a population . (wikipedia.org)
  • The first part is the natural slave's existence and characteristics. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • A natural in blackjack pays 3:2, however in recent years some casinos have changed the payout ratio to 6:5 for a larger house edge. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural isotopes are either stable isotopes, radioactive isotopes that have a sufficiently long half-life to allow them to exist in substantial concentrations in the Earth (e.g. bismuth-209, with a half-life of 1.9 * 1019 years, potassium-40 with a half-life of 1.251(3)×109 y), daughter products of those isotopes (e.g. 234Th, with a half-life of 24 days) or cosmogenic elements. (wikipedia.org)
  • plants
  • The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth - its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. (nrdc.org)
  • Natural swimming pools use gravel stone and clay in place of concrete or fiberglass, and aquatic plants instead of harmful chemicals and complicated mechanical filtering systems. (motherearthnews.com)
  • Natural gas peaker plants step in when electricity demand is high, but their days could be numbered. (inhabitat.com)
  • Notable examples are the S5G and S8G United States Naval reactors, which were designed to operate at a significant fraction of full power under natural circulation, quieting those propulsion plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • either
  • Natural rubber is used extensively in many applications and products, either alone or in combination with other materials. (wikipedia.org)
  • A natural proof shows, either directly or indirectly, that a boolean function has a certain natural combinatorial property. (wikipedia.org)
  • At punto banco, a natural is a two-card hand totaling 8 or 9, for either the player or the banker. (wikipedia.org)
  • Origin
  • The concept, published by Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace in a joint presentation of papers in 1858 , was elaborated in Darwin's influential 1859 book On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life . (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural fibers can be classified according to their origin. (wikipedia.org)
  • List
  • For a fifth straight year Business Ethics magazine named NW Natural to its list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens, ranking 47th. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • When natural erosion, human mining or underground excavation makes the ground too weak to support the structures built on it, the ground can collapse and produce a sinkhole . (wikipedia.org)
  • ground
  • The Natural School movement gained ground in 1842-1845 when the group of authors - Nekrasov, Turgenev, Grigorovich, Dal, Grebenka, Panayev (joined later by Dostoyevsky and Saltykov-Shchedrin) - found themselves in Otechestvennye Zapiski, under the ideological guidance of Belinsky. (wikipedia.org)
  • On July 10, 2003, Northwest Natural Gas Company and Coos County broke ground for the county's natural gas transmission line and NW Natural's local distribution system in Coos Bay. (wikipedia.org)
  • nature
  • Natural slavery was Aristotle's belief, found in the Politics, that some people are slaves by nature, while others were slaves solely by law or convention. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other scholars have argued that the state of natural slavery is ultimately alterable, since Aristotle's conception of nature is as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • A natural product is a chemical compound or substance produced by a living organism-that is, found in nature. (wikipedia.org)
  • widely
  • While these proofs are in some sense "natural", it can be shown (assuming a widely believed conjecture on the existence of pseudorandom functions) that no such proof can possibly be used to solve the P vs. NP problem. (wikipedia.org)
  • thermal
  • Compared to composites reinforced with glass fibers, composites with natural fibers have advantages such as lower density, better thermal insulation, and reduced skin irritation. (wikipedia.org)
  • initially
  • The label Natural School was coined by Faddey Bulgarin, who initially used it in a derogatory sense, in his February 26, 1846, essay in Severnaya Ptchela criticizing young writers, followers of Gogol, for producing the kind of prose that was imitating real life while lacking in artistry and inspiration. (wikipedia.org)
  • observation
  • Natural science is a branch of science concerned with the description, prediction, and understanding of natural phenomena, based on empirical evidence from observation and experimentation. (wikipedia.org)
  • products
  • Natural fibers can also be matted into sheets to make products such as paper, felt or fabric. (wikipedia.org)
  • Marley Natural offers three categories of goods: cannabis (whole flower, pre-rolls, and oil cartridges), body care products, and lifestyle accessories including smoking accessories. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural products sometimes have therapeutic benefit as traditional medicines for treating diseases, yielding knowledge to derive active components as lead compounds for drug discovery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although natural products have inspired numerous U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved drugs, drug development from natural sources has received declining attention by pharmaceutical companies, partly due to unreliable access and supply, intellectual property concerns, seasonal or environmental variability of composition, and loss of sources due to rising extinction rates. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural products may be classified according to their biological function, biosynthetic pathway, or source as described below. (wikipedia.org)
  • A more restrictive definition limiting natural products to secondary metabolites is commonly used within the fields of medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Natural gas is found in deep underground rock formations or associated with other hydrocarbon reservoirs in coal beds and as methane clathrates . (wikipedia.org)
  • Petroleum is another resource and fossil fuel found in close proximity to and with natural gas. (wikipedia.org)
