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2014-01-23 23:02:30

Stevens is capitalizing on the explosive growth of mobile phone use through the development of timely, entrepreneurial apps, including a novel iOS application for another surging industry – medical devices. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Stevens is capitalizing on the explosive growth of mobile phone use through the development of timely, entrepreneurial apps, including a novel iOS application for another surging industry – medical devices. A Stevens-developed app feeds sales...

2014-01-16 23:02:32

Robotics Engineering Professor Taskin Padir and Doctoral Student Velin Dimitrov Win $25,000 Award Worcester, MA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A research team led by an assistant professor of robotics engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and a doctoral candidate has won the Kalenian Award, the university’s top prize recognizing commercialization potential for a given invention. Professor Taşkin Padir and Velin Dimitrov, who is seeking his PhD in robotics engineering at WPI,...

2014-01-16 04:20:11

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The inaugural Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace International Research (A3IR) Conference presented by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University -Prescott, Ariz., will kick off Friday in Phoenix as a two-day event bringing together industry and academic leaders from around the world to assess challenges and develop solutions for global aviation, aeronautics and aerospace industries. Key focal areas include Global Security, Cyber...

2014-01-15 23:03:44

The Center for Healthcare Innovation at Stevens will open January 2014 as a new biotechnology and drug discovery enterprise that will partner with other Stevens faculty, students and external academic and industry collaborators. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Center for Healthcare Innovation at Stevens Institute of Technology announces the opening of the Biotechnology and Drug-Discovery Laboratory (http://www.stevens.edu/chi/biotech). The lab will open January 2014 as a new...

2014-01-14 23:02:47

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant to Stevens Institute of Technology to help retain and advance female faculty in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant to Stevens Institute of Technology to help retain and advance female faculty in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. ADVANCE Stevens, a $550,000 five year grant, is part of the...

2014-01-08 23:25:05

Speakers from Industry and Academia Describe R&D Efforts to Meet the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) conducted the 2013 Stanford Cloud Workshop at The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California on December 6 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 the underlying...

2013-12-10 23:23:39

Stevens President Nariman Farvardin, Stevens Provost George Korfiatis and Stevens Vice Provost Christos Christodoulatos have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a prestigious honor awarded to inventors from business and academe. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Stevens President Nariman Farvardin, Stevens Provost George Korfiatis and Stevens Vice Provost Christos Christodoulatos have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a...

2013-12-10 23:02:20

Dominko is recognized for her contributions to stem cell biology and regenerative medicine research, and for promoting education in Slovenia and the United States. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Tanja Dominko, DVM, PhD, associate professor of biology and biotechnology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), is the 2013 Slovenian Ambassador of Science, a national award given to one Slovenian native each year in recognition of outstanding achievements and global scientific...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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