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2014-07-14 23:02:31

Georgia State University is starting four new innovative and interdisciplinary research groups under the fifth round of its Second Century Initiative, aiming to bolster a higher level of research and academic performance. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Georgia State University is starting four new innovative and interdisciplinary research groups under the fifth round of its Second Century Initiative, aiming to bolster a higher level of research and academic performance. The Second Century...

2014-06-13 23:00:23

Three pioneering Stevens faculty, Samantha Kleinberg, Antonio Nicolosi and Wendy Wang, all from the Department of Computer Science are recent recipients of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) highly esteemed CAREER grant awards. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Three pioneering Stevens faculty, Samantha Kleinberg, Antonio Nicolosi and Wendy Wang, all from the Department of Computer Science are recent recipients of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) highly esteemed CAREER...

2014-05-29 12:22:38

Report Developed by the Ecological Community Highlights Priority Research Areas WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental scientists and synthetic biologists have for the first time developed a set of key research areas to study the potential ecological impacts of synthetic biology, a field that could push beyond incremental changes to create organisms that transcend common evolutionary pathways. The Synthetic Biology Project at the Wilson Center and the...

2013-06-18 23:15:21

Olin to Work with Wide Range of Partners to Test Whether Design Thinking Could Improve Student Motivation and Performance (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 At last week´s Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Chicago, Olin College of Engineering announced its commitment to a year-long pilot project to test whether innovative curricular approaches developed in Olin´s undergraduate engineering curriculum could help revamp K-12 education. The project will focus on introducing design thinking--an...

2013-02-20 09:18:03

There are “things hidden in plain sight” all around us. But art can help students see their world anew, unlocking discoveries in fields ranging from plant biology to biomedical imaging, according to University of Delaware professor John Jungck. Jungck´s sentiments were echoed by a panel of experts speaking on “Artful Science” on Feb. 15 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Boston. Jungck organized the panel...

2012-06-07 23:01:36

Award to Fund Study of the Impact of New Technology on Democratic Institutions New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 The Institute for Information Law & Policy at New York Law School (NYLS) was awarded an $800,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to convene an interdisciplinary planning group of leading researchers, public sector innovators, and technologists to design and develop a research network to study the impact of network technology on democratic...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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