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2013-08-06 12:25:06

DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Very prestigious--and very expensive--universities such as Harvard and MIT are creating free online versions of some of their courses, and hundreds of thousands of students across the globe are signing up. In the Summer 2013 edition of Issues in Science and Technology, William B. Bonvillian of MIT and Susan R. Singer of Carleton College explain the reasoning behind this surprising behavior and speculate about this new approach to...

2013-07-26 23:18:06

Configurable and scalable competition management system solves critical need to effectively manage funding competitions. Ann Arbor, Mich (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 InfoReady Corporation expanded its offerings in research collaboration today with the launch of CompetitionSpace, a configurable and scalable solution designed to simplify the management of funding competitions at universities. Influenced and shaped by research administrators, universities are now able to customize all competitions...

2013-07-23 23:26:11

With the intention of broadening the expansion in the United States and strengthening its growth in the East Coast, Making Sense has opened an office at One Boston Place, to better serve existing clients and cultivate relationships with new ones in the software and IT sector. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Seeking to maximize high quality services to world class clients Making Sense has opened an office in Boston, Massachusetts. The opening of the Boston office and expansion...

2013-07-17 23:18:02

Cenegenics—the world’s largest age management medicine practice—announced their CFO Rosalind J. Sullivan recently graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s rigorous 20-month, executive-schedule MBA program from MIT's Sloan School of Management, earning her second graduate degree. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Rosalind J. Sullivan, Cenegenics’ Chief Financial Officer, graduated from the highly ranked Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan...

2013-07-17 08:27:14

-Slated for a November 1, 2013, opening, the flexible, affordable, fully equipped and resourced lab and office facility will enable more than 70 scientists to begin laboratory operations on day one CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LabCentral, an innovative, shared laboratory space designed to be a catalyst for high-potential entrepreneurs and life-sciences startups, is on track for a November 1, 2013, opening, after achieving significant milestones since its...

2013-07-13 23:04:28

MIT Scientist Eric Alm partners with the Acera School to teach elementary school students innovation in science with BP funded oil spill experiment. (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 The Acera School in Winchester MA is partnering with MIT professor Eric Alm to free the minds of future innovators and tackle one of the world’s most complex environmental issues— oil spills—at the same time. This past month Alm is led the intermediate elementary school class in an experiment designed to grow...

2013-07-12 23:23:26

Lars Dyrud has joined Draper Laboratory, where he now leads the Lab’s Earth and Space Science. He leads programs including those that use constellations of satellites to view and understand the Earth as a complete and interactive system, which may lead to better the understanding of climate change and the global carbon cycle. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Lars Dyrud has joined Draper Laboratory, where he now leads the Lab’s Earth and Space Science Programs. Dyrud, who holds a...

Practical New Approach To Holographic Video: MIT
2013-06-20 05:17:32

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists are reporting in the journal Nature that they have developed a new approach that could lead to cheaper, color holographic-video displays. Researchers are using this new technique to build a prototype color holographic-video display with a resolution similar to that of a standard-definition TV that can update video images 30 times a second. The heart of the display features an optical chip that resembles a microscopic slide....

2013-06-17 08:34:42

Choksi, an accomplished entrepreneur, along with other former MIT Blackjack Team members, will share how lessons learned on the casino floor developed the foundation for their business success BOSTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Neelan Choksi President and COO Tasktop (www.tasktop.com) Choksi is president and COO of Tasktop Technologies, the leader in Software Lifecycle...

2013-06-06 16:22:56

More Indigent Patients Sought Treatment Though Care Remained Free CHICAGO, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When health care reform in Thailand increased payments to public hospitals for indigent care, more poor people sought medical treatment and infant mortality was reduced, even though the cost of medical care remained free for the poor, a new study shows. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/DC63872LOGO) The study, "The Great Equalizer: Health Care Access...