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  James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) Information & Analysis
A new book by CNS Senior Fellow Jonathan B. Tucker focuses on the history of nerve agents, concluding that the world is at a crossroads that could lead either to the further spread of these weapons or to their ultimate abolition.
This book from CNS warns that substandard security at nuclear facilities increases the risk of terrorist nuclear explosives.
A book by CNS Senior Fellow Jonathan B. Tucker focuses on the history of nerve agents, concluding that the world is at a crossroads that could lead either to the further spread of these weapons or to their ultimate abolition.
cns.miis.edu   (968 words)

  Central nervous system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The CNS is contained within the dorsal cavity, with the brain within the cranial subcavity, and the spinal cord in the spinal cavity.
The CNS is covered by the meninges, the brain is protected by the skull and the spinal cord by the vertebrae.
The basic pattern of the CNS is highly conserved throughout the different species of vertebrates and during evolution.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_nervous_system   (563 words)

 CNS lymphoma : Cancerbackup
CNS is an abbreviation for the central nervous system, which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and a network of nerves throughout the body.
The treatment for a CNS lymphoma depends on a number of things including your general health, the size and position of the tumour, and whether or not it has spread.
It may be given into a vein (intravenously), but is usually given into the fluid surrounding the brain by a lumbar puncture, or through a special flat plastic bubble (ommaya reservoir) which is inserted under the scalp during an operation.
www.cancerbacup.org.uk /info/cns.htm   (1331 words)

 Nervous system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For this reason, the squid giant axons were used by neuroscientists to work out the basic properties of the action potential.
The nervous system of vertebrate animals are often divided into a central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous system (PNS).
The CNS consists of the brain and spinal cord.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nervous_system   (814 words)

 About CNS-UCSB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The mission of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society (CNS) at the University of California, Santa Barbara is to serve as a national research and education center, a network hub among researchers and educators concerned with nanotechnologies’ societal impacts, and a resource base for studying these impacts in the US and abroad.
The CNS also explores methods for public participation in setting the agenda for the future of nanotechnologies in the U.S. and abroad and supports a broad range of innovative education and outreach activities.
The CNS is one of several Nanoscale Science and Engineering Centers funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the National Nanotechnology Initiative.
www.cns.ucsb.edu /about.html   (279 words)

 A pre-parser for formal metadata
cns reads the input file line-by-line and builds a parse tree using the same software that xtme and mp use to handle metadata internally.
The problem is that cns can misinterpret some errors and then mix things up a bit, so you always have to look carefully at the output file as well as the leftovers file.
So in general, cns should be used where you know the indentation is a mess or where the element names have been written without the underscores or where the section numbers precede the element names or, more commonly, where all of these conditions are likely.
geology.usgs.gov /tools/metadata/tools/doc/cns.html   (1738 words)

 CNS STORY: POPE-JEWS Feb-5-2004 (720 words) xxxi
The CNS news report may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or otherwise distributed, including but not limited to such means as framing or any other digital copying or distribution method, in whole or in part without the prior written authority of Catholic News Service.
At the same time, the pope deplored what he called an "alarming trend" toward violence in the name of religion and said greater efforts at religious education were the key to promoting tolerance.
The CNS news report may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or otherwise distributed, including but not limited to such means as framing or any other digital copying or distribution method, in whole or in part without the prior written authority of
www.catholicnews.com /data/stories/cns/20040205.htm   (790 words)

 CNS Vasculitis
The signs and symptoms of CNS vasculitis are similar to those encountered in having a stroke because they result from a reduction or sudden stoppage of blood flow to the brain.
The symptoms of CNS vasculitis may be extremely difficult to separate from more common forms of neurologic disease such as multiple stokes from hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), emboli (dislodged blood clots that travel to the brain from the heart or large blood vessels in the neck), infections or even multiple sclerosis.
Once the diagnosis of CNS vasculitis is secured, to best determine appropriate treatment, the clinician must attempt to classify this disease into one of several subcategories.
www.clevelandclinic.org /arthritis/treat/facts/cns.htm   (1266 words)

 About CNS
CNS at the Monterey Institute of International Studies is the largest nongovernmental organization in the United States devoted exclusively to research and training on nonproliferation issues.
CNS is organized into five research programs: the Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Program, the East Asia Nonproliferation Program, the International Organization and Nonproliferation Program, the Newly Independent States Nonproliferation Program, and the WMD Terrorism Research Program.
CNS welcomes inquiries from prospective students, the media, policymakers, prospective donors, and nonproliferation analysts.
cns.miis.edu /cns/index.htm   (444 words)

