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2010-04-22 07:00:00

LONDON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Novacem, the carbon negative cement company, today announced that its cement has been included in Technology Review (http://www.technologyreview.com/) magazine's 2010 list of the top 10 emerging technologies that will change the way we live and do business. The revolutionary innovations included in this year's TR10 -- each represented by a researcher whose vision and work lead the field -- promise fundamental shifts in areas from energy to health care,...

2010-02-24 12:41:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Technology Review magazine has named DuPont (NYSE: DD) to the 2010 TR50, the inaugural list of the 50 most innovative companies in the world. DuPont was recognized for its efforts to develop and commercialize biobutanol with partner BP. Each company on Technology Review's top 50 list was evaluated based on its business model, strategies for deploying and scaling up technologies, and the...

2009-08-18 12:38:00

Andrea Armani and Ellis Meng, Both from Viterbi School for Engineering, to be Honored at Technology Review's EmTech09 Conference at MIT in September LOS ANGELES and BOSTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Southern California today announced that two faculty members from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have been recognized by Technology Review magazine as some of the world's top innovators under the age of 35. Andrea Armani, Assistant Professor of Chemical...

2008-09-29 12:00:37

Technology Review, the authority on the future of technology, announced today that it has been honored with several Eddie Awards from Folio magazine, including Gold for best full issue of a technology magazine; a sweep of Gold, Silver, and Bronze for best single article in a technology magazine; Gold for best online community (for mytechnologyreview.com); and Bronze for best online tool (for TR's electric-car primer). "We are delighted that Folio has recognized Technology Review across both...

2008-09-23 09:01:04

Technology Review, Inc., the authority on the future of technology, is hosting its eighth annual Emerging Technologies Conference, EmTech08, September 23-25th at MIT in Cambridge, Mass. EmTech08 is the premier event for exploring next-generation technologies and their impact on business and society. The EmTech08 agenda was carefully crafted by the team at Technology Review and addresses a broad range of topics in information technology, biomedicine, energy, the Internet, and nanotech....

2008-08-19 09:01:06

Technology Review today announced the 2008 Humanitarian and Innovator of the Year as part of its annual TR35 awards honoring the top 35 innovators under the age of 35. The Humanitarian of the Year honor goes to Aimee Rose of ICx Technologies, and the Innovator of the Year is JB Straubel, chief technology officer of Tesla Motors. Aimee Rose, a principal investigator at ICx Technologies, was chosen for her work developing ultrasensitive, portable explosives detectors. Based on work that...

2008-07-30 15:01:10

Technology Review, Inc., the authority on the future of technology, today announced agenda highlights of its EmTech08 Conference, to be held September 23-25, 2008, on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Mass. Now in its eighth year, EmTech continues to provide a unique forum for exploring emerging technological innovations and their impact on business and society. EmTech08 will feature presentations by some of the world's leading innovators and entrepreneurs. The conference will focus on key...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.