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iceland cancer risk
2015-03-27 10:42:50

A landmark DNA study in Iceland has resulted in an unprecedented look at an entire country’s genetic makeup, discovering several previously unknown mutations that could cause a vast array of different health problems, but regulations prevent some of that data from being used.

2015-03-26 23:15:03

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, (http://www.acm.org) today named Michael Stonebraker of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

brain chooses products
2015-03-26 14:54:21

Say you’re out shopping for basic household goods — perhaps orange juice and soup. Or light bulbs. Or diapers for your young child. How do you choose the products you buy? Is it a complicated decision, or a simple one?

2015-03-19 23:00:53

MIT is home for Open Style Lab, where they are making style accessible to people of all abilities.

Chiron saturn-like rings
2015-03-16 11:44:16

There are only five bodies in our solar system that are known to bear rings. The most obvious is the planet Saturn; to a lesser extent, rings of gas and dust also encircle Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune. The fifth member of this haloed group is Chariklo, one of a class of minor planets called centaurs: small, rocky bodies that possess qualities of both asteroids and comets.

2015-03-12 23:04:36

New Course for Data Analysis Professionals Runs June 8-12, 2015 CAMBRIDGE, Mass.

2015-03-09 08:22:18

Capital Injection Enables LiquiGlide to Accelerate Its Growth Strategy and Hire More Top Scientists CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-05 23:03:50

New Course for R&D and Biomedical Engineering Professionals runs June 15 – 17, 2015 Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 05, 2015

2015-03-05 12:28:30

Annual MIT West Coast event explores tomorrow's digital technologies and provides important business insights. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --


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  • Large; stout; burly.
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