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2014-01-16 20:21:06

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will participate in the fifth annual Zero Robotics SPHERES Challenge Friday, Jan. 17, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus in Cambridge, Mass. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television beginning at 7:30 a.m. EST. The agency will join in the event with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, MIT, the European Space Agency, the...

2014-01-15 08:29:25

Collaboration Brings Unique Expertise Together THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Broad Institute, and Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) announced today that they have launched a strategic collaboration to jointly discover and validate new therapeutic targets and develop novel therapies for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a chronic disorder that affects millions worldwide. The MGH-Broad-Amgen collaboration brings together...

2014-01-13 23:21:13

Haystack Information Discovery (HAYSTACKID), a leading provider of risk management and end-to-end technology-driven litigation preparedness and eDiscovery services, announced today that it appointed Bill Ohlhaber Vice President of Sales. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Haystack Information Discovery (HAYSTACKID), a leading provider of risk management and end-to-end technology-driven litigation preparedness and eDiscovery services, announced today the appointment of Bill Ohlhaber as...

2014-01-06 08:25:22

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer research in the U.S. got a critical boost today as the six Ludwig Centers at Johns Hopkins University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Stanford University and the University of Chicago received a total of $540 million as part of a gift from Ludwig Cancer Research, on behalf of its founder, Daniel K. Ludwig. This new funding ranks among the largest private philanthropic...

2014-01-04 23:22:52

Non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports encourages military members who have sustained serious injuries in post 9/11 combat to submit applications for the Warrior 100K Ride in Texas this May 1-3, managed by the George W Bush Institute. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Military members who have sustained serious injuries in post 9/11 combat are encouraged to submit applications for the Warrior 100K Ride in Texas this May 1-3. In previous years, disabled veterans who participated in World...

2013-12-19 12:32:57

EdX offers a variety of free college courses from the world's leading institutions to help anyone achieve educational, career and personal goals in the New Year CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're seeking a new job or a new passion, the New Year provides an opportunity to set and reach goals that will enhance your personal and professional life. Getting a better education is always at the top of America's New Year's Resolutions list, according to the U.S....

2013-12-10 08:30:11

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Broad Medical Research Program, which funds innovative early-stage research into inflammatory bowel disease, will merge with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), the two organizations announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131210/DC30385LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131210/DC30385LOGO-b) The Broad Medical Research Program was started by The Eli and...

2013-12-03 08:21:14

Lightweight, easy-to-attach "smart wheel" transforms any bike into a hybrid CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Superpedestrian today announced the first commercial release of the Copenhagen Wheel, a self-contained unit that snaps easily onto the back of any ordinary bicycle and turns it into an electric hybrid. With extra power at the riders' feet, regenerative braking and advanced control systems, the wheel promotes cycling so that long distances or steep up-hills are no longer a...

2013-11-21 23:27:35

Speakers from Huffington Post, American Express, IBM, MIT Media Lab, and Gnip will be featured at the upcoming Sentiment Analysis Symposium & Workshops (http://sentimentsymposium.com) March 5-6 in New York at the New York Academy of Sciences. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Speakers from Huffington Post, American Express, IBM, MIT Media Lab, and Gnip will be featured at the upcoming Sentiment Analysis Symposium & Workshops (http://sentimentsymposium.com) March 5-6 in...

CyberDeviance In Teenagers Peaks By The Age Of 18: Survey
2013-11-19 07:43:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cyberdeviance and cybercrime activity among teenagers appears to begin around the age of 15 and peak at about the age of 18, a pattern seen with other types of misdemeanors and criminal offenses, according to a snapshot survey by researchers at the University of Cincinnati. However, these tech-savvy teens are often more curious than criminal, the researchers said. The survey involved 274 university students with both...