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2014-02-25 23:28:16

InfoMotion Sports Technologies is again sponsoring the Interactive Room at the 2014 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics conference from February 28 through March 1. The company is debuting new features to the award-winning 94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball and its technology, giving attendees the opportunity to get hands on with the 94Fifty and learn about what is new. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 InfoMotion Sports Technologies (http://www.infomotionsports.com) is again sponsoring the Interactive Room...

2014-02-19 23:21:26

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is pleased to announce that Olafur Eliasson, 2014 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT recipient, will be at MIT on March 12­-14, 2014 to accept the prestigious honor. A distinctive feature of the award­­ beyond the $100,000 prize, public programs and gala ­­is a residency in which the artist interacts with MIT students, faculty and staff in a range of academic disciplines on campus. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February...

SPHERES Flying Circles Around Ordinary Satellites
2014-02-17 11:58:45

[ Watch The Video: The ISS SPHERES Facility ] Laura Niles - NASA These are, in fact, the droids that NASA and its research partners are looking for. Inspired by a floating droid battling Luke Skywalker in the film Star Wars, the free-flying satellites known as Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) have been flying aboard the International Space Station since Expedition 8 in 2003. Although there have been numerous SPHERES investigations...

2014-02-16 23:03:33

San Rafael City Schools (SRCS), located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay area, chose Infinite Campus as its student information system (SIS). With more than 6,200 students, SRCS will now be able to achieve its goals of streamlining professional developments, simplifying processes and improving district communication among its 12 schools. (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 San Rafael City Schools (SRCS), located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay area, chose Infinite...

2014-02-05 12:25:16

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MIT Press is pleased to announce the launch of the MIT Press BITS series. MIT Press BITS are short digital excerpts from books in selected areas of intellectual inquiry. The series launches with 50 BITS on subjects ranging from robotics to architecture, from psychoanalysis to game studies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/NE58872LOGO) BITS are carefully chosen from both classic MIT Press titles and recent releases. They are...

2014-01-30 23:27:59

The burden of providing constant oversight for elders with dementia is a primary driver toward the adoption of technology in senior care, according to research published today by GeriJoy, the provider of virtual senior care companions. The research is based on a set of focus groups recently conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with top executives in the Greater Boston senior care industry, and GeriJoy announced today the release of a complimentary report detailing...

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...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'