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2014-06-02 23:01:35

Four-person team wins $10,000 prize for development of smart robotic prosthetic hand; team aims for improved functionality at price point accessible for greater number of amputees. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A four-person undergraduate team from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) captured first-place honors at the Third Annual Cornell Cup USA recently at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., for the development of a smart robotic prosthetic hand. The WPI team was...

2014-05-27 23:01:47

Caltech and The Innovation Institute will collaborate to further the advancement of medical research and development. La Palma, California (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Innovation Institute announced today that the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has signed a memorandum of understanding that will give The Innovation Institute the opportunity to collaborate directly with researchers at Caltech on the development of new healthcare products. “Caltech is a world-class organization,...

2014-05-21 08:29:24

Opening heralds Broad's second decade and commitment to Kendall Square CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard today celebrates the opening of a 375,000-square-foot research building at 75 Ames Street in Cambridge's Kendall Square. Mayor of Cambridge David Maher, as well as city and state representatives, will attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony with Broad Institute officials and board members....

2014-05-20 08:24:24

POTSDAM, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What makes people use less energy? For many, it's the cost: economic, environmental or both. Costs are only made clear, though, in a monthly utility bill. And that's something millions of Americans never see. These are people who live in various types of housing where power is part of the rent. This group includes more than half a million New York state inhabitants that live in college residence halls. Across the U.S., student...

2014-05-14 23:09:57

PayScale will leverage its expertise in survey technology and data analysis as well as its existing database of more than 40 million salary profiles to help schools better understand post-graduate career outcomes Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 PayScale, Inc., a leader in employee compensation data, today announced the launch of its Alumni Analytics pilot program to help universities gain valuable insight into the work experiences of graduates. As part of the pilot program,...

2014-05-14 23:02:46

Student- and faculty-built autonomous aircraft, cars and robots demonstrated with other unmanned systems at a May 11 kick-off to an international conference. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 A Ford Escape Hybrid, equipped by a team of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students and faculty with a GrayMatter Autonomous Vehicle System, navigated around NASA’s Kennedy Space Center track on its own Sunday, May 11, without remote control or human involvement. A precursor to the 2014...

2014-05-12 23:09:48

Speakers from Industry-Academia Partnership Describe R&D Efforts to Meet the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud Los Gatos, California (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) conducted the 2014 Carnegie Mellon Workshop in Gates Hall at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, on April 4, with the theme "Meeting the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud." The IAP is a new association formed to address the revolutionary changes required for...

2014-05-12 08:38:46

BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and the University of British Columbia have developed the first tool of its kind for diagnosing failures in complex networked applications like Skype, Firefox, and Apache. Upending traditional application diagnostics, NetCheck requires neither source code nor application-specific information, but instead relies on modeling and simulating networking behaviors to identify issues that...

2014-05-09 23:02:57

Fifteen Winners from Daytona Beach Campus, Two from Worldwide Campus Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University were granted a record 17 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) out of 41 total scholarships awarded at the annual NBAA (National Business Aviation Association) Maintenance Management Conference last month in Tampa, Fla. “This year’s group of students receiving scholarships from the NBAA was...

2014-05-08 23:06:20

Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus to Host with Association for Enterprise Information, Embry-Riddle Worldwide, Top Industry and Government Leaders May 13-14 in Phoenix PRESCOTT, ARIZONA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Building a secure future, changing government policy, cyber research trends, and the latest in creating a secure cyber future are just a few of the topics industry, government and academic leaders will discuss May 13-14 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Ariz., as part of the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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