Choosing a Major

Becoming a Chemical Analyst

Becoming a Chemical Analyst

Summary Chemical analysts are responsible for performing qualitative and quantitative analysis for the purpose of investigating the chemical nature of substances in order to identify and understand the substance and how it reacts to different conditions. Education Needed to Become a Chemical Analyst Earning a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, organic chemistry or biochemistry is typically the minimum requirement to get an entry-level job in analytical chemistry, such as Research Assi...

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Biotechnology, "CRISPR" - it all began with a routine lecture (2016.10)

Biotechnology, "CRISPR" - it all began with a routine lecture (2016.10)

Feng Zhang The 34-year-old first heard about how certain bacteria can clip out sections of viral DNA during a run-of-the-mill lecture in 2011. The biomedical engineer had been working without success for about a year at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University’s Broad Institute to develop a precise way to cut and paste DNA, in order to gain unprecedented control over any living thing’s genome. He quickly realized that the bacteria were on to something. He...

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Study Computer Science Major

Study Computer Science Major

Current IT Market in Hong Kong In terms of skills in demand, heavy emphasis are being placed on business intelligence skills within the software development market, as more and more data analysis is required by companies these days. SQL experts with SSRS/SSIS/SSAS skills are in demand especially in the financial industry, and there is a continuous shortage of .Net programmers. JS frameworks specialists are extremely sought after due to a number of start-ups adopting this technology in ...

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Best Journalism Schools in USA

Best Journalism Schools in USA

The University of Missouri was the first journalism school in the country and has a record of producing some of the country’s best journalism professionals. UT Austin is a well-known and affordable public university. Journalism is a popular major, and the school also offers strong supporting majors such as Communication and Media Studies, and Digital Communication. Boston University (BU) BU allows students to specialize within the journalism major, offering focus areas in broadcast jo...

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Hays Salary Guide 2016 - salaries and employment market trends in Hong Kong

Hays Salary Guide 2016 - salaries and employment market trends in Hong Kong

APRIL - JUNE 2016 ACCOUNTANCY & FINANCE Across both banking and commercial sectors, hiring activities are increasing and organizations are creating new jobs in areas such as risk, compliance and audit. Due to increasing controls and compliance in the banking industry, HKMA regulatory reporting accountants are in great demand. There has been a recent trend towards hiring contract employees on six month or one year contracts due to permanent headcount constraints. In terms of skills in ...

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Bound for robotic glory New algorithm enables MIT cheetah robot to run and jump, untethered, across grass.

Bound for robotic glory New algorithm enables MIT cheetah robot to run and jump, untethered, across grass.

Bound for robotic glory - New algorithm enables MIT cheetah robot to run and jump, untethered, across grass. See video in Youtube, click ->  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LW7dnF7Ez8E Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office | September 15, 2014 Speed and agility are hallmarks of the cheetah: The big predator is the fastest land animal on Earth, able to accelerate to 60 mph in just a few seconds. As it ramps up to top speed, a cheetah pumps its legs in tandem, bounding until it reaches a fu...

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UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine ranks No. 1

UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine ranks No. 1

March 10, 2015 U.S. News & World Report has recognized the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of California, Davis, as the nation’s best veterinary school. The 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, scheduled for release online March 10, also recognized many of UC Davis’ professional schools and graduate programs as among the nation’s best, reflecting the campus’s excellence across a broad range of fields. The School of Veterin...

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Choosing a Major

Choosing a Major

College offers you many academic freedoms. You can cultivate existing passions and explore new interests–all the while figuring out which major will eventually help you earn a living. Whatever major you choose, don't pick what's easiest–or what your best friend is studying–because you'll only be cheating yourself out of some great opportunities! And college is, after all, about opportunities. These are not necessarily the degrees that garner the most demand in the job marke...

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