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2014-01-27 16:20:21

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After three challenging online qualification rounds, 26 teams of high school students and two teams of middle school students have advanced to the National Finals Competition of the nation's largest youth cyber defense competition - CyberPatriot VI. This year's finalists represent Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and the Manitoba...

2013-11-06 12:22:04

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association announced today that CyberPatriot, the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, has drawn 1,566 teams for its sixth season of competition, representing a nearly 30% growth from last year. This year, teams represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, and U.S. Department of Defense Dependent Schools in Germany, Italy, The Republic of Korea, and Japan. New to the competition this year...

2013-10-08 12:20:35

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program announced today a new sponsorship from the Department of Homeland Security at the Cyber Diamond level. With the support of DHS, CyberPatriot will continue its growth as the National Youth Cyber Education Program. Registration for the sixth CyberPatriot competition season closes on October 10, 2013. With over 1,200 teams registered in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, Puerto...

2013-10-03 08:26:05

MIT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SELECTS COREY FOR NEW BRANDING WATERTOWN, Mass., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Corey McPherson Nash, Corey, a leading national branding and design firm continues to grow its client roster by landing MIT Federal Credit Union (MITFCU). Corey will be responsible for brand strategy stretching across MITFCU's multiple channels. With a history dating back to 1940, MIT Federal Credit Union (MITFCU) is a not-for-profit financial service organization that serves the...

2013-09-10 08:21:20

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third straight year, the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program has teams registered in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. With over 800 teams from the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and DoD schools in Japan, South Korea, and Germany signed up, CyberPatriot is on its way to the biggest, most exciting season yet. Registration for the sixth season closes on October 10, 2013. CyberPatriot is the premier...

2011-11-14 11:22:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced that MIT Lincoln Laboratory has joined the list of prestigious sponsors supporting AFA's education initiative, CyberPatriot, the national high school cyber security competition. MIT Lincoln Laboratory is a federally funded research and development center that applies advanced technology to problems of national security. Their research and development activities focus on long-term...

MIT Researchers Develop New 'See-Through-Wall' Technology
2011-10-19 05:16:53

[ Watch the Video ] Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have developed a new radar technology that can reveal what is going on behind a wall. The new see-through-walls technology developed at MIT's Lincoln Laboratory has the ability to see through walls from a distance, giving a real-time video of what is going on behind solid walls. The device uses two rows of antennas; eight for receiving a signal and 13 for transmitting a signal. Gregory Charvat, technical...

2011-09-01 07:46:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has released a detailed study on the significant fuel and carbon reduction benefits of surface departure metering at JFK International Airport. The departure metering program at JFK is a collaboration among the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the FAA, the airlines operating at JFK and PASSUR Aerospace, under the overall leadership of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey....

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2011-08-11 05:24:49

Researchers have developed technology that may one day be the cure for nearly any viral infection. Researchers at MIT's Lincoln Laboratory designed a drug that can identify cells that have been infected by any type of virus, which then kills those cells to terminate the infection. The team found that their drug was effective against all 15 viruses they tested it on, including viruses that cause the common cold, H1N1 influenza, a stomach virus, a polio virus and several other types of...

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2011-07-05 12:58:32

MIT researchers have developed a new algorithm that could prevent the midair collisions of up to 10 to 12 small aircraft every year. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mandated that by 2020, all commercial aircraft must be equipped with a new tracking system that broadcasts GPS data, providing more accurate location information than ground-based radar. The FAA has asked MIT researchers to lead the investigation of the system's limits and capacities in anticipation of the deadline....