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2014-05-16 23:03:59

Tampa’s Museum of Science & Industry, along with presenting sponsor Bright House Networks, has chosen their 2014 honoree for the National Hispanic Scientist of the Year and has expanded the event with the addition of a new Early Career award. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Tampa’s Museum of Science & Industry, along with presenting sponsor Bright House Networks, has chosen their 2014 honoree for the National Hispanic Scientist of the Year, Dr. Rafael Bras, Civil Engineer and...

2014-05-15 12:43:33

Erik Brynjolfsson, Morris, Others To Discuss Wrenching Change From Business Digitization CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NuoDB, Inc., the leader in webscale distributed database technology, today announced that CEO and Co-Founder, Barry Morris, will speak at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium as a member of the "Big Data, Analytics and Insights" panel on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140515/87949) The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is...

2014-05-08 12:30:08

Two new gifts will benefit faculty in stem cell science and digestive diseases LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new gifts from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to UCLA totaling $4 million will fund research in stem cell science and digestive diseases and support the recruitment of key faculty at two renowned research centers. The gifts bring to $30 million The Broad Foundation's total support of faculty recruitment and basic and translational research at...

2014-05-06 08:45:23

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11(th) Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has announced Device42 as one of ten finalists for the 2014 Innovation Showcase as its datacenter infrastructure management or DCIM software represents a cutting edge solution that provides both strong value and innovation to enterprise IT. Device42 will receive key exposure to many of the world's most creative and influential IT executives at the Symposium on May 21, 2014. Device42 provides unified...

2014-05-02 23:05:19

Cambridge Semantics is One of 10 Finalists for the 2014 Innovation Showcase Cambridge, Mass. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The 11th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has named Cambridge Semantics as one of 10 finalists for the 2014 Innovation Showcase for its Anzo software suite which offers cutting-edge Smart Data solutions that provides both strong value and innovation to enterprise IT. Cambridge Semantics will receive key exposure to many of the world’s most creative and influential IT...

2014-04-30 23:05:22

Students wear lab coats at a title I school in Texas and sees AP Biology class population double. Lewisville, Tex. & San Clemente, Cal. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Middle school and Freshman age high school students across America are faced with one of the most pressing challenges of their generation: how to remain competitive in a global marketplace where students in many other countries are leading the U.S. in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This has...

2014-04-29 23:17:43

RadTech, the Association for UV and EB Technologies to Recognize Advancements Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 “How did we go from the clunky first touchscreen devices to the sleek designs of today’s smartphones?” The answer in part, is due to the development of ultraviolet (UV) technology, according to a recent blog posting by Jabil-Green Point, one of the winners of this year’s upcoming UV and EB (electron beam) emerging technology awards, presented by RadTech at their...

2014-04-25 12:20:40

New Flights from Love Field on Sale Today: Fares from $79*and a 'Love Gets an Upgrade' Special Offer of 50%**off Business and First Class Seats SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today announces it is launching sales on its new business-friendly flights from Dallas' Love Field (DAL) to New York's LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)....

2014-04-11 12:22:46

Maureen Grieco joins team from MIT's Philanthropic Partnerships office. BOSTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (the EMK Institute) is proud to announce Maureen O. Grieco as Vice President of Development. As a member of the Institute's senior management team she will design and implement the organization's Fundraising Strategic Plan. Grieco has 10 years in managing major gift fundraising for large organizations. Most...

2014-04-02 20:22:03

MLSC capital grant will double the size of LabCentral CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today joined the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), MIT President Rafael Reif, LabCentral's leadership, industry stakeholders and state and local officials to celebrate the grand opening of LabCentral's state-of-the art 28,000 square-foot facility in Kendall Square in Cambridge. The Governor also announced $5 million in additional capital funding from...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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