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2013-08-21 23:04:34

For over a decade, MIT Technology Review has recognized a list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world. For her work in the field of transportation, StreetLight Data’s Laura Schewel has been selected for the list. CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Today MIT Technology Review reveals its list of 35 top young innovators (http://www.technologyreview.com/innovators-under-35/). For over a decade, the global media company has...

Do Online Ratings Affect Your Judgment?
2013-08-09 05:42:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When a person “likes” an online comment, article or product, others become much more likely to follow suit, according to a new study from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management. The research suggests that high online positive ratings may not be a true indicator of an item's value or quality, but are instead the result of a "herd effect” that causes people to “like” something...

Changing Organic Molecules' Interaction With Light
2013-08-06 13:28:05

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies MIT researchers discover a new platform that provides simple means to manipulate organic molecules' emission, and may have important implications to organic light emitting devices and molecular biosensors Enhancing and manipulating the light emission of organic molecules is at heart of many important technological and scientific advances, including in the fields of organic light emitting devices, bio-imaging,...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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