  • This book gives insight into the day-to-day working of a top scientific laboratory with no embellishment - both the excitement and thrill of discovery as well as the drudgery and politics can be found in Natural Obsessions. (wikipedia.org)
  • near
  • If there was not a market for natural gas near the wellhead it was prohibitively expensive to pipe to the end user. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a troubling decision, California state regulators could allow the Aliso Canyon natural gas site near Los Angeles. (inhabitat.com)
  • The company operates an underground natural gas storage facility near Mist, Oregon, in the Northern Oregon Coast Range utilizing depleted gas wells, as well as a facility near Fresno, California. (wikipedia.org)
  • plant
  • A cross-section of a natural pool, showing the plant zone and swimming area. (motherearthnews.com)
  • Last week, NET Power officially began operations at its 50-megawatt, emissions-free natural gas power plant in. (inhabitat.com)
  • This process ended with the arrival of natural gas to the region in the 1950s, and the company closed its last gas plant in 1957. (wikipedia.org)
  • The broadest definition of natural product is anything that is produced by life, and includes the likes of biotic materials (e.g. wood, silk), bio-based materials (e.g. bioplastics, cornstarch), bodily fluids (e.g. milk, plant exudates), and other natural materials (e.g. soil, coal). (wikipedia.org)
  • another
  • However, what may be believed and forced to be constant in one system of natural units can very well be allowed or even assumed to vary in another natural unit system. (princeton.edu)
  • In computational complexity theory, a natural proof is a certain kind of proof establishing that one complexity class differs from another one. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • A fluid system designed for natural circulation will have a heat source and a heat sink. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the heat source of a system of natural circulation, the heated fluid becomes lighter than the fluid surrounding it, and thus rises. (wikipedia.org)
  • power
  • In this way, natural circulation will ensure that the fluid will continue to flow as long as the reactor is hotter than the heat sink, even when power cannot be supplied to the pumps. (wikipedia.org)
  • The S6G reactor cannot operate at power under natural circulation, but can use it to maintain emergency cooling while shut down. (wikipedia.org)
  • second
  • Natural Selections is the second album by Brad Laner, released on August 24, 2010 through Hometapes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The second part is the natural slaves in society and how they interact with his or her master. (wikipedia.org)
  • lower
  • Specifically, natural proofs prove lower bounds on the circuit complexity of boolean functions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Razborov and Rudich also reproduce Avi Wigderson's unconditional proof that natural proofs cannot prove exponential lower bounds for the discrete logarithm problem. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, some researchers believe that the Razborov-Rudich limitations are actually good guidance for what a "super-natural" lower-bound proof might involve, such as properties hard or complete for exponential space. (wikipedia.org)
  • Historical
  • Natural fertility is a concept developed by the French historical demographer Louis Henry to refer to the level of fertility that would prevail in a population that makes no conscious effort to limit, regulate, or control fertility, so that fertility depends only on physiological factors affecting fecundity. (wikipedia.org)
  • current
  • Sze Wan Natural Yip (born 4 May 1985) is a Hong Kong woman cricketer who is also a current member of the Hong Kong cricket team. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name was later shortened to the current Natural Light, and was re-formulated to have similar taste but slightly fewer calories. (wikipedia.org)
  • property
  • A property of boolean functions is defined to be natural if it contains a property meeting the constructivity and largeness conditions defined by Razborov and Rudich. (wikipedia.org)
  • pool
  • Douglas Buege and Vicky Uhland explain how to build a natural swimming pool on your homestead, includes information on pool zoning, natural filtration, sealing the pool and algae control. (motherearthnews.com)
  • Learn how to build a natural swimming pool in order to create a cooling summer retreat for your homestead. (motherearthnews.com)
  • A natural pool can he constructed for as little as $2,000 if you do it yourself, while conventional pools can cost tens of thousands of dollars. (motherearthnews.com)
  • Natural Pool Official Aruba Tourism Portal. (wikipedia.org)
  • seen
  • The Preface" to The Physiology of Saint Petersburg written by Belinsky is seen in retrospect as a Natural School manifest. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • The major commercial source of natural rubber latex is the Pará rubber tree ( Hevea brasiliensis ), a member of the spurge family , Euphorbiaceae . (wikipedia.org)
  • commercial
  • Primarily a natural gas distributor, the company services residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Western Oregon and Southwest Washington in the Pacific Northwest. (wikipedia.org)
  • words
  • In other words, a natural key is a candidate key that has a logical relationship to the attributes within that row. (wikipedia.org)
  • School
  • The Natural School doctrine's general idea, as Belinsky saw it, was that literature should "mirror the reality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most of these writers contributed to The Physiology of Saint Petersburg (1845, parts 1 and 2) and the St. Petersburg Collection (1846), two almanacs presenting the Natural School ideology at its most quintessential. (wikipedia.org)
  • Detractors accused the Natural School authors of negativism, tendentiousness, plagiarizing French authors and the lack of patriotism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dramatist and actor Pyotr Karatygin ridiculed them in his 1847 play Natural School. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite all that, in 1848 (according to Belinsky again) the Natural School became the dominant trend in the Russian literature. (wikipedia.org)