 Muskingum College: CNS
CNS sets up and tests computers and peripherals, the campus network and Internet connection, as well as software programs in faculty offices, the library, and campus labs.
In fulfillment of this mission, CNS offers a full complement of services and facilities to support and enhance instruction, research and administration missions.
CNS is committed to managing limited resources, integrating current levels of technology and software, retaining knowledgeable support staff, and preserving the confidentiality, integrity and security of the information in our environment.
fates.cns.muskingum.edu /home/cns/about.html   (165 words)

 CNS (central nervous system) definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
CNS (central nervous system): That part of the nervous system that consists of the brain and spinal cord.
The central nervous system (CNS) is one of the two major divisions of the nervous system.
The peripheral nerves include the 12 cranial nerves, the spinal nerves and roots, and what are called the autonomic nerves that are concerned specifically with the regulation of the heart muscle, the muscles in blood vessel walls, and glands.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2765   (177 words)

 CNS Classes
This course is designed to introduce undergraduate and first-year CNS students to the wide variety of research being undertaken by CNS faculty.
Topics from all the CNS research labs are discussed and span the range from biology to engineering.
This nine unit class, taught in the spring of each year, is concerned with the question of the correlates of consciousness in the brain.
www.cns.caltech.edu /classes.html   (2670 words)

 eMedicine - CNS Melanoma : Article by Sheila Au, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
CNS metastases are characterized by solitary or multiple brain lesions of different sizes and locations.
Unfortunately, PET scanning is of limited use in localizing CNS metastases because of the extensive baseline glucose metabolism of the brain.
Chemotherapy in patients with CNS metastases is recommended for patients who are not surgical candidates or have multiple metastases.
www.emedicine.com /neuro/topic660.htm   (3188 words)

 EPA: ORD: NCER: Collaborative Science and Technology Network for Sustainability (CNS)
Launched in 2004, CNS is a grants program that is a cornerstone of ORD's transition to sustainability.
CNS is a testing ground for scientifically-based tools and approaches that can enable a sustainable future at a regional scale.
Click on the links in the CNS pages of the box at left for more information on each of these topics.
es.epa.gov /ncer/cns   (301 words)

 The CNS Clock
The CNS Clock is a GPS clock with high accuracy one-pulse-per-second outputs and software that manages the clock and keeps your computer's time synchronized to GPS.
The CNS Clock is available in a rack mount version that allows up to three clocks per 3.5 inch panel.
The connector on the rear panel of the CNS Clock is an isolated BNC with the emitter of U3 connected to the outer shell and the collector connected to the center pin.
www.cnssys.com /cnsclock/CnsClock.html   (1302 words)

 CNS - Chemical and Biological Weapons Resource Page
The seminars, co-chaired by Michael Moodie and CNS Senior Fellow Jonathan Tucker, are designed for the Washington policy community, including U.S. government officials, congressional staffers, non-governmental analysts, and foreign diplomats.
CNS invited several leading microbiologists and public health experts to comment on the analysis of an official Soviet report describing a previously unknown outbreak of smallpox in 1971 in the city of Aralsk, Kazakhstan.
CNS released the first authoritative English translation of an official Soviet report describing a previously unknown outbreak of smallpox in 1971 in the city of Aralsk, Kazakhstan, then located on the northern shore of the Aral Sea.
cns.miis.edu /research/cbw/index.htm   (1634 words)

 CNS lymphoma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Primary CNS lymphoma of T-cell origin: a descriptive analysis from the international primary CNS lymphoma collaborative group.
CNS Lymphoma: High-Dose Chemotherapy With Autologous Stem-Cell Transplantation and Hyperfractionated Radiotherapy As First-Line Treatment of Primary CNS Lymphoma.
Results of intensive chemotherapy followed by hematopoietic stem-cell rescue in 22 patients with refractory or recurrent primary CNS lymphoma or intraocular lymphoma.
www.lymphomation.org /type-cns.htm   (923 words)

CNS was developed by Axel Brunger, Paul Adams, Marius Clore, Piet Gros, Michael Nilges and Randy Read.
CNS 1.1 is installed on the Helix Systems SGIs (Helix/Nimbus/Quasar) as well as the Biowulf cluster.
Benchmarks with the CNS test suite have indicated that CPU-intensive jobs are significantly faster on the Biowulf nodes than on the SGIs.
helix.nih.gov /apps/structbio/cns.html   (496 words)

