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2014-03-24 08:35:12

Former Vistaprint executive brings proven ability to drive and manage high-growth enterprises from early stage to significant global scale CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX, the nonprofit online learning initiative, today announced the appointment of Wendy Cebula as the company's president and chief operating officer. Ms. Cebula will assume the day-to-day management and oversight of the nonprofit's operations, while current president Anant Agarwal will become edX's...

2014-03-20 16:29:27

NuoDB CEO Barry Morris to participate in The Briefing Room webinar with veteran analyst Robin Bloor CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Analyst Webinar: Is Enterprise Data Ready For The Cloud? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140320/MN86954) NuoDB CEO Barry Morris to participate in The Briefing Room webinar with veteran analyst Robin Bloor Cambridge, Massachusetts - March 20, 2014 - NuoDB, Inc., the leader in distributed cloud database technology,...

2014-03-19 23:26:39

CarGurus announces introduction of new, mobile car-shopping app. Cambridge, Mass (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 CarGurus (http://www.cargurus.com) the nation’s fastest growing automotive research and shopping website, today introduced its new, upgraded mobile car-shopping app. Available free for iOS and Android phones, the app gives users convenient access to CarGurus’ comparison shopping tool, enabling shoppers to find great deals or check a dealer’s price on a specific car and compare...

2014-03-18 08:33:40

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerulean Pharma Inc., a leader in dynamically tumor-targeted nanopharmaceuticals, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase 1b/2 trial designed to (1) identify the recommended Phase 2 dose of CRLX101 in combination with Xeloda(®) (capecitabine) and radiation (chemoradiotherapy) and (2) detect signals, if any, of increased efficacy over standard neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer. The trial is...

2014-03-13 23:24:13

Unique Resveratrol formulation effective in treating the most severe complication of diabetes: foot ulcers – results of clinical trial are published. Cambridge UK (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The French Paradox is a phenomenon that people in France, who have highest consumption of red wine per person, have the lowest cardiovascular mortality rate and one of the longest in longevity in the Western world. One of the key molecules behind this is a grape flavonoid molecule trans-Resveratrol,...

2014-03-06 12:30:57

Growing demand from foundations, NGOs, businesses and universities to offer courses on edx.org has prompted the nonprofit to expand its membership model CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EdX, the not-for-profit online learning initiative composed of the 32 charter members of the xConsortium, today announced a new expanded membership structure that will enable additional universities and colleges, foundations and other global organizations to join the edX community....

2014-03-06 08:31:20

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moderna Therapeutics, the pioneer in developing messenger RNA (mRNA) Therapeutics(TM), a revolutionary treatment modality to enable the in vivo production of therapeutic proteins, announced today that Lorence Kim, M.D. will join Moderna's executive leadership team as chief financial officer effective April 21. Prior to joining Moderna, Dr. Kim was managing director and co-head of the U.S. biotechnology investment banking effort at...

2014-03-05 23:21:37

Organizers of the Workers Compensation Research Institute's (WCRI) 2014 Annual Issues & Research Conference (March 12-13, 2014) are expecting another record-breaking year for attendance at next Wednesday's event in Boston, MA at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. The WCRI conference, an annual two-day event, is a leading workers’ compensation forum for policymakers, employers, labor advocates, insurance executives, health care organizations, claims managers, researchers, and...

2014-03-03 23:26:56

Advisor 4.0 enables rapid deployment of predictive talent models for hiring and performance optimization efforts. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Talent Analytics, Corp. today announced Advisor 4.0™, a major release of their predictive analytics platform. Available in early April, this update makes it possible to deploy predictive talent models, created in any predictive analytics system, directly inside Advisor. Examples include R, Rapid Miner, SAP, SAS®, Weka, IBM SPSS and...

2014-02-28 08:24:57

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced it will join the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and others around the world in observing Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2014. On this day, millions of patients and their families will share their stories to focus a spotlight on rare diseases as a global public health concern. A rare...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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