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2014-08-19 12:25:24

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, MIT Technology Review named Nutonian founder/CEO Michael Schmidt one of its 35 Innovators Under 35, a "list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world." "Over the years, we've had success in choosing young innovators whose work has been profoundly influential on the direction of human affairs," said Jason Pontin, editor in chief of MIT Technology Review. "We're proud of...

2014-07-30 16:33:01

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review announces featured speakers and initial agenda for its annual EmTech MIT, a dynamic conference serving as an access point to the innovative people and companies changing the face of business and society as a whole. This year's event will be held September 23-25, 2014, at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Mass. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130928 Each year, EmTech focuses on the...

2014-02-27 12:26:39

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MIT Technology Review has named Erik Pelletier chief digital officer and VP for product development. In this role, Mr. Pelletier will lead the global media company's portfolio of publishing, event, community, and e-commerce products and platforms. He will oversee the product development team to build digital products across all platforms and design exceptional user experiences, and manage overall product roadmaps. He will also...

2014-02-19 12:31:35

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expect Labs has been identified as one of 2014's 50 Smartest Companies in MIT Technology Review's annual list of the world's most innovative technology companies. Expect Labs has pioneered the field of anticipatory computing with its MindMeld App, and most recently, its MindMeld API: the world's first context-driven developer platform and cloud-based service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120911/SF71819LOGO) The honorees are...

2014-02-18 08:27:08

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review publishes its annual 50 Smartest Companies list, highlighting the world's most innovative technology companies. The honorees are nominated by MIT Technology Review's editors, who look for companies that have demonstrated original and valuable technology over the last year, are bringing that technology to market at significant scale, and are clearly influencing their competitors. The companies on...

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2012-07-11 09:30:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers are one step closer to solving the mysteries of graphene, the carbon allotrope that could be the basis for the next generation of sensors, transistors, processors and more - if scientists can find a way to produce it in large quantities and mold it into the shape necessary to power future devices. One of the major problems with the material is that it is difficult to grow it into a layer that is only a single atom...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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