 CNS Meeting Home Page 2005
CNS *2005 will be held in Madison, Wisconsin from July 17 - 21.
The international Computational Neuroscience meeting (CNS) is a premier forum for presenting experimental and theoretical results exploring the biology of computation in the brain.
Conforming to the CNS tradition, the Board of Directors is composed of an international group of computational neuroscientists including graduate students, postdoctoral associates and faculty.
www.neuroinf.org /CNS/cns2005   (282 words)

 Muskingum College: CNS
Note: Using 3rd-party E-mail Clients allows users to have a virtually unlimited mailbox size (as large as their personal hard drive allows), however, use of these clients greatly limits the remote availability of messages since they are stored only on the user's local machine instead of the WebMail server.
For this reason, CNS strongly recommends the use of WebMail for their e-mail needs.
Users who find their accounts compromised or hacked can visit CNS during business hours to reset passwords and regain control of their account (College ID Required).
fates.cns.muskingum.edu /home/cns/emailfaq.html   (769 words)

 Nominum, Inc. :: Products : Caching Name Server
CNS handles four or more times the query traffic of a BIND server on the same commodity hardware.
Internet service providers and internet centric enterprises use CNS to dramatically reduce the cost of delivering DNS services and to improve the robustness and quality of their networks.
Enterprises select CNS to create a network infrastructure resilient to attacks such as worms, viruses, and hackers using DNS as a mechanism to target mission critical applications.
www.nominum.com /product.php?id=CNS   (231 words)

 Catholic News Service Home Page
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Long gone are the days when school officials had to simply run an inventory of desks, school supplies and audiovisual equipment before the start of the school year.
Today's back-to-school checklists are far more complex in order to ensure that faculty and staff members are ready to face any kind of potential disaster from a weather-related event, a medical emergency or an act of violence.
CNS · 3211 Fourth St NE · Washington DC 20017 · 202.541.3250
www.catholicnews.com   (791 words)

 CNS - Resources on India and Pakistan
Gaurav Kampani, CNS Senior Research Associate, "Behind India's Veil of Nuclear Ambiguity," Rediff on the Net, 25 August 1998.
Gaurav Kampani, CNS Senior Research Associate, "The BJP's Monumental Blunder," Rediff on the Net, 4 June 1998.
Gaurav Kampani, CNS Senior Research Associate, "Future rivalry between India and China is likely to be economic, not military," Rediff on the Net, 30 May 1997.
cns.miis.edu /research/india   (761 words)

 CNS Research - Center for Nanoscale Systems - Harvard University - Cambridge, MA - Nanotechnology, fabrication and ...
About the Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS) at Harvard University- Origins of CNS - Harvard Nanoscale, Nanotechnology, HU, fabrication and construction of nanoscale systems.
About the Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS) at Harvard University- Employment at CNS - Harvard Nanoscale, Nanotechnology, HU, fabrication and construction of nanoscale systems.
CNS/NNIN Research - CNS Educational Activities - Harvard Nanoscale, Nanotechnology, HU, fabrication and construction of nanoscale systems.
www.cns.fas.harvard.edu /research   (1075 words)

 Enterprise Standards - NEMOC, CNS
Only devices that are selected by CNS Network Engineering staff and purchased through CNS are to be installed and connected to the campus network.
When any unauthorized network device is found connected to the University Network, CNS staff will submit a report to the respective unit (department head, College Dean and/ or Sector VP).
Service to the unauthorized equipment will be terminated until CNS has been given in writing a request to make the installation correctly at the department's cost.
www.uky.edu /IS/CNS/nemoc/enterprisestd.html   (343 words)

 Untitled Document
A database of paper titles and authors, from CNS conferences, is available and searchable.
The CNS has a list of courses offered, with an attached Interest Feedback Form to determine when sufficient interest exists for the scheduling of a particular course.
September 16-19, 2007, The Chattanoogan Hotel, Chattanooga, TN The CNS is pleased to publicize
www.cns-snc.ca /CNS_Conferences/conf_main_Eng.html   (201 words)

 CNS Subjects: Terrorism
The use of ricin, a deadly toxin derived from the castor bean, marks the second case in three years where someone has sent mail containing a toxic substance to the offices of the country's most senior lawmakers.
In light of the U.S. focus on Afghanistan and the Taliban in connection with the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, CNS has developed profiles of selected terrorist organizations operating in Afghanistan.
The Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Program (CBWNP) at CNS systematically monitors incidents around the world involving the acquisition and/or use by sub-state actors of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), defined as chemical, biological, or nuclear materials.
cns.miis.edu /research/terror.htm   (1859 words)

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