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2014-06-04 08:30:53

Kamen will be recognized at the 2014 MDEA Ceremony on June 11 at MD&M East in New York LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon's Medical Design Excellence Awards, the MedTech Industry's Premier Awards Program, has announced Dean Kamen as the recipient of the 2014 MDEA Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year, the UBM Canon Medical Content Team and the MD+DI Editorial Advisory Board select a Medtech industry pioneer whose contributions have had a significant and demonstrable...

2014-05-06 16:30:32

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Science Center will hold its Genius Gala 3.0 on Friday, May 9, 2014, with three distinguished honorees-inventor Dean Kamen, ocean explorer Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, and genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.-and special guest Erno Rubik. In addition, European Union President Jose Barroso and Academy Award-winning actress and activist Susan Sarandon will pay tribute to Erno Rubik, creator of the Rubik's Cube, and the three Genius Award...

2014-04-17 08:32:54

Tableau Helps Not-For-Profit Organization Draw Awareness to Benefits of Data Analysis in Robotics SEATTLE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of high-school students are proving that the ability to see and understand data is not only important in the business world, but in the world of robotics competitions as well. FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is exposing students in its FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) program to Tableau Software...

2014-04-07 08:37:22

Company Continues to Support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education RESTON, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, is continuing its longstanding commitment with FIRST(®) (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in support of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. Leidos is funding more than 120 teams, 38 of which are FIRST(®) Robotics...

2014-03-20 20:22:52

HYDE PARK, N.Y. and MANCHESTER, N.H., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), the world's premier culinary college, and FIRST®, a not-for-profit founded by inventor Dean Kamen that since 1989 has hosted a leading robotics competition for children and young adults, today announced a strategic collaboration to promote the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in education. The CIA has 3,000 students enrolled in its...

2014-01-22 23:28:31

Any FIRST team in the United States can apply for a grant from Intertech Foundation. St. Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Organizations sponsoring high school FIRST ® Robotics Competition (FRC) ® teams are invited to apply for grants from the Intertech Foundation for help in defraying team costs. Intertech Foundation was created in late 2003 to provide financial support to families with terminally ill children. Intertech Foundation recently expanded its giving scope to...

2013-07-18 23:22:44

No More Poverty and its co-founders Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi congratulate Dean Kamen, the inventor of a new water purification system called the Slingshot, which is on its way to help the populations of several developing nations in Central America and Africa. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Waterborne illnesses kill millions of people in the developing world every year and the co-founders of No More Poverty, Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, are very excited...

2013-04-24 23:01:36

Lee's Summit High School's FIRST robotics team #1730, Team Driven, is scheduled to compete at the FIRST Robotics World Championship Event on April 25th-27th in St. Louis. From a pool of more than 2,000 teams from all over the world, 400 will converge on the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis for the 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition World Championships to be held April 24 - 27. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 After six grueling weeks of long nights and early mornings, FIRST Team...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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